We had one of these when I was growing up. It always creeped me out a little. Now I know why!

Pressure Cookers: The Explosive Truth

A Department of Homeland Security bulletin issued last week to federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Its title: “Potential Terrorist Use of Pressure Cookers.”… Pressure cookers, it notes, can be turned into “improvised explosive devices” with the addition of one ingredient — explosives.

[via Wonkette]

[To the tune of Ludwig van Beethoven, “Allegro con brio,” from the album Beethoven: Symphonies No.5 Op.67 & No.2 Op.36.]