Could This Nail Polish Help Prevent Date Rape?
” Remember the pd.id, the tiny, lighter-sized device that women could slip in their drinks to detect the presence of date-rape drugs? Soon you won’t need to carry around a sensor with you to protect yourself during a night on the town—all you’ll need is a manicure before…
Dad Runs Over Video Game Addicted Son’s Games With Riding Lawnmower; Epic Meltdown Ensues
” A dad is fed up with his graduated son’s addiction to video games and his refusal to look for a job, so he takes harsh measures. He piles the son’s huge collection of video games into a pile and runs them over with a powerful…
Very Cool …
Originally posted on Hackaday:
Steam power anything these days is pretty cool, but rarely have we ever seen such a complex build as this steam powered, remote controlled 1/16th scale tank.
[Ian] is an electronics design engineer whose hobbies include messing around with steam power. The Steam Turret Tank is based on a 1/16th scale Tamiya King Tiger die-cast model tank. It…
Today In The Past
44 BC – Pharaoh Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion.
44 BC – The first of Cicero’s Philippics (oratorical attacks) on Mark Antony. He will make 14 of them over the next several months.
31 BC – Final war of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium – off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony…
What Is Your Emotional IQ? Find Out In 1 Minute!
” Want to know how emotionally intelligent are you? Try the quiz below and find out your emotional IQ!”
1. What kind of people are you usually drawn to? “
Go to LifeHack to take the quiz .
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From The Truth About Guns … Warrantless searches , no right to remain silent , no Constitutional protections … Welcome to Statism …
Somali Officials Say U.S. Struck Where al Shabaab Were Meeting
” An air strike by U.S. military forces struck an area where leaders of Somalia’s al Qaeda-linked militants were meeting, intelligence sources said on Tuesday, but it was unclear whether any insurgent commanders were killed.
The strike prompted rumors…
Scottish Independence: Yes Camp Closes The Poll Gap
” Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.
The No camp are now six points ahead of the Yes campaign, down from 14 points in mid-August and 22 points early last month, excluding undecided voters.
The latest YouGov pollfound that, excluding ”don’t knows”, 53% of those…
McKitrick Paper: No Warming For 19 Years
” The Guardian in 2009 predicted five years of rapid warming:
The world faces record-breaking temperatures as the sun’s activity increases, leading the planet to heat up significantly faster than scientists had predicted for the next five years, according to a study.
The hottest year on record was 1998, and the relatively cool years since…
3 Columbus Churches Vandalized With Graffiti Overnight
” Columbus Police said they’ve never had anything like it – three churches vandalized in the same night.
Someone spray painted them on the outside. It’s the words used, though, that have some people asking if this was more than a prank.
“ It was just one word. It…
Armed & Dangerous: 89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Shoots Armed Robber
” Arthur M. Lewis may be elderly, but criminals are learning the North Palm Beach man is no easy mark.
The 89-year-old decorated World War II veteran foiled an armed robbery attempt Saturday afternoon at his Lake Park jewelry business that left a 44-year-old suspect with six gunshot wounds, but no loot.
Armored Truck Crashes: Money Bags Spill Over Highway, Passersby Sprint To Loot
” An armored truck turned over and out spilled bags of money along the highway, which was a sight that quickly drew a crowd of people scrambling to the site of the bags of cash. If you happened to be driving down the highway at the time on Route 10 in Rhode Island, the clear plastic bags and the white canvas…