oddity of the day
Check out this item from the Weekly World News (which has always seemed to me to be a self-aware and self-amused parody of tabloids, more than an according-to-Hoyle tabloid itself, and is easily accessible via Yahoo!), picked up by the AP:
Tabloid: Alien Baby Found in Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. - The headline raised some eyebrows, but authorities said there's no evidence an alien baby has been found in Casper.
According to a story published in The Weekly World News tabloid, local rancher Phil Merleson found a scaly skinned infant on the floor of his barn May 7 after hearing a humming sound emanating from the building.
The story added that mysterious lights were seen in the area the previous night. The creature, the paper reported, has two brains and three hearts, is in good health and can produce high-frequency wails capable of shattering glass.
Included with the story were several photographs allegedly taken from a video shot by Merleson's wife, Cynthia.
FBI Special Agent Ann Atanasio said the agency was not aware of any alien babies discovered in its territory covering Wyoming and Colorado and denied any involvement with such a case.
I wonder if FBI agents have to draw straws to see who will issue the ritual denial to the WWW?