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Friday, July 3, 2009



Rush Limbaugh is still a big fat idiot | Salon

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

And so are his Fox News pals, who lambasted Sen. Al Franken's "stolen election"

Photographer Learned About VIBE Shutdown in Mid-Shoot

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

David Anthony's photos of skateboarder Chaz Ortiz will never make it into VIBE, which folded Tuesday as the shoot was in progress.

Amazing Bottle Art: How to Recycle Glass Bottles

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Here are some awesome ideas for you how yo recycle glass bottles:

Ten ways to smooth the switch to Linux

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Without sending users on some sort of boot camp, changing the preconceptions of users may seem a daunting task. But there are ways to ease the pain of learning Linux.

"Fringe" Producer Writing a Movie Based on Fisher-Price Toy

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

And you thought that Asteroids movie was a far-fetched idea? "Fringe" co-producer and writer Brad Caleb Kane will be writing a movie based on Fisher-Price's View-Master toy. Kane later confirmed the news on his Twitter adding that, "it'll be like the old 80's Amblin movies: Goonies, Young Sherlock… In that vein."

How Nerds can Feel More Like Jocks (on paper, at least)

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 03:52 PM PDT


North Korea Launhes Beer! Less Threatening, Tastes Great

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 03:30 PM PDT

North Korea's latest launch is not missiles, but a TV campaign for a locally-brewed beer. features a thirsty worker holding a mug of frothy beer. Young women in traditional Korean dress are shown serving trays of beer to men in Western suits. Billed as the "Pride of Pyongyang"

The Strange Ingredients in Fireworks

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 03:12 PM PDT

Fireworks for the 4th of July are all about light, color and sound. But inside, there are some bizarre ingredients, from aluminum to Vaseline and even the stuff of rat poison.

Apple prepares iPhone SMS patch

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

Security experts have discovered a flaw in the way Apple's iPhone handles text messages, prompting the company to ready a patch to fix the issue.

The Cost of Doing Something

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Declaiming the price of "inaction" is a perennial argument for big government and bad law.

Dog-Cat-Rat Man Fined for Drawing Big Crowds

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:32 PM PDT

Gregory Pike, San Francisco's renowned "Dog-Cat-Rat Man," was found guilty this afternoon on a misdemeanor charge of public obstruction for drawing large crowds at the corner of Geary and Powell with his beloved animal act.

BMW Electric Bike Saves The Planet But Not People

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:32 PM PDT

The Halbo takes up about half the space of a conventional motorbike, according to the designer. Its front wheel is standard, gyro-assisted, and even propels the vehicle. The rear wheel, which is spherical and attached to a mounted arm, pivots from side-to-side for balance...and just a little less death.

Flash DOOM 2D (Platformer)

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:31 PM PDT

DOOM is back as 2D Jump-N-Run Game.

APOD: 2009 July 3 - Perihelion and Aphelion

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:22 PM PDT

A different astronomy and space sciencerelated image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

How Accurate is Elena Dementieva?

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:11 PM PDT

But can she triple stamp a double stamp?

Goldman Sachs created every major economic bubble since 1930

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:11 PM PDT

They use the same playbook over and over again: Goldman positions itself in the middle of a speculative bubble, selling investments they know are crap. When it all goes bust, leaving millions of ordinary citizens broke and starving, they begin the entire process over again.

The Best Web Browser for Secretly Watching Videos at Work

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 02:02 PM PDT

Double Vision is one of the best web browsers for this kind of thing - it lets you view and interact with two applications at the same time, without having to switch windows again and again. So, you could be working on your presentation and watching your favorite video or even better - a related tutorial at the same time.

Man stares death in the face, and then takes a picture of it

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT


Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will not run for re-election

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 01:30 PM PDT

Palin has scheduled a 3 p.m. ET news conference at her home in Wasilla. The governor's office offered no further details about the subject of the news conference, but the sources tells CNN that Palin will announce her decision to forgo another run.

Solar Power from Outer Space: Microwaves and Frickin' Lasers

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 01:20 PM PDT

In order to meet our world's rising energy needs, and to help reduce our dependence on fossil fuels, some ideas that seem right out of a science fiction novel are picking up steam with start-ups and investors. But does using satellites for energy production really make sense financially or environmentally?

