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Ringo: OK, I'll Let This Sex Toy
Be Called 'Ring O'
Jun 25, 2021 1:38 PM CDT
Ringo: OK, I'll Let This Sex Toy Be Called 'Ring O'
Ex-Beatle ends trademark battle over penis ring with similar-sounding name
- Hear "Ringo Starr," and the first words you may associate with him are "the Beatles," "drummer," maybe "Octopus's Garden" —but probably not "penis rings." The 80-year-old star wanted to keep it that way, which is why he filed a...
for New Mexico
Jun 4, 2021 7:20 AM CDT
'Dongcopter' Comes for New Mexico Mayoral Candidate
Man facing several charges after allegedly punching the candidate, a sheriff
- A New Mexico sheriff hoping to become mayor of Albuquerque had his largest campaign event interrupted Tuesday by a drone dangling an adult toy. Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales was responding to a question from a woman in the audience of 70 at Revel Entertainment Center when a drone buzzed...
Berlin Airport Terminal Shut
for Deeply Personal Reason
Aug 10, 2018 8:08 AM CDT
Berlin Airport Terminal Shut for Deeply Personal Reason
A sex toy caused an hour-long closure
- Around 11am on Tuesday, the D terminal at Berlin's Schönefeld Airport was shut down and an announcement was made seeking the owner of a piece of luggage. Airport personnel had flagged "suspicious content" during the X-ray screening, but when the bag's owner presented himself, CNN describes...
These Dolls Made
a Possible Ban
Jun 14, 2018 6:45 AM CDT
These Dolls Made One Lawmaker 'Nauseous.' Now, a Possible Ban
US House approves bill barring import, sale of child sex dolls and robots
- The concept behind a bill that made its way to the US House of Representatives made at least one lawmaker "nauseous," and apparently others, too, because the group passed the bill Wednesday and sent it onto the Senate. The
reports on the CREEPER (Curbing Realistic Exploitative...
UK Minister Embroiled
in Sex Toy Scandal
Oct 30, 2017 9:20 AM CDT
UK Minister Embroiled in Sex Toy Scandal
Mark Garnier admits he asked ex-assistant to buy vibrators, but it was just 'good-humored high jinks'
- The Harvey Weinstein case may even be making waves across the pond, with a Tory trade minister facing investigation for allegedly sexually harassing his ex-assistant. Among Caroline Edmondson's accusations, which Mark Garnier doesn't deny: asking her to buy sex toys for him and calling her "sugar tits,...
'Smart Vibrator' Maker Settles
Suit From Outraged Users
Mar 13, 2017 3:55 AM CDT
'Smart Vibrator' Maker Settles Suit From Outraged Users
Users complained it was sending data back to company
- The makers of an internet-connected sex toy that harvested data about its users' intimate moments have settled a lawsuit from outraged customers. Standard Innovation Corp., the company behind the "We-Vibe" smart vibrator, has agreed to pay up to $10,000 to customers who used a smartphone app that allowed...
Burger King Offers 'Adult Toys'
With Adults-Only Meal
Feb 14, 2017 3:40 AM CST
Burger King Offers 'Adult Toys' With Adults-Only Meal
Only available in Israel after 6pm
- If you think Burger King isn't a romantic enough destination for a Valentine's Day date, it's willing to sweeten the deal with a couple of beers and a sex toy. In a deal being offered only in Israel, and only after 6pm on Tuesday, the chain is...
Alleged Robber Brings
Gun to Dildo Fight, Loses
Dec 16, 2016 4:58 PM CST
Alleged Robber Brings Gun to Dildo Fight, Loses
'It was like, really? I don't have time for this'
- Police say a would-be robber learned the hard way not to bring a gun to a dildo fight Wednesday in San Bernardino, California. Surveillance cameras caught the man entering the Lotions & Lace sex shop shortly before closing holding what appears to be a gun, KABC reports. According to KNBC...
Sexy, Tiny, 'Mighty' Device
First of Its Kind on Kickstarter
Nov 4, 2016 3:40 PM CDT
Sexy, Tiny, 'Mighty' Device First of Its Kind on Kickstarter
Dame's Fin is crowdfunding site's first official vibrator—and it was completely funded in 2 days
- "Crowdfunded vibrator" is a term absolutely no one would have predicted 20 years ago—and yet here we are, 2016. The Dame Fin is that vibrator, the first sex toy ever to premiere on Kickstarter , and it surpassed its $50,000 funding goal in its first two days, the...
Woman Sues Sex-Toy Maker
for Invading Her Privacy
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 18, 2016 3:20 PM CDT
Woman Sues Sex-Toy Maker for Invading Her Privacy
'Smart' vibrator tracks data on how customers use it
- It's a tale for the ages: A woman buys a vibrator, uses it, and discovers the company that built it is tracking just what she does with it and how often. And yes, she's suing. In a class-action lawsuit representing what the
reports is tens of...
