Police in Iceland shoot and kill a suspect for the first time in the nation’s history. Never forget.
In the US, police shooting and killing suspects happens every day, whether or not someone is a real threat or not. On Monday, police in Iceland had to find their one bullet in order to take out a man with a shotgun, probably all jacked up on fermented shark or something, and it was the first time any police force in the nation’s history have had to do so. I’m sure people in Iceland are shaking their heads wondering how their country could have slid so far to have this happen.
College textbooks have been really stupidly expensive for decades, but in the past 10 years, those already crazy prices have gone up by 82%. Two senators, Al Franken and Dick Durbin have heard your bitching and they want to do something about it.
While some countries struggle with the idea of providing euthanasia for terminally ill and suffering elderly, Belgium looks to be the first country to pass laws allowing for the euthanasia of minors who are terminally ill. Visit Belgium… come for the waffles, stay for the child murder.
Unbeknownst to anyone ahead of time, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos pulled out the serious shit this weekend on 60 Minutes when in an interview with Charlie Rose, he unveiled “Amazon Prime Air”, a just-so-crazy-it-might-work plan to deliver packages within 30 minutes by aerial drone. Everyone can go home now, Amazon just won.
Actor Paul Walker, best known for being one of the stars of the Fast and Furious franchise died yesterday in a pretty fast and furious car crash at a charity event in Santa Clarita, California yesterday. Walker was a passenger in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, where he was attending a charity event for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
An Ontario man has been charged after he hit a bear with his car and then proceeded to get out of the car and best the bear to death with a rock. Ya know, the kind of stuff that Canadians do because they just don’t give a fuck like that.
The 41-year-old man has been charged under the Ontario SPCA Act with causing an animal to be in distress, and failure to kill an animal by a method that is humane and minimizes the pain and distress to the animal.
Archaeologists have been digging for clues about the origins of Stonehenge in the wrong place for 90 years
In order to try and determine the origin of the stones used to make Stonehenge, archaeologists have been digging at a site in Wales, where it was thought the rocks originated from. And they were in the general area, kinda sorta… using x-rays of the rocks, it turns out the rocks actually originated a mile from where everyone’s been swinging their picks for 90 years.