The Myth of Wealthy Men and Beautiful Women #GreatRead

by JAMES HAMBLIN from The Atlantic In one illustrious study of love (“human sexual selection”) in 1986, psychologists David Buss and Michael Barnes asked people to rank 76 characteristics: What do you value most in a potential mate? The winner wasn’t beauty, and it wasn’t wealth. Number one was “kind and understanding,” followed by “exciting personality” and then…

Survey: Teen Use of Human Growth Hormones Surges

by Alexandra Sifferlin from Time.com The number of teens using synthetic human growth hormones (hGH) without a prescription have doubled, according to a new survey of high school students. A survey from the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids found that 11% of the 3,705 high schoolers surveyed reported “ever having used” synthetic hGH without a prescription.…