Marie Van Brittan Brown

Also a New York City resident, Marie Van Brittan Brown created an early version of the modern home security system more than a century later. Feeling unsafe due to her neighborhood’s high crime rate, the full-time nurse rigged a motorized camera to record her home entryway and project images onto a TV monitor. Also included in her setup was a two-way microphone in order to … Continue reading Marie Van Brittan Brown

Florida father kills children in murder-suicide

A Florida man fatally shot two of his children before turning the gun on himself during a domestic dispute in a Miami suburb Tuesday night. The man killed his 12-year-old daughter and 9-year-old son around 9:30 p.m. outside their Miami Lakes apartment complex, according to WSVN. The suicidal killer spared his wife, who was home during the incident, the station reported. The deceased suspect was not … Continue reading Florida father kills children in murder-suicide

At Least 20 People Trapped Overnight In Sandia Peak Tram Cars In Albuquerque

Rescue efforts are underway after at least 20 people became trapped overnight in a tram car on the Sandia Peak Tramway in Albuquerque, New Mexico. ABC affiliate KOAT reports icy conditions resulted in about 21 people getting stuck in two tram cars near Tower 2 around 10 p.m. Friday. According to Sandia Peak Tramway general manager Michael Donavan, 20 of the 21 people that were stranded have been rescued. Donavan added that … Continue reading At Least 20 People Trapped Overnight In Sandia Peak Tram Cars In Albuquerque

Son shoots at his father over wrong order of chicken wings: report

A Utah man was arrested for firing a gun at his father after he came home with the wrong order of chicken wings, according to officials. Alika Unga Suliafu, 31, started an argument with his father when he returned to their Davis County apartment with a batch of wings that he did not like in October, according to court documents obtained by Fox 13.  The father-son … Continue reading Son shoots at his father over wrong order of chicken wings: report

Illinois mother charged after all five of her children die in house fire

An Illinois mother is facing criminal charges in connection to the deaths of her five young children who were killed in an August apartment fire while they were home alone. Sabrina M. Dunigan, 34, of East St. Louis, was charged on Wednesday with five counts of endangering the life or health of a child after her kids — all under the age of 10 — died in … Continue reading Illinois mother charged after all five of her children die in house fire

Salt Bae’s London restaurant with $1,975 steak hiring chef — for $16 an hour

Now, this is salty. Nusret Gokce, also known as Salt Bae, is hiring a chef to whip up pricey menu items like Golden Giant Tomahawk steaks that cost $1,975 (£1,450) for a measly $16 an hour. The celeb chef is looking for a Chef de Partie for his famous London steakhouse, Nusr-Et, and offering the station chef role just $16 to $18 (£12 to £13.50) an hour, … Continue reading Salt Bae’s London restaurant with $1,975 steak hiring chef — for $16 an hour