Links, now including explosions

A school board in Pennsylvania is being sued — they are being accused of using webcams in laptops to spy on students. A suggestion that those who put the plan in place should be charged with creating a child pornography ring tickles my fancy.
Once upon a time there was no pesticide, traditional folk remedies were used. Some think it was a better time … Science Based Medicine does not agree.
A man and his banjo love.
Life as America’s Hat.
Nine out of ten dentists recommend that you do not attempt to eat your Olympic medal. The tenth is just greedy.
Utah thinks that Martin Luther King is lonely, so they’re planning to make his holiday a joint holiday with a gunmaker. Guns are in the spirit of Martin Luther King day, right?
A question: Should we clone Neanderthals?
Some criminals get a reduced sentence if they behave themselves in prison. Others get a reduced sentence for Yoga.

The morning coffee has electric chair friend turnover!

This morning, the Big Bad Blog has learned that you have a 50% friend turnover every seven years. That is, half the people in your social circle disappear from it, and are replaced by new people.

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(Photo by mcaronnd)

Could this turnover be caused by the presence of home-made electric chairs?

A woman is accidentally sprayed with pesticide … but the company that makes said pesticide (Canada’s Valent Biosciences Corp) refuses to tell her what’s in it. It’s a trade secret, you see. So the woman is getting increasingly sick following this exposure, and nobody can do anything about it.

Yucca Muffin!