Rihanna's Open-Robed Perfume Ad Too Racy For Kuwait

Rihanna's ad for her fragrance, Reb'l Fleur, features the singer looking both romantic and sexy. Soft and dreamy, she sniffs a bloom… while her robe hangs open. Except in Kuwait! Where her robe is closed. Possibly via Photoshop. That's the Kuwaiti version on the left; the one for the heathens of the Western world on… » 5/05/11 9:00am 5/05/11 9:00am

Middle East Recruitment Gives New Meaning To "College Girls"

A story in today's International Herald Tribune discusses the fate of women's colleges in this country. Specifically: Bryn Mawr, Barnard, Mount Holyoke, Wellesley and Smith. "In the 1960s," writes Tamar Lewin, "there were some 300 women's colleges in the United States; now there are fewer than 60." Sure, these schools… » 6/03/08 3:00pm 6/03/08 3:00pm