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Smart Company Turns Homeless People Into Mobile Hotspots!

14 Mar

It sounds like something out of a darkly satirical science-fiction dystopia. But it’s absolutely real — and a completely problematic treatment of a problem that otherwise probably wouldn’t be mentioned in any of the panels at South by Southwest Interactive.

Homeless Hotspots is “a charitable experiment” by BBH Labs, the skunkworks wing of marketing firm Bartle Bogle Hegarty. In Austin, BBH Labs is partnering with Front Steps Shelter to equip people from Front Steps’ case management system with 4G MiFi devices to serve as pay-per-use hotspots for attendees at SXSWi.

This is easily the smartest tech idea ever rolled out at SXSW!

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Meet Anna Gristina: The Soccer Mom Madam Worth $10M!

13 Mar

She was the $10 million madam.

Anna Gristina’s stable of 50 high-class hookers and the sexual appetites of her highflying clientele helped her reap millions of dollars — all of it cash, sources told the Daily News.

“She accepted no credit cards,” one source said of the upper East Side madam whose workers earned $2,000 an hour — or $25,000 for a lucrative weekend getaway in Europe or Asia.

Fuck Heid Fleiss, this bitch did it right!

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Kickstart Your Own Wet Dreams with OffBeatr!

3 Mar

Well, Kickstarter, it looks like you’ve finally arrived. And I don’t just mean that you launched 27K projects, saw $99 million pledged, or attracted 30 million+ visitors last year — all of which equalled a sizable increase in activity on your compared to the year prior. No, I mean that your winning crowdfunding model has been adopted by the adult industry. Clearly. Indeed, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and Groupon certainly saw its fair share of flatterers after its launch, but it didn’t inspire a response from porn, at least not in the early days. (Though there are those that are trying.)

All you need is a dream!

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Gary Busey’s Assets Include 5 Pairs of Moccasins

20 Feb

Gary Busey has virtually no money left from his once-thriving Hollywood career — but he has amassed an impressive collection of worthless junk … including a bounty of cassette tapes and broken instruments … this according to new docs obtained by TMZ.

TMZ broke the story … Busey recently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy … and according to new docs Gary filed in federal bankruptcy court, Gary says he owes $508,600.96 in various debts.

Oddly enough, Busey has a good amount of random ass Native American shit.

Full story @ TMZ

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Mexican Army Snags 15 Tons of Meth!

10 Feb

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities announced their largest methamphetamine seizure ever late Wednesday: 15 tons, found in pure powder form at a ranch outside Guadalajara. It was about 13 million doses worth $4 billion — more than double the size of all meth seizures at the Mexican border in 2011.

Wow, that is a lot of pissed off tweakers. Hope you know how to get our shake-n-bake on.

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LSD Ring Busted on Drexel Univesity Campus

2 Feb

Authorities have charged five people, including two Drexel University students, in connection with a profitable LSD-distribution ring that operated out of a West Philadelphia home.

Early Tuesday, authorities who raided the house on the 4800 block of Florence Street found 9,500 hits of acid, said to be worth about $28,000 on the street, and about $10,000 in cash.

Could these guys have looked anymore stereotypical? I wonder how this will impact the national acid trade. I doubt it will have as much impact as the arrest of Leonard Pickard had in the early 2000s.

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Bronx Building Filled with 600 Marijuana Plants

2 Feb

The pale five-story brick building, on a drab residential block, looks like many others in the Bronx. But every floor, the police said, was devoted to a single purpose: growing marijuana.

Investigators discovered 593 marijuana plants on Tuesday in a raid of the building, at 610 Morris Park Avenue, in the Van Nest neighborhood, the police said. Three men were arrested, they said, in connection with the so-called grow house.

Further down in the article the article it is mentioned that all of the package was done on the top floor. These dudes were running the Carter of weed!

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Nine of Ten Tweakers Prefer Shake-n-Bake!

29 Jan

A crude new method of making methamphetamine poses a risk even to Americans who never get anywhere near the drug: It is filling hospitals with thousands of uninsured burn patients requiring millions of dollars in advanced treatment — a burden so costly that it’s contributing to the closure of some burn units.

