Vice-principal calls the bomb squad over an 11-year-old’s science project

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A San Diego school vice-principal saw an 11-year-old’s home science project (a motion detector made out of an empty Gatorade bottle and some electronics), decided it was a bomb, wet himself, put the school on lockdown, had the bomb-squad come out to destroy X-ray the student’s invention and search his parents’ home, and then magnanimously decided not to discipline the kid.

Full story: Candy-ass vice-principal calls the bomb squad over an 11-year-old’s science project, recommends counselling for the student – Boing Boing

via Gizmodo