Friday, June 23, 2006

Headline shock: METRO runs out of news! 

Today's front-page story in the Metro (London's free daily newspaper) was that a study has concluded that it is dangerous to use mobile phones and iPods outdoors during thunderstorms.


No, I don't think that it's amazing that it is dangerous to hold metal things to your ear while lightning is crashing down around you. That should be obvious to anyone. It's a stupid thing to do.

No, I think it's amazing that, firstly, someone actually went to the trouble and expense of researching this and, secondly, it's amazing that the editorial team thought that it was worthy front-page news.

Monday's headline: Breathing is good for you!

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