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The Scientific Reason Someone Befriends You Might Freak You Out ... Just A Bit

We're free-thinking, evolved creatures, so science doesn't play a part in our choices, right? Except that's not completely true. There's a reason behind why we pick some of our friends, and it's more predestined than we realize. Oh, science, you're so deliciously strange.

The Scientific Reason Someone Befriends You Might Freak You Out ... Just A Bit

The gaming world is not a safe place for women. A British study found that more than half of female gamers have experienced verbal abuse, 40% have received obscene messages, and 10% have been threatened with rape while playing online.

Female game reviewers are prime targets for male harassment as well. "I don't know any women in the industry who haven't experienced [harassment]," Kallie Plagge, a reviewer at GameStop.com told The Daily Beast."It varies by how outspoken you are on Twitter, for example, but I think we all get demoralizing comments, whether it's about our appearance or about the things we say."

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