Polyester isn’t just a fashion faux pas, it also makes you un-effable, as researcher Mary Roach writes in her new history book Bonk: The Curious Couple of Science and Sex. She has compiled interesting studies from the 19th century up until today, including one from Egypt, which found lab rats in polyester pants had less… More »
Oh my god, CRABS. Aren’t they beautiful?
1. Pubic lice aka crabs, do not have feet. They have CLAWS, hence the whole crab thing. Without feet they can’t actually walk across any surface, but they do sort of swing from hair to hair. Like a tiny, tiny Tarzan, if you will.
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When we get to college, we can get a little carried away. We just got out of our long-ass high school relationships (or else had been anticipating the fabled college slut-fest for basically ever). Regardless, by the time weâ€™ve unpacked Mr. Snuggle Bug, weâ€™ve already made a list of totally doable prospects. Weâ€™re like kids… More »
Whenever I sleep over at a new guy’s place, I am never sure what to do/how to act in the morning. Am I supposed to leave? Am I supposed to stay and pretend to be sleeping? Also, how do I hint to a guy who has slept over that it’s time for him to leave?… More »
The Brazilian government inaugurated a factory yesterday that will use the rubber collected by hundreds of small time Brazilian “rubber tappers” to make, well, rubbers. [SIDE NOTE: I propose that anyone who uses condoms as his/her primary form of birth control should be called a “rubber tapper.”] The factory has the capacity to produce 100… More »
Different types of people employ different strategies to get lucky — really attractive people go up and ask people out directly, slightly less stunning individuals tend to win others over with their charming personality — and sap beetles’ mate-attracting techniques vary, as well.
Like über-cool football players, the largest beetles just hang out… More »
Experts say that women take 10 to 20 minutes to have an orgasm once, you know, they get goin’. So Glamour put that theory to the test using three women and then charted their Big-O’s progress with this handy-dandy chart. See the deets in full at Glamour.com. What I thought was interested was that all… More »
Happy STD Awareness Month! “VD is for Everybody” is a public service announcement from way back in the day. In case you’re not aware, VD is short for venereal diseases, which is what they called STDs before the 1990s. In the video, you learn that ballet dancers, equestrians, violinists, pregnant women who knit,… More »
I’m having a problem with hickeys, and I was wondering if you could tell me how to get rid of them—fast. — Bruisey, Providence, RI
Are you dating a 12-year-old? Do people STILL give hickeys? I’ll stop sounding like a grandma…but one more thing: If you want to get rid of them so fast,… More »
For the week of April 7-13, 2008
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Hot, horny and insatiable is you on the 6th, when the new moon in Aries revs you up. However, the next day, when Venus, the sensuality planet, enters Aries, you’ll be officially out of control. Expect lewd thoughts to fill your brain and… More »
You know our girl Kiki T? She of the amazing FriskyScopes and Astrosexology Advice board in the Frisky Forums? Well, she’s a Renaissance woman — in addition to penning the fantastic Celestial Sexpots Handbook, she also recently became a featured expert on MyLifetime.com, where she dispenses sex and love advice straight from the… More »
My husband came into the relationship with some fun sex toys, but after awhile, I decided it was a little weird to play with toys someone else had used. Any advice on how to build a sex toy starter kit I can call my own? — Using Used Goods, Los Angeles, CA
After awhile??? More »
My boyfriend and I have decided to try anal, but I’ve heard it’s good to sort of ‘warm up’ first. Are there tricks to getting myself relaxed enough? I’ve heard porn stars have enemas or stop eating a day before. Do I have to go to all that trouble? What if it comes up more… More »
When I think of virtual reality, I think of those goofy Star Trek-looking visor/headsets that people thought would transport them to their ultimate fantasy world back in the early ’90s. I certainly never thought the term would apply to my life. And yet, for more than a year, I was involved in what can only… More »
“Is there a secret to being awesome at oral sex? I’m not sure if I’m doing it well, and I’m not about to discuss my technique with my friends.” — Needing Lessons, Santa Fe, NM
The real secret to oral sex that nobody ever talks about is that you have to be into it! More »
For the week of March 31-April 6, 2008
Aries (March 21-April 19)
Your hotness heats up, so aim high. Don’t waste time on charity cases and borderline crushes. You know they only occupy mental space that then makes you waste time analyzing his actions when deep down you could care less. Break free of… More »
A natural birth control method that involves keeping track of your cycle with a set of beads and abstaining from sex from day 8 to 19 was shown to be nearly as effective (when used properly) as the Pill and more effective than the diaphragm or condoms, according to a study of 1,646 women in… More »
“Lots of things about my relationship are great, but the sex is vanilla — my boyfriend is weirded out by my collection of sex toys, and isn’t willing to experiment. What should I do?” — In Need Of Spice, New Orleans, LA
I think this depends on what kind of toys you have. If… More »
New Jersey native Sarah Reilly, 25, gives The Frisky the dirt on why she’s waiting for wedding bells before she does the dirty. It’ll truly be a Snow White Wedding…
So when and why did you decide to save yourself for marriage?
Well, my dad is a pastor and when I was a… More »