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Tuesday, June 22, 2010



Pitched These Investment Products? Say No.

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

Anyone can tell you what to invest in—and everyone will. Most of them are wrong. Here are five investments you should never waste your time on. Bull market, bear market, and anything in between, these are reliably bad ideas that will lose you money.

Baby Deer Born Seconds AFTER Her Mother Was Killed By Car

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

The tiny fawn, nicknamed Bambi, is winning her battle for life She was born on the spot when her mother was hit by a car in Turton, Bolton.

Rumor: Droid X launching July 2

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 04:20 PM PDT

You may not have to wait long for the upcoming Android-powered Droid X, as some careful parsing of the teaser video reveals the massive handset may be coming out July 2.

Official Google Blog: Google Voice for everyone

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Today, after lots of testing and tweaking, we're excited to open up Google Voice to the public, no invitation required.

15 Things You Should Know About Marijuana [Infographic]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Here is an awesome infographic with 15 important facts about marijuana that you (probably) didn't know already.

Wet wipes may cause rashes

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Using wet wipes after going to the bathroom can be a less-than-soothing experience, according to a new report of four (4) people who developed severe allergic reactions after using such products. For instance, one of their four patients, a mailman aged 49, had a rash around his anus so painful that he couldn't walk for months.

When, how U.S. might challenge Arizona law

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:30 PM PDT

The Obama administration will probably unveil its challenge to Arizona's immigration law next week, administration sources tell ABC's Jake Tapper. The challenge itself isn't exactly news — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton let slip to an Ecuadoran TV reporter

10 Loudest Grunters in Women's Tennis [w/vids]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

With Wimbledon upon on us, we're set to be served up a feast of some of the loudest female grunting this side of the San Pornando Valley.

Girls Discuss Mens Lengths in Funny Ad (Video)

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Finally, someone's telling us to be shorter rather than longer. I can do that!

15 Things You Should Know About Caffeine [infographic]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Interesting facts whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

Jesus will return by 2050, say 40% of Americans

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

More than 40 per cent of Americans believe Jesus Christ will return to Earth by 2050, according to a poll. By mid century, 71 per cent believe cancer will be cured, 66 per cent say artificial limbs will work better than real ones and 81 per cent believe computers will be able to converse like humans.

Spectacular Aurora Ribbon Photographed by Astronaut (PHOTO)

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Snaking over the Southern Indian Ocean, an intense green aurora erupted just as the International Space Station orbited overhead.

What Level Troll Are You? [PIC]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

At one point, we've all trolled someone on the internet. Some of you may have done it on a mild level, while others took it to extremes. Today we've decided to break down the four levels of trolling. Where do you fit in?

The Cutest Picture Ever Taken

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT

A GOP chorus of Bartons

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Joe Barton is not alone. The Texas congressman's lavish sympathy for BP -- which he sees not as perpetrator of a preventable disaster but as victim of a White House "shakedown" -- is actually what passes for mainstream opinion among conservative Republicans today.

Syfy letting fans write and design movie

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Syfy is giving creative control of a movie to fans...

The Big Shift: The Rise of Cloud Computing

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

As the amount of digital content created grows exponentially, there are concerns that the growth of cloud computing is not fast enough to keep up.

Neutrino 'Ghost Particle' Sized Up By Astronomers

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Scientists have made their most accurate measurement yet of the mass of a mysterious neutrino particle.

Raw Video: NYPD Cop Beats man, then Lie on report

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Shocking video footage of a New York City policeman repeatedly clubbing an Iraq war veteran with a baton has been shown to jurors.

Mom Gets Tattoo That Has Dead Son's Ashes In Ink

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Grieving mother Kim Mordue will carry a part of her tragic son with her forever, after having tattoos made from his ashes.

The Runaway General

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Even though he had voted for Obama, McChrystal and his new commander in chief failed from the outset to connect. McChrystal thought Obama looked "uncomfortable and intimidated" by the roomful of military brass. Here's the guy who's going to run his ***** war, but he didn't seem very engaged.

Spot any Difference? Britain's most identical twins (PICS)

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Ruby and Pearl Day are so alike even their boyfriends confuse them. The 18 year old girls were judged as the most identical set of twins, beating 29 others. The girls are now completing college where they both study Performing Arts. They plan to spend the year ahead concentrating on their acting.

'The Green Hornet' movie trailer has arrived (video)

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:10 PM PDT


Border Patrol Agent Shot 25 Times Outside Home

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed an off-duty U.S. border patrol agent in Queens. It appears the man known as "Big Mo" was killed while protecting a relative. CBS 2 HD obtained a picture that captures one of Maurice Gordon's proudest moments -- his 2007 graduation from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency. His proud

Minor Differences - The Oatmeal

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

An illustrated meditation on capslock, cereal, crossbows, FruityBlergs cereal, and babies on fire.

Woman Beaten to Death with Vodka Bottle After Soiling Couch

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Suliana Tonga is accused of killing Jennifer L. McGinty by hitting the 54-year-old eight to 10 times in the head with a nearly full gallon bottle of vodka. What did McGinty do to allegedly set off the 31-year-old Tonga? McGinty urinated and defecated on Tonga's couch.

10 Funniest Skits in the History of Chappelle's Show [vids]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Too bad this show was only around for two full seasons. Brilliant, hilarious stuff.

Who Wins, Who Loses if Israel Ends Its Gaza Siege?

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Hamas and Turkey may have gained; the U.S., Israel and moderate Arab regimes have been set back. But the real loser is the strategy of dividing the region between moderates and radicals.

A First Look at THQ’s New Shooter Homefront [+VID]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT

A new first-person shooter from THQ makes America a battleground.

Obama ban on deepwater drilling overturned

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:16 PM PDT

A judge on Tuesday ruled against President Barack Obama's six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling.

Britain unveils 'unavoidable' austerity budget

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Britain's budget chief took the wraps off his "unavoidable budget" Tuesday -- an austere spending plan that raises taxes and cuts spending as it attempts to help the government slash its $1.3 trillion debt.

Bill Gates' Very Full Life After Microsoft

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

How does the world's most famous entrepreneur now fill his days? Saving the world, helping startups -- and dropping kids off at school.

10 Celebrities Who Look Like Cartoon Characters [PICS]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Madonna makes Skeletor look good.

25 former Guantanamo prisoners return to militancy

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Around 25 former detainees from Guantanamo Bay camp returned to militancy after going through a rehabilitation program for al Qaeda members in Saudi Arabia, a Saudi security official

Epic Skateboard Nutshot [video]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

The new birth control method.

Leaked: Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell Electric Supercar

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:50 AM PDT

Following Mercedes-Benz' earlier confirmation, images of the company's forthcoming SLS AMG electric vehicle have leaked onto the Web. Look for the electric SLS to wear the E-Cell name in production form.

10 Silliest Trojans Viruses and Worms Ever Coded

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

There was a time not so long ago when viruses were written just for the fun of it. Not to create any real harm but just to see if they worked. Though the files spread rapidly from one system to another, all they did was produce some fun...

It's Complicated [PIC]

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Who are we to judge?

Fighting words: 'Is there butter in the mac and cheese?'

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:20 AM PDT

A 21-year-old man called police June 6 to say his 17-year-old sister had tried to cut his neck with the serrated edge of a spatula.

South Africa Loses Its World Cup Spirit

Posted: 22 Jun 2010 11:00 AM PDT

A blowout loss to Uruguay has created team upheaval and dampened the enthusiasm of the host nation.

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