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What is the history of ear and body piercing? How does the underground sexual culture of piercing work? What does Alicia Silverstone have to do with the popularization of belly button piercing? Join Cristen and Caroline as they explore body piercing.

People have been talking about vaginas with teeth for ages, and folktales about vagina dentata can be found across the globe. But why? Join Caroline and Cristen as they explore the psychology behind vagina dentata, castration anxiety and more.

Can women initiate dating?

It's no secret that most cultures have fairly defined cultural roles assigned to each gender. This is especially apparent in the dating scene, where men are often assumed to be the aggressive party. But why? Tune in to learn more about dating and society.

Do baby names make a difference later in life?

There's tons of research about how your name will affect your destiny. Some studies suggests your name is linked to your grades, your criminal record and your earning potential. Tune in to learn about what your name might mean for your future.

Many cultures believe that a hymen is proof of virginity, but is it true? The hymen's not a piece of skin that covers the entire vaginal opening, and some women are born without one. Join Molly and Cristen as they discuss hymen myths and facts.

Pale-skinned people often desire a nice, healthy tan, even though tanning can bring health risks. Yet in some other cultures, this ideal is reversed. Join Cristen and Molly as they talk about whiteness as a beauty ideal and the health risks involved.

The first image of a kiss dates back to ancient India -- but where did the concept of kissing originate? More importantly, why do we do it today? Tune in as Molly and Cristen recount the history of kissing and the science behind smooching.