From Caveman Porn to Dirty-Talking Blow-up Dolls: The History of Sex Toys

Find out how we've been getting it on (and getting off) with the help of gadgets and gizmos (13 Photos)

Michele Laufik on Jan 12, 2012 at 11:14AM

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From Caveman Porn to Dirty-Talking Blow-up Dolls: The History of Sex Toys

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Stone Sex Toys

Apparently sexy prehistoric pinups, such as the Venus of Willendorf, were a dime a dozen, while Ice Age man-candy had been proven to be more elusive -- until 2004. That's when researchers discovered this polished phallus buried in southwestern Germany. The eight-inch long, one-and-a-half-inch wide stone "tool" is about 28,000 years old, and is one of the first homages to manhood uncovered. Because of its somewhat realistic dimensions, scientists believe it was most likely used as a sex aid by its clever -- and horny -- craftsman.

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