“More than 40 million pounds (18,000 metric tons) of pork bellies, the cut used for bacon making, were sitting in refrigerated warehouses as of Sept. 30.” Bloomberg: America’s Pile of Uneaten Bacon Is the Biggest in 48 Years. (If you’re looking for a scapegoat, I’m a Jewish vegetarian whose favorite movie is Babe.)

+ Australia wants to use face recognition for p*rn age verification. (So go ahead and make that face and wait for them to get a good look at it…)

+ And today in metaphors: Sinkhole opens, swallows part of city bus during rush hour.