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You Will Never Look At Scissors The Same

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.01.2014 | Arts

Pens, paper, scissors... It's so easy to take these everyday objects for granted. Then you come across an incredible short like the one above and a...

Musician Mark Stoney: On a Trail Of Second Chances

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Stoney was about eighteen years old when he bravely took his first self-made record to a local music shop. This is where he first caught the bug. And, like most creative bugs, the bug did not go away.

Un-Fair And Un-Balanced! Murdoch's UK Tabloid Denounced By Official UK Report For Its "Despicable Untruths"

Martin Lewis | Posted 11.12.2012 | Media
Martin Lewis

This article isn't to recount the story of the tragedy and the 23-year history of cover-up -- which is very ably documented elsewhere on the internet. But to flag the names of some of the most loathsome people in this dreadful saga. And to call for them to be belatedly held to account.

Secret Papers Reveal Mistakes Causing Soccer Fans' Deaths

AP | DAVID STRINGER | Posted 11.12.2012 | World

LONDON — British police and medics whose failures contributed to the deaths of 96 soccer fans in the country's worst sports disaster unfairly bl...

Venture Capital -- A Word of Warning

David Richards | Posted 05.06.2012 | Small Business
David Richards

Venture capitalists are often viewed as the heroes of the entrepreneurial Wild West. Without their willingness to gamble on the future success of unproven companies and products, the world would surely be a much poorer and less innovative place. Right?

The Robots Are Coming!

Posted 02.09.2012 | Arts

Phlegm, a UK-based comic creator and street artist, is known for his signature imaginative style that consists of weirdly-proportioned figures and fan...

With New Leadership Set, Our Favorite Sheffield 57 Memories!

Curbed | Curbed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Real estate scandal fans: It's Sheffield57 Relinquishing Day! Developer Kent Swig and his partners are set turn over control of the trouble-plagued...

UK health booklet's message: Teen sex can be fun

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Britain's National Health Service has a message for teens: Sex can be fun. Health officials are trying to change the tone of sex education by urging teachers to emphasize that sexual relations can be healthy and pleasurable instead of simply explaining the mechanics of sex and warning about diseases.

The new pamphlet, called "Pleasure," has sparked some opposition from those who believe it encourages promiscuity among teens in a country that already has high rates of teenage pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

The National Health Service in the city of Sheffield produced the booklet, which has a section called "an orgasm a day" that encourages educators to tell teens about the positive physical and emotional effects of sex and masturbation, which is described as an easy way for people to explore their bodies and feel good. Like more traditional sex education guides, it encourages demonstrations about how to use condoms and other contraceptives.

Some professionals have hailed the new approach as a welcome antidote to traditional sex education, which they say can be long on biological facts but short on information about the complexity of human relationships.

The booklet suggests ways in which teachers can encourage sexual awareness and responsibility while teaching young people that sex is something that is meant to be enjoyed.