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Sex By Numbers: What You Don’t Know Will Kill You Edition

Column Facts are facts. Sex facts have been piling up like rabbits this week. If you didn’t get enough information last time, then get ready for some more statistic-based intrigue. Slip into your comfiest bathrobe, dilute your vodka tonic, and let the numbers carry you away.

Sex by Numbers: Hot German Men in Cold Northern Climes

ColumnFour Northern European men offer insight into their culture’s subtle approach to love and loyalty. Stereotypes, however coarse and insensitive, can nonetheless serve as useful indicators about a culture’s biases and predilections. For instance, it’s not exactly going out on a limb to generalize that Mediterranean men are exhibitionists of […]

Sex by Numbers: Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Maybe it’s been a rough week for you. Maybe your dating spreadsheet wound up on the Internet and you had to give up your Match.com profile. Maybe you were discriminated against by the casting director for The Bachelor. Well, cheer […]

Sex By Numbers: Go For the Gold

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. All that twisting and turning and vaulting of Olympic bodies this week got us thinking…about sex, of course. This week’s Sex By Numbers offers Olympic-themed trivia about everyone’s other favorite sport. 150,000: Number of un-branded condoms delivered to the Olympic […]

Sex By Numbers: Mixed-Up Media

A weekly look and sex and culture, by the numbers. Messages of sexual innuendo in all forms of media is as American as apple pie. Though despite the vagina biographies, Tumblrs, mobile apps and pregnant teens in French cinema featured in this week’s Sex By Numbers, it appears we still […]

Sex by Numbers: Animal Attraction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 40%: Decrease in fertility rates from mice kept on a normal sleep/wake schedule and those whose sleep patterns were disrupted in a recent Northwestern study 4700: Age of a Chalcolithic man found buried in the dress and manner of a […]

Sex by Numbers: Happy and Gay Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Number of sitting American presidents who currently support same-sex marriage: 1 250,000: Number of federal government employees who have completed an official survey that includes, for the first time, questions about sexual orientation and gender identity

Sex by Numbers: How to Date Multiple Men

ColumnColumnist Abigail Wick delivers definitive reasons why single women not only can, but positively should, date more than one man at once. It might seem funny to begin an article about dating multiple men by talking about my grandmother but in fact, nothing makes more sense. At a healthy 68 […]

Sex by Numbers: Of Two Minds

Column Facts are facts. If there’s a theme to this week’s Sex by Numbers, it’s that none of you seem to be able to make up your minds. In general, you’re having more sex than in years past, but you’re not sure yet if you approve. Also, you should probably […]

Sex by Numbers: An Anthropological Look At Marriage

ColumnA look at the institution of marriage and what some will go through to make it happen. Whether you consider it an anachronism or not is little matter:  A wedding is a fête, marriage is an institution, and because summer is culturally enshrined as the season for matrimony, there’s no […]

Sex by Numbers: It’s Only Natural Edition

Column Facts are facts. It’s almost the end of January, which means that for at least the last 3 weeks your life has been a gray, dull, hopeless blur of days in which you’ve almost certainly been forced to listen to your co-worker’s latest cleanse. Nobody’s drinking, nobody’s going out, […]

Sex by Numbers: Water Cooler Talk

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. You’ve been waiting a full week for more titillating information on worldy sex facts and they’re back. That’s right, it’s this week’s Sex by Numbers. Number of sex “mistakes” that heterosexual men make, according to WebMD: 7

Sex by Numbers: Water Cooler Talk

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. You’ve been waiting a full week for more titillating information on worldy sex facts and they’re back. That’s right, it’s this week’s Sex by Numbers. Number of sex “mistakes” that heterosexual men make, according to WebMD: 7

Sex by Numbers: At-Home Dinner Date

ColumnEating in is a league apart during the getting-to-know-you phase of dating. The term summer love connotes a carefree, casual relationship in which sex is sweet and simple – questions of long-term companionship are less relevant than good, old-fashioned animal attraction. But sometimes, that summer sweetheart turns out to be […]

Sex by Numbers: Animal Attraction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 40%: Decrease in fertility rates from mice kept on a normal sleep/wake schedule and those whose sleep patterns were disrupted in a recent Northwestern study 4700: Age of a Chalcolithic man found buried in the dress and manner of a […]

Sex by Numbers: Hollywood Edition

Column Facts are facts. This week we’re taking a look at Los Angeles, because Angelenos know how to make headlines, if nothing else. 1: Number of sex-for-McNuggets-related arrests in a Los Angeles McDonald’s 9 to 1: Los Angeles court ruling requiring all pornographic actors to use condoms when performing Number […]

Sex by Numbers: What Would Grandma Say?

Column You better be having sex with the right people. Gentle Readers, there are a lot of sex-related facts and factettes out there in this sexy, sex-having world of ours. But let’s get real: most of you are too busy Doing It (sex-wise) to analyze and collate them all into […]

Sex by Numbers: What Would Grandma Say?

Column You better be having sex with the right people. Gentle Readers, there are a lot of sex-related facts and factettes out there in this sexy, sex-having world of ours. But let’s get real: most of you are too busy Doing It (sex-wise) to analyze and collate them all into […]

Sex by Numbers: The Big Easy

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What better way to celebrate SCOTUS’ preservation of Obamacare than a new installment of Sex by Numbers? 35: Percentage of survey respondents who believed more than a quarter of Americans are LGBT <5: Percentage of Americans who are actually LGBT

Sex by Numbers: What Makes You a Great Lover?

ColumnEcoSalon Columnist Abigail Wick interviews European ex-pats about the game they bring to the table. You know you have one. That go-to friend – maybe the gay friend living in the apartment next door or your wild and crazy partner-in-crime from your days at university who always lends a willing […]

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Sex By Numbers: Lady Gaga and Settling the Score

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. There are certain things we will always want: eternal youth, the upper hand with our ex, and—if you happen to be Lady Gaga this week—everyone to stop obsessing over bodily perfection. Even though we may never get these things, this […]

Sex By Numbers: We Love You Kate Middleton

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. If anyone has the right to be irritated this week, it’s Kate Middleton. Can’t a Duchess get a little uninterrupted tanning time in? In her royal honor, we’ve dedicated this week’s Sex By Numbers to every woman that just wants […]

Sex By Numbers: Mixed-Up Media

A weekly look and sex and culture, by the numbers. Messages of sexual innuendo in all forms of media is as American as apple pie. Though despite the vagina biographies, Tumblrs, mobile apps and pregnant teens in French cinema featured in this week’s Sex By Numbers, it appears we still […]

Sex By Numbers: I Saw it on TV!

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers  As a culture, we spend a lot of time watching TV. We also spend a lot of time thinking about sex, so it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes a look at this […]

Sex By Numbers: Stranger Than Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. When it comes to our sexual selves, we might as well learn to expect the unexpected. Never has that been more true than this week’s Sex By Numbers, in which Hugh Hefner is an outspoken feminist, a male worries that […]

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