Tag Archive for vandalism

Poach, fry, scramble or hard boil, don’t throw

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An egg-tosser has eluded capture for more than a year. What kind of person does this to the home of an 85 year old since March 2014? Someone has been egging this 85-year-old’s home for a year. Police are baffled. – The Washington Post.   …more than 100 brazen attacks, sometimes while authorities are on hand.…

Crop circles: Art or vandalism?

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Well, we know it’s not aliens or anything else paranormal that create pictograms in cereal crops. Some say it’s art. Some say it’s a pain in the rear. I think it’s cool but it’s not my field. A controversy has erupted due to crop circles in usable fields. Is it vandalism? Not if they get…

Hearing a place is haunted gives you no rights to “check it out”

The girl in the window is beckoning you to buy this house.

These guys don’t strike me as typical “ghost hunters”, they seem more like none-too-smart, out-for-a-thrill bored kids. Anyway, just because a place is supposedly haunted does not give you any additional rights to “investigate” it. Or unlawfully break in as happened here. Three arrested for breaking into ‘haunted house’ – KAIT-Jonesboro, AR Three men on…

Some jerk peppered the playground

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Have you ever touched your lips or eyes after handling hot hot peppers? I have. Unfun. Someone is trying to compete with razor blades on playgrounds. It’s a sick society. Hot peppers on the playground lead to school evacuation | The Sideshow – Yahoo News. Habanero peppers hidden on a playground led to the evacuation…

Dangerous imitation: Razor blades in Pennsylvania playground

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As suspected, there has been copycat activity of the razor blades on playgrounds. More razor blades found on playground equipment – News – The State Journal-Register – Springfield, IL. Police say razor blades were found duct-taped to playground equipment at a park outside Philadelphia. Police in the Delaware County town of Brookhaven say the blades…

AVN anti-vaxxer vandals

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The AVN (formerly the Australian Vaccination Network) has vandals that support them. This does not make them look credible again. Billboard urging child vaccination vandalised in Fremantle. Two billboards in Fremantle promoting immunisation of children, have been defaced. The billboards on South Street share stories of local parents who follow an alternative type of lifestyle…

Marie Laveau’s tomb regularly vandalized

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Voodoo queen Marie Laveau’s tomb is regularly vandalized by those who think their wishes will be granted by painting an ‘X’. Now someone has gone beyond that, and painted it all pink, highlighting the problem with cemetery maintenance in NOLA. Marie Laveau’s tomb in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 painted pink by mysterious vandal |…

Mean squirrel vandalizes bikes in Iowa

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Squirrel caught vandalizing Estherville, Iowa, professor’s bicycle. A strange case of vandalism was solved Thursday, when a squirrel was caught vandalizing a math professor’s bicycle at Iowa Lakes Community College. The ravenous rodent chewed through two tires, a bicycle seat, a headlight and a taillight in incidents Wednesday and Thursday. This is weird. Why is…

Serpent mound of New Age nonsense

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What a great piece about all the New Age nonsense going on at the Serpent Mound. It’s a damn shame people can’t appreciate the site on its own merits. It’s a lovely thing. Nope, gotta go and woon it (ruin with woo). Crazy Theories Threaten Serpent Mound, Demean Native Heritage – ICTMN.com. Is it home…

Liberty does not mean you can scrawl your message on a priceless painting

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Delacroix’s iconic ‘Liberty’ intact after vandalism – FRANCE – ART – FRANCE 24. A painting that is the enduring image of the French revolution and adorned the 100-franc note for nearly two decades was vandalised this week at the Louvre-Lens museum, but officials there say it has not sustained any permanent damage. According to judicial…

Native American petroglyphs vandalized and stolen from federal lands

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Petroglyph thefts near Bishop stun federal authorities, Paiutes – latimes.com. Ancient hunters and gatherers etched vivid petroglyphs on cliffs in the Eastern Sierra that withstood winds, flash floods and earthquakes for more than 3,500 years. Thieves needed only a few hours to cut them down and haul them away. Federal authorities say at least four…

Mad phantom gluer of Ireland

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Well this is weird! BBC News – Letterkenny glue attacks: more houses are targeted. On Wednesday morning, up to 60 cars and houses in the Glencar Park area of Letterkenny had their locks glued by a disguised man who was captured on CCTV. Local locksmith, Conal Kelly, said the glue renders the doors useless and…

Vandals admit burying “orgonites” at Serpent Mound. Yeah, that’s illegal.

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Vandals admit muffin-crystal-thingie assault at Serpent Mound | The Columbus Dispatch. A group of “light warriors” buried what may be hundreds of small muffinlike resin objects, embedded with aluminum foil and quartz crystals, at Serpent Mound with the intent of realigning the energy of the ancient Native American site in Peebles. The Ohio Historical Society…

Bigfoot the hooligan!

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Many of you have probably heard about this story of the Bigfoot attacking the Winnebago in Pennsylvania. We linked to it on Leftover Links. The reason why it didn’t appear on the main page before this is: 1.) There is no evidence for this story to be true or even worth considering – like tabloid…

Vandalized petroglyph story from Alberta a HOAX

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In a surprising followup to THIS story, the petroglyph story was a hoax! RCMP say no wilful damage done to ancient rock in Alberta, no old carvings. It appears a report of vandals damaging a giant rock in southern Alberta covered with historic aboriginal carvings was nothing but a hoax. The rock, named the Glenwood…

Alberta petroglyphs vandalized and ruined

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Alberta aboriginal rock etchings defaced with drill, power washer, acid. Ancient aboriginal pictograms and petroglyphs on an Albertan rock formation have been systematically destroyed by cultural vandals using a rock drill, acid and a power washer. The obliteration of the etchings on the Glenwood Erratic near Pincher Creek in southern Alberta was discovered last week,…

Haunted mansion torched by vandals

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The way this story is presented gave me pause. Why would anyone THINK it was paranormal? Why even suggest it? Oh… that’s business. Fire mystery at ‘haunted’ mansion coming uncloaked A mystery is coming uncloaked. An overnight fire at a “haunted” mansion in Clovis was not supernatural, according to firefighters. Wolfe Manor has frequently been…

Crop circle damage in Germany surely NOT done by aliens

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A feud between crop circle aficionados left a furious German farmer with a huge internet address squashed into his wheat field. Crop circle feud leaves farmer fuming – The Local. The 300-metre long address, which is more than 20 metres wide, appeared in the field near Göttingen, just two weeks before the wheat was due…

GM wheat crop vandalised in U.K.

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BBC News – GM wheat trial at Rothamsted vandalised. A man has been charged with criminal damage following a break-in at the Rothamsted Research centre where a trial of GM wheat is being held. Rothamsted said that crops had been vandalised, causing “significant” damage. The incident took place on Sunday morning at the centre’s test…

Grave robbers in modern day Miami

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More graves found desecrated at cemetery Grave discoveries continued at a South Florida cemetery after more coffins were found desecrated. Miami-Dade Police were called to the scene of Lincoln Park Cemetery in Miami, Wednesday, after people visiting the cemetery discovered the bodies of deceased babies missing from their graves. The bones of adults were also…