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The Political Violence in Bangladesh Is Claiming Too Many Lives

I close the windows of my car, and think of buying a fire extinguisher. [Then], if a bomb is thrown inside my car, I'd be able to douse the fire.

It'll Cost You $17,000 To Add A Fire Extinguisher To Your Corvette Z06

5 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Corvette Z06 is a pretty good deal for what it is, but it's not exactly cheap. It starts at about $80 grand, and as you can imagine, there's some pricey options: racing stripes are $950, a carbon fiber ground effects package is $3995, and a fire extinguisher is as much as a Chevy Cruze. What, what? Read more...

Prankster Convinces Two Gullible Employees to Trash Their Own Convenience Store

This would almost be funny if it wasn’t so darn pathetic. Two Circle K employees were convinced to throw fire extinguishers through the building’s windows by a man who claimed

Prank caller convinces convenience store employees to set off fire extinguishers, trash store

6 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Convinced that a prank caller was from their corporate office, two Circle K employees trashed their store in an effort to turn off a fire alarm they were assured was going off. According to KSAZ, the two employees at the Circle K store in Globe, Arizona, received a call from a person stating they...

Dubai ‘Torch’ Tower Catches Fire, Extinguished with No Deaths

A multistory fire raged up the side of this 1,105-foot skyscraper last night, one of the tallest in Dubai, exacerbated by high winds and casting molten glass...

Fire In Dubai Skyscraper Forces Evacuation Of Residents

last weekNews : The Two-Way

No one was killed in the blaze at the 86-story Torch Tower that began early in the morning in the United Arab Emirates. It was extinguished within a few hours.

R2-D2 Felt Purse: A Real Bag of Tricks

Etsy shop KruKru Studio is known for making quirky bags in odd shapes and models, including a TARDIS purse, a Dalek purse and a bag that looks like a fire extinguisher. One of its latest items…

Supreme Spring/Summer 2015 Accessories

Supreme‘s line of not-entirely-necessary lifestyle accessories grows ever more ridiculous for the Spring/Summer 2015 season. Fire extinguishers (for when you cop that serious heat), jewelry with Playboy, bathrobes, a Braun travel clock… The post Supreme Spring/Summer 2015 Accessories appeared first on Highsnobiety.

22 Marines injured in fire extinguisher mishap during training exercise in California

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Twenty-two U.S. Marines were injured on Thursday in a training exercise at Twentynine Palms military base in Southern California, when a fire extinguisher system accidentally discharged inside an amphibious vehicle, officials said. The Marines who needed medical treatment were taken to local...

Kidde Recalls 5M Disposable Fire Extinguishers Because Fire Extinquishers Should Put Out Fires

The thing about fire extinguishers is that when there’s a fire, you have a reasonable expectation that the device can put out said fire. But that apparently isn’t the case for nearly 5 million Kidde plastic disposable fire extinguishers...Show More Summary

Kidde Recalls 4.8 Million Fire Extinguishers That Could Fail

Pongphan Ruengchai/Alamy Nearly 5 million Kidde fire extinguishers sold over the past two years are being recalled because a defective valve could cause them to fail when used to put out a fire, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...Show More Summary

SAFFIR: A Humanoid Robot to Fight Fires on US Naval Ships

The walking fire extinguisher goes by the utilitarian name Shipboard Autonomous Firefighting Robot, or SAFFiR for short. And the name is no accident: SAFFiR was designed to limit sailors’ exposure to smoke and flames in ships’ tightShow More Summary

Watch The U.S. Navy's Fire-Fighting Robot Extinguish Its First Blaze

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Called SAFFiR, the Navy's humanoid robot prototype is designed to walk on uneven surfaces, use thermal imaging to locate overheated equipment, and operate a hose to extinguish fires aboard naval vessels. Read more...

Cops: Dentist tried to set fire to 3 competitors

3 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

So. Calif. dentist allegedly tried arson to extinguish the competition

Teen arrested on suspicion of starting Beijing mall blaze that lasted 71 hours

3 weeks agoChina / Shanghai : Shanghaiist

A fire that broke out at a shopping mall in downtown Beijing raged on for about 71 hours before firefighters were finally able to extinguish it. A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of starting the blaze because he was "looking for something fun to do," according to local reports. [ more › ]

Fire in trendy New York City neighborhood could continue to burn for weeks, officials say

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A seven-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse and forced an evacuation in one of New York City’s trendiest neighborhoods could take weeks to extinguish completely, fire officials said on Sunday. Some 270 firefighters have been sent to battle the blaze, which broke out early on Saturday,...

Huge 7 alarm fire in Williamsburg burns for hours

The Fire Department was called out here at 4:30 in the morning to put out a blaze in this warehouse. Which they extinguished within an hour-and-a-half. But by 6:30 - there was another fire. When they got here - this time - the building - which housed tons and tons of paper records - was fully engulfed. Show More Summary

Know Why This Guy Used A Fire Extinguisher On A Car Engine? Take The Fark Weird News Quiz

Know why this guy used a fire extinguisher on a car engine? Take the Fark Weird News Quiz.

Five Out Of Six Bodies Now Located in Annapolis, Maryland Mansion Fire

It was a scene from hell for onlookers and firefighters alike – a 16,000 square foot mansion on the waterfront of Annapolis, Maryland, burning to the ground in the middle of the night. It took firefighters hours to extinguish and more...Show More Summary

Firefighters Attempt To Extinguish Car Fire And Everything Goes To Hell

last monthVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Here's a little cooking recipe, handed down from my step-uncle's roommate's brother's sister. Take one Mercedes, and completely engulf it in flames. Leave it on top of a big hill. Don't set the parking brake. Add firefighters, a high pressure fire hose, and now water everywhere to reduce the friction. The result is perfect. Read more...

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