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Today’s Lady News: Toronto Cop Says Don’t Dress Like A “Slut”

  • A cop speaking at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto suggested a woman could prevent sexual assault by not dressing like a “slut.” Also, men could prevent sexual assault by not sexually assaulting women. It’s that easy! [Excalibur]
  • Attention, men who like to “mansplain”: here are the things you can and can’t get away with saying about CBS reporter Lara Logan’s beating and sexual assault in Egypt last week. [Slate]
  • British model Claudia Aderotimi, who died recently from getting butt implants from a person unlicensed to perform plastic surgery, wanted to become a hip-hop video vixen. Claudia had silicone injected into her rear end at a Hampton Inn in Philadelphia, but the silicone poisoned her vascular system and she died shortly thereafter. [The Grio]
  • Oh good. South Dakota decided it’s not entirely reasonable to allow people to kill abortion providers as “justifiable homicide” for protecting the fetus. [New York Times]

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Do You Live In A Smart City Or A Dumb City?

Want to hang out with a posse of high school valedictorians? Then Boston, Hartford or San Francisco are probably your best bets. At least according to The Daily Beast, which ranked the smartest and dumbest cities in the country. Those three cities came out on top, while Las Vegas, San Antonio, and Fresno wallowed at the bottom. Keep reading »

Crap You Don’t Need: Hello Kitty Motor Oil

So you know how your car sometimes runs out of motor oil and you take it to your local gas station or Jiffy Lube or something and say “fill ‘er up with that high grade Hello Kitty brand motor oil, ‘ol chap!”? Oh, that doesn’t sound familiar? That’s probably because it’s utterly ridiculous. In fact, if that scenario did bring on a sense of deja vu, we’re genuinely concerned about your [utter lack of] common sense. Motor oil is the stuff of car porn and efficiency, not cartoon kitties and Japanese school girls. So please, please don’t spend $33 on motor oil whose container is emblazoned with that grinning, knowing cat; you’re better than that. [Advertising Is Good For You] Keep reading »

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