Magician Arrested in Series of Brooklyn Bank Robberies. The police say that a self-described escapist who once set a speed record for eating a household light bulb was charged with robbing six banks. [NY Times]
Flame authors order infected computers to remove all traces of the malware. Self-desctruct module overwrites file data to prevent forensic analysis.
“Doug said he hated sleeping with John because his body was very hairy, and he didn’t like the way John smelled,” Britz said. Travolta had 6-year fling with pilot, ex-secretary claims.
You can’t resist the pull of another person’s gaze. More surprising, perhaps, is their finding that the directing effect of arrows is also impossible to resist.
The benefits of breast milk are well known, but why breastfeeding protects against various forms of cancer remains a mystery. The cancer fighting properties of breast milk.
Kane propped himself up with pillows in order to get a good view of his abdomen. He injected cocaine and adrenalin into his abdominal wall, and then he swiftly cut through the superficial tissue, found the swollen appendix, and excised it. The Top Ten Strangest Self-Experiments Ever.
Researchers in Hong Kong have analyzed the incidence of maritime piracy during the last decade and have developed a way to predict whether or not a particular vessel, with a specific cargo, shipping in a given patch of water is likely to be a target for piracy and what degree of violence might be involved.
Damien Hirst Brands a London Restaurant. [thanks Tim]