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  • Killer electric fans - Is falling asleep next to an electric fan a potentially fatal mistake?

    08/20/2015 4:58:19 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 82 replies
    Maclean's ^ | August 19, 2015 | Meagan Campbell
    Rose Kang describes that whenever a ceiling fan starts to spin, she vomits. After a few hours around any fan, she says, her cheeks start to swell and her head begins to pound. Yet, her experience is relatively minor. In South Korea, newspapers and a government agency report that the air blowing from an electric fan can cause death. “If you fall asleep with it going, you’ll die the next day,” says Kang, who moved from Seoul last year and now works at a hair salon in Toronto’s Koreatown. The daily newspaper in Ulsan, one of Korea’s largest cities, wrote...
  • Taylor Swift overwhelms fan with $1,989 for student loans, amazing gifts

    01/14/2015 5:00:46 PM PST · by Hugin · 37 replies
    msn ^ | 13 Jan 2015 | Daniel Gates
    Rebekah filmed herself opening the package, in which she found a handwritten note from Swift. “I was thinking about you today, and how you have been there cheering me on in the most thoughtful and creative ways,” Swift wrote to Rebekah, mentioning a video and other posts Rebekah made. Swift continued, “I got out my paints for the first time in a while today and made you something. I really, really, really hope you like it. I’m not a good painter, but you’re so beautiful and positive, even though you’re dealing with the stress life brings, so I wanted to...
  • Beyonce MY HAIR IS STUCK IN THE FAN!

    07/23/2013 11:28:48 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 51 replies
    Beyonce was caught in a real-life EMERGENCY on stage at her concert last night when her hair got tangled up in a stage fan -- and the crew scrambled to free the singer, MID-SONG!!!!! Queen B was performing "Halo" in Montreal when disaster struck ... but like the PRO that she is, Beyonce continued to sing during the incident, NEVER ONCE MISSING A SINGLE BEAT. Eventually, a crew member with a pair of scissors cut Beyonce free ... and she sashayed away from the devil equipment. After the show, Beyonce posted a poetic note to her fans explaining the situation...
  • Fan suffers cardiac arrest at Jays game, later dies

    08/16/2012 9:48:11 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    TORONTO -- A male fan died in a hospital after going into cardiac arrest at Thursday's game between the Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox. Play was halted for four minutes in the seventh inning while the fan received CPR and was carted off on a stretcher.
  • Young Brandon Jacobs fan gets his $3.36 back, plus bounce house time with his hero

    06/21/2012 12:42:39 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/21/12 | MJD | Shutdown Corner
    Remember the adorable little New York Giants fan named Joe who sent the contents of his piggy bank to Brandon Jacobs because "money" was the reason that Jacobs had to leave the Giants? The young fellow got his money back this week, hand-delivered by Jacobs, along with a signed Giants helmet and a bouncy, memorable afternoon with his favorite football player. Jacobs told Matt Barrow of the Sacramento Bee that he and his son took Joe and his brother out to a bounce house for the afternoon and had a blast. "It was just us in the whole place and...
  • Rangers Unveil Statue Of Fan Who Died At Game

    04/07/2012 6:48:31 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 22 replies
    CBS 11 - DFW ^ | 4/6/12 | AP
    ARLINGTON (AP) - Nine months after a Texas Rangers fan died after falling over an outfield railing at a game, his 7-year-old son helped unveil a statue Thursday honoring his father and others who love America’s pastime. The life-size bronze statue depicts Shannon Stone and his son, Cooper, wearing baseball caps. They are holding hands and looking at each other as if they’re talking. The inscription reads: In memory of Shannon Stone and dedicated to all fans who love the game. “Today is a celebration of spirit, family and love of the game,” Rangers President Nolan Ryan said. “This bronze...
  • Obama fan pleads guilty tothreatening Sheriff Joe Arpaio’slife over ‘birther’ controversy

