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Print from your laptop to your wall using a can of spraypaint and string

This is the coolest thing ever! Two electronics engineering students in Zurich made this simple but intriguing way of printing from their tiny laptop to a wall of just about any size using a can of spray paint, some string, and two tiny motors. It's hypnotic to watch! read more

Study: Casual games can help your mental health

I go to the gym a couple times a week and I play poker when I get the opportunity. I've found that physical exercise a good thing however the brain needs excercise as well. Poker allows for a major mental workout, I find myself more tuned in or focused than I have been all week when I'm in a game. Poker demands a great deal from it's players, one of the key items being intelligence. There is a small degree of luck, a bunch of people reading skills, and a ton of math required. I recommend it to everyone and so does this study , well sort of.

Ahole of the month

Yet another jerk whose trying to divert the attention of the american public from it's real problems by blaming Mexicans. How many of you are uber rich? Ok off the soap box.

Cruise Shuts Down 'South Park?'

Tom Cruise reportedly forced U.S. network Comedy Central to cancel the repeat of a "South Park" episode about Scientology by threatening to boycott publicity events for "Mission: Impossible III," according to media reports. The star is alleged to have pressured Hollywood executives at Paramount Pictures which are owned by Viacom -- as is Comedy Central. South Park episode "Trapped in the Closet" thrilled fans when it aired in November, by poking fun at both Cruise and his controversial beliefs system. But, despite being scheduled to rerun on Wednesday night, it was mysteriously pulled at the last minute. However, Cruise's spokesman denies the star threatened executives: "He never said any such thing about 'Mission Impossible III'." South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone issued a statement to Daily Variety saying, "So, Scientology, you may have won this battle, but the million-year war for earth has just begun! "

Leo Vilareal's LED Light Tubes

Google News gets foiled by 15-year old

Tom Vandetta found an article that explained how to fool Google's news system by writing fake press releases. He then decided to see what would happen if he submitted a fake Google press release claiming the 15-year old New Jersey student was Google's youngest employee. read more  

The time-warp family who walk on all fours

"An extraordinary family who walk on all fours are being hailed as the breakthrough discovery which could shed light on the moment Man first stood upright..." read more  

X-Men: The Last Stand Theatrical trailer released

Woot, looks pretty sweet. This was just previewed during tonite's episode of 24. Click over to view the full length trailer at Apple's movie trailers. Link goes to large version of trailer. read more  |  digg story

New SNL Rap

Natalie Portman raps . This is f**king great. Even better than Lazy Sunday. The Lonely Island dudes are masterminds.

this is pretty amazing podbop

You enter a city and Podbop tells you whos in town that week then go see them, this site is a freaking great web mashup.