martes, 30 de junio de 2009

Dress Up Your Ties with the Matrix Merovingian Knot

The realm of dress tie knots is dominated by a handful of traditional tie knots.

Check out this rather unique tie knot and be the first on your block to sport it. If you're a very sharp-eyed fan of Matrix movie trilogy, you'll recognize the knot captured below as a rare specimen sported by "The Merovingian."


Surprising number of teens think theyll die young

The study, based on a survey of more than 20,000 kids, nearly 15 percent " think they're going to die young, leading many to drug use, suicide attempts and other unsafe behavior, new research suggests.


Zicam Warning Reveals Holes in Drug Regulation

The Zicam warning issued last week by the FDA reveals a little-known third class of chemicals marketed for your health"homeopathic drugs.

These drugs do not have to go through the long approval process; they receive automatic approval from the FDA as long as the Homeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States adds them to their list.


Men who cycle more than 186 miles a week face fertility risk

Spanish researchers found those who cycle more than 300km (186 miles) a week have significant fertility problems with less than four per cent of their sperm classed as normal.


domingo, 28 de junio de 2009

Why a Chrysler lemon Bankruptcy Sucks To Be You

Since Chrysler filed for bankruptcy protection in April, financial claims incurred before the filing can be paid only if approved by the bankruptcy judge, including refunds for its defective vehicles.The company said it had no plans to ask the bankruptcy judge to approve payments to settle outstanding 'lemon law' complaints.


Dear Lord Your Fucking Kidding Me Right

Dear Lord Your Fucking Kidding Me Right?


Africa Alone Could Feed The World

Doom-mongers have got it wrong - there is enough space in the world to produce the extra food needed to feed a growing population.

And contrary to expectation, most of it can be grown in Africa, say two international reports published this week.


sábado, 27 de junio de 2009

The 10 Surest Ways To Get Arrested In Vegas


Use the iPhone Card Counter App - It's totally cool that "there's an app for that""card counting that is. But while mental card-counting a la Rain Man is somewhat legal, using any electronic devices to help you count the cards is big-time illegal. You will get arrested and probably blacklisted from not only the casino (and others)...


The Real Mob at Stonewall

A raid at the Stonewall Inn that galvanized gays was primarily a crackdown on the Mafia.


Debunking Canadian health care myths

As a Canadian living in the US for the past 17 years, I am frequently asked by Americans and Canadians alike to declare one health care system as the better one.

Often I'll avoid answering, regardless of the questioner's nationality. To choose one or the other system usually translates into a heated discussion of each one's merits, pitfalls-


FBI Cracks 50m Healthcare Scam

The FBI says it has uncovered a $50m (30m) scam involving the US healthcare system, making arrests in Florida, Michigan and Colorado.


Delicious 20 Game Themed Wedding Cakes Pics

IGN-Greenpixels: What better way to say "I love you" than with a game-themed wedding cake?


jueves, 25 de junio de 2009

Report Health Insurers Bilk Consumers Out of Billions

Health insurers have forced consumers to pay billions of dollars in medical bills that the insurers themselves should have paid, according to a report released today by the staff of the Senate Commerce Committee.


40 Beautiful Photos in Motion

We have collection some very beautiful photos in motion.

These photos displays human beings, animals and other objects in motion in respect to either their background or in motion itself. Enjoy this cool collection of photos.


15 Irresistible Ice Cream Truck Treats

No matter what part of the country you spent your childhood, you likely grew up hearing the same easy-to-recognize sound of the neighborhood ice cream truck.


5 Horrible Diseases You Thought You Were Too Young For

It's easy to think you're young and invincible.

You're not. Find out which diseases may hit you sooner than you'd think.


Under Development MicromagneticMicrofluidic Blood Filter

The Ingber Lab at Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston has developed a magnetic blood filtering system to get rid of microbes from blood in situ.

This system works by adding plastic-coated iron-oxide beads that are coated with antibodies for a specific pathogen. The beads will then strongly adhere to the pathogen in the blood


miércoles, 24 de junio de 2009

Men Really Do Prefer Food Over Sex

IT'S official: the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Of course---it is from a SURVEY!


Zooming Into A Tooth As Much As Possible

Zooming Into A Tooth As Much As Possible


The 10 Most Awesome National Food Holidays

Happy National Pecan Sandy Day, everyone! Any excuse to drink beer or eat chocolate is welcome any day around here.

The truth is, there's a different (and often strange) national food holiday for just about every day, even leap years. Here are SFWeekly's picks for 10 of the most awesome.


RIP Kodachrome 19352009 Kodak Retires Iconic Film PICS

The Eastman Kodak Co. announced Monday it's retiring Kodachrome because of declining customer demand in an increasingly digital age. (with link to Kodak Tribute Slideshow)


Hate Groups And Social Networking

In 1995, only one hate website existed on the Net.

