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Thursday, November 19, 2009



Oprah Prudishly Tackles Porn

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 05:00 PM PST

Unfortunately for those viewers hoping for some spice before picking up the kids from strip mall Karate practice, Oprah seemed completely out of her element when discussing sex, porn or erotic pleasure. So much so that she enlisted special correspondent Lisa Ling to do the footwork.

"Cycler" the Movie: Teen Girl becomes Guy 4 Days of month

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 05:00 PM PST

The novels tell the story of Jill, a suburban teenager who for four days each month turns into Jack, complete with male anatomy and 17-year-old-boy fantasies.

On Top of the World's Tallest Building (Video)

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST


5 Reasons That Make It OK to Get Wasted on Thanksgiving

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Thanksgiving is for giving thanks, yes, but more importantly for those of us in the over 21 set, it is a chance to get slightly hammered with mom, dad, and the rest of the family...and for good reason too...

"Twilight" Sims Parody [VIDEO]

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Check out EA's The Sims parody of New Moon, including two passionate kisses with Rob Pattinson, and one of them is with someone OTHER than Bella!!

10 Moves To Annoy & Upset People

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

Falling out can be a costly business. It's very easy to get along with people. Simply be nice to them and smile regularly. Actually it's not quite that simple, because although this approach works for ninety percent of the time, it doesn't take into account people's tremendous capacity to get upset about things.

7 Rules for Making THE HOBBIT Movie

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

  The Lord of the Rings movies grossed almost $3 billion, so it's no surprise New Line wants to head to Middle Earth in quest for box office gold.   Luckily...

What's Wrong With Wes Anderson?

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:10 PM PST

A decade after Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Generation Y's anointed auteur tries for a comeback with Fantastic Mr. Fox. To write the screenplay, Anderson moved into Roald Dahl's house for two weeks with friend Noah Baumbach.

Cop Tasers 10-year-old Girl Who Wouldn't Take a Shower

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 04:00 PM PST

A screaming little girl kicked him in the balls as he tried to subdue her, so this Arkansas cop decided to blast her with his stun gun

Google Phone? In Arrington's Dreams!

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

Apparently, TechCrunch's Michael Arrington can write anything he wants and get away with it.Review by PC Magazine.

Cops Nab Men Making S-l-o-w Getaway With ATM

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:40 PM PST

Three men accused of stealing an ATM may get an 'A' for creativity, but their daring plan ended up failing when they couldn't make a quick getaway.

UK’s Terrifying Anti-Piracy Plans Leak

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:30 PM PST

Tomorrow morning Lord Mandelson will present the Digital Economy Bill to the public, which among other things is aimed at reducing illicit file-sharing. According to parts of the bill that leaked today, the legislation could lead to jail terms for file-sharers and unprecedented power for the entertainment industries.

Judge: Corps' negligence caused Katrina flooding

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:10 PM PST

A federal judge has ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers' failure to properly maintain a navigation channel led to massive flooding by Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast in 2005.

Climatologists Baffled by Global Warming Time-Out

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:09 PM PST

Global warming appears to have stalled. Climatologists are puzzled as to why average global temperatures have stopped rising over the last 10 years. Some attribute the trend to a lack of sunspots, while others explain it through ocean currents.

The Top 10 Most Aggravating Types of Drivers (PIC)

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 03:00 PM PST

Don't you just love the guy who leaves his blinker on for hours and hours?

Chromium OS Source released

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:51 PM PST

I noticed that the source released happened during the webcast, so go get it now!Getting and building:http://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/chromium-os/building-chromium-os

Yale Pranks Thousands of Harvard Fans at Football Game (Vid)

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:50 PM PST

Pep Squads are not what they appear.

D'oh: Palin Confuses Iraq and Iran in Hannity Interview

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:50 PM PST

During her interview with Sean Hannity that aired last night, Sarah Palin made an interesting declaration: That we need to prevent a Iranian Prez Ahmadinejad's Nuclear Ambitions by cracking down on "Iraq."

A Flowchart for the Confused Consumer of Fast Food

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:40 PM PST

There's just so much hatred out there for Arby's these days.

Ten Train Wreck Wrestling Promos

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:30 PM PST

Classic WWF and WCW wrestlers botch interviews, swear on live TV, and act insane.

