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  1. Cat Burglar Has No Intention of Handing Over The Loot [Video]

    Hand it over, kitten. We both know you'll just blow that money on catnip and imported tuna. You need help.

    Folks, it is officially Wednesday morning. that means you have to get through just a few more days of work before being granted yet another weekend, and God knows we don't want you to spend any of that time actually working. It's in that spirit that we bring you this charming video of a thieving cat.

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  2. Is Social Media Compromising the Security of Your Home? [Infographic]

    When geolocation services started becoming more and more commonplace on social media sites, some commented that announcing your location was simply an invitation to burglary. While that may seem like an alarmist's response, perhaps it's not so far-fetched after all. Following the logic that it takes a thief to catch a thief, Credit Sesame -- the creators of the infographic -- turned to a study of former UK burglars. An overwhelming majority of them said that they not only use Google street view to stake out a mark before attempting a robbery, and that they checked social networking sites to see if the owners were home. That should certainly give you pause the next time you think about checking in to FourSquare. See the whole thing, with more surprising statistics, after the break.

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  3. Steal a Laptop from a Geek, End Up Shamed On YouTube

    What you're looking at here is a thief getting his groove on, blissfully unaware of his folly. This man, you see, stole the laptop of techno-wunderkind Mark Bao. Being the clever type, Bao was able to gain remote access to his stolen computer and discovered this video the thief had made of himself. Bao then posted the video to YouTube, titled appropriately "Don't steal computers belonging to people who know how to use computers." Truly, words to live by. But the story continues on Reddit, where Bao announced this morning that the thief turned himself in to the police. The culprit even sent Bao a rather half-hearted apology.

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