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Friday, July 9, 2010



The Cat Who Could Predict Death

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Can a cat really know which patients are about to die?

How to Feed a Pack of Dogs [Vid]

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 05:10 PM PDT

This man has some skills.

Early Alzheimer's identification method discovered

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Abnormal brain images combined with examination of the composition of the fluid that surrounds the spine may offer the earliest signs identifying healthy older adults at risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, well before cognitive problems emerge, a new study has found.

Amazon Wins e-Reader Patent, How Will This Affect the nook?

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:50 PM PDT

A new ruling grants Amazon the patent ability to have an e-ink display and an LCD display on the same e-reader.

Irrational Videogame Endings

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

After the Final Boss goes down, these games go crazy.

Scary Truth About Home Invasions in America (Infographic)

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

The next time you're walking down your block, look around. One in five homes will experience a break-in this year, and no one wants to become that statistic.

Sarah Palin's New Ethnically Cleansed Ad

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

This is a rare moment for me. Sarah, why can't you be more like George W. Bush? His ads included all Americans, but her ad included not one non-white person. Not one. See for yourself, then compare it to George W. Bush's ad which includes the rest of America.....

NBA Jam Release Date Announced

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:10 PM PDT

EA Sports announced that the long awaited remake of the classic basketball game will be arriving in early October, in the process revealing NBA Jam's boxart.

Blizzard Retracts: Real Names NOT Required On Official Forum

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:05 PM PDT

After an extreme display of community displeasure, Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime has stepped in and decided NOT to have real life names be displayed on the official Blizzard StarCraft, Diablo, and World of Warcraft forums.

What is this tiny Apple touchscreen just leaked in Taiwan?

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Okay, we have no idea what's going on here, but Taiwanese site Apple.pro has just posted up some shots of appears to be a tiny Apple-labeled touchscreen panel. Given the site's track record with previous Apple component leaks, we're somewhat inclined to believe this is real.

Author Sentenced in Child Porn Case

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 03:24 PM PDT

A federal judge sentenced children's author K.P. Bath to six years in prison Thursday for possessing child pornography.

How Would You Feel Showering With Gays?

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 03:10 PM PDT

This was a question asked in a recently leaked, Pentagon survey. The Pentagon wants to know if service members would attend military social functions with same-sex couples, whether they would be uncomfortable sharing a tent or shower with gay co-workers, and how their families would feel if they served in units that included gay men and lesbians.

7 Workouts For Firming You Up And Creeping Everyone Else Out

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

How to Exercise: Workouts for Lunatics.

Britain prepares for the collapse of BP

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 02:50 PM PDT

The British government is drawing up contingency plans for a possible collapse of BP. This is amid mounting fears that the oil giant could be broken up or taken over in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

WSJ.com - Opinion: The Obama-Pelosi Lame Duck Strategy

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 02:31 PM PDT

Union 'card-check,' cap and trade, and so much more.

Louisiana school officials sued for handcuffing 6-year-old

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 02:10 PM PDT

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Louisiana school officials for repeatedly handcuffing and shackling a 6-year-old boy, attorneys for the advocates filing the suit said Thursday.

RIP Facebook Gifts

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 01:16 PM PDT

Facebook is winding down its "Gift Shop" feature, the company announced today. Facebook Gifts will stop operating on August 1, although gifts you've received previously will remain on your Wall.

Boat [Old Spice Commercial]

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Use Old Spice Body Wash and get ready for a manly moustache surprise.

Go sell scary somewhere else... (pic)

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT


The Truth About Wine Prices (Infographic)

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 01:00 PM PDT

What does your favorite wine actually cost?

New super awesome 'Machete' trailer arrives!

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 12:58 PM PDT

YEAH! A brand-new trailer for Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis' upcoming action adventure "Machete" is now online.

You're Doing It Wrong [Pic]

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT


U.S. and Russia Exchange Prisoners-In Vienna Today !

