During a typical intimate intercourse, the average man thrust an average of 60-120 times.
Masturbating is one of the most effective natural ways to relieve menstrual cramps.
People who have sex regularly masturbate more than those who don’t.
Most men under 40 years of age can achieve an erection in less than 10 seconds.
A woman sexually peaks in her early 30s, a man in his late teens.
Women with a more prominent upper-lip tubercle (the puffy spot) have greater odds of having an orgasm.
A heart rate can average between 140 and 180 bpm during an orgasm.
25% of men over 65 use the magic blue pill.
Researchers claim that women who have large hips (measuring in at 14.2 inches or more) are more likely to have a higher number of sexual partners and are more likely to have one-night stands.
85 percent of all men polled said they had an orgasm during their last sexual encounter. In contrast, only 64 percent of women could say the same.
Testes hang below the body, where the temperature is slightly cooler and more conducive to producing sperm.
Research shows that men who have sex within a relationship report greater pleasure than guys who have no-strings-attached sex.
Sexperts say the adequate length of intercourse is three to seven minutes.
Some studies speculate that long ago (before the Neanderthals) the male member might have had small spikes on it, said to quicken arousal.
Making out burns about 20 kilojoules a minute.
A study says intercourse lasts about 16 minutes for Europeans and just 7 minutes for Americans. Make a ring with your fingers and squeeze around the base of his shaft to make him last longer.
A milk protein is used in the manufacturing of latex, which means most condoms are unsuitable for use by vegans.
Use of the condom was first noted in published literature in the early 1500s. The device was originally made of linen, and historians believe the legendary lover Casanova used linen condoms.
More than 50% of all cheating wives choose married men as their lovers.
73% of 70-year-old men are still potent.
According to a UK study, sex addiction affects brain in the same way as drugs.
Morning wood isn’t because he wants sex. Blood flows to his penis when he’s asleep, causing an erection.
According to experts, sex is about 10 times more effective as a tranquilliser than Valium.
In 2008, archaeologists in Cyprus found a 7th-century curse inscribed on a lead tablet that said, "May your penis hurt when you make love." Nobody knows who made the curse, or why.
For most men, the left testicle hangs lower - but in some men, most commonly left-handed men, the right one hangs lower.
One in three men cheats on his partner, as opposed to one in four women. Only 28% of female cheaters get caught.
According to studies, the larger a man’s testicles, the more likely he is to stray.
Since AIDS was first diagnosed in 1981, more than 25 million people have died as a result of the virus. Two million people died from AIDS in the year 2007 alone.
15% of adults have had sexual intercourse at work.
During any given period, women who read romance novels have a tendency to have twice as many lovers as those who don’t.
Women who are prone to migraines tend to have a higher sex drive than those who are not.
The most orgasmic sex for women: solo. Second place: oral. Third place: P-in-V.
The clitoris contains twice as many nerve fibres as the penis – a toe-curling 8,000.
Male fruitflies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter.
Apparently, Australian women fake more than just their hair colour: 62 per cent have faked an orgasm^!
Watch a short porn scene before hopping in bed with your guy. Research found that 58 percent of men and women who regularly use porn felt more comfortable with their sexuality and tending to their partner’s sexual needs.
In India, selling sex toys is a punishable offence, entailing a maximum punishment of two years for the first conviction, and five years in case of repeat offenders. Even buyers of such products can be prosecuted.
The clitoris is the only body organ that exists only for pleasure.
Many sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, can be transmitted through oral sex.
Don’t wait to feel turned on before you make a move. Most women experience arousal after the fun has already begun.
Scientists can infer a woman’s history of vaginal orgasm by the way she walks.
Self-sexualization starts early, with girls as young as 6 already thinking of themselves as sex objects of sorts.
Gymnophoria is the sense that someone is mentally undressing you.
The longest erect penis on record was 13 inches. The smallest was 1cm.
It’s said that on average men have 11 erections a day.
In a study, women were more aroused by watching a clip of chimpanzees having sex than watching other clips, such as a man masturbating or two women kissing.
Nearly one in four Americans (65 million people) is currently living with an incurable sexually transmitted disease (STD).
The average adult testicle contains enough sperm to measure a quarter of a mile laid out end to end.
A ‘merkin’ is a pubic wig; the word was first used in 1617. They were originally used by prostitutes in the fifteenth century who had shaved their pubic hair to combat lice, or to cover up signs of disease.
Drinking pineapple juice and other citrusy fruits may modify the taste of semen.
At least 50 percent of sexually active people will have HPV at some point in their lives. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 90 percent of cases, the body's immune system will fight off the disease within two years.
Worldwide, only 30 percent of men are circumcised. Dating an uncut guy? Keep in mind that the tip of his penis may be more sensitive because it’s not always exposed. So you may need to use a slightly more gentle touch.
A single swine ejaculate contains about 8 billion sperm cells, a lot more than the human ejaculate.
A man can reduce his chances of getting prostate cancer by having at least four orgasms a week.
The average length of a flaccid penis is 3.89 inches.
The majority of women experience a peak in libido just before their period.
According to a study, people who have sex once or twice a week have their immune systems boosted slightly.
The man who invented Kellogg’s Corn Flakes was a zealous campaigner against masturbation, and believed a healthy diet would reduce sexual thoughts.
Complete sexual inactivity may lead to a reduction in penis size.
In 1939, men ranked physical attractiveness 14th on a list of 18 desirable mate characteristics, but 8th in 1996. For the same period, women’s value of a prospective husband’s physical attractiveness jumped from 17th place to 13th.
Ironically, you can always tell when someone likes somebody else, but you can't tell if someone likes you or not.
Circumcision for Christian males became widespread after doctors claimed it helped curb self-abuse. (Since this isn't the case, when is it still happening?-Ed)
The average vagina is about 3 inches in length, but during sex the uterus will move up to make more room for your partner to enter.
Sex is very difficult in zero gravity, apparently, because you have no traction and you keep bumping against the walls. You have no friction, you have no resistance.
