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Monday, May 24, 2010



Clouds That Look Like...Boobs

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:50 PM PDT


GM, U.S.auto industry look to Chevy Volt for a recharge

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

The Volt could help usher in a new generation of electric cars, but there's more at stake here than a technological breakthrough: The fate of GM and its workers.

The 10 Strangest Things People Have Smuggled

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:40 PM PDT

With today's ultra-strict airport security, it's hard to imagine slipping a full-size bottle of shampoo past TSA officials, let alone 75 live snakes or 164 spiders—as some of the epic smugglers below have tried.

Miss America back on network TV in 3-year ABC deal

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:30 PM PDT

LAS VEGAS -- Miss America is getting back to network television in time for her 90th birthday.The beauty pageant has signed a three-year deal with ABC, with plans to air next year's competition live on Jan. 15, pageant officials said."It's a wonderful deal," Sam Haskell, chairman of the Miss America Organization, told The Associated Press.

Ireland Worse Than Greece, Faces Financial Ruin.

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Ireland's economic miracle was a mirage and it should consider leaving the Euro. Ireland's politicians, rather than facing up to their problems, are making things worse. The Irish miracle was a mirage driven by clever use of tax-haven rules and a huge credit boom that permitted real estate prices and construction to grow quickly before declining..

How to Tweet Your Way Out of a Job...

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

From drunken tweeting to basic questioning company policy, here are some real world -- but universal examples -- of how to screw yourself at work through Tweeting (unless of course it's your clever way of 'intentionally' getting fired)...

Fourth Shrek movie tops US box office

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Shrek Forever After is top film at the North American box office but does not perform as well as its two predecessors.

Steve Nash Breaks Nose, Sets it back into place (video)

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Nash Takes a headbutt to the nose by Derek Fisher, brushes it off, and sets his nose back into place. That is one tough Canadian.

Top 10 Most Powerful People in Reality TV

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:00 PM PDT

The list of the most influential, innovative and prolific people working in the genre ...

NASA: Earth's Oceans Are Becoming Warmer

Posted: 24 May 2010 04:00 PM PDT

A NASA-led study has determined the upper layer of Earth's global ocean has warmed since 1993, indicating a strong climate change signal.

Farmville is Taking Over 7-eleven with Branded Food & Drinks

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:50 PM PDT

In a little over a week, the first Farmville-related food and drink will be available, and it won't be fruits or vegetables from your local farmer's market.

The 5 Best Satirical Twitter Accounts

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Probably the only good thing to come out of the Gulf oil disaster is @BPGlobalPR. In only 6 days, the fake PR account for BP has gained nearly 10,000 followers. Do those followers think they're following a genuine public relations account for the oil giant?

Confirmed: Steve Jobs to present WWDC keynote on June 7th

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:31 PM PDT

Apple has confirmed that CEO Steve Jobs will be hosting the company's WWDC keynote at 10AM Pacific time on June 7th. The conference will run until June 11th, and have over 100 sessions and labs. A new iPhone is virtually certain to launch at the same time.

'Lost' Creators Promise More Answers After The Finale

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

There's no doubt that there are still lingering issues, even after the two-and-a-half-hour monumental television event, and if you're scratching your head wondering why certain plot points developed over the last six years were completely ignored on May 23, you may be in luck. According to Cuse, more answers are on the way....

Could a UK Developer make a better American Football Game

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Could a UK company make an American Football game better than Madden?

Deadly, Ultra-pure Heroin Arrives in US

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Mexican drug smugglers are increasingly peddling a form of ultra-potent heroin that sells for as little as $10 a bag and is so pure it can kill unsuspecting users instantly, sometimes before they even remove the syringe from their veins.

Windows Phone 7: Technical Tidbits Exposed

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:20 PM PDT

We're in an interesting position with Windows Phone 7. We still don't know what devices will be running the OS nor indeed exactly when they'll be launching, but despite that we've already had the opportunity to spend quite a bit of quality time with not one but two separate versions of Microsoft's mobile revolution.

Police: Slipknot bassist found dead at Urbandale hotel

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:19 PM PDT

Urbandale police are investigating the death of Slipknot's bass guitarist, Paul Dedrick Gray. His body was found at a hotel this morning.

Chick-fil-A Requires Reservations to Try New Sandwich

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

The business of keeping the cult of Chick-fil-A eaters happy is lucrative ($3.2 billion in sales in 2009). So the Atlanta-based fast food chain anticipates huge demand for its new spicy chicken sandwich, the first new sandwich in 20 years for the company. Which is why if you want to try one, you'll have to make a reservation.

