Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Troy Davis loses lastditch clemency bid after winning global support CSMonitorcom

Troy Davis, a death row inmate who garnered global support for his claims of innocence, was denied clemency Tuesday by a Georgia parole board.

His execution is scheduled for Wednesday night.


Travis Rice Talks Jackass John Candy And The Art Of Flight

Following months of anticipation and several badass trailers, Travis Rice and the snowboarders behind "The Art of Flight" have descended upon New York City for the world premiere of their visually stunning masterpiece.


INFOGRAPHIC The Incredibly Lengthy Process of Designing a Cereal Box

Costing millions of dollars.


How to Turn Web Apps into Desktop Apps

If you want the reliability and stability of a desktop program without giving up the functionality of a Web app, we've got the solution.


Google finally adds search to Google

And invitations are no longer needed; anyone can join.

As for how many want to, well �


Facebook Seeks Exec to Build Hollywood Media Ties

Facebook is looking to hire a big-name executive to cultivate relationships and strike deals with the film and music industries to bolster its media offerings.


Criticize The Better Business Bureau And Theyll Pull Your Accreditation Techdirt

For many consumers, the Better Business Bureau is considered the authoritative, objective source on whether or not a small business is trustworthy.

Most people think of the group as being quite trustworthy itself. But who's the Better Business...


Tuesday, 20 September 2011

Pentagon Ready for gay ban repeal Tuesday

The Pentagon says the military is adequately prepared for the official lifting Tuesday of the legal ban on gays serving openly.


Netflix renames DVD service to Qwikster video games coming VentureBeat

Say goodbye to the iconic red Netflix DVD envelope: CEO Reed Hastings announced tonight that the company will be splitting its business in two, with its DVD-by-mail service getting a name change to Qwikster, while Netflix will focus on streaming video.


Plane Crash At Reno Air Show Kills Nine Injures Dozens

Three are dead and dozens injured after a pilot lost control of his plane at an air show in Reno.


Student protests in Chile

The ongoing student demonstrations in Chile began as a protest over the costs, profits, and fairness of higher education there. They have since attracted other segments of Chilean society venting frustration over wages, health care, and other issues. Uniting the protesters is common dissatisfaction with hugely unpopular President Sebastian Pinera and social inequality. Workers joined a 48-hour general strike in August which, like many demonstr


Monday, 19 September 2011

Miami Invaded By Giant HouseEating Snails

A Miami neighborhood has been invaded by giant African land snails, 10-inch long creatures that eat everything from garbage to the stucco on the sides of houses. "It's us against the snails," says the local official leading the eradication effort.


Sir Did You Order A WakeUp Call VIDEO

...and he was just getting a nice nap and tan in.


Students Gain Love of Space with SPHERES Summer Camp

Teachers commonly ask students to share summer experiences.

This year a few can say that they controlled satellites on the ISS!


Pirate Party Enters Berlin Parliament After Historical Election Win

For the first time in history a Pirate Party has managed to enter a federal parliament.

With an estimated 9 percent of the total vote the Pirate Party exceeded the 5% floor needed to enter the Berlin parliament with several seats. For the international Pirate Party movement this is the second major success after the European elections of 2009.


Hundreds of protesters descend to Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street organizers want people to swarm into lower Manhattan on September 17 and set up camp for two months, then "incessantly repeat one simple demand."


23 Rejected Covers of Famous Books

23 Rejected Covers of Famous Books


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unable to afford heavy weight (funny Pic)


Sunday, 18 September 2011

The Guardian Will Resist Scotland Yards Demand to Reveal Phone Hacking Source

In an unprecedented move, Scotland Yard is demanding that the Guardian release the names of their sources, using the UKs Official Secrets Act to justify their actions.

The UKs Official Secrets Act was designed for spies, not journalists sources. The maximum fine for violating the Official Secrets Act is life imprisonment.


NASAs Webb Telescope Completes MirrorCoating Milestone

The James Webb Space Telescopes mirrors have completed their coating process which allows the Webb telescope's "infrared eyes" to observe extremely faint objects in infrared light.


Daughters of Mondale Kennedy Both Dead at 51

Kara Kennedy, daughter of the late Sen.

