The Home Depot’s ‘All-Purpose’ coffee mug apparently isn’t all purpose after all.
Thousands of ceramic coffee mugs labelled ‘Homer’s All-Purpose Bucket’ are being recalled after found posing a potential fire hazard if placed in a microwave.
The orange mugs featuring a silver-colored bucket-like handle along with their hatted cartoon character are warned as capable of sparking a fire – despite labelled ‘microwave safe.’
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2243486/Homers-All-Purpose-Bucket-recall-Home-Depot-coffee-mug-warned-sparking-microwave.html
Hiding an object from view isn’t just a trick for science fiction storytellers — researchers are getting closer to being able to hide a solid object from sight, new research suggests.
Study researcher David Smith, from Duke University, and his graduate student, Nathan Landy, have created a structure that can guide electromagnetic waves around an object and have them converge on the other side.
To an outside observer, these waves look like they passed right [...]
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If you’re worried about surveillance drones cruising over your neighborhood, then this new technology from Boeing will have you running for your microwave shielded shelter. Last week, defense company Boeing conducted the first successful test of a drone called the Counter-electronics High-powered Advanced Missile Project (CHAMP) that can emit a powerful burst of microwaves and fry every piece of electronics in its path — from personal computers and [...]
A South Korean SBS TV documentary team accuses Chinese pharmaceutical companies of selling dead baby supplements as stamina boosters. The team reveals of the fact that truth behind the dead baby supplement is truly horrific and disturbing.
Chinese hospitals and abortion clinics that happen to be attached to the business immediately alert pharmaceutical companies if your baby dies, primarily due to a still delivery or an abortion.
The companies buy the baby [...]
A prison guard on a power trip was fired for making certain inmates dance on command to Usher’s hit song Yeah!
Dominic Martucci, 35, was fired from his job as a deputy at Ohio’s Summit County Jail after an internal investigation showed a number of violations of the department’s policy.
Martucci, who has a history of suspicious behavior, forced inmates to dance ‘to his liking’ in order to use the prison’s microwave. [...]
“We can shoot first and ask questions later. Normally you can’t do that.” – Military Spokesman
While originally designed for military application, the Pentagon denies these microwave Active Denial Systems were ever used in the Middle East theater of war. Apparently they were deployed to Afghanistan, but military commanders decided against their use on civilians because the weapon would reportedly make the war for hearts and minds more difficult to [...]