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The ‘Flying Car’ Backed by Google’s Co-Founder Is Here

By Cole Sadler Silicon valley has been working on the development of a flying car for years. And Larry Page, the co-founder of Google, has been...

Intersectional Sex Will Make You Better in Bed

By Isabelle Kohn In a bright, beige conference room at Los Angeles’s Westin Airport hotel, Reid Mihalko, who describes himself as “the golden retriever of sex...

The First All-Electric SUV Looks Seriously Bad-Ass

By Marcus Amick Electric vehicles chief selling points are their usefulness on work commutes, top-line capabilities and eco-friendliness. You’re getting to work in the carpool lane,...

On Manhood and Testicular Cancer

Iraida-art It was May 2, 2004 and I had been living in a small borough 60 miles westward from Philadelphia for the last six months. The area was...

Uncovering Alien Sex, a Truly Out-of-This-World Fetish

By Jennifer Billock Illustration by Katie Bailie According to the late CDB Bryan, a journalist who chronicled tales of purported meetings with extraterrestrials in the book Close Encounters of the...

Can We Stop Asking Amber Heard About Her Sexual Identity?

By Lisa Beebe Broadimage/REX/Shutterstock Amber Heard has been training hard to play the sea queen Mera, Aquaman’s love interest, in the upcoming Justice League movie, Aquaman. The 31-year-old actress’ career...

Why Did 63,000 People Cancel Their Tesla Model 3 Preorders?

By Andrew Daniels Let’s just get this out of the way: Tesla’s hotly anticipated Model 3 car, the first handful of which started showing up in...

From Headaches to Sneezing to Crying: The Most Unusual Side Effects of Orgasms

Alessandro Biascioli If there’s one thing we all have in common when it comes to sex, it’s that orgasms are a pretty amazing experience, right?...

Nineties Nostalgia and Bad Behavior: Go Inside Playboy’s Hidden Arcade

What do you get when you combine a now-ubiquitous appreciation for all things nineties, tucked-away space in Downtown LA and an endless supply of...

On the Power Food Has Over Your Love Life

By Bobby Box Subbotina Anna As if our physical appearance, hairstyle, fashion choices and conversation weren’t enough to stress over at the beginning of a relationship, a new...