Erika Mino

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Having Cybersex for a Year Liberated Me from My Boring Marriage

That's definitely one way to shake up a stale relationship.<p><i>This article was written by GraceLynn Parker and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>I knew almost nothing about computers, but loneliness and insomnia had me pecking the keys in the wee hours of the morning, searching Internet chat …

How Often Other Couples Have Sex, Fight, Go on Dates, and More

See how your relationship habits stack up to more than 1,000 other people’s.<p>Unless they tell you otherwise, you probably assume that your friends and their S.O.s never fight, can't keep their hands off of each other, and get a full eight hours of sleep every night (while spooning, of course). But …

Why Are Women’s Nipples Banned in Public and on Instagram, but Men’s Nipples Aren’t?

Great question. And thus, the #FreeTheNipple movement was born. Are you in?<p>If you’re a man, you probably don’t think much about your nipples. And why should you? Hardly anybody notices them, or has rules about them, or asks you to cover them up—except in obvious places, like at the office or in …

The Top 10 Must-Haves for Any Hiker

Want to start doing bigger hikes? This gear got one hiker through a rim-to-rim trek of the Grand Canyon<p>Hiking is an awesome way to get a solid workout and a hefty dose of Vitamin N at the same time. Jenna Lee, FOX News Channel anchor of <i>Happening Now</i>, knows that well: She recently rocked a demanding …

Here's what to do when an airline loses your luggage

Thankfully, the US Department of Transportation has started laying down the law on what should happen when you arrive somewhere and your baggage doesn't.<p>Unfortunately, this still varies wildly depending on each airline and each specific situation.<p>To help you navigate these tricky waters, we've …

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ANKR: Peace of Mind About Your Camera Bag for $25

I just installed an ANKR in my camera bag. Over the past 10 years I’ve had this reoccurring dream about my camera gear and my backpack being stolen. …

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The 4 Steps to Giving Her Multiple Orgasms

Use these tips and you may double—or triple—her pleasure<p>Giving a woman just <i>one</i> orgasm is cause for celebration. But any woman who can climax once can probably cross the finish line again—and again.<p>The ability to come more than once is biological gift exclusive to the fairer sex. A man has to wait …

What to Do if You Hate the Way His Semen Tastes

In a perfect world, it would taste like cupcakes.<p>It's the question that crosses every woman's mind as soon as she gives her first blowjob: How can a man make his semen (or to be technical about it, his ejaculate) taste better? Unfortunately, science hasn't cracked that code quite yet.<p>We know, kind …

University of Chicago

7 of the Most Unbelievable Types of Porn That Actually Exist

Wow. Just wow.<p>You don't have to be a sex expert to know there's porn for pretty much any taste. And some of them are so, uh, creative that they’d make Linda Lovelace blush. We know you're curious, so we checked out some of the craziest, most fascinating types of porn so that you never, ever have to.<p>…

Breast Feeding

Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

"If you don't have celiac disease, it makes no sense to be on a gluten-free diet," remains a common refrain from physicians and other health care providers who choose to deny the idea that people who don't carry a diagnosis of celiac disease can have health issues from consuming gluten.<p>Nonetheless, …

13 Times Sex Actually Is the Answer to Your Problem

When you get that feeling, you need sexual healing.<p>Ever had someone tell you sex doesn’t solve anything? While it might not exactly be a cure-all, anyone who's ever said that has clearly never experienced the effects of a mind-blowing orgasm on a stress headache that’s the size of a filing cabinet. …

FDA panel backs 'pink Viagra' for sexual dysfunction in women

American women may soon have access to a controversial libido-enhancing pill dubbed "pink Viagra" after a government panel on Thursday gave its backing to what would be the first FDA-approved drug for the treatment of female sexual dysfunction.<p>In an 18-6 vote, a panel of Food and Drug …

Is the G-Spot Just a Big Lie?

