Working at TheFrisky has it’s unexpected perks. I get free books, free makeup and sometimes, free pants! Today, when I arrived at the office, there was a giant — I mean GIANT– bag waiting for me on my desk. I was like, Oh shit! What’s this!? I tore open the bag and inside were … three HUGE bottles of lube. Seriously, if I used lube every day for the rest of my life, I’d probably never be able to make a dent. So I took to the interwebs to see what else I might be able to do with my lifetime supply of lube. Because I’m not the wasteful type. Click through to see how you can put your leftover lube to good use. Basically, it does everything. So, you can just get rid of all your other household products.
[Lube photo from Shutterstock]
Further confirmation that sex-related industries continue to do well during a recession: Sales of personal lubricants increased 32 percent this quarter, up to $41.2 million. “When the economy goes down, sex goes up,” according to a spokesman for Johnson & Johnson, the company behind K-Y Yours & Mine his-and-hers lubricants. The “sexual-enhancement” product category is growing even faster, with sales up 74 percent this quarter. So, it seems the recession is good for something, namely taking away everyone’s money so they can’t afford to see a movie in the theater, but they have enough to pick up a few ounces of lube. But while you’re at the store, don’t forget a pack of condoms. An increase in unemployment rates increases fertility, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, and we see a mini-baby boom as a result. [Ad Age] Keep reading »