VIDEO: Smokestack demolition goes horribly wrong

A demolition worker survived after a 113-year-old smokestack fell on him while it was being taken down in Alabama.

  • This Online Artist Leaked Her Own Sexts & Nudes So No One Else Had To (NSFW)

    "I’m a bit of an over-sharer online," explains digital artist Molly Soda. Her latest project, a zine of sexts, poems, and nude photos taken on her own phone, would make it seem like she applies this mantra to all areas of her life, but Soda says she's always been wary of sharing that kind of suggestive content. "I don’t send nude photographs to anyone because I’m afraid they will get leaked or that someone will have some kind of power over me. I’d never want to feel that way." "I think that everyone takes the occasional nude. My thing is that I never intend to send them to anyone," she says, adding that "actually, half the time I just delete them." So this project, entitled Should I Send This?,

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  • Tim Hortons drive-thru road rage leads to fine

    As the dirty old Integra tried to nudge its way into the drive-thru lineup in front of him, Christopher Smith did what any Tim Hortons customer might: Lowered his window to tell the driver he was in line first. "This case is somewhat unusual in that Ms. David is charged as the registered owner of the vehicle involved in two related road rage incidents," Judicial Justice Brenda Edwards noted in her decision.

  • Trudeau's handshake scrutinized by international media

    The UK Daily Mail psychoanalyzed Justin Trudeau's handshake during his visit to see the Queen and Prime Minister David Cameron.

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  • Toronto woman who was 'swatted' profiled in the New York Times

    One morning last winter, police officers decked out in riot gear, guns drawn, showed up at a house in Toronto. The family living there had no idea they were coming, and had done nothing to provoke that kind of visit.

  • Paranoid Pensioner Buries Life Savings Underground; Cash Gets Eaten By Worms

    A pensioner who didn’t trust his local bank to look after his life savings chose to bury the money in the ground - only for most of it to be eaten by worms. Poor Wu Chen, 67, stashed the cash in a carrier bag five years ago, feeling sure it would be safe. Mr Chen didn’t tell anyone when he squirreled away the 35,000 RMB (£3,627) in a plastic bag, placing it in a hole in Deyang, in south-west China’s Sichuan Province.

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  • 'World's sexiest robot' causes a frenzy at Beijing tech conference

    The World Robot Conference in Beijing was reportedly taken by storm this week when the latest iteration of Geminoid F – an almost terrifyingly-realistic robot woman – made an appearance during the show. Known to many as "the world's sexiest robot," the rubber-skinned android can speak, sing, and even act according to China's state-run news service. "The gel will become saggy after one or two years and has to be replaced as a result," said Sun Yuting, a Chinese student working for Ishiguro lab, to a reporter at the conference.

  • Mohammad Younus found guilty of dangerous driving causing death

    Mohammad Younus has been found guilty of dangerous driving causing death and dangerous driving causing bodily harm in a July 2013 crash on Highway 101 near Falmouth, N.S., that led to the death of a six-year-old boy. Younus, who lives in Montreal, was driving a tractor-trailer when it skidded into the back of the minivan and a motorhome towing a car. In Windsor provincial court Friday, Judge Claudine MacDonald said Younus's driving was more than a momentary lapse of attention.

  • Police warn about increase in one-punch attacks with deadly consequences

    Thu, Nov 26: Vancouver police are issuing a warning today about a disturbing increase in "one punch" attacks - when an unsuspecting victim is knocked down - often with a single punch. As Grace Ke reports, that single punch can cause life-altering injuries and even kill a person.

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  • You Could Pay Rent With the Money You'll Save From This Ikea Hack (4 photos)

    When POPSUGAR editor Lauren Turner found her dream dresser, the price turned out to be a rude awakening. Since it retailed for $1,599, Lauren knew there was a way to capture Room & Board's midcentury-inspired Delano dresser for less. The answer? Ikea's Tarva dresser. Source: Room & Board

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  • Canada housing agency sees looming hit from oil shock

    Canada's federal housing agency is expecting to see more homeowners fall behind in their mortgage payments in the western part of the country as a prolonged slump in oil prices hit household budgets and the once-soaring housing market. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp, which insures the bulk of Canadian home loans, said woes in the energy sector have not yet hit homeowners' ability to make their house payments, but signs of some distress will show up soon. "We have not seen a significant change in our arrears rate, but ... it's a little bit too soon for that to work its way through the system," CMHC vice-president Steven Mennill told reporters on a conference call.

