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Since when do babies look like burritos?

Image shows a newspaper clipping with a police report that says:
MOUNTAIN VIEW
Friday
Wal-Mart: Police receive a report of a newborn infant found in a trash can. Upon investigation, officers discover it was only a burrito.
Since when do babies look like burritos?

Airplane dangling from power lines

Sometimes reality is weirder than fiction. After the moose dangling from the power lines , now here here we have an airplane performing the same trick.

A small sports airplane is dangling upside-down from 80-foot-high power lines, hanging by just one landing gear wheel.
Airplane dangling from power lines


The airplane had been approaching the landing field in Durach (Germany) when the 65-year-old pilot made an error and clipped the high-tension cables on his way in. The right landing wheel got caught and flipped the plane over on to its back.
The pilot and his wife were suspended from the 380,000 volt cables for nearly three hours upside down with aviation fuel pouring over them and dangerously close to the hot engine. A specialist crane weighing over 130 tons had to be trucked in to rescue them.

A video report called "Plane hits power lines " can be found on the BBC website.

Poor moose

How do you get a moose 50 feet in the air by accident?

Pogo Moose Incident - Fairbanks, Alaska

"They were laying new power cables. They were strung on the ground for miles. The moose are rutting right now and very agitated. He was thrashing around and got his antlers stuck. When the men (miles away) pull the lines up with their big equipment, he went too."

Moose dangling from power lines by its antlers.
Pogo Moose Incident - Fairbanks, Alaska


The complete story can be found on Snopes.com: Moose hanging from power cables .

Footprint of bigfoot spotted

Photo shows an aerial view of an enormous footprint on the beach, about the size of 11 football fields.
Bigfoot on the beach?


This enormous footprint on the beach, about 11 football fields in size, is not a footprint of a mythical creature after all. Instead, it might be the footprint of you or me or any person in the developed world for that matter. It was plowed on the beach in Zeebrugge (Belgium) to give people an idea of their "ecological footprint". This is a representation of the earth surface needed per year for a person to eat, drink, warm their house, drive their car, dump their trash, etc. More info on this subject can be found on Wikipedia.

Whether this is an accurate estimate of our effect on the planet continues to be a matter of debate, but nobody can claim this publicity stunt didn't provide a neat picture. :)

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