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Thursday, June 24, 2010



18 Players Ejected In Serbian League Finals Brawl (VID)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:40 PM PDT

Apparently European players are taking it to heart when Americans claim that the overseas game just isn't as physical as the NBA game...

The Great Obama-Medvedev Escape: Burgers

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:39 PM PDT

President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev took a break from bilateral meetings at the White House on Thursday to make a burger run.

Teacher goes to D.C. to fight for her job

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:30 PM PDT

Hurricane? WTF? Tropical system could intensifyIn GULF!

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:30 PM PDT

A tropical disturbance that has dumped heavy rain on parts of the Caribbean has a medium chance of forming into a much stronger storm and could head into the oil-tainted Gulf of Mexico by next week.

Spy Plane to Monster Truck: a Gallery of Awesome Cockpits

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Ever wonder what it's like to maneuver a monster truck or pilot a supersonic spy plane? We can't get you a test ride, but we can put you in the driver's seat.

Angry German Says Americans Can't Be Soccer Fans!

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:20 PM PDT

A warning: Should Team USA somehow advance to meet Germany in the World Cup, avoid this man.

7 tips to negotiate the highest salary

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:10 PM PDT

Salary negotiations are tricky things. You hate to ask for more than the employer wants to pay you, but you also don't want to ask for a salary that's too low...you will probably end up with that low salary. Follow these tips to negotiate the highest salary possible.

Endless Weather: Infinite Photograph [Cool Pics]

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Zoom in on a striking weather-related photograph to reveal hundreds more photos making up the original. Then zoom again at each level for an endless array of images, each submitted by users to National Geographic's My Shot.

Clinton Parties With Boca After U.S. Soccer Victory (PIC)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:51 PM PDT

This just proves that Ol' Bubba has got be one of the greatest ever to represent our fair country. After nearly losing his voice cheering our great players on to an awesome victory against Algeria, he takes a moment to head down to the locker room and throw back a couple of cold ones with the squad.

Top 10 Wimbledon Moments (Gallery)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The longest match ever from this year's Wimbledon kicks off the 10 best moments in the tournament's history.

Burglar Leaves Cell Phone At Crime Scene

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

The police didn't have to use any detective skills to solve this case.

Anti-gay pastor outed as secretly-gay pastor

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Minneapolis Pastor Tom Brock claimed a tornado was God's retribution for allowing openly gay clergy to serve as ministers. Turns out he's gay.

Telemundo Will Broadcast First Ever NFL Game

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Good news for our Spanish speaking friends the NFL is allowing Telemundo, to air the game between the Jets and Dolphins.

How to Prevent Your Computer from Overheating

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:20 PM PDT

I remember the first time my laptop overheated on me, and how thankful I was for not wearing synthetic trousers that day. Lifehacker has done a brilliant job explaining how to prevent your computer from overheating; check it out.

Are Endangered Whales Really Still in Danger?

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 04:10 PM PDT

As three nations defy a global whaling ban amid crumbling negotiations, the future of these deep-sea denizens is increasingly up in the air.

David Jaffe is "***** SICK of artsy fartsy" games

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:50 PM PDT

David Jaffe, creator of the Twisted Metal and God of War series', is just plain sick of "artsy fartsy" games. Hm, what games does he mean?...

CDC: 9 out of 10 adults in the U.S. consume too much sodium

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

9 of every 10 adults in the U.S. consume too much sodium from eating pizza, potato chips and other foods made with salt according to a federal report. New cases of heart disease could be reduced by as many as 120,000 a year, and stroke by as many as 66,000, if all adults reduced sodium consumption by about half a teaspoon a day.

More than 2 million cribs recalled

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:30 PM PDT

More than 2 million cribs from seven companies were recalled Thursday amid concerns that babies can suffocate, become trapped or fall from the cribs.

Dog Puts Truck In Gear, Runs Over Owner - Family News Story

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:28 PM PDT

RIDGE MANOR, Fla. -- A Florida man and his best friend might not be on the best of terms since the pooch ran over his owner. Wednesday, June 23, 2010.

