Homeland Security Warnings: Designing emotions

This is how it looks the present US´s Homeland Security Warning:

And this is one of the proposals given by a group of designers:

In a country where everything is covered by danger and warnings I think this second approach is a smooth way of warning travellers. I simply love the buttons “Tell someone” / “Take action” in the “Be alert” mode.
More proposals at the NYT: Better Signs of Trouble

Vía the Human Factors Blog