Now, according to a report by the Wiesenthal Centers Digital Hate and Terrorism Project, there are over 10,000 websites, social networking groups, portals, blogs, chat rooms, videos and hate games, that promote racial violence, anti-Semitism, homophobia, hate music and terrorism.


School Pupils Banned From Kissing

Children have also been given detention in the past for undoing shirt top buttons, taking off blazers on hot days or wearing the wrong shade of black trousers.


Opera is Music for the Heart

Listening to the right kind of music can slow the heart and lower blood pressure, a study has revealed.


martes, 23 de junio de 2009

10 Best Prison Breaks

Catholic dissenter John Gerard fled on a rope stretched from the Tower roof to a getaway rowboat.


Stunning NYC Panorama PIC

THIS is the reason they say "I Love NY".

Needs to be seen at Original size to truly be appreciated.


City College Seeks Corporate Sponsors For Courses

Biology 101: Brought to you today by Home Depot!


25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Why neighborhoods and not cities? Even the cities with the highest crime rates can have relatively safe neighborhoods, and thus it is less useful to generalize about an entire city.


lunes, 22 de junio de 2009

domingo, 21 de junio de 2009

Cancer shock breakthrough

Two patients with inoperable prostate cancer have made dramatic recoveries after receiving one dose of an experimental drug that is creating excitement among cancer specialists.


sábado, 20 de junio de 2009

Picasso Drawing With Light Photo Gallery 11 Pictures L

LIFE photographer Gjon Mili visited Picasso in 1949.

Mili showed the artist some of his photographs of ice skaters with tiny lights affixed to their skates umping in the dark and Picasso's mind began to race. The series of photographs that follows, Picasso's light drawings, were made with a small flashlight in a dark room.


30 Day Belly Fat Blaster Review

Andy Bland jumps on the treadmill to review 30 Day Belly Fat Blaster.

Can he shed that belly flab? Find out inside...


Did TSA Confiscate HIV Gay Air Force Vets Job Hopes

As a gay man, Michael Lamarre was encouraged by President Obama's decision to extend certain benefits to the same-sex partners of gay federal workers.

But Lamarre, a 43-year-old Oakland Park, Fla., biking enthusiast and Air Force veteran, sees an inconsistency in the president's action and the harsh realities far away from the Oval Office.


10 Faces in the Sand wPICS

Check out this artful crop of sand-crafted expressions come to life


viernes, 19 de junio de 2009

Obesity Surgery Linked to Thinning Bones

A study performed by the Mayo clinic leads doctors to believe that patients may be twice as likely to break a bone after undergoing bariatric surgeries such as gastric bypass.


Coffin Shelves Furniture for Life and Death

In certain cultures, its customary for the dead to be buried with their possessions.

For a change, how about being buried in your possessions? Thats the twist that William Warren put on his cheeky Shelves for Life, which function as sleek storage space during a persons life and transform into, well, an equally sleek coffin for the owner.


Woman Disfigured After Injecting Lube Into Her Face

If you're looking for cheaper alternatives to botox and silicone injections from the doctor to pretty up your face, cross lube off your list.

This lady learned the hard way.


10 OfftheWall Hot Dogs

From a deep fried French fry-encased frankfurter on a stick to a hot dog pierced with spaghetti noodles, below youll find 10 inventive variations on the famous ballpark snack that will have you saying hot diggity dog in disbelief.


10 Fun Fathers Day Gift Ideas for the Mans Man

Fathers Day has a habit of sneaking up on you, never earning the hype of Mothers Day but always requiring a little more ingenuity in the gifting department.

These are 10 ideas for making your old man happy this Sunday.


Heineken Bottles Designed to Hold Beer Then Build Homes

The Heineken Wobo Bottle was a solution in sustainable housing before its time. Alfred Heineken was troubled at the substandard, and in some cases, non-existent dwellings of the impoverished residents of Curacao, and decided to design a beer bottle - a "a brick that holds beer"


jueves, 18 de junio de 2009

The 21st Century in 21 Street Art Pieces

Although the 21st century is still young, many of its events have changed the world and defined a generation.

Worldwide news sources feed us information about disasters, social ills, and remarkable figures, yet it is often the street artists, and the youth with spray paint and markers who offer us more emotive, artistic interpretations of events.


Disabled Stripper Wants Right to Wheelchair Thru Drivethru

Ariel Wade, a wheelchair-bound ex-stripper, can't drive her mobility scooter through the White Castle drivethru at 11 p.m. when she wants delicious mini-cheeseburgers.

White Castle only allows automotive vehicles in the drivethru, for fear that someone like Wade would get run over by an SUV. But Wade cries discrimination.


