Thursday, August 18, 2005

$50 iBooks cause a riot

A rush to purchase $50 used laptops turned into a violent stampede Tuesday, with people getting thrown to the pavement, beaten with a folding chair and nearly driven over. One woman went so far to wet herself rather than surrender her place in line.

Blandine Alexander, 33, said one woman standing in front of her was so desperate to retain her place in line that she urinated on herself...Read more here.

Picture courtesy of AP/Richmond Times


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