This Day in Blogging History: Sugar pills; Truthful sf/f covers; Stupid Broadcast Flag coverage

One year ago today

Sugar pills: Popping Candy Placebos for sale: clear pill gels filled with little candy beads

Five years ago today

True nature of science fiction and fantasy books revealed through photoshopped covers: Mighty God King's photoshopped classic sf/f book-covers is one of the funniest such exercises I've ever seen.

Ten years ago today
Wired News publishes idiotic story on Broadcast Flag: Wired News has published a Reuters article on the Broadcast Flag that appears to have been written without a moment's thought to the proposal's critics.