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Saturday, April 3, 2010



The Origins of All 30 MLB Team Names

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

With the Major League Baseball season getting underway Sunday, here's the breakdown of how the league's 30 teams got their names.

Bad kitty!...[Pic]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT


Did it Just Become Legal to Bribe Judges in America?

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

If you're worried about what 'Citizens United' will do to congressional races, just wait until you see what it does to the justice system.

You better watch it!

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

I'm a dog but if I were a cat this is how I feel today!

NCAA Final Four To Air In 3D At Dozens Of Movie Theaters

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

If watching the Final Four on your CBS station isn't enough to quench your college hoops craving this weekend, you may want to check movie theaters where you could catch them in 3D.

EA talks big head mode, faces for NBA Jam

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Speaking with Multiplayer, NBA Jam creative director Trey Smith shared the inspiration behind the digitized faces of the upcoming Wii remake.

Some Prostate Screenings Can Do More Harm than Tumors

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Revised guidelines issued by the influential American Cancer Society come on the heels of several studies suggesting that large numbers of tumors identified by PSA screening are inconsequential and that biopsies and treatment produce more harm than those tumors would.

More Evidence Emerges That Pope Helped Shield Pedophiles

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Documents reviewed by The Associated Press show that as a Vatican cardinal, the future pope took over the abuse case of the Rev. Michael Teta of Tucson, Ariz., then let it languish at the Vatican for years despite repeated pleas from the bishop for the man to be removed from the priesthood.

Mars in HD: First People's Choice Images Released [PICS]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

NASA undertook a very unique initiative with its HiWish program, which allows the general public to submit suggestions for where to point the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's high-resolution camera. The first eight images below from the HiWish program have been released by the space agencygiving us incredible close-up views of Mars.

Former WCW and WWE wrestler Chris Kanyon dies

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:54 PM PDT

Chris Kanyon (real name Chris Klucsaritis) died Friday night, according to multiple Internet reports. He was 40. Wrestlingobserver.com is reporting that Kanyon's death is believed to be a suicide from an overdose of pills.

This is how creative a drunk German can get [Video]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT


20 Classic Photos of the 1992 Dream Team (Gallery)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

The greatest team ever to step on a basketball court.

Mars Rover Not Responding

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Despite NASA's several attempts to make a connection to the rover, Spirit remains frozen in silence.

Vatican Priest: Sex Abuse Criticism Is Like Jew Persecution

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

A senior Vatican priest, speaking before Pope Benedict XVI at a Good Friday service, compared the world's outrage at sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church to the persecution of the Jews, prompting angry responses from victims' advocates and consternation from Jewish groups.

Awesome Futurama Cosplay (Pics)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

I've always been a pretty big fan of Futurama. For a long time, it was The Simpsons' younger, uglier, and less funny brother, but more recently, I think it's actually become a far superior show. The new shows don't start until June, but you can start off your Friday the right way by checking out the cool gallery of Futurama cosplay below.

How Movie Stores Should Categorize Movies (PIC)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT


C Average (COMIC)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

...life, liberty, and the pursuit of mediocrity.

Teenage Widow 'Was Moscow Metro Bomber'

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Russian authorities say they are almost sure one of the Moscow metro suicide bombers was a teenage girl from Dagestan.

Feds found Pfizer too big to nail

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Any company convicted of a major health care fraud is automatically excluded from Medicare and Medicaid. Convicting Pfizer on Bextra would prevent the company from billing federal health programs for any of its products. It would be a corporate death sentence.

Alarm over shortage of nuclear experts

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 01:11 PM PDT

The United States is facing a critical shortage of nuclear scientists and engineers, even as demand rises for their expertise in managing an aging US arsenal, monitoring dangerous weapons stockpiles around the world, and operating new nuclear power plants, according to the latest government figures and independent studies.

JooJoo Unboxing [Slideshow]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT


10 Awesome Versions Of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" (vids)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Yes, it's that time of year again. Spring is here again. Time to stand up and cheer again. Go to the old ballpark and swill eight-dollar beer again. After the jump listen to some of the best, or worst, renditions of the unofficial anthem of baseball.