For centuries, the Catholic church declared "man on top" the only acceptable position for sex. It's called the missionary position because missionaries were to teach it as part of their efforts to "civilize" non-Christian races.
Many researchers consider the skin to be the largest sex organ and the brain to be the most powerful.
Approximately one in every 50 women has an extra nipple.
In ancient China, drinking mercury or lead after sex was believed to prevent pregnancy; unfortunately, it often resulted in sterility or death.
Most couples over 65 in the US still have sex at least once a week.
The average male spends 43 minutes staring at women every day.
41% of men would like to have sex more frequently. Only 29% of women share this urge.
Women with higher testosterone levels might be more interested in masturbation than having sex with someone else.
A study found that good sex triggers the region of the brain associated with falling in love.
Worldwide, 27.5% of women report that they felt pressured into having sex for the first time compared to 15% of men reporting the same feelings.
According to a survey of adults aged 20 to 59, women have an average of four sex partners during their lifetimes and men have an average of seven.
An eye-tracking study from Emory University found that when men looked at porn, they spent a lot of time checking out women's faces, not just their bodies.
Asexuality is having little to no sexual attraction to others or having no interest in sexual activity.
It’s estimated that a man will produce 14 gallons of semen in his lifetime.
There have been documented cases of live sperm discovered eight days after sex.
Just 43 per cent of Australians want sex three to six times a week.
Some people sneeze during sex because your nose features erect tissue that can become aroused.
We automatically perceive people who smell good as more attractive.
Viagra was created to treat high blood pressure and heart disease.
Viagra can reduce jet lag symptoms by up to 50%. Taking the pill for this is considered an off-label use.
In virtually every culture, men find younger women more attractive than older ones, most likely because human females are able to reproduce for only a limited time.
A woman’s odds of climaxing increase as she ages.
A woman's face is more beautiful and attractive when she is ovulating.
Sex hasn’t always been associated with sin and guilt. Pre-Christian religions often regarded sex as a celebration and as a form of worship. Sex was seen as mirroring the sensual power of the Gods.
The breasts of human women are much larger in proportion than those of other female mammals. The prominent size, while not necessary for milk production, is most likely a result of sexual selection.
The average vagina is 3 to 4 inches long, and it can double in size when aroused.
Half of single women have sex by the third date.
There are men with two penises. It’s called diphallus and it’s a condition that affects about 1 in 6 million men. Typically, only one of the penises functions.
White women get 97% of boob jobs.
With nothing in its path, a penis can shoot semen anywhere from 12 to 24 inches.
The record for male orgasms is 16 in one hour.
Sex works as a pain killer — especially with headaches.
His relationship happiness is related to how often he is touched by his girl. So grab away.
Pheromones in celery not only cause arousal in men, they also make men more attractive to women.
Sex can relieve a headache – it releases the tension, which restricts blood vessels in the brain.
The pubococcygeal muscle (the PC muscle) is at the base of the penis in men and surrounds the vagina in women. A strong, well-exercised PC muscle will improve orgasms for both men and women.
Core-gasms do exist. In a recent study, 51 per cent of women reported having an orgasm during an ab exercise... and it’s not just for crunches: 20 per cent said they’ve experienced orgasm while practising yoga.
Sex burns off an average of about 100 calories per session.
Aphrodite, the goddess of sexual intercourse, emerged from the foaming semen of her father’s castrated testicles.
Orgasms do not stop at a certain age. Some people can experience orgasms past the age of 90.
In a newer study, one in nine young ladies has used the morning-after pill after sex. Keep your babies educated.
The average woman can reach orgasm in about 4 minutes through masturbation, while through intercourse, it can take 10 – 20 minutes.
It was discovered that wearing two inch heels may improve the strength of the pelvic muscles, which in turn helps you orgasm.
A poll found that those who consume the most online pornography live in the most conservative and religious states.
Amp up his pleasure by stroking his inner thighs during oral. Because this area is close to his genitals, the extra flow of blood will heighten his sensations.
A woman’s orgasm lasts, on average, about 18 seconds.
The largest natural penis recorded was 11 inches.
The French refer to an orgasm as the le petit mort - “the little death".
Men can have multiple orgasms, too. Simply pleasure his goods after he’s climaxed.
Women over 40 years of age are more likely to masturbate than any other group.
68% of men and 59% of women had a sexual liaison with someone in their past, which they have not told their current partner about.
While giving birth, some women have been known to experience orgasm.
Women are less attracted to men with a belly. A large amount of abdominal fat means lower levels of testosterone, lower sex drive and lower fertility.
44% of women find it impossible to enjoy sex with a man who is not their intellectual equal. Just 31% of men share this problem.
The male praying mantis cannot copulate while it's head is attached to it's body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off.
Still, that doesn’t stop men from seeking out enhancements. A handful of new gadgets on the market claim to help men add length and possibly girth to their penis.
The proteins in sperm give it anti-wrinkle properties when rubbed into the skin.
The average couple spends about 20 minutes engaged in sexual foreplay prior to intercourse.
On average, from two to five million sperm are released each time a man ejaculates.
During 30 minutes of active sex, the average person burns approximately 200 calories.e
About 1% of women can achieve orgasm solely through breast stimulation.
The largest penis in the world currently measures 23cm flaccid and 34cm erect. The owner, who lives in New York, claims he was stopped by airport security on one occasion because the officials were suspicious of his bulge.
Men who have an active intimate life are more likely to live past 85 years old.
In Australia, 22 per cent of women have had sex with someone out of sympathy.
Victims of sexual assault are 26 times more likely to abuse drugs. And 13 times more likely to abuse alcohol.
In terms of absolute size and in proportion to overall body mass, the human penis is longer and thicker than that of any other primate.
Yeah, they're called STIs (sexually transmitted infections) now instead of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases).
Fourteen per cent of women have experienced a “zone orgasm”, which happens when a part of the body other than the boobs or vagina is stimulated.
Your climax will be more intense if you raise your hips slightly and squeeze your PC muscles before peaking.
In Holland, disabled people could apply for government grants so they could pay for sex 12 times a year.
