Big ports have always struggled to keep an eye on every single ship that passes through their waters—especially the part of the boat that's underwater. Now, there's a new sort of robotic barnacle that can stealthily slide along the hulls of incoming ships and scan for hidden compartments where smugglers hide their…
What's the one thing you never hear from people who have just been burgled? "Those rotten sons of bitches stole all my books." Nobody's going to lift your Encyclopaedia Britannicas when there are OLEDs to be had. That's why you should hide your precious valuables in the last place thieves think to look—the bookshelf.
A movie-goer's concept of prison economy is likely that it's a cigarette-fueled barter system. That may be part of it, but it only scratches the surface. The truth is a violent world of sex, drugs and... postage stamps?
Lil Wayne's only got a month left on his eight-month stint at Riker's, but he's going to be spending it all by his lonesome. The guards who found the rapper's contraband iPod, charger, and headphones have banished him to solitary.
That's right...ass. Why? Because that's where inmates cram 'em. So it looks like the Bloodhound here will be pointing directly the backside of a lot of prison jumpsuits.
Guards at Elmley Prison in the UK recently spotted a R/C helicopter fly over the jailhouse walls towards the prisoner's quarters with a small cargo attached underneath the fuselage.