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This is the largest kleptocracy case the U.S. government has ever pursued. READ MORE »


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Two female students in Malaysia were arrested this weekend by religious police for allegedly having “same-sex relations” in a hotel room. The young women, ages 20 and 21, had their room searched and a sex toy confiscated. Lesbian sex has been criminalized since 1997, where it carries a fine, three years in jail and… READ MORE »


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Flight #MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysian PM tells reporters after giving new satellite information

— BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking) March 24, 2014
Flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean leaving no survivors, Prime Minister Najib Razak said today, citing new analysis of satellite data that pegged the… READ MORE »


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Well, this blows. It’s just come to my attention that a special GroupOn was offered last summer in Mongolia, advertising discounted unicorn rides. If this doesn’t make you squee with joy and sing the theme to “The Last Unicorn,” I don’t want to know you.

The ad reads:
Unlike bigfoot, Santa Claus… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Today I read about a merger that makes sense, but in a sorta creepy way: shoe-shopping and online dating. A Malaysian shoe store called Shoes Shoes Shoes has teamed up with a dating website to “give away” a man with every shoe purchase in an ingenious marketing stunt they call “Shoe Dating.” Here’s the lowdown, after… READ MORE »


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This is terribly sad: Three Malaysian women, who were caned under the country’s Islamic laws, said the punishment was good for them. The 17-year-old who was caned for having sex out of wedlock has been quoted in a Malaysian newspaper saying, “I deeply regret my actions as I should have married before having sex.” READ MORE »


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All My Children is looking for an Iraq war vet to play an Iraq war vet. How meta. [NPR]
David Arquette and Ben Harper are funding a new clothing line called Propr that will be unveiled at New York Fashion Week in September. [Showbiz Spy]
Malysia’s government has asked the promoters of Avril Lavigne concert… READ MORE »


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The majority of Malaysia’s population is Muslim, and government censors do quite a bit of cutting to keep overly sexual scenes out of movies and other forms of entertainment. These days, they’re having a much more difficult time keeping naughty information out of the news, as two of the country’s top politicians are involved in… READ MORE »


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While sexy paper underwear may seem impractical, they’ve been selling like hot cakes in Kuala Lampur! The Chinese population in Malaysia just celebrated their “day of the dead”, the Qingming Festival, this past Friday. The holiday is commemorated with burnt offerings made at the graves of deceased relatives. And apparently this is the only time… READ MORE »