This SoCal Water Treatment Plant Is Powered by Poop

The Inland Empire's cadre of water treatment plants clean millions of gallons of waste water every day. But what to do with all that left over poo? Normally it's unceremoniously dumped in a local landfill but at Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 1, that massive pile of crap is put to a better use—making electricity… » 3/26/13 12:00pm 3/26/13 12:00pm

Canadian Man Caught Stealing a House

It's not everyday that y
ou read about a stolen house. Not the entire contents of a house, but the actual house itself.
Such is the plight of a man from Brampton, ON Canada who was shocked to find his 45-foot long double-wide mobile home was stolen from his rural property. While he was away, someone hooked up the… » 6/21/11 7:24pm 6/21/11 7:24pm

Flying Microbot Gives Wings to Imminent Doomsday Scenario

Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, seemingly oblivious to the fact that technology is exponentially outpacing our ability to keep up with it, have created a new breed of levitating micro-machines. » 4/12/09 3:00pm 4/12/09 3:00pm

Policeman Tases Guy, Sets His Pants on Fire

Ok, we know bad things can happen when the general public use tasers, but cops tasing a guy and setting him on fire? No... really? Apparently the 31-year-old in question was causing a disturbance in an apartment in Hamilton, Ontario, recently, and three police officers attended. Whatever happened after that, the… » 4/23/08 1:40pm 4/23/08 1:40pm

Photographer Mistaken for Gunman

Sheridan College in Ontario was locked down last Friday because it was suspected a gunman was on the premises. Thankfully, it was a false alarm, but how do you mistake a gunman? Apparently, all it took was a lone photographer, some camouflage cargo pants and his free-standing tripod. » 2/10/08 1:45pm 2/10/08 1:45pm