The pros and cons of a man sitting down to pee, Egypt's lost pyramids uncovered: top Diggs
Wednesday 01 June 2011
The most popular news, videos and images as picked by Digg users during the last seven days, recorded on May 31.
1. 7 Insane Easter Eggs Hidden in Movies and TV Shows
Cracked.com uncovers images, languages and plots that have been hidden in movies and TV shows. Examples include naked women on the cover of The Silence of the Lambs film poster, characters from the next Pixar movie hidden in the previous one, and a hidden McBain movie in The Simpsons episodes aired between 1991 and 1993.
2. Marijuana Advocates Sue to Force Legalization in All 50 States
Marijuana advocates have filed a suit in a US Circuit Court in the hope of making the federal government "recognize cannabis as a drug with acceptable medical uses."
3. Egypt finds 17 lost pyramids using infra-red images to detect underground buildings
A new satellite survey that used infra-red images to scan objects under the ground in Egypt has uncovered underground buildings which appear to include 17 "lost" pyramids, 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements.
4. The pros and cons of a man sitting down to pee - The Oatmeal
A cartoon that lists the pros ("lets you hunch over and relax," "Penis is 100% safe from zipper") and the cons ("takes more time" and "Pretty much makes you a sissy little bitch") of a man sitting down to pee.
5. The United States Postal Service Nears Collapse
Mail volume in the US is "falling at a staggering rate" and the USPS is struggling to cover its annual budget, says an article on the Businessweek website.
Life & Style blogs
Apple expands reuse and recycle scheme, letting Android phones be swapped for iPhones
When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public? Six things you didn't know about iconic structure
Pacman Google Maps: company offers chance to play classic arcade game on real streets
Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
Worst time to be a parent revealed: Dinner, baths and bed time push stress levels to peak
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 Tidal launch: The most pretentious lines from Alicia Keys' valedictory speech
- 2 Martha Stewart accuses Snoop Dogg of 'smoking for four hours' during Justin Bieber Roast
- 3 Trevor Noah: Jon Stewart's replacement faces online criticism over 'anti-Semitic' tweets
- 4 Turkey power cut: Prime Minister says nationwide blackout could be caused by terrorists
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
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