1. No Warranty

    Medicine Hat fears rising river after Calgary floods

    Emergency officials in Medicine Hat, Alta., are reinforcing city infrastructure and forcing a handful of resistant residents out of the mandatory evacuation zone as rising water levels
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    1 person hurt after trains collide near Medicine Hat

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is deploying a team to the site of a two-train collision east of Medicine Hat. More...
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    Puns for Educated Minds

    1. The fattest knight at King Arthur's round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2. I thought I saw an eye-doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out to be an optical Aleutian. 3. She was only a whisky-maker, but he loved her still. 4. A rubber-band pistol...
  4. FTA Hacker

    Black Hat roundup: Let the electric-shock craziness begin

    Ready to power on next week, the annual Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas promises to be the high-voltage event it has been in the past where security experts tear apart any naïve hope that there's really anything secure at all that was ever made by the high-tech industry. More...
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    Exploit demo on tap at Black Hat could 'make your water undrinkable'

    A demo at Black Hat next week will remotely hack a car alarm, unlock the doors and start the vehicle, but that's just a parlor trick to call attention to a bigger problem that has the Department of Homeland Security on alert. More...

    Olyphant: Leonard says hat not `Justified'

    NEW YORK – In the FX series "Justified," U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens' trademark is a 10-gallon cowboy hat. Star Timothy Olyphant says author Elmore Leonard, whose novels inspired the character, is not a fan. Olyphant says, "He keeps telling me to lose it." The actor says the TV hat is too...
  7. Viper®

    Hey all

    Thought I'd drop in and hang my hat, CB tells me it's a good and friendly place. :D
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    Patriotic hat banned due to plastic guns

    Patriotic hat banned due to plastic guns COVENTRY, R.I., (UPI) -- A Rhode Island family said their 8-year-old son was barred from wearing his patriotic hat to school because the toy army men on top were holding guns. The Morales family, of Coventry, R.I., said 8-year-old David created a...
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    'Sun Hat Bandit' suspect in custody

    'Sun Hat Bandit' suspect in custody SAN DIEGO, (UPI) -- A 19-year-old San Diego woman was arrested on suspicion of robbing three financial institutions on the same day, the FBI said. The suspect, Victoria Wilkerson, allegedly told tellers at two banks and a credit union she had a gun, and she...
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    SMILE A man was sunbathing naked at the beach. For the sake of civility and to keep it from getting sunburned, he had a hat over his private part. A woman walks past and says, snickering, "If you were a gentleman you'd lift your hat.." He raised an eyebrow and replied, "If you...
  11. CASPER

    the cat in the hat on aging

    the cat in the hat on aging -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Just in case you weren't feeling too old today. The people who are starting college this fall were born in 1989. They are too young to remember the space shuttle blowing up...
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    Bra shopping A cowboy's poem

    Bra shopping A cowboy's poem -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I ain't much for shopping, Nor even goin' into town - Except at cattle-shipping time, I ain't easily found. But the day came when I had to go And I left the kids with ma. But before...