Mary Hausdorf

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Loaded Gun Found in Toy Aisle at Target Store – Anti-Gun Plant?

Hmmm. This one is very, very weird, and it stinks.<p>According to a report on WMBF, a loaded 9mm handgun (a Hi-Point C9 to be exact), was found placed …

Guns

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Random Thoughts About Personal Responsibility and Guns

When my alarm went off at 2:30am a single deputy arrived in about 20 minutes. During a similar episode in Providence, Rhode Island, a brace of cops …

Misrepresentation of Guns by the Entertainment Industry

When was the last time you saw a firearms error in a movie? Some of us are better able to overlook these gross over estimations of firepower than …

Lawmakers Give Themselves Expanded Weapons Rights

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Lawmakers will be able to carry concealed weapons in most public buildings, under a bill that has received final passage.<p>The …

SilencerCo Announces New Partnership With Top-Tier Firearm Distributor

WEST VALLEY CITY, UTAH – June 2, 2014 | Beginning immediately, consumers will be able to purchase SilencerCo’s market-leading firearm sound …

Shannon Watts "One of 15 Women Changing the World Right Now"

Well, c’mon now, People. Ms. Watts did <i>not</i> persuade Starbucks and others to “ban guns” from their locations. Starbucks wrote an open letter …

This Beer Is Brewed With Actual Brains

Philadelphia's Dock Street Brewing Company has brewed something so creepy, so bizarre, you won't believe it's real: beer with actual brains in it.<p>Ok, so not real human brains, but real smoked goat brains. Dock Street Brewing Co. thought it would be a fitting way to celebrate the finale of <i>The</i> …

Rossendale Fairies: Skeptics Swarm Over Alleged 'Fairy' Photos

A British professor is getting a swarm of attention for a series of photos depicting tiny creatures that he suggests look like fairies.<p>John Hyatt, who lectures on art research at Manchester Metropolitan University, took the photos around Lancashire, UK. The collection, entitled "Rossendale …

These Jet Black Tomatoes May Look Weird but They’re Great for Your Health

The ‘Indigo Rose’ is a new, strangely-colored variety of tomato. The fruit is jet black on the outside and juicy purple-red on the inside. These …

Tomatoes

Clever chimps at Kansas City Zoo make brief break to freedom

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Seven chimpanzees used an improvised ladder from a tree to scale a wall and briefly escape their enclosure at the Kansas City Zoo on Thursday, a zoo official said.<p>One of the chimps apparently pulled a log or a branch and leaned it against the wall of the enclosure, giving …

Thriving Bottle Garden Hasn’t Been Watered in Over 40 Years

David Latimer is one of the world’s few proud owners of an entirely self-sustaining bottled garden. Looking at pictures of the lush green bottle, …

Colombia’s Flintstone House Is Made Entirely from Baked Clay

64-year-old architect Octavio Mendoza literally baked the house that he lives in. He calls the 5,400 square foot house ‘the biggest piece of pottery …

Architecture

Ready for the Blood Moon?

As you probably know, tonight is the beginning of Passover. You may also know that tonight we have a full moon -- and the full moon will experience a total eclipse, climaxing between 3:07 and 4:25 a.m. Eastern Standard Time tomorrow morning (April 15 -- income tax day!).<p>But did you know that the …

Brooklyn's Smallest Penis Contest Is Back For 2014, Still Nuts

It's time, once again, to make the little things count.<p>The "Smallest Penis Contest," a nutty competition which debuted last year, will return to Brooklyn's Kings County Bar on June 14.<p>Per a media release, contestants will be judged in multiple categories, including "poise in both evening wear and …

How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power

Stripe now supports it, as does Square. Gaming behemoth Zynga is taking notice, while some companies have even offered to pay staff salaries with it. This thing even has its own ATM. We’re not talking cash or even gold doubloons though. We’re talking Bitcoin, baby.<p>Cryptocurrency is based on the …

BSkyB: Watch & Record TV With a Tweet

BSkyB (‘Sky’) is trialing a new Twitter-based tool that lets its subscribers watch and record movies and TV shows by interacting with a tweet.<p>If you see ‘#WatchOnSky’ within a tweet from Sky, it can be expanded to reveal ‘Watch’ and ‘Record’ icons that link directly to Sky’s mobile TV service Sky …

This Google Glass App Will Detect Your Emotions, Then Relay Them Back To Retailers

The Emotient app could measure how customers feel about products or promotions. It could also screen for depression.<p>After raising a $6 million series B round, facial recognition company Emotient will open a private beta for a Google Glass app that detects users’ emotions in real time. …