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Thursday, March 25, 2010



Johnny Maestro dead at 70

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:41 PM PDT

Johnny Maestro, singer for The Brooklyn Bridge and The Crests whohad big doo-wop hits like "16 Candles," "Worst That Could Happen," and "Model Girl," died

13 Terminally Typecast Actresses

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:40 PM PDT

A tribute to the brave women who have talent but choose not to use it for the sake of routine and easy satisfaction.

Cool Sparkling Rainbow Projection Animation Test (Video)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

This projection animation test presented on a semi truck results in amazing eyecandy.

Beijing: "Google is Not God"

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Google's (GOOG) principled stand in China has very quickly turned into an ugly clash with the country's government. On Wednesday, The People's Daily, a mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, lobbed a searing editorial at the company decrying its arrogance and accusing it of collaborating with U.S. intelligence agencies.

"White Powder" Package Sent to Congressman Weiner's Office

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Letter references &"health care" vote

Toshiba Plans on Building a Nuclear Reactor w/ Bill Gates

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Bill Gates set to commit billions in a partnership between Toshiba and next-generation nuclear company TerraPower .Gates announced his plans to fund a viable, next-generation nuclear technology called traveling-wave reactor (TWR).

Obama Revises His Health Care Speech... A Lot (pic)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PDT


A Plastic Bag Struggles with its Immortality (Video)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:30 PM PDT

A plastic bag, voiced by Werner Herzog, struggles with its own immortality and wanders America searching for its maker.

Frenchman arrested over hacking Obama Twitter feed

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:28 PM PDT

The man, known by his online pseudonym is Hacker Croll, was arrested on Tuesday in central France, where he lives with his parents. French police and FBI agents had been tracking him for months.

Will Forte Pulls Classic "Boner Ghost" Prank On Seth Meyers

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Appearing on a panel at SXSW, Seth Meyers detailed the prank that Will Forte played on him while filming "MacGruber." While 'Boner Ghost' does sound classic, it's easily matched in the awesomeness-department by Meyers's impersonation of Forte.

UNESCO: Record Number Of Journalists Killed In 2009

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Reporting the news, or at least trying to, is increasingly becoming a very dangerous line of work. Last year set a new record, with 77 journalists murdered worldwide. UNESCO is raising the alarm in a new report published today, and is calling for an end to impunity in the murders of media professionals.

Wizarding World of Harry Potter to open June 18 in Orlando

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:18 PM PDT

Wizarding World of Harry Potter's opening date and details of Forbidden Journey ride are announced by Universal Orlando

U.N. rights council condemns Israel, U.S. opposes

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

GENEVA (Reuters) -- The United Nations Human Rights Council passed three resolutions on Wednesday condemning Israel over its policies in occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories, but the United States voted against them all.||A further resolution,...

The Phantom Kick (GIF)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

This ***** is totally real...

Dr. Phil is a 'terrible, terrible man,' San Diego judge says

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PDT

The San Diego judge in the case of two shoplifters who confessed to Dr. Phil had some unkind words for the TV personality this week when the pair were sentenced. Judge Gonzalez criticized Dr. Phil, saying he did not give the couple enough help and counseling when they agreed to appear on his show, adding, "what a charlatan this man is."

David Frum & American Enterprise Institute Part Ways

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:42 PM PDT

Former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum has resigned from the right-wing American Enterprise Institute, Frum announced on his Web site Thursday afternoon -- a move which suggests the conservative movement has cut ties with Frum over the straight talk he has been providing all week.

Roger Ebert Reflects on ‘At the Movies’

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PDT

"It isn't only "At the Movies" that died Wednesday. It was whole genre of television..."

Close Up With The Coolest PC Case Ever, The Level 10

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The Level 10 gaming tower is a new over-the-top enclosure made specifically for enthusiasts who want to make a statement without saying a word. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but few can deny the Level 10's eye-catching good looks and extraordinary construction. The case was created by BMW Group Designworks USA for Thermaltake.

The Epic Chart of Video Game Developers

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PDT

This is by no means the be all, end all, definitive history of video game development studios... but it's pretty epic!

5 People Who Got Away With Jokes About the Special Olympics

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PDT

On the one hand, you have those whose hearts are filled to the brim with hope and love, whose eyes glaze over with tears of pride and compassion whenever a Special Olympic athlete crosses the finish line, even if the aforementioned athlete wasn't competing in a race of any kind. To these people the human spirit is something to be cherished...

