domingo, 28 de febrero de 2010

Gambling Addiction Makes Them Billions InfoGraphic

Whether it be a slot machine in a small gas station or a multi-billion dollar casino... your addiction to gambling is creating revenue that is unbelievable!

Source:
http://www.pixlmonster.com/cab/gambling/

Penis PastaWTF PIC

Penis Pasta...WTF? (PIC)

Source:
http://www.break.com/pictures/pasta-fail1760049.html

sábado, 27 de febrero de 2010

One Schools Teachers Get an F for Fired

Rhode Island has fired all 88 of the teachers from one of its lowest-performing high schools, in an effort to improve its graduation levels.

Source:
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/02/23/eveningnews/main6236348.shtml

Camouflaged Ferrari 458 OH NOOOOO PICS

That's right, someone took a perfectly awesome Ferrari 458 Italia and covered it in a grey/brown/black camouflage.

Who says rednecks don't have money?

Source:
http://forums.dieselstation.com/index.php?showtopic=30992

10 Awesome Airline Perks

These days, it feels like airline perks have all but come to a screeching halt, but a few airlines are still catering to their customers.

Check out the in-flight services on 10 airlines that keep us on cloud nine.

Source:
http://www.womansday.com/Articles/Family-Lifestyle/Travel/10-Awesome-Airline-Perks.html

Toyota Moving Forward with Print Ads pics

Cars have certainly come along way since 1885 when Karl Friedrich Benz built the first gasoline automobile. From their Model AA introduced in 1936 to the present day where technology brought hybrid cars to the streets, Toyota had astonishing growth.

Source:
http://designora.com/graphics/toyota-advertising/

viernes, 26 de febrero de 2010

How You Can Live To 100 Graphic

Look at factors which can influence an increase your expected lifespan, so maybe you too can reach that grand age of 100.

Source:
http://www.executivehm.com/news/how-to-live-to-100/

7 Insanely Dangerous Dizzying Hikes from Around the World

These videos provide glimpses into seven of the world's most dangerous hiking trails.

Come on along as we take a precarious walk along Spain's El Caminito del Rey, up Philippines' Mount Pinatubo, and 5 other radical hiking adventures through videos.

Source:
http://www.gadling.com/2010/02/25/7-of-the-craziest-most-dangerous-most-dizzying-hikes-in-the-wo/

20 Mouth Watering Mac Cheese Dishes wPics

Theres nothing more comforting than a warm bowl of mac and cheese.

Here are 20 unique and creative recipes (with pictures) to get you started on your next meal.

Source:
http://blog.springpadit.com/2010/02/20-ways-to-get-creative-with-mac-n-cheese /

The Best and Worst Airports in The US

The ranking took into consideration the terminal facility, food and retail available, baggage claim, accessibility, check-in process and security.

JD Powers compiled the customer satisfaction data and found Detroit at the top of the heap and Newark, N.J. at the bottom in large airports.

Source:
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/02/25/most-and-least-aggravating-airports-according-to-j-d-powers/

Walmart Bests Whole Foods in Blind Taste Tests

In a series of blind taste tests performed by The Atlantics Corby Kummer, he found, to his surprise, that much of Walmarts new locally-grown fruits and vegetables taste just as good as (and sometimes better than) what you'll find at higher end stores like Whole Foods, but at a far better price.

Source:
http://lifehacker.com/5480193/walmart-bests-whole-foods-in-blind-taste-tests

7 of the Best 2010 Fuel Efficient SUV Crossovers

Crossovers from Subaru, Toyota, Honda, VW, Ford, BMW and even Porsche offer SUV attributes, but with fuel economy to rival some of the most fuel-efficient cars.

Source:
http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/latest/best-fuel-efficient-suv-crossover-0223

jueves, 25 de febrero de 2010

Spying School Agrees to Preserve Evidence in Laptopgate

The school district responsible for supposedly spying on a student at home has agreed to preserve evidence on its 2,300 student MacBooks.

The ACLU, EFF, and even parents are weighing in as well.

Source:
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/02/spying-school-agrees-to-preserve-evidence-in-laptopgate.ars

Students Teach Target Stores to Improve Energy Efficiency

Target Corporation has signed onto an innovative program called Climate Corps, enlisting students in an internship program to solve energy efficiency challenges. The interns bring a laser focus to their task and build a business case for energy efficiency, focusing on stores, offices, and distribution centers.