Edward Kennedy and Eleanor Mondale, daughter of former Vice President Walter Mondale have died. Both were 51. (Sept. 17)


Womens sex strike ends fighting in Philippine villages

MANILA, Philippines - Women ended armed clashes in 2 Mindanao villages by not having sex with their husbands unless the men laid down their weapons, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).


The Fast Fix Can Obama keep the presidency

President Obama will have a tough time in the 2012 election with the country's economic problems looming overhead.

Dark clouds have been gathering around President Obama for months now as the still struggling economy threatens to imperil his chances at winning a second term next year. But, there's evidence that a silver lining might be [...]


Greek man sets himself on fire after denied a loan renegotiation

A 55-year old man set himself ablaze outside a bank branch in Thessaloniki, northern Greece after he asked for a renegotiation of his overdue loan payments on his home and business, but was refused by


Saturday, 17 September 2011

TechCrunch George Costanzas Infamous Wallet Is The Star Of New Google Wallet Commercial

While Google Wallet didn't come out this summer as expected, Google has just unveiled first Google Wallet commercial, starring none other than Seinfeld's George Costanza and his overstuffed wallet.


Arizona Man Gives the Best Description of a Car Crash Ever

A Phoenix man became trapped inside his SUV on Thursday after he lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over and strike a utility pole.

In the process, the driver rear-ended another vehicle driven by a man named George Lindell, who later described the events to local Fox affiliate KSAZ-TV...


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That would be so nice (PIC)


Mom Lured Teen 16 For Sex Using World of Warcraft Video Game

Angie Jenkins was sentenced Thursday to more than seven years in prison and ordered to pay $4,480 in restitution to the Buffalo, N.Y. victim, the U.S.

Attorney's Office in Buffalo said. She pleaded guilty in April to receiving child pornography.


God I Love Rookie Hazing in Major League Baseball

In case you guys dont know, its that time of year again.

Mid to late September is when rookies all around baseball are called up to the big club.


Mortal Kombat is the Franchises

It's also the year's best-selling fighting game.


Friday, 16 September 2011

Criminal Probe Closes In as FBI Raids the Home of Gov Scott Walkers Top Aide

About a dozen law enforcement officers including the Milwaukee FBI raided Cindy Archers Madison home yesterday as part of an FBI investigation into allegations that staffers of Walker's worked on his campaign on the county dime while he was running for governor.

This investigation may be....


Dial M for Murder [Video]

Murder has never been this easy to abbreviate via text message.

Official Funny or Die short written by Justin Becker (Sorry, Dad) and directed by David Green (Meltdown).


Senators Blast FBI Terror Training Lies

The FBI swears it's stopped teaching agents that mainstream Muslims are proto-terrorists and that Mohammed is a cult leader.

But top Senators aren't


Honey Badger Dont Give a Shit

Honey Badger - the Most BAD ASS Animal on the planet!


12 Most Poisonous Snakes on Earth [Pics]

A list of the twelve most venomous snakes in the world, with amazing pictures of all of the scary serpents!


Warning over planning black hole

Problems with the planning system have left a multi million-pound black hole in council finances, Scotland's spending watchdog warns.


66 Kids Crammed in a Mini Van

Police in northern China were shocked to discover 66 school children crammed into a minivan.


Thursday, 15 September 2011

Woman says I do to evil robot Game fan uses Portal 2 villain to pop the question

A game fan delivered one of the oddest proposals ever - delivered by the sinister villain in the hit game Portal 2.


How to Drive 1418 Miles on a Single Tank of Gas

The 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid is estimated to get a solid 40 mpg on the highway.

But a team of hypermiling� specialists�who utilize special driving techniques to boost a vehicles fuel economy�just finished a trip through every Lower 48 state while averaging 64.55 miles per gallon. They broke a Guinness World Record in the process.


Obama If you love me ask Congress to pass my jobs bill

President Obama continued pushing his jobs bill in battleground states on Wednesday, telling a fired-up crowd of students at North Carolina State University that, "If you love me, you've got to help me pass this bill!"

Obama, speaking to a crowd of more than 9,000 people in an unairconditioned auditorium, reiterated the main points of his recently-unveiled American Jobs Act, and urged students to help him get it passed through Congress.


Daily Kos That was my brothers death you were cheering you aholes Updated

I had not planned on watching the debate because it conflicted with more important activities, like a new episode of The Closer. But even more importantly, it was being held at a time when I had committed to posting a diary for The Grieving Room. That diary was about the death of my brother from a very painful, uninsured struggle against metastatic cancer.


