The end of the world is nigh! The carp said so.
Many members of the city's Jewish community are now certain that God, troubled by the prospect of war in Iraq, has revealed Himself in fish form.
Rockers spooked by singing nuns: members of a rock band playing at Chapel Studios, a converted nunnery in Eastbourne, report hearing nuns sing everytime the band starts to crank it up.
Studio owner and band member Vince Von Bastrum, 38, said: "It's very bizarre.
"It's a high-pitched sound which can be heard over the band, no matter how loud they play.
"I have heard it myself and the funny thing is it doesn't happen with my other clients working with more relaxed music.
"It's just Cobra's rock that seems to set it off."
[via The Anomalist]
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The gasoline truck driver walked away with a $90 careless driving ticket. He left behind him a spectacular rush-hour mess Friday evening:
Traffic was snarled at one of Tampa's busiest highway intersections for hours as the 8,700 gallons of gasoline in John Hopkins' truck burned. Thousands of homebound commuters were caught in a gridlock that soon spilled over the Howard Frankland Bridge and Courtney Campbell Parkway into Pinellas.
Two major highways near Tampa International Airport, Independence Parkway and Veterans Expressway, will be closed until damage to an overpass, parts of which melted, can be repaired.