A Little Friday File Fun

July 13, 2007 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - They say that a picture is worth a thousand words....

Well, here’s a couple of thousand:

What is it?  http://home.pacbell.net/bettychu/verissa.jpg


– – – In Meadville, Pennsylvania, the wrecking ball from a crane on the campus of Allegheny College here broke loose – – – rolled down North Main Street , slamming into a number of cars like a monster pinball – – – before finally coming to a rest – – – you can see how/where at http://www.theage.com.au/ffximage/2007/07/10/ball_main_wideweb__470x304,0.jpg


– – – In Eltham, New Zealand , thieves broke into Aland White’s garage here – – – apparently trying to steal some gasoline from his car – – – however, they apparently had some difficulty with the siphoning in the dark – – – and tried to shed some light on the situation – – – with a cigarette lighter – – – with what can best be described as – – – predictable results – – – those results are online at http://www.stuff.co.nz/images/308739.jpg


– – – And finally, in Manchester, New Hampshire , James Coldwell, 49, was drinking a cup of coffee last Saturday morning – – – when he decided that he should rob a bank – – –   so he strolled into the downtown Citizens Bank here and walked away with $1,000 – – – clad in a unique disguise – – – a shroud of tree branches, all duct-taped to his shirt and head (it was a last minute decision, after all) – – – when he got outside, he heard a pop – – – and saw red smoke coming from a dye pack in the bag – – – so he dropped the loot and, after removing his disguise and putting the branches in his car – – – drove away empty-handed – – – of course, James’ short, dark hair and mustache were clearly visible between the leaves on a surveillance camera- – – and since he lived less than a mile from the bank, he was quickly apprehended – – – you can see his “outfit” at http://www.unionleader.com/uploads/media-items/2007/july/708a1bank2.jpg

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