All Further Articles for 2013-12-10

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Sh** Happens: The iPotty
Amidst tough competition, the winner of the 2013 TOADY Award for the worst toy of the season goes to the 2-In-1 iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad by CTA Digital, which helpfully teaches your young ones they don't have to take their eyes off a screen for even the moment or three needed to tend to life's basic chores - ie: peeing or pooping. The iPotty handily beat the VIP Upgrade Membership by The Real Tooth Fairies, which turns tooth fairies into hookers with 200 wardrobe changes. Inexplicably, consumers seem ambivalent on the iPotty. Warning: The hilarity of Amazon reviews may cause reader to spit out his/her tea/coffee all over keyboard.
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No Justice, No Piece: Domino's Fires Workers Seeking Living Wage Because, What, Do They Expect A Living Wage?
A Domino's Pizza in New York City has reportedly fired 20 employees who joined last week's nationwide fast food protests after they complained about unfair wages and lousy working conditions. The delivery workers - who are paid under $6 an hour and rely heavily on tips - had been asked to work extended hours inside, with no tips or raise to minimum wage. One of many NYC companies accused of various forms of wage theft, Domino's has already faced worldwide protests and charges of illegally firings. And their pizza is gross.
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Monday, December 9, 2013
Surveillance Is Theft: World's Leading Authors Protest NSA
Calling it "a stand for democracy in the digital age," 560 of the world's most renowned writers, including five Nobel prize winners, have signed a petition condemning state surveillance and urging the U.N. to create an international bill of digital rights. The authors, whose appeal is being published in over 30 newspapers and can be signed by the public, says the surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden violates privacy, compromises freedom of thought and undermines the right of us all to remain "unobserved and unmolested." "A person under surveillance is no longer free; a society under surveillance is no longer a democracy."
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Stop and Kiss: NYPD Need to Chill
Mayor Bloomberg is defending his city's controversial stop-and-kiss program whereby the NYPD can kiss anyone - often black and Latino - they think looks suspicious. Great video from The Onion , which is evidently unknown to many dismayed people.
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Sh** Happens: The iPotty
http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org/blog/toady-ipotty http://www.commercialfreechildhood.org/blog/toady-2013-case-real-tooth-f... http://www.amazon.com/CTA-Digital-iPotty-Activity-Seat/product-reviews/B... http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20957844 hooker tooth fairies with 200 wardrobe changes : the 2-In-1 iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad by CTA Digital. pizza holder, bidet app, perfect for air travel
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