Our “If I was Rich” product of the week has to be this WMK Shower Cabin. Note that we said Cabin. The enclosure doesn’t just rinse you off. It has AM/FM with digital control and integrated stereo speakers, an input for portable or tabletop CD player, a hands-free speaker phone, temperature with alarm, one-button steam control, a clock, and an exhaust fan. If that isn’t enough there is also mood lighting by the adjustable ceiling lamp, a back jet for hydrotherapy, a downpour shower option, an ozonator for bacteria elimination, a foot massage, and a jetted whirlpool tub. With a price of $7,099.00, if we just add a wine cooler, we can forsee never leaving the bathroom again
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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has announced that he will sign into law legislation that bans the use of handheld cellphones while driving. Although 38 state legislatures have considered similar bills, only New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. have actually passed them. Under the new law, which takes effect in 2008, a minimum of a $20.00 fine will be given when using a cell without a headset, speaker phone, or other wireless device.
“Public safety is the governor’s No. 1 priority,” said Schwarzenegger spokeswoman Margita Thompson, “and this bill will make the streets and highways of California safer by ensuring that drivers have both hands available for driving.”
Senator Joe Simitan (D-Palo Alto) has taken five years to bring his idea to fruition. The California Highway Patrol indicates that last year alone there were 775 accidents involving drivers who were using hand-held cellphones. Statistics show that the risk of death is 9 times greater for those drivers. Our only question is if public safety is Arnie’s #1 priority, why are they waiting until 2008?
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