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Wednesday, June 17, 2009



16 Tips to Become an INSTANT iPhone OS 3.0 Power-User

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 05:20 PM PDT

Shout it from the mountain top, copy and paste has arrived on the iPhone. After you've gotten your fill of pasting links into your favorite Twitter app and Facebook, here are some tips to make using iPhone OS 3.0 just that more exciting.

22 Porn Stars Test Positive for HIV

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Health officials in Los Angeles said Friday that 22 actors in adult-sex movies had contracted HIV since 2004, when a previous outbreak led to efforts to protect employees in California's multibillion-dollar pornography industry.

Guys Gonna ***** When He Gets Back From His Business Trip PIC

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 05:10 PM PDT


Neanderthal fossil found in North Sea

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 05:01 PM PDT

The 60,000-year-old Neanderthal fossil is the first confirmed specimen to be found undersea anywhere in the world.

Hell's Angels Movie To Be Produced

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 05:00 PM PDT

During a chat with ComingSoon, Tony Scott revealed plans to produce a film adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson's first book Hells Angels, to be scripted by Steven Gaghan (Traffic, Syriana). Gaghan does good work, and hopefully Tony Scott will be too busy with other stuff to F this up.

Top 10 Most Amazing Dog Breeds

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Top 10 most amazing dog breeds – ranging from the most dangerous, loyal, fascinating, popular and expensive breeds that you can buy.

8th Grader Builds Solar Bike For Him And His Dog

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 04:00 PM PDT

The batteries, iPod, and GPS are all fed by the bike's 20-watt solar panels. The bike holds cargo, four people and his dog.

Law Enforcement Low - Cop Pulls Over Ambulance w/ Patient

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 04:00 PM PDT

An Oklahoma state Trooper is under fire, after possibly picking the wrong vehicle to pull over. Last month, Trooper Daniel Martin was responding to a call for backup when he says an ambulance failed to yield to him. So he pulled over the ambulance for failing to yield. But that's when things may have gotten a bit out of hand....

Jurassic Park 4 A "Long Shot," NeverEnding Story's Coming

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Straight fromThe Last Airbender set, legendary producer Frank Marshall chatted up his future genre projects, including whether we'll be seeing the NeverEnding Story continue — and what are the chances of another Jurassic Park movie?

Microsoft Is Getting Really Desperate

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:40 PM PDT

We've buried $10,000 somewhere on the internet and if you're the first one to find it, you get to keep it. If you want a serious shot at the ten grand, upgrade your browser to Windows Internet Explorer now. Then follow @tengrand_IE8 on Twitter for daily clues that point you to the buried loot!

TED: How Cellphones, Twitter, Facebook Can Make History

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:30 PM PDT

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.

Cyclists face huge 'hole' in ground... that's pavement art!

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:30 PM PDT

This frightening image of crater-like hole in the middle of a towpath makes Britain's pot holes pale into insignificance. Thankfully, it is just a three dimensional drawing of a canyon, all in the name of pavement art... and to make careless cyclists slow down.

Only 50% Of Country Music Fans Have Internet Access.

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:30 PM PDT

And perhaps more disturbing to the country music industry is the news that 42 percent of those ardent fans who do not have home Internet access have no desire to remedy the situation.

80 megawatt data center will employ 5,000 solar panels

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Think that solar power can't power data centers? Think again. i/o Data Centers, an IT infrastructure provider in Phoenix is in the process of deploying a massive array of solar panels that will help power the 80 megawatt data center.

How to Choose a Movie with Your Girlfriend Without Tears

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:20 PM PDT

"It's movie night, and you're looking for something to watch. Or perhaps you're looking for new stuff to add to your Netflix queue."

Microsoft Security Essentials [Full Review]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Microsoft Security Essentials is the name of Microsoft's latest Anti-Virus/Anti-Spyware software for Windows operating system. It is already being tested internally at Microsoft and is rumored to launch in September of this year. Check out this Amazing Review of the app itself.

Bill Maher Explains Obama Criticism (Video)

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:50 PM PDT

Hollywood Reporter: CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Bill Maher today, following up on the comedian's Friday night monologue that detailed his disappointment with President Barack Obama. Maher elaborates on his feeling about Obama below, and also takes on the David Letterman-Sarah Palin flap.

Washington Post: Twitter a Big Player In Iran's Drama

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:40 PM PDT

The State Department asked social-networking site Twitter to delay scheduled maintenance earlier this week to avoid disrupting communications among tech-savvy Iranian citizens as they took to the streets to protest Friday's reelection of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

ConocoPhillips chief warns of impending oil crisis

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Government efforts to curb climate change could soon spur an oil crisis more severe than those already experienced, the head of ConocoPhillips said. "We're very concerned that if we don't keep the supply up we're going to see another crisis." We're not against alternatives and renewables. But to say we want to get off fossil fuels is unrealistic.

MIT Developing Concrete That Lasts for 16,000 Years

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Civil engineers at MIT are currently developing a new breed of concrete that will be able to last for 16,000 years. Concrete is one of the most frequently used and widely produced man-made building material on earth, with over 20 billion tons produced per year globally.

