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Sweden Just Made Up a New Word for Female Masturbation

Masturbation slang has typically belonged to men. Now women are taking it back … with portmanteaus.

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Spanking the monkey. Choking the chicken. Rubbing one out. Flogging the dolphin? Our culture is full of lovable/painful slang used to describe the ancient art of masturbation. But for many women, “jerking off” never seemed to translate across gender. Crazy! That’s why a group of people in—of course—Sweden came together and heroically invented their own term for female masturbation: klittra.

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To Lower Your Risk for Prostate Cancer Try Having More Orgasms

New research boosts the long-held medical theory that ejaculation can reduce the likelihood of prostate cancer.

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When British punk band The Buzzcocks released “Orgasm Addict,” their 1977 ode to le petit morte, most people wrote the song—and the band—off as juvenile rockers reveling in sexual explicitness for no reason other than shock value. Little could they have known, however, that The Buzzcocks were actually (I assume) issuing an urgent medical warning to help save lives from a form of cancer. Thankfully, modern medical research has vindicated the punks with the recent announcement that frequent ejaculation may in fact help prevent prostate cancer in men.

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The “Wankband” Will Harness The Power Of Masturbation To Charge Your Electronics

Clean, renewable energy could be as simple as charging up while getting off.

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If "Turn on, tune in, and drop out" was the rallying cry of 1960s counterculture, will "Log on, jerk off, and power up" become its modern-day equivalent?

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