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An intoxicated Florida man saw his attempted bank heist go south on Wednesday, and it all began after the suspect stiffed the cabbie he apparently intended to use as a getaway driver.
According to the Tallahassee Democrat, 46-year-old Stanley Geddie took a taxi to a Capital City Bank branch in Tallahassee. The hack claims the suspect didn't pay, reportedly saying, "I will take care of you when I come out."
To that end, Geddie allegedly told the bank manager that he had a handgun and C4 explosives, and he'd use them if he wasn't given 100 grand. Cops responded quickly, and eventually tased an uncooperative Geddie before taking him into custody.
As it turned out, Geddie had no weapons on him. He was charged with attempted robbery, resisting arrest -- and petty theft for the $25.50 the cabbie said he was owed.
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Traveling abroad is never easy, especially if you don’t speak the language, but trying to use your hands to express what you have to say may not be your best option. Seems there are several simple gestures that seem completely innocuous to us, that may anger locals in another region.
For example, the simple OK sign which is definitely a positive thing here, is the equivalent of calling someone an A-hole in Greece, Spain and Brazil. And in Turkey it is an insult to gay people.
So, before you and your hands head off on some far off vacation, you may want to brush up on what not to do with them. Just a few of the more offensive gestures include:
Head Shake – While you’d think nodding your head would always mean “yes” and shaking it would always mean “no,” that’s not necessarily the case in some countries. In fact, in Greece and Bulgaria they are reversed so, basically no means yes and yes means no. Talk about confusing.
Crossing Your Fingers – You may think you are asking for good luck, but in Vietnam that’s the symbol for a woman’s genitalia and is the equivalent of calling someone the dreaded c-word.
Horns – While you may just be ready to “rock on,” in Spain, Greece and Italy it is called the “Corna” and is made to a man to suggest that his wife is cheating on him.
Thumbs Up – What could possibly be wrong with this simple sign for something being great? Well, in Australia it actually means either “up yours” or “sit on it.”
Crossed Arms – For some of us, crossing our arms is simply just a way of finding something to do with our arms, but in Finland it is a sign of arrogance.
Hand Shakes – While it seems like it’s a polite gesture, in Russia if you do it over a threshold it is considered to be extremely unlucky.
Come on Over – Trying to get someone to come toward you? Well if you’re in the Philippines don’t use your hands to gesture “come here.” It is considered so offensive that you could get arrested for it.
Source: “New York Post”
Friday Flashback from 1965 - STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE SUPREMES 1965
Friday Night Television -
CBS - Rawhide, The Great Adventure, Gomer Pyle, USMC, Slattery’s People
NBC - Bob Hope Theater, Jack Benny, 1965 Junior Miss Pageant
ABC - The Flintstones, The Farmer’s Daughter, The Addams Family, Valentine’sDay, FDR, 12 O’Clock High
Addam’s Family - Lurch is broken-hearted when Gomez gives his harpsichord to a collector.
Gomer Pyle - Sgt Carter envisions a date with a certain girl as the perfect way to spend an evening, but Gomer gets in the way.
At the movies -Dear Heart - Glenn Ford, Geraldine Page
The Sound Of Music - Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer
The Train - Burt Lancaster
How To Murder Your Wife - Jack Lemmon, Virna Lisa
Young Cassidy - Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Edith Evans, Michael Redgrave, Flora Robson, Maggie Smith
Goldfinger - Sean Connery as James Bond and Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore
The Man With The Golden Arm - Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Parker, Kim Novak
The Moon Is Blue - William Holden, David Niven, Maggie McNamara
The Unsinkable Molly Brown - Debbie Reynolds, Harve Presnell, Ed Begley
36 Hours - James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Rod Taylor
Strange Bedfellows - Rock Hudson, Gina Lollobridgida, Gig Young
Sex and the Single Girl - Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Henry Fonda, Lauren Bacall, Mel Ferrer, Fran Jeffries, Leslie Parrish, Edward Everett Horton
Honda Pedal Bike
Mattel Talking Hand Puppets
Barbie and Her Little Sister Skipper
The Beatles Board Game
James Bond Board Game
Mattel Power Shop
Strombecker Slot Racing Cars
If you didn’t know already, grudges are just as bad for you as they are for the person you’re holding one against. Your mom probably told you that letting go is a good thing, but now there’s new research from the Netherlands, which says the same. In fact, they say people who don’t hold grudges see the world as less daunting and perform better physically than those who hang onto their resentment!
“Victims of conflict often suffer from a feeling of powerlessness,” says study coauthor Ryan Fehr, Ph.D. “A sense that they are unable to control their own situations.” The moral? Let go and let things happen.
