Sunday, December 23, 2012

Pope Pardons Ex-Butler Who Stole, Leaked Documents: Paolo Gabriele Freed From Prison

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI granted his former butler a Christmas pardon Saturday, forgiving him in person during a jailhouse meeting for stealing and leaking his private papers in one of the gravest Vatican security breaches in recent times.

Woman sleeps through tornado ripping off roof

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman said Friday she fell asleep on the couch and didn’t realize a tornado had ripped off part of her roof and damaged most of the home until firefighters and neighbors came to check on her.

inZpast: REVEALED: How Americans used drugged BEARS to test ejector seats for fighter pilots during the Cold War

Note: if you are an animal lover, the video may be disturbing in some parts

The B-58 Hustler was the world's first supersonic jet bomber, a delta-winged marvel of Cold War design created in the 1950s solely to deliver nuclear weapons to the U.S.S.R. And the "pilot" used to test the capsule ejection system was a live bear.