Chocolate is better than a passionate kiss
Melting chocolate is better than a passionate kiss, scientists have found. Couples in their 20s had their heart rates and brains monitored whilst they first melted chocolate in their mouths and then kissed. Chocolate caused a more intense and longer lasting buzz than kissing, and doubled heart rates. "There is no doubt that chocolate beats kissing hands down when it comes to providing a long-lasting body and brain buzz. A buzz that, in many cases, lasted four times as long as the most passionate kiss."
Women spend five years of their working lives on the phone
Women spend nearly five years of their working lives on the phone, a survey showed yesterday. They make or receive a staggering 288,000 calls, compared with 277,000 for men. That means the average woman spends 4.75 years on the phone - a year and a half longer than blokes. The survey showed the average Brit makes or receives 283,126 calls in their working life Of those, 155,928 will be work-related and 127,199 will be personal. We spend an average of 10 minutes on each personal call and 4.8 minutes on work-related matters.
28-day hormonal cycle road map to women
Health journalist Gabrielle Lichterman's "28 Days" is a daily horoscope book written for women based on their 28-day hormonal cycle. Even though the book is composed for the female mind, if read by men, "28 Days" can give valuable insight into women's moods and emotions. The book can even predict how women will feel on a certain day.
New condom labels urged
The Food and Drug Administration is recommending new labels for condoms that warn that they "greatly reduce, but do not eliminate" the risk of some sexually transmitted diseases. Many public-health groups and birth-control advocacy groups such as Planned Parenthood argue that adding caveats to condom labels could discourage their use and thus increase the likelihood of unprotected sex.