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Friday, April 30, 2010



Hugo Chavez Asks Fidel Castro to Join Twitter

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Fox News Anchor Comes Up With A New Word For Milk

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT


5 Horrible Airline Meals (PHOTOS)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT

I'd rather eat a KFC Double Down than this crap.

Stray cat adopts bobcat orphans (Vid)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:40 PM PDT


Man 'beats' Bejeweled 2 after playing for 3 years (Vid)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:30 PM PDT

We admire all forms of dedication -- even the absolutely insane forms. A California steel contractor named Mike Leyde recently displayed one such type of persistence by playing a single round of his casual game of choice, Bejeweled 2, for 2,205 hours and 51 minutes over the course of three years.

For the Derby, Five Foods to Eat in Honor of Kentucky

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

When it comes to cuisine in Kentucky, there's more than just bourbon. But not much more.

Even Touchdown Jesus Thinks This ND Promo Video Sucks [vid]

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Notre Dame? Notre Lame.

Soldiers in Afghanistan Remake Lady Gaga Video

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:10 PM PDT

I think this post-traumatic stress thing has gotten a bit out of hand.

Roger Ebert: How 3D is killing Hollywood

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 04:00 PM PDT

America's most prestigious film critic outlines 9 reasons why 3D technology is already ruining the movies. 3-D is a waste of a perfectly good dimension. Hollywood's current crazy stampede toward it is suicidal. It adds nothing essential to the moviegoing experience. For some, it is an annoying distraction.

5 Logic-Defying Facts About Shaq’s Rap Career

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:50 PM PDT

True renaissance men accomplish many feats in one lifetime, but they all pale in comparison to the multi-faceted career of The Big Aristotle. To prove my point, I present five facts about his rap career that you probably didn't know.

Russia To Clean Abandoned Barrels Of Oil From Arctic

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:40 PM PDT

What Putin saw as he surveyed the horizon wasn't the picturesque landscape he might have imagined, but instead, as he put it, "abandoned barrels of fuel spread to the horizon." The million barrels he saw are poisonous vestiges of the Soviet era, slowly polluting a region already hit hard by rising temperatures.

I made a comic to illustrate my job (PIC)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:30 PM PDT


China's Alarming Spate of School Knifings

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Violent crime is rare in the People's Republic because of a ban on guns but that has not stopped a recent string of assaults on children

David Letterman Says Affair "Was Stupid Behavior"

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:10 PM PDT

In a rare move, David Letterman opened up about his marriage on Friday's Live with Regis and Kelly, as it has been a hotbed of speculation since last fall's revelation that heĆ¢��d been targeted in an extortion plot over an affair he had with a staffer.

Palin e-mail snoop found guilty on two charges

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 03:00 PM PDT

A federal jury in Knoxville today has convicted David Kernell, 22, of two charges – misdemeanor computer fraud and felony obstruction of justice -- in connection with the 2008 episode where he accessed the personal Yahoo e-mail account of Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and then initiated a worldwide rummaging of its contents.

Monopoly: The Movie?

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Sir Ridley Scott, the Oscar-winning director of Blade Runner, is making a film based on the popular boardgame. Here's how

Paramount Pictures Ventures Into the Low-Budget World

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Paramount's new division ( Insurge Pictures) will dedicate $1 million to creating 10 theatrical releases for the bargain basement cost of $100,000 each.

Blind boy learns how to 'see' using dolphin technique

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:30 PM PDT

A blind boy has learnt how to "see" again after being taught a technique used by dolphins to detect where objects are.

Crash Course: Mayweather vs. Moseley

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

The welterweight bout is a showdown between two of the world's three best fighters regardless of weight. Mayweather ranks either first or second on most experts' pound-for-pound lists (either behind or ahead of Manny Pacquiao), while Mosley ranks no worse than No. 3.

The World's Most Bizarre Collections [Slideshow]

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:20 PM PDT

If you can name it, someone collects it. A gallery of collectors and their (unusual) obsessions

Ubuntu 10.04 Hit By Major Bug on Release Day

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

It's the end of April. Spring is here, and so is Ubuntu 10.04. Or at least, that's the plan. Canonical's rigid release schedule is awesome for many reasons. However, I don't think this is the kind of excitement Mr. Shuttleworth had in mind when the "fixed schedule" policy was set.

Dovie Lee Kerner, 47, Had Sex with Horse, Pig and Dog... and

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 02:00 PM PDT

That's not the grossest thing about it. She actually gave a sexually transmitted disease to her ex-boyfriend - and his dog

15 Funny Movie Marquees (Pics)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

One ticket, please.

America Is Not At War [image]

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 01:50 PM PDT

This message was found at a US military facility in Ramadi, Iraq, written by a member of the US Marines.

Magnum Condoms Embrace Hip-Hop, Hire Ludacris As Spokesman

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Playing to the stereotype or smart business decision? And does Ludacris actually use the large ones pictured? Is this an ad for condoms, or an ad for Ludacris' member?

Life In Australia is Dangerous (Map)

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 01:10 PM PDT


TIME: What Will It Take to Save Greece?

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 01:00 PM PDT

With Greece's debt crisis spreading, economists are warning that the $60 billion rescue package isn't enough. Standard & Poor's downgraded Greek debt to junk-bond status on Tuesday, sending the markets into a new tailspin. EU officials are scrambling to assure investors that Greece is on the right track. Will this crisis bring down the Euro?

Watching a living brain in the act of seeing

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Pioneering a novel microscopy method, neuroscientist Arthur Konnerth and colleagues from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have shown that individual neurons carry out significant aspects of sensory processing: specifically, in this case, determining which direction an object in the field of view is moving. Their method makes it ......

Are you becoming a fattist?

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:50 PM PDT

"They also roll their eyes when they see overweight people in line at the grocery store with a basket full of Twinkies and powdered doughnuts." That's fattist.

Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin, Henrik Sedin for Hart Trophy

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin counterpart joined Henrik Sedin of the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday as finalists for the Hart Trophy given to the NHL's MVP.

Man Has Worst Night Ever

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Jerome Ponette got drunk and was kicked out of a strip club. But his night was just beginning to go downhill. By the end of it, he'd been shot at by two people, wrecked six cars and driven a bullet-riddled Mercedes into a gas station.

100,000 King Penguins Gather To Breed On Posession Island

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Summer is approaching and the Kings of Antarctica are gathering in thousands (100,000 precisely) in the valleys of Possession Island. With beautiful orange markings, long, slim beaks and strong, streamlined bodies, the King penguin is the second largest penguin, second only to the Emperor.

Apple Shutting Down Lala on May 31

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:06 PM PDT

The whole purpose of going to Lala is to stream free music, and soon that function will be taken away. Apple purchased Lala in December 2009 and is clearly up to something—no new members are currently being accepted to the site, and existing members will only be able to use the streaming services until May 31.

LeBron James Wins NBA MVP For Second Straight Year

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 12:00 PM PDT

For the second consecutive season, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James will in the NBA's MVP award.

'Intense' Call of Duty Black Ops Dated

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 11:53 AM PDT

Activision has given an official release date for the upcoming game, while claiming that it will be the most 'intense, gripping and riveting experience possible'.

Hugo Chavez Invites Fidel Castro to Join Twitter

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Delighted at his cyber success, Venezuela's new Twitter convert President Hugo Chavez on Thursday invited Cuba's Fidel Castro and Bolivian President Evo Morales to join the micro-blogging site too.

Happy Vaginal Rejuvenation Awareness Day!

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Wait, what?

US Air Force gets caught in own Transformers 3 phishing net

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Security testers at the Guam Air Force base had to send out a clarification notice on Monday after an in-house test -- called an operational readiness exercise in Air Force parlance -- of how airmen would respond to a phishing e-mail about "Transformers 3" being filmed on site worked out a little too well.

New 4D Gaming Vest Lets You Feel Pain (& Fun) of Being Shot

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 11:10 AM PDT

In development by Univ of Pennsylvania robotic engineers, prototype vest gives gamers full immersive experience--including 'touch' (the 4D experience). The vest experience is "startling", creating more energy/sensation/alertness, but not "painful" according to developers. Includes VID of some people playing w/vest...

Belgium Unites To Ban The Burqa

Posted: 30 Apr 2010 10:40 AM PDT

Belgium's French and Dutch parties have occasionally refused to even meet with each other and the linguistic divide colors nearly every aspect of politics here. The vote was 136-0 during the plenary session of the lower house of parliament this afternoon, outlawing the full Muslim veil as the "right thing to do".

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