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San Francisco Giants to Create "It Gets Better" Video for LGBT Youth

Posted: 17 May 2011 05:44 AM PDT

The San Francisco Giants have confirmed plans to create a video for "It Gets Better." They'll be first professional sports team to join the campaign, aimed at curbing LGBT bullying and teen suicides.

Republican Campaign Ad Is Mind-Blowingly Weird (video)

Posted: 17 May 2011 04:49 AM PDT

Someone went to film school. Or crazy school.

Thor 2 Being Planned And We Know Who The Villains Are

Posted: 17 May 2011 05:49 AM PDT

Producers are kicking around possible villains. In contention to face off against Thor are two characters named The Enchantress and The Executioner.

'Enable Dislike Button' scam spreading on Facebook | ZDNet

Posted: 16 May 2011 10:41 PM PDT

Researchers from Sophos have spotted a currently circulating "Enable Dislike Button" Facebook scam.

These Are the First Lego Sets Ever Launched Into Space

Posted: 16 May 2011 11:36 PM PDT

Yesterday, the space shuttle Endeavour launched for the last time, carrying the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and the ExPRESS Logistics to the ISS. But more importantly, it carried Lego to space for the first time in history. These are the sets.

Is Apple Planning A Major Product Launch For The 10th Retail Anniversary?

Posted: 16 May 2011 05:36 PM PDT

Apple is planning something big for its 10th retail anniversary this Thursday the 19th.

Minute Maid Parkour: A Second-By Second Analysis of the Astros Field-Crashing Fan

Posted: 16 May 2011 12:45 PM PDT

Houston's baseball season suddenly became entertaining again Firday night when an Astros fan rushed the field, then displayed some Spidey-like senses in evading security.

PSN Outage Over, But No Refunds for PS3 Netflix Users

Posted: 16 May 2011 10:10 AM PDT

PS3 owners can finally access Netflix on their game consoles again after Sony started to restore the PlayStation Network (PSN) over the weekend, but they shouldn't expect any grand welcome back gestures from the streaming video company.

This is not an Ad this is an Offence

Posted: 16 May 2011 07:11 PM PDT

The advert was among 8,000 over the past three years that have attracted complaints because of their effects on children.

Climate Scientists Turn to Making Rap Video

Posted: 17 May 2011 04:53 AM PDT

Part of the problem with the number of people who don't believe in global warming, according to scientist-turned-author Randy Olson, is the way the folks in those white coats communicate their message to the public.

Argument Over Ham Slice Lands Four Italians in Hospital

Posted: 17 May 2011 05:08 AM PDT

An argument that turned violent over a ham slice landed four people in hospital. Reports from Italian news agency ANSA say that the dispute broke out over the

Boyfriend Sets Rental Home on Fire, Kills Girlfriend's Mom & Paraplegic Son

Posted: 17 May 2011 01:44 AM PDT

The boyfriend was first heralded as a hero for his efforts to save the two victims. But, after mixing stories up during television interviews he was exposed as the arsonist. In his confession, the boyfriend says he was about to be evicted from the home. And if he couldn't live there, no one would. So he set the fire hoping to merely damage the home and scare the owner's, but the flames grew out of control.

Photographer risks life for breathtaking pictures of lava-spitting volcanoes

Posted: 16 May 2011 10:05 PM PDT

Skarphedinn Thrainsson, from Reykjavik, has faced temperatures of around 1,000 degrees centigrade to take amazing images of lava-exploding volcanoes.

Texas Motorists A Little Overexcited About First In-N-Out Burger (Video)

Posted: 17 May 2011 04:55 AM PDT

When In-N-Out opened up its first franchise in Texas last week, the restaurant's renown had people lined up for miles to get their hands on one of the joint's never-frozen patties. The line was so impressive that the cops showed up to deploy cones and direct traffic safely through the parking lot and drive through.

Apple Store Rings in 10th Birthday With Mystery Launch

Posted: 17 May 2011 05:03 AM PDT

Whether the next iPhone has near field communication (NFC) capabilities is anyone's guess, but reports indicate that NFC payment capabilities might be coming to Apple retail stores.

1/4 of Americans have filmed themselves nude

Posted: 16 May 2011 07:24 AM PDT

A new Playboy poll reveals that Americans are increasingly turning to the help of technology to help spice up their sex lives.

You've Got: Rob Dyrdek (VIDEO)

Posted: 17 May 2011 05:46 AM PDT

Watch Rob Dyrdek nail some impossibly long basketball shots.

Nintendo Boss Sent Bricks In DRM Protest

Posted: 16 May 2011 10:32 PM PDT

For every donation they receive, DBD are sending large 'bricks' to Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo of America, which are meant to represent the usefulness of modified 3DS consoles after Nintendo makes good on their threat.

Indian Mothers Charged With Killing Their Daughters

Posted: 16 May 2011 08:03 AM PDT

The two women were strangled last week after they returned home to make peace with their families after eloping with Hindu construction workers. The daughters are Muslim, and inter-religious marriages between Muslims and Hindus are uncommon

Netflix Now The Largest Single Source of Internet Traffic In North America

Posted: 17 May 2011 01:05 AM PDT

Netflix video streaming is now the single largest source of peak downstream Interent traffic i the U.S., according to a new report by Sandvine. The streaming video service now accounts for 29.7 percent of peak downstream traffic, up from 21 percent last fall. That puts Netflix above HTTP websites (18 percent), BitTorrent (11 percent), and YouTube (10 percent) as a source of downstream traffic during peak times in North America. (BitTorrent still accounts for half of all upstream traffic). As whole,

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