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Sunday, April 25, 2010



Vet gets Prison for Faking Paralysis to Avoid Going to Iraq

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:50 PM PDT

A military veteran who claimed a rollover wreck left him paralyzed collected hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxpayer benefits and was kept stateside when his unit shipped off to Iraq. Yet doctors could never pinpoint why he couldn't use his legs.

Arizona's Shameful "Immigration" Bill

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:40 PM PDT

It is nothing short of astonishing that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Friday signed a bill that could make it dangerous just to look Hispanic.

First Look: Betty White's SNL Promo

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Tonight's SNL may not be great, but at least we had this: the first of what will hopefully be many hilarious promos for the Betty White-hosted May 8th episode. Watch as White talks about web rumors that she's a "cougar."

No compensation for 100-year-old POW

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Fred Collett is a true-blue Australian war hero but the Federal Government has turned its back on the 100-year-old World War II vet in his moment of need.

10 Radical Restaurant, Bistro and Cafe Designs (PICS)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:10 PM PDT

The dining experience can be made infinitely better when enterprising designers take a space from practical to lip-smacking-good with wildly entertaining risks.

Seattle cartoonist: May 22 is 'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day'

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 05:00 PM PDT

As a snarky response to Muslim bloggers who "warned" Comedy Central about an episode of South Park showing the Prophet Mohammed wearing a bear suit, one Seattle cartoonist, who calls laughter her form of "prayer," is asking artists all over the world to create depictions of Mohammed on May 20, then submit the images to a Facebook page she set up.

American IT companies more secretive than Indian

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

India's IT firms are far more open than their U.S. counterparts about their workforces. Oh, the things we could learn about globalization if U.S. firms weren't so secretive and stingy about their labor force disclosures.

3D Enabled PS3 Games to be Visually Downgraded

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

WipEout HD in 1080p AND 3D? Now that I think of it, I've been asking for way too much.

Five Great Gifts England has Given to the World

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT

National pride days are bittersweet for England's citizenry, as they serve as a stark reminder that while England was once the number one super power in the world -- an Empire on which the sun never set -- these days it's just another cog in the EU machine.

The Pacific Crest Trail budget diet costs $1.66 per meal

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Adam Kaufman and his girlfriend, Katie Lorah, are off on a six-month hiking adventure. Before they left, they detailed what it takes to prepare to live on the trail and off the grid, and how they spent under $900 at Costco for enough food to satisfy two hungry hikers for three meals a day -- plus snacks.

Labour Civil War as Support Slumps in New Poll

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

In one particularly bad-tempered incident, Lord Mandelson ordered Harriet Harman, the party's deputy leader, to "shut up" and told her he did not want to hear from her again, in a dispute over election strategy.

Conan O'Brien & Jim Carrey Perform Superman LIVE (VID)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Last night Conan O'Brien continued his "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny On Television Tour" in Los Angeles, California at the Gibson Amphitheater. He was accompanied by a special guest, the one and only Jim Carrey. Jim sauntered onstage dressed as Superman to help Conan perform Five For Fighting's Superman (It's Not Easy).

Iran Reportedly Tests Five New Missiles

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Iran said Sunday it fired five new types of locally-made coast-to-sea and sea-to-sea missiles in the last stage of its military maneuvers in the Persian Gulf.

Pirates Pitcher Hit In Face By Line Drive

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Chris Jakubauskas was hit in the face by Lance Berkman's line drive in the first inning of Saturday's game!

1.5 Million Facebook Accounts For Sale Don't Look Hacked

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

As reported by Computerworld, a Russian hacker named Kirllos has put up 1.5 Million hacked Facebook accounts for sale. If you have a look at these accounts, they have incomplete profiles, unrealistic user activity, only couple of friends (mostly 1 or 2).

Queen Elizabeth II [PICS]

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 02:10 PM PDT

She's been around.....Presidents.

25 Funniest Album Covers Ever Made

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Here are some of the most gut bustingly hilarious album covers ever made. Seriously, what were they thinking !

Man arrested for nostril shot on girlfriend

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 01:30 PM PDT

A 44 year old man from Crestview has been charged with battery after his girlfriend told police that he sealed off one nostril and blew the contents of the other all over her.

Airplane Made under 3 minutes [Time-lapse Assembly Video]

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Behind the scenes at Boeing as the newest Specialty Plane is unveiled!

