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Monday, March 29, 2010



Scarface School Play (Video)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:41 PM PDT

I have no idea what district would allow such material to be portrayed by children, but I wish my old school was this cool.

Mexico Says Americans Smoke Too Much Weed

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Mexican President Felipe Calderon apparently feels that its freer use in places like California doesn't help his nation's increasingly bloody drug war.

St. Pierre beats Hardy to retain title

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Georges St. Pierre methodically defeated challenger Dan Hardy by a unanimous five-round decision in the main event of UFC 111 and retained his welterweight championship Saturday night.

Most Promising Y Combinator Start-Ups to Break Out in 2010

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Last year, Y Combinator launched around 40 companies, some of which have taken off while others are poised to break out in 2010. With the recent 2010 Demo Day complete, we take a look at current YC companies that are poised to break out this year and become the next big thing in Silicon Valley.

Kitteh Tech: Web-Enabled Cat Feeder with Video Feed

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

This is just about the best cat product invention I've ever seen. Inventor Mathew Newton devised this DIY internet-enabled cat feeder, which has a full web interface that lets you control when kibble drops down into the bowls. It even streams a video feed of what's going on at home.

HIV patients 'need drug lifeline'

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT

The opportunity to save tens of thousands of HIV patients with a simple, cheap, drug treatment is being missed, say researchers.

6 Things Men Do To Get Laid That Science Says Turn Women Off

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Your very existence completely mortifies women.

Ricky Martin Admits to Being Gay

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:45 PM PDT

After years of speculation, Puerto Rican pop star Ricky Martin has come out of the closet.

First Look at Sonic 4

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Sega shows off the first few levels of Sonic's return to his classic gaming roots.

Five Products Designed to Fail Early

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Don't you hate it when something breaks just after the warranty runs out? Or what about that new electronic gadget that fails to work with your old accessories from the same manufacturer? Some of these infuriating problems were caused on purpose, by product designers practicing "planned obsolescence." Read on for some infuriating examples...

Kentucky's First Black Player Spends Life In Prison

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT

SANDY HOOK, Ky. -- Tom Payne has had a long time to search for an answer to the question. More than 40 years ago, he became one of the historic figures in the history of college basketball -- of all sports, perhaps -- when he became the first black player at the University of Kentucky

Facebook Changes Continue To Strip Away Privacy

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Facebook will store your payment account data without asking first and will be more liberal in sharing data about you with third parties.

Most Ridiculous Celebrity Yearbook Photos (PICS)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Oh Ryan Seacrest. You be a fool

Galactic Empire State of Mind (Music Video)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Star Wars meets Jay-Z. He's got 99 problems but a Jedi ain't one.

11-year-old arrested for throwing toy gun at father’s head

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 03:50 PM PDT

A father in Florida tried to give his 11-year-old daughter a punishment, she responded by throwing a toy gun at him, and he responded by getting her arrested for battery.

Godzilla Coming Back To The Big Screen

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Everyone's favorite gigantic, havoc-wreaking lizard, Godzilla, is on his way back to the big screen...

Briton faces jail over 'middle finger salute'

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 03:10 PM PDT

A British expatriate in Dubai is facing jail and deportation after being accused of making a single-finger gesture in an argument.

NPD: 51% of Buyers Would Rather Have Netbook over iPad

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Just over half of younger, prospective iPad buyers would rather have a netbook or notebook than the Apple tablet.

Cannabis Caviar: $1400/ounce Creation Pops Up at Pot Shops

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

This is the definition of "one-hitter quitter". This caviar is high-grade marijuana, with between 5 and 20 percent THC, infused with 30 to 80 percent THC hash oil. It also burns for long periods of time. This nice blend will set you back around sixty per gram, but it's worth every penny. =)

The Truth About Cell Phones & Airplanes (Infographic)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 02:40 PM PDT

We can all agree that it is annoying to have to turn your phone off when you board a plane, but do you know why you have to do it?

