Posts Tagged ‘modesty’

A Beginner’s Guide to Hijabs

January 31, 2018

A beginner’s guide to hijabs, from The Secret Life of Muslims team.

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Body Scanner Alternatives

November 20, 2010

Body Scanner Alternatives

Air travelers worldwide are protesting the use of full body scanners in airports, and they like TSA’s full-body pat-downs even less. Eternal vigilance is the price we pay in the battle against deadly exploding undergarments, and this public resistance doesn’t leave many alternatives. One of our readers suggested underwear check-in and compulsory use of security-compliant kilts by air travellers. We assume the airlines will charge extra for that.

 

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Seismic Sisterhood: Boobquake

April 27, 2010

Seismic Sisterhood: Boobquake

Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi recently asserted that immodest female dress causes earthquakes. Purdue University student Jen McCreight disagreed, and urged other women to join her in a day of décolletée, a worldwide scientific experiment called Boobquake. On Monday they did, risking rumblings of Earth’s tectonic plates by ample exposure of cleavage.

Boobquake was a bust. Ayatollah 1, ladies 0.

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