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Sex by Numbers: 6 Reasons to Love Being Single

ColumnSix reasons it’s hot to be single right now. American women are marrying later in life than ever before – the Pew Research Center just released a report indicating the average marrying age is now 28. Coupling-up and exchanging wedding bands used to be considered the gateway into adulthood. Now, […]

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 […]

Sex by Numbers: Ivy League Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Fear not, sex-havers of EcoSalon, for if you don’t get the chance to attend Sex Trivia Night at Harvard this year, there’s still plenty of time to get tickets for this summer’s Air Sex Championships. We’ve got you covered.

Sex by Numbers: 10 Tips from Grandma on Being a Woman

ColumnSometimes, all the things you need to know about life are from your grandmother. My 68-year-old, small town Texas grandmother is the most quoted authority figure in my weekly Sex by Numbers column – this fact says a good deal about how much I take to heart her advice. My […]

The Friday 5, Vol. 12

A weekly roundup of EcoSalon’s top stories. This week has been a veritable feast of words and thought with five brilliant, new writers joining us.We thought introductions were necessary, so without further ado, here’s our Friday 5 featuring the five. Taking natural makeup to dizzying heights, Kristen Arnett’s column High […]

Sex by Numbers: Secrets and Lies

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It may be that you can hide things from your partner and even from yourself, but you can’t hide from the relentless and elite team of sex researchers here at EcoSalon. We found them. All of them. And they’re downright […]

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: Flirting As Art

ColumnWe all enjoy getting what we want, and certain methods are considerably more effective than others. The ineluctable power of flirtation is one of the most invaluable tools in your social arsenal. I am incredibly effective at it, and apply my methods to all manner of human discourse – from […]

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: Men vs. Women

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. Men and women were created equal, but they’re by no means the same. When it comes to sex, the differences between our genders are ever apparent. This week’s Sex By Numbers examines our sexual discrepancies—including fantasies, post coital slumber, and […]

Sex by Numbers: No-Dieting Tips for Trimming 10 Pounds

ColumnSkip the weight loss centers and the elliptical machines, there are other fun ways to drop unwanted pounds. Last spring, I set sail from the States to Europe, where I’m now a legal resident. In the intervening months since my arrival, I’ve shed a handy ten pounds – without even […]

Sex by Numbers: An App A Day

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 9: Fossils of turtle couples that apparently died while mating that were recently discovered in an ancient lake bed in Germany 19cm: Length of a double-headed sex toy that Chinese reporter Ye Yunfeng identified as a “rare mushroom” on national […]

Sex by Numbers: Modesty is the New Sexy

ColumnExcess is an unsustainable path, leaving little to the imagination. Modesty doesn’t necessarily mean donning a chastity belt, but it certainly means keeping your legs firmly crossed if you’re wearing a skirt. Moderation doesn’t mean giving up alcohol to spend every evening reading Gertrude Stein while cuddling your pet cat, […]

Sex by Numbers: Dolphins Are Swingers Too Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. I hope you’re ready to live on your own, because unless you’re a dolphin (it’ll make sense later, I promise), odds are you’re going to end up alone. With that out of the way, let’s get to our weekly batch […]

Sex by Numbers: The Rhythm Method

Column Facts are facts. If you’re not too busy protesting male-only contraception hearings in the House of Representatives today, how about a few lighthearted statistics to take your mind off of things? Don’t worry, I’m sure that all these elderly male religious leaders have our best interests at heart and […]

Sex by Numbers: Big Legal Troubles

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 1 in 10: number of American inmates who claim to have experienced sexual assault from guards or other inmates while incarcerated 50%: Female farmworkers who reported sexual harassment and assault in a recent Human Rights Watch report 12: new age […]

Sex by Numbers: Groundhog Day

Column Facts are facts. It’s Groundhog Day, which, if nothing else, means you have a legitimate excuse to watch what is inarguably the last great film Harold Ramis ever directed. It also provides a thin and tired narrative frame for us to hang an assortment of sex facts from, and […]

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 […]

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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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