10 Points From Slytherin of the Day

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10 Points From Slytherin of the Day: A snake charmer in India, frustrated by the interminable red tape delaying his snake sanctuary, dumped a bag full of venomous snakes at a local government office in protest.

Hakkul, who lives in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, would often be asked to help trap snakes in the town of Harraiya. He petitioned the government for a plot of land where the snakes he caught could be conserved, and claims his request was approved

Stay Classy of the Day

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Stay Classy of the Day: A reporter covering a story about someone under round-the-clock protection needs a lookout of his own after a brusque encounter with a passer-by.

(sNSFW, brusque encounter.)

[thanks cw!]

Mad As Hell of the Day

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Mad As Hell of the Day: Dylan Ratigan has himself a good ol' fashioned epic rant on yesterday's Dylan Ratigan Show. (starts @ 3:48.)

[moxnews.]

Mad As Hell of the Day

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Mad As Hell of the Day
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Mad As Hell of the Day: Bronx resident Freddy Caldwell was arrested Friday and charged with "falsely reporting an incident and aggravated harassment" after threatening to blow up local CW affiliate WPIX over Two and a Half Men reruns.

According to a police report, Caldwell called the station twice to request that they stop airing reruns of the CBS sitcom, t

Mad As Hell Mantra of the Day

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Mad As Hell Mantra of the Day: Wisconsin protesters shout "Fox lies" over and over, nearly drowning out Fox Business reporter Jeff Flock's live broadcast from the State Capitol.

The same chant allegedly forced a Fox News team to abandon an attempt to file a report on today's protests in Madison (see video after the cut):

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Lights Out

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Lights Out: The brilliant Charlie Brooker continues his fascinating exploration of television's impact on our daily lives with a new six-part BBC series called How TV Ruined Your Life, which explores the medium's usurpation of reality.

Happily, the first three episodes have been graciously uploaded to YouTube. Hopefully they'll stick a