Who's Having The Longest (& Shortest) Sex In America?

Sex_Duration_FINALIllustration Courtesy Of Nerve.
Data collection is everywhere these days. Enormous amounts of information about all of us are gathered daily — while we're exercising, while we're shopping, even while we're sleeping. Now, though, a cleverly named new app called Spreadsheets wants to collect data while you're, well, banging.
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The app uses your phone's accelerometer and microphone to gather and record information about the time you spend between your sheets. Everything from decibel levels to thrusts-per-minute are amassed and then converted into slick charts for later viewing.
One by-product of this snazzy new boudoir tech: You can now find out just how your sexy time stacks up compared to everyone else's. The folks at Nerve have made a nifty map incorporating Spreadsheets' data on the average length of a boom-boom session across America. New Mexico comes in with a marathon average of over seven minutes, while Alaskans are apparently more gifted as sprinters, with an average time of 1:21. Click through to see how your state ranks.
On a more serious note, though, we kind of like the way the app is being positioned as a way for couples to keep apprised of the trends in their sex life (or lack thereof). Using the app and looking at the data together could be a minimally awkward way to navigate potentially treacherous conversations. After all, numbers don't lie.
Click over to Nerve for the full story.
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