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Friday, July 2, 2010



The CSI Effect : Fact Vs Fiction [Infographic]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:50 PM PDT


Connecticut Woman Sues Dad To Pay For College

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

A Connecticut woman who says her father reneged on a contract to pay her tuition is awarded $47,000. Will the case set a precedent?

Does McDonald ruling do enough to end race-based disarmament

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

Pam Adams points out that while the majority opinion in McDonald v. Chicago congratulated itself on upholding the 14th Amendment intent of preventing disarmament of blacks by groups like the KKK, blacks are STILL disarmed in a discriminatory fashion by laws that demand lifetime gun bans for felons, because the justice system unfairly targets blacks

Miyamoto interested in 3D-ing Super Mario World

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:20 PM PDT

During a recent IGN interview, Shigeru Miyamoto, the genius behind a plethora of Nintendo's first-party projects, expressed his interest in fleshing out Super Mario World into the badass 3D world we've all wanted to witness it in. And now, with the Nintendo 3DS... we can! Hooray!

Oops... [image]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Someone didn't think this through.

Knicks Give LeBron 2 Free Agency Options

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 04:00 PM PDT

After years of planning, the Knicks presented LeBron James with 2 options for the #1 free agent to sign with them.

Snuggie + Sex = Snuggie Sutra?

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:50 PM PDT

It was bound to happen. Sex is popular. Snuggies are popular. Why not put the two together? What is Snuggie sutra you say? It's sex positions, much like Kama Sutra, except that it incorporates the Snuggie, that loveable, wearable plush blanket with sleeves. Or, as the authors say, "it's an illustrated guide to sexual positions that are both...

Yasur Volcanic Bombardment vs Amateur Volcano Hunter [PICS]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:40 PM PDT

An amateur volcano hunter got a close brush with the erupting Yasur volcano and he has the spectacular pictures to prove it. He ventured to the southern Pacific Island and Yasur volcano just as it was starting to boil over. As it erupted, he dodged red-hot lava bombs, ash clouds, and volcanic lightning.

Keep U.S. Congress in Session this August

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:30 PM PDT

A special session will allow Democrats to highlight their differences with the GOP on jobless benefits, financial reform and energy policy. That's a better campaign plan than sending members back to their districts — and it's right on the merits.

World Cup: Brave Ghana robbed by Uruguay

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:27 PM PDT

A blatant handball in the final seconds robs the Black Stars of making history and becoming the first African team to make it to the semi-finals.

Amazing Futurama New York in LEGO [Images]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:10 PM PDT

"This layout is the culmination of a work in progress for over two years," De Lanoy wrote at his Flickr account. "I started with the Planet Express and major characters back in February 2008."

The Super Smash Bros. Secret That Took 7 Years To Unlock

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 03:10 PM PDT

It's one of those urban legend glitches and it actually turned out to be true!

Long Life Is in the Genes, Study Shows

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Diet and exercise can certainly help you to live a long, healthy life, but that might not be the whole story.

Bob Jones University Textbook Explains Electricity [pic]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Even scarier? Over 1 million children use these textbooksto learn science.

World's Largest Skateboard Disaster [video]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Joe Ciaglia the owner of California Skateparks took his giant skateboard for the ride of a lifetime.

Google knows where Pussy is (PIC)

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:40 PM PDT

For all those who ever googled 'pussy' and didn't find what they were looking for. (SFW)

APOD: 2010 July 2 - Galaxies on a String

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:40 PM PDT


30 Facts From 30 Games You Don't Already Know

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:30 PM PDT

"Tell us something about your game that people don't already know." That was a question that we asked numerous times during E3 last week. Anything was fair game -- whether a feature was cut or whether someone put in a picture of their dog in a poster within one of the levels. We just wanted trivia...

This Is Why We Have Craigslist

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Two guys need your help settling a bet. In return, they're willing to pay you $50. So what's the bet? You're just gonna have to click through to find out...

A Break in the Metallica Concert Murder Case

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:00 PM PDT

The man who kidnapped and killed a college student outside a Metallica show is linked to 2005 rape of another woman in Virginia.

