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Thursday, May 6, 2010



Jay Leno Takes a Shot at Conan O'Brien and His Fans (VIDEO)

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Jay Leno: afraid to insult people directly, but not honorable enough to just avoid it altogether. During last night's monologue, Leno showed a fake Facebook page for the accused Times Square bomber. Under his favorite pages? "Team Coco." Video inside.

Future iPhones to Identify Users by Heartbeat

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

A newly-published Apple patent application proposes identifying iPhone users by their heartbeat, rather than by more conventional means like a passcode.

After Being Cut by M's, Eric Byrnes Joins Softball League

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Walk off the basepaths and crack a beverage because Eric Byrnes no longer has to work nights and is available to serve as a ringer in your local softball league.

Indie Band Slapped with Copyright by Roy Lichtenstein Estate

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

The late pop artist Roy Lichtenstein became famous for his paintings that were originally comic book panels. But now indie band Elsinore is being slapped with a copyright notice by his estate, essentially for doing what Lichtenstein did so famously -- taking inspiration from others and making it their own.

Life s-s-s-saver? WHO launches snake venom website

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:20 PM PDT

The World Health Organization launched a website Tuesday it hopes will help cut the estimated 100,000 deaths caused annually by snake poison.

Drunk History with John C. Reilly and Crispin Glover

Posted: 06 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Watch the amazing story of Nikola Tesla (John C. Reilly), the father of Western Technology, who sailed to America to meet Thomas Edison (Crispin Glover) and work for him.

By the Numbers: Mobile Phones Around the World (Infographic)

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Even in developing countries, most people in the world now rely on mobile phone service. Here's a look at who is using mobile service around the world, which providers are used and how people are using their mobile devices.

TSA Agent Attacks CoWorker After His Small Penis Was Scanned

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

The machines have the unintended side effect of giving a rough determination of the size of things underneath your clothes. Apparently Negrin didn't measure up (hey, maybe he's a grower, not a shower) and his co-workers teased him about his apparent short comings.. The machines have the unintended side effect of giving a rough determination of th

EXIT POLLS: UK set for hung parliament

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:49 PM PDT

The nation was in limbo tonight after the election resulted in a hung parliament...

Iran, Bin Laden, and "Feathered Cocaine"

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:40 PM PDT

A documentary about the sport of falconry called Feathered Cocaine wanders a bit off topic to suggest that bin Laden is living comfortably with family in the north of Iran's capital city.

It Was Really Hot Out (pic)

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:40 PM PDT


Senator Cornyn to Governor Crist: I Want My Money Back!

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Senator John Cornyn: "I certainly will request the money that I have donated to his campaign from my leadership PAC back and I know from my conversations with a number of Republican fundraisers and donors that that process is already well underway".

Karl the Orangutan Turns 50: A Great Age for a Great Ape

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Meet Karl, a senior citizen in the ape world. The orangutan is celebrating his 50th birthday in the Apenhaul Primate Park in the Netherlands.

"Fabulous Fab" is the Most Popular Guy on Wall Street

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Fabrice Tourre, the Goldman Sachs employee at the center of an SEC investigation, may have been denounced in Senate hearings, but he's being lauded on Wall Street. What gives?

COD: Black Ops Trailer: Details You Might Have Missed (vid)

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT


Inhalable Measles Vaccine Set to Debut in First Human Trials

Posted: 06 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Future vaccination against measles, tuberculosis or even cervical cancer might be as simple as huffing from a plastic sack. Scientists have refined a powdered inhalable vaccine that is slated to undergo human clinical trials for preventing measles later this year in India.

News cast gets completely owned by hackers [Video]

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Watch the bottom part of this footage. "He-Man and Skeletor Presumed Dead" = lolowned?

5 NFL Teams That Should Move To L.A. (Gallery)

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Amazingly Creepy Artworks Made of Pipe Cleaners

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Don Porcella is a little bit freaky artist who uses regular pipe cleaners to make some weird sculptures. It seems that the fact he uses pipe cleaners to create artworks was not enough to him so he decided to make pretty creepy and weird sculptures from them.

Hall of Fame Pitcher Robin Roberts Dies At Age 83

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Roberts compiled a 286-245 record and 3.41 ERA during his career, which also included stints with Baltimore, Houston and the Chicago Cubs. He led the NL in wins four times. A seven-time All-Star, he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976. The Phillies retired his No. 36 in 1962.

