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Wednesday, March 24, 2010



Sarah Palin's Reality Series Headed To Discovery

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:30 PM PDT

Sarah Palin has reportedly signed a deal with the Discovery network to air her reality series, 'Sarah Palin's Alaska.'

A Digital Security Tool Good Enough for the CIA -- And You

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:20 PM PDT

A British computer hacker equipped with a "Dummies" guide recently tapped into the Pentagon. As hackers get smarter, computers get more powerful and national security is put at risk. The same goes for your own personal and financial information transmitted by phone, on the Internet or through bank machines.

Woman Dies After Taking Legal Party Drug Meow Meow

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:20 PM PDT

The death of 'quiet and lovely' Lois Waters came as MPs attacked Home Secretary Alan Johnson for his continued failure to ban the so-called party drug, which has now been linked to at least six deaths.

What If Apocalypse Now Was Remade Today?

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:20 PM PDT

As a purely hypothetical exercise, what might a re-imagining of Apocalypse Now look like? Here's one possible scenario.

Dwight Gooden charged with driving under influence of drugs

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:15 PM PDT

Former Major League Baseball star Dwight Gooden has been charged in New Jersey with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident. It was 9 a.m. ... And there was a child in the car. Sad.

Dystopia Deathstar ....*(collage/pic)

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:10 PM PDT


America's Priorities in 2010... Visualized

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:10 PM PDT

With health care reaching a turning point this week, the infographic below examines the country's core priorities, as presented by Obama in his State of the Union Address earlier this year. Do these priorities still hold up?

Model Making at Its Best

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:10 PM PDT

Every control in the model is moveable and functions like the real plane. Every little bit has been shaped, sized and fixed by hand. The picture with the tweezers in them shows how difficult it must have been to put it together and to fashion the parts.

Adulthood [comic]

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:00 PM PDT


This is a wasp (PIC)

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 06:00 PM PDT


Winter in Siberia may be coldest on record

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:54 PM PDT

In a new blow to the climate change lobby, Russia's top weatherman today announced that the winter now drawing to a close in Siberia may turn out to be the coldest on record.

The New Photoshop Will Blow You Away (Video)

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:50 PM PDT

If you're low on time, skip through to 2.50.

The Best Yodler In The World [VIDEO]

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:40 PM PDT

This guy is known as the Yodelking. He will probably make your day.

Cannabis Use Around The World [Infographic]

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Here is a great chart that shows the percentage of marijuana use in each country around the world.

What if ISPs Banned Porn?

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Last month the Indian government ended a bid to block pornographic sites from being accessed in their country. While the attempt was not successful, it got us thinking: what if we (that is, people in the United States) lived in a country where, unlike now, it was impossible to access mountains of porn for free?

College Hoops producing more head concussions

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Concussions are often associated with more violent sports such as football, hockey, even soccer. But as basketball has become more brutish, the number of head injuries has increased.

Onions (COMIC)

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT

A handy kitchen tip!

Super Bug! World's Strongest Insect Revealed

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PDT

A species of dung beetle can pull more than 1,000 times its body weight, making it the world's strongest insect.

5 News Stories in 2010 That Need To Go Away

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PDT

We live in the information age. The Internet and media have reached new heights. With small blogs and large news companies itching to post about the next big story it's easy to understand how when that big story hits it gets crammed down our throats for several months… multiple times a day.

Razer fires back: why DPI in a gaming mouse does matter

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Does DPI matter when it comes to gaming mice? Razer enters the fray by saying yes, it does. A higher DPI offers more choice, and with larger displays, the extra sensitivity may be needed.

Jon Stewart To Produce Film On Jailed Iranian Journalist

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari was locked up for being a spy for Mossad by a humor-impaired Iranian government after being interviewed by Jason Jones on The Daily Show. Now Stewart has optioned a film on Bahari's life. If anyone can make humor out of an absurd jailing - you have to think Jon Stewart can.

The Definitive Collection of Star Wars Propaganda Posters

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:30 PM PDT

During times of war or election our nation (and others) floods itself with so much propaganda that you sometimes don't even know what the hell you are voting for or hoping will happen. It gets to a point where it's simply one poster or campaign versus another.

