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Wednesday, June 6, 2007

The "No-Go Logo"




This is the 2012 Olympics logo. Will at Deadspin describes it as a tetris disaster and at first I thought it was just ugly as well. But a new study shows that it's not just ugly, it's dangerous too. It sparked epileptic fits in at least 10 people last night at a viewing in London.

The “animated footage’s flashing lights and colours [at a viewing last night] also caused scores of others to suffer sickness and dizziness.” It's so bad, in fact, that London Mayor Ken Livingstone has termed it the "No-go Logo," and it's been pulled from the official website.

I always figured if the Times Square McDonald’s didn’t cause seizures, nothing would. How wrong I was.


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1 comment:

the chief said...

i read somewhere (fark? can't remember) that it looks like lisa simpson... errr.... 'servicing' someone. that's pretty much all i can see now. and yet, i'm ok with that.