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Aunt Flo, Shopping Enabler

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A new study by a pair of British psychologists claims that women are more likely to shop the further they are in their menstrual cycle. In other words, PMSing leads to impulse buys. No word so far on how these findings correlate with the massive amount of stuff you wind up buying when you're pregnant. [Miller-McCune via Gawker]