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Saturday, November 7, 2009



Time For Your Special Birthday Suprise [Cyanide & Happiness]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 05:20 PM PST

Explosm: Cyanide and Happiness Comic #1850 11.07.2009

Angry fans desert Britney's 'mime' Circus

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 05:10 PM PST

It was not the triumphant return Britney Spears had hoped for, as disgruntled fans stormed out of last night's Australian debut of The Circus concert in Perth, upset by the star's miming and "appalling" performance on stage. The screens only displayed circus images and Spears had her back to the audience for most of the show.

Insane Gadgets or Genius: You Be The Judge

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 05:00 PM PST

So many times you see or hear about a new gadget that makes you say, "Why didn't I think of that?" Then there are times when you hear about a new gadget and say, "What the heck were they thinking?"... Some of these gadgets seem crazy, silly and downright insane; yet, some seem quite ingenious. Check them out & decide what you think...

Lost Chaplin film sold on eBay for $5.68

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Morace Park, who lives in Essex, England, bought the battered olive green film canister listed as "an old film" for £3.20, and found the title Charlie Chaplin in Zepped inside.

Public transport FAIL; tricycle faster than city's worst bus

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:40 PM PST

Yes, bus rider -- you were just passed by a little kid on a tricycle. The dishonor roll was led by the sluggish crosstown M42, which won the Straphanger Campaign's "Pokey" award for plodding along 42nd Street at a hair-pulling average speed of 3.7 mph.

20th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall [75 PICS]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

Monday, November 9th, 2009 will mark the 20th anniversary of the day the Berlin Wall came down. Built with barbed wire and concrete in August of 1961 by the Communist East, The Berlin Wall, stretching for about 30 miles, was a Cold War symbol which separated East and West Berlin, preventing people from leaving East Germany.

Abortion Fight Erupts in Health Care Debate

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:26 PM PST

Stupak tries to scuttle healthcare reform with wedge issue

Scientists Reproduce a Building Block of Life For First Time

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:20 PM PST

NASA scientists studying the origin of life have reproduced uracil, a key component of our hereditary material, in the laboratory. They discovered that an ice sample containing pyrimidine exposed to ultraviolet radiation under space-like conditions produces this essential ingredient of life.

IGN: The Complete History Of 'Call of Duty'

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 04:00 PM PST

We know it's awesome, but there is a fascinating history behind how the empire was built.

GOP Gone Wild As Unruly Republicans Silence Congresswomen

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

This morning, the House began consideration of the rule for debate of the House health care bill. As the Democratic Women's Caucus took to the microphone on the House floor to offer their arguments for how the bill would benefit women, House Republicans — led by Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) — repeatedly talked over, screamed, and shouted objections.

Everything You Were Taught About The New World Was Wrong

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 03:40 PM PST

Before it became the New World, the Western Hemisphere was vastly more populous and sophisticated than has been thought—an altogether more salubrious place to live at the time than, say, Europe.

You Fell Asleep Watching a DVD (Interactive)

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 03:30 PM PST

-_- ... zzzzz

In a Warning to Obama, Abbas Quits Palestinian Election

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

Feeling "cheated" by Washington, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says he won't run again. His departure would derail U.S. peace efforts, but then again, the poll from which he's withdrawing won't happen

The end of Aerosmith? Singer Steven Tyler 'quits' the band

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 03:00 PM PST

The band is on the verge of splitting up after members revealed they are tossing up whether to call it a day or replace front man Steven Tyler.

More Than 25 Wounded in Afghan Firefight - CBSNews

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 02:50 PM PST

NATO is reporting the deaths of two more American service members in Afghanistan.

My Failed Attempts to Write a Goosebumps Novel

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 02:30 PM PST

Featuring: 'The Mask Next Door' and 'The Living Mask or Whatever'

Id Softwares John Carmack says no dedicated servers for RAGE

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 02:20 PM PST

John Carmack, the brains behind id software, has stated it is unlikely there will be dedicated servers for the upcoming FPS racing game Rage. PC gamer's anger continues as recently Infinity Ward also stated that there will be no dedicated servers for Modern Warfare 2.

1,910 Men Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

The American Cancer Society estimates that 1,910 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

Security Fix - Poking at Google's New Privacy Dashboard

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:50 PM PST

Google unveiled Dashboard, intended to give users a way to view -- and in modest ways limit -- the breadth of information the search giant collects about our online lives. You can manage which Google Documents you're sharing, edit your Gchat history, and clear out your search history that Google has stored about you. More transparency, but privacy?