The average aroused vagina is 4 inches long – shorter than the average erect penis, which measures in at 6 inches.
The vagina is very stretchy, and its length can change across a woman's menstrual cycle as her cervix changes position.
The "G-spot" was nearly called the Whipple Tickle- after Professor Beverley Whipple, who coined the expression that we know today.
Nipples are erogenous zones because the sensation of hardened nipples travels to the same part of the brain as sensations from the vagina, cervix and the clitoris.
Approximately 1% of people worldwide identify as asexual (having no strong sexual attraction to either sex).
According to a 2007 worldwide sex survey, the average age when people first have sex is 19.25. The survey also found that people in Asian countries tended to lose their virginity at a much later age (an average of 22) than those in Western cultures (an average of 18).
Two thirds of runners admit to having thought about sex while running.
80% of men living in the USA have been circumcised.
The earth could be re-populated to its current level using the number of sperm that could fit into an aspirin capsule.
A study found that men feel more emotional pain after a breakup than women do.
Inside the female body, sperm cells can survive for up to nine days.
Compliments in bed make you more likely to O.
Stay on top of your visits to the gynecologist. Many of the worst STIs you can contract have absolutely no symptoms at all for up to three to five years.
You’re most likely to get distracted during sex at the two- to three-minute mark.
The National Bureau of Economic Research in the US found that having sex often can make you feel as happy as earning an extra $100,000 a year does. Apply a minty lip balm before kissing – it will send tingles to his package.
Of all nations, the Greeks claim to have the most sex (87% say they have sex once a week).
Just a decade ago, only 25% of women reported experiencing orgasm as a result of intercourse. In recent years, this number has risen to about 45%. In contrast, over 80% of women report experiencing orgasm though oral sex.
One survey reports that 53% of sexually active Americans claim to have sex at least once weekly. However, only 48% of Americans report being satisfied with their sex life.
A sperm takes one hour to swim seven inches.
The part of a woman’s brain responsible for fear and anxiety shuts down after an orgasm, so you’re far less alert and less in control of your body.
Fifteen percent of priests and nuns break their vows of chastity.
Female ejaculation is not a myth. A woman’s ejaculate has a similar chemical makeup to semen (minus the sperm). A woman can ejaculate a teaspoon or a cupful.
Up until about 47,000 years ago, modern humans and Neanderthals likely interbred. However, research suggests that these liaisons only occasionally resulted in offspring.
The age of consent in the US is primarily between 16 and 18. However, in liberal Hawaii, 14-year-olds are allowed to have sex as adults.
There’s a direct link between how often a man has sex and his life expectancy.
Not only does it feel amazing – your orgasm also has other things going for it. It releases endorphins, which are natural painkillers, and oxytocin, which makes you feel more connected with your man.
Studies are showing that teenagers are having sex younger and younger with each generation. The average age for virginity loss is 17.
Magnum-sized condoms aren't that much bigger than regular ones.
British spies stopped using semen as invisible ink because it began to smell if it wasn’t fresh.
When a guy touches you, your body temp rises three times more than when a woman touches you.
White women are the most likely to engage in anal sex, particularly if they also have a college degree.
When a guy is turned on his sweat becomes saturated with chemicals that are linked to female arousal.
An orgasm might be able to clean your sinuses.
The best-selling work of fiction of the 15th century was "The Tale of the Two Lovers," an erotic novel by the man who later became Pope Pius II.
Men do not need to be sexually aroused to have an erection. Erections can occur if a man is frightened, nervous, or has a full bladder. It’s normal for a man to have several erections during the dream phrase of sleep.
A female chimpanzee in a fit of passion has the strength of six men.
Alcohol is involved in 90% of cases of sexual assault on college campuses.
A study at the university of Florida found that narcissists are more likely to have casual sex in terms of power, not love or romance.
It is possible to get pregnant if a woman has vaginal sex during her menstrual period because sperm can survive up to a week in the body.
The condom company Durex reports that condom sales are 20-30% higher around Valentine’s Day.
At the 2012 London Olympics, which lasted for 17 days, the athletes were provided with 150,000 free condoms- approximately 15 each.
Scientists found that when one woman gets pregnant, her long-time pals (usually former high school classmates) will intentionally get pregnant within the next two years.
Feonardo da Vinci discovered that blood filled an erect penis—not air, as had been previously believed.
People who are into kinkier sex may be psychologically healthier.
It’s hard to pee after sex because of an antidiuretic hormone that prevents urine.
Don’t hold your breath during sex: the more oxygen that gets to your genitals, the more aroused you’ll be.
One in ten European babies is conceived in an IKEA bed.
Wearing two condoms does not give extra protection against leaking; it actually raises the chances of breakage due to friction.
Russian woman Tatyana Kozhevnikova is reported to be the world-record holder for lifting the most weights – 14kg – with her vaginal muscles.
People tend to choose partners with similar DNA, especially for long-term relationships.
There are people who are sexually attracted to objects. There’s even a woman who is attracted to the Eiffel Tower.
Forty-six per cent of Americans think they are more likely to see Bigfoot than to climax at the exact same time as their partner.
Orgasms can lower a woman's risk of heart disease, stroke, breast cancer, and depression.
Your breasts can swell up to 25 per cent when you’re aroused, making them super-sensitive.
Minute quantities of over 30 different substances have been identified in human semen. These include nitrogen, fructose, lactic acid, ascorbic acid, inositol, cholesterol, glutathione, creatine, pyruvic acid, citric acid, sorbitol, urea, uric acid and Vitamin B12, along with various salts and enzymes.
Orgasm is considered an evolutionary function of nature. Female orgasm encourages interest in sexual activity, and it leaves the woman exhausted, so she remains and horizontal position and prevents sperm from leaking out. So, it's all about reproduction.
Married people are more likely to masturbate than people living alone, according to the National Health and Social Life Survey (NHSLS).
75% of Japanese women own a vibrator. The average worldwide is 47%.
What you know as the G-Spot was once called the Whipple Tickle.
Women are the only primates who have enlarged breasts all the time, not only during breastfeeding.
