Posts Tagged: ‘bras’
A few weeks ago, the Internet was atwitter with a preliminary study finding out of France that bras correlate to sagging breasts over time (and meanwhile, we’ve apparently all forgotten about the the most powerful culprit of sagging breasts: gravity). Ever since the 14th century, people have experimented with various kinds of brassiere designs to reign in pesky female breasts, help clothes lay smooth and, yes, supply some extra perk to the chest region. But it wasn’t until the 20th century that women began to don bras en masse, thanks in part to the couture contributions of French designer Paul Poiret, whom I bet would be scandalized at the thought of fashionable women eschewing undergarments.
by Cristen Conger | February 6, 2013
Philadelphia-based tattoo artist Vinnie Myers only inks one kind of tattoo these days. Seeing at least three clients per day, Myers keeps busy tattooing incredibly life-like nipples on post-mastectomy patients’ breasts…
by Tracy V. Wilson | September 26, 2012
Oh, the much-maligned, often overpriced, often uncomfortable bra. After we got a listener request to talk about fashion, that’s where we decided to start.
Imagine that you are a student with an invention fair coming up. What are you going to invent? According to this article… Never miss another call with your Bra Pocket …inspiration came as a boy watched a girl: “I saw her (Kayla) pull her phone out of her bra and I thought it would be […]
Molly and I often dissect women- and gender-related topics down to their most granular details on Stuff Mom Never Told You. But we also try to maintain a sense of humor while studying and analyzing cultural portrayals of women, and sometimes we’ve just gotta look and laugh at certain slip-ups.
The Myth, the Math, the Sex – “One survey, recently reported by the federal government, concluded that men had a median of seven female sex partners. Women had a median of four male sex partners. Another study, by British researchers, stated that men had 12.7 heterosexual partners in their lifetimes and women had 6.5. But […]
by Robert Lamb | October 9, 2009
As you might have noticed, a few of us here at HowStuffWorks.com devoted a little blog time this week to run down this year’s Ig Nobel Prizes, the absurdest cousin of the more prestigious awards. In this post, you’ll find the links to the rest of the Ig Nobel blog entries from Josh, Chuck, Allison, Sarah and myself. But first, I thought I’d run through the two remaining winners.
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