We offer many different types of surveillance gear here at BrickHouse, but this use of a hidden camera is one that even we didn’t expect. The video below contains an “experiment” that two California girls carried out to see just how many men checked out their bodies when they have their backs turned. The way this experiment was carried out was with a tiny camera attached to the back of a girl’s pants.
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Bank robberies can be violent and terrifying affairs. Usually, there are protocols that a robber will uphold; either arms will be brandished and tellers threatened (sometimes involving hostages being taken), or a simple note will be given to the teller: something along the lines of “Giving Me Money=Not Getting Shot.” Timing, however, is everything. In a recent Rhode Island robbery, a bank heist was stifled by an unlikely hero: the clock.

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What started as a jewelry store robbery on a busy street in broad daylight quickly turned into an arrest thanks to the bravery of Ann Timson, a 71-year-old grandmother that happened to be walking by. By bravery we don’t mean she called the police like most people would, but instead she started clobbering all six armed hooligans with her large shopping bag.

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Airport security workers and the TSA are constantly hard at work combatting terrorism and other threats to national security (occasionally at the expense of personal privacy). Sometimes, however, their judgment is a bit questional. When Ken Lloyd and his wife were passing through airport security, an alarm went off. They were pulled aside where their possessions were inspected. Turns out the Lloyds were trying to smuggle a weapon past security.

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Shoveling snow—ncreating and settingobody likes to do it, but it’s a task that must be done. One man got creative and found a way to clear snow from his property while simultaneously being able to relax and skip all the hard work. The only drawback is that his creative way of “shoveling” was also highly dangerous, illegal, and got him arrested in the end.

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Maybe he wasn’t aware of the laws, or maybe he was just looking to get connected to the Better Business Bureau office with no questions asked when a Minnesota man called the police station with a complaint about a prostitute he had hired. Apparently, the woman took his $200 and left without holding up her part of the deal.

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Most hackers come up with devious and complex schemes to break into people’s computers and steal their personal information. They send out trojans designed to look like PDF files or games, or maybe they’ll just send a link to a website that installs malware just by opening the website. But in the case of a teenage girl from Niceville, FL, the hacker used a much simpler approach. This hacker gave a young girl directions over the phone of how she could help him hack into her computer.

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