You're not gonna eat that whole bag of carrots, are you?
Sunday, 31 October 2010
Superstitions ascribe supernatural origins to things that humans dont understand, and they occur across the world.
Exactly where do these strange superstitions come from, and do any have even the tiniest basis in reality?
It's never too late or to early to send out Christmas Cards: �One of a Kind Greeting Cards.com�offers an automated and personalized solution: you upload your addresses, pick a card, and personalize it with your own message.
After, a physical card will be printed and sent out with a real stamp and mailed to its destination.
It doesn't take a psychic to know that marijuana legalization is on the way.
A new book showing that it never should have been outlawed in the first place will be soon be available online, according to its publisher. Author Hoam Rogh's new twist on his cult classic marijuana novel, Satan's Smoke, retitled The Case of U.S. v. Yerbas, shows the history and constitutional implications of cannabis law, exposing marijuana prohibition as unconstitution
The 1970's were a pretty dismal time for the American auto industry.
Insurance premiums were up and horsepower ratings were down. We also had the fuel crises, Jimmy Carter and disco, which should give you a pretty good idea as to the general state of things. For enthusiasts who were into performance cars the 1970's were essentially considered the dark ages. Here's a list of 10 awesome cars from the 1970s that straddle the line between pavement po
Saturday, 30 October 2010
There's plenty of 'curses' in this world.
But then there are the truly inexplicable coincidences that make you ask, 'What if?'
A strange new monkey species that has been documented by science for the first time are creating a buzz in the wildlife world.
Named Rhinopithecus strykeri, it gets it's common name from their weird-looking noses. During the rainy season these monkeys sneeze constantly as water drips into their unprotected nostrils, making it easy for local hunters to find. The only known photo of this species shows a dead one that became dinner shortly after the
If youre in a pinch this Halloween do not worry. As many of you are scrambling to find last minute costumes just remember that plain old household items can be your best friend.
L. Mencken once said that no one ever went broke underestimating the American public. If that's the case, then the guys that invented these gadgets are giving Nelson Rockefeller a run for his money.
Almost beyond imagining, these are some of the most gruesome and devilish execution methods.
A walk back in time to look at our ancient but barbarous civilizations.
As bedbugs invade cities across the U.S., a little knowledge can go a long way in helping you sleep tight and avoid bites.
Friday, 29 October 2010
In adapting the song to film, also attached is writer Jeremy Garelick, who found success with The Hangover .
The plot is said to center around horror legend Vincent Price, who performs the zombie voiceover during the song.
In what will be the closest thing to a Nirvana reunion since 1994, Krist Novoselic will join his old bandmate Dave Grohl in the Foo Fighters as bassist.
Kimberly Phillips and Jessica Hall take on the roles of Marty & Doc in this sexy tribute to BTTF.
Since its debut in 1997, South Park has contributed greatly to the American lexicon.
Read on as we introduce you to the best 10 South Park slang terms of the last 13 years.
The World Series starts tonight.
Truth be told, we don't give a damn about either team. So we came up with the 2010 MLB All-Fiction Team.
In a spontaneous sidewalk interview, Stewart didnt even have a ballpark estimate of how many would turn out on the National Mall for the widely hyped event.Oh, God.
No one knows. We dont have an infrastructure to measure that sort of thing.�
Thursday, 28 October 2010
So what if your favorite band's songs are featured in car commercials? Who cares if they hold the distinction of having the biggest selling digital album in history? That's not a bad thing, right? Well, for many people, it is.
Welcome to Tips for Tonight, where you get bottle service for the mind. This week, Leanna investigates the origins of one of the most popular cocktails.
This month, a new book, The Making of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, by J.W.
Rinzler, has been released.
Want to know some interesting trivia about Cuban Cigars? What makes them so special? What part of Cuba are they from? In this Chaser to Por Cuba Libre!, Edi gives you the scoop on one of Cubas most famous exports.
Most us have a favourite colour, but have you ever wondered what the colour of your smartphone says about you? With smartphones, like the N8, available in more shades than ever perhaps it's time to begin.
The prevalence of free/cheap and open Wi-Fi networks in coffee shops, airports, offices and hotels is a great boon to the traveling Mac or iPad user; it makes connectivity and remote work much easier than it used to be.
