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  • Utah City to Allow Bikinis After Short-Lived Ban

    06/12/2008 10:21:28 PM PDT · by Westlander · 33 replies · 21,602+ views
    FOXNEWS ^ | 6-12-2008 | FOXNEWS
    A ban on bikinis at the city pool is expected to be revised, ending a short-lived prohibition on the popular two-piece pool attire. The restrictions were not popular, even in the community where the council passed a resolution in 2006 to favor the "natural family" consisting of a working husband, a stay-at-home wife and a "full quiver of children."
  • Fresh blow for topless Swedish bathers

    05/21/2008 9:54:10 PM PDT · by WesternCulture · 42 replies · 396+ views
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 05212008 | David Landes
    Women will continue to be barred from bathing topless at an indoor pool in the central Swedish town of Enköping following a decision by the town council’s recreation committee on Tuesday. Prior to the decision, committee member Stefan Brandberg cited concerns about the health of young girls in his opposition to the proposed lifting of the ban. “We believe that it can contribute to anorexia—there is a risk for that,” he said to the newspaper Expressen. Monica Hällgren, chair of the Enköping recreation committee, confirmed that one of the central arguments for leaving the ban in place was concern over...
  • Bikini Car Wash causing controversy

    05/08/2008 7:00:11 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 76 replies · 1,442+ views
    KENS 5 Eyewitness News ^ | 05/08/2008 | Selena Hernandez
    A controversial car wash is generating more than just suds. Some parents and church members say they want the Bikini Car Wash kicked to the curb and out of their neighborhood. With women bikini-clad and bearing more than just sponges, at a newly opened car was on South Flores, you can get your car hand-washed, waxed and dried, complete with a view. Even those without cars go to soak in the sight of the sultry suds. "I got a bike for now, but pretty soon I'm going to get me a car," Adam Tagle said. "I think it's wonderful." Yet...
  • Teacher Moonlighting as Bikini Mate Cut Loose

    05/01/2008 11:41:36 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 131 replies · 926+ views
    ABC News ^ | April 30, 2008 | By DAVID SCHOETZ
    A high school science teacher in Florida has been booted from class, a decision she claims administrators made not based on poor job performance but on her moonlighting gig as a bikini mate aboard a local charter fishing boat.
  • Itsy-bitsy pink bikini gets serviceman jail

    12/18/2007 11:40:20 AM PST · by newgeezer · 14 replies · 180+ views
    Reuters 'Oddly Enough' ^ | Tue Dec 18, 2007 10:01am ET | Sebastian Tong
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A Singapore national serviceman who sashayed into a lift early one morning wearing only a pink bikini has been handed a day's jail and a S$11,000 ($7,529) fine by a court in the city-state, a newspaper said on Tuesday. Tan Wen Zhong, 21, admitted to five charges, including "outraging the modesty" of the woman who shared the lift with him and "fraudulent possession of women's underwear," Singapore's Straits Times reported. The paper said a subsequent police search of his apartment turned up 46 pieces of women's underwear and bikinis as well as four obscene films. Tan, who...
  • Flap Over Bikini Air Hostess Calendar

    12/12/2007 7:15:50 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 72 replies · 9,493+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 12/12/07 | AP
    MADRID, Spain - Spain's government-run Women's Institute has labeled a 2008 calendar for low-cost airline Ryanair featuring bikini-wearing air hostesses as sexist and said it would be sending letters of complaint to Irish and EU authorities. The institute, which defends women's rights, said that while the fact that the proceeds from calendar sales would go to charity was positive, the photographs "represent the stewardesses as sexual objects" and "reinforce discriminatory stereotypes." "It is significant that that only women are used, in a sector in which there is a considerable percentage of men," the institute, which is part of the Labor...
  • Making A Run For Freedom (Moonbat Alert! - Man Protests War In Thong Bikini)

