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Man Who Attempted Suicide Sues Hospital That Saved Him

If someone injures you while saving your life, can you sue them? Well, of course you can sue them, since you’re not dead, but can you win? I guess so.  Earlier this month, Michael Dexter was paid 90,000 pounds as…


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Panic, Heroism Reportedly on Display During California Bar Exam

A source who was taking the California Bar Exam on July 29, when the session was presented in Sensurround, reports scenes of both abject fear and valiant heroism among the attorneys-to-be at the Ontario test site, arguably closest to the…



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Gallery of Bad Disguises, #4: The Thong Bandits

Before too long there will be enough material of this kind to create a separate category or gallery of Bad Disguises.  Previous candidates would include the Duct Tape Bandit and the Tree That Robbed a Bank, and to those we…





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What Not to Use as a Disguise, #3: Drywall Compound

I think we have enough failed-disguise posts now to consider starting a new category, or at least a sub-category of The Criminal Mind.  This does not quite rise to the level of What Not to Use as a Disguise #1…


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“Duct Tape Bandit” Apprehended Immediately

Possibly inspired by (but far less successful than) last month's "Tree Bandit," who also employed duct tape but only to attach his foliage, a Kentucky man tried to rob a liquor store last Friday after first wrapping his entire head…