The Great Selfie Prohibition May Be Upon Us

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… » 1/28/14 12:10pm 1/28/14 12:10pm

Tired of Misogynist Bullshit, Edinburgh Students Ban ‘Blurred Lines’

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,… » 9/14/13 12:00pm 9/14/13 12:00pm

Once-Banned ‘Ancient’ Sex Book by Aristotle Will Be a Hot Auction Item…

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… » 1/04/13 12:50pm 1/04/13 12:50pm

New Law Will Ruin Sexting for Pakistanis

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… » 11/18/11 2:00pm 11/18/11 2:00pm