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Not the best place to park your big rig

An 18-wheel truck pulling an empty water tank is hanging precariously off an interstate ramp in Fort Worth after a predawn crash, and three people have been rescued from the wreck.

via Three rescued

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March 24, 2011 Posted by | accident messes, Scary | Comments Off on Not the best place to park your big rig

Turns out that DIY barcodes are frowned on

A Palm Bay (Florida) man was rolling back his own prices at a Walmart in Fort Pierce after he used pre-made bar code stickers to purchase DVDs and some Lego sets for a discounted rate, police said.

via WPBF West Palm Beach.

March 24, 2011 Posted by | Crime, DIY | Comments Off on Turns out that DIY barcodes are frowned on

Let’s see now…which one of these thingies makes this thing fly?

India’s fake pilot scandal began unravelling when a female captain landed her packed airliner on the nose instead of the rear wheels as she touched down in the holiday hotspot of Goa…

The case set alarm bells ringing for passengers, anxious about the idea of a semi-trained fraud being responsible for their lives, and for airline bosses, who have been hiring crew at a furious pace in recent years.

via Yahoo! News.

March 24, 2011 Posted by | Airplanes, Scary | Comments Off on Let’s see now…which one of these thingies makes this thing fly?