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Sunday, April 11, 2010



One of the Funniest iPhone Apps I've Ever Seen [Vids]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

I don't have a clue what they are saying but that chipmunk is stinkin' funny!

SI's All-NBA Teams

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard make up the First Team.

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Solomon Islands

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands on Sunday, but did not pose a tsunami threat, the National Weather Service said.

R.I.P. Dixie Carter Passes Away

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Readily recognized for her long time tenure on TV's "Designing Women" as Julia Sugarbaker and for her starring roles in seven other TV series, Dixie Carter has passed away at the age of 70 according to Entertainment Tonight. "This has been a terrible blow to our family," her husband Hal Holbrook tells ET. 'We would appreciate....

What's up with all the profanity?

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Is public discourse really getting coarser, or does it just seem that way? How effective can grassroots efforts ...be in curbing insensitive or potty-mouth language? But yelling "@#$%&!'' after hammering one's thumb is different from toilet-talking teens at the mall. Or from bullying, hurtful language ..See link under VP Cheney's photo at article

Do you always follow instructions?

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT


Playing With Apple's Apple. Part 2 (30 pics)

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Great ideas how to decorate your MacBooks Apple. Take a look.

After the Crash, What's Next for Poland?

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

President Kaczynski's visit to Russia was supposed to help heal a historic rift between the two countries. But as NEWSWEEK's former Warsaw bureau chief explains, that won't be easy.Especially now.

Grrr... When I said kiss my hairy ...

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

It was supposed to be an insult. Not taken as a call to action. How am I supposed to be angry now!

Solar Impulse Plane Flying on Sunshine [Video]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Two videos of the Solar Impulse flying over the Swiss countryside, includes all phases of the flight, and air-to-air shots. The plane has four small electric motors powered by sunlight and climbing 1200 meters on the maiden flight

Jehovah's Witness Punched in the Face by Priest

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:10 PM PDT

It appears to be a battle of faiths after a priest of a small Catholic church and a Jehovah's Witness got into an altercation in Fort Worth.

China Takes Aim At Landfill Stench...With Giant Perfume Gun

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Instead of learning from the mistakes of America and other Western countries choking on the stench of their own affluenza; Beijing has decided to treat the symptom instead of the problem.

10 Lies Most Parents Tell Their Children

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Parents lie to their kids for all sorts of reasons -- to protect them from the outside world, to keep them from harm, and to make themselves, or their kids, feel better. They advise telling young children the truth about Santa, the Easter Bunny, and the Tooth Fairy as early as possible.

Game Developers are milking and destroying DLC

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

It seems like almost every other day I'm hearing about some ridiculous DLC for a game that can either drastically change the way that a game is played, or should have been included when the game was released.

WTFiest 80s Movie Clip Ever

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Terrible action music? Check. Upside-down skateboarding detective? Check. Using a bazooka to blow up an inflatable doll? Check. Welcome to "Hard Ticket to Hawaii", a 1980's action movie based on the film-making mantra 'Bombs, Babes, And Beaches'.

Holocaust Remembrance Day And What It Means For Human Rights

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Holocaust Remembrance Day memorializes the victims of the Nazis. Observance of this day, though, is also meant to inspire a response from us about how to ensure that such horrible atrocities never occur in our world again. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and related laws are humanity's best effort to ensure no Holocaust can happen again.

10 Simple Google Search Tricks

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

I'm always amazed that more people don't know the little tricks you can use to get more out of a simple Google search. Here are 10 of my favorites.

The Ten Most Expensive Video Games [videos]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

If you're a video game geek -ya know, spending countless hours in front of your console shunning the outdoors and cowering from those around you- or even just a casual lover of all things cool and rare, then you'll dig this.

Israeli order raises eviction risk

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

A new Israeli military policy could result in the eviction of tens of thousands of Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, or face criminal charges, Israel's Haaretz newspaper says

Ron Paul chastises right-wing: 'They like the empire'

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Texas Rep. Ron Paul proved once again Saturday that his politics continue to divide the Republican Party.

Mojave Desert Squirrels Bury Large Solar Project

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Government concerns over the habitat of an endangered Mojave Desert squirrel threaten to scrap plans for Berkeley-based Solar Millennium's biggest utility scale project in the California desert.

