A fast three items on the state of things today: Links 1, April 18, 2018

1. US school bans pencil sharpeners:

 – Seven students at an elementary school in Prince George’s County cut their wrists at school using blades from pencil sharpeners, according to officials.

Officials with Prince George’s County Public Schools said a concerned parent at William Paca Elementary School in Hyattsville came forward on March 29 and an investigation was launched.

 

It was revealed that the students used blades out of pencil sharpeners to cut themselves, officials stated. […]

Officials announced a ban on pencil sharpeners at the school in a message sent to parents on March 29 and said they worked to contact the families of students involved over spring break, which was between April 2 and April 6.

In parts of Toulouse yesterday, local authorities banned the sale of gasoline due to massive car burnings. The burnings however continue.

2. Hungarian MEP gives well, overly in fact, deserved warning to the EU on its corruption and interference with member states.

3. Proof that Wikipedia is actually an excellent source of information.

Thank you Xanthippa, M., Wrath of Khan, and all who sent in such interesting, important and occasionally amusing materials today. Like the photos below. Actually there are quite a few photos of Trudeau’s tour in France that appear to be stills from the set of Brokeback Mountain.

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3 Replies to “A fast three items on the state of things today: Links 1, April 18, 2018”

  1. Wikipedia is only as honest as the last person who edits it and that is why it is so prone to being absolute garbage. It does have its limited value but you need a good rubbish detector.

  2. Seven students at an elementary school in Prince George’s County cut their wrists at school using blades from pencil sharpeners, according to officials.

    We all know what this means
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    Wait for it!
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    Sharpener control!

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