Words of warning: Watch out for squirrels
. Keep your kids with you
, but don't put them here
. And finally, some advice for golfers
. (links go to pictures) [more inside]
If you've seen the Japanese safety manual for the Wii
, you might have thought it was a bit excessive
. But it really isn't, if you consider how many safety warnings they left out
. Via core77.
Half of New Yorkers Believe US Leaders Had Foreknowledge of Impending 9-11 Attacks and “Consciously Failed” To Act; 66% Call For New Probe of Unanswered Questions by Congress or New York’s Attorney General, New Zogby International Poll Reveals
On the eve of a Republican National Convention invoking 9/11 symbols, sound bytes and imagery, half (49.3%) of New York City residents and 41% of New York citizens overall say that some of our leaders "knew in advance that attacks were planned on or around September 11, 2001, and that they consciously failed to act," according to the poll conducted by Zogby International. The poll of New York residents was conducted from Tuesday August 24 through Thursday August 26, 2004. Overall results have a margin of sampling error of +/-3.5.
This is probably bad news for Rudy Giuliani
Fed up with anti-piracy warnings
in your local cinema? Why not take a picture
Polaroid warns: Don't shake the pictures!
Fox News, among other sources). Giving me an excuse to link to these classic collections
(Don't forget Happy Fun Ball
!), not to mention this collection of intentionally altered Celebrity Polaroids
MI6 warned US of Al-Qaeda attacks
MI6 warned the American intelligence services about a plot to hijack aircraft and crash them into buildings two years before the September 11 attacks....
I do not subsribe but this is summary of article and may prove very "annoying" to the agencies and people involved. The Sunday Times is too reputable to be readily dismissed as off the wall.
Increasingly, teens have begun to view oral sex as a way to avoid HIV
, despite public health experts' warnings to the contrary. Turns out, the kids may be right
Stick figure warning guy.
Catch him giving an oscar worthy performance in this
brilliant "truck tailgate with boxes falling" sequence. Plus a bonus: read the stick figure's comments on each shoot! I always wanted to meet the megastar who protects corporate America from law suits.
Remote controlled rock 'em sock 'em Transformers from Japan.
Check out the quicktime movies
, and read the safety disclaimer
Please be aware that DF01 will make sudden abrupt movements that may frighten children and pets. It also has capabilities to shoot ammunition such as rubber pellets and therefore should be aimed in a responsible manner. Finally, numerous parts of the DF01 can and will fly off during combat.
Do not taunt happy-fun ball. Link via core77
"a huge victory for breathers"
of course industry "experts" beg to differ: "EPA tends to overstate health concerns," said Dan Riedinger, a spokesman for the Edison Electric Institute.
Warning labels, the volume knobs on small infants, Death By Vending Machine. It's an ever-shifting line in the sand of human stupidity, a vague cultural boundary defining how much we expect our products and corporations to protect us from ourselves and how much we're willing to be answerable for our actions, a line dividing how logic-impaired we're willing to admit we sometimes are and how responsible a given corporation should be for dumping shoddy and/or dangerous products on the market without warning.
excessive labeling a release from liability? Is it killing off common sense or the need to have common sense?
the Virtual Reality tour!
I haven't laughed this hard for a long time! Make sure you read all of the cone pages.