The BBC has a round up of almost but
stories. But this one just had to be quoted: Cold war bomb warmed by chickens.
Plans to fill a nuclear landmine with chickens to regulate its temperature were seriously considered during the Cold War. Civil servants at the National Archives say it is a coincidence the secret plan is being revealed on 1 April. The Army planned to detonate the seven-tonne device on the German plains in the event of having to retreat.