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  • News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug

    News of the Weird: Everybody Needs a Hug
    After its launch was delayed for a month by the Madison, Wis., city attorney, the Snuggle House was cleared and scheduled to open on Nov. 15 to provide in-bed, pajama-clad “intimate, non-sexual touch(ing)” for $60 an hour. “So many people,” said assistant manager Emily Noon, “don't have a significant other in their lives” and “just need to be held” (including, she said, the elderly and hospice patients, who are part of the target clientele). The city's delay was, a spokesman said, to assure that Snuggle House had protocols for dealing with “risky” situations in which a customer refuses to take “no sex” for an answer. (Snuggle House has prominent surveillance cameras and panic buttons for the staff.)
  • Well-Suited

    Well-Suited
    The best accessory for an exquisite wedding gown? A well-dressed groom. If you've already selected the perfect tuxedo or suit for him, it's time to think about the high-impact details. The Shirt It's hard to go wrong with white, but sometimes...

    U.S. wins more guilty pleas in first counterfeit apps case

    (Reuters) - The final defendants in what the U.S. government called its first prosecution of a counterfeit apps case have pleaded guilty over their roles in alleged schemes to traffic in pirated Android mobile device applications. Thomas Pace, 38, of...

    Shawn Merriman sues Nike over its 'Lights Out' clothing line

    Shawn Merriman sues Nike over its 'Lights Out' clothing line
    Shawne Merriman once knocked four opposing players unconscious during a single high school football game. Can Nike make such a claim? Doubt it. Yet, the company is using "Lights Out" -- the nickname Merriman says he earned after that game -- as the...

    Injunction lifted on Boston Scientific catheter product

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday lifted a preliminary injunction on Boston Scientific Corp's catheter product Guidezilla that had been issued by a lower court as part of a patent fight with Vascular Solutions Inc. The U.S. Court...