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Ohio Judge Calls Speed Cameras A Scam

Ohio Judge Calls Speed Cameras A Scam

Speed cameras have long irked drivers on the roads. In the past, it has been frequently observed that these cameras tend to misreport the violation of speed limits, often letting authorities generate a revenue stream from innocent drivers. An Ohio judge has now officially deemed speed cameras a scam.

By On March 11, 2013 Respond
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Thugs Used Bear Spray To Rob Vancouver Apple Store

Thugs Used Bear Spray To Rob Vancouver Apple Store

The incidents of theft attempts made at Apple Store are becoming increasingly frequent. That isn’t surprising, given how virtually everyone covets Apple products and the fact that they are quite pricey. In a fresh incident, robbers at Vancouver decided to use bear spray to cause mayhem in an Apple Store on Monday, while they laid their hands on the products.

By On March 6, 2013 Respond
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Russian Politician Calls The Meteor Explosion – A US Military Test

Russian Politician Calls The Meteor Explosion – A US Military Test

The interesting thing about conspiracy theories is that when creating them, you can be as liberal as with fiction. The recent meteor shower in Russia incited a number of headlines and interesting stories. But here’s another amusing one: a Russian politician has deemed the meteor explosion as ‘America testing their new weapons.’

By On February 18, 2013 Respond
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Julian Assange Plans To Run For Senate

Julian Assange Plans To Run For Senate

For many long months, Julian Assange, the creator of WikiLeaks, has been confined to the Ecuadorian embassy in London. However, apparently that hasn’t dimmed his fervor as reports suggest that Assange is planning to run for Senate in the state of Victoria.

By On February 13, 2013 Respond
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Newspaper’s Interactive Gun Map Lambasted By NY Senator Over Local Burglary

Newspaper’s Interactive Gun Map Lambasted By NY Senator Over Local Burglary

The debate on gun control in U.S. has been raging ever since the latest episode of carnage suffered by the nation. We saw some ‘compelling’ displays from conservatives in a recent TV debate where a gun-ownership proponent cited that guns have reduced use of knives in robberies (bravo, sire!). And now, a NY senator is trying to put the blame of a local burglary on a newspaper opposed to gun ownership.

By On January 15, 2013 Respond
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26-Year Old Reddit Co-founder ‘Aaron Swartz’ Commits Suicide

26-Year Old Reddit Co-founder ‘Aaron Swartz’ Commits Suicide

Internet activist and computer prodigy Aaron Swartz helped creating an early version of the web feed system RSS, and was best known as a co-founder of Reddit. The ‘unexpected’ news is that he has committed suicide at on Friday, Jan 11.

By On January 13, 2013 Respond
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Robbers Looted Apple Store In Paris On New Year’s Eve

Robbers Looted Apple Store In Paris On New Year’s Eve

New year’s eve is usually the time for celebrations, drinks and partying. A few armed robbers in Paris thought that it also made for a great time to rob Apple Store in Paris. And they broke into the store and made away with $1.32 million worth of stuff.

By On January 2, 2013 Respond
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“Storm of Errors” Caused Speed-zone Camera To Issue Speeding Ticket To Motionless Car

“Storm of Errors” Caused Speed-zone Camera To Issue Speeding Ticket To Motionless Car

A man in Baltimore stopped his Mazda at a traffic signal. But a speed camera showed the car was moving at 37 mph in a 25 mph zone and issued a ticket of $40 fine.

By On December 15, 2012 Respond
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Japan Protest China By Scrambling 8 F-15 Jets In Air

Japan Protest China By Scrambling 8 F-15 Jets In Air

Last Thursday a Chinese government plane entered a small island in the East China Sea. Japan didn’t like it and hence few minutes later the country scrambled fighter jets as a protest.

By On December 14, 2012 Respond
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Suspected Robbers Arrested From Locked Down California Campus

Suspected Robbers Arrested From Locked Down California Campus

Yesterday an armed robbery occurred at a pawn shop and jewelry store at Sunnymead Boulevard in Moreno Valley. Police caught three robbers but two escaped. Police started casing chasing them but unfortunately lost them. Police assumed one robber was hiding in Cal State Fullerton, a Southern California college campus and the other was hiding somewhere near the campus. Police locked down the campus and its surrounding are for searching the suspected robbers.

By On December 14, 2012 Respond
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NYC Plans To Use Shipping Containers To Build Houses For The Homeless

NYC Plans To Use Shipping Containers To Build Houses For The Homeless

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, thousands of people have been left homeless. City authorities are, thus, in a dire need to somehow bring together resources and help these people get a home. In order to do so, they are considering the option of using shipping containers to build houses.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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This Year’s National Christmas Tree Will Be The Greenest Ever

This Year’s National Christmas Tree Will Be The Greenest Ever

Christmas is the occasion of jubilation and joy, and lighting up Christmas trees is a must in the commemoration. Many of these Christmas tree lighting make use of significant amount of electricity. However, White House is setting a greener precedent now by deciding to use a Christmas tree which would use 80% less power this year.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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Dogs In New Zealand Learning To Drive Cars!

Dogs In New Zealand Learning To Drive Cars!

Have you ever heard or seen – a dog is driving a car in real life? I’m sure, you haven’t. This unprecedented thing has happened in New Zealand. Three dogs in New Zealand are learning to drive cars!

By On December 6, 2012 Respond
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Modern Christmas Tree Unveiled At Brussels, Offends Many

Modern Christmas Tree Unveiled At Brussels, Offends Many

Christmas is drawing nearer and the festivities of the holiday season are on the roll. Every year at Christmas, the central square in Brussels is beset with a Christmas tree for the general public. This year, the square is hosting a giant tree partly made up of steel and 82 feet in height. The innovation seems to have offended quite a few.

By On December 3, 2012 1 Response
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Chinese Court Sent 7 People To Jail In “Kidney For iPad” Case

Chinese Court Sent 7 People To Jail In “Kidney For iPad” Case

To what lengths can you go to buy an iPad? Would you sell one of your kidneys? I’m sure, you won’t do that. But a 17-year old high school student did so. A Chinese court ordered yesterday to send a surgeon and six other people who were involved in this case to jail.

By On December 2, 2012 Respond
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