Tuesday, 31 May 2011

6 Hangover Cures Guys Should Know

Actual hangovers are nowhere near as entertaining as they are in The Hangover 2.

So battle them with these 6 scientifically proven techniques.

Source:
http://www.modernman.com/6-hangover-cures-guys-should-know/

Sleepy Tired on the Job Take a Nap in a Giant Vulva

We're all tired at work, often taking quick snoozes at our desks when we hope our boss/supervisor/slave is on a cigarette break.

But for those especially opportune times when the suits are sick, in a boring board meeting, or just not paying attention to you there's something new to nap on.

Source:
http://blogs.laweekly.com/afterdark/2011/05/sleepy_tired_on_the_job_take_a.php

5 Simple Tricks for Destroying Your CoWorkers

While we'd like to believe that all it takes is hard work and talent, the bitter reality is that we need every advantage -- legit and otherwise -- to rise to the top.

And that means you have to be ready to be a horrible person.

Source:
http://www.cracked.com/blog/5-simple-tricks-destroying-your-co-workers/

Parakeets scare gardens birds

The UK's only naturalised parrot, the ring-necked parakeet, scares songbirds away from garden feeders, say researchers.

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/13524396

Nostalgic for School Lunches PICS

When I think back to cafeteria fare, I cant help but feel a little nostalgic about the perfect scoop of instant mashed potatoes or the canned ravioli.

Like kickball or blistered hands from the monkey bars, school lunches represent childhood.

Source:
http://www.divinecaroline.com/22360/84556-tater-tots-lunch-ladies-ruled

Monday, 30 May 2011

Study 75 Percent Of Seasoned Drivers Would Fail Written Exam

If youve been driving for twenty years and have a clean driving record, chances are you consider yourself a good driver.

Source:
http://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1060640_study-75-percent-of-seasoned-drivers-would-fail-written-exam

Floridians Have Four More Months to Legally Have Sex With Animals

This week was a sad one for all of Florida's horse-humpers and goat-gropers.

Governor Rick Scott signed the state's anti-bestiality bill which will finally criminalize sexy time with your neighbor's hounddog.

Source:
http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2011/05/gov_rick_scott_sex_with_animals.php

Getting Dressed Like A Boss GIF

Getting Dressed Like A Boss (GIF)

Source:
http://www.totalprosports.com/2011/05/14/getting-dressed-like-a-boss-gif/

Spray that makes you rich pic

9 Indian million dollar rich!

Source:
http://loltrap.com/spray-that-makes-you-rich/

Downloading College Textbook Chapters Could Make College More Affordable

Only need to read two chapters in the $90 textbook? What if you could download each for $3.99?

Source:
http://www.good.is/post/downloading-college-textbook-chapters-could-make-college-more-affordable/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed: good/lbvp (GOOD Main RSS Feed)

Father Finishes Book After Sons Death

It's been more than four years since Army Staff Sgt.

Darrell Griffin Jr. was killed while serving in Iraq. When he died, he had been collaborating with his father on a book about the war. The book � Last Journey, A Father and Son in Wartime � is a compilation of hundreds of emails and letters � and Darrell Jr.'s journal.

Source:
http://www.npr.org/2011/05/28/136690878/a-last-gift-father-finishes-book-after-sons-death

Challenge Yourself to be 1000 Richer by Labor Day

Who couldn't use an extra $1,000? Commit to saving this summer.

Make this Memorial Day the start point for some new healthy spending habits and you could be a grand richer by the end of the season.

Source:
http://www.mint.com/blog/saving/challenge-yourself-to-be-1000-richer-by-labor-day-05272011/

Sunday, 29 May 2011

Sweden Plans to Build Giant Wooden Moose

Thats where hell stand.

Forty-five meters to the very top and symbolizing Swedish Lapland in all its glory"

Source:
http://www.popjolly.com/sweden-plans-to-build-giant-wooden-moose-2744

Meanwhile in Norway

This is how i army works...

Source:
http://freepostia.com/mypost.php?id=932

Lions Steal Camera and Make Film

Lions Pinch Camera YouTube These wildlife cinematographers were in for a surprise when a lioness decided to steal their camera and shoot some footage of her own. The video shows first one then two lionesses who appear shortly after the cinematographers deposit their camera alongside a road.

Source:
http://blogs.discovery.com/animal_oddities/2011/05/lions-steal-camera-and-make-film.html

Rare white tiger cubs born in China

There's no better way to start the bank holiday weekend then with some life-affirming pictures of newlyborn rare white tiger cubs.

Source:
http://www.stylist.co.uk/life/rare-white-tiger-cubs-born-in-china

Whats Up Your Butt PIC

New creative colon cancer awareness slogan has recently been shutdown.

Source:
http://www.oddballdaily.com/2011/05/27/whats-up-your-butt/

Woman Sues Chuck E Cheese Claims It Promotes Gambling Addiction

Denise Keller is a real estate agent and mother of two with an ass so tight it can't be blown apart by plastic explosives.

She apparently took her kids to Chuck E. Cheese, only to find herself aghast!

Source:
http://www.truecrimereport.com/2011/05/denise_keller_sues_chuck_e_che.php

Pro skater Brandon Westgate buys an old lady flowers

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

Source:
http://www.vbs.tv/watch/epicly-later-d-season-three--2/epicly-later-d-brandon-westgate-ep-3

Saturday, 28 May 2011

Microsoft to showcase new tablet OS next week

Software giant plans to take the wraps off a new operating system at some point next week, according to a Bloomberg report that cites three sources.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20066736-17.html

Zynga Is Farmvilles Maker the Next Hot IPO

Zynga, the company behind hit Facebook games like FarmVille and Mafia Wars, may tap investor demand for anything and everything related to social media.

Source:
http://theweek.com/article/index/215686/zynga-is-farmvilles-maker-the-next-hot-ipo

President Obama To Name Twitter CEO To Advisory Committee

President Obama plans to name Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to a telecom advisory committee.

