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Sunday, June 20, 2010



Billionaires plan for the world following secret supper meet

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 07:30 PM PDT

It was a dinner meeting that fed the appetites of the world's conspiracy theorists just as much as those sitting down to eat. Held in May 2009 at a secret location in New York, the meal was a meeting between some of the globe's richest billionaires, organised by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett.

Academy Award Winning Film "The Cove" Upsets Many Japanese

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 07:20 PM PDT

The Academy Award winning documentary The Cove is stirring up controversy in Japan, where several theaters, including one on an U.S. Army base, have removed it from their screens, while others decide if they should risk showing it all. Last week, three theaters pulled the film, which depicts the annual dolphin slaughter in a Japanese village.

Cord blood transplants a viable option in leukemia

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 07:00 PM PDT

Adult patients with leukemia fare just as well when they get stem cell transplants taken from a cord blood bank as they do from a well-suited adult donor, U.S. researchers said on Tuesday.

Iraqi son kills dad/U.S. translator - Happy Father's Day

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 06:50 PM PDT

An al Qaeda-linked insurgent shot and killed his own father as he slept in his bed Friday for refusing to quit his job as an Iraqi interpreter for the U.S. military, police said, a rare deadly attack on a close family member over allegations of collaborating with the enemy. The attack happened on a particularly bloody day in Iraq, with at least 27

Cthulhu Graduation Cake is Amazing (Pic)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 06:40 PM PDT

The Cthulhu graduation cake is amazing!

A Look At Cinema's10 Biggest Franchises

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 06:30 PM PDT

We're the first to say that Grand Canyon-sized chasms can exist between a film's commercial success and its artistic quality. Still, sometimes the two are not mutually exclusive.With Friday's release of 'Toy Story 3,' Pixar looks to continue their domination. So we thought it would be a good time to look back at cinema's most successful franchises.

Facebook For iPhone Updated: No iOS 4 Support, Broken UI

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 06:10 PM PDT

There was a time when Facebook was at the forefront of mobile app development. Before there was even an App Store, the web app Facebook put out that was optimized for the iPhone was brilliant. Then the App Store came and with it was a great Facebook native app. Then came version 3 of the app, which was even better. Those days, sadly, are long over.

Free-Falling Atoms Will Put Einstein Relativity to the Test

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 06:00 PM PDT

A capsule loaded with a Bose-Einstein condensate has dropped down a 110-metre shaft, in preparation for a test of one of Einstein's key assumptions...

Mohegan Sun casino owners received $54M in stimulus cash

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 05:40 PM PDT

Talk about winning the jackpot! Thanks to retiring Senator Chris Dodd one of the highest grossing casinos in the country (earning more than $1.3 billion in gross revenues in 2009) received a 3% government loan. Bailout=Shush Fund. Your tax dollars at work.

Hey There Keanu (Video)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Pictures by INTERNET

Sun-Powered Bambu House Sprouts at Solar Decathlon Europe

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Tonji University Shanghai's Bambu House at the European Solar Decathlon is a beautiful sun-powered abode inspired by nature. It has two elegant sloping roofs and is almost entirely constructed from bamboo. Its impressive solar array generates 9 kilowatts of electricity which powers its one bedroom, one living room layout.

Burglar escapes police search by hiding under bed

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 05:10 PM PDT

A man was startled by a burglar hiding beneath his bed after police officers failed to find the intruder in a search of the house.

A yachting trip? The 10 worst BP gaffes in Gulf oil spill.

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward attended a yachting race in England yesterday. It was just the latest BP public relations gaffe in the Gulf oil spill. Here are 10 of the worst.

7 Incredible Ways Sports Improved (And Even Saved) Lives

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Seriously, sports can save your life in a whole bunch of unexpected ways

Top 5 Cover Songs By Chuck E. Cheese's Animatronic Band

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Part-time genius, and part-time Chuck E. Cheese employee has reprogrammed the esteemed Rock-afire Explosion band to play whatever song you want....this would make Chuck E. cheese a little bit more tolerable for adults.

National Insect Week : The power of bugs

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT

They are among the planet's smallest creatures, yet they have the power to change the world. Insects can be man's greatest friends, pollinating our crops, and also our greatest enemy, spreading disease and killing millions worldwide.

