Today is (we think) the birthday of Victor Lustig, perhaps the most notorious scammer of all time. He swindled Al Capone once and "sold" the Eiffel Tower twice! Plus: if you need help relaxing these days, try the ambient soundscapes of Swiss artist Zimoun.
Oh man, this day.
Hmm. I figured this guy's moat would've stopped the intruder from breaking into the place.
Lots of stories involving presidents and/or crime today.
Liquor, snakes and... uranium? Yeah there’s a lot going on here
And now, a look at a study that’s the kind of research Batman would do if he were an academic instead of a crimefighter: a scientific study of virtual burglary.
The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles is about to open a new exhibit called “Hollywood Dream Machines: Vehicles of Science Fiction and Fantasy." If you’ve ever wanted to get close to the coolest rides the big screen ever shared with us - like, say, the DeLorean in "Back to the Future" - this is your chance.
Some excellent links from the past week.
You probably can't use the "Twinkie Defense" when accused of stealing a Little Debbie truck, right?
Early frontrunner for 2019's greatest hero