- It's a world gone mad. First octopuses breaking out of their aquariums, now this: a chimp not only lobbed stones at zoo visitors but, according to a new report, planned out the attacks, storing up these weapons and identifying projectiles in the materials forming his concrete enclosure. This is significant not just for zoo visitors, who probably don't like being hit by flying stones, but also as an indication that the chimp could anticipate a future mental state, which has been hard to show in animals.
- Chemicals, schmemicals. A 13th century fresco in the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, Italy, were covered in cow's milk.
- Based on the theory that terrorists could use Google Maps to select targets, a California lawmaker has introduced a measure to restrict display of certain sites in mapping tools such as Google Maps and Google Earth. Heck, why not just eliminate all maps?
- Clearly this is just the scenario that keeps so many people in this country afraid of gay marriage. For blue ducks, the love affair between Ben and Jerry, who've left female pondmate Cherry out in the cold, could bring the rare species one step closer to extinction.