Body of 1942 Airman Found Encased in Glacier on Mount Mendel in Kings Canyon National Park


News10 reports climbers near the summit of 13,710-foot Mount Mendel in Kings Canyon National Park found the head and shoulder of a man protruding from the ice at the base of a glacier and it is believed he is the body of an Idaho airman from a 1942 crash.
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Pennsylvania Profs Unveil Backpack That Generates 7.5 Watts


Science Daily reports University of Pennsylvania biologists have created a backpack that generates 7.4 watts of electricity.
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Hiker Stranded Overnight on Loon Mountain Gondola While Search Takes Place Below


The AP reports a Thomas Landeen was stranded overnight on a Loon Mountain, NH, Loon Mountain gondola while searchers hunted for him below.
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Sony Will Pay You $5 If You Didn't Like Vertical Limit


Sony has agreed to a class action settlement regarding fake critic comments that pushed five movies including Vertical Limit.
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Swiss Hikers Told To Sing Show Tunes to Scare Away Bears


Ananova reports flyers are telling Swiss hikers to sing showtunes — particularly songs from “The Sound of Music” to scare away bears.
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Trio Plans Nude Hike Across Britain


The Daily Dispatch reports Stephen Gough, 46, the naked rambler who walked end to end in Britain in 2003/04 is planning a repeat performance but this time will be accompanied by 33-year-old girlfriend Melanie Roberts and a librarian who does not want to be named.


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WV Fishermen Cut Short Trip After Bear Drinks Their Beer


The Charleston Daily Mail reports two West Virginia fishermen cut short their trip after a bear drank their Coors Light beer and ate their food.
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Woman Uses Cell Phone Light to Flag Rescue Helicopter


CBS5 reports Kathy Karlen used a lighted cell phone to flag a rescue helicopter at Shiloh Park near Windsor, California.
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A New Search in The Woods — Letterboxing


The Boston Globe reports a new variation on geocache — called letterboxing.
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Hiker Survives Month With Leech in Nostril

News24 reports a leech lodged in the nostril of a Hong Kong woman after she washed her face in a stream.
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