Think your traffic is bad? Watch and see what happens when you have to wade through a whole flock of sheep!
This scene is like something out of a dream, or perhaps a case of counting sheep gone wrong: thousands of sheep overrun the road in Vina del Mar, Chile. Alejandro Blas Glucevic snagged some footage of the strange occurrence, slowly driving through and parting the sea of sheep.
There isn’t much information available on the Internet regarding how this massive amount of sheep came to be in the middle of the road, but they served as a roadblock for miles. No matter the rhyme or reason behind their presence here, one thing is certain: somewhere out there, in the biggest flock your eyes ever did see, is a farmer, wondering how in the world he’ll ever herd his sheep back home.
A road tunnel in Norway has been closed – by a lorry-load of burning cheese.
About 27 tonnes of caramelised brown goat cheese – a delicacy known as Brunost – caught light as it was being driven through the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord, northern Norway, last week.
The fire raged for five days and smouldering toxic gases were slowing the recovery operation, officials said.
The tunnel – which is said to be badly damaged – is likely to remain closed for several weeks, they added.
“We can’t go in until it’s safe,” geologist Viggo Aronsen told Norwegian broadcaster NRK.
Police officer Viggo Berg said the high concentration of fat and sugar in the cheese made it burn “almost like petrol if it gets hot enough”.
From a recent edition of the print-only publication Coffee News: