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First Company Logo Visible From Space

kdawson posted more than 7 years ago | from the fast-food-for-aliens dept.

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Albert Sandberg writes, "KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) has created the first logo that is visible from space. The construction was made by 65,000 1x1-foot tiles and covers about 2 acres. The logo was built and assembled over about a month and is located in the Nevada desert near Area 51. The article also has a short video showing the construction in time-lapse. Now the aliens know where to get their slimy food :-)"

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436 comments

That's a bad idea... (4, Funny)

creimer (824291) | more than 7 years ago | (#16845988)

KFC = Klingon Fried Crispy

Re:That's a bad idea... (5, Funny)

ParraCida (1018494) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846020)

And now when an alien civilization takes pictures from outer space and discover 'the face on earth' they will know for absolutely sure that there is no intelligent life on this planet.

Re:That's a bad idea... (3, Informative)

jazman_777 (44742) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846132)

Lionel Barrymore played a wonderful Kentucky Colonel opposite Shirley Temple's "Little Colonel." I try to recall that anytime I see the KFC logo.

Re:That's a bad idea... (2, Informative)

Zonk (troll) (1026140) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846134)

But they will now it can shred [wikipedia.org] .

Re:That's a bad idea... (4, Funny)

MyLongNickName (822545) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846148)

But they will now it can shred.

Is this English?

Re:That's a bad idea... (1)

jazman_777 (44742) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846176)

The words are, but the sentence isn't.

Re:That's a bad idea... (1, Interesting)

Zonk (troll) (1026140) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846576)

I accidentally left out a K. Here it is, corrected:

But they will know it can shred [wikipedia.org] .


In case you don't follow the link, it's about Buckethead. He's an awesome guitar player. He wears a white mask and a Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket. Take a look at his picture in the Wikipedia link.

As for the word, shred, here is a definition:


Shred
  1. To play distorted electric lead guitar in a manner which is at once so extremely cogent and rapid that listener experiences the sensation that the production of the sound should be impossible or nearly impossible.
  2. The art of Technically and rhythmically hammering out amazing and lightning-fast solos on a guitar.


Source: Urban Dictionary [urbandictionary.com]

Re:That's a bad idea... (1)

Ergasiophobia (971409) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846586)

It's slang, he's talking about playing the guitar.

Re:That's a bad idea... (1)

webmistressrachel (903577) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846656)

Read the Wikipedia article. It's mildly amusing because he won some guitar shredding award (8th place).

Re:That's a bad idea... (4, Funny)

hacksaw5150 (1007401) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846050)

The only thing I can say is that this is one of the most depressing days of my life.

I'm speechless. :(

Re:That's a bad idea... (5, Funny)

Pinkfud (781828) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846390)

Drat! I've been saving white tiles for 20 years to build a giant toilet. Now these guys steal my thunder with a Colonel Panic.

Time Lapse? (1)

LogicX (8327) | more than 7 years ago | (#16845996)

Could you please specify where this time-lapse video is?

Re:Time Lapse? (2, Informative)

bunions (970377) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846044)

uh, in TFA? About 3/4 of the way down?

Re:Time Lapse? (1)

LogicX (8327) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846116)

Holy cached page.

I was there earlier today, it wasn't there, and it didn't reload it from the server when I went just now.
doh!

Kodos... (1)

ral315 (741081) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846004)

Kodos wants Honey BBQ Wings!

Aw, crap! (1)

BitwizeGHC (145393) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846006)

It's just a stupid fast food joint, and a giant Mario head made up of throngs of NES players chanting "Mario! Mario!"

oblig (2, Funny)

Philotic (957984) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846010)

I, for one, welcome our new fried chicken overlords.

Re:oblig (0, Offtopic)

ViaD (860177) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846366)

Why is marihuana illigal? Trashing earth the way Kntucky Crack Chicken does is real crime! Better be so stoned that trying to enter /.com in the adress field of the browser. At least this kind of news passes away unnoticed. - I know, I have a bookmark... I'll be back

The Wicked Witch of Marketing (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846014)

I wouldn't cry if someone dropped a space station [spaceref.com] on it.

