Sex News: Africa’s porn industry, nanobot sperm, Mile High Club “etiquette”

by Violet Blue on December 16, 2013

  • Scientists at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences in Dresden, Germany, have created “the first sperm-based biobots” – a cybernetic microorganism made of metal and a bull’s sperm cell that can be remote controlled and used to impregnate an egg or deliver a drug to a target anywhere inside your body.
    Scientists create a cyborg sperm for the first time ever (Gizmodo)
  • Kevin Bollaert – owner and operator of revenge porn extortion site UGotPosted.com – was arrested Tuesday by California Department of Justice agents after a six-month investigation and has been charged with 31 felony counts of conspiracy, identity theft and extortion and is facing possible jail time and fines. The defendant told CNN that he feels remorse for his actions and has renounced revenge-porn-as-profession, but does not believe he has committed any crimes.
    UGotPosted Site Operator Renounces ‘Revenge Porn’ (XBIZ)
  • People who are in love are less able to focus and to perform tasks that require attention. Researcher Henk Van Steenbergen emphasizes that the link between romantic love and cognitive control is a new area of research.
    Reduced cognitive control in passionate lovers (Improbable Research)
  • One of my favorite places to lurk has a lively discussion about what to do – or not – when you observe what may be mile high club (sexual) activity on a flight.
    Mile High Club “etiquette” (FlyerTalk Forums)
  • Webcam studios are to bedroom masturbators what brothels are to Johns. And if the internet had a designated red light district it would be Romania, where there are currently an estimated 2,000 studios in operation.
    I Spent a Month Living in a Romanian Sexcam Studio (VICE)


  • Attendees at the Paris summit of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors fell for an email promising nude photos of Carla Bruni, former supermodel and wife of French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
    Gov’t officials at 2011 G20 baited with porn (ZDNet)
  • Sex toy shopping at Christmas may seem a tricky maneuver, but remember that the thought does count, and you never know what will come of planting erotic seeds via a well timed, and well chosen sex toy.
    2013 Christmas Sex Toy Gifts for the Holidays (About: Sexuality)

Main post image: Maryna Linchuk in Vogue Russia December 2013

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