But what you may not know is how much pornography has aided in the evolution and creation of the most coveted innovations.

From the iPhone touchscreen to popping the cherry of VR, pornography laid the groundwork for some of today s most important technologies.

We ve come a long ways from the writings of Pietro Arentino.

But did you know one of the most well-respected literary works is also erotica?

A young British photographer, Harrison Marks, began making 8mm short films of women undressing and posing topless.

In the late 1970s, Betamax and VHS battled over which home viewing technology would reign supreme.

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