An interesting site I stumbled on recently is Google Trends (updated hourly). The popular search expressions, when clicked, show a trendline and top web/blog/news posts related to the search expression. It's an interesting way to see the news via the interaction of popular web, news and blogposts.
Curious George is one of the latest failures from China. His cute yellow paint seems to have lead in it. I don't know if this is something I should hope for since I don't understand the economic implications, but, I wonder if these recalls continue, if manufacturing will slowly come back home?