    03/16/2012 8:24:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/16/12 | David Martosko
    A Knoxville, Tenn. man admitted on Tuesday that he threatened the lives of Maricopa County, Ariz. sheriff Joe Arpaio and his family because he feared the lawman might undermine Barack Obama by questioning the legitimacy of his birth certificate — his eligibility to serve as president.(Snip)On Tuesday in a deal with prosecutors in Knox County, Tenn., Cox pleaded guilty to one count of harassment. According to KNXV-TV15, also in Phoenix, he will serve nearly a year in a “boot camp” program which is similar to probation. A court clerk told the TV station that Cox must also attend anger
  • Baseball fan dressed in green Morph suit runs onto pitch - then hilariously evades capture from SIX

    08/07/2011 1:04:34 PM PDT · by rawhide · 14 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 8-6-11 | Laurie Whitwell
    Enjoy at the Youtube links below
  • Shannon Stone's widow worried for son

    07/08/2011 6:12:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies
    ESPNDallas.com ^ | July 8, 2011
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers president Nolan Ryan says he spoke by telephone with the widow of the firefighter who died after a fall at Thursday night's game. He says Jenny Stone told him that "she's very concerned about her son and the impact that this is having on him." Shannon Stone, 39, fell over a railing in left field during Thursday night's game in Arlington, Texas, as he reached for a foul ball tossed to him by outfielder Josh Hamilton. Stone was at the game with his 6-year-old son, Cooper. Jenny Stone, through Ryan, asked that the news media...
  • An Arrest Made in the Bryan Stow case (Giants fan beaten into coma at Dodgers game)

    05/22/2011 9:09:17 AM PDT · by Yaelle · 41 replies
    KFI am radio ^ | 5/22/2011 | Kfi
    They just announced breaking news on KFI in Los Angeles that there has been an arrest made in this case. More when they know more. The station has done the most coverage of this heinous crime, and some of the hosts have been very close to the Stow family throughout. This is very exciting that finally some progress has been made. Poor Bryan Stow was beaten by gang-appearing thugs in the parking Lot of dodgers stadium after the opening night game, only because he was wearing a Giants jersey. He was an EMT worker with two children. He has extensive...
  • Please "fan" Allen West on Facebook! (FL candidate for congress)

    06/25/2010 4:41:20 PM PDT · by Mamzelle · 24 replies
    Allen West's Facebook Page ^ | 6/25/10 | Mamzelle
    West is doing a "push" to get past 25,000
  • Fan Tasered at Big League Baseball Game: VIDEO

    05/04/2010 5:09:27 AM PDT · by Bad~Rodeo · 25 replies · 878+ views
    The Early Show ^ | PHILADELPHIA, May 4, 2010 | CBS
    <p>The fan, wearing a baseball cap, red T-shirt and khaki shorts, hopped a fence and scurried around the outfield at Citizens Bank Park, eluding two security officers in the bottom of the eighth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals.</p> <p>One officer used a Taser and the fan went down in a heap.</p>
  • Can this goat get more fans than Barack Obama?

    02/16/2010 4:14:07 PM PST · by DadOfFive · 11 replies · 597+ views
    Can this Goat get more fans than Barack Obama?The Goat will reach 200,000 fans by 12:00 Midnight! Has anyone blogged about our page or published an article about the Goat? If so, post a comment with the link. Everyone continue to contact local and national media to help the Goat reach more fans!
  • Lord of the Rings fan spends life savings creating prequel

    02/10/2010 1:24:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1,309+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 2/10/10 | staff
    Actress Kate Madison, a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, spent six years and her entire life savings creating a prequel to the films. Miss Madison, 31, spent £25,000 on the film, Born of Hope, which has already been watched by more than half a million people on YouTube. The story was inspired by just a couple of paragraphs written by JRR Tolkein in the appendices of The Lord of The Rings. "The film has gone down really well with the fans and some say it is even better than the Peter Jackson movies which is amazing," she...
  • Dyson's Latest: A Fan with No Blades

