domingo, 31 de enero de 2010

sábado, 30 de enero de 2010

Brand Makeovers [w Photos]

The day comes when even a brand just doesn't fit in anymore, and it's time for a change.

From Strawberry Shortcake to the Michelin Man, here are some famous icons who needed a facelift.


Tesla Motors Plans for 100 Million IPO

Tesla Motors, the electronic car company filed paperwork signaling intent to go public, selling stock in an initial public offering (IPO).

While no date has been set, the SEC paperwork filed indicated an offering of $100 Million.


viernes, 29 de enero de 2010

19 Roads that you definitely DONT want to drive on PICS

Here is the list of the worlds most complicated and dangerous roads.

Some of these complicated mountain passes can be dangerous if not negotiated with utmost caution, while others are complicated sets of roads and bridges, erected to ensure a streamlined flow of traffic at busy junctions. Without further ado, we present our top 19 list�


The Magic of Moonlight at Fisher Towers [PIC]

A bright moon furnishes magical light to this late night view of Fisher Towers in Utah.


Is White Love for Taco Bell Good or Bad for Mexicans

Taco Bell is not Mexican food. Real Mexican food in America is mostly a myth.


jueves, 28 de enero de 2010

Two More Colorado Ski Towns May Legalize Weed This Year

First Breckenridge decriminalized marijuana possession now two more towns may be on the verge of doing the same thing.


Breathtaking PillarLike Rocks in Zhangjiajie National Park

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is located in northern Hunan Province, in China.

This park is well known by its amazing pillar-like rock formations that look like theyre not from this planet.


Inukshuk Vancouver Olympic emblem has curious past

The emblem of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games is a colorful humanoid with arms spread wide, a contemporary interpretation of a stone landmark called an inukshuk with a history stretching back more than 3,000 years in Inuit culture.


miércoles, 27 de enero de 2010

Breaking Toyota Halts Sales Production of Half Its Models

In response to growing concern over unintended acceleration accidents, Toyota has asked dealers to stop the sales of eight of its sixteen model lines, the company announced on Tuesday.

The Japanese automaker will also halt production of the affected vehicle lines for at least one week.


HummerHating Artist Hacks H2 Into Horse Cart Cites Hoover

Ah, conceptual art.

Clearly our country would be less colorful were it not for the efforts of, say, New York artist Jeremy Dean, who got inspired reading about horse-drawn "Hoover carts" made during the Depression from old car bodies.


Dr Oz I Am Supportive of Medical Marijuana

Questions for Dr.

Oz. From desert-island health and the biggest vice to parenting tips and medical-marijuana advice, what would you ask if you had one of America's foremost doctors cornered at a party?


Tesla Opens New Store in Chicago Offers Free Test Drives

"Although they have already been conducting some small amount of business from the location, Thursday night saw a gathering of current Roadster owners, Model S reservation holders, investors and other VIPs gathering at the new 1053 W Grand Ave. location for a little celebratory shindig."


martes, 26 de enero de 2010

Virginity Kits Spark Uproar In Egypt

Whether it's seen as a clever little gadget to help a woman keep a secret or a devilish deception that threatens Islam.

The kit allows a bride who is not a virgin to pretend she is on her wedding night. A pouch inserted into the vagina ruptures and leaks a blood-like liquid designed to trick a new husband into believing that his wife is chaste.


A pregnant woman does not look like an olive

Replacing confusing language and icons on standard warnings labels for prescription medicine and listing only the most important warnings could make a big difference in how well patients understand the instructions that are critical to their health, according to a new study from Northwestern University ...


NeoNazis Adopt a Highway in Colorado

Last night, Channel 4 featured a report about a stretch of Highway 85 adopted by Denver's branch of the National Socialist Movement, a neo-Nazi group -- not the kind of publicity calculated to thrill the Colorado Department of Transportation, which administers the adopt-a-highway program.


Plasma Jet to replace dentist drill

A futuristic plasma jet that eradicates tooth decay without fillings could be replacing the hated dentists drill in as little as three years.


Court Upholds DUI Conviction from Unmoving Vehicle

These defendants have been charged under an expanded definition that suggests having "dominion and control" with the mere potential to drive is a crime.

Intending to sleep off a night of drinking treated as the same crime as attempting to drive home under this legal theory which does not take motive into account.


lunes, 25 de enero de 2010

Bodybuilders Injected Oil in Their Arms for Size pics

A Site Enhancement Oil (SEO) is a liquid substance, usually a mixture of oils, used by some bodybuilders to increase the apparent size of some muscles.

