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Sunday, June 21, 2009



My Dad Saved Me, and I Killed Him

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:50 PM PDT

After an injury at birth, my father's passion and perseverance guaranteed that I walked and played sports. But my last memory of him is a mixture of love and pain.

Tanker Implodes

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:50 PM PDT

Watch the video.

Windows 7 Features on a Vista or XP System

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:40 PM PDT

Windows 7 features like ISO image burning, Windows Search, and the great new Windows 7 Calculator are a big part of the new OS. Here's how you can get them--or features just as good--on your current Vista or XP system.

Helen Hunt+PCP+Keyboard Cat=Best 5 Mins Wasted Today

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:30 PM PDT


iPhone 3G S Can Record 720p HD Video, But Doesn't

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:30 PM PDT

Apple has thus far decided not to take advantage of these HD capabilities for video recording, as the iPhone 3G S video camera will only capture clips in VGA-quality.

5 Official Alcoholic Drinks of Summer

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:20 PM PDT

Recline that chair and throw on a pair of shades, for today is the first official day summer. Over the last few weeks we set out with a notepad and asked various bartenders what the most popular drinks are in the summer season.

The 7 Most Baffling Criminal Defenses (That Sort of Worked)

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Let's face it, people will say anything to get out of going to jail. For instance, stats show that less than one percent of insanity pleas actually work, since for every one guy who truly has something broken in his brain, there are at least 99 scumbags who're just making ***** up.

Facebook Click Fraud Enraging Advertisers

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Scores of complaints can be found at WickedFire, where advertisers are complaining of massive click fraud and an indifferent Facebook. A few of the recent posts (excuse the language):

10 reasons why open source makes sense on smart phones

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 04:50 PM PDT

"Why is open source going to help raise these phones above the competition? I have 10 reasons why."

Eyewitness: From Tehran's Streets - Life.com

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Incredible proof of Iran's illegitimate government.

The Beginner's Guide to Slackware Linux

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Give a man Ubuntu, and he'll learn Ubuntu. Give a man SUSE, and he'll learn SUSE. But give a man Slackware, and he'll learn Linux. Well, so the old internet maxim goes, but while it's normally used with a touch of humor, there's a great deal of truth in it, too.

Poor IE6

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 04:40 PM PDT


Wimbledon girls are 'just there to sell sex' says BBC pundit

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 04:00 PM PDT

As a former Wimbledon champion, Michael Stich might be expected to have an expert appreciation for the skill and dedication required to play tennis at its highest level.But on the eve of this year's tournament, the BBC Radio 5 Live commentator has caused outrage among the sport's female stars by claiming their role is as much about 'selling sex'

As U.S. Auto Makers Struggle, Toyota Takes Over as Top Dog

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:50 PM PDT

The bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler are changing the landscape of the auto industry. The two U.S. companies are shuttering plants, shedding dealers and reducing their product lines. As a result, Toyota Motor will become the largest seller of light vehicles in the U.S. It has held the top spot globally since last year.

Obama: Not Keeping Promise of Transparency | Newsweek Politi

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Newsweek magazine online plus daily news, features and commentary from our global network of correspondents

Iran: Witnesses report fierce clashes on Tehran streets

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Reporting from Cairo and Tehran -- Iranian security forces reportedly used tear gas and water cannons to disperse as many as 3,000 people who attempted to gather in central Tehran today, defying warnings from the country's Supreme Leader against further protests over disputed elections.

Megan Fox: The Poor Man's Version of Angelina Jolie

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:20 PM PDT

In a recent interview, Megan Fox lashed out at the media for comparing her to Angelina Jolie. This is like a five dollar box of wine freaking out because someone tried to store it in a wine cellar. Take it from a former poor man's version, Ms. Fox...

103-year-old throws out first pitch

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:10 PM PDT

A 103-year-old believed to be the oldest living professional baseball player throws out the ceremonial first pitch before an Oakland Athletics-San Diego Padres game in a salute to the Negro Leagues.

