A Little Friday File Fun (09/28)

September 28, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words...

Well, here’s a couple of thousand worth:

In Coronado, California, the US Navy will spend as much as $600,000 to modify a 40-year-old barracks complex – – – that resembles a swastika from the air.   The Navy said officials noted the buildings’ shape after the groundbreaking in 1967 but decided against changing it at the time because it wasn’t obvious from the ground.   Now, however, thanks to services like Google Earth such things are more “obvious.”  MORE at http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/pics/breaking/swastika-barracks0925.jpg

In Washington, Illinois , Kodi the Wonder Dog has a new trick – she climbs trees.   You can watch her do so at http://www.myfoxwghp.com/myfox/pages/ContentDetail?contentId=4343935

It may not run far, or fast – but this Harley Davidson sure looks cool.   It’s made of plywood.  MORE at http://www.thesun.co.uk/article/0,,2-2007440199,00.html

– – – In Grand Rapids, Michigan , Calvin Keeley, came across a “stuck skunk” in his neighborhood – – – one that had managed to get its head stuck in a can – – – MORE at http://www.woodtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=7112272

They’re ankle-threatening, ludicrous, impractical and overpriced. But these shoes will be a huge hit, some say:   The Marc Jacobs back-to-front shoe.  MORE at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=483213&in_page_id=1879