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Tuesday, May 18, 2010



Man Who Walk Wrong Way Through Turnstile Going to Bangkok

Posted: 18 May 2010 05:10 PM PDT

[VIOLENT PHOTOS FROM BANGKOK] So far at least 154 have been injured and over 20 killed in the clashes as the military and the government launched an operation to disperse anti-government protesters who have closed parts of the city for two months. A state of emergency is in effect that spreads to 17 provinces in the country.

Mom sexually abuses 16-year-old daughter, videotapes it.

Posted: 18 May 2010 05:10 PM PDT

​Bobbie Jo Geveshausen liked to videotape her boyfriend, Edward D.Shockey, sexually abusing her 16-year-old daughter. And sometimes, the 43-year-old woman liked to join in. ​The sexual abuse was discovered after Shockey gave the victim's boyfriend several DVDs that were supposed to be music videos.

15-year-old Ghost picture mystery resolved

Posted: 18 May 2010 05:00 PM PDT

A 15-year-old mystery surrounding a photograph which supposedly showed the ghost of a schoolgirl standing in an inferno has been resolved, after a researcher found the image is copied from a postcard.

The Five Best Weapons of the Halo: Reach Beta

Posted: 18 May 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The best firearms from the Halo: Reach multiplayer beta, ranked in terms of how many asses they kick.

Nebraska GOP sheriff race decided by cut of cards

Posted: 18 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

A deck of cards and a bit of luck helped decide the who will likely be the next sheriff of Morrill County.

LifeLock CEO’s Identity Stolen 13 Times

Posted: 18 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

LifeLock CEO Todd Davis, whose number is displayed in the company's ubiquitous advertisements, has by now learned that lesson. He's been a victim of identity theft at least 13 times.

Ex-Cop Threatened Women With Deportation For Sexual Favors

Posted: 18 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Former Anaheim police officer dangled the threat of deportation over women to coerce information, confessions or degrading sexual acts out of them.

Panic Time at Fox as Glenn Beck Loses 50% of His Viewers

Posted: 18 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Glenn Beck has been in denial about his ratings slide for weeks now. First, he claimed that there is no ratings decline for his Fox News show, and then he claimed that the weather was to blame for his 33% drop in viewership. However by attracting only 1.7 million viewers on Friday, Beck hit a new all time low which is now 50% off of his peak.

Top 10 Greatest World Cup Games Of All Time

Posted: 18 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

There have been 710 World Cup matches since the tournament began in 1930. Some have been entirely forgettable; others have burned themselves into the memory, providing moments that we will take to the grave. Here is an entirely subjective list of the 10 greatest World Cup games of all time

'Any use of this software until AFTER DEATH is restricted'

Posted: 18 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT

There are some really interesting open source software licenses out there, including the Beer-Ware license, the Do What the F**k You Want To Public License (WTFPL), and, of course, the Death and Repudiation license, which requires the user to be dead.

Crazy Backstage Demands by Crazy Musicians

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:51 PM PDT

Which tough-guy rapper can't perform without a bottle of baby oil and a bouquet of roses?

10 Things You Should Know About Torture (Infographic)

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:40 PM PDT

From primitive weight devices that literally squish you to death to 'modern' techniques such as water boarding, torture has a long dark history. This infographic will explain you all.

5 Super Powers We All Had as Babies (According to Science)

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:39 PM PDT

Not unlike Clark Kent, babies everywhere have managed to fool the world with their mild-mannered public persona, masking the amazing superpowers nearly all of them possess.

Facebook And Zynga Enter Into Five Year Partnership

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:39 PM PDT

Facebook and Zynga have just announced a five year partnership. We originally reported Zynga's earlier frustrations and reports that it was set to abandon Facebook all together.

Shazam: 75 Million Users, Over 1 Billion Songs Identified

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Mobile music recognition and discovery startup Shazam this afternoon revealed that it has grown its user base from 50 million to 75 million.

NBA: The Top 10 Lottery Screw-Ups Ever

Posted: 18 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

These were selections that not only raised eyebrows at the time, but eventually tanked and gave us a quite-forgettable NBA career.

Balloon Boy Parents Get Their Stupid Balloon Back

Posted: 18 May 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Richard Heene, the father responsible for the balloon boy hoax, will get his runaway balloon back after all. The runaway UFO-like balloon that was said to be carrying his 6-year-old boy, Falcon is back in the hands of the parents who pleaded guilty to the hoax...

New Study Links Pesticides on Non-Organic Produce w/ ADHD

Posted: 18 May 2010 01:30 PM PDT

In what could be a clue to the mysterious rise of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in kids, researchers have linked even low levels of a common pesticide to the disruptive behavioral disease.

The Best Jobs In America (Chart)

Posted: 18 May 2010 01:20 PM PDT

The recession brought a tremendous rise in the unemployment rate in America and many people are having trouble finding employment. However, there are many jobs to be had -- and not just any jobs, some of the best companies in America are hiring.

Letterman, Jonah Hill Latest Celebs Named in Bruno Lawsuit

Posted: 18 May 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Remember way back in the summer of 2009, when Sacha Baron Cohen's fashion/celebrity spoof Brüno sashayed onto the scene and was promptly greeted by a big "meh" from critics and the general public? Remember how it attracted the ire and/or disapproving glares of LGBT support groups everywhere?

Blizzard Shutting Down StarCraft 2 Beta Soon

Posted: 18 May 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Blizzard has officially announce that they will be planning to shut down 'StarCraft 2 Beta' on May 31st to prepare the launch on July 27th.

Medical Pot Cops Confiscate 9-Year-Old's Minnie Mouse Wallet

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Christine Casey runs a medical marijuana dispensary out of her home in Tacoma, Washington. When cops raided the place last week, they cuffed her 14-year-old son, put a gun to his head and confiscated $80 they found in her 9-year-old daughter's Minnie Mouse wallet.

Why we should end lifetime Supeme Court tenure

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:40 PM PDT

As a general matter, lifetime tenure for judges is not only a good idea, it's essential to an independent judiciary. As a general matter, term limits for public officials are a bad idea; they deprive us of wisdom born of experience. But for the Supreme Court, term limits could be a big improvement. It's a relic of a time when life was much shorter.

Pregnant inmate died after hours of agony in Syracuse jail

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Chuniece Patterson was pregnant and complaining of abdominal pain in her cell at the Justice Center jail in Syracuse. Fourteen hours later, she was dead.

12 of The Most Stressful Jobs in America

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:30 PM PDT

You think your job is bad? Here are 12 of the most truly stressful jobs in America and the diciest aspects of each job description.

Highly graphic texting-while-driving ad comes to US (vid)

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:30 PM PDT

A disturbingly effective UK texting-while-driving ad that you might have seen is now playing in parts of the US. This is not for the faint of heart...

Top 10 Iconic Movie Locations

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Last week, the owners of the Iowa cornfield where Field of Dreams was filmed announced they were selling the property for $5.4 million. TIME looks at the some of the most famous real-life locations in...

CNN.com: Famous folks who launched careers after age 50

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Sadly, the down economy has put a lot of workers over age 50 in the unenviable position of needing to find a new profession. Don't believe that old cliché about middle-aged dogs and new tricks, though; lots of wildly successful people found big success in careers they began after their fiftieth birthdays.

Why BP Won't Measure the Oil Spill

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:20 PM PDT

In the latest sci-fi development from the Gulf oil spill, scientists have found enormous oil plumes beneath the ocean's surface. With this, and last week's underwater footage of oil and gas gushing out of the ruptured well, it's apparent that BP's estimate of the amount of oil entering the Gulf each day is at once laughably and horrifyingly low.

13 of the Most Anticipated Finales in TV History [PICS]

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Chances are you don't even watch "Lost"; it's never been a top 10 show. But if you happen to exist within 100 yards of a television or newsstand, you know that it's coming to an end very, very soon.

Woman Pulls Out Taser on Wendy's Worker Over Botched Order

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:10 PM PDT

When Melanese Reid didn't get her extra mustard and mayonnaise packets, she chased a drive-thru worker around the restaurant with a pink stun gun....

An Astronaut's Social Profile Portrait

Posted: 18 May 2010 12:00 PM PDT

The only self-portrait that would not be lame on a social profile.

Hanley Ramirez Won't Apologize to Teammates

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Angry at being benched Monday night for his lack of hustle, Florida Marlins star shortstop Hanley Ramirez said Tuesday he has no plans to apologize to his teammates and has lost some respect for manager Fredi Gonzalez.

MySpace Follows Our Advice, Promises To Simplify Privacy Set

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:40 AM PDT

MySpace took TechCrunch's advice. Today, co-president Mike Jones announced that MySpace will roll out new, simplified privacy settings. The options will be simplified to "public, friends only, or public to anyone 18 or over." In a blog post Jones writes:

Kindle For Android Hits This Summer And You Can Buy Books

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:31 AM PDT

...hmmm, I thought apps released into the Google Android Market are not allowed to implement in-app purchasing... maybe Google will lift this restriction at Google I/O this week.

Crazy Deer Attacks Fat Guy (Video)

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:30 AM PDT

If cheeseburgers fought back as hard as this deer, the guy would probably be a lot healthier.

Mount St. Helens, 30 years ago - The Big Picture

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:21 AM PDT


GamePro Review: Red Dead Redemption - 5/5 Stars!

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:10 AM PDT

Arguably Rockstar's finest effort to date, Red Dead Redemption does an exquisite job of capturing the iconic essence of the Wild West, presenting one of the most engaging and enjoyable open-world climates in recent memory with the dusty plains of New Austin.

Fishing banned in 19 percent of Gulf of Mexico due to Spill

Posted: 18 May 2010 11:00 AM PDT

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has shut down fishing in a 45,728-square-mile section of the Gulf of Mexico, NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco said Tuesday.

Travolta's dogs killed in airport mishap

Posted: 18 May 2010 10:54 AM PDT

BANGOR, Maine (AP) A service vehicle at Maine's Bangor International Airport struck and killed two dogs belonging to actor John Travolta.

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