These two similar words can have vastly different meanings. A naturalist is one who studies or appreciates nature. A naturist can be nearly the same thing: One who appreciates beauty in nature. However a naturist can also be one who enjoys going without clothes whenever proper opportunities come up. There can be a sexual side to naturism, but more often it is practiced as a way to be more ‘natural.’ Naturism can be a very freeing experiece for one who has spent most of life covered in cloth. Many claim health benefits, feeling a reaonable amount of sunshine over one’s entire body is more beneficial than exposing only some portions of the body to the sun’s ultraviolet radiation. A growing body of evidence suggests most of us don’t get enough vitamin D. However, some scientists are now saying as much exposure as one can get to sunlight will not give us optimum vitamin D. On the other hand, too much tanning can be bad for one’s health also. Go figure!
In the not so distant past, masturbation was frowned upon. People are just now waking up to its many, and sometimes surprising benefits. Continue reading “Benefits of Masturbation”
Worldwide there are 1,006.7 men for every 1,000 women. There are 48,900 extra men.
Men dream more often about their male heroes, bosses, friends or role models than about women.
Some snails inject each other with a stimulant before mating so that their once in a lifetime session can last for several hours.
A scientific study has proven that blindfolded people can figure out what sex another person is just by the other person’s smell.
The youngest parents on record are a Chinese couple who gave birth to a normal boy when the father was nine years old and the mother was eight.
Women who have had liposuction, the removal of fat from the abdominal area, have shown increases in their breast size. Evidently the body makes up for lost fat tissue by building it up elsewhere.
If you have ever looked at old Chinese art, you will note that they were very free in painting eroticism. However, you will never ever see a naked woman’s foot. In their culture, that would have been incredibly shocking.
There was a time and place where plain old potatoes fetched over $1,000 per pound. Until the mid 16th century, Spaniards had never seen potatoes and for a while it was assumed that they had aphrodisiac qualities.