The cyclists gathered in a Philadelphia park on Saturday to disrobe before saddling up and setting off on the annual Philly Naked Bike Ride. About 3, riders pedal a mile kilometre course around the City of Brotherly Love while taking in sights including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, organizers say. Some riders wear their birthday suits while others flaunt their underwear or sport just a splash of body paint and glitter.
Naked streets refers to the concept of stripping a roadway of its signage—all of it, including stop signs, signals, and even stripes. Far from creating mayhem, this approach appears to have lowered crash rates wherever it has been tried. Monderman found that the traffic efficiency and safety improved when the street and surrounding public space was redesigned to encourage each person to negotiate their movement directly with others.
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With Baltimore temperatures hovering around 40 degrees Fahrenheit, a naked jogger may have pruned, but he certainly proved to be no prude. The Baltimore Sun reports that the sight of the naked man jogging through downtown Baltimore jolted commuters during Monday's morning rush hour. In addition to clothes, the man eschewed shoes as he slowly trotted past a hospital and a courthouse. Witnesses reported the man didn't seem lost or confused.
Rihanna flaunts the majority of her flesh wearing nothing but a blazer and heels - everything feels right again. OK, sorry about the bad pun but Rihanna has just stepped out wearing absolutely nothing but a multi-coloured blazer and even we - who are used to seeing Rihanna in basically nothing every day - are shocked. It's not even a big blazer!
Don't feel shy. Just go and walk the streets. A lot of sex shops and naked ladies at the windows. It is not a seedy or dirty place.
Historically, streets within Western city centres were naturally shared spaces. It was only in the s, when private vehicles began to dominate the street, that different road users became segregated into distinctive zones with pedestrians sidelined to narrow, restricted footpaths. The living street and naked street models are examples of alternative street development aimed at developing streets as public shared spaces which are safer, more social and pedestrian-focused.
Popular YouTube user Jen The Body Painter decided to test the reactions of people in the street by painting the front of a model in jeans and a crop top, while leaving her back completely bare. While most people thought the woman looked amazing, many were left completely stunned by her barely there look at a sports game, with someone eventually calling security. The three officers then proceeded to ask her why she was walking down the path, which led directly into a sports stadium.