Great (5, Funny)

dedazo (737510) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846016)

So the aliens will locate us by tracking down Hitler's speeches, and when they get here they'll see the KFC logo. I guess they'll cap it off by landing in Darfur. First impressions are so important...

Re:Great (4, Funny)

kfg (145172) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846404)

Just so we're all perfectly clear on this point; I did not have anything to do with it.

KFG

Re:Great (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846474)

No, we're quite aware you're too busy posting on slashdot to do anything worthwhile.

It's so all alien visitors will know... (5, Funny)

dafragsta (577711) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846018)

... that we all taste just like chicken.

Re:It's so all alien visitors will know... (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846276)

Actually. Human meat tastes like pork (but I do like the Beavis quote: "Tastes Like Chicken!! heh heh")

Robot Identifies Human Flesh As Bacon [slashdot.org] . and I seem to recall some stuff on cannibalism I read once upon a time that said the same thing. Many years ago I also read a text file on how to get choice bacon cuts from a human, but that was more for the shock and curiousity value. I'm a vegetarian.

KFC's new employee manual... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846022)

... is titled How to Serve Man

Re:KFC's new employee manual... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846142)

Whoops, sorry...
that should have been To Serve Man (without the "How")
It's been a while since I've seen that Twilight Zone episode (or read the Damon Knight short story).

Re:KFC's new employee manual... (1)

MyDixieWrecked (548719) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846352)

The short story was good. it was the first "ebook" I bought... back in like... 2001 or 2002, I think.

well, I purchased a non-rights managed PDF. cost me like 2.50$ if I recall correctly.

Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (5, Insightful)

way2trivial (601132) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846034)

if I can see my backyard from google maps.. that's (ahem) [B] VISIBLE FROM SPACE [/B]

Re:Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (0, Offtopic)

chroot_james (833654) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846084)

It's interesting that dictionary.com says libertine means sexually free OR free of religion, as though the two are interchangeable.

Re:Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (1)

DeadChobi (740395) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846330)

Or perhaps one and the same?

Re:Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (3, Insightful)

Dr. Eggman (932300) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846156)

I agree, because I've seen store logos that were clearly ment to be seen from planes in Google Earth. Like the massive Target at lat 40.783780 lon -73.833376

By the way, does anyone know how big that Taco Bell logo was? You know, the giant one that Taco Bell said they'd give everyone in America a free taco if a piece of the Mir station hit it?

Re:Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (2, Informative)

kd5ujz (640580) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846596)

40' by 40' (~12.19 meters square)

Re:Let's define VISIBLE as naked eye visible (5, Informative)

StikyPad (445176) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846652)

Link to the Target [google.com] , for the lazy.

Patterns Not Visible From Ground? (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846046)

How could an ignorant civilization have created such an intricate design that is only visible from high up? From the ground it looks like nothing. No human could have had the coordination to design such a picture. It must have been made by alien visitors, which neatly explains dinosaur fossils: those are their discarded "chicken" bones.

Changes (1)

Fozzyuw (950608) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846048)

New Logo, new space sign, new oil (sans trans-fat). They're really shaking things up over there!

You mean with the naked eye (1)

PsyQo (1020321) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846054)

You mean with the naked eye. I'm sure several countries are able to see my sneaker's brand whenever they want.

Re:You mean with the naked eye (1)

Chaffar (670874) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846144)

I'm sure several countries are able to see my sneaker's brand whenever they want.
As long as you keep the tinfoil hat on you've got nothing to worry about.

Re:You mean with the naked eye (1)

camperdave (969942) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846214)

I don't think a tinfoil hat will help prevent BigBrotherSat from detecting his sneaker brand. He'll have to have tinfoil spats [marchingworld.com] .

Use of crops for ads? (4, Interesting)

Salvance (1014001) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846058)

I wonder why someone doesn't make an advertisement in crops after harvest (e.g. like crop circles)? Seems like it would relatively cheap and easy to make something 100-200 acres (100X larger than the KFC ad), and it would certainly get a lot of press. More people might see it as well, since every flight attendant in the country would point it out to travelers as they fly over.

