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Friday, July 31, 2009



Futurama ORIGINAL cast signs new deal with Fox

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

The Toronto Star

Escape of the Shapeshifting Octopus! (VID)

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Talk about morphing - a 600 pound octopus shape-shift itself to wriggle through a passageway the size of a quarter!

I Need Your Pee to Live!

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Thirsty urinal is thirsty.

The Real Top 10 American Entertainers

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 05:00 PM PDT

Michael Jackson dies and all of a sudden he's the greatest entertainer of all time. Not so fast. MJ made three great albums, invented the moonwalk and, well.... Let us take another look at the performers who have truly proved most thrilling over the years.

4 Reasons to Hate Comic-Con

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:50 PM PDT

Last week, I was sent to San Diego Comic-Con as, I assumed, a reward for the stellar work I probably do around here but was, I realize in retrospect, more than likely a punishment for all the ***** work I certainly do around here

Halliburton Sued for Role in Nigerian Bribery Scandal

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Earlier this year, Halliburton agreed to pay nearly $560 million in fines to the federal government to end an investigation into its former subsidiary, KBR, and its involvement in bribing Nigerian officials to get construction contracts. It was reportedly the largest fine ever paid by a U.S. company in a foreign bribery investigation.

Bank Of America Workers Fight Closures As Bonuses Handed Out

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:20 PM PDT

On Friday, the Service Employees International Union sent an email to Bank of America workers asking them to sign a letter to company CEO Ken Lewis demanding answers about potential branch closures. The email notes that Bank of America made more than $3 billion in profits in the past three months

Mexico Ramps Up the Crystal Meth Production

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Here in the heat of northern Mexico, the factory churned out record amounts of methamphetamine known on the American streets as crystal meth, or ice รข�� a drug that has torn through the United States and become the biggest growth area for cartels south of the border.

Science Fail – Freak Pig Shocks Chinese Village [PIC]

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

For a species that is universally equated with ugliness, a little piglet born in the small Chinese village of Fengzhang makes Miss Piggy look like Megan Fox.

Apple Patches iPhone SMS Security Hole With Software Update

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Apple has released a minor software update for iPhone, patching a security flaw revealed just yesterday.

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison to Resign from Senate, Run for Gov

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R) will resign her seat this fall to focus on challenging Texas's incumbent Republican governor, Rick Perry.

Then and Now: 10 Totally Transformed Toys

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 04:00 PM PDT

We all remember that one toy that we just couldn't seem to let go of when we were kids. Many of those playthings still exist today, but oh how they've changed over the years. For the most part, the companies that create them still have the same concept in mind, but have upgraded the products by embracing new technologies or reworking the branding.

Phat Dong [PIC]

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Always delicious!

Sahara Desert Greening Due to Climate Change?

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Desertification, drought, and despair - that's what global warming has in store for much of Africa. Or so we hear.

Food Portion Sizes, Then Vs. Now

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Over the past few decades, portion sizes of everything from muffins tosandwiches have grown considerably. Unfortunately, America's waistbands havereacted accordingly.

Google Voice finds a rival in 3jam

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:50 PM PDT

If you're itching to try Google Voice, but haven't received one of the coveted private beta invites, a Menlo Park, Calif., company called 3jam is offering an alternative.


Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:38 PM PDT

"Thank God it's Friday!"Reason enough for celebration in the dreary workspaces of the Death Star.Have a great weekend!

Will Google Wave be ready for prime time in 2 months?

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 03:00 PM PDT

Google presented a private demonstration of its much-anticipated collaboration tool, Google Wave, this morning. Even after watching all of the videos and talking to the developers, the first thing that struck us is how rough it is around the edges.

How Cheney Almost Let The Military Camp In Your Backyard

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 02:31 PM PDT

The idea of tanks rolling down my streets and armed soldiers knocking on my door trying to ask me questions about possible terrorist cells really leaves a sour feeling in my stomach......

The business behind childhood...

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 02:20 PM PDT


The Five Toughest Questions for Men

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Here is the problem: If the man answers incorrectly (i.e., tells the truth), every single one is absolutely guaranteed to explode into a major argument.

