Posts tagged "iceland"

We Should Obviously All Go See This Documentary About A Penis Museum Called “The Final Member”

Who needs Iceland’s beautiful scenery and hot springs when you can visit The Icelandic Phallological Museum instead? The Reykjavik museum is the world’s most diverse (and only?) penis museum, housing specimens…

Claire Hannum | April 18, 2014 - 9:30 am

Travel Porn: The Northern Lights Over Iceland

My current life/travel obsession is seeing the northern lights. I’ve been gleefully researching where and when I’d have the best chance of seeing them, and although Alaska, Sweden, and Norway…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 14, 2014 - 5:29 pm

I Want To Go To There (Again): Iceland Is Teeming With Ryan Gosling Lookalikes Apparently

You know, I was in Iceland a few months ago, accidentally because my flight home from Paris was laid over there for 24 hours, and I did not see one…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 16, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Accidental Incest App Helps Icelanders Avoid Banging Their Relatives

Iceland is a pretty small country, people-wise. There’s only around 300,000 people in total, and most of them are related.  In Michael Lewis’s 2011 book Boomerang (on the global financial…

Julie Gerstein | April 19, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Iceland Considers Restriction On Extreme Pornography

Better start hoarding your cum shot videos and bondage now, Icelanders!  The government of Iceland is considering a ban on Internet pornography that depicts “violent,” “hateful,” and “degrading” content in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2013 - 4:40 pm

Icelandic Teen Wins The Right To Use Her Birth Name

Icelandic teen Blaer Bjarkardottir won the right to use her birth name in court this week. Blaer, which means “Breeze” in Icelandic, was on the restricted names list because it…

Ami Angelowicz | February 1, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Missing Woman Searches For Herself (In A Totally Non-Existential Way)

Today in “Confusing Headlines From Iceland,” a missing tourist joined a search party to look for … herself. How does that work? Well, the woman was on a bus tour…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | August 30, 2012 - 4:20 pm

A Trip To The Penis Museum Is In Order

Iceland is the place to be. Aside from the hot springs, the moon rock, and all of its inhabitants looking like sexy aliens, Iceland is home to the world’s largest…

Ami Angelowicz | April 13, 2011 - 11:20 am

Want Gender Equality? Head To Northern Europe

If you need us, we’ll be in Iceland. That’s because according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, Iceland is tops for women. The Global Gender Gap Report

Julie Gerstein | October 12, 2010 - 7:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Iceland’s Lesbian Prime Minister Marries Her Girlfriend

Iceland’s prime minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir, married her girlfriend, Jonina Leosdottir, on Sunday, when the country’s same-sex marriage law became legalized. Congratulations! [AP]
Nevada’s Republican senatorial candidate, Sharron Angle, said she…

Jessica Wakeman | June 29, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Iceland Bans All Strip Clubs

Iceland has passed a law to shut down all strip clubs, making it illegal for any business to profit from the nudity of its employees.

Well, duh. It’s…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2010 - 1:00 pm

If Elf Sex Is Real, We Should All Move To Iceland ASAP

I remember the first and only time I visited Iceland. I was there for a brief layover on the way to Amsterdam. I’m not exaggerating when I tell…

Ami Angelowicz | February 18, 2010 - 3:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Bea Arthur Does Good & Iceland Is Best For Women

Bea Arthur, the “Golden Girls” star who passed away earlier this year, left $300,000 for a homeless shelter for LGBT youth. Thank you for being a friend, Bea! [PinkNews]

Jessica Wakeman | October 28, 2009 - 8:30 pm

What It’s Like To Be Single Around The World

After thinking a lot about that crazy singles map of the US and how all the ladies on the East Coast are screwed, I got back to my…

Ami Angelowicz | July 11, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Well-Endowed Museum

Today’s news is all about penises. Showing off the family jewels usually just involves a zipper, but for Sigurdur Hjartarson, it takes a museum. The curator and collector has opened…

Simcha | May 16, 2008 - 2:00 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Taser Parties, Motherhood In Sweden, And Sex On Drugs

Apparently Taser parties are the new Tupperware parties. [BBC]…

Catherine Strawn | May 9, 2008 - 11:15 am