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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Automated Sperm Donation Machine (VIDEO)

Posted: 10 May 2011 03:03 AM PDT

With more and more people donating sperm, this may speed up the process.

Mosley loses European privacy bid

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:43 AM PDT

Ex-motorsports boss Max Mosley loses his European Court of Human Rights attempt to force papers to warn people before exposing their private lives.

BPA and The Potential Dangers of Packaged Foods

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:16 AM PDT

Packaging material contains chemicals like Bisphenol-A and phthalates (BPA) which are absorbed by the human body. Its metabolites are detectable in the urine sample.

U.S. was prepared to fight Pakistani forces

Posted: 10 May 2011 01:27 AM PDT

The Obama Administration had "very detailed contingency plans" for military action against Pakistani forces if they had tried to stop the U.S. attack on Osama bin Laden's compound.

Toyota Bumps BMW To Become Most Valuable Auto Brand In The World

Posted: 09 May 2011 10:52 AM PDT

Just last week, we reported BMW had finally kicked Toyota's Lexus brand from the top spot in the U.S. luxury market.

Cops Bust Root Beer Kegger

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:05 AM PDT

Cars lining the street. A house full of young people. A keg and drinking games inside. Police thought they had an underage boozing party on their hands. But though they made dozens of teens take breath tests, none tested positive for alcohol. That's because the keg contained root beer.

Water-propelled jetpack hits the market for $99,500 (w/ video)

Posted: 10 May 2011 02:12 AM PDT

A water-propelled jetpack called Jetlev R200 is possibly the most fun-looking water activity yet. At a cost of $99,500 per jetpack, the target market for the recreational device is holiday resorts.

EFF: Utah Court Strikes Blow for Free Speech, Dismisses Trademark and CFAA Claims Against Political Activists

Posted: 10 May 2011 03:25 AM PDT

Judge Dale Kimball granted the motion and threw the whole thing out. On the trademark claims, the judge noted that YFCT's activities were clearly noncommercial and, therefore, governed by the First Amendment, not state or federal trademark law.

If The Atlas Shrugged Trailer Was Honest

Posted: 09 May 2011 10:07 PM PDT

If The Atlas Shrugged Trailer Was Honest

McDonald's Plan for Success: Become Starbucks

Posted: 09 May 2011 12:32 PM PDT

McDonald's in spending $1 billion on an extreme makeover of the Starbucks kind - replacing tacky plasctic and primary colors with wood tables and faux leather couches. Making it seem "classy" to go hang out at McDonald's appears to be the end goal, despite the fact that a double cheeseburger still only costs $.99. And if getting 490 empty calories for under a buck isn't "classy" then what is?

How to Get Drunk In the Healthiest Way Possible

Posted: 10 May 2011 01:45 AM PDT

Guidelines for drinking but still being healthy? We're listening!

Pepsi's New Social Media Enabled Vending Machine

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:07 AM PDT

Even in the world of corporate branding, Pepsi's new social media enabled vending machine is pretty impressive.

Mississippi River Crests At Nearly 48 Feet In Memphis, Tennessee

Posted: 10 May 2011 04:16 AM PDT

The Mississippi River crested in Memphis at nearly 48 feet on Tuesday, falling inches short of its all-time record but still soaking low-lying areas with enough water to require a massive cleanup.

Laws 'broke six expenses rules'

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:39 AM PDT

Former Treasury minister David Laws has been found guilty of breaking six rules over his parliamentary expenses, the BBC understands.

Luther. Campbell. Is. Running. For. Mayor.

Posted: 10 May 2011 04:35 AM PDT

Miami-Dade County's would-be mayor is dead serious.

T-Mobile gets SnapPad trademark, URLs for mystery tablet

Posted: 10 May 2011 12:47 AM PDT

T-Mobile has signaled plans for another tablet in its mix with registrations for a name in less than a week. Both a USPTO trademark for "SnapPad" and several domain name registrations, such as SnapPad.biz and multiple variants such as T-MobileSnapPad.com and .net.

Biggest Tech Pet Peeves

Posted: 10 May 2011 02:54 AM PDT

The PCMag team sounds off on the most annoying things about tech and how people use it.

File-Sharing Friendly Artist Sells Himself on eBay

Posted: 09 May 2011 06:19 AM PDT

Following on from a Digital Economy Act protest track commissioned by ISP TalkTalk, Dan has a new idea for bringing music to the public.

Star Wars: The Old Republic development cost Could Exceed $80 Million

Posted: 10 May 2011 04:50 AM PDT

According to Wedbush Securities analyst - Michael Pachter, the development costs of Star Wars: The Old Republic, could exceed $80 million, especially if you factor in all the marketing and distribution costs.

Google announces Ice Cream Sandwich for Q4 2011, for smartphones and tablets alike

Posted: 10 May 2011 02:22 AM PDT

'One OS that runs everywhere.' There you have it, folks!

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