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Monday, March 1, 2010



Is It Monday?

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PST

It's Monday isn't it, kitteh? FEELS Like a Miserable Monday! Having a bad damn day...

Floyd Mayweather Plays Hoops, Talks Trash (video)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PST

It was supposed to be a "friendly" basketball game for charity. But any competition that Floyd Mayweather is involved with is anything but friendly.

'The Pacific' Gets Glowing Review, "Gem Of A Production"

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PST

...As sensitive and realistic a portrait of American combat in the Pacific as you ever will see.

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Coming Next Week

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PST

Square Enix has announced that the beta test for Final Fantasy XIV may begin as early as next week.

Two Men Face Court for Goat Sex, Owner Demands Wedding

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PST

Two young men accused of having sex with a goat in central Mozambique were facing criminal charges, and the goat's owner was demanding they make traditional wedding arrangements, state media said Friday.

Ten Songs About Alice in Wonderland

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PST

"Alice in Wonderland" has influenced many bands and artists alike, and here are some of the best "Alice" related songs.

Zidane: "I'd Rather Die Than Apologize For My Actions"

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PST

Former Real Madrid and France star Zinedine Zidane says he regrets having headbutted Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup final but he'd rather die than apologize to the Italian defender.

Roger Ebert To Speak In His Own Voice Thanks To Scottish Co.

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PST

Roger Ebert lost his voice to salivary-gland cancer in 2006 (yet Tyra Banks continues to speak, thanks, God), but thanks to a Scottish company called CereProc, he now has a computer program that can speak what he types in his own voice.

Google Adds Flickr, Picasa Photos to Street View

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PST

Google actually began incorporating geo-tagged photos into Street View last year, but they've now added a new photo-viewing interface for users moving through a Street View tour of well-captured areas. That allows you to peek at places that weren't accessible by Google's camera-topped cars, and also provides more angles on any area y

Cat Fancy: American Girl meets Hello, Kitty (Pics)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PST

Cats in kimono. Cats dressed in red curls like Anne of Green Gables. Cats posing in Napoleon hats. Cats in tiaras. Cats in black lace.

The Daily Show's Best Comic Book Moments (Videos)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PST

Superman, Spider-Man, Batman and George "The Decider" Bush all get The Daily Show treatment.

Google Chrome Continues to Grow at Other Browsers' Expense

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PST

Remember how Google Chrome's market share grew last month, but Firefox and Internet Explorer's shares slipped downward ever-so-slightly? That trend continued in February, according to web analytics company Net Applications. This time, however, Chrome was the only browser to grow at all (Safari moved up a little bit in January, but not so this ti...

Dad, I am considering a career in organized crime (pic)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PST


A Brief Review of PC Gaming Manuals

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PST

PC games without manuals are like keyboards without mice. But is there more to these booklets than a pile of printed musty paper?

LOST gets Simpsonized (pic)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PST

From the fandom files, here's the cast of "Lost" given "Simpsons" treatment ... click for full version....

Stream the new Gorrilaz album Plastic Beach free here!

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PST

Your chance to hear Gorillaz's hotly anticipated third album, Plastic Beach, a week before it's released!

14 Stars That Have (Shockingly) Never Won an Oscar

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PST

Jeff Bridges - 0 for 5 (so far) - This could be Jeff Bridges' year. The actor has been nominated for an Oscar Award a whopping five times, including this year's nomination for "Crazy Heart," but has yet to win the coveted prize.

Can a Silicon Valley in Russia Spur Tech Innovation?

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:37 PM PST

Dmitri Medvedev and Vladimir Putin have ambitious plans to create a Russian Silicon Valley. But Moscow's age-old desire to control may get in the way of success

New Look at Newton's 2nd Law Could Explain Away Dark Matter

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PST

And all it takes to measure is a simple spinning disk here on Earth. When reached for comment, Dark Matter says: "Come on, you almost found me!"

Biblical fragments reunited after centuries

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PST

Two parts of an ancient biblical manuscript, separated across centuries and continents, are going on display together for the first time at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The 1,300-year-old fragments, existed separately and with their relationship unknown. Together, they make up the text of the Song of the Sea.

