Friday, December 17, 2010

Postal Worker Arrested for Delivering Mail Naked

David A. Goodman, a 52 year old postal worker in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin wasarrested after he delivered mail to a law firm in the nude.

Goodman claims that he was just trying to “cheer up” a 21 year old female employee of the firm who he says appeared to be “stressed out”.

Instead, she freaked out, called the police, and had him arrested. Well done, Mr. Goodman!

Fast Five

Vin Diesel is back and guess what movie he's in...surprise surprise

Colorado Data Leak Compromises Informant Safety

The sheriff in Mesa County, Colorado is having a pretty bad week. It was just revealed that an IT employee with the county inadvertently leaked the identity of 200,000 police informants, crime victims, and suspects earlier this year when he copied the contents of a database to another server.

According to the Associated Press, the employee had copied the database in the form of a giant raw text file with everyone’s information available stored in plain text. He assumed that the target server was secure. It turns out that his assumption was wrong. The server wasn’tsecure. The information contained in the file made it out onto the open web

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Deal of the Day: $39.99 Star Wars Boba Fett Electronic Helmet for $19.99

Amazon has the Star Wars Boba Fett Electronic Helmet for only $19.99, originally priced at $39.99. This device "features button-activated blaster sounds and rocket pack sounds, recites phrases such as 'surrender' or 'face disintegration' and light-up antenna." Product page. Video review after the break.

Activate the light-up antenna as you close in on your prey and move the antenna up or down to change which phrases and sounds play.

Pirates of the Carribbean: On Stranger Tides

Send a Call From Santa

If you have young kids, cousins, nieces, and/or nephews and you want to make this year’sChristmas extra special for them, check out the Google powered Send a Call from Santawebsite. It’s a quick, easy way to give a little kid a nice holiday boost.