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Wednesday, December 9, 2009



If the Internet Named TV Shows

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 05:40 PM PST


New 'Tron Legacy' Poster Arrives (pic)

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 05:30 PM PST

Hollywood Reporter - The artists got it right. They focus on the light cycles, which was the visual signature of the original 'Tron'.

Left 4 Dead 2 & New Super Marior Bros Wii

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 05:20 PM PST

This week, Zero Punctuation reviews Left 4 Dead 2 and New Super Mario Bros Wii.

25 Hottest Female Videogame Protagonists

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 05:10 PM PST

Game designers have the luxury and privilege of creating gorgeous women from the ground up, pixel-perfect. We pay homage to these women, artificial as they may be, not just for being so beautiful, but because they have been with us throughout our lives.

When Can You Retire In IT? Howabout Never.

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 05:00 PM PST

IT retirement is a newly distant dream for fifty- and sixty-something techies grappling with tanking 401Ks, rising health-care costs and a hypercompetitive job market.

Two Female Teachers Opt To Do Each Other Instead Of Students

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:50 PM PST

Two female Romance language instructors were tossed out of their Brooklyn high school after being caught "undressed" in an empty classroom, sources told the Daily News Tuesday.

December 7, 1941: THIS IS NO DRILL [PIC]

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:50 PM PST


Tablet rumors: February production start, 10-inch LCD Screen

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:40 PM PST

Checks within Apple's supply chain have led to a new round of tablet-related rumors from one analyst, who believes the device will launch in March or April of 2010 with a 10.1-inch LCD screen.

Disney Goofball Princesses (PIC)

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:40 PM PST

Taken by Flickr member Zoomia at San Diego Comic-Con 2009. If you like it large, check out the Original size (2034 x 2374).

Colbert Interviews Conservapedia Founder Andy Schlafly (Vid)

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:40 PM PST

People forget, when Jesus said, "if someone asks for your coat, give them your cloak as well," the end of that is, "but charge him double."

Dogs vs Cats: The Great Pet Showdown

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:40 PM PST

Which makes the best furry friend? We set canine against feline in a scientific best in show – the winner is revealed here.

I woke up to find a demon at the end of my bed

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:30 PM PST

Being unable to move is disturbing enough in itself, but around 5 per cent of people can also experience horrific visual hallucinations of dark shadows, lights or monstrous figures; a sense of something or someone else in the room; a feeling of pressure on your chest; and difficulty breathing or hearing footsteps or voices.

Where in the world is Osama bin Laden?

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:30 PM PST

On Sunday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates acknowledged on ABC's "This Week" that, "We don't know for a fact where Osama bin Laden is." He added: "It's been years since we had good intelligence" about the Al Qaeda leader's whereabouts.

The Most Popular SFW & NSFW Failblog Pics of the Decade

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:30 PM PST


Coffee Could Help Cut Prostate Cancer Risk

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 04:10 PM PST

Drinking coffee could help cut the risk of advanced prostate cancer, a Harvard Medical School study suggests.

And You Think Your Job Sucks ...

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:50 PM PST

The undeground bricklayer from level 1-2 of Super Mario Bros. for instance ...

7 Most Mind-Blowing She-Daredevils in History

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:50 PM PST

There's no more stirring a spectacle than women performing hair-raising feats of daring, endeavor and endurance, while the audience looks on, awestruck. Chicks do stunts.

The Psychology of Climate Change Denial

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:47 PM PST

Even as the science of global warming gets stronger, fewer Americans believe it's real. In some ways, it's nearly as jarring a disconnect as enduring disbelief in evolution or carbon dating. And according to Kari Marie Norgaard, a Whitman University sociologist who's studied public attitudes towards climate science, we're in denial.

Obama to GOP: 'Stop trying to frighten the American people'

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:46 PM PST

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters that Obama made the admonition during a bipartisan meeting at the White House. a possibility for bipartisan cooperation on job creation legislation.

Supercar Teardown: Nissan GT-R

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:40 PM PST

The $80,790 Nissan GT-R is faster around a racetrack than many super cars twice the price or more. A lot of that performance comes down to the VR38DETT engine.

House 66 Inch Wide On Sale For $1 Million

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:10 PM PST

The unique house, dubbed 'Britain's skinniest,' is located on Goldhawk Road in Shepherd's Bush, west London, where a shortage of property across the capital has pushed house prices up.

Gingerbread House Contest Winners

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 03:00 PM PST

Gingerbread House Contest Winners-The "Christmas Around the World" gingerbread creation by Christina Banner of Newland, N.C., took the grand prize in the adult portion of Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa's 12th annual gingerbread house competition

Palin's Neighbor Builds 20ft. Flamethrowing Exoskeleton Suit

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

Mention Wasilla, Alaska, and presidential also-ran Sarah Palin leaps to mind like a caribou. But the southern Alaskan town's more animated, engaging, and intelligent invention is easily a 20-foot-tall robotic mecha robot with flamethrowers for hands.

