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Wednesday, February 10, 2010



Honda Adds 378,758 Cars To Its Airbag Recall

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 06:33 PM PST

The problem centers on the airbag inflator, which can deploy with too much pressure. That, in turn, can shatter the inflator casing and send metal fragments through the airbag itself. The company has acknowledged 12 incidents related to the problem, one of which resulted in death. With the expansion, the recall now affects 826,425 vehicles....

That's a Bingoooo!! (PIC)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 06:30 PM PST


10 of the Worst and Most Pointless iPhone Apps

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 06:20 PM PST

If you have an iPhone or iPod touch, then you know how helpful some apps can be—like the one that makes navigating public transportation easier than navigating through your own house! Well, these aren't those kind of applications.

Win! Again! Drew Brees Teaches Pre-Game Chant at Local Bar

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 06:20 PM PST

After Tuesday night's Super Bowl parade, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees stopped by Lucy's to grab a beer and teach fans the team's pre-game chant.

48 technology "firsts" that made some president’s day

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 06:00 PM PST

From the first presidential steamboat ride to the introduction of electricity in the White House to Obama's famous Blackberry, our nation's commanders in chief have always enjoyed the privilege of being exposed to technology's cutting edge -- even if they haven't always embraced it.

Math Professor Helps Uncover Art Fakes

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:50 PM PST

Professor Daniel Rockmore is an art lover."I joke a lot that I am a mathematician by mistake," says Rockmore. "It was something that I had an aptitude at, but I've always had lots of interests."One thing Rockmore is particularly interested in is art. And a few years ago, his professional skills and personal interest collided.

Haterade Power Rankings: Super Bowl Edition

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:50 PM PST

This past week was Super Bowl week ... and what a Super Bowl week it was! The game itself garnered the highest ratings of any television program ever, and were the media not filled with so much goodwill, and the 60 minutes of football not so awesome, the lack of drama leading up to the whole thing might have been worthy of hating.

18-year-old hits up 3rd graders for "clean" pee, gets denied

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:40 PM PST

In Manhattan Beach, California, 18-year-old Kevin Manuel Duron went to his local elementary school and tried to collect urine from boys in the bathroom there, police allege. The youngsters didn't give up their pee, because even they know that's weird.

'Heavy Rain' Glowing Video Review (vid)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:30 PM PST

Employees Blast Oprah For Making Them Sign No-Phone Pledge

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:30 PM PST

Many of Oprah Winfrey's employees are angry that she made them sign a pledge not to use their phones while driving.

Kucinich to Vote with Republicans on Health Care

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:10 PM PST

Dennis says "Single Payer or nothing!" I like that we have at least ONE progressive in the Congress, and I've always supported Dennis Kucinich on many issues. But I'm not sure I can go that far, much as I want single-payer. What do you think?

Historic Snow Storm hits Atlantic Coast (37 Pics)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:10 PM PST

Thousands of snowbound U.S. residents began digging out Sunday as Maryland and Virginia officials warned many may not be able to make it to work Monday.

Hey, Please Let Me Finish My Beer (PIC)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 05:00 PM PST


D'Oh! TOP GOPer Says Transparency Not Such Hot Idea After Al

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

After slamming the Obama administration for "secret deliberations" and going back on his campaign promise to televise the health care debate, House Leader John Boehner (R-OH) criticized the President yesterday for televising the bipartisan health care summit on Feb. 25, asking "is this a political event or is this going to be a real conversation?"

Pimp Who 'Bought' Young Woman For $2,000-Gets 25 yrs to Life

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

A Queens pimp who "bought" a young woman for $2,000 - and advertised her sex services on Craigslist - was sentenced to 25 years to life..........

Proof! Steven Seagal Has Been Making Movies For Past Decade

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

In addition to a small role in 2008's direct-to-DVD 'Onion Movie' (in which he played "C*ck Puncher" ... yes, C*ck Puncher), we enter into the court 19 pieces of evidence proving Seagal has been hard at work this century...

The Rock Obama

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:30 PM PST

We have never seen Obama like this. "Change" is so 2008—in 2010 it's all about "fight."

Inside Abandoned Subway In Cincinnati (PICS)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

Beneath the streets of Cincinnati, Ohio, a set of visibly unused tunnels and stations for a rapid transit system could be seen. It is the abandoned subway of Ohio, called the Cincinnati Subway, infamous for its incomplete construction.

'The Last Airbender' Full Trailer Arrives (video)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

Paramount Pictures has released the FULL trailer for the highly anticipated film...

