Peter Kafka

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Gooooooooooal! Google Kicks Off the World Cup.

Here’s a cool Easter egg from Google (GOOG). Search for “world cup” and you’ll get some cool results, like a schedule of games and air times–the South Africa-Mexico game kicks off the tournament at 10 am Eastern on Friday. And at the bottom of the page is this excellent bit of levity:

(Thanks to Lauren Fernandez, via Paul Bonanos, for spotting)


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus