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Monday, December 14, 2009



America's Five Best Bars for Beer Lovers

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:21 PM PST

When you're traveling the country, check out these bars that turn beer drinking into a true art form.

Disney's "Princess" Is No Frog At The Box Office

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:21 PM PST

"The Princess and the Frog," the Mouse House's first major old school animation fairy tale flick in some time, earned a big wet kiss from family audiences as the animated musical leaped to No. 1 with $25 million in its first weekend of nationwide release.

Mouse: The Next Generation

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:21 PM PST

Jelfin unveiled a new type of computer mouse that the company is touting as the first of its kind. This ball-shaped moushas a gel cover that covers its entire surface area. To use this mouse, users cup their fingers around the ball instead of extending them outward.

Good News (COMIC)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:21 PM PST

Oh, yeah. Ain't a care in the world when you've got one thing.....

Falling TV Deaths Remain Concern Even Amid LCD Fad

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:21 PM PST

The number of children killed or injured by falling television sets appears to have risen even as more consumers replace their clunky old TVs with lighter flat screens, studies suggest.

Lieberman's Medicare Flip-Flop

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:12 PM PST

Sen. Joseph Lieberman's abrupt announcement that he will sink the health-care bill if it includes a provision to expand Medicare has spurred a torrent of angry recriminations from Democrats -- and confusion among those trying to divine his motives.

SpaceX to Launch Private Shuttle in Mid-2010

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:11 PM PST

With the space shuttle ceasing service next year and the Constellation program unprepared to launch before 2014, NASA will spend at least four years planted firmly on the ground. But NASA's hiatus is the private space industry's gain, and commercial space carrier Space Exploration Technologies plans to launch its Dragon spacecraft in 2010...

15,000 will die from CT scans done in 1 year

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:11 PM PST

Radiation from CT scans done in 2007 will cause 29,000 cancers and kill nearly 15,000 Americans, researchers said Monday. The scans have more radiation than previously thought.

Drunk Santa comes once a year...and tries to do it with kids

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:11 PM PST

Santa and one of his little helpers helped themselves to a little too much Christmas cheer in Wisconsin over the weekend, and ended up in trouble with the law.

Manners [comic]

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:11 PM PST

Murray The Nut meets Mrs. Manners

The Complete History of Social Networking -- CBBS to Twitter

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:01 PM PST

It all started with former IBM employee Christensen's simple concept. Dubbed CBBS (Computerized Bulletin Board System), Christensen and Suess developed a virtual system where users could post public messages akin to an office cork board.

Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid On Sale in 2011

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:01 PM PST

Toyota announced today that it would put a production version of its Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid on sale to consumers in 2011, likely as a 2012 model. And a company spokesman specifically stressed that it would compete on price.

More Accurate Beer Warnings (Pics)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:01 PM PST

There is a chance that NOT drinking this beer will leave you too stressed to finish any academic obligations. The Surgeon General recommends not taking any chances.

How to Spot a Redneck With a DUI Conviction [PIC]

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 05:01 PM PST


4G Goes Live in Sweden and Norway

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:51 PM PST

As of Tuesday, people in Norway and Sweden will be able to buy a mobile dongle that supports the long-term evolution (LTE) of 4G.

Outraged Brits want Blair prosecuted for war crimes

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:41 PM PST

Tony Blair's admission that Britain would have backed the Iraq war even if he knew it did not have weapons of mass destruction sparked outrage Sunday and calls for his prosecution for war crimes...

Snow Plow Driver with Bad Attitude ... Bad Snow Plow Driver

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:41 PM PST

Guess if I had to go to work during a snow blizzard, I wouldn't be too happy either.

Insane Canadian Fisherman (Video)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:31 PM PST

These Canadian fisherman are not having any luck so they send two men out to try and locate the fish.

13 Hollywood Mistresses That Were Worth It (w/Pics)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:31 PM PST

Cheating is bad. But if you are going to cheat, at least upgrade to someone hotter. Here are 13 examples of mistresses who were worth cheating for.

Seagate to release world's thinnest laptop drive

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:31 PM PST

Seagate announced it will begin shipping the world's thinnest 2.5-in. hard disk drive that with a 25% slimmer form factor could usher in a new class of ultra-thin notebooks and netbooks.

Why Women Are Unhappier Than They've Been in Years

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:31 PM PST

FTA: "According to a perplexing new study from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, women have experienced a steady erosion in happiness since the early 1970s, such that, while we used to test as happier than men, we are now notably less stoked than the hairier sex."