    10/07/2007 9:38:10 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 40 replies · 926+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Sat, Oct. 06, 2007 | NICHOLAS SPANGLER
    Making a run for freedom Posted on Sat, Oct. 06, 2007 By NICHOLAS SPANGLER The remarkable thing about running through downtown Miami at lunch hour in nothing but Nikes and a red, white and blue thong is how many people don't notice. They were talking on their phones; shuffling documents; concentrating on walking. Not until he climbed the steps of the Miami-Dade Courthouse did a few lawyerly types point and smile at the nearly naked man. He was Michael Tisdale, a lumberjack hailing from the Redland, protesting the state of the nation. This had nothing to do with his being...
  • Bikini overload in Bondi record (Australia)

    09/27/2007 3:03:55 AM PDT · by Dundee · 98 replies · 1,039+ views
    news.ninemsn.com.au ^ | Wednesday Sep 26 2007 | Sean Cusick
    It was a sea of skin, peroxide and fake tan — over 1000 women in bikinis descending on Bondi Beach in an attempt to beat a world record that didn't actually exist. The event, organised as a promotion between Cosmopolitan Magazine and Gillette, aspired to set a Guiness World Record for the "world's biggest swimsuit shoot". A blend of 100 paid models and many more volunteers — mostly more interested in the free $120 goody bag than the notion of creating history — gathered in the sun. However, there was widespread confusion between the models and other attendees regarding how...
  • Tips Before Wearing a Bikini (China)

    08/12/2007 7:57:35 PM PDT · by JACKRUSSELL · 103 replies · 5,276+ views
    China Daily ^ | August 13, 2007  | China Daily
    With the opening of China's economy, women are also becoming more open about showing their bodies, and they can do it with bikinis in the summer. This swimwear is becoming popular among Chinese girls. But before wearing a bikini, there are a few things women need to know before donning a bikini. Many women will try to lose weight before wearing a bikini. Yet fashion experts say that in order to look attractive in a bikini, the following eight things are more important than weight. Tip 1: The color of your skin means much more than the color of the...
  • 8 Tips for Summer Success

    05/01/2007 1:24:32 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies · 421+ views
    yaaahoooooo ^ | Apr 30, 2007, 11:22 am PDT | Gabrielle Reece
    know many of you use summer as the time to jump-start your lifestyle change. I thought it would be important for you to hear helpful tips from people who have lost 50-100 pounds. But before you blast through these tips, let me just ask you one thing: Aren't you ready to make the change? Come on, the sun is warming up our bones, and it's time to seize the chance to be healthier. As a result of improving some of your habits, you'll look and feel great. So if you want to go for it, make the decision, and then...
  • Solar-powered Bikini Charges Your Mobile While You Have A Sunbathe

    04/23/2007 8:56:41 AM PDT · by Stoat · 36 replies · 1,404+ views
    HI-Tech Lounge ^ | April 19, 2007 | Annie Groer
    Solar-powered Bikini Charges Your Mobile While You Have A Sunbathe   Published on 04/19/2007   You kind of have to see this to believe it. We're not sure that this is the same sort of gadget holder as that pair of holsters that we told you about a few weeks ago. This device seems more like someone's idea of a new outfit for a fashion show or something. Nonetheless, what you're gazing at in that photo is the Solar Powered Bikini. It's a two-piece bikini with photovoltaic film strips attached strategically to various parts of the clothing, so that you...
  • Bikini-wearing fireman arrested

    04/05/2007 10:54:12 PM PDT · by JohnSheppard · 6 replies · 429+ views
    A FIREFIGHTER wearing a woman's wig and a string bikini has been charged with taking a drunken afternoon romp through a park. Steven S. Cole, a 46-year-old volunteer firefighter, told an officer he was on his way to a Dayton bar to perform as a woman in a contest offering a $10,000 prize, the arrest report said. In a photo released by the Mason City Police Department Steven S. Cole is shown dressed in the bikini and wig. Cole, 46, a Wayne Township volunteer firefighter has been charged with drunken driving, public indecency and disorderly conduct after being arrested, Tuesday,...
  • Volunteer Firefighter in Wig and Bikini Charged With Disorderly Conduct

    04/05/2007 11:36:30 AM PDT · by bedolido · 22 replies · 722+ views
    Foxnews ^ | 4-5-2007 | staff writer
    MASON, Ohio — A Wayne Township volunteer firefighter has been charged with drunken driving, public indecency and disorderly conduct after being arrested in a park wearing a woman's blonde wig and bikini, officials said.
  • burkhini

