Cheat Sheet: 4 Things You Maybe Missed This Week

April 23, 2010 at 11:57 am , by

1. Planes Return to the Sky
Flights to and from Europe are on schedule again after almost a week of cancellations. Volcanic ash spread through the air when (note: trying to pronounce Icelandic words could result in facial paralysis. Proceed with caution) Eyjafjallajokull erupted in Iceland, causingĀ  more than 100,000 flights to be grounded. Tortuous for the thousands of people stranded at airports all over the world, but the pictures of the eruption are truly beautiful. Check out this photo set on Flikr.

2. Earth Day Is Over the Hill
Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. How green are you? Take this “Grade Your Shade” quiz to find out (I’m leafy green, apparently).

3. Unnecessary Quotes
This blog isn’t new (it started in 2005), but I guess I’m feeling a little prickly lately, so have been laughing at it all week. If you’re a word nerd like me, you’ll like it. What are some other pet peeve blogs you love?

4. Lane Bryant’s “Too Racy for TV” Ad

Lane Bryant claims ABC rejected this ad based on the size of the models. While a Victoria’s Secret ad ran at an earlier time, this one was pushed back and required extensive edits. Too sexy for prime time? You be the judge.

One Response to “Cheat Sheet: 4 Things You Maybe Missed This Week”

  1. I have seen racier commercials come from Hanes. I have no idea why ABC rejected that commercial, but it’s definitely not because of it’s sexual content.





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