This is why we protest.

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 03:00 PM PDT

This is why we protest. - Anonymous

BREAKING: Iran asks BBC reporter to leave

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:50 PM PDT

Iranian authorities have asked the BBC's correspondent in Tehran to leave the country within 24 hours.

Google Updates Satellite Imagery for Tehran Iran

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Many of you have been letting us know through Tweets, emails, blog posts, message boards, and even an online petition that you're very interested in seeing recent satellite imagery of Tehran. Well, we've heard your requests We just received updated satellite imagery of Tehran, taken on Thursday the 18th at approximatly 11:18am local time.

You'll never be as cool as me! (PIC)

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Look! No hands!

Can You Resell a Used MP3 Like You Would a CD?

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Carting a crate of used CDs to your local record store so you can make rent is a rite of passage as ancient as it can be tearful. But what about those MP3s and iTunes songs you're ready to unload? Is there a way to sell those off, too, when you get tired of them or just need some extra scratch?

Alcohol a Common Factor in Suicides

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:10 PM PDT

Recent study: 1 in 4 people legally drunk before committing suicide; 1 in 3 had some level of alcohol.

Tehran Bus Burning

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 02:00 PM PDT

After 9 days of protest the Iranian people are still fighting for their cause.

The Therapeutic Powers of Work

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Rather than (always) acting as the source of mental illness, work can also serve as a significant aid in finding balance, emotional health.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Twitpics Emergency Landing

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 01:20 PM PDT

California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had his flight, uh, terminated on Friday evening when the cockpit of his jet filled with smoke.

In Iran, One Woman's Death May Have Many Consequences

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Iran's revolution has now run through a full cycle. A gruesomely captivating video of a young woman — laid out on a Tehran street after apparently being shot, blood pouring from her mouth...

A Kid Getting Rugby Tackled By A Llama

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 01:00 PM PDT

Llama 1, kid 0, this sport definitely needs to be televised

AMD Outs Lying Laptop Makers About Battery Life

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 12:40 PM PDT

There's only three endings to this story. Either the industry regulates itself, or the FTC steps in and regulates us, or we get hit with a class-action lawsuit. I suggest the industry go with the first option.

The Arrow Of Time

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 12:20 PM PDT

A family ritual of taking images that started in 1976. Really cool!

Oscilating Hypnotic Rainbow

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:50 AM PDT


Fairy Godmother NEVER go into a curious boy's bedroom!

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:40 AM PDT


Approaching Jupiter [gif]

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:30 AM PDT


23 Colorful Web Designs Where Textures Are In Full Action

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:30 AM PDT

A list of 23 Colorful And Inspiring Web Designs Where Textures Are In Full Action. When you start browsing them in details it will must boost your creative web design ideas professionally and motivate you for design your web design something which people will never forget that you have made it

The Deadliest Bombing This Year

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:30 AM PDT

A truck bomb exploded on Saturday, killing 72 people and injuring over 200. The deadliest bombing this year.

Peppered Moth Evolves Back to Original Appearance

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:10 AM PDT

The Peppered Moth was white with small black speckles but over time it evolved to being almost black in parts of the UK because of heavy industrial pollution. Now in post-industrial Britain, the moth is changing back to its original white color.

Are You Sure Dad Wanted This? [PIC]

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 11:00 AM PDT


Iran blames ''terrorists'' for violence

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 10:50 AM PDT

Iranian authorities on Sunday blamed ''terrorists'' for clashes in which at least 10 people were killed and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told the United States and Britain to stay out of unrest...

From IBM with Love: Inside the World's Greatest Keyboard

Posted: 21 Jun 2009 10:40 AM PDT

From the satisfying click of its keys to its no-nonsense layout and solid steel underpinnings, IBM's 24-year-old Model M is the standard by which all other keyboards must be judged.

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