Aaron went shopping on AutoTrader and saw a BMW he liked sold by International Motor Productions. The lady over the phone, Brigette Brown, told him everything about the car was perfect. He put down a $500 deposit and flew down from Chicago to check it out with his friend Nathan. There he discovered the body panels didn’t line up and the tires were mismatched and worn. When he took it for a test drive, it pulled under acceleration and made horrible noises. He took it to a reputable dealer who inspected the car and assessed it had been in an accident and had frame damage. When he took it back to International Motor Productions and asked for his deposit back…
• But that’s a good thing because with the ban on onboard personal care products and cleansers, “The Great Unwashed” becomes a metaphor made flesh.
Sometimes an issue is too big for words, so then if a picture is worth a thousand of ‘em, this image by reader Matt is worth like a million bucks.
Unattended Juicy-Juice boxes will be confiscated. This one was shortly detonated on the tarmac inside a special containment box made out of graham crackers.
Brooke went to a real live airport this morning and witnessed the shampoo and Dasani blockade first-hand.
If you’re flying within the next few days, don’t try to bring that nalgene of Dom Pom on the plane or listen to your iPod. A foiled terrorist plot involving combustible liquids detonated by electronics devices has raised a ban on carrying either aboard. Anything in a bottle is gonna go in the trash. Check everything except your wallets, keys and passports. Expect extended delays, canceled flights and intensive security searches at all airports.
Savvy Ebay shoppers look at a seller’s satisfaction rating, but it takes more than a glance.
Tiffany & Co, of breakfast fame, has been fined for failing to tell the government about a potentialy hazardous silver teething rattle.
Being born with a silver spoon in your mouth poses a choking hazard, reports the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The next time you fly American Airline’s friendly skies, you might want to bring a mouse trap.
This has been shooting around the net today but here’s a nice confluence between a Dell and the flames of Hell.