    01/17/2007 4:48:35 AM PST · by Aquinasfan · 3 replies · 825+ views
    Supposedly, a mixture between a burkha and a bikini,(although some aliken it to an old fashioned swimsuit) this will allow those ladies who don't wish to share the view of their flesh to the 'toms', to partake in water activity. While this might not put an end to the perhaps odd sight of full abayas floating in the sea, it might change the landscape of the ladies beach or ladies day at Wild Wadi. We have mentioned the sports hijab before, which originated from the Netherlands. This culturally sensitive attire comes from Oz. Good on ya mate. From Ahiida -...
  • Bikini march sparks retort

    12/06/2006 9:07:55 PM PST · by Aussie Dasher · 21 replies · 1,647+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 7 December 2006 | Mark Dunn
    MUSLIMS, socialists, unions and other groups will conduct a counter-rally against bikini protesters who plan to march on a Brunswick mosque on Saturday. Police will monitor the demonstrations, with white supremacists claiming to have infiltrated bikini protest ranks, increasing the potential for confrontation. Organisers of the "Great Australian Bikini March" had planned to march against the Michael St mosque last Saturday, anniversary of the Cronulla riots in NSW. Though the bikini march has been postponed until Australia Day next year, some supporters say they will still hold the rally on Saturday. The march has been promoted on white supremacist websites....
  • Mosque to get police guard for bikini rally (Lakemba mosque in Sydney)

    12/03/2006 6:02:56 AM PST · by Dark Skies · 59 replies · 5,899+ views
    Sydney Morning Herald ^ | 12/3/2006 | Taghred Chandab and Matthew Benns
    POLICE have been asked to protect Australia's largest mosque next weekend because of concerns that a bikini march staged to coincide with the anniversary of the Cronulla riots may get out of control. The caretaker of Lakemba Mosque, the Lebanese Muslim Association, says it is taking no risks, requesting at least 32 police officers to protect the place of worship on Saturday and Sunday. Association president Tom Zreik said he met police on several occasions to ensure there would be adequate numbers of officers present to defuse problems and arrest troublemakers. "We are treating this as something that is funny...
  • Muslim fury after bikini model claimed to be Pakistan's entry

    09/08/2006 9:35:06 AM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 54 replies · 3,485+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | September 7, 2006
    A prize winning bikini contest model who claimed she was the Pakistani representative has sparked outrage in the predominantly Muslim country. Stunning Mariyah Moten, 22, won the 'Best in Media' title - for being the most photographed and interviewed contestant - at the pageant in the Chinese resort of Beihai. But furious Pakistani authorities say she did not have permission to represent the country, where many women only go out in public covered in a veil. They are now threatening the model, who grew up in Pakistan but holds a US passport after she moved there eight years ago, with...
  • Celebrities Show Off Their Beach Bikinis (for the freeper men)

    08/04/2006 7:31:18 AM PDT · by HOTTIEBOY · 50 replies · 8,148+ views
    msnbc ^ | 08/04/2006 | msn
    It's summer, which means it's time for the stars to flaunt their sexy figures and glowing tans in itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny, really skimpy bikinis. But that's okay - less is more when it comes to bikini fashion, and bright colors, bold prints and sexy stripes make up for any lack of coverage. Excerpted from MSNBC Jessica Alba Beyonce Paris Hilton Scarlett Johansson Misch Barton Nicky Hilton Lindsay Lohan Kelly Clarkson Joss Stone Eva Longoria
  • West Boca High teacher in trouble over photos for 'national bikini team'

    05/11/2006 9:24:37 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 69 replies · 9,708+ views
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | May 11, 2006 | Scott Travis
    A teacher at West Boca Raton High School is under investigation after school district officials learned about risqué photos of her on a Web site. Erica Chevillar, 25, is a first-year social studies teacher at the school. She is also one of about 80 models featured on the Web site of the USA National Bikini team, a Boca Raton-based company, according to the Web site. The site lists calendars for sale featuring scantily clad models dressed in bathing suits, provocative outfits or lingerie.
  • Iranian of the day - Iranian wins Houston bikini contest (Caution, images of women in bikinis)

