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Robert MacPherson Computer files to create a handgun almost entirely from parts made with a 3D printer have been posted…

PayPal credits user’s account with $92 quadrillion

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OSCAR WILLIAMS-GRUT A public relations worker was “quite surprised” to find he was the richest person on the planet after PayPal mistakenly credited his account with over a thousand times the world’s GDP. Chris Reynolds, 56, opened an email from the online payment site to find his account balance was $92,233,720,368,547,800 – or $92 quadrillion.…

Man paid $100 for $1m James Bond submarine car

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The Lotus in a scene from ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’. Picture: RM Auctions IT is one of the most famous cars in the history of the movies and when it goes under the hammer this September it could fetch over a million dollars. But the James Bond submarine car from The Spy Who Loved…

Russian politician tries to ban swearing from internet

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THE Russian Government is planning to ban foul language from the internet under child protection laws. State Duma Deputy Yelena Mizulina plans to amend a law called “On the Protection of Children”, reports Russian news website Pravda.ru. Under the plan, posts on social networks, forums and websites that contain swear words would be blocked if…

Angelina Jolie has healthy breasts removed

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Actress Angelina Jolie has revealed that she has undergone a preventive double mastectomy to reduce her risk of cancer. Her mother died from cancer aged 56. Angelina Jolie has revealed that she recently underwent a preventative double mastectomy. The actress, whose mother, Marcheline Bertrand, died of ovarian cancer in 2007, was tested to see whether…

Print Your Own Gun

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Robert MacPherson Computer files to create a handgun almost entirely from parts made with a 3D printer have been posted online, alarming gun control advocates after it was successfully test-fired by its inventor. The single-shot .380-caliber Liberator bears a vague resemblance to its namesake, the FP-45 Liberator pistol the US developed during World War II…

Totally Nuts!

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Booths decided to pull its Whole Hearted Roasted Monkey Nuts from the aisles because its label does not declare it contains peanuts, MSN News reports. The firm has stores in Lancashire, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Cheshire and a recently-opened branch at MediaCityUK in Salford. A spokesman for the company said, “Booths is withdrawing some batches of its…

Judge fines himself over phone in court

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A MICHIGAN judge whose smartphone disrupted a hearing in his own courtroom has held himself in contempt and paid $US25 ($24) for the infraction. Judge Raymond Voet has a posted policy stating that electronic devices causing a disturbance during court sessions will result in the owner being cited with contempt, the Sentinel-Standard of Ionia and…

Chimpanzee addicted to porn

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GINA the chimp has a problem. She’s addicted to adult human porn. The first question you may have is how a chimp came to watch TV. That one is simple. A television set was installed in her enclosure at Seville Zoo. But maybe the zoo regrets the decision now. Primatologist Pablo Herreros told El Mundo:…

PETA want to ban naked chickens in supermarkets

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ANIMAL welfare extremists want to ban the display of naked chickens in supermarkets. They also protest against pictures of raw chickens in ads. The American founder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, president Ingrid Newkirk, criticised a newspaper for running a picture of a raw chicken. Other supporters expressed disgust at the sight…