Posts tagged "united states"

America Only Ranks 23rd In The World For Women’s Equality

The United States ranks 23rd out of 136 countries examined in the 2013 World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, which measures equality for women based on political, economic and other factors. It looks like Cuba, Nicaragua and a bunch of other places have a lot they could teach us about women's rights! […
By: Jessica Wakeman / October 25, 2013

What Does Your State Suck At?

View larger image here. We each have our own individual strengths and our weaknesses, and the same could be said about the states that make up our great nation. It turns out that each state has something that they are the absolute worst at in comparison to all the others -- here they…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 24, 2011

U.S. Ban On People With HIV Could Be Repealed

Did you know that people with HIV who want to visit the U.S. or move to the U.S. from another country basically can't? For about 20 years, there has been a ban making it really hard for people with the virus to enter the country, even for health conferences. They've been able to apply for…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 17, 2008

Stimulus Checks Helping Online Porn Industry

The stimulus checks we've all been receiving in the mail have been put to good use, as the Adult Internet Market Research Company (AIMRCo)has discovered that many websites focused on adult or erotic material have been experiencing an upswing in sales during recent weeks. “Many of the sites we surveyed have reported 20 to 30…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 2, 2008