15 facts you never knew about boobs - Life - Stylist Magazine

15 facts you never knew about boobs

15 things you never knew about boobs

Weird and wonderful chest-related trivia

Think having a pair makes you a breast expert? Bet you didn't know...

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    There is an American NGO, Gotopless.org, that… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    There is an American NGO, Gotopless.org, that fights for the right for women to be topless in public places.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Men have mammary glands and the capacity to… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Men have mammary glands and the capacity to produce milk – but it’s usually as a result of hormonal treatments.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Legend says the coupe glass was moulded on Marie… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Legend says the coupe glass was moulded on Marie Antoinette’s breast. It predates her by a century, though.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Smokers’ breasts tend to sag as chemicals in… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Smokers’ breasts tend to sag as chemicals in cigarettes destroy the skin’s elastin.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Sleeping face down will not make boobs smaller,… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Sleeping face down will not make boobs smaller, but it will change their shape over time. Instead, sleep on your side with a pillow under you.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    British women have Europe’s biggest boobs with… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    British women have Europe’s biggest boobs with more than half of us wearing a D cup or above.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    In 2000, Gisele Bundchen wore the world’s most… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    In 2000, Gisele Bundchen wore the world’s most expensive bra for Victoria’s Secret. With 1,300 gems, it was worth $15 million (£9.7million).

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Bra-like garments existed in 2,500BC, when Minoan… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Bra-like garments existed in 2,500BC, when Minoan women in Crete wore devices that hauled their bare boobs out of their clothes.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Breast size doesn’t determine cleavage.… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Breast size doesn’t determine cleavage. Position on torso is more important. If your body narrows under your shoulders, you’ll have a better ‘plunge’.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    On 19 June, 1964, 20-year-old Carol Doda was the… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    On 19 June, 1964, 20-year-old Carol Doda was the first woman to dance topless for money at the Condor Club in San Francisco

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    The first topless Page 3 girl in The Sun… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    The first topless Page 3 girl in The Sun newspaper was 20-year-old Stephanie Rahn on 17 November, 1970.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Cleopatra, Egypt’s last Pharaoh, killed herself… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Cleopatra, Egypt’s last Pharaoh, killed herself by clasping a poisonous asp to her breast.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    The term brassiere first appeared in the Oxford… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    The term brassiere first appeared in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1933.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    According to Greek myth, the Milky Way was formed… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    According to Greek myth, the Milky Way was formed when the god Zeus tricked his wife Hera into breastfeeding his half-human son Heracles. When Hera realised the infant wasn’t hers, she pushed him away and the drops of spilled milk became the Milky Way galaxy.

  • 15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew abo…

    Statistically speaking, your left breast is… More details

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    15 facts you never knew about boobs

    Statistically speaking, your left breast is probably bigger than the right

Tags:

Share on

or email.

  • Facebook
  • Digg
  • Delicious
Stylist magazine on Facebook

Our Most…

The rise of gin snobbery

The rise of gin snobbery

Knowing your cucumber from your liquorice…

More
Top 50 most romantic quotes from literature

Top 50 romantic lines from literature

Losing hearts at first sight, soul-entwining…

More
The Best 100 Closing Lines From Books

The best 100 closing lines from books

Don't judge a book by its cover - instead, try…

More
Extraordinary scenes as mother saves her son's killer from the noose

Extraordinary scenes as mother saves her son's killer from the noose

A photographer has captured the incredible moment…

More
Stylist back issues

Your Vote Counts

In celebration of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, which of his most famous lines are your favourite?

In celebration of Shakespeare's 450th birthday, which of his most famous lines are your favourite?