Thursday, February 24, 2011
Odd Sex Facts
Here are some weird, odd or interesting facts about sex... Some of these kind of makes you think "WTF?"
According to one source, there are about 1,000 recognized slang words for "vagina."
A man's beard grows fastest when he anticipates having sex.
The word "sex" was coined in 1382.
Sex is considered the safest tranquilizer in the world. It is 10 times more effective than Valium!
Women buy four out of every 10 condoms sold.
The condom is named after Dr. Charles Condom.
The average shelf-life of a latex condom is about two years.
Twenty million Americans watch pornography annually.
Humans, bonobo monkeys, and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure.
Snakes have two sex organs.
Twenty-two percent of couples rent porno flicks at least once (or at least, twenty-two percent of couples actually admit to renting a porno at least once)
The Ramses brand condom is named after the great Pharaoh Ramses II who fathered over 160 children.
In 2000 BC the Egyptians used elephant dung as contraceptives. Yikes, beware of beetles!
"Formicophilia" is the fetish for having small insects crawl on your genitals.
Genophobia is the fear of sex.
"Ithyphallophobia" is a morbid fear of seeing, thinking about or having an erect penis.
French President Francois Faure expired in a bordello in 1899 during the act of copulation, which so terrified his lady of the evening that her vagina constricted intractably, necessitating the surgical removal of the dead man's member.
According to the the 1953 Kinsey Report, 10 percent of the population is exclusively hetero or homosexual.
According to that same Kinsey Report, 15 percent of the female population was capable of multiple orgasms.
Aphallatosis is a mental disorder resulting from a lack of sex life.
The average length of a flaccid penis is four inches.
The word "gymnasium" comes from the Greek word gymnazein which means "to exercise naked."
The sale of sex toys and vibrators is banned in Alabama and Mississippi.
The p.h. of the vagina is 4.0 to 5.0, which is fairly acidic.
Sex burns anywhere from 70 to 360 calories per hour... but the actual amount of calories burned depends upon what you actually do!
A pig's orgasm lasts for 30 minutes.
Males, on average, think about sex every seven seconds.
The average sexual experience lasts about 39 minutes.
The G-spot, a sensitive area located inside the vagina on the upper wall, an inch or two behind the back of the pubic bone, is named for Dr. Ernest Grafenberg.
Males, on average, think about sex every 7 seconds.
The average time that a man lasts after penetration is two minutes.
Pornography is derived from the Greek word meaning "the writings of prostitutes."
Males, on average, think about sex every 7 seconds.
The word "masochism" was coined because of the 1870 novel, Venus in Furs.
There here are approximately 100 million acts of sexual intercourse each day.
The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent.
Average speed of ejaculation: 28 miles per hour;
The average amount of time spent kissing for a person in a lifetime is 20,160 minutes.
The condom made originally of linen was invented in the early 1500's.
Casanova, famous the womanizer, used linen condoms.
Impotence is grounds for divorce in 26 U.S. states.
The Italian method: The art of putting a condom on a guy with your mouth.
During the female orgasm, endorphines are released, which are powerful painkillers... so headaches are in fact a bad excuse not to have sex.
During World War II, condoms were used to cover rifle barrels from being damaged by salt water as the soldiers swam to shore.
According to psychologists, the shoe and the foot are the most common sources of sexual fetishism in Western society.
A man will ejaculate approximately 18 quarts of semen, containing half a trillion sperm, in his lifetime
Men are six times more likely than women to peruse sexually explicit material on the Internet
The smallest erect penis on record was just 1cm long
About one per cent of women can orgasm solely through breast stimulation.
Three out of a thousand men (0.3%) are well endowed enough to fellate (blow) themselves to orgasm
A man's testicles increase in size by 50% when he is aroused.
The left testicle usually hangs lower than the right for right-handed men. The opposite is true for lefties.
Average length of penis when not erect: 3.5 inches; Average length when erect: 5.1.
Women who went to college are more likely to enjoy both the giving and receiving of oral sex than high school dropouts.
Homosexual behavior has been observed in marine birds, sheep, orangutans, and other animals.
Percent of men who say they masturbate: 60% (39% lied).
Percent of men who say they masturbate at least once a day: 54%.
Amount of time needed for a man to regain erection: from 2 minutes to 2 weeks.
Average # of erections per day for a man: 11.
Average # of erections during the night: 9.
Women are most likely to want to have sex when they are ovulating.
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.
Odors that increase blood flow to the penis: lavender, licorice, chocolate, doughnuts, pumpkin pie.
Electrically powered vibrators were invernted in the 1880s and used by doctors to treat hysteria.