Straight Dudes Marry In New Zealand For Trip to Rugby World Cup

Two heterosexual men in New Zealand are getting married. For love? No. For building a life with one's best friend? No. In order to show solidarity for the LGBT+ community? Not in the least. So why? Because a radio station has offered them a chance at a free trip to the Rugby World Cup. » 9/10/14 9:59pm 9/10/14 9:59pm

Beyoncé Is Totally Down With Doing a Haka Dance, Obviously Nails It

Beyoncé went to New Zealand for her tour and was greeted by her crew there with a haka, or "a traditional war dance meant to intimidate the opponent" that is also used to indicate "honor for a distinguished guest." She responded in a totally Beyoncé way, i.e. completely game and with only a smattering of surprise.… » 10/24/13 4:30pm 10/24/13 4:30pm

Giant Rugby Ad in Australia Features a Wallaby Probably Raping a Lion

An Australian company called Sportsbet (bet you can’t guess what it does) found a remarkably horrible way to greet international visitors at Melbourne Airport — they painted an enormous (170 meters by 90 meters) sign directly under the international flight path depicting what appears to be interspecies rugby mascot… » 6/23/13 3:00pm 6/23/13 3:00pm

West Point Rugby Team Punished for ‘Derogatory’ Emails About Women

If only the military took sexual assault as seriously as West Point apparently takes rape culture: the academy recently disbanded its men's rugby team and punished 60 cadets after administrators found a “derogatory email chain” that illustrated “a culture of disrespect towards women.” » 6/05/13 10:25am 6/05/13 10:25am

Cold Water and Tumble Thigh Gets Out Even the Most Stubborn Grass Stains

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Anthony Mullally of Huddersfield tackled by Danny Addy (left) and Adam Sidlow (right) of Bradford during the Super League match between Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls at John Smith's Stadium on March 3, 2013 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images) » 3/03/13 4:00pm 3/03/13 4:00pm