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A new survey by the National Retail Federation reveals that people will spend $16.4 billion on Easter this year. Other findings:
- $2.2 billion will be spent on Easter candy
- 90% of people plan to buy Easter candy
- 50% of people plan to buy a new outfit for Easter - I didn't know there were so many that came with big feet & floppy ears
- people will spend an average of $140 on Easter
| 7:30 Tim's News You Can't Use
It's come to this: a Pennsylvania middle school has issued parents permission slips that needed to be filled out if said parent/guardian consented to allow their child to eat an Oreo cookie.
The Orwellian missive went viral thanks to a mom who tweets under the handle Main Line Housewife. She posted a snap of said slip, the legal language of which handily crosses the border between delicate and absurd.
The class' science teacher explained she planned a hands-on experiment in which a Double Stuf Oreo would be used to instruct about the movements of the plates of the earth's crust.
"The student may eat the Oreo after the investigation if it is okay with you," the memo continues. "The students DO NOT have to eat the Oreo if they do not wish to do so."
The slip ends with an area to be filled out and signed, which reads, "My child ... has permission to eat the Oreo after the investigation on 3/27/15. Without a signed permission slip, my child understands he/she will not be able to sample the Oreo."
The Seattle Police Department has had to deal with some strong-headed suspects over the years, but none more than 10 goats who escaped from their yard and began chasing kids of the human variety on Thursday.
The SPD sprang into action, and rounded up the furry fugitives.
Keeping a sense of humor about the situation, the SPD tweeted, "You herd right." The goats were caught "after a brief hoof chase."
The Seattle Police Department even mocked up a movie poster for The Goat Escape.
One doesn’t normally think of Ireland as the sun and fun capital of Europe but like anywhere else, people do get sunburned there.
That’s what might have spurred a Queen's University Belfast chemical engineering professor to come up with technology that gives sunbathers an important signal about when to get out of the sun.
Dr. David Hazafy’s sunburn indicator is a strip of plastic that can be worn as a bracelet and adapts to one’s skin type.
The strip has what Hazafy calls “smart” ink, which starts off as a blue color but then gradually becomes clear, a sign that the sunbather has reached a point where ultraviolet light will start to burn the skin.
Hazafy says the key to his invention is a metal oxide photocatalyst that harvests ambient sunlight, which in turn, “should warn people when they are receiving too much of the UV component of sunlight, and prompt them to seek shade.”
Most people have Christmas trees. Volker Kraft has an easter one that is decorated with over 10,000 brightly colored eggs.
The 78-year-old German retiree says, "There will be no increase because I do not have storage capacity anymore. I would have to sleep with the eggs otherwise."
Two people were hospitalized in the Ukraine after someone bowled with a grenade instead of a ball. The blast occurred at a restaurant that was set up for duckpin bowling. The man and woman are expected to live.
Ivete Medeiros is crediting her 'bulletproof' bra with saving her life. She was exiting a Belem, Brazil supermarket when shots rang out. Her bra's underwire stopped a bullet. The bullet was still stuck in Ivete's bra when she removed it.
Londoner Maurice Wilby was recently the victim of a drive-by potato attack. He tells CitizenNews: "It hit the cash machine and then hit me on the shoulder. It was quite a large potato. If that had hit me square on, I would have really felt it."
Wilby is demanding more foot patrols.
Town officials in Skanninge, Sweden ordered Bernth Uhno to repaint his home because his bright orange and yellow hue wasn't 'Swedish enough'. The home he purchased had been vacant since 1981. Uhno repainted it before town officials cited him.
Well, what are the chances this happens twice in one month? Another man was caught trying to cross a border with his girlfriend in his suitcase.
The 25-year-old was trying to go into Turkey when authorities asked to check his luggage. According to UPI, police found his 22-year-old girlfriend tucked inside. The two, from the country of Georgia, eventually told authorities she had been previously banned from entering into Turkey.
The two were deported back to their native country. Earlier this month, a man crossing the Poland border was found to be smuggling his wife in a suitcase because he didn't think she'd be allowed into the country.
18-year-old Rory Seager owed a friend over two thousand dollars so he went down to his local bookie in Essex, England to try and win some money. When that didn't work, he decided to try and rob the place. His weapon of choice? A dollar can of fish in a black bag that he claimed was a bomb. When the cashier went to a secure room in the back of the business, Seager got frustrated and threw the bag and left. By the way, he's a frequent customer there, so that cashier had no problem IDing him to police. A jail sentence was suspended and instead, Seager will have to pay a fine and is barred from the location. Source: Mirror
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