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Tuesday, January 19, 2010



Apple Cloud-Based iTunes Service Available This Year

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:40 PM PST

Apple's acquisition of streaming music service Lala will result in a cloud-based iTunes service. Purchased content will be available from any browser or Internet-connected device.

Superman Is Kind Of A Dick: 15 Reasons Why

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:40 PM PST

Further proof that being Superman is simply a license to be awesome.

10 Healthy Sandwich Recipes

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:30 PM PST

Bored with the usual ham and cheese or PB&J? Look forward to eating your packed lunch again with these healthy, delicious, and unique sandwich recipes.

Top 13 NFL Mugshots of this Decade [w/ pics]

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:30 PM PST

With the heavy publicity of Michael Vick's incarceration, we thought we'd cover the biggest NFL athletes who've been arrested this decade, attached with mugshots.

Twitter's Growth Slows Dramatically

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:30 PM PST

After news about the landing of US Airways 1549 in the Hudson first broke on Twitter in January 2009, the microblogging service quickly captured the imagination of a new group of potential users. Throughout the first months of 2009, Twitter grew at a rapid pace, peaking at a growth rate of 13% in March 2009.

Bacteria are capable of complex decision-making

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:30 PM PST

New findings show that bacteria are more capable of complex decision-making than previously known. In the long-term, researchers think that scientists will be able to take the findings and use them to tailor medicines in new ways to fight harmful bacteria or to find enhanced ways to use bacteria in agricultural or other applications.

Insane Photoshop Art (28 pictures)

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:20 PM PST

Very creative yet disturbing set of photoshopped pictures

10 Worst Award Acceptance Speeches

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:20 PM PST

In honor of the upcoming award season, we rounded up the 10 worst award acceptance speeches--especially ones that sparked celebrity scandals

Nosy Boyfriend or Girlfriend? There’s an App for That!

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:10 PM PST

Are you concerned that people might be trying to read your text messages or e-mails while your iPhone is left unattended? As the saying goes, there's an app for that.

Greenroads lays foundation for more sustainable US road cons

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:10 PM PST

Mark Harris: The Greenroads initiative to evaluate the environmental impact of US road construction is a step in the right direction, but still has miles to travel

Irony: Somewhere in this mess is an ad for a pork store

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:00 PM PST

It's just to the right of "Wall Drug" in case you don't have time to cut through the pig to get to the pork.

The Top 5 Best Scorsese’s Characters Of All Time

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 04:00 PM PST

It's no secret that Martin Scorsese has proven to be one of the greatest film director of all time mainly because when it comes to giving his characters 3-dimentionality he's simply the best at it. Here is a list of his top five best movie characters of all time.

Objectum Sexuality: Woman Really Wants Sex With a Statue

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:50 PM PST

"The woman in this video loves the Pioneer Memorial in Hermann Park. She first rubs herself all over to a video of it, then cuddles with it in person. 'I think I just came,' she says in excitement as she walks up to it."

Weight Watchers sues Jenny Craig

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:50 PM PST

Weight Watchers International is suing rival weight-loss company Jenny Craig over ads it says are misleading and deceptive.

LEGO Diablo - Bricks of Destruction

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:50 PM PST

You marvelled at Lego Star Wars. You were amused by Lego Indiana Jones. You smiled at Lego Batman, and scratched your head at Lego Rock Band. And I think it's fair to say that Lego Harry Potter won't be the most exciting edition to this long running series... but check out LEGO DIABLO!

LEAKED: "Final Fantasy: Fortress" Gameplay Footage (Video)

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:50 PM PST

Leaked gameplay footage of 'Final Fantasy: Fortress,' reportedly an unreleased Final Fantasy XII sequel which Swedish developer GRIN was developing when the studio closed.

Inside a world-class ring of diamond thieves

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:50 PM PST

Interpol has dubbed them the Pink Panthers. In a GlobalPost exclusive report, four of the thieves reveal how they plan their robberies, how they dispose of the stolen diamonds — and who is winning the battle between them and police departments from Paris to Dubai.

Make Your Own 'Working' Star Trek Phaser

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:00 PM PST

It may not be able to kill Klingons but it can burst balloons from a decent distance -- and probably wreak other destruction...and you can build it in your own home.

ICQ 7 Integrates All Your Social Networks to One Platform!

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:00 PM PST

ICQ 7 today offers integration of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Flickr and is soon to announce the integration of local social networks. Users no longer need to open a browser and log into each and every network they're members in, from now on it's all in their ICQ.

