A Little Friday File Fun (01/04)

January 4, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words.

Well, here’s a couple of thousand worth.

The Sci Fi Sounds Quiz: Identify sounds from science fiction movies and TV.  MORE at http://www.shegoddess.com/q/sf/index.aspx

– – – In Meadow Lake, New Mexico , the Quintana family was putting a special texture on the wall of their home – – – however, the spray bottle that was being used broke twice during the operation – – – which meant that the texture couldn’t be wiped up quickly enough – – – which meant that it dried in a shape that seemed to create an image – – – that to the family, on Christmas Eve, no less, appeared to be the Virgin Mary – – – judge for yourself at http://www.wmtw.com/2007/1231/14952374_240X180.jpg

– – – Off the shore in South Africa, marine biologist Trey Snow had hoped to stealthily track a great white shark – – – stealthily, that is, in a tiny plastic sea kayak – – – only to find out that he was the one being tracked stealthily – – – you can see it at http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/01_01/shark0201_468x318.jpg

And here's a thousand more...

- - - In Edison, New Jersey , Albert Mota, 49, has confessed to a rash of Christmas decoration thefts here - - - in fact, police say he has been stealing items like decorations, lawn furniture and statues from people's yards since last summer - - - you can see the results at http://www.wnbc.com/2007/1229/14945380.jpg