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Monday, November 23, 2009



How to make a woman Happy

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

It's not difficult to make a woman happy. A man only needs to be:

Apple "refuses to repair smokers' Macs"

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

Cigarette puffers see their Mac warranties go up in smoke, as Apple refuses to handle hazardous substances

Cy & H - The Benefits of Having Your Face Punched

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:50 PM PST

You know, now things don't seem all that bad.

Get Your Trebuchet Ready, It's Time For Punkin Chunkin!

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:40 PM PST

Add a little destruction to your Thanksgiving traditions with the Superbowl of pumpkin launching.

James Cameron Says Studio Originally Wanted OJ as Terminator

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:40 PM PST

In his '60 Minutes' interview, the blockbuster-directing-machine says that if the studio had their way when he started on the original Terminator, OJ Simpson would have been killing people much earlier.

The Ten Worst Things People Do On Airplanes

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:40 PM PST

Eat fried chicken - Don't bring it on a bus, don't bring it on a train, and definitely don't bring it on a place: smelly, greasy, messy food. Airline meals might suck for the most part, but we're pretty sure that a bucket of chicken isn't the appropriate carry-on option.

The Actual Cost of Getting Sick [INTERACTIVE]

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

The online interactive tool allows users to slide a bar to select one's age and then select parts of the pie chart in order to investigate a more complete picture of the actual costs associated with a wide range of chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, depression, and hypertension.

Fox CEO Wants U.S. to Follow France's Internet-Piracy Policy

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:30 PM PST

The chief executive of Fox Filmed Entertainment said Monday the U.S. should join France in cutting off the Internet connection of users who repeatedly download copyright-protected films.

Orion's dark secret: Violence shaped the night sky

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:11 PM PST

A ring of bright stars surrounds us, giving us some of our most familiar constellations. But where did it come from?

Economics dooming free streaming sites?

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 04:11 PM PST

For the last year or so, it's become clear that the economics of ad-supported streaming music services are not good for their creators or investors. As CNET's Greg Sandoval reported last week, the acquisition of streaming service Imeem by MySpace Music for pennies on the dollar is the latest bad news for the sector...

Medieval Tron (COMIC)

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST


The Park Where Dinosaurs Once Walked

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

One hundred million years in development, Maryland's first dinosaur park is a 7.5-acre parcel contains what county archaeologist Donald Creveling called "one of the most prolific sites for dinosaur and plant fossils east of the Mississippi River."

Should We Limit How Many Kids People Are Allowed To Have?

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

About a third of people would like to see a limit on the number of babies a family can have. Apparently 29% would like to see it limited to one or two children, to stop over-population.

All 193% of Republicans Support Palin, Romney and Huckabee

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:50 PM PST

Oh FOX News, don't feel bad. Math is tough.

Caught on Tape: Pit Bull Attacks Guide Dog

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:40 PM PST

In this incident caught on surveillance video, a pit bull owner sets down his dog's leash for a moment. Then another dog comes along and the pit bull attacks. The owner is seen punching and kicking his dog until the pit bull relents.

Bruno's Casting Call: 'The Hottest Baby Photo Shoot Ever'

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:30 PM PST

Bruno grills parents to ensure their kids have the chops for "the hottest baby photo shoot ever."

Are Minorities Being Shortchanged by the Stimulus?

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

Federal and state governments are missing a great opportunity to use the stimulus to aid the poor and minority communities hardest hit by the Great Recession

Judge Fakes Being Sick To Play Modern Warfare 2

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

A 48-year-old district county judge in England was too tired for work after a long night of Modern Warfare 2. So he did what any of us would do and called in sick.

Potential Fix for Banned Xbox 360s May Have Arrived

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:20 PM PST

According to early estimates 600,000 consoles were effected but more recent estimates put the number at close to 1 million consoles. However, users with a banned Xbox 360 may not want to throw away their consoles just yet. According to the site 360Mods, c4eva has abandoned work on his Lite-on and Hitachi drive mods to try to establish a workaround.

Charles Darwin: Writing Origin 'like confessing a murder' -

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:01 PM PST

Death is no barrier to New Scientist. 150 years after the publication of On the Origin of Species, we have obtained an interview with its author

Cyclones and Global Warming

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 03:00 PM PST

A survivor in India says carbon cuts won't help.

