Thursday, June 26, 2003

And they say chickens can't fly

In the good/bad old days of the web, there were always stories of the next weird site going viral and it's rare these days that one of them slips through the information overload we're all subjected to these days. Great as it is to get all the latest news from the BBC, sometimes it's more fun to look at something really stupid.

And so... News today of panksters deciding to give a humble hen a helping hand by tying her to helium balloons and bestowing the gift of flight. The poor bird got caught on the inevitable electricity pylons and had to be rescued by emergency services. You can read all about it here: