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Wednesday, April 21, 2010



Google already testing Android 2.2

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:23 PM PDT

Logs posted late yesterday show that Google is actively testing Android 2.2. Better known as Froyo (frozen yogurt), the future release is showing up in web logs from those visiting sites. More than one source for Android and Me also claims to know of the testing directly.

Hitler Finds Out His Videos are Being Taken Down

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:20 PM PDT

Hitler reacts to the news that his "Hitler Reacts To..." videos are being pulled from YouTube for copyright infringement.

Why more Colleges are Banning Laptops in the Classroom

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:20 PM PDT

When people should be in class learning - they are just looking at porn.

The 7 Coolest 'How Its Made' Factor Tours

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:20 PM PDT

These seven factories open their doors to visitors for a behind the scenes look into handcrafted American awesomeness. As a bonus, most of these tours are under $10 or free!

Coolest Apartment Complex Ever! [Pic]

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:10 PM PDT


Create a Guest Wi-Fi Network!

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:10 PM PDT

A guest network is smart thinking--it's like letting someone into your house but making sure they can't rifle through your desk drawers.

Not Lovin' it: McDonald's Robber locks employees in Fridge

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 06:10 PM PDT

Shawn J. Harris, now 21, and another man waited in the bathroom of the McDonald's on South Mallory Street in Phoebus until the restaurant closed at 11 p.m. Once the doors had been locked, the two men — armed and masked — barged out of the bathroom.

25 Movies That Shook the World of Fashion

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:50 PM PDT

Ticking off the calendar until Sex and the City 2? Well, we aren't. There are just so many more stylish movies out there . . .

Diving Deep into a Solar Prominence (SDO First Light)

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:39 PM PDT

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) mission has returned its first, breathtaking images.

The Elusive Beauty of Lunar Fogbows [PICS]

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

It is a rare sight indeed, even from the vantage point of a volcanic crater, high atop Hawaii's huge Haleakala volcano. Arching over a thick blanket of fog – a bridge over a bed of cotton wool – the luminous yet ephemeral beauty of a lunar rainbow captivates the gaze.

Is It Better to Buy or Rent? (Interactive Graphic)

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Whether renting is better than buying depends on many factors, including how fast prices rise and how long you will stay in your home. Compare the costs of buying and renting equivalent homes.

Scientists find it difficult to predict volcano behavior

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

The year of the earthquake has suddenly become the year of the volcano.

USB Scan Toaster? 5 Hi-Tech Toasters You May Never Own

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

The day is coming, I'm sure, when toasters finally become sentient. In the meantime, we've been fed a lot of toaster hype. The following toasters are possibly the most frustrating for bread-lovers.

The Wall Street 'bailout' that isn't

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

When Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decided last week to portray the Democratic version of financial regulation as a Wall Street "bailout," it seemed like a brilliant, albeit cynical, political move.

A Visual Look at the State of the Internet

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT


Anthony Hopkins: 3D Technology Is Lowering Movie Standards

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Says greenscreens makes actors look 'detached' from action

Strange but True Facts about Presidents

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Did you know that George Washington actually wasn't the very first president of United States of America?

Old Man Does Weird Skateboard Tricks (GIFs)

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Some days are good, some days suck, some days just piss you off! Taking it out on you board is common and if there is an accidental trick inside it, then that is a bonus!

Monster Father Throws His Baby Over 20 Feet onto the Highway

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

23 year-old Erik Johnston was held on a variety of felony charges including grabbing his 9 month daughter by the arm and throwing her onto Highway 9. District attorney Bob Lee said that his office will prosecute the defendant to the fullest extent of the law.

Larry King's Wife Says He's Getting it on With Her Sister

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Larry King's wife, Shawn, tells her lover that Larry had an affair with her sister, Shannon Southwick.

APOD: 2010 April 21 - Wide Angle: The Cats Paw Nebula

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

A different astronomy and space sciencerelated image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.

Zero Punctuation : Just Cause 2

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

This week, Zero Punctuation reviews Just Cause 2.

