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If 1 pound of C-4 is good, 10 pounds is better, right?

Two bank robbers have been declared winners of the 2009 Darwin Awards after they blew themselves up while trying to crack open a cash machine.

The Belgian pair used so much explosive to get their hands on the money that they destroyed the whole bank building.

via Ananova – Darwin Award winners revealed.

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January 4, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Crook | Comments Off on If 1 pound of C-4 is good, 10 pounds is better, right?

More signs of global warming in the UK

When Britain woke up on the first day of the year it was met with freezing cold temperatures, feet of snow in places and the promise of travel chaos.

And now, three days into 2010, forecasters have warned the country to expect continued snowfall for the next ten days – bringing with it added stress for commuters heading back to work after a festive break and children returning to school.

Yet as Britain struggles to cope with the difficult weather conditions, other countries around the world are finding themselves in a similar predicament.

More via Mail Online.

January 4, 2010 Posted by | Global warming | , | Comments Off on More signs of global warming in the UK

Crime tip: When robbing a bank be sure to plan ahead

A would-be Japanese bank robber asked staff how he should carry out the crime before meekly obeying a request to leave and then accidentally stabbing himself in the leg with a knife he was carrying.

via Japan Probe.

January 4, 2010 Posted by | Dumb Crook | | Comments Off on Crime tip: When robbing a bank be sure to plan ahead