Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Reddit Game the New Digg by Pushing 7 Stories on Digg FrontPage

Earlier making Digg FrontPage used to be a big deal and specially when this new Digg layout and system is under controversy, Reddit another rivalry social bookmarking site, gamed the system and made 7 of its stories on Digg FrontPage.

Here is image proof of Reddit hitting Digg homepage:
Its going to be interesting to see Kevin reaction with this new buzz which made every loyal digg users stunned.
Meanwhile here are some comments from Digg user o


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Angry Digg users flood homepage with Reddit links

Frustrated with the dramatic changes that have hit the social news site, longtime users are expressing their dissatisfaction by attempting to carpet-bomb the front page with links to rival site Reddit.


Turn that frown upside down [SA]

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Reddit Digg Rivalry Heats Up With DiggRevolt

The brand new Digg is under fire on its first ever Monday from both its most loyal users and the competition at Reddit.

Launched last Wednesday, Digg power users have launched a Digg Revolt today, some calling it "Quit Digg Day," and the Reddit community has embraced the feud.

Reddit links have been dominating the Digg.com Top News feed throughout this morning.

At one time, six of the top seven stories were from Reddit.

On top of that, Digg's


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Monday, 30 August 2010

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How would you change Apples iPhone 4

We know, half of you aren't even going to read past the headline before you start angrily banging away about Apple's admitted antenna gaff and the still-not-totally-fixed proximity sensor, but we're urging you to look deeper.

Think harder. Critique your criticisms. In all seriousness, Apple's iPhone 4 garnered more attention (negative or otherwise) than any other phone released this calendar year, and for good reason -- in fact, Apple itself had


Website Aims to Connect Commuters Through Social Serendipity

This post is part of Mashables Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups.

The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here.Name: Bumped.inQuick Pitch: Bumped.in is an online community for people on the move. Every time we travel, we cross paths with people who could potentially enrich our lives. But oftentimes, were missing


Digg Responds to User Outrage Upcoming Stories Will Return

Digg has had one heck of a week.

On Wednesday the social news aggregator decided it was a good time to make the switch to version 4 of it's platform, which sent servers crashing and drove users bonkers. That was followed with overwhelming outrage over the buggy and feature-stripped new site, and today loyal Digg users spammed the site pleading for founder Kevin Rose to "do the right thing." This afternoon, Rose responded to the Digg community on


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Sunday, 29 August 2010

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Saturday, 28 August 2010

Inside the Digg Relaunch War Room Photos

Trailblazing social news site Digg relaunched with a much-anticipated new version today and it was a busy day behind the scenes. This photo of the Relaunch War Room at Digg headquarters was shared on Twitter by Digg's Chief Revenue Officer Chas Edwards this afternoon. Another, from Kevin Rose's iPhone, is posted below. The day was not without technical challenges.

Are these photos of the rebirth of a more effective Digg, finally achieving t

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The 50 Most Beloved Street Fighter Characters

Before they can battle Tekken, the Street Fighter characters must brawl to be number one.


The Truth About Antioxidant Foods Infographic

See which foods have the most antioxidants, and what the real health benefits are.


3 Lessons The Tech Industry Can Learn From Soccer

3 Important Lessons The Tech Industry Can Learn From Soccer


6 Baffling Flaws in Famous SciFi Technology

As a species, we are tool makers first and foremost.

That's why we love to see gadgets in our movies, and to watch our Captain Picards and Batmans and David Hasselhoffs defeat the bad guys with technology we know we'll never own.


Research More American girls starting puberty by age 8

Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found some American girls were beginning puberty as early as 7


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Friday, 27 August 2010

Facebook Alternative Diaspora Launches September 15

Diaspora, the much-hyped open source alternative to Facebook, will release its code to the world on September 15, but promises that its creators are just getting started.Earlier this year, Facebook was embroiled in controversy after it made significant privacy changes. Users didnt like having more of their information public, so they revolted.During the height of the crisis, four NYU students decided to create an open source alternative to Faceb


Canon EOS 60D 18 megapixels and 1080p video flexes its articulating screen this September

Well, what do we have here? Last we heard about the Canon 60D it was just a twinkle in our articulating screen of a peripheral vision.

