Just when you thought America was a sane and rational place…

The Detroit Free Press brings us the fabulous story of – I think, it’s not entirely clear what sport we’re discussing here – ice-hockey fans, and the multiple-arms race between them and officials. The officials, you see, are trying to stop them throwing octopus onto the rink. Read the article for absolutely no enlightenment at all, in the grand scheme of things.

(via MetaFilter. The other links there are worth exploring, too. Though be warned that the New Scientist video has possibly the most annoying voice-over ever.)

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