NASA Announces Design for New Deep Space Exploration System

NASA is ready to move forward with development of the Space Launch System -- an advanced heavy-lift launch vehicle for human exploration.


Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Iran TV bans shirtless men and love triangles

Provocative love stories on TV banned in apparent bow to hard-line Muslim clerics complaining about scenes in foreign movies


Spain Revives Rape Case Against Saudi Prince

Spain has reopened a sexual assault case against a Saudi prince, reviving accusations that he raped a model on his yacht in the Spanish Mediterranean in 2008.


Return of the Big GOP Medicare Lie

The participant's in last night's GOP presidential debate once again took the opportunity to pretend that the Affordable Care Act ("Obamacare") put a massive dent in Medicare by cutting $500 billion from the program.

Michele Bachmann told us that "We know that President Obama stole over $500 billion out of Medicare to switch it over to Obamacare." Mitt Romney intoned "He cut Medicare by $500 billion.

This is a Democratic president the liberal, s


Irans Video Guide to Good Sex

Authorities in the Islamic Republic of Iran have approved a sex education DVD that covers everything from foreplay to premature ejaculation.


Paying for Obamas Jobs Bill Tax Hikes For The Rich

The president wants to fund his $447 billion jobs bill by scrapping tax breaks for hedge fund managers � and families making north of $250,000 a year.


Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Sea Ports Not as Safe As They Should Be

California's ports move about 40 percent of the container cargo transported in and out of the United States.

By 2012, all cargo ships are supposed to undergo physical inspection, but right now that happens only 5 percent of the time.


Global Warming Could Put Florida Nuclear Reactors Under Water

Hurricanes are getting stronger; droughts and floods are more frequent.

In South Florida, waters rose roughly six inches between 1930 and 1981. That might not sound like much, but it's just the tip of a rapidly melting iceberg. "We are the most vulnerable metropolitan area in the world when it comes to sea-level rise," University of Miami professor Harold Wanless says. And, the avuncular geologist adds, that's nothing.


Fedup obese man suing White Castle for bigger booths

White Castle has the taste some people can't live without, but it also features moderately sized booths.

These booths do not sit well (sorry) with 290-pound stockbroker Martin Kessman, who filed suit last week in Manhattan federal court after the fast-food chain failed to increase the size of their booths, which Kessman said they repeatedly promised to do at his local establishment. So he's suing.


Another FaithHealing Death of a Child Puts Oregon City Parents on Trial

The Hickmans are members of the Followers of Christ, an Oregon City faith-healing church.

The congregation has a long history of children dying from curable conditions because parents rejected medical care in favor of spiritual treatments.


Monday, 12 September 2011

US video game sales slide 23 in August

Sales of video game hardware, software and accessories in the United States continued to slide in August according to new data from NPD Group, again dipp


Coral reefs will be gone by end of the century

Coral reefs are on course to become the first ecosystem that human activity will eliminate entirely from the Earth, a leading United Nations scientist claims.

He says this event will occur before the end of the present century, which means that there are children already born who will live to see a world without coral.


Taliban offered bin Laden trial before 911

Former minister says group was prepared to see bin Laden put on trial prior to 9/11, but US was not interested.


6 Ways Your Sense of Smell Is Secretly Controlling Your Mind

6 Ways Your Sense of Smell Is Secretly Controlling Your Mind


Sunday, 11 September 2011

Chris Brown Gets 95 Parking Tickets Dismissed

Chris Brown escapes $15,000 in parking fines by having 95 of his 117 tickets dismissed.


10 Things You Can Do On A Kindle Thatll Make You Forget The iPad

If you have a Kindle, and you're enviously eyeing the iPad as an improvement upon the e-reader you're holding in your hands, you have at least 10 reasons to feel content


Top 10 Most Embarrassing Marriage Proposal Rejections

Marriage is a complicated thing.

They say if a marriage 7 years you two are probably going to be together forever. Unfortunately though the divorce rate in America is 50%, getting married is like a 1 in 2 gamble and really I'm not a fan of those odds.


911 changed my life forever

A Muslim author on the impact of the tragic event.


Great digital expectations at IKEA as eBook sales rise

IKEA is introducing a new, deeper version of its ubiquitous BILLY� bookcase for people to display ornaments rather than store books.