The Ultimate Arnold Action Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Posted: 24 May 2010 03:00 PM PDT

In honor of the one and only Arnold Schwarzenegger, here is a reference guide inforgraphic that takes a quick look at his biggest action hits.

Unrest spreads in Jamaica

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:55 PM PDT

Violence in Jamaica surrounding the planned extradition to the U.S. of a suspected drug kingpin continued Monday, with shots fired at police officers as they sought to clear roads in Kingston, police said.

Rare 'Alligator Snapping Turtle' Caught in Chinese Lake

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:50 PM PDT

A fisherman in China was surprised after catching this striking creature, which looks like a cross between a turtle and a dinosaur.

Sony Officially Announces Killzone 3... Playable in 3D!

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:45 PM PDT

In an unshocking announcement that will surprise absolutely nobody, Sony has "officially" announced Killzone 3. The (mildly) surprising part is that it will be playable in 3D. And there will be jetpacks, apparently.

Diego Maradona 'to get luxury toilets' at World Cup

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Argentina coach Diego Maradona is to get luxury toilets at next month's World Cup following a special request from the Argentine Football Association, according to reports.

Childhood Cancer Survivors: How Healthy Are They?

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Surviving cancer is definitely a good thing, and no group of patients has benefited more from recent advances in cancer care than the youngest patients.

Arizona to Obama: We need Predator drones!

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Unbowed by a raft of boycotts over her immigration policy, Arizona Gov. Janice Brewer has requested helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles from the White House to patrol the border region with Mexico.

How Some Kids Stole 170M Credit Card Numbers

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The fallout has included millions of cheated consumers and hundreds of millions in costs to businesses. For the gang, there were two-decade-long federal sentences, massive fines and for one member, a bullet through the head.

I Find Your Lack of Pancakes... Disturbing (w/ Pic)

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The accompanying sales text freaked me out... "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a Jedi Kitchen Master created an epic breakfast to unleash the power of his Jedi Padawan..."

Poisoned PDFs? Here's Your Antidote

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Embedded malware represents a new twist that makes PDF dangers even worse. Hackers can manipulate popup messages to alter the warning as well. Here are some simple ways to prevent malware via PDF.

How the male angler fish gets screwed - The Oatmeal

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:10 PM PDT

The woeful tale of the male angler fish.

Decency group calls $#*! indecent too

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The Parents Television Council, sworn enemy of fleeting expletives and images everwhere, is now on the warpath against fleeting upper case character substitutes for expletives, as in CBS's new series: "$#*! my dad says."

Bad mustache tattoo leads to home invasion arrest

Posted: 24 May 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The mope and his friends tried to rob an Elvis impersonator, but his "East Side" mustache tattoo and "13" goatee tat made him something of an identifiable suspect.

Sex and the City 2: Sequel or Photoshopped Prequel?

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Who needs botox, when you have Photoshop? With the stars looking younger than in the original HBO series, the movie's promotion has veered into sci-fi territory.

Burglars Break Into Golf Shop, Can't Get Out (VIDEO)

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:50 PM PDT

It's really hard to break into the Tension Park Golf Course in Texas, but it's even harder to break out.

Is 'Big Bang Theory' The Next 'Friends'?

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Once upon a time, a multi-camera comedy about a group of young single friends, the core of them living across the hall from each other in an apartment building, aired Thursdays at 8 PM and was the biggest show on television. Will that happen again?

I can't agree more

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT


But What If Valve Made Modern Warfare 2?

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:40 PM PDT

You know what I mean.

Industrial Espionage

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:30 PM PDT

How the CIA got the world to buy American during the Cold War.

Congo: Pastor loses 9 out of 10 children in war

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Today, Munyaneza, a 52-year-old Protestant pastor, tenderly cares for his 17-year-old daughter, who is in hospital after being kidnapped by rebels a month ago. When the rebels tired of raping her skinny body, they forced a stick up her vagina until it protruded through her side. "She is the only child left out of 10 I had with my first wife..."

Zombie Pedestrians Make For Road Kill in Toronto

Posted: 24 May 2010 01:10 PM PDT

In Toronto and its suburbs, 14 pedestrians were struck by vehicles and killed in a four-week period — the highest one-month total in a decade. In one incident, a 28-year-old mother was killed, while pushing her baby in a stroller, when a driver ran a red light. In another, a 38-year-old woman was killed while jaywalking.

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