BuckyBalls Could Kill Your Kids And Other Links

For the first time in 11 years the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a stop-sale order. Plus, bats are gross looking and Nielsen Ratings are officially useless.

Photo By: Jeremy Boggs

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has put in an request to ban the magnetic balls since if swallowed (particularly by children) they can pinch one's intestines together which can be fatal without surgery.

Female U.S. Volleyball team refuses to give up their bikinis for the Olympics. - [NYPost]

So if modern lazy people are burning just as many calories as hunter/gatherers, what is making us so fat? - [Time]

These 6 bat species don't need Photoshop to look like something out of a horror movie. - [Cracked]

With 302 medal events at the 2012 London Olympics, predictions are flying as to how many each country will take home. - [SportsIllustrated]

Sally Ride wasn't the only influential woman pioneering in space. Meet 11 others who helped break down the misconceptions about women astronauts. - [Tecca]

10 times movies have had unfortunate intersections with real life. - [Flavorwire]

The sharp decline of Breaking Bad ratings officially prove Nielsen ratings are broken and useless. - [Uproxx]

12 photos taking Banksy art off the concrete and into reality. - [TheChive]

Crushes, throughout life. - [CollegeHumor]

Headline Story: Despite the fatal implication, BuckyBalls is defending their product. Click through to read the whole story. - [Geekosystem]


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