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Saturday, July 4, 2009




Posted: 04 Jul 2009 05:20 PM PDT


Ukraine Outlaws Possession of Porn: But Medical Purposes OK

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Make love, not porn, because if you live in the Ukraine, you'll get fined and sent to jail. Tuesday, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko signed a bill into law, making the possession of pornography a criminal offense in the country. I first heard of the report while watching the Russian news network last night and my immediate reaction was: WTF?

How The Human Brain Works [Animated Graphic]

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Find out how our brains make us feel fear, remember our lives and make decisions, with an animated graphic.

Ads Spotted on Twitter

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT

These first ads probably aren't going to bring in enough cash to fuel a micro-app acquisition spree by Twitter, but this is the first clear public indication of one way the company is bringing in revenue.

IPhone 3GS owners bemoan its battery life

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:20 PM PDT

The new, high-octane iPhone 3GS is loaded with features that could light up your life -- but its battery isn't one of them.

Train hits and kills pedestrian, then does it again

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

An Amtrak commuter train struck and killed two pedestrians in separate incidents in Berkeley and Oakland Friday afternoon, according to train officials and the Alameda County Coroner's office.

Joey Chestnut Wins Hot Dog Eating Contest With 68 Dog WR

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 03:40 PM PDT

This is a three-peat victory over Kobayashi as he keeps the Yellow Mustard Belt in the US.

All-American 4th of July [comic]

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

made in america

Ramp up redesign & make overhaul event attract new customers

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 03:10 PM PDT

Confronted with a dumbfounding 90 percent drop-off in revenue at his high-end, custom bicycle business in San Antonio, Texas, Kevin Saunders could easily have closed his shop and resumed a career in finance or aircraft component design.

SEXUAL and PERVERTED Video Game Moments

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Some games have great moments and some have bad moments...... and some other games have some totally weird moments but in this case.. sexual and perverted moments... You just don't expect to see this kind of stuff in video games..

Steve McNair Found Shot To Death

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Former Titans quarterback Steve McNair has been killed. Police said McNair suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the head in downtown Nashville.

The Curious Case of the Straight-A Student with Asperger's

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Alex Goodenough was the cleverest kid in his school - so why didn't he get a sixth form place? Decca Aitkenhead talks to his family about the impact of Asperger's

13 Magnificent Free Wordpress Portfolio Themes

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 02:10 PM PDT

Wordpress themes that you can use for your portfolio. All of these themes are free. Hope you will like them.

SKorea says NKorea fires 6 missiles off east coast

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea says North Korea has fired a sixth missile off its eastern coast.The Joint Chiefs of Staff say five missiles were fired earlier Saturday and the sixth around 4:10 p.m. (0710 GMT).The launches come two days after North Korea fired four short-range missiles.

Iron Man 2's Hot New Ride!

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 01:40 PM PDT

Spy photography captures Tony Stark's race car on the set of the sequel.

APOD: 2009 July 4 - Mount Rushmore s Starry Night

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 01:20 PM PDT

4th of July night above Black Hills of South Dakota United States Mount Rushmore National Park. Enormous sculpture of US presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt & Abraham Lincoln carved into the southeast face of granite cliffs. Above the monumental symbols of the countrys independence & history

Coolest spacecraft ever In orbit

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 01:00 PM PDT

Europe's Planck observatory has reached its operating temperature of 273.05C - just a tenth of a degree above absolute zero making it the coldest object in space.

South Carolina Serial Killer Blamed For 4 deaths In 6 days

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 12:41 PM PDT

Sheriff's deputies searched Friday for a serial killer blamed for four deaths over the past six days as terrified residents wondered who might be next. Investigators have not figured out how the victims are linked or if they knew the man who shot them. So far, all they have is a sketch of a suspect and a possible getaway vehicle.

Seattle fire knocks out service to Bing Travel, other sites

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 12:20 PM PDT

A fire at downtown Seattle's Fisher Plaza has interrupted service at some top Web sites, including Microsoft's Bing Travel and Authorize.net.

Medieval Science (COMIC) - SMBC

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 12:10 PM PDT

It's gonna take a long time to find anything that way.

Even Cockroaches Get Fat Eating Junk Food

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 11:50 AM PDT

Cockroaches who eat an unhealthy diet become fat and mature late. Females that ate a poor-quality diet were less willing to mate and less likely to produce offspring. They were also more picky and spent more time considering possible mates.

