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Friday, February 5, 2010



Snow joke: Tillman the bulldog hits the slopes [w/video]

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

Fearless bulldog Tillman is already the world's fastest skateboarding pooch and now he's turned his adventurous paws to SNOWBOARDING. Joined by furry friends Lyle, Rose and puppy Sully, four-year-old Tillman and his doggy pals put on an impressive display when they hit the slopes. Also includes video: "Tillman the Skateboarding sensation dog"

Incredible dirt-bike landing

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

FMX stuntman pulls a massive Indian air then lands... in a van.

Kids need hugs not dru...wait WTF!? [PIC]

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

I wish this were my Grandpa.

John Terry stripped of England captaincy

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

John Terry has been dropped as England captain following allegations over his private life.

Following the Path of Russia's Final Czar, by Rail

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

Ninety years ago, the last czar, Nicholas II, traveled on the path from St. Petersburg to Siberia. He and his family ended up shot, burned, doused in acid and dumped in a mine shaft. I was hoping for a better outcome on my trip to explore the new Russia on this old route.


Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:10 PM PST


How Burton's CGI 'Alice in Wonderland' Characters Progress

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST

Here's a look at the 6-step process used by Tim Burton and his CGI team that transforms a fat dude in a green suit into The Tweedles, The Dodo, The White Rabbit and The Dormouse for his upcoming 'Alice in Wonderland' adaptation.

Man's Brief NBA Career Consisted of 5 Fouls in 5 Minutes

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

You've probably never heard of Trevor Winter. But the 36-year-old medical salesman had a career unparalleled in the annals of National Basketball Association history.

Top 10 Sci-Fi Shows That Deserve A Remake

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

From Star Trek to Twilight Zone, a deserving list

The Amazon vs. Macmillan War Isn't Over Yet

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

Amazon said: You still can't buy Macmillan books from Amazon, though, and now the book publishing giant has fired back with full-page ads in The New York Times and Publishers Marketplace.

Siri Launches Voice-Powered iPhone ‘Assistant’

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:45 PM PST

Siri, an artificial intelligence-based voice-recognition startup, launched an iPhone app incorporating its technology.

America's can't-do list is growing

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:40 PM PST

We Americans too seem to have passed a tipping point. Like the glaciers of the high Himalaya, long-familiar aspects of our nation are beginning to seem as if they are, in a sense, melting away.

Google Street View to Add Store Interiors?

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

Is Google working on an addition to Google Maps that will take users inside stores? According to a tip received by Search Engine Land, that's exactly the case, with their source labeling the project "Google Store Views."

Pretty Much Adorable: Baby Animal Pictures

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST


Jon Stewart on The O'Reilly Factor: Complete and Unedited |

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:18 PM PST

You saw parts one and two of Jon Stewart's appearance on The O'Reilly Factor. But now, for the first time, you can see the interview in its entirety.

Dr. House loves Bumper Cars (Pic)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST


Avoid Being That Guy at your Super Bowl Party

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST

Even if you're not a fan of American football, you'll invariably find yourself either hosting or attending a Super Bowl party, gathering with friends to gorge yourself on pizza, wings and buckets upon buckets of alcohol.

Gravity Sucks! [PIC]

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST


Facebook Employee Proposes to Google Girlfriend (w/ Pics)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:00 PM PST

How does the Senior Platform Manager at Facebook Dave Morin propose to his Google girlfriend Brittany Bohnet? Simple, by spelling out "B. Will you marry me?" in coconuts on a a sandy beach in the Maldives and flying over it in a private charter plane while she gets to pilot it.

Pound for pound, bats can drink you under the table

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 02:00 PM PST

One of the very nice things about fruit is that it will often ferment all on its own. And a few animal species take advantage of this, deliberately seeking out fermented fruit with the objective of painting the jungle red and waking up in the natural equivalent of a ditch at the side of the road

Fresno Named America’s Drunkest City

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:50 PM PST

In their annual look at the Drunkest Cities in America, Men's Health has named Fresno as America's Drunkest City. Hang your heads high, Fresno.

