Google Execs Face Trial in Italy For User Uploaded Video

It's being reported today that four Google employees will be charged with "defamation and failure to exercise control over personal data" in Italy. This all stems from a video posted to Google Video in 2006, which showed four teens teasing and harassing a boy with down syndrome. Google removed the video within a day,… » 11/06/08 5:20pm 11/06/08 5:20pm

Microwavable Boots Keep Your Feet Warm, and Your Microwave Stinky

Winter is almost upon us, and chilly feet can be a chronic issue. Thankfully humanity no longer has to suffer this unpleasantness with the introduction of CozyFeet microwavable boots. The modern-day equivalent of warming ones feet by the fire, these boots "contain a special blend of natural wheat grain and dried… » 11/03/08 5:50pm 11/03/08 5:50pm

Circuit City, Bleeding to Death, Receives Takedown Warning from NYSE

Even more bad news for the beleaguered Circuit City » 10/31/08 3:25pm 10/31/08 3:25pm: in addition to having , they've now been informed that because their stock price has averaged below $1 for the past 30 days on the NYSE, the stock is in danger of being delisted from the exchange. In a few days, their ticker symbol (CC) will be marked with the…

USB "Port" Wine Gets You Drunk At 480Mb/s

Due to a new EU trade rule, wineries can't use the word "port" on their label unless the wine was actually made in Portugal. California's Peltier Station Winery, however, discovered (or should I say invented?) a loophole: they called their new dessert wine "USB" and put a tree with USB roots on the label. And that's… » 10/29/08 7:15pm 10/29/08 7:15pm