Verizon Down in Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, and California

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:21 PM PST

Verizon's network has been down for several hours in Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, and California, possibly as a side effect of merging in the Alltell network. We're hearing a six-hour ETA on things being restored.

Garage Becomes 'Guitar Hero' Made From Xmas Lights (Video)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:21 PM PST

21,268 lights and LEDs were needed to create this masterpiece -- a fully functional display synchronized to Guitar Hero controllers. As you can see in the video, the display only works for the song "Cliffs of Dover" by Eric Johnson.

Star Wars: Force Unleashed II trailer

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:11 PM PST

The Story in "The Force Unleashed 2", takes place between Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope.

Inside the Italian Mafia with Roberto Saviano (Gomorrah)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:11 PM PST

Roberto Saviano is the 29-year-old author of Gomorrah, the international best seller that, through a mixture of narrative and investigative journalism, exposes the workings of the most powerful, and least known, of the Italian Mafias: the Camorra of Naples.

Why the Day After Christmas Is The Worst Day For Your Heart

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:11 PM PST

December 26 is historically one of the most dangerous days of the year for people vulnerable to cardiac problems, including heart attacks, arrhythmias, and heart failure. And many of these so-called Merry Christmas coronaries will hit people who didn\'t even realize they were at risk when they unwrapped their gifts the day before.

Al Gore shows us the way to make green from being green

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:01 PM PST

One great business to be in as we move into a greener future is the copper industry. Copper is going to help us cut down on carbon.

10 things we want to see on the Google phone

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 04:01 PM PST

How the big G should be making its first mobile

Study: Having a "Baby-Face" May Mean Living Longer

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:51 PM PST

Those baby-faced people now have another reason to be smug: a new Danish study says looking young apparently means a longer life. Research published Monday in the British medical journal BMJ suggests that people who look younger than their years also live longer.

Hidden Michael Jackson Music Found in old Sega Video Game

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:41 PM PST

Music by the late King of Pop has been discovered in the most unexpected of places. Read why he's not credited for it.

Rules for being a Gamer with good taste

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:31 PM PST

I am going to describe what I expect from you, the gamer. Since my expectations are reflections of my own beliefs, you will get a fair idea of my general gaming philosophy after reading. Since we have cleared that up, here are my rules for being a gamer with good taste.

The Year in Man-ly Movies (Chart)

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:31 PM PST

The movies are typically a male-dominated medium, but things have been even more man-ly than usual lately. Here's a chart to determine which one is best for you.

Tiger and Elin Woods get a new home: surrounded by ice

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:01 PM PST

The rustic Swedish estate purchased by Elin Nordegren Woods doesn't have indoor plumbing during winter. The home is so private that in winter you need a hydrocopter to reach it. Located on an island in the Stockholm archipelago, Tiger Woods' wife's new estate is surrounded by miles of ice.

Black hole found to be much closer to Earth than previously

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 03:01 PM PST

Astronomers have accurately measured the distance from Earth to a black hole for the first time. Without needing to rely on mathematical models the astronomers came up with a distance of 7800 light years, much closer than had been assumed until now. The researchers achieved this breakthrough by measuring the radio emissions from the black hole and

Developing Nations Block U.N. Climate Talks

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:41 PM PST

Representatives from 135 developing countries are demanding that rich nations discuss much deeper cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions, throwing the 192-nation U.N. climate summit into disarray.

Roy Halladay Finally Traded to Phillies

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:41 PM PST

The Phillies are in agreement on a three-team trade with the Mariners and Blue Jays to acquire star pitcher Roy Halladay, SI.com has learned.

Disaster and Denial

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:32 PM PST

The Republican Party won't face up to the reality of what happened to the U.S. economy. So it's up to the Democrats.

Top 5 Best Flight Of The Conchords Songs

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:31 PM PST

New Zealand comedy duo Flight Of The Conchords announced that their show on HBO won't be coming back for a third season. Here's a top five list of their greatest songs in honor of this talented duo.

Good News/Bad News/Good News For Disenfranchised Dealers

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:31 PM PST

Last week, we told you about General Motors' "Comprehensive Plan to Address Dealer Concerns", in which GM essentially said,"Ok, dealers: we'll explain our criteria for cutting you from our network, and if you think you were treated unfairly, we'll go to arbitration. That was good news to dealers- fairly limited good news, but good news nonetheless.

Cops Tase Deer

Posted: 14 Dec 2009 02:21 PM PST

A one-year old deer recently fell through a window into a family's home. Sheriff's Deputy...well you know what happens next.

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