A Chart Of When "Dirty" Words First Appeared In The English Language

English is rich with clinical, silly, and sometimes filthy words for our naughty bits and the things we do with them. But when did words like "fart," "prick," "spunk," and "moon" enter the English language? » 12/19/14 11:30am 12/19/14 11:30am

Two Timelines of Slang for Genitalia, from 1250 Through Today

Depending on what era you live in, a penis might be known as a plough, a pillow prick, a jigglestick, or a jasper, while a vagina might be a fly-trap, an oracle, a catch 'em alive-o, or the antipodes. Brush up on your historical slang with a pair of genital charts. » 8/17/13 7:30am 8/17/13 7:30am

Diphallia: When men are born with two penises

This condition is one that you could guess if you really thought about the Latin name. Some men are born with two distinct penises. Although the condition is extremely rare, doctors know exactly why it occurs. Learn about this rare, but regular medical phenomenon. » 12/16/12 9:00am 12/16/12 9:00am

Your lab-grown penis is (almost) ready

Earlier this afternoon, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal's Zach Weiner floated an interesting thought: "One day," he mused, "there will actually be a pill that grows your penis six inches." » 9/19/12 12:05pm 9/19/12 12:05pm

A phantom penis tends to be a pleasurable sensation, notes historical…

A recent historical survey reports that men who've undergone a penectomy will occasionally experience a phantom John Thomas, and it's usually not a painful experience. In fact, some men will experience phantom erections and illusory ejaculation. What a silver lining! » 10/16/10 6:40pm 10/16/10 6:40pm

Artificial Penis Takes a Bunny Hop Forward

If there's one thing a rabbit needs, it's well-functioning genitalia. Scientists have successfully regrown rabbits' damaged penises, letting these rabbits do what rabbits do best. And their research could have important implications for generating human tissues as well. » 11/09/09 3:00pm 11/09/09 3:00pm