Things that go clang in the night

3:45 a.m. Did you know that if a large copper plate is gently nudged so as to fall from on top of the refrigerator to the linoleum in the wee hours it sounds like a cymbal?

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This thing was made in Syria–so why does it bear Egyptian pyramids, a sphinx, some weird beasts, and some round-cheeked, staring heads? It’s bizarre.

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The noise it made in crash landing was frightening (to the humans.) Almost as scary as the enormous gouge it made in the linoleum.

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