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by IceCube
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Senior Justice Official Caught Watching Porn on Government Computer
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Senior Justice Official Caught Watching Porn on Government Computer

A senior Justice Department official stepped down after investigators caught the official lying about watching porn on government-issued computers, an internal watchdog found. An investigation by the Justice Department inspector general revealed a former deputy assistant attorney general had used go...
by IceCube
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Finnish Economist Delivers Economic Outlook Report In The Most Finnish Way Possible: From Inside A Rally Car
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Views: 40

Finnish Economist Delivers Economic Outlook Report In The Most Finnish Way Possible: From Inside A Rally Car

The Finnish bank S-Bank, like many banks, employs economists to evaluate the current economic situation and try their best to extrapolate what may be coming next. They do this three times a year, when they release their Economic Outlook. Normally, these are pretty dry. But not this time. In order to...
by IceCube
Wed Aug 28, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Danish city installs Viking-themed pedestrian crossing signals
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Views: 33

Danish city installs Viking-themed pedestrian crossing signals

Aug. 26 (UPI) -- A city in Denmark is celebrating its Viking heritage by replacing the crosswalk signal lights with the images of the historic Scandinavian warriors. The city of Aarhus, which was founded by Vikings in the 8th century, unveiled the first of the Viking-themed crossing signals Monday. ...
by IceCube
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Man's Pickup Truck Stolen As He Robs A Business: Cops
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Views: 29

Man's Pickup Truck Stolen As He Robs A Business: Cops

Washington police say that a man who called the cops to report his truck had been stolen was committing a crime of his own at the time. William Kelley called 911 after his vehicle was taken from a parking lot just before 6 a.m. on Sunday (August 25) morning. When police arrived, they reviewed nearby...
by IceCube
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: 40-person brawl at Raging Waters started over beach towel
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40-person brawl at Raging Waters started over beach towel

Raging Waters was shut down early Sunday afternoon after a large fight that started over a beach towel nearly killed a man, officials said. The 40-person brawl began around 3:30 p.m. by the Lazy River picnic area after a disagreement between two women over who took whose beach towel, said Everest Ro...
by IceCube
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: LA policeman who said sniper shot him 'made it up'
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Views: 23

LA policeman who said sniper shot him 'made it up'

Authorities in Los Angeles say a sheriff's deputy who claimed he had been shot by a sniper actually cut two fake bullet holes in his uniform with a knife and made the whole thing up. Police launched a massive manhunt last Wednesday after Angel Reinosa called in to say he was pinned down by gunfire. ...
by IceCube
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Authorities seize over $10K worth of drugs from Johnstown home
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Views: 49

Authorities seize over $10K worth of drugs from Johnstown home

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — The Cambria County Drug Task Force and the Attorney General's office seized thousands of dollars worth of drugs from a Johnstown home after executing a search warrant. A controlled buy was scheduled on August 21 between a confidential informant and 42-year-old Vincent Lobianc...
by IceCube
Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Red Bull Paying Out to Customers Who Thought Energy Drink Would Actually Give Them Wings
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Views: 35

Red Bull Paying Out to Customers Who Thought Energy Drink Would Actually Give Them Wings

Red Bull is paying out a settlement to disgruntled customers who believed the popular energy drink would—as its advertising suggests—give them wings. Dished Vancouver reports that Red Bull GmbH, the beverage brand's Austrian parent company, has agreed to pay $850,000 CAD (about $640,000) in a settle...
by IceCube
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Report Any PM Spam
Replies: 3
Views: 234

Re: Report Any PM Spam

Not seeing any spam on the boards at the moment. If you do see it, though, feel free to hit the report button.

Thanks.
by IceCube
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Let's Find Out If Using Electric Eels To Charge Your Tesla Is A Good Idea
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Views: 31

Let's Find Out If Using Electric Eels To Charge Your Tesla Is A Good Idea

For decades, the dream of motorists all over the world has been a car that could run on frothy buckets of cheap, garbage fish like tilapia or something. So far, though, that dream has eluded humankind. But now, thanks to the rise of modern electric cars, perhaps it’s possible with the intermediary h...