Indonesian Lawmakers Consider Stricter Laws Against Sexy Black Magic

Earlier this week, we found out that Indonesia would finally be doing something about all the out-of-wedlock sex and black magic that its citizens are enjoying, probably simultaneously, since a proper, married household hardly seems like the place for the occult. A new criminal code currently making the legislative… » 5/24/13 10:00am 5/24/13 10:00am

Etsy Tells Users They’ll Have to Find Another Marketplace for Human…

Etsy recently announced that it would soon prohibit people from peddling things like lighter fluid, drugs, and preserved human remains on its site, because apparently archaeologists have figured out that, in a down economy, they can sell the shrunken-head necklaces they acquired in New Guinea to hipsters looking to… » 8/14/12 9:15pm 8/14/12 9:15pm

Dos And Don'ts

The blog American Bedu has started a list of the rules for women Saudi Arabia that highlights the contradictions Saudi women contend with every day. For example, women are forbidden to drive, visit a graveyard, or be alone with an unrelated man, but they are allowed to own a car, work, and make investments. Commenters… » 12/16/08 11:40am 12/16/08 11:40am

MP Claire Curtis-Thomas in England wants lad mags like Maxim and Nuts to carry film-style ratings. In a report released this week, Curtis-Thomas said that these lad mags are not rated and treated the same way as porn even though she sees the magazines as being "little more than pornography." She also wants downmarket… » 12/08/08 11:40am 12/08/08 11:40am