    04/24/2006 4:58:28 PM PDT · by familyop · 69 replies · 27,209+ views
    Iranian.com - nothing is sacred ^ | 04APR06 | SN, Iranian.com - nothing is sacred
    Iranian of the day - Iranian wins Houston bikini contest ...couple of the more socially conservative photos here...
  • He Wore A Blue Bikini

    08/17/2005 6:41:36 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 8 replies · 500+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 8/12/2005 | The Smoking Gun
    We don't like to judge people, but James Fletcher appears to be quite a dangerous freak. The Ohio man, 49, was arrested last month after he allegedly tried to zap a female lifeguard with a stun gun. As he was attempting to do this, the below Broadview Heights Police report notes, Fletcher was wearing a blue string bikini, the top of which was stuffed with falsies. According to investigators, Fletcher (pictured in mug shot at right) showed up at an outdoor swimming pool open only to area residents, telling lifeguard Pamela Kilroy, 23, that he did not have his gate...
  • New bikini will stop sunburn

    08/11/2005 4:45:58 AM PDT · by kingattax · 21 replies · 1,103+ views
    Agence France-Presse ^ | August 11, 2005
    A BIKINI which bleeps every 15 minutes to prevent holidaymakers from sleeping in the sun is to be shown off in Britain today. The invention could stop the traditional ghastly seaside sight of bright-red Britons on beaches across the world. New Look, Britain's third-biggest women's clothes retailer, was to launch the Tan-Timer Bikini on Brighton beach on the south coast. About 59 per cent of Britons admit to nodding off in the sun, so the electronic device, which attaches to the swimsuit, bleeps every quarter of an hour to remind dozy Brits to wake up and seek shade or roll...
  • Dukes of Hazzard: A Bikini Top and Cutoffs Makes Hollywood "Wicked Pleased"

    08/05/2005 6:54:26 PM PDT · by HallowThisGround · 17 replies · 1,499+ views
    Opinion Times ^ | 8/5/05 | Jim Pfaff
    Well stated review of the new 'Dukes of Hazzard' movie by the Denver Post:Once upon a time, the Box Office Fairy sewed together a form-fitting pair of denim cutoffs. No one knows if the Box Office Fairy is good or evil; she merely casts her spells and lets the market sort out the details, sordid or sublime. Hollywood mortals discovered the denim shorts and asked Jessica Simpson to try them on. They were wicked pleased with what they saw, and commissioned a script. Two bikinis, a halter top and assorted pairs of 4-inch heels later, we have "The Dukes of...
  • Duke eyes action against partyers (Bikini-wrestling)

    01/26/2005 12:11:15 PM PST · by pissant · 11 replies · 1,559+ views
    Herald Sun ^ | 1/26/05 | staff
    DURHAM -- Duke University is reviewing whether an off-campus party broken up by police Saturday warrants disciplinary action against students involved. Durham police encountered 200 people, some of them bikini-clad women smeared with baby oil, and a kiddie pool filled with baby oil when they went to 508 N. Buchanan Blvd. near Duke's East Campus. Neighbors, complaining about noise, called police. The university "shares concern" with residents about the party, said Larry Moneta, vice president for student life at Duke, in a prepared statement released Tuesday. Duke's dean of students will follow up to determine whether to start any university...
  • Bikini cheerleaders cause stir in Athens

    08/18/2004 10:51:50 AM PDT · by Redbob · 97 replies · 8,511+ views
    MSN.com ^ | 8-18-4 | Kerry Sanders
    The women's beach volleyball team from the Canary Islands are making waves, and the Australian player Nicole Sanderson makes a jackass of herself. "Must-See TV" if there ever was any!
  • VHP furious as holy bikinis hit Godhra streets

    07/02/2004 8:53:35 AM PDT · by Stoat · 35 replies · 927+ views
    NewIndPress ^ | Friday July 2 2004
    GODHRA: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday protested in Godhra town against lingerie emblazoned with Hindu deities. The lingerie, which inspired various international designers in UK and US, had already met with massive protests from Hindu groups on displaying their culture in derogatory and bad taste. The undergarments, with images of what looks like Lord Vishnu, Lord Ram and Lord Krishna were originally designed by Italian designer Roberto Cavalli earlier this year. The lingerie is being sold openly on the streets in Godhra which sparked statewide riots in Gujarat in 2002 killing nearly 1,000 people, mainly Muslims. VHP activist...
  • Bikini body 'better than pay rise'

