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Five-year-old hacks fire department twitter feed


Three stories caught our attention this morning. The first, a hilarious case of hacking! The apparent hacker who took over a fire department's twitter account has been caught and it turns out the suspect is only five-years-old.

John Nemeyer didn't exactly "hack" the account, he was using his dad's phone to play the game, Angry Birds. His dad happens to be the Public Information Officer with a fire department in Oregon. The automatic updates sent tweets to the department's 1,800 followers, complete with an Angry Birds hash tag. John's father was a little embarrassed and sent out his own tweet with an explanation.

Another story, showed incredible video footage fro ma train station in Colombia. A man was pacing on the platform, when he decides to jump in front of an approaching train. An alert police officer reacted quickly and grabbed the man, pulling him away from the speeding train.

Finally, many of us have heard stories of people swallowing strange things, but what about a real diamond. It happened to a woman in Florida. She was attending a charity event where a local jeweler placed a fake diamond in every champagne glass and at the bottom on one lucky glass was a real diamond worth five thousand dollars. The woman says she accidentally swallowed it within the first sip and didn't plan to tell anyone. That was until the jeweler tested all the other diamonds and wondered where the real one was. Eventually, the woman says she went to the doctor and found it.

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