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November 1, 2012

7 Reasons To Always Keep Ginger In Your Kitchen

It makes everything better. You'll see.

Does Football Have A Liberal Bias?

Figuring out how gridiron matchups could tilt the swing states.

"Hot Guy Alarm Clock" Creators Want More Games By Women, For Women

Nix Hydra Games is an entertainment software company focused on women gamers that's run by Lina Chen and Naomi Ladizinsky. "If I see one more misguided app designed by a bunch of old dudes with a focus test spreadsheet detailing what girls like, I'm going to throw my drink."

What Mike Bloomberg's Endorsement Means

A return to the politics of climate, just in time for Barack Obama.

French PlayStation Ad Features Woman With Four Breasts

Two in the front, and two in the back. There's a (sort of) logical reason for this.

Mayor Bloomberg Endorses Obama For President, Slams Romney On Climate Change In Wake Of Sandy

Bloomberg cited climate change as a major reason for why he's voting for Barack Obama's reelection.

A Very Patient Fennec Fox

Fun fact: fennec fox ears are considered a delicacy to baby coatis.

Then And Meow

Though time may ravage our bodies and line our faces o'er with worry, our tiny, novelty-sized couches will always stay tiny, and novelty-sized.

Watch Tom Hanks Do Standup In 1987

He was more preparing for his role in Punchline than delivering a well-prepared comedy monologue, but it's still pretty great.

Climate Change Heckler Interrupts Romney Rally

Outside Richmond, a protester began shouting, "What about climate? That's what caused this monster storm!" The heckler, holding a sign that said "END CLIMATE SILENCE," was escorted out — as the crowd booed.

Once A Tea Party Favorite, Illinois Congressman Now Courting Democrats

Redistricting and a national election push a House Republican to the center. "The Illinois Democrat."

Ann Romney Compares Election Bids To Her Pregnancies

Campaigning today in Ohio, Ann says she told her husband after the his 2008 run that she was "never doing this again." Romney's response: "You say that after every pregnancy!"

Ann Romney: "Help Is On The Way"

In a powerful moment at an Ohio rally Thursday, Ann Romney told supports she constantly hears the voices of those who need help "echoing in my head and in my heart," she said. "The only thing I can tell them is that help is on the way."

15 Totally Insensitive People That Dressed Up As Sandy From "Grease" For Halloween

HEARTLESS HUMANS. How dare people dress up as a character from a movie that has the same name as a hurricane that made landfall around the same time as halloween.

When Mitt Romney Mocked Barack Obama For Wanting To Stop The Rise Of Oceans

This line doesn't look so good in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

The Best Bro-Seeks-Bro Craigslist Ad Ever

"We are not just looking for any 'bro,' but a renaissance bro."

Hurricane Sandy Insta-Charities Go Viral On Facebook

They're blowing up users' Facebook feeds, but red flags abound. The FTC warns to be cautious of overnight charities. Updated.

26 Photos Showing Hurricane Sandy's Destruction Of Staten Island

As BuzzFeed reported earlier, the borough president of Staten Island is criticizing the Red Cross for their lack of assistance after Sandy. Here's a collection of 26 photos that demonstrate why he's so mad.

Introducing Pokey: Grumpy Cat's Only Slightly Less Grumpy Younger Brother

There's no prize for being the second most grumpy cat on the Internet, but frankly, there damn well should be. Anyway, Pokey is Grumpy's brother and he's not particularly happy about it. Or anything! Harrumph!

Five Objective Reasons Mike Trout Should Have Won The Gold Glove

Baltimore's Adam Jones won the AL Gold Glove over Anaheim's Mike Trout, starting "snub season" off with a bang. Although defense can be harder to measure with concrete statistics, several metrics have been developed to try to quantify how much a player's fielding contributes to his team. Here are five inarguable reasons Mike Trout deserved the award.

Yelp Tries To Get Into The Menu Business

Yelp is rolling out a new menus feature. For each restaurant's page, it'll link to a user-generated menu of sorts, with prices and user-submitted photos.

Five People Who Thought John McCain Would Win

So, at least, they said in the final days of 2008. So don't mistake bravado for actual knowledge this time.

In Sandy's Aftermath, A City With An Identity Crisis

Half of Manhattan is bustling, while the other half struggles in the dark.

Here's A Tiny Bunny In Mug

Did I mention it's eating a cucumber? Just look at his nose wiggle!

Grumpy Cat Fan Art Masterpiece

If there is any justice in the world, this painting will be hung in the main room of the National Grumpy Cat Fan Art Gallery in DC.

Every NBA Fan In 180 Seconds

Toronto: "We're like Cleveland with health care." BOOM. Roasted.

12 Reasons Why Baby Birds Are The Best

Kittens and puppies are cute and all, but baby birds are totally underrated. Here's why!

High School Football Star Runs Out Of Bounds So Freshman Whose Dad Just Died Could Score

I'd love to say, "Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose," but my eyes are all dusty or something. Allergies, maybe.