So-called shake-and-bake meth is produced by combining raw, unstable ingredients in a 2-liter soda bottle. But if the person mixing the noxious brew makes the slightest error, such as removing the cap too soon or accidentally perforating the plastic, the concoction can explode, searing flesh and causing permanent disfigurement, blindness or even death.

I watched some chick do this on Discovery the other night, and it wasn’t too much different from making a Drano bomb. Looks fairly simple…anyone wanna give it a go?

Full story @ Time.

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Principal and Football Coach Arrested As Masterminds in Pot Ring

25 Jan

Saw this shit on CNN earlier today, and the officer admitted that the amount involved was like 15 pounds over 5 years. The kid across the street from me probably goes through that in 5 days. This really shouldn’t have made national news.

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LA Hooker Offers Services for Chicken McNuggets

23 Jan

A Los Angeles woman was arrested on suspicion of prostitution after she allegedly offered sexual favors in exchange for Chicken McNuggets, Burbank police said.

Khadijah Baseer was seen opening customers’ car doors in a McDonald’s drive-through on the 1700 block of Olive Avenue late Wednesday night, Officer Joshua Kendrick told the Burbank Leader.

A customer told police that Baseer asked for free Chicken McNuggets in exchange for sexual favors. The man said he declined the offer.

“Hey I got these cheeseburgers!”

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Cocaine Substitute Eats Flesh

16 Jan

A 34-year-old woman in New Orleans recently lost her arm and one of her breasts to necrotizing fasciitis — sometimes known as “flesh-eating disease” — after injecting herself with the dangerous new drug known as “bath salts.”

For the past couple of years, headshop drugs have become increasingly popular. With “legal” alternatives to everything from weed to cocaine available, kids are failing to realize how these drugs are made. Spice is potpourri sprayed with an industrial chemical similar to THC dissolved in acetone. Bath salts are a research chemical known as MDPV, which was fairly hard to get until recently. If something has to be sold as “not intended for human consumption” to be legal, then it probably shouldn’t be injected into your body.

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Flick of the Week: Street Thief (2006)

16 Jan

Sometime last week, I decided this must come back as a feature…This week’s selection is the cinema verite piece “Street Thief”, which follows the life of Chicago burglar Kaspar Carr as he breaks into everything from a grocery store to a strip club. When I first saw “Street Thief”, I was thoroughly convinced that it was an actual documentary. After a bit of research, I discovered that the film is actually a well scripted, low budget flick masquerading as a documentary. This is a must see, and I’m fairly positive it is on Netflix.

TORRENT: Street Thief (2006)

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Nuns Attempt to Foil Super Bowl Prostitution

15 Jan

Picking up from efforts to stem sex trafficking at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, 11 women’s religious orders from Indiana and Michigan are working to stop sex trafficking at this year’s Super Bowl.

These prudes need to be stopped. There is a lot of money to be made off sex and other vices during the weeks leading up to Super Bowl, and these cockblocking bitches are hindering that! Honestly, I’d love to see a hooker fuck up a nun for messing with her money.

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Lafayette White Castle Approved for Beer & Wine!

1 Jan

The food famously craved by stoners in the 2004 movie “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” can be had with a glass of wine or a domestic or seasonal beer at a Lafayette, Ind., restaurant that fuses a conventional White Castle with a new concept for the company called Blaze Modern BBQ. Wine costs $4.50 and beers start at $3.

YES PLZ! I can’t wait for the White Castle at 16th and Illinois in Indianapolis to serve beer and wine. I can only imagine the LOLZ (murder and mayhem) that will ensue!

Full story at WashPost.

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Mexico Captures Largest Mexican Cartel’s Security Chief

27 Dec

Mexican authorities said Monday that they had dealt a blow to the country’s most powerful drug cartel with the capture of a top lieutenant — but didn’t say if they were any closer to capturing the gang’s elusive leader.

Felipe Cabrera Sarabia, known as “The Engineer,” allegedly ran operations for the Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico’s most powerful, in the northern state of Durango and in part of the northern state of Chihuahua, Chief Army spokesman Gen. Ricardo Trevilla told a news conference. Cabrera, wearing a bulletproof vest, was paraded before the news media in what has become a common practice for law enforcement authorities following major arrests.

The government parades this dude around like a big game kill, but they all have to wear masks so they won’t be slaughtered like livestock.

Full story @ WashPost.

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