Epic Mobile Home Commercial [Satirical Video]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:50 PM PST

"I'm not gonna waste yer time, I'm a gonna tell just like it is." -Robert Lee

Firefox and Chrome updates spike stability bugs

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:40 PM PST

Mozilla has pushed out a new version of Firefox that fixes a number of stability bugs that pose possible security concerns.

NASA Turns Two Unmanned Warplanes Into Environmental Scouts

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

The Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is quite an impressive piece of hardware. It can stay in the air for more than a day, has a range of 3,400 miles, and at very high altitude (its record is 19,928 meters (65,380.6 ft)). Usually it's the military that would have control over these UAVs, but two Global Hawks have...

Artist Creates Freaky Facepaint Optical Illusions (Pics)

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

This guy kinda creeps me out. The artist describes himself as a "face paint illusionist" and he's recently been featured in a 'Ripley's Believe It or Not!' picture book. His particular form of artistic body painting is just for fun, though his other artwork has been displayed in galleries.

10 Mindblowing, Modestly Budgeted Movies to Watch

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

To save you the time of thumbing through the trades yourself to pan for obscure cinematic gold, Movieline has assembled the best of this year's AFM ads so far, leaving you with nothing to do but pray that each finds the completion financing or distribution it needs to one day land in your mailbox in a red envelope.

Mark Cuban: Why TV Networks Should Charge for Content [VID]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban, sitting with Brooke Burke, gives his reasons why he believes TV networks should start charging for their content.

Scurvy on rise among children due to lack of vitamin C

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

Caused by a lack of vitamin C, the potentially fatal disease was a scourge of pirates and sailors in the heyday of the British Empire, but was thought to be largely a thing of the past.

I really want you to go outside ))) ... [pic]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 01:00 PM PST

Sometimes I hate computers because of this ))) Anyway, it's funny )))

AMD Launches 125W Phenom II X4 965 Quad-Core Processor

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 12:50 PM PST

Transitioning from 140W to 125W TDP results in a cooler, more efficient processor with added benefits like lower case temperature and decreased power draw. New CPU revisions usually feature improved overclocking capability and this particular chip did not disappoint. With CPU core voltage at 1.5V, we reached a speedy 4.12GHz rock solid stable.

The Mister PacMan Car

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 12:30 PM PST

A passionate Pac-Man fan from South Georgia really outdid himself in pimping his car into a virtual Pac-man-mobile.

Japanese Barcodes (Pic)

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST

I'm partial to the zebra who is about to stomp the ant with his foot-sock.

Was Life Founded on Cyanide from Space Crashes?

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 12:00 PM PST

Comet and asteroid strikes may have seeded Earth with cyanide that prepared the planet for life.

Navy commissions USS N Y made from World Trade Center steel

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 11:40 AM PST

NEW YORK — A military band played and sailors fired off cannons as the Navy began a ceremony to commission its newest assault ship forged with tons of steel from the World Trade Center.

How to Turn an Old PC into a Media Centre

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 11:20 AM PST

Even though PC noise & boot times will be issues, XBMC can be a very capable cross-platform, opensource application that will meet all of your media center needs. Here's the step by step instructions for doing so.

GOP Reps Pick Tea Party Rally Over National-Security Votes

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 11:10 AM PST

Several Republican members of Congress yesterday blew off close votes on the Patriot Act to attend Michele Bachmann's Tea Party rally against health-care reform.

Securing The Cyber Supply Chain

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 11:00 AM PST

Many parties touch your organization's systems and software, potentially exposing them to malware, breaches, or worse!

The 7 Most Badass Last Stands in the History of Battle

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 11:00 AM PST

Leonidas has nothing on these guys. At least he had some backup.

Walmart Goes Crazy On Couple Suspected Of Shoplifting

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 10:40 AM PST

After a review of security footage proved the couple's innocence—they were banned for life from all Walmarts. To top it off, Walmart's legal team has sent the couple a letter asking to be reimbursed for 10 times the value of the lighters, even though the police determined no shoplifting had taken place.

Spirit bears become 'invisible' [Video]

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 10:10 AM PST

On a few islands in western Canada, white 'spirit bears' walk the woods. Being invisible to fish is what helps a rare white morph of black bear, known as a spirit bear, survive, scientists discover.

Doctors sold baby after telling mother it was dead

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 09:40 AM PST

Three doctors and a nurse have been arrested for allegedly selling newborns after telling their mothers they had died.

Report: Apple to launch Verizon iPhone in Q3 2010

Posted: 07 Nov 2009 09:30 AM PST

A new report citing sources in the Taiwan handset supply chain says Apple has contracted to produce a UMTS/CDMA hybrid iPhone due in the third quarter of next year that will enable the company to sell a single global handset to all carriers, and specifically to Verizon Wireless in the US.

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