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“When you have once seen the glow of happiness on the face of a beloved person, you know that a man can have no vocation but to awaken that light on the faces surrounding him; and you are torn by the thought of the unhappiness and night you cast, by the mere fact of living, in the hearts you encounter.”- Albert Camus

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Bad Children’s Books.

Having seen a few examples of books you never thought would be published (you will find some on here such as these, these, and these), I think I finally found the answer in the works of Bob Staake who designs retro looking book covers with  very amusing titles.

His Gallery has a full set […]

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It’s not illegal but you cannot have it because we think it’s bad for you!

Sorry, you can’t buy this in Ipswich – the police and council say it’s bad for you.

Following on from yesterday’s shroud waving attacks on the furniture shop quite legally giving away beer to customers, we now have a whole town full of bansturbators getting shops to ‘voluntarily’ agree […]

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Nulla poena sine lege – cue much shroud waving …

Want a table with that?

How is it that anything that offends the shroud wavers but is not actually illegal is always described as a “loophole”?

Before getting to the point, a brief aside regarding the title (via wikipedia) :

Nulla poena sine lege (Latin: no penalty without a law) is […]

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Video Interlude – It aint over until the fat lady … falls on her face in cake …

I seriously have no idea what, where or more importantly why but the creamcake faceplant is amusing :

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Video Interlude – If you insist on trying to catch a ball with your face at least control your chins ..

Work sucks currently so here is a minor diversion I found that raised a smile – ball, meet jelly chins :

 

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Pictorial Interlude – Kids with scissors and paint and amazing pumpkin art ..

This scissors cartoon is probably what every parent is thinkign when they say be careful :

A real life painting failure :

And finally, there are some amazing artists out there in the world :

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Video Interlude – How not to race a speedboat full of half naked chicks across a rough sea …

The driver’s impression of someone being shot being outdone by the ‘chicks in a food mixer’ ending I think :

The ‘pink bikini faceplant’ must have smarted a little too.

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If CT Scanners did not have patient friendly covers you would never get in one ..

Can you imagine anyone voluntarily getting inside  a CT scanner if it didn’t have its nice drab cover :

It looks more like an industrial robot than a medical imaging device I think.

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Pictorial Interlude – Street Art and Sand Art …

A rather creative improvement I think :

 

This one must have taken ages with all the detail but the ones in the background look huge :

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The EU launches an anti-trust investigation into gazprom – how long before the gas supply suffers a little mishap this winter?

It is never wise to poke a wasps nest with a stick and expect a happy outcome – firstly from ZeroHedge :

EU OPENS ANTITRUST CASE AGAINST GAZPROM GAZPROM SUSPECTED BY EU OF HINDERING COMPETITION IN GAS MARKETS GAZPROM MAY BE ABUSING DOMINANCE IN UPSTREAM GAS SUPPLY MARKETS GAZPROM MAY HAVE PREVENTED GAS SUPPLY […]

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When “strong government” is actually toeing the EU line …

An example of the government implementing EU regulations presented as the government taking strong action via The BBC :

The government is going ahead with its plan to ban retailers from imposing excessive or surprise charges on people who pay by debit or credit card.

The plan was first announced last December following […]

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BBC on shooting burglars and how it should read …

This one caught my eye for the slant the BBC have put on the evil householder protecting his property :

Householder arrested after suspected burglars shot

A householder and his wife have been arrested in Leicestershire after two suspected burglars were hit with shotgun pellets.

The wounded men and two others have also been […]

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