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Sunday, October 4, 2009



Amazing Catch + Fans Reaction = Priceless (PIC)

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 05:30 PM PDT


Forget Your Glasses? There's An App For That

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 05:20 PM PDT

It seems as if there's an iPhone application for everything these days. A new application called iMagnify can even substitute for a pair of eye glasses. Simply put, iMagnify transforms your iPhone into a powerful magnifying glass.

Playgrounds From The 70's [PICS]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 05:10 PM PDT

Growing up in suburban Los Angeles in the 70's meant lots of time at the local playground. Seeing some of these images takes me back, and now that I have two kids of my own, makes me wish that some of these were still around.

Why Google isn't evil

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 05:00 PM PDT

How Google.org is using its algorithms to save the world. If knowledge is power, the Google revolution has empowered us all. Never in human history have so many people had access to so much knowledge, made relevant and ordered to their needs.

Incredible Timing: Bystanders Capture, Hold Thief - PICS

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:50 PM PDT

A freelance photographer finds himself at the right place at the right time when he witnesses, and captures on film, an encounter between an alleged thief, the victim and bystanders.


Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:40 PM PDT


Top 5 Insane Sports Riots (Videos)

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Win, lose or draw, these rooters are game for a ruckus.

Injunction by Twitter: Stopping a Web Impostor

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:30 PM PDT

Someone has been sending tweets pretending to be a British Conservative blogger. To force his imposter to stop, Donal Blaney achieved a legal first: a tweetinjunction.

Normal-Looking Lady Gaga Performs Years Before Fame [video]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:20 PM PDT

Rare Stefani Germanotta footage live at The Bitter End, January 20 2006. Pre mega-stardom performing, ironically, "Hollywood".

Two million slum children die every year as India booms

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 04:00 PM PDT

Malnutrition, neonatal diseases, diarrhoea and pneumonia are the major causes of death. Poor rural states are particularly affected by a dearth of health resources. But even in the capital, Delhi, where an estimated 20% of people live in slums, the infant mortality rate is reported to have doubled in a year, though city authorities dispute this.

Kevin Rose confirms digg iPhone app

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:50 PM PDT

Kevin Rose confirms digg iPhone app in development. Check out the video from FOWA London taped yesterday.

Bomb It: Film Explaining Graffiti Culture in Los Angeles

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:40 PM PDT

Bomb It" breaks down the history of graffiti and street art in the city of Los Angeles.

When Penguins Attack

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:30 PM PDT

Save the human race from the onslaught of the evil warmongering penguins in the crazy new tower defense game.

Guide: How to turn a spare Linux machine into a media server

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:20 PM PDT

Linux is brilliant at serving files. It's this ability that keeps the enterprise world turning to Linux for its heavy lifting jobs and that keeps the world Googling 24/7. But it's just as good at serving files from a computer tucked away under the stairs or stuck in the loft, and a server in your house is now becoming an essential accessory.

Why Chicago Failed To Win The Olympics

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:10 PM PDT

The Windy City's political talents were offset by new rules meant to protect International Olympic Committee voters from the sort of influence peddling that might have worked in the past.

Windows 7 to usher in crush of cheap laptops | Nanotech - Th

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 03:00 PM PDT

A quick peek at the lineups of new laptops from Hewlett-Packard, Toshiba, and Dell make it clear that laptop prices are diving. Read this blog post by Brooke Crothers on Nanotech - The Circuits Blog.

David Letterman affair is no joke -- latimes.com

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 02:50 PM PDT

David Letterman has milked plenty of sex scandals for laughs. But it remains to be seen whether the CBS comic's admission Thursday that he had sexual liaisons with female employees while he was involved with his now-wife, the mother of his 5-year-old son, will fade away with a few late-night punch lines.

Will California become America's first failed state?

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 02:40 PM PDT

California may be the eighth largest economy in the world, but its state staff are being paid in IOUs, unemployment is at its highest in 70 years, and teachers are on hunger strike. So what has gone so catast

Dear Leonard [PIC]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 02:30 PM PDT

I hope this isn't fake

Top 50+ Most Beautiful Nature Photography Images [PICS]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 02:20 PM PDT

Best of Nature photography winners. Stunning photos of animals and landscapes...a wonderful reminder why to love our environment.

'Zombieland' is a Hit!

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 02:10 PM PDT

The undead are livening up the boxoffice.