Company illegally tested bone cement on people

A Swiss company with major operations in West Chester, Pa., illegally tested its bone cement on about 200 people, three of whom died, according to a 52-count indictment issued Tuesday by the U.S.

Attorney in Philadelphia.


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miércoles, 17 de junio de 2009

Airline Activities The 2009 InFlight Entertainment Report

2009 has been the year when the US Domestic air carriers have really begun to step up their in-flight entertainment systems.

We are no longer in the post-WWII era where airlines can cling to an occasional projector movie during longer flights. Here is a look at what each airline has to offer.

Source: Airline In-Flight Entertainment Status Update

Spread the word IranWhyWeProtestNet

Let's not sit idly by and allow tyranny to rule unchecked.


Man Conquers Fear of Flying by Spending 30 Days on AirTran

Mark Malkoff is scared of flying.

Or was. He's halfway through a 30 day stay aboard AirTran planes in an effort to conquer his fear of flying. How far does his dedication extend? He's "showering" in the freaking lavatory.


martes, 16 de junio de 2009

Swine Flu Origins Revealed

A new analysis of the current swine-origin H1N1 influenza A virus suggests that transmission to humans occurred several months before recognition of the existing outbreak.


Revealed How Alzheimers INFECTS the Brain [Independent]

A scientific breakthrough in the understanding of how Alzheimer's disease may spread across the brain of elderly patients might lead to novel ways of treating senile dementia, scientists have announced.


Sweet Star Trek Cakes [PICS]

Boldly go where no(one but a geek) cook has gone before!


You really gotta scratch an itch til it hurts

Warning: This article might make you feel itchy.

Relentless itching affects many people so severely, they anti-depressants, scratch till they bleed or use chili peppers.


domingo, 14 de junio de 2009

No Ocean But Chicago Moves to Legalize Surfing

The Windy City is one of America's sports meccas: home to the Bears and the Bulls, the Sox and the Cubs, and, Chicagoans are only recently willing to admit, the Blackhawks.

But can it become Surf City, U.S.A.?


sábado, 13 de junio de 2009

Most Overvalued and Undervalued Housing Markets

Home price declines have sent affordability soaring.

Prices have fallen so far that the average U.S. home is now undervalued by 12.2%, according to a new report from IHS Global Insight.


6000yearold tombs found next to Stonehenge

A prehistoric complex, including two 6,000-year-old tombs, has been discovered by archaeologists in Hampshire.


25B spent to discover that no alternative medicines cure

Ten years ago the government set out to test herbal and other alternative health remedies to find the ones that work.

After spending $2.5 billion, the disappointing answer seems to be that almost none of them do. (Of course, they aren't mentioning how these findings would help Big Pharma...)


viernes, 12 de junio de 2009

30 Colorful Shots Of High Speed Bullet Photography

"PTCH-OOO!!" Here are 30 excellent high speed photos of bullets passing through various objects, captured using high speed cameras.


Medical Marijuana In Washington Pushing The Legal Limits

En route to a patient's house, "Bob" whips out a sack of candy that smells like pot.

The plastic bag contains chocolates wrapped in fluorescent foil, along with a tiny clear cup of caramel " all infused with the active ingredients of marijuana. As a medical marijuana patient, Bob treats pain caused by a past head injury and hepatitis C.


Three Station Wagons That Are Actually Cool

A new breed of station wagons packs power, performance, and serious style


Man had his ears stitched to the stomach to save it

A man who had one of his ears cut off when he was attacked in a park had it stitched to his stomach in a bid to save it.

Because the ear was not found for 17 hours, surgeons could not immediately reattach it. Instead, doctors stitched it inside his stomach so some of the tissue will re-grow. The plan is to then reconstruct the ear using cartilage.


Teen diagnoses her own disease in science class

For eight years, Jessica Terry suffered from stomach pain so horrible, it brought her to her knees.

The pain, along with diarrhea, vomiting and fever, made her so sick, she lost weight and often had to miss school.


10 Things You Should NOT Do In Las Vegas


See Criss Angel's Believe: You will want your money back and there's no way you can get it...


jueves, 11 de junio de 2009

Biodegradable synthetic resin replaces vital body parts

Researchers at the University of Twente (UT) have developed a new type of resin that can be broken down by the body.

This new resin makes it possible to replicate important body parts exactly and make them fit precisely.


Worlds Fastest Planes Trains Automobiles and Other Stuff

In honor of our innate love of all things fast, we've gathered up a list of the fastest things on (or nearly on) Earth.

You'll find no cheetahs or peregrine falcons here, just the most crazy-quick contraptions humans have ever strapped themselves into. With that, let's punch it....


Should Higher Gas Mileage Come With Higher Gas Taxes Too

As average gas-mileage increases to meet higher mileage requirements, less gas used means lower tax revenues (18.4 cents to the Feds on each gallon) to replenish federal and state highway funds unless total miles traveled soars.

