Posts Tagged: Smithsonian

Go to the Library Without Leaving Your House

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Safe Sex Onscreen and Off

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Yeah, yeah, Obama, hurray(!) and stuff. What we were all really dying to know is if Measure B would pass in Los Angeles County.

The answer is yes, it did, and porn actors will now be required to wear condoms while filming. How this will affect porn sales remains to be seen, but most people in the industry, including actors, aren’t optimistic.

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The History Of Nylon Stockings

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The Smithsonian delves into the history of nylon stockings in their recent “Stocking Series.”

Although these accessories may seem everyday and even out of fashion to us, the Smithsonian covers the mayhem surrounding the product’s introduction in the first installment of the series, a mayhem that only intensified as nylon was monopolized for army use during World War II:

“When the war was over and rations were eased, nylon stockings returned to stores and sold quickly.

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