Sperm excreted during sex are more active than the ones that come out from masturbation.
Having sex once a week can improve your immune function by 30 percent.
Fifty per cent of women say bad sex is a relationship deal breaker, but only 44 per cent of guys agree.
Almost a third of all women over 80 years of age still have sex with their spouse or boyfriend.
Reports claim that the highest number of orgasms experienced by a woman in an hour is 134; by a man, 16.
In the developed world, the most common birth control methods are condoms and oral contraceptives.
Telling a convincing lie to someone is much more difficult when you find them sexually attractive.
Throughout the United States, approximately 4% of the population self-identifies as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.
If your parents had waited five seconds later, or began five seconds earlier you wouldn’t be here.
Foreplay stimulates an area of the brain called the hippocampus, which is also responsible for memory.
The vibrator was invented to reduce “hysteria” in the 19th century.
Some sexual dysfunction can stem from how a woman feels about the appearance of her genitals. Love your body. All of it.
Some Orthodox Jews believe that the slate of a sexually experienced woman is wiped clean during her wedding, cleansing her of past 'carnal transgressions'.
When you kiss someone, you exchange hormonal and health info. It’s nature’s way of allowing you to assess if you click sexually.
5% of adults have sex once a day. 20% have sex 3 - 4 times per week.
Jews and atheists have more sex partners than Catholics or Protestants.
Japan's first cuddle cafe, 'Soine-ya', lets you sleep next to a beautiful girl for a fee. However, sexual requests are not allowed.
Oral sex causes more throat cancer than smoking does.
A woman is more likely to want to commit adultery during ovulation than at any other time in her cycle.
According to a new study, women's tears have been proven to biologically reduce testosterone level and arousal in men.
It's a good idea to keep your own condoms since you don't know how long your partner's been holding on to his. Condoms kept in wallets for over a month are more likely to break.
Your pain threshold can increase significantly during arousal.
A study found that 84 percent of women have had sex just to ‘keep the peace’ with their partner.
Approximately 70% of people in the U.S. admit to fantasizing about group sex at some point in their life, and more than 50% of those people actually follow through.
The clitoris has about 8000 nerve endings and it doesn’t stop growing. By age 32, your clitoris is four times larger than it was at puberty.
Scientists are unsure why humans have pubic hair, but they theorize that the hair traps secretions that hold pheromones, or sexual scents.
The size of the vagina decreases by 30% as orgasm becomes imminent.
According to the CDC 44% of men and 36% percent of women have tried anal sex at least once.
Studies show that sex can boost your immune system.
The average size of an erect penis measures between 5 and 6 inches, while the average size of a flaccid penis is about 3.5 inches.
According to a 1996 study, homophobia men show a higher arousal rate when shown gay porn than do men with ambivalent attitudes toward homosexuals.
Greek couples have sex an average of 138 times a year – placing them at the top of the world sex league. Japanese couples have sex just 45 times a year, which puts them in last place.
Women between the ages of 27-45 are at the horniest they’ll ever be.
Both women and men are most likely to have their first orgasm alone.
Studies have shown that a male fetus is capable of having an erection!
It takes two tablespoons of blood to get the average man’s penis erect.
Know your limit! The average sexual experience lasts 37 minutes.
A female ferret will die if she doesn't have sex for a year.
Men are more attracted to women whose bone structure is similar to their own mothers. Researchers call this 'sexual imprinting'.
The testes increase 50% in size during sex.
The average age for both genders for a first sexual experience is 17.
Oral sex is illegal in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Louisiana, part of Michigan, North and South Carolina, Utah and Virginia. In Idaho, it can get you life in prison. Premarital sex was illegal in Connecticut until the late 1960s. A 15-year old girl in Mississippi can marry without parental consent, but must wait a year to legally have sex with her husband.
The average speed of a guy’s ejaculation is 45km/h. Wow.
Older women are more likely to say they'd orgasmed during their last sexual encounter than younger women.
Nerve endings are distributed differently in every woman’s vagina.
It’s the sweet stuff that really gets females hot. A study found that women were more turned on watching a man kissing a woman than having sex with her. So try kissing him in front of a mirror.
Thrusting flexes your pelvic-floor muscles, which triggers orgasmic spasms.
According to a study, heavier men were able to make love for an average of 7.3 minutes, while slender men lasted an average of 108 seconds. Overweight men have higher levels of the female estradiol hormone, which blocks male hormones and delays the climax.
A magic potion or charm thought to arouse sexual love, especially toward a specific person, is known as a 'philter'.
Every time they engage in oral sex with their partner, 30% of women swallow.
The vibrator, a common sex toy for women, was originally designed in the nineteenth century as a medication to combat the anxiety-related symptoms of “hysteria” (now known as menstruation).
Alfred Kinsey, author of Sexual Behavior in the Human Male (1948), had a collection of 5 million wasps and could insert a toothbrush into his penis, bristle-end first.
The order to ejaculate comes from the spinal cord, not the brain. So you don't need the brain to ejaculate.
Hungry men prefer larger boobs.
-321°F is the temperature at which sperm banks store donor semen. At this temperature, semen can be stored indefinitely.
One testicle hangs a little lower than the other so they don’t strike each other when a man is moving.
Women can make their voice "sexier," but men can't. When men tried to be sexier, they were actually rated as sounding worse!
Researchers found that men and women aged 50-59 were most likely age group to report drinking alcohol or smoking marijuana before their last sexual encounter.
A woman who feels good about her genitals is six more times more likely to be sexually satisfied than a woman who does not.
Evidence exists indicating that penis size may be linked to index finger length.
The average amount of male ejaculate is about one tablespoon, or 10cc, which is how the bands 10cc and Lovin' Spoonful got their names.
70% of men and women admit to having fantasised about someone else while having sex.
The Black Widow spider will eat her mate after sex. The female's venom is at least three times more potent than that of the males.
Athletic women say their sexual performance is better... and maybe that’s because female pro athletes have both better clitoral blood flow and higher sexual satisfaction than women who don’t exercise.
