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Hacker May Have Stolen Credit Card Data From PlayStation Users

Millions of PlayStation Network users got the scare of their life yesterday when Sony announced that their personal information, including credit card data and billing addresses, may have been stolen by a hacker.
On its company blog page, Sony said that it believed an "unauthorized person" …
Termites Devour Millions Worth of Indian Rupees
Any homeowner with a recent termite infestation will tell you that termites do not discriminate when it comes to feeding time.
A bank in India learned this the hard way after a herd of termites infiltrated their otherwise secure establishment and devoured over 10 million rupees ($220,000) from their …
Computer Glitch Opens Grocery Store During Holiday
A Pak 'n Save in Hamilton, New Zealand, was supposed to be closed last week to observe Good Friday. Unfortunately, it appears the grocery store's technology never got the memo.
According to reports, a glitch in the store's security system caused its doors to electronically unlock at 1A…
Passenger Attacks Flight Attendant With Nail Clippers
An Alitalia Flight heading to Rome from Paris was forced to make a detour stop in Libya on Sunday after a passenger grew increasingly agitated mid-journey.
According to CNN, flight attendants were eventually forced to immobilize the man after he tried attacking a flight attendant with his nail clippe…
Playstation Network Down for 4 Days Now.
You mean I actually have to go outside now?  That has been the statement around the world this weekend as the Playstation Network has been down since Wednesday night.  If you don't know what the Playstation Network is or also referred to as the "PSN",  it basica…
Eritrea Is World’s Most Expensive Place to Buy Gas
Gas prices are utterly crazy!
Last week, the average cost of gasoline in the United States was $3.84. In places like Los Angeles, the price has jumped to $4.23 a gallon. These increases are correlated to conflicts in Middle Eastern oil-producing nations.
China Calls Out The U.S. On Human Rights.
Yep, China is calling out the United States on Human Rights.  There has been quite a few cases the past years when it comes to officers shooting unarmed victims.   Did you know that 1 in 100 people here in the USA are in jail, compared to 1 out of every 400 back in 1970...
Geoffrey Mutai Runs Fastest Marathon Ever
Kenyan Geoffrey Mutai won the Boston Marathon on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 3 minutes, 2 seconds, the fastest 26.2 miles in history.
But, alas, there's a catch: Even though Mutai beat the previous record by 57 seconds, because there was a strong tailwind on a downhill course, Mutai's time won't be…
German Girl Trains Cow to Jump, Run and be Ridden
After her parents nipped her horse-owning dreams in the bud, German-based Regina Mayer didn't give up.
Instead of begging and pleading as most young ones do, she decided to take matters into her own hand by training Luna, one of the family's cows.
Mayer spent hours with the brown-and-white cow, teachi…
Sperm Counts Are On the Decline (Blame Electronics)
According to researchers, the sperm counts of European and American men have been steadily falling over the last 50 years.
Scientists believe environmental factors are contributing this decline. Warm baths, nicotine and alcohol have always been sperm killers, but new threats such as the heat generat…

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