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Predicting the future is a tricky business

In 1910, French artist Villemard produced a series of illustrations depicting what life might be like in the year 2000. Yeah, he pretty much nailed it.

More via The year 2000 as envisioned in the year 1910.

March 9, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Predicting the future is a tricky business

Service Snake? “I’ve got a crush on you, Sweety Pie.”

Anaconda y boa constrictor

Image by pierre pouliquin via Flickr

A man from Shelton (Washington) who uses a snake as a service animal traveled to (the Washington State capitol) Olympia on Tuesday to lobby against a bill that would narrow the definition of an aid animal.

The measure opposed by Daniel Green would change the state law on service animals to meet federal standards, narrowing the definition to only dogs and miniature horses. But Green says he’s trained his snake to hug him when it feels an epileptic seizure coming to avoid injuries.

via  KPTV Portland.

March 9, 2011 Posted by | animals | Comments Off on Service Snake? “I’ve got a crush on you, Sweety Pie.”