Posts tagged "beijing"

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

Quickies!: ‘Tis The Season For Social Drinking

It’s easy to blame winter weight gain on rich desserts and festive foods, but those holiday beverages are riddled with calories, too. These tips and Pomegranate Cosmos will help beat the winter calories. [Shine]
Beijing is experiencing a sexual revolution, in which people are swinging and having sex on the internet. [Your Tango]
Having a…

Annika Harris / December 2, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: “Fame,” Cheap Movies, And Prostitutes Who Don’t Use Condoms

A remake of “Fame” will be released Sept. 25, 2009, starring Debbie Allen, Charles S. Dutton, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally, and Bebe Neuwirth as the instructors and supervisors. [Variety]
iTunes is selling bargain movies for the bargain price of $5. They’re changing what’s cheap each week though, so “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” might not be such…

Catherine Strawn / December 1, 2008

Monday Menage: Foursomes At The Olympics

This Monday, we’re upin’ our usual threesome to a foursome! To whom do we bestow this honor? Two American teams that each won the 4 x 400 races in their sports — the men’s swimming team and the men’s track team. These eight athletes aren’t afraid to go for the gold — they came out…

Simcha / August 25, 2008

Quick Pic: U.S. Women’s Beach Volleyball Duo Scores!

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh celebrate their victory over the team from China, clinching the gold medal. [Beijing, 8/20/08]…

The Frisky / August 21, 2008

The Top Female Olympic Athletes You Cannot Miss

The Summer Olympics in Beijing kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremonies airing on NBC at 8pm. But when the fanfare and pageantry is over, it’s time for some serious competition featuring the roughest, toughest ladies from our great land. These amazing women will really bring out our inner patriot. So for the gals who…

Simcha / August 8, 2008

The Top Ten Studliest Summer Olympians

Olympians — noble, athletic, competitive, and so, so very sexy! We could watch them go for the gold all day long (especially if “going for the gold” was used in a more colloquial way). We will be glued and drooling to all the Summer Olympics action which kicks off in Beijing on Friday. To make…

Simcha / August 7, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Beijing’s Fashion Dress Code And Problems With Being Single

Beijing residents got a style guide covering what to where during the Olympics. Not allowed: white socks with black leather shoes, and wearing pajamas to visit neighbors. [AP via The Huffington Post]
Being single in your 40s might cause you to develop cognitive impairment. [AJC]…

Catherine Strawn / August 1, 2008