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Stephen Colbert Has A Great Plan For Sweden’s Twitter Account

So maybe you’ve heard about Sweden’s weird Twitter experiment, wherein they’re allowing perfectly average Swedish citizens to take over the country’s Twitter account for a week at a time. The…

Julie Gerstein | June 13, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Swedish Women Put Down Their Razors, “Take The Hair Back”

It all started–as many revolutions do–with a school librarian. Lina Ehrin, a 32-year-old librarian from central Sweden, was in the audience of a national Swedish singing contest when TV cameras…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 7, 2012 - 9:20 am

Swedish Principal Tells Teen Rape Victim That “Guys Do This Kind Of Thing”

You’re on notice, Sweden. You are supposed to be the land of gender equality, meatballs and easy-to-assemble LACK coffee tables. So what is this about a school principal telling a…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Swedish Man Receives Disability For Heavy Metal Music Obsession

For some, music isn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of life. Take Swedish heavy metal fan Roger Tullgren. How much does he love heavy metal? So much. In fact,…

Julie Gerstein | July 25, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Swedish Taxi Boss Emailed Staff Pix Of Secretaries In G-Strings For Christmas

Most inappropriate Christmas card ever: the boss of a Swedish taxi company emailed holiday greetings to his staff featuring pictures of the company’s secretaries’ bottoms as they bent over in…

Jessica Wakeman | February 8, 2011 - 3:40 pm

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?

Julie Gerstein | January 5, 2011 - 12:15 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | July 6, 2010 - 1:10 pm

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 25, 2009 - 6:10 pm

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.

Catherine Strawn | September 23, 2008 - 12:00 pm

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…

Simcha | July 10, 2008 - 6:00 pm

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…

Simcha | June 16, 2008 - 8:00 pm

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,…

Catherine Strawn | June 16, 2008 - 5:30 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

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…

Catherine Strawn | March 6, 2008 - 2:00 pm

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…

Catherine Strawn | February 22, 2008 - 6:17 pm
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