Ghost-sightings, meanwhile, are on the wane in England, thanks to mobile phones. (also via Cronaca)
Meanwhile, One person wonders how people fought before smileys. PvP demonstrates fighting with smileys, here and here.
In other news entirely, the clematis is trying for a third time to grow, having been most recently savaged by the enthusiastic digging of what I presume to be squirrels, given how little damage they did other than making holes and scattering dirt around.