Scientology vs Anonymous Spin War Over a Potential Defector

There's more intrigue surrounding the debate over who won the latest battle in the three-year war between San Francisco's...


Want a Retro Electric Car Firm Plans AllElectric VW Beetle

When El Rey -- the final Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle to ever be made -- rolled off the Mexican production line on July 30, 2003, many Volkswagen fans around the world mourned the end of a 60-year production run.


Saturday, 10 September 2011

Twenty Terrible Dog Haircuts

Its important to remember that not all dog haircuts� are deliberate.

For example, if you ever see a dog with dreadlocks�thats probably a Komondor. It has that coat to protect it from wolves.


How Special Ops Copied alQaida to Kill It

After 9/11, al-Qaida was widely denounced as a brutal band of fanatics.

But one special operations commander thought its organizational structure was kind of brilliant. He set out to build, in essence, America's very own al-Qaida.


Hiphop Charter School Planned for Portland at Risk of Being Closed

REAL Prep Charter Academy, more than three years in the making, is scheduled to open Monday in Portland's Pearl District to serve students in grades nine through 12.

The school's designers have spent $500,000 in federal grants to get the school and its curriculum up and running.


xkcd File Transfer

xkcd: File Transfer


Whats Your Internet Dick Rating

Dear commenters, before you write anything in Gizmodo or any other blog or forum today, please print this image, read it and tape it right next to your computer screen.

Alternatively, go here now and buy the fucking t-shirt. [Rosscott]


5 Bits of Advice That Dont Make Sense Until Its Too Late

5 Bits of Advice That Don't Make Sense Until It's Too Late


Friday, 9 September 2011

Rick Perry Says Its Misinformation To Suggest He Wants To Abolish Social Security

Today at a campaign stop in Newport Beach, California, one attendee asked Perry for his reaction to Romneys charge that he wants to abolish Social Security because its a Ponzi scheme.� Perry responded, Id say thats misinformation: ATTENDEE: Romneys advisers said you want to abolish Social Security because its a Ponzi scheme.

What do you [...]


5 Exotic Animals Vs Invasive Species

Forget home-field advantage: When species roam, they can thrive.

Free from their own predators and among other species that aren't used to competing with them, invasive species can monopolize resources and alter delicate ecological relationships. One way biocontrol experts have countered invasive-species threats is by bringing in other exotic species to target the invaders. As some past examples show, such tinkering can work, but it also can prod


Queen Elizabeth Uses Green Hydroelectricity to Power Windsor Castle

The Queen has given the green light to power Windsor Castle by hydroelectricity, using two giant turbines.

The 40-ton Archimedes Screws were lowered into place by crane at Romney Weir on the River Thames, within sight of her favorite royal residence...


4 Million Microloans Visualized in 4 Minutes [VIDEO]

Kiva has put out a data visualization showing what happens when 620,000 lenders fund 615,000 people in need around the planet.


Drunk Swedish elk found in tree

An intoxicated Swedish elk is freed from a fruit tree after becoming caught while hunting for fermenting apples.


The quest for jobs

A LITTLE geographical imagination helps to convey the scale of joblessness in the West.

If the 44m people who are unemployed in the mainly rich members of the OECD lived in one country, its population would be similar to Spains. In Spain itself, which has the Wests highest jobless rate (21%), the number of people without work matches the combined population of Madrid and Barcelona. In America the 14m people officially jobless would form the


Americans flee north to Canada for economic opportunity

As the U.S. economy worsens, more Americans are immigrating to Canada in search of jobs and a more affordable lifestyle.

Many are finding it more difficult to get in than they thought.


Thursday, 8 September 2011

5 Reasons Cleveland Rocks

Don't overlook this Ohio town as a vacation destination.

Here's 5 great reasons to checkout Cleveland.


Cable Reveals Extent Of Lapdoggery From Swedish Govt On Copyright Monopoly

Among the treasure troves of recently released WikiLeaks cables, we find one whose significance has bypassed Swedish media.

In short: every law proposal, every ordinance, and every governmental report hostile to the net, youth, and civil liberties here in Sweden in recent years have been commissioned by the US government and industry interests.


EU spends 25m encouraging people to eat insects

The European Union thinks creepy crawlies should start appearing on menus after experts in Brussels recommended that bugs could be a vital source of nutrition.


