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Bizarre December 3, 2004 posted by

Camera amnesty.

Hmm…the Carphone Warehouse is offering a ‘camera amnesty’. Bring in your old 35mm film camera and get £25.00 off a new megapixel cameraphone. All the old cameras will be donated to charity. First, I didn’t realise that cameras were an offensive weapon, and second, so the poor old charities get stuck with a load of old Instamatics eh? Nice.


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Bizarre December 1, 2004 posted by

Flap n’ Fly.

Da Vinci’s Ornithopter almost airborne? Yowsers.  Over 500 years ago, Leonardo da Vinci conceptualized a self-powered flying machine that would achieve both lift and thrust with flapping wings alone and named it the “ornithopter”…Once the prototype has flown, and some five million additional dollars raised, the group plans to build an entirely new thoroughly flight tested machine specifically for the Olympic Games in February 2006.


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Bizarre November 30, 2004 posted by

Extreme machine.

The Extreme Ford F650. Apparently there are times when only a very large pickup truck will do. Especially if you want to carry around a small town on your flat bed. Twin 50 gallon tanks, 12 mpg and 90 mph. Oh and priced from $84,000 if you really really must know.


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