A weather forecaster builds a machine to control the weather so that, when he predicts the weather for his boss, he's always right. He becomes frustrated when his boss refuses to give him a raise and builds an ark.
An artist saves another artist from throwing himself out a high rise window and gives him money to finish his masterpiece. When the beneficiary of the kindness attempts to repay the artist who gave him the money to finish his painting, he takes one look at the painting and throws himself out the window. Saddened, the man reflects he was spared a similar fate months ago as he unwraps the deceased artist's painting and sees it is identical to his own.