And now it's official -- my, how times have changed. Here's what we know: the 18 megapixel DSLR boasts 1080p H.264 video, manual audio level control, a "flexible" (read: articulating) 3-inch LCD screen, an ISO range of 100-6400 purported to be expandable to 12,800, and support for RAW images. Look for it end of Se


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Google responds to Android app license concerns

Google is defending its Android License Server solution for combating app piracy despite the high-profile end-around that has surfaced lately.


Netflix adds iPhone and iPod touch compatibility in latest app version

We knew this was coming and here it is: the Netflix application, heretofore reserved only for iPad users, has trickled down to iPhone and iPod touch devices.

Go get it already.Netflix adds iPhone and iPod touch compatibility in latest app version originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 26 Aug 2010 04:48:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.Permalink | iTunes |Email this|Comments


MPEGLA makes H264 video royaltyfree forever as long as its freely distributed

The H.264 codec that makes a good deal of digital video possible has actually been free to use (under certain conditions) for many years, but following recent controversies over the future of web video, rightholders have agreed to extend that freedom in perpetuity.

Whereas originally standards organization MPEG-LA had said it wouldn't collect royalties from those freely distributing AVC/H.264 video until 2016, the limitless new timeframe may mean


New Digg Launching Tommorow

A message from Kevin Rose sounds like the new Digg could be launching tomorrow. "bigg day tomorrow morning...."


Thursday, 26 August 2010

Presidential Prank of the Day PIC

Presidential Prank of the Day (PIC)


21YearOld Woman Marries in Hospital Dies Next Day

A woman married her boyfriend in a hospital ceremony the day before succumbing to injuries she suffered when a car driven by her boyfriend's brother struck her while she held her 10-month-old daughter.


Cop Cleared In Killing Of Unarmed Man In Marijuana Raid

The Las Vegas police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Trevon Cole during a June drug raid over small-time marijuana sales was justified, a coroner's inquest found Saturday night, despite contradictory findings from the medical examiner.


The 7 Most Depressing Theories for Dinosaur Extinction

While the popular theories like an asteroid hitting the earth get all the glory and seem all kinds of badass, other theories float around that make the dinosaurs seem like a bunch of bus-sized pussies who just couldnt hack it.


6 Laws That Were Great On Paper But Insane Everywhere Else

Sometimes, the most well-intentioned of laws can backfire like a poorly maintained Pinto, spraying equal parts hilarity and tragedy all over the place.


Guy Misunderstands the Concept of Role Playing

What, like Dungeons and Dragons?


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Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tablet Coming in September

The rumors are now reality: Samsung on Tuesday showed the world its first glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, the company's new 7-inch tablet.


YouTube Ken Buck Said He Supports Repeal of 17th Amendment

Ken Buck said he supports the repeal of the 17th Amendment, which would end the right for Americans to directly elect U.S.



Filmmaker James Cameron Backs Out of Global Warming Debate

Multi-millionaire filmmaker James Cameron on Sunday backed out of a global warming debate that he asked for and organized.....>>


Brad Zaun says he made a mistake on biofuels policy

Congressman Leonard Boswell is accusing his Republican opponent of being a flip-flopper, while Brad Zaun � the Republican whos challenging Boswell this November � says he did a poor job� of answering a question about his views on farm subsidies.


11 Green Inventions that go too Far

The quest for environmentally savvy products takes some inventors down scary roads


Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Howard Dean Name 1 thing the Republicans will do if they wi

The conventional wisdom is that whichever party is in power during a down economy will suffer great losses come election time.

But former DNC head Howard Dean points out, when the alternative is the insubstantive platform of the Republican Party, it's hard to justify electing them over the Democratic Party, no matter how ineffectual we find them.


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Celebrity Stormtrooper Action Figures [PICS]

Jon Stewart got his, so now we make a list of who else we want.


Urine Could Be a Source of Renewable Energy

A research team at Heriot-Watt University, UK, is investigating whether urine could be used to create energy via new, low-cost fuel cells.