Source:
http://mashable.com/2011/05/27/president-obama-twitter-ceo/

Barnes Noble Nook eReader Gets the FCC Treatment

The FCC has officially approved the Nook eBook reader for its WiFi capabilities.

The device is up for pre-order.

Source:
http://www.devicemag.com/2011/05/27/barnes-up-for-pre-order-now/

ATT Announces First LTE Cities Limited to Five in the Summer

AT&T has announced the first cities that will get its 4G LTE service.

These cities, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio, will see AT&T's version of of LTE this summer. Verizon's LTE service, which launched in real (non-beta testing) form late last year, though sans handsets, has vowed to get its LTE service into 175 markets...

Source:
http://hothardware.com/News/ATT-Announces-First-LTE-Cities-Limited-to-Five-in-the-Summer/

Friday, 27 May 2011

COD Black Ops Epic Kill Shot

This kid gets the most insanely lucky kill shot, to win a Black Ops match, that I have ever seen.

Source:
http://www.break.com/index/cod-black-ops-epic-kill-shot-2063722

Sony posts 317 billion loss PlayStation division sees 434 million profit

Electronics giant takes in $87.78 billion in annual revenue; 14.3 PlayStation 3s, 8 million PSPs, 6.4 million PS2s sold during the year.

Source:
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6315481/sony-posts-317-billion-loss-playstation-division-sees-434-million-profit

Sonys Next Console in Development

The successor to the PlayStation 3 is currently in development, Sony confirmed during the company's investor meeting today.

Source:
http://ps3.ign.com/articles/117/1170944p1.html

Codemasters Hit By Hackers

It seems that stealing passwords is the new craze: The UK publisher Codemasters is the latest to get hit by an attack on its servers.

Source:
http://www.gamepro.com/article/news/219693/codemasters-hit-by-hackers/

Thursday, 26 May 2011

Xray Video Shows Dogs Drink Like Cats

High-speed X-ray videos show dogs don't drink by scooping up liquid.

Instead, they use adhesion to drag up a column of liquid -- just like cats.

Source:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/05/how-dogs-cats-drink/

Illusions to Send Shivers Down Gamers Spines

You are playing a video game, and your avatar is creeping into a haunted house at the dead of night.

Suddenly, you freeze in your chair. Something is crawling up your back...

Source:
http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21028137.900-illusions-to-send-shivers-down-a-gamers-spine.html

10 business emails you shouldnt send

Imagine a tiny boat afloat on a thrashing sea, water pouring through a gaping hole in the hull.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/web/05/25/business.email.netiquette/index.html

Learning a Language Helps Toddlers Brain Function

Bilingual youngsters outscored their monolingual counterparts in executive function i.e. planning, strategizing, organizing and goal-setting.

Source:
http://fyiliving.com/health-news/mais-oui-learning-a-language-helps-toddlers-brain-function/

Wiki Offline Now you can read Wikipedia anywhere without an internet connection

Hey sailor, welcome to Toolbox.

This is the place where Motherboardll be telling you every week about this or that bit of software that you really need to have on your computer or phone-computer now. Requirements for something to be in our toolbox: 1) It is actually useful, like in the sense that you might turn to it on a regular basis and for hopefully more than one task, 2) It is free, or really, really exceptionally cheap (or cheap relative

Source:
http://motherboard.tv/2011/5/24/toolbox-wiki-offline-is-pretty-much-the-anti-cloud--2

Wednesday, 25 May 2011

WiFi Could Go ByeBye With Climate Change

If you don't like being tethered to an office chair, then you've likely learned to appreciate wi-fi.

Ah, the freedom. Work at the coffee shop. Or on the beach. With freedom, however, comes responsibility, right?

Source:
http://planetgreen.discovery.com/tech-transport/wi-fi-bye-bye-climate-change-work-travel.html

Can Your Facebook Profile Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

Is it possible that information and photos placed on Facebook pages could come back to haunt parties in litigation? Yes.

Will that always be the case? No. Should people nevertheless be careful about what they post? Yes.

Source:
http://blogs.findlaw.com/technologist/2011/05/facebook-posts-can-haunt-you-discoverability-in-litigation.html

Could The Internet One Day Replace Democracy

Guests at eG8 digital forum including chiefs of Facebook, Google and eBay are told that 'total global revolution' achieved by net must not replace traditional democracy.

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/may/24/sarkozy-opens-e-g8-summit

Ford Develops HeartMonitoring Car Seat

The technology, developed at the carmaker's European R&D center, is still a long way from making it into vehicles but could potentially be used to warn of heart attacks.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20065637-17.html

Doctors and dentists tell patients all your review are belong to us

An organization called Medical Justice is encouraging doctors and dentists to use copyright law to censor their patients' online reviews.

We found one of their clients in the wild and report on what we learned.

Source:
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2011/05/all-your-reviews-are-belong-to-us-medical-justice-vs-patient-free-speech.ars

Apple Readying Bid on Grand Central Terminal Retail Space

In the on-again, off-again rumors about Apple lining up retail space in Grand Central Terminal (often incorrectly dubbed "Station"), it appears its on again.

Source:
http://hothardware.com/News/Apple-Readying-Bid-on-Grand-Central-Terminal-Retail-Space/

This Is How Well iPhoto 11 Works on the iPad

There's no iPhoto app, which is really bad because I want to be able to tag and organize my photos on the iPad.

The good news: it may not be far way. After all, iPhoto '11 is iPad ready today.

Source:
http://gizmodo.com/5804906/this-is-how-iphoto11-runs-on-the-ipad

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

5 Social Media Recruiting Tools for Small Business

Startups and small businesses may not have the funds for a recruiter, but the social web can serve up premium prospects - if you know where to look.

