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A Brief History of Rural Community Children Sent Through the Mail

In the early days of the parcel post, some parents took advantage of the mail in unexpected ways One of the most overlooked, yet most significant innovations of the early 20th century might be the Post Office’s decision to start shipping large parcels and packages through the mail. While private delivery companies flourished during the […]

June 14th, 2016
Topic: CHILDREN, POSTAL SERVICES COURIERS, STRANGE WIERD ODD Tags: , , , ,

Bender family says 1000 pigs died from pollution caused by Linc Energy

The family of George Bender have blamed the deaths of 1000 pigs on pollution caused by Linc Energy’s underground coal gasification project at Chinchilla. The Bender family’s submission to the Senate inquiry into CSG regulation showed graphic images of animals affected at their piggery, which was run by George Bender up until his suicide last […]

April 11th, 2016
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, ENERGY PRODUCTION, FARM PROPERTIES, INJUSTICES, MINING OIL GAS, Pigs, POLLUTION, Queensland, STRANGE WIERD ODD, SUICIDES, UNDERGROUND Tags: , , , ,

HAVE YOU HAD ANY FUNNY COLOURED JELLY BALLS FALL FROM THE SKY AND WANT TO KNOW WHY

PURPLED COLOURED JELLY BALLS COME FROM THE SKY IN WA Andrew Dedman found these purple grape-like balls in his Wattle Grove garden. A Wattle Grove father has been perplexed by a mystery that appears to have spanned the globe – the appearance of “blue balls” in the garden or in his case, purple balls. The […]

December 31st, 2012
Topic: STRANGE WIERD ODD, WEATHER Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,