Enormous HP box spotted from space
Exclusive pics of Peterborough packaging pandemonium
Our recent shock revelations of HP's apparent desire to bury our beloved home planet under the maximum packaging possible have attracted much reader feedback regarding just how the world's biggest consumer of cardboard and bubblewrap intends to destroy Mother Earth.
Until now, however, the company has restricted itself to containers which will fit inside the average courier van. We say until now, because here is a Google Earth grab showing the spectacular scene last week on the outskirts of Peterborough:
At maximum resolution, the chilling truth is revealed:
Dimm memory requires pants packaging
DIMM is in fact a direct Japanese translation for 'object requiring substantial over packaging, thus rendering its appearance larger than it is’. This has led to a range of DIMM underpants being created in Japan, which have proved exceedingly popular amongst Japanese men.
Isn't everything on the web true?
Peterborough Horse Box Diving Club
Bravo el Reg, magnificent stuff that!
@ John B
You sir, made me laugh out loud!
I loved your wildly descriptive piece on the obviously marvelous Peterborough *
Well done also.
* Tongue firmly planted in cheek.
Everything but the kitchen sink.
I miss out on some of the references being a Merkin and all, but still choked on my coffee at some of the images. St. Nick just delivered some playmobile figures for my kids and we just got a new digital camera, so I might have to put something together for the folks here across the pond...Wal*Mart+iPhone maybe...