Cheeky photos were deemed too rude for Facebook but now the University of Warwick students hope the social network's U-turn will boost Macmillan coffers. And now the University of Warwick students hope that their third calendar can continue to boost the bank of the worthy cancer cause. The rowers caused controversy earlier this year when their cheeky charity efforts were deemed too rude for Facebook, which has around million users. And they were left devastated after the Calfornia-based web giant completely removed their page - which featured black-and-white nude photos - claiming it contained "explicitly sexual content".
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Search Search. Menu Sections. If there's one thing that most defines us as a nation, you could argue, it's self-reflection. Not that this reflection is always very deep; it's more that we love to talk about ourselves, discuss ourselves, define ourselves, hopefully in the end coming to some sort of consensus about What It Really Means To Be Irish. This generally lasts about the length of time it takes for someone to make a contrapuntal argument, and the merry-go-round of self-reflection begins anew.
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Lucia Sinigagliesi, the Guinness World Records official that adjudicated the naked swim, said that women spent at least five minutes in the sea to set a new world record. The previous record was set in Western Australia in when participants swam naked to promote a positive body image near the regional capital Perth, in waters that are usually around 23 degrees centigrade at that time of year. On Saturday, the sea temperature off Magheramore beach, where the Irish swim was held, was a bracing 12 degrees, despite a recent spell of warm weather. The swim has been an annual event since it was started by Dubliner Dee Featherstone in , just weeks after her own mastectomy.
Deciding what to wear on a first date is hard. Some people spend ages rummaging through their wardrobes and getting opinions from their mates. But one woman didn't have to worry about finding the perfect outfit - as she decided to go on her Tinder date completely naked.