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Dildo or Pestle? How Sexual Historians Piece Together the Sex Lives of Our Ancestors

If Greek historian and researcher Herodotus is to be believed, ancient Babylonia — a civilization founded on the banks of the Euphrates River about two…

Why Guys Are Convinced They Have a ‘Time of the Month’ Too

Redditor Nemo’s wife has “a pretty regular cycle,” he tells MEL. “Almost exactly 30 days.” Seven years ago, she went off birth control and had…

The Teens Going Behind Their Anti-Vaxx Parents’ Backs to Get Their Shots

Eighteen-year-old Louisiana native Kawliga had mentally prepared himself to talk to his parents throughout their entire trip to Biloxi, Mississippi. Finally, on the last day,…

The Classic Drinking/Smoking Combo Pretty Much Melts Your Brain

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, which means a tide of green-clad frat bros have probably already kicked down your front door and puked in your shoes. This…