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Monday, August 16, 2010



Skateboarding priest becomes YouTube hit

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 05:40 PM PDT

The Reverend Zoltan Lendvai, 45, who lives and preaches in Redics, a small village on Hungary's border with Slovenia, believes skateboarding can open the way to God for young people.

Radio, RIAA: mandatory FM radio in cell phones is the future

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 05:20 PM PDT

Radio stations are willing to fork over $100 million a year to music labels, but in return they want Congress to make FM receivers mandatory in portable devices. The labels think having an FM radio in every Droid and iPhone is a great idea, and both sides hope to go to Congress soon.

Neil Patrick Harris 'Thrilled' to Welcome Twins

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 05:00 PM PDT

Neil Patrick Harris and his longtime partner David Burtka will have their hands full later this year. The actor confirmed the pair are expecting twins.

Tony Blair donates book cash to injured soldier

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 04:42 PM PDT

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is to donate the £4.6m advance and all royalties from his memoirs to a sports centre for badly injured soldiers.Considering how he lied to them and took them into an UNJUST war... Id say this was the very least he SHOULD do...Wonder what the family of Dr. Kelly is going to get...

13-Year-Old Fights for Grandfather's Life Using Facebook

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 04:20 PM PDT

About two months ago, 13-year-old Logan Ludwig was told that his grandfather, a well-regarded police officer of 19 years, had stage-four lung cancer. A sad story, yes, but it gets worse.

A Tribute to Iron Maiden’s Eddie

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 04:00 PM PDT

Let's honor the greatest heavy metal band mascot.

Economists See 40% Chance Of Double-Dip Recession

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:50 PM PDT

The same economists who predicted the first recession, see a 40% chance of another looming ahead.

Thoughts on Islamic Center in NY [Image]

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:50 PM PDT

What it is... and what people act like it is...

How to Think Like the Fed

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:30 PM PDT

This monetary policy is DELICIOUS

Fraud: 11,000 corpses, prisoners receive federal aid

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:30 PM PDT

They say that the grave is cold, but it's illegal to receive energy subsidies when your address is six feet under. About 11,000 dead people in seven states have gotten government heating aid over the past year or so, according to congressional investigators.

Color Theory (Flash Game)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:20 PM PDT

Super addicting puzzle game

Apparently Supergirl Has A Vision Problem (Pic)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:10 PM PDT


Star Wars Blu Ray Release Includes Deleted Scenes

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 03:10 PM PDT

Here it is: "Star Wars," both of the trilogies, will finally be released as a Blu-ray box set next year. There's no specific release date (just fall 2011) or price listed, but fans who have been clamoring for hi-def adventures in a galaxy far, far away (yo!) will at long last get their wish.

Dexter Morgan Has Nothing on These Serial Killers

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 02:50 PM PDT

Unlike Dexter, here's a look at some simply cold-blooded killers.

The Most Missed 'Game Over' screen in History

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 02:30 PM PDT

Mario Kart 64 has a game over screen. That is one fact that many gamers are not aware of. In order to get the "game over screen", you have to be placed on 4th or 8th at the end of the grand prix race. This has to be the most missed game over screen in the history of Nintendo.

The 7 Most Horrifying Museums on Earth

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 02:00 PM PDT

Remember ever being bored out of your skull because your parents dragged you to some stupid museum when you were a kid? Well, it could have been worse. Much worse.

Ninja Robbers Pull Off Brazen Diamond District Heist [NY]

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 01:40 PM PDT

Two ninja-like robbers dressed head-to-toe in black pulled off a brazen, mid-day heist at a Diamond District store today, tying up the owner and his son and..........................

This Is the Warmest Year Ever Recorded (PICS)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 01:40 PM PDT

It's official. The nerdy guys who study this stuff say that, so far, 2010 is the warmest year ever recorded. Click through for pictures of which countries are getting hit the hardest.

Will We Find Life On Saturn's Titan?

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Saturn's giant moon Titan has water frozen as hard as granite and Great Lakes-sized bodies of fed by a complete liquid cycle, much like the hydrological cycle on Earth, but made up of methane and ethane rather than on water.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Death

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 01:10 PM PDT

Here's one experience we're all going to share at one point or another, so why not learn up on it?

