Podcasts

Do you really need to have a period every month?

Advances in birth control have made monthly menstrual periods optional, but is it healthy to skip periods? Check out this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com to weigh the pros and cons of skipping a monthly period.

Women and diamonds share a special bond, but have you ever wondered why? As it turns out, the answer has a lot to do with clever marketing. Explore the multifaceted history of diamonds in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Whether you're longing for cupcakes or chicken wings, food cravings are to blame. Why do we hanker for certain foods? Do women crave more than men? Delve into the tasty topic of food cravings in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Marriage has pros and cons, but is it a good investment? Check out this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com to find out how matrimony affects your bottom line, particularly if you're a woman.

Are men and women socialized to pursue or avoid negotiation? This episode takes a look at the social factors influencing negotiation in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Shakespeare referred to jealousy as a "green-eyed monster," a beastly emotion that brings out the worst in us. But why do we feel jealous? Are women more jealous than men? Find out how jealousy works in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

How the Girl Scouts Work

Girl Scouts and their cookies are as American as apple pie, but where did they come from? Discover the sweet -- and sometimes controversial -- story of the Girl Scouts in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

When sleep eludes you, are you more prone to put on pounds? Science says yes. Explore the link between sleep and obesity in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

Traditionally, female infants in the US are dressed in pink, and males are dressed in blue -- but why? Tune in and learn more about the pink-and-blue phenomenon in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.

An increasing amount of girls are experiencing a condition known as precocious puberty, where the onset of puberty comes earlier and earlier. Learn more about puberty in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.