“It hurts so good.”

On a semantic level, we’re all aware that pleasure and pain represent opposite ends of a spectrum…unless, of course, we’re addressing sex.

Think about the nature of an orgasm, visually: Upon reaching climax, you might expect your partner to appear caught somewhere between accessing enlightenment and…

If the landing module’s a-rockin’, don’t come a-knockin’…

Officially, nobody has ever had sex in space. What about solo sex, though?

It’s not something NASA has ever been particularly keen to talk about, but certain things can be figured out based on how the rest of the body is treated…

A historical look at our feverish love for medical professionals.

Being ill isn’t sexy. It sucks. But somehow the people we’re mainly exposed to when ill are… really hot? From kids’ cartoons (“Helloooooooo Nurse!”) to Halloween costumes to that iconic Blink-182 album cover, the idea of the “naughty nurse” is…

From voyeurism to cuckolding.

If your knee-jerk association with the term, “kink culture” involves a leather harness and a riding crop, you’re not alone. For decades, BDSM has operated as the poster child for kink writ large — while in reality, that particular realm of sexual deviance is far broader…

Were they buttoned-down prudes or Bridgertonesque bed-hoppers?

Victorian is almost a synonym for a very buttoned-down, anti-sex kind of attitude — prim, proper, and devoid of any pleasure-seeking. But how true was this for the average woman in the nineteenth century? …

On solo sex and productivity.

The 3 pm slump is a familiar conundrum: After however-many-hours spent clacking away at a computer, once your lunch is all good and digested, there’s an inevitable down-trend in your productivity. Your eyes glaze over; a nap sounds good. Maybe you should have a snack…

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