Note to Partiers: You're Not Allowed to Fuck on the Streets of Montauk

During the summer, New York City’s most wealthy and debauched will often escape the heat of the city by heading for East Hampton, bringing with them suitcases full of madras shorts, straw fedoras, and—most importantly—their shittiest behavior. Well, bad news for these dumb Gatsby wannabes: East Hampton Town Supervisor… » 8/05/15 3:40pm 8/05/15 3:40pm

How to Talk About Your Travels Without Sounding Like a Dick

Everyone should absolutely try—if they want—to get out there and see the world, broaden the mind, expand ye olde horizons. But perhaps not everyone should talk about it after the fact, particularly if you’re just going to sound like a tone-deaf tryhard who desperately wants to appear cool/affluent/worldly. Don’t do… » 7/13/15 12:30pm 7/13/15 12:30pm

Everyone's Mom Has Convinced You Not to Go to India Because of Rape

India is dealing with more than just all the rapes that have been reported recently by Indian women. They're losing major tourism money, as the fear of sexual assault has already caused one tourist to jump out of a window, just one incident among many that's stirring up enough negative press to lower the number of… » 6/11/13 12:10pm 6/11/13 12:10pm

There's a Dress Code Battle in the UAE's Shopping Malls

Only about ten percent of the 8 million people who live in the United Arab Emirates, one of the world's wealthiest nations, are actually Emirati citizens; the rest are Western expats or Asian, African and Middle Eastern guest workers. Most locals are fans of Western pop culture, but there's one foreign form of… » 7/06/12 10:00am 7/06/12 10:00am

Hilarious Crazy Lady Commandeers Sweden's Twitter Feed, Has Questions About Jews

Governments are usually so boring, right? (At least on the surface.) America is such a bunch of liars. American political PR is all about paving over human weirdnesses with neutered, socially acceptable "types"—Family Mans, Soccer Moms, Joes-the-Plumber—when you know in secret these dudes are pooping in diapers (… » 6/14/12 7:00pm 6/14/12 7:00pm

In the Future, We Will All Pay to Have Sex With Robots

When you sit and ponder what the future will be like, the first question that comes to your mind is almost definitely "Who will I be fucking?" Right? Well, maybe the question would be more accurately phrased as "What will I be fucking?" But no matter how you ask it, the answer is sex robots. Yes, in the future, we… » 4/19/12 11:15am 4/19/12 11:15am

Thai Long-Neck Women Part Of "Human Zoo" • Jewish Prayer Book Makes God Gender-Neutral

Thai officals approve a "human zoo" with the famed long-necked women, many of whom are refugees from Myanmar. • Indian sex workers can now get life insurance, but their profession remains illegal. • Snickers, Doritos, and Peanut M&Ms are the most popular vending machine snacks. • A child who formed in her mother's … » 5/19/08 5:30pm 5/19/08 5:30pm

How Long Shoud You Be Together Before You Have A "Holidate"?

According to the LA Times, Mandy Gresh, 28, and her boyfriend decided to go on a little vacation to Quebec City. She booked plane tickets and a hotel room for a four-day weekend. Sounds great, right? Well, Mandy and her boyfriend had been together for six weeks. Mandy tells the paper: "I was like, 'Oh my god, the trip… » 4/07/08 5:00pm 4/07/08 5:00pm