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Fiery Bus Explosion in China Leaves Bystanders Mildly Interested

Fiery Bus Explosion in China Leaves Bystanders Mildly Interested

It is often said that people who live in big cities are desensitized to all that goes on around them. A man is sprawled out on the sidewalk and people just step around him.  A woman cries out for help and no one takes it seriously.

And then there’s the case of a bus that suddenly exploded during rush hour in the city of Hangzhou in China on 6 November. Surely this bus, completely engulfed in flames and churning out black smoke right in the middle of a busy street, would generate panic among the citizens… right?

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Bang Bang You’re Tongue-Tied! Stop Irritating Chatter with Gun that Jams Speech

Bang Bang You’re Tongue-Tied! Stop Irritating Chatter with Gun that Jams Speech

The best talkers are people who keep it short with something interesting to say. It is forgivable for someone to go on at great lengths if the content is captivating. But the worst talkers are those who drone on and on concerning the most boring, mundane topics.

As adults, we all have to put up with a certain amount of polite listening, even though we would really like to run out of the room screaming from boredom. You could probably get away with that in your personal life (although you might not have any friends left afterwards), but work related meetings are particularly querulous, where you have to listen to endless reports, where nothing is decided, and where all you want to do is get out of there, or at least take a nap.

Good news! There is a way to shut people up harmlessly and with the simple aim and fire technique of a gun. Wow! Read More

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