Re:Use of crops for ads? (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846208)

They do [ljworld.com] look at the picture about halfway down.

Re:Use of crops for ads? (1)

dch24 (904899) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846550)

How could /. readers forget the Firefox Crop Circle [oregonstate.edu] ?!?!

Grrr (0, Offtopic)

stonertom (831884) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846060)

This makes me think some people just have FAR to much money Also http://uncyclopedia.org/wiki/AAAAAAAAA! [uncyclopedia.org]

Re:Grrr (1)

Enoxice (993945) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846442)

That comment was off-topic!

That being said, you just introduced me to my new favorite website.

Visible from space? (2, Insightful)

LewsKinslayer (87724) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846066)

What does it mean to be visible from space? This is totally absurd. My house is visible from space, I've seen it on Google Earth. There are other corporate logos that are probably visible from earth too, when you zoom in as much as they must to see this logo. Give me a break.

Lews

Re:Visible from space? (1)

networkBoy (774728) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846124)

um...
you all realize that Google earth is a mosaic of flyovers by airplanes at higher mags right?
If the joke went woosh, I apologize in advance.
-nB

Re:Visible from space? (3, Insightful)

4D6963 (933028) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846318)

Come on, you got his point, don't you? I was about to comment on that too, you don't need to make something friggin huge to have it seen from space, it's all about the resolution you can get from your satelitte, so saying that it's the "First Company Logo Visible From Space" is absurd, for more accuracy it should be "First Company Logo Meant To Be Visible From Space"

Re:Visible from space? (2, Funny)

Ash-Fox (726320) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846136)

What does it mean to be visible from space?
Advertising on Google Earth and Virtual Earth.

Re:Visible from space? (2, Informative)

hey! (33014) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846486)

As other have ponted out, Google Earth uses aerial orthophotos.

But in essence you are right. Consider this 5m [satimagingcorp.com] resolution image. You can see a municipal baseball field in it; you could easily set up an array of a hundred or so people with cardboard placards to make something recognizable in it. And there are commercial images with 4x the resolution.

brilliant! (3, Insightful)

circletimessquare (444983) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846072)

we've been beaming decades of reruns of "war of the worlds" into space via tv signals, so the aliens are certain to be wise to the bacteria threat and are certain to bring their antibiotics

but i don't think anyone has made a movie about alien susceptibility to "supersize me"-style death by artery clogging. so now when the aliens do come, this kfc beacon will guide them to their first meal of addictive tasty trans fats, and they shall die of arteriosclerosis, rather than sepsis

a brilliant plan! huzzah to kfc for saving the world!

The target audience (4, Funny)

Xaroth (67516) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846080)

It seems a reasonable investment, when you think of it. They're targeting the highly desirable "ISS astronaut" market, and everyone knows how much fried chicken those guys eat. They're insatiable!

Re:The target audience (4, Insightful)

Bent Mind (853241) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846432)

I'd say the target audience is people who use Google Earth or other up to date satellite service. I know I loaded Google Earth upon reading this. I wonder how long it will be before this ad shows up? I've heard Area 51 is a common search for Google Earth. It's not surprising this add was created near it.

Take me to Colonel Sanders (1)

moankey (142715) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846090)

So when the little green men come and ask "Take me to your leader" they now at least have a mugshot to who they are looking for. A cartoon looking asian man with a goatee in a white suit with a red apron.

Just like Family Guy (1)

Man in Spandex (775950) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846414)

it will sound something like this

Alien: Wait a minute, you're telling me, that I flew all the way to Earth, to get to your leader, and, and the colonel isn't even working today?
Worker: He really dead.
ALien: What?
Worker: I say he dead.
Alien: Is Mr. Sanders in?
Worker: What wrong wit you? I say you he dead!
Alien: ......... THE COLONEL?!

