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February 2, 2012

'Huffington Post' Employee Sucked Into Aggregation Turbine


The 200-ton content-compiling device, developed by Greek multimillionaire and site co-founder Arianna Huffington,
sucks up original articles from around the web with its massive rotor assembly, re-brands them with the Huffington Post name, and then spits them back out on the company's home page. Workers said that when the machine ground to a halt at approximately 11:30 a.m., Evers reached inside to dislodge a particularly thoughtful 700-word Christian Science Monitor essay on the unrest in Syria that had become jammed. Apparently unprepared for the aggregator mechanism's quick restart, Evers was gruesomely dismembered by its rapidly spinning blades, which soaked the room in blood and unprocessed news content. -- America's Finest News Source

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 2, 2012 10:07 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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