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Teaching Old Dogs Really, Really New Tricks

There’s a joke about how there’s more sheep than people in New Zealand. And now, there’s more driving dogs than anywhere else in the world, too. Members of the New…

Julie Gerstein | December 7, 2012 - 3:20 pm

“Vagina” And “Discharge” Deemed Not Too Dirty For TV In New Zealand

Breaking news for the female anatomy! In New Zealand, it was deemed safe to use the words “vagina” and “discharge” in TV commercials. An advertisement for Carefree Acti-Fresh Panty Liners,…

Ami Angelowicz | August 20, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Pole Dancing Prostitutes Destroying Street Signs In New Zealand

It’s a sign of the times in South Auckland, New Zealand, where local prostitutes are being accused of destroying street signs by using them for pole dancing routines designed to…

The Huffington Post | July 18, 2012 - 3:50 pm

Knit New Zealand’s Penguins A Sweater Already

The penguins living on the shores of New Zealand’s north island have been suffering of late, thanks to a disastrous oil spill that occurred there earlier this month. But! Now…

Julie Gerstein | October 20, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Topless Ukrainian Feminists Protest NZ Radio Station’s Mail Order Bride Contest

A notorious topless Ukrainian feminist group turned out to protest the New Zealand radio show “Win A Wife” contest that matches up a Kiwi man with a “mail

Jessica Wakeman | March 5, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Radio Station Contest Gives Away Mail Order Bride As Prize

Wash your eyes after reading this post: A New Zealand radio station is on blast from human rights groups, the international community, and the entire Ukraine for announcing a “Win…

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Blond Beauty Queen Accused Of Not Looking “Indian Enough”

Something else to dislike about beauty pageants: they create expectations about what women from different cultures “should” look like. Spectators booed Kiwi model Jacinta Lal, 21, when she won the…

Jessica Wakeman | October 14, 2010 - 5:20 pm

Cash-Strapped Olympian Opens A Brothel

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Logan Campbell, a cash-strapped Olympic hopeful, recently opened a gentlemen’s club in New Zealand so he could raise money and continue the intensive training that…

Catherine Strawn | July 13, 2009 - 3:50 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Plants, Bartending, Sperm, & Jayden

Male and female plants “converse” with the molecules in the pollen (male) and the pistol (female). [EurekAlert]
A woman in Alton, IL, was arrested for bartending in the nude. She…

Catherine Strawn | October 23, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: Happy Baby Faces, Accidental Porn, And Healthy Sperm

When mothers see their own baby’s face, areas of the brain associated with reward light up on brain scans, and they react most strongly when the baby is making a…

Catherine Strawn | July 7, 2008 - 12:30 pm

One Woman’s Response To Catcalls: Stripping

A woman visiting New Zealand from Israel was about to use an ATM when some men whistled at her. She proceeded to calmly strip and use the cash machine before…

Catherine Strawn | May 23, 2008 - 1:30 pm

Sluts of the World Unmasked!

Condom brand Durex did a study on the sexual partners of people around the world and found out the following: New Zealand’s women are the most promiscuous, averaging 20.4 sexual…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 4, 2007 - 7:11 pm
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