Self-described anarchist Luciano Pitronello Schuffeneger was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma after a bomb he was planning for a Banco Santander bank in Santiago, Chile, exploded prematurely.
He suffered third-degree burns and lost both hands and his eyesight, after accidentally tripping the bomb’s trigger before entering the bank.
to him next!
Mr. Isabel Gutierrez, 53, died of a heart attack in Refugio County, Texas, in June, after taking a break during the act of raping a 77-year-old woman.
He told his victim that he didn’t feel well, moved away from her, and stopped breathing.
In December of 1993, a New York appeals court rejected Edna Hobbs’ lawsuit against the company that makes the device called The Clapper.
Hobbs claimed she hurt her hands because she had to clap too hard in order to turn her appliances on.
“I couldn’t peel potatoes when my hands hurt. I never ate so many baked potatoes in my life. I was in pain.”
However, the judge said Hobbs had merely failed to adjust the sensitivity controls.
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