The biggest wang on record is 12 inches erect.
Men take more risks when they know hot women are looking.
Some scientists claim masturbation can help fight depression since the body releases endorphins at the moment of climax.
Prostitution is legal in most countries, including Iran, where ‘temporary wives’ can be obtained for a few hours, though it’s a crime to advocate it, or aid or abet a woman to enter prostitution or operate a brothel – punishable by execution.
During sweaty sex, men ooze testosterone, which is a biological turn on for women.
Scientists in China have created porn for pandas, in attempts to boost the animals' sex drive.
The kinkier your love life, the more psychologically healthy you may be.
A woman's butt sticks out 25 percent more when she is wearing heels. No wonder Jimmy Choo is adored worldwide.
There are roughly 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day.
Don’t feel bad about that drunken night you slept with that guy you don’t remember – 73 per cent of women admit having at least one one-night stand.
You are more likely to orgasm if your feet are warm.
Shaving your pubic area increases your chances of spreading an STI.
The largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm.
An overwhelming majority of sexual partners have only skimpy knowledge of what truly turns each other on.
A woman’s breasts increase in size by up to 25% when she is sexually aroused.
The US has more laws governing sexual behavior than every country in Europe combined.
Try a little spanking during sex, and don’t worry about the sting. Oxytocin, one of the sex chemicals released when you’re getting it on, reduces pain by about half.
Both men and women can be turned on by the aromas of wine. The scents of many wines are believed to replicate human pheromones, the chemical substances that cause behavioral responses in humans.
August and September are the months with the highest level of sexual activity.
Seven Viagra tablets are sold every second.
One study found that men on the prowl are more likely to spend money on luxury items for themselves than those who aren’t searching for a mate.
For most people, the urge to fall in love is like sex and hunger; a primitive, biological drive.
During an average man’s lifetime, he will ejaculate approximately 17 liters of semen, which amounts to about half a trillion sperm.
The founder of match.com, Gary Kremen, lost his girlfriend to a man she met on match.com.
Women who have given birth have darker labia minora than women who haven’t.
One study found that households in which the couple has sex four times a week or more tend to earn more income than households that have less sex.
Vaginas have the same natural lubricant that sharks have in their livers. The chemical is called squalene.
Straight men tend to have smaller penises than gay men.
Compared to anywhere else, adults are more likely to tell a lie in bed.
A guy whose GF hangs out with his mates too much is 92 per cent more likely to have difficulty getting erect, because he feels emasculated.
Women place a higher importance on looks than men do when looking for a casual sex partner.
10% of men are affected by erectile dysfunction.
Brainy chicks are kinkier. College grads have more oral sex than high school dropouts, and with with Ph.D's are twice as likely to want a one-night stand than those with bachelor's degrees. (A mind is a terrible thing to waste. Ed)
The earliest porn films were made in 1896, just months after the premier of the Cinematograph.
Marilyn Monroe, an international sex symbol, reportedly never experienced an orgasm with any of her famous lovers.
It’s possible for a man to orgasm and not ejaculate.
For every 16 kilos an overweight man loses, his penis appears to grow one inch.
For both men and women, the heart rate averages 140 beats per minute at the point of orgasm.
When a man ejaculates, the initial spurt travels at 28 miles per hour – faster than the world record for the 100m sprint, which currently stands at 22.9 miles per hour.
Sex can actually blow your mind: transient amnesia (temporary memory loss) can be triggered by wild sex.
A Indiana University study found "women using hormonal contraception experienced less arousal, fewer orgasms, difficulties with lubrication, decreased pleasure and less frequent sex."
Having an orgasm releases an anti-diuretic hormone, which is why you probably find yourself not being able to pee right after sex.
Semen can be used as a face cream to help fight wrinkles and prevent acne.4. The merkin — pubic wig — was used for sanitary reasons back in 1450. Now it’s used as an erotic toy or a decorative object.
A UK study found that most men prefer women with some curves to super-skinny waifs.
According to a study published in the Journal of Sex Research, a person's pain threshold significantly increases during arousal.
Strippers earn more money when ovulating, probably because of sexually-stimulating pheromones they release at that stage of their menstrual cycles.
The sperm count of the average American male in 2008 was down nearly 30% from the sperm count of an average American male 30 years ago.
In a bizarre experiment, 266 men were recruited from across the socioeconomic spectrum. The poorest liked the biggest breasts, the middle-earners liked middle-sized breasts, and the top earners preferred tiny breasts.
When sexually aroused, 60% of men get erect nipples.
It tends to be easier for women to orgasm during ovulation than at any other time in their cycle.
Sadly, only 41 percent of fitness professionals were as selfless.
Statistics suggest that approximately one in every five Americans has indulged in sex with a colleague at work.
The majority of women prefer to have sex in the dark.
A chicken egg could accommodate the number of female ova necessary to repopulate the earth to its present numbers.
Besides humans, bonobos (a type of chimp) and dolphins are the only animals that have sex for pleasure.
85% of women are very satisfied with their partner’s penis size.
The more masculine-looking a guy is, the more times you’ll orgasm.
Researchers found that watching porn doesn’t negatively affect a man’s views about women.
The Gräfenberg Spot, or G-spot, is named after Dr. Ernest Gräfenberg who in 1950 found that stimulation of a particular area in the vagina could trigger powerful orgasms, female ejaculation, and arousal.
Until 1972 in the US, homosexuality was officially a mental illness, classified as such along with schizophrenia and multiple personalities.
During sexual intercourse, in addition to the genitals and breasts, the inner nose also swells.
Having sex can improve your sleep cycle, lower your blood pressure, and ease stress.
Men find women with enlarged pupils more sexually attractive.
According to a recent poll, swimmers and footballers are the athletes most likely to get women all hot and bothered.
One in five men, or 20%, admits to watching porn online at work. About 13% of women do.
In one hour, the average sperm can swim seven inches.
Nerve endings in the clitoris extend out to the mons pubis (where your pubic hair grows), which is why grinding against your guy feels so good.
