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Saturday, December 26, 2009



The Year, NSFW gaming moments

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 05:10 PM PST

Boob! Headshot!

Michael Jordan's First Television Appearance Ever (Video)

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 05:10 PM PST

Either way, no one knew that MJ was set to become the greatest basketball player of all-time, but they did know that their incredibly short shorts were both hip and cool. And they probably knew he was gonna be kind of good -- hit up the 2:45 mark to see the type of double-pump bankers from the wing he was throwing in even back then.

How Heath Ledger's last film Parnassus nearly died with him

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 05:00 PM PST

Director Terry Gilliam nearly threw in the towel on his fantasy film "The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus" when its star, Heath Ledger, died unexpectedly in January 2008. But friends and family convinced Gilliam to complete the movie --which he did with the help of three A-list actors and Ledger pals, Johnny Depp, Jude Law and Colin Farrell.

Lakers: Artest Injured In Fall At Home

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 04:40 PM PST

Los Angeles Lakers forward Ron Artest has injuries to his head and left elbow after falling down a flight of stairs at his home on Christmas night.

Girl abducted in Phoenix rescued by police - Yahoo! News

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 04:20 PM PST

A 5-year-old girl abducted by a man as she played outside her Phoenix home Friday was rescued hours later after police chased down the suspect's pickup and found her

Sport's First Gay Superstar

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 04:10 PM PST

Last week, one of rugby's biggest stars came out of the closet - Gareth Thomas, the most capped Welshman of all time and the man who led Wales in 2005 to its first Grand Slam triumph in more than 25 years, announced that he is gay. Thomas is the first high-profile professional player to make a public declaration of his homosexuality.

China Blames Online Games For Drugs, Murder, Teen Pregnancy

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 03:50 PM PST

China's state news channel has blamed hugely popular online games for problems including drug addiction, teen pregnancy and even murder this month as regulators crack down on allegedly harmful content in games.

Sarah Thomas: 1st Woman to Officiate in Bowl Game

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 03:28 PM PST

A Little Caesars Bowl spokesman says Sarah Thomas became the first woman to officiate a bowl game when she worked Saturday's Ohio-Marshall matchup as the line judge.

Gene found that raises child asthma risk by half

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 03:20 PM PST

A gene that increases the risk of childhood asthma by 50 per cent has been discovered by scientists in one of the largest studies into the disease.

Holey Bagels! Noah's secrets to business success

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 03:00 PM PST

Noah Alper started Noah's Bagels with a single store and built it into a chain of 38 stores before selling it for $100 million in 1995. What's the secret of his success? Business advice from a Jewish ethical perspective.

Bomb Suspect May Be Prominent Banker's Son

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:50 PM PST

Former Nigerian Banking Official Meets with Authorities, Fears Son May Be Behind Failed Bombing Attempt of Flight 253, a U.S.-bound flight.

Adult Advent Calendar

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:40 PM PST


45 dead in India bridge collapse

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:20 PM PST

Forty-five people are believed dead after a bridge collapsed in the north Indian industrial hub of Kota, officials said Saturday.

I've always dreamt of doing this...

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:20 PM PST

Remi Gaillard takes to the streets of France with his F1 car.

Troubleshooters that block cancer

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:10 PM PST

A family of "limpet-like" proteins play a crucial role in repairing DNA damage which can lead to cancer, two studies show. The proteins seem to have a remarkable ability to zero in on damaged areas.

Calorie restriction:Important Step Toward 'Fountain of Youth

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 02:00 PM PST

Going back for a second dessert after your holiday meal might not be the best strategy for living a long, cancer-free life say researchers. That's because they've shown exactly how restricted calorie diets -- specifically in the form of restricted glucose -- help human cells live longer.

Haynesworth rips Redskins' D scheme

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 01:40 PM PST

Washington Redskins defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth has lashed out at his team's defensive game-planning and the coordinator who oversees it.Not long after Jim Zorn sent him home Friday for what the coach said were disciplinary reasons, Haynesworth told The Washington Post that he couldn't "survive another season in this system...

The Relentless: Chapter 1

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 01:30 PM PST

Originally this project was to be the sequel to "Troops" but over the course of writing and production, it evolved into something entirely different. "Troops2" was the working title of the production until the script was completed, and the project assembled.

Police can't search you cellphone without warrant!

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 01:00 PM PST

The Ohio Supreme Court has struck an important blow for privacy rights with the ruling that police need a warrant to search a cellphone.

