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Molly and Cristen discuss what studies suggest about body language and initial attraction (and even test out some of the behaviors themselves) in this episode.

In this episode, Molly and Cristen demystify the SPF numbers found on sunscreen bottles.

Cristen and Molly discuss the issue of diversity in ballet, past and present -- and the origins of the art form -- in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

The popular Miss America pageant has experienced a significant drop in viewership in recent years. Molly and Cristen discuss the history, controversies, practices and relevance of the pageant in this episode.

In this episode, Molly and Cristen define and discuss the differences between well-established eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia and disordered eating patterns that aren't yet classified as a specific eating disorder.

Mail-order brides may seem like a quaint and old-fashioned concept, but international marriage brokering is big business today. Molly and Cristen explore the topic of mail-order brides from multiple angles in this episode.

Molly and Cristen break down the science behind orgasms -- and discuss theories about why women have them -- in this episode.

Inspired by the upcoming Oscars, Cristen and Molly discuss female directors in this episode.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen take a closer look at the burqa, a conceiling body garment worn by Muslim women, and the controversy surrounding it.

Both genders can be bullies, but their methods tend to be different. Learn more about female bullying, from the schoolyard to the workplace, in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

There's a prevalent belief that children need both a father and a mother for healthy development, but a recent study suggests otherwise. Learn more about parenting and gender in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

Can you get pregnant on your period?

In this episode, Molly and Cristen dispel the common myth that women can't get pregnant while on their periods and discuss other misconceptions that women have about getting pregnant.

Molly and Cristen discuss the history of women and the Olympics, from their early exclusion to their nearly equal presence in the upcoming games, in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

Should mothers eat placenta?

For some people, placenta isn't just a byproduct of birth to be disposed of. They use it in a variety of ways, including consumption. In this episode, Molly and Cristen ponder the ways women use placenta after giving birth -- and why.

Molly and Cristen discuss the phenomenon of dieting -- from early "fad" diets to a possible link between dieting and aging -- in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

For many people, deodorants and antiperspirants are a regular part of their daily hygiene routines. But how do they work? What's the difference between men's and women's? Are they safe? Learn more about deodorants and antiperspirants in this episode.

Do men and women cheat for different reasons?

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen discuss what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about male and female cheating.

The conventional wisdom is that birth order has a formative effect on a child's personality, but how does science weigh in? Cristen and Molly explore what studies and anecdotal evidence suggest about birth order and personality in this episode.

In the United States, marriage between cousins is a controversial topic, though it is legal in about half the states. Molly and Cristen explore why marriage between cousins is considered taboo in some places in this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You.

In this episode of Stuff Mom Never Told You, Molly and Cristen take a look at current ways of measuring obesity. They discuss the most common formula, Body Mass Index (BMI), in detail, from its origins to its flaws.