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Thursday, July 8, 2010



14 Rappers-Turned Actors Battle It Out

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

We settle which rappers-turned-actors spit the illest dialogue.

Ten Excuses For Eating at McDonald's

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

You scarfed down a Big Mac. You inhaled the large fries. You slurped down that double milkshake. But now you have to explain your less than nutritious actions. Here are some ready made excuses to give your hunny when she leans in for a kiss.

DIY: Make A iPad Stand Out Of Pencils

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

These days, you'll be hard pressed to find anyone actually using a pencil for writing, but it seems there's still a healthy market for pencils being used as iPad stands.

Republicans' Ball and Chain

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:20 PM PDT

Oh Michael Steele, how I love thee

French court hands Noriega 7-year prison term

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:20 PM PDT

A Paris court has convicted aging former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega of laundering drug money in France and ordered him to spend seven years behind bars -- a decision that left friends and foes worried he might die in a prison far from home.

Learning About World Culture Through Xbox Live [PICS]

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:10 PM PDT

Education through trash talk.

10 Characters the Predator Would Love to Kill then Display

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:10 PM PDT

The Predator is simply a hunter who likes to collect, polish and then display the skulls of its kills. These characters would be fun to hunt, and their heads would make perfect additions to a Predator's mantel.

Judge Rules A Federal Gay Marriage Ban Is Unconstitutional

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:01 PM PDT

A U.S. judge in Boston has ruled that a federal gay marriage ban is unconstitutional because it interferes with the right a state to define marriage. U.S. District Judge Joseph Tauro on Thursday ruled in favor of gay couples' rights in two separate challenges to the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act..The state had argued the law denied benefits suc

Wal-Mart at Center of Legal Battle Over Pot Patients Rights

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Joseph Casias was wrongfully fired by Wal-Mart for testing positive for pot. Now the ACLU has filed a landmark lawsuit against the retailer that could alter the legal landscape.Earlier this week in Michigan, the ACLU filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart that has significant implications for the thousands of seriously ill Americans across the country...

French Company Offers Kidnapping Vacations

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 03:50 PM PDT

UNDERSEA yachts, five-star blimp hotels and simulated kidnapping experiences could soon be on traveller's must do lists. Design concepts for such creative ideas have been showcased at the Tourism Futures conference in Brisbane.

California Campground Closed Due to the Plague!

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 03:40 PM PDT

When we consider the dangers of heading out into the wilderness to go camping, we usually think of bears or possibly exposure to weather conditions. I don't think I've even once worried about the plague.

Tropical storm could hit Texas-Mexico border Thursday -Yahoo

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 03:30 PM PDT

A tropical storm might hit the Texas-Mexico border Thursday afternoon, the U.S. National Hurricane Center forecast.

What's in Your Shampoo?

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Most of us use shampoo every day, or at least a few times a week. We grab for the bottle, squirt a dollop into our hands, lather, and voilà: Clean hair. But do you know what's actually in it?

S-F Considers Banning Sale of Pets [except fish]

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 03:00 PM PDT

Sell a guinea pig, go to jail. That's the law under consideration by San Fran's Commission of Animal Control and Welfare . . . IF the commission approves the ordinance at its meeting tonight.

At the United Nations, time to watch the World Cup

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

The world stops for the World Cup, and the United Nations is no exception.

Alec Baldwin Wants to Leave '30 Rock'?

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:40 PM PDT

Alec Baldwin may be following in Steve Carrell's footsteps once his contract expires in 2012.

George Will: Unintended Consequences of Prohibitions

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:30 PM PDT

On Jan. 16, 1920, hours before Prohibition descended on America, evangelist Billy Sunday preached, "The reign of tears is over. The slums will soon be only a memory." Not exactly. Americans abolished a widely exercised private right and condemned the nation's fifth-largest industry in order to make the nation more heavenly. All hell broke loose.

Mobile phone users are 'wasting £800m'

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:30 PM PDT

People on mobile phone contracts are wasting £800 million every year because they are on the wrong tariff.

Scientists Make Air-Purifying Cement, Cuts Emissions by 45%

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Dutch scientists have created an air-purifying concrete that can reduces the nitrogen oxide found in tailpipe emissions by up to 45-percent.

Gearing For Launch of Galactica Online: Will MMO Disappoint?

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:20 PM PDT

Gameplay clichés--the missions, the arms dealers, the power-ups, are among the signs that video games, as an art form, have completely stalled. Storylines & character development rarely go beyond rough sketches. All of these draw low expectations for Battlestar Galactica Online if developers are faithful to the original SyFy series.

