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Alleged Details On Lara Logan’s Assault In Egypt Emerge

“60 Minutes” reporter Lara Logan has still not spoken publicly about being attacked on February 11 in Egypt’s Tahrir Square while she reported on civil unrest there, but alleged details…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Today In Baby News: A Kid Named “Facebook” And A Wainwright/Cohen Love Child

Congrats to Facebook, which officially has its first namesake. An Egyptian man named his baby girl Facebook Jamal Ibrahim to express his gratitude for the role the social networking site…

Ami Angelowicz | February 21, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: CBS News’ Lara Logan Beaten, Sexually Assaulted In Egypt

CBS correspondent Lara Logan was beaten and sexually assaulted in Egypt’s Tahrir Square on February 11 after she, her “60 Minutes” team, and their security were attacked. Logan was…

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Insensitive Tweets About The Situation In Egypt Are The New Black

Oof. What was the person behind designer Kenneth Cole’s Twitter account thinking with this one? A couple hours later, that tweet was followed up with this: “we weren’t intending to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 3, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Egypt Wants To Ban A $30 Fake Virginity Kit

Egyptian lawmakers have called for a ban on importing the Artificial Virginity Hymen kit from China, a $30 kit that leaks a blood-like substance when inserted and broken, allowing women…

Jessica Wakeman | October 6, 2009 - 1:10 pm

What Barack Obama Had To Say To Muslim Women

This week, Barack Obama headed to Egypt with a pretty big mission in mind: smoothing over relations between the United States and the Muslim World. The pinnacle of his trip—a…

Daniela Guernica | June 5, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Love Can Make A Man Do Crazy Things, Like Chop Off His Penis

Parents just don’t understand. Back in high school, my dad dissed a dude with green dreads who came to pick me up for a date. Pops just wouldn’t let my…

Simcha | June 1, 2009 - 1:45 pm

Hatshepsut, The Cross-Dressing Pharaoh

If you haven’t noticed, we’re a bit obsessed with women throughout history. National Women’s History Month may be over, but we can’t help but to keep highlighting interesting women from…

Catherine Strawn | April 1, 2009 - 5:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Egyptian Men, Marijuana At Camp, And Girls Gone Wild Identity Confusion

Nearly two-thirds of Egyptian men admitted they have sexually harassed a women. [Reuters]
More than 5,000 marijuana plants were found growing at a Girl Scout camp in Syracuse, IN. Perhaps…

Catherine Strawn | July 18, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Gadgets: Ye Olde Speculum

The gadget loving guys at Boing Boing have made a list of the Top 10: Gadgets That Go Inside You. While we have a favorite that rhymes with habit (coincidence,…

Simcha | June 3, 2008 - 6:30 pm

Egypt’s First Female “Maazun”

Egypt has appointed its first female official to certify marriages and divorces. Amal Soliman applied for the “maazun” position because it would allow her to work close to her home…

Catherine Strawn | May 19, 2008 - 3:00 pm
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