Source:
http://www.climatebiz.com/blog/2010/01/22/targeting-energy-efficiency

Playing the Age Card why getting old doesnt have to suck

Many young people despise the idea of getting old. But passing into the middle-age years bears one incredible gift: a new way to avoid shit that annoys you.

Source:
http://penthousemagazine.com/life-on-top/live-and-learn/playing-the-age-card/

The 10 Uncoolest Cars of All Time

No matter how matter how ripped you may be, no matter what size hog youre packing, no matter what kind of coin youve got in the bank, these cars are guaranteed to break the deal more effectively than being a buck-toothed hunchback with personal hygiene issues and a sociopathic personality disorder.

Source:
http://www.ridelust.com/the-10-uncoolest-cars-of-all-time/

miércoles, 24 de febrero de 2010

Inspired by WallE Quiznos CEOs HalfBaked Green Strategy

Apparently unmoved by "An Inconvenient Truth", or major pushes by Walmart and GE towards sustainable business, Quiznos CEO, Rick Schaden, was inspired to 'go green' by the computer animated film, Wall-E. While the company is embracing recycling, other important issues such as energy consumption and CO2 emissions will have to wait for a sequel.

Source:
http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2010/02/23/unwrapping-quiznos-greener-packaging

Army Alcoholics More Soldiers Hitting the Bottle

Despite a dramatic rise in the number of soldiers seeking treatment for alcohol abuse, some soldiers and veterans say the Army is not doing enough to help its troops before it's too late.

Source:
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/army-alcoholics-soldiers-seek-treatment-alcohol-abuse/story?id=9863321

Ready Or Not Your Eggs Are Almost Done

Whether you are aware of your incessantly ticking biological clock or not, the absolute last thing that any woman of steadily advancing age wants to hear when she flips on the morning news shows is: Women lose 90 percent of their eggs by age 30.

Source:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/22/AR2010022203639.html

Mom goes online to sell breast milk

A Winnipeg mom is looking to move gallons of surplus mothers milk via the online marketplace.

With a freezer full of breast milk shes been stocking away since her four-month-old sons birth, Sara Wiens is now looking to offload it after she found out her son Simon cannot drink it.

Source:
http://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/WeirdNews/2010/02/22/12991161-qmi.html

10 Kids Beverages You Totally Should Still Drink

As the years pass, so do our tastes.

But here are ten "kids" drinks we all gulped and should probably have again.

Source:
http://blogs.westword.com/cafesociety/2010/02/ten_kid_beverages_you_should_t.php

martes, 23 de febrero de 2010

Google Celebrates BaconOrNevermind [PIC]

Google Celebrates Bacon...Or...Nevermind [PIC]

Source:
http://i.imgur.com/wn95z.jpg

Looks So Real PICS

Matthew Albanese has captured it all, from grassy fields and crystal clear lakes to tornadoes, fires, volcanic eruptions and even a moon landing.

How does he manage to be in the right place at the right time? He subjugates time and place to his will...

Source:
http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/featured/strange-worlds-by-matthew-albanese/20151

lunes, 22 de febrero de 2010

Red wine antioxidant prevents weight gain improves energy

Experts say that resveratrol, an antioxidant in red wine, may help boost endurance, prevent weight gain, and improve energy.

Are the claims too good to swallow?

Source:
http://www.fitnessmagazine.com/weight-loss/tips/diet-tips/resveratrol-the-new-weight-loss-supplement/

domingo, 21 de febrero de 2010

How to Raise Racist Kids

Step One: Don't talk about race.

Don't point out skin color. Be color blind. Step Two: Actually, that's it. There is no Step Two. Congratulations!

Source:
http://www.wired.com/geekdad/2010/02/how-to-raise-racist-kids/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed: wired/index (Wired: Index 3 (Top Stories 2))&utm_content=Google Reader

sábado, 20 de febrero de 2010

Dolphins Turn Diabetes On and Off Possible Cure for Humans

Dolphins could hold the key to curing diabetes, scientists say.

Researchers have discovered that the friendly sea mammals have a form of adult onset diabetes - but have evolved the ability to turn the condition on and off.

Source:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1252307/Dolphins-hold-key-diabetes-switch-condition-off.html

BarBot 2010 Where Robots Revolt by Getting Humans Drunk

It's a foregone conclusion that all drinks in the future will be served by robots.

The question is, will this be done for the good of humanity, or will these androids have their own sinister agenda?

