Wednesday, October 18, 2006
WATCH WHERE YOU STICK YOUR FINGER
Those who know me well (okay, even those who have ever spent more than five seconds in my presence), know that I am accident prone and a walking disaster on a regular basis. I usually have so much going on in my head (Not deep, insightful thoughts like figuring out how to change the cellular makeup of a cancer cell or brainstorming ways to end global warming. No, no. Usually things like: Why did Friends have to go off the air? Has it really been three whole weeks since I've had a Rice Krispy treat? If I'm on a 2000 calorie a day diet, how many Twix candy bars can I eat before I reach my limit? As I was saying, I usually have soooo much going on in my head that I'm not as aware of my surroundings as I should be.
But at least I'm not this guy.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Picasso's famed "Dream" painting turned into a nightmare for Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn when he accidentally gave the multimillion dollar canvas an elbow.
Wynn had just finalized a $139 million sale to another collector of his painting, called "Le Reve" (The Dream), when he poked a finger-sized hole in the artwork while showing it to friends at his Las Vegas office a couple of weeks ago.