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Sunday, March 28, 2010



A mission to clear dangerous debris from space (w/ Video)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 05:50 PM PDT

New UK technology is set to play a major part in clearing dangerous clouds of debris hurtling around the Earth's lower orbit.

History Of Cartoon Violence (Graph)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Violence solves.

Can Science Explain the Concept of Heaven?

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

There are those who believe that science will eventually explain everything—including our enduring belief in heaven. The thesis here is very simple: heaven is not a real place, or even a process or a supernatural event. It's something that happens in your brain as you die.

President Obama Enjoys His Star Wars Pop-Up Books... (PIC)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

The force is strong with Obama! Click Here to check out Star Wars Blog

10 new technologies that will revolutionise your life

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT

10 new technologies that will revolutionise your life The tech advances set to make a real difference

Mother Brain (Picture)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Maybe this is how all computers actually work. Windows 7 is starting to make a lot more sense...

Crack Kills (PICS)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PDT


Staying Optimistic Boosts Immune System and Health

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Staying optimistic keeps you healthy, according to a new study which also found that a 'glass-half-empty' attitude can damage your immune system.

'Clash of the Titans' says it loud: A Pegasus that is black

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Interview with screenwriters Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi who had a Herculean task with "Clash of the Titans". How do you hold on to the heroic touchstones from the beloved (but now wildly dated) 1981 original film and still make a 21st century special-effects spectacular for this modern ironic age?

U.S. troop deaths double as Afghan war effort ramps up

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The number of U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan has roughly doubled in the first three months of 2010 compared to the same period last year as Washington has added tens of thousands of additional soldiers to reverse the Taliban's momentum.

Skydivers' amazing escape from a crashing plane... (video)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 03:20 PM PDT


The World's Best 79-Year-Old Athlete

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Introducing Lyle Langlois -- the retired computer professor who started running at 50 and has now run a marathon in every state, completed many triathalons, and bicycled across the country.

Apple joins Fox News boycott

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PDT

According to a Washington Post story by Howard Kurtz, about 200 advertisers have "joined a boycott" of Glenn Beck's program, with Apple abandoning Fox News altogether.

Spills, Chills & Thrills: 2010 Australian Grand Prix (PICS)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The 2010 Australian Grand Prix entered the history books today packed with spins and crashes, rain and dry, wheel-to-wheel action and leapfrog passes. By the end, a good third of the grid had spun out, and the order had been completely shaken up.

This is how you clean a Ferrari [GIF]

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 02:20 PM PDT


PE Firm Plans Open LTE Network to Challenge ATT and Verizon

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 02:10 PM PDT

A New York private equity firm plans to build a multibillion-dollar 4G wireless network that will cover most of the country by 2015. The ambitious plan by Harbinger Capital Partners relies on deploying a Long Term Evolution network over spectrum owned by a few satellite companies — and would create an open wholesale wireless network...

Online funerals showing more appeal

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Chinese officials say people are turning to online memorial services to avoid a waste of social and natural resources.

Lady Gaga on Chatroulette for "Telephone" [Video]

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Lady Gaga meets newest internet hit app Chatroulette, to provide private shows to her fans!

WWE's Top 10 Themes in Video

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

A roll call of some of the best and biggest rasslers in the business, who's superstar aura was due in part to bombastic anthems that heralded their arrival into whatever arena the WWE had taken over.

Computer hacker gets 20-year term

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Albert Gonzalez, the computer hacker who helped organize massive credit card thefts from TJX Cos., BJs Wholesale Club, and other national retailers, was sentenced in federal court in Boston yesterday to 20 years in prison, one of the longest sentences ever imposed for computer crime or identity theft.

6 Steps to Protect Your Facebook Privacy

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Harmeless quizzes and your choice of friends can reveal information that may be used against you; be aware.

Crane crashes into top of 25-story building in Manhattan

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 12:40 PM PDT

A listing crane struck the top of a 25-story building in Manhattan Saturday, sending bricks and stone plummeting to the sidewalk, authorities and witnesses said.

Students develop computer game operated by eye movements

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Imperial College London students have developed a computer game that is operated by eye movements, which could allow people with severe physical disabilities to become gamers for the first time

'Hands off my wife!' (PIC)

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao puts a Great Wall between Bush and his wife after his last visit.