Tree Branch Falls On Power Lines

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PST


Does China Really Have a New Economic Model?

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PST

Many observers believe China has developed a "new paradigm," a superior economic model that challenges the dominance of Western ideas about economies. But I have a question for tanboontee, and for anyone else who wants to jump in on this discussion – what exactly is this "new paradigm?"

The 7 Most Affordable Fuel Efficient Cars of 2010

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:20 PM PST

There are only 7 cars that both get better than 30 mpg and cost less than $20,000. Here they are.

MSI To Debut World's First HD, 3-D, All-In-One PC

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PST

It is the world's first large screen full high definition 3D all in one computer designed for the 3D home experience.

Marcia & Jan Feud Cancels 'Brady Bunch' TV Reunion

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PST

They no longer have Carol and Mike Brady to resolve their disputes, and all these years later, Marcia and Jan still can't get along. The feud between Maureen McCormick and Eve Plumb has been raging for years and caused the cancellation of a televised Brady reunion planned for this week.

Obama Should Expand Supreme Court

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PST

So if nine justices is not writ in stone, the embattled President Obama should deal with this hostile conservative/reactionary court by adding three members.

Time for Democrats to take a risk

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PST

After the Republicans and Democrats met at the White House summit on health care, it was clear that the parties are very far away from a bipartisan agreement. Indeed, few participants walked away with the sense that they were any closer to a deal.

Now Hiring - Skeletor Need Not Apply

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PST


World’s Strongest Man to Fight Former UFC Champ

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PST

Mariusz Pudzianowski, the world's strongest man, will take on former UFC heavyweight champ Tim "The Maine-iac" Sylvia at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass on April 23rd.

Jane Goodall: 'There is no problem in having empathy'

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PST

Fifty years after she began studying chimps, the conservationist explains why emotional involvement helped her understand them - and could save them

It's A Naked Co-Ed Thrift Store Shopping Spree!

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 02:00 PM PST

"They are totally naked, although they have the option of wearing an adult diaper if they are a little bit shy about going full monty"

The Pirate Bay Torrents Remain Online Despite Court Order |

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PST

Last October the Amsterdam Court ruled that three former Pirate Bay operators had to remove a list of 'infringing' torrents from the website and block access to Dutch users. The Pirate Bay trio had to comply with the Court's demands before today, but nothing has changed and it's unlikely that the Dutch will be shut out of the site in the near futur

PayPal India to Resume Fund Withdrawals

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:40 PM PST

The company is making changes to comply with Indian regulations to allow for bank withdrawal services, but personal payments remain suspended.

The moment 30ft wall of water swamps thrill-seeking 'wave do

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:30 PM PST

The two men were caught on camera as they stood on a promenade and spent several minutes dodging waves as they crashed into the habour wall.

Texting While Driving More Dangerous Than DUI (Infographic)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PST

So if you wouldn't juggle and jerk off, why DWT? Now, if I get bagged in some of those red states, which by no means typifies communism, by how much does my car insurance get hiked up?

Big Waves: 2010 Mavericks Surf Contest (Pics)

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PST

Mavericks is perhaps the most famous big wave surf spot in mainland U.S.A. Here are Surfer Magazine's favorite photos from the 2010 Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest.

Pterodactyls in Japan Hung Out With Birds

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PST

Five well-preserved trackways found in Japan reveal a relatively small pterosaur with hook-like claws on each foot.

Police arrested in Nigeria killings

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PST

Seventeen Nigerian security officers are reported to have been arrested in the country's north in connection with a series of extra-judicial killings caught on video obtained by Al Jazeera earlier this month.

8 Things Your Phone Will (Probably) Replace

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:00 PM PST

This article looks into some of the less obvious objects we can expect our smartphones to help improve and ultimately replace

Famed Magician James Randi Battles Bogus Bomb Detectors

Posted: 01 Mar 2010 01:00 PM PST

James Randi, a magician who goes by the stage name "Amazing Randi" has waged a decades-long war on purveyors of the paranormal, pseudoscience, and other hoaxes. But now his war on fraud is hitting up against the war on terror, and specifically, ineffective bomb detectors that are being shilled to military and police forces around the world.

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