Nielsen originally said that one in three iPad owners never downloaded an app.
Now it says that figure is more like one in ten.
Wednesday, 27 October 2010
LastGraph�grabs your music history on last.fm and turns the timline into an individual graphic.
A new twist of customized wallpapers.
A woman spent most of 2 days pinned under her car last week, only to be discovered by a highway grounds crew.
Fast food chicken contains about 50% corn derivatives and often completely synthetic ingredients.
Sea Life Aquarium says that Paul the Octopus who gained worldwide fame with his perfect World Cup predictions has died.
He was 2 1/2.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
The beaming three-tonne beast was pictured behind the glass of its water tank next to IT consultant Jay Parker at San Diego Zoo.
Once again, it's that time of year when Cracked goes out our way to fact check the outlandish stories that allegedly happened to your friend's former roommate's cousin's girlfriend.
Halloween brings out the best -- and the worst -- in people.
These are the 25 worst, most unfortunate, or most inappropriate costumes we could find from the past few years. We hope we don't see any of these this year.
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Monday, 25 October 2010
But at what point does our interest with these fascinating new anti-heroes start to rub off on our own personalities? If youve never asked yourself that question, the damage is already done.
Heres the evidence:
HARTFORD, CTFollowing a speech tomorrow afternoon in support of Senate hopeful Richard Blumenthal, top Democratic Party member Barack Obama is expected to take advantage of a brief lull in his hectic schedule to govern the United States of America,...
Holy frak! Syfy orders new "Battlestar Galactica" series
Uncle Owen commented on your status.
Sunday, 24 October 2010
A police officer who was driving drunk in Siberia in his personal vehicle veered off the road and hit three teenaged girls who were walking along the road.
Police in Allentown, Pennsylvania hauled in a guy called Fat Freddy after he allegedly sold pot to a police informant.
Fat Freddy is said to weigh 510 pounds.
Bar dog is a better pickup artist than You [Pic]
Let's face it, pets dressed up for Halloween are either devastatingly cute, or so frightening they would make a dead man scream.
After compiling this photoset, we wouldn't be surprised if PETA jumped all over this and sought out some of these animals' masters - cause most of these costumes are simply cold-blooded animal torture. Enjoy!
A CAFE owner has been ordered to rip out her extractor fan � after complaints that the pong of bacon offends Muslims
To make studying the fundamentals of investing fun, we recently kicked of a series of infographics explaining basic concepts.
Now let's move on to something that many investors -- beginner and advanced alike -- actually consider not only important, but even sexy: dividends.
Saturday, 23 October 2010
Oh yeah...Nature does surprise us sometimes!
Anita Windisman put together an interesting list of �her favorite customized.
My favorite is the�home made cookies online shop�website.
The Superman casting-rumor mill is whirring a little louder than usual this week since the disclosure that director Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. are considering a leading man closer to middle-age than to fresh-faced youth.
Who doesn't love Wikipedia? 1.
Professors grading term papers, and 2. Conservapedia.
Professors, you're wrong like King Kong. Wikipedia's error rate is comparable to the Encyclopedia Britannica's, according to the Wikipedia article on the subject. (Which, of course, requires cleanup. That's practically recursion.)
And Conservapedia? They hate everything. They're even rewriting the Bible because they don't think Jesus is Christian enough.
Let's ignore all of the Star Wars Extended Universe fiction and only focus on the movies.
I'm sure the EU answers this and, indeed, every other previously fun-to-debate Star Wars-related question, but the following argument will be built using the tools given to us by Episodes I-VI.
A few months ago, the Syfy network commissioned an online series called 'Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome,' a chronicle of the war experiences of young William Adama.
The network liked Michael Taylor's script for the project so much that Syfy will air 'Battlestar Galactica: Blood and Chrome' on the network as the pilot for a possible young Adama TV series.
Friday, 22 October 2010
People add up to more than just the sum total of their clothes, cohorts, and MP3 playlists.
More importantly, college is as valuable as it is precisely because it offers opportunities to interact with different people from different places, and to re-evaluate our cultural categories.
Ferrari 288 GTO Rebody at Bonneville Salt Flats (Video)
Lets face it, most guys dont really cook that much.
