A recent study published in Psychology of Women Quarterly reveals that most women are disgusted by the thought of female body hair or the thought of themselves not shaving. The stigma of female body hair no doubt stems from societal pressure, but perhaps there's a scientific explanation as well.
The New York Supreme Court struck a blow to the oil and gas industry today when it ruled that towns can use zoning ordinances to stop landowners from engaging in hydraulic fracturing, more colloquially known as fracking.
Ramadan, the Islamic calendar's month of fasting, begins Saturday evening. This presents a challenge to the many Muslim athletes competing worldwide, most notably in the World Cup.
Yusuf Omar of eNews Channel Africa reports that there are over 1 million more televisions in South Africa than refrigerators. But now, more South Africans rely on newer means of accessing media.
Starbucks has partnered with Arizona State University to provide thousands of its employees free college educations through the latter's online program. The unusual perk is expected to improve the quality of Starbucks' workforce. Other companies would be wise to emulate the coffee giant.
A new partnership between Twitter and the Weather Channel will customize target ads based on users' locations and the current weather.
An Idaho School Board is considering a new social media policy that forbids teachers from friending, following, or posting about students and their parents. The policy change stems from an incident involving a high school basketball teacher who was fired over a controversial photo.
Food labeling is about to get more honest after the Supreme Court ruled against Coca-Cola in a lawsuit brought against the soda giant by POM Wonderful. Coca-Cola had been labeling a juice "Pomegratate-Blueberry" despite the fact that the product contained less than 1% pomegranate.
A new study confirms everything your 6th grade guidance counselor always told you was true. Younger adolescents who run with the cool crowd during their teenage years tend to struggle in early adulthood. The geeks, on the other hand, turn out much better.
Under a new South Carolina law, third graders who fail a state-administered standardized reading exam will be held back starting in 2018. The policy is part of the state's new Read to Succeed Act.
Amazon launched a new music streaming service today through its Prime membership program. Amazon Prime Music, like the online giant's instant video service, is expected to grow over time.
Tall buildings provide shade but that doesn't mean they make the city any cooler. In fact, areas saturated by skyscrapers tend to trap heat.
Clarity suffers when speech becomes cluttered with filler words and phrases. Cleaning up your diction is easy with these simple strategies.
In a new dance routine, Japanese dance troupe ElevenPlay explores the relationship between the body and technology by dancing with drones programmed by designer Daito Manabe.
iCracked, an app that launched in 2010, allows users with damaged phones to contact and make appointments with nearby technicians.