"The economy’s so bad we had to lay off one of our kids," comedian Jonathan Katz recently joked. Pretty funny. And absurd. But what about laying off the stork? Now there’s an idea…
Mary Roach, author of the books Stiff, Spook and Bonk rounded up 10 surprising facts about orgasms. While us ladies spend absurd amounts of time reading articles, trying out new toys and using new fangled ways of fantasizing in order to get more of them consistently—you'll be interested to learn orgasms can biologically happen while dead and not touching your genitals at all. Yeah. Go figure.Chinese Demolish Sex Theme Park
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MSNBC recently explored the idea of how boredom affects divorce and while the potential may seem scary, the solution is surprisingly easy. "Shared challenges and exciting diversions are what make relationships hot long after the wedding gown has been packed up and stored away" the article states. "Boredom and a dull, daily routine, can kill a marriage, squashing intimacy and romance."
You've seen Elizabeth Edwards on Oprah and on the Today show talking about her new book, Resilience. She's opened up about nearly every aspect of her husband, John Edwards' affair. But for her candidness, Edwards requests that the name of the other woman not be spoken.
Yes, it's true—we all need somebody to lean on. And lucky for you, YourTango is here to help. Whether it's netting a man this weekend or saving your first date, YourTango had the advice you are looking for. So in case you were too busy rearranging your day planner this week, here's a recap of the week's best. Video: 16 Essential First Date Tips Pay attention so your first date isn't your last. Feature: 13 Male Habits The World Could Do Without Including, "Believing you look good in relaxed fit jeans." Hey guys, it's like SparkNotes for living!
Newsweek had an interesting article today that actually touted the health benefits of married men viewing porn. The article asked the (not often) debated question: what's the best fix for low testosterone: good, old-fashioned Jenna Jameson or the pharmaceutical industry? After all, neither are blameless diet-exercise-and-get-plenty-of-sleep solutions; it's pretty easy to judge weird drugs on the market and strange women on your living room T.V. a quick-fix called AndroGel has been on the market for the past decade, causing men who've lost that loving feeling to sign up in droves and attempt to reclaim lost hormones by slathering this foam-like stuff all over their bodies. AndroGel is supposed to turn them from a grouchy, sexless Homer Simpson-type character and into a cheery George Clooney of sorts ("improvement in energy, sexual desire, sexual function, and mood within 1 month" says the website).
Darrell's facial expression, upon realizing that the 38-year-old both out sang and out stripped her, was priceless. Good thing because the Idol castoff is probably down to her last penny after having mid-season boob job. "I was going to ask what's new," Ryan Seacrest said when Darrell took the stage, "but I think I know."
Thank you Gawker and Craiglist. If it wasn't for these sites, we would have missed this oh-so-classy help wanted ad for a "Personal Introduction Assistant" or "Wingwoman."
A trial is set to test a new hormonal contraceptive for men in 400 couples across the globe (60 in Manchester and 340 in nine international locales). In the study, University of Manchester researchers will initially give male volunteers ages 18 to 45 up to four courses of injections of a combination of two hormones, testosterone undecanoate and norethisterone enantate over six months.