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Is There Room on YouTube for Realistic Fitness Advice?

Michael Quinn’s fitness journey began like most everybody else’s—in January, as part of a New Year’s resolution. The London-based financial analyst weighed just over 200…

The Cult of Curved Dicks

On February 26, 2018, the internet could talk about little other than Safaree Samuels’ dick. Apropos of nothing, the rapper best known for his now…

This Viral Study Was So Convincing It Fooled a Bunch of Academics (and Me)

In May, I published an article on MEL about “fat bodybuilding.” As someone who regularly lifts weights, but has also struggled with my body image…

The Caribbean Men Who Surgically Insert Beads into Their Dick Skin to Be Better at Sex

Throughout the Caribbean, sex is a ubiquitous theme. From its exotic beaches and half-naked sunbathers to its steamy nightclubs and red light districts, the entire…