A bomb squad was summoned to inspect a suspicious package left outside the Cocoa Beach, Florida Social Security office. Sometimes, bomb squads will detonate packages after clearing the area. Fortunately, they broke from that protocol this time:
The bomb squad quickly suited up and headed to the scene to defuse the situation. Once they arrived on scene, specialists found a box slightly stirring. There was no “tick-tock,” but a different familiar sound. Meow.
Bomb Squad Summoned to Defuse Box Full of Kittens
Boba Fett charged Jabba a hefty sum for that Carbonite encased Han Solo: Boba’s Invoice
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Mama elephant kicks baby elephant. Baby elephant gets some good distance… Elephant kicks baby elephant (via tubeyourgoods)
Yet one more reason not to allow crocodiles onto air planes.
A STOWAWAY crocodile on a flight over the Democratic Republic of Congo escaped from its carrier bag and sparked an onboard stampede that caused the flight to crash, killing 19 passengers and crew, reports said today.
(via Stowaway croc causes crash, killing 19 | Herald Sun)
And one more great quote from the story:
One passenger survived to tell the tale – and so did the croc, who was quickly dispatched with a blow from a machete.
New data just released from Nielsen show the average teenager sends 3,339 text messages each and every month. More impressive, the average teenage female sends over 4,000 messages on a monthly basis. (via Average Teenager Sends 3,339 SMS Messages Monthly, Average Teen Girl Sends 4,050 | Mobile Marketing Watch)
If that is the average, then it means there are teens sending out much more per month.
22words has a very cool collection of shadow sculptures, sculptural art done by casting a shadow on a wall. It’s incredible what these artists do with light and lines. Amazing shadow sculptures – 22 Words
The Economic Argument: via imgs.xkcd.com