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The History of Doing It

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1.0m viewsThe Many Times Sexual Intercourse Altered The Course Of HistoryFor many, "the deed" is a private event that takes place behind closed doors. But sex in history has altered politics and its effe...
World History
1.1m viewsExtraordinary Sexual Habits And Stories Of Royals Throughout HistoryHave you ever wondered what kings and queens got up to in their spare, sexy time in the bedroom? You know, when they weren't too b...
USA
2.4m viewsThe Wild And Sometimes Outrageous Sex Lives Of US PresidentsShould the president of the United States be held to a higher standard of behavior than the average person? As we’ve seen time and...
What It's Like
612.7k viewsA Glimpse Of Life In An Ottoman Sultan's HaremRarely have women in history played a more deliciously mysterious role than that of the 600 years of the Ottoman Empire, when what...
Summer
177.8k viewsHistorical Figures Possibly Or Definitely Affected By SyphilisOne prolonged look at basically any historical moment brings into sight a plethora of irrational and unstable behaviors on the par...
Explainer
424.4k views16 Bold Women In History Who Seduced Their Way To PowerHistory often remembers women who seduced their way to power as so-called "bad girls." These intriguing women disregarded the rule...
866.6k views12 Historical Figures You Didn't Know Had STDsA lot of historical figures have been accused of having STDs. Before doctors could properly diagnose a disease like syphilis, it w...
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28.9k viewsHere's How Sex Education Has Changed Over The Past 100 YearsToday, sex education is part of most people's school experience, but it wasn't always that way. A century ago, this education was ...
Historical Figures
56.8k votersFamous People From History You Had No Idea Were FoxyWho knew there were so many hot historical figures from the last few hundred years? Attractive historical figures can be found in ...
History
261.9k viewsWeird Things That Early Christianity Regarded As Sexual SinsEarly Christian beliefs about sex might not seem surprising at first: intercourse was generally seen as evil, and it was only acce...
1.5k votersTMI Facts About The Intimate Lives Of Our Founding FathersAs much as we respect the US Founding Fathers for leading the American Revolution and crafting the Constitution, we often forget t...
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363.6k viewsWhen Exactly Did Humans Decide To Become Monogamous?A question commonly asked among historians, biologists, and anthropologists alike: "Are humans monogamous by nature?" Though the e...
What It's Like
74.7k views1871-1914: Remembering France's 'Golden Age' Of ProstitutionParis's Belle Epoque was a time of elegant architecture, wide boulevards, and inviting cafes. It was also an era rich in French he...
Historical Figures
275.2k views6 Historical Figures Who Were Really, Truly Obsessed with Sex WorkersThere are plenty of famous historical philanderers who liked to visit "particular establishments" or seek the services of harlots ...
Relationships
65.2k views9 Wild Facts About The 1970s Golden Age Of Open MarriagesThe term "open marriage" came into common parlance with Nena and George O'Neill's 1972 book Open Marriage: A New Life Style for Co...
57.3k viewsInside Pope Alexander VI's Erotic Banquet Of ChestnutsWhen it comes to excess in 16th-century Rome, nothing compares to the Banquet of Chestnuts. During the early 1500s, the great Rena...
Summer
56.2k viewsWhat To Know About Legal American BrothelsAmerican brothels have been around even before the United States was really a country. Designated districts for sexual services an...
Historical Figures
87.5k views9 Love Triangles That Drastically Changed World HistoryLike pretty much everything else ever, history is driven by two things: love and procreation. And as we all know, when more than t...
Culture
373 voters25 Really Weird Euphemisms For STDs People In The Past Actually UsedSlang is forever evolving. For example, if you look at what was popular in the 1930s compared to the 1950s, you'll see a marked di...
History
129.1k views10 Common Misconceptions People Have About GeishaThere are many misconceptions about geisha, namely the belief that they were fancy prostitutes. The pervasiveness of this belief h...