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Sunday, July 26, 2009



Penalty Box: Awful Collection of Minor League Hockey Jerseys

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

From illustrated characters, holiday themes, and tuxedo shirts, these are some of the very worst uniforms you will ever see in any sport. These minor league hockey jerseys may be the worst assembled collection of sports uniform designs ever.

Guy pumps NYC tap water. Bottles. Sells back to New Yorkers.

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Oh, but it's the 'champagne of tap waters.'

16-Year-Old Overdoses on Erectile Dysfunction Drug

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

When autopsy results came back on a 16-year-old Orinda boy who died at a house party where teenagers had been drinking, two findings took investigators by surprise. Joseph Loudon's blood-alcohol level was only 0.03 percent, and his body showed high levels of papaverine, a prescription medication commonly used to treat erectile dysfunction.

Top 10 Greatest In Your Face Dunks of All Time

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

As Nasty as it gets, in your face Slam Dunks, from Michael Jordan -to- LeBron James..

5 Amazing Buildings of the Future (And How They'll Kill You)

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Every couple of months you hear about some new, futuristic, awe-inducing building being built. And by

Focus on Health Savings Obscures Other Issues

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 04:30 PM PDT

President Obama says the primary goal of health reform is to rein in runaway spending, and he points to real-world examples in which doctors and hospitals have improved care and reduced costs. Making the leap from a handful of success stories to restructuring one-sixth of the nation's economy -- and writing it all in legislative language....

Three-time WBC champion Vernon Forrest Killed in Carjacking

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Former two-division world champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed Saturday night during an attempted carjacking, promoter Gary Shaw said.

Pelosi's Door Revolves for Top Lobby

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Pelosi announced Monday that she is hiring one of Washington's top lobbyists, Richard Meltzer, to be her policy director. It is a position in which Meltzer, a longtime Pelosi friend, is certain to have tremendous input into the shape of legislation affecting the more than 200 clients he represented according to federal lobbying disclosure records.

Marvelous Marvel Anime Trailers [VIDEOS]

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

I really like what Madhouse is doing with Iron Man and Wolverine! As you can see with that extra touch of anime love Iron Man features some nice mecha and Wolverine wades more into a goth look:

Five Best Instant Messengers

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Instant messaging has become so ubiquitous, an entire generation of internet users is probably unaware there was ever life without it. Check out the following five most popular instant messengers to to help you communicate across networks and the world.

Mexico Embarrases US Soccer, wins 5-0 in Gold Cup Final

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Although both teams were scoreless in in the first half of play, Mexico displayed the amazing talent in their roster depth to pull out a 5-0 win against the US in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game held in New York.

DIY wearable computer with head-up display

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Augmented reality - integrating data from computer and internet sources with everyday life - is showing up more and more lately, as cellphones learn to geotag

40 Fresh Creative and Inspiring Photographs

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:10 PM PDT

There's no hard and fast rule to achieve creative photography nor there are guidelines and steps to think out of the box. But one thing's for sure, for those who create some of the most creative photos in the world, they have great passion for photography and some good few years of practices and experience.

Beautiful Lady Bug Swarm Video

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

FTA: "I shot this during the annual lady bug swarm here in the mountains above Boulder Colorado."

Should We Worry About the Death of Handwriting?

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Don't blame computers for my chicken scratch. A shift in educational priorities has left an entire generation of Americans with embarrassingly bad penmanship. How much does it matter?

McDonald's Adds a New Burger To Their Menu

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 02:10 PM PDT

Have at it

Reach To Be Bungie's Final Halo Title

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 02:00 PM PDT

With its release back in 2001, Halo: Combat Evolved marked the franchise's debut on the original Xbox. Basically, changing first person shooters. However, for more then 7 years, Bungie, its developers, have been working on building the franchise – releasing the second and third installments of the game .

Outrage Builds Over Risque Kid's T-Shirt Slogans

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Child advocates have slammed a risque range of baby clothes and T-shirts on sale at Australia and New Zealand "Cotton On Kids" stores. The startling slogans include "I'm a ***** man", "The condom broke", "I'm living proof my mum is easy" and "Mummy likes it on top".

Turtle Has An Awesome Orgasm

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 01:10 PM PDT

For real. With sound.

2009 NFL Season Predicted By Madden NFL 10 (Pics - Videos)

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 01:10 PM PDT

A simulation of an entire season using Madden NFL 10 all the way up to the Super Bowl with videos of postseason games.

O.J. Simpson: My Cellmate Wants To Kill Me

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:50 PM PDT

According to the tabloid, Simpson has told pals, "My cellmate is nuts. He's a killer, and he hates me. He told me that he is in prison for murder and rape, and he hates my guts because I got away with murdering my ex-wife."He's told me he is going to strangle me in my sleep the first chance he gets."

