Posts tagged "sweden"

Why You Should Never Go Long-Distance Ice Skating Alone

Sometimes you're like, wow, when my boyfriend and I are together it feels like we're the only two people in the world. Yeah, that's a great idea, but the reality? Kind of frightening. A Swedish couple was long-distance ice skating--which is apparently a thing that you do in Sweden--when a boat broke up the ice…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2011

Swedish Feminists Burn $13,000 To Protest Unequal Pay

Usually "burning money" is a figure of speech. But Sweden's feminist party literally set fire to $13,000 (or 10,000 Swedish kronar) to symbolize the amount of money women aren't getting every minute compared to men. An advertising agency donated the $13K, which members of the Feminist Initiative heaped on a BBQ. According to Sweden's statistic…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 6, 2010

You’ve Got An STD, Bro? That’s So Cool!

Possibly ruining my appreciation for the noble Swedes and their fine IKEA meatballs, a recent study has found that Swedish men with STDs think their infection is an affirmation of their manliness. University of Skovde researcher Kina Hammarlund interviewed an unknown group of 16- to 30-year-old men and women for her dissertation and discovered it…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 25, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Porn On TV, Pregnancy, And Dr. Drew

One of Sweden's state-run TV channels will be airing a trio of porn-tastic documentaries next week: "Inside Deep Throat," "Ron Jeremy, Porn Star," and "PopWhore." A very educational evening, indeed. [Variety] Women who are obese tend to miscarry more than normal weight women. [Medical News Today] Speaking of pregnancy, 20 percent of first time mother…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 23, 2008

Sexy Times For Senior Citizens

They don’t call it the golden years for nothing! Senior citizens are overwhelmingly sexually satisfied -- to anyone who has seen Blanche Devereaux slut her way through an episode of the Golden Girls, this will come as no surprise. But the men are getting their fair share too -- 54% of single men are sexually…

By: Simcha / July 10, 2008

Sweden’s Got The World’s Most Beautiful Women

Thinking about going on a sexpedition? Well, Stockholm, Sweden, was just voted the city in the world with the most beautiful women by Traveler’s Digest. So consider yourself warned of the competition! The cuties in Copenhagen, Denmark came in a close second, and Buenos Aires, Argentina in third. Although, the entire survey seems skewed since…

By: Simcha / June 16, 2008

Handcuffs In The Bedroom: A Lesson

The Swedish police received a call yesterday from a couple who had chosen to handcuff themselves but couldn't remove them after they had had their fun. When the police arrived, a third person was in the bedroom with the couple, trying to free them to no avail. An officer then wielded a bolt-cutter and wa…

By: Catherine Strawn / June 16, 2008

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

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

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Happiness, Chores, and Swedish Drugstores

Half of being happy comes down to genes, according to a study of nearly 1,000 pairs of identical twins. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland found that genetics controlled 50 percent of the personality traits that make people happy, while other factors, like relationships, health, and careers, determine the rest. [Reuters] American me…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 6, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Drunk Driving, Unisex Undies, and Remembering

Sweden plans to introduce a new style of unisex underwear for hospital patients in an effort to save time and money. Currently, there are two styles of underwear for men and two for women. These boxer-style underwear, which are sure to flatter every bum, will most likely be introduced before summer. [Star Tribune] People haven't…

By: Catherine Strawn / February 22, 2008
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