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Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. We recently took a break from our regularly scheduled mockery to focus our taunting on Cosmopolitan magazine and some of the less...astute sex advice they've offered us over the years. It was a romp. While Cosmo comes at sex with the chirpy enthusiasm of Elle Woods and the DIY tenacity of Martha Stewart, its peers on the men's side are a little harder to pin down. So here's an anthology of the most misguided advice voiced by these two gentlemen; take it with caution. Men's Health: the Science of Seduction 1. Why is it important to figure out if this foxy stranger is on the pill? Oh, and pro-tip: if you lose count mid-blink, start throwing carbohydrates and diamonds (you know, lady things) over her shoulder to distract her, then grab her purse and rummage. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Global chiefs of protocol are meeting to prevent future breaches of diplomatic etiquette. Do such gaffes matter? Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.

Global chiefs of protocol are meeting to prevent future breaches of diplomatic etiquette. Do such gaffes matter?

More than 100 chiefs of protocol from 77 countries gathered in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. Their summit is intended to prevent embarrassing gaffes by diplomats and heads of state. Has a breach of etiquette or diplomatic protocol ever caused an international crisis? Not exactly. History is littered with breaches of diplomatic etiquette, from the impulsive (England’s Prince Charles appearing unannounced and incognito in Madrid to woo Princess Maria Anna in 1623) to the grotesque (President George H.W.

Breaches of etiquette cause so few international incidents partially because governments go to such lengths to prevent them. Breaches of protocol can have more of an impact when they play into a larger narrative. Mistreatment by ordinary citizens can also have an impact on foreign relations. Governments sometimes deliberately breach diplomatic protocol to send a message. Got a question about today’s news? Remembering The Barbie Liberation Front. An ahead-of-its-time covert shopdropping (the opposite of shoplifting) endeavor, in which the mass produced toys sold to children were “corrected”: The Barbie Liberation Organisation was an organization that caused a significant cultural jamming intervention in 1993.

Remembering The Barbie Liberation Front

Having purchased many Barbie dolls and GI Joe action figures, the group switched the voice boxes from a pair of dolls (one from either group) and then placed them onto store shelves. Customers who purchased the toys were surprised to find gung-ho, combat ready Barbie dolls or effeminate GI Joes that were more interested in shopping than shooting. 2Share 72Share. Few Years In Military Would Have Really Straightened Out Troubled Teen Killed On First Tour Of Afghanistan. KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN—Friends, family, and colleagues of 19-year-old U.S.

Few Years In Military Would Have Really Straightened Out Troubled Teen Killed On First Tour Of Afghanistan

Marine Alex Penzerton were saddened Wednesday upon learning he had been killed by a roadside bomb and was thus deprived of the life-changing opportunity a few years in the military might have afforded him. "Alex was a troubled kid who really could have benefitted from the kind of structured environment an organization like the Marines provides," said Penzerton's father, David, holding the flag the Corps had shipped home to him. "I'm sure he would have straightened himself out if he'd just had a few more months in the service and survived into his 20s. " Also killed in the attack was 26-year-old Cpl.

Damon Siggs, who sources said was in his fourth tour of duty and had really turned his life around with the discipline he learned as a Marine. Local Grandmother Beginning To Realize Family Never Even Looked For Better Nursing Home. ST.

Local Grandmother Beginning To Realize Family Never Even Looked For Better Nursing Home

MARYS, OH—Local grandmother Janet Lukingbeal said Tuesday it had recently started to dawn on her that family members hadn't even bothered to research nicer nursing homes before admitting her to Horizons Retirement Community six years ago. "For the longest time, I thought they'd put me in the best home in the state, but then I started hearing some of the other residents talk about how much better all these other places were, including one that's not even half a mile from here," Lukingbeal, 87, said while fiddling with the antenna on the 400-room facility's communal television.

"And now I remember asking my son if the bedrooms in all the nursing homes were so small, and he immediately said that they all were, every single one of them, as if he'd really looked into it. I don't think he had any idea. " 9 Principles of Japanese Art and Culture. There are 9 basic principles that underlie Japanese art and culture.

