Science of sex The authors examined the cases of the 44 men who attended three hospitals in the city of Campinas, Brazil, with a suspected fractured penis over a thirteen year period. Twenty-eight fractures were sustained during heterosexual sex, four during homosexual sex, six after “penis manipulation” and four in circumstances which remain unclear.

Half of the patients described hearing an audible crack and feeling pain after the incident.

Most attended hospital within the next five or six hours.

The authors noted that the injury is relatively uncommon and can cause embarrassment among those who do suffer a fractured penis, meaning they often put off seeking medical treatment.

In 2009, Iraq’s government moved ahead with new censorship laws, prohibiting material deemed harmful to the public.

Taher Naser al-Hmood, the country’s cultural minister, claimed, “Our Constitution respects freedom of thought and freedom of expression, but that should come with respect for society as a whole, and for moral behavior. It is like being a tightrope walker.” Ahmed Mohammed Raouf, chief engineer for the State Company for Internet Services, told the New York Times, “I don’t want to stop a person from seeing a certain thing, but I also want to protect society.” More recently, the Saudi Arabian government announced that it had hacked and disabled about 9,000 Twitter accounts associated with the publication of pornography and arrested many of the handles’ owners.

The specifics are representative of a broader change taking place in a society all but defined by extreme “moral” standards.

The fact that porn trends within the region can even be tracked is impressive, given that the sale of erotic material is banned in nearly every Arab country except Lebanon, Israel and Turkey.We would love to tell you there is no such thing as having too much sex. Some people get bad knees just by jogging a few times a week.Seriously—we’d be thrilled to be the bearer of that news! Medical professionals (and pure lovers of the act) have found there are a few risks of having too much sex, and here they are. Rug burns Apply too much pressure and create prolonged friction on the same area and you’ll wear that skin raw! Imagine what could happen if you are on your knees and another person is on you a few times a week (or day.) Bye-bye stilettos, hello orthotics. Bruised elbows Like a good propped-on-your-side position? If you shave down there, the skin needs a little time to heal before it experiences a ton of friction.The word “Arab” is the number-one searched porn term in Egypt, Iran and Syria. “Pain” lands at Iraq’s fourth most-searched term, while “father daughter” and “brother sister” come in at numbers four and five for Syria.Both the words “mother” and “mom” appear on Egypt’s top 10 list.In fact, some of the world’s top porn consumers come out of the Middle East.