Source:
http://mashable.com/2011/05/23/social-media-recruiting-tools/

Galaxy Closeup Reveals BestEver Snapshot of Black Hole Jets

A black hole with a mass of 55 million suns is spewing jets of material into the cosmos, hurling gamma rays and radio waves into interstellar space.

Researchers peered at the galaxy with the closest-ever resolution, seeing galactic features up to 15 light-days across.

Source:
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-05/galaxy-closeup-reveals-best-ever-snapshot-black-hole-jets

Psychologist Proof of hundreds of rape cases during Libyas war

In the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Libya the whispers and rumors about rape being used as a tool of war by Moammar Gadhafi's troops are coming from all corners of society, from rebel fighters to doctors and citizens, who have come in contact with families displaced by the conflict.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/05/23/libya.rape.survey.psychologist/index.html

Taliban Mullah Omar Alive and In Afghanistan

The Taliban denied a report in the Afghan press that the insurgent group's leader had been killed in neighboring Pakistan, saying Monday that Mullah Mohammad Omar is alive and in Afghanistan.

Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110523/ap_on_re_as/as_afghanistan

Employee Steals Boots From Work Wears Them to Work

This 18-year-old now former Sears employee in Bradenton, Florida must never have heard Sherlock Holmes' signature catch phrase: The game is afoot!� Because if he had, it would have served as a gentle reminder as he got dressed for his job that day:

Source:
http://blogs.discovery.com/stupid-criminals/2011/05/employee-steals-boots-from-work-wears-them-to-work.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed: InvestigationDiscoveryStupidCriminals (Investigation Dis

Iran Considers Human Rights Sanctions For US Officials

Iran is considering imposing sanctions on U.S. officials for "human rights violations," attempting to turn the tables after years of sanctions imposed by the West.

Source:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/23/iran-human-rights-sanctions_n_865732.html

Monday, 23 May 2011

Ten cars that look like they were designed by aliens

Yesterday, we asked you to get your tin foil hats on and tell us which cars you thought might have been from another world.

Today, like Scully & Mulder, we attempt to uncover some truth.

Source:
http://jalopnik.com/5803928/ten-cars-that-look-like-they-were-designed-by-aliens/gallery/

Nielsen Finds 70 of Tablets Used While Watching TV

Tablet owners are most often doing something else while they use their devices, Nielsen found in an uncommon look at how users depend on the iPad, tablets and other devices like e-readers.

Source:
http://www.electronista.com/articles/11/05/19/nielsen.shows.tablet.phone.e.reader.habits/

EFF Apple Should Stand Up and Defend its Developers

We've been waiting expectantly for Apple to step up and protect the app developers accused of patent infringement solely for using a technology that Apple required they use in order to sell their apps in Apple's App Store.

Apple's failure to defend t...

Source:
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/05/apple-should-stand-up

Is Facebooks Like Button Spying on You

The Facebook "Like" and Twitter "Tweet" buttons that appear on so many websites do a lot more than just help you share content with friends.

Source:
http://theweek.com/article/index/215546/is-facebooks-like-button-spying-on-you

Sunday, 22 May 2011

Man Told He Is Guilty Of Felony For Videotaping Whale

If you ever decide to volunteer your time to help with pilot whales that had been stranded off the Florida Keys, please remember to leave your camera at home.

Source:
http://www.pixiq.com/article/man-told-he-is-guilty-of-felony-for-videotaping-whale

RAPTURE CALLED OFF

Hahahahahah! Well what do you know.......

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZQ5zC9mG5Q

My Serious Face is Proof

My Serious Face is Proof

Source:
http://www.break.com/pictures/my-serious-face-is-proof-2060232

VIDEO 90 minutes of airport runway traffic condensed into a 230 minute timelapse

VIDEO: 90 minutes of airport runway traffic condensed into a 2:30 minute timelapse

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3k-xG8XX1EM

Anatomy of A McNugget [PIC]

Did you know that the McNugget is NOT a piece of batter-dipped fried formed chicken byproduct? Rather, it is a genetically engineered creature, the macnugeta repulsiva, a hitherto unknown small slime dwelling rodent.

Source:
http://mikethepod.com/mcnugget.jpg

The 12 Greatest End of the World Prophecy FAILs

Don't panic.

Source:
http://www.ranker.com/list/the-12-greatest-end-of-the-world-prophecy-fails/ivana-wynn

Saturday, 21 May 2011

Apple App Store Not a Generic Term

In ongoing legal dispute with Amazon over the name of Apple's applications marketplace, Apple files counterclaim that 'app store' is not a common way to describe a place to buy downloadable apps.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31021_3-20064731-260.html

Computerized table lets students do virtual dissection with Video

You make the diagnosis,� said the anatomy instructor, looking up expectantly at his students.

The handful of undergraduates gathered in close around the newest anatomy teaching aid, a life-sized, iPad-like dissection table with a 3-D image of a CT scan of a young womans injured shoulder.

Source:
http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2011/may/dissection-0509.html

3M launches ebook library lending service for tablets

3M Library Systems announced it will launch an e-book lending service that will let iPad, Nook and Android tablet owners borrow e-books from local libraries.

The service, called 3M Cloud Library, will include software, hardware and content accessible from special apps or in libraries via touch-screen terminals.

Source:
http://www.electronista.com/articles/11/05/20/3m.talks.about.e.book.library.cloud.service/

Explosion at Foxconns Chengdu plant injures several could affect iPad 2 production update video

An explosion occured at Foxconn's Chengdu plant earlier today, with reports claiming several workers have been injured.

The Taiwanese company has y

Source:
http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/20/explosion-at-foxconns-chengdu-plant-injures-several-could-affe/

The Fire In Sarahs Belly

This stuff writes itself.

Fox stooge: Do you have that fire in the belly [to run for president], do you have it?�
Sarah Palin: I think my problem is that I do have the fire in my belly

Source:
http://mariopiperni.com/palin-watch/the-fire-in-sarahs-belly.php

Friday, 20 May 2011

Spies at War The New Era of the Central Intelligence Agency CIA

In response to the 9/11 attacks engineered by Osama bin Laden, the CIA launched a new era of aggressive action, including targeted killings and renditions.

