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Monday, May 17, 2010



14 Superstar Rappers Turned Headline Actors [Gallery]

Posted: 17 May 2010 06:00 PM PDT

Here's a list of some of our favorite current and former rappers working in film and TV today. Let the beat drop!

How Churches Invest Their Money

Posted: 17 May 2010 05:50 PM PDT

Without question, most churches engage in substantial charity work. But that doesn't mean that churches are not, at least partially, money-making enterprises.

New Miss USA Rima Fakih knows her way around a stripper pole

Posted: 17 May 2010 05:40 PM PDT

In case you missed it, Miss Michigan Rima Fakih, won last night to become the 2010 Miss USA. A nice feather in her cap, no doubt. But does it really compare to winning Mojo In The Morning's "Stripper 101″ contest in 2007?


Posted: 17 May 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Human heads are delicious.

Devastated Illegal with 4.0 GPA Unable to Attend UC Berkeley

Posted: 17 May 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Although the 17-year-old Gladys Castro carries a 4.09 grade-point average and has been accepted to the university, she cannot apply for government loans because she's an illegal immigrant and doesn't have a Social Security number. When she was 8 years old, her family fled the crime and violence of their hometown in Jalisco, Mexico.

20 Years Later: A Tribute to Jim Henson (vids)

Posted: 17 May 2010 05:00 PM PDT

It was 20 years ago today when one of the most inspirational, educational, muppetational men of all time died: the one and only Jim Henson.

12 People Who Could Replace Steve Carell on The Office

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:50 PM PDT

If NBC decides to keep pushing The Office even when Carell departs the show -- and they may -- then they should at least get somebody who can stand a good chance of properly replacing him. These are the 12 best candidates we could find for the job, should it be necessary.

Woman fired after taking daughter to work on National Take..

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Qwedra Evens worked as a manager at Check 'n Go until she was terminated after taking her daughter to work with her on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Salad Man[PIC]

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

You have the right to romaine silent.

Tripper Castrates Self Because his Balls have Monsters

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Police report that some very bad acid is circulating in Arcata,California, causing people to do all sorts of strange things.

Anesthesia Awareness: Your Worst Nightmare In Real Life

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

When Carol Weiher was having her right eye surgically removed in 1998, she woke up hearing disco music. The next thing she heard was "Cut deeper, pull harder."

How I Became A Doctor (Dilbert)

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Dogbert, career counselor.

Apple Patent Hints at Deep Facebook-iPhone Integration

Posted: 17 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

The a newly revealed patent hints at some of Apple's plans for better iPhone-Facebook integration at the device level. We've heard rumblings about certain Facebook features being built directly into the iPhone OS and this newly-released patent — first uncovered by Patently Apple — illustrates just how this type of integration might work.

BREAKING: Judge Lets Obama's Kenyan aunt stay in US

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:58 PM PDT

Zeituni Onyango, 57, had defied a deportation order and lived quietly in a Boston public housing project until it was revealed shortly before the 2008 election that she was here illegally.

Obama to create "Oil Spill Commission"

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:48 PM PDT

An administration official says the White House will establish a presidential commission to investigate the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

V6 Sports Car Battle: Mustang vs Genesis Coupe vs 370Z

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

It quickly became obvious that the 370Z and its mighty 332-hp, 270-lb/ft VQ V6 was the stud. On the straights, it could easily pull away from both the Mustang and the Genesis Coupe. That said, the 305-hp Ford and 306-hp, 266-lb/ft Genesis were no slouches in the straight line department. Read on for more.

11 Korean Pro Starcraft Players Charged in Cheating Scandal

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Eleven South Korean pro Starcraft players and 5 other individuals have been implicated in the match fixing scandal. Players included in the collusion include the legendary Jae-Yoon 'sAviOr' Ma and Jim 'Hwasin' Yung Soo.

ShopGirl Mistook Cocaine Delivery for Anthrax Attack

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:20 PM PDT

An employee at Marc Jacobs' SoHo store intercepted a delivery of cocaine; she called the cops because she thought it was anthrax. It can be hard to tell the difference between drug dealers and terrorists...

Fire Destroys Huge Animal Collection in Brazil

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

A fire broke out this weekend in Brazil, destroying one of the world's largest collections of snakes, spiders, and scorpions. Housed at the Butantan Institute in Sao Paulo, the collection contained roughly five hundred thousand dead specimens, which took over 100 years to amass.

Just Don't Call It a Climate Bill

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Despite the most creative rhetoric this side of ObamaCare, voters have figured out that "cap and trade" involves artificial carbon rationing and vast new energy taxes. So the main goal of John Kerry and Joe Lieberman has been attempting to disguise these truths in the climate bill they released to much fanfare last week.

World's Stupidest Inventions

Posted: 17 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Fake boobs to help kids sleep. Wire cages for babies. Duster socks for the cat's feet. These are real - and real stupid - inventions. Click through to discover the most ridiculous inventions of all time.

Spiderman 2 Reboot Gets A New Writer

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Earlier this year, Sony announced plans to completely reboot the "Spider-Man" film franchise without director Sam Raimi or star Tobey Maguire. And while Sony has promised that the new film will be "Peter Parker told differently," one of the screenwriters from the original "Spider-Man" film series will be returning the wall-crawler's latest outing.

Behold the Phillly Cheesesteak ... Pretzel

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

The Philly Pretzel Factory's latest foray into the fast food arms race is a mash-up of pretzel and cheesesteak, which debuted Monday, May 17. Early adopters seem excited that it's easier to eat than a traditional cheesesteak -- an innovation in easy delivery of meat and cheese to mouth, a/k/a the American dream.

Wife Leaps From Husband's Moving Car to Buy Smokes

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

You gotta love humanity. Women jumps out of her husband's car because she was craving a cigarette, I guess that's what they mean by "smoking kills".

Researchers Identify New Disease, Cure it Using Stem Cells

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) and the Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital have identified a previously undiagnosed condition and successfully treated it by performing an experimental stem cell transplant.

He Must Get All The Ladies (PIC)

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:40 PM PDT


50 Is the New 20

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:40 PM PDT

New research finds that people over 50 are happier than their younger counterparts.

Life in the Ghetto with Tracey Jordan (PIC)

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

'30 Rock' has, hands down, some of the absolute funniest writing on television (next to 'Two and a Half Men', of course /s).

Chemicals Banned in 1970s Still in Our Food

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Think that once a toxic chemical is banned from agricultural use it doesn't take long for it to leave our food? Think again. Recent research shows that numerous chemicals banned years or even decades ago, such as DDT, are still showing up in our food.

Fed Up With Facebook? Delete it, and Here's How

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Facebook is no stranger to populist uprising. As the site has grown over the years, so too has the surge of Facebook evacuees. The major difference, though, is that quitting Facebook today has become something of a Promethean task.

What's Worse: Rush Limbaugh or the Gulf Oil Spill? [CARTOON]

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Now that's what I call containment failure...

Arizona & the Hidden History of American Jingoism

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The recent law in Arizona that purports to crack down on immigration not only runs counter to the federal government's role in dealing with immigration, but it reeks of racial profiling and violates constitutionally-protected civil liberties. Sadly, it is hardly the first time we have been down this path.

10 Famous Fans We Wish Had Been Tased

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Whether it's a Yankee game in mid July, or a playoff game in Green Bay in December, fans come for the love of the game and to root for their favorite team. But there's always that guy. That one guy who probably had one or two too many. The guy who screams profanities right behind a nice family outing.

NFL Preseason Power Rankings

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

After busy offseason in the NFL, here is an early look at how the 32 teams stack up now.

The Periodic Table Of Super-Powers (CHART)

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:10 PM PDT

With 70 years of super-hero comics behind us, there have been a lot of super-powers on the printed page -- so many, in fact, that even the most dedicated comics reader can occasionally have a hard time keeping them straight.

Scientists identify mechanism T-cells use to block HIV

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Scientists at Duke University Medical School and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found a new role for a host protein that provides further insight into how CD8+ T cells work to control HIV and other infections. Study authors say the finding may yield new strategies for prevention or treatment.

Pokemon Science: The Reality Behind Pokemon Abilities (Pic)

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT


iBelieve (COMIC)

Posted: 17 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The new iPhone is compromised.

The Harvard-Yalification Of The Supreme Court

Posted: 17 May 2010 01:50 PM PDT

If Elena Kagan is confirmed to a seat on the Supreme Court, it will lead to an Ivy League clean sweep: Each of the justices will have attended law school at either Harvard or Yale. But should a diploma from one of the country's top two law schools be a prerequisite for a job on the court?

Apple: From Underdog to Tech Bully

Posted: 17 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Apple can no longer reasonably be considered an underdog, and its recent defiant behavior has caught some off-guard. But don't expect consumers to turn their backs on them.

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