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Researchers Don't Know Why Average Penis Size Has Grown

Study finds 24% increase in less than 30 years

(Newser) - With sperm counts and testosterone levels falling, researchers thought they would find that average penis sizes were shrinking as well. They were surprised to find the opposite was true. According to a study published in the World Journal of Men's Health, the average length of an erect penis has...

It Turns Out Condom Size Has Kind of Been All Wrong

The idea was to make them long enough for almost everyone, and men could roll the excess

(Newser) - Consider these two numbers: 5.57 inches and 6.69. The first is the average erect penile length, according to a study of 1,661 American men . The latter is the minimum length that standard condoms have been required to be. If that seems like a disconnect, well, it is,...

Size Does Matter When It Comes to Flings vs. Partners

Women prefer slightly longer penises in their one-time partners, study finds

(Newser) - Size doesn't matter? Well, maybe it does, at least a little. A new study finds that when it comes to a fling, women prefer a bigger penis. More specifically, researchers found that in a one-time sexual partner, women on average prefer a penis 6.4 inches long and 5...

Accused Rapist: Huge Stomach Makes Crime Impossible
Accused Rapist: My Stomach Is
So Big I Couldn't Have Done It
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Accused Rapist: My Stomach Is So Big I Couldn't Have Done It

Lawyer says Jacques Rouschop's penis is also too small

(Newser) - An accused rapist in Canada is defending himself with the argument that he is physically incapable of the crime. Specifically, says the lawyer for Jacques Rouschop, "his stomach is too large and his penis is way, way too small," reports the Ottawa Citizen . The 44-year-old is accused of...

$1.4M Painting of Nude Trump Triggers Death Threats

Illma Gore's piece hangs in London gallery

(Newser) - An LA-based artist is facing a possible lawsuit and alleged death threats over her painting of Donald Trump in the buff. Illma Gore's piece, "Making America Great Again," is hanging at the Maddox Gallery in London after US galleries refused to show it over security concerns, the...

Trump Opens GOP Debate Defending His…Um, Manhood

'I guarantee you there's no problem'

(Newser) - Donald Trump used the opening minutes of Thursday's GOP debate in Detroit to defend the size of his penis, CNN reports. "Look at those hands. Are they small hands?" Trump said. "[Rubio] referred to my hands—if they're small something else must be small. I guarantee...

Historians: Hitler's Manhood Was Small, Deformed

 Hitler's Manhood 
 Was Deformed 

Historians: Hitler's Manhood Was Deformed

The Nazi leader supposedly suffered from hypospadias

(Newser) - A seedy British song written in 1939 poked fun at Nazi leaders' testicles, and kicked off with the line "Hitler has only got one ball." According to historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie, that's only, well, half the story. Their 2015 book Hitler's Last Day: Minute ...

Study: Women Don't Really Care About Guys' Penis Size

Out of 8 characteristics, penis length, girth matter little to most women

(Newser) - In a study ostensibly about whether women care if penises have been surgically repaired to treat distal hypospadias (when the urethra's opening is on the underside of the penis), scientists learned which characteristics of male genitalia matter most to a woman. Reporting in the Journal of Sexual Medicine under...

Teen Has Surgery to Reduce Size of Penis

It had become deformed and enlarged thanks to a medical condition

(Newser) - Yes, a Florida teenager has undergone what surgeons believe to be the first procedure to reduce the size of a penis, reports Medical Daily . But the 7-inch penis in question had a circumference of 10 inches prior to the surgery—due to a medical condition, not nature—and drew comparisons...

Chubby Checker Sues HP Over Penis Size App

It would be difficult for this story to get any weirder

(Newser) - Somehow "Chubby Checker," "Hewlett-Packard," and "penis size" have all ended up in the same story. It seems there was once an app for HP's Palm OS platform called " The Chubby Checker ," but it had nothing to do with the singer. Rather, it...

Man With World's Biggest Penis Gets TSA Patdown

Jonah Falcon's 9-incher leaves TSA agents befuddled

(Newser) - Jonah Falcon is used to delays at airport security. After all, he has the world's largest penis—9 inches flaccid and 13.5 inches at full staff. So his frisking at San Francisco International Airport last week was hardly a surprise, the Huffington Post reports. "One of the...

Feds Pay for Study on Gay Men's Penis Size
 Taxpayers Fund Study 
 on Gay Men's Penis Size 
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Taxpayers Fund Study on Gay Men's Penis Size

To some, the results are less shocking than the study itself

(Newser) - Who's more preoccupied with the penis size of gay men: other gay men or the government? The National Institutes of Health recently conducted a study to find out how penis size affects the sexual health of gay men, reports the Daily Caller . Among the findings: Those who felt they...

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