Ole! For Soccer Ole! For Soccer
Gambling site betfair.com is sponsoring a new survey being conducted by Loughborough University in England. What are they trying to find? They are looking to see if placing bets on soccer, or football as its known in England, has an effect on a person's heart rate, and if it ends up being more exciting than having sex!

According to Ron Maughan, a professor at Loughborough, The heart rates that we have recorded throughout the first stage of the study are in line with those experienced by an... read more
 
Are You Lying? Are You Lying?
Have you ever noticed that the more alcohol you consume, the less you tell the truth? If not you, then how about those around you? Sure, all those party stories are amusing, but you've probably wondered once or twice just what is true and what is an alcohol induced lie.

Next time you're going to a party, make sure to bring the De-Fib-Ulator with you so you can finally learn who's telling the truth, and who is spewing a bunch of bullshit. This handy dandy little device is touted as the "first... read more
 
One Expensive Burger One Expensive Burger
How much would you pay for a hamburger? $5? $10? Maybe $15 max? One restaurant in Boca Raton, Florida thinks you may be willing to pay $100 for their burger. Would you?

The Old Homestead Steakhouse has put one hell of an expensive hamburger on their menu. For a mere $100 you can order what they've dubbed the "Beluga caviar of sandwiches."

The patty, which weighs 20 lbs prior to cooking, is made up of a mix of prime US, Japanese, and Argentinean beef. The exotic patty is sauted with... read more
 
The Incredible Hulk Movie: Not A Sequel The Incredible Hulk Movie: Not A Sequel
Although some thought Eric Bana's Hulk was somewhat amusing, a lot of people thought the CGI just about ruined a great character.

It looks like the big green guy in the purple shorts will get another chance when he's once again brought to the big screen with the upcoming movie, The Incredible Hulk. It isn't known as of yet if it'll be full of CGI, but it is known that it won't be a sequel.

Avi Arad told IF magazine, "It's a do-over'. I loved the HULK movie, it was just a different... read more
 
The Swedes and Their Fertility Festivals: The Swedes and Their Fertility Festivals:
A History Lesson You Don't Want to Miss.

If you like your women tall, blonde, and Swedish, we suggest you venture out this Friday night to the "Scandinavian " part of your town where they will be carousing in celebration of Midsummer Eve.

No, they're not paying tribute to a Shakespearean play. Midsummer Eve is part of Midsummer Festival, an old harvest and fertility celebration dating back to the Viking Era. Traditionally, a May pole is raised (a phallic symbol meant to "impregnate" Mother... read more
 
iPods: More Important Than Beer? iPods: More Important Than Beer?
It looks like college students aren't as into beer as they used to be. At least according to a recent study conducted by Student Monitor, based in Ridgewood, NJ.

The study found that nearly 73 percent of the 1,200 full-time, undergrad students, interviewed from 100 U.S. colleges, thought that iPods were more "in" than any other item making the list. Not only did it top beer, but also such things as text messaging, downloading music, and bar hopping.

Just a year ago, the study found that... read more
 
G4: Midnight Spank G4: Midnight Spank
It used to be that late night television was pretty lame. You know what we meanold B movies, infomercials, and more Golden Girls re-runs than anyone needs to see. Well, that's all changed and now there's lots of funny, edgy and just plain weird stuff on late night TV. In case you've been missing it, be sure to check out G4's late, late night and you'll see what we mean.

You may think of G4 as being a channel that talks mostly about gaming news, trends, gear, etc. But, as they say... read more
 
The 8 wonders of the world The 8 wonders of the world
A word to the wise and those full of wonder.

The evolution: The 8 wonders were born during my college days where the number one consistent wonder was what in the world I did all day. From there a weekly ranking of random things that I in all my spare time of 12 credits had time to ponder.

A couple disclaimers.

I by no means claim to be funny. My friends who laughed were also mostly in college, mostly hungover, and mostly found any sort of AIM profile by a girl that lacked a sappy love... read more
 
Modern Spirits Vodka:  Very Unique Modern Spirits Vodka: Very Unique
Attention all vodka aficionadosthere is something interesting you might want to trytasty flavored vodkas.

Yeah, you've probably heard of different flavored vodkas that are now on the market, but we bet you've never heard of flavors like these. We found a great company that offers a line of unique, yet taste-bud-tempting vodkas that will make you salivate.