Source:
http://www.asylum.com/2010/02/19/barbot-2010-where-robots-revolt-by-getting-humans-drunk/

viernes, 19 de febrero de 2010

Airlines grapple with fat flier issue

When film director Kevin Smith was recently kicked off a flight because of his size, he focused his anger on Southwest, but the incident put the spotlight on all airlines and their heavy passenger policies.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2010/TRAVEL/02/17/airlines.large.fliers/index.html

They Should Have Arrested The Owner PIC

An undoubtedly vision-impaired car thief stole this GMC Sierra and, instead of doing the owner a huge favor and destroying it, bailed when cops caught up.

Source:
http://jalopnik.com/5474879/they-should-have-arrested-the-owner

Jonathan Schipper Makes Statues Dance to Slayer [wVideo]

It feels weird to call what Jonathan Schipper does "sculpture." Sculpture is that thing that 45-year-old divorcees get into and which ends up with a bunch of weird face-looking things made of sandstone littering their backyard.

Very rarely does it yield massive spheres covered in functioning cameras and monitors, or head-on collisions between cars.

Source:
http://www.motherboard.tv/2010/2/18/q-a-jonathan-schipper-makes-statues-dance-to-slayer

TED Prize Winner Jamie Oliver Teach Every Child About Food

Sharing powerful stories from his anti-obesity project in Huntington, W.

Va., TED Prize winner Jamie Oliver makes the case for an all-out assault on our ignorance of food

Source:
http://www.ted.com/talks/jamie_oliver.html#top

jueves, 18 de febrero de 2010

Is New York Ready for Electric Vehicles

Is the Big Apple ready for electric vehicles? The people of New York appear ready to embrace the electric era when the Nissan Leaf...

Source:
http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/02/new-york-electric-vehicles-prepare/

Deltas Bereavement Fare Is 290 More Than A Regular Fare

When one man attempted to book a flight with a bereavement discount with Delta, he was told that there was a direct, non-bereavement fare available for almost half the cost.

What gives?

Source:
http://consumerist.com/2010/02/why-bereavement-fares-arent-always-the-best-way-to-fly-to-a-funeral.html

Breaking Plane Crashes into House in Silicon Valley

A small plane has crashed into a house in East Palo Alto causing fires and power outages.

Source:
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/local/peninsula&id=7282248

FakeandBake Tans Greater Cancer Risk

Just as millions head to tanning beds to prepare for spring break, the Food and Drug Administration will be debating how to toughen warnings that those sunlamps pose a cancer risk.

Source:
http://articles.sfgate.com/2010-01-19/news/17829307_1_tanning-beds-indoor-tanning-association-skin-cancer

miércoles, 17 de febrero de 2010

Researchers Demand Smaller Condoms For Better Sex

Researchers have called for a public health campaign to encourage men to use the right size of condom � without getting hung up on size terminology.

Source:
http://health.caledonianmercury.com/2010/02/16/researchers-demand-smaller-and-bigger-condoms-for-better-sex/00216

Baby who can walk at just six months old

A six-month-old baby has shocked his parents and doctors by learning to walk unaided.

Mary King, 30, and her husband David, 27, said they knew their son, Xavier, was a fast learner when he started sitting up on his own at just three months old.

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/children_shealth/7242601/Baby-who-can-walk-at-just-six-months-old.html

More children have chronic diseases study cites obesity

The rate of chronic disease among kids 8-14 has doubled in the past 20 years.

Over half suffer at some point from a long-term health problem.

Source:
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2010-02-17-chronic17_st_N.htm

Can You Cheat Your Way to Health and Happiness

There's no substitute for hard work.

But what about the endless stream of studies telling us that the key to health and happiness is easier than we think? We took a look at some of the most recent "cheats" to see if there's any merit to taking the easy way.

Source:
http://www.mensfitness.com/fitness/604

martes, 16 de febrero de 2010

Severe sleep apnea decreases frequency of nightmare recall

A study in the Feb. 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows that patients with severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) report a significantly lower frequency of nightmares than patients with mild or no sleep apnea, indicating that OSA suppresses the cognitive experience of nightmare recall.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news185434034.html

Love hormone may help autism symptoms study Reuters

A hormone thought to encourage bonding between mothers and their babies may foster social behavior in some adults with autism, French researchers said on Monday.They found patients who inhaled the hormone oxytocin paid more attention to expressions when looking at pictures of faces and were more likely to understand social cues in a game simulation

Source:
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE61E4NA20100215?feedType=RSS

domingo, 14 de febrero de 2010

10 Weirdest Medical Conditions

List featuring 10 extremely weird and unbelievable medical conditions ranging from resemblance with bark of trees to persistent sexual disorder.

