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Monday, February 1, 2010



Best Flash Games Made in 48 Hours (Global Game Jam)

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 06:20 PM PST

The Global Game Jam is a LAN party for game developers coordinated for the same weekend in 138 sites spread across 23 countries. Developers work in small groups to create a game from beginning to end in a prescribed 48 hours. The brief time span is meant to help encourage creative thinking to result in small but innovative and experimental game.

WikiLeaks suspends all operations

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 06:10 PM PST

WikiLeaks has temporarily shut down, citing funding problems as the reason the site is no longer in operation.

Homely con man seduces rich ladies through Match.com

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 06:10 PM PST

He may have been ugly -- and his tales of wealth and fame preposterous-- but he still managed to scam New York's finest women out of $150,000.

Late Night Talk Shows: By the Numbers [INFOGAPHIC]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 06:00 PM PST

In homage to both Coco and Steve Cooper, below is an in-depth look at the history and the numbers behind the late-night talk show industry.

10 Weird Celebrity Phobias

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 05:40 PM PST

Everyone has their weird phobias, but my fears are pretty normal compared to these 10 celebrity phobias.

Stop Looking for Mr. Right and Marry Mr. Good Enough‎

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 05:30 PM PST

It's a bitter pill and one that Gottlieb, 42, has herself been forced to swallow. Having accepted that she would not find a man in time to have a conventional family, she had a baby using donor sperm in her late thirties. She then resumed dating as a single mother, banking on the idea that a toddler-friendly George Clooney would materialise...

World's Worst Counterfeiter Nabbed, (No Doubt) Laughed At

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 05:10 PM PST

A 17-year-old Texas boy copied both sides of a $5 bill, glued the two copies together (albeit very poorly) and used his arts-and-crafts project to buy a burger at a local Sonic. Authorities arrested him shortly afterwards.

Obama export goals doable, job creation tougher

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST

President Barack Obama says he wants to double exports over the next five years, supporting 2 million American jobs. The doubling is doable; the job increase is debatable.

Tunnel of Terror [Gif]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST


Artist Photoshops Superheroes Into Historical Scenes

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

If Agan Harap's goal is to make history entertaining, he has succeeded. It's hard not to crack a smile when you check out his reimagination of the Yalta Conference, which includes a wayward Jedi knight.

Storms In Space Disrupt Travel On Earth

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

Airlines are checking the weather in space these days before taking some of their longest flights. That's because thousands of flights each year now cross the poles, where cosmic storms can interfere with communication and navigation systems, or even expose travelers to worrisome doses of radiation.

Toyota Documents Sticky Pedal Fix For 1st Time

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:42 PM PST

Toyota issued a detyails that outline how it will fix the millions of cars that have sticky gas pedals. After reading the explanation, will consumers be satisfied?

Tim Tebow And The CFL: A Match Made In Inevitable Heaven

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

I'm not saying Tebow's negotiations with the Montreal Alouettes are evidence he will wash out of the draft. I'm just saying the CFL pays better than the UFL.

A Most Amusing Nudist Colony Sign- [pic]--

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

You just have to laugh some times ........!!

Yosemite Firefall [pic]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST


15 Worst Birthday Gifts to Give Your Girlfriend [PICS]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:30 PM PST

There are certain things that guys simply should not get their girlfriends for their birthdays -- unless she explicitly asks for them. Some could get a guy slapped, and some might hurt not for what they could get him, but for what he won't be getting after giving them.

In their words: Experts weigh in on Mac vs. PC security

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

When I am asked the question "Which is more secure, Mac or PC?" I find myself stumbling around for a response because I don't have a clear-cut answer. I use both. And I use antivirus software with both.

Happy cat with three tomatoes [PIC]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST


Toyota loses $21B in market share in a week:Plans MediaBlitz

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

After a long spell as the apple of the media's eye, Toyota is now officially in the bad news barrel. So far the Japanese automaker has announced the recall of 5.3 million vehicles for floor mat issues that may lead to unintended acceleration and a separate recall of 2.3 million vehicles for sticking gas pedals (watch the explanatory video).