Dear Texas: Please shut up. Sincerely, History

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Despite what you may have heard from the liberal media, America has very much won its recent, God-sanctioned wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Angry Allah loses again!

Brewing scandal over F***ing beer

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 02:10 PM PDT

A CHEEKY brewer has won the right to market a beer named after the Austrian village of F**king.

Report: Malware Capital of the World is Shaoxing, China

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:51 PM PDT

According to research from Symantec, nearly 30 percent of all malicious attacks came from China — with 21.3 percent from Shaoxing alone. Runner-up to the crown was Taipei, at 16.5 percent, with London taking the bronze at 14.8 percent.That's just one of th

Health overhaul likely to strain existing doctor shortage

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Better beat the crowd and find a doctor. Primary care physicians already are in short supply in parts of the country, and the landmark health overhaul that will bring them millions more newly insured patients in the next few years promises extra strain.The new law goes beyond offering coverage to the uninsured, with steps to improve the quality...

Steve Jobs Ranked "Most Valuable CEO"

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:31 PM PDT

Barron's estimates a healthy Jobs accounts for $25 billion of Apple's market value.

Still Duke’s Coach K-apable

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

The Blue Devils had reached the Final Four 10 times under Mike Krzyzewski before Sunday – but all of those appearances were before 2004. By winning the South Regional, Duke ended a five-year drought and Coach K. silenced his critics.

No Flash On The iPad? No Problem.Brightcove is there to Help

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Videos powered by Brightcove, for instance, will stream in an HTML5 video player when it detects an iPad. On the iPhone browser, the video thumbnail will open up the Quicktime player. It will also work on Android phones.

Rio Tinto Employees Sentenced in Chinese Bribery Case

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Four employees of the British-Australian mining giant Rio Tinto, including an Australian citizen, were convicted by a Chinese court and sentenced to seven to 14 years in prison.

Five Unbreakable Sports Records You’ve Never Heard Of

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PDT

A short list of the most unbreakable, but lesser-known records in sports.

Jersey Residents 'Red in the Face' Over Tanning Tax

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:10 PM PDT

On the streets commentary from New Jersey salons talking about the controversial 10 percent tax on tanning salons in the federal health care overhaul.

Obama Thundercats A Sword = Awesome | Fork Party

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 01:00 PM PDT

A picture of President Obama with a Thundercats Sword

The state of 4G: it's all about congestion, not speed

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Most of the talk about future fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband networks appears to focus on speed. These networks will be far, far faster than current 3G networks. But speed isn't actually the main reason why every carrier in the developed world is trying to extend the life of 3G networks by speeding them up, and build 4G networks as fast...

Analysis: Google-China flap déjà vu for Microsoft

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 12:40 PM PDT

A fight between a technology titan and the world's fastest-growing economy. Trade war tensions rising between Beijing and Washington, as U.S. legislators howl about unfair Chinese business practices and the Chinese media assail American arrogance.

Goldeneye (PIC)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 12:30 PM PDT


Elderly Couple Busted in $1.40-a-Box Pudding Scam

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 12:11 PM PDT

The proof was in the pudding.

Van Gogh Cake

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 11:50 AM PDT


Microbes thrive in harsh, Mars-like lakes - space - 26 March

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Salty, acidic lakes in the Australian outback that resemble the inhospitable conditions on ancient Mars contain bustling microbial communities, a new study

Obama 2.0: Now with 30% More Partisanship

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Circumventing the Senate confirmation process, President Obama has installed 15 appointees while Congress is out on spring recess. Pundits are spinning it as a sign of Obama's renewed willingness to defy Republican obstructionism. Is this a new phase of the Obama presidency?

Why We Dream About Sex with Inappropriate People

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 11:20 AM PDT

And then we feel flustered and slightly shamed when we encounter the subjects of our erotic dreams in real life.

How is Prince the normal one? (chart)

Posted: 29 Mar 2010 11:10 AM PDT

A comparative breakdown of six pop princes.

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