Google wants your phone and all your calls

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 02:40 PM PST

For the first time, a single company will control everything from the software in users' phones to the services they use to make calls and surf the web

U.S. Voters' Support For Health Care Plan Falls To New Low

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 02:20 PM PST

Just 38% of voters now favor the health care plan proposed by President Obama and congressional Democrats. That's the lowest level of support measured for the plan in nearly two dozen tracking polls conducted since June.

James Cameron’s New 3-D Epic Could Change Film Forever

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 02:10 PM PST

Why did it take one of the most powerful men in Hollywood so long to come out with a single film? In part, the answer is that it's not easy to out-Lucas George Lucas. Cameron needed to invent a suite of moviemaking technologies, push theaters nationwide to retool, and imagine every detail of an alien world. But there's more to it than that....

A New iPhone Worm is Here, And This Time it's Malicious [WAR

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 02:00 PM PST

A couple of weeks ago, the first iPhone worm appeared, Now, according to early reports of strange activity by Dutch ISP XS4ALL, and later confirmed by Sophos, there's a new worm in the wild, and this one is far more malicious..........

37% of All US Sewers Are Polluting Rivers and Lakes

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 01:51 PM PST

Troubling news has surfaced about sewage systems in the US: over the last three years, 9,400 sewers--more than 37% of the all sewers across the nation--have illegally dumped untreated human waste, hazardous chemicals, and other dangerous materials into clean rivers and lakes.

Katie Couric's Forbidden Dance of Gin [Pics]

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 01:40 PM PST

When CBS News anchor Katie Couric isn't asking Sarah Palin gotcha questions, she's doin' Da Butt, or the Lambada, or whatever white ladies do when the Black Eyed Peas

Mom of 14 Kids 'I'll Keep Having Babies Till I Have Twins'

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

Sara Foss is due to give birth to her 14th child in April but will try to get pregnant again as soon as possible to realize her dream. She said: 'All I've ever wanted is twins or triplets. It's my biggest wish, and I'm going to keep trying until I do it.

Galileo's missing fingers found in jar

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 01:20 PM PST

Two fingers cut from the hand of Italian astronomer Galileo nearly 300 years ago have been rediscovered more than a century after they were last seen, an Italian museum director said Monday.

Secret report: Blair misled public throughout 2002

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:51 PM PST

Tony Blair covered up British military plans for a full Iraq invasion throughout 2002, claiming at the time that Britain's objective was "disarmament, not regime change." This and many other damning details are revealed in hundreds of pages of secret government reports obtained by The Sunday Telegraph...

Which Brit TV Star has the best American accent?

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:50 PM PST

They've made the transition from Old Blighty to Tinseltown so well, you'd never know they eat pasties and pies. The following is a random sample of current British TV stars and their ongoing, sometimes wildly fluctuating, attempts at Murrcan accents.

Twins catcher Joe Mauer wins American League MVP

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:20 PM PST

Twins catcher Joe Mauer is the winner of the 2009 AL MVP, nabbing 27 of 28 first place votes.

Scotch whisky protected against 'inferior' copies

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:20 PM PST

New guidelines to protect whisky from foreign imitation, including new rules on labelling and bottling, are coming into force in Scotland on Monday.

Microsoft Denies Claim of 1 Million Banned 360s

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST

Right around last week's release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Microsoft issued a wave of Xbox Live bans, with some reports saying they totaled between 600,000 to as many as 1 million modified consoles.

More Facebooking, More Malware

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST

More vigilence in security matters is necessary as social networking use increases, says security vendor F-Secure.

The Quiet One [Comic]

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST


Man targeting FBI crashes into wrong building, gets felony

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:10 PM PST

A 36-year-old man attempted to bust through what he thought was the FBI building in Minneapolis last week because he believed a computer inside was controlling his mind.

The Hockey Stick was never accurate--and CRU knew it

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:00 PM PST

The infamous "hockey stick" temperature graph purporting to show a runaway acceleration in global temperatures beginning in 1850 was never accurate--and the Climatic Research Unit knew it wasn't accurate when they published it. A graph made from their own data tells the tale.

10 Best Night Life Cities

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:00 PM PST

In very strong competition for the best city for night life among world capitals such as Monteral, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, a small town in small country took all the sympathy and won first place…Below you can see a list of top 10 selected cities for night life.

A New Moon For Werewolves

Posted: 23 Nov 2009 12:00 PM PST

A Look at Werewolf Movies From Every Generation and Style...

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