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Thursday, July 22, 2010



Girl kills rival teen in love triangle over boy

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 05:00 PM PDT

The kid was sleeping with three girls at the same time, causing an 18-year-old girl to take out her rival.

Source: Rangel to be charged with ethics violations - Politi

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

New York Democrat Rep. Charlie Rangel will be charged with violating ethics rules, a source told The Associated Press Thursday.

Woman attacked by bison: 'I thought I was going to die'

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:40 PM PDT

A woman gored by a bison at Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming said she is happy to be alive days after the attack.

Ars Technica reviews the Motorola Droid X

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

The Droid X brings together outstanding hardware specifications, an impressive feature set, all-day battery life, and excellent messaging software. Despite some weaknesses in the user interface, we were mostly impressed by Motorola's latest Android-based smartphone.

Now U See It, Now U Don't: An Infrared Invisibility Cloak

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:30 PM PDT

From Star Trek's Romulans, who could cloak their spaceships, to Harry Potter's magical garment, the power to turn someone or something invisible has intrigued mankind. Now one researcher is doing it for real. She has found ways to use magnetic resonance to capture rays of visible light & route them around objects, rendering those objects invisible

IRL Syndrome -- When You're Better on Paper Than in Person

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:20 PM PDT

"Have we met? If you find me charming, funny and confident, then the answer is no. Although, we might have emailed. Why? Because in terms of personality, I'm Don Draper ... electronically. In the flesh? Not so much."

Today's 13 Most Irritating Female Celebrities

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 04:00 PM PDT

For some bizarre reason, these women continue to get headlines in gossip magazines and mentions on the evening news, despite the fact that half of the world's population would rather pull out their fingernails one-by-one as opposed to hearing their names.

Men At Work (Infographic)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 03:30 PM PDT

If you could get away with it, would you punch your boss in the face? How about a colleague? Would you stop working if you suddenly became so wealthy that you didn't need the income? Have you ever been sexually harassed at work? Had sex with a coworker? These are a few questions asked 100,000 men. Here is the result.

Artist Films His Daughters Naked Every 6 Months for 5 Years

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 03:30 PM PDT

Larry Rivers filmed and videotaped his two adolescent daughters naked every six months over a period of five years. He filmed their genitals and emerging breasts, commented on and asked them questions about their bodies. The result was Rivers's film "Growing" and what should be done with it and the raw footage is the question at hand.

I'm Starting to Doubt Lil' Wayne's Research Skills ...

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 03:20 PM PDT

You said Tom Petty, but you probably meant Richard Petty or Kyle Petty who both happen to be famous NASCAR drivers.

SAW 3D First-Look Trailer (video)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 03:10 PM PDT


First Time I Had Sex

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 02:40 PM PDT


Caught on camera, the horrifying two-ton elephant charge

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 02:35 PM PDT

Security video shows the trainer desperately trying to protect himself as Louie the elephant - who weighs two tons - pinned him in a corner, his tusks narrowly missing the man's head and chest.

The 7 Most Insane Things Ever Done to Get Out of Something

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Everybody knows a good excuse involves grand theft auto, arson and attempted suicide, amongst other things.

Mel Gibson's Ex Facing Extortion Charges

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 01:40 PM PDT

As the pace of new Mel Gibson rant tapes has slowed down, news emerged on Wednesday that the investigation into allegations of domestic abuse by the troubled actor's ex-girlfriend, Oksana Grigorieva, has been expanded to include a probe into whether the aspiring singer attempted to extort money from the "Lethal Weapon"

Android's ascent in China might not elevate Google

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Android's growing popularity in China may not be a victory for Google, because Chinese mobile industry has created its own fork of the platform that cuts out Google as the middle man.

5 Movies More Complicated Than Inception

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 01:20 PM PDT

Inception is really not that complicated, especially considering that Nolan holds your hand and gives you a tutorial via dialogue for the first third of the movie.

Inception is about creativity

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 01:10 PM PDT

The Key to 'Inception': It's a Movie About Making Movies

5 killed, 34 hurt in California bus crash

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Five people died and at least 34 were injured -- four of them critically -- in a crash involving a Greyhound bus and two other vehicles on a highway in Fresno , Calif., early Thursday, the California Highway Patrol said.

The NFL's Golden Oldies (GALLERY)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

Some of these NFL stars are like a fine wine, getting better with each NFL season.

If You're Drunk & Shoot Yourself With a Nail Gun, What Next?

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:50 PM PDT

You ask one of your drunk friends to operate on it of course! This video is kinda graphic to say the least.

