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Most modern women wear bras on a daily basis, but why? How did these breast-supporting garments become so common? What purpose do they serve, exactly? Tune in to this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You to discover some surprising facts about the bra.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss attachment parenting and weigh the pros and cons of co-sleeping.

Studies suggest that women and men do sometimes experience pain differently. Join Molly and Cristen as they explore male and female experiences of pain -- and the implications of this gender difference -- in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

Since cheerleading first appeared on the scene, it has morphed from simple cheering into an extremely athletic activity. Does that make it a sport? In this episode, Molly and Cristen delve deep into the history and practices of cheerleading to find out.

In popular culture, witchcraft is commonly associated with women, but in fact, men can be witches, too. In this special Halloween episode, Molly and Cristen discuss the history, practices and many different definitions and conceptions of witches.

Why are women so attracted to vampires?

Unless you've been hiding under a rock lately, you've probably noticed that there's a vampire craze afoot, especially among women. Why? Tune in as Molly, Cristen and a very special guest weigh in on vampire fiction and women's attraction to vampires.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen tackle a "sensitive" topic -- male circumcision. Listen in as they discuss circumcision in detail, from ancient and modern procedures to the pros and cons of the practice.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Cristen and Molly take a closer look at statistics and stereotypes related to women and crime. Tune in as they attempt to answer the question: Is there a gender gap in crime?

The Delightful History of Menstrual Products

Join Molly and Cristen as they take a fun-filled romp through the history of menstrual products -- from ancient Egyptian papyrus products to reusable menstrual cups -- in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

Female baldness isn't as common or as well-researched as male hair loss, but it does affect a surprisingly large number of women. Learn more about the various types of female baldness and their causes in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Women and hair have always had a complicated relationship. Tune in as Molly and Cristen take a look at cultural perceptions of women's hair, women's emotional attachment to their locks and bad hair days in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Is dating going extinct?

There's been a lot of buzz recently about the "hook-up culture" and whether or not it has an effect on women and traditional dating. Tune in for Molly and Cristen's funny, thoughtful take on the topic.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss the pros and cons of women's magazines and explore their origins in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Why should we talk about dating violence?

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss how to recognize dating violence, tips for dealing with abuse and why it's a topic that should be addressed.

American women have a wide range of options when it comes to forms of address. Where did all these honorifics come from? How do women decide which one to adopt? Discover the fascinating story of Ms., Mrs. and Ms. in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Since 2002, there's been a resurgence of interest in burlesque, an old-fashioned form of striptease. But is burlesque just another form of stripping? Explore the the fascinating history and practice of burlesque in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

These days, you'll find lots of comediennes and female comedy writers, but that hasn't always been the case. Join Molly and Cristen as they discuss past and present ideas about women with a sense of humor in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Is menstruation the last taboo?

Menstruation is a fact of life for women, but there is still a reticence to discuss the topic, even in modern society. Join Molly and Cristen as they have a frank, humorous discussion of an "unmentionable" topic in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Long before that little tube of lip color became ubiquitous, women found ways to brighten their lips. Get the scoop on lipstick's ancient origins, controversial history, bizarre ingredients and symbolism in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Current studies report that a majority of American women adopt their husband's surname upon marriage, while a minority do not. Learn more about the origins and implications of this alternative tradition in the following podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.