12 Best NBA Hall of Fame Classes (GALLERY)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 01:00 PM PDT

Which was the best class to enter basketball immortality?

Electrifying giants in your backyard - CNET

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 12:40 PM PDT

While these giants could creep you out while driving solo across the bleak countryside, anything that beautifies the landscape gets my vote. American architecture firm designs transmission towers shaped like giant figures to transform the Icelandic landscape. But the idea could easily cross borders.

Will WikiLeaks be protected by Shield laws?

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Lawmakers recognize the value of protecting sources when they disclose the Pentagon Papers or details about Watergate, but they're less keen on those who reveal corporate secrets or classified documents about wars they support.

invite the president to your wedding... this is what you get

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 12:20 PM PDT

Jetliner Crashes on Colombian Island, 1 Killed

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 12:14 PM PDT

A Boeing 737 jetliner with 131 passengers aboard crashed on landing and broke into three pieces at a Colombian island in the Caribbean. The region's governor said it was a miracle that only one person died.

Interesting Facts About The White House (Infographic)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 12:00 PM PDT

This White House is about the most famous house in the world and a symbol of the American people. Like the nation it represents, the White House is filled with unexpected surprises and a rich history. The infographic below sheds interesting facts about the White House.

Historians rethink key Soviet role in Japan defeat

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:40 AM PDT

In recent years some historians have argued that the Soviet action served as effectively as — or possibly more than — the A-bombs in ending the war. A new book seeks to reinforce that view, arguing that fear of Soviet invasion persuaded the Japanese to opt for surrender to the Americans.

5 Devious Ways Farmville Gets People Hooked

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:40 AM PDT

If you're on the internet at all (and you obviously are) you probably either play Farmville or know one of the 60 million people who do.

Add Dustin Johnson's Dustup to Year of Officiating Hell

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Oh, that was a bunker? Looked like a dusty back road to a Wisconsin dairy farm, actually.

Anonymous blogger posts unfiltered news from raging drug war

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:30 AM PDT

Operating from behind a thick curtain of computer security, Blog del Narco in less than six months has become Mexico's go-to Internet site at a time when mainstream media are feeling pressure and threats to stay away from the story.

Attacks against Mexicans inflame tensions in NYC

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:30 AM PDT

When Rodolfo Olmedo was dragged down by a group of men shouting anti-Mexican epithets and bashed over the head with a wooden stick on the street outside his home, he instinctively covered his face to keep from getting disfigured. Blood filled his mouth.

The Worst Flood Ever: U.N. Chief Appeals for Aid in Pakistan

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:30 AM PDT

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday he has never seen anything like the flood disaster in Pakistan after surveying the devastation and urged foreign donors to speed up assistance to the 20 million people affected.

The Next Best Thing To Oil

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:30 AM PDT

The energy from concentrating solar power is already being used to generate hydrogen and it's a short step from there to liquid hydrocarbons.

Federal Judge Bans Genetically Modified Sugar Beets

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 11:00 AM PDT

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White revoked a five-year-old approval of genetically altered sugar beets from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Judge White cited the USDA's insufficient testing of weedkiller-tolerant sugar beets and their possible effects to the environment.

10 Craziest David Hasselhoff Moments [VIDEOS]

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 10:54 AM PDT

The Hoff got hassled on Sunday night's Comedy Central roast, but you can't say he didn't have it coming. WATCH VIDEO of his trippy music videos, drunken cheeseburger-devouring antics, and more.

WiMAX 2 planned to top 100Mbps in real world by 2012

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Existing WiMAX often tops at just 3-6Mbps according to estimates from Clear and Sprint, but the new 802.16m version should provide average speeds over 100Mbps.

Fans Fill Graceland for Vigil Marking Elvis' Death

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 10:50 AM PDT

Elvis Presley fans from around the world flocked to Graceland on Sunday for the annual late night procession past the king of rock 'n' roll's grave. Presley died at his Graceland mansion Aug. 16, 1977.

Anchor Babies, Circa 1620

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 10:30 AM PDT


Multi-Purpose Cleaner (PIC)

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 10:00 AM PDT

Behold the ever great Purple Power!

Fantasy Football is Less Geeky than Video Games?

Posted: 16 Aug 2010 09:31 AM PDT

Fantasy Football is geeky as hell.

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