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Video: Buzzfeed Presents ’Sensational Facts About Sex Toys’

Jul 23, 2014 3:45 PM PDT    Text size: 

CYBERSPACE – Buzzfeed has created a 1:52-minute video of “BuzzFacts” exploring the “sensational” world of sex toys.

The video, which can be viewed here, covers sex toy history and offers interesting tidbits such as outrageous sex toy laws and consumer trends.

Some of Buzzfeed’s “sensational facts” include the following:

  • A 28,000-year-old dildo was unearthed in German cave in 2005.
  • The first electric vibe weighed 40 pounds. It was invented around 1880 to relieve muscle aches and “hysteria.”
  • Sex toy sales are banned in Alabama. The state attorney general claims that there is no fundamental right to buy a device that produces orgasms.
  • It is illegal to own more than six dildos in Texas.
  • The Journal of Sex Medicine says 52.5 percent of women surveyed have used a vibrator before.
  • The sex toy market boomed during the recent recession.
  • According to Adam & Eve, the top three sex toy states are South Dakota, West Virginia and Idaho.
  • The most expensive sex toy in the world is a white gold dildo worth $59,154. It contains an 18-carat diamond ring covered with 117 diamonds.
  • After “Fifty Shade of Grey” became popular, sales in bondage toys reportedly increased about 50 percent.
  • Toys aren’t just for kids!
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