Sure we use the microwave or can grill a mean something-or-other, but when it comes to full-scale culinary productions most of us cant be bothered with creative restraints like measuring, or stirring things constantly. Unfortunately, the football holiday season is a time when even people who are known not to cook are called on to supply some part of a large meal. Thats where the Food
30 Bizarre Cereal Commercials
Thursday, 21 October 2010
Sueko, the 300-pound chimpanzee that escaped near 77th and Indiana yesterday, had a helluva day, reportedly causing a big stir.
Of course it was all caught on video.
40 Ridiculous Pumpkin Carvings (PICS)
At least this guy still has a dream, and no one can take that away from him.
Looks like a must have these days.
Lance Armstrong once started the hype, now you can start your own with customized wrist bands with a message, customized bracelet with text and images.Check�http://www.wristbandswithamessage.com. I hope we can win these guys to integrate this great gift in our upcoming space02.com�giftshop.
Here's a look at the most famous crimes ever committed.
Wednesday, 20 October 2010
When one hears the word 'geek', images are conjured of pocket protectors and nightstands made out of old comic books.
That old notion of geek-dom has since evolved into a new, tech-savy, and dare we say cool geek.
With the official launch of Google's Chrome Web Store fast approaching, Mozilla today unveiled what they're calling 'Open Web Apps'.
Basically, this takes the idea behind Chrome's Web Store and makes it available for all desktop and mobile 'modern browsers'.
The Obama administration defends Bush's attorney general
This is what I call politically erect
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
Over 1,000 Irish women have signed up for SeekingArrangement.com, a sugar daddy dating website where women exchange companionship, and usually sex, for financial support from wealthy, older men.
As Comic Book Guy might say, Worst.
Guilty Plea. Ever
If you have some trouble to imagine your customized sneakers, the mi adidas�site�might give you some good hints for inspiration.
They say the world would be no more in 2012 but our scientists have seen the future and set their targets.
By the year 3000, this world is going to have a
Monday, 18 October 2010
The first three Google TV products have finally been announced, and are days away from being available for purchase.
We'll help you decide which one's right for you.
Apple is announcing... something on Wednesday.
Determining what that will be, exactly, has been the talk of the tech blogosphere.
A former model who sued Google to reveal the identity of nasty YouTube commenters has won.
Truly, the anonymous Internet is dead when you can't even call someone a 'whore' in YouTube comments without being outed.
Sunday, 17 October 2010
If you need a second or third computer but money is tight, you don't need to buy a full system.
You can build a surprisingly speedy Linux PC that will excel at everyday tasks, and cost less than $200.
It's easy to forget that the iPhone's built-in spell checker and autocomplete already has a strong (if often ironic) Puritan streak.
Gartner estimates worldwide sales of iPads and other tablets will total 19.5 million units this year and nearly triple that number next year as the devices win over both consumers and business customers.
Saturday, 16 October 2010
We agree, breast is best when it comes to feeding your baby, but now a growing number of moms and chefs are cooking with breast milk for other, older members of the family.
Now with the Beauty Smile Trainer, you can take your ugly daughter and instantly transform her into the next Miss America (Miss Japan, maybe?)
Michael Hart, released from a state mental hospital Oct. 1 after 13 years there, has created a Facebook page with pictures of himself lounging by a pool, along with photos of a local judge and prosecutor involved in his case.
He admitted to having killed and dismembering his stepfather, but was committed to the state mental hospital rather than sent to prison.
Facebook: its a dangerous place.
When Mark Zuckerberg wiped his ass with the privacy settings, thousands of people found themselves sharing things they never wanted to share. And with oversharing comes serious ownage. Heres 10 of the most vicious Facebook ownings Ive ever witnessed.
Friday, 15 October 2010
The Tea Party does not represent a desire for small government and less taxes.
Theyre about almost no government which means no regulation, thus creating a chaotic America screaming Drill Baby Drill, no matter who dies in the process.
While most of us can't imagine showing our faces to the world if we suffered a major deformity, Maurice Simpson, 34, of Ogden, Utah, has suffered from ever worsening facial deformities since he was a small child. [Warning: Graphic photo below]
If wind farms are developed along the coasts and in the Great Lakes region, the U.S. could get 20 percent of its electricity from wind energy by 2030, a new report says.
