Posts tagged ‘georgia’

April 10, 2019

Wrestling patch or “wrestling” patch?

by allthoughtswork

My Friend's Wrestling Patch Looks Like Something Else

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December 26, 2018

Messing with Nature

by duncanr

July 20, 2012

Turtles Great Escape in Georgia

by duncanr

see you in Switzerland

Hundreds of turtles have gone on the run slow walk from a turtle breeding farm in Georgia.

The turtles, who were destined to end up on dinner tables in China made their ‘dash’ for freedom when thieves stole the metal fencing penning them in.

Around 1,600 seized the opportunity and escaped into the night, making a bee-line for local ponds

Source – http://tinyurl.com/d8rpzsa

[In related news, turtle soup has been removed from the menu in many chinese restaurants]

October 11, 2011

Thieving Firefighters

by duncanr

The USA incarcerates a greater percentage of it’s population than any other country in the world (http://tinyurl.com/6hc9p6c)

This is an expensive practice. One state (Georgia), however, has come up with a bright/stupid* plan to eliminate around $500,000 a year from their prison budget.

It proposes to put two prisoners in each of three . . .

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May 17, 2011

Help Keep Noah’s Ark Afloat

by duncanr

Noah’s Ark was created to provide a home for abused, unwanted, and orphaned children and animals

Visit their website to learn more and find out how you can help support the work they do – http://www.noahs-ark.org/

Meanwhile, here’s a vid of 3 of their ‘rescued’ animals – a lion, a tiger, and a bear, all getting along together

September 29, 2009

If you go down to the woods today . . .

by duncanr

2picnic_girl250 as the song says – ‘You’re in for a big surprise’

Especially if the woods concerned are near Atlanta, Georgia.

Nine sex offenders – with no where else to stay, have been told by probation officers there to set up camp in a wooded area behind a suburban office park

Read more here . . .

No doubt parents will be reminding their kids of another verse from the song –

If you go down to the woods today
You’d better not go alone
It’s lovely down in the woods today
But safer to stay at home.