Posts tagged with ‘work sucks

Duke University college porn star reacts to being “outed”

College is expensive, and even more so if you want to go to an acclaimed private school like Duke University. One woman, with her family having undergone financial hardship, decided to go in to the porn industry to pay for her education. When a fraternity at Duke discovered her secret, they outed her to others on campus, and now this woman has gone (more or less) public with her story, and how she’s discovered how much she loves the porn industry. Wait, there’s a porn industry in Durham, NC?

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A pretty large number of IT professionals wouldn’t mind getting paid in Bitcoins

At least that’s according to a poll of just under 850 tech professionals when asked if they would like to receive their paycheck in Bitcoins. Of those polled, 51% said yes, absolutely, 18% said maybe, 10% saying they didn’t think Bitcoin would last and the small tiny remainder not having a clue in the world what Bitcoin is.¬†

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TED talk of the day: As work becomes more complex, here are six rules to simplify

Yves Morieux talks about how the two main pillars of business management— the hardline approach and the soft-hearted approach— are both wrong and contribute to workers becoming more disengaged and miserable at work. Warning: Really, really strong French accent ahead.

Canada’s Supreme Court just struck down all anti-prostitution laws. Hell yeah Canadian hookers

In a landmark, world changing decision, the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the pillar of anti-prostitution laws in the country, basically paving the way for decriminalized brothel prostitution. This allows for greater security and stability for sex workers, and a boon for tourism to Canada. As if their strip clubs weren’t awesome enough, now Canadian hookers. God bless you Canada.

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New California law may force porn stars to wear protective eye gear while filming hardcore sex scenes

Well, someone with a very specific fetish is about to be incredibly happy.

"The latest version of a California worker safety bill may require adult film actors to wear items like protective goggles while filming sex scenes, Salon reports. An updated draft of Bill AB 640 would not only prohibit state-wide performers from ejaculating onto the genitals, mouth or eyes, but require employers to provide "barrier protection" eyewear as well."

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How to make your own private monitor using a polarizing filter

My monitor, my business.

Submitted by zombotron

NASA will pay you $18,000 to stay in bed for 70 days. Done.

In order to understand how astronauts returning to Earth from a long space voyage would adjust, NASA is willing to fork out $18,000 to anyone who wants to stay in bed for 70 days straight. Sounds like an easy gig, but we’re talking about staying in bed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 70 days. Just laying there, tilted up at a 6 degree angle for nearly 2 and a half months. You don’t get to leave to use the bathroom or eat or anything. Sure, there are worse jobs, but overall it sounds like a good way to go insane. Is there beer? And frequent sex? No? Fuuuuck.

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