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Divorced Women Are City Dwellers

Last week, we saw that the less-populated West tends to be more man-filled than the East coast. Now, data from Australia is beginning to make us wonder whether highly populated areas, aka cities, are bad for relationships in general. According to census figures from Australia, in populations of more than 100,000 people, 12.5 percent of… More »


Incest Is Icky, Even If The Resulting Baby Is Adorable

On a list of things that gross us the eff out, incest falls somewhere between scalping and the word “cutlet”. That why the story of an Australian father and daughter who had two kids together (the first died, the second is healthy) is making us heave up our Au Bon Pain. But John and Jenny… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Sex Contracts, Drinking Water, And A Bitter Divorce

A member of parliament in Australia is proposing that men should carry around sex contracts in their pocket, “next to their condoms.” Women would sign the contract saying they agree to have sex, hopefully decreasing the number of false rape allegations. Not only would women have to sign the contract, but they would also have… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Drunkeness, Pale Skin, And Bad Drivers

One in four young men and one in three young women in Northern Ireland said they were drunk the first time they had sex, according to a study. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! [BBC and Health Promotion Agency]
Men are subconsciously attracted to fairer skin because of its association with purity, innocence, modesty, and goodness, while… More »


Tall Women Have Higher Risk For Melanoma

Sure the 50-Foot Woman can kick anyone’s butt, but now a new study has shown she’s at a higher risk to have to fight off skin cancer too. According to an Australian scientist, Dr. Catherine Olsen, from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research, the tallest quarter of the 5,000 women she studied were 30% more… More »


The 50 Gayest Songs Of All Time

In honor of Australia’s 30th Gay Mardi Gras, a website tallied votes to make a definitive list of The 50 Gayest Songs of All Time…and according to this catalogue, my iTunes makes me a bigger ‘mo than Harvey Fierstein! While dance floor divas Madonna, Gloria Gaynor, The Village People, Donna Summer, Diana Ross, and Cher… More »


The Daily Squeeze: A Giant Rock, Genital Mutilation, And Cheating In Australia

A rare colorless diamond — 101.27 carats — will be auctioned off in Hong Kong in late May and is expected to go for at least $6 million. Be sure to alert your boyfriend so that he can bid on what is sure to become your engagement ring. [AHN]

The Raelians, a cult-like group,… More »


International Pick-Up Artists: Who’s Got Game?

“Your eyes are the same color as my Porsche.” While this pick-up line may have success in Germany, according to a Times Online article on international dating styles, all men find themselves constantly fumbling for a way to impress the ladies. From handling finances to feminism, guys around the globe chimed in with their whiny… More »


The Daily Squeeze: Stealing Bras, Stylish Condoms, and Everyday Corsets

There’s a new condom with a cutesy name in town. Proper Attire condoms, which are “Required for Entry” were inspired by the world of fashion—from the name and female-focused packaging to the fig-leaf logo (“clothing in its most primitive form,” according to the brand manager). The condoms will soon be available in boutiques, chic hotels,… More »


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