“This is an intolerable mockery of the social system and the people of the DPRK and a serious human rights abuse that politicizes sports and discriminates against the Koreans,” KCNA, North Korea’s official news outlet, stated in a release.
Boston Children's Hospital says they're potentially one experiment away from curing Type 1 Beetus. Yep. Curing.
By: Bubba | Jun 17th, 2013 (6:58 PM)
Twelve years ago, Portugal eliminated criminal penalties for drug users. Since then, those caught with small amounts of marijuana, cocaine or heroin go unindicted and possession is a misdemeanor on par with illegal parking. Experts are pleased with the results.
This should be an interesting discussion.
Ain't nobody got time fo....KAPOOYAH!
By: Bubba | Mar 22nd, 2013 (6:48 PM)
In 1978, Soviet geologists prospecting in the wilds of Siberia discovered a family of six, lost in the taiga.
Not only did the news break today that the Walt Disney Company has acquired Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.05 billion, but the studio press release also announces that a Star Wars: Episode VII feature film is targeted for a 2015 release! Yes, 2015 will give us The Avengers 2, Justice League of America and now a new Star Wars movie!
Oh, hell no.
By: Bubba | Oct 30th, 2012 (2:42 PM)
NBC News has put together 99 pictures of the flooding and evacuations. And Mashable shows Seven Fake Sandy Photos that are making their way around social media.
By: effeminateSWANK | Oct 30th, 2012 (10:39 AM) | Thanks: jai dubs
HuffPo has some pretty maps charting the expected path of Hurricane Sandy.
By: effeminateSWANK | Oct 29th, 2012 (2:40 PM) | Thanks: reno
It's like he doesn't even think about what he says before he says it.
By: effeminateSWANK | Oct 17th, 2012 (10:53 AM) | Thanks: Heferito
Sometimes it takes a whole town to fight back bullying.
By: effeminateSWANK | Sep 25th, 2012 (10:24 AM) | Thanks: effeminateSWANK
Scientific American has put together their own side-by-side display of Romney and Obama's answers to the top 14 scientific issues in America.
By: effeminateSWANK | Sep 17th, 2012 (1:12 AM) | Thanks: PennGTi
Here's a gallery of some of the rioting taking place in China over Japan's recent sale of the Senkaku (or Diaoyu, depending on which country you're in) islands. If you're unfamiliar and want a quick overview BBC can help.
By: effeminateSWANK | Sep 17th, 2012 (12:59 AM) | Thanks: Havoc
The news outlets are giving this all the coverage it needs. This link is the audio from the local Fire Department radio during the entire event.
Update: Police radio here.
By: SpunOne | Jul 20th, 2012 (11:00 AM)
Mark Johnson, a Cleveland weatherman, tries to get through his weather segment without bringing up the NBA Finals.
North Koreans are really going to miss ol' Kim Jong Il.
By: SpunOne | Dec 19th, 2011 (3:46 PM)
The way helicopters tear themselves apart during a crash is kind of terrifying.
Update: Here's a better video. Thanks, hankins.
By: SpunOne | Nov 22nd, 2011 (8:37 PM)
Charlie Brooker on the news. Deadpan satire, perfectly done.
Norway came under deadly attack Friday with a massive bombing in the heart of its power center and a shooting at the ruling party's youth camp outside the capital.
By: Bubba | Jul 22nd, 2011 (1:59 PM)
Apparently, not many people do. (Language NSFW.)
If you laugh at this, I'm pretty sure you're going to hell (however there is a nice little get out of jail free card at the bottom).
By: Bubba | May 26th, 2011 (12:52 PM) | Thanks: geniusjoker
All indications are that the US president is about to announce that Bin Laden has been killed.
By: SpunOne | May 1st, 2011 (10:22 PM)
Frank W. Buckles, the last known surviving American WWI veteran, has passed away.
By: effeminateSWANK | Feb 28th, 2011 (1:47 AM)
An old news report from 1981 on the future of newspapers on the internet.
Oklahoma is near and dear to many of us, but screw this. I'll keep living elsewhere.
By: effeminateSWANK | Feb 23rd, 2011 (12:59 AM) | Thanks: Sepharo
Thousands of people voted online to name the new city-county building in his honor. But that probably won't happen.
By: Bubba | Feb 13th, 2011 (1:01 AM) | Thanks: rev_zeolite
Mohan Srivastava gives Wired a step by step walk through of how he broke a Canadian scratch lottery ticket algorithm.
By: effeminateSWANK | Feb 6th, 2011 (8:55 PM) | Thanks: Sepharo
In case you haven't heard, Taco Bell's "taco meat filling" is only made from 15% protein. Not shocked.
By: effeminateSWANK | Jan 31st, 2011 (10:57 PM) | Thanks: xenothrope
Despite owner Anna Esposito's protestations that a mistake has been made and a letter stating that Sal Esposito was 'unable to speak and understand English', a jury commissioner has ruled that Sal must attend the court for his assigned jury duty.
By: Bubba | Jan 17th, 2011 (3:42 PM)
Author and Yale law professor Amy Chua has caused an uproar with her parenting style. Her advice? You have to call your kids garbage.
By: effeminateSWANK | Jan 15th, 2011 (9:12 PM) | Thanks: Havoc
The recently passed Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act offers some positive steps to improve how our children eat in schools. But in trying to make schools nutritional oases, public health officials have unwittingly unleashed the black market genie ready and able to fill the void left by departing sodas and snacks.