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Dealing With Theft: 10 Ways to Protect Yourself as a Traveller

Mirna Segal | Posted 03.01.2017 | Travel
Mirna Segal

Knowing how to protect yourself is the most important part of travelling. It's not fun preparing yourself for the worst, but it sure is a better stra...

Missing Woman Now A Wanted Fugitive

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.18.2016 | Crime

WPSD Local 6: Your news, weather, and sports authority In an unusual twist to an already bizarre case, a Kentucky woman who disappeared after le...

How Passenger Laptops Go Missing At The Airport

Melissa T. Shultz | Posted 02.15.2017 | Fifty
Melissa T. Shultz

We waited and watched until he passed through the security line at the airport, the same way we always did after one of his visits home. Seeing him across those barriers, far from my reach, never failed to remind me that he was an adult, and that most of what happened to him was out of my control.

Someone Stole A Ton Of Very Valuable Bull Semen

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 01.27.2016 | Weird News

Bullshit may not be worth much, but bull semen is another story. Fifty thousand dollars worth of bull semen was stolen out of a truck in Turlock, Cal...

Does This Sound Un-American to You?

Jackie DeHon, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Jackie DeHon, Ph.D.

I was born and raised in Texas, so I feel I have a right to complain about a rotten thing that is happening here. Texas used to be the best place in...

Cops Eye 'Persons Of Interest' In Colorado Mom's Brutal Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.31.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Colorado are trying to determine who stabbed mom Amalia Lopez De Mansilla to death inside her Broomfield mobile home and carted away a ...

Is Your Local Charity Thrift Store a Scam?

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
NextAdvisor.com

By Jocelyn Baird, NextAdvisor.com Throughout the year, but especially in the months of November and December, people across the U.S. make charitable ...

Grinches Caught On Camera Stealing Truckload Of Christmas Trees

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.15.2015 | Crime

The Elf on The Shelf didn't bust these guys being naughty, but surveillance cameras sure did. A trio was filmed stealing 190 Christmas trees, worth ar...

Trucker Goes Missing With 40,000 Pounds Of Meat

Associated Press | Lee Moran | Posted 11.28.2015 | Weird News

LOGANTON, Pa. (AP) — Where's the beef? That's what authorities would like to know after someone stole 40,000 pounds of it from a meat plant in centr...

Thieves Used This Ancient Gravestone To Steal $45k Of Jewelry

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.27.2015 | Crime

A thief used an ancient granite gravestone to smash into a jewelry store and steal $45,000 worth of bangles, rings and bracelets. Police said an Art N...

Man Stole Human Brains From Museum, Then Sold Them On eBay

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 11.26.2015 | Crime

Nov 25 (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Indiana man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaking into a medical museum and stealing preserved human brains and oth...

Lottery Employee Games the System to Win $14 Million

MoneyTips | Posted 09.01.2016 | Weird News
MoneyTips

Rigging the lottery to win $14 million? It sounds like the plot of a fictional Ocean's Sixteen. However, it actually did occur, but in Iowa, not Vegas. The criminal never did profit from his crime, and was recently convicted on fraud charges.

Stolen Pug Goes Bananas When Reunited With Her Owner

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.26.2015 | Good News

Words may not be able to sum up this pooch's excitement at seeing her owner once again. Lola the pug, who lives in the town of Harlow in Essex, Engla...

The Long And Lonesome Journey Of A Stolen Stradivarius

Associated Press | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.07.2015 | Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Renowned violinist Roman Totenberg left his beloved Stradivarius in his office while greeting well-wishers after a concert in 1980...

The Stranger

KidSpirit | Posted 08.03.2016 | Religion
KidSpirit

By contributing writer Mustafa Khan for KidSpirit's issue on The Stranger. The stranger can't be trusted. The stranger is inhospitable and dangerous....

A Funny Thing Happened to Me on the Way to the Bank

James Altucher | Posted 06.25.2016 | Business
James Altucher

I woke up and there were two versions of my latest book, The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth, listed on Amazon. One was written by "James Altucher" and the other was written by "JAMES ALTUCHER" and had a mysterious "editor" named "MD. YEASIN HOSSAIN".

How To Deter Burglars, Felons And 16-Year-Olds

Renee Fisher | Posted 06.10.2016 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

LBL has considered putting a car up on blocks in front of her abode or having a fake notice on the door from the Board of Health announcing the presence of both cholera and Sarah Palin inside her home.

Was The Unreleased 'Fifty Shades' Book Stolen From Its Publisher?

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

This probably isn't the kind of bad behavior E.L. James fans want to read about. Police are currently investigating the disappearance of a copy of ...

What You May be Doing Everyday to Reveal Your Identity and Good Credit

Jeanne Kelly | Posted 06.09.2016 | Business
Jeanne Kelly

Next time you plan to have a sensitive or private conversation, take a moment to make that call in a private location. Remember also that neither emails nor text messages are secure forms of communication for your private information as well.

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

Father-Son Duo Accused Of Stealing $72,000 In Health And Beauty Aids

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

Rogaine, razors and pregnancy strips are just some of the more than $72,000 worth of health and beauty items an Oregon father and son are accused of s...

Stealing From Yourself

Wendy Reese | Posted 06.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

When I was 6 years old, I was in the checkout lane at the grocery with my mom. She was busy loading groceries from the cart onto the conveyor belt while I was busy checking out all the tempting candy, all of which was at eye level for me. I wanted the gum.

Boris Nemtsov -- Another Russian Is Dead

Carole Keeney Harrington | Posted 05.09.2015 | World
Carole Keeney Harrington

The killing of Nemtsov successfully eliminates the most worrisome gnats buzzing Putin in recent years.

How to Avoid an Online Vacation Rental Scam

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

Imagine you're planning a much-needed vacation. You rent a home using an online site and pay in full to secure the deal. You board your flight and travel to your destination, excited to be far away from work and ready to relax. You arrive at your rental to get the keys -- and find out you've been scammed.

Someone Stole An Entire House In Oregon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weird News

A thief made off with an entire house in Klamath Falls, Oregon, this week in a heist that would make Ocean's Eleven blush. On Tuesday, the homeowne...