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Gamers Gone Wild

February 14, 2011 by


It’s no secret that the online video-game-verse is dominated by men—or, more precisely, by men’s most boyish versions of themselves. So when female gamers venture onto the virtual battlefield, they’re (predictably) greeted with juvenile come-ons and abuse from their less-evolved male co-players. At, female gamers record the  most offensive messages they’ve been subjected to […]

Italian Women Do it Better

February 2, 2011 by


To protest Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s attitude towards women, a group of female protesters are planning to throw their undergarments at his Milan mansion. Only in Italy . . .

Mail-Order Brides: It’s a Bargain!

January 15, 2011 by


73-year-old Joseph Weiner says that the economic crisis hasn’t hurt his mail-order bride business. The former I-banker now has 30 offices and is steadily delivering beautiful young women from Eastern Europe to the doorsteps of rich and lonely men around the world. The company, called Hand-in-Hand, says it is “designed for single men looking for […]