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Friday, May 21, 2010



Just Another Day In Kazahkstan.... [pic]

Posted: 21 May 2010 05:20 PM PDT

A goat dances to a female accordion player. Oh, and the goat is wearing a shirt. Wait, what?

Lingerie Store Needs Food Permit to Sell Edible Underwear

Posted: 21 May 2010 05:10 PM PDT

The San Antonio, Texas health department takes eating seriously. Even if it's sexy eating. Rosemary Benitez, owner of San Antonio-based Shades of Love lingerie store, was forced to get a food permit because she sells novelty items like edible panties and candy g-strings. The nutritional value is uncertain, as is their placement on the food pyramid.

D.C. Super-Sizes Its Condoms

Posted: 21 May 2010 05:00 PM PDT

The city had been handing out Durex condoms, but changed its mind after getting the results from a youth survey. Apparently, teens and young adults thought the rubbers were too cheap -- and too small.

Surprise, Surprise! BP Has Connections With Lab Testing Oil

Posted: 21 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

The laboratory that officials have chosen to process virtually all of the samples is part of an oil and gas services company in Texas that counts oil firms, including BP, among its biggest clients.

The Only Time When Roger Federer Lost 0-6, 0-6

Posted: 21 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

There may be only one tennis player in the world who wishes he had taken it a bit easier on Roger Federer.

Here's How Walmart and GameStop plans to get your money!

Posted: 21 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Two major retailers detailed plans today to boost video game sales at their respective stores. Walmart, the convenience giant, kicks it off with a new website sporting its own game reviews and exclusive content while GameStop bulks up downloadable content for its customer loyalty program.

Michele Bachmann Protests Taxes by Refusing to Pay Hers

Posted: 21 May 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has taken a bold stand against government over-reach by sending Washington (County) a message: You can't have the $3,814 that you claim I owe for my million-dollar mansion in West Lakeland Township.

First physical evidence of Africans in medieval England

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

A 13th century skeleton unearthed on the grounds of a friary may be the earliest physical evidence that Africans lived in England in medieval times, a team of researchers said.

Westboro Church To Protest At Ronnie James Dio's Funeral

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

This is just sick. The notorious Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas is gearing up to protest at Dio's memorial service in Hollywood on May 30th as they claim he is a "Satan worshipper / enabler" who "encourages violence".

The 28 Coolest Gadgets, Tools & Technologies on "Lost"

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

"Lost" isn't just a TV show. It's also a complete, self-contained mythology that taps into the science and technology passions of hardcore nerds. The show overflows with interesting gadgets and gizmos, and with but one episode left, we've decided to celebrate our favorites.

World's first battery fueled by air

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The world's first battery fueled by air - with 10 times the storage capacity of conventional cells - has been unveiled. British scientists say the revolutionary 'STAIR' (St Andrews Air) battery could now pave the way for a new generation of electric cars, laptops and mobile phones.

Pressure for Female Circumcision Lingers in the U.S.

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Fatima Mohamed, a 45-year-old Somali immigrant living in America, was faced with a question most parents will never worry about: Should my daughter be circumcised?

10 Fun Movie Drinking Games

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:20 PM PDT

All of you love watching movies. Many of you probably also enjoy the act of drinking cereal-malt and distilled beverages. Throw the two together with some friends and you have yourself one excellent early-evening activity.

Sen. Chuck Schumer is Poised to be Senate Majority Leader

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:20 PM PDT

With Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) hanging on to his seat by a thread, the Brooklynite is nearing the goal line of his long game. Succeeding Reid would make Schumer the highest-ranking Jewish elected official in American history.

Suburban mom, 9-months pregnant, becomes serial burglar

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT

She's charged with waddling her way into 6 homes and trying to rob 4others in broad daylight, while leaving her 5-year-old son outside inher SUV.

First 14 minutes of Super Mario Galaxy 2

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is right around the corner, so the best way to prepare you here is 14 minutes of gameplay.

Google compares Apple to 'Big Brother' from iconic 1984 ad

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:10 PM PDT

More than 25 years after Apple compared IBM to a totalitarian state in an iconic TV advertisement, Google at this week's I/O conference attempted to suggest Apple is now playing the role of Big Brother with the iPhone.

Bono undergoes emergency surgery

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:06 PM PDT

CANNES, France (Reuters) - U2 lead singer Bono has undergone emergency surgery on his back in a Munich hospital after being injured while preparing for the next leg of the band's world tour, a spokesperson said Friday.||The 50-year-old from Ireland...

What people actually mean...(pic)

Posted: 21 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

10 'SNL' Sketches That Should Have Been Movies (w/vids)

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

'MacGruber,' a film based on Will Forte's recurring 'SNL' character, is now opening... Here are 10 other SNL sketches that might've made fun movies -- or at the very least would've been better than the classic (egregious), 'It's Pat.'

Top Six Westerns Red Dead Redemption Fans Need To See

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

A list of six must-see Westerns made over the last 60 years. All of these films are perfect for Red Dead Redemption fans.

Turin Police Raid Scientology Chapter

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:41 PM PDT

According to La Stampa, police searched the chapter on Via Bersezio for some nine hours and in the basement, behind a locked door, found the sect's secret archive which had files on magistrates, policemen, journalists and relatives of former members.

Heavy Rain Expected For Hollywood

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Heavy Rain was develop as an interactive drama. However, developer Quantic Dream have plans to push Heavy Rain as another form of entertainment, a movie.

9 Laziest Attempts At Aliens From Film & TV

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

It's lazy. Face it. There are numerable 'near-humans' kicking about the galaxies SciFi has given us, notably in the Star Trek universe, with rubber mask aliens all over the shop, a wrinkle in the forehead head here, a kink in the nose there...

iTunes lead increasing, now selling 26.7% of US music

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Since edging out WalMart in 2008 to become the top music retailer, Apple has increased its lead with iTunes and is now outselling both Walmart and second place BestBuy combined, while handling more than half of all digital music sales in the US.

Mexicos' Playa del Carmen's Next Trend: Fetish Hotels?

Posted: 21 May 2010 02:10 PM PDT

A mix of urban jungle, red-light district and elegant symmetry, Reina Roja Hotel is the newest and most radical addition to the growing trend of modern, theme-based hotels in Playa del Carmen, the popular beach town along Mexico's Mayan Riviera.

New Microsoft betas push "private cloud" strategy

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Two new prereleases have been set loose by Microsoft: Windows Server AppFabric Release Candidate, and BizTalk Server 2010 beta. Together, these applications make in-house applications more scalable and easier to manage. Both are key elements of Microsoft's "private cloud" strategy.

Japan Launches Probe To Explore Venus & Beyond

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:30 PM PDT

A powerful new Japanese spacecraft and experimental solar sail blasted off together on Thursday (Eastern Time) to start a six-month trek to explore Venus and cosmic parts beyond. One mission is aimed at uncovering the secrets of Venus and its cloud-covered surface, while the other could become the first interplanetary solar sail to successfully...

9 Cockiest Video Game Characters of All Time

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:20 PM PDT

As a culture, we seem to be drawn to "cocky" people. As such, this translates directly into video games. Some of the most popular characters, whether they are heroes or villains, have been cocky bastards. In honor of these self-aggrandizing *ssholes, here is a list of the top 9 cockiest video game characters of all time.

Ex-Hacker Adrian Lamo Institutionalized for Asperger's

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Adrian Lamo, a man once hunted by the FBI, did something contrary to his nature. He picked up a payphone outside a Northern California supermarket and called the cops. Someone had grabbed Lamo's backpack containing the prescription anti-depressants he'd been on since he pleaded guilty to hacking The New York Times...

Little Kid Will Punish You in the Ring [vid]

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:10 PM PDT

I'm not sure that's a girl like the video's title says, but either way I'm impressed.

Rand Paul: Obama's criticism of BP is 'un-American'

Posted: 21 May 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Shameless Kentucky's ReThugolCon Senate candidate Rand Paul criticized President Barack Obama's handling of the Gulf oil spill Friday as putting "his boot heel on the throat of BP" and "really un-American." Paul's defense of the oil company came during an interview in which he tried to explain his controversial take on civil rights law,

Pyramid Discovered in Peru Linked to Ancient Copper Industry

Posted: 21 May 2010 12:50 PM PDT

A team of archaeologists who uncovered a 1,400 year old pyramid in Peru say that the finding is particularly unusual. The flat-topped pyramid, which was built by the Moche culture, was used for the living rather than just for the dead, and contains a wealth of artefacts, murals and human remains.

Up and away! World's largest airship lifts off for the first

Posted: 21 May 2010 12:50 PM PDT

More than 70 years after the Hindenburg disaster ended the golden airship era, giant blimps will take to the skies again with the launch of the world's largest inflatable craft.

'Montauk monster' found on Canadian beach

Posted: 21 May 2010 12:40 PM PDT

A Bizarre animal corpse has washed up on a Canadian beach, reviving memories of the infamous 'Montauk monster' that was discovered in 2008

Obama To Resign To Finally Open That Restaurant

Posted: 21 May 2010 12:30 PM PDT

In an effort to counter the highest unemployment rate the nation has faced in a quarter century, Barack Obama announced Monday that he will create 17 new jobs by resigning from the presidency to pursue his lifelong dream of opening a cozy little down-home restaurant just off the Galesburg, IL exit on Interstate 74

Man tells cops God told him to stroll in the nude

Posted: 21 May 2010 12:00 PM PDT

A man who told police that God told him to walk the streets naked to save his soul has been arrested. Thibodaux police responded to an obscenity complaint around 2 a.m. Thursday and found Shafiq Mohamed walking nude down the street.

Great Geek Debate: Who is the Maddest Scientist Ever?

Posted: 21 May 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Mad Scientists have a special place in our hearts and minds, but are they really all that mad or perhaps just misunderstood? In this Great Geek Debate, we look at some of the most popular ones and try to make that determination.

Living in Denial: Unleashing a Lie

Posted: 21 May 2010 11:40 AM PDT

It's easy to send a lie flying around the world, and almost impossible to shoot it down,.

WARNING: Facebook Clickjacking Attack Spreading in News Feed

Posted: 21 May 2010 11:30 AM PDT

A new malware attack is spreading via Facebook's news feed .. The attack consists of a message starting with the phrase "try not to laugh xD," followed by this link: "http://www.fbhole.com/omg/allow.php?s=a&r=72306″ (don't open it).

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