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.
By performing as African Americans or Indians, white people get to play act a kind of 'imaginary liberation', writes Michael Mark Cohen
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site this morning
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
Top Gear presenter is no stranger to foot-in-mouth controversy
Life & Style blogs
How to carve a pumpkin for Halloween with this step-by-step tutorial
Health: When masturbation can be fatal: The practice of auto-erotic asphyxia is often concealed by a coroner's verdict. Monique Roffey looks at a lethal taboo
Sex with more than 20 women 'reduces risk of prostate cancer'
Woman successfully sues Google for showing her with 'part of her breast exposed' on Street View
Happy Halloween! Google celebrates All Hallows' Eve with Doodle
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
- 1 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 2 Topshop at centre of row over body image as 'shocking' skinny mannequin photo goes viral
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
- 5 The bubble bursts for Sodastream
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