Technology never ceases to amaze… and insult.
Denmark has hit on an innovative idea to cut down on speeding motorists. Topless women holding speed limit signs have been dispatched to some of the major thoroughfares leading into Copenhagen. If the women spot a speeder, they don’t issue a ticket, but instead use their double-barreled assets to point out the proper speed.
A woman in Belfast, Northern Ireland, burned off more than a half hour in a failed effort to parallel park her car. One of the observers recording her quandary on video offered to help, but she stubbornly refused any assistance, vowing to accomplish the task herself. H/T Blazing Cat Fur
China’s richest industrialists and investors have developed a taste for a new luxury hobby — Formula One auto racing. It’s not only a way to show off their wealth, but also to meet with friends, conduct business, flirt with sexy hostesses and race at breakneck speeds on a track fully up to the standards in Europe and North America.
Mitt Romney’s comment about Jeeps being built in China was called the lie of the year by Politifact.com. “But it turns out Romney was right,” says Jodi Miller. “So it looks like Politifact being unbiased was actually the lie of the year.” She also weighs in on President Obama’s inauguration and Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend in this edition of NewsBusted.