A Million Cockroaches Escaped From A Chinese Farm And Are On The Move

According to the Agence France-Presse, "at least" one million cockroaches escaped a nursery in Jiangsu, China where they were being farmed for traditional medicine applications like cancer and inflammation treatments. The bugs got away because of an "unknown perpetrator" who tampered with the plastic greenhouse where… » 8/25/13 4:33pm 8/25/13 4:33pm

Escaped Florida Llama Brought Down By Taser

Tallahassee police reported using a taser on a six-foot llama, Scooter, after it ran around a local neighborhood for hours yesterday and generally galavanted about. The llama was eventually subdued to avoid an accident and returned, and its owner will not face charges. » 6/02/13 11:22am 6/02/13 11:22am

Taliban Prison Breakers Interviewed

The Daily Beast has interviewed two of the men freed in the prison break we covered earlier today. One interviewee, Mullah Asadullah Akhund, described the escape in detail, while an anonymous commander was quoted as saying, "We are poor in technology, but with the help of All Mighty Allah we embarrassed the enemy with… » 4/25/11 5:34pm 4/25/11 5:34pm

A Brief History of Strange Prison Escape Tools

The recent Taliban prison escape was undeniably crafty. But especially noteworthy was the creation of the 320+ meter tunnel without power tools, which would have been too noisy. Here are six other great escapes, and the gear that made them possible. » 4/25/11 5:19pm 4/25/11 5:19pm

500 Taliban Prisoners Just Escaped Through a Long Underground…

In their biggest prison break since 2008, nearly 500 Afghani detainees (mostly Taliban members) escaped from the Sarposa Prison through an underground tunnel, dug from the outside. Now the U.S. military is searching high and low, hoping to corral the escapees back in. The crazy thing is that they built this long… » 4/25/11 11:35am 4/25/11 11:35am

No High Tech Gadgetry Needed For This Panda's Daring Escape

James Bond would envy at the ease with which this panda was able to escape its cell. Where are the guards when you need them? [YouTube] » 8/07/10 1:00am 8/07/10 1:00am

Spanish Police Foil Remote-Controlled Zeppelin Jailbreak

In a plot that's crazy (and evil genius) enough to be from James Bond, three people have been arrested after police discovered their plan to free a drug trafficker from an island prison using a 13-foot airship carrying night goggles, climbing gear and camouflage paint. » 7/05/09 6:29pm 7/05/09 6:29pm

'Generic Escape Capsule' May Be the Saddest Thing I've Ever Seen

Sometimes, when life's getting you down, you just need to hole yourself up in a modified wardrobe, sitting on a chair with a hole cut in the seat for you to poop through. » 1/22/09 11:30am 1/22/09 11:30am

Houdini Pro Emergency Rescue Tool Busts You Out Of a Wrecked Or…

The Houdini and Houdini Pro are two emergency car tools that improve your chances of not dying when faced with a crashed or sinking car. It's much like the seatbelt cutters and window shatterers that have been on the market for a while, but also comes with a safety whistle and LED light. The Pro upgrades the seat belt… » 11/19/08 7:37pm 11/19/08 7:37pm