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'The Hobbit' Films Get Official Titles, Release Dates

Posted: 30 May 2011 05:33 AM PDT

It wouldn't be Memorial Day without an update from Middle-earth! According to a press release from New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. and MGM, the two halves of The Hobbit have official titles and release dates — and they're the same titles that were rumored back in March. Here's the details.

Memorial Day: Remembering Those Who Didn’t Have To Die in Afghanistan

Posted: 30 May 2011 05:36 AM PDT

"Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to remembering Americans killed in wartime. This year, unfortunately, we remember war dead who didn't have to die, and unless Congress and the president act, we'll remember more needless deaths next year."

Evolution: Life on Earth is one Big Extended Family

Posted: 29 May 2011 04:04 PM PDT

Hot Wheels stunt driver breaks world record ramp-to-ramp jump

Posted: 29 May 2011 09:50 PM PDT

Reaching speeds of up to 104mph, Tanner Foust sped down a ramp similar to the classic children's toy and then jumped 332 feet at the Indy 500 on Sunday.

70% of Science Award Finalists Are Children of Immigrants

Posted: 30 May 2011 05:15 AM PDT

Children of immigrants excel in science and math but may face earnings barriers in some fields.

HTC Mazaa With Windows Phone 7 Mango Leaked Video

Posted: 30 May 2011 06:26 AM PDT

It is official that Windows Phone 7 Mango will consist of 500 new features as Microsoft is attempting to make its platform more appealing to the consumers.

David Beckham Can Never Be This Accurate

Posted: 30 May 2011 04:59 AM PDT

75 year old tries to hit the crossbar 5 times in a row

Hemp War Conspiracy - Full Feature (60min)

Posted: 30 May 2011 01:24 AM PDT

This is the film that the United States government does not want you to see. This is the film that contains the facts about one movement... one man... and one miraculous plant that could revolutionize the world. The best-selling book The Emperor Wears No Clothes blew the lid off the anti-hemp conspiracy and explained all there is to know about an easy-to-grow plant with infinite, non-intoxicating uses. Why is hemp illegal? The information is in this film, and you won't believe it!

Emulating Nintendo GameCube & Wii on windows

Posted: 29 May 2011 08:51 AM PDT

Thanks to the vast select of emulators available for Windows you can spend time recalling games that you first played in the 1980s, or migrate your current collection of favourite console titles to your PC.

Porn Industry Lays Out Plans For New STD Testing System For Performers

Posted: 30 May 2011 02:03 AM PDT

The porn industry says it has a new STD testing system, including a facilities, that it will roll out for performers in the weeks to come.

Computer glitch releases 450 California prisoners with "a high risk of violence"

Posted: 29 May 2011 07:46 PM PDT

An error in the state's system accidentally placed dangerous inmates on the `non-revocable parole` list Read more by Ysolt Usigan on CBS News' Tech Talk.

Chattanooga Shows What a Gigabit Network Can Do

Posted: 29 May 2011 10:57 PM PDT

Two days in Chattanooga, Tenn. show how a municipal broadband network can pay dividends when community leaders focus on the applications a gigabit network can deliver and consider the long-term economic development potential. And yes, it can even generate enough revenue to become profitable.

Hackers Post Phony Tupac Shakur Story on PBS Site

Posted: 29 May 2011 05:25 PM PDT

A group of hackers took over the PBS Web site on Saturday night, posting PBS passwords and fake news stories.

There Is Life Beyond Cell Phones

Posted: 30 May 2011 04:02 AM PDT

Saudi Arabia Opens World's Largest University for Women

Posted: 29 May 2011 11:59 PM PDT

Saudi Arabia has opened the world's largest university for women, the Princess Nora bint Abdulrahman University. The new university is located on the outskirts of the Saudi capital of Riyadh and has the capacity for 55,000 students to study subjects including business and science. It also has its own teaching hospital, laboratories and libraries.

Shootout Filmed From Apartment Above (video)

Posted: 30 May 2011 01:48 AM PDT

South Beach's annual Urban Beach Weekend ended on a bloody note early this morning when two different police-involved shootings broke out near Collins and Washington Avenues, shattering the night with multiple rounds and leaving one dead and at least six -- including three police officers -- in the hospital. Check out this incredible video filmed from an apartment above one of the shootouts.

PICS: All 5 Character Posters from 'Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part II'

Posted: 30 May 2011 12:26 AM PDT

It All Ends ... 7/15

A Brief History of Plastic's Conquest of the World

Posted: 30 May 2011 12:53 AM PDT

In the post–World War II world, where lab-synthesized plastics have virtually defined a way of life, we've come to think of plastics as unnatural, yet nature has been knitting polymers since the beginning of life.

Top 5 Sporting Events in Memorial Day History

Posted: 30 May 2011 01:39 AM PDT

Overall, it's a pretty lame sports day today -- the Stanley Cup Finals start on Wednesday and the NBA Finals on Tuesday-- so it's probably best to ditch the TV and instead marinate on some of the top Memorial Day sporting events that have occurred over the years.

Kojima Confirms He Won’t Be Attending E3

Posted: 30 May 2011 01:33 AM PDT

Get ready to be heart broken, Kojima's just tweeted that he won't be attending E3 in person.

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