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Police Install Cameras to Watch Cameras

Photo: Ari Ashe/WTOP The police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are tired of people vandalizing its speed cameras, so they’ve decided to do something about it: they’re installing cameras to watch those cameras! So, can [...]

5 Famous Scientists Dismissed as Morons in Their Time

Anthony Jurado and Nessa B. Wilson of Cracked wrote an article about five scientists who are respected today, but were considered fools in their own time. These include the physician Ignaz Semmelweis, who suggested that doctors should wash their hands after handling dead bodies in order to resist spreading infections: Semmelweis didn’t just have the disregard [...]