The 10 Best Super Bowls (Gallery)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

There have already been 43 great one and probably 1 more in the making, but here are the 10 best Super Bowls of all time.

Injuries Force U.S. Olympic Team to Add Two on Defense

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:20 PM PST

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery. As a result, the U.S. Olympic team now needs to name two defensemen as injury replacements.

Palin skipped paying property taxes on cabins, records show

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:20 PM PST

Records show that Sarah Palin has not paid any property taxes on cabins that have been built on two backcountry plots partially owned by the former Alaska governor.

Bill Gates: Genetically Modified Food for a Hungry World

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

World leaders and CEOs at the Davos 2010 World Economic Forum participate in a panel called Rethinking How to Feed the World. The panel discussed the challenges facing global food production and possible solutions that will increase yield and support agricultural producers worldwide.

A History Of Political Pranks (w/ pics)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

The ACORN Pimp is just the latest heir to a long tradition of political high jinks. Ever heard of the legendary "Dick Tuck?"

Jobless Rate Down to 9.7%; 20,000 Jobs Lost in January - NYT

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 01:05 PM PST

Revisions to earlier months' data show a downturn deeper than had been thought, raising concern that a recovery would be slow to come.

Toyota's new motto... (PIC)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 12:50 PM PST

This motto should be easy to...recall.

U.S. Formula One Team Faces Massive Time Crunch

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 12:40 PM PST

America will soon have its first entrant in Formula One, the world's top-tier racing series, in thirty years. The obstacles facing the Charlotte, N.C.-based team are enormous, but they're committed to succeed. There's less than two months to go before the first race.

Howard Stern to Replace Simon Cowell on American Idol?

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 12:30 PM PST

American Idol producers "will do what it takes to sign" radio legend Howard Stern as a must-have replacement for Simon Cowell when the British mogul leaves the show after this season.

Large Hadron Collider - Record-breaking collisions

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 12:10 PM PST

Initial results from high-energy proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider offer first glimpse of physics at new energy frontier.

Balance Beam Somersault Face Plant (GIF)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 12:00 PM PST

Give her 100% for the effort.

U.S. Dept. of Justice rejects revised Google book deal

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:50 AM PST

In a big blow to Google's efforts to build a massive digital-books marketplace and library, the U.S. Department of Justice has unequivocally rejected the revised agreement forged by Google and publishers that was intended to settle copyright lawsuits.

If you want to lose weight, find a mountain retreat

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:40 AM PST

A new study has found the secret to effortless weight loss: spend some time at high altitude. Even a week on a mountain retreat can produce weight loss in sedentary people eating as much as they want and doing no exercise at all.

Astronaut Tweets Beautiful Earth Images From Space

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:40 AM PST

One of the astronauts currently in residence on the International Space Station is using Twitpic to send some spectacular imagery of our home planet back down to us Earthlings. Check out Mt. Kilimanjaro.

25 Uncomfortable Talk Show Moments (w/ Vids)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:40 AM PST

If there's one thing the Conan O'Brien/Jay Leno fiasco has taught us, it's that uncomfortable moments on talk shows are usually hilarious.

Microsoft: 'We measure our work by its broad impact'

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:40 AM PST

You had to know Microsoft would respond to former VP Dick Brass saying the company didn't have "a true system for innovation" in the New York Times this morning, and it looks like Redmond's VP of corporate communications Frank Shaw is on the move: he's just posted up a reply on The Official Microsoft Blog.

The 25 Worst Videogame Stock Photos

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:30 AM PST

Say Cheese!

Feb. 5, 1940: It’s Surreal Thing — H.R. Giger Born

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:30 AM PST

1940: Cyborg surrealist Hans Rudi Giger bursts out of his mother like a fearsome Alien, unleashing an influential torrent of monochromatic body horror, night terrors and art bedeviled by sex, tech and death.

Real or Wax: 50 Celebrity Wax Figures (PICS)

Posted: 05 Feb 2010 11:30 AM PST

See how the latest additions to the wax celebrity life are getting along in this gallery of fake figures.

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