45 Percent of Men Climax Within Two Minutes

So you know that TV/movie/life trope? The one where two people are getting down and dirty and just as they begin to have sex, the dude finishes unexpectedly and sheepishly utters some take on the phrase "Uh, this never happens…" Well, actually it does happen. A lot. » 4/29/14 4:20pm 4/29/14 4:20pm

When It Comes to Orgasms, Size Does Matter--Cliterally

Amidst the lack of knowledge regarding female sexual dysfunction and the constant hullabaloo regarding a "female Viagra," we actually may be one step closer to cracking (or stroking) the enigma that is the female orgasm. » 2/21/14 2:40pm 2/21/14 2:40pm

Sex Sent Me to the ER Featured a Woman Who Orgasmed for 3 Hours

"There was nothing we could come up with to get me to stop orgasming," says Liz from Seattle during a segment from the most recent Sex Sent Me to the ER that is vividly recreated with a dramatization. "So I started trying to drink wine to see if that would calm down my system." Thus begins another installment of the… » 1/05/14 4:30pm 1/05/14 4:30pm

Female Orgasm May Be the Missing Link in Post-Shag Pillow Talk

After demystifying the creepy pickup artist, Assistant Professor Amanda Denes is back to help us understand the delicate art of pillow talk. While pillow talk is understood to maintain intimacy and security in a relationship as well as an effective setting to continue the Star Wars/Star Trek debate, Denes was… » 12/25/13 2:30pm 12/25/13 2:30pm

Men Faking Orgasms and Women Getting Off By Thinking Sexy Thoughts

Although science has made many advances in orgasm research, experts are still learning about men and women during sexual peak. » 9/30/13 11:20am 9/30/13 11:20am

Orgasms Are Better for Brains Than Crosswords

Sudoku or crosswords are decent mental exercises, but only in certain parts of the brain. Orgasms, however, work the whole damn thing over according to scientists. » 8/05/13 11:50am 8/05/13 11:50am

Orgasms Happen During Childbirth, but Only in France (Obviously)

Back in 2008 when the innocence of youth was sullied by the banking crisis, the Are You Afraid of the Dark? of investigative journalism shows, 20/20, aired parts of a documentary called Orgasmic Birth: The Best-Kept Secret, sparking a firestorm of internet commenting controversy. Orgasms during birth? You mean, yet… » 6/09/13 6:00pm 6/09/13 6:00pm

Orgasm-Free Casual Sex: We've Cum So Far, Yet So Infrequently

Research, articles, ubiquitous workshops on the female orgasm all speak to the "orgasm gap," the relative difficulty among women, compared to men, in achieving climax. And research, and articles and let's be honest, personal experience all speak to the prevalence of casual sex. But what does casual sex mean, given… » 1/15/13 6:40pm 1/15/13 6:40pm

America Finally Gives Up Hope on Ever Achieving Orgasm

Karezza sounds like a combination of jazzercize, Italian food, and a club full of Latvians, but it's neither an exercise, a cuisine, or a place to forget your debit card before you throw up on a sidewalk very far from your apartment. No, it's something much more depressing: a sexual "trend" that implores couples to… » 7/12/12 4:45pm 7/12/12 4:45pm

Older Ladies Aren't As Horny, And They're Fine With That

A new study finds that many ladies over 80 don't have a lot of sexual desire, but that doesn't really bother them — even if they're sexually active. » 1/04/12 10:40am 1/04/12 10:40am

Women Who Drink Wine Every Day Say They Have Better Sex

According to a new study, women who drink two glasses of wine every day say they're having better sex than their teetotaling counterparts. To be fair, that could be the wine talking. » 12/30/11 2:30pm 12/30/11 2:30pm

Watch The World's First Footage Of A Female Brain During Orgasm

Friends, what we have here is the "world's first movie of the female brain as it approaches, experiences and recovers from an orgasm." Watch as the body's most complex organ goes from a quiet red to a scorching hot yellow-white, as synapses fire and oxygen levels change. Fireworks! » 11/15/11 4:45pm 11/15/11 4:45pm

Should The Clitoris Go On The Endangered List?

Evolutionary biologist Sarah Blaffer Hrdy believes that since the clitoris is not linked to reproduction, it might just keep shrinking until it disappears. Sigh. Some dudes already have a hard time finding it as is. » 9/27/11 3:20pm 9/27/11 3:20pm

This Is Your Brain, Aroused

It's been sixty years since scientists first figured out which part of the brain processes stimulation to which part of the body — on a man. It took til this year for someone to thoroughly map the same for a woman's body. » 8/05/11 3:30pm 8/05/11 3:30pm

Joan Rivers Teaches Us Sign Language For "Orgasm"

Today on The View, Joan Rivers discussed how her standup shows now have a signer for the hearing impaired, which means that, considering her act, she's learning some interesting new signs including those for "orgasm" and "fake orgasm," which she demonstrates here. » 7/05/11 1:20pm 7/05/11 1:20pm

Birth Control Isn't Exactly A Turn On, Says Study

Simultaneous Orgasms And Other Movie Sex Myths

You mean couples don't always come at the same time? And ladies don't pull the sheet over their boobs right afterwards? Next they'll be telling us women don't usually keep their expensive bras on throughout sex either. [College Candy] » 7/01/10 10:40am 7/01/10 10:40am

Faking It: Not Just For Women Anymore

"Gloria considered Jim's inability to climax 'A little weird,' but soon she began to doubt her own feminine skills [...] The pressure mounted (!), and soon Jim hit upon a solution — he started faking his own orgasm." [PsychologyToday] » 12/29/09 1:45pm 12/29/09 1:45pm