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Fun Stuff2022-01-26T10:31:40-08:00

One-Shot Stopping

Boxcar Boosters During the summer of 1944, the Southern Pacific Railroad in the City of Richmond, Calif. were experiencing a rash of boxcar burglaries. After repeated incidents the Richmond Police Department assigned their veteran night burglary inspector, Eddie Logan, to put a stop to them. A stakeout was in order, so the inspector set about conducting his lonely vigil. Inspector Logan had been on the force since 1926, and was a slow but sure old-time [...]

By |January 18th, 2022|

Wonder If It Works On Humans, Too?

By |October 2nd, 2011|

For years, business owners in Australia and Britain have successfully dealt with loud, rowdy mobs of loitering youths by using “sound repulsion.” Effective means include playing the buzzing of mosquitoes at frequencies and decibel levels that can’t be heard by most adults, but are barely audible to most teenagers. They [...]

Criminal Detection At Its Finest

By |September 20th, 2011|

Last November, following a shooting in Fort Bend County, Texas, investigators were initially pleased there were several witnesses who saw the shooter’s “face.” The problem was, the face they saw was one of a man wearing a full-face, lifelike Halloween mask. Undaunted, they brought in a sketch artist who, with [...]

Is It Just Me, Or Is It Kinda Chilly In Here?

By |September 20th, 2011|

The family of an unidentified 80-year-old man in South Africa called the morgue to come and pick up grandpa after he apparently succumbed to age, chronic asthma and heart failure. The attendant checked for pulse and heartbeat, both zero, then loaded the cadaver into the van. At the Johannesburg morgue, [...]

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