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Dear Thieves, Karma Is A B*tch. Sincerely, These People.

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

No one likes a thief, a con artist or a scammer. And that's why it feels oh-so-good when those shady individuals get their comeuppance. We know you'll...

The World's Five Weirdest Travel Pitches

Peter Mandel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Just for fun, here's a sampling of the weirdest travel pitches that are out there right now -- flapping around, jumping up and down, and doing their darnedest to snag your attention.

Let Us Now Praise Herb Gardner, Author of A Thousand Clowns

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
Peter Dreier

Herb Gardner, one of the greatest but most under-appreciated playwrights in 20th century America, died 10 years ago today.

Confirmed: Thieves Break Into Microsoft Offices, Steal Only iPads

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.08.2013 | Technology

When thieves broke into Microsoft's offices in Mountain View, Calif., last month, more than a few of the company's products -- perhaps even new Surfac...

They're Stealing What?!

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.03.2012 | Money

In the post-recession U.S. economy, it seems people will do just about anything for money -- even if means stealing toilet parts from restaurants. ...

Daredevil Thieves Rob Moving Truck

Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

A gang of Romanian thieves has taken multitasking to an all-time high. The group is shown starting to rob a moving truck as they both power down a hig...

21 Reasons to Take a Break From Your Cell Phone

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 04.01.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

With no disrespect to Steve Jobs, we all need a break from our electronic toys from time to time. If you feel the need to take a break from your cell phone, read on for a list of good reasons to do so.

Credit Cards With Chips: Are the Urban Legends True?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

It's no surprise that urban legends and myths have proliferated about the new EMV chip credit cards. Here are a few of the most common, along with our opinion as to their veracity.

Grandma Thwarts Gang Of Thieves With Purse Beating

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A valiant British grandmother rushed into action and helped foil a jewelry store robbery in England, CBS is reporting. When a woman in Northampton s...

Beware of Bank ATM "Skimmers"

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Iris Mack

  Organized criminals are installing equipment on legitimate bank ATMs to steal both the ATM card number and the PIN. The team of criminals s...

Astoria Characters: The Fig Thieves

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

When the fig thieves fled with my fruits, I decided to take matters into my own empty hands.

ART OF THE STEAL: Best Art Heists In History Plus The Hunt For A Van Gogh

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Mahmoud Khalil Museum in Egypt has added to their to-do list to fix 'faulty alarms.' This weekend, a Van Gogh painting, entitled "Poppy Flowers" was s...

Thieves Take Controversial Mojave Desert Cross

AP | ROBERT JABLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A cross erected on a remote Mojave Desert outcropping to honor American war dead has been stolen less than two weeks after the U.S...

Mark Scobbie, Bare-Bottomed Thief, Caught Hanging From Vent In UK

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mark Scobbie, a 19-year-old British man who should pursue a trade other than thieving, was caught with his pants down, hanging from a vent while tryin...