These changes that bin Laden triggered killed him and reshaped America's intelligence operations ...

Source:
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/military/news/spies-at-war-the-new-era-of-the-cia-5767465

83yearold YouTube star leads the way online

There's nothing to stop old people getting online and Peter Oakley, an
83-year-old YouTube star, has the audience to prove it.

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/internet/8522244/83-year-old-YouTube-star-leads-the-way-online.html

Ink Spill From UPS Truck Paints a Highway Rainbow pic

A UPS truck full of ink, a highway on-ramp, and one beautiful mess

Source:
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-04/ink-spill-ups-truck-paints-highway-rainbow

Google Apple And The Changing Privacy Landscape

How many global tech companies does it take to screw in a light bulb? None, theyre way too busy screwing their own customers.

Source:
http://www.broadbandexpert.com/blog/cellphones/google-apple-the-changing-privacy-landscape/

Thursday, 19 May 2011

Health Workers Call On McDonalds To Retire Ronald

A bunch of health professionals are ratcheting up the pressure on McDonald's to change the way it markets its wares.

Source:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2011/05/18/136430088/health-workers-call-on-mcdonalds-to-retire-ronald

How to Gut and Deep Fry a Fish Video

For the Win host Mike Capes and expert bass fishing champion Skippy (a.k.a.

Ed Bassmaster) show you how to turn a grimy, slimy aquatic beast into delicious fish sticks!

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_XUkiO_-lA

Athens police are beating protesters into comas again

Things havent been the same in Greece since December 2008, when a 15-year-old kid was killed by a cop and everyone went bonkers.

Source:
http://www.viceland.com/blogs/en/2011/05/16/athens-police-are-beating-people-into-comas-again/

12 billion people in the world think theres no Heaven But apparently its only news when Stephen Hawking says so

1.2 billion people in the world think there's no Heaven.

But apparently, it's only news when Stephen Hawking says so.

Source:
http://twitter.com/neiltyson/statuses/70834012142313472

The New Congressmans Guide to Getting Laid

Congratulations! You've survived your first six months in Congress.

Today you're a bona fide big swinging dick who is making historic decisions daily and commanding more blowjobs than a Kennedy.

Source:
http://www.playboy.com/articles/mens-guide-to-sex/index.html

VIDEO One Town Fifty Different People One Very Difficult Question

VIDEO: One Town, Fifty Different People, One Very Difficult Question

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP7pdAn3foE

Reasons NOT to be cheerful Happy people die younger than their more reserved peers

A study which followed children from the 1920s to old age showed that people who were rated 'highly cheerful' by teachers at school died younger.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1388458/Reasons-NOT-cheerful-Happy-people-die-younger-reserved-peers-study-finds.html

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Nuha AlDoaifis New Brand of Terrorism Spitting on Walmart Shoppers

21-year-old Nuha Mohammed Al-Doaifi is a married mom from Saudi Arabia studying at Florida Tech.

But she seems to prefer her native country's unique brand of feudal fundamentalist kleptocracy to our own welcoming culture of depraved narcissism and rampant covetousness......

Source:
http://www.truecrimereport.com/2011/05/nuha_al-doaifis_new_brand_of_t.php

14 of Americans have filmed themselves nude

A new Playboy poll reveals that Americans are increasingly turning to the help of technology to help spice up their sex lives.

Source:
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/2011/05/16/2011-05-16_americans_using_internet_sexting_with_cellular_to_bring_sex_lives_into_21st_cent.html

Boyfriend Sets Rental Home on Fire Kills Girlfriends Mom Paraplegic Son

The boyfriend was first heralded as a hero for his efforts to save the two victims.

But, after mixing stories up during television interviews he was exposed as the arsonist. In his confession, the boyfriend says he was about to be evicted from the home. And if he couldn't live there, no one would. So he set the fire hoping to merely damage the home and scare the owner's, but the flames grew out of control.

Source:
http://www.truecrimereport.com/2011/05/gary_allen_former_hero_charged.php

Seriously Mom

Seriously Mom

Source:
http://qikr.co/g8sf2

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Videogame ratings My strange brief career as an obscenity watchdog

Video-game ratings: My strange, brief career as an obscenity watchdog.

Source:
http://www.slate.com/id/2293767/

Minecrafts Studio Ghibli World Puts All Other Creations to Shame[VID]

I have come across some impressive creations in the game before, be they Minecraft Planet Earth or an exact scale replica of the Starship Enterprise, but here, Ghibli World is now the most impressive thing Ive seen in the game.

Source:
http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2011/05/16/minecrafts-studio-ghibli-world-puts-all-other-creations-to-shame/

10 HardBoiled Detectives in Video Games

We re-open a few cases featuring detectives in video games! Batman, anyone?

Source:
http://www.joystickdivision.com/2011/05/10_hard-boiled_detectives_in_v.php

The seduction secrets of video game designers

The world's love of video games has much to do with our intrinsic desires and motives, writes Keith Stuart

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/may/15/video-game-design-psychology

Fox News Claims Console Gaming is Dying Nintendo Disagrees

A Fox News article claims that traditional console-based video games are on their last legs, preparing to give way for cloud-based services.

Nintendo doesn't believe it.

Source:
http://www.gamepro.com/article/news/219413/fox-claims-console-gaming-is-dying-nintendo-disagrees/

Details for PlayStation Network and Qriocity Customer Appreciation Program in North America

Details for PlayStation Network and Qriocity Customer Appreciation Program in North America

Source:
http://blog.us.playstation.com/2011/05/16/details-for-playstation-network-and-qriocity-customer-appreciation-program-in-north-america/

Monday, 16 May 2011

Names You Need to Know Ernestine Fu

Ernestine Fu may be the first Stanford sophomore to work as a venture capitalist while carrying a full course load.