The effects of SEOs are purely and solely cosmetic and there is no increase in muscular performance. Users dont look like regular weightlifters. In fact, abusers wind up grossly disproportionate.


domingo, 24 de enero de 2010

75 Memorable Cars of Hollywood

Whether its the paint job, the model of car, the engine, the special custom features, or the way its driven on screen, these cars steal our attention.

They may or may not be your dream car, but Ill bet that you can pick them out of a crowded parking lot.


Electric Legends Stories Told in Glowing LED Lights

Imagine stepping out into a foggy morning and seeing hundreds of twinkling lights in the trees.

What could it be? Fairies, will-o-the-wisps, ghosts? These seemingly magical photographs were all captured by the same man: a photographer named�Barry Underwood.


Copper pipes could cause heart disease and Alzheimers

Copper pipes could cause people over 50 to contract Alzheimer's Disease and heart disease, a study has found.

People should remove old copper pipes from their homes or install special filters because the metal has been shown to build up in their bodies and cause serious health problems.


sábado, 23 de enero de 2010

What Is Weed PIC

Weed means different things to different people, check out this cool chart that shows some of the common ones.

What is weed to you?


First Pictures of Inside Burj Khalifa Worlds Tallest Tower

Burj Khalifa, formerly known as Burj Dubai, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m.

The design incorporates ideas from traditional Islamic architecture, while the open petals of a desert flower were the inspiration for the towers base.


Museums Award Winning Wildlife Photo Turns Out To Be Fake

Image from the Guardian Here's the award winning photo from the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

Now what is fake about it? It turns out that the wolf is! Instead of being snapped spontaneously in


Early EVs Wont Need Many Public Charge Points Says NYC

New York City often startles people, and it stayed true to form in a recent analysis done by McKinsey & Company for the city's PlaNYC planning group, "Exploring Electric Vehicle Adoption in New York City."


8 Trends Men Wear That Women Hate

Guys, we've heard it time and time again and we get it --- you hate the trends that girls fall for.

You can't stand our oversized sunglasses, you despise that we wear spandex as pants, and you detest how we insist on adding a belt to everything. Well, since we're all being honest, we're finally ready to issue a rebuttal...


Burger King plans beerselling Whopper Bar in South Beach

Gimme a Whopper, fries and a beer.

Those words are no longer wishful thinking. Friday, Burger King will unveil plans to sell beer and burgers at a Whopper Bar a new BK concept to compete with casual dining restaurants in Miami Beach's tourist-heavy...


viernes, 22 de enero de 2010

Chocolate Covered w Insects No Thanks [PICs]

Even the sweetest tooth might find these confections easy to resist.


Toyota recalls 23M US cars to fix sticking accelerator

TORRANCE, Calif., January 21, 2010 -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc, today announced it would recall approximately 2.3 million vehicles to correct sticking accelerator pedals on specific Toyota Division models.


Man Sues British Airways For Treating Men Like Perverts

"'Innocent until proven guilty' is not a presumption British Airlines is willing to make when it comes to sex offenders.

The airline does not allow minors to be seated next to unfamiliar adult males, and now one man is accusing the airline of branding all men as sexual predators."


Rickets makes comeback among computer generation

The growth of the computer generation and changing lifestyles among children are leading to a Vitamin D deficiency and a rise in cases of rickets, medical experts have warned.


Got cheese

You will find yourself rooting so hard for this incredible little mouse!


jueves, 21 de enero de 2010

Perfect Breaks The Art of the Wave pics

Clark Little's explosive shorebreak has become unmistakeable, and he has taking a beating to capture amazing photos of waves just as before they crash on the shore.


Starbucks Raises Prices of Complex Orders

That Triple Venti French Vanilla Soy Easy-Foam Latte is going to cost you extra.

The company is raising prices for extras, while lowering prices for simple orders.


Cadillac An American Classic

For much of the 20th century, Cadillac was both--at home and abroad--a recognized status symbol.

If you drove a Caddy, you were someone. Or you were just a grandpa.


No proof ecigarettes are safe

There is a worrying lack of safety data on electronic cigarettes, despite their growing popularity among the public, warn experts.


52 Photos of a Poisonous Abandoned Factory Enter Die

This building is out of order! You are not allowed to enter because you may DIE! Welcome the mercury poisoned, abandoned Polam Philips factory in Poland.


miércoles, 20 de enero de 2010

How to Get a Real Life Without Giving Up Your Digital One

The number one problem shy people say that they have is initiating and maintaining conversation.

Technology just gives you another way to avoid that.


