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Visualize Hurled Peas

Priscella P. Holley, principal at the W.F. Burns Middle School in Valley, AL, sent a letter to parents asking them to have their children bring an eight ounce canned food item to class. Not to eat, or help the needy, or make a craft project, but to arm themselves against potential school shooters. Other schools have refined these plans: science classrooms equipped with cans of soup, and English classrooms with heavy books.
posted by Wet Spot on Jan 14, 2015 - 69 comments

It's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.

The new Will.I.Am single sounded very familiar to trance producers Mat Zo (previously) and Arty. But that's only one example of his serial plagarism of EDM artists: [more inside]
posted by empath on Apr 18, 2013 - 37 comments

Floating an idea

Leighton Naylor has a goldfish called Einstein that does tricks, but recently stopped floating. So he did something about it. [more inside]
posted by salishsea on Apr 11, 2013 - 15 comments

Farewell, Pushcart Queen

Farewell Pushcart Queen: Jean Merrill has passed away from cancer. Many of her 30 books were young adult stories which followed underdogs in conflict with powerful interests. Her most well-known books were The Pushcart War, about a confrontation between New York pushcarts and the trucking industry, and The Toothpaste Millionaire, about a young African American entrepreneur who challenges big business. (previously) [more inside]
posted by honest knave on Aug 12, 2012 - 33 comments

World Peas and more

Book Xylophone, World peas, the Revolving Internet and a Hotdog Hero.
posted by Waslijn on May 2, 2011 - 10 comments

100 quirky things we didn't know last year

100 quirky things we didn't know last year, such as that pea plants can grow inside a human lung, mafia members unwisely use Facebook and swans occasionally get divorced.
posted by philipy on Jan 3, 2011 - 38 comments

Orson Welles - full of country goodness and green pea-ness

Get me a jury and show me how you can say "in July" and I'll… go down on you. Orson Welles, famed for his acting and directing in such classics as Citizen Kane, also spent his later years doing occasional voiceover work for commercials -- most famously, this spot for Findus Frozen Peas. [more inside]
posted by MsMolly on Feb 18, 2008 - 65 comments

Two peas in a pod.

Every July, peas grow there. {mp3}
Eat Your Peas. {mov}
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Dec 28, 2004 - 8 comments

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