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Spending $ on Sex

Nookie? It's gonna cost you. But whether that cost is in the form of condoms, taxi rides, or that wonderful social lubricant known as Pabst Blue Ribbon is up to you. Nerve.com asked nine people to track their sex-related budgets for one month and the results range from 0$ to hundreds of dollars per week.

Women Most Attractive in Winter

Women Most Attractive in Winter

Researchers explain that men see so much female skin during the summer months that they become more selective and critical of what qualifies as attractive. But, during the winter, with skin hidden under layers of clothing, a bare shoulder or chest is more of a rarity and therefore more appealing. In most societies, our faces are on view year-round, and the participants attraction ratings to the female head shots remained unchanged from season to season.

"Fumbling Man-Children?"

"Fumbling Man-Children?"

If you're like me, you're counting down the days until Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, starring Juno's Michael Cera and Charlie Bartlett's Kat Dennings, hits theaters. Jessica Grose over at Jezebel is, too, but she's grown weary of the "earnest fumbling manchildren of film" so often portrayed as on-screen boyfriends. Cera seems to play the same role over and over: the "hypersensitive, passive, awkward semi-loser:" cute on-screen but too weak-willed, inexperienced and whiny to date or try to sleep with in real life.

Urtak Answers Your Questions

Urtak Answers Your Questions

Wondering what your friends think of Sarah Palin or if people think marriage is going out of style? Answer your questions at Urtak, a new website that lets you create polls and answer questions. Urtak calls itself "the world's first experiment in collaborative public opinion." It's new and its users are self-selecting, so we can't say with certainty that 11% of people would pay $40,000 for a date with Scarlett Johansson (although now that she's married, they probably wouldn't get their money's worth). We can say that Urtak is an interesting alternative to traditional polls like Gallup and Zogby.

Open Relationships on WEtv

Open Relationships on WEtv

If you're a regular YourTango reader you might be familiar with open relationships. Jenny Block, YourTango writer and author of the book Open: Love, Sex and Life in an Open Marriage, has both a husband and a girlfriend. Dan Eldridge, who pens the blog "Marriage Without Monogamy," also has an non-monogamous long-term relationship. But YourTango isn't the only media outlet to tell the stories of people in open relationships. Set your DVR now, because tonight at 10/9c WE tv is airing an open marriage episode of their series, The Secret Lives of Women. The show focuses on four women with distinct non-monogamous lifestyles.

Obama Marriage Earns Praise

Obama Marriage Earns Praise

HuffPo targeted the equality and vitality of the Obama bond as being exceptional to the Reagan, Kennedy, Bush, Clinton, and McCain marriages. The article also focuses intently on the differences between Michelle Obama and the first ladies of the past. (And of course, the potential one of the future.)

Less Money = More Sex?

Less Money = More Sex?

The Alpha Consumer reports that one in five adult Americans admits to drinking more, 17 percent say they are smoking more, and 19 percent report increased sexual activity since the economy's taken a turn for the worse. And, move over crack, booze and babies: Lemondrop is crowning sex this season's hottest celeb addiction. It is, presumably, cheaper than the other three, after all.

Less Money = More Sex?

Less Money = More Sex?

The Alpha Consumer reports that one in five adult Americans admits to drinking more, 17 percent say they are smoking more, and 19 percent report increased sexual activity since the economy's taken a turn for the worse. And, move over crack, booze and babies: Lemondrop is crowning sex this season's hottest celeb addiction. It is, presumably, cheaper than the other three, after all.