A couple driving in Florida realise that something is amiss after their car engine stops purring and starts to run a ‘little rough”. They made a surprising discovery- a puppy trapped under the bonnet of their car.
Rescuers removed one of the wheels before they were able to pry the stray dog from between the steering mechanism and an axle. The puppy must have travelled anything from four, five or 10 miles
At the end of the last Ice Age, as the world began to warm, a swath of the North Pacific Ocean came to life. During a brief pulse of biological productivity 14,000 years ago, this stretch of the sea teemed with phytoplankton, amoeba-like foraminifera and other tiny creatures, who thrived in large numbers until the productivity ended — as mysteriously as it began — just a few hundred years later.
Forget fingerprints or iris recognition. The next big thing in biometrics will be a thermal imaging scan that maps the blood vessels under the skin of your face for instantaneous face recognition that would be almost impossible to spoof.
Thieves have made off with a bobcat, an excavator and tipper in Forde. The owner had left the white Isuzu tipper truck secured on Friday, alongside an orange Caterpillar excavator on a trailer and a Caterpillar Bobcat.
The three vehicles and trailer along with a number of tools stored within the vehicles were missing when the owner came around 10.30am on Sunday. The value of the stolen vehicles is estimated to be around $100,000.
A couple appear to have taken distraction burglary to a whole new level after the woman stripped off while her partner allegedly raided their victim’s home.
The pair called on a 54-year-old man at his home in Crossville, Tennessee, to ask if they could use his pool to cool off on a hot day. Stephen Amaral agreed to their request, but the woman in her thirties then enquired if it would be okay if she swam naked. He said that was not a problem.
The partner then apparently left to get some cigarettes, while the homeowner sat in his garden for a full 20 minutes watching the woman skinny-dipping.
It was only after she left that Mr Amaral realised his old service revolver, jewellery and prescription drugs were missing.