A Little Friday File Fun (04/27)

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words....

 Well, here’s a couple of thousand:

If you’re in the mood for a new automobile with some “innovative” options, you should check out this series of videos:   My personal favorite is #4.  MORE at www.trunkmonkeyad.com

Is it the “Worst Half-Time Show Ever?”  MORE at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgXzMgPYjMo

OK, however you feel about global warming and/or political conspiracies, this letter that calls Congress to task for moving Daylight Savings up a month – – – and thus making it hotter – – – is worth a read.  MORE at http://www.nctexasbirds.com/images/hot_news.jpg

If you’re a Star Wars fan – or perhaps one of the few who remember an obscure Sean Connery “classic” called Zardoz – you’ll appreciate the effort that Benoit Lambert has undertaken in crafting this special Darth Vader head hot air balloon.  MORE at http://blog.scifi.com/tech/archives/2007/04/19/darth_vader_hot.html

– – – Near Charleston, West Virginia , an unnamed driver of a pickup truck fell asleep behind the wheel – – – slammed through a gas pump – – – and crashed into a convenience store (no one was hurt) – – – and it’s all on surveillance tape.  MORE at http://keyetv.com/watercooler/watercooler_story_110104956.html

– – – In Wiesenburg, Germany , Wolfgang Heinrich, 40, was out riding his horse Sammy, when he stopped for a few drinks with some friends – – – that turned out to be too many drinks with his friends – – – lacking a designated “driver” – – – Wolfgang pulled over for the night at a local bank, where his ATM card gained him access to the ATM foyer – – – where he decided to sleep it off – – – along with Sammy – – – Wolfgang was fine the next morning – – – but Sammy left a “special” deposit in the foyer – – – MORE at http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article.html?in_article_id=46457&in_page_id=2