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My Favorite Porn Films: Nostalgia Edition

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 06.09.2013 | Entertainment
Stacey Nelkin

Though I prefer the modern means of porn viewing -- privately and at home -- I'm sometimes wistful for the slower, less immediate method of porn consumption. The porn films I like best are the ones I saw in those public spaces in the '70s and '80s. What can I say? I'm a sucker for nostalgia.

15 Suspicious Adult Film Star Deaths

TruTV.com | Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

For most people, the world of sex takes place behind closed doors. The adult entertainment industry acts as a peephole where one can get a tantaliz...

Going, Going Gone: UN Troops in Chad, Home to Darfur Victims (updates)

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

No one quite knows why but the United Nations is pulling its peacekeepers out of Chad, home to hundreds of thousands of victims of Sudan's war in Darfur. The government of President Idriss Déby wants it that way.

Israel's Gaza Blockade Criticized By UN Humanitarian Chief

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian chief says Israel's blockade of Gaza is not helping its security or weakening Hamas' hold on the territor...

Killing at the Seaport: Port Pollution a Silent Killer

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

For those Americans who happen to live near a seaport, pollution is a serious health hazard leading to negative health outcomes and even death.

Chad, Home to Sudanese Refugees, Wants UN to Leave

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

In this barren sandy moonscape, UN troops replaced European peacekeepers last March. Recently, Chad asked the UN to leave, but the reasons for their request are opaque.

Responding to Famine in the Horn of Africa: Learn from Past Mistakes

Gary Paul Nabhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gary Paul Nabhan

The sad truth is that famines are shaped less by drought and more by inequitable political and economic access to seed diversity, technical assistance, and temporary food relief.