- Paratroopers in Colorado landed at a prison recently. All in a day's work? Quelling a riot? Nope, they landed there completely by mistake.
- Scientists have announced a new species of orchid that was originally considered a subspecies of another kind. Its most distinctive quality? It smelly like sweaty feet.
- Anyone for a new movie sequel? Snakes in a Car's Engine.
- Our ridiculous story of the day (Government inaction department): A couple was nearly in danger of losing their home because of a $1.63 tax bill from 1996 that they never even actually received.
Blowing out the candles: Happy birthday to two great old friends, Micah and (Original) Mark.