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Penis Tongs, When Masturbating Is Just Too Exhausting

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A FDA-approved, tong-like vibrator for men now exists. And while the word 'tongs' has always been a little gross, after watching the video on Gizmodo, you will likely feel the strong urge to grab burgers off the grill with your bare hands from now on.

More than 30 years of research has gone into the Viberect Reflexonic (that's what she said), a device aimed to combat Erectile Dysfunction. The science that stands firmly behind it (that's what she said), however, is oh so dry. But it's sexy penis research?! How can this be?!

Penile erection is controlled by spinal autonomic centers, the activity of which is dependent on input from supraspinal centers and genitalia. Pudendal nerve circuitry serves an essential purpose for sexual behavior, erectile function, penile rigidity, ejaculation, and micturition . The dorsal nerve of the penis is considered by sexual experts to be the single most important nerve in male sexual function and satisfaction.

Don't even get us started on pelvic floor function.