Talking Points: Smelling like bacon, Facebook's political group, save your Easter lilies

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Do you want to smell like bacon while getting a tan?

A Seattle company specializing in bacon-flavored products said its two newest products aren't for ingestion -- bacon sunscreen and bacon-flavored condoms. J&D's Foods, famous for products included bacon-flavored salt and "baconnaise" sandwich spread, said it is releasing an SPF 30 sunscreen designed to keep the wearer "smelling like something delicious is cooking for several hours," WEWS-TV, Cleveland, reported Monday. The company is also releasing condoms that look like bacon and are coated with "an ultra premium water based meat flavored personal lubricant."

Is Facebook starting a politics group?

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his former college roommate are forming a group that will focus on U.S. politics, the Wall Street Journal reported. Citing sources it did not name, the newspaper said Saturday that Zuckerberg is contributing tens of millions of dollars to the as yet unnamed group. Joe Green, a former Harvard University roommate of Zuckerberg's, is helping organize the group, with help from Washington insider Rob Jesmer -- a former executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and Joe Lockhart, a press secretary for former President Bill Clinton who also worked at Facebook as the vice president of global communications.

Don't throw out Easter lilies. Did you know they can last for years?

Many will buy Easter lilies for themselves or as gifts, but U.S. flower experts remind the admirers of the white trumpet flowers to not throw out the plant. Wesley Berry, CEO of FlowerDeliveryExpress.com, said the Easter lily doesn't survive as a houseplant, but it can be transplanted outdoors where it will bloom again and bring years of enjoyment. Cat owners should be warned that as few as two leaves can make a cat sick and, if left untreated, can kill it in as few as three days.

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