22,000 people unwittingly agree to clean toilets in exchange for Wi-Fi service

Does anybody really read the long-winded terms of service agreements that mobile users often have to agree to in order to use certain features on apps or websites? Usually, this requires reading (or pretending to read) paragraphs that could put an insomniac to sleep, followed by tapping on a box  to indicate acceptance of the terms. A British company called Purple wanted to prove that nobody reads these terms, so it devised an interesting experiment.

Purple happens to provide Wi-Fi hotspots for Legoland, Outback Steakhouse and Pizza Express. In order to see if anyone reads the TOS conditions, …


Runaway portable toilets menace fleeing passerby during Moscow storm

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Inclement weather in Moscow on Friday summoned an unexpected public menace: Runaway portable toilets.

Per RT, high winds sent portable toilets skidding across a walkway between the Moscow Museum of Archaeology and the Museum of the Patriotic War in 1812, near by the city’s Red Square. 

Clips of the incident show passersby scattering as bright blue toilets slide in their direction.

And yes, you can laugh— RT says there were no injuries reported.

In central Moscow right now people are fleeing from marauding portable toilets. This is not a jokepic.twitter.com/MBmI3PJ6db

— Bryan MacDonald (@27khv) June 30, 2017 Read more…

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