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  • May 20, 2010
    A group of would-be thieves were recently arrested after picking the wrong alley to conduct a mugging. You know, because they did it right in front of a ninja school. Master Splinter?! The German exchange student had been targeted by the men while he was riding the late-nigh... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2010
    In a case of life imitating art (in this case, comic book art), a man dressed as Spiderman stopped a would-be thief from stealing a $160 comic on Free Comic Book Day this last Sunday. He was aided in his crime-fighting by two Jedi knights and The Flash. Not even kidding. Ade... / Continue →
  • February 19, 2010
    PleaseRobMe.com is a website that lists people who have recently left their homes and announced their location on Twitter. So you can go rob them. Or go spread rose petals all over their porch if you're not into the whole robbery thing. The website was created to make an imp... / Continue →
  • November 25, 2009
    This is part of a cheat-sheet (worthwhile full version HERE) you're supposed to hang up in your time machine so you can steal everyone's credit for discoveries and inventions of the past. Smaaaart. I definitely just printed one out and taped it to the dash of my time travelin... / Continue →
  • November 20, 2009
    The latest in a string of taco-related violence, a masked marauder in Illinois held up another man at machete-point and demanded the poor chap's tacos. Admit it -- if you'd have had a machete you would have done the same thing! Elgin Deputy Police Chief Jeff Swoboda says a lo... / Continue →
  • September 3, 2009
    Just like this. IN 31 seconds the thieves made off with 23 Macbook Pro's, 14 iPhones and 9 iPod Touch. Wow. And did anybody else find it annoying how the reporter was speaking during the video? "Watch again as the thieves show skilled practice at bringing down that plate gl... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2009
    An army of little robots that travel through a city's existing sewer lines delivering packages of death to unsuspecting recipients. That sounds wonderful. The brainchild of designer Phillip Hermes, the Urban Mole is a capsule that travels through existing networks of undergro... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2009
    A would-be thief tried to use his head as a battering ram to bust open the back door of a home in St Petersburg, Florida. He failed miserably. But I loved how he got down like a bull before charging the door, I thought that was a nice touch. Just chalk it up as a learning ex... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2009
    A group of angry villagers in Broughton, England chased off a Google Street View car because they feared an invasion of privacy and increased crime in the area. "I was upstairs when I spotted the camera car driving down the lane," resident Paul Jacobs told The Times of London.... / Continue →
  • April 2, 2009
    Well, actually, it's a tie. First, a liquor store robber who probably had his mommy drive him there while he finished his juice box. Police say a 19-year-old who tried to rob a liquor store sat down and cried after 76-year-old owner locked him in the store. The man was accuse... / Continue →