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Sex By Numbers: Both Young & Old Are Doing It

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. From teenagers to nonagenarians, it appears we all like to have sex—even after giving birth and especially while on vacation. For that reason, here’s an age appropriate installment of Sex by Numbers. 28: Percentage of 1000 Texas teenagers surveyed who […]

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: Modern Day Romance and Breeding

ColumnHow do you maintain passion and pleasure in a romantic partnership, while at the same time navigating the ins and outs of parenting? As a weekly relationships columnist, I regularly receive love inquiries that range from the philosophical to the salacious. This week, my friend Rachel sent an intriguing letter, […]

Sex by Numbers: Can I Stay Single but Commit to One Man?

ColumnIs it possible to fall in love while still retaining your freedom? This week I received a philosophically-compelling letter from a friend back in the States. This year, like me, she has elected to be single after a long term relationship and has been savoring the sweetness of her alone […]

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: French Women Don’t Get Fat

ColumnWhat six lifestyle choices endow the much-celebrated French women with their ageless beauty, trim figures, and je ne sais quoi? French Women Don’t Get Fat is both a truism and the eponymous title of Mireille Guiliano’s lifestyle tome, which catapulted to number one on The New York Times bestseller list, has been […]

Sex by Numbers: Sextivus Edition

Column Facts are facts. Just in case you haven’t had enough of Sexy Santas, here are a few more holiday-related tidbits. It’s also a chance to look back and take stock of just how sexy this year really was.

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: 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 […]

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: On the Brain

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. The human brain—comprising 3% of our body weight yet using 20% of our energy—is our body’s most complex organ. When it comes to the brain and sex though, things are pretty straightforward: we want it. This week’s Sex By Numbers […]

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: 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: 10 Secrets To A Healthy Breakup

ColumnA weekly exploration into the sexually fascinating and provocative. This is Abigail Wick’s first column in her new expedition of Sex By Numbers, an ongoing look into the emotional and sexual  lives of the modern day woman. Follow her weekly here for insight and inspiration as she explores the “sex” […]

Sex by Numbers: 5 Ways Yoga Can Keep Men out of Bars

ColumnMen tired of looking for relationships at bars should consider a yoga class for a more healthy approach. Most of my columns are directed at the ladies, but I know plenty of men seek out Sex by Numbers to shore up on skills by which to shack up with the […]

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: Good for a Man, Good For a Woman?

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. The differences that distinguish males from females are often the same things that attract us to each other. However, that’s not to say that what’s good for one gender is always good for the other. From oxytocin-laced semen to walnuts […]

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: Picking Up Our Sex Litter Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. There are a lot of terrible things that happen in the world, but this is the week that brought us the phrase “sex litter,” so hold onto that when life seems unbearable. 250,000: total sales for 50 Shades of Gray, […]

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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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