For the past two months Fu, who turned 20 on April 30, has been an associate at Alsop Louie Partners in San Francisco.

Source:
http://blogs.forbes.com/susanadams/2011/05/13/names-you-need-to-know-ernestine-fu/

New Apple App Rules Cause Ripples

With new rules governing how third parties sell digital content on Apple Inc.'s App Store likely to kick in over the next couple of months, developers are scrambling to deal with the fallout.

Source:
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704681904576319552088421710.html

Why Social Media Tools Have a Place in the Classroom

The New York Times has an interesting piece on teachers incorporating social media tools in the classroom to prompt more participation from students who might not otherwise speak up.

While many criticize the practice, I think these tools have a place in classrooms.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/2011/05/13/why-social-media-tools-have-a-place-in-the-classroom/

Apple App Store iPhone 4 Angry Birds earn Guinness World Records

Apple's App Store, iPhone 4 and a few iOS games, have been awarded Guinness World Records including the iPhone 4 being named the fastest-selling portable gaming system.

Source:
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/05/apple-app-store-iphone-4-angry-birds-tap-tap-revenge-plants-vs-zombies-earn-guinness-world-records.html

5 Reasons Why Skype Will Be an Office Hit

When Microsoft announced its acquisition of Skype, it marked another turning point for many early adopters who have known the simplicity and usefulness of the service since ...

Source:
http://www.readwriteweb.com/enterprise/2011/05/5-reasons-why-skype-will-be-a.php

Access To iPad App Flipboard Compromised InChina

As of today certain aspects of the�Flipboard experience have been blocked for Chinese users, at the very least access to Facebook and Twitter according to Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.

While direct access to Facebook and Twitter is routinely blocked in China, the Flipboard app talked to its own US-based servers, which in turn talked to Twitter and Facebook so this block is particularly interesting.

Source:
http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/15/access-to-ipad-app-flipboard-compromised-in-china/

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Osama Bin Ladens Porn Collection Revealed [Pics]

Before everyone starts speculating on exactly what could have been in this collection, there are a few things to consider.

Al-Qaeda's porn, to put it simply, is not your average porn. It's not even your grandma's porn. Here is our recreation of bin Laden's secret stash.

Source:
http://blogs.sfweekly.com/thesnitch/2011/05/exclusive_osama_bin_ladens_por.php

Proposing Your Kink To Your Girlfriend [Pic]

So what do you want her to ...

Source:
http://www.madatoms.com/site/blog/proposing-your-kink-to-your-girlfriend

Robots Have Feelings Too [Gallery]

What if someone had simply stopped and asked the T-1000 if he ever felt lonely or misunderstood? How about if we'd taken the time to listen to some of HAL's problems for once?

Source:
http://www.shortlist.com/cool-stuff/robots-have-feelings-too

Idiot Tries To Jump From Roof To Truck VID

This is not something smart to do.

Do not try this at home.

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irSO3jgrIzQ

Saturday, 14 May 2011

Europe moves to end passportfree travel in migrant row

European interior ministers agree to 'radical revision' of Schengen amid fears of a flood of migrants from north Africa

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/12/europe-to-end-passport-free-travel

Court Demands Mental Health Care Reform for Veterans Cites VAs Unchecked Incompetence

The Ninth Circuit's surprise 2-1 decision came in response to a federal lawsuit filed four years ago by nonprofit advocacy groups Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) and Veterans United for Truth.

The organizations sought a preliminary injunction to force the VA to immediately treat war veterans, particularly those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and showed signs of or were already suffering from PTSD.

Source:
http://www.truth-out.org/appeals-court-cites-unchecked-incompetence-va/1305302437

Why Defense Secretary Gates is so ticked off over the outing of the SEALs as bin Ladens killers

Remember when then-Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld got that question about "hillbilly armor" in 2004 from a soldier in Kuwait complaining about lousy protection for troops in the war in Iraq? And Rumsfeld's timeless response: "As you know, you go to war with the Army you have.

Source:
http://battleland.blogs.time.com/2011/05/13/the-outing-of-the-seals-has-secdef-ticked-off/

Man beheads woman in Spanish island supermarket

A man randomly attacked and beheaded a woman in a supermarket on the Spanish resort island of Tenerife in the Canary Islands on Friday, officials said.

Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110513/ap_on_re_eu/eu_spain_beheading

World wastes 30 of all food Thats about 13 billion tons of food

An average 30-year old whos eaten three meals a day since birth has consumed more than 30,000 meals to date. Even if youve only eaten half that much you have to admit this: youve let some of that breakfast, lunch or dinner go to waste.

Source:
http://business.blogs.cnn.com/2011/05/13/30-of-all-worlds-food-goes-to-waste/

Friday, 13 May 2011

Barack Obamas Grandmother Threatened in Kenya By Al Qaeda ABC News

Security has been increased around the home of President Obama's step-grandmother Sarah Obama in Kenya after Al Shabaab, the Somalia branch of al Qaeda, issued a personal threat against her, police said today.

Source:
http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/barack-obamas-grandmother-threatened-kenya-al-qaeda/story?id=13586549

John McCain to Bush apologists Stop lying about Bin Laden and torture

Senator calls on torture proponents to stop making it up about Bin Laden

Source:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/post/john-mccain-to-bush-apologists-stop-lying-about-bin-laden-and-torture/2011/03/03/AF10AnzG_blog.html

Jon Stewart Raps About Foxs Hypocritical Attacks On Black Rapper VIDEO

Jon Stewart was so frustrated last night with Fox News' bogus scandal about the rapper Common coming to the White House that the only way he could express his outrage was by rapping about how lame Fox News is.

Source:
http://tpmlivewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/05/jon-stewart-raps-about-foxs-hypocritical-attacks-on-black-rapper-video.php

Thursday, 12 May 2011

Apple granted horizontal docking iPad patent

Apple has been granted a patent for a side-mounted port on the iPad, as well as 15 other patents, several of which relate to the company's iOS platform.

