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CDC is again warning parents not to send your children to a swine flu party. The idea is to provide them with immunity, like used to be done with chickenpox parties. It’s pretty hard to believe this is a live issue and CDC admits it doesn’t have evidence that any have actually occurred. When it…

Here’s a serious manhole question for the hivemind. We all “know” that there have been instances of people or dogs being shocked or even electrocuted by stepping on electrified manhole covers. Our oldest didn’t believe it was possible. His point: a manhole cover is embedded in the ground. Therefore, almost by definition, it is grounded.…