Seven Great, Overlooked Classic Game Soundtracks

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 03:00 PM PST

When it comes to classic game soundtracks, there are a few titles that come up again and again: Donkey Kong Country, Mega Man 2, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and so on and so on. And while I agree that these are certainly the best of the best, there are still other truly great soundtracks that, for whatever reason, are simply overlooked entirely.

The Origins of Videogames: Dungeons and Dragons?

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:50 PM PST

In my local game store, they have a bumper sticker that reads: I PLAYED D&D BEFORE IT WAS COOL. The slogan was well aimed, and I felt myself standing up a little straighter and boasting to myself: Why, yes, I DID play D&D before it was... Cool?

Goat breaks into California strip club

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:50 PM PST

Did you know that animals also love strip clubs? They must, if you're to believe this story of a goat breaking into a Palm Springs area strip club.

Small Nuclear War Could Cause 10-Year-Long Nuclear Winter

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:40 PM PST

Study shows even a small regional nuclear war could create our worst nightmare, a nuclear winter lasting about 10 years. It can also create the mother of all ozone holes.

Huh? PetSmart employee fired for bringing DOG to work

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:40 PM PST

Eric Favetta brought his dog, Gizmo, to work during an overnight shift at PetSmart in Secaucus and kept him in the store's empty doggie day care facility. Two weeks later, Favetta was fired for "theft of service."

Pete Carroll's Trip to Seattle Delayed by Fan

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:40 PM PST

While packing for his new job in Seattle, former USC coach Pete Carroll receives a plea from a rabid Trojans fan.

Apple & TBWA's 'Get a Mac': The Complete Campaign (66 Vids)

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:30 PM PST


Gingers Do Have Souls!!!

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:20 PM PST

A brave, young redhead speaks out against people making fun of 'gingers.' We're looking at you, satirical episode of South Park.

Three Year-Old Chinese Hip-Hop Star [VID]

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:00 PM PST

Who needs a reality TV show? This three year-old Chinese hip-hop star is wowing netizens one viewer at a time

China Blocks Avatar

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 02:00 PM PST

Golden Globe, Shmolden Globe. You know a movie's a real phenom when the People's Republic of China censors it, and tells theaters to play "a patriotic biopic on the life of Confucius" instead.

Restricted Trailer For MacGruber!

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:51 PM PST

There's a handful of good jokes in there, and Will Forte has the hilarious MacGyver-esque swagger perfected, but it's easy to cut out all the good jokes in a movie and make it into a decent trailer.

US troops land at Haiti presidential palace

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:50 PM PST

Scores of US troops land at Haiti's presidential palace, as aid efforts gather pace a week after the devastating earthquake. Reports suggested they were unloading water, food and equipment. Haitians camped out nearby told media they were happy to see more US forces to help.

Spider-Man Reboot: What We Want

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:50 PM PST

With great power comes a load of suggestions for making a great reboot.

The 12 Most Notorious Tax Evaders of All-Time

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:50 PM PST

Everyone is familiar with the saying "there are only two guarantees in life: death and taxes." However, not all of us accept the latter as a given. As long as there have been taxes, there have been devious, far-fetched, and occasionally brilliant maneuvers to evade paying those taxes.

Will Next Week’s Apple Event Finally Bring Background Apps T

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:40 PM PST

his morning, after many months of rampant speculation over the enigmatic Tablet, Apple officially invitedscores of press to a special media event to be held January 27. The debut of the Tablet seems all but a given according to most reports, but there are some secondary announcements that also stand to be huge — especially the rumors that we may al

10 Best And Worst Places To Get Dumped

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:30 PM PST

It may not be true that an inordinate number of relationships end around Valentine's Day, but when there's an entire holiday dedicated to making single people feel bad and, let's be honest here, most people in relationships feel even worse,...

Ancient cat goddess temple found in Egypt

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:20 PM PST

Egypt said Tuesday that its archaeologists have unearthed a Ptolemaic-era temple dating back more than 2,000 years, that may have been dedicated to the ancient cat goddess, Bastet.


Posted: 19 Jan 2010 01:00 PM PST


New Digg Extensions for Firefox and Chrome

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 12:50 PM PST

install them now!

Mystery Object Behaves Both Like a Comet and Asteroid

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 12:50 PM PST

Something awfully curious is happening 250 million miles away in the asteroid belt.

How Cities Heal after Disasters (w/ pics)

Posted: 19 Jan 2010 12:50 PM PST

A look at 10 cities hit by destruction, and how they recovered (or didn't).

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