Proposed Media Law Causes Alarm in South Africa

The Protection of Information Bill and a plan for a media tribunal have come amid increasing hostility between the governing African National Congress and the press.


South Korean Zoo Unveils Recharging Road Powered by Magnets

The Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea has just unveiled a new trolley called the OLEV (Online Electric Vehicle). This eco-friendly vehicle consumes zero fuel and doesnt need any overheard wires or cables.

Thats because its powered a battery that is electrically charged by magnets, and these magnets are buried beneath the road!


Verizon iPhone deal still being ironed out says analyst

The details of a Verizon iPhone are "still being ironed out," according to Kaufman analyst Shaw Wu.

Sources allegedly indicate that some important decisions remain unresolved -- not just finances, but also underlying technology. With the latter, the problem is that Apple can either build a CDMA iPhone for 2011 or wait until 2012, when LTE (4G) ...


Monday, 23 August 2010

Badass Tattoo Fail [PIC]

Probably not on purpose.


Iran hopes Russias next step be delivery of S300 missiles

BUSHEHR, Iran, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Iranian lawmaker Alaeddin Boroujerdi hailed Russia's move on Bushehr nuclear plant fuelling and expressed hope Russia's next step would be the delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Saturday.


No Clear Winner in Australian Voting

Australias Parliament faced the rare prospect of a stalemate on Saturday after voters apparently failed to deliver a clear majority to either the governing center-left Labor Party or a conservative opposition coalition in the tightest race seen here in decades.


The Best Tattoo Collection Ever

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A Guide to the 2010 Republican UpAndComers VIDEOS

You may never be the same after watching these.

Don't miss the machine gun crazy video at the end, it would even make Rambo proud...


Sunday, 22 August 2010

Why Germans are wary of Google Street View

Germans have long harbored an obsession about protecting privacy, with memories of Nazi-era denouncements of neighbors and East German secret police snooping still alive.

Now they have found a new target for their fears: Google "Street View."


The Lede The Merchant of Death Diet Plan

Two years in a Thai prison might have little to recommend it to most people, but a stint behind bars might, at least, have helped Viktor Bout, accused of running guns to some unsavory customers, shed some pounds.


Scottish scientists brew up whisky biofuel

Scientists in Scotland have unveiled a new biofuel made from whisky by-products that they say can power ordinary cars more efficiently than ethanol.


Saturday, 21 August 2010

Koch Industries War on California Crooks and Liars

Environmental legislation pushback always seems to track back to Koch Industries.

California's already deeply flawed initiative process is now fair game for out of state corporate interests. Here is a clip of Americans for Prosperity operative Meredith Turney brags to exec David Koch that her front group will help take over the Golden State.


Bleeding Heartland IA03 A bad week for Brad Zaun

Iowa Republicans talk a good game about winning the third Congressional district in November, but Brad Zaun faced a number of setbacks this week in his campaign against seven-term Democratic incumbent Leonard Boswell.


Sharron Angle Not Actually Answering Anyones Questions

Sharron Angle's new DC handlers have attempted to create the impression that she's emerged from the bunker.

But she still refuses to answer questions that aren't -- as she said to Fox News -- the "questions we want to answer."


Could George W Bush End the Ground Zero Mosque Madness

Many are surprised to say yes.


PASen Blood in the water on Social Security

Even Pat Toomey, who ran the Club for Growth, is too afraid to say in public that he wants to turn over Social Security to Wall Street -- Toomeys actual plan is privatizing Social Security by handing it over to Wall Street. He does not say that, however, and his silence is deafening.


Friday, 20 August 2010

On War Last American Combat Brigade Leaves Iraq [PICS]

As their convoy reached the barbed wire at the border crossing out of Iraq on Wednesday, the soldiers whooped and cheered.

Then they scrambled out of their stifling hot armored vehicles, unfurled an American flag and posed for group photos.


Raging bull jumped into stands in Tafalla spain

The terrifying incident happened in Tafalla, in the northern region of Navarra, and occurred when the animal leapt over the fence and climbed up the stairs o...


War hero 90 dies after being beaten and robbed for his bus

Geoffrey Bacon died 11 weeks after he was jumped from behind as he entered his flat and punched in the face by a man demanding money.


