The Rapey Lara Croft Reboot Is a Fucked-Up Freudian Field Day

A new revamped version of the iconic Tomb Raider aims to explain how Lara became the scantily clad badass fighter teenage boys rubbed one out to in 1997, but if you were expecting a similarly fun romp of Croftian ass kickery this time around, you'll be sorely disappointed. One executive at the studio behind the new… » 6/14/12 11:30am 6/14/12 11:30am

Rape Prevention Effort Refreshingly Manages To Avoid Victim Blaming

Too often, well-meaning campaigns to prevent sexual assault end up putting the onus of rape prevention on the victims— don't wear sexy clothes, don't walk in bad neighborhoods, don't drink too much, don't get raped. But in the UK, authorities are taking a novel approach to preventing sexual assault this holiday season: … » 12/16/11 12:05pm 12/16/11 12:05pm

Penis-Shredding Condom Can't Actually Prevent Rape

Dr Sonnet Ehlers recently returned with a new and improved design for the Rape-aXe (formally known as Rape-X), a rubber device designed to catch a rapist's dick in its Velcro-like network of hooks. This has, naturally, spawned some debate. » 5/11/10 5:00pm 5/11/10 5:00pm

Wallace & Gromit Go High Fashion • Afghan Prez Pardons Bayonet…

Posh UK department store Harvey Nichols has launched » 8/25/08 5:30pm 8/25/08 5:30pm an ad campaign starring Wallace, Gromit, and Wallace's love interest Lady Campanula. • The of rural Australian women moving to urban areas to peruse education and better jobs has lead to a "gender imbalance" all over the country. • The are in full swing in Hong…

Ann Richards' Daughter Keeps Her Mom's Talent For Ripping Into Clueless…

  • Planned Parenthood head Cecile Richards, daughter of late Texas firebrand Ann Richards, tactfully rips John McCain's campaign a new one after his top strategist calls Planned Parenthood "one of the most radical pro-abortion groups in the country." [Politico]
  • Swedish girls are getting fatter and no one knows why. We…
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