The ice-cold trail for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has spawned an expanding array of theories -- from the sensible to the outlandish -- as a fascinated public attempts to fill the information vacuum.
Did distressed pilots veer toward a nearby airstrip? Was the plane hidden under another jet's radar "shadow"? Did it fly on for hours past the remote Maldives?
Some of the hypotheses would strain the creativity of a Hollywood screenwriter, but in the absence of firm facts in one of aviation's greatest mysteries, few can be completely ruled out.
One new theory exploding across s...