Tag Archive for escape

It’s Too Cold Out Here

We all saw just how cold it got in the US last month. ‘Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey,’ as the old naval saying goes. And for a prison escapee in Kentucky, the thought of a warm prison cell was preferable to freedom in the icy weather outside.

High Voltage Llama

A llama called Scooter, managed to escape from his pen in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. Then, after a 12-hour chase, the police cornered the beast and despite shouts of, “stop, armed police,” and “hooves behind your head and on your knees, you mother!” the animal refused to comply. So they Tasered the hairy hoodlum.

The Great Escape

Forget images of Steve McQueen trying to jump over barbed wire on a stolen Wermacht motorbike; this is about Carchuna and the Spanish Civil War.

Sinkhole Truck Trap

Have you ever had one of those moments when you wished that the ground would open up and swallow you? Well, for a Chinese trucker, that’s exactly what happened.
The truck driver was trundling along through Kunming, in the Yunnan province of China when a hole opened up beneath his vehicle. At over 30ft deep and 20ft wide, it is rather incredible that the chap survived at all.

Deadly Dolphins

Many of us have been lucky to see dolphin along our coast, and some may remember the 1960’s TV series called Flipper. Well, if certain media sources are to be believed, your next encounter with a dolphin could prove fatal!