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Monday, June 14, 2010



Moon whets appetite for water

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 05:40 PM PDT

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, with colleagues, have discovered a much higher water content in the Moon's interior than previous studies. Their research suggests that the water was preserved from the hot magma that was present when the Moon began to form some 4.5 billion ...

Church of Scientology Clears The Way For Greener Churches

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 05:30 PM PDT

The church of Scientology, which has been buying and refurbishing historic buildings around the world, plans to open later this summer its first LEED-certified center.

How Much Can Simple Energy Savers Really Save? [Infographic]

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 05:10 PM PDT

... what would happen if we all just did a little bit ....

How to Make a Fluffernutter Sandwich (PIC)

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The most delicious sandwich you'll have today.

89,500 Miles In The World’s Best Car

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

The Volkswagen Phaeton was designed without compromise to be the world's finest sedan, and possibly the world's finest car, period.

Thousands of Uzbeks Flee Violence in Kyrgyzstan

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Four days of brutal violence have begun reshaping the nation's ethnic landscape, with more than 70,000 ethnic Uzbeks reported to be flooding into Uzbekistan.

'Female Viagra' undergoing major clinical trials

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:20 PM PDT

It's a subject that few talk about. Low sexual desire in women is a problem that historically has been swept under the rug. That's changing now with a major clinical trial of a pill designed to give women's libido a boost.

Should the U.S. Constitution Come with a Warning Label?

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:10 PM PDT

A small publishing company, Wilder Publications, has come under fire for putting warning labels on copies of the United States Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and other historical documents. The warning says each document is "a product of its time and does not reflect the same values as it would if it were written today."

25 Years of Oprah Screaming Celebrities Names

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT


PCs Still relevant, Microsoft Chief Architect says

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Although smart phones and tablets are surging in popularity, Ray Ozzie, the tech giant's chief software architect, sees the PC as a growing part of the computer world.

Free WiFi Coming To All Starbucks Beginning July 1

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

At Wired's Business Conference in New York City, Starbucks' Howard Schultz announced that the coffee giant is partnering with Yahoo to offer free Wifi to customers beginning July 1.

The 3 Most Common Uses of Irony - The Oatmeal

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

The Oatmeal's take on irony is like RAA--EE-AAAIIIN ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

America's Universities: The Last Bastion of Communism (PIC)

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

6th picture down, as seen at a Tea Party convention. By educating yourself, you eventually become a direct threat to conservative ideals. Then again, if you were at one of these conventions, you probably skipped over the whole education part anyhow.

Ray Kurzweil: Leading the Charge Toward Singularity [Video]

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

"Once nonbiological intelligence gets a foothold in the human brain (this has already started with computerized neural implants), the machine intelligence in our brains will grow exponentially (as it has been doing all along), at least doubling in power each year. Ultimately, the entire universe will become saturated with our intelligence."

Hackers Say iPad Has More Security Holes

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Hacking group Goatse Security says that the iPad has a potential security threat in its Safari browser, accusing AT&T and Apple of being lax on security.

A Horrifying Look at Animal Abuse Inside a Dairy Farm

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Be warned: this video is not for the faint of heart, especially if you're an animal lover. The footage comes from Conklin Dairy Farms in Ohio, where hidden cameras caught workers cruelly and mercilessly abusing cows and calves.

AMA Says 20% Of Medical Claims Are Processed Incorrectly

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

According to a report released by the American Medical Association, 20% of medical claims get screwed up somewhere in the well-oiled machine that is the health insurance industry.

10 Worst World Cup Teams

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Even the hippest parties have somebody who looks strangely out of place, and the World Cup is no different. Here is a run down of the poorest sides ever to play in football's premier competition.

Las Vegas Recreated With LEGO Bricks (PICS)

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

The project called Legoland California is a team of LEGO artists conjoined to create a small replica of Las Vegas from LEGO bricks.

AT&T Apologizes, Blames Hackers for IPad E-mail Breach

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

AT&T issued an apology on Sunday for a hack that exposed thousands of e-mail addresses of iPad customers last week and vowed to work with law enforcement.

Recursion - The Art and Ideas Behind M. C. Escher's Drawings

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

M.C. Escher occupies a unique spot among the most popular artists of the past century. While his contemporaries focused on breaking from traditional art and its emphasis on realism and beauty, Escher found his muse in symmetry and infinity.