Viagra, the well-known blue pill designed to help with erectile dysfunction, made $411 million in profits within the first three months of its release in 1998 before going on to make $1.8 billion in 2003.
Experts have discovered that high levels of the hormone oestradiol make women more likely to cheat. The reason? It creates bigger breasts and smaller waists. As a result, they tend to get more attention and, therefore, have more sexual opportunities.
Peyronie’s disease is a condition in which a man’s penis curves. A drug used to straighten bent fingers is now being tested to fix it.
An orgasm can cure your stage fright! A Scottish study found that following Sexual release, people had an easier time with public speaking.
The amount of wet dreams a man is likely to have increases in line with the number of years spent in formal education.
A study of college students found that over a two-year period, both men and women had twice as many hook-ups as first dates.
Historical records show that even in 1850 B.C., women attempted to practice birth control. The most common method was a mixture of crocodile dung and honey placed in the vagina in the hopes of preventing pregnancy.
1 in 50 people claim to have had sex in an aeroplane.
Thirty percent of men suffer from premature ejaculation.
There's a course in Russia that teaches you how to give oral sex. The name of the course is called, 'The Art of oral sex'.
It's official: This study shows that men and women cannot just be friends.
But that may not be smart. One poll found that computer nerds make the best lovers, with 82 percent of IT geeks claiming they put their partner’s pleasure above their own.
Researchers from the University of California found that men who helped with the housework got 50% more sex than those who did none.
MRI scans have shown that falling in love sends blood rushing to the "pleasure center" areas of the brain - the same areas that are responsible for obsessive-compulsive behaviors.
The average cost of a bra and panty set is $75. If you're on a budget, skip the seduction and go straight to the naked.
Psychologically, humans are not capable of being 'just friends' with members of the opposite sex.
Outside of the bedroom, the most common place for adults in the U.S. to have sex is the car.
The Kama Sutra lists 30 types of kisses. Askew, when two heads are tilted in opposite directions. Kiss to ignite, kiss at the corners of the mouth that occurs in the middle of the night to kindle love. Bite classic, when taken between the teeth with a lot of skin. How many have you tried?
One study found that women get physically aroused by a much wider variety of erotic imagery than men do.
Researchers are testing Viagra on women with sexual dysfunction—72 percent of those taking it noticed improvement in their sexual response.
The average vagina is three to four inches long but can expand by 200 percent when sexually aroused.
Agalmatophilia is a sexual attraction to statues or mannequins.
The global research site OnePoll.com reported that women believe Spain, Brazil and Italy produce the best lovers. Englishmen were believed to be ‘too lazy’.
One report states that 48% of women have faked an orgasm at least once in their life. Interestingly, an identical 48% of men also report faking an orgasm at least once.
Get it on the night before you need to bring some great ideas to the office. According to anthropologist Helen Fisher, Ph.D., sex triggers brain chemicals that can improve creativity at work.
Twelve percent of adults have had sex at work.
Research shows that his fantasies will focus more on your pleasure than your fantasies focus on his.
A man ejaculates at an average speed of 28 mph.
An old custom in ancient Babylon compels all women to go to the temple of Aphrodite and have sex with a stranger at least once in their lives.
At least 3/4 of all men and women in the U.S. have had sex by the time they are in their late teens. More than 2/3 of sexually experienced teens have had more than two sexual partners.
Nipple stimulation activates the same part of the brain as clitoral, vaginal and cervical stimulation – so engaging all of them at once makes for a whole lot of fun.
Touching the sides of his torso triggers a nerve that makes his erection harder.
Men are more likely to help women with large breasts.
J. Edgar Hoover, Oscar Wilde, Chief Crazy Horse, Pope Paul II and Pope Julius III, Leonard Bernstein, Alexander the Great, Sigmund Freud, Lawrence of Arabia, Plato, Peter Tchaikovsky and Florence Nightingale were all gay or bi.
The vagina can expand up to 200% during sexual intercourse and giving birth.
Ovulation heats up a woman's body by as much as half a degree Fahrenheit
It is possible for a woman to reach an orgasm through kissing.
Heterosexual anal sex is something 43% of women have experienced.
After ovulation, a female's egg is fertile for 24 to 48 hours and a man's sperm can live 48 hours in the female body. Do the math and be careful.
Over half of American adults have used the phone, email or text message to have sex.
The average woman will have sex more than 3,000 times over the course of her reproductive years.
You should pee as soon as possible after sex to prevent UTIs (urinary tract infections).
A condom will last about a month in a wallet before the rubber gets worn down by friction, making it more likely to break.
Some people experience the same feeling of arousal when thinking about food as when having sex. (I might be one of them.)
The car is second only to the bedroom as a favorite place to have sex.
Men think about sex around 19 times a day. Women? Ten times.
A recent study concludes that sleep deprived men are more likely to assume that women want to have sex with them.
The vast majority of men come within six minutes of penetration.
Research has found that women prefer masculine-looking men when they are ovulating—but at other times of the month, they seek men with softer features, associated with more social and caring behavior.
Snuggle with him while watching TV at night. Couples who cuddle regularly are eight times less likely to get depressed than those who kiss only during intercourse.
Records of same-sex relationships have been found in nearly every culture throughout history with varying degrees of acceptance.
An orgasm burns just 2-3 calories, though a person can burn around 50 calories in the activity leading up to the orgasm.
A single sperm contains 37.5 MB of DNA information. One ejaculation represents a data transfer of 15,875 GB, equivalent to the combined capacity of 62 MacBook Pro laptops.
Seventies porn star Annie Sprinkle claims to have had sex with more than 3,000 men. (So, the truth be known, men aren't the only users of the other sex. - Ed)
On average, adult men think about sex every seven seconds.
People in Australia have sex in the park more often than people in other countries.
Australians are the most receptive to the idea of having a threesome - 28% of them claim to have tried it.
During 2007, more than 2.5 million people worldwide became infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. With these new cases, there are now 33 million people living with AIDS throughout the world.
During their lifetime, the average driver will have sex in their car six times.
