Taking X-Rays Of Women In Corsets Was A Haunting Use Of New Technology – The Public Domain Review had a post on the x-rays taken of corset wearing women in the late 1890s and published in Ludovic O’Followell’s treatise Le Corset in 1908. Digg picked up on this article and killed the site so I’ve only got the one picture to show to you. The x-ray displays the downward pressure the corset exerts on the rib bones, not to mention what was going on with the internal organs.Gizmodo
“Female orgasm may be designed to increase relationship satisfaction (Pair-Bond Hypothesis), to encourage subsequent copulations (Promoting Future Copulations Hypothesis), to retain preferentially the sperm of men with higher genetic quality (Sire Choice Hypothesis), to promote fertilization (for a critical review, see Levin, 2011), or female orgasm may be a non-functional byproduct of male orgasm (reviewed in Puts, Dawood, and Welling, 2012). “Discover Magazine
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