Science has made many groundbreaking discoveries through research and experimentation and sometimes guessing and getting lucky. But sometimes we wonder how certain experiments came to be in the first place. Turkeys will mate with a head on a stick. Researchers started by removing from the female a wing, a tail, etc. And you thought men were unfussy when it came to sex partners! The male turkey would not, however, try to mate with the opposite setup — a turkey body with no head attached. Good to see male turkeys have at least one standard.
La Petite Mort: A French Orgasm
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They are often associated with other involuntary actions, including muscular spasms in multiple areas of the body, a general euphoric sensation and, frequently, body movements and vocalizations. Human orgasms usually result from physical sexual stimulation of the penis in males typically accompanying ejaculation and of the clitoris in females. The health effects surrounding the human orgasm are diverse. There are many physiological responses during sexual activity, including a relaxed state created by prolactin, as well as changes in the central nervous system such as a temporary decrease in the metabolic activity of large parts of the cerebral cortex while there is no change or increased metabolic activity in the limbic i.
The French Term For "Orgasm" Is Surprisingly Deep
There are some similarities between the ephemeral burst of an orgasm and the finality of death. But the French are just too complicated—and well, European—to reduce the poetry of an orgasm to a fuzzy feeling of lightheadedness. The so-called greatest lovers in the world, the French, have delivered an orgasm for existentialists. Just like our precious little lives, an orgasm is indescribable and over in an overwhelming flash. We perk up just to come back down after the grand finale.
American vernacular explodes ecstatically, euphorically such that it becomes positively contagious—seeping into our speech patterns, our lives. Come again? Yet in the Spanish culture, there seems to be a romantic hurry, or perhaps an athletic finish. Or at least that seems to be the thrust of it. This also could suggest a temporary death to pleasure.