Many people out there have headed back to school this week, whether they are students, teachers, or loving parents. And if not this week, then they've probably been at it long enough to already long for the blissful freedom of summer vacation. And so, as the fortunate or unfortunate majority who no longer return to those hallowed halls yearly, and instead must assign our own homework, we'd like to highlight some schools where it doesn't seem like any learning goes on at all, or where half the student body is dead by the end of the first semester.
When life gives you lemons, you clone those lemons, and you make super-lemons. When life gives you an empty eye socket, you design a tiny camera to fit inside it and call yourself Eyeborg. Canadian filmmaker Rob Spence lost his right eye in a shooting accident, but only recently have he and his collaborators completed a functional prototype of his new prosthesis that is also a camera.
According to - we'd like to point out that this bit of news is not from, say, some weird!news aggregator, but, in fact - the BBC, North Korea has developed a liquid panacea. A "super drink." Made of "microelements." Which makes you smarter, whitens your skin, and keeps you from looking old. It also has no side effects.
We wish we were making this up.