The Boston Herald reported on a growing wedding-planning trend: the man shower. Traditionally, the bridal shower has taken center stage, and co-ed showers have become increasingly common, but this is a first.
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Apropos of nothing, nerve.com lists an edifying list of the top ten weirdest sex laws, which includes:
I watched the finale of the Bachelorette last night. WTF? I didn't think she had chemistry with either one of them, but what I really dont understand is how she got engaged to him when she said she was "falling in love" with about 17 other men at the same time. I mean, how did Jesse feel when he had to watch her crying over Graham and Jeremy? I love bad TV.
Ah, spring in Beijing. A sea of children, runners, and the like in the park. And an overabundance of elderly, each clutching a piece of paper of vital stats, approaching one another with hopeful expectations. This is the scene the Asia Times recently reported as they investigated the growing marriage mart trend, a collection of senior citizens who gather in the park, hoping to find matches for their grown, single children.
Trumping news of war, health, food, pets or fashion, the most e-mailed item currently on The New York Times' site is Maureen Dowd's column from July 6 called "An Ideal Husband." In light of celebrity divorces stealing recent headlines, Dowd turned to a man whose motto on marriage would have to be "Do as I say, not as I do": a Catholic priest.
Introducing the Talk To Me pin: the worst parts of online dating and the Home Shopping Network blended together, with a scoop of awkwardly getting hit on by random people on top. It's supposed to be a social lubricant helping gel awkward singletons together, but a yenta it is not.
Is your man doing a little double dealing in the love department? Watch this episode of Love U to find out if your partner is cheating.
As much as we poke, prod and dissect them, relationships are not, nor ever will be, an exact science. Yet a group of YouTube-happy, lovelorn men have joined forces online in order to promote their own scientific theory on love, which they call "True Forced Loneliness." TFL is a condition affecting innocent souls longing for love who have been socially rejected and thereby prevented from ever finding a wife, boyfriend, what have you.
We wish we had found this first, but Fox News reported on an Atlanta area student looking for kissing lessons. We're not kidding. And neither is he. Twenty-year-old Michael McCarty is prepping for the first time he and his girlfriend of five years will meet face to face (ah, the Internet age), yet he's worried about his lack of make-out experience. So it's time to cram. With anyone who will help him. C'mon Atlanta ladies, any takers???
If Republican presidential candidate John McCain wants to energize his party, he'll have to pander to bigots and use gay rights as "wedge issues" to create divisiveness and friction among voters. Does that suggestion make you see red, too? It's the advice of an editor at the conservative magazine The Weekly Standard who spoke on the show "Fox News Sunday" about the McCain campaign. The liberal web site Think Progress reports that executive editor Fred Barnes said McCain can appeal to more conservative voters by selling out LGBT folks.