Rating Super Bowl Starters: Colts Get Edge

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

CBSSports.com's Pete Prisco Ranks All 44 Starters and Says Potent Colts Hold Super AdvantageIf my rating of the 44 starters in Sunday's Super Bowl XLIV is an indication, we could be in for a heck of a game. The Indianapolis Colts have six of the top 10 players on the list, including four of the top five. But the New Orleans Saints have 11 of...

Groundhog Day 2010 & Punxsutawney Phil:Facts Behind Forecast

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:45 PM PST

With ancient origins and modern media smarts, "immortal" rodent Punxsutawney Phil rules Groundhog Day 2010. Get the surprising facts behind winter's wackiest weather prediction.

Ron Jeremy Says 'Pirating Porn is Immoral'

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

Porn is not immoral, but piracy is, was the firm message being delivered by Adult industry star Ron Jeremy as he spoke to TG Daily in Las Vegas.

Will Obama's Middle Class Tax Cuts Impact You?

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

In last week's State of the Union address, President Obama announced proposed tax cuts and other programs aimed at easing the financial burden on the middle class. Here's a breakdown of some of the proposed changes that may impact you.

'Jigsaw' murderer jailed for life

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

A man who murdered and chopped up his friend before scattering his body parts across two counties has been jailed for life.

BBC - Richard Black's Earth Watch: Copenhagen - striking acc

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:30 PM PST

Climate deadline passes - but does it really matter?

The Softer Side of the Marvel Universe (PICS)

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

Now that Marvel is ditching the grim and gritty superheroes for "brighter" stories, they imagine what some serious moments in comics history might have looked like with a happier outlook.

9 Lessons Learned From Gambling Movies

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:10 PM PST

There have been a myriad movies about gambling, gamblers and the fool's paradise that is Vegas. In many cases, the protagonist comes away with a valuable life lesson, generally along the lines of "stop while you're ahead" or "you can get away with murder in this godless place."

Grammy TV audience biggest in six years

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A popular and eye-popping mix of stars like Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga drew a TV audience of 25.8 million Americans to the Grammy Awards -- the biggest TV audience...

Ladies, Want to Be Happily Married? Go to College

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST

New research shows women with degrees are luckier in love.

Prepare to target the main generator [Pic]

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST


States Ranked by 'Religiousness' (Graph)

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:50 PM PST

While it can be argued that correlation does not imply causation, the trends revealed by these statistics, in relation to IQ, impoverishment, divorce, crime and political beliefs seem too consistent to refute. Data sources listed at bottom.

Amazing, Extraordinary, Tremendous: 3-Minute iPad Keynote

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:50 PM PST


The clean energy potential in our backyard

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:40 PM PST

Development of large renewable facilities can take years to address endangered species concerns, costs of new transmission and environmental impacts on local communities and parks. Fortunately, we have more immediate ways to bring substantial renewable energy sources online.

Daron Rahlves Hurt in X Games Wreck (Video)

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

U.S. Olympic freestyle skier Daron Rahlves dislocated his right hip after a nasty wreck in his opening skicross race Sunday at the Winter X Games.

The 12 Most Insane Things You Can Buy on the Internet

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST

The Internet has made it possible for us to buy virtually anything we can imagine, regardless of how ludicrous it may be.

Will Illegal Immigration Rebound with the Economy?

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 02:00 PM PST

More than a year after the economy tanked, not only do millions of Americans still find themselves out of work, but so do many undocumented immigrants. With the economy poised for a rebound, will the U.S. see another increase of undocumented immigrants?

Transformers tops Razzie awards ahead of Oscars

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 01:31 PM PST

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" and "Land of the Lost" lead the nominations for the Razzie awards, with "Twilight" stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in the running for worst screen couple.

Top 10 Super Bowl Appetizers: Bacon Edition

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

Super Bowl time is here again and that means parties, food, and beer, preferably at a friend's house where they have a big screen, someone else cooking, endless beer and bacon.

Misery music

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 01:20 PM PST

The ten best break-up albums ever

The Internet As Vintage Books (PICS)

Posted: 01 Feb 2010 01:20 PM PST

French autodidact graphic designer Stephane Massa-Bidal whose leading concept known as Retrofuturs normally created the famous internet pages in vintage style.

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