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Friday, June 26, 2009



10 Things Not to Say to a Guy Who's a Baseball Fan

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Baseball season is in full swing, and if your guy has a thing for the crotch-itching, tobacco-spitting, home run-hitting action and excitement, prepare to sit through some innings. And, do your best not to interrupt the starting lineup with one of these dreadful drop-ins. Doing so might mean one, two, three strikes, you're out!

Murphy-Goode says #1 spot isn't good enough to make top 50

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Murphy-Goode announced their top 50 for their really good job contest. The only problem is that @martinsargent wasn't in it. So, for all those that voted, looks like your votes meant nothing to Murphy-Goode. Forget me, forget you Murphy-Goode!

First image of a memory being made - LiveScience- msnbc.com

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:40 PM PDT

For the first time, an image of a memory being made at the cellular level has been captured by scientists.

Wii Sports Resort Sells 150,000 Units Day One

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:30 PM PDT

The title has sold through 41% of its shipment, for sales of 155,000 units on day one of availability in Japan - that compares to 130,000 for Super Mario Galaxy on day one.

Apple Yanks iPhone Porn App

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Well, it seem Apple hasn't gotten their freak on after all.

Look Into My Eyes [PICS]

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:01 PM PDT

They say the eyes are the window to the soul, but the ones collected here make you ponder whether they lead straight to the stomach.

5 Things You Might Not Know: The 2012 Prophecy

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:01 PM PDT

It will be broadcast from Sherman Oaks...

The Effects of the Video Game Recession (PICS)

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 04:01 PM PDT

Money is useless. Items only please.

Michael Bay: By The Numbers (PIC)

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 03:51 PM PDT

Each of Michael Bay's movies has made well over $100 million, with only two falling shy of $200 million. The infographic below breaks down his career by the numbers. All figures are adjusted for inflation.

Ahhh the good 'ole days

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 03:40 PM PDT


Apple Overstates Green Claims for Macbooks

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 03:30 PM PDT

An Apple ad campaign claims that its line of Macbooks is the "world's greenest family of notebooks" --- but a recent ruling by the ad industry's self-governing body found that claim to be somewhat of an overstatement. Not clear yet is whether Apple will modify its ads.

Army sniffer dog swallows Taliban bomb and... Survives!

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Some dogs will try to eat anything - but for dogs like Toby, based in Afghanistan with the military, swallowing things on the ground can be extra dangerous.

FBI Cracks $50m Healthcare Scam

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 03:01 PM PDT

The FBI says it has uncovered a $50m (£30m) scam involving the US healthcare system, making arrests in Florida, Michigan and Colorado.

Ireland Grants Rights to Same-Sex Partnerships

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 02:51 PM PDT

Ireland recognized the legal rights of same-sex couples for the first time Friday in a civil partnership bill that gave people in long-term relationships many of the statutory rights of married couples.

Delicious! 20 Game Themed Wedding Cakes (Pics)

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 02:41 PM PDT

IGN-Greenpixels: What better way to say "I love you" than with a game-themed wedding cake?

Hydrogen Fuel Tanks Made from...Chickens

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Scientists have discovered a remarkable, unexpected and cheap way to store hydrogen fuel– using carbonized chicken feather fibers.

How to Customize Your Linux Desktop - From GTK to Compiz

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

The days of ugly Linux desktops are a thing of the past. Modern distros include many tools and options that enable them to look good and be more useful.

iPhone 3GS Is Jailbreakable. Does it Matter?

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:50 PM PDT

The hack masters at the iPhone Dev Team earlier today announced the iPhone 3GS is officially jailbreakable. The news comes less than a week after Apple released the latest iteration of its wonder gadget featuring new toys like video capability and a digital compass.

Three foot long Piranha Fossil Found

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:11 PM PDT

Megapiranha was up to 3 feet long a fish-beast four times as big as piranhas living today, studies of its jawbones indicate.

Man Charged In 'Virtual Porn' Case

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

A Tennessee man is facing charges of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor for what authorities say are three pictures -- none of them featuring an actual child's body.

Confessions of a Bachelor Party Stripper

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Bachelor parties have an unwritten code of silence. Well, guess what? This traitor is breaking it.

Things We'll Miss About M.J.: The Uncreepy Stuff

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Some fond memories, from "I'll Be There" to Epcot Center to the Jackson 5 Saturday-morning cartoon. He was a creep, but he was a legend, after all.