Roy Blunt Abandons Shame Tries To Exploit 911 For Campaign

Blunt's Republican team posted a web video yesterday, featuring an image of Ground Zero shortly after the 9/11 attacks nine years ago -- with visible smoke still rising the devastation.

It attacks his opponent, Robin Carnahan, for not opposing the Islamic center in Lower Manhattan.


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Thursday, 19 August 2010

Church Bingo Scam in NYC Nets 830k OldSchoolStyle

Three church-goers are accused of running a bingo scam in Queens that netted them big bucks, $830,000 to be exact. "Instead of doing Gods work, the defendants are alleged to have lined their own pockets with hundreds of thousands of dollars belonging to charities."


Now that the oil well is capped PICS

As BP finalizes its work in killing the well, here is a collection of photos from around the Gulf of Mexico over the past couple of months, as all of those affected enter the next phase of this event. (42 photos total)


Who The Fuck Writes This Shit Pic

Who The Fuck Writes This Shit? (Pic)


Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Pervy Pastor accused of soliciting pedos through Craiglist

Pastor posed as 16-year old boy to meet dude on Craigslist.

He threatened to turn the man in for solicitation of a minor unless the man allowed the pastor to give him a blowjob.


Ground Zero Mosque Is the New Death Panels

While Mayor Bloomberg and President Obama have their hearts in the right place, the very idea that the Cordoba House hysteria is about "religion" is not really accurate.

The fact that the public debate has been framed around a "Ground Zero mosque" flows not from the facts of the project, but from a cynical right-wing agenda to create a wedge issue.


Is Increasing the Retirement Age Fair

Recently, House minority leader John Boehner proposed the retirement age be increased from 67 to 70 to help fix Social Security.

Is this a fair solution?


The Web Is Dead Long Live the Internet

The Web Is Dead? A Debate How the Web Wins How Do Native Apps and Web Apps Compare? Two decades after its birth, the World Wide Web is in


Tuesday, 17 August 2010

McDonalds Burglary FAIL [Video]

Also, a note to citizens: if burglars leave stolen money on the ground, don't pick it up.


Monday, 16 August 2010

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Erickson Compares Building of Mosque to Satanic Sacrifice

Reacting to President Obamas statement in support of the Cordoba House in lower Manhattan, RedState blogger and CNN contributor Erick Erickson compared supporting the rights of Muslims to establish mosques in America to supporting human sacrifice� by the Church of Satan.


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Sunday, 15 August 2010

Intolerance Zoning

Bomber Boy Charles Krauthammer occasionally eschews right-wing hackery for principled, thoughtful positions that are at odds with his ideology.

I remember, back in the day, when he used to do this all the time, having left liberalism behind and not yet been captured by the right.


Cuba Articles by Castro Laud ExCandidate From Mexico

Comments by Fidel Castro in support of the runner-up in Mexicos 2006 presidential election, Andrs Manuel L�pez Obrador, threaten to revive diplomatic tensions between Cuba and Mexico.


Has Guinness Found A New Worlds Smallest Man

Some honors are dubious indeed.

For Huang Kaiquan, a forty-year-old man, living with his mother in a village in southwestern China, the title of worlds smallest man seems well within reach.


Obamas Knights of the Echo Chamber

Obama's Knights of the Echo Chamber


Terror Babies [VID]


Louie Gohmert loses control when Anderson Cooper asks for evidence on the 'Terror Babies' Conspiracy. Does this mean Anderson has a backbone, or does it mean he's tackling the real issues?


1 in 3 ATT iPhone Customers Will Ditch for Verizon

A new study indicates that a significant chunk of current iPhone users on AT&T are waiting to ditch their carrier for an alternative Apple smartphone carrier.


Saturday, 14 August 2010

Suggestion for keynote speaker at 2012 Democratic convention

>...Robert Rizzo, formerly of Bell California, (should) be given the honor of keynote speaker at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Who better than Rizzo could express the hopes and dreams of his part, and the majority of its members.....>>


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Proud ConfederateAmericans Defending the Flag

A number of proud Confederate-Americans posted photos to the "Burn A Confederate Flag Day" Facebook site to prove that the flag isn't a racist symbol.

