Tech Saves Lives
Crime and Punishment
If you’re planning on getting the new iPad soon, don’t get rid of that laptop just yet! Apparently, old computers can be used to fend off bears that are trying to eat you.
A Siberian man survived a potentially fatal attack when he disoriented a charging bear by throwing an old computer at it.
In what sounds like something straight out of an old episode of Oprah, a group of burglars returned their loot after they found out it was stolen from a nonprofit’s office.
Last week, thieves ransacked the San Bernardino County Sexual Assault Services office by descending through the ceiling and collected several computers, monitors and a laptop. Read More
If The Breakfast Club taught us anything, it’s that anyone–even the popular girl and the nerd!–can land in detention. It’s highly unlikely, however, that an entire school would be sent to detention simultaneously, no matter how Mean Girls they get.
But that’s exactly what happened at a secondary school in Nelson, New Zealand, when a computer glitch accidentally sent out text messages to the parents of almost every student notifying them that their child had to report to detention.