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Archive for November 2011

20 Unusual Uses for Coffee

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Home & Family

Can you imagine life without coffee? We’d all stumble around like drones for hours every morning, lost without our precious fix. We love coffee for its flavor, its aroma and of course its pick-me-up, but there are at least 20 more compelling reasons to stay stocked up. These tips will give you surprising and unusual [...]

Camera Lost at Sea Returned with the Help of Social Networking

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Entertainment

Just how tough is your average DSLR memory card? Apparently tough enough to survive a year at the bottom of the ocean. Naturalist and aspiring photographer Markus Thompson was scuba diving in Deep Bay near Vancouver, British Columbia, when he found a Canon EOS 1000D. Curious, he brought it to the surface and took ut the SD card, and was [...]

Curiosity Leaves Earth For Mars

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Technology

The newest Mars rover, Curiosity, dwarfs NASA’s previous rovers in size and scientific prowess. John Matson reports. [Launch audio: “And liftoff of the Atlas 5 with Curiosity”] NASA’s newest Mars rover blasted off November 26th from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Standing seven feet tall and weighing in at 2,000 pounds, Curiosity dwarfs NASA’s previous rovers in both [...]

Did nude yoga fuel Kim Kardashian-Kris Humphries breakup?

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Popular News

NBA player Kris Humphries walking in on wife Kim Kardashian’s “nude” yoga class with a naked male instructor may have helped fuel the blowup of the couple’s short-lived marriage,according to ABC News. The former New Jersey Nets player and the reality TV star were shown bickering frequently during Sunday’s premiere ofKourtney & Kim Take New [...]

Anne Hathaway gets engaged

Nov 29th, 2011 | By | Category: People

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) Actress Anne Hathaway, known for roles in “The Princess Diaries” and “The Devil Wears Prada,” is engaged to boyfriend Adam Shulman, her spokesman said on Monday. [Read More...]

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Hints and Tricks

Nov 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Entertainment

Easy gold Take a horse and carriage to Winterhold. Once in Winterhold, immediately turn right. Travel southwest from Winterhold to a location called “Sightless Pit”. Just above Slightless Pit on the mountain is an alter with a skeleton on it. Beside the skeleton is a book called “The Doors To Oblivion”. Pick up the book, [...]

DiCaprio’s baby face is an asset

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: People

By Gael Fashingbauer Cooper It’s hard to look at Leonardo DiCaprio, even under the heavy makeup that takes him well into J. Edgar Hoover’s 70s in “J. Edgar,” and not see the little kid he was. He’s our most babyfaced actor, not just because he still looks boyish, but in past because he grew up [...]

New iOS 5.0.1 Update ‘Nothing Short of Amazing’

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Technology

Good news if you’re one of the iOS 5 users who suffers from crippled battery life: Most early reports are showing that iOS 5.0.1 fixes the problem completely. “Frankly the difference is nothing short of amazing,” said Wired reader Donald Kuntzman, who downloaded the update on his Verizon iPhone 4. “To go almost an entire [...]

At least 3 dead in quake in eastern Turkey

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Popular News, World News

(CNN) – At least three people died and 50 more remained buried under rubble from a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that struck eastern Turkey Wednesday night, officials said. Eleven other people were rescued, state-run television TRT said. The epicenter was 16 kilometers (9 miles) south of the town of Van, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and its [...]

Take that, Adobe! Jobs gets the last laugh on Flash

Nov 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Business

In April, 2010, Steve Jobs devoted about 1,700 words to a public postripping Adobe’s Flash to shreds. His most cutting comments concerned the mobile version of Flash.   “In addition, Flash has not performed well on mobile devices. We have routinely asked Adobe to show us Flash performing well on a mobile device, any mobile device, [...]