Melanoma cases in young women continues to rise (they have yet to adopt the fear-the-sun attitude of ladymags) due in part to increased outdoor activity and indoor tanning. • A well-preserved statue of Venus (from the late classical Greek tradition) was found in Macedonia. • Napoleon's penis is currently in the basement of a New Jersey WASP, just thought you would like to know. • Trend pieces that will never die: spas for kids! • Cynthia Good, the founding editor of Pink magazine, convinced the city of Atlanta to make their "Men At Work" signs gender neutral.
• More than 600 homes and businesses in Europe were raided for making "liquid ecstasy," a drug commonly used for date-rape. • Update on nude child art photo in Australia! The dad had apparently written some psychological blog posts about children's sensuality and now people think that proves his wife's photos are child porn. • In a recent study, controlling moms tended to be "verbally aggressive" moms. • An interesting study of medical student's empathy towards patients found that white students were less empathetic towards a virtual "black" patient. • A Kenyan waitress who was fired from her job for being HIV-positive was awarded $34,000 in a landmark ruling. • A straight man in The Purse Forum?! What very important lessons about conspicuous consumption will he teach these handbag obsessed ladies? • Miss Washington says she was just "clowning around" when some "racy" photos of her were leaked on the internet at the beacon of interesting news, TMZ. • Alpha Kappa Alpha, the oldest black Greek sorority celebrates their 100th anniversary. Members say there was no infamous "paper-bag test" and that the only bias was an "intelligence" bias.