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Saturday, April 10, 2010



Meinhardt Raabe, Wizard of Oz's Munchkin coroner, dies @ 94

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:46 PM PDT

Raabe was one of the 124 Munchkins in the film classic and one of only nine who had speaking parts. He died on Friday morning at a hospital in Orange Park, Florida.

Pope Benedict's Corpus Delicti (signed document)

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:40 PM PDT

Pope Benedict XVI resisted pleas to unfrock an American priest with a record of sexually molesting children, arguing that the negative publicity would damage the church in a 1985 letter bearing his signature.

NJ teacher unions leave death threat on Christie's door.

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:40 PM PDT

A group of New Jersey teacher union reps has ripped a page from Tony Soprano's playbook - and issued a ham-handed death threat against Gov. Chris Christie.

Stepdaughter's 'chocolate negligee' too much for preacher...

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

"From that point, I was tempted and I yielded to the temptation," Hopkins testified. "As a result, she got pregnant." Hopkins is accused of murdering his wife and storing her body in a freezer for 4 years, even hooking up a generator to make sure the freezer never lost power in a hurricane or other storm.

Modern Warfare 2 Free This Weekend Through Steam

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Valve has officially confirmed that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be available for free for the entire weekend through Steam.

Hulk Hogan Brings Ultimate Warrior to His Knees (GIF)

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

With their hands interlocked together, Hogan brings The Ultimate Warrior to his kness and...What The F*%K?

How to Get a Drink at a Busy Bar

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

After talking to a few co-workers and fellow bartenders, I think I've got it down to a few key concepts.

Bats, Birds and Lizards Can Fight Climate Change

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Birds, bats and lizards may play an important role in Earth's climate by protecting plants from insects that forage on foliage. A new study suggests that preserving these animals could be a low-tech way to fight climate change.

U.S.Mens Tennis Rampant With Drug Abuse.

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

The Battle of the Dopes.Wayne Odesnik, who will be suspended on an HGH charge whenever tennis' governing bodies untangle themselves from their own red tape, beat Xavier Malisse, who was suspended last year on a doping charge.

Free Software Foundation was right [Pic]

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 04:10 PM PDT

In light of recent Apple announcement, rules putting more restrictions on an already heavily controlled platform, this seems very appropriate.

Songbird abandoning Linux isn't such a horrible thing

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

The open-source iTunes is showing OSS can be popular on Windows and Apple systems, too.

Google, Apple Rivalry Heats Up

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Google is the undisputed king when it comes to raking in advertising dollars on the Internet, but Apple wants the crown when it comes to ads on mobile devices.

The Abandoned West: Amazing Night Photography Gallery [PICS]

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Night Vision 2009 photo-book winner, Lost America Abandoned West night photos. Choose one or browse all, each will load an amazing gallery. Amusement parks, ghost ships, ghost towns, cold war relics and more cool yet creepy photo categories...

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbreaked Already?

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 03:09 PM PDT

iH8sn0w Claims to have done it already!

Revenge of the Nerds: How Barbie Got Her Geek On

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Computer Engineers Hijack Vote on Career for Doll; Little Girls Wanted Anchorwoman

Businesses Support YouTube Use by Police to Solve Crimes

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:41 PM PDT

Two minutes of terror at a Cousins Sub shop in Milwaukee is available for replay on the Milwaukee Police Department's YouTube channel.

Dating Expectations Venn Diagram [GIF]

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Where men and women think they're going to meet their potential mate in relation to where they actually meet is relative to the amount of alcohol consumed. See for yourself.

Cash Cab Kenobi [Pic]

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT


Elephant kills trainer at Pennsylvania circus

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:01 PM PDT

Tragedy struck at a Pennsylvania circus Friday after a startled elephant stomped its trainer to death, police said.

Hottest Pepper on Earth: Got Milk?

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

One woman's adventurous account of ingesting a sprinkle-sized piece of the Indian Ghost Pepper.