Worse, upcoming electric cars don't use any gasoline at all, so they contribute nothing to maintain the roads they use.


New Method For Breast Cancer Biomarker Discovery

Three researchers from the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech have developed and evaluated a new one-step bioanalytical approach that allows them to profile in detail complex cellular extracts of proteins.

The method has allowed the scientists to look at how the levels of proteins change in breast cancer cells.


miércoles, 10 de junio de 2009

Electric Bike Goes 120MPH Uses iPhone For Dashboard

The E1pc can go from zero to 120 mph in seven or eight seconds according to Michael Czysz, the companys founder.

It uses ten lithium-ion battery packs with three electric motors all mounted on a carbon fiber main frame. It uses an iPhone for all its instrumentation.


Crow Meat Comes Back Boosts Sexual Potency

In Lithuania, eating crow isn't an exercise in public humiliation, as the English idiom suggests.

Here, crow is literally eaten, and says one connoisseur, "it increases sexual potency."


Its a Trap

It's a Trap!


Its a Trap

It's a Trap!


Growing Organs in the Lab [w Video]

This research isnt something that might happen in the distant future. Its being used today to grow fresh organs, open up new ways to study disease and the immune system, and reduce the need for organ transplants. Organ-farming laboratories are popping up across the planet, and showing impressive results.


SF Cops Crack Down on Twittering Street Food Vendors

In San Francisco's Mission district, the underground street-food scene is hot with traveling vendors like the "Cr¨me Brulee Guy" and "Sexy Soup Lady" popping up at a twitter-message's notice.

But while the street-food party is gaining momentum, there's a potential buzz-kill lurking: the law.


martes, 9 de junio de 2009

lunes, 8 de junio de 2009

Oprah Shame on you

Phil Plait, the Bad Astronomer, discusses Oprah's quackery, and the Newsweek cover story that draws attention to it.


Dishes Men Like 1952

New and old favorites: Oyster Bar Stew, Pork Chops Piquant, London Loaf.


domingo, 7 de junio de 2009

The Cannibalistic Tree People of Papua New Guinea

High above the forest floor, deep in the swampy lowland jungles of Papua New Guinea, tree houses and hungry eyes greet explorers trekking into what remains one of the last remote corners of the globe.


sábado, 6 de junio de 2009

Hallelujah Beer Hydrates Better Than Water

At last, I no longer have to act ashamed whenever people discover my hydration bladder is full of Miller High Life"I'm simply ahead of my time.

Researchers at Granada University after months of testing 25 student subjects asked to run on a treadmill in grueling temps. They determined that beer drinkers had "slightly better" rehydration effects.


Students Arrested for Food Fight Receive Standing Ovation

It's officially not fun to be a stupid teen anymore.

Five students were arrested and given $172 tickets at a Wisconsin high school this week for starting and participating in a food fight. As police carted the food-tossing kids out of the school in handcuffs, they received a standing ovation from their peers.


Medical Bills Prompt More Than 60 of US Bankruptcies

his year, an estimated 1.5 million Americans will declare bankruptcy.

Many people may chalk up that misfortune to overspending or a lavish lifestyle, but a new study suggests that more than 60% of people who go bankrupt are actually capsized by medical bills....


viernes, 5 de junio de 2009

The 10 worst work habits

When two people fall in love, they only see sunshine and rainbows when they look into each other's eyes.

If you asked, "What's the worst trait of your boyfriend or girlfriend?" they would answer, "Absolutely, positively nothing!"


Disneyland Redesigns Rides to Fit Wider Asses

Last year, Disneyland revamped its Small World ride to accommodate heavier passengers who were bottoming-out the attraction's boats.

Now a source says that the just-completed, five-week refurbishment of vehicles that carry guests on Peter Pan's Flight at the Magic Kingdom was done for one reason: to fit those guests' fatter asses.


NJ On Road To Legalize Marijuana Use

The Garden State would become 14th state in the U.S. to allow the use of marijuana for 'compassionate medical' use. On Thursday, the Assembly Health & Senior Services Committee approved the medical marijuana bill by an 8-1 vote, with 2 abstentions.

New Jersey would become the 14th state to allow marijuana for "compassionate medical" use if ...


The Top 10 Grocery Coupon Websites for Cheapskates

The first step in the process of saving a fortune on your grocery bill is simply accepting the fact that youre a cheapskate.


jueves, 4 de junio de 2009

Worlds Most Disgusting Foods

Although multiculturalism is wonderful in things like fashion and the arts, some differences are more difficult to embrace than others, especially when it comes to food.


Sweet Ice Cream That Doesnt Melt

Coldstone is about to release ice cream that doesn't melt. No, this sweet wonder simply transforms into JELL-O pudding...My life is complete