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Monday, June 28, 2010



Spike Lee joins James Cameron Team for 'Nagasaki Deadline'

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:50 PM PDT

The thriller would be Lee's first movie since 2008. Looks like James Cameron won't be taking the producer credit, but his Lightstorm team of Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini are still taking the lead on this.

Greatest Freak Out Ever (Original Video)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:40 PM PDT

Ever wonder what happens when you try to teach an MMA fighter gymnastics?

Java 4-Ever: The Ultimate Geek Movie [VID]

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:30 PM PDT

There is nothing I could say about this Java 4-Ever trailer except that it is definitely a worthwhile watch if you consider yourself a Geek, a Developer or one that appreciates Computer Humor.

Five Reasons Why Your Club Bouncer Hates You

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Because bouncers have feelings, too—that, and your ***** fake ID isn't fooling anyone.

Girl, age 19, explains why she needs botox to stay hot

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Tracy Drumm, a 27-year-old marketing director from Chicago has been getting Botox shots in her brow since she was 19. Whatever.

8 Movie Adaptations that Were Actually Better than the Book

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Nine times out of ten, what makes a book richer, deeper, and more satisfying than a movie is the same thing that makes a creaky door scarier than an axe-wielding figure in a horror flick: the imagination is much more powerful than the eye. Every once in a blue moon, however, a movie adaptation comes along that's better than the original.....

10 Hilarious Newspaper Headlines (PICS)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Anyone who watches The Tonight Show with Jay Leno knows that every Monday he does his popular "Headlines" segment. Poking fun at anything from misspelled words to hilarious wedding announcements, Leno has no shame in exposing absurdities that have been printed in newspapers throughout the U.S.

How to keep Wall Street under control

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:50 PM PDT

Remember the early 1980s? Thanks to government credit policies, you paid 20 percent interest to buy a house. Back then, the longtime West Virginia banker Julius "Jay" Stern didn't need a foreclosure crisis to tell him there was a problem.

16 Things You Didn't Know About Hugh Hefner (Infographic)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

Instead of focusing on the rumors, legends and urban myths surrounding the baron of boobies, let's focus on the truth.

Sunrise to Sunset aboard the Space Station [Pics]

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT

This sequence of time-lapse photographs illustrates roughly half an orbit of the International Space Station, from Northern Europe to Australia.

Chewbacca's First Day of School (pic)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:40 PM PDT


Back Off, Cookie Monster (PIC)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:21 PM PDT


Dead Rising live action film coming this summer for free

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:21 PM PDT

Not only is Capcom producing a live action B-Budget movie based on their Dead Rising franchise, but they have confirmed that the Japanese horror flick will be distributed to North America and Europe for free.

What the Taliban Banned

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 03:01 PM PDT

When the Taliban ran Afghanistan, they destroyed idols, refused to educate women, and even forbade kite-flying. These photographs, from James Reeve's project 'Banned,' document the freedoms available to Afghans after the Taliban's fall.

The Most Convincing Argument For Atheism I've Seen Yet [pic]

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 02:50 PM PDT

I'm sold.

World Cup: Brazil crush Chile and samba into the last 8

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 02:42 PM PDT

The exciting Chileans had no answer to the creative power of Brazil losing 3-0 to there South American rivals. But will the Netherlands be so easy?

Why woman are better at recognising faces than men

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

Scientists have found that women are more likely to recognise people than men - possibly because they are more interested in reading emotion in other faces.

Oily oysters: Diner reports crude find

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 02:10 PM PDT

A TV station in North Carolina is reporting that a young diner out to dinnerwith his family in Mooresville found a tar-like substance in his rawoyster.

Can Afghanistan tap its $1-trillion mineral wealth?

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 02:00 PM PDT

A new Pentagon report identifies rich reserves of iron, copper, cobalt, lithium and gold. But experts say extracting the minerals from the country's rugged mountains and remote regions won't be easy.

Chechen Police Shoot Paintballs at Women With Uncovered Hair

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Police officers in Chechnya have been firing paintballs at Chechen women with uncovered hair; the policemen drive by in cars with tinted windows and shoot the women in the face and neck as they're as they're walking down the street.