Wild Volcanoes [15 Images]

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:50 PM PDT

When Mother Nature starts PMS-ing, get out of the way!

Why you shouldn't let your kids go to Comic-Con (PIC)

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:50 PM PDT

Wil Wheaton spotted this deceptively dangerous beast in the wild at San Diego's Comic-Con 2009

Ukuleles Have Gone Viral

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:40 PM PDT

Thanks to the Internet, the humble ukulele is pushing its recent popularity well beyond anything that old-time performers Don Ho, Arthur Godfrey or even Tiny Tim could imagine. From YouTube to manufacturers' websites, from bulletin boards to iPhone and BlackBerry applications that mimic ukes and teach chords...

How Did Adam & Eve's Kids Have Kids?

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:40 PM PDT

"Uh, I'm going to have to call the pope on that one."

World's biggest cave found in Vietnam

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:30 PM PDT

A massive cave recently uncovered in a remote Vietnamese jungle is the largest single cave passage yet found, a new survey shows.

Start Calling Pluto an Asteroid...It Starts Acting Like One

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:30 PM PDT


Hubble image shows debris from Jupiter collision

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:20 PM PDT

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope is offering a glimpse of atmospheric debris from an object that plunged into Jupiter in a rare collision with the planet.

Chinese Workers Kill Manager

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:10 PM PDT

About 30 000 Chinese steelworkers clashed with police in a protest over plans to merge their mill with another company and beat the company's general manager to death, a human rights monitor said on Saturday.

Wanna make it in the music biz? Here are the new rules

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 12:00 PM PDT

While record labels and publishers are still fighting to maintain ownership of their properties, there's a whole new world of new media elite who are working to find tools to empower musicians and to build a bridge between the new media and the old media.

16 Insurgents, Two Troops Killed in Afghan Unrest

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:50 AM PDT

KABUL — Afghan security forces backed by foreign troops killed 16 insurgents in eastern Afghanistan, the defence ministry said Sunday, also announcing the deaths of two soldiers as Taliban-linked violence spikes. "The enemy launched several rockets on a military outpost. The troops responded and killed 16 enemy fighters."

Typeface by Toyota. The iQ font Designed By A Moving Car.

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:40 AM PDT

The agency hired two typographers, Pierre & Damien from Please Let Me Design and a pro race pilot (Stef van Campenhoudt) to pull this undertaking off. The car movements were tracked using a custom software, designed by interactive artist Zachary Lieberman. ( openframeworks.cc )

'The Goods' Red Band Trailer

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:30 AM PDT

Don Ready and the rest of his crew are here to sell you some cars.

Bridge Homeless Shelter Cuts Neighborhood Crime by 18%

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:20 AM PDT

Called The Bridge, the sleek shelter provides not only a visually striking addition to the neighborhood, but a safe haven for people to turn to when they have nowhere else to go. According to the press release, the shelter's surrounding area has seen a crime reduction of 18%, which in itself is a testament to the power that design can wield.

Cash-for-Clunkers Dealers Kill Engines to Stop Fraud

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:20 AM PDT

Dealers in the U.S. "cash-for- clunkers" program are being forced to disable trade-in vehicles with a chemical under new rules to prevent those who take the government subsidies from reselling the cars. Dealers must replace the oil in the "clunker" with two quarts of sodium silicate solution and run the engine for up to seven minutes.

Turn The World Into A Clickable Interface And Robots Will...

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:10 AM PDT

Over at Healthcare Robotics, they're still working on Project Clickable World, but what they've got so far is amazing. A green laser pointer serves as a "mouse" to select real world objects and command a robot to interact with them.

Peter Jackson: Is "District 9" the next big sci-fi hit?

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 11:00 AM PDT

District 9 may be boldly going where no film has gone before...

8 Things 'The Lost Boys' Could Teach 'Twilight' Vampires

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 10:50 AM PDT

With all this talk lately about 'Twilight' and My Chemical Romance walking around all 'wah wah wah cry cry cry,' kids these days probably think vampires are whiny douchebags. But if you're my age, you learned everything you needed to know about vampires two decades ago from 'The Lost Boys,' a film in which vampires are a cross between the Goonies

Longer Life For Milk Drinkers, Study Suggests

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 10:30 AM PDT

Drinking milk can lessen the chances of dying from illnesses such as coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke by up to 15-20% according to new research. In recent times milk has often been portrayed by the media as an unhealthy food.

Hank Aaron Advocates Asterisks For Steroid Users

Posted: 26 Jul 2009 10:00 AM PDT

Former home run king Hank Aaron said Saturday that he's willing to accept steroid users into the club, but with asterisks.

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