Sex is one hot topic that will never go out of fashion so you might as well brush up on your general knowledge in this area.
Think food is sexy? Some people admit to feeling a similar sense of arousal when thinking about food as they do when thinking about sex.
Forget post-coital cuddling! According to a poll by consumer electronics site Retrevo.com, 36 percent of people under the age of 35 check their Facebook and Twitter accounts after sex.
Think men get laid more than women? Wrong! According to Men’s Fitness, women have sex 17 percent more often than the average guy. Go girls!
Orgasms are good for your health! They can lower a woman’s risk of heart disease, stroke, breast cancer and even depression. So have sex and get happy!
Even though the male orgasm seems to get all the attention, it turns out the women get the last laugh when it comes to climaxing. The average female orgasm lasts 20 seconds — 14 seconds longer than the male’s six-second orgasm.
Sex counts as a workout! During 30 minutes of active sex, you burn about 200 calories.
Even though straight women reported only being aroused by men, researchers at the Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, found that most women in a study became aroused by every sexual stimulus they saw — including nude male and female bodies, heterosexual and homosexual sex and even animal sex.
When aroused, people are not as likely to think things are disgusting, according to a study published in the online journal PLOS ONE.
Researchers at Rutgers University, who used fMRI scanners to find out exactly what happens in your brain when you’re aroused, found that different regions of the brain became activated in response to stimulation of the vagina, cervix, clitoris and nipples.
Ever notice that it’s kind of tough to go pee right after sex? Your body releases an antidiuretic hormone when you orgasm, which prohibits you from going potty as easily as usual. Just don’t hold it for too long, or you could risk infection.
According to a survey, at least 12 percent of women admitted to using their cellphones during sex.
Studies show that arousal and orgasm boost your immune system. And while this means sex could be good for you when you’re feeling a little under the weather, definitely know when to opt for some chicken soup and some sleep over a little sexual healing.
People who are more open to talking about sex are actually happier with their sex lives, according to Live Science.
According to a study published in the Journal of Sex Research, a person’s pain threshold significantly increases during arousal.
According to a study from the University of Groningen in the Netherlands, the amygdala — the part of the brain involved in fear and anxiety — shuts down during a female orgasm. So that brain mush you experience during sex is legit!