Sunday Funnies: Airline Safety

quantasAnother story from my friends at Miller Bros Auto Repair in Somerset Wisconsin

Qantas is the only major airline that has never had an accident.  Apparently, after every flight, Qantas pilots fill out a form, called a ‘gripe sheet’, which tells mechanics about problems with the aircraft.  The mechanics correct the problems; document their repairs on the form, and then pilots review the gripe sheets before the next flight.

Never let it ...

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Sunday Funnies: Respect

This one came as an email forwarded from a friend.

A drunken man walks into a biker bar, sits down at the bar and orders a drink. Looking around, he sees three men sitting at a corner table.

He gets up, staggers to the table, leans over, looks the biggest, meanest, biker in the face and says:  “I went to your grandma’s house today and I saw her in the hallway buck-naked.   Man, she is one fine looking woman!”

The biker looks at him and doesn’t ...

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Sunday Funnies: Candy Corn

candy-corn-sux‘Tis the season for candy corn.  The candy corn season I think officially starts with Halloween, continues through Thanksgiving, and ends right after Christmas.  Some facts from Wikipedia would seem to dispute this, showing that candy corn is a year round phenomenon:

History

Candy corn was created in the 1880s by George Renninger of the Philadelphia, PA-based Wunderle Candy Company. The ...

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Sunday Funnies: Smart Toaster Disrupts Internet of Things Keynote

burned-toastI’ve been warning about the dangers of self-aware machines for some time.

Here is a story about how a toaster disrupted a keynote address by ARM CEO Simon Segars at the annual ARM TechCon Conference.  It seems that the toaster was toasting a bagel which got stuck, and started burning.  The smoke caused the fire alarms to go of in the middle ...

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