Cat Opens Door For Puppies

Questions about this video: (1) Why does the homeowner not open the door for the cute animals? They clearly want to come in. (2) Why does this cat have so many puppies?

Staten Island Borough President Attacks Bloomberg Over Hurricane Cleanup

The residents of Staten Island have yet to receive Red Cross assistance. "We are the forgotten borough."

NJ Democratic Congressional Candidate Equates Opponent To Hurricane Sandy

Democrat Shelly Adler, who is running against Republican Congressman Jon Runyan for New Jersey's 3rd Congressional District, ran a radio ad in the lead up to Hurricane Sandy equating the storm's potential destruction to her opponent. "She should be embarrassed," says the Runyan campaign.

Russian Cat Watches Cartoons On Laptop

Russian cats: They're just like us.

Lady Gaga Was Weed For Halloween

Apparently "weed" wears pasties.

Brazil's First Transsexual Beauty Pageant Aims To Battle Prejudice

And to increase visibility for transgender and transsexual Brazilians. Like any good beauty pageant, sequins abounded.

Republican John Koster Doesn't Believe In Abortion For "The Rape Thing"

Because abortion is "putting more violence on a woman's body." A new day, and Democrats point to another Republican making the case against abortion in the case of rape.

Khloe Kardashian's Nipples Appeared On The "X Factor" Last Night

Not that it's anything we haven't seen before. Right, Fox And Friends?

UPS Delivers To Hoboken, Hurricane Be Damned

These Amazon orders aren't going to deliver themselves. To everyone out there working through this disaster, thank you.

New Zealand Flight Safety Presented By "Hobbit" Characters

An unexpected briefing. And thus, New Zealand completes its transformation from a country to a realm of Middle Earth.

Lynched Obama Truck Roams The East Coast

One man's strange campaign has shocked Americans from Manhattan to Florida. Not, he says, racist.

24 Apocalyptic Photos Of New York City In The Dark

It's like The Walking Dead out there.

Justin Bieber And Madonna Use The Same Trainer

At least I think they do, judging by their uncomfortably skinny yet muscular arms.

Kanye West And Kim Kardashian Are Batman And Catwoman

Is it just us, or has Kanye gotten 100% lamer since he and Kim got together?

The One Thing You Can Do To Save A Life In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Check in on older people who live alone. "It behooves neighbors to adopt a senior who is alone, and just as you provision for yourself, make sure they have food," says an expert.

16 Photos Of Chaos As New Yorkers Attempt To Get Back To Work

Across New York and New Jersey, commuters fight staggering bus lines and fuel shortages to get back to their normal lives.

Here's What Budnick Looked Like On Halloween

Budnick from Salute Your Shorts, duh. It would have been cool if he had just gone as himself.

Romney In Virginia: Game Back On

Comes out swinging after a hurricane-caused truce. Obama back on the trail too.

George Lucas Talked To Mark Hamill About Episode VII

What does it all mean!? Back in August, Lucas took Hamill and Fisher to lunch to talk about the new trilogy, according to Entertainment Weekly.

Cleopatra Apparently Supermodels' Go-To Halloween Costume

Gisele and Heidi Klum had grand Cleopatra Halloween plans (the latter of whose was thwarted by Sandy). Though this would have been much more awkward had Heidi Klum's annual epic party gone forth, it's still medium-level awkward.

Researchers Can Predict Trending Twitter Topics Almost Every Time

New research hints at a new kind of SEO: reverse-engineering Twitter from the inside.

The 50 Best Halloween Costumes Of 2012

Keep in mind: There are only 364 days until the next Halloween! Here are some ideas for next year!

The Worst Border-Crossing Attempt Ever Tops The Morning Links

And it would've worked too, if not for that meddling fence.

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Is A Sad Soul

The human cost of the best coaching job in college football.

25 Best Suggestions For Novel Openers

November is National Novel Writing Month ("NaNoWriMo"), a challenge to write a novel in 30 days. Twitter has suggested a few ideas for a first sentence. For the record, I'd read all of these.

The Best And Worst Celebrity Halloween Costumes Of 2012

Ranked from the adorable to the absurd.

Mario And Luigi Caught A Bulls Game In Chicago

And is that supposed to be the dog from Duck Hunt? There aren't any other dog-like characters in Mario, are there? If it is, I bet Duck Hunt Dog is way easier to deal with once he gets a few beers in him.

The Stages Of National Novel Writing Month

You need to prepare for NaNoWriMo, even if you're not the one writing.

"It's Global Warming, Stupid"

Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel tweeted "Our cover story this week may generate controversy, but only among the stupid."

The Woes Of Rent Day

What a terrible way to start the month.

What Your Favorite TV Shows And Networks Say About Your Politics

The Weather Channel leans right, while Game of Thrones leans left. Using data from its Trendsetter app, Engage analyzed “likes” from thousands of Facebook users to tie consumer choices to political preference and engagement.

Inside Tech Companies' Private Bus System

Tech shuttle buses have taken over San Francisco's streets, creating a transportation caste system. I wanted to know what it was like inside. So I got on.