Kids Reenact The First Thanksgiving

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:20 PM PST

American history is brought to life by children in this true-to-life reenactment of the first Thanksgiving.

Teen dug grave anticipating killing

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:10 PM PST

Blessed with a Friday off school, 15-year-old Alyssa Bustamante dug two holes in the ground to be used as a grave, authorities said. For the next week, she attended classes, all the while plotting the right time for a murder, they said.

Bernie Madoff’s Auction The Real Deal (Graphic)

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

An auction that saw some of Bernie Madoff's prized possessions up for grabs caused a feeding frenzy at auction houses with over 2,000 dealers and collectors placing bids online and sales exceeded all expectations...

Incredible Over-The-Back Football Pass Into The End Zone

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:50 PM PST

No way he could EVER do that again!

Drunk 'Ninja' Impaled Himself

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:40 PM PST

Police in Seattle said an intoxicated man overestimated his own ninja skills and impaled himself on a fence post.

Exchange Your Old Jewelry for Cats!

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST


This Is Not Your Grade School Solar System [w/ Pics]

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

In the past thirty years, our textbook planets have changed. We now not only have hi-res pictures of planets, we can predict their weather, dig for water under their surfaces and send spacecraft through icy plumes on their moons. Planet by planet, here's a quick guide to how our vision of the solar system has changed in the past 30 years.

6 Inventors Who Got Jack ***** for Changing the Modern World

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:30 PM PST

Turns out there have been plenty of people throughout history that made amazing contributions to modern culture and got precisely jack in return.

Geek Engineering: Star Wars Tauntaun Costume

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

The following is Scott Holden's tale of building a "Luke Skywalker on a tauntaun" costume. For anyone who doesn't know, this is an animal Luke Skywalker rode in Empire Strikes Back.

Conan O’Brien Cracks Raunchy Joke At Kirstie Alley’s Expense

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

O'Brien attracted negative attention from Alley through a barrage of fat jokes he cracked at her expense -- all of which he replayed during Wednesday's show. Alley hit back at O'Brien on her Twitter page earlier this week.

A Very Polite Email Spat (PIC)

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

"Would you kindly..."

Zelda Wii - New Info - E3 2010 Reveal?

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:10 PM PST

The producer of Zelda, Eiji Aonuma, has said that Zelda Wii will have some changes to other Zelda games... Could see an E3 2010 reveal

The plasma rocket that picks up space trash, send us to mars

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 01:00 PM PST

Costa-rican born physicist Franklin Chang Diaz has great aspirations for his rocket: a mail-carrier for outer space, a garbage truck for orbital debris and, the ultimate goal, a shuttle to Mars.

UFC Boss Faces Biggest Promotional Test Yet

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:50 PM PST

Dana White was supposed to spend this week promoting his Ultimate Fighting Championship 106 card in Las Vegas. It was to star his biggest box office draw, heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. Instead White flew Tuesday to Bismarck, N.D., showed up at the local hospital and found Lesnar, in heavy post-op sedation with questions about the future ...

OMG Was That The Best CyberSex Ever? Oh wait....

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:40 PM PST

There's not much that's more embarrassing than someone walking in on you having sex. But at least you're getting some. What's more embarrassing is trying to get some 90's cyber sex action and being owned by the person you thought was gonna give it up… virtually…

Cigarette Butts Toxic to Fish

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:37 PM PST

Need another reason to quit smoking? Cigarette butts, one of the most ubiquitous forms of garbage in the world, have been found to be toxic to saltwater and freshwater fish.

FAA Computer Problem Causes Widespread Flight Dela

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:27 PM PST

A computer glitch caused flight cancellations and delays across the U.S. Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration and airlines said.

Giants Pitcher Tim Lincecum Wins NL Cy Young Award

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:20 PM PST

Lincecum becomes the league's first back-to-back winner since Randy Johnson won four straight from 1999-2002.

JavaScript, graphics performance improvements on tap for IE9

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:17 PM PST

At PDC, Microsoft talked about what the next version of its browser will bring to the world. IE9 will contain a new emphasis on performance and graphics, and should make the browser far more competitive with its competitors.

Numbers [comic]

Posted: 19 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST

Murray the Nut crunches the numbers...

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