Rubber ducks are in the news a lot lately. And they are getting bigger with time.
First, back on December 4th, US Customs seized a shipment of 36,000 rubber ducks that recently arrived from China.
Thank goodness these were your run of the mill, bathtub sized rubber ducks. The other ducks in the news were much larger. On December 5th, Oxfam America had a 15-foot inflated duck on the US Capital Mall.
But the monster-sized duck that invaded England today is the stuff of nightmares (or another Ghostbusters movie). Set your eyes upon the 50-foot tall inflated duck that floated down the river Thames earlier today as a publicity effort for Facebook.
Fortunately, that doesn't appear to be the case. The plotted data suggests that we are safe for a while: