Ball lightning is real; just ask these 170 Chinese pigs. But don’t expect an answer, because they’re dead, having been struck by ball lightning. They … Continue reading
Eat. Sleep. Dive. Repeat. It’s a pig’s life in China, where farmer Huang Dmin has just installed a three-metre diving board for his porkers, which … Continue reading
China’s Jade Rabbit moon rover looks like being a massively expensive, hideous embarrassment. It made it to the moon, then something stopped. Namely, it’s ability … Continue reading
Asteroid 323 Brucia becomes the first asteroid discovered using photography.
Big Tigger, television host
Herman Potočnik Noordung, Slovenian rocket engineer
Austin Norman Palmer, American penmanship innovator
Chico Mendes, Brazilian rubber tapper and environmental activist
Constantia Jones, British prostitute
The first test flight of the SR-71 (Blackbird) took place at Air Force Plant 42 in Palmdale, Calif.
The Archives of Terror are discovered.