Hendrix plays National Anthem

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 11:10 AM PDT

Woodstock 1969. Nice close view of Jimi's hands.Notice that at one moment, he bends the first string all the way up to the sixth...the horror and noiseness o...

Officer Prevents Man's Entry To Hospital, Gets Caned (Video)

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 10:30 AM PDT

The car is only 10 feet from the hospital entrance and won't let anybody move. Then an old man miraculously walks, and whacks an officer with his cane.

'Diamond Dust' Snow Falls Nightly on Mars

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 10:00 AM PDT

Ice crystals drifting from Martian clouds resemble the glittering precipitation called "diamond dust" that falls in Earth's Arctic regions during winter.

Walkman named top music invention of last 50 years

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 09:50 AM PDT

The Walkman, the clunky portable cassette player, has been named the best musical invention of the last 50 years, by a leading gadget magazine.

Australia Unveils Three New Dinosaurs Species

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 09:10 AM PDT

Australian scientists today unveiled three new dinosaur skeletons, excavated from Queensland---two herbivores and one carnivore which roamed the land about 98 million years ago, one of the most significant discoveries in decades.

Spectacular Steampunk Art [PICS]

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 08:10 AM PDT

Now's the time to spotlight two artists that particularly stand out, and mention other upcoming talent.

Ubuntu is A Microsoft Product Now! [Pic]

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 08:00 AM PDT

Well at least according to Dell's website. A 1.6GHz Atom CPU, 8GB of disk space armed with Microsoft's latest masterpiece: Ubuntu!

10 Animals to Avoid This Summer (b/c They Might Kill You)

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 07:50 AM PDT

Would you believe that the number one creature on the list is only 2 to 4 inches long and weighing about an ounce?

50 Beautiful Vintage Posters (Pics)

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 07:40 AM PDT

Vintage posters are just beautiful! Even considering that they were designed years ago, we still think they are full of style and beauty.

Naked 'Terminator' arrested at casino

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 07:30 AM PDT

A man who thought he was the Terminator ran naked through the Stateline casino and startled some kids in the casino's arcade.He was subdued by a taser and jailed on charges of indecent exposure and resisting a peace officer.The arrest report didn't indicate if he was T-800 or a T-1000.

A Well-Fed Tornado On The Wyoming Plains

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 06:10 AM PDT


Battlefield Heroes review: The Great (Cartoon) War

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 05:40 AM PDT

The premise is simple: take Battlefield, then make it absolutely free to play, by stripping some elements out and reserving them for paying customers, while supporting the whole thing via front-end advertising. Such a move is like walking a knife's edge.

Portable Super Nintendo (Step-by-Step Gallery)

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 05:20 AM PDT

Nintendo released a re-designed, smaller Super Nintendo sometime in the mid-90s. Perfect candidate to chop up.

10 humor sites sure to make you LOL

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:40 AM PDT

Bored with Pearl, the cursing toddler landlord demanding rent money? Not amused by those cutesy pictures of cats with the baby-speak captions?

Wine 1.1.25 Released

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 04:10 AM PDT

- A ton of translation updates. - Support for various Unicode file encodings in Notepad. - Improved memory management, especially for OpenGL. - Desktop menus now cleaned up automatically. - Beginnings of a windowscodecs DLL implementation

Your Food Is Terrible...It Killed Our Brother. (Nutty PIC)

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 03:30 AM PDT

Apparently, they didn't like the food. Over-the-top, but gets the point across... Pretty funny.

Confirmed: Star Wars Live Action TV Series Starts Shooting

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 03:10 AM PDT

Over the last few hours I've been following rumors of a Star Wars live action television series which will be shot in Australia — well I've just confirmed from a source who has a friend that works at ILM that this rumor is in fact true!

Walt Disney World unveils robotic version of President Obama

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 02:10 AM PDT

Now, we've never been to this "Hall of Presidents" at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, but we're thinking about heading down there today -- not because the newest animatronic addition -- President Barack Obama -- has just been unveiled, but because his likeness is so... unlike him, so incredibly, terrifyingly creepy.

Woman Lay Dead In Her Flat For 5 years Before Anyone Noticed

Posted: 04 Jul 2009 01:30 AM PDT

Police made the grim discovery in Edinburgh's upmarket New Town district after a neighbour reported to the council that water was dripping through the ceiling from her flat.

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