Chris Bourn

Chris Bourn is a writer and editor who has writed and edited for many a title, including British Maxim and Time Out. He does stories for MEL covering health, happiness, and how things came to be.

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Every Movie Cliché We Have About Teenage Dating Is Basically Wrong

“Nunchuck skills… bow-hunting skills… computer hacking skills… Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills.” Such is the wisdom of Napoleon Dynamite, all-time champion of…

Why Is It So Much Harder to Be Nice to Ourselves Than to Other People?

A glaring omission from modern behavioral science is the study of the hand movements made by the singers of soulful ballads. For those with eyes…

Why Guys Love When A Woman Can Do the Splits

There are a few things in the popular imagination that get away with being both squeaky clean and filthy dirty at the same time. They…