Two 12-year old Girl Scouts from Ann Arbor, MI, Madison Vorva and Rhiannon Tomtishen, have refused to go door to door shilling cookies this year upon learning that Tagalongs, Thin Mints and other Troop-approved sugary confections are made using palm oil, which, due to harvesting methods, is not only incredibly… » 4/16/08 3:30pm 4/16/08 3:30pm

The Swiss government is banning the cat fur trade after a rash of incidents in which domestic house cats have been poached from their homes to supply soft pelts. We can't decide if we're more upset that people wear cat fur, fur at all, or that people are stealing pets so that other people can wear fur. Ick to it all. [ » 3/07/08 1:20pm 3/07/08 1:20pm