"it was a gruesome sight"

Notes and Corrections:

BBC World and BBC News 24 ran an interview with a bogus Dow Chemical official who claimed the company admitted responsibility for the Bhopal disaster in 1984. He also claimed the company had established a $12 billion fund to compensate victims' families and survivors of the disaster.

The BBC has apologised to Dow and to viewers who may have been misled.

I have a paper copy of this print ad from 1962 about how Union Carbide was "Building a New India", apparently by having a giant, disembodied hand dump blood onto the fields.

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Robot Exclusion Protocol

This is awesome: Robot Exclusion Protocol:

I took off my clothes and stepped into the shower to find another one sitting near the drain. It was about 2 feet tall and made of metal, with bright camera-lens eyes and a few dozen gripping arms. Worse than the Jehovah's Witnesses.

"Hi! I'm from Google. I'm a Googlebot! I will not kill you."
"I know what you are."
"I'm indexing your apartment."
"I don't want you here. Who let you in?"