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‘In 2004 bloggers discovered the online sex diary of a Republican Senator’s staffer. Now three years later, and facing a vindictive lawsuit from one of her "outed" lovers, blogger Jessica Cutler has…



‘2012 is a meme on the tip of everyone’s tongue these days. ‘An an example, Daniel Pinchbeck just launched the site "Postmodern Times," which is: ‘". . . a series of short…


While the September fashion magazines are touting alligator purses, crocodile coats and other exotic accessories, compassionate fashionistas should beware. These animals are often raised in deplorable conditions


Reason‘s Katherine Mangu-Ward examines the consumer backlash when Apple lowered its iPhone price point from $US599 to US$399. From vengeful bloggers wielding ‘attack PR’ to turbocapitalism masquerading as Biblical narratives, Mangu-Ward charts…



In The Shadow Of The Moon has reignited the public’s interest in space migration for the early 21st century. Two new books continue the trend: Michael Brzezinski’s Red Kremlin Rising and Michael…


New Rule: Erectile Dysfunction "We may never know what the World Trade Center meant to our enemies, but our inability to build anything on the site in six years symbolizes our national…




‘Asked in Tehran earlier this year about the possibility of a US military strike on Iran, a senior official laughed out loud. "Are you serious?" he asked. "They will never attack us….




‘"The most common type of gorilla is now "critically endangered," one step away from global extinction, according to the 2007 Red List of Threatened Species released Wednesday by the World Conservation Union."’…


‘Squirt.org spills all the juice about truck stops, adult bookstores, and other cum-dumping grounds around the country, for those who like cream with their tea rooms. The site was no doubt bookmarked…


‘Herbie Hancock’s new album, "River: The Joni Letters" (Verve), pays tribute to a pair of musical geniuses: Joni Mitchell, whose songs make up the album’s marrow, and Wayne Shorter, the extraordinary saxophonist…



‘Millionaire Steve Fossett has been missing since last Monday, when he took off from a Nevada airstrip for a short flight. Rescue crews have yet to find the famous adventurer or his…



‘I’ve said it before and hope to again: David Cronenberg is the most provocative, original, and consistently excellent North American director of his generation. From Videodrome (1983) through A History of Violence…



‘Tired of watching skateboarding dogs and exploding diet cola bottles? MySpace.com, in a race to keep users from sampling such consumer-generated videos on YouTube (GOOG) and other sites, is going Hollywood. The…