A working Apple 1 computer that originally sold for $666.66 back in 1976, has just sold at auction for a record $905,000.
The Bonhams auction, held in in New York, estimated the motherboard might bring between $300,000 and $500,000, but when the gavel came down, it fetched north of $1 million.
Only a few Apple 1 computers survive today. Only about 200 total units were ever produced. The buyer remains unknown.
An unnamed family of six returning from West Africa, has been quarantined in West Haven over Ebola.
According to West Haven Mayor Ed O’Brien, the family is not showing any symptoms.
The quarantine is in compliance with an emergency order Gov. Dannel Malloy aimed at preventing the spread of the Ebola virus in the state of Connecticut.
A 7-year-old girl from McMinnville, TN., is dead, less than five hours after visiting the dentist for a routine procedure.
Dental records show Tyneisha Bell had three teeth extracted and a general anesthesia was used to put her to sleep.
Bell’s guardians, her grandparents, signed a consent form acknowledging the use of anesthesia. Continue reading
Listen to dramatic live police scanner traffic.
Ottawa Hospital has confirmed they have 3 gunshot patients, only to say 2 of them are in stable condition.
A third set of shots have been reported near the Rideau Centre Mall in the Canadian capital as there may be as many as five shooters involved in the attack on Ottawa.
Shots have been fired in close to the city’s main shopping mall. The shooting appeared to take place outside the popular shopping complex.
It has been confirmed by Canadian police that multiple gunmen are involved in the attack.
Residents in Houston area neighborhoods are on edge after learning a rash of cat deaths may be the result of a serial kitty killer..
It took ten years for residents to connect the dots, but now they are convinced someone has been murdering their feline friends.
The most recent case was discovered last Friday.
A Chicago hospital has admitted two people pulled off a plane arriving at O’Hare from Liberia..
The passengers exhibited Ebola-like symptoms on separate flights Tuesday. One of the travelers is a child originating from Liberia.
Officials from several area health agencies and hospitals in Chicago released a statement Tuesday saying there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola and there is no threat to the general public. Both travelers, a child and an adult, are undergoing medical evaluations for their symptoms, but are not currently being tested for Ebola.
Weapons airdropped by the U.S. in Syria appear to have fallen into the WRONG hands.
ISIS is claiming in a new YouTube that at least one of the weapons drops is in their possession..
“Weapons and munitions dropped by American planes and landed in the areas controlled by the Islamic State in Kobani.” The video was also posted on the Twitter account of “a3maq news,” which acts as an unofficial media arm of ISIS. The
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About a dozen Fort Worth Tx., students were stung by Africanized bees Tuesday morning while attending an Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD middle school.
EMS MedStar officials said at least 20 students were stung at Highland Middle School in the district.
Three of the students were taken to Cook Children’s Medical Center, with one in condition “yellow” and two in condition “green” according to MedStar. Continue reading
The White House released an official transcript of president Obama‘s recent DNC fundraiser omitting the president’s reference to “unpaid bills” being stacked up on his desk at home in Chicago.
The Democratic fundraiser held in Chicago featured a speech by President Obama where he mentioned that there are some “unpaid bills” on his desk in Chicago.
“One of the nice things about being home is actually that it’s a little bit like a time capsule. Because Michelle and I and the kids, we left so quickly that there’s still junk on my desk, including some unpaid bills (laughter) — I think eventually they got paid — but they’re sort of stacked up. And messages, newspapers and all kinds of stuff.” Continue reading