Is there a logical explanation as to why women can’t climax consistently or (in some cases) ever during sexual intercourse? Can a pill, patch, cream, or (gulp) vaginal collagen injection, morph a frigid woman into one who orgasms with male consistency?
The answer: Nobody knows. Naturally. But that hasn’t stopped science, bless its heart, from trying. But should they? A recently released documentary, “Orgasm Inc.,” begs ladies to think twice before assigning themselves to “female sexual dysfunction” a disorder companies are attempting to treat with a variety of fix-its. Director Liz Canner questions whether or not FSD even exists, and advises women proceed with caution. Regardless, below is a quick round-up of some ways the men and women in white lab coats have attempted to tinker and tweak the female libido to reach its full potential. Keep reading »
Plenty of guys fancy themselves a Doctor of Luv, but Dr. Barry Komisaruk of Rutgers University in a bonafide pioneer in studying the female orgasm. Dr. Komisaruk, 68, is a neuroscientist who uses brain imaging to study how our noggins function leading up to and during an orgasm. Female study subjects — who are paid $100 for their “labor” — must enter an fMRI machine and have their heads strapped down so they don’t move during the brain imaging. It takes an hour to map out which parts of a woman’s genitals correlate to which parts of her brain. Luckily, then the study subject is eventually allowed to bring herself to orgasm — using her own toy of choice, of course! The entire time, Dr. Komisaruk and his fellow researcher, grad student Nan Wise, 52, examine her brain responses onscreen in another room. They’ve watched over 200 orgasms this way so far.
First question: can we do this, please? Second question: what does the good doctor know about female orgasms that we should know, too? Keep reading »
Finally! A book about orgasms that we can actually trust. If you’re tired of hearing one myth after another about the elusive O, there’s a new book on the market that will turn you into an orgasm expert. The Orgasm Answer Guide, authored by a group of university professors, is sure to have a happy ending for all. Try not to get too excited. After the jump, some of the fun facts from the book. Keep reading »
Lipton asked six artists to design labels for its new flavors of Brisk Iced Tea, and our jaw dropped when we noticed Tristan Eaton’s, which illustrates the sweet tea experience. “The inspiration for my design was capturing a moment of absolute happiness and satisfaction,” he said. “Hopefully my Sweet Tea flavor can give us all that taste of absolute satisfaction!” We can only hope sipping a bottle of the stuff will give us as much pleasure as the woman on the bottle clearly feels. [Lipton Brisk via NOTCOT] Keep reading »
The Australian government apparently has some issues with a woman’s “down under.” The Classification Board for the country’s smut industry is working on banning porn that includes female ejaculation and/or small breasts. The censors are trying to block any websites that include or link to material that include these particular “offenders.” Customs officials are also being advised to confiscate any pornography that has instances of female ejaculation. So, I guess now would be an ideal time to look into becoming an Australian Customs Official since screening smut could be part of your job description? But this is not the most outrageous element of this new ban—what’s worse is the reasoning. Keep reading »
Yesterday, Simcha told us all about how anywhere between 11 and 25 percent of men have faked an orgasm, due to exhaustion, disinterest, performance anxiety, and, uh, boner loss. So, if those numbers are accurate, surely a few of the guys on our IM have faked it once or twice? One guy fessed up, while a few others seemed utterly confused as to how such a thing is possible anyway. (Apparently, they’re under the impression that our lady bits gush man-juice evidence post-sex.) Check out what they had to say, after the jump. Keep reading »