1. A Tea-Powered Stirling Engine?
Finally ... a practical use for that steaming cup of cha gao you didn't really feel like drinking! See the article posted here [charming translated, moreover, from the German]. Be sure to scroll down far enough to see the cunning animated gif.
2. Tiny Rescued Ducklings
A pair of terrified ducklings, washed out to sea off the Devonshire coast, were rescued and taken to a farm for resuscitation. Could they be any cuter? Online details here.