February 1, 2004. Super Bowl XXXVIII. Halftime. The wardrobe malfunction that rocked the world. Janet Jackson's not-so-fiesty fun-bag, adorned with a nipple shield, was exposed by Justin Timberlake for about half a second. The result: an immediate crackdown and widespread debate on perceived indecency in broadcasting.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) fined a record $550,000 against CBS. And the world laughed. Because in the rest of the civilized (and not-so-civilized world), it was just a brief glimpse of of female boobage - something that's not vilified in countries not wrapped up in the religious right or political correctness.

Maybe that's why we've never heard an outcry about the 'wardrobe malfunctions' in the Olympic games. Because the rest of the world - the rest of the world that laughs because a nip-slip on television is more important to us than the skyrocketing unemployment rate - doesn't give the ass of a rat about a little accidental nudity. And it does happen. Oh yes, it happens. As proof, I give you the following photographic evidence: