Pepper Spray, Stun Guns, and Tasers… Oh My!

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Entries for July, 2008

Wanna buy a Taser, Paris Hilton?

I was surfing some gadget review site today, not sure why, but I ended up skimming a new cell phone write-up. One of the lines that caught my attention was the line “…solid option compared to the (other cell phone) — but only if you live and die by instant messaging and you don’t mind [...]

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Mixed Martial Arts Champ KO’d by Stun Gun

Every now and then I get someone asking me if stun guns really work. When I offer to “show” them, they always change their mind. And I don’t even mean driving the stun gun into their abdomen and unleashing 10 seconds of full power. All they need to do is hold out their finger and [...]

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That’s Not a Shark…

I wish I could bust out my best Crocodile Dundee accent and say “That’s not a Shark, THIS is a Shark!” when referring to the female Australian marbled cat shark that was stolen from an aquatics shop in England, but I can’t. I looked it up and this shark looks kinda wussy compared to a [...]

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Joker Star, Christian Bale Denies Assault

Holy Assault, Batman!
Joker star Christian Bale has denied that he assaulted his mother and sister after he was released from police custody last week.
Bale allegedly attacked his 61-year-old mother Jenny, and his 40-year-old sister Sharon at London’s Dorchester Hotel. A spokesperson for Bale said: “Christian Bale attended a London police station today, on [...]

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Dog Bites Boy, Boy Bites Dog. Take That!

An 11-year-old boy in San Paulo, Brazil is recovering after being attacked by a pit bull dog as he played in his uncle’s back yard. But this isn’t just one sided, the boy actually retaliated and bit the aggressive canine back. A group of stonemasons were working nearby and intervened, chasing the dog away [...]

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Not All Bears are Cute and Cuddly

A man claims he killed a black bear in self defense but he has to defend himself in court as he has been charged with shooting an endangered animal.
John Tanksley says his dog attempted to chase the animal off his property at Newcomerstown, Ohio but the 165 lbs bear kept coming back. While trying to [...]

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Andy Dick in Trouble Again

Comedian Andy Dick is in trouble with the law. Again. Most recently he was arrested in Murrieta California, when Police responding to a call at Buffalo Wild Wing. 42-year-old Dick, deemed extremely intoxicated at the time, allegedly walked up and groped a 17 year old female, grabbed her tank top and bra, pulled them down [...]

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Cheese-Sniffing Bomb Dog

Dick’s Market in Centerville, UT had a cheesy bomb scare this past weekend. The local police were investigating a report that a someone had left a duct tape covered device in a dry ice cooler. The grocery Store was closed for several hours while bomb-sniffing dogs and a bomb technician rushed to the scene.
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Changes in Shipping Costs

Starting this week, we will be changing the $6.50 flat rate shipping for orders under $50.00 to a flat rate $8.95 shipping and handling for all orders.
The old rate was in place for quite some time, and this small increase is a result of the increasing prices of UPS and USPS freight across the board, [...]

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I don’t have any money, would you like some tea instead?

The actual news headline was “Woman overpowers thief with tea and sympathy”.
A 30-year-old Tokyo woman and her 6 month old baby was confronted by a knife wielding stranger in the hallway of her apartment building the other day. The man brandished a knife and demanded that she give him her money.
The mother told the creep [...]

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