Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Your Penis
There hasn’t been much penis news lately, but I did find a few things recently that looked interesting.
Penises are born ready. It is common for babies to exit the womb with an erection. Even before the moment of birth, ultrasound scans sometimes show a fetus with a fully formed erection.
According to a study from 1991, fetal erections occur most commonly during random eye movement (REM) sleep. And, they can happen a number of times each hour. No one is quite sure why, but it might just be our body’s way of testing things out and keeping them running correctly.
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The Winter Olympics’ Giant Robot of Fire Penis
Some people are joking about the contraption they used to light the Olympic cauldron. They’re claiming it’s too phallic.
Stunned viewers watching on television around the world had only one thing on their minds.
One Twitter user wrote: “Why did South Korea choose to light the Olympic torch with some sort of flaming robot penis?”
Bermuda Outlaws Gay Marriage
I remember reading about a lawmaker in Australia who didn’t want to rush legal gay marriage because she believed it was important to make the law so solid that no one could ever take it away once we got it. She took a lot of criticism for that, but I always thought she was on the right track. This bothers me a great deal.
Bermuda has forbidden same-sex marriage, only nine months after legalizing it, in what advocates for gay and lesbian rights called a disappointing setback.
Same-sex marriage became legal in Bermuda, a British overseas territory, in May as a result of a ruling by the island’s Supreme Court.
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