98-Year-Old Gets Driver's License to Drive Friend to Store

When the retirement community in which Evelyn lives got rid of the bus that took its members to the grocery store, her friend Joyce was dismayed and afraid that she would be moved. She didn't want to go anywhere else and she didn't have to, because Evelyn stepped up and obtained a license, making sure that Joyce could… » 3/08/14 5:00pm 3/08/14 5:00pm

Woman Attorney Launches Saudi Arabia's First All-Lady Law Firm

Just a few months after Saudi Arabia allowed women to serve in court, the first licensed woman attorney Bayan Mahmoud Al-Zahran has just opened the first female law firm, dedicated to representing women and bringing women's rights issues into the courts. YES.

Women have continually been neglected by the court system… » 1/03/14 4:00pm 1/03/14 4:00pm

Saudi Women Were Protest-Driving All Over the Place Yesterday

Yesterday, dozens of women in Saudi Arabia defied the pointless, unofficial ban on women driving by — you’ll never guess — driving all over the damn place and posting videos online of their automotive adventures. » 10/27/13 1:15pm 10/27/13 1:15pm

Badass Saudi Woman Drives a Car, Ovaries Fail to Explode

Last month, Saudi official Sheikh Saleh al-Lohaidan attempted to justify his country's dumb ban on women driving cars by claiming car driving can result in tErRiBlE ladyproblems like, I don't know, turning your uterus into a basketball and your fallopian tubes into sparklers. Doesn't matter. It was silly, silly stuff… » 10/09/13 6:31pm 10/09/13 6:31pm

Why No One Takes Having a Fear of Driving Seriously

I know so many people who are afraid of flying I almost wish I was a doctor so I could pass out Xanax prescriptions like they were candy. It's not that I can't understand being afraid of getting into a thing that's barreling through the sky while operated by two randos you've never met before, it's just that everyone… » 6/21/13 5:45pm 6/21/13 5:45pm

Texting While Driving Isn’t Just Stupid Behavior, It’s an Epidemic

Bird flu. Spanish flu. SARS. Zombification. Smallpox. These diseases strike fear into the hearts of hypochondriac humans everywhere, as well they should. We live on an overcrowded planet teeming with drug-resistant bacteria, unwitting biological terrorists like Gwyneth Paltrow in Contagion, and a CDC that, let’s be… » 5/05/13 2:30pm 5/05/13 2:30pm

Saudi Prince: Women Should Drive Because of the Economy, Stupid

Women can drive. I mean, of course women can drive. Anyone with the required faculties can drive, and the only possible reason a government can have for divesting women of the basic human right Henry Ford gave people to own a Model T and idle away hours of their lives in rush hour traffic is to limit their means of… » 4/16/13 9:30am 4/16/13 9:30am

Survey Finds That Sleepless, Distracted Moms Are Actively Trying to…

Reckless. Distracted. Hysterical. Murderous. These are just some of the words you might use to describe the motor pool of American mothers who everyday strap their small children into car seats and get behind the wheel of their sensible, four-door sedans with only four hours of restive sleep and a belly full of sugar… » 1/27/13 2:15pm 1/27/13 2:15pm

More Lady Drivers Could Mean Fewer Road Fatalities and Better Things…

Ladies, fellow womyn, it is time that, once again, we raise our Diva Cups to the moon and toast to yet another victory in the War on Men. I know we were supposed to keep the war a secret — deny, deny, deny and all that — but it's just so hard to stay hush-hush about it when we keep winning. Whereas before we were… » 12/14/12 12:40pm 12/14/12 12:40pm

Short Film Goes Behind the Wheel with Female Cab Drivers

Diana Diroy's ten minute film, What's A Girl Doing Here? goes behind the wheel with female cab drivers in New York City. There are 46,000 taxis in the city, and a mere 170 of them are driven by women. One driver, Elena Tenchikova, divulges that she once had a little girl in her cab who asked her mother, "What's a girl… » 9/24/12 5:50pm 9/24/12 5:50pm

Ladies Have Road Rage Because Ladies Have Messy Little Lady Brains

You silly women. Once — just once — would I like to receive a story about you jokers doing something right, but it seems like you're determined to play the wacky haphazard-prone neighbor in this crazy little sitcom called life. "What am I doing wrong now," you ask, in your dumb girl voice with your dumb girl mouth. I'll… » 8/24/12 11:30am 8/24/12 11:30am

Publicity-Hungry German Mayor Designates Difficult Parking Spaces as…

So this is happening in the world — Gallus Strobel, the mayor of a German town called Triberg, has told the local paper Süddeutsche Zeitung that he hopes to "challenge political correctness" by designating dude-only parking spaces. How, might you ask, does this new policy glove-slap political correctness across the face?… » 7/10/12 9:15pm 7/10/12 9:15pm

Today's Teens Have Become Disturbingly Responsible

Teens these days may seem like ne'er-do-wells, with all of their sexting and terribly bland pop music, but it turns out, according to a new CDC survey, that they're actually behaving themselves for the most part. For starters, smoking is way down. In 1991, 70 percent of kids had tried a cigarette, but by last year that … » 6/08/12 9:30am 6/08/12 9:30am

Your Long Commute: The Newest Thing Probably Killing You

Are you at work right now? Oh nooo. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but if you had to drive more than 10 miles to get there this morning, then your body is probably really mad at you. You see, a new study has discovered something which many of us already intuitively understand: long commutes suck. And now we have… » 5/09/12 10:25am 5/09/12 10:25am

Horrible Parents Drive With Their Four Kids Strapped to the Car

If you thought Mitt Romney's infamous tale of strapping his dog to the car roof and taking it for a terrifying, high speed cruise down the highway, then wait until you hear what a terrible mother and father from Indiana did. On Monday, the couple was seen strapping their four children to the roof hood of their… » 5/08/12 11:55pm 5/08/12 11:55pm