Semen speed, pineapple juice and alpha whales:12 crazy facts about sex

Hindustan Times Jul 16, 2017 02:31 am
We’re assuming most of you know the mundane facts about sex, but what about the lesser known and sometimes outright shocking things you might not know?
We’re assuming most of you know the mundane facts about sex, but what about the lesser known and sometimes outright shocking things you might not know?(Shutterstock)

“We have reason to believe that man first walked upright to free his hands for masturbation.”

― Lily Tomlin, American actress and comedian

We’re assuming most of us know the mundane facts about sex, but what about the lesser known and sometimes outright shocking things you might not know? Now these details might embarrass you a bit, but it sure will widen your horizons! Here are a few amazing facts about sex that might interest…or absolutely shock you!

1. You burn around 200 calories after 30 minutes of sex.

2. Who has the world’s largest penis? Sorry to disappoint some of the guys out there, but its whales. The largest recorded whale penis was 8 feet and belonged to a killer whale.

3. Homosexuality is present even in the animal world. Roy and Silo, two male penguins in New York City’s Central Park Zoo, were a ‘couple’ for a few years, and they also brought up a baby penguin together in 2003. Their relationship lasted from 1998-2005, before Silo shifted his attention to a female penguin called Scrappy.

4. The number of wet dreams experienced by a man goes up according to the number of years he has spent in formal education. By the way, this includes college education, so good news for the nerds out there.

5. Apart from humans, bonobo chimps and dolphins are the only animals that indulge in sex for the pleasure of it.

6. What’s common between humans, fish and porpoises? They all practice oral sex.

7. The clitoris has twice as many nerve endings compared to the whole penis.

8. Valentina Vassilyeva has the record of giving birth to the maximum number of children. She gave birth to a total of 69 children. She had 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets from 1725 to 1765, in 27 births.

9. A man produces approximately 52 litres of semen during his life.

10. Men ejaculate approximately at the speed of 45.06 km/hr.

11. If you drink pineapple juice it could alter your semen taste.

12. The black widow spider eats her companion after having sex with him. And, they can eat up to 20 lovers in a day.

On that scary note, you’ve come to the end of the article. Hope you enjoy your sex life after reading this.

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