“Starvation is a crazy thing.” Earlier this year, Tommy Caldwell completed the first-ever free climb of the Dawn Wall at El Capitan. But he’d never have gotten there if he hadn’t been taken hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan. Here’s his story.
We all have opinions about the people on Big Brother-style TV shows. But spare a thought for nine girls who were duped into taking part in a fake show — then held captive while naked images of them were sold online.
Many of us have jailbroken our iPhones, but did everyone remember to change the default root password? Those guilty of that oversight are vulnerable to the simple intrusion method this guy used to hold iPhones hostage in the Netherlands.
As predicted by Battlestar Galactica, machines are beginning their takeover. An elderly woman in Cornwall, England was seated peacefully on her supposedly-helpful scooter when the iron-hearted machine forcefully drove her onto a highway without permission.