Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear descended on Washington, DC today.
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Peter Tosh's family has come out in support of Prop 19 using "Legalize It" in a commercial advocating a vote.
Norm Magnusson, a New York artist, places placards to get people to consider different points of views. He also paints leaves.
You can dance away to Monster Mash or learn how to walk like a zombie in Thriller, but if you really want to be creeped out for Halloween, I recommend my Scariest Song List of all time.
The mimic octopus cannot imitate the old Detroit Red Wings playoff mascot. (John C. Hillery/Reuters) Now that the tears have dried over poor Paul the psychic octopus's death, a new video has surfaced online to fill the hole Paul left...
A collection of the best "Thriller" riffs.
Kimberly-Clark plans to introduce a line of tube-free Scott toilet paper in the Northeast on Nov. 1 as part of its Naturals line.
A Nepalese telecom group Ncell, a subsidiary of Swedish phone giant TeliaSonera, says people can make video calls and surf the Internet on their mobile phones, thanks to a high-speed phone base station at an altitude of 17,000 feet near Gorakshep village in the Everest region. Ncell made the first video call Friday at 17,388 feet.
A Vanity Fair article notes that Lisbeth Salander does indeed hack like the best of the hackers. "The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" opens today.
John De Lancie reads "The Raven" by Edgar Allen Poe just in time to creep us all out for Halloween.
A new Tumblr blog offers a peek at Halloween costumes from your parents' generation.
Scientists have made a claim that two factors, having a DRD4 gene and having lots of friends in high school, are likely to contribute to a person leaning politically left.
The Farooque Ahmed case raises questions: Is the FBI encouraging suspects' actions to further the basis for an arrest, or are officials successfully preventing terrorism?
"The Commuter" is a new online film entirely shot on the Nokia N8 phone, further blurring the line between entertainment and advertisement.
Pumpkin carving by gun.
A newly built supercomputer, the Tianhe-1A, might be the fastest in the world.
The Johnny Cash Project sources crowd drawings from fans of the singer and pieces them together as a cohesive whole for Johnny Cash's last recorded song, "Ain't No Grave."
A new species of monkeys had been discovered in the jungles of Myanmar, and the monkey just happens to sneeze every time it rains.
A column in Marie Claire debates the merits of "Fatties." Should we ban the word fat?
A compilation of awesome stunts.
James Bond cars - the specially equipped Aston Martin first driven by Sean Connery in "Goldfinger" - will be auctioned off in London on Wednesday for an estimated $5.5 million.
Roger Sterling will release a new book called Sterling's Gold, hopefully.
Sky-high orange bouffants and glittered red heels took took over the city streets last night in honor of the 25th annual Halloween High Heel Race.
In the final days before the election, the push to legalize marijuana has been getting some high-profile support in California, in the form of a $1 million donation from George Soros and a $50,000 donation from George Zimmer, the founder of Men's Warehouse.
The biggest music file-trading company online, LimeWire, has received a court injunction closing it down after a legal battle with the Recording Industry Association of America.
The band Crystal Castles put out a new single with Robert Smith from the Cure singing lead vocals.
Alex Sink, the candidate for Florida governor, is in hot water over breaking a rule during a debate. We look back on some of our other past favorite debate missteps.
Since we're already on a literary bent today at BlogPost (go here!), I couldn't pass up posting this from the Arizona used-book store chain Bookmans. It took only 14 hours to set up. Just go ahead and try to be...
At long last a select guest list of about 200 people will reportedly get to enter the gilded gate of the $1 billion home of Mukesh Ambani on Nov. 28.
Zombies attack downtown Silver Spring.
As Halloween approaches, we want to know: Which books freaked you out?
"Blackout in a Can," "Liquid Cocaine," "Alcopop:" Four Loko has gone from college drink du jour to national headline after reports that the caffeinated, malted beverage hospitalized nine freshman in Washington state this month.
Paul the Octopus, who correctly predicted the winner of the World Cup, died today in Germany.
Warren Buffett has named Todd Combs of Castle Point Capital as a potential heir to the investment throne.
Over 200 people took over a Belgium train station to dance to the Sound of Music's Do-Re-Me.
Strikes have left the streets of Naples and Marseilles filled with thousands of tons of trash.
Firesheep was released by Seattle-based developer Eric Butler and is a Firefox program that works on Wi-Fi networks to capture users' cookies. It exposes the inherently unsafe Wi-Fi networks.
Here's the best reads from the weekend.
A bomb squad in Orlando finds kittens instead of an explosive device in a suspicious package.
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai shrugged off accusations on Monday that his Chief of Staff, Umar Daudzai, received "bags of money" from Iran.
Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been accused of being an imperious and self-absorbed boss, putting the WikiLeaks mission in danger. In an interview with CNN, he walks off the set. Does this justify his detractors?
Jennifer Mee, 19, known as the "Hiccup Girl" has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder.
Reggae legend Gregory Isaacs died of cancer in London Monday morning, BBC Caribbean confirms. He succumbed to cancer of the liver at the age of 59.