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Syria: If Protesters Don't Get Assad, the Economy Will

Posted: 28 May 2011 03:46 AM PDT

Panicking over the demonstrations, Assad has backtracked on economic liberalization a move that may seal his doom

Android Honeycomb 3.1 Comes To The Asus Eee Pad Transformer, Tested

Posted: 27 May 2011 10:32 AM PDT

In our recent detailed coverage of Asus' ever-fab, Editor's Choice-winning Eee Pad Transformer tablet, we told you that even better things lie ahead as Google rolls out their 3.1 release of Android Honeycomb.  Little did we know that roll-out would be coming sooner than later. Today, a buzzy, fuzzy little Bumble Bee floated a new Transformer...

Sleep Deprivation Causes Gambling Risk

Posted: 27 May 2011 03:24 PM PDT

Sleep deprivation makes you more likely to risk it all gambling. You feel more financially optimistic in the moment but leads to questionable outcomes for your finances.

Mubarak fined $34M for cutting Egypt's Internet, phones

Posted: 28 May 2011 06:20 AM PDT

Hosni Mubarak is fined for cutting off Egypt's Internet and phone service.

U.S. budget ax threatens George Bush AIDS Relief Program for Africa

Posted: 28 May 2011 04:54 AM PDT

In 2003, Bush started the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, or PEPFAR -- an unprecedented, $3-billion a year program to help the world fight AIDS and has resulted in an 80-fold increase in the number of Africans receiving life-saving AIDS treatments since the program began.

How to Best Remember the Fallen This Memorial Day?

Posted: 28 May 2011 03:15 AM PDT

This Memorial Day, we should all be asking ourselves how much we benefit from our American lives.  How much do we, our children and those we love benefit from living in this country, and how can we acknowledge that we would not be here without the sacrifice of others?

17 Lost Pyramids Discovered Using Infrared Satellite Imaging

Posted: 28 May 2011 05:11 AM PDT

When someone mentions the great pyramids of Egypt the first thing that comes to mind is same image of those ancient architectural wonders we've seen a million times. However, that image could change forever as researchers have recently discovered 17 more!

Hundreds of women report rapes by Gadhafi forces

Posted: 28 May 2011 02:43 AM PDT

At first, the responses to the questionnaire about the trauma of the war in Libya were predictable, if tragic: 10,000 people suffering post-traumatic stress, 4,000 children with psychological problems. Then came the unexpected: 259 women said they had been raped by militiamen loyal to Moammar Gadhafi.

Meanwhile in Norway

Posted: 28 May 2011 05:35 AM PDT

This is how i army works...

Apple iPad Alternatives: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Posted: 28 May 2011 02:22 AM PDT

The tablet market is about more than just the iPad. Seriously. Here are the best—and worst—iPad competitors you can buy now.

The 50 Most Annoying Characters In Video Games

Posted: 27 May 2011 05:25 AM PDT

We love video games, but that love has nothing to do with any of these fools. Nothing.

NASA to Launch New Science Mission to Asteroid in 2016

Posted: 28 May 2011 05:10 AM PDT

OSIRIS-REx will pluck samples from an asteroid and return them to Earth. The samples could help explain our solar system's formation and how life began.

Government Forced NCI To Censor Medical Cannabis Facts

Posted: 27 May 2011 05:10 PM PDT

Newly obtained documents reveal not only how NCI database contributors arrived at their March 17 summary of marijuana's medical uses, but also the furious politicking that went into quickly scrubbing that summary of information regarding the potential tumor-fighting effects of cannabis.....

The Seven Tallest Summits In The World (pics)

Posted: 28 May 2011 12:38 AM PDT

The Seven Summits, or the mountain ranges with the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, is a challenge to all those who consider themselves mountaineers.

2011 NBA Finals Preview Mixtape

Posted: 27 May 2011 11:25 AM PDT

This preview mixtape will wet your appetite for what's to come. Game 1 tips off at 9pm EST on Tuesday, May 31st.

Partisan Hack James O’Keefe Claims His Group is Nonpartisan

Posted: 27 May 2011 11:15 AM PDT

RIP Jeff Conaway – A Hickie from Kenickie is like a Hallmark Card

Posted: 28 May 2011 12:36 AM PDT

Rest in Peace, Jeff Conaway. In remembrance and appreciation, here's a bit of Jeff from Grease. "A hickey from Kenickie is like a Hallmark card."

Numbergasm 5/26/11: The Real Cost of the PSN Hack

Posted: 27 May 2011 11:35 AM PDT

This week in Numbergasm, we cull the PSN hack facts from the rampant speculation. What really went down? And what's the cost to Sony, third-party publishers, and you, the consumer?

Microsoft to Preview Windows 8 Next Week

Posted: 28 May 2011 02:22 AM PDT

The software developer giant is all set to show off their new version of Windows as early as next week. And rumors have it that it will run on a tablet.

Pro skater Brandon Westgate buys an old lady flowers

Posted: 26 May 2011 12:18 PM PDT

I love it when old ladies get mad at people skating on their property.

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