Oldster's View

Fight Against Maturity

Well, that’s one way to explain it…(creeps quietly toward exit)

The new book by Annie Jacobsen, Area 51, dismisses the alien spacecraft theory for the Roswell incident and suggests that Stalin, inspired by Orson Wells’s famous radio adaptation of the HG Wells novel War of the Worlds, enlisted Joseph Mengele, the infamous Nazi “Angel of Death” who had fled to South America, to create a crew of “grotesque, child-size aviators” who would be flown in a jet-propelled, single-wing Horton Ho 229 and be flown to America to cause hysteria similar to the 1938 broadcast. But the plane, remotely piloted by another aircraft, crashed and the Americans hushed up the incident.


May 15, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Well, that’s one way to explain it…(creeps quietly toward exit)


A man who dressed as Brian the Snail from The Magic Roundabout to compete in the London Marathon has finally finished… after 26 days.

After donning the giant 9ft-long snail suit, Lloyd Scott had to lie on his stomach and slide along on a sled until he’d completed the famous 26.2-mile course.

via Odd News | newslite.tv.

May 15, 2011 Posted by | animals, crazy, Strange | Comments Off on Snail-athon

Russian University Yeti study

According to a report in the UK’s Daily Mail, Russia’s Kemerovo State University is planning to set up a research institute to study the recent increase in yeti sightings in Siberia. Fifteen witnesses claim to have spotted the elusive hominid in the last year alone.

More via Russian University to Set Up Special Yeti Research Institute.

May 15, 2011 Posted by | animals, Bigfoot | Comments Off on Russian University Yeti study

Step 1: Set Cruise. Step 2: Get toothbrush. Step 3: Crash

A New Zealand schoolteacher who crashed her car while brushing her teeth has landed herself in court.

Police officer Graham Single told the Blenheim district court, 272km north of Christchurch, that Cherie Margaret Davis, 65, set the cruise control of her car to 100km/h, “got out her toothbrush and started brushing her teeth”.

Ms Davis subsequently lost concentration and crashed into a rock bank by the side of the road, the Marlborough Express reported…

More via News.com.au.

May 15, 2011 Posted by | accident messes, Dumb drivers | Comments Off on Step 1: Set Cruise. Step 2: Get toothbrush. Step 3: Crash

Rube Goldberg’s cow?

A Taranaki farmer has lost a cow but kept his milking shed following a freak series of events.

A motorist was traveling along a dark, wet Manaia Rd near Kaponga on Friday night when he hit and killed a black friesian.The animal was thrown over the top of the car, peeling back the (hood) and shattering the windscreen. The car smashed into a pole which caused a power surge to race along the wires into the farmer’s house.

The same surge blew up the cowshed meter board and set it on fire. However, it melted a water line directly above which extinguished the blaze.

More via  National – 3 News.

May 15, 2011 Posted by | accident messes, animals | Comments Off on Rube Goldberg’s cow?