Should have seen it coming

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Should have seen it coming
« on: 12/08/2009 22:08:14 »
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A crystal ball which magnified the sun's rays ended up setting a flat on fire and making a television explode.

The television set blew up after the beam of light from the crystal ball, valued at around £20, burned onto its side,
 creating an explosion that could be heard several streets away.

The blaze destroyed most of the first floor property, which could take months to refurbish.
http://itn.co.uk/a58e29e191344eb237f793f91bd42623.html


As a clairvoyant she should have been able to predict the fire  [:)] , if only she’d read TNS forum …
 http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=14977.msg177725#msg177725
« Last Edit: 14/08/2009 01:03:27 by RD »

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Re: Should have seen it coming
« Reply #1 on: 13/08/2009 00:09:02 »
I think that deserves an oops.
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Re: Should have seen it coming
« Reply #2 on: 13/08/2009 08:25:38 »
Just goes to show, its all a load of balls, crystal one's.
If brains were made of dynamite, I wouldn't have enough to blow my nose.

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Re: Should have seen it coming
« Reply #3 on: 13/08/2009 08:54:59 »
Maybe suitable for a reenactment by Daveshorts's for his kitchen/garage science,
[a spherical goldfish bowl may be cheaper than a crystal ball].
« Last Edit: 13/08/2009 09:01:21 by RD »