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An advertisement for condoms in China with the tag line “”Such tragedy could have been easily avoided”: Via. Strikes me as pretty dumb, if startling, but apparently it increased sales. –Ann Bartow
“Warning: This product moves when used” (on a Razor scooter) “Use care when operating a car or dangerous machinery” (on a bottle of dog’s pills) Via.
Another post about Posner, this time making reference to a generally lubricous glass-based material containing an appreciable amount of an oxide of boron.
Check out “Judge Posner at the Federal Circuit: Patent on Sex Aid is Obvious” at Patently-O if you want to read about Posner’s take on the patentability of adapting easy-slide thermometer materials for use on sex toys. Here’s the abstract … Continue reading
Apropos of nothing…but worth seeing. The Washington Post’s Third Annual Peeps Diorama contest standouts are here! –Leigh Goodmark
From here: WASHINGTON:A new report issued this week from the Pew Research Center finds that no one really cares anymore when Vice President Joe Biden says something completely insane. Regarded as a plain-spoken politician from working-class roots, Biden’s”tell it like … Continue reading
There are many wonderful public artworks in New York. My favorite pieces of permanent public art include the Jean Dubuffet sculpture at One Chase Manhattan Plaza and the Dante sculpture across from Lincoln Center. In 1993, there was a temporary installation … Continue reading
Most of the planes flying in and out of Columbia, South Carolina, are very small. When you take them you have to “gate check” bags that would be carry ons on most commercial airplanes, because the overhead compartments can’t accommodate … Continue reading
Happy Springtime, Everyone!!! Click on the link below. You will get a black page. Click your mouse anywhere (& everywhere) on the page & see what happens! Better yet, click & drag your mouse over the black page… Enjoy!! … Continue reading
From the University of South Carolina School of Law’s recent TNT (Talent No Talent) show: I competed in the “No Talent” category and lost. I’m not sure what that means. Mercifully my act did not make it to YouTube! –Ann … Continue reading
I can’t pretend there is anything feminist or gender related about this, but, wow, a Bruce Springsteen Symposium!!!! More info here. This song got me through some rough days in the early 1980s: Maybe I should submit an abstract! –Ann … Continue reading
What if Ben & Jerry’s followed up “Yes Pecan” (a flavor celebrating President Obama’s inauguration) with a flavor commemorating the George W. Bush administration?
Here are some flavor suggestions: Grape Depression The Housing Crunch Abu Grape Cluster Fudge Nut’n Accomplished Iraqi Road Chock ‘n Awe WireTapioca Heck of a Job, Brownie! Neocon Politan Cookie D’oh! Nougalar Proliferation I broke the law and am responsible … Continue reading
NOTICE In an effort to ensure our plush products exceed federal and international safety standards, we learned the 2008 Plush Uterus has failed a pull test. The ovaries may detach when pulled, becoming a potential small part choking hazard for … Continue reading
Over here (I moved it so it wouldn’t play automatically) are just the first six songs in mine. Yours may differ! Feel free to give me suggestions in the comments, or make you own here. NB: I’m promoting this because … Continue reading
The characters are a teenaged boy and his mother. The mom is driving, while the boy is calling out clues from a crossword puzzle that they are completing together to make the time pass. Teen Boy: “Three Down: River to … Continue reading
May the light always find you on a dreary day. When you need to be home, may you find your way. May you always have courage to take a chance, And never find frogs in your underpants. Happy New Year … Continue reading