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Wanted: Assistant to insert contact lenses in tiger’s eyes

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A German company is making contact lenses for animals, including lions, giraffes, tigers and bears, with cataracts.

S & V Technologies, founded by Bavarian chemist Christine Kreiner, created the acrylic intraocular lenses which are custom made to fit each animal.

via  Contact lenses for tigers.

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July 18, 2009 Posted by | animals | , , | Comments Off on Wanted: Assistant to insert contact lenses in tiger’s eyes

Release demons by shooting holes in someone? Well, that’s one way.

A nurse accused of shooting her ex-husband in the groin inside his chiropractic clinic while their two young daughters waited outside had written in her diary that she needed to create “portals of exit” for demonic spirits, a detective testified Friday.

via  The Tennessean.

July 18, 2009 Posted by | crazy, Dumb Stuff | Comments Off on Release demons by shooting holes in someone? Well, that’s one way.

No wedding bells. Lots of facial tattoos though.

A man described by Utah authorities as Salt Lake County’s Public Enemy No. 1 was arrested when he came into a courthouse to get married. Uintah County Sheriff’s Lt. John Laursen said someone recognized Frank Paul Reyos, 27, when he arrived Tuesday at Ute Tribal Court in Fort Duchesne…

Reyos, who is wanted on a no-bail fugitive warrant for aggravated robbery by the Salt Lake County Metro Gang Unit, was arrested without incident…

Police said he was recognized due to his many facial tattoos, including a spiderweb on his forehead.

via Suspect arrested at own wedding – UPI.com.

July 18, 2009 Posted by | Dumb Crook | | Comments Off on No wedding bells. Lots of facial tattoos though.

How many parking violations can you see? I count 4.

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July 18, 2009 Posted by | Dumb drivers | | Comments Off on How many parking violations can you see? I count 4.

Founding member of the RAF and WWI veteran dies aged 113

Henry Allingham, the world’s oldest man and one of the last surviving World War I servicemen, has died at the age of 113, his care home has said.

Mr Allingham served with the Royal Naval Air Service in WWI, later transferring to the Royal Air Force at the time of its creation.

via BBC NEWS

July 18, 2009 Posted by | hero | , | Comments Off on Founding member of the RAF and WWI veteran dies aged 113