A cult in Papua New Guinea promised villagers that their banana harvest would increase every time they engaged in public sex. After a villager reported to the polΡ–cΠ΅ that the cult members had been using thrΠ΅ats of viΠΎlence to fΠΎrce people to have sex in public, the leader escΠ°ped abc.net.au/news/2009-09-1…
Hipparchia of Maroneia demanded to marry cynic philosopher Crates despite her parents objecting. Crates, removed his clothes in front of her parents and declared "this is the bridegroom and this is his property". They got married and lived in the streets as cynics, often having sex in public en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip…
As many as 8% of male sheep have an exclusive preference for sex with other males. irishpost.com/news/many-e…
There was a global search to find a mate for Jeremy, a rare left-coiling snail. His shell coiled counterclockwise, the opposite direction of typical snails, so his sex organs could not align with others. After being rejected by other left-coiling snails, he would eventually find love. npr.org/sections/thetwo-w…
Spain had a guardianship system until 1985, which granted men near-total control over their wives and daughters. Women needed their guardian's consent to open a bank account, work, or drive, and men could legally kill their female wards for having extramarital sex. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gua…
Today I learned about Jason Vukovich, known as the β€œAlaskan Avenger,” who was convicted of using the state’s sex offender registry to track down offenders, break into their homes, and beat them with a hammer. nypost.com/2018/01/02/ave…
Team America: World Release initially received an NC-17 rating due to the sex scene. The initial cut lasted a minute and a half and showed the puppets urinating and defecating on each other. Nine edits were shown to the MPAA before it was approved and cut down to 50 seconds. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea…
British sailors on the HMS Dolphin in the 18th century discovered that native Tahitian women were eager to exchange sex for iron, and they began pulling nails out. The resulting trade became so extensive that the loss of nails started to threaten the ship's structural integrity. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS…
Bill Murray Likes to Call Kelly Lynch’s Husband Every Time He Sees Patrick Swayze Having Sex With Her in Road House grantland.com/hollywood-p…
The Church of Scientology tried to take over the city of Clearwater, Florida, in the 1970s. When mayor Gabriel Cazares criticized this, the Church tried to concoct a sex scandal and stage a false hit-and-run accident involving Cazares, calling the operation "Speedy Gonzalez." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gab…
Today I learned of Foekje Dillema, a competitive runner and suspected hermaphrodite who was banned for life from competition after refusing to take a mandatory sex verification test en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foe…
The Church of the SubGenius is a parody religion that satirises better known belief systems. Church members seek to acquire β€œSlack” through sex and avoidance of work. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chu…
Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, was in a same-sex relationship for 27 years. This wasn’t known to the public until her obituary was released after her death on July 23, 2012. huffpost.com/us/entry/us_…
There are kinky spiders who tie up their lovers with silken cords before and during sex to avoid getting eaten and to extend their mating time. nationalgeographic.com/ne…
Today I learned about the Trobriand Islanders. Because yams (a natural contraceptive) make up such a large portion of their diet, for much of their history they didn’t realize that pregnancy results from sex; there simply wasn’t enough of an observable correlation. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tro…
The temperature of the sand that sea turtle eggs are incubated in will determine their sex. If a turtle's eggs incubate below 81.86 Fahrenheit, the turtle hatchlings will be male. If the eggs incubate above 87.8Β° Fahrenheit, however, the hatchlings will be female. oceanservice.noaa.gov/fac…
In 1978 Sex Pistols member John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) called out Jimmy Saville as a sexual predator during a BBC interview. The clip was edited out before broadcast louderthanwar.com/interes…
Praxiteles created the first greek naked female sculpture in the 4th century BC. The statue was so lifelike it aroused men sexually. A young man was so in love with "Aphrodite of Knidos" that he broke into the temple at night and attempted to have sex with the statue, leaving a stain on it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aph…
Not only does Japan have the lowest sexual frequency in the world, it is also the only country where the percentage of people who are not happy with their sex life is higher than that of those who are. toyokeizai.net/articles/-…
Stoicism had a profound impact on Christianity, with some of the central concepts of Stoicism still being used in religious texts today, such as "virtue", "Spirit" and "conscience". Stoicism also invented the idea that sex is just within marriage, for unitive and procreative purposes only. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sto…
The Puritans viewed marital sex as a fundamental right. One man, James Matlock, was excommunicated (exiled from the church) after denying his wife sex for two years. tampabay.com/archive/2002…
In 2014 Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols admitted to spending 10,000 euros on iPad games en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joh…
