Saturday, 30 April 2011

Amazing Tailors Ants

They are so well developed communication between individuals, that these ants are, in fact, developed a social network.


Sideshow over Obamas legitimacy continues for some

One day after President Obama released his long-form birth certificate -- to end what he called a distraction of "sideshows" and "carnival barkers" -- some still question his eligibility to serve in the White House.


The Royal Wedding How It Stacks Up Against Five Others Infographic

If you havent heard, theres a big wedding today.

Despite the fact that few outside of their country (which country is it?) care about the wedding, its interesting to compare this spectacle to other spectacles of the recent past.


Wedding Bands Reveal Their Secrets for Rocking the Royal Wedding

Sixteen wedding bands share their thoughts on how they'd rock the royal wedding.

Answering everything from what they'd play to get the Queen to shake her money-maker to which guest they'd like to take home for a private afterparty, this list proves that it just ain't a wedding without a wedding band.


Friday, 29 April 2011

The Argument for Regulation in Financial Markets

The recent banking crisis represented a missed opportunity for the U.S. government to put financial markets on a firmer foundation and prevent future meltdowns, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer asserted in a talk at MIT on Tuesday.


A Battery That Breathes Air Too Good To Be True

A lot of companies and researchers are working away on the promises of the lithium air battery.

Is it too good to be true?


10 Weird Allergies That Actually Exist

It's allergy season again-- oh, sorry.

I'll wait for you to stop sneezing. Done? Okay, I'll start over. Your seasonal allergies may be wrecking you right now, but just be thankful you dont have one of these 10 weird allergies that actually exist:


10 Businessmen Who Would Make Better Presidents Than Donald Trump

Here now are ten other rich dudes who could buy and sell you and would make better presidents or at the very least, better comb overs.


Thursday, 28 April 2011

Donald Trumps New Obama Conspiracy Theory

At an airport press conference, Mr.

Trump pronounced himself "very proud" of his role in getting the White House to "finally" release President Obama's birth certificate. He then waded into the equally idiotic issue of President Obama's academic record.


Do Secretaries Have a Future

Technology has transformed the office, but making coffee is still a chore.


Among Birther Friendly Lawmakers Mostly Radio Silence TPMDC

President Obama's decision to release his long form birth certificate comes amid Donald Trump's three-ring circus on the issue, but prominent conservatives have flirted with the birther movement since its earliest inception.

From insisting Obama release more records, to waffling on questions about his citizenship, to sponsoring legislation winking at conspiracy theorists, there's been no shortage of birther curious behavior over the last several


Panetta to head Pentagon Petraeus CIA

Obama expected to tap CIA Director Leon Panetta as Defense Secretary Robert Gates' replacement; Gen.

David Petraeus likely nominee for top CIA post


Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Granny Bandits Steal 2000 in Clothing Nearly Escape

AAge has not slowed them down at all.

Two women aged 63 and 70 tried to make off with over $2,000 worth of goods from the South Delsea Drive Boscov's Saturday.


Pat Robertson Says Liberals Abort Their Babies to Be More Like Lesbians

The most confusing thing about this clip from The 700 Club, wherein Pat Robertson explains that married liberal women have abortions in order to put themselves on "a level playing field" with childless lesbians, is that he seems to think lesbians can't have children.


Trail of melted ice cream leads police to suspect

Ice cream splatters on the sidewalk led investigators to a man who was intoxicated, wearing no shoes and confessed "he does stupid things like that when he is drunk�.


Death of a big Obama influence The inventor of the teleprompter Dies

President Obama and some of his predecessors should pause today and honor a man who made their jobs easier.

Hubert J. "Hub" Schlafly Jr., the inventor of the teleprompter, has passed away at age 91.


Tuesday, 26 April 2011

LA Times oped The feds fold online poker like Prohibition this clampdown cannot and will not stand

Online poker sites are booming, so why doesn't the government figure out a way to license the industry instead of trying to shut it down?


Wikileaks accuses BBC of being part of possible propaganda media network for Al Qaeda

A phone number of someone at the BBC was found in phone books and programmed into the mobile phones of a number of militants seized by the Americans.


Poll 63 of Americans 46 of Republicans say they will definitely not vote for Trump

Republicans may be ready for a brief fling with Donald Trump, but a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows they have serious reservations about installing Trump in the White House.


