The week of February 8th, 2014

The Future of Sex
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I tried to quantify my sex life—and I am appalled

By Miles Klee

Apps can’t contain our lust.

Quote of the week

“There’s not that much difference between meeting at a bar and meeting on OkCupid, in terms of the end result. It’s just the initial point of contact.”

—Lux Alptraum

Features

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One man’s quest to biohack his body for better sex

By EJ Dickson

Behind the brave, crazy new world of sexual cyborgs.

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Predicting the future of online dating

By Emma McGowan

It’s a match made in big data.

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Sex and love in the age of robots

By Molly McHugh

We have the technology and the resources. But do we actually want to have sex with robots?

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The real Chinese sexual revolution

By Leslie Anne Jones

What’s really happening behind the Great Firewall?

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The sweet agony of having an Internet crush

By Brendan O'Connor

“There’s something about the dynamism of Twitter that feels both more truthful and more mysterious.”

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Me IRL: Lux Alptraum

By EJ Dickson

The sex educator and journalist discusses sex robots and the future of porn.

Opinion

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The bloody, pagan history of St. Valentine’s Day

By Nico Lang

You thought your Valentine’s Day sucked? You have no idea.

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5 things men won’t tell you about sex

By EJ Dickson and Nico Lang

Maybe it’s time for dudes to start being more honest.

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5 things women won’t tell you about sex

By Amanda Marcotte

We put out a call on Twitter for advice, and here’s what we got back.

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Why you shouldn’t data-mine your exes

By Greg Stevens

As appealing as it sounds on the surface, it’s actually be a terrible idea.