The Dangers Of Sagging Pants

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Make sense why they feel so angry & frustrated… they are in pain.

Originally posted on BlackDoctor:

“Pant’s on the ground, Pants on the ground…Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.” Those lyrics went viral across America in 2011 after one man wrote a song about his disgust for younger men wearing their pants low. His urging is valid, citing a recent study that sagging pants can actually have very harmful side effects.

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A two-year study by the National American Medical Association, led Dr. Mark Oliver Mansbach, concluded that the continuous wearing of sagging pants severely impacts sexual performance.

“In our study we discovered that sagging pants wearers are 70% more likely to prematurely ejaculate during intercourse,” says Mansbach. “75-82% of the men who wear saggy pants have some sort of sexual dysfunction which can be traced back to the constant mis-aligning of their hips and lower torso from the gait that’s…

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What I Learned From Tweeting With A Black Woman’s Avatar For #RaceSwapExp

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#GoodRead What I Learned From Tweeting With A Black Woman’s Avatar For #RaceSwapExp by Christopher Carbone.

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:

Two weeks ago, after writer and activist Suey Park sparked a wave of protest and dude-bro angst with her response to the Colbert Report’s racist tweet, I heeded Suey’s call and began to tweet about why Colbert’s work did not qualify as satire, did nothing to improve the lived experiences of people of color and was often racist and transmisogynist. Some of my tweets were included in the first half dozen or so pieces about the trending hashtag and the conversation it ignited. For me, the experience was thought provoking and empowering; it was also rather easy. How? I was tweeting as a white man. Everything I said was accepted, supported, re-tweeted or (at worst) ignored.

That was in stark contrast to the countless rape/death threats leveled at Suey and many other women. Not to mention the myriad bro-pundits—Huffington Post’s Josh Zepps and Slate’s Dave Weigel are obvious examples—desperate…

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AMC Patron Wearing Google Glass Questioned by Feds at Ohio Theater

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File this under #BraveNewWorld

Originally posted on Variety:

A man who was wearing a Google Glass device during a showing of “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” last Saturday at an AMC Theatres location in Columbus, Ohio, was questioned by agents from the Dept. of Homeland Security — to see if he was illegally recording the pic.

An AMC rep confirmed the incident, which was reported by The Gadgeteer blog. In a statement, the theater chain said, “While we’re huge fans of technology and innovation, wearing a device that has the capability to record video is not appropriate at the movie theater.”

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Theaters have policies that prohibit recording devices, to thwart piracy. Last year, an exec for the National Assn. of Theatre Owners suggested that movie theaters would develop policies specifically to address Google Glass wearable computing gadgets.

The incident occurred at the AMC Easton Town…

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