9 Principles of Japanese Art and Culture

They're called aesthetics — concepts that answer the question: what is art? There are 9 Japanese aesthetics. They are the basis for Japanese art, fashion, pop culture, music and movies. 1. Wabi-sabi (imperfect) Can you imagine if all the characters in movies were perfect? 2. Miyabi is often translated "heartbreaker". 3. Shibui means simple, subtle or unobtrusive. 4. Iki is uniqueness. Iki is the movie character who's a bad-ass with style and grace. 5. Jo-ha-kyu is a tempo that can be translated as — start slowly, accelerate and end suddenly. Modern uses include movies, music and advertising. 6. Yugen states that life is boring when all the facts are known. Where does the smoke come from? 7.Geido (discipline and ethics) Have you ever noticed that Japanese martial arts (and traditional arts) are all about discipline? 8. Ensou is a zen concept. 9. Kawaii is cute. Permalink: 10 Strangest Uses For Sex Dolls - Oddee.com (sex doll, real doll...)

Sex dolls are created for sexual pleasure, but sometimes people have other ideas.

10 Strangest Uses For Sex Dolls - Oddee.com (sex doll, real doll...)

Check out ten incredibly strange (and often hilarious) ways that people have used love dolls to suit their needs. Use It As A Raft Australian Police and a State Emergency Services crew were called to the rescue when an woman and a man, both 19, decided to use inflatable sex dolls to float down a flood-swollen river. The woman lost her doll and clung to a tree until rescue workers could arrive to help her. The incident prompted a warning from police that blow-up sex toys are "not recognized flotation devices.

" As Material For Clothing Dutch artist Sander Reijgers is recycling inflatable sex dolls to make rain-resistant clothing. To Prevent Syphilis During WWII During World War II, Hitler's Nazi soldiers often contracted sexually transmitted diseases, especially syphilis, from the French prostitutes they frequented. The dolls were inflatable, blonde, blue-eyed, and could fit into the soldier's backpacks. 8 Extreme Homeless Stories. The man who lived in AOL for 2 months After completing a four-month incubator program at AOL's Palo Alto campus, Eric Simons discovered that his badge still worked so he decided to live there.

8 Extreme Homeless Stories

"I couldn't afford to live anywhere," Simons recalled. "I started living out of AOL's headquarters. " For someone with neither money nor an aversion to sleeping on others' couches, the AOL building had plenty of allure. "They had a gym there with showers," Simons said. He stayed there for two months, until a security guard came to work an hour earlier and found out about Simons.

The college student who is homeless on purpose Being homeless is one thing most of us avoid at all costs, but not this college student. Inside one of Shane Dussault's backpacks is a laptop, a small bag of tools, a bag of electronics, and an ultra-absorbent compressed towel the size of a washcloth. Shane is a U1 Philosophy student at McGill, and has been homeless for almost a year. The homeless billionaire. People Are Awesome: The Coffee Shop Where Everyone Pays for Everyone Else's Drinks - News. The main conceit of the 2000 Kevin Spacey film Pay It Forward is that if one person does a kindness for three strangers, and those three people each do kindnesses for three strangers, and so on, one person can change the world.

People Are Awesome: The Coffee Shop Where Everyone Pays for Everyone Else's Drinks - News

Rarely do we see this acted out in the real world the way it was cinematically—one scene finds a man giving away his brand-new Jaguar to a guy having car troubles—but on a smaller scale, these sorts of random niceties happen far more often than you might think. Today, it's selflessness at a small coffee house in Bluffton, South Carolina. It all started two years ago at Corner Perk, a small, locally owned coffee shop, when a customer paid her bill and left $100 extra, saying she wanted to pay for everyone who ordered after her until the money ran out. The staff fulfilled her request, and the woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, has returned to leave other large donations every two to three months.

"People will come in and say, 'What do you mean? How to Use a Calling Card. Maybe you’ve been using calling cards for quite some time.

