Category Archives: Oceania

Stupid Sex Tricks: Why so serious?

Not really sure if this is a Stupid Sex Trick or a Cops Behaving Badly, but here goes: Here’s a pro tip: Maybe not bring a toy gun to a sex party? A thought that seems not to have occurred … Continue reading

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Shingles vaccine: More harm than help?

Now, I’m no antivaxxer as a general rule. In fact, I’m very PRO-vaccine. And as I’m coming up on 50, and have had chickenpox as a kid (at age 11), I’ve been thinking about getting an anti-shingles vaccine at my … Continue reading

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Dear climate-change denialists…

…you can take your head out of your ass anytime now. What you deny has been scientific fact for more than a century: As you can see, this news clipping (from New Zealand!) dates back to 1912. At the time, … Continue reading

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No use trying to “Lean In” — the pay gap is real

Welp, looks like one more sexist canard just bit the dust. When even the Torygraph is reporting this, you KNOW the gender gap in pay is real…and it’s the product of rampant sexism: The research, from the University of Wisconsin … Continue reading

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German women fight back against “sexual fascist” Roosh V

Roosh V: Got no game, obvs. But at least he’ll always have Rubber Rita… By now, it’s no longer a secret that “pickup artist” slimeball Roosh V is planning a bunch of meetups for presumably like-minded men. And it’s no … Continue reading

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Never screw with a kangaroo!

Camera drones may be great for amateur aerial wildlife photography…but not if the wildlife is big, mean, renowned for its boxing skills…and in this case, awfully jumpy. Here’s the story to go with the video: Drones are quickly flying to … Continue reading

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White Ribbon Day Links Roundup

Today is White Ribbon Day, when it’s the menfolks’ turn to demonstrate all over the world against domestic violence and pledge to be better people. To that end, I have the following links for you to peruse and enjoy: First … Continue reading

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Quotable: Some random Icelander on daylight saving time

Three hours of sunlight a day? Yikes. No wonder this guy’s mad at the Aussies. Yes, it does get dark quickly this time of year in the northern latitudes. Especially around and above the Arctic Circle. (How close to it … Continue reading

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Pick-up shut-down: Canada and Germany fighting back against RSD

Julien Blanc’s infamous “choking girls” video, in which the PUA “coach”, of the firm RSD, gives racist “advice” on how to pick up women in Japan: Literally grab them by the throat and scare/embarrass the hell out of them, and … Continue reading

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Good news (and not so good) from Australia…

…courtesy the Angry Aussie, who knows how to say “fuckwit” with the perfect amount of juicy relish: Yikes, Australia…didn’t you just HAVE a catastrophic fire season? And now you’re having another? And your conservative politicians don’t want to accept it? … Continue reading

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