Santa Claus and one of his elves raided a house in Lima, Peru to bust a suspected drug dealer who allegedly hawked his wares near a school. The cops wore flak jackets under their costumes. According to the BBC News, the drug squad has been "known to dress up as homeless people and street sweepers in the past."
These police officers were very polite to a scooter driver who committed an infraction that caught their attention. "Driver, please stop on the left side of the road," they announced through the patrol car loudspeaker. "Thank you very much." The driver pretended to do as instructed but had a trick up their sleeve. READ THE REST
Police in Minneapolis will no longer be allowed to turn off their bodycams when responding to incidents, reports CNN. "Strengthening accountability and increasing transparency have been cornerstones of our community safety work," Mayor Frey said in the joint statement. "This update helps leadership provide a more complete and accurate picture during and after incidents, and… READ THE REST
According to KPIX CBS 5 in the Bay Area, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Department has made it mandatory for all 1,000+ officers on the force to attend an autism workshop as part a 3-day crisis intervention training program. Sheriff's deputy Matthew Clark says officers' chances of encountering someone with autism are greater than ever.… READ THE REST
What's something everybody needs but nobody wants? It might sound like a really annoying riddle, but it's true! Chargers are a necessary evil, and not at all an item of extreme passion. The general requirements for charging devices are fairly simple compared to their monumental yet thankless role in our tech-driven world. We want easy.… READ THE REST
Self-operated vacuums like Rosie the Robot from The Jetsons were once a science fiction dream. Now, robot vacuums are everyday devices, with U.S households expected to spend nearly $3 billion on robo vacs in 2021 alone. Despite all that innovation, not much much has changed in what we ask from our vacuums. We want clean… READ THE REST
If you ever felt auto insurance rates weren't judged by your driving record alone, you have no idea how right you were. A new study by Consumer Reports seems to confirm what many have suspected for a long time — that auto providers are judging far more than your DMV report and your address before offering you… READ THE REST