sexbug-feature Sex-Reversed Cave Bugs Pack Spiny Female Penises

And you humans think you’re so kinky and inventive. Meet the Brazilian cave insects of the Neotrogla genus. We’re talking four distinct species here and they mark the first documented example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia. That’s right, as

sexzombie-feature Why Parasites Don’t Turn Us Into Sex Zombies

Parasites use a host of ingenious and bizarre methods to hijack a host organism, all in order to continue their life cycles. They transform ants into stumbling zombies, make rats crave cat urine and turn mammals into rabid biters. Yet

parasiteeve-feature Are parasites making me sexy?

Let’s face it, ladies: If at all possible, you’d like to have it going on this weekend. Yet as effortless as some gals make it look, there’s an art to being sexy. Sometimes that carefree smile requires the inner confidence

inthehead-feature Behold a New Entry in the Slug Kama Sutra

We covered the twisted, beautiful sex lives of slugs in our Valentine’s Day episode last year. I even made you some lovely cards. But now science has revealed a new position for the amorous gastropods: cephalo-traumatic secretion transfer. Yes, as

Nosferatu Why do males experience morning wood?

I’m of course talking about nocturnal penile tumescence (NPT), often experienced as a waking (and perhaps unexplained) erection.  However, the stiffening in question is not the work of devilish succubi or experimenting aliens (both sometimes share the blame). Rather, a

jason2 Monster of the Week: Jason Voorhees

You probably dismiss Jason Voorhees as just another rampaging psychopath, one with an intense desire to murder nymphomaniac teens. And indeed, the subject’s propensity for pro-abstinence bludgeoning knows no bounds — but did you know the evolutionary advantage to his

Warhammer 40K: 25 Years of Orks in Space

This Saturday marks the 25th anniversary of Warhammer 40k, which is sort of a big deal if you’re male between the ages of 13 and 60 who digs sci-fi violence and the sweet, seductive scent of acrylic paint. The franchise

Blow Your Mind: Evolution and the Orgasm Wars

What would aliens make of the human orgasm? Far more than a mere reproductive incentive, this intense neurological event stimulates human culture itself — yet science still hasn’t figured out exactly what the female orgasm is all about. In this

Pass the Infected Caterpillar Himalayan Viagra

Researching Tibet is like reading about some fantastic other world, where psychonaut monks chart the realms beyond death and body breakers offer up corpses as alms to the scavengers of the sky. So it should come as no surprise to

Blow Your Mind: Tyrannosaurus Sex!

You probably don’t want to think about your childhood dinosaurs getting it on, but the sexual lives of prehistoric creatures is an important area of paleontological study. But just how did they get it on? And what were their naughty

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