Wednesday, February 13, 2008
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Sunday afternoon, three men in ski masks entered the E.G. Buehrle Collection in Zurich, a half-hour before closing time. One brandished a pistol and ordered museum employees to the floor. The other snatched paintings off the wall. They bolted to a getaway vehicle parked outside the museum.But it's just the latest in a long line of similar robberies
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A new generation of tiny projectors will let us walk into a meeting and give a PowerPoint presentation using nothing but the gadgets in our pockets. Gone at last will be the need for a giant laptop and a heavy, hat box-sized projector.
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The beauty of running are the things you pass by as you run along. You get to see things that you don’t notice as you drive by in a car. You may have run the same route 50 times but you find yourself seeing something different each time. I ran by a tree than had grown over a fence and it got me to thinking, there are probably some cool picture of things “swallowed” by trees. Here are some of the cooler ones I’ve found
Most policeman keep track of how long you’ve been parked in a spot by marking the tires with white chalk. This may be the only instance ever where they can measure the time by counting rings in a tree.
This must be what people are looking for when they are looking for a money tree. Instead of the normal throwing a penny into a fountain and making a wish, people hammer a penny into this log. I absolutely guarantee my wish starts off with a smashed finger on this one. I always have better luck with fountains anyway.
This proves that anything against a tree for a long period of time will be eaten by it. This wash basin was merely leaning against the tree and with time, the tree has grabbed it and lifted it up.
Another one of those, how frickin long has that motorcycle been there? This is definitely the best bike lock I’ve ever seen.
You know those neighbors that never take down their Christmas lights? This is what they’re trying to get to. Lights grown right into the tree. Just plug them in and the tree is ready to go. I see a future in this one. A “plug in” live tree
This is what they call a “live frame” It only takes about 10 years to make each one. The funny thing about this picture is that despite the fact that the tree has swallowed the sign, we still all know exactly what the sign says. Evidently the photographer didn’t.
Posted by gjblass at 3:06 PM
As the “Month of Funk” leading up to the release of Will Ferrell’s Semi-Pro rolls on, the marketing for the film continues to get weirder and weirder. Today’s oddball movie marketing comes by way of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. As Will Ferrell told us when we spoke with him, he likes to keep his body in great shape so that he can show it to the world, but we had no idea that he meant that his chesty brilliance would end up all over Heidi Klum. In the upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, Will Ferrell (as Jackie Moon) will show off his sexier side with one of the world’s most beautiful women. Take a look at a selection from the issue below.
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