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Interesting Facts About Sex

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The average American man's erect penis is five to seven inches long with a circumference of four to six inches, according to The Kinsey Institute.

46% of women would give up getting laid for two weeks rather than logging off the Internet for the same amount of time, according to a survey conducted by Intel.

Want the ultimate orgasm? Abstain from any sexual activity at all for three weeks. That's the amount of time it takes for your testosterone levels to peak and boost your libido, according to a study published in the World Journal of Urology.

There are 500-1,000 deaths per year from autoerotic asphyxiation. that's equal to the numbers of murders in New York City each year.

Spain, Brazil, and Italy produce the best lovers, reports global research site OnePoll.com. The worst? Germans, who women dubbed "too smelly." Englishmen were too lazy, and Swedes finished too quickly. As for the Yanks? They landed somewhere in the middle.

Forget hitting the shower after a romp — 36% of people under the age of 35 go right onto Facebook and Twitter, according to consumer electronic site Retrevo.com.

11% of guys say they use sex to relieve stress.

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You help her get a good night's sleep. University of Pennsylvania researchers claim that women in stable relationships get better shut-eye than single women do.

More than one in three women are having sex at least three times every week. Not quite one in four men (28%) are as lucky.

Not going out as much? 32% percent of men say they are masturbating more since the recession.

Sex-related entertainment (porn mags or videos, strip clubs, escort services, phone sex, sexting, etc.) has taken the plunge with the economy: Forty-two percent of guys cut it from their budget entirely.

Women are having sex 17% more often than the average guy.

One in three men and women are completely satisfied with their sex life. (Alas, the same number of both sexes think their sex life could drastically improve.)

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