As alternatives to shoe-throwing, the UN has recently released their newest list of acceptable methods for settling international disputes.
In light of WWII's Geneva Convention, civilized nations who wish to resolve issues while avoiding damage to both foreign relations and expensive footwear may engage in the following:
1) Macaroni necklace-making
2) Hot-Dog Eating Contests
3) ABBA dance-offs
4) "Rachel Zoe Project" Drinking Games -- how many times does Rachel Zoe say "shut it down?"
5) Lemonade Stand-offs (no country may charge more than $.10 per cup)
6) Bake Sale-offs (walnuts not allowed in the brownies - Japan is allergic to them!)
...to be continued...