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What the heck kind of fish is this?

There’s video at this link

April 6, 2008 Posted by | animals | 1 Comment

Global Warming Coats London

Link to Daily Mail

April 6, 2008 Posted by | Global warming | Comments Off on Global Warming Coats London

Salt Lake City: Beware the coming zombie attack

More at the Salt Lake Tribune

It started as insightful and articulate, especially compared to most public-comment hokum. Georgia transplant Wesley Wyndham-Price calmly stood before the [Salt Lake] City Council, cautioning members about downtown’s derelict emergency-preparedness plan. City elders are “insouciantly” unaware of risks to City Creek Center, he warned.

Wyndham-Price even paused to joke that Georgia’s saltwater taffy is better than Utah’s. “I hope that is not an ad hominem,” he shrugged. Then he got specific and all reason helicoptered into the ether. City Creek needs an emergency-preparedness plan, he demanded, against zombies.

“Zombies are fierce,” he said as a crammed council chamber laughed nervously. “They are going to catch us in there.” Wyndham-Price admitted he never has seen a zombie attack but is sure one is coming.

April 6, 2008 Posted by | Put-ons, Strange | Comments Off on Salt Lake City: Beware the coming zombie attack

Wheel chair bandit bank robber

wheelchair bandit

Palo Alto police are looking for a bank robber who favors a decidedly slow-speed getaway vehicle — an electric wheelchair. Police said a man in his 60s with gray hair and a beard held up the Wachovia Bank branch at the Stanford Shopping Center late this afternoon with a black handgun.

After the stickup, he left in his wheelchair and was last seen motoring down a nearby street toward El Camino Real, a major thoroughfare.

Witnesses say the man’s legs were wrapped in bandages and his right leg was sticking straight out while he zoomed away.

April 6, 2008 Posted by | Crime | Comments Off on Wheel chair bandit bank robber