  • Carers Accused Of Having Sex Outside McDonald’s - With Disabled Charge In Car

    Nikki Hollingworth, 26, and Daniel German, 32, are accused of doing the deed outside the fast food chain in Thurmaston, Leicestershire, while their charge sat in the back of the car in her wheelchair. “Shocked” customer Kasia Stepien was heading to her car with her meal when she spotted German with his trousers down to his knees, pressed against Hollingworth. Prosecutor Francis Lloyd added: “Initially Miss Stepien thought they were having a cuddle but when she drove past saw they were having sexual intercourse.

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  • Town Comes Under Fire For Being Politically Incorrect And Proud

    A town sheriff has been criticised for a sign outside his office, which welcomes visitors and boasts about being politically incorrect. It’s in Harris County, Georgia, where the message was added to the original town sign on Tuesday. The sign reads: “WARNING: Harris County is politically incorrect.

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  • Deer population is 'catastrophically low,' biologist says

    The Department of Natural Resources may consider making changes to the 2016 deer harvest.

  • $911 shipping charge on grandson's Christmas gift flabbergasts grandmother

    Alberta grandmother Margaret Barry is still frustrated after discovering Sears charged her $911 to ship a $250 item to her home. Barry, who lives near Boyle, a small town about 150 km northeast of Edmonton, was going all out on Christmas this year ordering online a $250 go-kart for her three-year-old grandson Benjamin. The next morning when Barry read the confirmation email, she was stunned.

  • The Good People Of Scotland Are Really Determined To Take On ISIS

    ISIS might be threatening to wage an all-out war on the Western world, but it seems that they haven’t thought about having to deal with the might of Scotland and it’s people.

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  • Alexander Keith's beer bottle may be seized from Halifax diver

    If Jon Crouse wants ​​to taste his 125-year-old ale, he'd better do it soon. The Nova Scotia government hopes to analyze the beer bottle, which could be deemed a heritage object. Crouse was scuba diving in Halifax this week when he discovered the beer bottle.

  • Ontario medical marijuana exemption under review just 1 day after it was announced

    Ontario's Liberal government says it will re-examine its recent move to allow medical marijuana users to smoke and vape the drug anywhere in the province, just one day after announcing the change. "We've heard the concerns around this regulation, and we're going to take this feedback and see if this regulation is the best way to move forward," Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla said Thursday. Medical marijuana users were quietly exempted this week from a law banning the use of e-cigarettes anywhere smoking is prohibited, meaning they could smoke or vape just about anywhere, including at work or in restaurants.

  • Miami PD considers Yasiel Puig case closed, Dodgers decline to comment

    New details paint a less troubling picture of Yasiel Puig's role in a fight at a Miami bar.

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  • 'Oblivious' driver chased, arrested in Kelowna drive-thru

    A Kelowna woman apparently on a drunken burger run is facing charges after she was arrested by RCMP in the drive-thru — metres from the order window. The unidentified 25-year-old woman is facing impaired driving charges after the arrest in the 2100 block of Harvey Avenue in the early hours of Saturday morning. The chase began when a Kelowna RCMP officer on patrol noticed a black Ford F150 pickup truck driving dangerously along Clement Avenue around 2:40 a.m. PT, police said.

  • ‘Modified’ Nissan Micra Found By Police - With Driver’s Seat Replaced By Plastic Garden Chair

    It’s a far cry from the comfy interior that you might need for a long arduous journey on the motorway - but this is an ACTUAL Nissan Micra recovered by police, with the driver’s seat replaced by a garden chair. The unusual discovery was made by police in County Durham, after they responded to reports of a car being used in an anti-social way, and found that the strangely modified vehicle had been abandoned in mud. Posting on Facebook, Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit wrote: ‘We have been called to a report of a vehicle being used anti-socially off road at Skippers Lane, Middlesbrough this morning.

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