NY thieves want iPhones, victims fight back

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 01:00 PM PDT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thieves are increasingly going after iPhones and other smartphones but victims now can fight back with technology.One device allows a user to remotely activate a loud siren designed

The Making of 'Batman Arkham Asylum'

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 12:40 PM PDT

Take a first look at the 'Inside the Asylum' Video.

The FDA and Painkillers: What's Safe Now?

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 12:40 PM PDT

The recent recommendation by an FDA advisory panel to do away with acetaminophen-containing prescription painkillers raised many questions for consumers. Here are some answers.......

Could we Garden on Mars?

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 12:10 PM PDT

You can grow certain hardy plants in the soil on the Moon; just add air and water! So, my question is this: what about other worlds?

Say Goodbye to Corn -- Microalgae Could Be the Next Biofuel

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 11:41 AM PDT

Microalgae production has several advantages in that it doesn't compete with the food sector, doesn't require large surface areas, and it can be grown in a closed water cycle.

Is This Park SFW? [PIC]

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 11:22 AM PDT


Blind man sees after having a TOOTH implanted in right eye

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 11:11 AM PDT

A blind man is able to see his wife for the first time - after having a tooth implanted into his eye.

World Most Unusual Places to Sleep at Night (W/ Pics)

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 10:51 AM PDT

Hotel de Glace is a very unique hotel in Quebec, Canada, that's made of ice and snow. With a total surface area of more than 32,000 square feet (3,000 square meters), it's no surprise that this ice hotel is grand and has 36 rooms, suites (one has a fireplace!), a bar, and a chapel.

Police crackdowns may encourage drug use

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 10:30 AM PDT

TOUGH policing of the illegal drugs market may have the perverse effect of making drugs more affordable and thereby encouraging people to use them, according to a new model of the dynamics of this market.

Most violent country in Europe: Britain worse than US and SA

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 10:20 AM PDT

The figures from EC and UN reports come on the day new Home Secretary Alan Johnson makes his first major speech on crime, promising to be tough on loutish behaviour.

The Easiest Way to Get Laid? Wolf Shirts

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 10:20 AM PDT

Need I say more? Howl!

OMG!! Fish With Human Teeth.

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 10:01 AM PDT

This incredible fish was found with unique human-like teeth :O

Federer Reaches Record 7th Wimbledon Final

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 09:50 AM PDT

Federer reaches a 20th Grand Slam final - something no man ever has done - and moves within a victory of his 15th career major title - never been done, either - by beating Tommy Haas.

MJ news advertisement...in story about too much MJ coverage!

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 09:50 AM PDT

Yahoo! News advertising their extensive Michael Jackson coverage in a story about too much Michael Jackson coverage.

7 Obnoxious ***** Who Show Up At Every Concert

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 09:30 AM PDT

During the summer, damn near every band that's ever sold a song on iTunes hits the road, jetting from town to town to play live shows for throngs of adoring fans. Maybe you'll go to some of these shows. When you do, these people will be there to completely ruin ***** for you.

Hydrogen Fuel From Urine To Power Cars Tomorrow

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 09:30 AM PDT

Conventional process used to generate hydrogen from water and finally transporting it, aren't as ecofriendly as the fuel itself is. Researchers at the Ohio University are trying to solve the riddle by generating hydrogen from a cheap and readily available waste – urine.

Ruth Madoff Evicted From Her $7 Million Home

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 09:01 AM PDT

U.S. Marshalls changed the locks and evicted Ruth Madoff from her luxury Penthouse apartment today, six months after her husband, Bernard Madoff, confessed to running the largest Ponzi scheme in history.

Stephen Hawking: "Humans Have Entered New Stage of Evolution

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 08:52 AM PDT

Although It has taken ***** sapiens several million years to evolve from the apes, the useful information in our DNA, has probably changed by only a few million bits. So the rate of biological evolution in humans, Stephen Hawking points...

Not Content With Frying Mars Bars, Scots Fry Themselves

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 08:42 AM PDT

Scots have an unhealthy approach to sunbathing and the highest risk of contracting skin cancer in the UK, researchers have warned.The study by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society found some had even used baby lotion and even chip fat to get a tan.

Florida Girl Strangled by Pet Python

Posted: 03 Jul 2009 08:21 AM PDT

A 12-foot (3.6-metre) pet Burmese python broke out of an aquarium and strangled a 2-year-old girl in her bedroom today at a central Florida home, authorities said.

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