Friday, April 27, 2007

Lost and Found : A collection of vintage accessories.

A very nice collection.

A collection of 5 early American primitive string instruments. guitars, violin, banjo's. Made from scraps and empty cigar box's, these pieces date from the turn of the century.

18 vintage tin litho metal ray guns circa 1930-1970. Wonderful graphics. Ray guns mounted on a custom made apple green wood frame that measures 48" x 30".

Group of 9 metal hangers with a strong sculptural presence. All dating from 1910-1940. Additional hangers available.

5 medium size late 19th century antique cast iron industrial pulleys, each mounted on a custom made steel stand. Pulleys measure aprox. 9 1/2" tall. With the stands 13" tall.

9 Hard to find miniature childrens antique leather and naugahide baseball gloves in a custom made display case. Gloves average 6 1/2" wide. Frame measures 28' x 29" x 2".

12 antique and vintage laboratory bunsen burners made of cast iron and brass. Range in height between 6-8 1/2".

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Sheep Sold as Poodles: More than 2k people fooled

weird. I dunno how they bought it
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Thousands of people have been 'fleeced' into buying neatly coiffured lambs they thought were poodles.

Entire flocks of lambs were shipped over from the UK and Australia to Japan by an internet company and marketed as the latest 'must have' accessory.

But the scam was only spotted after a leading Japanese actress said her 'poodle' didn't bark and refused to eat dog food.

Maiko Kawakami, who starred in the Japanese thriller Violent Cop, showed photographs of her pet on a television talk show only to be told it wasn't a dog - but was in fact a lamb.

The discovery prompted hundreds of women to contact the police with similar problems and the authorities believe as many as 2,000 people have been conned.

'We launched an investigation after we were made aware that a company was selling sheep as poodles,' a police spokesman told The Sun.

'Sadly, we think there is more than one company operating in this way.

'The sheep are believed to have been imported from overseas - Britain and Australia.'

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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Jet Man : The incredible Flying man

I wonder how he lands
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Nike Transformer - Sneaker Robot

This combination picture (clockwise from top left) shows Japanese toymaker Tomy Company's "Transformers Sports Label Convoy feat. Nike Free 7.0" in The toy transforms from a pair of plastic half-scale Nike shoes into a toy robot called 'Convoy'.
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