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  • ‘We put dope in their bottles and watched them have fun’

    01/22/2015 10:15:47 AM PST · by Morgana · 30 replies ^ | January 21, 2015 | wane staff
    BLUFFTON, Ind. (WANE) – Court documents outline gruesome details in the death and treatment of a 3-year-old whose presumed disappearance prompted an hours-long community-wide search on Sunday. Three people are being held by police in the death of Owen Collins. The child was apparently dead, in the home, for almost an entire day before his body was put in a cardboard box, dumped in the woods and set on fire. The mother of Owen Collins, 21-year-old Breanna J. Arnold and Zachary S. Barnes, 30, were each arrested and preliminarily charged on two felonies: neglect of a dependent resulting in the...
  • Beer Bottle Trick at 2500fps - The Slow Mo Guys [video only]

    12/10/2013 6:43:21 PM PST · by servo1969 · 9 replies ^ | 12-3-2013 | The Slow Mo Guys
    Gav and Dan find an interesting way to destroy their bev bottles while showing off some cool science. Follow Gav on Twitter - Follow Dan on Twitter - Beer Bottle Cavitation at 2500fps - The Slow Mo Guys
  • $2000 for a Bottle of Beer? You Bet. (12 bottles of Dave - sold out)

    09/27/2013 4:04:00 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Time ^ | 9/26/13 | Anita Hamilton
    **SNIP** But who in their right mind would pay $2000 for a single, 12.7 oz. bottle of beer? Quite a lot of people, it turns out, judging by the frenzy unleashed Wednesday over the release of “Dave,” an English Barley wine from Hair of the Dog Brewing in Portland, Oregon that sold out less than five hours after it went on sale. Admittedly, it was just a tiny batch of 12 bottles, but still. **SNIP** What’s so special about Dave? First brewed in 1994 — that’s right, it’s 19 years old! — it achieves the absurdly-high alcohol level through a...
  • Concord’s Plastic Bottle Ban in Effect

    01/01/2013 6:35:08 AM PST · by Libloather · 49 replies
    WGGB ^ | 1/01/13
    CONCORD, Mass. (AP) — A new ban on the sales of single-serving plastic water bottles has taken effect in Concord. The ban began Tuesday and follows an April vote by Town Meeting, which made historic Concord one of the first communities in the nation to make the bottles illegal.
  • PA Warns US: 'Genie is Already Out of the Bottle'

    12/16/2012 3:53:30 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 16/12/12 | Rachel Hirshfeld
    Chief representative of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington D.C. is warning United States lawmakers against retaliating for last month's statehood vote at the United Nations, maintaining that doing so would only hurt U.S. credibility in the region. “History has shown time and again that the language of threats, financial pressure, and punitive measures simply does not work,” Maen Rashid Areikat wrote in a letter sent to U.S. lawmakers. “Engagement and dialogue is the only way to express the views of Congress. Biased and one-sided resolutions cannot contribute to an atmosphere that is conducive for a political resolution to...
  • Oldest Message in a Bottle Found

    09/06/2012 1:48:48 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies ^ | Thu Sep 6, 2012 01:45 PM ET | Analysis by Rossella Lorenzi
    A Scottish skipper has found the oldest message ever in a bottle at sea, Guinness World Records said. According to the record-keeping organization, Andrew Leaper, skipper of the Shetland fishing boat "Copious," made the discovery on April 12 when hauling in his nets in the North Sea off the coast of Shetland. He later learned that the message in bottle had been adrift for 97 years and 309 days. This surpasses the previous record by more than five years. Amazingly, it was Leaper's friend Mark Anderson who set the previous record in 2006 by retrieving another Scottish bottle as he...
  • Coded American Civil War message in bottle deciphered

    12/26/2010 2:04:42 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 30 replies · 3+ views
    bbc ^ | 25 December 2010
    A message in a bottle delivered to a Confederate general during the American Civil War has been deciphered, 147 years after it was written. In the encrypted message, a commander tells Gen John Pemberton that no reinforcements are available to help him defend Vicksburg, Mississippi. "You can expect no help from this side of the river," says the message, which was deciphered by codebreakers. The text is dated 4 July 1863 - the day Vicksburg fell to Union forces.
  • St. Paul woman attacked boyfriend with liquor bottle, police say

