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Ray Bradbury’s Letter: All My Friends Were On The Shelves Above

  Ray Bradbury, who just passed away, wrote this letter in 2006 about how he wrote his novella The Fireman, which later got expanded into Fahrenheit 451, by renting a typewriter in the basement of the UCLA library. Letters of Note has the post: Link

Hey, There’s a Sheep on Your House!

Firefighters in Bridgend, Wales, were called to a home in Pontycymer because a sheep had been spotted walking around on the roof. A fireman at the scene said, “We have never had anything like that before, though we have found sheep in some difficult places. “It was running back and forward on the roof, but eventually it [...]

LEGO City Key Light

LEGO City Minifig Keylights: Policeman, Fireman, Construction Worker – $9.95 LEGO has come up with the follow-up of their popular Minifig keychain LED flashlight: here are the Policeman, Fireman, and Construction Worker City Key Light from the NeatoShop. Please take a look at our current selection of neat LEGO stuff – they’re the perfect geek gifts: [...]