'Angel' Fell From Sky.
It Was a Sex Toy
May 3, 2016 4:54 PM CDT
Villagers Thought 'Angel' Fell From Sky. It Was a Sex Toy
'They have no Internet,' a police chief explains
- A sex toy found by a fisherman in a small Indonesian village was taken home, dressed up, and worshipped as an angel for weeks, the BBC reports, proving yet again that the world is a strange and wonderful place. According to the
San Francisco Chronicle
, the 21-year-old fisherman found the...
Fuels Sex-Toy Surge
Feb 2, 2015 2:50 PM CST
Movie Fuels Sex-Toy Surge
Even Target and other mainstream retailers are on board
- Of course there were going to be product tie-ins to the
Fifty Shades of Grey
movie premiering Valentine's weekend—and of course those products were going to veer into adults-only territory, considering the steaminess of EL James' book trilogy on which the film is based. But the sex-toy industry...
To Recoup Taxes, Kansas OKs Sex Toy Auction
Sep 29, 2014 8:47 AM CDT
To Recoup Taxes, Kansas OKs Sex Toy Auction
An erotic store chain owes the state $164K
- In the market for love, ahem, accessories? Try shopping with the state of Kansas, which is behind an online auction of a large volume of sex toys—ranging from vibrators and handcuffs to a "fantasy love swing" and pornographic films—in an effort to recoup the $163,986 an...
Kid Rock Posts
Open Letters in
Aug 5, 2014 12:57 PM CDT
Kid Rock Posts Obscene Open Letters in Bizarre Case
Rocker denies receiving sex toy from Insane Clown Posse staffer
- In what just might be the most bizarre set of open letters ever published, Kid Rock has claimed that he did not, in fact, ever receive a glass dildo from an Insane Clown Posse staffer, despite the fact that the aptly-named "Dirty Dan” Diamond says he gave the sex...
Woman Has Sex Toy
Removed After 10 Years
Jul 25, 2014 4:00 PM CDT
Woman Has Sex Toy Removed After 10 Years
X-ray in Scotland revealed quite the surprise
- A 38-year-old female patient was presented with symptoms including mild incontinence, sepsis, lethargy, and unexplained weight loss. Diagnosis: She'd had a sex toy inside her body for 10 years without knowing it, reports the
Scottish Daily Record
. Doctors in Aberdeen discovered the 5-inch toy, which was pressing against her...
Sex Between Women
Spreads HIV in Rare Case
Mar 14, 2014 4:00 AM CDT
Sex Between Women Spreads HIV in Rare Case
CDC says it's the first confirmed case of this occurring
- It's rare but definitely not impossible for HIV to be transmitted by sexual contact between women, according to a paper published this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the first confirmed case of its kind, the CDC believes one Texas woman infected another with HIV...
Dec 13, 2013 11:13 AM CST
City Orders Sex Toys Removed From Christmas Tree
Milan says 'sobriety' must be used in 'urban decorations'
- A provocatively adorned outdoor Christmas tree in central Milan was just too naughty for city officials, who ordered it denuded of its racy red sex toys. The city said in an order that the Christmas season, "qualifying as a holiday for children and families, requires sobriety in urban decorations,...
Pull Off Rescue
... of Sex Doll
Sep 24, 2012 8:51 AM CDT
Daring Divers Pull Off Rescue ... of Sex Doll
Turkish team heard warnings of floating body
- Locals in northern Turkey were frantic when they saw a woman's body floating in the Black Sea, so they called in help and watched as officials cordoned off the beach and a team of divers made their daring rescue. So everyone was less than thrilled to find that the...
Gay Couple Sues Airline
Over Sex Toy Incident
Aug 30, 2012 12:01 AM CDT
Gay Couple Sues Airline Over Sex Toy Incident
Toy was removed and taped to top of luggage
- A gay couple is suing United Continental Airlines for what they call "extreme and outrageous conduct" concerning a sex toy discovered in their luggage. Virginians Christopher Bridgeman and Martin Borger are seeking damages for emotional distress, invasion of privacy, and negligence in a Texas court. Returning home from a...
NYC to Pleasure-Seekers:
No Free Vibrators for You!
Aug 9, 2012 8:25 AM CDT
NYC to Pleasure-Seekers: No Free Vibrators for You!
Insists it's due to permit, crowd issues
- Sorry, seekers of free vibrators, but New York City has put the kibosh on Trojan's sex toy giveaway . The company started doling out its Tri-Phoria and Pulse products yesterday as planned, but after just a few hundred pleasure-seekers were made very happy with their free swag, a City Hall...
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