Global warming takes its toll on the Android Jelly Bean statue

Global warming takes its toll on the Android Jelly Bean statue
Google has the habit of putting life-size mascots on its lawn each time a new Android version is born, with the name of treats every sweet tooth worldwide is in love with.

The latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean version saw its mascot - a green robot with a belly full of pseudo-candy - being erected on the grass around Google's headquarters not long before the version was announced for the masses at the I/O conference last week.

Due to the sweltering heat that has plagued the US for a while now, heads had rolled, and the mascot was left without its upper part, not to mention that someone went in and stole one of the candies inside. Google's team is apparently hard at work fixing the damage from global warming, and has coned off the statue in the meantime.

source: DanMorrill (G+)



1. ilia1986 unregistered

Poor mascot :P

3. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

Maybe time for them to let us taste it then. . .

13. awin217

Posts: 18; Member since: Sep 23, 2011

jelly bean got raped..!

2. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Apple sabotage!

4. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

maybe its a sign! a sign that something bad is coming toward android! :-)

16. SleepingOz unregistered

You wished! Will happen only in your wildest dreams, don't worry..

36. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

no, jelly bean is too hot a topic right now the statue can't help being hot as well.. accept the fact..

5. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Global warming? Hah. A flying spaghetti monster would be more likely to exist.

8. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Thumbs down? Okay, sure. Global warming is just fluctuation in sunspot activity, nothing more. Temperature increases and decreases all the time because of it. Of course, there are other factors that determine temperature, but the sunspot activity is the reason for the quick changes. Why has the temperature on other planets increased the same percentage as Earth has in the last few years? Maybe it's from fuel emission in Martian cars.

9. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

I don't mean to rain on your parade but PhoneArena is not the place to discuss global warming...

33. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Of course it's not, but the AUTHOR needn't bring it up either. I think that is his point.

14. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

You speak logic, ut here is not the place to debate that topic

31. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Yeah, I know. But there are three things that REALLY make me angry: liberals, Apple-tards, and those who believe in global warming. (which is mostly counted under liberals, lol)

21. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

Non_Sequitur, global warming is a natural phenomenon caused (among other things which are yet unknown) by the changes in earths orbit and axel. The changes cause earth's temperature to rise and fall (ice ages and "warm periods"). We are currently headed to a warm period and that is the reason for the rising temperatures. Now scientists believe that we have fastened the warming with green house gases like co2 and methane. The effects of the quickening are unknown.

22. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Right, if you believe that I have a bridge to sell you

23. DIYguy

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 27, 2011

Please prove me otherwise

27. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

There are countless sites online if you bothered to open your mind and look. We take up such a small, percentage of the world to make any impact. We have better odds of getting sucked into a black hole than the polar ice caps melting or w.e it is you believe will be the "result". Now prove me otherwise

6. mercorp

Posts: 1045; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Android now feels the heat from bbos10 and wp8....

11. DanMarino13

Posts: 63; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

WP8, maybe. I feel it's way too late for any BB.

17. SleepingOz unregistered

Not even WP8, as it's still no match for JB.

7. RapidCat

Posts: 351; Member since: Jun 12, 2012

Apple already have patent for jellybean, thats why :D

10. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

its not global warming, its SUMMER.

28. dmckay12

Posts: 243; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

If it was in Louisiana, it would have to be inside like everything else is...except Alligators and the school air-boats.

30. Non_Sequitur

Posts: 1111; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

Yep. And here in my state, when it's summer, it's REALLY summer. DX

12. fraydoe

Posts: 57; Member since: Dec 27, 2011

guess the jelly beans inside for free nexus! come on google!

15. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Sweltering heat? It was raining non stop where I live. All around my house is still flooded (thankfully I live on a little hill). Haven't even been outside to see if it's hot because of so much water. We need that heat where I am, maybe it will dry up some of the water, it's too much my little country town can take.

19. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

in the words of gallitoking... "cheap plastic" bwahahaha!!! had to do it...... sorry droidHeadz :-P

32. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

cool thanks..

20. Immolate

Posts: 310; Member since: Jun 17, 2011

Why is it that when it gets hot in the summertime (first time ever btw) it's global warming. But if it gets cold in the wintertime, it's weather? Inquiring minds... etc.

35. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Wrong, when it doesn't suit the agenda it is "climate change". (IE, colder than I should be) But now that we are having an unusually warm summer it is "global warming" and we are all going to "die" from it. Just another call for "government regulation." It's time we see it for what it really is.

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