Grab a Tool and Change Your Brain

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 01:02 PM PDT

Pick up a golf club and your brain may do more than look for an easy par three. The mere act of holding a mechanical grasping tool "temporarily modifies the cerebral representation of a subject's arm,".

Iran empowers 'butcher' to interrogate opposition leaders

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 12:51 PM PDT

Saaed Mortazavi, an Iranian prosecutor who was responsible for ordering over 100 newspapers closed and dozens of bloggers and journalists arrested, tortured and in some cases, killed, has been empowered to interrogate Iran's opposition leaders, according to published reports.

It Happens When Nobody's Watching (Poster)

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 12:40 PM PDT

Innovative bus stop advertisement.

Spirit Undertaking More Soil Investigation

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 12:40 PM PDT

Spirit remains stationary on the west side of Home Plate in the location called "Troy". The rover continues to be busy with an ambitious observation campaign employing both remote sensing and in-situ (contact) science with the robotic arm (instrument deployment device, IDD).

Solar Plane To Make Public Debut

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 12:20 PM PDT

Swiss adventurer Bertrand Picard is set to unveil a prototype of the solar-powered plane he hopes eventually to fly around the world. The initial version, spanning 61m but weighing just 1,500kg, will undergo trials to prove it can fly at night.

Bipolar Chair [Pic]

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 12:20 PM PDT

Careful which side you sit on

Storyboards from Michael Bay's The Great Gatsby

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 11:50 AM PDT

Hey, Michael, thanks for sending over these storyboards, we're super psyched to have you on board for 'The Great Gatsby'. We did have a couple of issues. Nothing major, just some... Well, let's just get right into it.

Breast Buy – The Weird World of Breast Implant Fundraising

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 11:31 AM PDT

The guys get off, the women get D-cups, and everybody's happy—right?

How Michael Jackson's death shut down Twitter

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 11:20 AM PDT

Just seconds after the story hit the internet, messages or 'Tweets' about the singer on the micro-blogging site Twitter doubled, leading to a temporary shutdown of the site.

Why Cardiac Arrest is Deadlier Than Heart Attack

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 11:01 AM PDT

During cardiac arrest, the heart actually stops beating and quivers with uncoordinated contractions. Unless a defibrillator is used to shock the heart back into a normal rhythm, death is inevitable. Someone experiencing a cardiac arrest generally collapses, loses consciousness, and stops breathing.

G.I. Joe's Movie Novelization Reveals Troubling Facts

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:52 AM PDT

The G.I. Joe novelization is out, bringing a description of the Mission Impossible-style Joes and their hyper-tech world where nano-mites can do everything, the Baroness is Canadian and Neo-Vipers do things that make me frown. Spoilers (and new posters) ahead.

The Ultimate List Of Online Color Tools For Web Developers

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:52 AM PDT

Web designers use color tools daily. So, i had collect an ultimate list of color tools. In this list, i had collect color wheel, color scheme, color palette and color picker.

TRANSFORMERS 2 Smashes Record Books, Biggest Wednesday Ever

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:40 AM PDT

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" already has begun its triumphal rounding of the box office bases that should see it set a record or two by weekend's end. Its estimated Wednesday take is mindblowing...

Limbaugh Blames Sanford's Affair On Obama

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:30 AM PDT

LIMBAUGH: "He had just tried to fight the stimulus money coming to South Carolina. He didn't want any part of it. He lost the battle and said "What the hell? The Federal government is taking over! I want to enjoy life!"

Breaking: Greenpeace Opposes Waxman-Markey Climate Bill

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:20 AM PDT

A day after President Obama threw his support behind the American Clean Energy and Security Act, one of the world's most prominent environmental advocacy organizations has come out in strong opposition to the Waxman-Markey climate bill

Scientists identify key factor that controls HIV latency

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:20 AM PDT

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes of Virology and Immunology (GIVI) have found another clue that may lead to eradication of HIV from infected patients who have been on antiretroviral therapy.

Kid Accepts Shaq's Twitter Challenge For $1000

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:10 AM PDT

The final date of the HORSE match between Shaq and Bruce Manley is being worked out, but Manley's rep says it will happen in July sometime. This should be hilarious to see Shaq get whipped in a game of horse by this kid.

Apocalypse Not: Behind the Swine Flu Hysteria

Posted: 26 Jun 2009 10:10 AM PDT

At the height of the swine flu pandemic this spring, when the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was recommending that schools with cases of H1N1 be closed for 14 days and Mexico was still on lockdown, the epidemiology community already suspected the world wasn't ending. Why?

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