/ 01 September 2021

See ya to leaded petrol, smiling cards and silence for the yoofs


Leaded petrol has been eradicated from the world. Algeria – the last country still to use the fuel in cars and trucks – recently ran out, reports say.

A Japanese company is printing smiling business cards that show the lower half of the subject’s beaming face. Masks make it hard to recognise new people, so the mouth shot is designed to help with that.

Because young people look at their phones, like, a lot, experts say they don’t need ringtones to know when someone is calling. In fact, they’d rather have their phones on vibrate. For peak efficiency, send the yoofs a message they can ignore…

Image source: Nagaya Printing Co

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