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Keeping Up With the Joneses

“Having more sex makes us happy, but thinking we are having more sex than other people makes us even happier.” That’s the finding of a new study by sociologists at the University of Colorado. Researchers looked at surveys of life satisfaction from over 15,000 people and found, not surprisingly, that[…]Read more

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Listening to Music is As Satisfying As Sex

Do you like to be aurally aroused? A new study confirms that listening to new music stimulates the same pleasure response in the brain as having sex. The scientists were studying brain activity in an effort to predict people’s music buying patterns. “What makes music so emotionally powerful is the[…]Read more

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Harry Reems, RIP

Today we learned about the passing of porn legend Harry Reems who starred in the breakthrough adult film Deep Throat. Born Herbert Streicher, Reems, a former Marine, starred in over 100 adult features, but Deep Throat was his most notorious film. Reems was paid $100 for a day’s work on set.[…]Read more

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Shannon Larratt, RIP

Shannon Larratt, the pioneering founder of BMEzine, an online resource for fans of body modification has died. In recent years, Larratt suffered from a degenerative condition that left him in constant pain. He posted a very moving goodbye letter explaining his decision to end his own life.  

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Straight Outta Bavaria: Lederhosen Porn

“Close your eyes and ears,” warns an off-screen voice, “because here comes a sex comedy that’s all about bonking and banging.” Then Bavarian character Sepp appears on screen. As he assumes a wide-legged stance in an Alpine pasture, a cow gazes awe-struck at the fly of his lederhosen. Thunderbolts shoot[…]Read more

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Scientists May Have Found “Functional Cure” for HIV

You may have heard about the baby who was recently cured of HIV. French scientists are now saying that they’ve found a “functional cure” for 14 adult  patients living with HIV. “They still have HIV, it is not eradication of HIV, it is a kind of remission of the infection.”[…]Read more

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Amsterdam’s Oldest Twin Sex Workers Retire

Louise and Martine Fokkens, twin sisters who have worked as prostitutes in Amsterdam for over 50 years, have retired. The pair were the subject of a documentary released last year called Meet the Fokkens and are currently working on a book. This brief article in the Daily Mail hardly does their[…]Read more

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World Map of Porn Searches

People in North Dakota are looking for creampies. Folks in Finland want granny porn. And in Israel, prostates are popular. These are just some of the fun facts we learned from PornMD’s interactive infographic of worldwide porn searches. Take it for a spin and tell us what else you discover.[…]Read more

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Does Size Matter to the TSA?

When travelling with sex toys in your carry-on bag, does size matter? After reading this piece in NY Mag, we’re still not sure. They quote a New York Post article which says: “The TSA acknowledges that there’s nothing illegal about traveling with the devices. Vibrators and dildos are OK in[…]Read more

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Carry a Condom & Go To JailNYPD’s War On Sex Workers

Did you know that you can be arrested for carrying condoms in New York City? This outrageous fact comes courtesy of a Vice article about the NYPD’s criteria for identifying potential sex workers. In practice, not just anyone is targeted by the police for such arrests. But say you’re a[…]Read more

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