Psychologist Peter Jonason of Western Sydney University is running a study examining who fakes orgasms (or other types of sexual pleasure) and why they decide to do it.
There’s a rumor flying around the internet about a Hawaiian mushroom whose scent gives women orgasms. I’m sorry to disappoint, but there’s absolutely no credible evidence to support that claim.
Imagine you’re playing a video game, maybe walking somewhere, basically minding your own business when the orgasm arrives. No arousal, no physical stimulation, no buildup, no control: just an instantaneous shift from status quo to woaaah. It’s called an orgasmic seizure. Here’s what scientists are learning from people…
In 2013, researchers identified a woman who, 5 or 6 times a day, would experience spontaneous orgasms originating in her left foot. They called her condition, straightforwardly enough, Foot Orgasm Syndrome (FOS). Now, they’re searching for others like her.
These ladies are ADAM, a Dutch electronic dance music band who had a great idea for their latest video: To sing their single Go to Go while using a vibrator, trying to keep a straight face, the pleasure building up until they reached climax. Brilliant concept, perfect execution.
A whistle-stop tour of the science of orgasms, from the physical phenomena to what happens deep inside your brain at the point of climax, all in cartoon form. You're welcome. [YouTube]
While there's been anecdotal evidence floating around for a long time that exercise can help women achieve sexual satisfaction, a new study's gone and proved it; exercising the core abdominal muscles alone can bring females to orgasm.
You finally found that special someone, settled down, and tied the knot. This is the one person you're going to be having sex with from here to eternity. Here are ten gifts to add some kinky spice to forever.
Awkwardly-coiffed magician Penn Jillette is an inventor. His greatest triumph: a "hydro-therapeutic stimulator" for women with jetstreams directed to "stimulation points (e.g., the clitoris) of the female user when the female user sits in the seat." Meet the Jill-Jet.