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Ocean swimming goes nude in Australia

Ahead of her first nude ocean swimming race, 43-year-old Sydney mother Jo Davison was a little nervous. She had every reason to be. Australian ocean swimmers have plenty to worry about, from avoiding stinging bluebottle jellyfish and the flailing limbs of other swimmers to the sharks known to inhabit Sydney Harbour. And of course, the issue of achieving all of that while wearing nothing.

Vienna museum to welcome art buffs in the buff

Vienna's Leopold Museum said Friday that visitors are welcome to strip off at a special nudist night later this month and admire its popular "Nude Men" exhibition as nature intended. "As there were several requests from nudist associations we decided to give this opportunity to all lovers of the Freikoerperkultur, the Free Body Culture," spokesman Klaus Pokorny told AFP. "Our museum will be a clothes-free zone for one evening" on February 18, he said by email. "Nudists, naturists are welcome!"

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