Source:
http://www.smashinglists.com/10-weirdest-medical-conditions/

Chocolate can help prevent stroke

As if people needed any more reason to eat chocolate - now scientists find a bar a week could stop you from having a stroke.

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/7213514/Chocolate-can-help-prevent-stroke.html

Is Valentines Day Awesome or Stupid Drunken Argument Fri

If there's one thing we like to do more than drink, it's argue about really stupid stuff, like whether Valentine's Day is awesome or completely

Source:
http://www.holytaco.com/drunken-argument-friday-valentines-day-awesome-or-stupid

sábado, 13 de febrero de 2010

6 Reasons Men Cry At Weddings

Spring is right around the corner, and that means weddings.

Sadly, weddings aren't just about the boom boom with the bridesmaids. A lot of tears, hugs, and other awkward bullshit will be distributed among our female counterparts.

Source:
http://regretfulmorning.com/2010/02/6-reasons-men-cry-at-weddings/

Hitler painting may have hung in Sigmund Freuds surgery

Hitler was a jobbing painter at the time, knocking out postcards and paintings and trying to make a living.

This painting, that measures 8X4 inches, shows what looks like a small church with a background of mountains and is signed "A Hitler 1910."

Source:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7221058/Adolf-Hitler-painting-may-have-hung-in-Sigmund-Freuds-surgery.html

viernes, 12 de febrero de 2010

Where William Faulkner got his characters

The author William Faulkner appears to have drawn the names of characters and other inspiration from a plantation diary just discovered by scholars.

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/11/books/11faulkner.html

New Porsche 911 GT3 R hybrid racing car evo

Pics of Porsche 911 GT3 hybrid racing car

Source:
http://www.evo.co.uk/news/evonews/248170/porsche_911_gt3_r_hybrid.html

Rules for a Taxi Vegas Edition PIC

Welcome to Vegas, baby!

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

Why Are People Happy to See the Prius Fall

"To see the Prius recalled due to a manufacturing fault has caused an outbreak of global gloating not equaled since Silvio Berlusconi got decked." Thoughts?

Source:
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/features/view/feature/Why-Are-People-Happy-to-See-the-Prius-Fall-734

Art That Can Kill You The Madagascar Institute [Video]

The people that make up the Madagascar Institute couldn't meet the groups they wanted to join so they made their own.

There are no rules, no standards or expectations to their ground-breaking and machine-breaking fun. Madagascars only premise is simple and really hard to dispute: the world needs jet powered merry-go-rounds.

Source:
http://www.motherboard.tv/2010/2/10/the-madagascar-institute-homebrewed-rocket-science-for-the-streets

No Longer Empty Filling Vacant Spaces wArt [Pics]

"Walking on Madison one day, we counted about 15 empty storefronts,�says Manom Slome, cofounder of No Longer Empty, a cooperative formed to stage site-specific exhibitions in vacant commercial spaces.

Source:
http://www.blackbookmag.com/article/tower-records-gets-a-makeover/15963

jueves, 11 de febrero de 2010

Man Builds Mustang Out Of Lamborghini

Guy likes Lamborghinis.

Guy likes Fords. Guy takes a 2007 Mustang and shoves a massive V-10 and transaxle into its middle. We can't look away.

Source:
http://jalopnik.com/5466697/man-builds-mustang-out-of-lamborghini-world-goes-huh

Tesla CEO Takes Private Jet as Company Takes Public Loan

The CEO of Tesla Motors, which has received a fat federal loan, flew to Washington, D.C., aboard a private jet at least 12 times in the past 14 months.

Although it isnt unusual for CEOs to jet around on corporate planes, Elon Musk did so not long after lawmakers berated the heads of the Big Three automakers for doing the same thing while ....

Source:
http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/02/elon-musk-private-jet/

Colors Describe Happiness vs Depression Study Says

Depressed and anxious people tend to choose shades of gray to describe their moods, while happier people pick yellow.

Source:
http://www.livescience.com/health/mood-color-wheel-100208.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed: Livesciencecom (LiveScience.com Science Headline Feed)

A Rare Glimpse Into North Korea [Video]

Long before the Current.tv reporters got detained in North Korea, another American film team successfully snuck into North Korea and managed to film an entire documentary on the sly.

What they captured is something not many people will ever get the chance to experience.

