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Friday, April 16, 2010



Ah Green Man, I knew you couldn't resist

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

how long have we been standing here?like 5 secondsREALLY?!?!wait...hang on...WHEN THE HELL DID I PUT GREENMAN ON?

Spree the Socially Awkward Dolphin Ships Out

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

No mom around for guidance. Tough guys leading her astray. Not playing nice with the other girls. Yes, it was time for Spree, the Minnesota Zoo's socially awkward bottlenose dolphin, to get a change of scene.

Bizarre Rectum Bar, Drinking In Vienna (PICS)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

As offensive or disgusting as this Rectum Bar may be for some, it is also rather educational, for it illustrates an anatomically correct digestion track with great detail, going from tongue to anus, and the large intestine.

Car Sales Revving Up Again

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Easier credit will help unleash some pent-up demand. And though electric cars won't be a big part of the sales picture, their day is coming.

NPD Sales Numbers for March 2010: God of War 3 is On Top

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 04:17 PM PDT

Today the NPD Group released it's monthly sales figures for the video game industry, both hardware (systems/consoles) and software (individual titles) are included in the report; for March of 2010 the Xbox 360 sold 338.4K consoles.

Willie Nelson to Larry King: I Smoked Pot Before Your Show

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

A classic Willie Nelson moment. In an interview on CNN, Larry King asked Willie if he still smoked pot, and to the shock of exactly no one, Willie said yes.

BitTorrenting biology, getting the big picture in search

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Researchers create a BitTorrent system dedicated to sharing large biological datasets, and produce a bio-specific search engine that identifies relevant images of data.

8 Things You Will Undoubtedly See At Coachella

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Despite its original intention of being a Woodstock-esque music festival, where people could frolic in the sun while listening to a wide array of music in the vast Indio Valley, Coachella weekend has turned into every other holiday during the year: an excuse to drink ungodly amounts of alcohol, drop acid, and dress like a whore.

The Age-Old Beverage Fight: Beer vs Wine

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

For years, craft brewers have been pushing beer as a dinner-table alternative to wine. So it's worth asking: how's that going for you?

EXCLUSIVE: The Day Einstein Died (PICS)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Albert Einstein was 76 when he died. His funeral and cremation were intensely private affairs, and only one photographer managed to capture the events of that extraordinary day: LIFE magazine's Ralph Morse. But aside from one now-famous image (thumbnail), the pictures Morse took that day were never published until now.

True Blood: The XXX Parody [SFW video]

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

The simple life is shaken when death comes to the small, quiet Louisiana town of Bon Temps -- where civilians, vampires, shape-shifters, and mind readers clash in an orgy of sex & mystery.

Tracy Morgan Cracks Up Jon Stewart Again (Video)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Apparently, Tobey Maguire owes Tracy Morgan $75.

East Coast Rivalry: Jay-Z Sues David Ortiz Over Club Name

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Did Big Papi just pull off a big copy?That's what rapper and noted Yankee fan Jay-Z is contending after he and a business partner filed a lawsuit against the Boston Red Sox star on Thursday.Jigga's beef? Ortiz opened a nightclub in Santo Domingo in his native Dominican Republic and named it "Forty-Forty."

Former Prez of Blackwater Indicted on Weapons Charge

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 02:57 PM PDT

Just like Al Capone arrested as a tax cheat.

Do Fans Have Too Much Access To Sports Stars' Private Lives?

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Nowadays, you have to take a pair of tweezers and pull the sporting event out of the soap opera.

Water-Cooled Supercomputers On the Way

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Engineers are searching for energy-efficient ways to cool down computers that get hot while powering the Internet.

High-Tech Frenemies: Twitter Turns On Its Partners

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The really cool thing about Twitter has been its business model. Instead of trying to do everything itself, the company threw open its doors and let other people build applications. Not anymore.

Tuned Japanese car is (very) off camber (Video)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The Japanese domestic market is home to some pretty interesting tuning styles, and we're grateful that there are plenty of cameras in The Land of the Rising Sun to catch these wonky rides in action.

GE files 7,000 tax returns globally; U.S. tax bill=Zero $

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:49 PM PDT

General Electric filed more than 7,000 income tax returns in at least 250 global jurisdictions last year, but when push came to shove, the company owed the U.S. government a whopping bill of $0.

