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Thriller.

Remember the T-mobile dance at Liverpool Street Station ?

How about "Thriller" in full zombie garb at the Westlake Centre in Seattle...

Screw GM.

So GM is now no longer a viable going concern according to its' auditors; GM posted a $30.9bn loss for 2008. To put that into perspective, that equates to a loss of $352,739 an hour, or $97 a second.

Earlier this week, GM's top executive warned the European divisions of GM could collapse within weeks without European governments' help - costing up to 300,000 jobs. Chief operating officer Fritz Henderson said governments should step in immediately to ensure GM Europe did not run out of money by April or May.

I think that's called "throwing good money after bad" isn't it? The governments can't keep stepping in to help - GM have just proved that. They took a huge handout from the US government not once but twice, and are still on the brink of collapse. Let's just think about the impact of GM ceasing to exist for a moment - highly unlikely even if they declare bankruptcy. Hypothetically, GM would close its doors and all 266,000 US workers would be unemp…

That's just wrong.

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Funny it may be, but it's still wrong. This punchbag toy requires you to blow Wolverine in order to use it. No Photoshop involved:

Great TV ad for a TV

This made me laugh enough this morning that people were coming to my cube to see what was going on. Ad advert for the sound quality of a new TV, using a choir: