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Fight Against Maturity

Never let your cat use the toaster oven

Investigators believe a cat who liked to sleep on top of a toaster oven started a kitchen fire in Port Townsend by depressing the toaster lever.┬áLois Lund told The Peninsula Daily News she doesn’t hold a grudge against her cat Osiris. Lund said he had been sleeping on top of the oven to avoid a pet dog and probably stepped on the lever.Lund heard the fire early Sunday and put it out with a garden hose.

via Cat blamed for starting fire with toaster oven – U.S. news – Weird news – msnbc.com.

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November 10, 2010 Posted by | animals, cats | Comments Off on Never let your cat use the toaster oven

Bring fries. We’ve got the mayo.

Oven roasted french fries

Image by Gudlyf via Flickr

Just after midnight on September 25th in Hyogo prefecture in western Japan, a two-lane highway was the scene of a really strange and potentially perilous accident involving a load of mayonnaise dozens of 500 gram bottles that fell off the back of a lorry. An eight-car pile-up that left three people injured, the accident involved a motorcycle, two trucks and five cars.Fortunately, none of the injuries were serious, but the many bottles were scattered over a 3.5-kilometer (2.2 miles) stretch of a two-lane highway.

via Mayonnaise Spill Causes Japanese Highway Pileup.

November 10, 2010 Posted by | accident messes, traffic | Comments Off on Bring fries. We’ve got the mayo.

Words From The “Home”

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November 10, 2010 Posted by | Quotes | Comments Off on Words From The “Home”