Quickies: Drinking charcoal, swatting conviction, and fisticuffs
- Male Texas lawmakers nearly fistfight on House floor after GOP women defect from anti-abortion bill – The bill, which did not pass, would have banned insurance from covering abortions.
- Activated charcoal: The latest detox fad – “If you spot someone drinking what looks like a bottle of ink, it could be “lemonade with activated charcoal” made with “alkali” water and sweetened with cane sugar.”
- Teen gamer pleads guilty to “swatting” women who turned down his advances – “…this instance also underlines another ongoing societal problem—some boys and men believe, for whatever reason, that when a woman isn’t interested in them, she’s the one to blame.”
- Police looking into Toronto pick-up artist’s video rant – The update at the end, just…ugh.