Afternoon Links: January 6, 2011

1. An eleven-year-old New Jersey girl is going to court for writing her name in a wet cement sidewalk.

2. Drug-sniffing dogs are only right 44% of the time when they alert their handlers—and their success rate goes down for searches conducted on Hispanics.

3. How long will it be before these racy Chilean coffeehouses start popping up in the U.S.?

4. This cocaine vaccine causes your body to block the drug’s effects.

5. Chinese artist Xia Xiaowan creates “3D paintings” with colored pencils and glass panels.

Photo Credit: OldOnliner’s Flickr Photostream