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by IceCube
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Truck Carrying Gaming Dice Spills Onto Highway, Rolls A Perfect 756,000
Replies: 0
Views: 29

Truck Carrying Gaming Dice Spills Onto Highway, Rolls A Perfect 756,000

On Friday, September 13, a truck bound for the Georgia-based tabletop and video game company Trivium Studios took a turn too sharply, spilling 216,000 gaming dice onto Interstate 75 in Atlanta in what could be the biggest unintentional dice roll ever. According to Trivium Studios’ community manager,...
by IceCube
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Homeowner rushes out of shower to stop bulldozer from destroying his home
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Views: 43

Homeowner rushes out of shower to stop bulldozer from destroying his home

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WTVF) — A homeowner rushed out into his front yard to stop a bulldozer that crashed into his home. The man, Taylor Parker, told NewsChannel 5 he was in the shower when he heard what seemed like an earthquake. "You cant fathom that somebody just went through your house, it just do...
by IceCube
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Police: Man moved Schenectady police SUV as 'joke,' is arrested
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Police: Man moved Schenectady police SUV as 'joke,' is arrested

SCHENECTADY — A city man got into an idling Schenectady police SUV early Sunday and moved it in what he soon told officers was a "joke," authorities said this week. However, he soon found himself charged with multiple felonies, though a prosecutor said the specific allegations appeared to merit a le...
by IceCube
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Manchester hotel charges Australian £55,000 for a beer
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Views: 36

Manchester hotel charges Australian £55,000 for a beer

Complaints about the price of a pint are nothing new but an Australian journalist has more reason than most to gripe, after being charged more than £55,000 for a beer in a Manchester hotel. Peter Lalor, who is the chief cricket writer and beer editor of the Australian newspaper, was charged the exor...
by IceCube
Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Officials: Spraying alcohol for bedbugs + cigarette = house fire in Colerain Township
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Officials: Spraying alcohol for bedbugs + cigarette = house fire in Colerain Township

A house was extensively damaged by a fire early Friday after a man tried to light a cigarette after spraying a nightstand with alcohol to kill bedbugs, officials said. Colerain Township emergency crews responded to the house in the 2500 block of Crest Road just after 2 a.m. Fire officials said six p...
by IceCube
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Web News
Topic: 700,000 Choice Hotels records leaked in data breach, ransom demanded
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Views: 65

700,000 Choice Hotels records leaked in data breach, ransom demanded

700,000 records belonging to Choice Hotels have reportedly been stolen with hackers demanding payment for their return. Comparitech, in collaboration with security researcher Bob Diachenko, found an unsecured database containing data belonging to the hotel franchise on July 2, 2019, after the databa...
by IceCube
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Web News
Topic: MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open
Replies: 0
Views: 26

MoviePass data breach leaves credit card numbers open

Movie ticket subscription service MoviePass is the latest company to suffer a data breach after tens of thousands of customer card numbers and personal credit cards were left unsecured on a server that was not password protected. The exposed database was discovered by SpiderSilk security researcher ...
by IceCube
Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Couple who won $500,000 in the Michigan Lottery now accused of burglary spree
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Views: 20

Couple who won $500,000 in the Michigan Lottery now accused of burglary spree

BAY CITY, MI — A Bay County couple made headlines in 2016 when they won $500,000 on a Michigan Lottery scratch-off ticket. Today, police accuse the pair in connection with a string of recent burglaries at homes in mid-Michigan. Stephanie Harvell and Mitchell Arnswald are each charged in Bay County D...
by IceCube
Sat Aug 31, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Las Vegas DUI lawyer arrested after suspected DUI crash
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Las Vegas DUI lawyer arrested after suspected DUI crash

A DUI defense lawyer was arrested Friday on suspicion of DUI after a crash in the southeast Las Vegas Valley, the third time he has faced that charge, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. Garrett Ogata, 54, was arrested on suspicion of second-offense DUI, failure to use due care and driving witho...
by IceCube
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: These are the most outrageous lies people have put on their résumés
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These are the most outrageous lies people have put on their résumés

A whopping 75% of hiring managers have caught applicants putting fabrications on their résumés, according to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey. And that’s an almost 20% increase since a 2015 report, when 58% spotted outright exaggerations, particularly financial-services employers (73%), leisure and hospi...