The first illegal immigrants

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT


Body of NJ Infant Thrown From Bridge Believed Found

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

A passerby discovered today what is thought to be the remains of Zara Malani-Lin Abdur-Raheem near a river in Sayerville, N.J. The baby's clothing matches what Zara was last seen wearing. However, the medical examiner's office still needs identification...

CNN: Mystery Military Space Plane (Weaponization of Space?)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT


Steve Wozniak: Apple Security, Employee Firing, Gray Powell

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

During last week's iPhone leak saga, Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, reached out to us with a story: The morning of the iPad launch, an engineer showed Woz an iPad for two minutes. For this he was fired. It's a story that paints Apple as many people already see the company: ruthlessly secretive, and even vindictive.

Stephen Hawking: alien life is out there, scientist warns

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Stephen Hawking has suggested that aliens almost certainly exist but has warned humanity not to try to contact them.

Twitter Launches Countdown to OAuthcalypse

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

In 9 weeks, 3 days and some change, Twitter will turn off basic authentication for apps, making OAuth the only way to connect to Twitter applications.

Black, White & Adorable All Over: White Tiger Cubs (PICS)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Two white tiger babies, Rico and Kico, were born on March 8, but their parents Bianca and Paul rejected them so that zookeepers take care of the cubs.

Most Valuable Poser: Debatable MVP Award Winners

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 11:00 AM PDT

Here's a look back at some of the most debatable MVP choices ever in pro sports and arguments for the players that were passed up for the awards.

The Truth About Impulse Shopping [Infographic]

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Have you ever added a pack of gum to your cart while waiting to check out at the grocery store? If so, you've been a victim of impulse shopping. This infographic visually demonstrates the pitfalls and psychology behind why we do it and how we can avoid it.

Clashes as settlers march in Israel

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 10:40 AM PDT

Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces have clashed after Jewish settlers marched in the Arab neighbourhood of Silwan in East Jerusalem.The settlers, who staged the march on Sunday, want Palestians removed from the area and their homes pulled down.

Matt Millen Forced to Apologize On-Air for "Polack" Comment

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 10:20 AM PDT

Matt Millen referred to Ron Jaworski as a "polack" today during the NFL draft. He was then forced to apologize. ESPN also owes us all an apology for using this proven moron as an analyst during the NFL draft. This post has all the gory details of Millen's tenure in Detroit, for which Lions fans deserve an apology far more than Jaws.

Nice View [Pic]

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 10:00 AM PDT


3 Game Changes in the U.S. Army's UAV Road Map

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 10:00 AM PDT

Unmanned aerial systems could become so individualized that every soldier will have one.

10 Over-the-Top Wedding Cakes (Pics)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 09:30 AM PDT

Wedding season is upon us, and that means it's time for all the usual customs, from save-the-dates and registries to showers and parties. One of the most beloved traditions of any wedding is the cutting of the cake—but in today's world of Ace of Cakes, a cake is no longer just a cake.

Attention World: We Are Doomed

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 09:30 AM PDT

The bears have become sentient.

Breathtaking 360º Virtual Image Tour of the Sistine Chapel

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 09:10 AM PDT

Michelangelo's masterpiece of the 12,000 square foot Sistene Chapel -- truly amazing virutal reality tour (Wait for it to load)

The World's Most Recycled Product Is...

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 08:50 AM PDT

Who knew?

Lindsay Lohan -- Dumped from Latest Film, Isn't Bankable

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 08:50 AM PDT

Just another day in the life for one of Hollywood's favorite train wrecks. Lindsay Lohan was axed from a movie because she's not "bankable".

Jack Kevorkian HBO Movie Review: Moving And Sympathetic

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 08:50 AM PDT

Masterfully acted, sympathetic portrayal of the last doctor anybody ever needs.

How Europeans See America (Map)

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 08:40 AM PDT

Apologies for probable inaccuracies...

White supremacist stabbed & beaten 2 death by black neighbor

Posted: 25 Apr 2010 08:40 AM PDT

A white supremacist lawyer was stabbed and beaten to death by a black neighbour who had done yard work for him at his home in Pearl, Mississippi.A preliminary post mortem showed Richard Barrett, 67, was stabbed multiple times in the neck and bashed in the head, Sheriff Ronnie Pennington said. He had burns over 35% of his body, though

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