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Oroville Dam: Feds and state officials ignored warnings 12 years ago
More than a decade ago, federal and state officials rejected concerns that the spillway at Oroville Dam could erode during heavy winter rains and cause a catastrophe.
oroville  water  disaster  california  oops 
february 2017 by ignatz
Who Eucalyptized Southern California? | KCET
Although the orange and the palm loom large in Southern California's iconography, another imported tree -- the eucalyptus -- has been almost as prominent a feature of the region's landscape.
california  trees  botany  failure  eucalyptus  oops  environment 
september 2016 by ignatz
Troubled welds on the Bay Bridge -- The Sacramento Bee
"The Chinese company hired to build key parts of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge had never built a bridge."
engineering  failure  politics  california  oops 
june 2014 by ignatz
Miami Gardens ‘Stop & Frisk’ Nabs Thousands of Kids, Finds 5-Year-Olds ‘Suspicious’ -- Fusion.
"A Fusion investigation has found that he was just one of 56,922 people who were stopped and questioned by Miami Gardens Police Department (MGPD) between 2008 and 2013. That’s the equivalent of more than half of the city’s population."
oppression  failure  usa  police  florida  race  policestate  oops 
june 2014 by ignatz
Mixups: Universal Music Group's Manufacturing Department Doesn't Have Talent (But It May Have A Sense Of Humor)
People expected the warbles of a teen opera singer but instead got The Fall's Mark E. Smith, world champion drunk pissed-off post-punk mumblecore king.
failure  ha  music  oops  umg  thefall 
march 2009 by ignatz
Cover story: Blown away
a business model called "Google ad loophole" is not sufficient.
google  commerce  crime  dotcom  advertising  doh  oops  failure 
march 2008 by ignatz
Orkut XSS : Sounds From The Dungeon
xss security hole on orkut hits you through Scrapbook.
orkut  blog  security  xss  oops 
december 2007 by ignatz
Prince Von Anhalt found naked, handcuffed - Access Hollywood - MSNBC.com
naked and handcuffed to the wheel of a rolls royce by three women: not sexy
crime  oops  wealth  villainy  fame  nakedness  rollsroyce  ha  zsazsa  annanicole 
july 2007 by ignatz
Container Shipping Wrecks
Pictures of various container shipping disasters.
shipwrecks  shipping  ships  failure  accidents  photos  oops 
july 2007 by ignatz
AOL Proudly Releases Massive Amounts of User Search Data
here, have 500K user searches before someone realizes this was a mistake
aol  news  privacy  data  oops 
august 2006 by ignatz

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