Food Trucks Are Increasingly Serious Terrorism Threat, Says NYC's Fire…

In an internal-use-only document obtained by Public Intelligence, NYC's Fire Department outlines its concerns about the increasing number of food trucks around New York. Not only are they serious fire hazards—with large propane and gasoline tanks—but also a genuine terrorist threat. It sounds silly, but the arguments… » 10/24/12 2:12pm 10/24/12 2:12pm

Retrieve Lost Balls With the Golf Ball Wrangler

Somewhere in our extended circle of friends and family we all have a golfer who loves to talk about the many balls he lost in water hazards and the crazy ways he's retrieved them. » 6/07/11 11:34pm 6/07/11 11:34pm

1.5 Million Durabrand DVD Players Recalled By Wal-Mart: Fire Hazard

The recall comes after 12 complaints of overheating, including five cases that caused fire and property damage. The $29 Chinese-made cheapies were sold from January 2006 to July 2009, exclusively at Wal-Mart (U.S) and ASDA supermarkets (U.K). » 8/21/09 6:50am 8/21/09 6:50am

Motorola i356IS Won't Blow Up Gas Stations, Sadly

According to Motorola-and contrary to the cellphone now in your pants-their new i356IS won't blow up gas stations or ignite fuel, sadly getting rid of the last bit of fun left in Motorola handsets. » 2/11/09 10:50am 2/11/09 10:50am