AMAZON How The Second Best Strategy Is Taking Them To The Top

Amazon is having success drafting in the #2 position in several digital products and services.

It's the reason that their market cap is approaching $100 bill...


Canine heroes of 911 set example for new generation

While there were hundreds of human heroes in the days following the September 11 attacks, there were four-legged heroes too -- the dogs who searched for survivors and bodies in the rubble of buildings and planes.


Wednesday, 7 September 2011

New York Governor Signs Bear Protection Legislation Into Law

Success! Governor Cuomo has signed a law to protect New York bears from being hunted for their gallbladders and bile.

Thank to all who signed the Care2 petition!


Facebook to offer Spotify service as a rival to Apples iTunes

Facebook's 750 million users will soon be able to listen to music through the site - sharing songs in the same way users now share videos, Hollywood films and news links.


Female Orgasm Remains an Evolutionary Mystery

After baffling biologists for decades, the female orgasm has resisted yet another attempt to explain its elusive evolutionary origins.


How Americas Most Promising Private Companies are Selected [INFOGRAPHIC]

How America's Most Promising Private Companies are Selected [INFOGRAPHIC]


Tuesday, 6 September 2011

The 10 Greatest Uses of Trash Talk in the History of War

The 10 Greatest Uses of Trash Talk in the History of War


Lab Chimps See Light for the First Time

Lab Chimps See Light for the First Time


Guinness World Record confirms Sonim XP3300 Forces status as the worlds toughest phone

The Sonim XP3300 Force is officially the World's Toughest Phone, as confirmed by the Guinness World Records folks.


The Weirdest Things the FDA Thinks Will Kill You

Remember: only you can keep your family safe from potentially lethal neck massagers.


Dapper Mustached Monkeys VIDEO

They got more class than me in just their mustache.


14 Months of Naked Men Cats the Official Cat Lady Calendar

Introducing 6 Packs/9 Lives, a wall-hanger featuing 14 months of hot dudes letting it all hang out with their feline friends.

Mr. March chills with Bubbles the tabby; Mr. February shares a Popsicle with Mr. Vittles; and Mr. June cuddles with a gaggle of kittens tangled with yarn.


Monday, 5 September 2011

TB relative could be new vaccine

Injecting modified bacteria - related to those which cause tuberculosis - has the potential to protect against the lung disease, say US scientists.


AFP Tropical Storm Lee makes landfall in Louisiana

Tropical Storm Lee made landfall in the southern US state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing with it torrential rains threatening floods in parts of the country, US government forecasters said.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has declared a state of emergency, saying flooding was the state's "primary concern."

Lee came ashore just 50 miles (80 kilometers) southwest of Lafayette, packing sustained winds of 45 miles (75 kilometers) per hour, the Mi


If Rick Perry is an economic miracle worker why are so many Texans going hungry

John Turner: Simple: because so much of his job creation is minimum wage


1252 Peaceful Protesters Arrested Opposing Tar Sands Pipeline at the White House

Today marked the final day in the two week-long marathon of tar sands pipeline protests outside the White House.

In all, 1,252 scientists, authors, farmers, activists, students, grandmothers, indigenous people, religious leaders -- you name it -- were arrested


What Will School Look Like in 10 Years

Computers, electronic whiteboards and other interactive technologies are fundamentally changing American education, according to experts interviewed by The Times.


Googles Schmidt Motorola buy is about more than just patents

Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt on Thursday reiterated that the company's proposed $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility i


Canadian Police Impound 2 Million Worth of Luxury Cars After Street Race

This news pains our Top Gear-loving souls.

Police in Vancouver say they hauled away 13 sports cars worth $2 million after a dangerous street race that witnesses say reached speeds of 125 mph (200 kph). Facing off on a busy highway on Wednesday afternoon, the 13 drivers were easily picked up by police.� That's because [...]


Sunday, 4 September 2011

Deathbed quotes of the rich and famous

When famous people die, their last words go down in history - with unpredictable results.


Feds Check Urban Dictionary to Crack GunStore Death Threat

U.S. federal agents used Urban Dictionary to bust an Indiana man accused of sending a barely comprehensible death threat on Facebook to a gun store manager, according to a U.S.

District Court complaint.


