Apparently, it took a government agency to clue people in to the fact that being locked into an airtight plastic ball is not exactly a smart idea. I am not ordinarily a friend of the nanny state, but also being no fan of social Darwinism or the use of stupidity as a eugenic tool, I've got to admit that they did the right thing here.
The question I have, of course, is why safety officials and lawyers and the manufacturer and customers didn't figure this one out--never mind customers.
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