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Monday, February 8, 2010



Yes, Thanks, We’ll Have Some Gravy with Our Mochachino…(Pic)

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST

Gravy. There is no substitute...

Saints Win Super Bowl, Proving EA Sports Right

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST

But, the game's specific score and momentum were pretty far off the mark.

10 Oddball Nintendo Franchises

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST

Not every Nintendo property is as successful as Mario or Zelda. Here are some of Nintendo's games that you may have forgotten.

Artist Conjures Paintings Out of Floppy Disks (Cool)

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

Artists frequently turn to technology for inspiration or commentary, utilizing components such as chips, ink cartridges and disk drives to make their art. This guy makes art using Floppy Disks.

NHL's Biggest Olympic Fear: Star Player Injuries

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

There's a loose puck in the corner during an extremely physical grudge match Olympic game between Canada and Russia, and $170 million worth of NHL talent is chasing it. Some players stubbornly refuse to weigh the potentially greater risk of injury in such a high-tempo tournament.

"Homescholer for Perry" at Rick Perry-Sarah Palin Rally

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:30 PM PST

Further proving the fact that the Rick Perry has finally found someone prettier and dumber than him to partner up with, his and Palin's fans with their horribly misspelled signs give the "Get a brain, morans" guy a run for his money.

Shackleton's whisky stash yields more than expected

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:30 PM PST

Preservationist Al Fastier spent three long, cold days laying on his stomach in Antarctica earlier this month, chipping away at ice that had accumulated under the 102-year-old hut built by Sir Ernest Shackleton. His goal was to retrieve two crates of whisky that was brought down with him after his unsuccessful 1908 expedition to the South Pole.

Guy Mistakes Girl For A Working Girl, Big Mistake (video)

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:10 PM PST

Why An Octopus is More Awesome Than Your Mom - The Oatmeal

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST

I bet your mom couldn't take down a caribou using just her mouth

Washington State: Home of Pedobear? (PIC)

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

Washington state looks a bit different...

Super Bowl Was Most Watched Event In US History

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

Super Bowl XLIV is one for the record books. Sunday's big game set a new all-time U.S. ratings high, overthrowing the 27-year-old record held by ....

Bode's back. Get used to it.

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

After debating all summer whether to even return to the Olympics, Miller is back. And love him or hate him, he's again a multi-medal threat. At 32, he's a father now and has rejoined the U.S. Ski Team after two seasons of training and racing on his own.

In New Orleans Even The Dogs Celebrate Mardi Gras - PICS

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:30 PM PST

Welcome to the Krewe of Barkus, a Mardi Gras parade specifically for dogs. This year's theme was "The Dogs Go Barking In" -- with plenty of pooches dressed up in the Saints' colors.

'Alice in Wonderland' screenwriter is ready for haters

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

Tim Burton, Johnny Depp and Disney are adding a strange new chapter to the Lewis Carroll classic with "Alice in Wonderland." Screenwriter Linda Woolverton, whose previous credits include the Disney hits "Beauty and the Beast" and "The Lion King," says at one point she thought "Really, what have you got yourself into?" [Warning: Spoilers]

Space: Top 5 UFO Video Hoax Tips [Video]

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:10 PM PST

Was that a UFO sighting...or a hoax? It turns out that crafting a UFO video hoax is quite easy if you know the right tricks. James Williams gets five tips from an accomplished UFO hoax video creator.

Study links soda, pancreatic cancer

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:02 PM PST

People who drink two or more sweetened soft drinks a week have a much higher risk of pancreatic cancer, an unusual but deadly cancer, researchers reported on Monday.

Baby Boomers will bogart drug rehab seats, experts warn

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST

Researchers worry that high rates of lifetime drug use among boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) will create health complications and swamp drug-treatment programs. "We are projecting that by the year 2020, we will probably have enough people in that age group needing treatment that we will need to double the number of treatment facilities.''

7 Weird Political Ads {Videos}

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:50 PM PST

It's a humdinger. But is it the worst political ad of our time? Thanks in part to the dream-enabling power of the stupid internet, there are at least seven other candidates among current and recent political ads for that dubious title. Take a look at them and judge for yourself.

170 Tons of Tainted Milk from 2008 Now Being Sold in China

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:50 PM PST

China has found another 170 tons of tainted milk powder in an emergency crackdown that has made it increasingly clear many products discovered in the country's 2008 milk scandal were repackaged for sale instead of destroyed.

Flame Retardants Linked to Fertility, Development Problems

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:40 PM PST

Women with high levels of flame retardants in their blood took longer to become pregnant, and children scored lower on development tests.

A Cheating Heart = A Narcissist

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

Most people believe that when partners cheat, it's a symptom of a bad relationship. They ask, "What was he or she not getting at home?" You can even find experts urging scorned women to snap men out of their doldrums by surprising them with something sexy . . . so their tomcats are less likely to prowl. What a bunch of sexist hooey!

