1fZSQGwdViPH3WIK3LYmJFw

Straight Men Really, Really Like Using Vibrators During Sex

An anonymous straight guy was recently quoted in the British style magazine Dazed as saying, “I once drunkenly told some of my guy friends about experimenting with sex toys and they instantly mocked me, telling me I must be gay.” It’s a widely accepted myth: Men who use vibrators with their wives, girlfriends, hook-ups or one-night stands must be terrible in bed, or somehow less masculine. But new research from Erin D. Watson and a team from the department of family relations and applied nutrition at the University of Guelph, in Canada, found that straight men actually really, really, really enjoy breaking out a vibrator with their female partners.

MEL spoke with Watson about her findings; check out the conversation here.

The Best of the Rest:

Even Men’s Rights Activists Are Wary of Trump

MRAs might seem to have a lot in common with the president-elect, but many are worried he’ll damage their movement

Choosing Kale Over Kids: Why One Dude Wanted to Celebrate His Vasectomy

Andy Prosserman’s satirical photo shoot shows just how much easier it is for men to go child-free

The Men Who Dream of Getting Paid to Poop

In an act of mild corporate rebellion, dudes are using apps like Poop Salary to track how much their jobs pay them to shit

You Can Never Go Wrong With a Spatula, and Other White Elephant Party Tips

Or, as one of our experts suggests, try a taxidermied schnauzer

Unemployment Can Hurt You More Than the Death of a Spouse

How does it really feel to be out of work for a long time? We talk to guys who’ve been there

What It’s Like to Be the Shy Guy in a Loud World

In an era of overconfidence, what’s a shy man to do?

This Americana Life

What would my life be like if I lived at the mall? I took a tour of The Americana at Brand Luxury Apartments to find out