The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the Exxon Valdez oil spill
in Alaska was $80, 000. At a special ceremony, two of the most expensively
saved animals were released back into the wild amid cheers and applause
from onlookers. A minute later, in full view, a killer whale ate them both.
A psychology student in New York rented out her spare room to a carpenter
in order to nag him constantly and study his reactions. After weeks of needling,
he snapped and beat her with an axe leaving her mentally retarded.
A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen, shaking frantically
with what looked like a wire running from his waist towards the electric
kettle. Intending to jolt him away from the deadly current she whacked him
with a handy plank of wood by the back door, breaking his arm in two places.
Until that moment he had been happily listening to his Walkman.
Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of sending pigs
to a slaughterhouse in Bonn Germany. Suddenly the pigs, all two thousand
of them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the two
hapless protesters to death.
Iraqi terrorist, Khay Rahnajet, didn't pay enough postage on a letter bomb.
It came back with "return to sender" stamped on it. Forgetting it was the
bomb, he opened it and was blown to bits.