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20061642-248.html

Android Poised to Invade the Home

At the Google I/O keynote this morning, Hugo Barra, Android Product Management director, reminisced about the early days of Android, before his team launched into some ambitious plans for the OS, including movies, music and the connected home.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/2011/05/10/android-poised-to-invade-the-home/

IP Address Leads Police To Worlds Unluckiest FileSharer

As part of a file-sharing investigation, in 2010 authorities tracked an IP address to a house in Sweden.

After a night playing video games a blurry-eyed house sitter answered the early morning call only to be welcomed by the police. They werent looking for him, but the owner who was abroad. Sometimes, however, you can be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Source:
http://torrentfreak.com/ip-address-leads-police-to-worlds-unluckiest-file-sharer-110510/

Wednesday, 11 May 2011

Japans Prime Minister to give up salary

Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan said Tuesday that he will give up his salary until the nuclear crisis in the country is over.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/10/japan.nuclear/index.html

Steve Ballmer Tony Bates Talk About SkypeMicrosoft Deal

If one thing was expected from Microsoft paying $8.5 billion for Skype, it was the criticism of the deal.

I spoke with Steve Ballmer and Tony Bates about the deal and what comes next. Here are my notes from that conversation.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/2011/05/10/steve-ballmer-tony-bates-talk-about-skype-microsoft-deal/

Liberals in southern Arizona seek to form new state Reuters

A long-simmering movement by liberal stalwarts in southern Arizona to break away from the rest of the largely conservative state is at a boiling point as secession backers press to bring their longshot ambition to the forefront of Arizona politics.

Source:
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/liberals-southern-arizona-seek-form-state-130257516.html

March babies more likely to have autism

A new study finds that children conceived in March are significantly more likely to have autism.

Source:
http://www.mnn.com/family/babies-pregnancy/blogs/march-babies-more-likely-to-have-autism

Twoheaded baby born in China VIDEO

Conjoined twin girls who share a single body have been born by caesarean in China.

Source:
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/110510/two-headed-baby-china-caesarian-conjoined-twins-video

Tuesday, 10 May 2011

The Return of Egyptian Protest Graffiti [Pics]

At an art school in Cairo, students explore the Egyptian uprising through a once-banned medium: protest art.

Source:
http://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2011/05/the-art-of-a-revolution/238049/

Gay Rights Inclusive Immigration Bill Introduced in US House

Rep.

Mike Honda (D-Calif.) introduced on Thursday a gay inclusive immigration bill that would enable gay and lesbian Americans to sponsor their foreign-born partners, a right that is currently denied them by the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.

Source:
http://www.care2.com/causes/civil-rights/blog/gay-rights-inclusive-immigration-bill-introduced-in-u-s-house/

Sarah Palin quit bashing Obama

Your stint on Twitter has not been a resounding success.

Leave the president alone and pick on someone who's more your level

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/08/sarah-palin-quit-bashing-obama

BOEHNER TO DEMAND NOT BILLIONS BUT TRILLIONS IN CUTS

Speaker John Boehner will call on Congress to offset a debt ceiling hike with spending cuts of a greater amount, an ambitious proposal that puts House Republicans on a collision course with Democrats who want much more modest spending restrictions attached to the vote.

Without significant spending cuts and reforms to reduce our debt, there will be no debt limit increase,� Boehner plans to tell the Economic Club of New York here this evening,

Source:
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0511/54604.html

Monday, 9 May 2011

The Unwisdom of Elites

The anatomy of a top-down disaster.

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/09/opinion/09krugman.html

We Need a Honest Full Audit of The Fed Now HR 459

We had gotten some details in a limited audit of what the Fed was up to including giving a third of the money that wound up going to foreign banks & how shockingly ruthless they are.

We need a full audit, we need grassroots support to make it happen & get to the bottom of it.

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGC8D3ZSU6o

Mexicos May 8th Marcha Nacional and Americas Stupid War on Drugs NEWS JUNKIE POST

If it wasn't for the Patriotic circle-jerk dominating every news network in America, celebrating the extra-territorial, internationally illegal, execution of a marginalized enemy figure-head, you might have heard that America's neighbors to the south are raising their voices against a travesty that is destroying both their society as well as ...

Source:
http://newsjunkiepost.com/2011/05/08/mexicos-may-8th-marcha-nacional-and-americas-stupid-war-on-drugs/

Why Mothers Day Horrified Ruined Its Own Mother

Born of war, Mother's Day grew to horrify its own mother, whose fight to fix the holiday "cost her everything, financially and physically."

Source:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2011/05/110508-mothers-day-google-doodle-history-jarvis-nation-gifts-facts/

The Most Interesting President in the World

If you mess with Barack, you'll end up with dos equis--where your eyes used to be.

Source:
http://www.collegehumor.com/picture/6499584/the-most-interesting-president-in-the-world

Mind Blowing Art Direction Video of Ubisofts Upcoming God Game From Dust

Ubisoft has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming god game, From Dust, where players are given the tough task of controlling nature and shape the destiny of the people on the planet.

Source:
http://www.gameranx.com/updates/id/1834/article/ubisoft-releases-new-developer-diary-for-its-upcoming-god-game-from-dust/

Fish Food pic

May contain traces of lead

Source:
http://i.imgur.com/AJyks.jpg

Sunday, 8 May 2011

May The Joint Be With You PIC

May The Joint Be With You (PIC)

Source:
http://hailmaryjane.com/stromtrooper-smoking/

Impress Chalk Work [pic]

Impress Chalk Work [pic]

Source:
http://i.imgur.com/Rev07.jpg

Its lunchtime Pic

Its lunchtime... (Pic)

Source:
http://uberhumor.com/its-lunchtime/

Lucky Little Bugger

Lucky Little Bugger

Source:
http://www.break.com/pictures/lucky-little-bugger-2054435

Y U NO Digg

Digg CEO asks the question.

