Apparently women think that urinals shaped like a woman’s lips are in bad taste. Who would have thunk?
A brief excerpt from the Associated Press article:
The urinals, which are located in the "Opera Toilet," a lavishly decorated public restroom, feature thick, lipsticked lips, a set of teeth and a bright red tongue.
"We think that it’s tasteless, misogynistic and offensive," Marianne Lackner, media spokeswoman for the Vienna Department of Women’s Affairs told The Associated Press.
Scope the article hereAA
Remember when Chevrolet released the Nova in Latin America only to find out it wouldn’t sell (no va = no go).AA Evidently, Microsoft has fallen prey to a similar problem with its new mp3 player the Zune - apparently the Hebrew word for F*ck sounds remarkably similar to the name of Redmond’s ‘Ipod Killer.’
Nice job Microsoft, nice job
After engaging in a massive PR campaign to counteract the depictions of it in the soon-to-be released Borat movie and show the world that it really is an industrialized, modern nation, Kazakhstan’s central bank has committed a small blunder which can only be described as ironic: they spelled ‘bank’ wrong on 80% of their newly-issued bank notes, leading to a massive recall.AA Seems as though all those government funds spent on the ad campaign might have been better directed towards a spell check program for the central bank’s printing program…
Story via Yahoo! News
Hello boys and girls! Today on ART DAY! our own koookiekrumbles brings you tons of slammin content while the rest of us just sit back and watch. The man is killin’ it! Also check out Menace’s article about the Bush’s a few posts down. Enjoy, we’re going to be hittin you up all day!
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Many a trick with the milk and the coffee to make latte art.
MNP highlights the National Geographic Fight Science series- and now we turn our heads to drunken boxing.
This guy uses spam to make art and now so can you! Introducing topic flowers, a program that lets you input any amount/type of text to create something that you can interprete more concretely with the included guidelines.
Flickr gallery of Ralph McQuarrie’s original Star Wars concept art.