    04/03/2010 8:17:49 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 14 replies · 411+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 4-3-10 | richard chin
    A 29-year-old St. Paul woman has been charged with two counts of assault with a dangerous weapon: a bottle of Hot Damn cinnamon schnapps. According to a criminal complaint filed Friday in Ramsey County District Court, Shaunna Rae Maldacker smashed the liquor bottle over her boyfriend's head and then cut him on the arms with the broken bottle early Thursday. Details of the incident come from the criminal complaint: The boyfriend told police that the two were arguing at a residence in the 1200 block of West Seventh Street in St. Paul. The boyfriend said that when Maldacker tried to...
  • Message in bottle yields response- California to Philippines

    02/10/2010 3:49:53 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 11 replies · 469+ views
    upi ^ | Feb. 9, 2010
    SAN FRANCISCO, - A group of California fishermen who sent a message in a bottle two years ago said they were delighted when someone found the bottle and even sent a reply. The fishermen, from the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas, said they tossed the bottle into the water just south of San Diego in August 2007 with a message about Bob Dubcich, a friend of theirs who died from a rare form of cancer, KSBW-TV, Salinas, Calif., reported Monday. The men said they enclosed $20 with the note to increase the chances of someone coming forward after finding...
  • Woman faces charges in flight scare (actually confirms much of the early reports)

    08/17/2006 11:36:12 AM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 133 replies · 4,097+ views
    AP, via ^ | 8/17/06 | MELISSA TRUJILLO
    BOSTON (AP) — A woman on a trans-Atlantic flight diverted to Boston for security concerns passed several notes to crew members, urinated on the cabin floor and made comments the crew believed were references to al-Qaida and the Sept. 11 attacks, according to an affidavit filed Thursday. Catherine C. Mayo, 59, of Braintree, Vt., was to appear in federal court later Thursday on a charge of interfering with a flight crew after disrupting United 923 as it flew from London to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. The flight, with 182 passengers and 12 crew members, landed safely with the escort of...
  • Contents of bottles spark probe

    04/13/2009 11:08:53 PM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies · 870+ views
    TIMES ^ | April 14, 2009 | n/a
    SCHENECTADY — This plot may rival the real murder mystery. On Sunday, several plastic bottles of an azure colored liquid with the inscriptions, "Winter of Frozen Dreams" were discovered outside the Times Union and at Proctors where a movie by the same title is scheduled to debut next month. Then Monday, county hazardous material crews took samples from five, 2-liter bottles left in a plastic bin in the driveway of the Daily Gazette by an older woman clad in a kerchief, police said.
  • Century-old message in a bottle found[UK]

    12/20/2008 10:52:35 AM PST · by BGHater · 23 replies · 1,339+ views
    The Northern Echo ^ | 20 Dec 2008 | Jim McTaggart
    WHEN a workman started knocking down part of a chimney in a museum he found a letter in a beer bottle that had lain hidden for 102 years. Stonemason Joe Kipling discovered the bottle as he worked on a major alteration project at the Bowes Museum, in Barnard Castle. Museum officials were delighted yesterday when they read the letter, which had been handwritten in 1906 by Owen Stanley Scott, who was the curator and secretary of the museum at the time. It states that the flue was one of a number being blocked up in April 1906 when stoves used...
  • Message in a bottle found 35 years after being thrown overboard

    10/07/2008 1:45:27 PM PDT · by BGHater · 28 replies · 2,595+ views
    The Advocate ^ | 05 Oct 2008 | Sarah Lipman
    Evan Buffington knew what he had found as soon as he spotted it in the sand. The bottle was imbedded in a small island no more than 48 square miles called Middle Caicos, part of the British West Indies. Buffington found it while vacationing with his family in late August, on a hike with the men of the family. Buffington, a resident of Makanda, Ill., dug out the bottle and brushed off the sand. It was a clear glass Tab cola bottle, with a cork inside and an aluminum screw top to keep it sealed. Some moisture had seeped in,...
  • Near 8500 Bottle Rockets Set Off at the Same Time

