1. To figure out what might be a boon in the bedroom, Sidorkewitz and McGill mounted motion-capture sensors similar to those used in special effects and video game production to the backs of 10 men.

    Is back pain ruining your sex life?

    You might be doing it wrong


  2. The science of sex: 4 harsh truths about dating and mating

    Look away if you want to stay a naive romantic


  3. While sex is framed as ‘sacred,’ ‘wonderful,’ and a ‘gift from God post-marriage," the paper explains, "these married men still think of sex in its ‘beastly’ terms. In focusing solely on the goal of abstinence until marriage, conversations on healthy sexuality within marriage were never part of the discussion.

    When men who abstain from pre-marital sex get married

    Young men who take abstinence pledges have trouble adjusting to sexual norms when they become husbands




  6. 29 adorable slang terms for sex (from the last 600 years)

    When it comes to the ol’ houghmagandy, a little mystery goes a long way


  7. Inside nature’s most painfully bizarre sexual ritual

    It involves sex-reversed genitalia and a barbed, inflatable member


  8. This cricket virus not only effectively castrates its hosts, but encourages sexual activity like an aphrodisiac

    Read about one of the sickest, most twisted STDs that nature has to offer


  9. Watching not one, not two, but three Bar Refaelis simulate sex with a puppet is apparently too hot for Israeli daytime television.

  10. What do you think the opposite sex finds attractive in you? If you’re a guy, do you think that women prefer bulging muscles and washboard abs? Or, if you’re a woman, maybe you think men prefer skinny girls, like the ones we see on the catwalk? If so, you’re likely mistaken.

    Your assumptions about what the opposite sex finds attractive are probably wrong


  11. Meet the milkweed, the plant world’s craftiest Don Juan

    The sexual battles of plants


  12. A volatile mixture of arousal and shame, attraction and disgust may partially explain why the Duke University undergraduate who was recently outed as a porn actress has become the target of vicious verbal abuse online. With 70 percent of men aged 18 to 24 admitting to watching porn, I find it hard to believe that all of those threatening her with violence unambiguously disapprove of her choice of career. More likely, they find it simultaneously alluring and repulsive to think of one of their peers acting in a porn movie — and react by turning their self-loathing outward toward the external source of their discomfort.

  13. So why does an equal marriage mean less sex? John Aziz explores this strange correlation.