In ancient Egypt, when a beautiful woman passed away they would let her corpse rot in the sun for up to 3 days before sending it to an embalmer. This was to discourage necrophilia.
Autoerotic asphyxiation causes between 500 and 1,000 deaths every year.
According to The State University of New York study, semen can help fight depression. Semen contains chemicals that elevate mood, increase affection, and induce sleep. It also contains cortisol, which is known to increase feelings of affection in the brain.
Only 5% of the population have sex once a day, while 20% have sex 3-4 times a week. The rest of the population is unknown.
Victor Hugo slept with so many prostitutes that on the day he died, all the brothels in Paris were closed, because so many of the prostitutes took the day off the mourn him.
According to a report in the Royal Society Open Science Journal, the average sex session lasts for around 100-500 pumps.
The first couple to ever be shown in bed on American Television? Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
Observed by the Center for Marital and Sexual Studios in California, the most orgasms witnessed in one hour was by a woman who endured 134. The record holder for a male is only 16.
The Aztecs considered avocados so sexually powerful, that they barred virgins from coming in contact with them.
According to a group of scientists who conducted a study in 2015, reverse cowgirl is the most dangerous sexual position.
A small study published in the Archives of Sexual Behavior found that people with more perceptive noses also had better sexual experiences. Women who had a strong sensitivity to odors also reported enjoying more orgasms than women whose noses weren’t as sharp.
Having sex at least 3 times a week can make you look 4-7 years younger.
Having sex at least once per week can lower a man’s risk of heart disease by 30%, stroke by 50%, and diabetes by 40%. It has also been shown that men with an active sex life are more likely to live past 80 years.
A plethora of researches considers our skin to be the largest sex organ we possess, and the brain the most powerful.
Curious as to why it can be difficult to urinate immediately after sex? After you orgasm, your body released and anti-diuretic hormone into your body making it difficult to pee.
Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, lost her virginity on her mother’s grave.
Some people are wired to have more sex than others. Scientists are not entirely sure why this is, but it is true in both males and females. Some will want more, while others will want less; it just depends on how their brain is wired.
It takes roughly two tablespoons of blood to get the average penis erect.
In ancient Babylonian culture, every woman was expected to prostitute herself once in her life for the benefit of the goddess Mullissu. She would go her temple and would have sex with the first man that paid her and she was not allowed to refuse. All the pretty women would be out of there immediately but the deformed and ugly women would sometimes wait for 3 to 4 years waiting for a man to pay her.
If you’re interested in having a threesome, head on over to Australia. 28% of the population has admitted to having one at least once.
An Iranian man holds the record for the longest-lasting erection in the world. His time? Permanent. He received a tattoo on his member which resulted in a never-ending erection for the rest of his life.
Japan holds the record for the largest successful orgy. The were able to find 250 consenting males and females to have sex in a rented out warehouse, while a professional camera crew documented it. Each position was choreographed so that all the couples were simultaneous in their actions.
Greek couples have sex an average of 138 times a year, placing them at the top of the world sex league. Japanese couples have sex just forty-five times a year, which puts them in last place.
Upper Paleolithic Art dating back 30,000 years shows people engaging in dildo use to pleasure themselves and others, meaning mankind invented sex toys far before we invented the wheel.
If you’re allergic to Brazil Nuts and have sex with someone who has just consumed some, you could very well have a reaction. In facts, it’s one of the only sexually transmitted allergic reactions we know of (so far).
When Henry VIII wanted to have sex with his wife, he was followed by a procession of 30-40 people and it took 2+ hours for the bed to be prepared for the royal copulation.