Re:Take me to Colonel Sanders (1)

Scarletdown (886459) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846478)

So when the little green men come and ask "Take me to your leader" they now at least have a mugshot to who they are looking for. A cartoon looking asian man with a goatee in a white suit with a red apron.


Either I need a nap, or I need more coffee. When I first read this, I saw it as:

A cartoon looking asian man with a goatse in a white suit with a red apron

Now there's an idea for something to create that's visible from space...

What the aliens are thinking (5, Funny)

aendeuryu (844048) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846122)

"Man, I love the smell they have around this planet. Where's it coming from again? Oh, right, this 'KFC' place. Goodness, it smells good. And hey! There's the logo. Tell me, Xghrth, why don't we come here more often?"

[15 minutes and an empty box later]

"Ungh.... THAT'S why..."

Wrong Shtick (1)

way2trivial (601132) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846254)

should actually be a poplar joke.
http://popem.ytmnd.com/ [ytmnd.com]

Re:What the aliens are thinking (1)

Kozar_The_Malignant (738483) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846396)

>[15 minutes and an empty box later]
"Ungh.... THAT'S why..."

[and 15 minutes after that]

Oooo, Xghrth, [nasty rumbling sounds from all 3 of Xjjanth's primary digestive tubules] I say we nuke the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure this doesn't spread throughout the galaxy!

For these guys... (1)

El_Smack (267329) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846166)

...everything is visible from space [spacetoday.org] .

Billions and Billions (1)

ackthpt (218170) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846180)

Billions and Billions of chickens died for this????

Sad.

Maxim? (3, Informative)

CODiNE (27417) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846184)

Didn't Maxim already do this by putting a magazine cover of theirs somewhere near Las Vegas? It showed up as an overlay in Google Earth so I wasn't sure if it was just a bitmap they paid Google to show, or if it's a representation of the actual billboard but overlaid on older satellite images.

Re:Maxim? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846462)

No, you are correct. This is not "the first". Maxim one was real, there was tons of pics from helicopters doing flybys.

Intergalactic Trade (2, Funny)

Inmatarian (814090) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846188)

Oh great, now we'll be attracting all of those alien reefer heads to the Earth. The property values planet wide will start dropping.

Meh (4, Interesting)

user24 (854467) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846240)

I'm still waiting for the first company logo visible from earth (in space).
I always wondered how much it'd cost to paint the moon with a logo. I know it would be astronomical (heh), but surely it'd be worth it for whichever company (coke) did it? I mean, a logo on the moon! beat that, KFC. Who's going to be looking at their crappy from-space logo if the moon has a frikkin coke logo on it? ha!

I think I need some more coffee.

Re:Meh (1)

MeanMF (631837) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846312)

I always wondered how much it'd cost to paint the moon with a logo.

You'd have to fight off The Tick first.. Just ask Chairface [wikipedia.org] .

Re:Meh (5, Funny)

Pinkfud (781828) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846320)

If I could do something to the moon, I'm afraid everyone would be looking at F**K instead of a logo. The world has no idea how lucky it is that I don't have that power.

Re:Meh (1)

Scarletdown (886459) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846440)

If I could do something to the moon, I'm afraid everyone would be looking at F**K instead of a logo.


Y'know, I think it is acceptable to use the "fuck word" here on Slashdot instead of bleeping out a couple letters with asterisks. :D

Re:Meh (1)

user24 (854467) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846324)

PS: if this ever happens, I hereby apologise to humanity.

PPS: FUCK OFF 'slow down cowboy' I don't care that it's been 47 seconds since I last posted I HAVE MORE TO SAY.

coffee......coffeeeeeeeeee.. heheh. woo!

Re:Meh (1)

sehlat (180760) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846368)

The idea is fifty years old. Sir Arthur C. Clarke's story "Watch This Space" had the gimmick of a lunar expedition launching a sodium cloud for scientific purposes and finding out that some party or parties unknown had tampered with the launcher so that the cloud had a certain pattern. A large percentage of the population of earth was described as having watched the script-letters of a certain "well-known soft drink" emerge glowingly into the sunlight against the backdrop of the crescent moon.

