I think this study probably has a lower reporting bias than similar studies, because it's based on a phone survey, and not crimes reported to the police. I'm sure there are probably a significant number of people who were raped but said they weren't to get out of having an invasive and painful conversation about it… » 9/05/14 8:25pm 9/05/14 8:25pm

I love how these guys automatically leap to "well if you can't stop yourself from being raped if you get drunk DON'T GET DRUNK" but never really think of "if you can't stop yourself from raping other people if you get drunk maybe YOU shouldn't get drunk" » 9/05/14 4:06pm 9/05/14 4:06pm

Neither my boyfriend nor I have kids or know that much about them, but I feel like thanks to female socialization, I have a slightly more realistic idea of how much work they are than he does. Like, he was recently astonished when I told him that we probably couldn't get someone to watch our hypothetical future baby… » 9/02/14 10:22pm 9/02/14 10:22pm

I was shooting the shit with a co-worker, and mid-sentence, he reached over into a package we'd just opened, grabbed a handful of packaging peanuts, shoved them in his mouth, and started chewing- all the while keeping on talking as if absolutely nothing weird was happening. I just stared at him, and interrupted him… » 9/01/14 6:08pm 9/01/14 6:08pm

Yeah, when I was getting it in college it was originally $450 even WITH insurance, but then the college started covering part of it and it went down to $150. Maybe prices are different now, but the fact that this vaccine is much more expensive than the other typical childhood vaccines always seems to get overlooked… » 8/27/14 12:35pm 8/27/14 12:35pm