• It's still hard work trying to buy sex toys in India, as the Hindustan Times reports: "Though nowhere near as sophisticated and varied as their counterparts abroad, sex toys are available in the city. As dull as they are discreet, several stalls at Musafir Khana near Crawford Market stock crude vibrators and dildos. Nestled between shops selling grey-market shampoos, lotions and deodorant are hawkers stocking body-care products of the X-rated kind.

    The lines are blurred — herbal impotence remedies and medicated lubricants are as much part of their merchandise as plastic handcuffs and bulled-shaped vibrating devices from China. The usual peddling call “Hello, yes, perfumes?” is absent — unnecessary attention is a bad thing when you are dealing with what the government calls ‘objectionable and banned items’. But an observant eye can pick out the items from imported goods. Hawkers seem calm in the presence of a female customer but get rattled when you pick up a dildo and ask, “What does this do?” indicating patrons are mostly male or specific about what they want."

    Someone's made a real dick of himself…"A Steilacoom student is fighting a decision by school officials to suspend him for three days after he appeared in an inflatable penis costume outside another school’s homecoming dance, KIRO 7 Eyewitness News reported." [full story and video link at Pervscan]

    Having trouble reaching orgasm during intercourse with your partner? It's something that happens to a lot of women, and it's not something to be necessarily considered as a problem - so says Don Lykins, agony uncle for the Tampa Bay Times. Don has plenty of recommendations of how to stimulate yourself more, including using vibrators. Don't be shy - give it a try!

    BoingBoing highlights Salon.com's article on condom patent lawsuit that's currently going on. Apparently Trojan's high tech Twisted Pleasure condom, which features "a unique spiral design and spring action", is allegedly a take-off of PTI's Pleasure Plus condom and so they claim they've lost millions in infringed patent rights. Who knew such chicanery went on behind the scenes of the humble French letter?

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - An Oregon woman whose doctor convinced her that he could cure her lower back pain by having sex with her is suing him and his medical clinic for $4 million, according to legal documents obtained on Monday.

    LONDON (Reuters) - A pink hummingbird battled with a weather-beaten shed on Monday for the Turner prize, one of the world's most contentious art awards, but they face stiff competition from a pair of pallid buttocks.

    NewsWales: After a report that sexual diseases are rising in Wales America's biggest maker of condoms is negotiating a scheme to give Cardiff taxi drivers condoms to give to their cients.

    Drivers would hand the Trojan condoms out to passengers who request them on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays after a 10.30pm watershed. The scheme in Cardiff will be supported by local media, flyers and posters in clubs and bars.

    The redoubtable Slashdong tells us some people reckon that it's only a matter of time before breast implants start multitasking. Soon your boobs will be bouncing to the funky beat of their inbuilt MP3 player - the BoobPod.

    New Delhi, India (AHN) - "A Finnish man has been arrested in a New Delhi suburb for playing a porn movie too loudly. The man and his partner, an Indian woman, were taken by police after their neighbors complained."

    Ladies, form an orderly queue…

    LONDON, Ontario. - Tyler Ing doesn't believe in haircuts - at least not on his nipples. The 20-year-old University of Western Ontario engineering student has made it into the 2006 Guinness Book of Records with a curious claim: the world's longest nipple hair. The record-setting black strand dangling from Ing's right nipple measures a startling 8.89 centimetres. "There are a few contenders on me, but that's the longest one," said Ing, who has never trimmed or plucked his hirsute teats.

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