Seth Xianyi Chua

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Hip-Hop

Kanye West's Decade-Long Slide From Greatness To Mediocrity<p>Steven Hyden on Kanye's 2010s career, a time of long decline following the high of 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'<p>Steven Hyden 06.05.18 9 hours ago 6 Comments<p>Here's Why The Drake Vs. Pusha T Beef Is Likely Over Before It's Begun<p>Aaron …

The big “f**k buddy” lie: Campus hookups and the dark story of male sexual desire

<b>Zac Efron in "Neighbors" (Universal Pictures)</b><p>“These encounters and relationships are sexually asymmetrical. Someone’s often being used, and it’s seldom the boy”<p>Dr. Melvin Konner<p>March 15, 2015 4:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Women After All: Sex, Evolution and the End of Male Supremacy”<p>What about the …

Sexuality

Wood-Fired Portable BBQ Grill

The Fastest Heating Portable Wood BBQ Grill reaches temperatures up to 1,100 degrees F in less than 5 minutes, so you can experience the amazing …

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Vulva

Stop calling it a vagina.<p>The other day I was sitting in an MA-level class on Gender and Queer Blah Blah and my young professor said, "The penis and the... [cautionary pause] the female genitals." My classmate immediately responded, "There's a name for that," although he didn't dare say it. Later, …

9 Reasons You Look Awful in Photos… And How to Fix Them

Want to improve the way you look in portraits, or improve the portraits that you shoot? Here are 9 common reasons people look awful in portraits and …

ISIS 'Manifesto' Spells Out Role for Women

The doctrine envisions an education system in which girls complete their formal schooling by age 15.<p>Marriage and motherhood—not college degrees and careers—are the paramount goals for young girls living in the territory controlled by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the fledgling terrorist …

Muslim Women

Whiplr is Tinder for the fetish-driven

Mainstream dating services like Tinder, Grindr or OK Cupid don't make it too easy to admit if your tastes are "very singular." That's why Whiplr has been created as a hookup app for people who prefer to get off with more than just a special cuddle. Simply offer up a picture of your face, a nickname …

Squirting Is Just Peeing, Say Scientists

A new study says that women who produce a lot of liquid during sex are urinating out of pleasure, though a broader debate over female ejaculation rages on.<p>On December 24, a group of French scientists published what is probably the first medical-journal article on squirting. They gave pelvic …

“Leviathan”: A tragic, ironic masterpiece from Putin’s Russia

<b>(Elena Lyadova in "Leviathan")</b><p>Breathtaking Arctic scenery, political corruption, sex and vodka — “Leviathan” is the year’s best foreign film<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>January 8, 2015 11:58pm (UTC)<p>“Leviathan,” the fourth feature from Russian director Andrei Zvyagintsev, may be the one true masterpiece of global …

Literature

The Sriracha shut-down is happening

A Los Angeles judge ordered a partial halt in production of the popular hot sauce<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 27, 2013 2:26pm (UTC)<p>After nearby residents complained of the intense, pain-inducing odor emanating from its production facilities, a judge gave "a dose of cold water to the hot sauce Sriracha" …

Lay off Michelle Obama: Why white feminists need to lean back

<b>Michelle Obama (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>The first lady’s critics miss the fact that black women have never been the model for mainstream American womanhood<p>Brittney Cooper<p>November 29, 2013 12:43pm (UTC)<p>In a column at Politico last week entitled “Leaning Out: How Michelle Obama Became a Feminist Nightmare,” …

Germany’s legalized sex industry is booming

<b>(Kuzma via Shutterstock)</b><p>Sex workers say the trade is safer than ever, but opponents claim liberalization has caused human rights abuses<p>Jason Overdorf<p>November 28, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>BERLIN, Germany — Streams of cars flash through the busy Nollendorf …

Legalized pot could threaten the alcohol industry

<b>(Jeremy Brinn via Shutterstock)</b><p>Will another option for the law abiding reduce alcohol consumption or just give rise to more intoxication?<p>Jodie Gummow<p>November 29, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>As the legalization of recreational marijuana gains momentum across the …

Inside LA's Least Sexy Sex Club

Sex clubs are popping up all over the internet, each claiming to be more elite than the last. Sanctum, which calls itself "LA's #1 erotic experience," is less of a swingers' club and more of a masquerade party full of rich men in tuxedos and beautiful...<p><i>Photo via Flickr User sami cribz</i><p>In operation …

Living Rooms

I Lived Like It Was 1996 for a Week

In the past year, magazines and trendsetters have assaulted us with the "return of the 90s." Who could want to return to an era in which the only positive aspect is that it reminds people born in the 80s of their youth?<p><i>Photos by Michael Sedbon</i><p>During the past year, magazines have bombarded us with …

Hung Up

We Went to the McDonald's Build-Your-Own-Burger Test Restaurant

A McDonald's in Orange County, California is currently testing a new build-your-own-burger system which includes iPad ordering, metal trays for your food, friendly service, and... guacamole. This might change everything.<p><i>Photos by Arslane Merabet</i><p>On the outside, the McDonald’s in Laguna Niguel, …

Being Racist Could Get Easier in Australia

Why does the attorney general want to change their Racial Discrimination Act?<p>Australia has a reputation for being racist. And with their old-timey slaughter of indigenous people, the locking up of refugees, and rioting in Cronulla, it’s hard to say they haven’t earned it. However, <i>they have tried</i> to …

Rights & Freedoms

Porn Is Dead, Long Live Sex

Porn is dated, passe, over. It doesn't have anything to do with reality and its business model is so archaic production companies aren't making money anymore—the internet's moved on, you see, but the industry hasn't. Make Love Not Porn is a website...<p><i>Photo by Eva Blue</i><p>Porn is dated, passe, over. It …

Canada's Conservatives Are Using Cyberbullying to Normalize Online Surveillance

A new law is being proposed that would supposedly crack down on "cyberbullies," but its language also targets terrorists and those who steal cable TV signals. This appears to be the latest trojan horse maneuver by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's...<p><i>Canada's Minister of Justice, Peter MacKay,</i> …