How to Use a Calling Card

Or perhaps you recently invested in a set when we introduced our line of AoM-designed calling cards. Either way you’ve likely already been putting them to use in the obvious way-handing them to new friends, business contacts, and potential love interests. Calling cards truly do make an excellent networking tool, but there are other ways-both fun and practical-to employ them as well. During the 19th century, the use of calling cards was surrounded with a great deal of rules and etiquette. You would “call” upon someone by visiting their home and leaving your calling card in a tray by the door.

But there are some uses of the calling card that survived well into the mid 20th century and can easily be revived by modern gentlemen. Here are three ways to use your calling card that you may not have considered, along with some examples of each. As invitations. If you want an answer, write RSVP in the lower left hand corner. As cards. 12 Most Embarrassing Public Punishments. ReShonda Tate Billingsley caught her 12-year-old daughter posing with a bottle of vodka in an Instagram photo, with the caption "I sure wish I could drink this! " Unfortunate, obviously. So ReShonda, obviously wise to how reputation and value allotment work on tweenage brats, decided to make her daughter pose with the above photo and post it to her Facebook page.

Her daughter was mortified, of course. "She actually asked for a spanking instead; she begged for a spanking," Billingsley said. Two Bedford PA women who stole a 9-year-old girl's gift card on her birthday publicized the matter as part of Bedford County District Attorney Bill Higgins' public punishment initiative. Higgins said the women stole the child's gift card that she had set on a shelf at a Walmart store in Everett while an employee assisted her.

A judge ordered two convicted shoplifters to carry these signs in front of an Alabama Walmart. A Miami kid who bullied kids at school was forced to hold a sign on a street corner. 'Cursing stone' found on Isle of Canna. 19 May 2012Last updated at 23:13 GMT The bullaun stone was found in an old graveyard A stone discovered by chance on the Isle of Canna is Scotland's first known example of a bullaun "cursing stone", experts have revealed. Dating from about 800 AD, the stones are associated with early Christian crosses - of which there is one on the isle. It was found in an old graveyard by a National Trust for Scotland (NTS) farm manager. The stone is about 25cm in diameter and engraved with an early Christian cross. It was later found to fit exactly into a large rectangular stone with a worn hole which was located at the base of the Canna cross. NTS manager of Canna, Stewart Connor, said the importance of the stone became clear after he was notified of the discovery.

He said: "We knew of the importance of bullaun stones and that it could be a really significant find. 'Cursing stones' This is the first time a top stone has been discovered In the early-Christian period, Canna belonged to the monastery on Iona. Movie assailant punches a kid, becomes a folk hero - Parenting. American Airlines Boots Woman From Flight For “Offensive” Pro-Choice T-Shirt. A woman traveling home from an abortion rights seminar was detained and forced off an American Airlines flight Tuesday because the captain and crew found her T-shirt “offensive,” according to the blog RH Reality Check. The woman, who asked not to be named, was wearing a T-shirt with a slogan made famous by Oklahoma state senator Judy McIntyre (D), who marched earlier this year to protest Oklahoma’s “fetal personhood” law, carrying a sign that read, “If I wanted the government in my womb, I’d fuck a senator.”The woman, who detailed her experience in an email to RHRC blogger Jodi Jacobson, said she was sleeping for most of her first flight with a shawl covering her shirt. ”Right before we were set to land the flight attendant from first class approaches me and asks if I had a connecting flight?

We were running a bit behind schedule, so I figured I was being asked this to be sure I would make my connecting flight. Mechanical Matchmaking: The Science of Love in the 1920s. "Scientific Mating" on the cover of the April, 1924 issue of Science and Invention magazine Online dating sites like eHarmony and OkCupid claim they can find you the perfect romantic match by using algorithms. These kinds of sites have catchy slogans like “date smarter, not harder,” implying that they’ve finally perfected a scientific approach to matchmaking. Just answer a few questions, and their super-secret love science will find the person who is right for you. While much of the “science” behind online dating sites has been called into question, that doesn’t seem to dissuade us from wanting to make the messy (and often frustrating) world of romantic love into something quantifiable. This idea, of course, is nothing new—and at least one futurist thinker of the early 20th century hoped that new technological developments might one day create the perfect matchmaking device.

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