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Thursday, April 8, 2010



Carmelo Anthony Collapses on the Court, Play Goes On (Video)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 07:00 PM PDT

Carmelo Anthony drove into the lane and made contact with Kevin Durant, and Anthony's head appeared to get pushed down into his neck, causing him to collapse to the floor.

Fate is biology, biology is fate

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 07:00 PM PDT

BACK in 1999, scientists made a powerful discovery. They found a strong link between wealth level and physical well-being. People of lower social standing are more likely to develop a serious disease and die early compared to people of higher social standing. Cheese! It's not just lucky to be rich, it is also healthy

An Official Guide to Fake Military Titles [Image]

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 06:50 PM PDT

Sure, they never served in the "real" armed forces, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't salute them. Behold the world's greatest faux military titled characters (and inanimate objects) to never serve this great country of ours.

F.E.A.R. 3 Not Only Announced, They Also Made A Trailer /VID

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 06:20 PM PDT


The 10 Best Office Fights Ever

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 06:10 PM PDT

This list includes virals, movie scenes, and ads that reflect the pinnacle of office rage. A couple of the fights are even real, reminding us that anything is possible–even in an otherwise safe and boring office.

Lawsuit Says McAfee Plays Loose With Customer Data

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 06:00 PM PDT

McAfee, a household name for computer virus-protection, is facing accusations it dupes customers into purchasing third-party services, and hands over consumer banking information to enable those transactions.

Top 10 Highest Paid Players in the NBA

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:50 PM PDT

Ever wonder who are the highest paid players in the NBA? You may be surprised to see that some of the higest paid players don't always translate into the best players in the league.

New GE Lightbulb Lasts 23 Years

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

General Electric will start selling a 40-watt LED bulb later this year that will last 25 times longer than incandescent bulbs, which are being phased out in the U.S. When used for the Energy Star average of thee hours a day, the bulb will last for up to 23 years.

Is Europe’s Model Better Than America’s Shock Capitalism?

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

The global financial meltdown of 2008, which originated in the US, was a perfect opportunity for Americans to seriously reconsider their conception of a (quote) free market, and put into question America's own brand of wild capitalism, where the cycles of economic boom and bust always end up making the wealthy-few richer, and the majority poorer.

The 8 Most Annoying Facebook Event Invitations

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT


Rotifers -The Extreme Survivors [Video]

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Dr.Tunnacliffe from Cambridge University shows that rotifers, tiny wheeled animals - can survive extreme hard conditions of being depleted of 90% of their water content, exposure to extreme heat and cold. All that they need to resuscitate themselves is some water.

The 20 Worst Video Game Box Covers.

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Video games, man - they rule. They rule! But one thing that has traditionally not ruled is the cover art. Whether it be because old-school 8-bit games just didn't give a poor underpaid artist much to go on or just last-minute marketing oversight, there have been some truly horrendous covers for video game packages. Here's 20 of the most hideous.

8 Seriously Unusual and Strange Musical Instruments (pics)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

From an extremely long horn to a serpent shaped flute-like thingy to (ugh) a 'gajda' (a bagpipe made from a sheep!)...there's something odd here for everyone...

How to Ace Your Next Job Interview: Drag Queen-Style (VID)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Job interviewing can be an incredibly nerve-wracking experience, and sometimes the only difference between landing a position or being shown the door is a simple matter of confidence. So when "How Now" host Julian McCullough wanted some confidence tips, he decided to meet with some of the most self-assured people on the planet: drag queens.

S.D. Convention Center to Get Bigger, Comic-Con May Stay

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The San Diego Convention Center was granted the land needed to an expansion of their venue—a primary motivator for this growth is clear: to give more space for Comic-Con, which is already totally sold out.

Man Beats Puppy to Death with Hammer, tells GF "she's next"

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The 41-year-old Arlington man was unemployed, drinking and could no longer afford the medicine that treated his depression. So, in a fit of rage, he bludgeoned his girlfriends pit bull puppy to death with a hammer, drilled holes in his chest and strung him up in a barn by his hind legs. He then called his girlfriend to inform her that she was next.

NASA's Unpiloted Global Hawk Completes First Science

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

NASA has successfully completed the first science flight of the Global Hawk unpiloted aircraft system over the Pacific Ocean. The flight was the first of five scheduled for this month's Global Hawk Pacific, or GloPac, mission to study atmospheric science over the Pacific and Arctic oceans.

Video Interview with Malcolm McLaren, RIP

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

An interview with the impresario of British punk, pirate-punk, and white rap on the decline of pop culture. McLaren passed away earlier today in New York City.

FCC set to launch 60 proceedings for new broadband plan

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will launch more than 60 rulemaking and other proceedings in 2010 in an effort to implement the national broadband plan it released in March

Digital Economy Bill Passes, File-Sharing Ends Soon

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Last night the UK Government rammed through the controversial Digital Economy Bill after its third reading and just two hours debate. This means that it will later become law, everyone will stop sharing files online and the music and movie industries will net billions in the years to come. Better still, it has the full support of the people.

