“You’re on fire, stupid.” — Police officer, quoted by the Los Angeles Times, bringing a fire extinguisher to a flag-burning demonstrator outside the GOP convention.
Firefighters spent two and a half hours battling a blaze that caused extensive damage to the Pialligo Estate Smokehouse off Shepard St, Hume last night, extinguishing the flames at around 9pm after receiving several Triple Zero calls alerting them to the fire just after 6.30pm. The facility was used to produce cured Tasmanian sea trout and [...]
by Matt Baume Boris Johnson: somehow always looks as though he's just been blasted in the back by a fire extinguisher Jacek Wojnarowski / Shutterstock.com Despite all outward appearances, Boris Johnson is the UK's new foreign secretary, and not the inspiration for the cartoon character Baby Huey. Show More Summary
As is tradition with every Olympic games, the Olympic torch is making its way across the world from Greece to the host city in the weeks leading up the games. The relay began on April 21 in Greece, passed through Switzerland in lateShow More Summary
The Olympic torch brings hope to millions and confusion to certain bystanders. During a torch relay Wednesday night, a man tried to put out the flame using a fire extinguisher. It's unclear what exactly his motivations were (maybe he...Show More Summary
I mean, if you’re going to go through the trouble of acquiring a fire extinguisher, you have to make your shot count. Read more...
Fire extinguisher attack!
With the Olympics just weeks away, the relay teams in Brazil are running the torch through the city for all to see. Of course, this Olympics might give us a little less to celebrate, what with the Zika virus, the polluted water, the jaguar executions, and the humanitarian conditions in Brazil. A protestor, almost certainly […]
We’re a few weeks away from the Rio Olympics, and while the city is preparing -- and I use that word lightly, given what a mess it’s been so far — for the Games to begin, the torch relay is still chugging through Brazil. On Thursday, as the torch was going through the city of Joinville, a spectator tried to put out the flame with a fire extinguisher. Show More Summary
At least it’s not Zika.
To follow up from yesterday's project by a student/designer-in-the-making, we are featuring another project in product design concept. It's about a fire extinguisher with an automatic system with a thermal sensor for safe fire-fighting and you can also a lantern to escape from the smoggy fire. Show More Summary
The Leftovers star Carrie Coon has been tapped for a lead role opposite Ewan McGregor in the third season of FX’s Emmy-winning anthology series Fargo. Coon will play Gloria Burgle, a practical woman who grabs the fire extinguisher when the bacon catches fire and everyone else panics. Show More Summary
"I’m scared that the fire that that boy lit in my heart will never stop burning no matter how hard I try to extinguish it."
Analysis of the cockpit voice recorder — which was recovered from the wreckage of the Airbus A320-232 aircraft that operated as EgyptAir flight 804 — revealed that pilots attempted to extinguish a fire aboard the airplane. The cockpit...Show More Summary
Pilots tried to extinguish a fire on board the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May, Egyptian investigators said Tuesday after analyzing a recovered cockpit voice recorder. The recordings were consistent with data previously recovered from the plane's wreckage that showed...
Data from the second and final cockpit recorder recovered from EgyptAir flight MS804 suggests an attempt to extinguish a fire on board the aircraft before it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea in May, Egyptian investigation sources said...Show More Summary
Combat or stealth? Lethal or non-lethal? Plasma rifle or fire extinguisher? There's nothing quite like freedom of choice in video games (fire extinguisher every time, by the way) -- and between its wealth of combat and dialogue options, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided offers plenty.
Your browser does not support iframes. We've all messed around with office chairs at some point in life. Spinning in them, lounging in them, using a fire extinguisher as a propeller. Probably the worst part about office chairs is that switch underneath you can pull out, so you can lean back even more, because that's an accident waiting to happen. Show More Summary
Animals flee fire—but what happens when the flames are extinguished? That's exactly what Joey Chase of Central Washington University is trying to find out. Over the next year, he plans to track two male Northern Pacific rattlesnakes, each about 10 years old, found near the site of a wildfire...
President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades thanked Greece and Israel on Monday for sending their planes to help extinguish an ongoing forest fire in Cyprus.