Monday, November 07, 2005

Monday Links

It's official:fighting is an integral part of the game of hockey. Key quote:
"Although claimant conceded that fighting is voluntary and that he instigated the fight, the fight was not a personal undertaking but instead was directed against the other player as part of claimant’s employment relationship and in furtherance of employer’s business."

The Court ruled he was qualified for work comp benefits. Via Have Opinion, Will Travel.

A bad idea:
I was in a Burger King a few years ago that had trash cans in the play area which talked to the children, "thanks for the trash!", that sort of thing. It was probably designed to get people to put their own trash away so the staff wouldn't have to do it, but what actually happened was that children would put their heads into the trash cans to see who was inside there. This caused their little heads to be caught in the manner of a squirrel trap.

This sounds like a cartoon: A man suspected of stealing discs from a video store was tripped up by his baggy pants, falling twice before police captured him.

What has it got in its pocketses?

Weird action figure site. I'll grant odd but educational choices like William Shakespeare, Sherlock Holmes and Cleopatra. But the crazy cat lady and an obsessive compulsive? I'm also wondering why they include the male nurse in this line-up. The whole thing's rather bizarre.

Speaking of bizarre: the Hello Kitty back massager/personal vibrator.

A duo from Australia, dubbed "Dumb and Dumber" by the Australian media, robbed a bank in Vail, Colorado and made off with $130,000.

Tip: Don't pose for photographs with your loot in hand.

On the other side of the bench (okay, not anymore) a Judge with three wives wants his job back.

Marcel Marceau's Greatest Movie Quotes

Einstein Light.

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