A GRINDING sound, somewhere between a rattle and a rumble, erupted over the suburban New Jersey hill. The figures, clad in motorcycle leathers and helmets, started to appear, one, two, three, until there were almost 20, crouched on skateboards, like a squadron of roller-villains...
So, it turns out "Austin Powers" contained an accurate prediction of what the not-too-distant future would hold. That future is now, and Dr. Evil's plan to have "sharks with laser beams attached to their heads" is almost a reality.
A Japanese teenager has identified himself as the owner of a soccer ball that washed up on an Alaska beach last week – the first traceable debris to arrive in the United States from last year's tsunami.
(04-14) 19:55 PDT FARALLON ISLANDS -- One sailor is dead and three were missing Saturday evening after a racing yacht ran aground near the Farallon Islands, 27 miles outside the Golden Gate, authorities said.