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Cleric Defends 'Boobquake' Sermon

God just doesn't bother with the heathen West, Iranian insists

(Newser) - Take notes, Iranians: Dressing immodestly really will cause earthquakes and bring God's wrath upon you—but only if you're from a pious place like Iran. If you live in the heathen West, God will just let you sin, and you'll go to hell. That's the bulletproof logic Iranian cleric Kazem... More »

Earth Moved on 'Boobquake' Day...

But no more than usual; take that, Iranian cleric

(Newser) - Boobquake 2010 is officially over, the numbers have been crunched, and it's time to see if Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi was right, writes Jen McCreight on Blag Hag . Before she dishes the nitty-gritty, she clarifies one Boobquake misconception: The point wasn't to see if any earthquakes occurred; dozens happen daily.... More »

Let the Boobquake Begin

Today we find out whether female immodesty causes earthquakes

(Newser) - It's finally time to put one Iranian cleric's ultra-scientific theory to the test: Led by Blag Hag blogger Jen McCreight, today's the day the women of the world will try to cause an earthquake by way "immodest" dress. Women everywhere are encouraged to opt for plunging necklines or short... More »

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