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Monday, April 5, 2010



We Shouldn’t Shop Here Anymore (pic)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT


Gone! Rams Cut QB Marc Bulger

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

The St. Louis Rams dictated their first round pick by cutting vet QB Marc Bulger

Dad Hits 2 y/o Girl in the Face For Eating His Pringles

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Once you pop, you can't stop .... abusing your poor defenseless toddler. She ended up going to the ER with a large hand print and abrasion on the left side of her face.

Big Lebowski Fans Really Know How to Pay Tribute (PIC)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Now 12 years after its release, "The Big Lebowski" is a full-fledged cult phenomenon. Fans of the movie -- especially of recent Best Actor winner Jeff Bridges -- gathered in L.A., the setting for the flick, and beared uncanny resemblances, man.

The 11 Most Terrible Tattoos in the NBA

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

In the NBA, a bad game is temporary. But a bad tattoo? Well, that lives on forever. Here are 11 of today's most terrible (turrrrrrible!) tattoos.

Real Reason Jesus Came Back? To Deliver Pizza (PIC)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT


Man Slips in Dog Poop at PetSmart, Sues for $1 Million

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

When is dog a pile of dog poo a potential land mine? When you step in it, slip, hurt your back and head, and lose four false teeth. When is it a potential gold mine? When you then file a $1 million negligence lawsuit over the errant poop.

Businessman jailed for attacking burglar

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

A businessman jailed for attacking an armed burglar who held his family hostage at knifepoint has said the justice system had failed him.

Alabama Teen Suspended Over Too-Revealing Prom Dress [Video]

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

High school senior Erica DeRamus found the perfect dress for her senior prom, but school officials suspended her after finding it was too low-cut and too short. Seventeen other girls were sent home as well, Erica was the only one to choose a 3-day suspension. The other seventeen chose to be paddled instead of a suspension.

Not sure what they are doing

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

...but they are sure flexible!

5-Year-Old Opens Red Sox Season With ‘Miracle On Ice’ Speech

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

To kick off their 2010 campaign, the Boston Red Sox faithful turned to 5-year-old Joshua Sacco for his rendition of Herb Brooks' "Miracle On Ice" speech.

A Road trip with David Foster Wallace

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 04:10 PM PDT

A young writer spent five intense days with the author of "Infinite Jest." Here's what they talked about.

99 bottles of beer on the wall, 99 bottles of beer![Graphic]

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

"Take one down pass it around 98 bottles of beer on the wall! Everyone! 98 bottles of beer on the wall, 98 bottles of beer...

Dildo & 21 Other Hilarious Town Names

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

On my 18 hour Spring Break road trip with the kids, we passed a few hilarious city names that really made an incredibly long adventure quite tolerable.

Is Google Chrome Really Spying on You?

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

In an apparent offensive move against Google, Microsoft released an online video this week on its TechNet Edge blog, claiming that Google's Chrome web browser "is stealing your privacy." Is this simply a smear by Microsoft, or do Chrome users have reasons for concern?

Fact: US Businesses are Sitting on More Cash Than Ever

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

As last year drew to a close, nonfinancial businesses were holding nearly 15.7% of their financial assets in bank deposits, commercial paper and other superliquid investments -- a total of $2.8 trillion. When you lump in finance businesses, that percentage jumps to an all time high number.

Off the Foot ... THROUGH THE LEGS?!?! (Vid)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Hyperbole gets thrown around about "play of the year" type stuff in every sport during the first week of the season -- usually it's just something incredible that reminds us said sport is here. But there's a pretty good chance you want see a play more ridiculous than what Mark Buehrle pulled off on Opening Day.

Political Newspeak Translator (CHART)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT


Scientology Inside Dirt Revealed by Jason Lee's Ex-Wife

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Jason ("My Name Is Earl") Lee divorced actress Carmen Llywellyn in 2001, but now she is coming forward with some fairly entertaining dirt about Lee, a Scientologist, and his celebrity Scientologist friends. "Scientologists followed me down the street," says actress Carmen Llywellyn. "They took pictures of my kids."

The Green Economy's Secret Weapon: Aging Baby Boomers

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Baby boomers, armed with years of valuable experience, are seeking "encore careers" in fields that a deliver a social benefit. Green jobs, which many see as a bright spot in an otherwise troubled economy, appear to be a natural fit, according to a recent report.

