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Caution: Beware of the....................

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:40 PM PDT

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Sarah Palin's Full Court Press Diagram [pic]

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:30 PM PDT

"Let me go back to a comfortable analogy for me - sports.. basketball. I use it because you're naïve if you don't see the national full-court press picking away right now: A good point guard drives through a full court press, protecting the ball, keeping her eye on the basket.. and she knows exactly when to pass the ball so that the team can WIN."


Waze Brings Free turn-by-turn GPS to Android

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:20 PM PDT

Waze is an innovative new GPS app for Android that supplements Census Bureau maps with user-generated data. This social approach to road conditions offers a new level of data that is not possible with other GPS services.


Young Gorillas at Play in the Jungle (PIC)

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

"They squealed with laughter like little girls on a trampoline," recalls the author. But Kusu and Ekendy are all boy, climbing, tumbling, and shrieking in a very childlike way. All in good fun, play helps teach essential gorilla social skills. Click to enlarge... (Photo: Ian Nichols)


Door That Turns Into A Ping Pong Table

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Ping Pong Door by Tobias Franzel


Geraldo calls out "99 percent" of celebs at MJ's memorial

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

"The vast majority of the people in that hall, and certainly 99 percent of the celebrities who have come to this memorial did not stand anywhere near Michael Jackson during the years he was accused of those horrible crimes. They just disappeared, and now they have resurfaced to celebrate his life."


Germany Honors 4 Soldiers With New Version of Iron Cross

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

A politically correct, newly minted version of the Iron Cross — awarded to German soldiers since 1813, but withdrawn after the Second World War — was pinned on the chests of four senior non-commissioned officers yesterday.


New York Winds Could Power the World 100 Times Over

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Scientists have discovered that New York City is a prime location for exploiting high-altitude winds.  A recent study by the Carnegie Institution and California State University found that the wind over New York could meet the energy needs of the world "100 times over".


45 Free Typographic CSS-Layouts For Your Designs

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Beautiful and free typographic XHTML/CSS-templates that you can use in personal and commerical projects without any restrictions - a gift for the design community.


Fan Made Halo Battle Rifle - Working Clip, Bolt and Scope

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Master wood worker LeeKegan has done it again. He has just revealed his hand carved BR-55 battle rifle. Once the wooden master was finished, Lee teamed up with Rube to create a mold and make multiple ones from plastic.


Lebron Got Dunked On; Nike Confiscates Video Footage

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:20 PM PDT

On Monday night at the Nike LeBron James Skills Academy in Akron, Ohio, NBA star Lebron James was dunked on huge by Xavier's Jordan Crawford with a vicious two-hander. Unfortunately you won't be seeing the replay of the dunk anytime soon. Nike confiscated all the tapes from cameras.


What If 150 Kiloton Nuke Is Detonated in NYC?

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Fascinating short film on the nuclear weapons. Who's got 'em? How many? What would one do to New York City? An original GOOD Video


Just When You Thought The Bingo Halls Were Safe

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Criminals sometimes target bingo halls because they are easy to steal from and often not guarded nearly as closely as a large casino would be. Here are 10 cases in which a friendly game of Bingo became anything but friendly.


26 Websites for Tutorials Starting out in Website Design

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

With more and more resources being shared across the web today, there are tons of people starting careers in web design or web development. With how many tutorials about HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP there are out there, becoming a web designer has never been easier. I collected a list of 26 great websites to follow to learn web design...


Armageddon On NBC, Trailer For 'DAY ONE' Leaks

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Hollywood Reporter - First, this trailer is NOT supposed to be out there. NBC isn't happy about it. So pardon the quality. But you can see the final product of the mega-budget show actually looks really, really good.


Remembering Steve McNair & His Accomplishments on the Field

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

He was, after all, one of the best quarterbacks out there. No one could ever question his toughness when Sundays came around.


Roads to Nowhere: Ruined and Unfinished Bridges [pics]

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Ever been on the road to nowhere? Amazing pictures of street roads there go nowhere because they're either ruined or unfinished.


The Story of Prisoner F95488

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

One's a rising soccer star. The other's a self-described jealous boyfriend. One had no physical evidence linking him to a rape. The other had matched DNA and teeth marks. One's black. The other's white. One was convicted. The other was never a suspect.


