On this day in 1877 the Mary Celeste was found floating near the Azores without her crew. There were no signs of a struggle, there was enough food and fresh water aboard to last for 6 months, and no reports of storms or rough seas in the area. The strange tale of this ghost ship remains a mystery to this day.
And now the news:
Orangutan's photographs become a hit on Facebook
Australian aims to breed 'green' sheep that burp less
The 'pretty as a peacock' spider
Dogs diagnosed with swine flu in China
Giant egg mystery turns out to be joke
An eggcellent practical yoke.