Microsoft Security Essentials: The Big Questions

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 01:50 PM PDT

Microsoft's free Security Essentials is all set to blow the anti-virus software industry apart, offering what the Redmond giant suggests is a 'high-quality, free, excellent anti-malware product'.

Amazing Wildlife Shots - Definitely Worth a Look (Images)

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 01:30 PM PDT

They spend weeks, months or even years waiting to track down and shoot their prey. But when wildlife photographers eventually capture their target, the results - as these picture show - are worth it.

Lazy Child [PIC]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 01:20 PM PDT

If you don't want to start over, at least do a better job covering up your mistake...

Men wanted to test contraceptive

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 01:10 PM PDT

Scientists are seeking couples to take part in a trial of a new contraceptive injection for men.

Activision Blizzard maintains outlook for the year

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:50 PM PDT

Activision Blizzard Inc. delayed another planned video game release into next year, but said strong demand for its up-coming "Modern Warfare 2" title will allow it to maintain its outlook for the current year.

Baseball Americana: Treasures from the Library of Congress

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:40 PM PDT

This set of old (old) pictures illustrates how baseball came to be known as the "national pastime" in the United States. You'll see players in all shapes and sizes, from the 1860s to the 1940s. You can also gaze at national stars like King Kelly, Casey Stengel in sunglasses, and Babe Ruth knocked out.

Drew Carey Bids $25,000 for @Drew Twitter Name

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:20 PM PDT

The Price is Right host Drew Carey placed a bid for $25K, far in excess of the $10K minimum bid. What's more, Carey says he will pay $100,000 if his current account (@drewfromTV) exceeds 100,000 followers by November 9th.

7 Secrets Only Two Living People Know (For Some Reason)

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:10 PM PDT

In this article are secrets that only two people on planet Earth know. Sometimes they have very good reasons to keep these secrets so fiercely. Other times, not so much.

Mikal Hameed Uses Trash to Make Music, Inspires Community

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:00 PM PDT

While transforming reclaimed office chairs and stereo equipment into fully functional sound systems – the ideas behind Mikal Hameed's work could address the disconnect that many feel towards the current Green Movement. He is passionate about bringing people together through the shared experience of music...

Eight U.S. troops killed in Afghan battle

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 12:00 PM PDT

Insurgents stormed remote outposts in eastern Afghanistan killing eight Americans in the deadliest battle in more than a year near the border with Pakistan, the U.S. military said Sunday.

Daily Show Spoofs CNN's iPhone App {Video}

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 11:40 AM PDT

CNN warns drivers not to text will driving. However, CNN forgot to tell their viewers about some of the features they highlight in their App.

Anne Frank Footage Posted on YouTube

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 11:20 AM PDT

The Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam has begun airing the only known video of the teenage diarist on a channel dedicated to her on YouTube. The channel also features clips of others, including her late father Otto and Nelson Mandela, talking about Anne, museum spokeswoman Annemarie Bekker said Friday. "It is really a great platform to show...

Bing is for academics, while Google gets right to the point

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 11:00 AM PDT


Apple hint at thinner iMacs, lighter MacBooks, cheaper Minis

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 11:00 AM PDT

A trio of online advertisements that appear to have been published prematurely by one of Apple's international online stores suggest it's only a matter of days before the Mac maker takes the wraps off of new families of ultra-thin iMacs, lighter & thinner plastic MacBooks, and more affordable Mac minis.

Surgeons Offer Eyesight Tailored to an Individual’s Career

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 10:30 AM PDT

Would sir like night vision? Does he require the eyes of a hawk? Or one eye customised to see into the distance, the other for reading? Such questions are now the stuff of client consultations in leading eye clinics.

What’s in a Nickname? The Origins of All 30 NHL Team Names

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 10:20 AM PDT

Ever wonder what a Canuck is? How about a Blue Jacket? With the NHL season kicking off this week, here's a breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.

TXTBlocker App Disables Texting & More While Driving

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 10:20 AM PDT

TXTBlocker uses proprietary velocity and geographic algorithms. In addition to preventing dangerous use while driving, users can also set up 'safe zones' that do not allow distractions around focused areas such as schools or worksites.

Life explained in Chronological order [pic]

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 10:20 AM PDT


Google Adds User-Generated Content to iPhone Maps

Posted: 04 Oct 2009 10:10 AM PDT

The user-generated content element is odd. These pins show that some random person I don't know was at the place I'm looking for, at some random time. It's simply not useful at all.

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