A new study sheds light on some surprising stuff going on down there.<p>There are some things that, even if you can't see them, you really want to believe exist—like soul mates, rent-controlled apartments, and of course, the G-spot. Unfortunately, a new study in the journal <i>Urology</i> found that this …

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4 Weird Treatments for Cellulite That Actually Work

Goodbye, and good riddance!<p><i>This article was written by Rachel Krause and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover</i>.<p>Ah, the C word. Cellulite is nothing to be ashamed of—because let’s face it: Most of us have it. Seriously, it's believed to occur in roughly 90 percent of post-adolescent …

Skin Care

11 Places Where You Need to Have Sex at Some Point in Your Life

Don't knock 'em til you try 'em<p>You know that reccurring sex dream you have about getting it on under the stars with your partner (or, you know, Ryan Gosling)? Well we think you should totally make that a reality—the outdoors part that is. And we’re not the only ones. Expanding your sexual …

How She Masturbates Might Shock (and Scare) You

You won’t believe some of the things she uses to get off<p>When Trevor (not his real name) came home a little early from a night out with the guys, he expected to climb into bed with his girlfriend. But instead, he was faced with what he described as “a clitoral exorcism” with a stuffed teddy bear.<p>“I …

Everything You Need to Know About Vaginas

Get ready to get up close and personal with your nether regions.<p>Women’s Health <i>and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) teamed up on an exclusive survey that revealed how much women know about their own anatomy. The answer, sadly: Not a whole lot. To help you better</i> …

Women's Health

11 Weird Facts About Your Breasts

These bizarre, fascinating tidbits will totally change the way you see your girls

Women's Health

13 Things That Are Only True in Porn

#3 is so true.

The Best Hair-Removal Method for Your Sex Life

You (and your partner) will thank us.<p>Bikini season is still a few months away, but you have sex year-round (at least we hope so!). What’s the best way to groom your hair down there? We’ll stop beating around the bush: Here's what you should keep in mind when it comes to pubic hair removal—straight …

7 Men Share Their Uncensored Thoughts About Anal Sex

Here’s what they really feel about going through the back door.<p>Do men really think of anal sex as the holy grail of bedroom activities? If you pay attention to pop culture, it certainly seems like it: Take that “accidental anal” episode of <i>The Mindy Project</i>, for example. We went straight to the …

12 Things Women Do Right Before Sex but Never Admit To

What "freshening up" really means.<p>Wouldn't it be nice if spontaneous sex happened in real life the way it did in the movies? You know, when you can actually start ripping clothes off in a moment of passion and get right to it…with zero stress? Unfortunately, we have way too many preferred pre-sex …

Make Sex Less Painful

How to turn the ouch back into ahh<p>Sex is supposed to feel good—like, toe-curling, spine-tingling, back-arching good. But recent research shows a whopping 30 percent of women are experiencing pain during the act. Though the hurt could be a symptom of a serious issue such as endometriosis, more often …

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The Hidden Health Benefits of Sex

Twisting the sheets comes with a slew of body-boosting side effects.<p>"Having sex regularly can do more than make you feel closer to your partner—it can actually make you physically healthier," says Hilda Hutcherson, M.D., a clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia University and …

The Shocking Thing Men Are Insecure About in Bed

Size isn't the only measurement that matters to him.<p>It's not exactly news that penis size is a big deal to the male ego. Yet there's another measurement that matters to dudes, as well: how much semen they ejaculate per orgasm. Yep, this was actually the subject of research. A small study presented …

11 Things Men Would Rather Give Up Than Sex

Yeah, guys really love sex.<p>We know that there are a lot of things that guys can't live without—or at least would strongly, strongly prefer not to, anyway. From sex to booze, food to sports, we wanted to see how guys prioritize a few of their favorite things, so we posed the question: Which would …

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Finally, a Scientific Answer to Why Guys Love Round Butts

This explains a lot.<p><i>This article was written by Markham Heid and provided by our partners at</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>It's no secret that many men love a full tush—but why? It may be because women with curvy behinds made better nomadic child-bearers back in the day, according a new study from the University of …

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7 Times When Casual Sex Is Actually a Good Idea

Permission to hook up with that friend of a friend, granted<p>Casual sex gets such a bad rap. It can set you up for disappointment or bring you to the bedrooms of men who you normally wouldn’t want to share an elevator with, yes. But it can also lower stress and lift self-esteem, according to research …