The Makeshift Offices Of New York City

With power still out to many offices in Manhattan, here's how displaced NYC workers are getting things done.

The Best Campaign Ad Of 2012

30 seconds of serenity.

Happy Day Of The Dead!

Learn how to shave a corpse without a razor. It's easy, and it only costs 15¢! It's a Halloween post-mortem.

Larry Flynt Offers $1 Million For Proof That Pregnancy From Rape Is "Something That God Intended"

Full-page ad running in today's Indianapolis Star addressed to Republican U.S. Senate candidate Richard Mourdock.

Chris Brown Tweets A Photo Of His Culturally Insensitive Halloween Costume

Brown and his friends donned beards, guns, and turbans in a theme that seems to be terrorist-based. It's a pretty awful idea any way you look at it.

The Definitive Guide To Post-Halloween Candy Trading

Everything you need to know to get ahead in candy trading. Everything.

Sandy Forces Media And Politicians To Talk About Climate Change

Chuck Todd said what few reporters, and fewer pols, have acknowledged: "It's called climate change, folks." "When the surge of water comes straight at the media capital of our home planet, it may really make a difference," says Bill McKibben.

San Francisco Giants Star: "I Just Look Illegal"

Sergio Romo, relief pitcher for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants, sported an extremely political shirt during the Giants victory parade on Halloween.

Rand Paul Allies To Make Six-Figure Ad Buy In Missouri

Support for Todd Akin. A source says the decision comes as Missouri polls tighten.

The 7 Scariest Weather Changes New York Faces This Century

Sandy may be just the beginning — the city could be looking at a 4-feet rise in sea level and a huge increase in flooding.

"Ghostbuster" Gets Busted

He backflipped off a cop car and over a cop! Can't tell if he's dressed as "Egon" or "Ray."

Another NYC Hospital Rushes To Evacuate Patients, Some Of Them Prisoners

After running on a backup generator for two days, Bellevue Medical Center, famous for its psychiatric and prison wards, decides it can no longer care for patients.

Ridiculously Cute Dog Surveys Hurricane Sandy Damage

His name is Sir Igby, and he has his own Tumblr. I'm in love.

Halloween Specials From The TGIF Era

In case you plan on staying home tonight instead.

First Look At The Wicked Witch From "Oz: Great And Powerful"

Rachel Weisz as the green-skinned baddy. The most evil witch in all of Oz has never looked so good.

Kyrie Irving Is Back As Uncle Drew And Now Kevin Love Is An Old Man Too

This may be the best series of sports commercials since Jordan retired.

The Kansas City Chiefs Are The New Detroit Lions

From every league's cellar, a Bad Franchise will rise. And then trip and fall down a flight of stairs headfirst into a truck full of manure.

Romney Campaign Says Victory Possible, But Not Certain

Less chest-thumping, more math. “This is a very tight race that’s very far from being decided," says Newhouse.

Congressional Candidate Disowns Former Campaign Manager, Twitter Troll @ComfortablySmug

Hurricane Sandy's most malicious tweeter, Shashank Tripathi, slammed by his old boss. "Shocked and disgusted," says the candidate.

Trick-Or-Treaters Who Won't Let Sandy Ruin Their Halloween

Kids in New York, New Jersey and beyond refused to change their candy-gathering plans.

Katie Holmes And Suri Were Seated Next To People Who Dressed As Them For Halloween

I would have loved to see a photo of Katie Holmes next to a woman dressed as her in a "Free Katie!" shirt, though. That awkward run-in and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

Tim Duncan Paid Brent Barry $100 To Kiss David Stern

The absolute best NBA ring ceremony story ever.

3 Shocking Quotes From Joe Simpson's Male Escort

Yes, apparently Joe Simpson had a male escort whose name is Joey Anderson. Anderson took a polygraph test and said these things about their "meeting" to The National Enquirer.

Why The Unsolicited Anti-Obama Texts Were Legal

The firm likely behind the texts, ccAdvertising, makes a practice of sending emails in the form of text messages to cell phones. The "question is open in front of the Commission," says the FCC.

Objects Found In Google Satellite View Become Stunning Mosaics

Jenny Odell captures a truly unique bird's eye view by stitching together images of airplanes, pools and even nuclear cooling towers from Google Satellite View. The effect is both bizarre and alluring.

Posters For Real Life Horror Movies And Other Links

The horror, the absolute horror!

Rare "Halloween Lobster" Surfaces

The black-and-orange crustacean arrived at Boston's New England Aquarium on Wednesday. She's named Pinchy, after Homer Simpson's late pet.

4 Times Joe Biden Couldn't Remember What State He Was In

But wherever he goes, he is always Joe Biden.

Neil Gaiman Talks All Hallow's Read, Ceiling Cat, And Social Media

Buzzfeed submits 13 pieces of interview evidence proving the Sandman creator is the best. We sat down to talk about the Halloween book-giving tradition, but we got distracted.

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