Bury.

Source:
http://imgur.com/pjiEu

Baby Batman

Baby Batman

Source:
http://www.break.com/pictures/baby-batman-2054444

Your First Name Implies Your Age

Born in 1990: Jessica,Ashley,Brittany,Amanda,Samantha,Sarah,Stephanie,Jennifer,Elizabeth,Lauren,Michael,Christopher,Matthew,Joshua,Daniel,David,Andrew,James,Justin,Joseph -- Born in 1970: Jennifer,Lisa,Kimberly,Michelle,Amy,Angel,aMelissa,Tammy,Mary,Tracy,Michael,James,David,John,Robert,Christopher,William,Brian,Mark,Richard

Source:
http://blogs.forbes.com/tombarlow/2011/05/06/your-first-name-implies-your-age/

Saturday, 7 May 2011

Marissa Mayer explains Googles social strategy skeptical on Facebook

Anthony is a senior editor at VentureBeat, as well as its reporter on media, advertising, and social networks.

Before joining ...

Source:
http://venturebeat.com/2011/05/05/marissa-mayer-google-social-strategy/

Proposal for optical transistor uses light to control light

By using one light pulse to control another, researchers have proposed a design for an optical transistor that fulfills the most challenging criteria set forth in a study last year.

An optical transistor has long been sought by physicists because it could be used for optical computing, ...

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-optical-transistor.html

Apple hires THX sound system inventor Tomlinson Holman

Apple reportedly made an extremely interesting move recently. when it hired audio engineer and THX sound system inventor Tomlinson Holman to head up audio at Apple.

Source:
http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/thx-sound-system-inventor-tomlinson-holman-se

Investors Call for Action CocaCola Opts to Keep BPA in Cans

More than a quarter of Coca-Cola shareholders want the drink company to be more open about its search for alternatives to bisphenol A in metal cans.

The company has said it will not be taking any action...

Source:
http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/04/27/growing-number-coca-cola-investors-call-bpa-action

9 Advanced Tricks for iTunes

Think you've mastered Apple's iTunes app? Not so fast.

Here are some expert tips guaranteed to help you get even more out of the media database powering your iPhone or iPad.

Source:
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2384971,00.asp

London woefully unprepared for Terrorist attack on 2012 Olympics warns coroner

London is unprepared for a terrorist attack on the 2012 Olympics
because of a chronic shortage of air ambulance crews and other fast response
teams, Lady Justice Hallett warned in her report into the July 7, 2005
terrorist attacks.

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/8498250/77-inquest-London-woefully-unprepared-for-terrorist-attack-on-2012-Olympics-warns-coroner.html

Windows Phone Sales To Top Android In 2015

Smartphones share of the global cell phone market is poised to explode over the next four years, according to market research firm Pyramid Research.

Source:
http://www.bgr.com/2011/05/06/windows-phone-sales-to-top-android-in-2015-smartphone-share-of-global-phone-sales-to-double/

Friday, 6 May 2011

32 Examples of Awesome Star Wars Graffiti

When graffiti meets Star Wars, the whole street is turned into a massive showroom of crazy fandom and impressive artistry.

Source:
http://io9.com/#!5798671/32-examples-of-awesome-star-wars-graffiti

Tests reveal former NFL player suffered from brain disease

His was a suicide with a macabre twist.

In February, former Chicago Bears safety David Duerson shot himself in the chest, but not before leaving behind a note requesting that his brain be studied for evidence of a disease striking football players.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/05/02/nfl.player.suicide/index.html

Australia seizes 527 pounds of methamphetamine in countrys biggest bust

Australia makes its biggest methamphetamine bust in its history.

Source:
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/110504/australia-methamphetamine-meth-bust

Controversial Ideas Does Semen Act As an Antidepressant to the Recipient

The saga of 'Semengate"

Source:
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2011-05/controversial-ideas-semen-natures-antidepressant

10 Mexican Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Really, it's an American holiday, and we celebrate it the way we do all holidays with other cultures as their focus: By getting blind drunk.

Source:
http://matadornetwork.com/nights/10-mexican-cocktails-for-cinco-de-mayo/

Mississippi River threatens historic floods

Residents in Memphis, Tenn., are preparing for the worst as the Mississippi River swells to what could become its highest level in nearly a century.

Source:
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/videos/mississippi-river-threatens-historic-floods

Thursday, 5 May 2011

Bin Laden compound location suggested by 2008 study

Professors concluded in a 2008 study there was a high probability Osama Bin Laden was living in the town where he was finally found by US operatives.

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-13275104

The best animal photos of April

The best animal photos of April

Source:
http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/the-best-animal-photos-of-april/traffic-problem

Lebron James Ditches Space Jam

Toontown depended on him, but he's taking his talents elsewhere...

Source:
http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6497841/lebron-james-ditches-space-jam

How could I just walk by him Pic

How could I just walk by him? (Pic)

Source:
http://i.imgur.com/C61JV.jpg

What wizardry is this Pic

What wizardry is this?! (Pic)

Source:
http://i.imgur.com/0rPxs.jpg

Baby Panda Riding Rocking Horse [VIDEO]

Best to watch without sound...

Source:
http://www.collegehumor.com/video/6498771/panda-riding-rocking-horse

A Gallery of Comic Book Characters Punching Hitler

Believe it or not, I actually came up with this idea before either Osama bin Laden got killed or I knew Hitler died on this weekend in 1945.

Source:
http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2011/05/04/a-gallery-of-comic-book-characters-punching-hitler/

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Panetta Enhanced interrogation included water boarding

In an interview with NBC's Brian Williams, CIA Director Leon Panetta confirms that the intelligence needed to find Osama bin Laden was gained, in part, by interrogation techniques that included water-boarding.