Rodent inside Diet Pepsi can

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 02:10 PM PDT

The Food and Drug Administration is testing a Diet Pepsi can that a central Florida man claims had the remains of a possible rodent inside. Fred Denegri of Ormond Beach took a few sips from the can on July 23, only later to discover what was inside. He said the rodent was big enough that it wouldn't come out of the can.

How to Make an Electronic Display With Paper & Mood-Ring Ink

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Using cheap materials that anyone can order by mail, scientists built several color-changing electronic displays on sheets of ordinary paper. It relies upon thermochromic ink, the same stuff that can be found in mood rings and disposable thermometers. When its temperature changes, so does its color.

Nice Try!

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:42 PM PDT


Pros and Cons of Fasting: Something Magical About Starvation

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:30 PM PDT

Researchers aren't sure why the body apparently benefits from a state of mini-starvation. But by the end of three weeks of fasting you are a completely different metabolic creature.

New Study says Video Gamers are hooked for life

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:30 PM PDT

Video gamers are gamers for life, analysts say. And that's no surprise to the industry that peddles the games and the hardware, which grew last year as the rest of the economy went south.

Ahhh, Air Conditioning

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:30 PM PDT


10 Great Movie Preachers [W/ VIDS]

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 01:02 PM PDT

So pray for forgiveness, sinners - or anyone who gets in these guys' way, really. Here come ten of cinema's most kick-ass holy men looking to raise holy hell!

Seven Deadly Wine Glasses

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:51 PM PDT

Kacper Hamilton has designed a series of seven wine glasses inspired by the seven deadly sins.

10 Old PC Game Franchises Which Deserve A Reboot

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:42 PM PDT

Return Of MechWarrior makes you wonder which of these classics deserve a comeback aswell.

Evolution's third replicator: Genes, memes, and now what?

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:20 PM PDT

WE HUMANS have let loose something extraordinary on our planet - a third replicator - the consequences of which are unpredictable and possibly dangerous. There's a new type of evolution going on and it may not be to our liking,

Shark Week: Top 10 Jaw-Dropping Shark Scenes (Videos)

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:10 PM PDT

Watch Some of the Bloodiest, Scariest, Most Revolting Shark Footage Ever Caught on Tape! Watch all Top 10 Jaw-Dropping Shark Scene Videos from the Discovery Channel's Infamous Shark Week...

Ms. Booty Will Be Your Waitress [PIC]

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:00 PM PDT

Would you like to start off with some ass?

Scientific Speed Reading: How to Read 300% Faster in 20 Minu

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:00 PM PDT

Read this if you want to learn how to read quicker.

The 6 Most Badass Murder Weapons in the Animal Kingdom

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 12:00 PM PDT

What's the most badass thing you've ever seen a man do? Chew bubble gum with his ass cheeks? Well take that ***** and multiply it by about a thousand, and you'll have the kind of things that other species do in their everyday routine.

Firefox To Hit 1 Billion Downloads Today

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:50 AM PDT

The Firefox Web browser is fast approaching its billionth download and appeared likely to hit the milestone some time Friday.

Erin Andrews 911 Call About The Paparazzi (Full Audio)

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:50 AM PDT

It is now fair to say that such exposure has been taken overboard as she was recently forced to call 911 after a couple of individuals were spotted stalking her outside her home.

The Daily Show Simulates The White House Beer Summit

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:32 AM PDT

Since the press wasn't allowed within 40 feet of the great Beer Summit of 2009 it is up to Jon Stewart and Wyatt Cenac to show us what happens when a white man and a black man sit down to share a beer.

6 Reasons Bacon is Better Than True Love

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:10 AM PDT

Bacon >

Microsoft on Yahoo Deal: Nobody "Gets It"

Posted: 31 Jul 2009 11:00 AM PDT

We were hoping that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer would have something interesting to say about the market's reaction to the search deal. And once again, he does not fail us. At a meeting with industry analysts this morning, Microsoft's leader described the negative reaction of Yahoo investors to the deal with three words: "Nobody gets it."

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