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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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The Five Worst Tropical Weather Events in Houston History

Posted: 30 May 2011 10:51 PM PDT

Houston and Galveston, like any cities along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the U.S., are always vulnerable to...

Can You Really Conduct A Citizen's Arrest?

Posted: 31 May 2011 04:41 AM PDT

There may come a point in your life during which you're walking down the street only to witness a crime. You may or may not consider stepping in and conducting a citizen's arrest.

The Growing Myth of the Shrinking Man

Posted: 31 May 2011 04:15 AM PDT

Recent portraits of men as losers are wrong on many levels. Men are simply changing and redefining their role in society in ways that defy old stereotypes.

Dungeons And Dragons Branches Out With New Strategy Board Game

Posted: 31 May 2011 03:12 AM PDT

Following the release of their successful dungeon-crawling D&D Adventure System board games, Castle Ravenloft and Wrath of Ashardalon, Wizards of the Coast is switching gears to provide a strategy gaming experience with a Dungeons & Dragons setting: Conquest of Nerath.

Kevin Rose Helps Launch San Francisco-Themed Vodka

Posted: 31 May 2011 03:48 AM PDT

Digg founder Kevin Rose will help promote Absolut SF's launch via social media.

How to Protect Your Privacy When You Willingly Share Your Computer

Posted: 31 May 2011 07:03 AM PDT

When a friend wants to borrow your computer to check her email, she can stumble onto embarrassing information about your life without even trying. Maybe you secure your passwords or encrypt important files, but do you log out of Facebook every time you leave your personal computer?

Why the Marijuana Renaissance Is Here to Stay

Posted: 31 May 2011 06:12 AM PDT

We are not far from a time when pot will be hailed as a "wonder drug."

The Pirate Bay: Five Years After The Raid

Posted: 31 May 2011 06:51 AM PDT

Today, exactly five years have passed since The Pirate Bay was raided by the Swedish police. At the time the entertainment industries hoped that this would silence the deviant BitTorrent site for good, but in hindsight we can conclude that they had actually awakened a monster. The raid and the ongoing battle that later unfolded reads like a script for an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster.

Apple to unveil iCloud, iOS 5 on Monday

Posted: 30 May 2011 11:06 PM PDT

Had some doubts that Apple was heading skyward? Those lingering concerns can now be put to rest. Apple has confirmed that it will be announcing iCloud on June 6th, what it's calling an "upcoming cloud services offering."

Grandma.... CHILL! (PIC)

Posted: 31 May 2011 05:26 AM PDT

Oprah Winfrey And The NBA

Posted: 31 May 2011 04:38 AM PDT

NBA viewing is historic without its old stars, because what makes them real to people is about being real - not real stars. Oprah resonates with millions for the same reasons...

Watch a new trailer for The Muppets: 'The Fuzzy Pack'

Posted: 31 May 2011 12:47 AM PDT

'The Muppets' continues the trailer absurdity with 'The Fuzzy Pack' an action/comedy followup to 'Green With Envy,' the romcom tinged trailer of earlier this week. This one features bogus press quotes and your first look at a couple of the celebrity cameos you can expect to see this November, namely, Wanda Sykes and Danny Trejo!

Someone Help This Poor Puppy Get His Toy (VIDEO)

Posted: 30 May 2011 11:26 PM PDT

Too bad it's just out of reach for him. I feel bad for this doggy.

Woman arrested with trashcan full of human body parts...

Posted: 31 May 2011 06:03 AM PDT

A woman has been booked on murder charges after bringing a trash can containing the body parts of a deceased man to an area home and pushing it through the surrounding neighborhood Sunday, officials said.

On the Prowl (Pic)

Posted: 30 May 2011 10:47 PM PDT

Will hardware hackers build hidden devices to distort news at Wi-Fi hotspots?

Posted: 31 May 2011 06:40 AM PDT

The creators of Newstweek, a device to distort and manipulate news at wireless hotspots, have published how-to details so hardware hackers and others can have one more way to mess with people's minds and their news.

BREAKING: Bryson to be named Commerce Secretary

Posted: 31 May 2011 01:31 AM PDT

President Obama will nominate John Bryson to be the next commerce secretary, sources tell CNN. He is the former CEO of Edison International. Bryson is also the co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council, a nonpartisan environmental advocacy group. He also serves on a U.N.

Cellphones Deemed "Possibly Carcinogenic" by WHO

Posted: 31 May 2011 06:07 AM PDT

The back and forth brawl between studies suggesting that cell phones do and don't cause cancer just took a bold step toward the former camp today, with the World Health Organisation classifying cellphones as potential links to brain cancer.

Napster: Hot Banned Commercial

Posted: 31 May 2011 02:26 AM PDT

Napster made this racy ad back when they first changed over to a subscription service.

Legal Smoking Kills 6 Million, So Why is Marijuana Illegal?

Posted: 31 May 2011 03:05 AM PDT

Smoking kills 6 million people per year, including 600,000 from second-hand smoking, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). By 2030, it's expected to kill 8 million people.

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