Posts tagged "africa"

There Still Aren’t Condoms In The Pope’s Carry On

“[The AIDS epidemic in Africa] is a tragedy that cannot be overcome by money alone, that cannot be overcome through the distribution of condoms, which even aggravates the problems…. It…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Big, Big Love: One Man, 86 Wives

While three sister wives may seem like one big, happy family on Big Love, try having 86! Mohammed Bello Abubakar, an 84-year-old Muslim preacher in Nigeria, has married more women…

Simcha | August 11, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Special Police Bras, Circumcision And AIDS, And Smart Spiders

Thousands of German policewomen have received “bulletproof bras.” Basically, they’re just bras that say “Polizei” (police) and don’t have metal parts, which could impale the wearer if hit by a…

Catherine Strawn | August 6, 2008 - 12:45 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC]…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 11:15 am

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Paris Hilton on Africa

“I love Africa in general — South Africa and West Africa, they are both great countries.” — Paris Hilton, currently on tour in Africa with boyfriend Benji Madden and his…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 26, 2008 - 11:00 am
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