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Wednesday, July 22, 2009



Bill O'Reilly army attacks Newsweek author

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:30 PM PDT

"Run afoul of the conservative commentator, and feel the wrath of his avid Army. Bill O'Reilly got a lot wrong. So what? He's entitled; nobody's perfect. But he also did something far harder to excuse. He invented, for his loyal viewers who have invested in him their trust as a man who gives it straight, with "no spin," a villain, someone to hate."

Reprogrammed Cells Repair Damaged Mouse Hearts

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:30 PM PDT

Ordinary cells reprogrammed to act like embryonic stem cells can help repair damaged heart tissue in mice, researchers reported on Monday in a study that shows a potential practical use for the experimental cells.

Report: Social Networks Can Lead to Cybercrime

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:20 PM PDT

The popularity of Facebook and other popular social networking sites has given hackers new ways to steal both money and information, the security company Sophos said in a report released on Wednesday.

Jellyfish: 18 Dangerous Beauties [PICS]

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:20 PM PDT

Are you ready for this Jellyfish?

Comics Legend Stan Lee Appears In Marvel Video Game

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:20 PM PDT

Activision has announced that comic book legend Stan Lee is set to make his first onscreen videogame cameo in the forthcoming Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2. Lee lends his likeness and voice to a character whose role is central to the storyline in the game, based largely around the Marvel Civil War comics.

ATMs Fight Back With Pepper Spray

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

"But the mechanism backfired in one incident last week when pepper spray was inadvertently inhaled by three technicians who required treatment from paramedics,"

Jon Stewart Is America's Most Trusted newsman

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Well, in a result that he will probably accept as downright apocalyptic for America, The Daily Show's Jon Stewart has been selected, in an online poll conducted by Time Magazine, as America's Most Trusted Newscaster, post-Cronkite. Matched up against Brian Williams, Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson, Stewart prevailed with 44 percent of the v

Executives Receive One-Third of All Pay in the U.S.

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Between 1979 and 2006, the inflation-adjusted after-tax income of the richest 1 percent of households increased by 256 percent.

Family disputes Army's suicide finding in daughter's death

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Reporting from Florissant, Mo. - Inside the tidy suburban home of John and Linda Johnson, no photos of their eldest daughter grace the walls. Army Pfc. LaVena Johnson was just 19 when she died

World's First Camel-Milk Chocolates Going Global

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Dubai's Al Nassma, the world's first brand of chocolate made with camels' milk, is in talks to expand into new Arab markets, Europe, Japan and the United States

Ron Paul on MSNBC Morning Meeting discussing Fed Audit 07/22

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT


Beautiful Pic of Elephants Taking a Water Break

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Enlargeable, wallpaper.

I Missed the Super Bowl to Party in Tijuana

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT

More than six years after Oakland Raiders center Barret Robbins didn't show up for the biggest game of his life, the former Pro-Bowl player finally explains why.

The 5 Most Badass Things Ever Done By Jungle Cats

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

You might win the race, but only one of your vehicles can eat his opponent for fuel.

3 Accused of Letting Rats Chew Toes Off Ohio Baby

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Three people have been accused of letting rats bite a 6-week-old girl and chew off her toes at their cluttered Ohio mobile home. WTF is wrong with people!

10 of the Most Unbelievable Medical Miracles

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

From surviving being impaled with an iron rod, being sliced in half, to having a baby at the age of 70, medical miracle stories are fascinating. Some stories are shocking, some a gruesome and some are just plain miraculous. Here are just a few of some of the most amazing medical miracles recorded.

Rugby Ref Gets Knocked Out Cold

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Referee Tony De Las Heras gets knocked out by Tonie Carroll's knee during play in the Broncos V Rabbitohs game on Friday night.

Robbery nets torn genitals and a Viagra hangover

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

The attempted armed robbery of a Russian hairdresser became a three-day sex ordeal for the would-be thief, leaving him with torn genitals and a Viagra hangover.

Google Maps Gets Wise to How We Actually Travel

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Let's face it, Google MapsGoogle Maps is a lifesaver, but it certainly isn't perfect. In fact, we've always found it challenging to not only get directions to......................

