Woman admits to burning down 3,500-year-old tree while smoking meth

Why is it that so many of nature's most awe-inspiring specimens seem to meet their end under such stupid circumstances? Some of you may recall reading about The Senator in recent weeks. The massive tree — which stood for over 3,500 years in what is now Longwood, Florida — was the oldest pond cypress tree in the world,… » 2/29/12 10:20am 2/29/12 10:20am