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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: Bring on the Sexbots

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It’s nice to know that in a rapidly-evolving world, people are always happy to write predictions about the future market for sex robots. Some things do not change, and never should. 61 to 39: Margin by which the decision not […]

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: A Very Blue Hawaii

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. 1 minute: Length of the first Magic Mike trailer to feature full male nudity, released this week 112: Age of recently discovered notes from a failed Antarctic expedition describing the “depraved” behavior of Adelie penguins, including apparent acts of necrophilia […]

Sex By Numbers: Survival of the Fittest

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. It’s hard being a member of the human species these days—what with all that competition for procreation and all those standards of beauty and gender norms to live up to. This week’s Sex by Numbers takes a look at just […]

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: 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: Taking You for Granted

ColumnStop wasting time being self-conscious and celebrate you at every age. Sara’s wearing a sliver of a bikini. Her short, brown hair gleams in the midday light and is shellacked in an elaborate bouffant. People describe her eyes as electric-blue, around which she applies heavy kohl eyeliner. Her lips are […]

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: 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: Republican Caucus Edition

Column Facts are facts. In honor of the recently-concluded Republican Iowa Caucuses, we’re running an extra-special Sex by Numbers this week honoring both the region and the people that made the last few months so jam-packed with sex scandals, mistresses, and trips to the Pizza Ranch.

Sex By Numbers: Fantasy, Fact and Fiction

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. This week’s Sex By Numbers takes stock of things ranging from the factual to the fantastical, including virtual girlfriends, un-airbushed models, and Michelle Bachmann’s logic. 1980: Year that the erotica trilogy Sleeping Beauty, penned by Anne Rice, was first released. […]

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: 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: 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, […]

Sex by Numbers: One-Night Stands

ColumnWhy buy the bull when you can just have it for sport? Sex by Numbers debuted only a few short months ago, and with it has come a veritable firestorm of fierce women flooding my inbox with stories and queries. Needless to say, you people are an impressive (and sometimes […]

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: 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: 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: 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 […]

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Social Media Activism Helps Women Reclaim Their Bodies

Social media activism can be done anywhere.

You might not think that a social media platform would be the place where women go to reclaim their bodies. But that’s just what the following women did.

Mashable recently published a great article detailing the stories of three women who harnessed the power of social media activism to claim their identity by discussing their bodies. Each woman’s story is incredibly moving but totally different:

6 Recycling Benefits That Put Your Lame Excuses to Shame

Recycling benefits everything and everyone. Here, 6 common myths to throw away. Like, right now. Maybe you started off with a passionate mission to recycle and do your part for the environment, but it’s since fallen by the wayside with an apathetic “thud.” Or maybe you’re one of the many […]

Trust Your Gut: Using Intuition for Good Health

Always trust your gut. It knows what your head hasn’t figured out yet. ~Unknown We are programmed, here in the West, to run to our physician whenever we aren’t feeling well. Of course, there are times this is warranted. But many times our gut is trying to tell us something. […]

Jemima Kirke Shares Her Abortion Story [Video]

Jemima Kirke, of HBO’s “Girls” recently shared her abortion story with the Center for Reproductive Rights. Kirke’s story is similar to many women’s abortion stories as it was very difficult for her to afford the procedure. As she said: It wasn’t totally unavailable, and that’s the tricky part — there […]

Big Tobacco Sues FDA Over Labeling Requirements

Does big tobacco have a legal leg to stand on with labeling requirements? On Tuesday, big tobacco filed suit against FDA over tobacco product labeling, claiming that the agency had overstepped its authority. The lawsuit is in response to a guidance issued in March which requires that tobacco companies submit […]

A Little Bit of ’70s Home Decor that Goes a Long Way

70s home decor, wallpaper

In the past few months, we’ve reported quite frequently that the 70s are back in a big way. While we’ve given you plenty of tips to master personal 70s inspired looks, we’ve yet to give you some fab 70s inspired ideas for the home. Well, that time has come, readers.

The Real Reason Men Who Clean the House Have Less Sex

Science says men who clean the house have less sex. Here’s why science can suck it. Back in the day—okay, 2013—a study came out that said men who do more chores around the house have less sex than husbands who don’t clean the house as much. (Can I meet the […]

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Sex by Numbers: Guilty as Charged Edition

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers. What a week it’s been for the Ecosalon Sex by Numberettes. We’ve had gay sex outlaws, yoga orgasms and Canadian divorces (and it’s only Thursday). Look out, weekend. 21 percent: respondents who claimed they would be willing to give up […]

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: 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: 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: 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 […]