India's 'god men' have sex scandals of their own

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

The Roman Catholic Church isn't alone when it comes to scandal lately. "Most god men are self-proclaimed, and they are being increasingly outed as hypocrites and fakes," said Ravi Ghatge, a retired banker in Bangalore. "Then everybody finds out that there is not an iota of spirituality in any of them," he added.

The 8 Douchiest Things Men Do To Impress Women

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

It's one of those universal truths: dating makes people lose a whole bunch of braincells. Having romantic feelings for someone causes severely impaired judgement.

Sun Will Power Boat's Historic Attempt

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

With its sleek, space-age design, a new solar-powered boat is aiming to make nautical history and perhaps help save the planet as well.

T-Mobile Giving iPhone Users $350 to Defect to HD2

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Starting from April and running through May 19th, the carrier plans to let any iPhone owner get at least $100 credit and as much as $350 if they trade in a working device.

16-Year-Old Recycles 300K Pounds Of eWaste

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:30 PM PDT

He's overseen the recycling of 300,000 pounds of e-waste. He's successfully lobbied the Rhode Island state legislature to ban the dumping of electronics. He's used refurbished computers to create media centers in developing countries like Cameroon and Sri Lanka to foster computer literacy. He's Alex Lin and he's just 16 years old.

The Duke Fluke

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Why are so many Blue Devils awesome in college and awful in the pros?

Another Wonderful New Google Feature (PIC)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Gotta love little additions like this that can help thousands.

Report: Wayne Gretzky in talks to buy Dallas Stars

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

The greatest hockey player ever is teaming with two of the sport's most iconic local faces in an attempt to buy the Dallas Stars, according to two sources familiar with the team's business landscape. With long-time owner Tom Hicks intent on selling the team, a group led by Wayne Gretzky, Mike Modano & Brett Hull has emerged as a serious bidder.

Attack of Clones Eviscerated by Famous Phantom Menace Hater

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Mike of Milwaukee is the internet critic that made something that could have been awful — a 10-part, 70-minute video series on the failings of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace — into something like a cathartic work of art. Naturally, it was only matter of time before Mike turned his knives on Attack of the Clones.

Australians Are Good At Disputing Parking Tickets

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Here's a pretty killer letter to the city of Melbourne from a resident who received a parking ticket within the thirty seconds he parked his car and tried to put money in the meter.

More Breast Feeding Could Save 900 Babies a Year

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

The lives of nearly 900 babies would be saved each year, along with billions of dollars, if 90 percent of U.S. women breast-fed their babies for the first six months of life, a cost analysis says. "The health care system has got to be aware that breast-feeding makes a profound difference,"

Will It Blend? Watch iPad Meet a Blender.

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:30 PM PDT


Debate waging over 2D-to-3D conversion

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Some tech insiders, reviewers complaining about quality

US, Europe, Japan Agree on Data Center Efficiency Metric

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:10 PM PDT

The agreement is significant because it establishes a common metric that different types of data centers, in different parts of the world, can use to report their level of energy efficiency, which can also be used to gauge the efficiency and effectiveness of energy-saving techniques employed by other facilities.

Prometheus Remastered (NASA APOD)

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:10 PM PDT


The McCain Mutiny

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

John McCain, the maverick, fights for his political life—and his soul.

Comic Book Publishers Plot Comeback via Apple IPad

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Marvel, DC Comics, and other publishers are promoting apps to make the iPad "a game-changer for the comics business"

For Hoarders, The Mess Begins In The Mind

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Researchers now believe that compulsive hoarding is an anxiety disorder that first emerges early in life and gets worse with time. For many, therapy that focuses on decision-making skills and reducing anxiety is much more successful than simply cleaning out the home.

Myth busting: Does wine aid digestion?

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Pairing the right wine with a meal can round out flavors and stimulate conversation. But can it really help digest the meal, as suggested by a host of authorities through the ages, even the Bible?

11 clean tech innovations that can change the world

Posted: 05 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT

The clean technology boom seems to spread exponentially every year. These new eco-friendly inventions compete with, and sometimes surpass, their conventional counterparts. It's a reminder that the only thing tying us to old, less-than-clean industries is a lack of imagination. Here's our list of some of clean tech's most recent planet-saving...

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