21st of March 2015

Check This Out #46: DNA Dating, Depression Allergies, Comedians on True Love and Whores


How Do I Look in These Genes? The Science of DNA Dating
The promise of dating sites is in codifying attraction—categorizing it, filtering it, making it explicit and measured and rational. But online dating, whether it involves our DNA or an algorithm based on survey answers, is a pseudoscience—a promise based in some fact or another that we grab onto for dear life rather than accept that we are alone, for now, and for the foreseeable future, and that that is okay.

Is Depression A Kind Of Allergic Reaction?
A growing number of scientists are suggesting that depression is a result of inflammation caused by the body’s immune system

Science Of Love Getting To The Heart Of The Heart
Why do we fall in love? How do we stay in love? What do we gain from love? To explore those questions and more, we delved into a year’s worth of science and health journals.

Are Humans Inherently Polygamous? I Asked an Expert to Clear Up a Few Sex Myths for Me
I employed the help of Dr Alina Rusu – a biologist and psychologist specialising in the psychobiology of sexuality, ethology and evolutionary psychology – to help clear up some of the sexy stuff I keep getting hung up on.



True Love




Courageous Man Overcomes Woman’s Body Language To Continue Hitting On Her

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