Firefox: The Official Browser of IBM

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Mozilla's Firefox just became the official browser of IBM. The announcement came on Bob Sutor's blog this morning and means that tens of thousands of new users will be downloading Firefox at work - and, quite possibly, many will do it at home as well.

Driving while blind? Maybe, with new high-tech car

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Could a blind person drive a car? Researchers are trying to make that far-fetched notion a reality.

The Broker Who Traded $520m When Drunk, Gets New Job

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Steve Perkins, the oil trader banned by the UK financial regulator for illegally trading $520m in a drunken stupor, is about to resume his career as an energy broker in Switzerland.

Say What?!? RNC's Steele Says US Shouldn't Be In Afghanistan

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 01:16 PM PDT

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele may be misremembering exactly how and when the Afghanistan war began -- he says the Afghanistan war is one of "Obama's choosing," and that we shouldn't be there at all.

iPhone 4 'holding' problem finally fixed... (PIC)

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 01:10 PM PDT

The solution is actually pretty simple.

The Best Cars You Can't Buy in the States [PICS]

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

In response to the car industry's recent tumult, Ford is importing models from its excellent European division, and Fiat's acquisition of Chrysler means we'll be seeing the first Stateside examples of the brand in almost thirty years. Still, that doesn't mean we'll get everything we really want.

Will.i.am Uses iPad To Track Down Thief In Los Angeles

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 12:30 PM PDT

Rapper used his iPad's built-in tracking system to locate $10,000 worth of belongings (including his new...

Airplane Seating Chart: How They Decide What You Pay

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 12:02 PM PDT

Now it all makes sense.

Careful Keyboard Warriors, She Has A Pole (NSFW Language)

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT

Who's the real culprit here? Video games for being so violent or Pillsbury for being so delicious?

First NBA Free Agent Signing: Drew Gooden to Milwaukee

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:24 AM PDT

It's not Lebron James, which is probably the most anticipated signing of the NBA free agent season, but it is a signing, and we'll see more to come, at least among teams with sufficient cap space and money to do so. Drew Gooden is the first player to come to an agreement since free agent season opened.

The Toxic Effects of Perfume

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:10 AM PDT

If you've walked through a department store lately, you may have overwhelmed by the perfume section. Whether you are obsessed with Obsession, a believer in Believe, or consumed by L'Air du Temps, the smell of perfumes and colognes can be overwhelming. The toxic effects of fragrances can also be overwhelming.

Best Gaming PC for Any Budget

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:10 AM PDT

A comprehensive look at how the same PC can be best configured for maximum performance at six different price points.

53 Awesome Fireworks Displays From Around The World.. (pics)

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:10 AM PDT

In honor of July 4th...

Feds: Suspect in alleged Russia spy ring confesses

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:00 AM PDT

"Juan Lazaro", one of the suspects in an alleged Russian spy ring, has admitted that he worked for Russia's intelligence service, according to a bail letter provided by the United States Attorney's office

When the doctors say 'there is nothing to be done'

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 11:00 AM PDT

When doctors use these words with patients who have terminal illnesses, they are saying that curative intent is all that counts. Being honest with a patient and telling them their disease has not responded to treatment, or cannot be cured, is good. However, saying "nothing can be done" is insensitive and untrue.

June Job Losses at 125,000 But Jobless Rate Falls to 9.5%

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 10:57 AM PDT

The US economy lost 125,000 jobs in June, more than expected, as as thousands of temporary census jobs ended and private hiring grew less than expected. But the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to 9.5% from 9.7%.

The Truth (pic)

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 10:40 AM PDT


Car fuel made from carbon dioxide and sunlight

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 10:20 AM PDT

New technology for "photosynthesising" fuel could lead to cars running on "petrol" made from carbon dioxide and sunlight.

4 Reasons The Feds & Hollywood Can't Fight Piracy Together

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 10:00 AM PDT

Why the latest crackdown is a misplaced use of federal resources.

The Genetic Test that Predicts if you can Live up to 100 yrs

Posted: 02 Jul 2010 10:00 AM PDT

A genetic test which tells whether you will make it to your century has been developed by scientists.

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