There was something strange in the air in Budapest on Sunday evening. Mostly, it was computer parts and outdated peripherals—flying through the closed windows of the headquarters of the ruling political party, called Fidesz.
Foxconn has had to close down a factory in Taiyuan, China, which employs 79,000 people after a massive brawl broke out amongst 2,000 of its workers. Bloomberg is reporting that the fight left 40 people hospitalized and some employees arrested.
Just because the US is the worldwide leader in military might doesn't mean the other world powers are just sitting on their thumbs. No. They're designing and building their own weapons systems, then selling them at trade shows like Eurosatory 2012, the world's largest military weapons expo.
Not only they keep screwing their technology and products, but RIM executives seem decided to burn the company down. Last week two execs got so drunk and crazy that a China-bound plane had to return to Canada.
We hope you found some great Black Friday deals today, while avoiding situations like this riot over a two dollar waffle maker at Walmart. This is your reward for waking up and standing in line at three in the morning?
Seemingly lifted straight from some B-movie horror flick, a group of mourners in Uganda were sprayed by the police with water cannons filled with pink dye. The police said they were only "preventing the worst from happening."
Aaron Biber is an 89-year-old barber from Tottenham. He lost his wife in 2010 and, in 2011, he lost his livelihood to rioters. His story made headlines when a striking image of his ransacked barbershop hit the Internet.
Aluminium baseball bats aren't the only weapon of defence that's proven popular on Amazon UK—wooden baseball bats are also up by 3,600 per cent; military police batons up by 5,000 per cent and the Zumba DVD workout set is up 342 per cent, which probably isn't related to the UK riots of the last few days. [Amazon UK…
It was chaos outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre Wednesday night . A documentary about the Electric Daisy Carnival rave was ready for its world debut when a star in the film, DJ Kaskade, tweeted "Today(at)6pm in Hollywood (at)Mann's Chinese Theatre. ME+BIG SPEAKERS+MUSIC(equals)BLOCK PARTY!!! RT!"
Aside from some nice tapas, wine, and caipirinhas, is there any better way to end the week than a revolution at the office? I say NO! Here are the complete instructions:
The PlayStation 3 Mayhem reached UCLA-like proportions last night, as a Best Buy manager announced to 50 people that only 35 PS3 units were available. Ruh roh.
Researchers at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas are apparently huge fans of The Ghostbusters. A recent patent filed by them shows a tank of goo carried backpack-like by riot police.
We beat this riot thing into the ground yesterday, but that doesn't mean even more crafty folks can't beat it even further today! We present the ultimate in post-riot apparel, the "I Went to Henrico County for a $50 iBook and But All I Got Was Kicked in the Balls" t-shirt.
More news on the 2005 iBook Riot, held today at the Richmond International Raceway. A new video shows trampling inside the building. Riot cops arrived on the scene late in the morning to quell the crowd. (What does an iBook riot cop carry, a menacing Mighty Mouse?) The consensus from participants: It just wasn't…
What do you get when you mix record heat, $50 4-year-old iBooks, and a burgeoning back-to-school season? Riot! Folks in Richmond, Virginia piled up at the doors of the Richmond International Raceway to get their hands on one of about 1,000 laptops. The ensuing chaos caused one intrepid shopper to lose her footwear: