Ashley Washer

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Cocaine, Oreos and our rat-like taste for credulous news

The story variously reported this week as “Oreos are equally as addictive as cocaine,” “Wanna a new drug? Try Oreos” and, almost lyrically, “Oreos are as addictive as cocaine to your brain” was picked up by the news media like a fresh doughnut off the tray at the morning meeting. The study, which …

Toyota Is Recalling More Than 800,000 Cars Because of Spiders

It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.<p>Toyota has announced that it is recalling 870,000 of its vehicles, among them Camrys, Venzas, Avalons, and hybrids with owners spread across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 16 other countries. Airbags, it seems, have been …

For zombie kids: Children’s book on how to hunt brains

It's All Been A Pack Of Lies!

It’s All Been A Pack Of Lies!<p>Public humiliation as a parenting tactic is making a comeback! We’ve seen this a few times at one of our other sites …

Coo Coo For Raccoons

I knew Walmart bought wholesale but do they really needs to start cutting out every middle man and buy directly from the source? I spend the extra …

WWIB: Clean Up Your Mesh

It’s not even Halloween yet but you ladies seem to be getting after it already. Which meshy leg lady do you guys prefer?<p>Unknown<p>WWIB: Clean Up Your …

Google Has Patented The "Hand Heart" Gesture

Google has patented specific hand gestures for users of Google Glass, including the "hand heart." But how will this affect pop stars?<p>A recently discovered patent has revealed that Google has patented "hand gestures to signify what is important" for users wearing a "wearable computing device" —- …

Grading The Fakes: PlayStation 4

In the run-up to any new console, there's a deluge of fan-created concepts and bogus "leaked images" of the hardware. Now that the PlayStation 4 is …

Activision Wants Their Throne Back From Rockstar's 'GTA 5'

While everyone was expecting Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5 to sell well, I don’t think many imagined it would blow away Activision’s early sales record set by Call of Duty. And even fewer imagined GTA 5 would absolutely destroy it.<p>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 stunned the world by taking $500M in 24 …

What to Expect from Colin Kaepernick and the SF 49ers Offense Against the Titans

The San Francisco 49ers face the Titans this Sunday in Tennessee. The Titans have a record of 3-3 and are in the thick of the playoff chase.<p>The 49ers, with a record of 4-2, have won three straight games. Their defense has been outstanding, and Frank Gore has led a strong ground attack on …

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