40 Cougars Who Age Like Wine [PICS]

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

With Mother's Day right around the corner, we thought it would be appropriate to pay homage to 40 super hot cougars who only get hotter as they get older.

How not to turn a bus around (and stop an ambulance)

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT


Top 10 Fictional Food and Drinks from Movies

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Would you like a Romulan ale with your Big Kahuna burger?

If Super Mario Bros. Was Made in 2010

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Using eight images, game designer Zack Hiwiller shows us what Super Mario Bros. might look like, if it was made with modern sensibilities.

The Deadly Nature & Mind-blowing Beauty of Lightning [PICS]

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The natural phenomena of lightning occurs 100 times per second around the globe. Here's 39 spectacular photos to look at lightning's deadly nature and mind-blowing beauty.

iPhone to remain AT&T exclusive until early 2011

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

In exchange for cheap data plans on the iPad 3G, Apple agreed to extend AT&T's exclusive right to sell the iPhone through 2010

New Chrome beta takes the speed crown

Posted: 06 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

A new beta of Google's Chrome Web browser brings a significant improvement in JavaScript performance. We took a hands on look and benchmarked Chrome against its rivals.

Neanderthal genome reveals interbreeding with humans

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:59 PM PDT

Sequence reveals how lots of us came to have Neanderthal genes-- but we won't be able to clone our extinct closest relatives.

GE Puts Quarter-Million Cows to Work in Chinese Biogas Plant

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:50 PM PDT

In an effort to help ease China's energy shortage and put tons of biowaste to good use, a 250,000-head cow farm in north eastern China will use animal dung to power four GE Jenbacher biogas engines and produce an estimated 38,000 MWh a year.

Tea Party Groups Battle Allegations of Racism

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Most Americans see the Tea Party movement as motivated by distrust of government, opposition to the policies of Obama and the Democratic Party, and broad concern about the economy. But nearly three in 10 see racial prejudice as underlying the tea party.

Clearwire promises Clear-branded HTC and Samsung WiMAX phone

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:36 PM PDT

WiMAX-capable phones bearing the Clear name from both Samsung and HTC are "expected" to be available before 2010's out.

Flooding in Tennessee (PICS)

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Last weekend, powerful thunderstorms drenched Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi, dumping over 13 inches of rain on the region in two days. Creeks, lakes and rivers swelled with the rainwater, overflowing their banks, washing away roads, and causing the deaths of at least 24 people so far.

Geronimo speaks out on Arizona's immigration law

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:30 PM PDT

As far as I'm concerned about America.

World's First Two-Man Bicycle Kick [w. Vid]

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:27 PM PDT

In what some are calling a 'tandem' bicycle kick, two footballers down South America way performed an overhead kick... at the same time. And yep, it went in.

You Can't Trust Science? What about Religion?

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:10 PM PDT

'Science has an agenda! Science is unreliable!' If you've ever heard a religious person say these words, you'll love this video.

Obama calls on Congress to work on immigration reform

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:10 PM PDT

President Obama on Wednesday called on Congress to work on comprehensive immigration reform this year, saying it would be the best way to fix the nation's broken immigration system.

This Day in History: The Nintendo 64 is Born

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:10 PM PDT

On this day in 1995, Nintendo announced that development on its Nintendo 64 console -- then called the Ultra 64 -- had been completed, and that the system would be delayed from its intended holiday release to April of 1996.

Texas Teachers Want to Paddle Kids--Oh, no

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:00 PM PDT

A local tutor in Texas suggested on his web site that teachers should bring back "licks", and the threat of physical punishment......

Why you can't barter your kidney

Posted: 06 May 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Although there are countries where organ-selling has been known to happen, in the United States it's not accepted practice. Here recipients are prioritized based on their need, and whether they're healthy enough to withstand a transplant. But there's a vast shortage of organs.

Happy 21st, Idiot! You Swallowed a Beer Bottle Cap!

Posted: 06 May 2010 12:50 PM PDT

A lot of people end up spending their 21st birthday in the hospital because they consume too much booze. A Tempe man spent his 21st in the hospital for a different reason -- he consumed something else: That jagged piece of metal designed to keep booze in a bottle.

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