Posts tagged "u.k."

Facebook Relationship Status Change Ends In Tragedy

Last week I changed my relationship status on Facebook from “engaged” to “single”, since I had decided my break was now a breakup. Emma Forrester, a married woman in the U.K., changed her status to single too, only her husband responded by hacking her to death with a meat cleaver. Wayne Forrester told police he…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 17, 2008

Fly Girl Too Sexy

The U.K.’s daily newspaper, The Sun, proudly runs a bare-breasted model every day called the Page 3 Girl. A brainchild of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, it’s been a topless tradition since the fitting date of 1969 and the magazine’s sales rose 40% in a year. As we all know, sex sells. Ryan Air, a budget…

Simcha / March 17, 2008

The Ultimate Care…Down There

We’ve established this already, but commercials in the U.K. rule. This one, for some British brand of tampons, is no exception. Normally we’re not into calling our vaginas by anything associated with food, animals, or plant life, but this beav is awfully cute. [You Tube]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2008

See Through Clothes Camera

The new T5000 Camera, which is taking off this weekend at a British exhibition, will also be taking off people’s clothes. ThruVision promises their crafty cameras can see through clothing to identify any contents a person maybe carrying. Using T-ray (natural electromagnetic waves) technology that has been applied by the European Space Agency on dying…

Simcha / March 10, 2008

Food Fight Foreplay

Supermarket commercials usually advertise fresh food, but this one for the U.K.’s MySupermarket.com is all about the fresh clients. In the funny ad, a British hottie starts a sexy/gross food fight after seeing his wife bent over the refrigerator. Let’s just say, it begins by asking “How low can you go?” and the…

Simcha / March 10, 2008

Frisky Quote Of The Day: A Rihanna Concert-goer

“I was really looking forward to whipping out my umbrella during the song. I have been practicing the routine for weeks but it has all been for nothing!” — A Rihanna fan who is heartbroken that umbrellas have been banned from the singer’s U.K. tour to protect concert-goers from losing an eye [AHN]

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Catherine Strawn / March 6, 2008