    05/17/2004 9:04:51 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 26 replies · 4,535+ views
    Ananova ^ | 05/17/04
    Nearly one in five British women would sacrifice a pay rise or promotion for a bikini body they they could show off on the beach, a survey claims. The survey shows how ambivalent women feel about wearing a bikini, as many of those interviewed said they found it as stressful as meeting their partner's parents for the first time. And 45 per cent said they thought their partners looked at foreign women on the beach because they have better bodies. The survey, carried out on behalf of Slim Fast, found that, while there were 19 per cent who would sacrifice...
  • One in 3 White, Teen Girls Have Used Tanning Booths

    09/08/2003 1:54:40 PM PDT · by NativeNewYorker · 43 replies · 3,509+ views
    Bloomberg no url | 9/8/3
    Sept. 8 (Bloomberg) -- More than one-third of white, teenaged girls in the U.S. have used a tanning booth, which may age the skin and raise the risk of cancer, and about 30 percent have used the devices at least three times, according to a study. Repeated use increased with age, rising to 47 percent among 18- and 19-year old girls from 11 percent among 13- and 14-yearolds, said study leader Catherine Demko, a cancer epidemiologist at Case Western University School of Medicine in Cleveland. Researchers once thought the dominant form of ultraviolet rays in sunlight, called UV-B, posed more...
  • Caption this 'Toon Swimwear

    01/21/2003 4:59:12 AM PST · by csvset · 32 replies · 397+ views
    Straights Times ^ | 21 January 2003 | unk
    Presidential model A model wearing a bra in which the cups are decorated with caricatures of the former US president Bill Clinton and former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. The undergarment was part of the Wearable Art display during the prize giving ceremony for the Louis Vuitton Cup at Puketutu Island in Auckland on Monday. -- AP
  • Cannabis 'worse than tobacco'

    07/10/2002 7:15:32 AM PDT · by SheLion · 106 replies · 6,685+ views
    BBC News ^ | 10 July 2002
    Cannabis poses a greater threat to health than tobacco, lung experts have warned. The warning comes on the day that Home Secretary David Blunkett is due to make a Commons statement about the future of government drug policy. Many young people are simply not aware that smoking cannabis may put them at increased risk of respiratory cancers and infections . Dame Helena Shovelton: The Home Affairs Select Committee has recommended that cannabis is downgraded from a class B drug to class C. This would mean that possession would lead to a caution, rather than arrest. The British Lung Foundation is...
  • Donning black bikinis, Muslim Miss Universe contestants say they're at peace with pageant

    05/18/2002 10:08:54 PM PDT · by Shermy · 33 replies · 3,353+ views
    AP ^ | May 17, 2002
    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Donning a black bikini, Nasma Mohammed is like many beauty queens — young and ambitious — but unlike most of this year's 76 Miss Universe (news - web sites) contestants, she is also Muslim. Shrugging off criticism from Muslim groups who say the display of flesh goes against Islam, the candidate from the oil-rich Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago says her faith has helped her get where she is. "I'm very religious. My faith has given me an inner peace to accomplish many of my goals," says Mohammed, a 23-year-old bank trainee with a...
  • Bikinis are off-limits here - Malaysian government demands separate pools for men and women

    04/21/2002 4:38:10 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 40 replies · 1,290+ views
    Associated Press ^ | April 20, 2002 | A/P Staff
    Posted on Sat, Apr. 20, 2002 Bikinis are off-limits here Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The fundamentalist Muslim government in a Malaysian state will ban women from wearing bikinis and from sharing swimming pools with men, a news report said Saturday.Hotels in the eastern state of Terengganu have been directed to build separate swimming pools for men and women, the Star newspaper quoted state tourism minister Wan Hassan Mohamad Ramli as saying."We decided, in the interest of Muslims, to separate the two sexes when it comes to swimming pools," the paper quoted Wan Hassan as saying.The Pan-Malaysian Islamic...