Why “Mother” Nature?

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Mother Nature took a lot of flak last week, including some very choice words from me … my mother had months ago planned a trip to Disney World with my daughters over the holiday vacation, and their flight was canceled (on two separate days) because of the weather-related travel brouhaha right after Christmas. Yeah, kind of hard to explain to a six-year-old that her New Year’s with Mickey was secondary to a nation of people getting home from holiday visits.

And air travel was definitely a freaking mess (even without the antics of Steven Slater), with flights delayed …

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Wheelchair-Bound Passenger Faces Down TSA–in Bra and Panties

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There is increasing frustration with TSA patdowns and body screenings that have been deemed necessary for the times in which we live. Some are canceling plans involving air travel over this, others do their best to grin and bare it, and …

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Malaysia Introduces Women-Only Buses to Fight Sexual Harassment

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“What’s the difference between segregation and safety?” That’s what some are asking now that Malaysia has decided to combat their sexual harassment issues by introducing Rapid Lady Buses and Trains, a new form of women-only transit. Blatant harassment of women is common in many different cultures, but the issue has proven difficult to legislate, as it requires changing deeply-rooted gender relations on a much larger cultural scale. But to some, a move to separate the sexes to prevent this problem seems to be an archaic switch back to times when women and men weren’t even allowed to be around each other (and to cultures in which that is still the case).

Malaysia isn’t the first to implement such a system; in 2008, Mexico …

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British Women Voted Ugliest Tourists

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The results of a poll posted on the travel website Real Holiday Reports have found that British women are considered the worst tourists, particularly in terms of their physical appearance. The study finds that British women are often loud, drunk, and fart in public, all qualities that are supposedly the preserve of men. Also mentioned are the fact …

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