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Saturday, August 8, 2009



Meryl Streep's 'It’s Complicated' Trailer

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 06:20 PM PDT

From Nancy Meyers, the director of Something's Gotta Give and What Women Want comes Old People F*cking Part 3, aka It's Complicated. I hope it lives up to its name better than Denise Richards' reality show, because in Denise Richards' world, "complicated" seems to mean "hanging out on the f*cking beach drinking wine" a lot.

Dallas Schools Want to Name Schools After Obama & Sotomayor

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 06:00 PM PDT

The Dallas Independent School District trustee has also proposed renaming one school library after Michelle Obama.

The Who, Hendrix & More: Woodstock Performers Then & Now

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 05:50 PM PDT


Helicopter, small plane collide, crash in Hudson, nine dead

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 05:50 PM PDT

A midair collision sent a small plane and a tourist helicopter spiraling into the Hudson River on Saturday, as witnesses watched in disbelief. All nine onboard the two aircraft are presumed dead. One victim's body was found in the water off 14th St. following the crash on a clear, sunny afternoon, police sources said.

20 Greatest Golfers of All Time

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 05:30 PM PDT

All-Time Greatest Golfers Leaderboard [Interactive Pic]

'G.I. Joe' Pulls in $22.3M on Friday

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 05:20 PM PDT

"G.I. Joe" accomplished its mission Friday in posting the highest opening for an August non-sequel with a remarkable $22.3 million. Most of August's biggest openers in recent years, i.e. "The Bourne Ultimatum," and "Rush Hour 2" are sequels. "G.I. Joe" looks to not only be part of that pack, but to own the third highest opening record in August.

The Case for Leaving Iraq - NOW

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 05:10 PM PDT

There are a growing number of warning signs that the Iraqi government is no longer under the sway of their American forces that brought it into being.

Head of Will Smith's School Connected to Scientology

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 04:50 PM PDT

The new head of superstar Will Smith's New Village Leadership Academy once studied Scientology.

SSD Garbage Collection, More Than Just Storage For Your Porn

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Within your SSD, over time, as files are written, moved, deleted, replaced, etc., many blocks are a left holding what is essentially orphaned or garbage data and their long-term performance degrades because of it. The answer? Take out the trash.

Carhenge: Scrap Vehicles Replicate Prehistoric Monument

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 04:00 PM PDT

It is no surprise that artist Jim Reinders has re-invented Stonehenge with scrap vehicles. The sculpture of sorts, which is fittingly called Carhenge, attracts thousands of worshippers — ahem, tourists — every year to its home in Alliance, Nebraska.

Babe Ruth Back When He Was A Pitcher (PICS)

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Before he was the home run slugging "Great Bambino" Babe Ruth was a pitcher, a very good pitcher. IIn his career "The Babe" went 94-46 with a 2.28 ERA in 163 games. In 1920 Ruth was traded from the Red Sox to the New York Yankees and the rest is history. So let's take a look back at Babe Ruth…the pitcher.

Elderly woman slammed hard by police at Walmart

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:40 PM PDT


15 Great Tips For Ubuntu Power Users

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Today in the Linux section we have something for the power users. Here are a few tips you should try out if you are an avid Ubuntu user:

New Michael Jackson songs on missing hard drives

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Another thriller is developing in the complex afterlife of Michael Jackson. His sister LaToya has taken possession of computer hard drives that contain a trove of unreleased songs

I didn't realize French people were so good at TF2

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:20 PM PDT


Lifting Cars Are No Match For This 17 Year-Old [Pics]

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:20 PM PDT

It is not the type of strength you would expect from most 17-year-olds, but Chris Morgan is no ordinary teen.

Cassini Spacecraft Spots New Object in Saturn's Rings

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:10 PM PDT

By capitalizing on the angle of sunlight cast on the rings as the planet nears its August 11 equinox, Cassini captured the 25-mile long shadow cast on Saturn's B ring.

David Ortiz Apologizes, Says "I Never Used Steroids"

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:00 PM PDT

David Ortiz, less than four hours before the Red Sox were to play in the third game of a four-game series against the Yankees, apologized for being "a distraction" after he was reported to be on the 2003 list of 104 players who allegedly tested positive for performance-enhancing substances. "I'm not here to make excuses or anything," Ortiz said.

Three Guys, a Unicorn, and a Bottle of Pills (PIC)

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 03:00 PM PDT

I'm kinda speechless.

13 Worst Career Moves in Hip-Hop History

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 02:50 PM PDT

Pesky decisions swarm us daily in life, like a troop of blind killer bees. Most of us just swat them with the slipshod petulance of a dog's tail. But our hip-hop heroes know better, because when it comes to running a career into the ground or digging a hole bigger than the U.S. deficit, no one knows better than rappers.

