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  • BP Prepares Complex “Top Kill” Bid To Plug Well
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    shmG excerpts from the International Business Times: “Government and BP officials are hopeful after extensive preparations, but are not guaranteeing that a complex attempt early this week to cap an uncontrolled underwater oil spill from a well in the Gulf of Mexico will be successful. The so-called ‘top kill’ procedure that oil major BP is tentatively scheduled to attempt on Tuesday involves plugging up the well by pumping thick ‘drilling mud’ and (more…)



  • Bolt strolls to easy Shanghai win
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Double world record-holder Usain Bolt wins Diamond League 200m in 19.76 seconds in Shanghai.

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  • Skateboarder Lives Any Man’s Worst Nightmare [video]
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    And reacts like any man would: with lots and lots of NSFW screaming!

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  • How Facebook Is Redefining Privacy
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nearly 500 million people worldwide are on Facebook. Is there a limit to how much we’ll share? CEO Mark Zuckerberg is betting there isn’t.

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  • Heavy Rain Expected For Hollywood
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Heavy Rain was develop as an interactive drama. However, developer Quantic Dream have plans to push Heavy Rain as another form of entertainment, a movie.

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  • Irish Newspaper Sobered by Red Dead Redemption’s Irish Drunk
    By on May 23, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Irish newspaper The Herald has published an online article lamenting the use of their country’ name and heritage to represent the figure of Red Dead Redemption’s inebriated trouble-maker. Calling it a ‘nasty surprise,’ they go on to say that the ‘stereotype of the drunken Paddy will again be taken advantage of’ through its elevation in media.

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