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Interesting article in the Daily Mail today about head lice, which are apprantly mutating and becoming indestructible. "Scientists believe that 80 percent of the bugs are immune to over-the-counter lotions."

But fret not! According to the Harvard School of Public Health site: "The greatest harm associated with head lice results from the well-intentioned but misguided use of caustic or toxic substances to eliminate the lice."

In other words, while that itch might be telling you something, The Cooties are no Snakes on a Plane...

Some other interesting facts about the six-legged creatures:

    1. Head lice are equal opportunity parasites; they do not respect socio-economic class distinctions. Their presence does not connote a lack of hygiene or sanitation practiced by their host.
    2. Neither able to fly nor jump, lice are also unlikely to wander far from their preferred habitat.
    3. Long associated with people, head lice have been recovered from prehistoric mummies.

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      Mister Rogers Is Now a Funko Pop! and It’s Such a Good Feeling, a Very Good Feeling
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      It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for fans of Mister Rogers, as Funko has announced that, just in time for the 50th anniversary of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, the kindest soul to ever grace a television screen will be honored with a series of Funko toys, some of them limited-edition versions.

      The news broke at the New York Toy Fair, where the pop culture-loving toy company revealed a new Pop Funko! in Fred Rogers’s likeness—he’ll be holding onto the Neighborhood Trolley—plus a Mister Rogers Pop! keychain and a SuperCute Plush.

      In addition to the standard Pop! figurine, there will also be a Funko Shop exclusive version, in which everyone’s favorite neighbor will be wearing a special blue sweater. Barnes & Noble will also carry its own special edition, which will see Fred wearing a red cardigan and holding a King Friday puppet instead of the Neighborhood Trolley.

       

      Barnes & Noble's special edition Mister Rogers Funko Pop!
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      Mister Rogers’s seemingly endless supply of colored cardigans was an integral part of the show, and a sweet tribute to his mom (who knitted all of them). But don’t go running out to snatch up the whole collection just yet; Funko won’t release these sure-to-sell-out items until June 1, but you can pre-order your Pop! on Amazon right now.

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