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that bug on the ceiling

I once spent a few hours in the middle of a humid summer night lying awake in my bed, in the roaring wash of the window fan, watching a firefly work its way over and over from one end of the room to the other. 670 more words

#ThrowbackThursday: Hitachi Magic Wand, 1968

On April 25, 1968, Japanese company Hitachi listed its Magic Wand for business in the U.S with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Originally advertised as a massager in the 1970s, it quickly gained a new (and arguably larger) reputation as a powerful vibrator. 181 more words


Betty Dodson with Carlin Ross

Betty Dodson with Carlin Ross

Betty Dodson has done some great work teaching women to explore their sexuality. Most of their content is focused towards women, especially older women, but has some very interesting things to say. 9 more words

Sex Ed Sites

Liberty, Life and Peace are Important

Physiological needs are very powerful because survival depends on their satisfaction. Our manners and customs go for more in life than our qualities. The love of social superiority, they very impulse of the human heart, which is the mainspring of civilization and the chief source of all human improvement, is able, when suffered to work on, uncontrolled by other more generous emotions, to corrupt man’s whole nature, and to drive him to acts the most horrid and detestable. 1,459 more words

Let's Talk About Sex, Baby

It was only recently on a bachelorette trip that I had my first honest conversations with my girlfriends about sex (I think the first few rounds of drinks through penis straws helped to facilitate some topics). 341 more words


dob 24 aug

Lavinia Fontana (24 aug 1552 – 11 aug 1614) portrait painter, first female artist outside court / convent

Ruth Schaumann (24 aug 1899 – 13 mar 1975) poet, novelist, sculptor, illustrator, short fiction writer… 45 more words


August 24 in history

79   Mount Vesuvius erupted. The cities of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Stabiae were buried in volcanic ash.

1198 King Alexander II of Scotland, was born (d. 618 more words