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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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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...
by IceCube
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship
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Views: 27

The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

The Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship presented by Certiport, Inc. is a global competition that tests students’ skills on Microsoft Office Word, Excel® and PowerPoint® (2013 or 2016). Top students are invited to represent their respective countries at the World Championship. In some cou...
by IceCube
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Lightning hit a septic tank. A toilet exploded. 'A first in plumbing history'
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Views: 41

Lightning hit a septic tank. A toilet exploded. 'A first in plumbing history'

A Florida couple's toilet exploded Sunday when lightning struck their septic tank. The reason? Methane gas. "Methane gas is gas caused by the number two," Jordan Hagadorn, owner of the business repairing the couple's toilet, A-1 Affordable Plumbing Inc., told USA TODAY. "The natural gas is from crap...
by IceCube
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Stop sign spelled 'STPO' at Lemon Grove intersection
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Stop sign spelled 'STPO' at Lemon Grove intersection

Wouldn't be me that is mistaken, it would be the source. What's wrong with the source?
by IceCube
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Web News
Topic: Public safety committee holds emergency session on Desjardins data breach
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Views: 32

Public safety committee holds emergency session on Desjardins data breach

The Desjardins Group data breach is already under investigation by both the federal and provincial privacy watchdogs, but the House public safety committee may be ready to launch its own probe into the leak, in which an employee allegedly accessed and shared the personal details of more than two mil...
by IceCube
Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Web News
Topic: European Net Neutrality is Under Attack
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Views: 24

European Net Neutrality is Under Attack

European internet users may not have noticed, but their net neutrality and online freedom is at risk. At least 186 Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in the EU are using Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) to read their users’ traffic. That means they get to decide how much internet freedom you get. Source
by IceCube
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Springfield firefighters extinguish fire in swimming pool
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Views: 31

Springfield firefighters extinguish fire in swimming pool

SPRINGFIELD -- Firefighters had to use foam to extinguish a fire in an above-ground swimming pool Monday in the Forest Park neighborhood. A resident of 85 Castle St. was trying to burn sticks and leaves in a fire pit and used gasoline to light the fire. The fire flashed back and caught his gas can o...
by IceCube
Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: TSA: Man checked missile launcher in luggage at BWI
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Views: 33

TSA: Man checked missile launcher in luggage at BWI

Federal officials say they've found a missile launcher in a man's luggage at the airport in Baltimore. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement that the military grade weapon was located in the man's checked luggage at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airpor...
by IceCube
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: Van with alleged $200m worth of drugs uncovered after crashing into police car
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Van with alleged $200m worth of drugs uncovered after crashing into police car

NSW police have uncovered more than $200 million worth of the drug known as ice after a man allegedly driving a van with the drugs inside crashed into a police car. Security footage has shown a Toyota HiAce hitting a parked police car in Eastwood in Sydney's north around 10.30am on Monday. No one wa...
by IceCube
Mon Jul 22, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Offbeat News
Topic: RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated
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Views: 27

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an Australian man on Facebook Live with an augmented reality “cat filter” turned on, per the Daily Beast. According to BuzzFeed News, Sergeant Janelle S...