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1. Someone thinks the Kiss Cam – the roving camera that snaps pictures of couples kissing at sporting events – should be banned on the grounds that it’s ‘heterosexist’.
3. The New York Times looks at The Heartland USA as if it’s a foreign country.
But the greatest take-away from my five weeks on the road was how much I could learn without crossing any borders. I’ve made my way through Latin America, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia and southern China. But a spin through the middle of my own country was every bit as, well, exotic — revealing you don’t have to go abroad to experience new music, annual rites and political views far different from what you find at home. Below are some of the lessons from the road.
5. NBA player Udonis Haslem’s wedding announcement has it all including this, from Haslem: “I am not a huge fan of abortion, but we both had sports careers, plus we could not financially handle a baby.” As manosphere veteran Sparks tweeted at me, Haslem is just one of those guys who “will watch the abortion playoffs but not the abortion regular season.”
6. Blacks’ high school graduation rates are overstated by including GEDs.
7. PETA says that pregnant women who eat chicken wings risk shortening their baby boys’ penises.