CNN: Former congressman Charlie Wilson dead at 76

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

Former Texas congressman Charlie Wilson died Wednesday at age 76. The 12-term Democratic congressman, portrayed by Tom Hanks in in the 2007 movie "Charlie Wilson's War," was pronounced dead at 12:16 p.m. after suffering cardiopulmonary arrest in the emergency room of Memorial Health System of East Texas, the Lufkin hospital said in a news release.

20 Funny & Witty Web Comics You Should Probably Read

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:10 PM PST

There are literally thousands of comic strips published by groups and individuals all over the web. Analyzing all of them to pick the best twenty isn't easy. This list comprises 20 most funny comics I've come across on the web. The degree of fun ranges from super hilarious to kind of fun, with most of them falling in the previous category.

EA Games DAO & L4D 2 sell big but still down 82 Million

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST

It seems things are looking up for EA. During yesterday's investor call, EA touted combine worldwide sales of Left 4 Dead 2 and Dragon Age Origins to have reached 5.6 million units. That, combined with sales of other established EA franchises, like Madden, resulted in EA losing only $86 million last quarter.

Pick on somebody your own size!

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST

Plucky vole does battle with a coyote... and lives to tell the tale

John Mayer Dishes On Sex With Jessica Simpson

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:53 PM PST

"That girl is like crack cocaine to me," he tells Playboy in a racy new interview.

Accused New York bomb plotter's father pleads not guilty

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The father of an Afghan-born airport shuttle driver accused of plotting an al Qaeda-inspired bomb attack on New York City pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of conspiring to

Google Buzz? More Like Buzz Kill

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

Basically, Google has copied stuff that people do on Facebook and Twitter, and added them to Gmail, so that now my email can become another place where I can network socially with my social network of people I don't really even know.

Stop Motion T-Shirt War

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

Two guys with two hundred and twenty-two custom t-shirts (and also one fire extinguisher) make a really clever and cool stop motion animation fight in just two days.

Winter Olympic Wipeouts [PICS]

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

Action photos of some harsh falls in past winter Olympic games.

Absurd Mysteries: Scuba Divers Chase Google Street View Car

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

What are these scuba divers doing on the street in the middle of Bergen, Hordaland, Norway? And why are they chasing this Google Street View car with such a ferocious attitude? Why?

Man Uses Stink Bombs & Super Fart Spray to Funk up Wal-Mart

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

Shopping with a girlfriend is never a fun experience, so one brave man attempted to wring some joy out of a trip to a Washington-area Walmart. Unfortunately, his fun came in the form of using "Stink Bombs" liquid and "Super Fart Spray" all over the store.

Parents kept daughter locked in closet for months

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

As punishment for stealing food, she was beaten with a belt and a metal rod, and forced to exercise until exhaustion. She finally escaped.

How To Dual Boot Google Android & Windows Mobile [Video] |

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:20 PM PST

Are you looking to run the Google Android OS on your Windows Mobile device? To do so, you need to download the Nexus One build and dual boot your Windows pda. Dual boot allows Windows Mobile users to run the Google Android mobile operating system on their mobile phone.

WSJ.com - Iran to Suspend Google's Email

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:07 PM PST

Iran's telecommunications agency announced what it described as a permanent suspension of Google Inc.'s email services, saying a national email service for Iranian citizens would soon be rolled out.

Wacky Owl (Pic)

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST


Shuttle Brings Space Station a Room With a View

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 03:00 PM PST

Real estate agents might call it a cozy home for six in need of some updating. There's that toilet on the fritz, a dearth of windows and a need for a little more space to exercise.

30 Unintentionally Hilarious Political Signs

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

People (you, ideally) vote for candidates. These people (again, you?) vote based on issues (or wild emotional impulses). Sometimes they make signs about said issues. Sometimes those signs are unintentionally hilariously stupid.

Fallout: New Vegas - First Screenshots

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

And here are some fresh scans showing the upcoming game in the Fallout series

The Comeback of Nuclear Power

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST

It's climate-friendly and creates jobs, but as the U.S. reconsiders atom smashing, old worries about nuclear waste, meltdowns and price tags persist. After a nearly 30-year lull in building new nuclear reactors, due to the 1979 Three Mile Island accident, U.S. energy companies are now applying to build more than two dozen plants.

I Know A McDowell's Arch When I See One .... Sneaky Bastards

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST


Google Buzz's Embarrassment of Opportunities

Posted: 10 Feb 2010 02:10 PM PST

Is Google stepping on its own toes with the launch of Buzz?

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