Midway Newcastle Reveals New IP, Necessary Force

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Midway Newcastle may be on the verge of closing its doors, but that hasn't stopped it from announcing its development on its newest IP, Necessary Force. However, its announcement isn't a lost cause, the studio hopes that it can end its seek for a buyer with it.

Obama: The Quiet American

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Why Obama isn't showing more outrage about the Iranian election... The U.S. position can't be explained in sound bites, and Obama doesn't want to talk, anyway.

Live Nation gets No Fee Wednesday right this time around

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:10 PM PDT

After a public lashing here and on Rolling Stone's Web site, LiveNation has responded and cut the fees from hundreds of shows for the rest of today, which can save anywhere from $13-20 compared to buying Thursday. Don't forget to get the discounted price you need to order before midnight tonight.

7 Hilarious People With Unusual Phobias

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:10 PM PDT

I am not a scientist of any sort. I don't know how or why certain phobia's develop in people so I am not going to sit here and try to speculate why certain people are scared of things that other people laugh at. I just know that seeing fear in other peoples eyes can be a hysterical thing.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Launch Scrubbed Again Over Gas Leak

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:00 PM PDT

NASA postponed the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour early Wednesday because of a liquid hydrogen leak. It is the same type of leak that caused the postponement of an earlier launch from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Volcanic Eruptions Spread Ash Across Southwest Pacific[PICS]

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:00 PM PDT

Series of NASA satellite shots of recent eruptions in the Kuril Islands and the effects. [Pics enlargeable w/descriptions.]

Gaia's evil twin: Is life its own worst enemy?

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 02:00 PM PDT

The Earth is not the nurturing mother of life of James Lovelock's famous theory To two NASA scientists, James Lovelock and Dian Hitchcock, this came as no surprise - in fact, they would have been amazed to see any evidence of life on Mars. A decade before Viking, Lovelock and Hitchcock, both atmospheric scientists, had used observations of the Mars

iPhone 3GS Review

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

There's a reason why Apple called this the iPhone 3GS for Speed and not the 3GC for "compass" or 3GV for "video recording." Speed is the central upgrade here, and probably is the single biggest reason you would upgrade to a 3GS from a 3G. Here's an in-depth, hands-on review of the new iPhone 3GS.

Nine Ball attack strikes 40,000 Web sites

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

More than 40,000 Web sites have been hit by a mass-compromise attack dubbed Nine Ball that injects malware into pages and redirects victims to a site that will then try to download Trojans and keylogger code, Websense said today.

N. Korea threatens strike after US-S. Korea summit

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

President Barack Obama appears to have convinced many South Korean skeptics of the United States' commitment to the defense of South Korea during his White House meeting Tuesday with South Korean President Lee Myung Bak.

Do We Really Need Another Satellite Orbiting the Moon?

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:40 PM PDT

A side by side comparison of the Kayuga satelite and the far more expensive Lunar Recon Orbiter.

Amazing Video Mural: Civilization by Marco Brambilla

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:40 PM PDT

Imagine stepping into an elevator and looking through a viewport that reveals your ascension to heaven or—if youre on your way to the street—your descent to hell (appropriately enough).

Interestingly Different Examples of Vinyl Sleeveface (PICS)

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:40 PM PDT


Why I Was Late For Work Today: 22 (Photoshopped) Excuses

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:30 PM PDT

What if you had the photoshop skills and the balls to walk into your boss's office and give him photographic evidence of why you were late for work.

The Eddie Murphy Rollercoaster (PIC)

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:30 PM PDT

Eddie Murphy is no longer the edgy and fearless comedian that he was in the 1980s. The Eddie Murphy Rollercoaster illustrates his ups and downs.

Is Nintendos Answer To The iPhone App Store Worth Your Cash?

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:20 PM PDT

For current DS owners on the fence about upgrading to the DSi, look no further than the current suite of DSiWare games and applications -- Nintendo's answer to Apple's iPhone App store.

9 Brutally Honest Beer Labels (Gallery)

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:20 PM PDT

Most of the time, it is just you and your beer, watching your prized flat screen television. So you two might as well be honest with eachother, and bravely face reality...12 ounces at a time.

Wii Fit Sales Top 20m Worldwide, Revenue Nearing $2 billion

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Wii Fit continues to sell strongly a year after its release in western markets. As a result, the game has topped 20 million units in sell-through worldwide

Kucinich: Another $106 billion and all we get is a lousy war

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

One week after declaring that the United States "cannot afford" the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq "financially or spiritually," Ohio's Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich, a staunch anti-war crusader, took aim at Congress for not taking a more active role in any of the war on terror fronts.

Why The Case For China's Lawyers Doesn't Look Good

Posted: 17 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

On May 13, Beijing lawyer Li Chunfu went to the southwestern city of Chongqing with a colleague to meet with the family of a man who died in a labor camp. While meeting with the family, Li and lawyer Zhang Kai were detained by police. Li was chained to a chair and punched, while Zhang, also roughed up during their arrest, was locked in a cage.

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