Microsoft: No Space Limitations For Project Natal - Xbox 360

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:20 PM PDT

March 24, 2010 - Microsoft has clarified comments made in a recent report about the amount of space required for Project Natal, the upcoming motion camera for Xbox 360, to work properly.

5 Reasons Why Peter Molyneux is a Knob

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Before berating the man it should be made clear that no one gets to the point that Peter Molyneux has without outputting something worthwhile.

Danger ahead for health care law? - CNN.com

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PDT

The health care law signed Tuesday by President Obama is designed to provide health insurance coverage for tens of millions of uninsured Americans but it carries a big risk, according to analyst Fareed Zakaria.

The Good Old, Hilariously Terrifying Days Of the Y2K Panic

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Have you secured your water supply? Can you deliver a baby? Do you fear the undead? In his crucial 1999 New York Times bestseller, Y2K expert Michael S. Hyatt asked all the important questions.

Digg's iPhone App Might Be Better Than the Website

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Digg released its official iPhone app and in many ways it's more usable than the website itself. The app is a little buggy, doesn't allow you to post comments and doesn't include the video or images section of the site - but it's still quite good.

Nothing Makes an Ass Classier, The 20 Worst Tramp Stamps

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Oh, the tramp stamp - is there any tattoo that more perfectly communicates "buy me three drinks and I'll do anything sexually, and may or may not vomit on your Xbox?" While most tramp stamps are simple tribals or flowers, every once in a while somebody will get one so spectacularly bad that it boggles the mind.

Neon Rider (Flash Game)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Ride your way through each level, changing the color of your bike when necessary to complete each level.

Agency Provides Meals, Supplies for Religious Observances

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:39 PM PDT

The Defense Logistics Agency's supply center here is ensuring servicemembers around the globe have Passover meals available for observance of the upcoming Jewish holiday and palm fronds for the upcoming Christian observance of Palm Sunday.

23 of the Worst Contextual Ad Fails

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Most of the time, contextual advertising can be extremely beneficial in targeting online marketing campaigns. And then there's these times.

Gadget gives any cell phone more bars

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Can you hear me now? You bet your ass I can.

What Joe Biden Was REALLY Saying ... (Pics)

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Why would Biden think that Healthcare is a big deal? He doesn't even know what state he's in right now.

Obama's Next Political Battle: 5 Theories

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Even before his signature dried on the health care reform bill, pundits were busy speculating about how President Obama planned to capitalize on his momentum and what major policy issue he would tackle next. Here are five theories.

Filmmakers Fake Piracy Threat to Boost Sales

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:10 PM PDT

In a desperate cry for media attention, the filmmakers behind the flopped Danish movie Winnie & Karina have accused Piratgruppen of stealing their film. In two libelous press releases they fabricated a piracy threat from the local group of copyright critics, hoping to draw attention to the upcoming DVD-release.

iPhone Digg App Test Drive: Full Review

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Can the iPhone Digg App deliver the same sort of functionality within Apple's 3.5-inch screen? Read the review

12 Job Interview Questions & What They Really Mean

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Many firms like asking indirect questions that make it hard to judge what information they're really fishing looking for. Today, we explore twelve common indirect questions that employers often ask and the motivation behind them.

Doctor Pleads Not Guilty to Molesting 100 Patients

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:39 PM PDT

A Delaware pediatrician pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he molested more than 100 of his patients, many of them repeatedly, and videotaped the assaults.

Science Be Praised: The HILLS Just Got Cancelled

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:30 PM PDT

A scourge on the face of pop culture is no more...

'World's Oldest Dog' a pub regular

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

A BEAGLE cross has become the oldest dog in the world after racking up an incredible 147 dog years, with her owner crediting her longevity to her weekly trip to an English pub.

Jesse James' Alleged Mistresses -- #3 Surfaces

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:15 PM PDT

She claims to be Jesse James' third mistress -- but says her relationship with Jesse was much more of a flash in the pan than the other two. Brigitte ...

Inside Ten of the World’s Largest Data Centers [Pics]

Posted: 25 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Today's largest data centers feature state-of-the-art technology, operation rooms spanning thousands of square meters, and are required to hold billions of pieces of customer and business information. Here is an inside look at ten of the world's largest data centers.

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