Top 15 Clint Eastwood Movies: Brilliant Actor and Director

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

Check out the biggest and best films from Clint Eastwood's career. As a star, Clint Eastwood is one of cinema's most iconic tough guys. However, it's arguably as a director that he's made a bigger impact on the movies.

Ten Essential Tips for Snowbirds

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

As the weather starts to get chilly, snowbirds begin to ruffle their feathers in preparation to fly down south for worst of the winter months....

Miley Cyrus Dances in Concert Like It's Paying Her Tuition

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

Choreographed dance routines are a huge reason people pay for tickets to a large arena show. Seeing underage girls gyrate and bend over on stage is the last thing a father is thinking of when he buys his daughter tickets to this large arena show.

A Flowchart To Determine What Holiday To Celebrate

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

It's Holiday Season again, and with all the options out there these days, it can be difficult to determine which holiday you should celebrate. Luckily, flowcharts are an excellent tool for making decisions like this.

Droid trumps iPhone for Time Gadget of the Year

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:40 PM PST

Time today provided a minor surprise by giving the Motorola Droid a first-place finish in its Gadget of the Year countdown

Facebook Pushes People to Go Public

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:30 PM PST

Facebook announced this morning that its 350 million users will be prompted to make their status messages and shared content publicly visible to the world at large and search engines.

25 Things I Learned From Videogames This Year

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:30 PM PST

In the year 2009, aside from that pesky Brain Age series, games no longer have didactic aspirations, but games can actually teach us things.

Don't add me as a friend on Facebook if we don't talk!

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:20 PM PST

There are acquaintances that ask you to fan their business that you know nothing about, donate to political causes you don't support or ask you to take quizzes featuring personal questions. I'm OK with these types of invitations and friend requests on Twitter, since it's a more public network. but not so much on Facebook...

Arenas’ Wife Had Affair with Shaq; Gil wants Paternity Test

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:00 PM PST

Rumors have been rampant recently that the recent break up of NBA star Gilbert Arenas and his baby mama is due to an on-going affair she has had with Shaquille O'Neal over the past 5 years. Gilbert is even asking for a paternity test for his 3 children.

Stanford to Reveal New Energy-Preserving Paper Battery

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 02:00 PM PST

Stanford has now come out and demonstrated paper batteries, which work thanks to a carbon nanotube and silver nanowire "ink". The video after the break should enlighten and thrill you in equal measures.

6 Ways to Last Longer in Bed

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:50 PM PST

Thinking about baseball and grandma doesn't always do the trick, does it? Beating the stigma of a "minuteman" in bed can sometimes be like conquering Everest, and aside from Viagra, a viking helmet, and horse steroids, there are only a few ways to achieve it. So here are 6 ways to last longer in bed...

Are Music Artists Profiting From iTunes' Price Increases?

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:40 PM PST

Most companies realize that lowering prices is their only ploy to stay in business. Some companies are unaware, or simply don't care - that financial times are tough. As an example, Apple Inc.

Woman Calls 9-11 Because Cheeseburger Made Wrong

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:40 PM PST

...I'm at a drive-through right now. I ordered my food three times. They're mopping the floor inside and I understand they're busy -- they're not even busy. I've been the only car here. I asked four different times for them to make me a Wester Barbecue Burger. They keep giving me a hamburger with lettuce, tomato and cheese, onions.

Pirate Bay Allowed To Take Bias Claims To Supreme Court

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:20 PM PST

Ever since the guilty verdict was handed down against the defendants in the Pirate Bay trial, what would happen next had been surrounded by uncertainty. Accusations of bias were leveled at both the original trial judge, and two of the judges set to handle the appeal. Today the Supreme Court handed down its decision – there will be no retrial

Giant Mysterious Spiral Takes Over the Skies of Norway

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:20 PM PST

People are freaking out all over Norway because of what you are seeing here. The spooky giant spiral was seen, photographed, and recorded on video from all over the country. Looks like an inter-dimensional portal:

How BPA is Poisoning Our Food

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 01:20 PM PST

Plastic has made a lot of things possible in the past century, proving so durable and versatile that people were soon taking it everywhere with them. In fact, there's a good chance you have some plastic in you right now.

Obama threatens 'Command-and-Control' Regulation Over Emissi

Posted: 09 Dec 2009 12:58 PM PST

The Obama administration is warning Congress that if it doesn't move to regulate greenhouse gases, the Environmental Protection Agency will take a "command-and-control" role over the process in way that could hurt business.

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