Study Reveals: Fathers are Key to Their Children's Faith

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 03:37 PM PDT

During the colonial period in America men defined themselves by their level of community involvement and fatherhood. Marriage and fatherhood were seen as being among the highest aspirations in a man's life. Today's culture in general (and as a result, many fathers themselves) has reduced the role of fatherhood to something nonessential or unnecessa

Scientists Find Sperm Whale Poop Fights Global Warming

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Sperm whale feces might actually be a key element in the Southern Ocean's ability to regulate atmospheric CO2 levels.

Twitter's Hi-tech distractions disrupting boardrooms

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Politicians twitter in meetings with the president. CEO's blog about corporate visions and personal lives. Employees text and email throughout the day. Is it surprising that these handheld devices threaten to invade the once-august space of the boardroom?

VA Quietly Giving Benefits to Marines Exposed to Toxic Water

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Former Marine Corps Cpl. Peter Devereaux was told about a year ago that he had just two or three years to live.

DMV brawl ends in the most bizarre way (video)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT


Clean The Gulf, Clean House, Clean Their Clock

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The gushing oil is tarring the very notion that government can accomplish anything.

Don't Pee On Rattlesnakes (PIC)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 02:00 PM PDT


Thanks to Internet Camera Owner Found 1800KM Away

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The Internet is truly an amazing thing, without it we would never have stories like this one: A camera that was found in Key West, Florida was returned to its owner in Aruba, 1800 kilometers (1118 miles) away.

Top Ten Athletes With Illegitimate Kids

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

For Father's Day, let's look at our heroes: Athletes who are dads.

Conan finishes tour, has question for his fans (pic)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 01:40 PM PDT


Google's 2010 Father's Day Logo [PIC]

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 01:40 PM PDT


'Keys To The City' That Actually Work

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given keys to the Dalai Lama and the New York Yankees, but those were just symbolic. Now, an art project aims to distribute keys to the public to get people to see parts of the city they have never seen. The keys allow people to unlock doors and gates at 24 sites: a locker in a gym, a garden in an ashram...

Bye bye bifocals, hello electronic glasses

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Traditional bifocals could become a thing of the past with the invention of electronic glasses that automatically adjust to let their wearer view objects at different distances.

Eight Decomposing Bodies Found In Baghdad Brothel

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:50 PM PDT

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The decomposing bodies of six women and two men were found in a suspected brothel in eastern Baghdad, Iraqi police sources said Sunday.| At the height of Iraq's sectarian war in 2006/07, militias frequently killed people deemed to...

Coronal Mass Ejection (Solar Storm)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT


Man VS Shark - What a WIN! [VID]

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT


French players in revolt after Anelka sent home

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:18 PM PDT

France's World Cup squad boycotted training on Sunday in protest at the decision to send home star striker Nicolas Anelka.

Ten Alternative Uses for a World Cup Vuvuzela

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

The noise making machine that has multipurpose powers, from flower pot to table leg.

Anatomy of a Fanboy

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Are fanboys born, or created? In researching this question, it seems that there are five traits that are common across all fanboys that you will find. Not all five always apply in every case, but the traits are common enough to be categorized. So, what are these five components that make up the anatomy of your average fanboy?

A jealous Ronaldo (gif)

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT


Breaking: Police say gunman who shot 4 in Calif. dies

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

A man walked into a Southern California fast food restaurant and shot his stepdaughter and her family of four as they ate lunch together, killing the woman's husband and 8-year-old son before fatally shooting himself Saturday afternoon, police said.

Jamaica's dream of Olympic dominoes

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Having produced the fastest runners on Earth, Jamaica has a new dream of Olympic glory involving the humble domino.

Ohio State Recruit Jamel Turner Shot Multipe Times !!

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Heading into the summer, outside linebacker/defensive end Jamel Turner was one of the top defensive recruits in America. He has signed to play for Ohio State for the upcoming football season.

World Cup Sets New Rating Records For ESPN & Univision

Posted: 20 Jun 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Americans continue to warm up to soccer's biggest event, with ratings for the World Cup on ABC and ESPN up 60% from the 2006 tournament.

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