Comparing Application vs Storage-centric Services

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Should infrastructure function reside in application stacks or hardware? This is the basis for research conducted amongst the Wikibon community and over 20 practitioners in the field. Includes research background, key findings, and advice to IT practitioners

Wi-Fi Sensitivity? Man Sues Neighbor to Shut Off Electronics

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Arthur Firstenberg says he is hypersensitive to certain frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. He now claims to be experiencing nausea, vertigo, body aches, dizziness, heart arrhythmia and insomnia -- all, he says, because his neighbor was using an iPhone, a laptop computer, a wireless router and dimmer switches.

Ubisoft to compensate gamers affected by DDOS attack

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Ubisoft's Digital Right Management system isn't exactly a hit among the gamers. As we all know in retaliation to this some naughty people were able to DDOS'd the Ubisoft servers. Now in order to pacify it's consumers, Ubisoft are now giving free copies of video games to the affected gamers.

9 Surprising Symptoms of Stress

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 11:00 AM PDT

See if your body is telling you that you're too anxious and what you can do about it.

Why 3D TV is just a pointless gimmick

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 10:40 AM PDT

3D is right down there with Smell-O-Vision

Obama makes surprise stop in Afghanistan

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 10:20 AM PDT

KABUL – President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Sunday for a firsthand look at the 8-year-old war he inherited and dramatically escalated.

Dealer remote starts customer's Mustang right into a pond?

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 10:10 AM PDT

A Mustang Forum member, luckydawg003 (LD), took his manual-tranny 2007 Mustang GT in for warranty repair to Brandon Ford in Tampa, Florida. When he went to pick it up, the service manager departed to retrieve his car, then came back ten minutes later to say he had some bad news.

Community Kills [Pic]

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 09:20 AM PDT

Too bad. I was looking forward to season two.

Sexual Abuse: What did the Pope know and when?

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 09:20 AM PDT

The scandal in Germany is blowing up, and more and more it begins to resemble Watergate. There's lots of stonewalling - over a much longer period than the Nixon debacle took to unfold - and lots of quiet "reassignments," and an enormous amount of energy devoted to protecting the top guy.

Student Uses Westboro Baptist to Raise Funds for Gay Rights

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 09:10 AM PDT

[VIDEO] Jason beats the Westboro Baptist Church. He doesn't agree with standing across the street and yelling, because that doesn't have the power to change anything. Instead of greeting a hateful message with an anti-hateful message, he used Westboro's presence to raise funds for gay-rights organizations. Well done, Jason.

The Hobbit In Trouble, MGM Financial Woes Torpedo Shooting

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 09:00 AM PDT

TheOneRing.net has received rock-solid information from an absolutely reliable source that the MGM financial situation is indeed what is behind the delays of the start of "The Hobbit."

A mobile phone that spies on employees

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 08:50 AM PDT

Employers using the phones to spy on their employees would be able to tell if any of them were slacking or doing anything else for that matter although that's not quite the way the phone is being marketed.

How 1918 Flu Antibodies Fend Off Swine Flu

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 08:40 AM PDT

The absence of a sugary viral shield could explain why immune responses to the 1918 influenza virus also work against the 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic strain.

Report: Egypt, Saudi Arabia reject Iranian dialogue

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 08:40 AM PDT

A proposal presented by Arab League Secretary-General Amr Moussa to start an Arab-Iranian dialogue was met with resistance on the part of a "number of prominent Arab states" including Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

Mother of Three Arrested for Having 4th Child With Teen Boy

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 08:30 AM PDT

A 38-year-old woman has been charged with having an unlawful sexual relationship with a 15-year-old neighbor while married and the mother of three children. The boy is now the father of her fourth child.

Video Games Need to Stop Playing themselves

Posted: 28 Mar 2010 08:00 AM PDT

Is the future of gaming too automated? What is happening to my vidya games? Back in my day, you could choose which direction you could would wall-run/jump in, tell your entire RPG party what specific attacks to do, and shoot people when you wanted to. Now? All these games are letting you do is manage your party's health and look at people.

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