Afternoon Links: January 11, 2011

1. If you live in Reconvilier, Switzerland and you have a dog, remember to pay your annual pet tax! Otherwise the government will execute your dog.

2. A college student wrote the Fourth Amendment on his chest then stripped as he went through airport security. (TSA officials were unamused.)

3. A new study examines how poor families in Thai villages have successfully increased their wealth.

4. New Jersey lawmakers are considering instituting random steroid testing for policemen.

5. After a flight attendant caught a Frenchman smoking in an airplane bathroom on a flight to Nice, the man (allegedly) yelled, “I’m French, f**k you!”

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