A lake in southern Chile has mysteriously disappeared, prompting speculation the ground has simply opened up and swallowed it whole.
"In March we patrolled the area and everything was normal... we went again in May and to our surprise we found the lake had completely disappeared," said Juan Jose Romero, regional director of Chile's National Forestry Corporation CONAF.
In other world news... Here is what's up with children in the third world:
The Associated Press reports on expecting parents who are upset and, presumably, stoned:
New Zealand authorities have blocked a couple's bid to officially name their new son "4real," saying numerals are not allowed.
Pat and Sheena Wheaton said they decided to name their new baby "4real" shortly after having an ultrasound and being struck by the reality of his impending arrival.
And finally, News 24 reports that children in India don't know how to play nice with others:
Police in India have charged a three-year-old boy for allegedly leading a group of rioters and firing at security personnel, the toddler's uncle said on Thursday.
Instances of Bihar police charging children for crimes are not uncommon.
Last August, a court in the state dropped charges against a six-year-old boy accused of molesting and assaulting a woman in her thirties.
— Red "4real guys, where's my lake?" Panda, Light Reading