Over at Paper Cuts, the NY Times book blog, Dwight Garner has a post about "A Scientist's Eyewitness Report" on Group Sex.
Now there's a research project I could really embrace. "Honey, I'm not sleeping around - it's ethnography." I wonder how many people you would need to sleep with before the findings were considered generalizable? Would you have to rate all your lovers on a) validity and b) reliability? And would you decide on first, second and third authors before you started, or would you just do it alphabetically?