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Thousands of rubber ducks to land on British shores after 15 year journey

The armada of 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago. Since then they have travelled 17,000 miles, floating over the site where the Titanic sank, landing in Hawaii and even spending years frozen in an Arctic ice pack. –Ben Clerkin –Thousands of rubber ducks to land on British shores after 15 year journey (Daily Mail)

Jets shredded, kept away from 'bad guys'

Among other tactics, middlemen for the countries misrepresented themselves to gain access to the Defense Department’s surplus sales or bought sensitive surplus from U.S. companies that had acquired it from Pentagon auctions and weren’t supposed to allow its export. –Sharon Theimer –Jets shredded, kept away from ‘bad guys’ (Yahoo! | AP (will expire)) My kids were watching an episode of Batman from the 60s. In it, Batman calls up a naval…