If you're wanting to sneer at your fellow humans for their foolishness, you could do worse than to peruse Fortune
magazine's "101 Dumbest Moments in Business
". Some highlights for me:
It's a fat world, after all Disneyland announces plans to close the "It's a Small World" attraction to deepen its water channel after the ride's boats start getting stuck under loads of heavy passengers. Employees ask larger passengers to disembark - and compensate them with coupons for free food.
But officer, it was the Toy of the Year! Australia's Toy of the Year, a bead toy called Bindeez made by Moose Enterprise, is pulled from stores after scientists discover that the beads contain a chemical that converts into the date-rape drug GHB when ingested.