More links for 30 Dec 2007

A little girl thought she was getting an iPod for Christmas but ended up getting a rude surprise, a note. [MyFox]
University of Michigan researchers have developed what they believe is the first unmanned seaplane that can perform its own take offs and landings on water. [Aviation Week]
The impact probability for a collision of asteroid 2007 WD5 with Mars is now increased to 1 in 25. [Nasa]
Pantyhose used in brewing tea. [Reuters]
Vinyl Sleeve Heads. [Yaddog]
Trekking grandmother gains passage across the India-Nepal border with her pensioner's bus pass. [DailyMail]
A Quebec man has sold the "magnificent" two-metre-high snowbank in front of his home on EBay for $3,550, less than two weeks after putting it up for sale. [Canada]
Santa landing on the roof of a car! [GiggleSugar]
Mystery containers wash up on beach. [BBC]