The ninja burglar and the eye drop scam
This is part 1 of the 74th episode of the Stream Team Show, hosted by Saeed and Cherie Gatson.
In this episode:
- A 74-year old ninja, aka the “Ninja of Heisei,” was finally caught after committing over 250 burglaries in Osaka, Japan.
- And surprise, surprise. Drug companies have been ripping us off for years and eye drops are just one way they’re doing so.
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Ninja’s do exist
Japanese police say they have finally caught a prolific thief who dressed as a ninja to carry out raids – and were surprised to find he was 74. — BBC
It’s a dog eat dog world
Eyedrops overflow our eyes because drug companies make the typical drop — from glaucoma drugs that cost hundreds of dollars to cheap over-the-counter bottles — larger than a human eye can hold. Some are so large that if they were pills, every time you swallowed one, you’d toss another in the garbage. — NPR
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