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Friday Wrap: Spider-man Sex Ed, Meth and Defenestration, and More...

by: Burnt Orange Report

Fri May 02, 2014 at 04:00 PM CDT

It's Friday! Time for your Burnt Orange Reporters to comment on all the news that fits in a blockquote.

First up this week, we're all familiar with fierce Texas pride and loyalty, but Gallup actually quantified it with this poll of US residents' desires to move to a different state.

Below the jump, watch some tiny hamsters eating tiny burritos, read the lies about sex we need to stop teaching girls, and more...

Spider man, Spider man
Preventing teen pregnancy like a spider can
Telling teens about safe sex
Making positive social effects
Look out! Here comes the spider man.

-Katherine Haenschen


Confucius or Lao-Tzu? Marilyn Monroe or Laurel Thatcher Ulrich? John Green or One Tree Hill? And, who really said "May the force be with you?" All of your burning quotation-based questions, or at least 50 of them, are answered on Mental Floss.

-Genevieve Cato


Spurger, TX: A drunk guy on meth jumped through a neighbor's window and the neighbor tried to shoot him, grazing him with shotgun fire, but according to his wife he is half blind and by "the Grace of God" he missed. Then the couple took to the comment section of the local news story...The moral is, don't do meth, and don't jump through your neighbor's window -- especially in Texas.

-Joe Deshotel


Society is way too interested in policing young women's sexuality. We spend a lot of time talking about what it should or shouldn't look like, who should or shouldn't get a say, and fear-mongering about the horrible effects of well-informed, sex positive teenagers. PolicyMic's list of 17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex is one list about young women and sexuality I am happy to endorse. Intersectional sex positive internet lists for the win!

-Genevieve Cato


Emma Stone will you please be my friend?

-Katherine Haenschen


This is how you do a wedding announcement.

-Genevieve Cato


Thumbs Up if you like hamsters eating burritos!

-Katherine Haenschen

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