Wii Sports Resort sells half a million

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:10 PM PDT

Wii Sports Resort has sold half a million copies in Japan in ten days and boosted Wii hardware sales significantly - Wii Motion Plus has arrived


Robert Rodriguez: My Predator revival is 'crazy intense'

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

"Predators" will be shot in Rodriguez's home state of Texas on a lean budget and so far removed from Hollywood that it is doesn't get run through the often bruising machinery of the studio. "You can find some alien landscapes in Texas for sure," Rodriguez said.


The 10 Most Expensive Photographs

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

Ansel Adams is there. Some of the others may be surprises.


Stormy Weather May Delay Shuttle Launch

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:50 PM PDT

Stormy weather may delay NASA's planned Saturday launch of the shuttle Endeavour.


Abraham Plissken [PIC]

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:40 PM PDT

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Woman who cried rape after date with man she met in internet

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:40 PM PDT

An innocent man almost lost his freedom after being accused of rape by a woman he dated through the internet. Gary Wood was hoping for romance when he arranged to meet Natalie Jefferson after chatting to her online, but ended up facing a potential 10-year jail term.


23 Curvaceous Contemporary Furniture [Pics]

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

In a way we have seen curvaceous furniture before in antiques but in a way it has been taken to a high art for in contemporary furniture.


Prediction: Google and Apple go to War

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

As long as Google and web applications continue to improve at the rate they are, Apple is the only company I can see with potential to retain its current user base, but to do it, they're going to have to start thinking far more Google-like.


High Speed Photo - Nice Shot

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

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Cyberattacks Hit U.S. and South Korean Web sites

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:20 PM PDT

SEOUL, South Korea--Cyberattacks that have crippled the Web sites of several major American and South Korean government agencies since the July 4th holiday weekend appear to have been launched by a hostile group or government, South Korea's main government spy agency said on Wednesday.


Revealed – the secret torture evidence MI5 tried to suppress

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 02:00 PM PDT

MP David Davis's dramatic parliamentary move exposes treatment of terror suspect


Brad Pitt's 14 Eco Houses for Katrina Victims

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

The Make It Right Foundation — Brad Pitt's massive effort to bring affordable, storm-safe, sustainable housing to NOLA's Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Lower 9th Ward — has unveiled 14 new duplex designs from a global roster of top architecture firms.


Fox News suggests an Air Force flyover ban is anti-Christian

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Since when is an Air Force flyover of a Christian-oriented festival in Idaho considered free exercise of religion? I seriously doubt Jesus would approve of a religion he founded making use of war machines. And yet Gretchen Carlson and Patrick Mahoney are calling the proper function of separation of church and state "anti-Christian." Go figure.


West Virginia sues Comcast over cable box tying

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

The attorney general of West Virginia has filed suit against Comcast, alleging that subscribers need a company-provided cable box to receive premium services, which constitutes illegal bundling.


A Bouquet for You! (PIC)

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:40 PM PDT

Incredible View of Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show from Jersey City, New Jersey looking North up the Hudson River with Hoboken on the left and New York City (NYC) on the right. The George Washington Bridge is on the horizon. Photo by mudpig.


20 great Wordpress Footer Designs for Inspiration

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:20 PM PDT

The most intelligent use of wordpress is to have a creative footer.


Next-Gen Incandescent Bulbs Revive Old Debates

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:20 PM PDT

Those writing incandescent's obituary may want to stay their pen. The NY Times reports on the efforts towards modernizing the "Edison lightbulb." Leading the pack is Philips' Halogena Energy Saver, purportedly 30% more efficient than similar incandescent bulbs.


Jeb Bush's Rambling, Insane Rant on Obama

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Fake numbers about his brother being more popular than Obama, almost calling the president a socialist, saying Bobby Jindal is "the real deal." THIS is what we've been waiting for the supposed "future of the Republican party" to come out of hiding and say? Spare me.


Harry Potter Fans Nervous About 'The Half-Blood Prince'

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Anyone following the Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince news for the past year knows that things have been rocky. Die-hard fans winced as reviews flooded in after the preliminary screenings (particularly one in Chicago), preaching mostly disappointment and negativity.


Sperm Travels Faster Toward Attractive Females

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Females may be outwardly choosy when selecting sexual partners -- accepting or shunning mates in very public ways -- but males may get the last say in this battle of the sexes.


Toronto Raptors give Andrea Bargnani $50 Million Contract

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:00 PM PDT

Andrea Bargnani's agent says his client has agreed to an extension with the Raptors for $10 million/year over 5 years.


If you look closely - it's just regular paper

Posted: 08 Jul 2009 01:00 PM PDT

Photograph by Bernd Gruber.


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