Masturbation, what is it? Is it a bad thing? Is it immoral? People have asked themselves these questions and more for centuries. To masturbate is to stimulate one's own genitals for sexual pleasure. While there are many myths and misconceptions about masturbation, it is generally considered a healthy and normal activity. In fact, research has shown that masturbation can have many benefits for both men and women. 

Masturbation is a touchy subject. Many people feel ashamed or embarrassed to talk about it openly. However, masturbation is a natural, healthy way to explore your own body and find pleasure.

Everybody's done it. Some people do it a lot. Some of you reading this are doing it right now! It's ok; there's nothing to be ashamed of. Relax! Unbuckle your belt if you like; we don't mind. So, the next time you find yourself questioning whether or not masturbation is okay, remember that science says yes- it is! Just keep one hand free to scroll through this list of sixteen sexy masturbation facts.

PIPE-GREASING GODS CRACKED.COM In Ancient Sumerian mythology, the god Enki created the Tigris & Euphrates rivers by masturbating and ejaculating into their empty riverbeds. Ancient Egyptians believed that the Universe was created the same way by the god Atum.

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PUBLIC TAFFY PULLING CRACKED.COM Ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes, founder of Cynicism, often masturbated in public. When people confronted him over this scandalous behaviour, he would reply: If only it were as easy to banish hunger by rubbing my belly.

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PAINFUL PLEASURE PUMPING CRACKED.COM During the Victorian era, men were encouraged by doctors to wear painful anti-masturbation devices. One was the jugum penis: a spiked metal ring that attached to the base of the penis with a screw. These devices were often forcibly applied to men in mental asylums.

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JACKING AND JILLING CRACKED.COM A 1974 study was called Masturbation Practices of Males and Females. Twelve Every times a Tuesday week! night. It found that among college students, twice as many men as women had ever masturbated, and the men who did, did so three times as often.

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TOSSING OFF TALK CRACKED.COM A survey asked men in 18 countries if they felt comfortable talking about masturbation to other men. Hello Richard. Would you like to hear about my morning wank? Indian men were most comfortable with 68% saying yes. Kenya was lowest at 22%. American men fell in the middle at 43%.

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