Source:
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/42887470#42887470

Can McDonalds Promote Global Health Video

Pandemics like SARS and swine flu capture the world's attention.

But public health issues like obesity in developed countries and AIDS in the developing world are greater killers.As life expectancy increases, health care costs seem destined to spiral out of control. The financial crisis is forcing belt tightening around the world. How can we achieve sustainability in human health?

Source:
http://fora.tv/2009/06/12/Health_Sustainability_and_Globalization#Can_McDonalds_Promote_Global_Health

Startups Exposed The Anatomy of a Newborn Tech Company Graphic

Startups Exposed: The Anatomy of a Newborn Tech Company (Graphic)

Source:
http://www.focus.com/fyi/small-business/tech-startups-exposed/

How did bin Laden resist Navy SEALs without a weapon

White House insists bin Laden was shot because he resisted raid team, yet was not armed; declines to elaborate.

Source:
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20059386-503544.html

The 12 Worst Cutscenes In Gaming History

Gallery and videos of The Worst Cutscenes In Gaming History, featuring the longest, lamest, worst non-interactive moments.

Source:
http://www.ugo.com/games/the-worst-cutscenes-in-gaming-history

WikiLeaks docs Nuclear reprisals if bin Laden killed

Documents released nine days ago report al Qaeda's third in command promised nuclear reprisals if bin Laden were killed.

Read this blog post by Declan McCullagh on Privacy Inc..

Source:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20059416-281.html

Tuesday, 3 May 2011

More Than 40 Smartphone Patent Fights Hampering Development

The stream of smartphone-related patent lawsuits -- more than 40 since the start of 2010 -- could be a sign of a healthy market, or a deterrent to innovation.

Source:
http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9216223/Smartphone_patent_fight_World_War_III_

10 Of Googles Weirdest Investments

Google really likes to spend money on clean energy projects.

But $40 million on Windmills?

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/google-weird-uses-of-money-2011-5#google-blew-40-million-on-windmills-1#ixzz1LCdlurJz

Source:
http://www.businessinsider.com/google-weird-uses-of-money-2011-5#google-blew-40-million-on-windmills-1

The Secret Team That Killed bin Laden

"DevGru belongs to the Joint Special Operations Command, an extraordinary and unusual collection of classified standing task forces and special-missions units..."

Source:
http://nationaljournal.com/whitehouse/the-secret-team-that-killed-bin-laden-20110502

APOD 2011 May 2 Jupiters Great Red Spot from Voyager 1

Explanation: It is a hurricane twice the size of the Earth.

It has been raging at least as long as telescopes could see it, and shows no signs of slowing. It is Jupiter's Great Red Spot, the largest swirling storm system in the Solar System. Like most astronomical phenomena, the Great Red Spot was neither predicted nor immediately understood after its discovery. Still today, details of how and why the Great Red Spot changes its shape, size, and c

Source:
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap110502.html

Monday, 2 May 2011

Who Was That Little Bridesmaid In The Royal Weddings Best Photo

And check out what Kate did to comfort the 3-year-old when the noise of half a million people cheering was a little too much for the girl's ears.

Source:
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/04/30/135864742/little-bridesmaid-in-royal-weddings-best-photo-is-williams-goddaughter

Floating Fire Ant Raft Video

A cluster of fire ants floating on the surface of water is pushed down with a pair of tweezers.

Note the deflection of the water surface and how water does not penetrate the raft.

Source:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bdry7_5qck

Ruthless Buffett fails to show in Omaha

Color Warren Buffett more mystified than angry over David Sokol's career suicide.

Source:
http://finance.fortune.cnn.com/2011/04/30/ruthless-buffett-fails-to-show-in-omaha/

Final space shuttle Endeavour flight delayed

The final launch of the space shuttle Endeavour was delayed Friday, temporarily putting off what promised to be an emotional moment for the mission's commander.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/04/29/shuttle.endeavour/index.html

25 Incredible Photos of Earth Taken From Space [pics]

Pictures of space taken from earth are mind blowing but pictures from space of our planet earth are equally so. They really hit "home" and put things into perspective.

Source:
http://egotvonline.com/2011/04/29/photos-of-earth-taken-from-space/

Palin Making Noise Again Will She Run in 2012

Sarah Palin's support among Republicans has shrunk and there's no evidence she's close to saying whether she will run for president in 2012.

Source:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110430/ap_on_el_ge/us_palin2012

Sunday, 1 May 2011

Royal Couple Postpone Honeymoon

St James's Palace confirms William will be going back to work this week after wedding watched by peak TV audience of 24m

Source:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/apr/30/royal-wedding-reception-republicans

Stressful Research Makes It Impossible For Some Chimps To Recover

Investigative reporter Chris Adams from McClatchy Newspapers wrote an extraordinary three-part series that shows how years of experimental testing has taken a mental and physical toll on these intelligent animals.

Source:
http://www.care2.com/causes/animal-welfare/blog/stressful-research-testing-makes-it-impossible-for-some-chimps-to-recover/

Scott Walker Unveils His Wisconsin Food Stamp Starvation Scheme

Scott Walker's latest plan for Wisconsin is to allow a for profit corporation to decide who gets food and who doesn't.

Source:
http://www.politicususa.com/en/wisconsin-walker-food-stamps

Fare Thee Well Michael Scott

As I've followed The Office for seven years now, I thought it only fitting to at least recognize the departure of its idiot-in-chief, Steve Carell's Michael Scott

Source:
http://unrealitymag.com/index.php/2011/04/29/fare-thee-well-michael-scott/

Beautiful Shapes of Logo Designs That Speak for Themselves

Logo plays an important role creating business marketing.

It is creates a memories for your clients. Web designing based on power of eye catching designing. The easiest way to recognize a company and distinguish it from others is by its logo.

Source:
http://smashinghub.com/30-beautiful-shapes-of-logo-designs-that-speak-for-themselves.htm