Dear Mommy, I Love You. You're Not A Pice of Poo [PIC]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT


Kyrgyzstan [PHOTOS]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Grabbing recent political headlines, Kyrgyzstan is one of the most picturesque places on earth. Nestled between awesome mountains and the fragments of forgotten history, it's a place worth exploring.

Sprint Likely to Offer 3G Femtocell

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Sprint is rumored to be working on a 3G-enabled femtocell, a cellular device that helps you get a better voice and data signal in your home or office.

Dear Subway...

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT


StreetLife: Dubai's abandoned pet problem

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

The Dubai debt crisis is leading pet owners to abandon their pets including dogs and cats.

Apple Vs Adobe: Steve Jobs Responds

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Steve Jobs has weighed in on Apple's new rule that iPhone and iPad applications must be "originally written" in C/C++/Objective-C; a mandate that's being seen as another sleight against Adobe Flash. The response comes after an Adobe employee wrote a post telling Apple to "go screw yourself".

'A Team' Trailer: Details You Might Have Missed (Video)

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 12:10 PM PDT


5 Ways Facebook Changed Dating (For The Worse)

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Facebook can mess up your life in a whole bunch of ways. It can get you fired or evicted, plunge you into debt with its addictive games, and even infect you with syphilis. We wouldn't look at all of those as serious threats, but we all know from experience that one threat is real: Facebook makes dating far more complicated than it used to be.

'Cure' found for Melanoma, Scientists Say

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Scientists believe that they have found a cure for this deadly skin cancer -- that can save thousands and benefit many more...

Gene that changes the brain's response to stress identified

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

"The new work adds to the understanding of brain-derived neurotrophic factor's interaction with hormones in the brain. McEwen's lab recently discovered that a variant of the BDNF gene is a likely contender for a role in premenstrual disorders, changing mice's performance on certain memory tasks according to their stage of the estrous cycle."

Matt Cooke Suffers One-Punch K.O.by Evander( King Kong) Kane

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 11:00 AM PDT

Kane destroyed Cooke with his first punch, a right that landed flush on Cooke's face.Where did the birdies come from!!!!

Vancouver council approves backyard chicken plan [w/vid]

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Vancouver City Council has approved a controversial proposal to allow residents to keep up to four chickens in their backyard for home-fresh eggs. The report cites increasing attention to issues of "sustainability, food security, and consumption of locally grown food" as the source of enthusiasm for urban chickens.

Eco-Friendly DBA Pens Are 98% Biodegradable

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Made from a remarkable 98% biodegradable material, the DBA 98 Pen has been designed and manufactured with a careful eye for detail. New York-based DBA are quick to note that apart from the roller ball and nib, everything from the cap, to the reservoir, to even the ink it writes with is completely biodegradable and non-toxic.

Richard Dawkins: I will arrest Pope Benedict XVI

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:40 AM PDT

RICHARD DAWKINS, the atheist campaigner, is planning a legal ambush to have the Pope arrested during his state visit to Britain "for crimes against humanity".

Rumor: Apple to update notebooks next week

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:20 AM PDT

Microcenter's purchasing system indicates that four new Apple notebook configurations will be announced shortly. [...] The four SKUs which show up [...] are likely to correspond to new Macbook or Macbook Pro models range anywhere from $1,799 to $2,299 which fall neatly in line with Apple's existing pricing of notebooks.

'Preacher' Adaptation Loses Director

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:10 AM PDT

Sam Mendes has officially dropped his directorial involvement with this legend of a story due to being signed onto the new James Bond flick.

Girl raped. Buried. Claws her way out of grave.

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 10:00 AM PDT

Cab driver raped her and then later tried to strangle her until she became unconscious. Believing that she was dead, the man allegedly buried her in a shallow grave.

Afghan Farmers Reap Cannabis Harvest Worth £61m

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 09:50 AM PDT

Afghanistan, already the world's top opium supplier, is now the world's biggest producer of cannabis, according to United Nations drug experts. New UN report shows corruption is lubricating Afghanistan's latest lucrative drugs industry.

Chief Executiv Evan Williams’s Message to Twitter Developer

Posted: 11 Apr 2010 09:50 AM PDT

The romance between Twitter and its developers has hit a rough patch, one that Chief Executive Evan Williams, along with many Twitter developers, saw coming. Twitter's chief executive discusses the give and take between Twitter and its developers.

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