Study shows how mosquitoes handle the heat of a hot blood meal

Mosquitoes make proteins to help them handle the stressful spike in body temperature that's prompted by their hot blood meals, a new study has found.


Can Fast Food Commercials Really Make Our Mouths Water

You're starving with no idea what to eat until it appears on your flat screen in all its high definition glory.

A massive pizza loaded with ooey gooey cheese and covered with all your favorite toppings is calling your name. But can it really make your mouth water? A new study from the Journal of Texture Studies...


Monday, 25 April 2011

Turks Increasingly Commemorate Armenian Massacre

Tourists flocking to see carpets and calligraphy at one of Istanbul's most renowned museums were met Sunday by a rare public display of opinion on perhaps the darkest episode of Turkey's history, the massacres of Armenians.

Several dozen demonstrators held red roses and photographs of the dead outside the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art, an Ottoman-era building where historians say Armenian intellectuals were briefly detained at the outset of t


US scientists get glimpse of antihelium

Heaviest particles of antimatter seen in a lab survive for about 10 billionths of a second before crashing into collider's detector.


Church Police block Beijing Easter service

The site of a planned outdoor Easter service at one of China's largest independent "house" churches was eerily silent Sunday as police blocked more than 500 worshippers from leaving their homes and detained more than 36 for attempting to attend religious services in Beijing, church officials said.


WikiLeaks Discloses New Details on Whereabouts of alQaeda Leaders on 911

Cache of classified military documents also offers tantalizing glimpses into operations of Osama bin Laden right after Sept. 11 attacks.


This is NOT how you nurse a baby Pic

When you see it...


ITS OFFICIAL Apple Has Brainwashed The Whole Country How Else To Explain The Lack Of Outrage Over Apples Secret Location Tracking

Just imagine if any other company had done this.


Sunday, 24 April 2011

The Human Genome Project was just the beginning

Where do we go from here?


45 Stunning Birds Eye View PHOTOS That Captured The Beauty Of Earth

In Birds Eye View Photography, the camera is usually not supported by land based structure rather it is hand held or mounted and photographs are taken through triggering the camera either remotely or automatically.


Caution Attack Bunny on Patrol

Why bother with an attack dog when you can have an attack bunny.


Britain on course for hottest Easter since records began

Britain is on course for the hottest Easter since records began in 1960 and the warmest April in more than a century.


Snuggle Buddies Pic

"These are our pets, Sara and Clarence.

They are the best of friends and enjoy snuggling together while they nap."

Source: DailyCuddle (Daily Cuddle)

Time For An Eggcellent Easter Family Portrait

Happy Easter


Saturday, 23 April 2011

If Walmart Paid its 14 Million US Workers a Living Wage

A study released this week found that if the nation's largest low-wage employer, Walmart, were to pay its 1.4 million U.S. workers a living wage of at least $12 per hour and pass every single penny of the costs onto consumers, the average Walmart customer would pay just 46 cents more per shopping trip, or around $12 extra dollars each year.


Sri Lanka warns UN not to release war crimes report World news The Guardian

UN report reveals war crimes on both sides of civil conflict, but Sri Lankans fear it would harm ethnic reconciliation


Is the World Too Big to Fail The Contours of Global Order

"As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome."


Bay Area Cemetery Orders Russians to Remove Renegade Headstones

All the Russian government wanted was to honor six sailors who died in San Francisco in 1863 - apparently while heroically helping douse an enormous fire near the waterfront.

Spending almost $20,000, the Russian...


National Geographic Earth Day 2011

In 1970 smog choked major U.S. cities and toxic waste flooded rivers.

That same year nearly 20 million Americans participated in events on April 22, spearheaded by Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson, to draw attention to the environmental issues plaguing the planet and human health. Named Earth Day, April 22 has remained a time to celebrate restoration and stand up for the planet.


Friday, 22 April 2011

Women Are Like Refrigerators [Pic]

So true!


Slideshow Crazy Stuff That Has Happened on 420

Brace yourself.

You might want to sit down for this, especially if you're stoned out of your mind, which you kind of seem like you are (I can totally tell; everyone knows, actually).

