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In a world gone mad with fear, another global city has ground to a halt in the wake of harmless fun. Like Boston's visceral aversion to Mooninites, Auckland New Zealand has demonstrated an armed distaste for Geocaching. Geochaching is a GPS treasure-hunting game where participants find hidden conta

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In an expression of remembrance for a historical moment in hair-trigger overreactions, artists all over the Boston area have taken to the streets armed with provocative LED signage. Paying homage to the \"bomb\" scare of January 31st, 2007 (which was actually just viral promotion for the Aqua Teen Hu

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Boston authorities have once again put their hair-trigger reactions on display for the world today in a case involving an MIT student and bad fashion choices. In a situation eerily similar to the Aqua Teen Hunger Force debacle, Star Simpson (the student in question) was placed under arrest at gunpo

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A San Francisco-bound United Airlines flight was forced to divert to Dallas as a precautionary measure Monday after an unclaimed BlackBerry and backpack were found on the plane. Not an unreasonable cause for alarm, if you ask us -- after all, who's ever heard of an unclaimed BlackBerry? This, of cou

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In the age of terrorism, security officials are a bit on edge these days, you know? British travellers have had to check their electronics, Americans are facing the war on liquids, and the Canadians have just opened up a new front in the war on carry-on items. Some twelve days ago an incoming plane

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