San Francisco Becomes Ground Zero in Gadget Radiaton Battle

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Last week, San Francisco supervisors approved requirements that cellphone retailers report how much radiation their phones emit. In response, the wireless industry's trade association, the CTIA, has canceled all of its future SF-based tradeshows. And there are signs these concerns could expand beyond cellphones.

6 Insane Modern Cures That (Sort of) Work

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

"The terrifying, bizarre science which makes us question the very sanity of the people behind it. Strangely, the weirdest cures science has come up with in the last couple of years might actually be worth something. For example…"

The Problem [Comic]

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT


PC and MMO games you may have missed at E3

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

With E3 behind us, we've 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 eight overlooked PC and MMO games that you should keep an eye on.

25 Star Wars Demotivational Posters [PICS]

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

In this cynical world, there are two things that get us through the day: Demotivational posters and Star Wars. Blend the two together and you have a recipe of pure awesome.

Double-Dip Recession Fears Putting Scare Back in Market

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

A slew of troubling market factors have collided to send investors looking for safety amid concerns that the economy may slip back into a deeper recession.

38,700 Lbs. Of Ground Beef Recalled For Possible E. Coli Con

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 03:09 PM PDT

Yesterday, the Dept. of Agriculture's Food Safety & Inspection Service announced two separate recalls -- one in California and one in New York -- totaling nearly 40,000 pounds of ground beef after learning that the batches of meat could have been contaminated with the E. coli bacteria.

Runway Models Falling Down (Pics)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT

The taller they are, the harder they fall. In this case, it's runway models falling down wearing ridiculously high shoes, or because of slippery ice(wtf?) surfaces. Nobody said being fashionable was easy.

The 5 Most TERRIBLE Moments of E3 2010

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

E3 isn't all peaches and pixels.

Google Earth Death Star Virtually Blows Up Your Neighborhood

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Adidas is countering Nike's Just Do It slogan with a viral campaign that might be tagged Just Blow Yourself Up. In a bid to hype its Star Wars Collection clothing line, the sportswear company invites internet users to virtually destroy neighborhoods with a Google Earth-powered Death Star.

Adolf Hitler Wrote Begging letter for Mercedes loan

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Adolf Hitler wrote a begging letter to a Mercedes dealership asking for a loan for a limousine until his royalties for Mein Kampf came through.

Daniel Day-Lewis As Moriarty In Sherlock Holmes 2?

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Director Guy Ritchie could be interested in landing Daniel-Day Lewis for his Sherlock Holmes sequel.

Top 10 Hottest Celebrity Bodies

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Hollywood is full of hot bodies. But before you think every star is just running to their plastic surgeon for a little nip and tuck, some actually work for those figures.

Researchers create self-assembling nanodevices

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:11 PM PDT

By emulating nature's design principles, a team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard Medical School and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has created nanodevices made of DNA that self-assemble and can be programmed to move and change shape on demand.

Exxon CEO: Industry Not Well Equipped For Deep Water Spills

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

The CEO of the world's largest publicly traded oil company told a Congressional panel last week that the oil industry is "not well equipped" to deal with deep water spills like that now ravaging the Gulf of Mexico.

Virgin Media Already Looking To 400Mbps Broadband

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

New modems will pave way.

Interview: David X. Cohen on 'Futurama's' New Season

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 01:15 PM PDT

What he's the most good-natured about -- and most resigned to -- is the show's perpetually precarious situation. Otherwise, he happily gave us a preview of what will happen during the first half of the run, which begins on June 24 at 10PM ET with a double shot of episodes. He also envisioned what a 'Futurama' feature film might look like.

Internet bosses set to approve .xxx for porn sites

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

The company that oversees Web addresses is expected to give the go-ahead on Friday for the creation of a .xxx suffix for websites with pornographic content, company officials indicated today.

When Humans and Neanderthals Split

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

While DNA evidence suggests humans and Neanderthals mated way back when, the two groups did represent distinct species at the time. The question is: when did they last share a common ancestor? A new study on dental fossils indicates Neanderthals and our own species, ***** sapiens, shared a common ancestor at least one million years ago...

35 Pictures That Demand Explanation (PICS)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Here are 35 ultra-weird pictures that really do need some sort of explanation to help us understand.

Bye Bye, Italy (pic)

Posted: 24 Jun 2010 12:50 PM PDT


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