APOD: 2009 December 26 - M51 Hubble Remix

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 12:30 PM PST

A different astronomy and space sciencerelated image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

Chargers beat Titans. Secure 2nd seed & 1st round bye in AFC

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 12:30 PM PST

SUPER BOWL BOUND???Philip Rivers threw two touchdowns passes, LaDainian Tomlinson ran for two scores, and the San Diego Chargers beat the Tennessee Titans 42-17 on Friday night to grab the AFC's No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs.

Kucinich: Obama should fire generals who pushed Afghan surge

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 12:10 PM PST

Congressman Dennis Kucinich says President Barack Obama ought to fire the generals who publicly aired their views on the war in Afghanistan during this fall's deliberations on a troop surge.

Why doing nothing is good for you

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 12:10 PM PST

Rest and recovery are often overlooked, but are as important as exercise itself..Not that any of this is a green light to put your feet up and knock back chocolates and mince pies for the next month, there is truth in the adage that you must "use it or lose it" when it comes to exercise..

This Computer Isn't Taking Any Sh**! (Video)

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 11:10 AM PST


Man throws bicycle at thieves

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 11:00 AM PST

Two thieves on a motor-scooter flew by and snatched a woman's purse on a street in Wenzhou, China. As he was passing by the front of a hotel near where the thievery happened, he stopped, calmly got off his bicycle, picked it up, and then threw it at the thieves. The bicycle hit them.

Top 10 New Year's Resolutions All Men Should Make

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 11:00 AM PST

While we all know New Year's resolutions are far easier to make than they are to keep, it doesn't stop us from promising ourselves a more successful, more productive and happier year than the last one.

Two more bishops resign in Irish church scandal

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 10:20 AM PST

As the few remaining faithful in this once mass-going nation set out for midnight services on a freezing cold Christmas Eve, two bishops announced their resignation, bringing to four the number forced to step down since they were named in a report on the cover-up of sexual abuse by pedophile priests in Dublin.

The plight of the long-term unemployed

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 10:10 AM PST

As analysts point to a handful of indicators that suggest the recession is easing, millions of laid-off workers remain caught it in its clutches. The financial data so crucial to economists means nothing to people who've been jobless for nine months or a year. To them, only one figure matters, and it's still going the wrong way.

I thought Google Streetview only blurred out faces [PIC]

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 10:00 AM PST


I Don't Wanna Tell You! (VID)

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 09:50 AM PST


8 Gifts Guaranteed to Collect Dust After Christmas Day

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 09:40 AM PST

We all give or receive Christmas gifts, year after year, that will ultimately be used one or two times before getting boxed up and banished to the attic to collect dust for eternity.

Men who help clean get more sex

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 09:40 AM PST

According to a new study published in the Journal of Family Issues, the more time you spend doing chores, the more often you probably have sex with your partner. In the study, Researchers looked at almost 7,000 married couples and found that people who work hard in one area of their lives tend to work, and play, hard in others.

This guy made getting snowed in something to celebrate (Pic)

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 09:40 AM PST


10 Movies Sleuths That Need a Sherlock Holmes Reboot

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 09:30 AM PST

Movie Detectives Make Their Case...

PS3 Sells More Than 1m as FF XIII Hits Number 1

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 08:50 AM PST

Final Fantasy XIII breaks Nintendo domination to take the top spot worldwide this week (with just a Japanese release so far) as PS3 hardware increases 50% in the weekly data for 13th to 19th Dec 09

Raw Video - Pope Attacked By Crazy Woman During Xmas Mass

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 06:50 AM PST

A woman jumped the barriers in St. Peter's Basilica and knocked down Pope Benedict XVI as he walked down the main aisle to begin Christmas Eve Mass.

British student held over alleged airline bomb attempt

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 06:21 AM PST

Nigerian man reportedly linked to al-Qaeda in custody after foiled terror attempt on transatlantic flight to Detroit.

Fireworks Set Off Aboard Airliner

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 05:49 AM PST

A passenger on a Northwest Airlines flight Friday from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Detroit, Michigan, caused a brief disturbance at the end of the trip by igniting several firecrackers, according to a Delta Air Lines spokeswoman.

The Presidental agenda, repeating the past mistakes

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 05:30 AM PST

LBJ never ran for a second term and did not realize his dream of a Great Society and his other progressive domestic agendas because of by instead, getting mired down by a war that he had escalated that became a holocaust that had been started by his predecessor and he will only be remembered by it instead.

WTF? Race Car Driver Runs Over Crowd And Joins Race Again

Posted: 26 Dec 2009 03:00 AM PST


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