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Wednesday, March 31, 2010



Real Cop Pushes Police-Wannabe Down Stairs, Kills Him

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:40 PM PDT

Authorities have charged Overland, Missouri cop Andrew Ringeisen with first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the death of a man who was intimidating people with sirens on the top of his Jeep. The real cops confronted the man, one pushed him down three stairs and left him there. He died five days later from massive head injuries.

Virgin Unveils First Ever 'Flying Submarine'

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Not content with conquering the air with Virgin Airlines and space with Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson is now making a play for the deep blue sea with an 'underwater plane'.

Snoop Dogg & George Lopez Play Chatroulette Bingo

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:30 PM PDT

I would seriously watch an entire reality series of this. Is Chatroulette Bingo the new Celebrity Poker?

Study: Republicans & Dems Have Different TV Habits (graph)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Republicans like their sports...

Drawings of Near-Death Experiences

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:20 PM PDT

The art world today is less interested in the road between this life and the next than it has been in the past, but many people who claim to have experienced NDEs have drawn their experiences. These drawings and others have been published in P.M.H. Atwater's "The Big Book of Near-Death Experiences."

Personality may influence brain shrinkage in aging

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:19 PM PDT

Psychologists at Washington University in St. Louis have found an intriguing possibility that personality and brain aging during the golden years may be linked.

In The Amount Of Time It Takes You To Read This...

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT


14 of the Most 'Naked' Music Videos

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Other artists have traveled this path and bared their souls (and much more) in the name of their art. Here's some of the best.

New Iron Man 2 Photos Arrive (pics)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT


California uses Death Penalty more than any State

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Death penalty sentences were down all across America in 2009--except for California. Take that, Texas!

How Mobile Phones Are Changing Social Media (Infographic)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The mobile web is growing at an exponential rate, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. This graphic illustrates the rates at which people access the mobile, social web, as well as what they do once they are connected.

Social Media Explained To The Past

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:40 PM PDT


Communism: How'd That Work Out For You? (PIC)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:20 PM PDT


Hand painted movie posters from Ghana

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Some of that posters are more interesting that movies!

The Software Brains behind the Particle Colliders

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:10 PM PDT

In the final installment of our brief tour of particle colliders, we'll take a look at the computational needs created by a machine capable of generating millions of collisions every second. The LHC today began running 7TeV collisions for the first time. In the instant that its detectors register the events associated with a collision...

O'Reilly Pays Legal Bill for Fallen Marine's Father

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Bill O'Reilly said Tuesday that he will personally write a check to cover $16,500 in legal costs for the father of a fallen U.S. Marine who sued the members of a church who picketed his son's funeral.

This LED Projector Promises 60,000 Hours Of Life

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Which means you can run it 8 hours a day for more than 20 years.

New The Expendables trailer doesn't get much more masculine

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 03:59 PM PDT

Featuring a veritable who's who of the action flick world, the new Expendables trailer has hit the net, and is prepared to knock your socks off. Oh and Arnold makes an appearance...

How I'd Hack Your Weak Passwords

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Internet standards expert and blogger John Pozadzides knows a thing or two about password security and he knows exactly how he'd hack the weak passwords you use all over the internet.

Hangover 2 Confirmed

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Warner Bros. and stars ready sequel.

This satellite cleans up after itself

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 03:11 PM PDT

The first accidental collision between two satellites has already taken place, creating even more space junk than is already floating around. To stop this from happening again, a self-decommissioning spacecraft has been created, which also cleans up the flotsam already in orbit.

Artificial Retina Restores Basic Vision To The Blind

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Funded by the US Department of Energy and lead by Lawrence Livermore National Labs, Argus seeks to create an epiretinal prosthesis, a device that will take the image from a camera and send it to your brain via your optic nerve.

Man Tries To Escape Police By Jumping Into Prison

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:50 PM PDT

A motorist attempting to escape police in America must have thought he'd given them the slip when he abandoned his car and jumped over a fence - only to realise that he'd landed in a prison yard.

LL Cool J vs. Fox News, Sarah Palin

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:44 PM PDT

Fox News has an unlikely adversary: rapper LL Cool J. After the network announced that Sarah Palin would host a special Thursday called "Real American Stories" — featuring an interview with LL Cool J, among other celebrities — the rapper hit back on Twitter claiming they were lying.

Civilization V: What We Know So Far 2.0

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Explicit Gamer has culminated months of information about the highly anticipated Civilization V by Firaxis and 2K Games. Being the self-proclaimed as the "definitive Civilization V preview", it is an article that every Civ fan should read.

Smackdown: Giant Isopod vs. Underwater Robot [PICS]

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:30 PM PDT

For the Love of Cute Kittens! It Looks Like a Sci-Fi Movie Prop. The beast came up attached to one of our ROVs. It measures a wee bit over 2.5 feet head to tail, and we expect it latched onto the ROV at roughly 8500ft depth.

Iran building two new nuclear enrichment plants

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:11 PM PDT

New evidence show Tehran has escalated the covert elements of its nuclear program and is building 2 new nuclear enrichment plants. Nuclear enriching equipment has disappeared from the main enrichment site in Iran leading inspectors to believe that it is being stored in secret until it can be deployed in a new unidentified site.

6 Least Likely To Throw First Pitch At Fenway Park

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Suck it, Bucky Dent.

Old Typewriters Are Freaking Awesome! (PICS)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

...and they reminds on some funny faces too

478 "Gay" Animals

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Does your pet have homosexual and/or transgender behavior? Check the list of 478 species:

Father who punched daughter's rapists gets longer sentence

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

The father of a teenage sex assault victim who punched one of his daughter's attackers has been given a longer sentence than two of her alleged rapists.

iPhone HD rumored to front facing camera, A4 processor

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:50 PM PDT

The next-gen iPhone will reportedly be called the "Phone HD" and will include a double resolution display, a front facing camera, multitasking support, and the blazing A4 processor

Serbian parliament apologizes for Srebrenica massacre

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:40 PM PDT

The Serbian Parliament has officially condemned the 1995 massacre of thousands of Muslim men and boys in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica.

Chechen rebel says he ordered Moscow Metro attack

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:39 PM PDT

Chechen rebel leader Doku Umarov claims responsibility for Monday's bombings on the Moscow Metro, which left 39 people dead.

17 Cool Military Inspired Gadgets (PICS)

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:30 PM PDT

A great collection of 17 Cool Military Inspired Gadgets that all Geeks and Techy Individuals would appreciate.

Off-Menu Secrets Exposed: Can You Really Order This Stuff?

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Ordering off-menu items at a hip local joint is a great way to look cool. It says, I'm a regular here, I'm in on a sexy secret, and dammit, the kitchen staff loves me. But what about doing it at national chains?

Study: Kindle Trumps iPad in Recognition, But Not Interest

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:20 PM PDT

The Amazon Kindle is by far the most recognized e-book reader, but not the one most people are hoping to buy in the near future, a study from PriceGrabber suggests.

Sleepwalker Taxi Driver Kicked His Parents To Death

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 01:00 PM PDT

A taxi driver who claimed he kicked his parents to death while sleepwalking has been found guilty of murder.

Space Required to Transport 60 People [Pic]

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 12:50 PM PDT


Top 10 Storylines for the 2010 MLB Season

Posted: 31 Mar 2010 12:50 PM PDT

It's not all Jason Heyward-this and Jason Heyward-that. Just mostly.

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