A Little Friday File Fun (12/07)

December 7, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words.

Well, here’s a couple of thousand worth…

Vegetables – not just for eating.   Even if you don’t like broccoli, you’ll appreciate what this chef has done with an astonishing array of vegetables.  MORE at http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article549818.ece

Don’t say you weren’t warned – women with a sweet tooth should look away now. A designer to the stars has created the ultimate Christmas party dress for chocoholics.  MORE at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/femail/article.html?in_article_id=499882&in_page_id=1879

OK – so far as I know, there is no scientific validity to this listing – – – after all, beauty (or the lack thereof) lies in the eye of the beholder – – – but here is what purports to be the 20 Ugliest Colleges in the USA – – – MORE at http://campussqueeze.com/static/20-ugliest-colleges-in-the-USA.html

I certainly wouldn’t commend its ability to fulfill its promise (premise?) – – – but for that special someone who seems to have everything else – – – now it seems that you can reserve them a spot in Heaven.  MORE at http://reserveaspotinheaven.com/

– – – In Peterborough, UK , John Gordon, 31, had a little trouble negotiating a “roundabout” in the road there while driving his Volvo – – – John apparently hit that roundabout – – – clipped a tree – – – and bounced – – – before being catapulted into the air – – – and through the first floor window of an apartment there – – – you can see the trail of events at http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/12_01/AccidentGPX0312_468x405.jpg

And see how it all turned out at …. http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/12_01/carcrashDM0312_468x712.jpg

– – – And finally, in New Orleans, Louisiana , an unnamed motorcyclist lost control of his 650 cc BMW there – – – after twine that “secured” a package on the back of his bike apparently came loose – – – in the process of “investigating” the package, the motorcyclist apparently failed to negotiate a right-hand curve in the road – – – and struck an eight-inch concrete curb – – – which in turn unseated said motorcyclist – – – and sent him sailing through the air about 150 feet down the road – – – on the opposite side of a grassy median – – – what was the package that was strapped so loosely to the back of his cycle? – – – – a five-foot long rattlesnake – – – you can see the snake at http://blog.nola.com/times-picayune/2007/12/large_snake.JPG

And you can see how it all turned out with John Gordon's Volvo at …. http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2007/12_01/carcrashDM0312_468x712.jpg