Space Panel Considers Alternatives to NASA's Moon Base Plan

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 02:40 PM PDT

A presidential space panel on Thursday challenged NASA's vision of establishing a base on the moon and instead weighed other ambitious options that include free-ranging spaceships that could visit destinations throughout the inner solar system.

The death of the PC is exaggerated (at least for now)

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Today, many are lamenting the passing of the personal computer as the information device of choice for the masses of consumers and the news of its death is greatly exaggerated. But like all good things, the PC and its complex operating system foundation will also eventually come to an end.

Prix Pictet Environmental Photography Shortlist Announced

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Although its name implies tongue twisters or dancing dwarfs, Prix Pictet is a distinguished international photography award for artists focused on environmental sustainability and has just announced their shortlist. Last year's winner, Benoit Aquin, documented the effects and creation of deserts in China.

Why Juvenile Detention Makes Teens Worse

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 02:20 PM PDT

A new Canadian study adds to the evidence that punishing troubled teens within the juvenile-justice system exacerbates their bad behavior.

Why Wasting Water Is So Damn Cheap

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Many California residents who already conserve water are now being punished for it. During the state's ongoing drought, they've been asked to cut back as much as their neighbors who've squandered water for years. If water were more expensive, would it be easier to conserve?

Build your own flying Battlestar Galactica Viper

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:30 PM PDT

The days of building your own flying replica of the Battlestar Galactica Viper have just begun. Even though the Estes model rocket version of the Viper met its untimely demise a couple of decades ago, now the enterprising do-it-yourselfers at Verna Rockets show you how to bring that flying Viper back to life again.

25 Hilarious and Awesome Pieces of Mario Fan Art Part 2

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:20 PM PDT

The continuation of our Mario fan art series....

MLB, Union: List Doesn't Mean Positive Steroids Test

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:10 PM PDT

At least eight players on the list of 104 names seized by the government did not test positive for steroids, Major League Baseball said Saturday. Some positives could have been caused by nutritional supplements and that scientific questions remain over the 2003 survey tests.

Research: Answer your Phone by Scratching Your Jeans (Video)

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Using the scratch input technology, reseachers claim that we can now use it to answer our phone, silence a call, or turn up the volume according to the researchers.

Top 10 Tricks for Making Your Playlists Rock

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:00 PM PDT

If music is part of your everyday work routine, workouts, or commute, stuffing your player full of tunes and hitting shuffle just won't cut it. Scan these 10 tips for improving and expanding your music playlists.

Inglourious Basterds Movie You Can't Find in Theaters

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 01:00 PM PDT

The cast of Quentin Tarantino's new movie gets destructive in fall's finest clothes in a short film by the Departamento, then get chatty about beating guys to death with baseball bats. And the like.

Millions of Women Find Sex Unbearable

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 12:50 PM PDT


Swayze smokes dope to ease pain

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 12:40 PM PDT

After finding it hard to eat and feeling so weak, Patrick Swayze is using marijuana as he battles aggressive pancreatic cancer, it has been claimed.

1-Night Stay- $90. Jails To Charge For Room & Board.

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 12:30 PM PDT

A one-night stay? Ninety dollars. Need to see a doctor? Ten bucks. Want toilet paper? Pay for it yourself.

man blames cat for downloading child pornography

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:55 AM PDT

Dogs have been blamed for eating homework - now a man wants his cat to take the fall for downloading child porn

Seth Rogen Finally Has a Kato for His Green Hornet

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:50 AM PDT

Today, long after Kung Fu Hustle's Stephen Chow had dropped out of the role, Columbia Pictures announced that they have finally cast Kato in Michel Gondry's The Green Hornet. Filling the role of Seth Rogen's sidekick will be Taiwanese singer/actor Jay Chou.

10 extra bacon on a Subway sandwich = awesome [PIC]

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:30 AM PDT

I wouldn't recommend doing this every day, as it put me to sleep directly afterward. It also gets fairly pricey.

All James Bonds playing poker against eachother

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:20 AM PDT

A lesser man might faint at that table

'Doctor' particle decides when to release drug payload

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:10 AM PDT

By developing the first drug delivery nanoparticle that is only triggered by the combination of two separate stimuli, Zink has now created a totally new kind of AND logic gate. And his approach is likely to be easier to perfect for clinical use than the logic-based DNA "doctors" some researchers are planning.

NYC Pier to be Turned into Excellent Elevated Public Park

Posted: 08 Aug 2009 11:00 AM PDT

LOT-EK, YoungWoo Chosen For Lively Pier Renewal Plan Not far from the High Line, another decaying piece of New York infrastructure is bound for a green revival: Pier 57, the decaying concrete hulk on New York's Hudson's River will

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