The Romans believed eyelashes fell out from excessive sex, so women would use cosmetics to make their eyelashes look fuller and longer to demonstrate their chastity. loebclassics.com/view/pli…
John Stanley Wojtowicz, in 1972, robbed a bank to pay for his wife's sex change surgery. His actions inspired the movie "Dog Day Afternoon". aventurasnahistoria.uol.c…
The USSR tried to blackmail a gay US journalist with photos of him having sex with a Soviet spy, but he refused to cooperate and reported the incident to the CIA. When the Soviets sent the photos to prominent journalists, they all refused to out him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos…
Semelparous animals have so much sex that they can die from it. nationalgeographic.com/sc…
Cambodian superstition says that opposite sex twins were lovers in a past life whose relationship was ill-fated, causing them to be born as twins and preventing them from marrying in this life. phnompenhpost.com/twins-f…
There were superstar Sex Workers in 18th Century London who became major media celebrities en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kit…
Before King Kong, there was Ingagi - a 1930 movie described by newspapers at the time as β€œthe gorilla β€˜sex’ picture.” latimes.com/archives/la-x…
Koro is a culture-bound syndrome delusional disorder in which an individual has an overpowering belief that his or her sex organs are retracting and will disappear, despite the lack of any true longstanding changes to the genitals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kor…
Today I learned that Johnny Rotten of the British Punk Band the Sex Pistols was on an episode of Judge Judy in the 90s. youtube.com/watch?v=K3L7x…
Today I learned of Denham Fouts an American male sex worker who inspired characters by Truman Capote, Gore Vidal, Christopher Isherwood, and Gavin Lambert. He was dubbed β€œthe most expensive male prostitute in the world”. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Den…
About Andy Warhol's failed assassin, Valeri Solanas. A radical who called for the elimination of the male sex to create a Utopia for women. She shot Warhol in the liver, spleen, lungs, and stomach and he was required to wear a corset for the rest of his life. biography.com/news/andy-w…
No universally used singular form in modern English of "cattle" exists, other than the sex- and age-specific terms (i.e. cow, bull, steer, heifer). beef2live.com/story-singu…
Today I learned of a woman who gave her neighbor a β€˜box of sex toys’ to hold on to. 6 months later the neighbor noticed a stench coming from her closet where the box was stored. She finally opened it and found a decomposing severed head inside. It was the original woman’s husband. nypost.com/2019/10/04/wom…
It was illegal to sell sex toys in Texas until 2008, and punishable by as many as two years in jail cbsnews.com/news/texas-ba…
A whistleblower said that Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings and have even heard drug deals, medical details and people having sex theguardian.com/technolog…
James Cameron was originally hired to write the first Spider-Man film, with Leonardo DiCaprio eyed to star. In his script, Spider-Man accidentally kills a child, calls Electro a "motherfucker", and binds Mary Jane to the Brooklyn Bridge with his webs, before having sex with her. screenrant.com/spider-man…
Having sex can offer temporary relief for nasal congestion health.clevelandclinic.or…
Today I learned of Sir Ewan Forbes, an intersex British aristocrat and rural doctor who applied to change his sex in 1952. Afraid of possible ostracism, he alerted his patients, priest and friends in advance and found that they were β€œuniversally supportive”. He married his partner in a church a month later. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir…
Nearly 1 in 3 men aged 18-24 did not have sex in the past year, up substantially from the year 2000 jamanetwork.com/journals/…
Most flavored condoms use glycerin for the flavoring or taste. Sugar/glycerin can throw off the PH balance of a woman's vagina which drastically increases the chance for developing a yeast infection so flavored condoms are only for oral sex ripnroll.com/blogs/sexual…
A burglar stole a Super 8 camera & video tapes from a youth soccer coach; he then turned over the tapes & coach's address to police upon finding sex abuse of the boys from the man's soccer team on the tapes. Police found more child porn of his soccer players in the coach's home & arrested him. independent.co.uk/news/wo…
The units devised to measure pleasure/dopamine levels measure sex at 200 units whereas methamphetamine at 1,250 units awakeningsrehabilitation.…
Theda Bara, often cited as the first sex symbol of the movies, has very little of her filmography surviving. All but three of her full-length movies have been lost en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
The mites that live on your face are related to ticks and spiders. They eat the oil from your skin, hide in your pores, have sex on your face while you sleep, and can tell researchers where your ancestors came from. npr.org/sections/health-s…
MTV in the 80s involved sex, cocaine and Van Halen for contest winners! pagesix.com/2019/04/20/se…
Today I learned about Valeria Messalina, Roman Empress and wife of Emperor Claudius, who competed in a sex marathon with Rome's foremost prostitute and came out on top, and was eventually executed when she married a senator (banquet and all) while Claudius was out of town. walksinsiderome.com/blog/…
There is a parasite that replaces the tongue of fish and changes sex in the process nationalgeographic.com/sc…
For several years the CIA paid sex workers to bring men back to a β€œsafehouse” brothel so they could secretly dose them with LSD and watch what happened through a two-way mirror in an effort to find a mind control drug. discovermagazine.com/mind…

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