FEBRUARY - PART 1
Victorian women criminals' records show harsh justice of 19th century
"– such as five years in jail for stealing one rasher of bacon"
IED / SIDEWALK RAGE
Intermittent explosive disorder (abbreviated IED)
"is a behavioral disorder characterized by extreme expressions of anger, often to
the point of uncontrollable rage, that are disproportionate to the situation at hand."
Sidewalk Rage Common in Big Cities
(24th February, 2011)
- a lesson plan
Get Out of My Way, You Jerk!
"Researchers Study 'Sidewalk Rage,' Seeking Insights on Anger's Origins and Coping Techniques"
ARTICLE + AUDIO
Universities in Texas 'to allow students to carry guns on campus'
"Universities in Texas are set to be forced to allow students and academics to
carry guns on campus, in a victory for a firearms lobby unbowed after
last month’s massacre in Arizona."
Interactive: U.S. flag: its meaning, design and history
Recommended by Larry Ferlazzo.
New Zealand earthquake: Christchurch deaths rise to 75
"The earthquake struck at a shallow depth of 5km (3.1 miles) on Tuesday
lunchtime, when the South Island city was at its busiest."
+ a VIDEO
TEXTING / DRIVING
Man who was texting behind wheel drives off Danvers bridge
and into river
The driver "managed to escape the car and make his way to the shoreline,
and was transported to Beverly Hospital, treated, and released."
POLICE / DESCRIPTION
Mankind: Exceptional hair
"MANKIND is a grooming studio for men in Toronto.
‘Suspect Description’ is about a burglary in Sak’s Fine Food Store.
When two police follow up the report of the criminals the victim starts
to give a detailed and weird analysis of the suspect.."
Losing yourself in online gaming
"Online role playing games are time-consuming, but enthralling flights from
reality. But are some people taking their fantasy lives too seriously?"
Chinese online gamer dies after three-day session
"in which he did not sleep and barely ate"