mary roach

Science
Q: What things you believed in strongly when you were young and you changed your mind about them after you grow up? For Grunt
Books
Death. It happens to everyone. Knowledge is power, so we've created a list of books to introduce you to many of the curiosities that the "D" word has to offer.
Science
We biologists tend to forget that talk about sperm competition and cunnilingus-assisted orgasm induces many folks to squirm. It isn't the squirm factor here that gets my goat.
Books
First published in Publishers Weekly This week, Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen join forces, loneliness in the digital age
TED Weekends
Mary Roach is funny, and very deft at speaking about difficult topics without descending into smut or anaesthetising the audience with euphemism. And yet I came away from this talk feeling quite undernourished.
TED Weekends
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoThe jury's still out on female orgasm, but what about males? Much more straightforward, right? Well, yes and no.
TED Weekends
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoOrgasm is something that is so unique to each person, it is a process of trial and error for countless women to figure out exactly how that works for them.
TED Weekends
Understanding why some women fake orgasm as a method of avoidance while others fake orgasm to make their sex life more fun is important. These are factors that may have a significant impact on women's self-esteem and romantic relationships.
TED Weekends
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoTaboos change with the times. And though they might bring excitement, they may come with shame. Shame has no place in the bedroom.
San Francisco
I sat down with one of my favorite Bay Area writers for a chat about reality TV in space, NASA's branding problem, and why there are no all-female astronaut crews.
Books
It was an irresistible proposition when Meliville House asked us to be part of the judging panel for the Moby Awards for
Books
"Packing For Mars," Mary Roach The New York Times Slavoj Žižek may well be the last great thinker of our time. In an era
Books
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c Mary Roach www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full Episodes Political
Style
2009-03-26-zpull.jpg The book is a first-person tumble by the funny and incisive Mary Roach down the rabbit hole (not just rabbits, also pigs) of sex research.
Media
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