Anybody want to bet that sooner or later somebody will try this for real?

Re:Meh (1)

Alizarin Erythrosin (457981) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846484)

Being that the moon is a giant sphere, it would likely be the Pepsi logo.

Re:Meh (1)

user24 (854467) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846534)

the moon's not spherical, duh, it's a disc, like the sun and the earth.
what is this third dimension of which you speak?

Ahh, just what every marketer aspires for... (2, Insightful)

csorice7 (913655) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846246)

Darin Stevens couldn't be prouder of the accomplishment. Every marketer around the world just wrenched his fist upon reading this news - darn it, WE wanted to be the first logo seen in space!

OK Not really.

Nothing attracts a crowd, well, like a crowd.

Deterrent for Alien Invasion? (1)

sehlat (180760) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846280)

They'll see it and decide there's no intelligent life worth exploiting here.

"Nothing to see here. Move along. Move along."

Obligatory quote (1)

neuro.slug (628600) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846294)

When deep space exploration ramps up, it'll be the corporations that name everything, the IBM Stellar Sphere, the Microsoft Galaxy, Planet Starbucks.

I can't wait to see a logo on the moon.

Target Market = Tinfoil hat wearers (4, Interesting)

Scott7477 (785439) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846304)

This is not such a bad idea; when the paranoids and UFO watchers check satellite shots of Area 51 they'll see the KFC ad, and notice they're hungry. Actually, Area 51 is probably near the top of the list of places people plug into Google Earth, so a lot of people are likely to see this.

Re:Target Market = Tinfoil hat wearers (1)

neuro.slug (628600) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846588)

Except you're forgetting that:

1) The tin-foil demographic isn't really that large
2) They probably also believe some urban legend / conspiracy theory about KFC already

mars face ? (1)

openright (968536) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846310)

I guess, the owner of the parallel Mars TLC (Taste-Like-Chicken) franchise abandoned the above ground market long ago.

secret plot (1)

spamchang (302052) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846316)

shhh, we're trying to make them too overweight to withstand earth gravity...we should also wear placards that say "eat more chikin." oh wait...

Billboard from space (4, Funny)

linuxtelephony (141049) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846336)

Billboard on busy highway during rush hour, $5,000
Television ad during Superbowl, $1,200,000
Getting your logo on Google for free, Priceless

So, what's next and how much will be spent to get "free" advertising on Google?
Or, when will GOogle get wise and start charging for AdSpace or EarthAds?

Time for a new right... (4, Insightful)

caitsith01 (606117) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846362)

I think we need the right not to look at advertising.

Am I alone in thinking that advertising should be restricted to certain public spaces designated as 'commercial', and should otherwise not be permitted? I strongly feel that I should be able to move around the world freely without having to look at KFC ads. We pay quite a lot of attention to our environment in a chemistry/biology context, but very little to it in terms of what kind of mental environment we are inhabiting.

I am generally relatively libertarian, believe it or not. I hate laws that interfere unneccessarily with people's right to do whatever they want. But the day I can't go anywhere on this planet without seeing an orbiting billboard [slashdot.org] is the day I become a serial killer. I guess I consider that a billboard or whatever isn't really 'over there' on someone else's property, because I feel its effects wherever I have the misfortune to observe it.

Put it this way - would we tolerate sound advertising that was audible from anywhere on earth? No. So why is visual advertising any different?

We are in danger of becoming a civilisation so enamoured with commerce that we have no independent culture or sense of aesthetics. I mean, we're branding the fucking PLANET now? It's sick. Commerce is a means to an end: we have made it an end in itself. As the first comment on the blog says, "this makes me want to kill myself".

Re:Time for a new right... (4, Funny)

Detritus (11846) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846424)

Am I alone in thinking that advertising should be restricted to certain public spaces designated as 'commercial', and should otherwise not be permitted?

Yes. Next question.

Re:Time for a new right... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846568)

Well, since you so spectacularly fucked up answering the first question I think you should
temper your high ambitions of answering another one.

