Sex by Numbers: A Last Hurrah

A weekly look at sex and culture, by the numbers.

It’s a great week for attractive opportunists looking to make a little money off the internet. Whether you’re looking to become a globetrotting escort or just sexually harass Tim Tebow. Just make sure you give Egypt a miss on your world tour for now (it’ll make sense below, we promise).

5: U.S. Embassy employees currently facing a lawsuit for allegedly running over a Brazilian sex worker after a financial dispute

83: age of the woman whose cadaver was used in a recent Polish medical study claiming to have discovered the G-spot

$1 million: amount is offering to any woman who can prove she has bedded virginal football player Tim Tebow

343: participants in the world’s largest speed dating event, held over a two-and-a-half hour period at the University of South Florida

55: number of participants who dropped out during the event

100% free: Price of a membership at for “attractive men and women,” which pairs “Attractive” travelers with “Generous” ones

12 inches: “approximate” length of a pink sex toy a New York woman used to assault a police officer trying to resolve a domestic disturbance complaint

28%: growth in interracial marriages between 2000 and 2010, according to a recently published study of Census data

6: hours after death it would remain legal for a man to sleep with his deceased wife, according to a proposed Egyptian bill known as the “Farewell Intercourse” law

Image: Linh.m.Do

Mallory Ortberg

Mallory resides in San Francisco, California. You can catch her weekly Sex By Numbers column.