Monday, November 29, 2010
You know the whole Brazilian drug gang ordeal? The one where they took hostages and at least 35 people are dead?
Well, it gets weird. Police found a Justin Bieber mural in one of the drug lord's homes.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
A Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving, (re)interpreted by illustrator Sam Spratt.
You can view more of Sam's work here.
Lady GaGa and Anderson Cooper got drunk together during a recent interview in London.
Also, if you're wondering what the GaGa did for Thanksgiving, look no further. She baked a little monster casserole, natch.
A man was trampled by a mob of crazy shoppers outside of a Target in Buffalo, New York, and a woman in Wisconsin threatened other shoppers with a gun after they objected to her butting in line.
Oh, the madness of Black Friday!
Gonorrhea rates in Alaska have been climbing since 2009, according to the Anchorage Daily News. Is this any surprise coming from the state that Sarah Palin was once the governor of?
Legendary musician and pothead Willie Nelson has been busted for pot again, but this time in Texas! He posted bail at $2,500 for six ounces of pot.
In January he was sited for possessing moonshine and marijuana in North Carolina.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Research in Motion is introducing a tablet called the Playbook and it will cost less than $500, according to Mashable.
Samsung is also introducing a tablet computer on November 21, the Galaxy tab, which comes with a recommended retail of $649.
The Fourth Annual San Francisco Medical Cannabis Competition will take place at Terra Gallery on November 14th.
via SF Weekly:
Attractions & Giveaways include: Edibles, concentrates and strains for judges to vote on! Delicious catered food, award winning DJ's, volcano medication stations, & tons of medical marijuana products!
So bummed I'm moving and going to miss this!
Easy Bloom is a cool USB gadget that tells you what plants will grow or why they are dying.
Not all of us are naturally blessed with a green thumb, and this seems like a helpful tool.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Google is providing free WiFi service for the holidays on all domestic U.S. flights from Virgin America, AirTran and Delta from November 20 through January 2, 2011.
WiFi will definitely make the trip from Los Angeles to Florida more bearable when I fly home this Christmas.
Saturday, November 6, 2010
All the fucked up stuff happens in Florida. "Hiccup Girl" Jennifer Mee has been charged with first-degree murder in St. Petersburg.
Jennifer attracted national media attention when she couldn't stop hiccuping for five weeks in 2007.
Sean Duffy, a former star of MTV reality show Real World Boston, has been elected to Congress in Wisconsin as a Republican.
Scientists mapped out Ozzy Osbourne's DNA and found several genetic mutations "which may explain how he's lived so long."
Also, a recent British study finds alcohol to be more harmful than heroine.
Friday, November 5, 2010
Four Loko has been banned in Michigan, to the dismay of fratboys across the state.
A day before the Michigan ban passed, Chicago City Council proposed a ban on energy drinks containing alcohol.
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
250,000 people in 172 countries participated in this amazing crowd-sourcing project to create Johnny Cash's final video.
Logitech introduced a wireless solar-powered keyboard recently, and I have to say, if I ever went back to a desktop, I'd look into getting one of these.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
This is an incredibly sad story, especially since Andy was so young and about to have his first child in a month with his wife.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three times world surfing champion Andy Irons was found dead on Tuesday in a Dallas hotel room. The 32-year-old had been on his way home to Hawaii from a contest in Puerto Rico.