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  • Extreme Heat Knocks Out Internet In Australia
    By on January 5, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes with news that bad weather caused internet connectivity problems for users in Perth, Western Australia on Monday. But it wasn’t raging storms or lightning that caused this outage — it was extreme heat. Monday was the 6th hottest day on record for Perth, peaking around 44.4 C (111.9 F). Thousands of iiNet customers across Australia found themselves offline for about six and a half hours after the company shut down some (more…)

  • Jeff Carter Knocks Anssi Salmela Out Cold [Video]
    By on February 12, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    It’s another hit that’s igniting the hits-to-the-head debate allaround the league. Check out the check that Carter laid on Salmela Monday night in Philly.


  • ELF Knocks Down AM Towers To Save Earth, Intercoms
    By on September 5, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    ScentCone writes “The ELF (Earth Liberation Front) has claimed responsibility for destroying the primary AM towers used by radio station KRKO in Washington state. From their statement: ‘AM radio waves cause adverse health effects including a higher rate of cancer, harm to wildlife, and that the signals have been interfering with home phone and intercom lines.’ The poor intercom performance must have been the last straw.”

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  • Albert Pujol’s homer knocks out “I” in Big Mac Land sign
    By on May 22, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    “It’s cool doing things like that,” Pujols said. “But you know what, you take a home run no matter what, and to take the lead early it’s big.”