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 - 6:00 pm

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…

Annika Harris | December 2, 2008 - 10:00 pm

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]

Catherine Strawn | December 1, 2008 - 2:30 pm

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…

Simcha | August 25, 2008 - 7:00 pm

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 - 12:00 pm

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…

Simcha | August 8, 2008 - 3:30 pm

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…

Simcha | August 7, 2008 - 4:30 pm

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

Catherine Strawn | August 1, 2008 - 11:30 am