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Thursday 29 April 2010

Dangerous offender has sentence overturned.

Do you remember the case of Joan Higgins who was convicted for selling a goldfish to an underage youth during a council sting operation?

Where her conviction resulted in a ten week curfew complete with electronic tag?

Well the good news is that Judge Adrian Smith decided that was an inappropriate sentence and has given her a conditional discharge.

Full story


Did the earth move for you?

Jen McCreight  (The Blag Hag), carries out an experiment to ascertain whether "Boobs" can trigger earthquakes.

What turned into a viral media extravaganza began as a humorous science experiment. On Monday 19 April, I had just read Iranian cleric Hojatoleslam Kazem Sedighi's assertion that "Many women who do not dress modestly ... lead young men astray, corrupt their chastity and spread adultery in society, which (consequently) increases earthquakes." Amused and annoyed by his ludicrous statement, I suggested on my blog that women dress immodestly on 26 April to test his claims. Tongue-in-cheek, I dubbed the project "Boobquake".

Read it all here

Was global warming affected at all? You can never be too careful.

Final Downfall?

H/t to fidothedogster. -