Thursday, 14 October 2010
Power corrupts, but researchers say it can also enhance a person's preexisting goals and moral compass, for better or worse.
It's Canadian Thanksgiving.
So here's a list of five things for which Canadians should be thankful.
Eminem appeared on CBS news program 60 Minutes� last night to be interviewed by Anderson Cooper.
The rapper discussed his writing process, his drug overdose and how people perceive him. He also talked about growing up and how much he was bullied as a child�a topic that seems especially relevant these days.
Headstones, vaults and mausoleums could become a thing of the past as more and more cemeteries are converted to green burial sites, letting nature play a role in the final step in life.
Even within the moral vacuum of reality television, certain stars' behavior leans toward certifiable.
Wednesday, 13 October 2010
A white wedding gown may have seemed frivolous in the surreal environment of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but for Lilly Friedman the dress symbolized the innocent, normal life she and her family had once led before the world descended into madness.
Japan you are awesome [GIF]
Last Saturday would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday.
Since he was shot and killed in 1980, his stature as a musician and counter-culture icon has only grown. While many musicians of his day have descended into nothing more than nostalgia acts, Lennon's death, tragic as it was, afforded him a sort of immortality, cementing his place in music history and popular culture.
Its gut-wrenching enough to have to make the decision to let your dog go.
Anyone whos done it knows the agony. But a Michigan family may have to endure the unbearable: Having to euthanize their dog a second time.
A 26-year-old Old Bridge man who was injured before the Jets-Vikings game at New Meadowlands Stadium last night wound up in jail after bolting from an ambulance and carjacking a minivan from a hospital parking lot in Secaucus, officials said.
Tuesday, 12 October 2010
In the world of undercover ops, far from the publics eye, all sorts of strange, twisted, and sometimes heartening things take place.
Can you guess
Bradley Cooper, who of course was the runner-up for the role of Hal Jordan in DC's "Green Lantern", is the favourite to wiggle his way into the cherry tights.
'$#*! My Dad Says' Auto-Tuned (Video)
Sony announced today that they've offered the baddie role to Rhys Ifans, the British actor known for his breakout role in Notting Hill as the slacker roommate, as well as for performances in Pirate Radio and this year's Greenberg.
Monday, 11 October 2010
Mitsubishi has lined up the opportunity for virtual test-drives of its new 2011 Outlander Sport.
And no, we're just talking about another tilt-and-pan virtual showroom feature, or some Need for Speed�style game backdrop. That's right; you'll send a specially outfitted 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport speeding along, driverless, from your own computer.
New companies like RelayRides and Getaround are trying to make it easy for people to rent out their cars when they're not using them.
It's an idea that makes a lot of sense�it saves money for everyone involved and reduces the number of cars on our streets. And this week it got a big boost in California.
Elizabeth Hawkenson, a woman said to be a university student, is reported to have lost a valuable scholarship after a video audition for a pornographic film was put on the internet.
You're probably a badass at Ruby on rails and PHP but when it comes to women... you're just a damn pussy.
But it's okay, most men are.
Sunday, 10 October 2010
Filed under: Home, Real EstateWith interest rates on 30-year mortgages hitting yet another record low this week -- 4.27%, according to Freddie Mac -- it makes sense to rush out and buy a home, right?
New York-based real estate research firm Reis Inc. reported Thursday that a surge of renters in the third quarter pushed the national apartment vacancy rate down to 7.2%, from 7.8% the quarter before, one of the steepest drops ever. So m
If there is one thing that unifies residents of New Jersey in these divisive times, it's property taxes: Everybody hates them.
One of the Garden State's chief claims to fame -- besides 'The Sopranos' and The Boss -- is that its residents pay the highest property taxes in the country.
Toyota has announced that all new 2010 and 2011 Toyota and Scion models will come with complimentary scheduled maintenance and 24-hour roadside assistance for two years or 25,000 miles.
That makes the Toyota the first mainstream, full-line brand to offer complimentary maintenance, a perk that's...
Comcast says Interactive TV advertising now reaches 10-million U.S. homes, the impact could be huge on e-commerce and traditional commercials.
By now youve probably seen The Town � the movie that has been getting almost-universal acclaim for the writing, acting, and directing and has spent several weeks at the top of the box office charts.