An Anthropologist on What's Wrong with Wall Street

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Wall Street's problem isn't greed so much as an obsessive short-term focus. What's worse, says author Karen Ho, is how Wall Street's perspective has become America's too

Jupiter collision a warning call to Earth

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

When an object smacked into Jupiter over the weekend, giving astronomers their best cosmic-collision show since 1994, the giant gas ball of a planet took the poke like the Pillsbury Dough Boy. The collision also serves as a stark reminder that the solar system remains a shooting gallery - with Earth on the wrong side of the firing line.

Sources: Yahoo Looking to Sell HotJobs

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Internet giant Yahoo Inc is looking to sell HotJobs and Yahoo Small Business as part of its drive to shed its non-core assets, peHUB, owned by ThomsonReuters, said, citing sources familiar to the matter.

Land mine left in Goodwill donation box

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:30 PM PDT

A land mine found in a suburban Denver Goodwill donation box forced the evacuation of a strip mall.

Mac OS X gets rootkit coding manual

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Over the past decade, the world has seen advances in rootkits running on Windows and Unix operating systems that few would have thought possible. Now, it's Mac OS X's turn, as a security researcher plans to share a variety of techniques for developing the ultra-stealthy programs for the Apple platform.

Creative Art Featuring People

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Very often the most beautiful and outstanding artworks were created by accident: water spots after the rain, odd lines of the wire or paper crumpled in a weird way may create some really beautiful pieces of art - and the best thing about them is that they stir imagination and may cause various conflicting feelings in different people.

Best Bowling Shot Ever!!

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

After seeing this I'm sure you will agree too.

What, no beer pong?

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:10 PM PDT

Canoe polo, the "Billiards Babe" and something called, um, fistball? Welcome to the World Games.

Breaking News: Amazon Buys Zappos

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

News has just broken that Amazon.com has purchased hot ecommerce up and comer Zappos for 10 million Amazon shares.

The 40 Most Beautiful Hollywood Women Right Now (pics)

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:50 PM PDT

From sweet girls next door to vampy vixens to butt-kicking heroines, here are the 40 hottest women working in movies today.

Conan O'Brien - Solving the Slim Jim Shortage

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Andy Richter and Conan O'Brien help solve the Slim Jim shortage by explaining how to make your very own homemade Slim Jims!

10 Cult Films You Should Know [W/ Videos]

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

For every watered down family-friendly blowstravaganza like Wild Hogs, there's a truly brilliant gem that has only found itself a small but loyal group of fans. We've turned over a few rocks and come up with trailers for ten crazy little cult flicks.

The Future of Transformers 3: Bay? Unicrons and Mini-Cons?

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Rotten Tomatoes grabbed Transformer's producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura and made him talk about the future involvement of Michael Bay as well as the new Transformer's 3 Cast

Woman Arrested For "Over Salting" Police Officer's Burger

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:10 PM PDT

No, "over salting" isn't code for anything nasty. The 20-year-old McDonald's worker literally spilled salt on the hamburger meat that was used to make a "Big 'N Tasty" that was served to a Georgia police officer. The police officer says the burger made him sick—and Kendra Bull, 20, spent a night in jail because of it.

A brief and accurate description of World War II

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 02:00 PM PDT

A brief and accurate description of World War II

Taco Bell Chihuahua Dies at age 15

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Gidget -- made famous with the"Yo Quiero Taco Bell" campaign -- passes away at 15

Sonic Boom:Screeching Alarm Shakes Kids Awake (video)

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Sonic Boom/Sonic Bomb is aimed at kids who sleep in.The 113dB screech is like an air-raid siren & the groggy victim can halt the wailing with the traditional snooze button, repeating the eardrum-assaults for up to an hour. The "Bomb" part is the additional bed shaker, a 12v disk which sits under the mattress and shakes the hell out of the lazybones

Scientists Discover Light Force with 'Push' Power

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

New Haven, Conn. — A team of Yale University researchers has discovered a "repulsive" light force that can be used to manipulate components on silicon microchips, meaning future nanodevices could be controlled by light rather than electricity.

Baseball’s Use of DNA Raises Questions of Bioethics

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Officials say they are trying to determine if prospects are lying about their age, but tests could reveal much more.

Oakland passes landmark marijuana tax in landslide vote

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Oakland's bid to become the first U.S. city to tax proceeds on medical marijuana passed Tuesday by a 80% majority

Visual Guide to Hollywood's Most Eccentric Directors

Posted: 22 Jul 2009 01:40 PM PDT

The line between genius and madness is famously thin, especially when it comes making movies...

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