More links for 27 Aug 2007

A persistence raccoon kept returning to the same barn after the owner of the barn repeatedly drops it off some distance away up to 32 miles (51 km). [Liveleak]
A 9-year old girl is being hailed as a hero after saving more than 30 members of her immediate and extended family from a fast moving fire in Paterson, New Jersey. With video. [Wcbstv]
Shoes save paws from hot pavement. [PE]
The lunar eclipse of August 28 will give observers 90 minutes of totality. [Astronomy Magazine]
59 of the coolest toilet signs around the world. [Losu]
Bees can have their lives lengthened tenfold. [Antioxi]