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May 15, 2015

Overnight Open Thread (15 May 2015)

Fairfax County to introduce 'gender fluidity' into their curriculum next week. Sounds like the parents in that district are pissed too as they can't opt out of this class and the school board also voted last week to allow boys who identify as girls to use the girls lockers and restrooms.


Manu Forti

Study: punishment is the most effective discipline technique. My own adventures in parenting confirm this study.

Sierra Nevada Mountain Range

Growing mystery: getting to the bottom of the highest peak in the lower 48.

Cleaning Hacks

I wonder if the vodka in a spray bottle will work on my son's shoes. 16 surprising cleaning hacks.

Deadliest Jobs In America

The Deadliest Jobs in America.

See the 'most distinctive' causes of death by state.

Earthquakes

Pretty cool interactive map. A year of earthquakes.

Angle Hair

Yes, it "rains" spiders in Australia.

Normisms

Appearances Matter

Why some male members of congress won't be alone with female staffers. The article only singles out Republican aides for quotes and strangely omits talking about real life situations that have occurred like Clinton/Lewinsky. Also, in today's environment where males are judged guilty before innocent in all cases related to sex, why would you put yourself at risk of being falsely accused of something?

Private Jets

Private planes have more fatal accidents than commercial planes.

Buying Pron Stars?

Mystery mogul buys pron star. 15 years? For $8 million?

Dog Rescue

This Mustang owner is a bitch. Sure it could've been handled better but the dog was in distress.

Dog Video

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