On this day in 1898 Joshua Slocum completed the first solo navigation of the world.
And now the news:
Big Dinos Stayed Cool
55-Foot Beached Chinese 'Sea Monster' Identified
Tanzania Government ditches Serengeti Highway
$50,000 Reward For Locating Live Ivory-billed Wood...
FIVE FOOT TOAD FOUND IN LONDON
Ah, Captain Beaky & his band (not forgetting hissing Sid!!!) time...
Fascinating fact: Evil dictator and all round nut-job His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, Uncrowned King of Scotland, Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular was so obsessed with Captain Beaky & his band (not forgetting hissing Sid!!!) that he had a special Captain Beaky & his band (not forgetting hissing Sid!!!) lunch box made to keep his haggis sandwiches in. Of course, because he was a wee bit round the twist he decided at the last minute that the lunch box should be the size of a bock of flats as only a red plastic Captain Beaky lunch box of that size would befit a man of his standing, he was furious when after it's construction the lunch box proved too heavy to move: