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Friday, November 13, 2009



Dazzling Photomanipulation and illustration By Zach

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Zach Bush is very talented and mind blowing artist, he has done lots of breathtaking and creative artworks, he has an astonishing gift for creating pragmatic, detailed and original illustrations that not a lot of designers can really match.

Facebook message frees NYC robbery suspect

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:40 PM PST

A 19-year-old New York City man arrested on robbery charges has been exonerated thanks to his Facebook page — and a request for pancakes. Rodney Bradford was held for 12 days on suspicion of robbing two people on Oct. 17 in the Brooklyn public housing complex where he lives.

Final Fantasy XIII NA/EU Release Date Announced

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:36 PM PST

The NA/EU release date for Final Fantasy 13 has been announced... Video inside

Tom Tomorrow: Scientists announce time began 1-20-09

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

Researchers at the Prestigious Institute for the Advancement of Conservative Science make a startling announcement! History began on January 20th, 2009!

Larry David Addresses Jesus "Toilet Humor" Flap

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 04:00 PM PST


Humans Still Evolving as Our Brains Shrink

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

"We know the brain has been evolving in human populations quite recently," said paleoanthropologist John Hawks at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Surprisingly, based on skull measurements, the human brain appears to have been shrinking over the last 5,000 or so years.

Agents of Cracked: The Entire Internet In Five Minutes

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:40 PM PST

You said that it was jive turkey, and I was a sucka for flappin' it.

Microsoft to ship Linux tools

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:40 PM PST

Proprietary software giant Microsoft is getting into peddling Linux tools.

Was Modern Warfare 2 Really The Biggest Launch In History?

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:31 PM PST

Activision claimed yesterday that Modern Warfare 2 was the "biggest launch in history across all forms of entertainment". Not just games. All forms of entertainment. That's a big claim. Let's see if it holds up.

Giant manta rays captured on camera |

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

Gliding through the oceans like ghosts, these mysterious manta rays have been captured in unique footage filmed off the coast of Mozambique.

Joe Biden, First VP To Appear On Daily Show

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:10 PM PST

Next Tuesday Joe Biden will be making his 6th appearance as a guest on the Daily Show. And the first appearance ever of a sitting Vice President.

Your Kitten Is Safe [PIC]

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:10 PM PST

Thanks for this awesome cat. No, you can't have it back.

ESA Spacecraft May Help Unravel Cosmic Mystery

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 03:02 PM PST

When Europe's comet chaser Rosetta swings by Earth on Nov. 13 for a critical gravity assist, tracking data will be collected to precisely measure the satellite's change in orbital energy. The results could help unravel a cosmic mystery that has stumped scientists for two decades.

Giant Iceberg Spotted Off Australia

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:50 PM PST

A giant iceberg the length of seven football pitches has been spotted floating off Australia.

Peyton Manning’s Ten Best TV Commercials (Video)

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:40 PM PST

Turns out Peyton Manning can shill a company's product just as easily as he can dissect a top-rated defense. Over the last decade, he has appeared in countless TV spots selling everything from credit cards to televisions. Here are the ten best Manning commercials.

The reality of flying cars

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:30 PM PST

Flying cars have long filled our fantasies. That fantasy may will become a reality within the next five years. These  six designs might someday soon send you soaring over traffic jams.

Does Jesus save aliens?

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:10 PM PST

Four hundred years after Renaissance philosopher Giordano Bruno was burnt at the stake for his belief in the "plurality of worlds" (aliens), scientists and religious leaders gathered this week at a seemingly more open-minded Vatican for a conference on astrobiology (aliens).

Editorial: Hey, AT&T -- drop lawsuits, not calls

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

I live in an area with half a bar of AT&T coverage and 5 full bars of Verizon EV-DO Rev.A... Build your damn network AT&T!

Poultry Exec: I Didn't Check if Enviro Rules were Followed

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

In 2002, a top poultry executive helped create an environmental handbook to prevent pollution of waterways. Too bad he didn't make sure they were followed.

What Is 'Progressive Rock'? (Other Than Unpopular)

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

Progressive Rock is an attempt to musically orgasm as many times as possible during a 15-minute song.

Obama in Beijing: How other US presidents handled the dragon

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:40 PM PST

From Nixon, to Ford, to Reagan, Clinton and both Bushes, dealing with China has never been simple. President Barack Obama begins his first trip to China Nov. 15, with his policy toward China still largely untested. He has said little about human rights in China and last month was the first president in 20 years to refuse to meet the Dalai Lama.

