Xenophilia (True Strange Stuff)

The blog of Xeno, a slightly mad scientist

Burning building freezes

A fire has gutted a building housing a furniture company and a popular American cafe in an icy Minneapolis. Firefighters battled freezing temperatures, snow and ice to save Maxwell’s cafe. … Continue reading

April 12, 2008 · Leave a comment

Drivers Flood Station For 35 Cent Gas

Traffic was backed up and police were called to control the crowd after a Wilmington gas station accidentally set the pump price at 35 cents a gallon. The Wilmington Star-News … Continue reading

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Attorney for polygamist leader suggests tip may have been hoax

An attorney for polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs says Texas authorities may have been duped by a fake phone tip into raiding a West Texas ranch occupied by Jeffs followers. … Continue reading

April 12, 2008 · 3 Comments

Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Powell, Tenet & Ashcroft approved smother-bagging

“Well, we started to connect the dots in order to protect the American people.” Bush told ABC News White House correspondent Martha Raddatz. “And yes, I’m aware our national security … Continue reading

April 12, 2008 · 4 Comments

Apparent misfired artillery round hits home, kills cat

— What may have been a small artillery shell slammed through the roof of a house in New Jersey Friday, and killed a cat. The Star-Ledger of Newark says the … Continue reading

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Adobe opens shop on Web-based Photoshop Express

Adobe Systems opened up Photoshop Express on Thursday, its long-anticipated Web-based image editor aimed at the millions of consumers that want a simple way to touch up, share, and store … Continue reading

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Cheney: Smother-bagger, child abuse promoter… millionaire

Guards have confiscated a ‘Lord of the Rings’ movie screenplay from a former child soldier awaiting trial at Guantanamo, his lawyer and U.S. officials said Thursday. Navy Lt. Cmdr. William … Continue reading

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