Having A Big Butt Is Good For Your Heart And Brain, Says Science


Struggling to get in those squat sessions? Here’s even more motivation to hit the gym: Big butts are all the rage and sexy stars like Kim Kardashian and Nicki Minaj are sex symbols mostly because of their backsides.

This wasn’t always a trend, though. According to Patricia Garcia in Vogue, “In music videos, in Instagram photos, and on today’s most popular celebrities, the measure of sex appeal is inextricably linked to the prominence of a woman’s behind. For years it was exactly the opposite; a large butt was not something one aspired to, rather something one tried to tame in countless exercise classes.”

While you might be squatting for the sake of looking like “one of those rap guy’s girlfriends,” it turns out that a round bottom can be good for the heart and brain too.

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10 Weird Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You


Our brain decides how we perceive everything around us. It informs our decisions, guiding us carefully through the fog that is the world around us . . . except for when it lies to us. You see, our brains are fickle friends and love to play games. Often, what we think is true is actually just our brains messing with us.

 

10. Semantic Satiation

Have you ever repeated a word several times and found that, after a while, it started to lose meaning? If you have, you needn’t worry—scientists have studied this phenomenon and call it semantic satiation. Studies found that as you repeat

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