News Briefs 07-01-2013

I need relocation therapy -- my fingers are too cold to type.

Quote of the Day:

Attention is like water. It flows. It’s liquid. You create channels to divert it, and you hope that it flows the right way.

Apollo Robbins

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Delaiah's picture
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1 May 2004
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Would it kill people to properly test and evaluate things like CFLs before inflicting them on everybody? Who wants a light bulb that qualifies as hazardous waste and might give you cancer?

Kat's picture
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I should have included this one too:

Would you like flame retardant in your soft drink? Well, in the US you're getting it anyway.

The list of side-effects is grim.

There's bad news about using fructose too -- but I'll let ya'll google that.

Delaiah's picture
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I can guarantee you that nobody served that soda up to an executive first. Can you imagine?

Tech: Sir, here's our new formula for Fizz Soda! As you can see, we've solved that pesky settling issue.

Exec: That's wonderful. How did you do it? [takes sip]

Tech: Flame retardant!

Exec: Phoeey!! Cough, cough. You're fired, you SOB! What are you trying to do, kill me?