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Tuesday, August 11, 2009



Top 30 Kid's Cartoon Theme Tunes

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 05:00 PM PDT

There's nothing like a trip down memory lane to get those endorphins pumping – so let's wander idly along, humming the tunes that preceded our infant distractions, recalling with a grin that the opening titles were very often far more enjoyable than the tripe that followed.

You Drive Me Crazy: What Layoffs Do to a Marriage

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:40 PM PDT

Thanks to the recession and growing layoffs, many young couples are learning that being together 24/7 is a recipe for disaster.

Heath Ledger's "The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus" Trailer

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:30 PM PDT

This is the last movie that Heath Ledger played in. Along with Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Collin Farrel "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" is a fantastical morality tale, set in the present day. It tells the story of Dr Parnassus and his extraordinary 'Imaginarium'.

Top 10 Silliest Alien Prosthetics

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Movies and TV have made huge strides towards giving us awesome-looking superheroics, but let's face it: aliens still mostly look like Hari Krishnas after a candle-related accident. Here are the 10 most ridiculous alien head modifications from classic scifi.

Friendly And Honest Guide To Designing Video Game Characters

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Go out and get them, sport!

Sprint customers: Get on in this settlement!

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Apparently Sprint is caught up in a class action suit involving illegal early termination fees. Time to get back at the man!

How To Ruin Childhood Memories By Making A ***** Film

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Recently, Hollywood has been ***** all over beloved childhood franchises like Transformers, and G.I. Joe. So we decided that with the help of a trusty powerpoint, we could show you how to ruin your very own beloved childhood toys and television shows!

12 Spectacular Hot Air Balloons (PICS)

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:10 PM PDT

From a giant Star Wars–inspired Darth Vader balloon to an adorable floating ladybug, below, check out a dozen extraordinary balloons from festivals around the world.

Microsoft Stops Making IE8 Default Browser - Again

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 04:10 PM PDT

Microsoft promised a federal judge it would stop designating Internet Explorer 8 as the default browser on express installations by today. This was part of its antitrust settlement compliance report, in response to an accusation in May by Mozilla and Opera that the software giant was changing users' default browsers back to IE8...

Meteor Showers!!! [PICS]

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:51 PM PDT

On the eve of the annual Perseid meteor shower, we bring you some amazing pictures of meteor showers past...

Inside the World of Religious Drug And Alcohol Use

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Many of these traditions have been all but lost, yet they exist still in records and stories. Others are still alive and flourishing.

Frustrated Russian throws cup at Mona Lisa

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:50 PM PDT

A Russian woman frustrated at failing to obtain French nationality hurled a ceramic cup at the Mona Lisa but did not damage Leonardo da Vinci's famed portrait, a spokesman for the Louvre Museum said on Tuesday. The attack happened...

The Daily Show and Colbert on Obama's Death Panels (Videos)

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:22 PM PDT

on Stewart exposes the hypocrisy of conservatives pundits, and Stephen Colbert salutes Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin for making up the death panels out of thin air.

Goofy Guy Arrested For Grabbing Woman Playing Minnie Mouse

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:12 PM PDT

A 59-year-old man is accused of grabbing the breasts of a woman dressed as Minnie Mouse as she was greeting children in Toon Town at the Magic Kingdom.

Record Industry to Pit CMX Against Apple's Cocktail

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:12 PM PDT

Four of the world's largest record companies have come together to create a new digital album format that will give customers lyrics, artwork and videos, in an effort to compete with Apple's own similar project, code-named "Cocktail."

Why Do Some People Never Get Fat? Scientists May Have the ..

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:01 PM PDT

Remember the guy from Super Size Me who ate about 23,000 Big Macs and never got fat? Ever wonder how he did it? Turns out he may have been born without the "fat enzyme."

Protestor Carrying Gun Outside Obama Event in NH

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 03:01 PM PDT

MSNBC just aired footage of the crowd at the Obama town hall meeting on health care that's supposed to start later today in New Hampshire and pointed out one man in a group holding protest signs with a gun in a holster on his hip. Whatever the concealed carry laws in New Hampshire, you have to figure guns are not allowed at a presidential event.

Optimists 'less likely to suffer heart attacks or die'

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:40 PM PDT

Being an optimist really is good for your health and can significantly cut the chances of suffering a heart attack or even dying, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh suggests.

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Live Now

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:30 PM PDT

Microsoft's free and much ballyhooed Xbox 360 dashboard update drops today, adding new avatar props, Netflix enhancements, account and interface tweaks, and downloadable full Xbox 360 games.