To celebrate the movie, here are 11 most famous bank robberies in America.
Saturday, 9 October 2010
Experts believe apps - application programs that launch specific tasks, activities or services without having to use a Web browser - are revolutionizing the way people interact with the Internet.
And millions of developers worldwide are trying to cash in
Use Windows from the Internet, not from the hard drive? Using Citrix's new XenDesktop 5 and Microsoft virtual desktop infrastructure, Indian outsourcer Wipro now offers 'Desktop as a Service'.
Body painting is a form of body art, considered by some as the most ancient form of art.
Unlike tattoo and other forms of body art, body painting is temporary, painted onto the human skin, and lasts for only several hours.
Friday, 8 October 2010
Here are some of the best designed pavilions of all time
Daniel Franzese, who played too gay to function� Damien in Mean Girls, has traded in his type cast role for that of a sadistic rapist.
Life is a great teacher, but a bad date is truly a professor.
This list offers a starting point for your tutelage in avoiding the bad while looking for the good that eventually turns ugly.
Palm is giving away 500 Pre Plus phones, along with $300 worth of Verizon service, to groups around the U.S. who are trying to accomplish something...
Thursday, 7 October 2010
Two guys are caught on surveillance video stealing an ATM from a deli.
They run into a bit of trouble and the cops find the machine, abandoned, later. Doesn't look like they managed to get the money out of it, either.
Don White, R-Indiana, would prohibit private health insurance plans sold in Pennsylvanias state exchange� � created under the new federal health care law � from offering abortions and require rape victims to report the crime within 72 hours in order to receive an abortion�
The bill would require also rape survivors to personally report the crime and identify the assailant, if known, within 72 hours in order for their health
Some excited rooters at the XDA Dev Forum tried to root the G2 namely to unlock the software so they can add their own programs and control the OS only to find that there is a built-in lock in the G2 hardware that returns the handset to the stock state upon rooting.
Thats right: its a self-repairing system, like grey goo.
That said, this is pretty much some BS. To force a user to use one and only one version of Android is an anathema to the spi
The Department of Labor's latest annual survey provides a detailed look into how the average U.S. consumer unit spent their paycheck in 2009.
Lots of people talk about getting 'Zucked.' But unless you're Mark Zuckerberg -- Mark S.
Zuckerberg, to be exact -- you don't know the half of it. Already, his office in Downtown Indianapolis gets about a dozen phone calls a day from people complaining about Facebook and demanding tech support.
Is Apple working on smaller and larger iPhone form factors to help it compete with Android? That's what analyst Shaw Wu believes after checking with his sources in Apple's supply chain.
Wednesday, 6 October 2010
While some people may have to steal a company to impress chicks and prove geeks can be cool, lesser nerds can show their pride simply by furnishing and accessorizing with these nerdasphere inspired items.
Halloween is just around the corner, but if you�frequent�Walgreens at all you'd have thought it was last month, man they really start pushing that candy on you earlier and earlier every year.
Pretty soon you'll be shopping for your costume in mid-June.
Dodge has just released these first photos of the 2011 Charger sedan.
In a full release, Dodge says the 2011 Dodge Charger "will rev up showrooms during the fourth quarter of 2010."
Dieters who get a good nights rest lose twice as much fat than those who scrimp on their time in bed.
Sleep deprivation also increases hormones that cause hunger.
Who killed the electric car? Nobody.
The Tesla Roadster Sport is, unapologetically, an electric car, and it is more likely to kill than it is to be killed.
South African Bushmen have been chewing kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) for hundreds of years to reduce stress, relieve hunger and elevate their moods.
Now there are plans to market the exotic plant worldwide as a new over-the-counter drug.
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Proving that no automaker is free from mistakes, BMW and its ultra-luxury Rolls-Royce brand recall 345,000 vehicles worldwide over a minor safety issue.
No, not really.
Facebook officials tell CBS News that Fox, when pressed, provided links to four or five groups (none of which had more than 15 to 25 members each). CBS News reports the links were immediately disabled and the accounts were canceled. However, I am shocked that this group is even legally allowed to exist - on or off Facebook.
Bullied to death is the crime of the moment, the blanket explanation slapped on suicide cases from Texas to California, where two 13-year-olds recently killed themselves, bullied for being gay.