A. Using Music to Drive Away Undesirables 1. "Music to drive away tube louts" <http://www.guardian.co.uk/transport/Story/0,2763,1389137,00.html> "Tube bosses intend to use recordings of Pavarotti recitals, Vivaldi and Mozart in a battle against anti-social behaviour at 35 stations on the District, East London, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines" 2. "Cliff helps to clear pubs" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1205258.html> "Landlords have found the best way to get rid of drinkers at closing time at Christmas is to play a Cliff Richard song" 3. "Meatloaf sees off wild boars" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1135129.html> "Serbian villagers are blaring out rock music 24 hours a day in a bid to stop wild boars destroying their crops" 4. "Noises drive flying foxes batty" <http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200411/s1239120.htm> "Lawn mowers and stock whips have frightened off nuisance fruit bats at one of the Northern Territory's premier tourist spots" B. January Postings Reprised [S. American Art Collection] * "Artist glues 2,000 snails to church" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1242012.html> "A Chilean artist has glued 2,000 plastic snails to a church to promote her new exhibition" * "Artist covers herself with raw meat" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1253657.html> "A Chilean performance artist is causing controversy by covering her naked body with raw meat" [Cruel Baby Names] * "Yahoo! baby revealed as hoax" <http://www.pcpro.co.uk/news/68700/yahoo-baby-revealed-as-hoax.html> "An off-beat news story that did the rounds recently was a Romanian couple naming their child 'Yahoo!' to express their joy at having first met over the Internet" [Strange But True] * "Twins make same mistake on test" <http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1256791.html> "Identical twin brothers have passed their driving tests after making the same mistake with the same examiner"
Tuesday, February 1, 2005
Posted by Bruno at 10:57pm