Me first No Me

"This is Lucy and Ricky

Source: DailyCuddle (Daily Cuddle)

8 eerie abandoned amusement parks

Take a ride ... or not


20 Rare Photos Of Steve Jobs That You Probably Havent Seen Yet

His Journey of Life.


Reporter Borrows 2011 Chevy Volt During Hurricane Irene Both Survive

We hear time and time again the claim that electric and plug-in hybrids are great for the environment -- but cant handle bad weather.


Saturday, 3 September 2011

Panasonic Turns On OLED Lighting Roadmap Announces Record Efficiency

Japan-based Panasonic Electric Works (PEW) has announced an aggressive roadmap to make organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) lighting a part of the not so distant future.

The company has said it will launch easy to embed OLED lighting modules with built-in control circuits in December for use by lighting fixture manufacturers locally and overseas. PEW will cultivate new customers to create a new lighting device market. The modules are targeted as


Android in spaaaace

Which is where the Nexus S comes in.

After taking a ride up to the ISS on the last manned Shuttle launch, two Nexus S devices are being used by NASA to give these droids � err, robots � more powers.


Sony Ericsson announces Xperia Arc S with 14GHz CPU

Even today, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is one of the sexiest phones to ever exist in my book, hindered only by its late 2010 specs.


Hacking ATMs With Infrared Cameras

Residual heat from fingertips leaves your PIN number visible on ATM keypads.


Motorola Droid 2 meets Android 23 Gingerbread

Verizon will soon push the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update out to Motorola Droid 2 owners.


The bittern is back One of Britains rarest birds returns from brink of extinction to enjoy its best year on record

The numbers of breeding males has topped 100 for the first time since 1997.

Conservationists said there were 104 birds across England, up from 11 just 15 years ago.


25 Firms Paid More to CEOs Than in Taxes

Twenty-five of the 100 largest U.S. corporations paid their chief executives more last year than they paid in federal income taxes..


Friday, 2 September 2011

The Disgusting 911 Memorial Coloring Book

Is coloring in the burning World Trade Center � or putting glitter on a Navy SEAL shooting Osama bin Laden � the right way to teach kids about 9/11?


Futuristic Urban MegaStructures Update

By that logic, a colossal 2 kilometer high mega-structure should be really easy to visualize and put together.

Of course, this is exaggerated and only meant to emphasize thoughtfulness in design. But speaking of immense skyscrapers... We've already talked about gigantic city-structures of Paolo Soleri.


Russian cannibal ate gay date WTF

A 21-year-old Russian chef brutally stabbed his gay date to death and then cooked him into meatballs.


Why Are US Army Soldiers Pants Breaking

Our soldiers just got one more enemy in Afghanistan: their own pants.

It seems their pants�which are completely new and supposed to be more durable than previous models�can't survive the rigors of the desert.


Thursday, 1 September 2011

How To Capture An Asteroid and Why Motherboard

Every now and again, Jupiter will get a cosmic couchsurfer of sorts in the form of an asteroid.

Rocks of various sizes get snagged by the planets massive gravity, orbit around for a while, clean out the fridge, and then stumble back out into the solar system. Sometimes they do as little as one orbit around the planet, sometimes several.


Germany Fights NeoNazis After Norway Killings

Forced by law to subsidize neo-Nazis who win legislative seats, German lawmakers seek to banish the party.

But how?


Party Poopers New York City Bars Dogs from Bars

In New York, a dog can no longer walk into a bar - the city's health department says so.

The citys history of dog-friendly establishments predates most of its bars. In the 19th century, saloons often housed dogs as security. Occasionally, the animals attracted crowds of gamblers, who wagered on how many penned rats a dog could kill in five minutes. (The record was 60, which New Yorks champion terrier failed to break when he was dispatched t


Alabama Governor Denies Soldiers Request for Flag to Post in Afghanistan


Robert Bentley's office last week refused the request of a soldier from Alabama who asked the office to give him an Alabama flag to fly in Afghanistan, where he is deployed.


Panel tallies massive waste and fraud in wartime US contracts

A nonpartisan panel reporting to Congress says the United States is wasting $12 million a day among contracts issued in support of American efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Amazing Gravity Defying Trick Photography Photos

At first glance, Tokyo-based photographer Hayashi Natsumis levitation self-portrait series is reminiscent of the photographic works of Creator Li Wei.

Hovering in mid-air, both artists capture nanoseconds of impossible-seeming, posed performance.