"Robert R. Taylor, a serial entrepreneur who popularized hand soap from a pump, gambling $12 million to prevent competitors from duplicating it, and fragrances like 'Obsession,' which he advertised with artful eroticism, died on Aug. 29 in Newport Beach, Calif. He was 77."
"A soap gun in the wrong hands, especially when dried, painted and of sophisticated design, is capable of deceiving and instilling fear." —A report from Her Majesty's Prison Service applauds the detective work of one of its guards, who, made curious by the large amounts of cleanser an inmate was making use of, discovered among his possessions a replica of a handgun constructed from soap. There is also, of course, this: "The plot emerged as jails across the UK were also warned to beware of boots with"—wait for it—"concealed knives that flick out…"