Here are a few examples.


SameSex Marriage and Interracial Marriage

Like most presidents, Obama is fond of invoking Abraham Lincoln.

Perhaps on the issue of same-sex marriage he is merely following Lincoln's lead.


Daily Kos The Tears Of Black Women and Michelle Obama

She has been the most oppressed soul but is and has always been that lightning thunder from the skies that gave the Black race that extra boost of life line and/or heart beat to freedom.

She has endured so much pain, agony, humility, beat down so much she still walks tall without a smile.


Friday, 13 August 2010

Hundreds Evacuated At Least 1 Dead After Flooding in Iowa

Three nights of heavy rainfall caused Iowa creeks and rivers to swell, forcing hundreds of residents from their homes and killing a 16-year-old girl when three cars were swept away by a torrent of water on a rural road.

In Ames, flooding contributed to a water main break that forced the city to shut off water to its roughly 55,000 residents...


Sam Smith Why Liberals Deserve to Lose

America's Best Political Newsletter.


Thursday, 12 August 2010

Google Founders Had Shouting Match Over Decision to Go Evil

Much has been made in light of the company's involvement in China and privacy issues, about Google's slogan "don't be evil," but apparently, the decision to go over to the dark side (by targeting ads) was a major bone of contention between the founders.


Facebook Criticizes Google Verizon Net Neutrality Pact In

FCC Commissioner Copps urges the agency to reassert authority over broadband telecommunications as the social network provider advocates principles of net neutrality for both landline and wireless networks.


Wednesday, 11 August 2010

I want to lick your butt note gets lawyer suspended

The Supreme Court found that attorney Chauncey M.

Depew reclined in a chair while rubbing his genitals during a jury trial, asked an administrative assistant to show him her breasts and much more.


Seattle Group Hands Out Free Crack Pipes

"We believe all drug users should have the right to not get diseases and have the ability to prevent diseases."


Who Is The Best Running Back Of All Time

Emmitt Smith was inducted into the Hall of Fame this past weekend, so it was natural for the sentiment that Smith is the greatest ball carrier of all-time to reach a zenith.

That sentiment is wrong, however, as Smith isn't even one of the two best RBs of all-time, let alone the best.


Russia May Lose 15000 Lives 15 Billion of GDP in Heatwave

Russias record heat wave may already have taken 15,000 lives and cost the economy $15 billion, or 1 percent of gross domestic product, as fires and drought ravage the country.


Tuesday, 10 August 2010

153 Countrywide VIP Loans to Fannie Cited

Countrywide's controversial "VIP" mortgage program made 153 loans to employees of Fannie Mae, according to a letter released by Rep.

Darrell Issa. Another 20 loans went to Freddie Mac employees.


The UN HumanRights Sham Jacob Mchangama National Revi

Americas current coddling of tyrants at the U.N. stands in sharp contrast to the days when President Reagan infuriated Fidel Castro and his cronies by appointing former Cuban political prisoner Armando Valladares to serve as U.S. ambassador to the (now-defunct) U.N.

Commission on Human Rights. Obamas approach is worryingly similar to that of Euro


International Assistance Mission slayings

The Taliban in Afghanistan are claiming responsibility for the attack on an International Assistance Mission medical team, in which 10 people died.

The attack is one of the deadliest for American aid workers since the Afghanistan war began.


Gay Partner Benefits Up For A Vote In El Paso Texas

Voters will get to decide whether the domestic partners of gay city employees in El Paso, Texas can keep their health insurance benefits


Net Neutrality All Socialism Is Not Created Equal

When one side abandons reason and resorts to fear-mongering and name-calling, it signals that it has no pertinent arguments to put forth.

This vacuum of logic results in the side with no valid arguments, aside from greed and self-interest, reducing itself to declaring the opposing point of view socialist, or communist.


Sunday, 8 August 2010

US national park faces sale

Governor of Wyoming threatens to sell chunk of Grand Teton unless White House boosts state's education budget


BP Collecting Millions in Stimulus Funds for CA Power Plant

The oil spill bad guys are raking in taxpayer bucks to build a new Carbon Capture and Sequestration power plant in California.


