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Friday, June 25, 2010



Chipotle Wants to Turn Your Junk E-mail into Healthy School

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

It might not involve any free burritos for you and me (sad face), but restaurant chain Chipotle has launched a new campaign designed to turn your junk e-mail into healthier school lunches for kids.

Mel Gibson's girlfriend 'accuses him of domestic violence'

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 04:20 PM PDT

The former girlfriend of Mel Gibson has taken out a restraining order against him.

And North Korean team now go on Digg? Wait, no...

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT

North Korean team to be sent to work in coal mines. Maybe.

2011 Ford Mustang V6 Gets 48.5 MPG

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Usually when Mustangs are on the track the drivers are in search of outright speed, but that was not the case this time around. Instead the team of five drivers alternated every hour to see how far they could make the Mustang go on just one tank of gas.

New Crysis 2 screens will literally make jaws drop

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Crytek have released a new batch of screens from Crysis 2. Check them out, they are hot!

Philadelphia can't evict Boy Scouts for banning gays

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

A federal jury has ruled that Philadelphia cannot evict a Boy Scout chapter from city-owned property because the Scouts ban gays. The jury found the city's demand that Scouts end their ban on gays in order to use city property violated the Scout council's First Amendment rights. The city is reviewing further legal challenges to the Scouts' gay ban.

What Your Awful Font Choices Say About You [CHART]

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:31 PM PDT

If graphic design was a religion, fonts are its priests - some are brilliant and enhance your understanding of the text and others are, well ... best avoided.

The Most Disgusting Tongue You'll See All Day

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Man, I'm thirsty, but I seem to have lost my appetite. Saharan Tongue sucks.

Windows Live Messenger Wave 4: Almost excellent, still flawe

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Windows Live Messenger is probably the most popular instant messaging client in the world. The next version is now in public beta with a new look, integrated social networking, and tabbed chats.

Kellogg recalls 4 cereals for odor, off flavor

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:19 PM PDT

Kellogg Co. is voluntarily recalling about 28 million boxes of Apple Jacks, Corn Pops, Froot Loops and Honey Smacks cereals, saying a "waxy" smell and flavor coming from the package liners could make people sick, the company said Friday

Devil Is In The Details: DHS Monitoring Web & "Wrong" Words

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:10 PM PDT

DHS will monitor more U.S. citizens on the Internet, the feds may have the power to pull the plug on the Web, and certain words automatically incriminate you if used in emails. It's been a busy week, eroding away at privacy. The devil in the details of censorship.

iPhone 4 screen yellowing could be a temporary problem

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 03:00 PM PDT

New iPhone 4 devices plagued with a yellow discoloration of the screen could be the result of a temporary problem that will alleviate itself in a matter of days.

She has no clue that I am down here. Tee hee! [Pic]

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Green Sea Turtle in Hawaii.

Someone Finally Built a Better Mousetrap

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 02:40 PM PDT

One of the most loved design products at this year's International Design Excellence Awards was the OneDown mousetrap, which swings upright from horizontal due to a rodent's own weight, to clearly indicate that it has been trapped.

The Ultimate Guide To Gmail [PDF]

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

This guide will help you to switch from your current email provider to Gmail and shows you how to make most of it. That being said, if you already use Gmail, why not have a quick look of last few chapters that have a few handy tips even for advanced users.

When Will The US Decides It Has Done Enough On Immigration?

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 02:30 PM PDT

At what point will Americans agree that the U.S. has done all it reasonably can to stop illegal immigration?

Hey Apple, you're holding it wrong!

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

So we should hold it differently eh Steve?

Mozilla Explains Why Firefox 4 Has Tabs on Top [VIDEO]

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Firefox 4 is coming soon, and it'll carry with it a lot of design and UI changes.

NASA's New Horizons probe is halfway to Pluto

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Zipping through space at nearly a million miles per day, NASA's New Horizons probe is halfway to Pluto and just woke up for the first time in months to look around.

The 50 Best Episodes of Futurama

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Celebrate the rebirth of the Planet Express crew by counting down a list of the Best Episodes of Futurama.

