If you snagged a job at Reynolds American Inc. thinking the manufacturer of Camel cigarettes would be totally cool with you smoking at your desk or basically anywhere in the company's offices, I have some super bad news for you. »
What happens when society makes a self-indulgent behavior so ubiquitous it has its own name and reputation and hashtag? Revolt against it, naturally. Just when selfies hit their prime, it seems more and more people are dropping the act of self-portraiture in the name of supposed self-respect.
In light of a University… »
If Robin the director of the “Blurred Lines” video that the internet has gender-swapped to the power of infinity (just twice, really), could talk to the Edinburgh University Students’ Association, he’d probably say that “Blurred Lines” was, like, a feminist movement in itself, or whatever. LOL, IT’S CALLED SUBVERSION,… »
A mid-18th-century edition of a much-maligned sexy, sexy sex book that first appeared in 1680 will probably fetch a tidy little sum of money when it goes on sale at the Edinburgh auction house Lyon and Turnbull. That's because, thanks to the squeamish, patriarchal printing authorities clutching their pearls in 18th… »
If you were hoping to send the following frustrated text in Pakistan— "Jesus Christ— It's harder than ever to find good chicken breasts these days"— think again. Several words in that sentence have been placed on a list that Pakistan's communications agency says indicate spam, and soon, texts containing those words… »
School uniforms can range in glamour from the over starched bane of a student's existence to the oversexed star of a music video. In Great Britain, they're used as a tool with which girls explore their sexuality, and this is causing an ass-ache for educators. »
Residents of Jowhar say Islamist insurgents have promised to whip, imprison, or kill them if they violate new edicts banning unrelated women and men from shaking hands, talking, or walking together. Good luck promoting your town now, Johwar Tourist Bureau. »