Studies have shown that pornography is a cause of erectile dysfunction in men under 40.
You can't say happiness without saying penis. (You're welcome.)
Sex three to five times a week can prevent erectile dysfunction, as it keeps his package in shape.
Eating celery while with your man? You may want to jump him – the veg releases odours that make you horny.
A man’s orgasm lasts, on average, about 22 seconds.
The average male member in all its glory is six inches long and five inches in circumference.
During sex, vaginal lubricant seeps into the vagina canal from blood capillaries in the vaginal lining (a process called transudation). Antihistamines may interfere with vaginal lubrication in the same way they inhibit a runny nose.
Single women are more attracted to men who are taken than to those who are available.
Throughout the world, approximately 25% of people report having had only one sexual partner. Conversely, 21% of people report having more than 10 sexual partners in their lifetime.
Twelve percent of websites on the Internet are pornographic.
Thirty four per cent of men have told lies in order to have sex. Ten per cent of women have done the same.
In rare cases, menstrual cramps have been known to bring about orgasm.
Sex during your period can ease menstrual cramps.
Forty percent of women have experienced exercise-induced orgasms on more than 11 different occasions.
Both men and women can have multiple orgasms. But for men to achieve one, their first orgasm must occur without ejaculation and without losing their erection.
Within the week, 22% of women tell at least five friends about their first sexual experience with a partner.
A quick way to get in the mood: hug your guy for 30 seconds. Cuddling boosts oxytocin (aka the bonding hormone) and libido.
A blowjob is the number one sexual act desired by straight men.
For five minutes per day, tense and relax your PC muscles (the ones that hold in pee). It may give you better orgasms.
Men who help with housework also tend to have more sex.
According to a 2012 survey, 60% of Britons prefer to have sex with the light off.
Most twentysomethings have sex 112 times a year.
Guys find your voice more attractive during that time of the month— meaning, period sex is a prime time to add some dirty talk to the mix.
Receiving oral sex is No. 1 on American males' sexual top 10, with straight intercourse, threesomes and groping in the top five.
Women can have wet dreams too. It happens in the REM cycle (about 90 minutes into your sleep), when blood flow to the vagina increases.
A growing body of research shows that yoga can improve sex and may even prevent and treat sex problems by increasing the overall health of the cardiovascular system.
Semen isn’t low carb – it’s mostly made of sugar.
Only about a third of women experience orgasm regularly during intercourse. A third can reach orgasm with intercourse but need extra stimulation. A third never achieve orgasm during intercourse but can by manual and oral stimulation.
Endorphins released during sexual activity create euphoria similar to opioid drug use.
Every year, 11,000 Americans injure themselves when trying out bizarre sexual positions. Don't become a case study.
Worldwide, sexually active adults report having sex an average of 103 times per year. This number is down from an average of 127 times per year in 2003.
Semen can keep your smile looking gorgeous. It contains zinc and calcium that fight tooth decay.
The average size of a man’s penis is 5 to 7 inches when erect.
Orgasms can prolong your life.
12% of moms admitted to using their cellphone during sex.
Take time to really figure out your feelings—it could help you in the bedroom. See, women with high emotional intelligence experience more orgasms.
You’re less likely to get grossed out when aroused because sexual arousal overrides the body's natural "disgust response."
Eskimos would bring their brides to a priest for divine "unflowering."
Men produce fewer sperm in summer than in winter, and taxi drivers produce fewer than men who do not drive. Heat affects the quality of sperm.
Sexsomnia is a condition where people sleeping engage in sexual activity. In a 2007 study, sexsomnia affected 7.6 percent of people.
One in five women living with their boyfriend has more than one sexual partner.
Natural vaginal lubricant contains a substance called squalene, which is also found in shark livers.
In 1850 B.C. the ancient Egyptians used crocodile dung as a contraceptive.
According to California State University, college students who have casual sex report higher levels of anxiety and depression.
The average male produces several million new sperm daily. Conversely, a female is born with a finite amount of eggs and will produce no more than that throughout her lifetime.
'Maschalagnia' is a partialism in which an individual is sexually attracted to armpits.
The point at which the average man reaches his sexual peak is between the ages of 17 and 18.
Sperm can be considered an anti-aging treatment, as it has a tightening effect on the skin.
You wouldn't know it from watching Sex and the City, but most women have had fewer than five sex partners. Most men chalk up fewer than 10 sexual conquests in their whole lives.
Sneezes, along with orgasms, are the only physiological responses that cannot be voluntarily stopped once they have started.
If he finds it hard to stay hard, avoid girl-on-top as his penis will be fighting gravity.
There are about 1,000 recognised euphemisms for ‘vagina’ in the English language.
About 75 percent of men always reach orgasm during sex and only 29 percent of women do. Actually, most women aren't able to climax through straight vaginal intercourse and need some clitoral stimulation to help them achieve orgasm.
Scientists estimate that you'll fall in love 7 times before you get married!
If he’s close to climaxing, buy some time by squeezing the head of his penis.
An MSN UK study reported that of the 2,000 people they polled, 55% of participants attend music festivals for the sex, drugs and alcohol, with the actual music taking second place.
Deer, monkeys, walruses, and squirrels have been documented pleasuring themselves. Scientists have even observed female apes using sticks for added pleasure.
Only 15% of men have a penis longer than 7 inches.
There are about 250 million sperm in a teaspoon of semen.
There are some foods that boost your sex drive, one of them being black raspberries. This phytochemical-rich food enhances both libido and endurance. Oysters are high in zinc, which is vital for testosterone production and healthy sperm. Watermelon contains citrulline amino acid, good for the cardiovascular system and helps relax the blood vessels that increase your sex drive.
Scientists found that fruit flies deprived of sex drink more booze than those allowed to mate.
The pulsations a woman feels during orgasm are actually her uterus trying to gather sperm and enhance fertility.
51% of men and 43% of women have had oral-anal sex.
Americans spend twice as much money on pornography as they do on biscuits.
Statistics show that approximately 90% of men and 65% of women masturbate from time to time.
Before sex, the lower part of the vagina narrows for a better grip on the penis.
