National Masturbation Month was founded in 1995 by San Francisco sex toy store Good Vibrations. The owners decided to dedicate May to the art of masturbating after former U.S. Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders was fired (by an uncharacteristically prudish Bill Clinton) for suggesting at a 1994 United Nations conference that masturbation should be taught. In respect of the month, The Center For Sex and Culture also hosts a sticky event each May called the Masturbate-a-thon. The Masturbate-a-thon is exactly as it sounds—people masturbating and competing with on another for a series of prizes. This year's talent (the event was held on May 4th in San Fransisco) included a man who shot his load five-feet-four inches and a guy who played his skin flute for 9 hours and 58 minutes before the finale. Almost ten hours of stroking it. No way!
The Telegraph reported that in a study carried out by psychologists at Northumbria University in Britain, women were found to rate men with stubble as, "tough, mature, aggressive, dominant, and masculine – and as the best romantic partners, either for a fling or a long-term relationship."Read: Stubble: The Best of Both Worlds But this study only asked women about men who shave their faces clean of hair (or the ones can't grow any hair to begin with), the rugged man who always has a little bit of stubble and guys who sport full-on beards. It left out one of the most important facial features a man can create, style and show off: the mustache. Given the options the study provided, it's no surprise females preferred men who groom their faces to resemble the hottest TV hunks like Matthew Fox (Jack) and Josh Holloway (Sawyer) from Lost and Patrick Dempsey (McDreamy) from Grey's Anatomy.
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Let's first make something clear. We don't think everyone should procreate. In some cases, we really wish they wouldn't. In fact, if we had our druthers, we might actually sit down with a few of them and ask: "Are you really sure you want to do this, Mrs. Hitler?" That being said, we also aren't in favor of arbitrarily picking and choosing who should be allowed to receive fertility treatments. For example, if you're a 27-year-old woman who's been trying for over three years to get knocked up, we wouldn't deny you fertility treatments just because your husband fathered two kids in a previous relationship. A nationally funded clinic in the UK, however, seems to see things differently.
You only get to pick one first name for your baby. Many parents can weigh the merits of different names for months before deciding on one. On Friday, the Social Security Administration released the list of most popular baby names in the US for 2008.
A group of editors, TV people, and local women descended upon a giant villa at the Sunset Marquis last night, and even though I hardly knew anyone, it wasn’t awkward at all. I grew up in a house where we never ever ever ever ever talked about this stuff (still don’t), but honestly, I heard about everything imaginable last night, and I didn’t even blush! It was fun.
I went on a date the other week with a pair of hot Swedish volleyball players with galactic hoots and bodies so taut that quarters bounce off bellies. These buxom hotties could easily have graced the pages of Brodawg Magazine, posing in the rain, wearing only leather belts. As they were putting on their heels to join me in the champagne jacuzzi, it occurred to me that these phantasmagorical sirens weren't doing it for me. Then I woke up with both of my arms in my pant legs. Cursed margaritas, so tequila-y and delicious.
Twice, my friend Susan (I have changed some names and identifiers) found herself covering for a date who was short on cash. On the first date. At the end of one of them, there was even a humiliating walk to an ATM machine, where he handed her precisely his half and thanked her for a nice evening. Susan was mortified.
We sort of vaguely remember the pop cultural phenom known as 'The Wolfboy.' Wolfboy is Larry Ramos Gomez, a 31-year-old man suffering from hypertrichosis, a disorder which causes thick, black hair to cover one's face. Today Variety.com reported that Zoo Prods. is developing a "docusoap"-style show trailing Gomez on his quest to find love. He's recently divorced from his wife and ready to find some ladies. The creators seem earnest in keeping the content quasi-intelligent and humanitarian—they want Wolf Boy to kick down that cumbersome "freak factor category" and be seen as a normal guy.
Is your sex life in a rut? Do you want to try out something new, but are unsure of how to go about doing so? Author Tracey Cox explains everything you need to know in her book, Secrets of a Supersexpert, from sex tips, miscellaneous trivia, and the psychology of falling in love.