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This young woman is blessed. While the ravens in the park next to my house are large enough to bring me many items, all I ever get are golf balls and shiny candy wrappers.
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A noble thought, but impractical in many ways.

Our people do it a bit differently. We bury our dearly departed in an approved manner and then plant a tree in their memory somewhere it is wanted.
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When I was a kid, we had a crow that hung around our house for years. My mom started feeding it table scraps, and soon enough it started to reciprocate by bringing us shiny trinkets and leaving them on the picnic table where my mother would put the scraps. The funniest thing was when it showed up with a key to OUR house!
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1 Kings, Chapter 17
1 Now Elijah the Tishbite, from Tishbe[a] in Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel, lives, whom I serve, there will be neither dew nor rain in the next few years except at my word.”

2 Then the word of the Lord came to Elijah: 3 “Leave here, turn eastward and hide in the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan. 4 You will drink from the brook, and I have directed the ravens to supply you with food there.”

5 So he did what the Lord had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there. 6 The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook.
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I'm looking at the source article:

Being a smoker, I still remember smoking on planes even into the early 90s. Granted, it was an international flight, and I think there was an announcement to the effect of "international waters, smokem if you gotem".

#6, that death razor. We might have some of those still floating around. Now I'm gonna have to go dig in the medicine chest.

#9, I do remember a real-live chemistry set at some point in the early 70s. Not sure what I ever learned from it or even what chemicals were in the set.

#10, creeper crawlers or something, is the thing that made me go OMG! I remember these, that molten rubber cooking thing but for years, I couldn't find anything about it. Every time I tried to search, I kept coming up with shrinky dinks, and this was definitely not shrinky dinks. Kinda sad they didn't mention shrinky dinks. It's not too often kids were encouraged to play unsupervised with a live oven.

#11. There was a time in the 70s when McDonalds was selling glass tumblers, but it turned out the paint they used was lead-based paint. I guess not a good thing for something your mouth has intimate contact with. Heck, we might even still have them around somewhere.
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Fascinating quote from the moviemorlocks link:

On the web site Shadowplay there is a fascinating anecdote by David Cairns about Welles’ nose collection: “Each new snout would be hand-crafted by studio artists to the actor’s exacting specifications, and at the end of filming would go into Welles’ private collection. Each nose therein had its own display case and its own name, although the names did not correspond to the names of the characters the noses were designed for. Sheriff Hank Quinlan’s bloated drunkard’s schnozz, for instance, was named Sandra, for instance. The aquiline hooter worn in his television King Lear, made by cutting the corner from a shoebox, went by the nickname Sloane Jnr. On social evenings, Welles would perform magic tricks with the noses, making them vanish, or performing a variation on the old shell game, using three noses and a garden pea.”
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