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People Are More Willing To Ditch Condoms With Partners They Think Are Sexy

Letting logic slip because of a pretty (or handsome) face could have serious consequences. More »


Here’s How Often Happy Couples Have Sex

Couples who constantly “Netflix and chill” aren’t necessarily happier. In fact, having sex once a week is just about perfect. That’s the takeaway from a new study, based on surveys of more than 30,000 Americans gathered over 40 years, published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. After previous research found more wealth wasn’t… More »


7 Aches And Pains Magically Cured By Orgasms (Yes, Really)

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We already know the crazy-but-true things that cause orgasms. But did you know that having an orgasm, even a strange one, is more than just a fun way to spend an afternoon? Orgasms can also relieve everything from pain to insomnia. Read… More »


Dater X: Conducting A Love Experiment

After returning from a much-needed vacation, I got back into my daily groove of hitting the snooze button, rushing out the door at 8am in a haphazard, almost Kramer-like fashion and finally settling in on my commute into work. Usually I skim through Instagram and Twitter during my ride, a thoughtless way to ease into… More »


Study: The More Male Friends A Woman Has, The More Often She Gets Laid

According to a new study from Oakland University, women who have an abundance of men in their life— coworkers, family members, friends, etc.—have more sex with their boyfriends compared to couples in which the woman has less male influencers.

Researchers claim it all boils down to a little something called “sperm competition.” In… More »


Sorry, Straight Ladies: Lesbians Are Having More Orgasms Than You

Straight ladies have Ryan Gosling. But lesbian ladies have better orgasms. Like, significantly better orgasms, according to a new study. … More »


Women, Researchers Have Figured Out Why You Aren’t Having Orgasms

A new study published in the journal Sexologies confirms what I’ve long known to be true from personal, uh, research: a woman’s ability to orgasm is highly connected to her ability to focus her thoughts on her body. … More »


10 Weird Ways To Boost Your Sex Life

It seems like every week there’s a new study out claiming to boost your libido. Some of them make sense, but a lot of them are flat out bizarre. We rounded up 10 of the strangest sex boosters, in case you were looking for a new way to get in the mood. Read them all on YourMore »


Random Hookups Are Actually Good For You, Says Science

In a study called Who Benefits From Casual Sex? The Moderating Role of Sociosexuality, researchers found that, “having casual sex was associated with higher self-esteem and life satisfaction and lower depression and anxiety.” Read more on College Candy…More »


Study Says Women Are Aroused By Their Shoes

Women see shoes as purely utilitarian accessories that help them get around town … right? Uh, not exactly. The online retailer Shoebuy.com has confirmed in a nationwide survey that women really do love their shoes—in ways that are a little surprising, The Oklahoman reports. Read more on Newser…More »


Study: 9 Things People Would Rather Do Than Have Sex

What could possibly be better than sex with the one you love? Well, according to science, a lot of things really.

Most recently a French study revealed what 74 percent of women would rather be doing than getting it on. What other things are triggering “not tonight, honey” excuses from both men and women? See the scientifically-proven, better-than-sexMore »


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Female Masturbation

Just like periods, female masturbation is one of those topics that are met with beet-red blushing, awkward silence or a fit of giggles. But the reality is that loving yourself really isn’t all that taboo. And this new, eye-opening infographic from Jimmy Jane proves it: More women are getting touchy-feely, lovey-dovey with themselves than you probably realize. Read moreMore »


5 Reasons May Is Going To Be A Total Sex Fest

The history of May Day harkens back to thousands of years ago, rooted in the Celtic festival of Beltane, which, in its heyday was basically a riotous sex party. May Day means ushering in the season of love (and lovemaking — wink wink) and here is some hard research that proves those ancient May Day revelers weren’t so far… More »


What Are Your City’s Top Porn Searches?

Do they like it hot and heavy New Orleans? Does the Big Apple prefer big — never mind.

New data released by PornHub, your favorite porn statisticians, reveals the sordid details of the most popular porn searches in 24 U.S. cities over the last 12 months. Find them all on Huffington Post…More »


Study Shows Some Women Fake It For Their Own Pleasure

Women have been faking orgasms since the beginning of time, the reasoning usually being that it’s just easier to pretend you’ve come when you know a real one is not going to happen. It gives the dude you’re getting down with unspoken permission to finish up himself, without having to say, mid-coitus, “Hey, you know,… More »


Are Millennials Really Having Less Sex?

According to a recent UK study, definitely. It appears that British twentysomethings are banging less than prior generations did — but is that representative of the rest of the world’s millennials too? University College London conducted a National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (“Natsal”) and found all kinds of fascinating facts about Britain’s sex… More »


Heads Up, Guys: This Is How You Should Dance If You Want To Turn Women On

Attention, guys. Being a good dancer is all in the neck and the right knee, says a new study done at Northumbria University. Researchers used 3D cameras to film 19 guys between the ages of 18 and 35 dancing. The dudes’ moves were then turned into animated avatars and shown to 35 straight women to… More »


A Breakdown Of How Pimps Spend Their Money

A new report conducted by the Urban Institute on the economics of sex work in the United States turned up some interesting results in the financial life of a pimp. The Institute interviewed imprisoned former pimps and asked them how they allocated their funds. The graph above reflects the percentage that participating pimps reported spending… More »


RIP Society: One In Ten Americans Thinks HTML Is A Sexually Transmitted Infection

Earlier this week, teachers on Reddit revealed some of the craziest misconceptions students have about sex. We can’t blame them for thinking that Skittles are a perfectly acceptable form of birth control, we can only blame the adults who’ve left them woefully uniformed.

Well, according to a new survey, they’re not gonna find… More »


Women Regret Having Sex Often, Studies Say

Women often regret having sex with the wrong partner, while men often regret not having more sexual partners according to a study at the University of Texas and University of California-Los Angeles. The conclusions were drawn from three studies that surveyed 25,000 people. Read more on College Candy…More »


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