    10/13/2009 8:38:41 AM PDT · by BornToBeAmerican · 42 replies · 2,362+ views
    Business Week ^ | October 13, 2009, 10:24AM EST | Martin Hickman
    Dyson's Latest: A Fan with No Blades British inventor James Dyson—creator of the bagless vacuum and air blade hand dryer—has devised a cooling fan that uses 98% less power than air conditioning For once James Dyson has invented something without cutting-edge technology – a fan without blades. With an eye on the lucrative US market for air conditioning, the creator of the bagless vacuum cleaner is launching his bladeless fan on both sides of the Atlantic today. Instead of pushing coolness around a room, the loop of the Dyson Air Multiplier "accelerates and amplifies" air, expelling 405 litres a second.
  • Dyson launches the bladeless electric fan

    10/12/2009 8:41:26 PM PDT · by Arec Barrwin · 106 replies · 5,173+ views
    Financial Times ^ | October 13, 2009 | Paul Taylor
    Dyson launches the bladeless electric fan By Paul Taylor Published: October 13 2009 00:09 | Last updated: October 13 2009 00:09 First there was the bagless vacuum cleaner, then the towel-less hand dryer: Now James Dyson, the British inventor, has developed a bladeless electric fan which goes on sale on Tuesday in the US and Australia. The Dyson Air Multiplier fan – which looks like something straight out of a sci-fi movie - uses advancements in airflow engineering instead of traditional blades to ‘multiply’ air 15 times and push out 119 gallons of smooth and uninterrupted air every second. As...
  • Matt Cason will not pay $10,000 for his first big league homer

    09/26/2009 7:53:07 AM PDT · by jilliane · 47 replies · 1,538+ views
    Yahoo Sports ^ | Sept 24, 2009 | Duk
    Big League Stew Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:17 pm EDT Matt Carson will not pay $10,000 for his first big league homer By 'Duk You thought that Milwaukee's Happy Youngster drove an unreasonable bargain for Chris Coghlan's(notes) first home run ball earlier this season? Well, then be prepared to be even more disgusted after reading about the jerk who caught Matt Carson's(notes) first big league home run in Oakland on Monday and then said he'd only return it to the rookie in exchange for some cold, hard cash.
  • Guilty plea in GTA (Greater Toronto Area) terror case

    05/05/2009 7:20:13 PM PDT · by fanfan · 8 replies · 518+ views
    The Toronto Star ^ | May 05, 2009 | Isabel Teotonio
    A young Mississauga man has pleaded guilty to intending to cause an explosion, the first time a member of the so-called Toronto 18 group has admitted the existence of a bomb plot. At a trial last year of a co-accused, prosecutors alleged some of the group's members were planning to bomb sites such as the Toronto Stock Exchange, RCMP headquarters in Ottawa, the Pickering nuclear power station and the Toronto offices of Canada's spy agency, located next to the CN Tower. In an unexpected move, Saad Khalid, 22, entered his plea on Monday but Justice Bruce Durno banned publication of...
  • Church Acquires Big Ass Fan

    07/31/2008 8:12:35 AM PDT · by Coffee200am · 34 replies · 1,199+ views
    Web India 123 ^ | 07.31.2008 | UPI
    A New York Roman Catholic church said it is attempting to solve its over-heating problems with a product bearing a name unusual for a church -- a Big Ass Fan. Members of Our Lady of Refuge Church in Brooklyn said they raised money to purchase the product from Big Ass Fans regardless of its name, the Daily News, a New York newspaper, reported Wednesday. The name of the company isn't something that you'd want to put in print, but I had to laugh - it is a big-ass fan, said Ronald Holder, a parishioner for more than 20 years who...
  • Silent Tiny Cooling Systems Made For Laptop Computers, Other Devices (no moving parts, solid state)

    03/18/2008 11:34:19 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 43 replies · 2,208+ views
    ScienceDaily ^ | 3/18/08
    ScienceDaily (Mar. 18, 2008) — Engineers harnessing the same physical property that drives silent household air purifiers have created a miniaturized device that is now ready for testing as a silent, ultra-thin, low-power and low maintenance cooling system for laptop computers and other electronic devices. The compact, solid-state fan, developed with support from NSF's Small Business Innovation Research program, is the most powerful and energy efficient fan of its size. It produces three times the flow rate of a typical small mechanical fan and is one-fourth the size. Dan Schlitz and Vishal Singhal of Thorrn Micro Technologies, Inc., of Marietta,...