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Monday, June 21, 2010



French prisoner 'killed cellmate and ate his lung'

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 06:10 PM PDT

A French prisoner killed his cellmate then sliced open his chest to remove and eat his heart, a court has heard. Mmmm...nice.

Your Basic 'Fish-Crashing-Into-a-Roof' Situation... (pics)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 05:50 PM PDT


Study: 12% of All Travel Trips Now Made Walking or Biking

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 05:20 PM PDT

According to a new study by the Federal Highway Association, more and more Americans are hitting the streets either on two feet or with two wheels a-rolling.


Posted: 21 Jun 2010 05:10 PM PDT

This was painted on the flood wall that runs along the Mississippi River, just south of the Gateway Arch near St. Louis. The art is always in flux, with new images constantly going up on top of the old ones.

Are British actors the world's best? | Observer debate

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Matt Wolf, London theatre critic of the International Herald Tribune, and Edward Kemp, director of Rada, consider the latest British invasion of Broadway

Apple iPhone 4 Reminders Include Pricing Apology

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Apple is now sending out notices to iPhone 4 pre-order customers, reminding them to pick up the device on Thursday. Doors at the company's shops will open at 7AM, and specialists will handle tasks like transferring contacts and even downloading apps.

The Trouble with Soccer (PIC)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT


The Military's New Generation Of Microdrones Are Bird-Like

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

The U.S. military's newest "secret warriors" are small, stealthy drones that can swoop in and spy on potential enemies. And perhaps even kill them.

LA Lakers' Ron Artest Releases His Single "Champion"

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 03:30 PM PDT

That didn't take long. Maybe it's because "Champion" was recorded last year, but much like Ron Artest's three-point shots during the Lakers' playoff run, his attempts at making hip hop music are usually hit and miss. At first listen, however, "Champion" swishes like the hesitation free triple from downtown.

Church Gives Away Secret To Meeting Jesus In Person

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT


Video Game Shooters you may have Missed at E3 2010

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

With E3 behind us, we've since noticed that there were a hell of a lot of video games on display there. With the GamePro staff posting previews at a breakneck pace, a few games may have fallen through the cracks. To remedy that, we've picked six shooters that you should keep an eye on.

Threequels: The Good, The Bad, and The *****

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Most trilogies end in an awful attempt at film making, but it is possible to pull of the 'threequel' successfully.

The Financial Burden of the Penny

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

The penny: most people would rather toss it into convenience store trays or coffee shop tip bars than carry around in their pockets. It's the coin most frequently seen laying on streets, sidewalks or parking lots. While it might seem foolish to waste money (however small an amount), the public's disregard for pennies is not as irrational...

Super-complex organic molecules found in interstellar space

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

We have detected the presence of anthracene molecules in a dense cloud in the direction of the star Cernis 52 in Perseus, about 700 light years from the Sun,' explains Susana Iglesias Groth, the IAC researcher heading the study.

The Next Step in Anti-Piracy Battle: DVD Sniffing Dogs

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

The MPAA has tried out many tactics in their battle against piracy, from lawsuits to seeding fake torrents. But one mode is far cuter than the rest.

Advertising on TV: The Good, The Bad & the Ugly

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Advertising has been on TV since July of 1941, when Bulova paid a hilarious $4 to a New York TV station to have an ad run before a Dodgers' game. TV ads have come a long way since that monumental day, and now we have to deal with the consequences.

Toshiba Libretto W100 is a Dual-Screen Answer to iPad

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:48 PM PDT

As a part of the 25th anniversary of Toshiba's laptop business, the company unveiled a dual-screen laptop concept named the Libretto W100.

Healthy at Any Age

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:41 PM PDT

In the era of Google, medical advice is more confusing than ever. Here's a guide to what you really need to know, and when.

FTC Takes On Antivirus Scam in Crackdown

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

In Ukraine, computer viruses are big business. Now, in a rare victory in the fight against cyber crime, the men behind a Kiev-based company thought to be a leader in scareware scams face criminal charges in a Chicago court.

Congressman: Online gaming law harming licensed online bets

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy plans to introduce a bill to clarify the law surrounding online gaming. While it is legal to place bets online on horse races, Murphy said the law isn't clear. MasterCard blocks gaming transactions and credit card transactions are routinely denied for legal pari-mutuel wagering in the United States.

FL priests gave kids alcohol & pornography, molested them

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Accounts of plying boys with alcohol, showing them pornography and then molesting them are among the allegations detailed in the lawsuits against two former priests and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orlando.

Set the camera timer, run and jump into the shot (pic)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT


Christopher Hitchens' Favorite Whiskey

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

When asked 2 questions, things he can't live without while travelling and what his favorite whiskey is, Hitchens replied, "I don't see the difference between the two questions."

The lead singer is a "Cool Cat" (PIC)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT


Experts discover heavenly solar music (w/ Video)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Musical sounds created by longitudinal vibrations within the Sun's atmosphere, have been recorded and accurately studied for the first time by experts at the University of Sheffield, shedding light on the Sun's magnetic atmosphere.

What I remember most about LEGOs - The Oatmeal

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT

The Oatmeal makes a pie chart

Doctors limit new Medicare patients

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT

The number of doctors refusing new Medicare patients because of low government payment rates is setting a new high, just six months before millions of Baby Boomers begin enrolling in the government health care program.

Barnes & Noble cuts price for Nook

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Barnes & Noble is offering a lower-price Nook electronic reader with a Wi-Fi connection and it's cutting the price on the original Nook reader, the bookseller said Monday.

You're doing it.....right!

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

A gigantiic win for nature and humans.

Is There A Single Man In This Photo? (PIC)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT


Why Skin Cancer Is on the Rise

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

For years and years now, millions of sun worshippers across the country would hit the beaches during summer to work on the perfect, golden tan. However, the advent of indoor tanning salons now allows Americans to sport a sun-kissed look year-round. And as more and more people pursue a perpetual summer-style tan, dermatologists have begun...

15 Most Powerful End Game Bosses

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

The biggest, the baddest the best. The most awesone end game bosses you are ever likely to meet.

34 iOS 4.0 Features and Tips For the iPhone and iPod touch

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

With the iPhone 4 launch only a few days away, Apple has released iOS 4.0 (aka iPhone OS 4.0) to the masses. Now that we have the latest iOS on our fancy Apple devices, we decided to highlight some of the great new features and give you a some tips on how to fully utilize the OS.

NASA: Latest view of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill...(pIc)

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT


Dell in talks with Google over Chrome OS

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Dell Inc is in talks with Google Inc over the use of the Chrome operating system on its laptops, a top company executive said on Monday.

Terraced Rice Field - Color Me Amazed!

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT


China unshackles yuan and markets rejoice - World business-

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:46 AM PDT

China's yuan surged on Monday the most since its revaluation in 2005, sending a clear signal ahead of this weekend's G20 summit that Beijing is sticking to its word of allowing greater currency flexibility.

'Toy Story' Narrowly Misses Perfect Trilogy Marks

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

'Toy Story 3' had a shot at something special -- it stood to propel the three films into history, becoming the only trilogy rated 100 percent fresh across the board on Rotten Tomatoes. But as Roger Ebert and others predicted, notoriously contrary New York Press film critic Armond White dissed the third installment.

Pictures from the World Cup - Photo Essays

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

A gallery of images from the 2010 tournament updated daily...

2000 iMac Compared to the 2010 iPhone

Posted: 21 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

The difference a decade makes.

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