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Like Father, Like Husband

Jenn Horton | Posted 08.13.2012 | Parents
Jenn Horton

It's a little creepy, how you marry your father. But cool. Awesome, really

'Eat My Dust, Hear My Drum': American Modesty Has Died. I Killed It

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Peter Mandel

Modesty has died. You hadn't noticed? Its quiet nature made it marginal. It caught a cold. It stayed in bed. Our fireworks and gunshots killed it off.

Where Did Our Sense of Modesty Come From?

David Macaray | Posted 06.04.2012 | Comedy
David Macaray

Unlike the evolution of horticulture or weaponry, the concept of modesty didn't evolve. It arrived on the scene fully developed. Either you believed your genitals needed to be concealed or you didn't. The following is a dramatization of that event.

Why My Daughter Will Never Wear a Bikini

Jamie Anne Richardson | Posted 06.03.2012 | Parents
Jamie Anne Richardson

We are defining attractive for our own kids both in what we wear and what we buy them.

Pinned: Porn on Pinterest

Susan Harrow | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
Susan Harrow

I'm in love with Pinterest the new hot social network where images are digital coke -- addictive, unlimited pleasure with just a few side effects -- l...

Modesty In Major League Baseball

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 02.07.2012 | Sports
Rabbi Joshua Hess

Just the other day, MLB created some interesting news. Beginning next season, the media will be required to adhere to a specific dress code. Failure to do so may result in a fine or being denied access to the players.

Rejecting 'Modesty' For Women's Rights In Jerusalem

Posted 11.21.2011 | Arts

Jerusalem is home to great tension between the traditional and the liberal, the religious and the secular, the ancient word and ideals of Western civi...

Ladies, First: Fall's Refreshing Antidotes for the Cleavage Explosion

Stephanie Green | Posted 10.30.2011 | Style
Stephanie Green

When I think about what is lacking in the average woman's wardrobe these days, three major themes seem to recur: mystery, minimalism, and, perhaps the most important of the three M's, modesty.

A Dispassionate Look at American Exceptionalism (Uh-Oh)

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

The US is as great as its people are smart and its leaders good. ...

The Perfect Place to Write

Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jaime Pozuelo-Monfort

Finding the inspiration and the creativity to continue the journey of our lifetime requires a flexible mindset and the ability to imagine unheard of scenarios able to enable the travel in time.

"Do You Really Like Living Here?" A Foreigner's Perspective on Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

(This article originally appeared in Newsweek Japan on October 28, 2010 in Japanese) "Do you really like living in Tokyo?" is a question I am often a...

Jews, Muslims Worry Body Scanners Violate Religious Laws | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Full-body scanners are the latest clash between religious sensitivity and national security. Some religious groups say the scanners are forcing an unc...

Airport Body Scanner Fatwa: TSA Scans Violate Modesty, Muslim Groups Say

Detroit Free Press | By Niraj Warikoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saying that body scanners violate Islamic law, Muslim-American groups are supporting a "fatwa" -- a religious ruling -- that forbids Muslims from goin...

The Power of Skin: Shake Your Booty?

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

I could have yanked down my top. I could have danced seductively too. But that's not me. I want to be taken seriously -- as a woman, I want to be listened to, cherished, not gawked at.

Study: Men Find The Modesty Of Winter Clothing Hotter

The Daily Mail | Eleanor Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Read More: Modesty, Style News

The nights are closing in and the weather's getting colder but it's not all doom and gloom, especially if you leave a little to the imagination. Acco...

Paul Newman and the Vanished Modesty of Celebrity

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adam Hanft

When Newman was on the screen every frame said, "Look at me." But off camera, his life said, "Don't look."

Porn: Does It Help Or Hurt?

Tango | Anne Marie O'Connor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nowhere do you find stranger bedfellows than in porn--and I'm not even talking about the performers. Seldom do feminists, fundamentalists and the fede...

A Return To Modesty

Times Online | Lisa Armstrong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

This may not be permanent -- designers have been known to perform dramatic volte faces every six months. But when two designers who made their names w...