How far can you go to worship your favorite Apple device? A man from New Jersey demonstrated whimsical creativity as he inserted tiny magnets into his arm to hold his iPod Nano.
Dave Hurban, a tattoo artist and body-piercing lover, has performed surgery on his arm to insert four magnets. These were placed on his left wrist – just where you would usually wear a watch.
“Those magnets are actually called micro-dermal anchors,” Hurban explained, “and in body-piercing they are very common. The tops are actually just 5-millimeter magnetic tops.” Continue reading
The UK Ministry of Defence has confirmed a device that can be used as a sonic weapon will be deployed at the London Olympics. The US invention is capable of projecting an ear-splitting sound beam of 150 decibels and was used in Iraq.
The Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD) was spotted being fastening onto a landing craft on the river Thames this week. The Ministry of Defence says that its primary function will be as a powerful loudspeaker to halt boats traveling along the river. Continue reading
Top EU officials have decreed Greece should leave the eurozone if unable to stick to the austerity measures imposed by European creditors. The political crisis in Athens is making this scenario not altogether impossible. Continue reading
The US is resuming arms supplies to Bahrain after freezing delivery last October. Despite Washington’s assurance the weapons will not include any crowd control devices, rights activists have raised concerns that the US is supporting a dictatorship. Continue reading
Hundreds of Occupy London activists have gathered outside St. Paul’s Cathedral to march across the city in a new protest. Similar actions are taking place in cities all over the world. Meanwhile, London protesters report multiple arrests.
Protesters were marching through the British capital “visiting the 1% at the offices of some of the largest firms.” The first stop on their way was Goldman Sachs headquarters – one of the world’s largest investment banks.
The Goldman Sachs building was surrounded by police, called out to prevent any illegal activity. Continue reading