Big Pig

This monstrous pig was shot on a remote property in Western Australia three years ago. It weighed about 500lbs. Hardly breaking news, but the photo has been around for a while, and a few people thought it was a fake. It’s not. The property owner shot it while it was eating a dead cow. Shades of Razorback, …

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International Whores’ Day

In Sydney. No one else seems to have heard of it. Sex worker Ivy McIntosh said people in her profession were being overcharged when they placed ads in local papers. “I’m paying too much for a measly two inches,” she said in a statement. OK. Meanwhile the Salvation Army has apologised for a newspaper advertisement …

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No Complaints From The Left About This Murder

Two soldiers have been shot, one killed, at a military recruiting centre in Arkansas. The suspect, Abdulhakim Muhammad, a person of no particular appearance or religious views, has been arrested. Police found a small arsenal of weapons in Mr Muhammed’s car, including an assault rifle, a .22 calibre rifle, a .380 calibre automatic pistol and ammunition. …

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Phishing Emails

Just received this email claiming to be from the Commonwealth Bank: We recorded a payment request from “HostGator -www.hostgator.com- Reseller Web Hosting” to enable the charge of $74.95 on your account.   Because the order was made from an African internet address, we put an Exception Payment on transaction id #POS PAYM7284 motivated by our …

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Avoiding Computer Virus Infection

Over the last few months I have noticed an increasing number of computers infected with the virut family of viruses. Some of these are very unpleasant. They can cripple your anti-virus software, replicate in various places on your hard drive, disable Windows updates, disable internet access, and delete or modify key Windows system files to …

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