Campbell Soup is recalling some 15 million pounds of the spaghetti-in-a-can after a factory in Texas undercooked its meatballs. (via NPR)
Latest Edition of AutoTune the News Released
By now this is a viral video classic, but that doesn’t make it any less entertaining. See the team from AutoTune the News take on Elena Kagan and more in their latest installment. (via TheDailyWh.at)
Report: BP to Set Aside Billions for Oil Spill Relief
After top BP officials met with the Obama administration in Washington, a senior government official told CNN that the company plans to set aside $20 billion to pay oil-spill claims. (via CNN)
What the Swiss Upset of Spain Means for the World Cup
It’s the first real shocker of the World Cup. Switzerland felled Spain, the tournament’s favorites, in a 1-0 victory.
German Student Throws Puppy at Biker Gang
He then escaped on a bulldozer. The dog is now safe. There really is nothing about this story that isn’t bizarre. (via Reuters)
Famous Fainting Episodes: David Petraeus Has Company
Gen. Petraeus: You’re not alone. George H.W. Bush, Marie Osmond and David Buckner all have had recent blackouts at political events. (Via Politics Daily).
Happy Cheer Up Keanu Reeves Day!
After the Internet got its hands on a picture of Keanu Reeves looking dejected on a bench, the world decided the B-list (and sinking) actor needed some cheering. June 15 is now unofficially Cheer Up Keanu day. TIME’s Claire …
Hackers: iPad Has More Security Holes
A day after AT&T fessed up to its iPad 3G customers about a security breach, the hacker group that exploited the initial security problems claims more tricks are possible. (Via CNNMoney).
Kinect: Motion Control for the Xbox 360 Gets a Name
The much-anticipated motion control system for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming system got renamed as “Kinect” just prior to the start of the E3 conference in Los Angeles.
Why China Wants to Rent a White Guy
The Atlantic has a fascinating essay from an American ex-pat hired for a week by a Chinese business, the only requirements being “a fair complexion and a suit.” Huh?
Live Blog: 2010 World Cup Opening Ceremonies
Excited for the World Cup to start? So are we. TIME’s Glen Levy is liveblogging the opening ceremonies in South Africa for the 2010 World Cup. Some details on the opening ceremony: It will feature 1,581 performers, including the …
Official: Van der Sloot Knows Location of Holloway Body
A Peruvian official said Joran Van der Sloot admitted to knowing the location of Natalee Holloway’s body in Aruba while confessing to the separate murder of a Peruvian woman. However, van der Sloot allegedly will only disclose …