Remote control destruction - hmmm.

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    >>> a country (was it italy???) banning video games

    It was Greece. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/2249656.stm
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    It would seem that you don't need to be a US senator to be a blithering idiot. I just loved this...

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    COSMETICS manufacturers are keen to appear cutting edge, and often blind consumers with scientific jargon. But buzzwords like "nanocapsules" - currently one of their favourites - could be their undoing.

    Scare stories about nanotechnology turning the world to "grey goo" have led Caroline Lucas, Green Party MEP for South East England, to call for new regulations - and one of the targets she has in her sights is the cosmetics industry. Her website claims that "thousands of women are acting as unwitting 'guinea pigs' for the cosmetics industry...with many products containing ingredients manufactured by 'nanotechnology'."

    Famous facial products, such as L'Oréal Plénitude and Lancôme's Flash Bronzer Self Tanning Face Gel, do indeed contain billions of nanoscopic capsules designed to help the skin absorb the cream's active ingredients. Though there's not a goo-making nanobot in sight, Lucas claims to be "horrified to find nanotech products sitting innocently in my bathroom cabinet".

    We wonder what she expected them to do to her. Drain the colour from her face and make it go all mushy?
    <<<

    ... sorry for posting the text rather than the link, I've tried posting links to that site before and they don't work for everyone - it's from New Scientist.
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    'people in glass houses.............'

    anyone got some dynamite and an envelope?

    Dear Sen Hatch,
    Please place this next to your PC,
    light with enclosed match
    and run........or not.



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    I wonder if he is as bad as our Queensland Minister who had to ring security to get out of the toilet...........those sliding doors can be realy tricky.
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