Thursday, May 29, 2008

Odds and Ends

News of the Weird:
Elf ears. The latest in body modification for those who aren't planning a a successful career.

EU court to takes up question of if chimps are human.

New Yamaha concept motorcycle. An 'exo-skeleton' capable of 75mph, 0-60 in 3 seconds.

There may be a huge biomass deep in the ocean. Simple prokaryotes which could be ancient.

Darwin swings and misses:
Girls sunbathe on railroad tracks.

Man inflates his son with air hose. Bonus: "Police were not expected to take action against the father, blaming the incident on pure stupidity, against which there is currently no law"