Fake Steve Jobs: An Open Letter to the People of the World

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

First of all, you're welcome.

Official: Militants kill policeman in Dagestan

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 12:10 PM PDT

A Russian official in the restive southern province of Dagestan says three militants opened fire on police officers in a drive-by shooting, killing one and injuring another.

7 tech predictions that were way off the mark

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

There's always a temptation to try to predict the course of future events, and the world of computing is no exception. With everything seemingly becoming bigger, better and faster year on year, there's an insatiable appetite for predictions, and some individuals seem dutybound to meet that demand.

A Portal Conundrum

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT


Terrifyingly realistic Crucifixions

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Dozens of people were crucified in villages across the Roman Catholic country, in one of the world's most bizarre practices to mark the day when Christians believe Jesus Christ was put to death.

How a Biotech Company Almost Killed The World (With Booze)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Here's a sample of Robert Brockway's, Cracked editor and columnist, new book in which he details how the planet almost died for the sake of a new brand of booze.

Curious user opened up his brand new iPad to see .. [PIC]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

Ahead of it's release, here is a peek into the internals of the iPad.

Judge rules wax seal belongs to Maker's Mark

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 11:00 AM PDT

The dripping red wax seal on a bottle of Maker's Mark bourbon is not only distinctive, it's now exclusive legal property of the distiller.

Young Teen Models are OUT!

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Famous designer Michael Kors is the first to ban models under age 16

Aykroyd To Murray: Stop Being A Jerk And Do Ghostbusters 3

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 10:40 AM PDT

Dan Aykroyd called 'ol pal and Ghostbusters co-star Bill Murry and snarled 'stop acting like a jerk', " Walker reported. "Murray, despite agreeing to doing the film, has suddenly turned so cranky and mean [that] he refuses to answer phone calls.

U.S.-Russian crew blasts off to space station [w/vid]

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 10:40 AM PDT

A U.S.-Russian crew blasted off in a Russian Soyuz space ship on Friday for a half-year odyssey aboard the International Space Station.

iPad App Review Marathon

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 10:30 AM PDT

Gizmodo's reviewing as many iPad apps as possible—LIVE—right now, and updating throughout the day. Starting with the essential apps. If you have a specific app you want reviewed, let them know...

I'M the oldest dad: Meet the proud new father aged 76 (PICS)

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:50 AM PDT

A great grandfather who recently recovered from brain surgery has become Britain's oldest-known new father at the age of 76. Dennis Ealam came forward to claim the title from 74-year-old Gerry Burks, who flirted briefly with it after the Daily Mail told his story on Tuesday.Mr Ealam's 36-year-old wife Cora gave birth to daughter Jessie on Dec....

Interview with Merton: The Chatroulette Piano Guy

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:30 AM PDT

Merton talks about how he creates his videos and he also vents about the removal of his 1st video from YouTube.

Fleet Owners Giddy Over New Federal Mileage Law

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:20 AM PDT

If there's one group smiling about the nation's first federal rules regulating greenhouse gas emissions from light-duty vehicles, it's owners and operators of large fleets. The new rules stand to save them billions of dollars.

Digg Launches Native Android App

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:20 AM PDT

Digg has just launched its own native application for Android Market. The app supports Digg's core functionality, including the ability to Digg and bury stories and user comments. The new application comes only a week after Digg launched its highly success native application for iPhone...

Woman captures cops breaking into her home on video

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:10 AM PDT

Cops bust into a woman's home in Bakersfield California without a warrant .. They repeatedly banged on doors and yelled "Open the door!" while other cops were climbing in through windows and breaking in through a back door. She repeatedly asked to see the warrant which was never shown.

Cute Dogs from Westminster 2010

Posted: 03 Apr 2010 09:10 AM PDT

Classy canines came from far and wide to Madison Square Garden for this year's big show.

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