On a baby stroller -- "Remove child before folding"
On a brass fishing lure with a three pronged hook on the end -- "Harmful if swallowed"
On a cartridge for a laser printer -- "Do not eat toner"
On a carpenter's electric drill -- "This product not intended for use as a dental drill"
On a thermometer -- "Once used rectally, the thermometer should not be used orally"
On a dishwasher -- "Do not allow children to play in the dishwasher"
Source: Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch
Wednesday, May 11 is the 30th anniversary of legend Bob Marley's untimely death. In this 2006 article, Field Maloney explored the musician's commercial afterlife.
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The 10 Most Depressing States in the U.S. -- Health.com
Depression is unusually common in some states, whether due to economic troubles, lack of access to health care, or other factors. We identified the 10 states with the poorest mental health.
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Overall you have an almost 1 in 5 chance of living in a poor mental health state. Good luck
Made in America: small businesses buck the offshoring trend -- Wired / Ars Technica
In early 2010, somewhere high above the northern hemisphere, Mark Krywko decided he’d had enough. The CEO of Sleek Audio, a purveyor of high-end earphones, Krywko was flying home to Florida after yet another frustrating visit to Dongguan, China, where a contract factory assembled the majority of his company’s products. He and his son, Jason, Sleek Audio’s cofounder, made the long trip every few months to troubleshoot quality flaws. Every time the Krywkos visited Dongguan, their Chinese partners assured them everything was under control. Those promises almost always proved empty.
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A good day to read George Washington's Farewell Address
FYI: he was actually born tomorrow, 22 February 1732
Hunter S. Thompson (July 18, 1937 – February 20, 2005)