Why Honolulu police can have illegal sex in the name of law enforcement, how one L.A. neighborhood has chosen to destroy America, and who might actually be responsible for destroying the planet (spoiler: it's us). It's a rather depressing What's Ruining Our Cities!
Welcome to the Teahouse, where beautiful men and women attend to the sexual needs of the lords and ladies of Ivore. But even transactional sex isn't uncomplicated when some of the clients and their favorite courtesans fall in love.
The entire city of Miami is reportedly filled with a type of amateur prostitute called "sugar babies." It is how things are done, in Florida. Nobody has money and college is expensive, so young girls whore themselves out to gross old men with money. Rape happens, too.
Since 2003, the US federal government had a disturbing and anti-science restriction on the allocation of funding to groups combatting HIV/AIDS abroad. To receive funds, the groups had to state that they were anti-prostitution. Now the Supreme Court has struck this rule down, ruling it unconstitutional.
Paying for sex has long been characterized as an inevitable behavior among men, but newly published research suggests it's far less common than recent media attention would suggest. This raises interesting questions relating to sexuality and deviance in men who do solicit prostitutes. Are these men "normal"? Is there…
According to legal experts, the laws that have been regulating prostitution have left giant loopholes when it comes to online prostitution. So though real life brothels can still be policed with those old laws, brothels that originate and operate over the Internet have managed to escape the law. Ruh Roh.
In the wake of Craigslist removing the "adult classifieds" section from its 700+ sites worldwide, the Village Voice Media-owned online classified ad service backpage.com has emerged as what some would call the #1 source for online sex in the United States.
Machines have already changed the face of manufacturing industries, but what happens when prostitutes find themselves replaced by robots? Will machines populate our brothels instead of flesh and blood people? Will the social stigma of paying for sex fade? And how will the availability of robotic sex partners impact…
Nominally famous intercourse entrepreneur Dennis Hof — the star of HBO's Cathouse reality series and owner of the Moonlite BunnyRanch — has a vision, a refined vision he can only articulate with such epigrams as "sex from another planet" and "Alien Cathouse girls do it different."
In Bonn, Germany, where prostitution is legal, hookers pay a "prostitution tax" to a ticket machine in order to have sex for monies. The fee is 6 euros (or $8.65) and shoots out a receipt to make the occupation official.
Those towering peaks casting shadows over San Francisco? Those are where you see the highest incidence of prostitution. Creator Doug McCune has 3D topographical maps of seven more types of San Francisco crime, from assault to vandalism. The complete set:
Doug McCune has charted San Francisco's crime rate topographically. Crimes like prostitution and narcotics peak in certain areas (Shotwell Street and the Tenderloin, respectively). San Franciscans, do you live in Strumpet Heights or Teetotaler Valley?
• A security researcher published code that is capable of
bricking corrupting Windows boot sectors on most HP and Compaq laptops. That doesn't sound too good. [Slashdot]
• Microsoft continues to rename everything in sight, this time folding IPTV, HD DVD, and Media Center into one group called Connected TV. [News.com]
Remember way back in the day when Leah Culver was trying to buy a MacBook Pro by selling laser-etched advertising? Well, she succeeded, and here is the final creation. Honestly, it doesn't look too bad.
Bill Gates, who recently announced his phased departure from Microsoft, said that one of the things he plans to do after leaving is to focus on his charity organization, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Now it seems that 500 Indian prostitutes can thank Gates for all his charity with reports that a project under…