austria

Gay Walk Signals Prevail Over Homophobes In Austria

The city council of Linz, Austria has overruled the anti-gay Freedom Party to bring back its (get this) gay-themed traffic lights.

A spokesman for the Freedom Party

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

There Is No Hope For Love: 115-Year Tortoise Marriage Ends In Divorce

The end of a romance usually begins with the first sly traces of resentment, jealousy or rage. For tortoise couple Bibi and Poldi, the end of their 115-year relationship began…

Julie Gerstein |

An Astroturf House For The Mini-Golf Fanatic

Isn’t it sad when the grass on your house is greener than the grass in your yard? This “Beetlejuice”-esque house in Austria features Escher-style staircases to nowhere and an exterior…

Julie Gerstein |

Volunteers Pose Naked In Austria

Austria is getting ready to host the Euro 2008 soccer competition, and over the weekend, U.S. photographer Spencer Tunick gathered 1,840 people for a photo in an Austrian soccer stadium.

Catherine Strawn |

Pick Up An Austrian

Out-of-towners visiting Austria for the Euro 2008 soccer competition will receive a free guide, which includes a few essential phrases (i.e., Do you have a sliced sugared pancake with plum…

Catherine Strawn |

Today In Terribleness: Sexual Assault, Crying Rape, And That Austrian Psycho

A University of Connecticut student recounts being sexually assaulted on campus, fighting back against her attacker, and then being assaulted AGAIN by onlookers. [DailyCampus.com]
A woman who was having an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |