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Saturday, February 27, 2010



Canada Wins Its Most Gold Medals in Olympics History

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 05:40 PM PST

With a surge of victories in the final days of the games, including two more on Saturday, Canada has won more gold medals than any host nation in Winter Olympic history.

Bruce Willis’ 10 Worst Films (Videos)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 05:40 PM PST

For every hit Bruce Willis has made, he's starred in at least one bomb. Here's a look at the very worst of those bombs.

Examining Killer Whales after the Tragic SeaWorld Attack

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 05:20 PM PST

Since the sad and shocking death of a SeaWorld trainer who was attacked by a killer whale earlier this week, much speculation has ensued about what would happen to Tilikum, the 12,000 pound orca in question.

Undeserving Best Picture Winners [PICS]

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 05:10 PM PST

Which was the biggest Oscar upset?

5 Unnecessary Food Innovations for the Fat & Lazy

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

Kansas City Restaurants and Dining. Top five food innovations for the lazy . The Pitch news, blogs, music, movies, restaurants and the arts.

Ozzy Gets Key to City & WTF Saddam Hussein & Glenn Beck too?

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

Ozzy Osbourne gets a key to West Palm Beach and joins a long list of stupid key recipients. Here are five other notable and embarrassing key to the city handoffs across the United States.

Ron Conway Raising $10 Million Angel Fund To Expand SV Angel

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:50 PM PST

uper-angel Ron Conway, who is one of the most prolific and successful investors in Silicon Valley, is expanding his SV Angel fund to include outside investors (recently he has invested only his own capital in startups).

Guys Can Now Check Sperm Count& Fertility w/New At-Home Test

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

Home fertility tests aren't just for women anymore. A new device that checks a man's sperm count is soon to go on sale in the UK.

25 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

In order to stretch your money the furthest, you need to look for deals from the get-go. All it takes is a little research and creativity, and with the savings, you will be better equipped to experience your destination to the fullest.

Ohio Police Officers Get Drunk....On Purpose

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

Law enforcement officers in southwest Ohio were chugging down alcoholic drinks this week as part of a training exercise on how to give field sobriety tests.

Hockey Teams to Replay Game From 1999?!?

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:40 PM PST

In 1999, two Metro Detroit area teams squared off in a heated hockey rivalry. Tied at 4-4, the game was headed for an epic ending until tragedy struck. A player took a skate to the jugular vein and almost bled out on the ice. Eerily similar to the Clint Malarchuk incident in a NHL game years ago.

You Know His Name Wasn't Really Jesus Christ, Right?

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:30 PM PST


...where no dog has gone before (+ beer)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:20 PM PST

Some people have too much time and drink too many beers, but that's why we have the Internet - to show off our drunken exploits with pets.

VC Incubator Dogpatch Labs is “frathouse for geeks”

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:10 PM PST

Basically, Dogpatch is a cool space (the San Francisco location is on Pier 38) where entrepreneurs can rent desk space with a bunch of other startup folks. Even though it's owned by Polaris, you don't have to be or to become a Polaris portfolio company to get in.

United fans prepare to show their true colours at Wembley

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 04:00 PM PST

Green and gold will outnumber the traditional black and red at Wembley on Sunday as supporters unite against the Glazers

Aaron Ramsey suffers broken leg [PIC]

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 03:57 PM PST

Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey suffered a suspected broken leg during his side's 3-1 Premier League win at Stoke.The Welsh international was stretchered off following a tackle by Ryan Shawcross, who was sent off for the challenge and left the field in tears. Hope he can recover. WARNING - Disturbing Picture.

Cool "Star Wars" Propaganda Artwork (PICS)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 03:50 PM PST

Check out these cool Star Wars propaganda artworks that were designed by artist Cliff Chiang for a set of trading cards. My favorite is the last one...

Montreal schools ban green cleaning products

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 03:40 PM PST

Montreal's public health department is warning school boards across the city not to use biodegradable cleaning products. Dr. Louis Jacques, who works for the health department, said Friday that he has studied research on such products, and is worried the very thing that makes them green could cause allergic reactions in children.

iPhoners Stage Anti-AT&T Protest In CA, Might Get Results

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 03:30 PM PST

A slew of iPhone owners Santa Clara University are fed up with AT&T's poor reception on campus; so fed up that they have organized a "day of complaint" to push for better coverage.

Want VS. Need [PIC]

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 03:10 PM PST


Thanks For The Bloomingdale's Gift Card... (pic)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:50 PM PST


Marie Osmond's Son Dies In LA: Michael Blosil Suicide

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:42 PM PST

Marie Osmond's son Michael died Friday in Los Angeles after leaping to his death from his apartment.

Chile's athletes, coaches to skip Olympics closing ceremony

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:40 PM PST

Chile's athletes and coaches are planning to skip the Olympic closing ceremonies following a magnitude-8.8 earthquake that has devastated their country.

Norway Skater Blame Excessive Porn-Watching for Silver Medal

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:30 PM PST

The Olympics don't offer medals for frank observations. Which is too bad, really, because Norwegian skiier and would-be Bond character Odd-Bjoern Hjelmeset (second from left) would have earned himself a permanent gold with his recent Tiger Woods-inspired quotes following his performance in the men's 4x10 relay.

The 16 Best Dystopian Books Of All Time

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST

Here is a compilation of what I believe are the 16 greatest of the genre. I could happily list twice as many that are amazing, but these are the best. From the post-apocalyptic wasteland to deadly viruses to social malaise, all possible bad futures end here.

Is this your boss?

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:20 PM PST


Tsunami Warnings After Massive 8.5 Earthquake Strikes Chile

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 02:00 PM PST

Witnesses reported collapsed buildings and tremors lasting up to 90 seconds after the quake, which struck at around 6.30am GMT........................................

12 Secrets Of Effective Business Communication

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:50 PM PST

You could be an excellent designer, but if youre unable to promote your services and communicate effectively with clients and colleagues, your potential is limited.

At Least 122 Dead in Chilean Quake

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

A massive earthquake in Chile Saturday killed at least 112 people and triggered tsunami warnings throughout the Pacific basin.

Bing, Google and Wolfram on the Future of Online Search

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:30 PM PST

This session on Web search features Blaise Aguera y Arcas (Bing), Ben Gomes (Google), Ilya Segalovich (Yandex) and Conrad Wolfram (Wolfram Alpha). Jochen Wegner (Focus Online) moderates.

A Collection of Olympic Torches (Interactive Graphic)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:10 PM PST

A collection of Olympic torches from 1936 to today.

31 Incredible Examples of Lego Architecture (PICS)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:00 PM PST

Everyone loves Lego, but these masterful sculptures prove thatit's much more than just a toy. Here, the most famous buildings meetthe world's favorite bricks.

The 6 Most 'Realistic' Moments In "Kick-Ass"

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 01:00 PM PST

Running down the "realest" moments from the comic whose creator calls it the first "superhero comic set in the real world."

No Lie! Your Facebook Profile Is the Real You

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:50 PM PST

The internet is notorious for its digital dens of deception. But on Facebook, what you see tends to be what you get — at least in one study of tailless, two-legged young adults.

How Tsunamis Work

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:40 PM PST

A major earthquake that struck Chile sent a tsunami out into the Pacific Ocean, prompting a tsunami warning for Hawaii.

Britain braces itself for floods as forecasters warn of heav

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:30 PM PST

A woman died after her vehicle was swept down a swollen moorland river as forecasters warned of gale force winds this weekend and the threat of flooding over the next five days.

Ready for Blast Off: Bangin' Songs From Outer Space

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:20 PM PST

No place has been home to such fantastical wanderings as outer space, and when songsters take their tunes upwards, the videos turn out to be a great deal of fun.

Comments That Will Get You Suspended or Fired from ESPN

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:20 PM PST

Tony Kornheiser's suspension by ESPN for comments he made about Hannah Storm (and Chris Berman) give cause for us to look at the network's suspension policy. I can't follow their logic. Look at the these examples and see if you can make sense of ESPN's disciplinary policies.

Kiss My Grass!

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:10 PM PST


Gambling Addiction Makes Them Billions (InfoGraphic)

Posted: 27 Feb 2010 12:10 PM PST

Whether it be a slot machine in a small gas station or a multi-billion dollar casino... your addiction to gambling is creating revenue that is unbelievable!

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