Cash-strapped schools turn to businesses for help

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 01:40 PM PDT

While these companies may seem like saviors to some, many parents and education advocates worry that they can cross a line between corporate charity and blatant attempts to market to kids. Schools argue they have nowhere else to turn -- and, in many cases, they're right.

9 Hard Boss Battles That Were Worth It (Pics/Vids)

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 01:20 PM PDT

There are select few bosses who make the pay off their defeat worth while. Whether it be a rare weapon, an advancement in the plot, or for the sake of sheer bragging rights, here is our list of Hard Bosses that are worth beating.

George W. Bush 'knew Guantánamo prisoners were innocent'

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld covered up that hundreds of innocent men were sent to the Guantánamo Bay prison camp because they feared that releasing them would harm the push for war in Iraq and the broader War on Terror, according to [...] Lawrence Wilkerson, a top aide to Colin Powell, the former Republican Secretary of State.

BOA Employee Charged With Planting Malware on ATM

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

A Bank of America worker installed malicious software on his employer's ATMs that allowed him to make thousands of dollars in fraudulent withdrawals, all without leaving a transaction record, according to federal prosecutors.

U.S. Marine Becomes First Blind Double Amputee to Re-Enlist

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 12:41 PM PDT

He has no legs and no eyesight, but Marine Cpl. Matthew Bradford has four more years of military service ahead of him after becoming the first blind double-amputee to re-enlist.

If you can't say something nice about Ice-T... (PIC)

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Ice-T teaches hipster rocker Aimee Mann a lesson in politeness.

10 Things Every Woman Should Know About a Man's Brain

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 12:10 PM PDT

From his wandering eye to his real desire to mate for life, here are the top 10 things every woman should know about th

Anderson Cooper Will Change Show Format As His Ratings Fall

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Ratings-challenged CNN anchor Anderson Cooper is about to experiment with a live studio audience.

Hourglass Syndrome: People Are Stressed By Slow PCs

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Stressed by waiting for your computer to update information or download photos, music or videos? You could be suffering from Hourglass Syndrome.

More frequent chlamydia test call

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Women should be tested for chlamydia every time they have a new sexual partner to cut their chances of pelvic disease, UK researchers say.

Jon Stewart Calls Out Fox News For Misunderstanding Treaty

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

On the surface, USA-Russia's new Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty may look as though it leaves America vulnerable to attacks from non-nuclear countries. Looking below the surface will reveal otherwise, but why read the details when you can misrepresent the headlines? Ladies and gents: Fox News

Pigeon Flocks Let the Best Bird Lead

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 11:00 AM PDT

When pigeons fly in flocks, each bird falls behind another with better navigational skill, and the savviest among

Incredible Mega Man Mosaic

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 10:30 AM PDT

A fan has created a 120 x 109 cm Mega Man mosaic which possesses roughly 1,500 screenshots from the first six games in the series.

Houston, Problem with Apollo 13 burning up, not freezing

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 10:30 AM PDT

It began with an explosion in space, followed by the legendary but often misquoted words, "Houston, we've had a problem." Now it seems that the theoretical ending of America's near-disastrous Apollo 13 mission might have been noted wrongly in history books too.

Baby Washing 15 Foot Python (Astonishing Pic)

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 10:10 AM PDT

A small Thai baby Is washing a massive 15 foot python, see to believe.

Make Glass Invisible [Video]

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 10:00 AM PDT

Here's some simple yet magical visual science.

Reasons to be Excited For Project Natal

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 10:00 AM PDT

The details we have so far are not final, since Natal is still being produced and finalized, but from what we know, we do have some reasons for some hope.

Does Our Universe Live Inside a Wormhole?

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 09:50 AM PDT

Theoretical physicist argues that we may exist between two universes

$10M Dollar Doomsday Bunker for 2012 Fearing Customers

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 09:30 AM PDT

A California company called Vivos offers the chance to go underground when the world ends in 2012.

Does Using Facebook Make You Lazy, Dumb, And Jealous?

Posted: 10 Apr 2010 09:20 AM PDT

Heavy use of Facebook has been correlated with some not-so attractive personality characteristics. But is Facebook to blame?

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