December 19, 2011
In an interview with Newsweek/The Daily Beast, Vice President Biden had some interesting things to say about the Taliban and the United States' continuing efforts to bring stability to the region.
You will never be as chill as this pug.
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Could this be further proof of President Obama's "evolving" views on gay marriage?! Either way, this is sweet of him.
Scoring an own goal is one of the most embarrassing things that can happen in soccer. At least that's how it usually is. In this case, it's beyond impressive.
The autocratic tyrant from the People's Republic of Wadiya (who may or may not be Sacha Baron Cohen) mourns the passing of a fellow megalomaniacal dictator. Okay, he's definitely Sacha Baron Cohen's character from The Dictator.
And this time the release is official. Official and badass.
TSA's greatest weakness. Look at these kittens! Look at them! It's not like you're getting any work done this week anyway.
Santa has a big beard. But what if he didn't.
With Kim Jong-Il's passing, we take a look at the three sons he fathered, and why the youngest is taking the reigns.
Watch Rick Perry try to explain to a teenager why he thinks being gay is wrong.
Twitter: Where the facts go first.
From the halftime of yesterday's Broncos-Patriots game. This should get you in the holiday spirit.
Cats make talented hypnotists. This is probably how cats take over human souls.
A firefighter in Guatemala rappels down a bridge to deliver presents to children living in a slum. Badass and heartwarming at the same time. "Badheartening"? "Asswarming"? Ew. Never mind.
These people are to our current economic times what the Joads were to The Great Depression. Oh wait, the Joads weren't the rich people who didn't have to move or worry about jobs? Man I should re-read that book.
Kim Jong-Il deemed his second son, Kim Jong Chol, "too feminine" to take power. This poem that Jong Chol wrote (under the pseudonym Chol Pak) entitled "My Ideal World" might have something to do with that.
This picture, taken this morning, sums up how much South Koreans will miss the freshly departed Dear Leader of the North. Yeesh...tell us how you REALLY feel, Unknown Man In Seoul.
In the sixth-season finale, Dexter and Homicide try to stop the Doomsday Killers from committing one final murder, while Debra deals with a new emotional situation.
Because when a dictator dies, people need to tweet about it. These were the best that Twitter had to offer.
South Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that the North Korean dictator died of fatigue yesterday morning during a 17 hour train ride. This is his life in images.