4 Bodies Found in TrashFilled Apartment Near DC

Police say two women and two children have been found shot dead in a trash-filled Washington-area apartment that had no running water. The victims were two ...


NASA to Visit Asteroid Predicted to Hit Earth

The craft would bring back pieces of asteroid 1999 RQ36, which recent calculations show has a chance of hitting Earth in 2182.


Saturday, 7 August 2010

Thursday, 5 August 2010

Brett Favre Retirement Speech 8 3 2010 [VIDEO]

Brett Favre Retirement Speech 8 3 2010! [VIDEO]


UK govt moves to dramatically cut public funding for arts

Cash-strapped and desperate to slash the largest budget deficit in Europe, the new ruling coalition of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats is moving to close the curtain on an era of what they describe as excessive government patronage.


Wednesday, 4 August 2010

5 Ridiculous Attempts at Crime Fighting That Worked

Apparently crime fighters are everywhere, and will drop everything they're doing to foil evildoers.


Video TV Reporter Destroys Ice Sculpture

Video: TV Reporter Destroys Ice Sculpture



Wikileaks: The Pakistan connection Pt.2 - For the first part of this interview go to: http://www.therealnews.com/t2/index.php?
TheRealNews | | The Taliban is the creation of the CIA in conjunction with the ISI


NASA Robot to Tweet from Space

One can say that NASA has thoroughly embraced Twitter as an outreach tool.

We have astronauts tweeting from orbit, planetary probes tweeting from space, and now a tweeting space robot! Best of all, you can interact with this new member of the ISS crew this week.


5 Pieces of Evidence Against The Paranormal

One thing I love about the paranormal is the fierce debates that it causes.

This are the facts why many people don't believe in paranormal.


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Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Eric Schmidt The Last Man On Earth Denying Google Me

Eric Schmidt (guy who runs Google, if youre new to this inter-net thing) was quoted this week as saying that Google was, in fact, not developing a service to rival Facebook.

The world doesnt need a copy of the same thing,� he said.


Successfully Marketing with Greeting Cards

Greeting cards can be a great way to stay in touch with clients and generate more business.

Here are a few tips for using this method successfully.


The School Snake Prank

Ed Reardon, a custodian cleaning out high school lockers at the end of the school year, was: a) attacked by a hidden snake;
b) clearly the secret identity of a superhero.
Opening up a locker, instead of the usual garbage and old notes, he found a three-foot snake.

He thought it was fake until it coiled into attack position. Unfazed, he quickly...


Monkeys Go Bananas Over Flying Squirrels

Japanese macaques chased flying squirrels either to flaunt prowess or they mistook the squirrels for a predatory bird.


Taiwanese woman catches 4 million mosquitoes

A Taiwanese woman has taken a sizeable bite out of Taiwan's mosquito population, and won a 3,000 US dollar cash prize, by catching around 4 million of the bloodsuckers in just one month.


Monday, 2 August 2010

The Top 7 Suppliers Of Oil To The US

The United States consumes more oil than any other country in the world: 18.7 million barrels of oil per day, according to the U.S.

Energy Information Administration's (EIA) short-term energy outlook. To satisfy that demand, the United States imports 9 to 12 million barrels of oil per day.


Greenspan End Bush tax cuts

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan believes that the US should "follow the law" and let the Bush tax cuts lapse.

He disagreed Sunday with Republicans who say that tax cuts pay for themselves.


Sunday, 1 August 2010

Memo to President Obama

Some helpful advice: no tax hikes, no Afghanistan deadline, no Ground Zero mosque.


Motorola defends Droid X antenna design

Yeah, Motorola is on the war path against Apple and it continues today.


Hog at the Trough

Mike Luckovich on GoComics.com
I hate you.

I hate you. I hate you. And nobody better touch your food supply!!


Shocking RightWing Homophobia Caught on Tape By Courage Cam

This summer, NOM -- an anti-gay marriage group -- took their hate on the road.

The Courage Campaign has captured their bigotry on camera.