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Ex-Napster Executive Killed In Cycling Accident Involving Police Car

12/11/2013, A former executive of Napster, Milton Everett Olin Jr., met with a tragic accident on Sunday after he was hit by a police car while he was on his bicycle, ending his life at that very instant itself. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department reported...

Video: Bar-Worker Falls Down Ten Foot Hole

08/28/2012, Unattended and bare manholes on roadsides can be very dangerous if there are no warning signs accompanying them. Most of us don’t tend to look at our feet or at the ground all the time to be aware of a gaping hole if there is one on our way. Apparently,...

BlackBerry service interruption made roads safer

10/17/2011, While businesses and people had problems communicating and doing work over the past week due to the BlackBerry outage, at least there was something good to come out of it. According to reports from Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the three-day disruption in...

Another fire at Foxconn, no casualties reported

09/27/2011, If there’s one manufacturing plant that can’t seem to get enough of the press, it’s got to be Foxconn. Famous for manufacturing the iPhone and the iPad, but at the same time it is infamous for its workers’ harsh working conditions,...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 mistakenly exchanged at Best Buy

09/22/2011, About a week ago we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 was up for pre-order at Best Buy. Unfortunately it was not specified as to when customers at Best Buy would be able to get their hands on the product, but if the reports are correct, it looks...

Cow squashes car after jumping over three foot fence

08/12/2011, Hey Diddle Diddle – this time around, the bovine in question did not make the leap over the moon, but somehow did defy the law of gravity to a certain degree by clearing a three foot fence, squashing a car upon landing to boot. Yes sir,...

Google’s self-driving car has its first accident

08/05/2011, Uh oh. Google’s driverless car, the self-driving Prius has encountered its first ever accident – according to a photograph sent in to Jalopnik by a tipster who spotted the accident somewhere nearby Google’s Mountain View California...

Death app tells you about nearby deaths in your area

07/29/2011, Part of a ghost hunting team and looking for new places to explore? Wish there was an app for that? Well, you’re actually in luck. The folks over at MobileNationHQ recently came up with something called the Death app. As part of a demonstration to...

BMW Crash-Severity Algorithm Analyzes Potential Injuries

06/21/2011, It looks like BMW has been making the news quite a bit lately what with their app that analyzes your driving patterns to help build a better EV of tomorrow and now it looks like thanks to their algorithm that has been built into their cars, whenever a...

Fire breaks out in an Intel plant, Arizona

06/08/2011, Following the explosion that happened in Foxconn China a few weeks ago, another accident has broken out in a manufacturing plant – this time all the way on the other side of the world in an Intel plant in Arizona. The fire broke out earlier today in a...

The feds want black boxes in your cars too

05/24/2011, According to a report from Wired, federal officials will be announcing next month that black boxes will be mandatory in all cars. Yes, the very same black boxes used by investigators to recreate the last few moments of a plane before it crashes will be a...

Robot fumbles with grenade and runs over it on accident

02/04/2011, This morning in San Francisco, a robot was called into a bomb scene to dispose of a grenade that was discovered in the possessions of a recently deceased relative. The event was caught by a news crew on live television, and is nerve wrecking to say the...