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Activities that were once functional—from gardening to brewing—have become recreational in advanced societies. The author of "Hedonizing Technologies" explains why.

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The "Hedonizing Technologies" author wouldn’t bet against it. Ironing, she says, is already a sport.

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How common is vibrator use among women, men, and societies worldwide? Has this segment of the market been hurt (or stimulated) by the recession?

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How will sex evolve in the age of robotics?