In what is sure to be the beginning of a new area of frivolous spending for parents of 8 year old girls all over North America, Sanrio is about to officially launch the Hello Kitty MMPORG. Information on the game is available here. Information on diabetes (which is sure to result from the unrelenting syrupy sweetness of the game) is available here.
Amazon.com — the US version, not the scaled-down imitation you get in other parts of the world including Canada — is a pretty wonderful store, and although they’re famous as booksellers they’ll sell most anything. Including, and I did a double-take when I saw it, an artificial insemination kit for your pet. Now I’m not a pet owner or a pet expert, but really, shouldn’t you go to your veterinarian for this sort of thing?!?
It must be tough making toasters — exactly how do you improve on a device whose purpose is simply to toast a slice of bread? Well, Sanyo has an answer for you. According to them what toasters need is more panda.