Russian man tries to eat his tablet to a disastrous effect

Russian man tries to eat his tablet to a disastrous effect
"Kids, don't eat tablet parts" is hardly a warning on top of every parent's mind, but maybe they should now start stressing about this matter, too, after a Russian man was caught by the police eating the glass and components of his broken slate. The police in St Petersburg was called about 5pm local time yesterday to check on a 41-year-old unemployed man who was apparently throwing furniture out of the window of his apartment.

When the police climbed up to see what's happening, the guy started acting out in defiance against the officers who tried to apprehend him, and soon began demonstratively eating broken glass and other bits from a shattered tablet of his own. Needless to say, the police tried to stop him from munching on the hazardous electronics, but apparently he had wolfed down too much already, lost consciousness, and passed away before the emergency services that were called, arrived at the scene. The police report didn't specify what kind of tablet it was, but we'd wager to bet that any slate will do this kind of damage if eaten, be it an iOS or Android device, no matter how much vodka you chase it down with.

source: SputnikNews via CNET

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19 Comments

1. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Long story short it was bobbybuster

10. Ruturaj

Posts: 1484; Member since: Oct 16, 2014

I am wondering which tab he was eating.

19. -ARTE-

Posts: 80; Member since: Jun 14, 2015

iPad.

14. engineer-1701d unregistered

glade 1 more idiot gone darwin at its finest

18. -ARTE-

Posts: 80; Member since: Jun 14, 2015

Lmfao +1

2. Virage

Posts: 88; Member since: May 25, 2015

With tomato sauce

3. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Krokodil is a hell of a drug.

4. SlimSoulja86

Posts: 660; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

#KitKat

5. TMHKR

Posts: 202; Member since: Dec 08, 2012

"In Soviet Russia" jokes incoming...

9. gaming64 unregistered

He probably just drank too much vodka.

6. Demuirg23

Posts: 3; Member since: May 29, 2015

just a delirium tremens is the norm for Russia

7. Neros

Posts: 1016; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Just another day in Russia.

8. gaming64 unregistered

How much did humanity devolve in the last 5 years?

11. lylee73

Posts: 84; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

One day smartphones are going to be edible, right?

12. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

i have one with lollipop in it

15. engineer-1701d unregistered

hahaha its most likely an apple stuck in bootloop with the apple symbol lol

13. SuperAndroid507

Posts: 361; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

I had tablet with KitKat and it had a break...literally

16. ZeroCide

Posts: 810; Member since: Jan 09, 2013

Eat your iPads with apple sauce.

17. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

He just misunderstood when they told him, Jelly Bean and Kit Kat inside.

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