Cigarette Filters Go Green, Sprout Flowers When Planted

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

The manufacturers say when a green butt is placed under a thin layer of soil it sprouts into green grass shoots or even blooming flowers.

Ferrari Takes Wraps off New 599 GTO, Quicker than the Enzo

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:13 PM PDT

"We've seen the spy shots. We've even seen the options list. Now Ferrari has officially taken the wraps off its new performance benchmark, the 599 GTO, ahead of the car's official debut later this month at the Beijing Motor Show."

6 Drunk Hockey Players Beat Up Coach

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:10 PM PDT

I'll all for fighting in hockey, but this is ridiculous. Six Slovenian hockey players after winning their league title got drunk, crashed a car and then assaulted their American Coach who pressured the goalie to drive drunk.

Iran is still holding 35 journalists after crackdown

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

At least 35 journalists remain imprisoned in Iran, with some facing the death penalty, after the Government's media crackdown. Editors, reporters, photographers, bloggers and even a writer for a children's magazine, are under pressure to confess to their alleged crimes. Many have been denied legal counsel and family visits.

Five Ways Square Enix Could Fix Final Fantasy

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

I've never missed a Final Fantasy game since and I have always found something about each one that was fascinating. But after slogging through roughly 30 hours of Final Fantasy XIII, I came to a very hard realization: Final Fantasy is broken, and it needs fixing.

What's This Snoop Dogg cover Trying to Tell Us? (PIC)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The following weekend magazine cover is awesomely subtle.

93% of India's Medicinal Plants Threatened With Extinction

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Of the wild medicinal herbs used by India's traditional medical system, Ayurveda, 93% have been found to be threatened with extinction in a new survey. Of the 359 prioritized wild medicinal plant species, some 335 have been assigned a Red List status of critically endangered, endangered, vulnerable, threatened or near threatened.

Security Guru Richard Clarke Talks Cyberwar

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The antiterrorism czar who foresaw 9/11 discusses Obama's cybersecurity plans and North Korea.Richard Clarke, the antiterrorism czar under Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, knows something about spotting national security threats in the making.

Iraq War Vet Says Troops Were Ordered to "Just Shoot People"

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

As disturbing as the WilkiLeaks video is of US soldiers killing an unarmed Reuters reporter and Iraqi civilians, this type of behavior by US soldiers in Iraq is not uncommon. Truthout has spoken with several soldiers who shared equally horrific stories of the slaughtering of innocent Iraqis by US occupation forces.

Tiger & Earl's Nike Commercial: The Massive Remix Collection

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

They're popping up faster than accusations from neighbors' daughters so we figured we could do the public service of compiling them all in one place.


Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Aside from the fact that we are spending billions to maintain nuclear weapons and keeping them out of the hands of other countries (whether they have them or not), there's more to nukes then we think!

Idiotic Real World Uses of Awesome Fictional Technology

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Yeah, those gadgets look cool when they're used in some cartoon or sci-fi blockbuster. But put the most badass gadgetry imaginable in the hands of mankind's remedial track, and the scientific community will be shouting, 'This is why we can't have nice things!!!' faster than the Internet.

Digg's iPhone App Gets Updated, Nasty Crash Fixed

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Best Nick Cage Compilation--From Vampire's Kiss (VIDEO)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

This is Nicolas Cage at his finest. I've put together a compilation of what I consider to be the greatest moments from the movie. The Wicker Man was somethin...

Chris Rock Talks About the Letterman Sex Scandal (Video)

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Rock: "I was backstage and you fired all the cute girls, you got a bunch of fat old guys back there."

LEGO Master Builds Bugatti Veyron with 7-Speed Transmission

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Master LEGO manipulator, Sheepo, has unveiled his latest and possibly most impressive creation yet: a functional Bugatti Veyron that comes complete with a function seven-speed (plus reverse) transmission, working brakes, independent suspension system and a retractable roof and rear spoiler.

Can You Increase Your Credit Score to 850?

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

In general, the rules to join the credit elite are simple: make timely payments, keep your credit utilization up to about 25 to 35 percent of your available credit, and minimize credit inquiries.

FTC uneasy about Google-AdMob deal, may try to block it

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

The Federal Trade Commission appears poised to try and block Google's acquisition of AdMob over competition concerns.

Spectacular Metal Junk to Artistic Sculptures by Joe Pogan

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Artist Joe Pogan uses junk metal objects to create dazzling artistic sculptures of various animals. Big images gallery of his artwork, amazing [pic's].........

Possible New Human Ancestor Discovered

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Two 1.9 million-year-old skeletons found in a South African cave have added a new and intriguing member to the primate family.

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