Chubby Blame your kitchen

Your plates, pantry, and yes, your lightbulbs, may hurt your efforts to lose weight.


Insane Photoshop Art 28 pictures

Very creative yet disturbing set of photoshopped pictures


English Russia Once Upon a Time in Siberia

Fascinating pictures of the mining towns in Siberia in -42C.


martes, 19 de enero de 2010

Mayor Fights for Medical Marijuana after Wifes Cancer Bout

Mayor Dan Yarber, 70, of tiny Cottleville, Missouri, recently passed a resolution urging state leaders to move forward with medical marijuana legislation.

His wife used it to treat the side-effects of chemotherapy for breast cancer. "Instead of throwing up, she said 'let's go eat,'" he says.


The Stig has been spotted on Google StreetView

It's like 'Where's Waldo' for Top Gear fans!


Feds Push New Paperless Health Care System

With most U.S. hospitals and doctors' offices still mired in paper, new federal standards for electronic records seek to resolve this mess -- although they're not without controversy.


Chemicals on apples cause concern decades after Alar scare

More than two decades after parents dumped apples from lunch boxes because of concerns about a chemical applied to the fruit, most researchers agree the crop is safer although most of it still carries pesticide residue. "We're due for another look at whether we're doing the best we can to protect the public from pesticides in food," says one expert


A shake after a hard days work

A shake after a hard day's work


lunes, 18 de enero de 2010

Are pilots flying beyond their limits

Seven of the last nine airline crashes in the United States have involved regional carriers, and pilot fatigue was likely a factor in at least four of those incidents.


Optimus Prime vs Megamunk

Optimus Prime vs.



domingo, 17 de enero de 2010

If Norman Rockwell had painted a mosh pit [Pic]

If Norman Rockwell had painted a mosh pit [Pic]


FDA Concerned About Substance in Food Packaging

In a shift, the Food and Drug Administration will study the health risks from bisphenol-A, or BPA, which is widely used in plastic bottles and food containers.


sábado, 16 de enero de 2010

Tylenol recall expanded

Johnson & Johnson is again expanding a recall of Tylenol caplets due to a moldy smell that made some users sick.

The company says the problem also affects some lots of its fever and pain drug Motrin.


25 Crazy Pizzas PICS

We'd eat most of these.


Bible Possibly Written Centuries Earlier Texts Suggests

Until now, many scholars have held that the Hebrew Bible originated in the 6th century B.C., because Hebrew writing was thought to stretch back no further.

But the newly deciphered Hebrew text is about four centuries older, scientists announced this month.


viernes, 15 de enero de 2010

New Yorks Skinniest House Sells for 2 Mil

The red, 3m-wide, 12m-long brick building in Greenwich Village was built in 1873 on land used as an alley between homes.


MaleonMale Sexual Harassment on the Rise

Between 1992 and 2008, the percentage of sexual-harassment charges filed by men with the EEOC doubled from 8 percent to 16 percent.

There are instances when women sexually harass men, but the increase is due mainly to reports of men harassing other men, also called same-sex sexual harassment.


No such thing as safe cocaine use

Researchers warned that there is no 'safe' amount of cocaine to use, after a study found that up to 3 per cent of all sudden deaths are linked to the drug.


The Girl Who Conned The Ivy League

How a high school dropout created the ultimate fake ID, scammed her way into Harvard and Columbia, and became the target of a nationwide manhunt


Bed Bug Registry Alerts Tourists of Unwanted Bed Fellows is a site devoted to tracking the evil critters that get into bedding and clothing, a class of insect well adapted to travel back home with tourists by stowing away in their suitcases.


School Lunch Menu Fried Chicken Collard Greens for MLK Day

Denver Public Schools have apologized for their "highly insensitive menu," which also included sweet potatoes, grape soda and cuhicken nggets shaped like Tyler Perry's head.


You Cant Bring Us Down

School Pride + 9/11 = FAIL


jueves, 14 de enero de 2010

Airline Baggage Charges Its Customer Abuse

Airlines Delta and Continental have raised their fees on checked baggage, a move that's sure to further alienate customers.


Star Wars Themed Burlesque Show

Check out this video of a burlesque group performing a sexy Star Wars show.


Pope meets Christmas attack woman

Pope Benedict XVI meets the mentally disturbed woman who assaulted him at Mass on Christmas Eve.


10 Ways Your Cat Will Punish You for Traveling

You may love to travel, but chances are, your cat is not into it when you're gone.

When you came back, he/she was probably all snuggles and relief. Then, slowly, it realized that you pretty much always come back. And that's when evil was born.


