Small Crunchy Bites
"The challenge: Create a diorama using Marshmallow Peeps. And you rose to the challenge. The inaugural Q Section International Peeps Diorama Competition drew upwards of 500 entries. With prizes up to $101 at stake, the competition was extremely tough, but the judges have narrowed the finalists down to these 10. The winners will be announced March 23.
Artificial fe-lyings. The only way to go. Well, maybe.
This isn't a bad idea…
"U.S. patent #1167502 was granted to Hugh Huffman and Ernest J. Peck of Portland, Oregon on January 11, 1916 for a “scarecrow” that features an artificial cat. The cat’s movements, driven by wind, gravity, and Isaac Newton’s three laws of motion, are intended to mimic those of a genuine, living feline."
"Japan has created an unusual government post to promote animation, and named a perfect figure Wednesday to the position: a popular cartoon robot cat named Doraemon."
Froggie Went A-Courtin'. D'ya' know there are 170 verses for that song? Far as I can tell, none of 'em say a word about this.
"A lovers' lane is being set up around a Powys lake to help the area's amorous amphibians meet up for mating. The road at Llandrindod Wells lake is to close nightly for the next three weeks to aid the breeding season."
Finally, reason #3,509 to avoid Tennessee—homicidal goats.
"The wife of a prominent Montgomery County pastor told deputies that her husband was apparently killed by a goat he was trying to return to a fenced-in area near their…home,… The Rev. Liston Richardson, 76, pastor of Sunnyview Independent Missionary Baptist Church, was found dead by his wife, Lucille, after he didn’t return for some time, according to an incident report.
"Mrs. Richardson told Deputy David Johnson she found her husband laying on the ground — the rope used to tie the goat wrapped around Mr. Richardson's neck and feet. She said she noticed he wasn't breathing, but when she tried to get near her husband, the goat tried to attack her."
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