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  • Whoops! Target Apologizes After Offering 'Manatee' Dresses For Plus-Size Women

    04/05/2013 10:23:56 AM PDT · by mountn man · 32 replies
    Forbes ^ | 04/05/2013 | Jeff Bercovici
    In the Twitter era, marketers have to be extra careful that what they put on their websites isn't offensive, even unintentionally. It's a lesson Target (TGT) took to heart this week, apologizing for a product-naming discrepancy that some fuller-figured shoppers found offensive. The kerfuffle started when self-described "Digital Maven" Susan Clemens was shopping on Target.com and noticed an odd thing: The same style of dress in the exact same color was labeled differently depending on the size. The name of the color on the plus-size version was suggestive, and not in a flattering way.
  • BBC's Robert Peston accused of homophobia after 'Queer Street' Twitter blog

    11/15/2011 3:21:49 PM PST · by presidio9 · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 15th November 2011
    The BBC's Business Editor Robert Peston has dismissed homophobia claims against him as 'bonkers', after he used the term 'Queer Street'. Mr Peston used the term on his blog to describe the European financial crisis. He also posted a link to the blog on his Twitter account, where he has 95,000 followers. In praising the UK's handling of the situation, he wrote: 'The Debt Management Office, has taken a reassuringly long-term approach to managing the UK government's debts - and without its prudence, we might all be in Queer Street or Skid Row by now.' However, Mr Peston was criticised...
  • Manatees paddle to warm water to escape Fla. chill

    12/28/2010 6:05:01 PM PST · by mdittmar · 21 replies · 4+ views
    yahoo ^ | 12/28/10 | TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press
    APOLLO BEACH, Fla. – People aren't the only ones in Florida who don't like cold weather. Manatees — those giant aquatic mammals with the flat, paddle-shaped tails — are swimming out of the chilly Gulf of Mexico waters and into warmer springs and power plant discharge canals. On Tuesday, more than 300 manatees floated in the outflow of Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power Station.
  • Full Text- Independent Counsel Report RE Palin Legal Defense Fund

    06/28/2010 8:54:13 AM PDT · by Bob J · 40 replies
    Office of Independent Counsel ^ | ? | Timothy Petumenos
    Full text below as copy is from ADN which can only be excerpted.
  • Bumper-sticker rage (Local lib gets mad at GOP bumper sticker)

    07/29/2009 8:30:31 AM PDT · by Signalman · 111 replies · 3,784+ views
    Ventura Co. Star ^ | 7/29/2009 | Bob Jackson
    Knowing the hazards of “road rage,” I recently experienced “parking-lot rage” when confronted by a bumper sticker that read: “I’m a Republican. Not everybody can be on welfare!” For the person on whose vehicle that appeared: I’m a socially liberal Democrat who’s not spent a single second on welfare. For those of you on the right whose arch-conservative stance has been allowed to dictate county and city government, nestled as they are in the bosom of the Ronald Reagan Library, who think that bumper stickers are cute and funny and want to know where you can get yours, I proudly...
  • Which Cute Animal Are You? (It's raining and I have nothing else to do)

    01/20/2007 7:08:18 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 148 replies · 1,173+ views
    Cute Ducky ^ | 1/20/2007 | Cute Ducky
    You Are A: Frog! Independent yet still part of a large community, frogs are unique creatures known for their distinctive sound and ability to hop. As a frog, you spend your days sitting on lily pads or climbing trees, searching for delicious insects to eat. While there are some frogs that aren't exactly cute, you are certainly not one of those! You were almost a: Duck or a MonkeyYou are least like a: Groundhog or a TurtleCute Animal Test!
  • Real-time Mind Control Zombie Zot

    12/23/2006 11:31:23 AM PST · by BibleBabe1 · 5,856 replies · 18,448+ views
    http://www.MindControlUSA.com ^ | 12/23/06 | BibleBabe1
    Remote detection satellites are used by the intelligence branch of the military to conduct mind control exercises in the theater of war. All this technology is dependent upon the higher branches of particle physics and quantum mechanics. The array of satellites safe in deep space cover the entire earth making the mind control intelligence program widely successful. Be amazed as you view this military program break out of the box. Go to the following web site that shows a real-time mind control zombie being manipulated by satellite and the military. www.MindControlUSA.com
  • Old woman crashed to death by truck in center of Krasnoyarsk

    12/28/2006 2:08:35 AM PST · by greedo · 24 replies · 814+ views
    Newslab.ru ^ | 28.12.2006 | some russian guy
    A woman was killed in a car accident in the center of Krasnoyarsk at noon Dec, 28. The accident happened at the crossing of Lebedevoy St. and Gorkogo St.. A KAMAZ truck with a trailer knocked down an old woman while she was crossing the road. The large-tonnage truck crossed her over. The woman died at the accident site. Traffic inspectors are working at the tragedy scene to establish the guilty.
  • Killer teddy bear leaves 2,500 fish dead

    09/25/2006 11:54:37 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 20 replies · 2,614+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 9/25/06
    Killer teddy bear leaves 2,500 fish dead 1 hour, 14 minutes ago MILFORD, N.H. - A teddy bear has been implicated in 2,500 deaths. Of trout, that is. State officials say a teddy bear dropped into a pool at a Fish and Game Department hatchery earlier this month clogged a drain. The clog blocked the flow of oxygen to the pool and suffocated the fish. Hatcheries supervisor Robert Fawcett said the bear — who was dressed in yellow raincoat and hat — is believed to be the first stuffed bear to cause fatalities at the facility. "We've had pipes get...