    08/27/2006 12:38:25 PM PDT · by steveo · 11 replies · 574+ views ^ | August 26, 2006 | you tube
    Video of a guy rigging 8500 bottle rockets to set off at (nearly) the same time.
  • Oceangram

    08/25/2006 5:10:43 PM PDT · by Mushinronshasan · 15 replies · 376+ views
    internet ^ | continual | self
    Write a message, put it in a bottle, toss it in the ocean, and someone will eventually get it. They can add to it, or toss it in the trash. Fun timewaster!
  • free movie: BOTTLE ROCKET

    07/31/2006 10:46:23 PM PDT · by Number57 · 9 replies · 1,011+ views
    Great movie. Maybe the best you'll see on Google.
  • GOP says ‘I do’ to bigotry... (Editorial by Edward M. Kennedy)

    06/04/2006 11:31:55 PM PDT · by Panerai · 48 replies · 1,216+ views
    The Boston Herald ^ | 06/05/2006 | Edward M. Kennedy
    It’s no wonder that the American people are frustrated with the Republican Congress. Americans deserve progress, but instead are bombarded with politics driven by fear and division. They deserve action on the challenges we face as a nation - an endless and costly war in Iraq, skyrocketing gas prices and soaring health-care costs. Rather than dealing with real priorities, the Republican leadership is focused on writing discrimination into the Constitution. Just like the circus surrounding the Senate’s effort to intrude into the Terry Schiavo case, today the Senate will begin debate on the Federal Marriage Amendment - a wholly inappropriate...
  • Message in a Bottle [History of wine snobbery]

    12/26/2005 11:56:44 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 7 replies · 414+ views
    New York Times ^ | 12/24/05 | Tom Standage
    [ . . . ] The Romans were the first to use wine as a finely calibrated social yardstick - and thus inaugurated centuries of wine snobbery . . . Pliny the Younger, writing in the late first century A.D., described a dinner at which the host and his friends were served fine wine, second-rate wine was served to other guests, and third-rate wine was served to former slaves. [ . . . ] Just how seriously the Romans took the business of wine classification can be seen from the story of Marcus Antonius, a Roman politician who in 87...
  • Ancient Humans Brought Bottle Gourds To The Americas From Asia

    12/13/2005 11:12:17 AM PST · by blam · 38 replies · 902+ views
    Harvard University/Eureka Alert ^ | 12-13-2005 | Steve Brandt
    Contact: Steve Bradt 617-496-8070 Harvard University Ancient humans brought bottle gourds to the Americas from AsiaPlants widely used as containers arrived, already domesticated, some 10,000 years ago CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 13, 2005 -- Thick-skinned bottle gourds widely used as containers by prehistoric peoples were likely brought to the Americas some 10,000 years ago by individuals who arrived from Asia, according to a new genetic comparison of modern bottle gourds with gourds found at archaeological sites in the Western Hemisphere. The finding solves a longstanding archaeological enigma by explaining how a domesticated variant of a species native to Africa ended...
  • Report: DiCaprio Hit With Bottle at Party (a dozen stitches required for wound)

    06/18/2005 10:28:49 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 36 replies · 784+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/18/05 | AP - Los Angeles
    LOS ANGELES - Leonardo DiCaprio was hit with a bottle while attending a Hollywood party given by Paris Hilton's ex-boyfriend and needed about a dozen stitches to close a wound near his ear, People Magazine reported on its Web site. The magazine said DiCaprio was at a party at about 4 a.m. Friday at the home of Rick Salomon when a woman struck him with what appeared to be a beer bottle. No ambulance was called but friends took the actor to a hospital where he received about a dozen stitches, People said. Los Angeles Police Officer Jason Lee, a...