Top 5 Hot Girls Playing Video Games (a little mild NSFW)

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Wouldn't recommend watching these with your boss around. Or your wife, for that matter.

Bionic feet for amputee cat

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:04 PM PDT

A cat that had its back feet severed by a combine harvester has been fitted with prosthetic feet in a pioneering operation.

Exposed: Farmers Who Get Billions Yet Never Plowed a Field

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Billions in tax dollars go to frauds who have never plowed a field. How did the system get so corrupt?

WTF!? Siblings Arrested for Injecting Plastic Butt Implants

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Not actually doctors, the plastic butt-plants made customers sick. Duh.

Obama To Sign Dealer-Affecting Finance Reform Bill

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

President Barack Obama has said that he will sign the financial regulation bill in whatever form it emerges in from Congress, with or without dealer exemption.

6 Iconic Movie Leaders (Who Aren't Fit To Lead A Parade)

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

It would be a hell of a lot easier to get motivated at work if you had a leader like, say, William Wallace from Braveheart to shout motivational slogans in your ear.

Top 10 Trailers From E3’s Hottest Games

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

The Electronic Entertainment Expo is one big dog-and-pony show. The annual high-profile come-on is an expensive, over-the-top attempt on the part of game-makers to woo and wow fans all over the world with their latest games.

First Trailer For Little Fockers

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:26 PM PDT

Universal Pictures has debuted the first official trailer for the highly anticipated comedy, Little Fockers. Ben Stiller and ...

The Top 5 Most Wanted Gadgets from GDGT.com [New Rev3 Show]

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Tom Merritt, of CNET & TWiT fame, has just launched a new show with Revision3. In this episode Tom reveals the gizmos GDGT.com readers are lusting after the most.

London air pollution 'worst in Europe'

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Britain faces court cases and unlimited fines after dangerous levels of minute particles breach EU levels

Did Rolling Stone Just Kill War Reporting?

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Rolling Stone's bombshell profile of Stanley McChrystal has cost the general his job. But has it also damaged the military's relationship with the press?

1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Echo Park Medical Marijuana Store

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

One man was shot dead and another wounded Thursday afternoon at a medical marijuana dispensary in Echo Park, police said. An unknown number of suspects stormed into the store in the 1300 block of Sunset Boulevard shortly before 4:15 and opened fire, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The suspects fled after shooting the two victims.

Michael Jackson: Nostalgia Fuels Album Sales After Death

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 11:40 AM PDT

A year after his death, the legal and financial problems that tarnish the King of Pop's legacy have greatly diminished -- and his music is more popular than ever.

BBC News - Sex domain gets official approval

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 11:17 AM PDT

The overseer of the net's addressing system has backed the creation of a .xxx domain.

Coast Guard Rescues Drunk Man One Mile Offshore on Pool Toy

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 11:00 AM PDT

You heard right: The United States Coast Guard yesterday rescued a Florida man who got drunk, climbed into an inflatable swimming pool ring (the kind little kids use), passed out, and then drifted a mile offshore from in Belleair Beach on the Gulf of Mexico.

Some Of Us Will Always Lose (COMIC)

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 10:52 AM PDT


Scientists Find Explanation for Blindsight

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 10:20 AM PDT

(PhysOrg.com) -- The rare phenomenon of blindsight has been known for a long time, but until now has never been understood. People with blindsight are effectively blind through damage to the primary visual cortex and yet may be able to identify colors and to avoid obstacles in their way even though ...

Is Germany's Government Headed for a Breakdown?

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 10:10 AM PDT

Facing squabbling coalition partners, plummeting popularity and calls for new elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel struggles to keep her government together

Google Chrome Now Enabling Flash by Default

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 09:50 AM PDT

Google released a new update to the official version of Chrome that has Adobe's Flash turned on by default.

Obama Administration Announces a Massive Piracy Crackdown

Posted: 25 Jun 2010 09:50 AM PDT

According to the Obama administration, the RIAA, and MPAA, the world economy is pretty much doomed if we don't start prosecuting pirates at home and abroad. Without such a crackdown, businesses will go bankrupt the coalition argues. Biden states, "Piracy hurts, it hurts our economy."

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