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A Car Full of People Crashed. Then Things Got Weird

Bizarre kidnapping case unfolded Monday in Alberta, included a BMW with 5 naked people

(Newser) - When authorities responded to a car accident in Alberta, Canada, on Monday, they found a carload of naked people. But that's just one of several strange elements of the story out of Nisku, south of Edmonton. Police say it began around 9:30am Monday when a woman, her 6-week-old... More »

In Paris, a New Place for Nudists

Section of Bois de Vincennes park will be open to naturists (but not voyeurs)

(Newser) - A parks and rec official in Paris is lauding an "open-minded vision" for one of the city's parks—specifically, an out-of-the-way section of the Bois de Vincennes park that is open to nudists until Oct. 15. AFP reports on the naturism experiment, which permits visitors to strip down... More »

A Newbie Spends a Week at Nudist Camp

'Anything beautiful or grotesque can become boring with enough exposure'

(Newser) - Jamie Lauren Keiles is a self-described bad dresser. It's a fashion choice of sorts in that she hopes "this rejection of fashion might be read as a sign of my politics or intelligence," she writes at Racked . "If I can't control how people will treat... More »

Celine Dion Bares All for Vogue

Singer gets naked for Instagram photo series

(Newser) - Celine Dion is 49 and, in case you were wondering, she's still got it. The singer posed nude for Vogue for a series the magazine is doing on her during Paris Couture Week, Elle reports. "Here's a little naked fact to ponder while Celine Dion changes looks... More »

Nude Man Looking for Wishing Well Falls Into Sandwich Shop

He had to be removed by rescue workers

(Newser) - Rescue workers had to remove part of a wall to pull a naked man out of a sandwich shop where he spent the night trapped inside a narrow passage, the AP reports. According to KRON , a construction crew arriving at a job site Tuesday in Napa, California, heard faint calls... More »

Playboy Brings Nudity Back

It was 'a mistake' to remove it entirely, says Cooper Hefner

(Newser) - Well, that didn't last long: One year after it banished naked photos from its pages, nudity is back at Playboy magazine. The magazine had instituted its no-nudes policy, starting with the March 2016 issue, in an effort to ramp up circulation and get more mainstream advertisers to buy in,... More »

Feeling Blue? Scientists Suggest Spending Time Nude

Research suggests nudity around others correlates with greater happiness

(Newser) - Are people who spend time naked in the company of others happier than those who don't? Scientists are reporting in the Journal of Happiness Studies that so-called "naturists" seem to be, though why remains unclear. "Naturists have been saying this for some time," the lead researcher... More »

Brothers Rowing the Atlantic Wearing Only a Smile

Brothers say rowing in the buff cuts down on blisters

(Newser) - Two brothers are rowing across the Atlantic Ocean—in the buff. John and Kurt Schwartz began their 3,000-mile journey this week, telling Mashable that manning the oars nude cuts down on blisters, sores, and other problems that pesky clothing causes. "It's kind of a running joke in... More »

Teen Can Sue Facebook Over Naked Pic: UK Court

Her lawyers say site should've stopped photo from reappearing on 'shame page'

(Newser) - While Facebook refused to allow one of the world's most famous photos of a young naked girl during the Vietnam War, another girl has won the right to sue the social media site for her own nude pic, RT.com reports. A Belfast high court ruled to let the... More »

Here's Why Anarchists Erected Naked Trump Statues

Artist says he'd make one of Clinton, too

(Newser) - It was a sight to create sore eyes: Naked and extremely unflattering statues of a Donald Trump without testicles were erected simultaneously in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Cleveland, and Seattle early Thursday. Anarchist collective INDECLINE was behind the project, and a spokesman tells the Washington Post that the... More »

Japan's New Nude Restaurant Will Weigh You Before Letting You In

Also: no tattoos, touching, or old people

(Newser) - For a naked restaurant, Tokyo's The Amrita is surprisingly uptight. Unlike a new clothing-free restaurant in London , diners at The Amrita will be weighed and measured before being admitted, Mashable reports. If customers are 30 or so pounds heavier than the average weight for their height, they'll be... More »

People Can't Wait to Eat at London's Nude Restaurant

Diners and servers alike will be doing their thing in the buff

(Newser) - While its menu hasn't been unveiled, there's one thing hot new London restaurant The Bunyadi will have plenty of: buns. That's because, as NPR reports, the pop-up restaurant scheduled to open in June will be clothing optional. "We believe people should get the chance to enjoy... More »

Naked Joggers Left Toddler on Beach for Hours: Cops

Sheriff says they were 'high on something'

(Newser) - Police in Holly Beach, La., say the parents of a 20-month-old girl left her on a beach for two hours yesterday while they went streaking miles down the shore. WWL.com reports a man found the thirsty child covered in bug bites shortly after 10am. Minutes later, officers found a... More »

Woman's Dunkin' Donuts Dare Ends Badly

Apparently Shakara Martin really wanted to join a dance team

(Newser) - A Palm Beach woman better hope she makes the dance team after an apparent dare from the unnamed group landed her in jail. Shakara Monik Martin was spotted sitting naked outside a Dunkin' Donuts on Sunday, yet rebuffed numerous offers of clothes, the Palm Beach Post reports. By the time... More »

6 Reasons Why You Should Sleep Naked

Ditch the pajamas and reap the benefits

(Newser) - Pack away the flannel pajamas: A handful of studies and surveys show sleeping naked could actually be good for you. Six reasons why you should consider it:
  1. You may like your partner more: A 2014 survey of Brits by Cotton USA (which promotes cotton products that likely include both pajamas
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Naked Guy With a Sword Subdued After Threats

The man allegedly charged at people while screaming

(Newser) - Here's something you don't see every day: a man screaming at people in a parking lot and waving a 3-foot-long sword … while naked. The incident took place at an apartment complex in Atlantic Beach, Fla., Saturday; one witness tells WAWS the man charged at passersby. Luckily, a... More »

Kate Moss Marks 40 With Nude Playboy Cover

Issue out in January

(Newser) - Kate Moss is celebrating her 40th birthday (yes, she's turning 40; go ahead and bemoan your lost youth now) the only way one could really expect: by appearing nude on the cover of Playboy. She's already completed the photo shoot, which will run in the January issue, the... More »

How to View Nude Museum Exhibit? Naked, of Course

More than 60 take nude tour of Vienna show

(Newser) - Vienna's Leopold museum has a hugely popular exhibit called "Nude Men from 1800 to Today," so obviously there was only one thing to do: Host a special tour of the exhibit in which spectators were invited to be naked. More than 60 museum-goers stripped down for the... More »

Naked Man Stands on a Statue for 3 Hours

London police cordon off road as crowd gathers

(Newser) - Guess he didn't mind the cold: A naked man sat on the statue of a 19th-century prince in downtown London yesterday, striking poses and waving his arms around while police tried to coax him down, the Telegraph reports. Police also closed off a street near Trafalgar Square to traffic... More »

Jenny McCarthy Does 7th Naked Playboy Spread

Goes nude on latest cover

(Newser) - Jenny McCarthy has taken it all off for Playboy once again, appearing naked on the cover of the July/August issue just months before turning 40. "I'm really proud of it," she tells People . "The pictures are really gorgeous and classy. They could be out of W... More »

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