Entries by Wes Yahola

Man ‘ate Tide Pod then destroyed $7,500 of hospital equipment’

by Jacob Geanous A man ate a Tide Pod then destroyed $7,500 worth of hospital equipment during an ‘out of control’ hospital rampage, court documents say. Brandon McVay, 26, began ‘yelling loudly’ while smashing four computer screens during treatment for swallowing the detergent capsule at Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Ia., it is claimed. His […]

Man shot after triggering his own booby trap

  By Joyce Orlando A 68-year-old man accidentally shot himself with a gun rigged at his back door. Edwin Smith was caught in his own trap at about 11:30 a.m. Monday, at 124 Blevins Drive off of Stony Point Road outside of Shelby. According to investigators, Smith had a shotgun set up facing his back […]

Technician Accidentally Fires Vulcan Cannon And Destroys An F-16 On The Ground In Belgium

By Paul Szoldra A maintenance worker accidentally fired a 20mm Vulcan cannon from an F-16 jet he was working on at Belgium’s Florennes Air Force Base earlier this week, destroying another F-16 while damaging another aircraft nearby, according to multiple media reports. A worker apparently opened fire across the flight line while performing maintenance on […]

Bumper Songs for Tuesday, October 16th

– The Dave Matthews Band: Ants Marching – The Beach Boys & the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: Wouldn’t It Be Nice – Arcade Fire: Wake Up – Paul Simon: Mother & Child Reunion – INXS: Not Enough Time – Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats: S O B – Rush: Far Cry – Missing Persons: Destination […]

10 Ways to Identify a Witch

By Stacy Conradt, Mental Floss As we know today, some of the measures taken during the Salem Witch Trials to “prove“ whether a person was guilty or innocent were ludicrous. But in case you’d like to employ some of them for yourself, here are 10 ways to identify a witch, according to those running the […]