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The black chicken tracks prove it, right?

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A Brevard County, Florida, couple have a house for sale with some unusual characteristics that they believe makes it worth big bucks and worthy of a tax exemption as a religious shrine. It has a “crop circle” in the front yard and black chicken tracks all over the kitchen cabinets and walls. (Picture above)

The way they figure it is that they were visited by extra-terrestrials after a party that the wife threw for her husband’s 40th birthday. After the 40 or 50 biker friends she invited left around 2 AM the couple went to bed. When they woke the following afternoon at around 1:30 PM there was a “crop circle” in the front yard and black chicken tracks all over the cabinets and neatly patterned on the walls like a decorative strip. Naturally they figured extra-terrestrials were responsible. I mean what else could it have been? And the dead chicken with the black painted feet was right there in the middle of the kitchen floor which surely proves it.

Incidentally, the Brevard County tax authorities are turning a cold eye on the tax exemption thing. Bunch of unbelievers apparently, even after the male half of the couple explained that “Our home has been blessed by extraterrestrial beings and should be exempted as a place of worship…We’re pretty sure they came during the night of my 40th birthday party…We got a friggin’ shrine here.”

In case you are interested in buying the 1200 square foot house the asking price is $349,000

via Our Strange World

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November 22, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | , , | 1 Comment

Want to go fishing?

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A Chinese man spent 13 years building himself a car he can take fishing. Wang Hongjun, an electrician from Qian’an city, Hebei province, says his “amphibicar” cost him about £100,000 and 13 years of persistence to develop.

After driving it to Beijing to find investors, he told the Beijing Times: “I’m looking for auto producers who are interested in my creation, since I don’t want to keep it to myself.”

via  amphibious car

November 22, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | , | Comments Off on Want to go fishing?

“This isn’t normal behavior for Valentine, Nebraska’’

Police in Valentine, Nebraska, have arrested a man “suspected” (the cops caught him in the act) of leaving greasy prints of his butt, and other portions of his anatomy, coated with lotion or Vasoline, on store, school and church windows. Townsfolk have dubbed him the “butt bandit” for his efforts which began in 2007.

A police spokesperson was quoted as saying, “This isn’t normal behavior for Valentine, Nebraska.’’ Well, I hope not.

via JournalStar.com

November 22, 2008 Posted by | People, Strange | | Comments Off on “This isn’t normal behavior for Valentine, Nebraska’’

Awww…ain’t he cute?

A 20 year old student jumped over a fence at the zoo in Guilin to give a panda a cuddle. Apparently he forgot to tell the panda first and the startled panda bit him and sent him to the hospital.

“Yangyang [the panda] was so cute and I just wanted to cuddle him,” Mr Liu was quoted as saying from his hospital bed.

via News.com.au

November 22, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Stuff, People | | Comments Off on Awww…ain’t he cute?

The Grinch is alive and well in Daytona Beach

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The city of Daytona Beach, Florida, has banned Santa from walking up and down a street handing out candy canes and dispensing Ho Ho Ho’s to passersby. According to code enforcement officials Santa is an animated sign which is illegal in Daytona Beach. The store owner that sponsors the jolly old elf has been sent a warning that she will be fined if Santa is still there come Monday morning.

Did I mention that this has been going on for several years with no problem? Apparently code enforcement didn’t want to rush into anything.

via WFTV Orlando

November 22, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Bureaucrats | , , | 2 Comments