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​Sex-quest: Swedish women come together to find word for female masturbation
A Swedish sex-ed group has launched a competition to make up a special word for women “flying solo.” The taboo topic of female masturbation has no name in the Nordic language, but the organization has already received over 1,000 suggestions.

20.11.2014 14:07

#1 skateboarder Tony Hawk test-rides first real hoverboard (VIDEO)
Millions of Back to the Future fans are hovering in excitement as number one skateboarder Tony Hawk has ditched his traditional set of wheels for a magnetic field to get a chance to test ride the world’s first real hoverboard.

19.11.2014 04:19

Fabulous fjords! Norway’s new passports get stylish, minimalist Nordic makeover
With a stunning series of simple yet elegant landscapes, from signature fjords to the Northern Lights, Norway has lived up to its reputation as a world design leader with a cool, minimalist new passport design.

18.11.2014 14:11

‘Reckless or malicious’ civilian drone use ‘harassing’ public – police
Unlicensed drones controlled by members of the public are being used to harass people, police chiefs have warned. They further warn the technology is being used in protected airspace.

18.11.2014 11:55

Cameron in Lycra? PM skips G20 jog, says spandex not a vote winner
Prime Minister David Cameron declined to go on a run or cycle with his Australian counterpart, Tony Abbott, for fear that wearing Lycra might hinder his chances of re-election.

14.11.2014 13:32

Height of achievement: World’s tallest man meets world’s smallest
The world’s tallest man and his counterpart, the world’s smallest, have been photographed alongside one another at a special event to commemorate Guinness World Record (GWR) Day.

13.11.2014 13:49

New plastic surgery hit: ‘Vacation breasts’
The plastic surgeon known for developing the 24-hour “insta breast” procedure is working on a new kind of saline injection that would allow for “vacation breasts,” or a temporary impression of larger breasts for two to three weeks.

12.11.2014 17:44

Europe’s last Dogg-tatorship? US rapper Snoop plugs his new line of…Belarus embroidery prints
Rapper Snoop Dogg has teamed up with a group of Belarusian artists on a new line of clothing and accessories featuring traditional patterns and ornaments.

09.11.2014 11:33

Why the Day of the Dead is not Halloween (PHOTOS)
Skulls set on shrines, candles flickering in the dark while skeletons converge on the streets...Halloween? No. The biggest fright night of the year gives way to the Mexican tradition of celebrating the dead.

01.11.2014 08:50

Merkel's diamond: 'Chancellor's trademark' hand gesture gets its own emoticon
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's well-known hand gesture, which resembles a diamond or rhombus when clasping her hands together, has its own emoticon. The famous gesture now has a special place in social media.

01.11.2014 11:01

Ruth Baby Ginsberg, dragon cat, 7ft battle robot: Crazy Halloween costumes you should see (VIDEO)
If Halloween is good for anything, it is to witness the beautiful, creative, and sometimes insane lengths people will go to in order to throw on a good costume – or potentially embarrass their children and pets.

01.11.2014 03:16

MenswearDog with $15k smile meets fans at NYC dog parade (VIDEO)
A trending dog model Bodhi, better known by his stage name MenswearDog, has attracted dozens of fans for a photo-op at the annual Halloween Dog Parade in NYC. The stylish Shiba Inu was dressed as James Dean, with a red jacket and a white shirt.

25.10.2014 22:45