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‘Superhero’ Phoenix Jones arrested

The self-proclaimed superhero was picked up by police after assaulting several people with pepper spray. Jones hit headlines earlier this year due to …

Self Defense Fashion From The US Patent Office

The US Patent Office sees the a lot of strange inventions coming through their submission process, hoping to get a patent. However who knew that there was a whole category of “Self Defense Fashion?” This collection of real life inventions submitted to the Patent Office includes a pendant that is filled with pepper spray to [...]

Man in Milwaukee Says That He’s a Superhero

“The Watchman” is the moniker of a masked man who patrols the streets of Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood at night: “I’m what people refer to as a real-life superhero,” he says. By night, on weekends, he patrols Milwaukee’s Riverwest neighborhood, looking for injustice and evildoers. By day? That’s a mystery. “While most reactions to what I do are positive, [...]

Clever Bandits

These aren’t your garden variety crooks. Oddee has a neat list of 8 bandits that elevate crime to an art form. For example, read about Anthony J. Curcio, the guy who hired decoys on Craigslist for a bank heist: In an elaborate robbery scheme, a crook robbed an armored truck outside a Bank of America branch [...]