Science is the gun.

One time (ok... so more like a dozen times) I received a piece-o-crap chain letter e-mail that listed interesting facts.  I did not pass-on the message so it looks like Jennifer Love Hewitt will never have sex with me, and some legless gimp in Mecapuckavokiaistan won't get his nickel from Bill Gates.  Boo-hoo!

Anyway, one of the facts was that if you pour alcohol on a scorpion it would sting itself to death.  Being scientifically minded, I filed that bit of information in the back of my mind. 

On Sunday, September 17th, 2000 I had the opportunity to put this bit of trivia to the test.  I documented the event with my cheap-ass digital camera.  

For you animal rights activists.  Don't worry, the scorpion was not, not harmed during this experiment.

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