New iPhone App keeps track of MP

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST

Want to know what your local MP is doing? There's an app for that. Labour MP Derek Wyatt has become the world's first serving politician to launch an iPhone app which he said makes him more accountable to constituents.The free MyMP app shows users what their MP is doing, where they are and lets the public send messages to them directly!

The Most Awe-Inspiring Natural Wonders in America

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST

If Earth is giant natural art gallery, the United States is among its most impressive geologic installations. Here are 10 of the most awe inspiring, both for their raw beauty and for the forces that went into their creation.

Google Creating Twitter Clone for Gmail

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST

Gmail users can currently broadcast status messages via the Google Talk feature. The main difference between the current offering and the new feature is that status messages aren't available in a timeline format.

Sweet Breesus! The Greatest Image from Super Bowl 44

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 02:00 PM PST

The genuine, feel-good story of Drew Brees, encapsulated in this photo and the video of Brees with his son, helped to make Super Bowl XLIV a memorable one, even for fans with no rooting interest in the game.

California Lays Claim to 100 Objects on the Moon

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:50 PM PST

California laid a historical claim to over 100 objects left behind on the moon when the State Historical Resources Commission voted unanimously to name the objects a state historical resource. The action draws attention to California's role in the development of space exploration.

The Everyday Lives of Stormtroopers

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:40 PM PST

Switch celebrities with stormtroopers, though, and then I'm interested. I don't know what it is, but there's something about seeing a stormtrooper taking a break from serving the Emperor and going about his day-to-day activities. After the jump, enjoy a gallery of stormtroopers behaving just like us.

10 Ways to a Geeky Girl's Heart

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

If you're a geeky guy looking to romance a geeky girl, it doesn't matter if you've been with her forever or if she's a new interest; realize that conventional romantic overtures won't always work.

Winter Olympics Go for Environmental Gold, Settle for Bronze

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

Environmentalists have praised Olympic organizers for building energy-efficient venues, using clean-energy sources, relying on public transit during the Games, and offsetting part of the event's emissions. But a report released this week from the David Suzuki Foundation highlights 'missed opportunities' and areas where the Games 'fell short.'

Jackson's doctor charged with manslaughter

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:21 PM PST

Dr. Conrad Murray, personal physician to Michael Jackson, has been charged with a single count of involuntary manslaughter, prosecutors said.

Woman Sues McDonald's.....again???

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:20 PM PST

When people decry lawyers and frivolous lawsuits, the first thing they point to is the 1994 "hot coffee being spilled on an old lady's lap" suit that ended up settling for about $600,000. But people continue to be incompetent, so finally, we can relive the excitement: An Oregon woman is suing McDonald's for the exact same thing.

Can a veterans court help former GIs find justice at home?

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

More and more veterans are showing the catastrophic impact of their psychological scars from battle. The government doesn't currently employ resources to specifically give soldiers the support they need when they come home; but are specialized courts a catalyst to turn this whole mess around?

-6C temperatures..snow's on the way as the big freeze return

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

Some parts of Britain will have up to six inches of snow, with ice expected to cause major disruptions on the roads. Eastern parts will be most at risk of snow showers but western areas could have the coldest temperatures because of a lack of cloud cover.

Windy City 1st To Use Wind To Charge Electric Vehicles

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

As we get ready for the Chicago Auto Show next week, a note about what is apparently the first wind-powered electric vehicle charger in the continental U.S.

Virus-Free Technique Enables To Make Stem-Cell Pluripotent

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 01:00 PM PST

Tiny circles of DNA are the key to a new and easier way to transform stem cells from human fat into induced pluripotent stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, say scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Unlike other commonly used techniques, the method, which is based on standard ...

Adobe Claims They Don't Ship Flash With Known Crash Bugs

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 12:40 PM PST

Adobe's comment is what you'd expect any company to say publicly; realistically, what else could they say? It's just very unfortunate for them that someone was able to prove the inaccuracy of this statement in a very compelling way.

BREAKING - Rep. John Murtha Dead at 77

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 12:24 PM PST

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. John Murtha, the first veteran of the Vietnam war and one of the most powerful lawmakers in Congress, died Wednesday morning at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, VA, after complications from gallbladder surgery. Murtha was 77.

25 Ironic Signs (PICS)

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 12:20 PM PST

It's like rain on your wedding day, or tape on a sign that says don't use tape.  

Hello Botox, Bye-Bye Sadness

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 12:00 PM PST

Paralyzing the frown muscles also inhibits the ability to understand anger and sadness.

Canon bows Rebel T2i with 18-megapixel sensor, 1080p30 video

Posted: 08 Feb 2010 11:54 AM PST

Canon this morning launched a slew of camera updates headlined by the Rebel T2i. The successor to Canon's entry DSLR shoots at the same 18 megapixels as the EOS 7D and also inherits its video recording features: it now shoots at a full 30 frames per second at 1080p.

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