“Sock and awe.”


Time out from the GOP’s attempted coup d’etat, and time in for some good old-fashioned juvenile tittering.

Masturbation laws around the world: the penal code; A Swedish man caught masturbating in public has been acquitted – but if he’d been caught elsewhere what kind of punishment might he have faced?

A 65-year-old man found masturbating openly on a Stockholm beach has been cleared of charges of sexual assault after the court ruled his activities were not directed towards a specific person. The judgment may come as a surprise but when it comes to penal codes and masturbation, the international legal system looks like a patchwork quilt.