LANGLEY, VA—A report released Tuesday by the CIA's Office of the Inspector General revealed that the CIA has mistakenly obscured hundreds of thousands of pages of critical intelligence information with black highlighters. According to the report, sections of the documents— "almost invariably the most crucial passages"—are marred by an [...]
Well, of course he died. What else do you do with your life after you win a $4,000 bet by having sex with two women for 12 hours? Nothing! That's it, you're done. YOU WIN. Serge Tuganov, 28, of Moscow, accepted a $4000+ bet from two women that he couldn't handle a 12-hour sex marathon with them. According to KTLA News, he won by downing a bottle [...]
While working on this site, I made jokes to Mike Yuan about having really confrontational splash pages for anybody that visited the site using IE6. I swear, I’m not this much of a dick to my users, but as a former PC user/Xbox owner, I have enough pent up MS-Hate to fill a water tower. Just remember it’s completely a joke, I don’t care what [...]
Inspired by one of the funniest XKCD strips of all time, Bre Pettis and Adam Cecchetti have built a "sudo make me a sandwich robot" that makes a sandwich when you tell it to. (more...)
That's probably a fair price for the few grains in there. All that's left there now is an IOU note to be paid by an untold number of future generations.
That's a picture of a wagon of this year's carnival in Düsseldorf. That's the same place, last year, Obama took on Hillary. WTF. (more...)
% cat "food in cans" cat: can't open food in cans % nice man woman No manual entry for woman. % rm God rm: God nonexistent % ar t God ar: God does not exist (more...)
Russell Cole once called his extravagant Deerfield home "the house that Best Buy built," according to federal court documents that outline how more than $31 million allegedly was swindled from the national retail giant. The $2.75 million that Cole and his wife, Abby, used to buy the land and build their two-story house with its distinctive [...]
Don't worry if you show up for your domestic UK EasyJet flight without the mandatory photo ID the airline now requires; the helpful check-in clerks will direct you to the nearby train station where they'll make you up a free photo-card to go with a rail-pass, should you ever decide to buy one. Ah, security. "They suggested I go to the railway [...]
The LA Times reports on people who host Tupperware-style parties where cash strapped people bring their gold jewelry to a house and sell it to an assayer who rakes in a 35% vigorish. This must be an extension of the Cash4Gold folks... The party Geivet attended at the Aliso Viejo home of Mary-Margaret Fincher is a twist on the old suburban [...]
"Home taping is killing the music industry. Instead of making billions and billions of dollars, we are only making billions of dollars." -Matt Groening "Video would be the death of Hollywood?" Well, specifically, the death of the movie industry. Here is Jack Valenti's testimony before congress in 1982, foretelling the downfall of the movie [...]
The site lies 620 miles off the west coast of Africa near the Canary Islands — a location for Atlantis seemingly suggested by the ancient philosopher Plato. He believed it was an island civilization sunk by an earthquake and floods around 9,700BC — nearly 12,000 years ago. The “grid” showed up on Google Ocean, a Google Earth [...]
We may never know who the man on that sign is. (more...)
I'm sorry, but was there ever a point in history when Time was a credible publication? I mean c'mon they even elected Hitler Man of the Year.
Sexy calendars and pictures of topless models in tabloid newspapers really do lead men to think of women as objects, research shows. When men are shown images of women in bikinis, the part of the brain they use when thinking about DIY tools and other objects lights up. At the same time, the region they use to try to tune into another [...]
Mark Milian of the LA Times reports on an iPhone application called A Blackjack Card Counter that has pit bosses in Vegas looking for people who keep their hands in their pockets. The $3.99 app has a feature, called stealth mode, that allows the user to easily operate the card counter with the phone concealed in a pocket. Simply press the right [...]
A woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft over a US$59.25 charge for downgrading her Windows Vista PC to XP. In a suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle, Los Angeles resident Emma Alvarado is asking that Microsoft return the fee she paid for downgrading a Lenovo PC with the [...]
For the "computer illiterate": burying folders is not as effective as burying treasure chests.