Women Avoid Cycling Due To "Helmet Hair" • Ex-Mormon Gives $1M To Support Gay Marriage

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• According to a survey commissioned by Cycling England, 58% of English women don't ride their bike to work because they don't want to arrive sweaty and 27% avoid riding because they don't want "helmet hair." • On Thursday, Tennessee State University gave degrees to 10 black students (3 of them posthumously) that the University had previously expelled after the students were arrested as part of the Freedom Riders in the '60s. • A former Mormon in Utah (and founder of WordPress!) responded to calls from the Mormon church urging him to support a proposition to outlaw gay marriage in California by giving $1 million to a group opposing the proposition.•• A small study suggests that sperm quality may be affected by close proximity to cell phones. • Marilyn Fithian, the founder of the Center for Martial and Sexual Studies, passed away on September 11th due to complications of pneumonia. She was 87. • Uh, why was Mick Jagger invited to an EU panel on simplifying internet shopping rules? • Dozens of Canadian students with facial piercings staged a walkout at St. Mary's Catholic high school in Ontario after the school issued a ban on all facial piercings except "unobtrusive ear piercing." • Children in the UK are wary of "playground myths" about sex (ex: you can reuse a condom if you wash it) and want to talk more openly with their parents about sex but most parents are embarrassed to discuss such matters with their children. • A study of bisexual people in Canada revealed that many are frustrated when interacting with the health care system for mental health issues because therapists and treatments are often sided to either gay or straight problems. • According to official figures there are no men under the age of 25 that are working in state-run nurseries anywhere in England. • Pig diving: Human-inflicted swine-cruelty or adorable pig-related activities? •



That is depressing news. Why should you care about BO or your hairstyle at work, unless you're fucking one of your coworkers? which we all know is a bad idea.

I biked to work on the mean streets of San Francisco for three years, and my commute was the best part of my day. Now I live in Texas, where asshats in pickup trucks think it's funny to scare the shit out of a biker. But now I work at home, so there.