Through the Lens The Media Legacy of Princess Diana

Tina Brown, renowned magazine editor, best-selling author and founder of, discusses Princess Diana and celebrity culture.

Brown is the author of The Diana Chronicles, a penetrating and absorbing account of the "people's princess." This program supports the Constitution Center's fall exhibition, Diana: A Celebration.


miércoles, 13 de enero de 2010

The 5 Worst Possible Facebook Status Updates

The problem with the status update is theres no set-in-stone way to use it.

With Twitter you only get 120 characters to get your point across. The Facebook status update should work in the same way, but people have yet to figure out things like brevity� and coherence.�


7 Books We Lost to History That Would Have Changed the World

If they had Internet back then, they would've never lost these books.


Six Condom Ads That Will Scare You Off Sex wPics

What's the best way for condom manufacturers to drive this message home? How about making the populace so creeped out they'll never want to have sex again?


BART Ridership Plummets During Recession

What do people in the world's tenth largest economy do in a severe recession? They stop taking the bus, fill up their tanks, and start driving.

It's happening all over California.


David After Dentist and his dad Speak Out

Remember that kid riding home from the dentist who never thought he'd come down? Tosh.0 gave him a chance to clear his good name.


Weird artist recreates famous scifi sceneswith face paint

Lucky Batman! All he had to deal with was Two-Face.

Who knows whether he'd have been able to handle James Kuhn, a wacky artist with hundreds of faces. Kuhn loves painting his face so much that one day he decided he'd do it up differently every day for a year�and when that wasn't enough, he did it all over again!


martes, 12 de enero de 2010

Toyota Unveils Plans For Prius Family of 8 New Hybrid Models

"In the early 2010s, Toyota plans to sell a million hybrids per year globally, a majority of those in North America.

To accomplish this, Toyota will launch eight all new hybrid models over the next few years."


New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Bill NYTimes

The New Jersey Legislature approved a measure on Monday that would make the state the first in the region and the 14th in the nation to legalize the use of marijuana for medical reasons.


Abandoned Salt Mine in Romania

The most attractive feature of this salt mine is the Speleotherapy that amounts for great number of visitors daily, around 2500 to 3000 per day.


domingo, 10 de enero de 2010

Why Zippers Have YKK On Them

The YKK stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha. In 1934 Tadao Yoshida founded Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha (translated Yoshida Industries Limited). This company is now the worlds foremost zipper manufacturer, making about 90% of all zippers in over 206 facilities in 52 countries.


sábado, 9 de enero de 2010

Amtrak Customers Rage About Train Ride From Hell Video

Livid customers recount their experiences aboard an Amtrak train that was delayed almost 24 hours.


Barred visitor allowed into Health and Human Services

A man flashed bogus credentials and was permitted to reach the outer office of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius over New Year's weekend, agency officials confirmed Friday.


A Doctor a Coma Patient and the Media

Late last year, the world was captivated by the story of Rom Houben, a Belgian man who suffered a traumatic brain injury and was misdiagnosed for 23 years as being in a vegetative state.

The media frenzy would come to haunt the doctor who treated him.


7 Things You Should Never Say Through Social Media

Things that never should be told to anybody are now online for anyone to Google and find.

No matter how many social networks you belong to or how often you update your favorite movies on Facebook, there are 7 things that you should never share on your social media.


So True About Pabst Blue Ribbon [Pic]

There was a time when it wasn't known as the hipster drink of choice.


Problem Drinkers Finding More Help Online

Free online checkup programs can often have as dramatic an effect in reducing drinking as face-to-face counseling


viernes, 8 de enero de 2010

TSA Agent Arrested After Saying I am god Im in charge

Two troubling incidents involving TSA agents at LAX are raising concerns.


48 of Soda Fountains Contain Bacteria from Shit

A study has revealed that 48% of soda fountains at fast food restaurants contain coliform bacteria--a bacteria that grows in feces.

And 11% contained E. Coli. Other microorganisms included species of Klebsiella, Staphylococcus, Stenotrophomonas, Candida, and Serratia. Most of them showed resistance to one or more of the 11 antibiotics tested.


Just How Naked Is a FullBody Scan

What we do know about full-body scanners is that you can wear whatever you want to try and evade the prying eyes of the TSA�heavy wool sweaters, pleather pants, and even the finest vicu�a coat�but the machines will display all your naughty bits to whoever is on duty...

Source: Scanners 101: How Naked Is Full-Body Scan Naked?

Colbert Salutes Dominos For Admitting Their Pizza Is Gross

Domino's old pizza wasn't fit to wipe your ass with, but there are so many things Stephen would wipe with the new stuff.


