America's space agency Nasa once considered putting Michael Jackson on the Moon at the height of his fame, according to the illusionist Uri Geller. The television magician said the moonwalking pop legend once asked him: “Hey, Uri, can you get me to the Moon?” Geller said that he went on to hold talks with “very high officials at the space agency in the United States” to explore the prospect.
Taco Bell saves trapped man and dog's lives
A man and his dog survived being trapped in snow for five days by eating packets of taco sauce. Jeremy Taylor and his pet Ally were stranded in forest in Oregon, after Taylor's Toyota 4Runner got stuck in deep snow. After he was saved, Taylor declared: “Taco Bell fire sauce saves lives!”
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Panda prank backfires as cops are called
A Wisconsin man's prank on his neighbours, which saw him dress up in a panda outfit, escalated when police responded to a report of a suspicious animal. The man wanted to trick his neighbours by wearing the $125 bear suit but soon saw five police cars approaching. He says he has also picked up his daughter from school in the same panda suit.
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