Men Do Silly Stuff to Impress People: Baking a Cake With a Muscle Stimulator

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Watch those two dudes trying to mix ingredients and bake while their arms muscles are stimulated by an electric machine.

The Art of Andreas Englund

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Swedish artist’s photo realistic paintings are funny, poignant.

Male Train Conductors in Stockholm Wearing Skirts to Work

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Train company Arriva’s dress code states skirts or long pants are acceptable, but not shorts.

Why Working Parents Have It Hard in America

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The United States is the only country of the world’s leading 34 economies to not offer paid parental leave

At Night I Fly: The Good Life Introduces Spoon Jackson, a Poet Behind Bars

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Spoon Jackson writes from prison of the freedom he enjoys as he flies: ‘My heart pounds behind no chest.’

DOMA-sticity or Has Antonin Scalia Gone Completely Barking Mad?

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Tom Gualtieri insists that DOMA and Prop 8 are bias laws without basis in the U.S. Constitution.

Does Gender-Neutral Play Really Equal A “War on Boys”?

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Are the Swedes wrong to encourage gender equality by forcing boys to play with toys traditionally meant for girls?

Behold the Pregnant Man

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A man of mythical proportions, Thomas Beatie has undergone extreme bodily transformation.

Swedish Man Cleared of Rape Charges Because Victim Had a Penis

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Cooper Fleishman is horrified that despite Sweden’s gender-neutral rape laws, a case was thrown out because the victim was a transwoman.

European Union Closer To Banning Forced Sterilization

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Justin Cascio reacts to Sweden joining the rest of the European Union in preserving reproductive rights for trans people.

Anton Hysen: Europe’s Highest-Profile Openly Gay Soccer Player

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“If I perform as a footballer, then I do not think it matters if I like men or women.”

Pelé: The Essential

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By accepting the game for what it was, Pelé showed us sport at its full, idyllic potential.

The Worst Story of the Year

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In September 2009, a Swedish man in his 60s went to a local clinic to get his UTI treated. What follows is not for the squeamish.

Wikileaks’ Office Batcave

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“If Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is trying to turn himself into a Bond villain, he’s succeeded.”

Is Your City Driving You Crazy?

Tweet When you walk through a major city, it’s impossible not to come across at least one crazy person. Whether it’s a man trying to convince you that the world will end next week or a homeless guy breakdancing outside a sushi restaurant, urban areas just seem to attract nut-jobs. We may finally know why. […]

Paid Paternity Leave Means Swedish Dads Got It Made

Tweet In case you missed it when the magazine covered how awesome Sweden is a couple months ago, check out this column written by a very happy Swedish dad. “In total, I’ve spent 18 of the past 36 months on paternity leave here in Sweden, my adopted country, ‘off’ work to care for my two […]