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Angry Villagers Chase Off Street View Car

A group of angry villagers in Broughton, England chased off a Google Street View car because they feared an invasion of privacy and increased crime in the...
April 3, 2009

Students Attempt Dinosaur Theft, Fail

A group of students, celebrating the end of a school course, decided to steal a life-size triceratops replica from the Dinosaur Museum in Dorchester, England. Unfortunately, they...
March 30, 2009

Klingon Robs 7-11 With Traditional Sword

Klingons: they can't be trusted. Proof positive: some mountain-head has been running around Colorado Springs robbing 7-11's with a BetleH, the traditional Klingon sword. The first robbery...
February 4, 2009

Spider Robot Shoots Webs, Catches Criminals

This spider-inspired robot apparently shoots webs to catch criminals in the act of cowering like little girls. Per translated German: Which like an ugly remote controlled car...
January 27, 2009

WTF?: 'Magic Goat' Arrested For Robbery

That's right folks, the authorities in Nigeria have arrested a magic goat (which may or may not be a tree goat) suspected of theft and are waiting...
January 27, 2009

Robot Is Stolen, Don't Look At Me *whistling*

Somebody went and stole a robot! Can you believe it? That's just wrong! I am outraged. The Washington County (Oregon) Sheriff's Office said physics professor Erik Sanchez...
January 7, 2009

7-Legged Spider Drawing Sells On eBay

Remember my personal hero David Thorne and his seven-legged spider drawing that was idiotically refused as payment for a $233.95 bill? Well the spider just sold on...
November 20, 2008

It's About Time: Anti-Theft Lunch Bags

There's nothing worse than nagging your mommy to pack you a really good lunch only to have it stolen by some dick of a coworker. Enter the...
September 16, 2008

The Latest Microsoft Ad With Bill And Jerry

This is Microsoft's latest (and longest, at 4:30) commercial featuring Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates. I found it moderately entertaining. But what I really took away from...
September 12, 2008

Gag Pens Help Prevent Unwanted Theft

Tired of co-workers *ahem, Superficial Writer, Iwatchstuff Writer* borrowing your analog writing instruments, only to never see them again? Well the Borrow My Pen? set ($7) aims...
June 17, 2008