Google, Microsoft Online Apps Both Fail Over Privacy

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

You think Facebook has weak privacy? Take a look at what Microsoft and Google are doing with your data? They hold vast collections of historical data on us all. Both have proven to have glitches and vulnerabilities. While these two giants are busy battling for dominance, will you suffer as your right to privacy falls by the wayside?...

HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible have unresponsive screens?

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Uh oh: on top of reports that the EVO suffers screen-detachment issues, we're also starting to hear that the touchscreen sensor is inconsistent, part

Nokia Loses Battle for Apps as IPhone, Android Snare Develop

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

As Nokia Oyj prepares to introduce its latest flagship smartphone, developer Jan Ole Suhr says he knows why the brains behind addictive applications are shunning the Finnish company.

Can Playing in the Dirt Make You Smarter?

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

If you need yet another good reason to convince yourself or your kids to go outside and get your hands in the dirt, here it is: dirt makes you happier and smarter!

10 Horror Movies Everyone Should See

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:10 PM PDT

The following ten films are horror movies that are worth your time even if you generally avoid scary films.

Texas to Stay in Big 12

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

After a week of conference defections and even more speculation, the Texas Longhorns appear to be staying put in the Big 12. According to Orangebloods.com, Texas will commit to a 10-member Big 12. The report comes after Nebraska announced it would move to the Big Ten and Colorado defected to the Pac 10.

‘For Neda' a powerful look at Iranian slaying

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Crimes against humanity, be it genocide, slavery or systematic political oppression, are most effectively exposed through individual stories. Which is why the shocking murder of Neda, a young Iranian woman protesting Iran's elections, has mobilized a revolution. Her image became a symbol for all those killed or harmed by the Iranian government.

5 Sea Turtle Species Threatened by Oil Spill (Anyone cares?)

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Some migrate more than 1,000 miles. Some wait 50 years to mate for the first time. Some grow to the size of a small car. From the most abundant sea turtle in the world, to the world's only vegetarian sea turtle, five threatened and endangered turtles are in peril, thanks to the BP Gulf oil spill

You Are What You Bleed In Japan (Infographic)

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT


World's Worst Backseat Driver

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT

It's one thing to be in the back seat and complain about how fast or slow the driver is going. It's entirely another thing to shoot the driver in the head, while he's barreling down the freeway...

The Breach

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

In this shooter you are in charge of investigating a friendly spaceship that has gotten in trouble, Soon you will find out that things has gone terribly wrong and that you will have to fight to stay alive. Blast all enemies to bits and search for upgrades that can help you during this battle.

The Kinect, Beautiful Innovation or Useless Gaming?

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Microsoft kicks off E3 with theatrics that included a peek at Kinect for the Xbox and a Cirque du Soleil performance.

Dogs love the hose

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

We know what you're thinking...

BP’s latest failed attempt at stopping the leak

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT


Oil Lands on La. Beaches in Thick, Noxious Tar Balls [PICS]

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

After the scale of the BP oil spill in the Gulf became evident, Photographer Nathaniel Welch went to Venice, Louisiana, to see what had become of his favorite fishing grounds. He used artificial light to capture these objects as he found them on the beach.

Toyota, Tesla May Develop Electric Prototype by Year's End

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

"Tesla snuck that word "may" in there, leaving the possibility open that some sort of jointly-developed vehicle may come in the future."

Star Wars: The Old Republic: HOPE E3 2010 Cinematic Trailer

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 11:30 AM PDT

tar Wars: The Old Republic - Hope Trailer E3 2010 Cinematic Trailer Revealed

Israel plowing a new ground in exotic crops

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 11:20 AM PDT

If Willy Wonka had a farm, it would fit right in here in Israel. Want a lemon-scented tomato or a chocolate-colored persimmon? How about some miniaturized garlic cloves for the home chef who doesn't have time to chop, or a purple potato that tastes buttery when cooked?

Washington's Phenominal Strasburg Strikes Again !!

Posted: 14 Jun 2010 11:10 AM PDT

Two starts, two wins, 22 strikeouts and millions of fascinated fans. One dazzling debut — and a pretty fair encore.

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