Well played, Sainsbury’s PR. Managed to revive something that first went viral last summer and squeeze some good publicity out of it. The supermarket has today announced that it’s actually changing the name of its bread to giraffe.
Metro.co.uk The 17-year-old has eaten virtually nothing but chicken nuggets since the age of two and was recently rushed to hospital struggling to breathe. […] Mum Evonne, 39, is battling to get her seen by a specialist and claimed to be at her wits end with her daughter. Perhaps if Mum hadn’t fed her fast […]
The Wall blog: He tried to tell US officials at LAX airport that the term “destroy” was British slang for partying, but as anyone who has ever been stopped by US immigration knows these people have a low tolerance, while on the job, for humour of any kind. The supposed moral of this story is […]
If the Walkman had, by default, silently contacted your friends and told them what you were listening to, not only would no one have bought a Walkman in the first place, its designers would have been viewed with the utmost suspicion.
As it was announced that Kodak filed for bankruptcy last week, Disegno decided to take a look at the history of this once ubiquitous brand.
The “liberal elite” is not in your imagination, friends. Fox News viewers really are that dumb! The irony of the headline for this piece on studies on the link between cognitive ability and prejudice is that it’s pandering to its own prejudice about the right wing.
Great post on Libertarian Lou’s Blog: Feminism is useless if it’s only interesting to the women who are on Newsnight, or watching and tweeting about it. It’s useless if it’s only about people who know they deserve to be treated with respect, and to feel safe.
Slate: And so once the basic business proposition is “this company will make the most amazing Web services available and give them away for free in order to sell you to advertisers,” plummeting levels of privacy become inevitable.
Alternative title: If you’re a Google user and you still don’t understand that you’re the product, not the customer, here’s more proof.
Martin Robbins, in a piece about the BBC’s treatment of science, writing in the Guardian about the Today programme: Every question was designed to put the guests on the defensive or to create conflict, and even reasonable points were phrased in an aggressive manner. The Today programme’s style of questioning is used on every subject, […]