Saturday, March 25, 2017

Well Then, How'd We End Up Here?

Houston doesn't have particularly high rates of other violent crimes — except for armored car heists. What gives?
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HOW'D THIS HAPPEN?
ON THE BRINKS
Welcome To Houston, The Armored Car Robbery Capital Of The World
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Houston doesn't have particularly high rates of other violent crimes — except for armored car heists. What gives?
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WEEKEND VIDEOS
'(NOT ANOTHER LAME) FIGHT SONG'
Woman Creates One Hell Of A Looped Track Casually Strolling Down The Street
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This lady makes it look so easy, while we can barely text and walk at the same time.
JUST HANGIN'
Dude With A Death Wish Takes His Morning Workout To A Rooftop Ledge
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Some dumb guy in Morocco decided it was a good idea to try an "Assassin's Creed"-style workout on the top of the roof. Per usual, please don't try this at home. There are people out there who love you and want to see you alive.
And that's that. Go enjoy your weekend, friends.

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