New Mother Gives Birth in a Cybercafe Then Continues Her Game

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A pregnant woman in Nanchang, China was in an internet cafe when she gave birth to a baby. She was waiting for her boyfriend to meet her. Some patrons called an ambulance and wrapped the baby in cloth. Meanwhile she continued to play her game until she and the baby were taken to the hospital to be met with her boyfriend and family. Who knows why she kept playing during and after such a dramatic life event, maybe she had to get to the next checkpoint before she could save? 

Student Interrupts Standardized Testing With DDoS Attack

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A 17-year-old Idaho student reportedly hired someone to overwhelm his school districts computer system with a Distributed Denial of Service attack. A spokesperson for the school district told KTVB that the DDoS attack restricted many schools access to the internet but did not go after any student's data. The general havoc caused by the interruption of service at schools caused many students to lose their work while taking the Idaho Standard Achievement tests. You might think that getting to take a break from standardized testing would be cause to celebrate but that is not the case. Some kids have had to re-take the test more than once during the week and a half that the DDoS attacks took place. The student responsible has been suspended and recommended for expulsion. The teen will most likely serve up to 180 days in a juvenile detention center for the state felony charge that this offense carries and may be facing federal felony charges as well.

It Literally Rained Spiders in (Where Else) Australia. Can We Set the Sky on Fire Now?

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Millions of baby spiders appeared to rain down from the sky earlier this month in the Southern Tablelands in Australia. One resident described the effect it had on their home as such: "The whole place was covered in these little black spiderlings and when I looked up at the sun it was like this tunnel of webs going up for a couple of hundred metres into the sky."

Read that again and try not to let your mind implode from the Lovecraftian horror from it all.

The phenomenon is (terrifyingly) not that uncommon. Apparently the spiders "balloon" by throwing out sheets of webbing and use the winds to carry themselves around. When weather conditions are poor, none of the spiders go anywhere of course. But when the weather picks up again, they all leave in one terrifying hell-swarm.

Again, a salute to the brave (insane?) people who continue to call the continent of Australia their home.

University Student Waiting to Meet With an Advisor is Accused of Harassment

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A student at Kennesaw State University in Georgia posted this video on his Twitter account after being accused of harassment by an academic advisor for waiting for a meeting with a different advisor in the lobby. According to CBC News that advisor has been placed on leave following the incident. Comments and responses to the twitter post indicate that this may not be an isolated problem and that the department has a history of being inattentive to students requesting help.

Boston Couple Wanted by Transit Police for Especially Lewd Conduct During Commute

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An unidentified Boston couple made an alarming pit stop during their commute on public transit. A passenger snapped this picture of the brazen subway sex act and sent it to the MBTA Transit Police on social media. The Transit Police are attempting to identify and arrest the couple. If they are found, they may be charged with open and gross lewdness which will require them to register as sex offenders and possible serve up to three years in prison. 

Teen's Response to Detention Received for a Dress Deemed a "Sexual Distraction"

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A Canadian teen wrote an open letter to her principal after she was given detention for wearing a halter dress that she says school officials told her was "inappropriate and a sexual distraction". The full transcript of her response is below:

 

“Dear [Vice Principal] Sturgeon,

I have a concern I would like to bring to your attention. In today’s society, a woman’s body is constantly discriminated against and hypersexualized to the point where we can no longer wear the clothing that we feel comfortable in without the accusation and/or assumption that we are being provocative. This unjust mindset towards women is absolutely absurd. The fact that authority figures, especially males, can tell young women they must cover up their shoulders and their backs because it’s “inappropriate” and “a distraction” is very uncomforting. Schools are the social building blocks in an adolescent’s life meant to teach them how to communicate and develop relationships with others and also learning about themselves and who they want to be. It’s preached upon us to be individual, to be ourselves. The double standard here is that when we try, we are then told we’re wrong. We may not truly dress, act or speak how we want because authority figures, and I use that term very loosely such as yourself, tell us we can’t. Yes, I understand there are restrictions to how much and how little of your body that shows, but that applies when people show up in their bikinis or bra and panties. Though I do believe women should legally be allowed to publicly be shirtless considering males are, it’s mindsets like yours that keep that as something that is shamed upon. So no, Mr. Sturgeon, I will not search for something to cover up my back and shoulders because I am not showing them off with the intention to gain positive sexual feedback from the teenage boys in my school. I am especially not showing them to receive any comments, positive or negative, from anybody else besides myself because the only person who can make any sort of judgment on my body and the fabrics I place on it is me.

If you are truly so concerned that a boy in this school will get distracted by my upper back and shoulders then he needs to be sent home and practice self control.

Thank you, have a nice day.” (Via Buzzfeed)

The Best News-Bombs of the Past 10 Years, All in One Video!

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