Mike Blakeslee

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Study: Airline Crewmembers Totally Have Sex on Flights

A new study reveals that a majority of airline cabin crew breaks the in-flight rules.<p>A new study by Jetcost.co.uk reveals that 89 percent of airline …

Airport worker filmed 'opening passenger bags' and stealing contents

Abdullah Hayee Mayeh was arrested October 12 following video footage that circulated showing him opening airplane passenger’s bags in the luggage compartment of a Jetstar flight and stealing the contents inside.<p>The 27-year-old airport worker was caught on CCTV “opening passenger bags and helping …

How Does the Idea of a Millennial-Only Cruise Make You Feel?

Because that's a thing that exists now.<p>Elite Daily reports U by Uniworld will begin millennial-only cruises in 2018. There will be two cruise ships (“A” and “B”) which’ll hold 120 people each. All of said people must be aged 21-45.<p>If this intrigues you, please note, per CruiseCritic.com:<p>Two sister …

Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Living with a controlling or abusive partner is confusing and draining. They blame you for things that weren't your fault, or that you didn't even do, and you become isolated from your friends and family in an attempt to keep the abuser happy.<p>The way you see the world can also completely change, …

‘South Park’ episode triggers viewers’ Amazon Alexa devices with raunchy requests

You would think that after 20 seasons, <i>South Park</i> would be running out of ideas. But the show seems to be just as irreverent and current as ever, …

Pregnant Katie Lowes Has 'No Idea' What Gender Her Son 'Will Identify As': I Just Want a 'Healthy and Happy' Baby

Katie Lowes‘ baby on the way is coming into a family of open hearts and minds.<p>The pregnant <i>Scandal</i> star posed for <i>Fit Pregnancy and Baby</i>‘s October …

Pregnancy

Killer of 8 in Texas was the estranged husband of one of the victims, her parents say

A passionate cook and hostess, Meredith Hight planned a football-watching party as the first gathering of friends she hosted on her own. In July, she had filed for divorce from her husband, Spencer Hight. The cookout would bring new memories into the house in Plano, Tex., that the couple once …

Crime

Dear 'nice guys', dating a 'curvy' woman does not make you a hero

Every once in a while, something on the internet brightens your day. Something so positive and heartwarming that just one 'like' doesn't seem to do it justice.<p>This is not that story.<p>This is the story of a man called Robbie Tripp, who has posted an open letter to his wife, Sarah, on Instagram. …

Grandson, Friends Charged With Digging Up Grandmother's Grave

The suspect and an accomplice allegedly told police they were hoping to recover valuables believed buried with the deceased.<p>LEX18.com | Continuous News and StormTracker Weather<p>A large hole was discovered next to the tombstone of Emily Howard and authorities in Kentucky say her grandson and his …

Crime

We've already exhausted the amount of resources that Earth can produce in 2017 — at the fastest pace ever

Previously known as Ecological Debt Day, it's when the global population's demand exceeds the amount of resources that Earth can produce for the year. The date has slowly crept up from Dec. 21 in 1971.<p>"Most people think it's relevant to know how much they earn and spend," said Dr. Mathis …

Dozens of cases dropped after body cam videos allegedly show Baltimore cops planting evidence

Dozens of cases have been dropped since the emergence of two body cam videos showing Baltimore cops seemingly manufacturing evidence.<p>The controversy started last month, when a video released by the Baltimore public defender’s office appeared to show an officer, standing by two others, dropping a …

No, a d**k-shaped church did not have a water main break at the tip

It’s a story that’s too good to be true. Almost: A church, built to look like a dick, had a leak. And not from the part of the church that looks like …

Ohio man stored ex’s body in freezer while living in her house with new girlfriend, prosecutors say

Prosecutors say an Ohio man stored his former <b></b>girlfriend’s corpse in a freezer while his new girlfriend lived with him in the dead woman’s apartment, used her credit cards and phone, drove her car and even cared for her dog, according to the Associated Press.<p>Police arrested Arturo Novoa and Katrina …

Crime

My father, the ‘respectable’ paedophile

My father viewed thousands of child abuse images over many years, but rather than accept his guilt, he blames my wife and me for ‘refusing to move on’ because we no longer let him see our young daughters<p>I learned of the arrest one summer morning a few years ago, when my father rang with the news: …

Sociology

The story of the British Black Panthers through race, politics, love and power

A group of girls pose with schoolbags stencilled with the words “Black Power”. A young Indian man, Farrukh Dhondy, a teacher and member of the British Black Panthers, stands defiantly outside his recently firebombed home, holding the newspaper that details the bombing. Activists pose with clenched …

Black History

The FAA Just Released a No-Fly-Zone Map for Drones

Check this map before you fly!<p>Emerging technologies bring new regulations, and consumer drones are a prime example. The Federal Aviation …

Woman falls off bridge while taking selfie, police say

Commentary: A woman allegedly gets onto a closed walkway on California's tallest bridge just to take a selfie. It's not a good idea.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Selfies just aren't enough anymore.<p>They have to be exciting selfies, …

Greater Sacramento

Google to Show Continuously Updated Election Night Results

Stay informed on election day.<p>As soon as the polls close on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Google (goog) will display continuously updated election results through …

Republicans react in fury to FBI director's decision to clear Hillary Clinton

US election day counter<p>Republicans in congress reacted with fury to the FBI director's announcement clearing Hillary Clinton of criminal wrongdoing two days before the election.<p>James Comey caused a second shock to the presidential race on Sunday, stating the agency had not changed its conclusions …

States can restrict concealed weapons, appeals court says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that there is no Second Amendment protection for concealed weapons -- allowing states to prohibit or restrict the public from carrying concealed firearms.<p>The en banc opinion by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals could set up a new showdown on gun …

Guns

This Vietnam War Footage Is The Most Riveting Thing You'll Watch Today

There's an incredible new documentary about the Battle of Ia Drang.The First Battle of Ia Drang in November, 1965 was the first assault conducted …

Vietnam War

'Obama Out': See President's Scathing Correspondents' Dinner Speech

Barack Obama attended his eighth and final White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night in Washington, D.C., and the president made sure to go …

Donald Trump