Source: good/lbvp (GOOD Main RSS Feed)

In line to the throne Artists impression of Prince William and Kate Middleton using an Etch A Sketch pics

Their faces have been captured on mugs, plates, tea towels - and even in Lego - now it's the turn of an Etch A Sketch whizz to pay his tribute to Prince William and Kate Middleton.

The portrait was created by artist George Vlosich, using the retro toy which originates from the late 1950s.
The likeness took 80 hours to draw with two dials on a plastic frame � all using one unbroken black line.


Not trying to discourage anyone but [Pic]

Not trying to discourage anyone, but... [Pic]


Thursday, 21 April 2011

Gasoline Prices 6 Gas Could Happen if Dollar Keeps Getting Weaker CNBC

A dollar plumbing three-year lows is hitting Americans squarely in the gas tank, and one economist thinks it could drive prices as high as $6 a gallon or more by summertime under the right conditions.


Just some camel balls Pic

Just some camel balls (Pic)


Chevy Camaro Outpaces Ford Mustang In Sales

Last year, Chevy sold more Camaros than Ford did Mustangs.

In some ways, that was easy to understand; after all, the Camaro had just returned to the market after an eight year absence. Ford did its best to compete by updating the V-6 and V-8 engine offerings in the Mustang, but it wasnt enough to counter the demand for Chevys own pony car.


Florida Ends Program That Gave Superhero Capes To Jobless

A workforce agency in central Florida has ended a campaign to give superhero capes to the unemployed.

Since its launch last week, the "Cape-A-Bility Challenge" faced intense media skepticism and an investigation from the statewide Agency for Workforce Innovation, which apparently considered the program a bit too innovative.


New GOP Voter ID Laws Set To Disenfranchise Millions Of Blacks and Hispanics

Republicans nationwide are backing Voter ID laws that cost taxpayers millions of dollars and disenfranchise millions of African-Americans and Hispanics.


US to give Libyan rebels 25 million in aid

The Obama administration plans to give the Libyan opposition $25 million in non-lethal assistance in the first direct U.S. aid to the rebels after weeks of assessing their capabilities and intentions, officials said Wednesday.


The Violent Consequences of Calling Obama a Monkey

Why a "little joke" is far more sinister than people think.


Wednesday, 20 April 2011

10 Classic Billboard Juxtaposition Failures

The Walking Dead may have just recently�changed the reputation of one UK funeral parlor forever, but billboard juxtapositions have been making companies and causes look dumb for years.

Here are ten of our favorite examples.


Shoot first axe questions later [Pic]

Shoot first, axe questions later. [Pic]


Ordered a pizza at 0045 10 min before closing time this is what I got [Pic]

Ordered a pizza at 00:45 (10 min before closing time), this is what I got [Pic]


Ethicists Update List Of Acceptable Things To Masturbate To

CAMBRIDGE, MA�Unveiling what may be the most comprehensive guide to socially responsible self-pleasure ever published, a group of leading ethicists released Monday its list of things that are acceptable to masturbate to.


Porn Company Collecting 1800 Numbers Including 1800Chicago

For years, teenagers across the U.S. could call a toll-free hotline if they had embarrassing questions about AIDS and safe sex.

Dial the same number now and you get a recording of giggling women offering to talk dirty to you.


Tuesday, 19 April 2011

Man casually chats as tornado passes right by him

Video from Steven Hoag, who took it from the Fred's Food Club parking lot next to Walgreens in Wilson, NC, AS THE EF2 TORNADO is hitting Walgreens.


Only in Holland Sexy Traffic Lights [PIC VID]

The traffic-stopping lights were changed by some ingenious and ever-so-slightly perverted prankster in a town in Nimwegen, Holland


2012 Volkswagen Beetle Revealed Offers 40 MPG With Diesel Engine

Its been more than a decade since Volkswagens new-generation New Beetle first hit showrooms but a successor is finally here, making its debut this week at the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show before reappearing just a couple of days later at the 2011 New York Auto Show.


Burger King Whopper Bar Replicates Japans Meat Monster

It starts with a Whopper and piles on three bacon strips, two cheese slices, another beef patty, and a chicken breast.

Total calories: 1,160. But why should Japan have all the fun (and angina)?


Sir Richard Branson Sparks Lemur Relocation Controversy

Sir Richard Branson sparks controversy among environmental experts and conservationists with a plan to import lemurs to the British Virgin Islands and release them into the wild.