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New Silk Road: The Black Market Drug Website Is Back

New Silk Road: The Black Market Drug Website Is Back

It was just last month that Silk Road was shut down by the Department of Justice and its owner Ross Ulbricht, aka “Dread Pirate Roberts,” was taken into custody for narcotics conspiracy, computer hacking, money laundering and murder-for-hire.  Today, the Silk Road website is back up and running with a new Dread Pirate Roberts at the helm. [caption id="attachment_53240" align="alignnone" width="550"]… [Read more]

San Diego-Tijuana Drug Super Tunnel

San Diego-Tijuana Drug Super Tunnel

A recently discovered underground passageway for transporting drugs between San Diego and Tijuana is so sophisticated that authorities call it the “super tunnel.”  It’s 4 feet tall, 3 feet wide and spans nearly six football fields. The tunnel features an advanced ventilation system, lighting and a rail system capable of transporting… [Read more]

Best Halloween Costume Ideas 2013

Best Halloween Costume Ideas 2013

Halloween weekend is right around the corner and odds are that if you are reading this you probably don’t have a costume picked out.  There’s still plenty of time to find the perfect costume.  We’ve lined up the best Halloween costume ideas for 2013. Breaking Bad (Walter White) Walter White, a struggling high school chemistry teacher who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and turns to… [Read more]

Get Free Facebook Wi-Fi in Exchange of Check-ins

Get Free Facebook Wi-Fi in Exchange of Check-ins

With the recent partnership between Facebook and CISCO, it appears that more hotels, shops, restaurants and other business will be offering free Wi-Fi to customers soon. That’s because the Facebook-CISCO partnership, which has been in pilot since 2012, now allows establishments… [Read more]

Rare “Auto-Brewery Syndrome” Turns Your Stomach Into a Brewery

Rare “Auto-Brewery Syndrome” Turns Your Stomach Into a Brewery

Flickr Would it be cool to get drunk without ever having to take a sip of alcohol? Sure. If you had a little drinking problem - just think of all the cash you could save. But, for the Average Joe, that probably wouldn't be as fun as it sounds. This unlikely scenario, however, has actually occurred. In a report published recently by the International Journal of Clinical Medicine, a 61-year-old… [Read more]

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