Posts tagged "finland"

Take A Look Inside The Women’s Mosque Of America

Here’s a look into America’s first women-only mosque. [NBC] Finland’s national radio service is going to read the Koran on air cover-to-cover in order to “increase people’s knowledge of the Koran and Muslim culture in Finland.” [BBC] Check out this explainer about sex, intersex, and why “male” and “female” aren’t adequate categories for human beings.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 24, 2015

Two Finnish Journalists Poop Their Pants On A Bus, Write About The Experience

Al Roker, prepare for your sharting incident to be forgotten. I wish I spoke Finnish right now so that I could understand this story in it's entirety because it is bonkers. From what I can ascertain from the wonky Google translation, two female journalist purposefully pooped in their pants on a bus traveling from Helsinki…

By: Ami Angelowicz / February 5, 2013

The Squeeze: Alfie Allen, Text Messages, Kate Moss, And Weight Discrimination

Lily Allen's brother, Alfie, will be playing the lead role in Equus in Yorkshire this month. Yep, it's the role Daniel Radcliffe stripped for. Alfie said that he doesn't have any qualms about getting naked on stage: "It's just part of the job I do. In fact it's really liberating because you get a real…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 31, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Love Leave, Women Working Out, And Gray Hair

Next week, the Finnish Parliament will discuss whether to grant working adults one week of "love leave" a year. This proposal is aimed at helping to reduce the number of divorces (half of all Finnish marriages end in divorce -- like the U.S.!) and the number of people suffering from depression. Research there has show…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 7, 2008