UNI's Basketball Coach Ben Jacobson gets 10 Year Contract

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT

10 years?!?!?! Talk about job Security!

Marijuana Legalization Officially Qualifies for CA Ballot

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

It's official. Tax Cannabis 2010, the most far-reaching state effort ever, which would legalize the consumption of cannabis for all adults over 21 — and would finally take the industry that serves those consumers out of a legal gray area — will qualify for the November mid-term ballot later today.

Spring Break, Digg Style!

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

It's the most perfect day ever...but guess who's staying in?

A Woman's Perspective on Boobs

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Boobs -- what more is there to say really? This is one girl's perspective on the wondrously curvy female chest.

Postal Service takes 1st Steps Toward Cutting Sat. Delivery

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

The U.S. Postal Service is increasing the pressure for dropping Saturday home delivery as it seeks to fend off massive financial losses. The first formal step Wednesday toward cutting mail delivery to five days a week...

Foreign Office warns British passports not safe in Israel

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Members of the Israeli parliament likened the British government to "anti-Semitic dogs" and demanded the expulsion of Britain's military attaché in Tel Aviv."The British are being hypocritical, and I do not wish to insult dogs here, since some dogs show true loyalty, [but] who gave the British the right to judge us on the war on terror?"

Airport Scanner Guy: "Love those gigantic *****"

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PDT

When a 29 year old woman accidentally walked through an airport scanner, an airport security guard thought it would be hilarious to mention how he "loved those gigantic *****". Apparently, the woman was not amused.

I Want to Cheat on My Husband, but Haven't Met the Right Guy

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PDT

She's 31 and only been married six months, and she's thinking cheating on her husband might save her marriage. Here's her story.

Pelosi on attacks: 'I couldn't care less'

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PDT

"I'm in the arena. I've jumped in for the fight, if we weren't effective, they wouldn't be going after us," an elated Pelosi told columnists a couple of hours after President Obama signed the health-care bill.

9 of 10 Natural Gas Wells Use Unregulated,Polluting Drilling

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PDT

At nine out of ten natural gas wells in the United States, gas is released from deep underground pockets by fracturing rocks with a high-pressure water, chemical, and sand solution. The process, known as hydraulic fracturing or "fracking," is not regulated by the federal government and, in fact, is exempted from the Safe Drinking Water Act...

Hey, Toyota, It Could Be Worse: You Could Have Flaming Tatas

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Toyota's troubles with so-called sudden acceleration are so well publicized, we're not going to run them down here. But we'd remind the world's largest carmaker that it might be far worse. As well as sticky accelerator pedals and ill-fitting floor mats, they could also be facing cars that...

Line2 Allows iPhone Users to Sidestep AT&T

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Line2 takes a big step toward a future when cellphone users won't need to rely on a cellphone carrier's service.

Patrick Kennedy leaves note for Ted on gravesite [Pic]

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PDT

The political odyssey of health care reform in many ways is the story of Ted Kennedy, and as President Obama signed the historic bill into law Tuesday, Kennedy's gravesite was a place of quiet celebration and poignant reflection.

Messing With Dwights: 10 Outrageous Real-life Office Pranks

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Thanks to The Office, work pranks are in style. Jim's master shenanigans have inspired plenty of real-life jokesters in offices around the world. Here are 10 real-life pranks that are worth clocking in to see.

Leaked ESRB Ratings for 2010's Top Games

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Rated "H" for Humor.

Obama's Poll Numbers Are UP!

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

It would seem unlikely that an event as historic -- by both sides' accounts -- as the passage of a healthcare bill would pass unnoticed in the opinion polls that measure the temperature of a presidency. The immediate effect of the past few days' events in Washington has been a gradual increase in President Barack Obama's job approval in the.....

Adolf Hitler Art to be Auctioned

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Drawings believed to be those that Adolf Hitler submitted in a failed attempt to gain entry into the Vienna Academy of Art are to be auctioned. A distinguished emeritus dean of art has studied them and said that today they would be considered only up to "moderate GCSE standard"

Peeps Prejudice? Woman Sues for Right to Display Peeps

Posted: 24 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PDT

The bubby-bias case, of course, will go to trial during Easter Week.

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