Disney lawyers on the prowl?
With so many mashup parodies of Disney and Marvel characters since the Disney buyout of Marvel, I wonder how long before we see cease and desist orders from Disney’s legal dept.?
lickystickypickyme: The end of Facebook. Cause of death: stupid quizzes dumb games friend requests from uncles, aunts, grandparents, organizations, stores, and every other idiot on the internet that can send mass invitations.
GE / Nuclear Power / Saving the world... →
andym801: mikehudack: jayparkinsonmd: I was privileged enough to meet Eric Loewen. He works for GE’s nuclear energy division. They’ve invented something called a PRISM reactor. It uses nuclear waste for power. The US uses 3 terawatts of energy every year. The nuclear waste already buried across America can produce 300 terawatts of energy using a GE PRISM reactor, thus powering the US for...
meghanasha: Is News for Free? Not if you have to buy the newspaper. Or pay for cable. Or the internet. But realistically speaking, you’re probably already paying for cable and the internet or you’re getting it from work or the library or, from what I understand, public parks in Europe (which btw we should really get moving on in the US) in which case we can consider it gratis. So, we’re going...
Pig-Out Weekends: How to Undo Overindulgence
via Yahoo! Diet & Fitness “It happens to the best of us. The overindulgent weekend. And if your coming-attractions calendar doesn’t already include at least one bachelorette bash, Big Wedding, and a few graduation parties, it soon will. So what’s a person to do just weeks before swimsuit season? Go. Have a blast. Forget the diet. Just implement a before-and-after ...
Top 10 Flickr Stick Figures in Peril →
mashable: Everybody loves funny signs. There’s just something about acknowledging all the extra effort that went into being intentionally or unintentionally entertaining not just on paper, but…
Film Fresh: Download Digital Movies That Can Be... →
mashable: It’s only taken about a decade, but it looks like the movie studios (some of them anyway), are finally willing to embrace a digital download format that most of us have actually used:…
Batman: Arkham Asylum Video Game, Arkham Retrospective | Game Trailers & Videos | GameTrailers.com
The decade's best television characters, according... →
“Zap2it’s first-ever poll of the best television characters in the 2000s revealed a number of things, chief among them the abiding love for “Veronica Mars” and other long-gone shows, especially those from the mind of Joss Whedon. Plus, there’s still a lot of love out there for “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.”“
Principle of Evil Marskmanship →
bestofwikipedia: The Principle of Evil Marksmanship (also known as the Stormtrooper Effect) states that enemy marksmen in action films are often very bad shots and almost never harm the main characters. Imperial Stormtroopers in the original Star Wars trilogy, despite overwhelming numbers, professional military education and training, full armor, military-grade firepower, and noticeable combat...
5 Terrific Ted Talks on Future Technologies →
mashable: Andrew Maynard is a scientist and emerging technology adviser. He blogs at 2020 Science and tweets as @2020science. What will a technology-driven world look like 10, 50, or even…
The Narada Incident, as told by Hikaru Sulu's... →
thoseareturkeys: fandomslut: # Awesome! I got assigned to Enterprise! LOL@ you Lexington pplz! # @BreakMyBones Confirmed: pointy-eared bastard is a backseat driver. # @BreakMyBones Shut up. Asians have mad driving skillz. And further hilarity ensues, because Sulu is Gossip Girl. ♥
Facebook Phishers Target Notification Messages... →
mashable: To-date, Facebook phishing scams have mostly targeted users by way of sending suspicious looking messages to your Inbox that direct you to a site that looks like Facebook (see examples …
Star Trek Viewer's Choice Marathon - SPACE - Shows →
The Fallacy of Low Expectations or How I Learned... →
“An ill wind is blowing. You can read it in the blogosphere, you can see it on TV, you can feel it wafting out from Studio City, CA. It’s the old expectations game, and never has it been played harder or stronger than by Paramount last weekend with their G.I. Joe circus act. But really, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen was the same deal. So let’s get into it, the arguments the...
What's going on in the brain of a baby? |... →
“Plenty. In fact, the blank slate’ is anything but, says a leading scholar on babyhood who is discovering her tiny subjects possess sophisticated and enquiring minds that run experiments, crunch numbers, dream up new ways of doing things and learn to change the world”
A Canadian man has figured out it would cost...
thoseareturkeys: pwnator: wakocytosis: fuckyeahfacts: Rysvard Gold, a self-described Web designer and “outlandish thinker,” came to this daunting figure by calculating the amount of raw material that it would take to build a moon-sized space station, and multiplying it by the cost of getting this material into space. Gold concedes he doesn’t even consider not-insignificant costs such as...