Abstinence-only education is now illegal in Illinois. A bill passed two days ago by the state senate will require that schools with sex education classes include units on birth control. Schools can opt out of sex education altogether if they so desire (as they can now), and they’ll still have to teach that abstinence is the only absolute, surefire way to prevent pregnancy and STIs, but now they’ll have to provide information on contraceptives as well. The governor is expected to sign the bill. source
Add one more name to the Hulu bidding derby: Yahoo, which just announced plans to buy Tumblr for $1.1 billion, has made an offer on the video website.
a Yahoo-presided Hulu/Tumblr collaboration could possibly be pretty cool actually
Forget 3-D printed guns. Inside a “build party” where anyone can make a rifle that no cop will ever know about.
An array of detailed chocolates were set up in circles that when spun at high speed and flashed with a strobe light confuses the eye to make the chocolates appear animated.
100% unrelated but I was getting stressed on a project and I checked to see if New Zealand was trending in New Zealand so apparently that’s a thing I rely on now.
Yep, everything is right with the world.
Why did they train Luke up and not Princess Leia who was cooler, and had more to fight for, and was less screwed up? Patriarchy!