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It's not as bad as the UC Davis incident (at least doesn't seem to be) but still is just as relevant. Protesting outside of a board of trustees meeting, students at Santa Monica College were unceremoniously maced. The reasoning was that the hallway was "too crowded, but there are probably better ways to disperse a crowd of 19-year-olds. Discuss amongst yourselves...

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Via: Geyser of Awesome
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Via ArchieMcphee:

Lightning is awesome and today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena presents a form of lightning we'd never heard of before: blue jet lightning. This is a form of upper-atmospheric lightning, believed to be electrically induced forms of luminous plasma. It's also known as a transient luminous event (or TLE) because the various types of electrical-discharge phenomena in the upper atmosphere lack several characteristics of the more familiar tropospheric lightning.