Professor Hugs Bank Robber to Thwart Heist

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:40 PM PDT

When he heard the customer in front of him say "Give me your money," the260-pound Pulitzer winner put the bad guy in a 5-minute bear hug untilpolice arrived.

Extrasolar planets: A trick of the light

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Mankind's ability to look for planets like Earth just got five times better.

Almost all Fortune 500 companies show Zeus botnet activity

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:11 PM PDT

Data retrieved from the Zeus botnet, which steals a wide range of account credentials, suggests that almost all Fortune 500 companies have had data compromised by the malware, with smaller companies the worst affected.

The Fire Next Time

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 01:02 PM PDT

While pretending to oppose bank bailouts, the Senate Republican leader is actually doing the bankers' bidding.

Top 10 Banned Books

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

The ALA is out with its list of the most attacked, banned, burned, castrated, censored and altogether buried books of the past year and you'll be mighty surprised (maybe) at which one makes the Top 5

Michael Cera Photobomb, Germany, Circa 1935

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 12:11 PM PDT

Has he been...photobombing throughout history?! Photo by scam_radio

Man Dunks, Gets Foot Stuck in Rim (Video)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins made dunking an art form. It's rare, but sometimes evolution takes a wrong turn. And before natural selection self-corrects, we're treated to gems like this poor soul throwing down ... only to somehow get stuck in the rim.

Jailbreak iPhone OS 4 with Redsn0w 0.9.5

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

The iPhone Dev-Team is back! They have just released a test version of redsn0w 0.9.5 (Mac only for now) to jailbreak the latest iPhone OS 4 Beta. .

Networked Networks Are Prone to Epic Failure

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Networks that are resilient on their own become fragile and prone to catastrophic failure when connected, suggests a new study with troubling implications

The Hemperor, Jack Herer has Died - Salem-News.Com

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:52 AM PDT

The sad news has been confirmed. Jack Herer, author of Emperor Wears No Clothes and renowned around the world for hemp activism, has died today, in Eugene, Oregon. Jack Herer suffered a heart attack last September just after speaking on stage at.....

Are Healthy Thinkers Healthy Shoppers? [Charts + Graphs]

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Americans have gotten the message loud and clear: a healthy diet is an essential element in any wellness program. Nielsen researchers found that people practice what they preach, with most shoppers buying foods that are good for the waistline and wallet.

Phillies Fan Intentionally Pukes on 11-Year-Old Girl At Game

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Disgrace of a human being. "Clemens, 21, positioned himself behind the 11-year-old's chair, stuck his fingers down his throat and vomited on the girl and her father, police said. Clemens then began wailing on Vangelo after he pushed him away from the girl -- hitting the off-duty officer in the head and neck, causing his ear to bleed, police said."

Gmail adds drag and drop attachments onto messages

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:24 AM PDT

Yup, just tried it. Works with Chrome and Firefox.

Concentration Camp Liberators Share Haunting Memories

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Memories of the atrocities veterans witnessed in the waning months of World War II remain achingly clear. "I can still see a pair of eyes," said Fletcher Thorne-Thomsen about one emaciated man whose look was penetrating. It's haunted him for 65 years.

Cassini Captures First Movie of Lightning on Saturn

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of lightning on Saturn, allowing the scientists to create the first movie showing lightning flashing on another planet.

Chinese ‘Leaf’ EV Breaks Laws of Physics to Go Green

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

A Chinese automaker has taken every half-baked idea anyone's ever had for eco-friendlier motoring and used them all in a wild concept car, the laws of physics be damned.

The single mother's manifesto

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

David Cameron says the 'nasty party' that castigated people like me has changed. I'm not buying it.

Robo-Mouth Will Make You Scream and Give You Nightmares

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

Out of all of the terrible things science currently working on, robo-mouth has to be the most disturbing.

Smoking Bans Around the Globe (Graphic)

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 11:00 AM PDT

A new report from Canada has revealed that smoking bans seem to be boosting public health.Toronto hospital admissions for heart, respiratory problems fell by a third after laws took hold, the study found.


Posted: 16 Apr 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Anyone care to explain?

Obama: Tax Protesters Should Thank Me for Tax Breaks!

Posted: 16 Apr 2010 10:32 AM PDT

At at a DNC fundraiser in Miami Thursday night, President Obama admitted to his supporters that the anti-tax rallies "amused" him. "So I've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies about taxes. You would think they would be saying thank you."

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