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Thank you for flying US Airways. There is a $10 fee for extra maggots.

In what must be one of the strangest airline cancellations ever, a US Airways flight from Atlanta to Charlotte was not allowed to take off after maggots began dropping onto a passenger from an overhead bin. Airline officials traced the maggots to rotten meat in a bag in the bin.

via Maggots ground plane | Quirky News | Orange UK.

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July 2, 2010 Posted by | Airplanes, Strange | , | Comments Off on Thank you for flying US Airways. There is a $10 fee for extra maggots.

Shure and it was a leprechaun, yer honor,sir!

Police responding to reports of a man leaping between cars in a Colorado supermarket parking lot didn’t need a detailed description of the suspect. Boulder Police Sgt. Fred Gerhardt said witnesses on Wednesday reported a man was dressed as a leprechaun and pretending to shoot at people with his fingers…

Gerhardt said this is the first time Boulder police have received a complaint about a leprechaun.

via Police seek mischief maker dressed as leprechaun.

July 2, 2010 Posted by | crazy, Dumb Crook, Strange | | Comments Off on Shure and it was a leprechaun, yer honor,sir!

How do you cuff a crocodile? Very carefully.

German police were called to make an unusual arrest early on Thursday, seizing a crocodile peacefully going about its business on the streets of the small Hessian town of GroƟ-Rohrheim. Abandoned pets responsible for massive wildlife killing spree – Society 2 Jul 10 Firm puts sex.com domain up for grabs – Business & Money 1 Jul 10 What’s on in Germany: July 1 – 7 – Lifestyle 1 Jul 10Police received a call at around 2:00 am from a worried resident swearing there was a one-metre-long crocodile in the street. Initially suspicious of a hoax, police who went to investigate were stunned to find that the reports were accurate.

via Croc shock for Hessian cops – The Local.

July 2, 2010 Posted by | animals | , | Comments Off on How do you cuff a crocodile? Very carefully.