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Thursday, August 14, 2008

It's Confirmed: This New Drug Really, Seriously Cures Cancer

Cancer patients have been left free of the disease after being treated with a new drug which harnesses the power of their own immune cells. Four of 38 patients treated have seen the disease disappear, while five others saw reductions of 50 per cent in their tumours. The drug works by activating the body’s disease fighting T cells.

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For Most People,College Is a Waste of Time

Imagine that America had no system of post-secondary education, and you were a member of a task force assigned to create one from scratch. One of your colleagues submits this proposal.

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The 31 Best DS Games

Before anyone knew it, the Nintendo DS changed the spectrum of handheld gaming in a way that no one, not even the Nintendo faithful, thought possible.The GamePros are counting the top 31 games that have graced this handheld wonder -- and we're looking forward to what the future holds...

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Any Questions? (pic)



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...all I got was this t-shirt...



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U.S. court rules Saudi Arabia immune in 9/11 case

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, four princes and other Saudi entities are immune from a lawsuit filed by victims of the September 11 attacks and their families alleging they gave material support to al Qaeda, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday.

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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Payback time (PIC)



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The Daily Show: Jon Stewart Rips Apart John Edwards and Bush

John Edwards -- author of the famed claim that there are two Americas -- was apparently only faithful to his wife in one of them.

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Saddest Picture You'll See Today

U.S. Army Capt. Charles Ford plays a video game with seven-year-old Wa'ad, who lost an arm and a leg to an improvised bomb, during a visit to the child's home near Muqdadiyah, about 90 kilometers (60 miles) north of Baghdad in Iraq's volatile Diyala province.

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Eight words that will solve any problem... [PIC]

Eight words that will solve any problem...

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LIVE WEB GHOST CAM: Do you see a ghost?

Well...I have never had much luck with "Ghost Cams" but I'm told this 24-7 "Haunted Hallway Cam" is a sure thing. Pretty cool! Check it out

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Chinese "Women" Cheat their Way to Gymnastic Gold

Accusations of age falsification have swirled around the Chinese team and have intensified after news outlets found official documents stating alternate (and younger) birth dates for three athletes: He Kexin, Yang Yilin and Jiang Yuyuan.

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Nerd Alert! They Sure Start Out Young // Pic



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So Long and Thanks for All the ... WTF?!? [Pic]

Indeed, it is a tragic thing ...

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

This Guy is SO Dead

Chinese Olympian Zhang Liang showed up ready to compete in the third heat of the singles rowing event. Problem was, he was scheduled to be in the second heat, which had already taken place.

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Where do Scientologists go when they die?

The actual details of how rebirth occurs is not fully understood by Scientology outsiders, but some core beliefs are that every human being is really an immortal spiritual being known as a thetan and that the "meat bodies" we inhabit are merely vessels we shed upon death.

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Irony (Pic)



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Silly Chick Tries To Parallel Park

There was about 20 more minutes of this before the guy filming went down and parked it for her.

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Hamster 2008 Olympic Games [PICS]



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Monday, August 11, 2008

BSOD Strikes Bird's Nest During Torch Lighting

At the exact moment Li Ning was rounding the lip of the Bird's Nest during the amazing torch-lighting climax of the opening ceremonies, someone snapped this photo of our good friend the BSOD nestled amongst the Nest's steel twigs. Perhaps an Opening Cermonies IT dude spit out his coffee on the machines in the server room when Li took to the sky?

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Mad Cows (and Livid Lambs)

Marauding elephants, aggressive sea lions, snap-happy crocodiles... As animal attacks on humans reach frightening levels, scientists are beginning to understand exactly what the beasts are thinking. And it's not good. Will Storr reports

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Worlds Smallest Burger, Fries & Soda Meal... Yummy!

You sure won't stuff yourself with this. But it's realy cool... the smallest burger meal you've ever seen.

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Cheerleaders cram into elevator, then need to be rescued

Cheerleaders sometimes get a bad rap. But stories like this probably don’t help. You’ll see why.

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China Refuses To Send Delegation To Olympics

China itself is not competing in the Olympics due to the bad environmental conditions!

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Man Realizes Fly Has Been Down For Entire Life

Moments after retiring to a small suburban home, raising three sons, and enjoying a distinguished career as a trial lawyer, local resident Fred Havemeyer was mortified to learn that the zipper of his pants had been down for the past 56 years of his life, sources reported today.

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Slashdot | The Flat Earthers Are Still With Us

"The BBC reports on a scientific community still holding to flat earth theories. From their article: 'Are there any genuine flat-earthers left?

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Bus hits guy on motorcycle during live tv interview

Bus hits guy on motorcycle during live tv interview.

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Russian Troops Nearing Savannah, GA Run For The Hills (PIC)



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Whole Foods Recalls Previously Recalled Meat. Wait What?

Whole Foods apparently never got that June memo to chuck recalled Nebraska Beef contaminated with E. coli. The posh man's bodega announced yesterday that they are recalling the previously-recalled beef, which was somehow sold between June 2 and August 6

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