Zack de la Rocha Ups Rage Against Arizona Immigration Law

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Rage Against the Machine frontman Zack de la Rocha is stepping up his campaign to compel the state of Arizona to repeal its controversial immigration law.

Is Facebook Declaring War on Google Search? Hardly

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:30 PM PDT

This means war, was the buzz after Facebook confirmed it has begun incorporating external Web pages into its search results. As Web search pro Danny Sullivan puts it: Facebook's starting out by sending a boat against a battle fleet.

Cleanup Jobs Are Hard To Find In The Gulf : NPR

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:15 PM PDT

Despite the sheer size of the Gulf oil spill, cleanup jobs are hard to come by. Job-seekers in New Orleans say they have gotten the runaround from BP and the Louisiana Workforce Commission when inquiring about work.

Understanding Hipsters: An Undercover Operation

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Somewhere in America right now a Religious Studies graduate in white shutter shades is sucking the Pabst Blue Ribbon from his wispy mustache while listening to a pig-tailed girl offer her position on Metamorphosis. They are hipsters, I know this because I met them. They hang out in front of a Coffee Bean.

Thank God We Have Foreign Invasion Insurance

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT


Report: Congress Mulling In-Car Alcohol Detectors

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 01:00 PM PDT

History suggests that such a device would save thousands of lives. In 2008 alone, nearly 12,000 people died in alcohol-impaired car crashes. Many of those deaths would likely be preventable if there were a way for a vehicle system to seamlessly detect elevated alcohol levels in drivers.

Goal-line technology firms dispute Fifa claims

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Makers of ball-tracking systems insist England's disallowed World Cup goal shows the need for goal-line technology.

Who Am I... (pics)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT


What Women Want -- In a Car

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:40 PM PDT

Women like their cars small, inexpensive, foreign and hot. No, not hot in the muscular looks, twin-turbo powerplant, and growling exhaust note sense. Actually hot. They like to crank the heater up. That's the conclusion of a pair of new surveys on women and cars.

This Happens Only In Water

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:20 PM PDT


World Cup: Stylish Holland beat Slovakia to reach last 8

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:14 PM PDT

Despite a last second Slovakia penalty, Holland prove too strong for Slovakia as they win 2-1 to cruise into the last eight with a possible quarter final meeting with footballing giants Brazil.

Verizon Asks Droid Incredible Buyers To Get Droid X Instead

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Verizon cast doubt on the future of the Droid Incredible late on Sunday with word that it was steering customers away from the phone.

British pair jailed over racist internet messages

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 11:21 AM PDT

Two British white supremacists have been jailed after being convicted of posting violent and vicious racist messages on the internet.

Court to rule on Sarbanes-Oxley and gun rights

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 11:03 AM PDT

The Supreme Court could strike down a key part of a 2002 corporate reform law and extend gun rights in the United States on Monday when the justices issue their final rulings of the term.

3D Video Chat Is a Possibility on the 3DS

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 10:10 AM PDT

In a recent interview with Forbes, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata mentioned that the 3DS still has a few more secrets...

BMA Chief Warns Of Risk From Foreign Doctors

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 10:10 AM PDT

Poorly-trained overseas doctors who cannot speak good English must not be able to treat patients in the UK, a doctors' leader has said.

Apple sells 1.7 million iPhone 4s in first 3 days

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 10:07 AM PDT

There you have it. 600,000 pre-orders turned into 1.7 million iPhone 4 sales through this Saturday, the Sunday sales haven't even been counted yet...

World Cup: 5 reasons why England were embarrassed by Germany

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 10:00 AM PDT

A false sense of superiority and a disorganised defence, plus a horrible decision by the officials, gave England an afternoon to forget. But that wasn't all...

The First HD Console (PIC)

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 09:40 AM PDT

High Definition Gaming hit the planet only a few years ago with the arrival of Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. But more then a decade ago, Sega had proclaimed that Sega Genesis had "High Definition Graphics". I wonder what Microsoft and Sony have to say about the same.

John Cleese rants - Soccer vs Football

Posted: 28 Jun 2010 09:30 AM PDT

John Cleese tells the truth. From the excellent documentary "The Art of Football from A to Z"

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