A Little Friday File Fun (04/20/07)

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words....

Well, here’s a couple of thousand:

The most annoying songs of all-time (by someone’s accounting – it’s a good list…but of all time?   And how did “The Chicken Dance make this list?).  MORE at http://www.wnbc.com/slideshow/news/9858029/detail.html

So, what is REALLY inside that Magic 8-Ball?   Inquiring minds want to know.  MORE at http://www.hanttula.com/exhibits/8ball/8ball.htm

– – – In Orange County, Florida , Fred Schloetzer learned a tough lesson recently – – – first that using a welding iron inside a house can be hazardous – – – especially in close proximity to a gas can – – – especially when said gas can still has gasoline in it – – – but he also learned that it can be tough to get firefighters to put out the blaze – – – when the flames have engulfed your ammunition stash – – – and the bullets are flying – – – MORE at http://www.local6.com/news/12311944/detail.html

– – – In Tokyo, Japan , Toto Ltd., which has the distinction of being Japan’s leading toilet maker, is on the hot seat – – – literally – – and is now offering free repairs for 180,000 bidet toilets – – – after wiring problems caused several to catch fire – – – a company spokesperson said “Fortunately, nobody was using the toilets when the fire broke out and there were no injuries.” – – – the popular Z series features a pulsating massage spray, a power dryer, built-in-the-bowl deodorizing filter, the “Tornado Wash” flush and a lid that opens and closes automatically – – – prices range from $1,680 to $2,600 – – – but it is not sold overseas – – – (this just in… Japan’s second-biggest toilet maker – – – INAX Corp. – – – has now joined porcelain powerhouse Toto with tales of smoking toilets and burning bidets) – – – (if you’d like to see one of these high tech fire hazards, MORE at http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070418/photos_od/2007_04_18t094351_450x323_us_japan_toilet;_ylt=Aus9fLRAKsCIbWj_XzMh3acZ.3QA