The world's most isolated tree was knocked over by a drunk driver

A lone acacia, known as the Tree of Ténéré, once stood defiantly in northeast Niger. For ages it lived companionless in the vast Sahara desert, the only tree for over 250 miles, until one day, some idiot came along and rammed it with a truck, snapping it in half. » 10/23/13 6:40am 10/23/13 6:40am