California voters back pot legalization by slim margin

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Survey finds 49% support the ballot measure but a third of those only "somewhat" support it. Of the 41% who oppose it, a vast majority believe it will worsen social problems. One in 10 are undecided.

Black Hole Blows Big Bubble (w/pic)

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Combining observations made with ESO's Very Large Telescope and NASA's Chandra X-ray telescope, astronomers have uncovered the most powerful pair of jets ever seen from a stellar black hole. This object, also known as a microquasar, blows a huge bubble of hot gas, 1000 light-years across, twice as large ...

Flush a Corpse and Save the Planet

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:50 PM PDT

Take, for example, those pesky dead bodies one has to deal with, after all the funeral weeping is over. If sincere respect for the dead doesn't concern you, undertakers could dissolve corpses in chemicals then flush the remains into the sewage system under plans being studied by European bureaucrats.

Stealth-Action to Action-Stealth: Evolution or Abandonment?

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:50 PM PDT

10 yrs ago, the shelves were stocked to bursting with flight simulators, both commercial focused and combat focused. There were innumerable titles that sported realistic air combat or mere arcade-simulation from World War I to modern days and beyond, but by far the most numerous and popular titles were the ones that showcased the warbirds of WWII..

The Little Toaster That Changed My Life

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Does your toast smile at you in the morning or is it a grumpy old man?

Hundreds Missing Checks From BP

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:40 PM PDT

GRAND ISLE, La. -- Hundreds of fishermen from Lake Charles to Moss Point, Miss., were supposed to get checks from BP but didn't. Thursday, July 8, 2010.

Conan reacts to Emmy nomination (pic)

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:30 PM PDT


High School Coaches Cited After Player Collapes in the Heat

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:30 PM PDT

Two assistant high school football coaches in Middletown, Connecticut, have been cited by Police for misdemeanor reckless endangerment in connection to a player overcome by the heat during a workout.

12 of the Hottest Female Cops From TV [PICS]

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:20 PM PDT

If there's one thing most of us can agree on; it's that cop shows are much more enjoyable to watch when they throw a nice piece of trim into the mix. While we're not here to take anything away from their acting ability, we're simply paying tribute to their good looks. Without further adieu, here is our list of hottest TV cops.

Mortal Kombat's Ed Boon: Genre's Complexity Hurting Sales

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon believes that the hardcore reputation of the fighting game genre has limited its appeal to a niche audience, but he still wants to add more mechanical depth to the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot.

EA Confirms Dragon Age 2

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:12 PM PDT

Reveal coming tomorrow?

U.S. Missiles Deployed Near China Send a Message

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Why three cruise missile-armed submarines surfaced simultaneously in Beijing's neighborhood last weekend

Steve Jobs vs. The Flash (PIC)

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Steve Jobs Vs. The Flash shows yet another funny illustration of the war between Apple and Adobe.

In Louisiana, Every Day Is "Take Your Gun To Church Day"

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Those with concealed-weapons permits may now carry guns in churches—at least in Louisiana. Opponents of the law are quick to express their discontent, of course, while supporters of the law have been largely

Calise Hawkins Meets Ron Jeremy

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT

An up and coming stand up comic spills the details about the night when a nasty breakup led to a chance encounter with an iconic porn star and sweet, sweet revenge.

Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (GIF)

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Oh Lindsay Lohan, what a sad sad tale. Looks like it was all in the cards though

Mad Max: Fury Road To Be Shot in 3D

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

In an interview with the source, Fury Road director George Miller is quoted as saying, "We are doing 3D on Fury Road -- we are shooting with real 3D cameras. Seven years ago we were going to shoot in 3D but the technology in cinemas wasn't geared for it then."

Top 10 Hottest Alpha Females

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Ever wanted to be considered a trophy husband? Then you need to hook up with one of these top 10 alpha females.

5 Things That are 'Over,' But Not Going Anywhere Soon

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Pop singer/alien from the future Prince made headlines when he declared the Internet as "completely over." Well, he's probably dead wrong, even if he wants to be right. But it gets one thinking about other stuff that should be way over, but will likely be around for a gratingly long time.

10 Most Recognizable Film Scores And Theme Songs

Posted: 08 Jul 2010 12:40 PM PDT

A film score is the background music of a film. The term soundtrack may be confused with film score, a soundtrack however, also includes everything audible in the film including sound effects and dialogue. The list features 10 of such most recognizble scoressub in music or movies.

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