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 12:10 PM PDT

On the tarmac of Vienna's airport on Friday, 10 convicted Russian sleeper agents were traded for four Russians deemed to be spies for the West.

Swedish Pirate Party to run the Pirate Bay from Parliament

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Now the Pirate Party wants to take their stand even further, and plans to use a section of the Swedish Constitution to allow them to host the seemingly indefatigable TPB from inside Parliament.

Top Ten College Cars

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT

So what exactly makes a car a "college car?" First off, it does not necessarily have to be in the hall of fame as a driver's car. In fact, some of these could be the worst driver's cars possible. A college car has to be affordable, because the stereotypical non Ivy League student is supposed to be...

Damn Teenagers and their Freaky Hairdos

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT


Asus ARES: Fastest Graphics Card Ever Shatters Benchmarks

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Quite simply, the Asus ARES is the fastest graphics card we have ever tested. The ARES' combination of dual-Radeon HD 5870 GPUs and 4GB (2GB per GPU) of fast GDDR5 frame buffer memory resulted in killer PC gaming performance across the board. It's freakin' fast with a capital F...

6 Extreme Sunsets: International Space Station and Beyond

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:20 AM PDT

No matter where you are in the world, sunsets have a special, colorful place in the experience of mankind. The reds, oranges and yellows make the horizon look like it's on fire, while the frequent occurrence of sunsets reassures us that the earth isn't being set ablaze daily.

Curse of the Copyright Holders and Their Fee-Seeking Lawyers

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:20 AM PDT

Tony Woodlief writes on WSJ page about his losing struggle to overcome copyright restrictions and fee-seeking lawyers in order to quote copyrighted material.

Which News Sites Are the Most Shared? (Graphic)

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:10 AM PDT

When it comes online news publications, not all sites are equal. At least not with regards to user engagement and share-ability. According to Backtype (who kindly provided the data), the following ten sites are the 'most shared' news sites online.

What's that on page 602? Look a little closer... (PIC)

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:10 AM PDT

How did this slip through?

Cleveland to Lebron: Burn baby Burn

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 11:00 AM PDT

Fans burned their LeBron James #23 jerseys following the King's announcement that he was leaving Cleveland for Miami Thursday night.

Claim your $16! Comcast P2P settlement now final

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 10:10 AM PDT

A three-year class-action lawsuit targeting Comcast's P2P blocking techniques has resulted in a $16 million payout fund. Comcast users who cop to using P2P can pick up $16 in the settlement.

10 Things I Learned From 'Freaks and Geeks'

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 10:10 AM PDT

It's been 10 years since 'Freaks and Geeks' ended (the finale aired July 8, 2000). Looking back at the show, it's evident that the short-lived series had a pretty profound impact on pop culture. There was something for everybody in 'Freaks and Geeks' and its themes still resonate today.

80s style intro for Firefly

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:40 AM PDT

The original credits weren't bad, they just needed a little umph... here is that umph.

The Highest & Lowest Grossing Video Game-Based Movies

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:40 AM PDT

It's official--Jerry Bruckheimer's latest, The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, has become the highest grossing movie based on a video game. Unfortunately, most movie adaptations of video game franchises don't do so well in the box office.

8 Adorable and Unique Giant Sculptures on the World [PICS]

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:40 AM PDT

Collection of unusual and creative giant sculptures from all over the globe.

A Beginner's Guide to Overclocking Your Intel Processor

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:30 AM PDT

If you want to squeeze every last ounce of processing power out of your new computer or aging system, overclocking is a great—if slightly nerve-racking—option. Here are some simple guidelines for safely overclocking your CPU.

So You Want To Be A Time Traveler?

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:30 AM PDT

While time dilation and quantum tunneling might help, relativity will always get in the way of your time-traveling dreams.

Watch the 2nd The Social Network Teaser Trailer

Posted: 09 Jul 2010 09:11 AM PDT

Take another look inside David Fincher's biopic on the start of Facebook.

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