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Contest for the Criminally Beautiful

It’s the beauty contest where nervous judges are likely to get an offer they can’t refuse – Miss Mafia 2010.Contestants for the pageant in Budapest, Hungary, must either have mob connections or convictions for crimes that have earned them time behind bars.Judges have already selected the four Mafia molls who will compete for the title [...]

Kid Handcuffed and Perp Walked for Doodling on Desk

Having solved all serious crimes, New York City Department of Education focused its might to quash the scourge of doodling in today’s school. Here’s what doodling on a school desk with erasable marker will get you: a perp walk in cuffs! Alexa Gonzalez was scribbling a few words on her desk Monday while waiting for her Spanish [...]

Craigslist by the Numbers: 10 You Need to Know

95 Craigslist started as a tech mailing list in 1995, which quickly morphed into a place where tech recruiters posted job listings. Christina Murphy was a frequent job poster/head hunter on Craigslist. 98 Murphy teemed up with Nancy Melone, an Internet consultant, and together they roped Newmark into starting a nonprofit called List Foundation in 1988. In fact, [...]

Top 10 Youngest Internet Millionaires

Internet has proved to be a good place of investment for many entrepreneurs, young and old. Some of the young entrepreneurs have earned huge success in their projects and have become millionaires at an early age. This list includes 10 such young entrepreneurs who have become millionaires on the internet. 10) Greg Tseng and Johann Schleier-Smith Greg Tseng [...]