Execution in Iran for being gay/lesbian needs to STOP

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:40 PM PDT

On July 8, 2010, an eighteen year old youth named Ebrahim Hamidi, was sentenced to be executed. Their police files are labeled "Gang of ***** in Shiraz" and their homes have been raided and personal belongings confiscated by the police. They are to be tried today, in both the Revolutionary and the General Courts, Shiraz.

House Approves Jobless Benefits Extension

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:34 PM PDT

The House on Thursday voted to extend unemployment payments to millions of people whose benefits have lapsed as the nation suffers through a wretched job market. President Barack Obama is set to sign the bill later today. The Senate broke through months of stalemate in passing the measure Wednesday by a 59-39 vote.

Judge hears arguments on the new Arizona immigration law

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:10 PM PDT

The law requires officers, while enforcing other laws, to check a person's immigration status if there's a reasonable suspicion that the person is here illegally. It also bans people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day-labor services on streets and prohibits illegal immigrants from soliciting work in public places.

A Federal Judge Ruled Wednesday Cheerleading Is Not A Sport

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:10 PM PDT

"Competitive cheer may, sometime in the future, qualify as a sport under Title IX; today, however, the activity is still too underdeveloped and disorganized to be treated as offering genuine varsity athletic participation opportunities for students."

Ben Stein is off his rocker in dissing unemployed

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:10 PM PDT

Ben Stein is losing it. At 65, the economist, actor, writer and funny guy is either having a senior moment and forgot to think before writing about the unemployed, or as a millionaire with homes in Beverly Hills and Malibu is so far removed from reality. (Also: Stein responds.)

Robot vans begin 3-month Italy-China journey

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Two self-driving robot vans have started a three-month, 8,000-mile journey from Italy to China. What would Marco Polo say? Read this blog post by Tim Hornyak on Crave.

First Images of Honda's Next-generation Civic (PICS)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:00 PM PDT

Honda has started working on the real prototypes of their next-generation Civic (for the European market), and we caught the very first one testing close to their European development center in Germany.

Judge Halts Drilling in the Arctic

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 12:00 PM PDT

A federal judge in Alaska blocked plans for oil and gas drilling in the Arctic, ruling that the Interior Department did not adequately consider the proposal's environmental effects.

Creepy Human Fish Can Live 100 Years

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT

The olm, a foot-long salamander nicknamed the human fish because of its fleshy skin and tubular shape, is certainly a strange-looking animal. But beneath

Coca-Cola pulls Facebook promotion.

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT

The soft-drinks giant, which has come in for heavy criticism after running a racy Facebook campaign for the Dr Pepper brand, has told the agency that it must stop all advertising work on Coca-Cola brands until a decision is reached on whether to terminate the relationship.

Men Are Terrified Of Women Behind The Wheel

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 11:40 AM PDT

But women, before you get too defensive, please consider this:

Ooh Morgan...(Pic)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 11:20 AM PDT


Do Cheaper Doctors Provide Inferior care?

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 11:00 AM PDT

Many health insurance companies have responded to health care reform by pushing cheaper plans with a smaller selection of doctors, which begs the question: Do expensive doctors give you better care than affordable ones?

The Perfect Crime (Pic)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:50 AM PDT


10 Things You Didn't Know About Ghostbusters

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:50 AM PDT

The 1984 film Ghostbusters starred Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, and Dan Akroyd as paranormal exterminators in New York City (later joined by Ernie Hudson). The movie was #1 for five weeks straight that summer, and became the most successful comedy of the 1980s. But you already knew all that, didn't you? Here are ten things you might not know...

Tiny Octopus (pic)

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:50 AM PDT


'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' Due December 2011

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:40 AM PDT

David Fincher's English language remake of 'The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' will be released around two Spielberg films, a Martin Scorsese picture and other sure fire hits.

Court Says Kosovo Independence Legal, Expect More States

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:25 AM PDT

The International Court of Justice just read that the independence of Kosovo did not violate the international law. Many states are eying Serbia's lawsuit because this ruling opens door to more independnet states such as Nagorno Karabakh from Azerbaijan as well as Abkhazia and Southern Ossetia from the Republic of Georgia.

GM Agrees to Buy Lender AmeriCredit for $3.5B

Posted: 22 Jul 2010 10:15 AM PDT

General Motors Co. will buy AmeriCredit Corp. for $3.5 billion, a deal that allows the automaker to expand loans to customers with poor credit and offer more leases, key areas where GM must grow to accelerate its car sales.

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