This is sad. (1, Insightful)

pair-a-noyd (594371) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846372)

These people are scumbag profiteers. They pollute the airwaves with their obnoxious commercials and poison the public with their unhealthy food.

Now they are creating visual pollution on the grandest scale.

This is nothing but predatory profiteering and these giant ads, and this is not the first one, should be made illegal.

Damn. When is enough enough??

Re:This is sad. (1)

Knara (9377) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846570)

Whew. I was totally waiting for a ranting, frothing comment like this, and thought that I would be disappointed... but you saved me! Thanks dude!

Asimov thought about it decades ago (2, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846406)

Just read the novel "Buy Jupiter" by Isaac Asimov. If I recall correctly, in that story the entire planet Jupiter is sold to aliens who want to use it as an enormous advertising surface targeted at spaceships travelling nearby.

Mattel logo also visible (1)

yasny_jp (948381) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846416)

I'm not exactly sure what "visible from space" means, but I know that Mattel (the toy maker) owns a building near where I work and you can see their logo from pretty far away. Look up a satellite image of 333 Continental Blvd, El Segundo, CA 90245 [google.com] (the logo is behind the Address window that Google pops-up).

Let me get this straight (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846422)

So Area 51 now has a fast food joint?

This one is from the 1920s (4, Interesting)

gurudyne (126096) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846428)

-86.49187 Longitude
41.66944 Latitude

It is on the Bendix Proving Grounds, just West of South Bend, Indiana.

Those are 20-30 meter tall trees. And the word 'Studebaker'(original owner) is about 550 meters long.

Allow me to say: (1, Flamebait)

Lethyos (408045) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846470)

I hate corporate America.

Tarp, not Tiles? (2, Insightful)

Enuratique (993250) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846472)

Did anyone else notice at the end of the time lapse video the helicopter draft blowing away what looked like a tarp, and not tiles, making the design? Or am I just crazy?

First? Ha! (5, Funny)

kiltyj (936758) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846506)

They must've forgotten about the "©2006 Google" clearly visible by satellite [google.com] every 200 ft.

NOT the first (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 7 years ago | (#16846556)

Maxim already did this. We were quite graced by a huge Eva picture that did feature the Maxim logo as part of the front cover.

KFC is not the first. I wish I could mod this story "Inaccurate".

Blood Type B Shouldn't eat chicken!! (-1, Troll)

HonestDirect (1026136) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846560)

My fiancee lost 3 pounds, just by NOT eating chicken anymore...
And no.. it has nothing to do with hormones and all of what chickens are fed.

Chickens are almost toxic to people who have B blood type.

If you're B and you wonder why your stomach is all puffy after eating? That's wheat.
Chicken will make you gain weight, be lethargic and a whole lot of other garbage.

Look up diets by blood type information... Very interesting stuff....

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That should have read "Lost 30lbs" not 3 :) hehehe (-1, Offtopic)

HonestDirect (1026136) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846628)

Typo typo typo... here we go round the keyboard again.. up and down.. up and down.. Wheeeee! Oh yeah.. Don't forget to psot by duh Webbers. :) http://honestdirect.honestwealthgroup.com/ [honestwealthgroup.com] Yeeee Haaaaaaw! LOL :)

NOT visible from space. (2, Insightful)

mnmn (145599) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846572)

Visible from space means, visible from where the atmosphere effectively ends. Even in the lower strata, the buildings and the roads will also have to be visible for the logo to be visible.

Its really visible when you use zooming technology, in which case my house and care are already visible thanks to Google Earth as proof.

And plenty of company logos can be found going through Google Earth.

Real? (1)

wicka (985217) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846574)

If you look on Google Earth you can find exactly where it was built (near Area 51, by some large green circles) and there is no indication any logo was or is going to be built there.

first? (3, Funny)

j00r0m4nc3r (959816) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846616)

What about the company whose logo is the Earth?

wrong business (1)

ILuvRamen (1026668) | more than 7 years ago | (#16846650)

didn't they ever hear about aliens doing cow mutilations? They're obviously more of the McDonalds type crowd.
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