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Monday, June 30, 2014

Ten Things of Crime and Astonishment

The Sea Org recruits young children as future Scientologists/Derek Bloch
  1. The Sea Org is Scientology's own navy fleet that recruits children to its cause.
  2. Researchers in Washington, D.C., surveyed over 11,000 people charged with street-level dealing back in the 1990s. They found that three-quarters of these dealers had full-time employment as skilled workers.
  3. Actor Rupert Everett has given up marijuana to learn his latest part as the court composer Antonio Salieri in Peter Schaffer's Amadeus at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
  4. Singer Adam Levine reportedly ended his relationship with Sports Illustrated model Nina Agdal simply by ignoring her calls. Only later did he send a text informing her that he was engaged to someone else.
  5. A man talked his phone company into reducing a $22,000 phone bill all the way down to $200.
  6. Most rapes happen in the home - often between two people who, on the surface, might appear consenting and agree that intercourse did take place.
  7. A German programmer has come up with a way to create bespoke sex toys online and print them out - whether at home, or in public.
  8. The TaTa Top bikini top has two pink nipples emblazoned onto it, so women can go topless without having to go topless outside.
  9. The female breast goes through changes due to pregnancy rather than breastfeeding.
  10. The word "fornication" comes from penis-shaped made by prostitutes in ancient Roman times. Fornax was the goddess of baking and ovens, and the theory goes that Roman prostitutes would often operate out of bakeries and approach their clients by baking them ceremonial breads in the shape of genitalia known as coliphia.

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