Go Deep Inside a San Francisco Vibrator Factory

For all the mystique surrounding the female orgasm, vibrators are a surefire way for lots (and lots) of ladies to get off. I recently took a tour of Crave, a sex toy company that prototypes and fabricates its products in San Francisco; here's a peek inside your new favorite mini pleasure machine. » 2/14/14 3:38pm 2/14/14 3:38pm

Saturday Night Social: How Many Sex Toys Can $6K Get You?

According to a hilarious blind item on Radar yesterday, Jay Z and Beyoncé recently visited the New York sex shop Babeland so they could spend $6,000 on sex toys, which should make us all wonder: Did they buy a few really fancy sex toys, or did they buy a whole bunch of cheap sex toys to give away as ironic gifts? How… » 12/28/13 6:30pm 12/28/13 6:30pm

The Scariest Sex Toys We've Ever Seen [NSFW]

Earlier this month, we showed you the most precious vibrators around, ranging from snooty lint rollers to feathered rubber duckies. Now we're going the other way: here are the creepiest sex toys we could find. To each her own, even if your own is a scorpion climbing out of a coffin or a (literally) shit-talking… » 7/27/13 5:00pm 7/27/13 5:00pm

Vibrator Races in Vegas Prove That People in Vegas Are Bored

There’s a new racket in Vegas, the city where there just aren’t enough bad decision to be made. Sex toy races, whereby four battery-powered dildos crawl across a tabletop at a speed so slow that participants can feel themselves traveling backwards in time to the moment they decided they’d have a lark and put money… » 5/03/13 10:00am 5/03/13 10:00am

Are You Eco-Conscious Enough to Get Off on a Hand-Cranked Vibrator?

As an April Fools prank, high-class sex toy company Lelo tweeted that they'd soon be distributing an eco-friendly vibrator made of recycled wood pulp and old tires. Foolishly, the fool public believed them. Fools! And not only did the fool public believe them, they were falling over their Toms to shove Mother Earth's… » 4/25/13 11:10am 4/25/13 11:10am

Spanish Anarchists Sent an Explosive Box of Sex Toys to Catholic…

A Spanish anarchist that sometimes goes by the super-catchy name Anticlerical Pro Sex Toys Group says it sent explosive devices hidden within boxes of vibrators to prominent ultra-conservative Catholics in Spain, because nothing screams SUSPICIOUS when you’re an abstemious cleric than receiving a shipment of sex toys.… » 4/21/13 3:00pm 4/21/13 3:00pm

Brookstone Is Getting a Lot Less Coy About Being in the Sex Toy…

If Brookstone was one of the many of catalogs crowding your inbox this holiday season, you might have noticed that among the pages selling electronic wine openers, heated slippers, and remote control toy helicopters, the gadget chain's infamous selection of "personal massagers" has expanded to include a large selection… » 12/11/12 5:10pm 12/11/12 5:10pm

Reverse-Engineered ‘Sonar’ Vibrator Is the Very Latest in Vagina…

Thanks to a Scanlime post from entitled "Hacking My Vagina", there are now detailed instructions on how to reverse engineer a remote control vibrator so that its remote interface can be supplanted by an "Arduino-based sonar controller" that a user can activate with any part of her body. Vibrator deconstructionist Beth… » 11/25/12 1:30pm 11/25/12 1:30pm

Prudish Mother Writes an Endearing Article About Her Son Who Designs…

Sometimes it's easy to forget how far mainstream American culture has come since the Puritans landed on the blasted, infertile rock we now call "Massachusetts." For instance, nowadays, we can all speak frankly about...doing it without getting a case of the giggles. We are free to objectify the human body (mostly the… » 11/11/12 4:00pm 11/11/12 4:00pm

This Vibrator App Will Turn Your Nagging Bitch of a Wife Into the…

Vibease, a long distance massager that can be controlled by iPhone/Android, allows you to "stay intimate with your partner even when both of you are not physically together!" Which is all fine and dandy — except for the app's ridiculous promo video featuring John, a successful globetrotting executive and Jane, his naggy … » 8/30/12 5:45pm 8/30/12 5:45pm