According to the company's website, http://modernspiritsvodka.com, Melkon Khosrovian and his wife Litty Mathew discovered vodka flavors... read more
 
The Lowdown On Hostel 2 The Lowdown On Hostel 2
If you didn't get your gore fix from Hostel, then you'll be happy to know that a sequel is in the works. Eli Roth, the film's writer/director, has told MTV that he's in the process of writing Hostel 2.

This time around the film will focus on three girls, which was an idea suggested by Quentin Tarantino." They're studying in Italy for the summer, and they get lured, and they go back to well, we're going to go back to a lot of familiar places," said Roth.

Even though this time the hostel... read more
 
Could We See The End Of Hangovers?
Sometimes things we see in sci fi books or movies look like they'd be pretty cool if they were real. How about the alcohol substitute Synthehol that appeared in the TV series Star Trek: The Next Generation? You know the one, it let drinkers feel drunk without having to experience any annoying side effects such as a hangover.With the way technology is going, some of those ideas coming to fruition may not be that far off. In fact, it looks like we may just see a beverage like Synthehol created... read more
 
BottleSpy Keeps Track For You BottleSpy Keeps Track For You
Sometimes you are having so much fun at a party you don't realize how much you have had to drink until you wake up the next morning, covered in vomit, and laying next to some strange, and very ugly woman.

It would be nice if there was a way you could keep track of how much you have had to drink. You can if you use BottleSpy to open up your beverage bottles.

According to the BottleSpy product page at thegadgetstore.com, it is the world's first counting bottle beer opener. It keep's... read more
 
Thrillville Is Coming Thrillville Is Coming
Are you tired of playing Rollercoaster Tycoon, but still like the thrill of the game? You know what we are talking about the power of creating a park so fun that if it were real life you know you'd be rich.

A new game, set to be released for PS2, PSP, and Xbox, will allow you to still have all the fun, but while playing a whole new game. Frontier Developments has announced that they are working on Thrillville, a Rollercoaster Tycoon of sorts that will be published by LucasArts and headed by... read more
 
Rob Zombie Signs On For New Halloween Movie Rob Zombie Signs On For New Halloween Movie
Another Halloween Movie? Ideas included a prequel that would explain Michael Myers' life, a straight-up sequel, and even a movie where Myers would meet Hellraiser's Pinhead.

But, Rob Zombie recently signed up to write/produce/direct the next Halloween movie, and none of those ideas will happen. Instead, he will put his own twist on the film, making it a remake/prequel of sorts.

According to the blog on Zombie's MySpace profile, he has said of his vision, "Okay here's the real deal for... read more
 
Alien Head X-Ray To Be Auctioned Alien Head X-Ray To Be Auctioned
The International Bird Rescue Research Center in Cordelia plans to raise funds with an unusual duck X-ray. The bird came in with a broken wing, but when Marie Travers, assistant manager of the center, radiographed the duck, she was stunned to see a very clear image of what appeared to be the face, or head, of an extraterrestrial alien in the bird's stomach.

Karen Benzel, the rescue center's public affairs director, said, "Marie looked at it and all she could say was unbelievable'."
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Some Good News and Some Bad News For Underworld 3 Some Good News and Some Bad News For Underworld 3
We have some good news and some bad news for you. There will be another installment in the Underworld series. Yes, that's right, there will be an Underworld 3! But, don't get too excited yet. There's some bad news, too.

It looks like there won't be sexy Kate Beckinsale to look at because she won't be in the film. Len Wiseman, Beckinsale's husband, is writing what may be a prequel to the other two films, and Selene's character just isn't needed.

During an interview with MTV, Beckinsale... read more
 
Wii Details Announced By Nintendo Wii Details Announced By Nintendo
So far little has been known about Nintendo's new gaming console. But the company finally opened up and released some details.

The first of the new Wii systems will hit shelves later this year, around the fourth quarter. Consumers will be happy to know that, unlike the 360 and PS3, Wii will not break the bank. It will affordably retail for around $250, and no more. By March 31, 2007, Nintendo hopes to have shipped about 6 million Wii systems around the world. That's a lot of consoles!... read more
 
LAPD Joins Blogosphere LAPD Joins Blogosphere
Nowadays just about anyone and everyone has a blog. You probably do, your grandma probably does, hell, even your dog probably has one! What makes them so popular is that you kind of get the voyeuristic sense that you are reading someone's private diary.

Lately is seems that blogs are being taken to the next level because they aren't just for Joe Shmo anymore. Celebrities, businesses, and various agencies are joining in on the fun. One such place that has joined the blogosphere is the... read more