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Women with a Ph.D. are twice as likely to be interested in a one-night stand than those with only a bachelor's degree.
During the 19th century there was no cure for V.D. By the end of the U.S. Civil War, a quarter of the Union Army was infected.
The typical lovemaking session averages 15 minutes in length.
Eskimos do not rub noses.
Faking virginity in Medieval Times: soak a linen cloth in egg whites and pennyroyal, and insert into vagina two to three times a day. This constricts the vaginal opening. Or powdered natron in the vagina, which apparently was a favorite of prostitutes (because everyone expects prostitutes to be virginal, right?), but might also harm the male member. Also, leeches in the vagina just before intercourse can cause a blood clot that is disrupted during intercourse, producing a nice bloody show. Ingenious, huh?
The French tickler was invented by a Tibetan monk.
Timmie Jean Lindsey of Houston, TX became the first person to get silicone breast implants in 1962.
The average bra is designed to last for only 180 days of use.
A study of pet owners found that 66% claimed they allowed their pets to remain in the bedroom during intercourse.
In Lebanon, men are legally allowed to have sex with animals, but the animals must be female. Having sexual relations with a male animal is punishable by death.
Besides the genitals and the breasts, the inner nose is the only other body part that routinely swells during intercourse.
According to a recent survey, more Americans lose their virginity in June than any other month.
In 1892, Italy raised the minimum age for marriage for girls - to 12.
Semen contains small amounts of more than thirty elements, including fructose, ascorbic acid, cholesterol, creatine, citric acid, lactic acid, nitrogen, vitamin B12, and various salts and enzymes.
The first "official" vasectomy was performed in 1893.
It takes a sperm one hour to swim seven inches.
In earlier times, virginity on one's wedding night was of the greatest importance. To prove that the bride was a virgin, it was customary that the couple would display the bloodstained bedsheet for all to see once the wedding was consummated.
In Cali, Colombia, a woman may only have sex with her husband, and the first time this happens, her mother must be in the room to witness the act.
There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time... Reason: Under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by the Egyptians in 2000 B.C. It was replaced with elephant droppings when they realized it wouldn't work.
In Santa Cruz, Bolivia, it is illegal for a man to have sex with a woman and her daughter at the same time.