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5 gallon paint cans have lids for a reason

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May 22, 2010 Posted by | Dumb drivers, Dumb Stuff | Comments Off on 5 gallon paint cans have lids for a reason

Druids hired to reduce Austrian road accidents (Thanks, Geoff.)

For the past two years Austrian motorway bosses have been hiring a team of druids to build miniature Stonehenge monnuments at the sites of repeated accidents to restore the “terrestrial energy” which the Druids claim has been messed up by cell phone antennas on cars.  The scheme is apparently working so well that a full time team of Druids has been hired to take the program nationwide.

via Nothing To Do With Arbroath: Druids hired to cut road accidents.

May 22, 2010 Posted by | Strange, Strange jobs | | Comments Off on Druids hired to reduce Austrian road accidents (Thanks, Geoff.)

Crime tip: Telephone number sequence is important

A man trying to complete a drug deal was arrested by Wenatchee, WA, police after he dialed 911 instead of room 119. When officers arrived to check on his welfare they discovered an outstanding arrest warrant as well as a quantity of drugs.

via HeraldNet: Northwest Briefly

Additional crime tip: Police will arrive to check on a 911 call even if you hang up.

May 22, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Crook, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Crime tip: Telephone number sequence is important