Tattoo in Art Traditional Japanese Tattoos

Last summer, I wrote a post about 3D Tattoos which got a heated response.

Today I will continue the exploration of the amazing tattoo world, talking something about Traditional Japanese Tattoos which is known for their full body styling, bold lines, historic patterns and traditional images. Fans of Japanese culture and tattoo art will find much....


The Invisible Empire a World in Black 17 pics

This is a very interesting set of pictures realized by artist Juha Arvid Helminen.
I love it! Hope youll like it too.


jueves, 7 de enero de 2010

The Lost Supper and other ripoffs [photos]

The cast of ABC's 'Lost' is the latest to pay homage to da Vinci's Last Supper.

What started as a clever parody in the 1970 movie 'M*A*S*H', has devolved to a campy shtick as in such classics as That 70s Show.


Wrong Spoon Size Can Cause Medicine Mistakes

Kitchen spoons may not be the best device for measuring out cold medicine.


Bridges Devoured by Cloud [PICS]

The sight of bridges devoured by fog and appearing to float in the air evokes all kinds of fantastic associations � magic faraway lands and fairytale bridges in the sky to name but a few.

Even so, a certain ominous quality also pervades such scenes.


Iconic 1937 Coke Billboards Energy Efficient Transformation

Coca-Cola's glittering billboard, a fixture in downtown San Francisco for more than 70 years, has been replaced with a state-of-the-art LED display that's 80 percent more energy efficient while retaining the classic look of the world-renown logo.


Cell Phone Use May Fight Alzheimers Mouse Study Says

Yes, you heard right: Cell phone radiation may protect against and even reverse Alzheimer's-like symptoms, according to a new study involving genetically tweaked mice.


Russian Bunkers From World War 2

The World War II bunkers provide an in-sight depth into the amazing history that revolved around the most titanic conflict in the history, that shook the world then and with whose consequences the modern world is still living.


miércoles, 6 de enero de 2010

Kick Butts 97 Reasons to Quit Smoking in 2010


Smoking can cramp your style in the bedroom -- Smoking can affect circulation; with less blood flow to your genitals, arousal for both men and women can be more difficult.


How the Media can manipulate our viewpoint PIC

Don't know if this is actual photojournalism or just a theoretical example, but either way, it's a pretty powerful demonstration of the way our perception can be shaped by the media.


Video Chainlink 4x4 is frighteningly awesome

We aren't sure who built this or why � we're not even sure what it's called (we think it's "Chainlink") � but we're quite sure it's brilliant.

Source: weblogsinc/autoblog (Autoblog)

US Car Fleet Shrinks by 4 Million First Time in 50 Years

2009 was not a good year for car sales.

No surprises there. An interesting side effect of lowered sales last year, though, is that the total number of vehicles in the overall U.S. car fleet dropped. There were 250 million cars here in 2008, and only 246 million at the end of 2009.


martes, 5 de enero de 2010

Pandemic of deadly animal diseases poised to infect humans

The world is facing a growing threat from new diseases that are jumping the human-animal species barrier as a result of environmental disruption and the progressive urbanisation of the planet, scientists have warned.

At least 45 diseases that have passed from animals to humans have been reported in the last two decades, & is expected to escalate.


Genetically Modified Rice to be Cultivated in China

Genetically modified rice cleared for commercial sale could be growing on Chinese farms as early as next year, making China the first country to allow commercial cultivation of GM strains.

The field trials required for any new variety are now under way, following official safety clearance November


Octomom needed to be referred to mental health specialist

�The fertility doctor who facilitated all of Nadya "Octomom" Suleman's 14 births is accused of "gross negligence" in his treatment of the woman, who should have been referred to a mental health specialist, according to a California Medical Board complaint.


What Should I Drink Soda Pop Edition Flowchart

Soda, pop, Coke�whatever you call it, we all love it and some of us have even been sipping the stuff from the moment we were weaned-off the bottle.

Here's a flowchart to help you decide which to drink.


Quitting Smoking May Raise Risk of Getting Diabetes

People who quit smoking were as much as 80 percent more likely to develop diabetes than those who never take up the habit, according to Johns Hopkins University researchers.

Smokers shouldnt use the study as an excuse to keep puffing, the authors said in an article published today in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.


viernes, 1 de enero de 2010

The 10 Most Expensive Auction Items Of All Time Pics

Auctions are designed to drive up the price of something via competitive, real-time bidding.

Some highly desirable items have reached astronomical prices before the hammer fell.