In response to complaints from fans that this site is too doomy, an effort is being made to look for insights offered into subjects less dire than climate change. (And, to be fair, climate change will not be all bad for everyone; after all, it might tend to cool L.A.)
But nevermind. Here's a story nobody can claim is too serious — not even the scribes who wrote it, for an Aussie paper:
FELLAS, read no further. In the area of new information, this
story is slim.
There has been a survey and it tells you what you already know:
when it comes to women, the vast majority of blokes prefer them
To translate, guys who read men's magazines tend to like the bust. By big numbers: only 20% of 60,000 readers of a men's magazine liked a size-eight girl over a girl size twelve or fourteen.
Um…this is news?
But a quote from the inevitable academic was eye-opening:
women want to be thinner than what men find attractive," [professor Marika Tiggemann] said.
"Men's idea of what is 'thin' is larger than that of women.
Unfortunately, a lot of people think being thin demonstrates being
in control or being disciplined, while being fat is a sign you're
Well, that's one way to look at it. Another is for the paper to include a picture of women in their underwear.
All for the sake of science, of course.
h/p: Nancy Rommelmann