Oldster's View

Fight Against Maturity

See anything unusual about this painting of an elephant?

picture-26.jpg

It was painted by the elephant. Check the video link and watch.

Link to video

Advertisements

March 28, 2008 Posted by | animals | Comments Off on See anything unusual about this painting of an elephant?

Crime tip: Hide the loot

downed power lines

wire.jpg
West Linn (Oregon) Police officers arrested a Portland man, who claimed to work for Portland General Electric, for stealing downed power lines after construction workers called to report the man’s suspicious mode of transporting the wires.

March 28, 2008 Posted by | Crime, Dumb Crook | Comments Off on Crime tip: Hide the loot

The sky is falling, the sky is falling…really

the Daily Mail

ballojunk.jpg
Outback farmer James Stirton’s property consisted of little more than a herd of cattle and a sea of dust – until a curious object from outer space dropped in.

Mr Stirton scratched his head in wonder as he stared at the mangled ball of metal. No one in their senses would drive hundreds of miles across the desert just to dump it in the middle of nowhere. So it must have come from above.

But what was it and how had it got there?

Mr Stirton asked aeronautical experts in Australia and the U.S. But no one could give him a clear-cut answer. So he loaded the object onto his truck and drove it to Charleville, 100 miles from his 120,000-acre property in Queensland. In Charleville it was examined by Mark Rigby, a curator from the Brisbane Planetarium.He declared he had no doubt what it was – a helium or nitrogen tank from a rocket used to blast a U.S. solar satellite into space. Mr Stirton came across the object last November.

March 28, 2008 Posted by | Pictures, Strange | Comments Off on The sky is falling, the sky is falling…really