Thursday, December 29, 2005

Offbeat news

Headlines you may have missed

Scientists Train Wasps for War on Terror (USA Today)
Scientists at a Georgia laboratory have developed what could be a low-tech, low-cost weapon in the war on terrorism: trained wasps.

Roto-Rooter Lists Weirdest Items Found in Plumbing
(Associated Press)
Cincinnati-based Roto-Rooter surveyed its field technicians throughout North America to find the strangest items recovered from pipes, toilets and trenches over the past year.

Woman Locked Out of Car by Cat (Associated Press)
Locking yourself out of your car is bad enough, but Jeanna Stewart was even more embarrassed when the culprit was not her, but her cat.

With thanks to USA Today and The Associated Press.

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