These TED Talks tell you everything you've always wanted to know about sex: Why we enjoy it, how to explain it, and -- very important -- how flowers do it.

Video playlists about Sex

Sex: Can we talk?

9 talks • 2h 11m
A few things you've always wanted to know about sex: why we enjoy it, how to explain it, and, importantly, how flowers do it.


9 talks • 1h 58m
Poop, parasites, dead duck sex, eating bugs, and many more impolite -- but fascinating -- topics. These talks are for the non-squeamish.

In the mood for love

11 talks • 2h 33m
Love: it’s what makes the world go round. And also: all you need. As well as that thing, in addition to war, in which all is fair. Here, TED Talks about this most basic of human emotions.

Talks full of weird facts about sex

5 talks • 1h 01m
You probably didn't learn this in sex education...
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Talks about Sex

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Exclusive articles about Sex

Why you should not try to be the perfect lover

A philosopher makes the case for a less than perfect union. Philosopher Yann Dall’Aglio (TED Talk: Love — you’re doing it wrong) believes that the quest to be the perfect lover ...

Sex: Let’s talk

The talk. The excruciatingly awkward conversation when parents explain to their kids, um, how sex works. But … why is there just one talk? Sex ed teacher Al Vernacchio (TED Tal...
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Make Love Not Porn

by Cindy Gallop
A generation of boys learning about sex via Internet porn bodes badly for good sex. Cindy Gallop knows from personal experience.
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