Facebook vs. Google: Game On - Fortune Brainstorm Tech

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Can Facebook out-Google Google? The competition is mounting between the Web's two largest destinations as Facebook unleashes a string of new features

Threat of New, Larger Icelandic Eruption Looms

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

For all the worldwide chaos that Iceland's volcano has already created, it may just be the opening act.

Which NHL Player Would You Want to Punch in the Face?

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Vote for the most hated skater.

How One White Boy Snorted Himself From Rap Millions to Ruins

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

This is the story of Scott Storch and how he raked in millions making beats for some of rap's biggest names, including Jay-Z, Dr. Dre, Lil Wayne, and 50 Cent. He was living the high-life in Miami; until he saw it all "blow" away.

Conan Can't Come Soon Enough: George Lopez Monologue Jokes

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Because Lopez Tonight is perfect, it's hard to say which part is best, but if I was forced to make a choice, I would say that the last joke of his monologue is the crowning achievement of every show. He always delivers an absolutely awesome joke and then throws to the band to play him out.

Tokyo Drift: The Early Years (PIC)

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Too fast...too furious.

Luke Skywalker Launches UK Film Venture

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Mark Hamill, star of the original Star Wars, has become a founding board member of Berkeley Square Films. Let's hope the Force is with him.

Why We Don't Like Kevin Garnett Anymore

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

For many years, my consistent answer to "who's your favorite player" has been "Kevin Garnett."Say that to a basketball nut, though, and you're bound to take a little heat. Because for the duration of his three-season stay in Boston, Kevin Garnett has been rightfully regarded as, well, a bit of an ass.

The Test of Time: 12 Games That Have Aged with Grace

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

What makes a game timeless? The qualities that make for a white-hot new release aren't necessarily the same as those that cause us to look back 15 years later and realize that we love an old favorite just as much now as when it was first published.

Timeline of Celeb Sex Addictions [Graphic]

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:30 PM PDT

What separates a healthy sexual appetite with addiction? Let's take a look at the major players over the past 20 years.

Apple's iPhone HD Is Coming

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The iPhone HD is coming this June. When Gizmodo got hold of a lost or stolen iPhone this week, they only cemented what insiders like Daring Fireball's John Gruber have been speculating for weeks: that the next iPhone will be a video-centric device.

Advance made in thin-film solar cell technology

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Researchers have made an important breakthrough in the use of continuous flow microreactors to produce thin film absorbers for solar cells - an innovative technology that could significantly reduce the cost of solar energy devices and reduce material waste.

Federal Job Stimulus Funds Spent on Amusement Park Trips

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Federal stimulus dollars intended for job creation in Oakland were spent instead on trips to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, a water park, rent, church repairs, bus passes, salaries and car allowances. Auditors found the city inflated the number of jobs created, claiming 35 when only about six jobs were created.

Geico FIRES Voice Actor, After Insulting Tea Partiers

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 01:53 PM PDT

Lance Baxter (AKA D.C. Douglas) is a noted voiceover actor. When he is not making creepy harassing calls to groups like FreedomWorks, he is the voice at the end of the Geico commercials.

Ladies Beware: Herpes and E.Coli Found in Makeup Samples

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Sharing makeup– even with your closest friends– isn't the wisest idea to begin with, never mind an entire mall. Which is why we weren't surprised that makeup testers at beauty stores were found to be virtual germ incubators– think herpes, pink eye, and E. coli.

Botched McAfee update shutting down XP machines worldwide!

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

It's the AVocalypse! A bad McAfee for Windows XP update is causing computers worldwide to shut down. Twitter is basically going nuts, and McAfee's support site appears to be down.

Obama Promises No ‘Litmus Test’ for Nominee

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 01:40 PM PDT

President Obama met with a small bipartisan group of senators to talk about the vacancy created by Justice John Paul Stevens' decision to retire after this term.

NFL Players Suspended by Roger Goodell (Gallery)

Posted: 21 Apr 2010 01:34 PM PDT

Ben Roethlisberger was suspended for six games without pay by the NFL on April 21 for violating the personal conduct policy. Here are some other players who were suspended by commissioner Roger Goodell for running afoul of that same policy.

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