In 1996, Finland invented, but never adopted, a harpoon device to stop drivers evading police. It latched onto a fleeing car and, if necessary, released tear gas into the car.
When grappler demonstration videos came out (previously), many people questioned their real-world viability. Here's a recent example of an insane road rage incident brought to a safe and peaceful end with a grappler. They said there have been about 85 successful captures with the contraption. Image: YouTube / ThisIsButter READ THE REST
Idiot in car drives in circles around a supermarket parking while a cop on foot tries to shoot out the car's tires in the presence of bystanders. I don't know who's the bigger idiot here… from r/IdiotsInCars [via IdiotsInCars] READ THE REST
This gentleman really didn't want to get caught. In hot pursuit by police, he keeps crashing his car, then taking other people's cars. Eventually he runs out of cars and starts running. He's stopped trying to scale a fence. Takeaway – don't drive with your door unlocked. [via] UPDATE: this happened in 2014 in Denver.… READ THE REST
and Drums Master Class Bundle – $59.99; originally $1,791 You've gotta walk before you can run…which is why these instrument lesson packages are the perfect starting point for any budding musician. For ax men and women, The Ultimate Beginner to Expert Guitar Lessons Bundle includes almost 60 hours of training in learning the guitar, proper… READ THE REST
Back in March, most parents thought stay-at-home orders and the advent of distance-learning would mean a few weeks of discomfort before getting kids right back into the classroom. Unfortunately for millions, that's not how education has played out. Instead, despite the best efforts of most teachers and education professionals, learning has become fraught with delays,… READ THE REST
A good parent doesn't raise their child on a constant diet of fast-food hamburgers and other junk. Yet, many pet owners may be feeding their dogs even worse culinary horrors without even realizing it. While there are strict guidelines about the types of by-products and chemicals that can find their way into food consumed by… READ THE REST