I stood here for a while this morning; nothing happened. :/

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:30 PM PDT


Unarmed Man Robs SIX Banks with Angry Notes

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:30 PM PDT

A man steals more than 11,000 from central London banks by passing threatening notes to staff.

Progress Toward Artificial Cells

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:11 PM PDT

The researchers were also able to incorporate proteins into their lipid membranes to form pores and encapsulate a complete gene expression system. These are the first steps toward the development of artificial cells.

Traaiin!! [PICS]

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:10 PM PDT

Thailand has its fair share of interesting fresh markets Still, the market at Samut Songkhram, known locally as Mae Klong, has to bring home the bacon when it comes to unbridled excitement.

Beached Mother Whale Dies, Calf To Be Euthanized

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:10 PM PDT

Dozens of beachgoers in Hollywood worked feverishly from keeping what appeared to be a pair of beaked whales -- a mother and her calf -- from stranding themselves on shore. Their efforts could not rescue the beached mother whale who died Monday afternoon. That means its calf may have to be euthanized because it cannot survive without its mother, sa

The All-Time Top 100 Celebrity Nude Scenes (SFW)

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 02:00 PM PDT

Mr. Skin turned 10 and decided to grace us with the top 100 celebrity nude scenes of all time. The judging consists of star power of celebrity, quality of nudity & historical impact. OGC -- Let the fapping begin!

10 Toy Based Movies We’d Like To See

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Two Transformers films and a G.I. Joe movie prove that toys, as a central theme, can bring summer blockbusters to the masses. Here are 10 toy based films we'd like to see.

Slogan FAIL!!!!!

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:50 PM PDT


Eight-limbed Nepalese baby draws worshippers

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:40 PM PDT

Thousands of people have flocked to a remote Nepalese village 2,000 metres up in the Himalayas to worship a baby born with four arms and four legs, revering him as the reincarnation of a Hindu god.

'Oral sex' paramedic: I was comforting a sobbing woman

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:30 PM PDT

A paramedic who allegedly had oral sex in a hospital car park while on duty today insisted he was only trying to comfort a sobbing woman.

15 Classic Stoner Scenes In Movies

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:30 PM PDT

Sit back, blaze one, and enjoy some of the best stoner cinema.

Myanmar court convicts Suu Kyi, sentence extended 1.5 years

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:12 PM PDT

A military court in Myanmar today declared pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of violating the terms of her house arrest and extended her sentence by a year and a half -- well past the date for national elections scheduled for 2010.

A History of Time Travel in Film [Infographic]

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:12 PM PDT

The infographic below illustrates the quasi-recent history of time travel films on the big screen (starting with the original version of The Time Machine, released in 1960), and details where and when the characters in each film traveled to (and from).

The Five Best Infomercials on YouTube

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:12 PM PDT

With Billy Mays gone and no one filling his shoes as a salesman, we look back at four unheralded classics from the Infomercial Era - and...did somebody say Tiddy Bear?

Breast-Feeding Lowers Breast Cancer Risk for Some Women

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 01:00 PM PDT

An intriguing new study out today in the Archives of Internal Medicine shows that breast-feeding could help some women avoid breast cancer early in life. Breast-feeding conferred nearly a 60 percent lower risk of premenopausal breast cancer on women who had a family history of the disease.

10 Greatly Placed Street Artwork

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:50 PM PDT

Have you ever seen an artwork and thought that it definitely belongs there? That's when art acquires real meaning only being placed there where it is.

Dolphin Speak Relies on Brevity

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:21 PM PDT

Among the words we use most often, short ones like "I," "a" and "the" top the list. We're not the only ones who strive for this type of efficiency in the way we communicate. Dolphins, found a new study, do it, too. It's the first evidence that another species follows one of the basic rules that defines all human languages: the law of

Former Jack Daniel’s Master Distiller Dies at 69

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:10 PM PDT

Jimmy Bedford was the face of the whiskey maker for 20 years. RIP

Pee-Power: The Future of Energy (Infographic)

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:10 PM PDT

We could all have the capacity to power our homes, cars and electronic devices according to the University of Ohio, who are currently developing energy producing technology based around urine.

Online Treatment May Help Insomniacs

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:10 PM PDT

Two studies suggest that online applications based on cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective in treating insomnia.

15 DIY Tips from the Mythbusters

Posted: 11 Aug 2009 12:00 PM PDT

The Mythbusters' workshop is full of tools that would be as useful in your garage as they are in Adam and Jamie's. Here are some tips you can take with you from M5.

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