Although nearly any body part or item of clothing may be an object of sexual fetishism, the shoe and the foot are the two most common fetishes in Western society.
Ejaculation and orgasm don’t necessarily require an erection. Many men who have had surgery for prostate cancer are able to experience orgasm without an erection.
Still have that condom from a while back? Toss it! The average shelf life of a latex condom is about two years.
A woman has a better shot at climaxing during sex if the walls of her vaginal canal are stimulated. A study found that penis length doesn’t help accomplish this—girth does. Make him feel girthier by keeping your legs together during sex. It creates more friction.
Homosexuality was listed as a mental illness with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) until 1973. It has since been removed and is now considered an orientation by the APA instead of an illness.
On a biological level, men have evolved to focus on the features of a woman that suggest fertility – large breasts, a small waist and full hips indicate that a woman is young, healthy and probably not already pregnant.
There are more 20-year-old virgins now than there were in the late '50s.
New moms are ready to have sex sooner than the six-week wait period instructed by their doctor.
There is a fetish called formichophilia, in which people have insects crawl over their genitals for sexual pleasure.
During erection, a smaller flaccid penis tends to have a greater percentage increase than a larger flaccid penis.
It’s possible to relieve depression through masturbation.
Sprinkling salt on your tongue before oral may help lessen your gag reflex.
At any given time, 25% of people are daydreaming about sex.
Around 30 percent of women have trouble reaching orgasm.
Festival-goers would rather spend time doing drugs, drinking and having sex than watching the concert they paid big money to see.
White men/Asian women pairings are the most common form of interracial dating and marriage in the U.S.
A 2010 study found that the better a woman’s genital self-image, the easier it is for her to orgasm.
The longer a man’s ring finger is compared to his index finger, the more testosterone he has.
One study found that just 20 minutes of exercise before going at it will improve your sexual response.
The vagina can fall out. It’s called pelvic organ prolapse.
There are more than 8,000 nerve endings in the clitoris.
Chocolate contains phenylethylamine, the same feel-good chemical responsible for the ecstatic high people experience through sexual attraction and love.
There are 5 to 25 calories in a teaspoon of semen.
Your temperature rises the most when he touches your chest or face (as opposed to your arms or hands).
Donovanosis is a very rare sexually transmitted disease. Small, painless nodules appear after 10-40 days after exposure and, if left untreated, can destroy penile tissue.
Oral sex could be a cure for morning sickness, since women exposed to the semen of their partners will not reject the semen's genetic material as something foreign and unfamiliar and stop becoming ill and vomiting.
The record for the most female orgasms is 134 in one hour.
One study done on newlyweds found that couples’ negative feelings about their sex life had more of an impact on their marital satisfaction than concerns about nonsexual issues did.
Ginger stimulates the feelings of excitement associated with sex. Eating ginger elevates your heart rate, gets your blood flowing and gets you excited for the night ahead.
Around 65,000 couples are having sex at this moment around the world.
The top of the breast is most sensitive, the bottom of the breast is least sensitive.
In the past, before artificial lighting was possible, women used to menstruate during the new moon (when it’s dark at night) and ovulate during a full moon (when it’s light).
Ejaculation is a great solution to nasal congestion.
Women fantasise about romantic settings (such as islands), whereas men focus more on body parts.
The German for "contraceptive" is Schwangerschaftsverhütungsmittel. By the time you've finished saying it, it's too late.
Studies have found that many women who reported being entirely straight actually underwent all the physical symptoms of being sexually aroused when viewing photos of naked women.
Almost 53 percent of women have used external stimulation. If you haven’t tried it, start with a small one that won’t overwhelm you.
60% of non-smoking women have had no sexual partners in the past year, while 70% of women who smoke have had more than four lovers over the same timescale.
Sex is 10 times more effective than Valium.
There are 20 male masochists for every female masochist.
A single healthy human male produces enough sperm in two weeks to impregnate every fertile woman on the planet.
A female orgasm is a powerful painkiller (because of the release of endorphines), so headaches are in fact a bad excuse not to have sex.
A woman’s sex drive begins to plummet once she is in a secure relationship.
The average female orgasm lasts for 20 seconds. Male orgasms last 6 seconds.
According to statistics, most women require at least 20 minutes of sexual activity to climax.
The average number of sexual partners for heterosexual men is seven, for heterosexual women, it’s four.
Women consider penis size the ninth most important feature for a man, while men rate it much more highly, in third place.
For 75% of men, ejaculation occurs within 3 minutes of penetration.
For up to 70% of women, simultaneous direct stimulation of the clitoris during intercourse is essential for them to reach orgasm.
Having sex at least once per week can lower a man’s risk of heart disease by 30%, stroke by 50%, and diabetes by 40%.
Eighty percent of women use vibrators to achieve an orgasm by clitoral stimulation rather than inserting it vaginally.
When having sex, black women are 50% more likely to reach orgasm than white women.
Some women have orgasms and don’t know it. Some women do not experience orgasm in the sense of feeling their pelvic floor muscles contract. They do however reach a peak of arousal after which they feel very relaxed and contented, the same feelings other women experience after orgasm.
When a woman orgasms, her body released a chemical that makes her feel more attached to the person who gave her that orgasm.
Because the body is mostly fluid, being hydrated enhances people’s ability to achieve orgasm.
Scientists believe that some women have a more active G-spot than others. Trying various positions, like leaning back while you’re on top, may help him stimulate it if yours isn’t as active.
Many of the ingredients in chocolate are proven to cause arousal similar in effect to sexual foreplay. In fact, some experts believe chocolate may be even more effective than foreplay for sexual arousal.
After a man experiences an orgasm, there is a “refractory period,” when they can’t have another orgasm. The “recharge time” depends on age, sexual partner, and sexual experience.
People who have sex about three times a week are perceived to look four to seven years younger.
Some scientists believe that not every woman has a G-spot. The G-spot is typically believed to be located 1–2 inches up on the inside wall of the vagina. It is usually pea-sized but can grow to be the size of a walnut.