Spooked by Friday the 13th? You're Not Alone

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

From Henry Ford to Franklin D. Roosevelt, many have altered their lives to avoid Friday the 13th doom.

Is Sesame Street's "Pox News" a Slam Against Fox News?

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

Miranda Barry, executive vice president with the Sesame Workshop, addressed a recent re-airing of a Sesame Street episode that referenced "Pox News," saying that "no political comment or comment about Fox News, subtle or overt, was intended!"

The Five Most Common Facebook Fails

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

You'd think it would be obvious that if you're mom is on FB, you shouldn't post about your sex life. You'd think.

Programming [Comic]

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST


Woman Fakes Breast Cancer to Get Fake Boobs

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

Trista Joy Lathern, who claimed she was having chemotherapy for breast cancer, even shaved her head as part of the act. When supporters raised $10,000 for her, she took the money and got a $6,800 boob job.

YouTube to support 1080p HD Video

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

YouTube is going to roll out 1080 pixel high-definition video later this week, as the video portal steps up its quality to compete with other sites.

Man Rapes Girlfriend Then Douses Her With Acid

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:50 PM PST

Los Angeles police are searching for 30-year-old Miguel Herrera, wanted in a brutal attack against his girlfriend on Halloween night. The victim says she showed up late to Herrera's apartment that night, and they got into a argument. So he decided to teach her a lesson.

Disaster Movie Moments That Pissed Us Off The Most

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:16 PM PST

Sure, disaster movies are just empty calories of mass destruction -- but even when you don't take them seriously, there are always some scenes that you just can't excuse. We've collected the most infuriating moments from the biggest disaster movies.

More in U.S. Say Health Coverage Is Not Govt. Responsibility

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:11 PM PST

More Americans (50%) now believe it is not the governments responsibility to make sure all Americans have healthcare coverage than think it is (47%). This marks the first time this decade when a plurality has not favored mommy government.

NASA Unveils Plan To Unstick A Mars Rover

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 12:00 PM PST

The space agency announced plans for freeing the rover Spirit, which has been stuck in a Martian sand trap since April. Spirit has six wheels, though one, being inspected here by the rover's robotic arm, stopped working in 2006. NASA engineers will begin transmitting commands to the robot's five working wheels on Monday, but escape efforts could l

Researchers Erase Cervical Cancer in Mice

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:50 AM PST

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have eliminated cervical cancer in mice with two FDA-approved drugs used to treat breast cancer and osteoporosis. The drugs, which keep estrogen from working in cells, also cleared precancerous growths, or lesions, in both the cervix and vagina, and prevented the onset of cancer in mice

Everyone in Britain could be given a personal 'carbon allowa

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:40 AM PST

Everyone in Britain should have an annual carbon ration and be penalised if they use too much fuel, the head of the Environment Agency will say.

Could this finally be the season for Web TV?

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:30 AM PST

You have good reason to be skeptical when someone says millions of ordinary television viewers are about to start surfing the Internet on the living room's electronic hearth. Big TV manufacturers say they're about to launch a major marketing push for TVs that easily integrate Web content with traditional TV.

Man breaks world record pulling bus with his hair [Video]

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:20 AM PST

A strongman broke the world's most hair-raising record when he pulled a double decker bus more than 20 metres – using only his hair.

After spending binge, White House says it will focus on defi

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:10 AM PST

Barack Obama plans to announce that he wants to focus extensively on cutting the federal deficit in 2010. Lets see then, he needs to veto government take over of health care, cap and trade. He must lower taxes on everyone. Basically he needs to do the exact opposite of what he is now doing and if you believe he will do that you got some bad drugs.

Google Chrome OS To Launch Within A Week!!

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 11:00 AM PST

Google's Chrome OS project, first announced in July, will become available for download within a week, we've heard from a reliable source. Google previously said to expect an early version of the OS in the fall.

Dirty, dirty PCs: The X-rated picture guide [PICS]

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 10:50 AM PST

Lifeforms can lurk inside a PC, so with flamethrower at ready to go in, here are some of the unspeakable horrors.

NASA - LCROSS Impact Data Indicates Water on Moon

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 10:24 AM PST

Got Water? Yes and a Whole Lot More!

Google says Docs to catch up to Office next year

Posted: 13 Nov 2009 10:21 AM PST

In a year, most enterprises will have the choice to "get rid of [Microsoft] Office if they chose to", suggests Dave Girouard, president of Google's enterprise division.

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