Source:
http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/02/08/vbs.north.korea/index.html?hpt=C1

miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2010

Pizza and Wings Leads Police to Delivery Driver Attackers

A pizza delivery man was attacked for his pies early Saturday morning, but the suspected thieves didn't make as clean a getaway as they had hoped -- the idiots left a Hansel-and-Gretel-like trail of pizza and chicken wing sauce right to their front door.

Source:
http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com/valleyfever/2010/02/pizza_sauce_leads_police_to_at.php

Lava flowing a great view

Amazing picture of lava flowing down a cliff face.

Source:
http://www.dailyexpresso.co.uk/2010/02/lava-flowing.html

Toyota Ad Zombies Foreshadowing

The creepy Toyota ads in Complex magazine can be seen as ironic in the wake of the sudden acceleration and Prius brake recalls.

Source:
http://www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/blogs/recycling-design-technology/toyota-ads-recalls-460210

Mentally Disabled Woman was Enslaved and Tortured for Months

Dixon, a 29-year-old mother with another child on the way, was also mentally disabled with the mind of a child.

This made her Social Security checks rather attractive to Michelle Riley. Riley invited Dixon into her Alton, Illinois home, only to make her the house slave. She was scalded with hot water and used for target practice with a BB pistol...

Source:
http://www.truecrimereport.com/2010/02/michelle_riley_shot_tortured_a.php

2010 World Car of the Year Nominees Announced

Finalists for the annual World Car of the Year award, which will be presented in March at the New York International Auto Show, have been announced.

The awards are voted on by 59 automotive writers from 23 countries.

Source:
http://www.leftlanenews.com/2010-world-car-of-the-year-nominees-announced.html

martes, 9 de febrero de 2010

British People Really Love To Glass Each Other

How much do British people love smashing things into each others face? These casual acts of violence has prompted the invention a new pint glass that wont break even if you plunge it into someone's face. If any non-Brits out there are shaking their heads in belief about the veracity of our barbarism, you can come out with me on a night....

Source:
http://www.viceland.com/wp/2010/02/british-people-really-love-to-glass-each-other/

Interview with The Oatmeal

If you still don't know who Matthew Inman is all we can say is, shame on you! Matthew Inman is a designer and illustrator who is popular amongst internet geeks.

Source:
http://keepinspiring.me/2010/01/interview-with-matthew-inman/?dg

How Rich People Smoke Pot The Daily Beast

The Volcano Vaporizer has become a coveted status symbol for posh pot smokers, who say it draws out the drug's aroma like the bouquet of a wine, and their personal trainers insist on it.

Source:
http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2010-02-07/how-rich-people-smoke-pot/

Study confirms link between advanced maternal age and autism

Advanced maternal age is linked to a significantly elevated risk of having a child with autism, regardless of the father's age, according to an exhaustive study of all births in California during the 1990s by UC Davis Health System researchers.

Advanced paternal age is associated with elevated autism ...

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news184848483.html

Dubai closes viewing deck on worlds tallest building

The observation deck on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the tallest building in the world, closes only a month after it opened.

Source:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8504852.stm

The Most AweInspiring Natural Wonders in America

If Earth is giant natural art gallery, the United States is among its most impressive geologic installations.

Here are 10 of the most awe inspiring, both for their raw beauty and for the forces that went into their creation.

Source:
http://www.livescience.com/php/multimedia/album.php?aid=33321

lunes, 8 de febrero de 2010

Can Small Amounts of Cocaine Really Hurt You

Sirius Radio's Dr.

Steve reveals the true dangers of cocaine use

Source:
http://www.mensfitness.com/fitness/603

Daily Rum Rations A Royal Navy Tradition For 315 Years

...it might come as a surprise to learn that the Royal Navy was issuing daily rum rations to all enlisted men (even those in nuclear submarines) until 1970.

That is until Black Tot Day�, the final rum ration was replaced � by 3 cans of daily beer, instead��

Source:
http://www.webhistoryofengland.com/?p=677

sábado, 6 de febrero de 2010

Fresno Named Americas Drunkest City

In their annual look at the Drunkest Cities in America, Men's Health has named Fresno as America's Drunkest City.

Hang your heads high, Fresno.

Source:
http://guyism.com/2010/02/fresno-named-americas-drunkest-city-according-to-study.html

Amazing Frozen Waterfall PIC

Amazing Frozen Waterfall (PIC)

Source:
http://imgur.com/UxbqX.jpg

Are Multivitamins Worth the Money

Nowadays, there seems to be a pill for everything, and multivitamins are getting a reputation of being a quick fix for nutrition and overall healthy living.

