Police arrested a man in the UK for driving with a pint of Guinness in his car cup holder

Police arrested a man in Birmingham, England, for driving with an open can and a pint glass of Guinness in his car’s cup holder on Saturday. Officers also found three bags in the car which officers say contain drugs. The 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, and the drugs-related charge of possession with intent to supply. He has since been released while officers investigate further. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. A man in Birmingham, England, was arrested for driving with a pint glass of Guinness in his car’s cup holder. The unnamed 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in Edgbaston, a suburban area in southwest… Read More

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2 Royal Air Force fighter jets were scrambled to escort a British passenger plane home after an ‘extremely disruptive’ customer tried to open the door mid-flight

Two British fighter jets were scrambled to guide a plane back to the ground on Saturday after it was compromised by an “extremely disruptive passenger.” Flight LS1503 from London Stansted to Dalaman Airport, Turkey, turned back around 20 minutes after take-off when a female passenger tried to open the doors in mid-air, budget airline Jet2 said. Jet2 told Business Insider the woman’s behavior was “appalling and dangerous.” The RAF confirmed it scrambled two of their $100 million (£80 million) Typhoon jets from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire to escort the Airbus A321 back to Stansted. The 25-year-old woman was arrested by Essex Police “on suspicion of common assault, criminal damage and… Read More

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Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton on building a computer for industrial users

The Raspberry Pi foundation today announced the launch of its latest model – the Raspberry Pi 4. This pocket-sized computer isn’t an iterative improvement on previous devices, but rather a radical re-imagining that sees the company transcend its spiritual homeland, the education market. My colleague Ivan Mehta covered the announcement earlier today, but here’s the Cliff Notes: it comes with a more powerful quad-core Broadcom processor, which can power up to two 4K displays via its dual micro-HDMI ports. Buyers can also choose to configure the computer with up to 4GB of RAM, which should greatly improve performance. The Raspberry Pi… This story continues at The Next Web …read more… Read More

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Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement

Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s price had decreased by approximately 1.15 percent, with each coin being worth $10,873.04, according to Coinmarketcap. Bitcoin’s rise in value comes after Facebook announced the launch of Libra its contentious ‘cryptocurrency.’ In fact, Google Trends data shows that interest in the cryptocurrency increased after the tech giant’s announcement. The world’s most famous cryptocurrency surpassed the $9,000 threshold for the first time in 2019 last week, amid rumours that the tech giant was getting ready to go public with its… This story continues at The Next… Read More

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Elon Musk tweeted an ‘Occupy Mars’ meme, but he was mocked because it featured a picture of the moon

Elon Musk mistook the moon for Mars in a tweet — and the internet is calling him out. The SpaceX CEO tweeted a picture of the moon with the caption “Occupy Mars” and other Twitter users were quick to correct him. Musk’s tweet came within hours of him saying that he is accelerating the development of Starship, a rocket that is designed to go to Mars. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The internet is mocking Elon Musk after he mixed up the moon and Mars. Musk tweeted out a photograph on Sunday with the caption “Occupy Mars” but Twitter users were quick to point out that the image… Read More

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