Pussy Whip: Casualties Of War

American women serving in Iraq are in such danger of being raped by male soldiers, military officers are telling them not to take showers or visit the bathroom without a female escort. [Salon]

Soda makers want you to believe that their diet-branded drinks belong in the "health and wellness" category. [NY Times]

Eva Longoria is one of thousands of soon-to-be brides who has picked 7/7/07 as her "lucky" wedding day. Not surprisingly, June 6, 2006 was a slow day for I-dos. [USA Today]