But University of Cincinnati Physicians say that for the healthy patient, multivitamins aren't living up to their promise.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news184524059.html

jueves, 4 de febrero de 2010

Excessive Internet use is linked to depressive symptoms

People who spend a lot of time browsing the net are more likely to show depressive symptoms, according to the first large-scale study of its kind in the West by University of Leeds psychologists.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news184394600.html

Aircruise A sustainable way to travel in utmost luxury

The brainchild of designers at London-based Seymourpowell, the Aircruise is what the future of travel and hospitality might look like

Source:
http://www.ecofriend.org/entry/aircruise-a-sustainable-way-to-travel-in-utmost-luxury/

Cancer Patients at Greater Risk of Suicide Heart Attack

Getting a cancer diagnosis is a stressful and shocking experience.

But is it stressful enough to increase a patient's risk of suicide and heart attack?

Source:
http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1958668,00.html

Calorie Counters

The fast-food industrys argument that calorie counts on their menus make no difference is clearly wrong.

Source:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/03/opinion/03wed4.html

miércoles, 3 de febrero de 2010

Universal Orlandos secret Harry Potter Super Bowl ad[VIDEO]

It's the hottest new theme park opening in a decade: Universal Orlando Resort's Islands of Adventure park is putting the finishing touches on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

This Sunday, the world gets a sneak peek at the new 20-acre attraction when a top secret commercial airs during the Saints-Colts Super Bowl battle.

Source:
http://www.walletpop.com/blog/2010/02/02/universal-orlandos-secret-harry-potter-super-bowl-ad-with-daniel-radcliffe/

Geek Bowl IV Could You Have Won

How's your knowledge of the sex lives of giraffes? What about homosexual subtext in popular film? And can you name the two alternate types of Froot Loops cereal? That's what it takes to win the Geek Bowl.

Source:
http://blogs.westword.com/backbeat/2010/02/over_the_weekend_geek_bowl_iv.php

Vitamin D Deficiency Affects Billion Plus

If you are like most people in the world, you have absolutely no clue if you are getting enough vitamin D. Some estimates placing as many as 1 in 5 of the worlds 6 billion people deficient in vitamin D (and even higher for those in industrialized nations).

Source:
http://singularityhub.com/2010/01/21/vitamin-d-deficiency-epidemic-affects-billion-plus-are-you-one-of-them/

martes, 2 de febrero de 2010

Bizarre Items Confiscated By Border Security

From endangered animals to human organs, heres a list of some bizarre items confiscated by airport security officials...

Source:
http://www.djmick.co.uk/travel/bizarre-items-confiscated-by-border-security/

Mexicos Border Crossing Theme Park [Video]

The Mexican town of El Alberto lies 800 miles south of the US border in the state of Hidalgo.

Its pretty much like any other town of 3,000 people, except in El Alberto they offer tourists the chance to participate in a simulated illegal border crossing.

Source:
http://www.vbs.tv/watch/the-vice-guide-to-travel/illegal-border-crossing-park

Engineers develop cancertargeting nanoprobe sensors

Scientists at UC Berkeley have created smart nanoprobes that may one day be used in the battle against cancer to selectively seek out and destroy tumor cells, as well as report back on the mission's status.

The research team created multi-functioning probes, which they have dubbed nanocorals.

Source:
http://www.physorg.com/news184262528.html

Worlds Worst Counterfeiter Nabbed No Doubt Laughed At

A 17-year-old Texas boy copied both sides of a $5 bill, glued the two copies together (albeit very poorly) and used his arts-and-crafts project to buy a burger at a local Sonic.

Authorities arrested him shortly afterwards.

Source:
http://blogs.houstonpress.com/hairballs/2010/02/five_dollar_counterfeit_bill.php

lunes, 1 de febrero de 2010

Lead may be the culprit in ADHD

ADHD, or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is among the costliest of behavioral disorders.

New research suggests that the culprit may be an old villain -- lead -- and what's more it explains the causal pathway from exposure to disability.

Source:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100128130227.htm

The Top 27 Places Online To Find The Best Coupons

When dealing with the recession that we are currently experiencing, finding the best places to save money in our lives is something that is relatively high on everyones priority list.

No matter what, we all can agree that there is no possible way to stop spending money, but thankfully there is a way to save more of your money by using coupons...

Source:
http://couponshoebox.com/tips/the-top-27-places-online-to-find-the-best-coupons/