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December 12, 2012

One-A-Day Gift Guide: Understanding The Internet

Two books that change how you see technology. The internet, from the bottom up and the top down.

Sarah Silverman PSA: "Be Bro-Choice"

Silverman asks "bros" to stand up for the women in their lives: "The way to a woman's heart is never through a vaginal ultrasound." Warning: typical Silverman-esque NSFW language ahead.

The 17 Most Ankle-Breaking Basketball Moves Of 2012

It was a landmark year for crossovers in the NBA.

Green Gift Guide: Easy Presents For Grumpy Locavores And Environmentalists

Ever since Superstorm Sandy invented global warming six weeks ago, many of us have become more concerned about the environment and the future of our planet. Should we do "Christmas as usual" this year, or should Hanukkah be changed to address the…

19 People Who Think The Mayan Apocalypse Is Today

Today is 12/12/12, nine days before the Mayan apocalypse on 12/21/12. It's an easy mistake.

The Most Perfect Home Alone/Notorious B.I.G. Remix

It's like Cookin' Soul did a mashup of my elementary and high school years.

"Having It All" Author: American Work Culture Must Change

"We have to find a way to value men and women who are privileging their private responsibilities as well as professional responsibilities," says Anne-Marie Slaughter. But none of this will be simple.

Let's Be Honest About "Lord Of The Rings"

Now starring Homeless Magneto. Screen Junkies return to lambast the second most sacred series in geek culture.

Michael Jordan Still Practices With The Bobcats

I guess now that he's finally drafted a good player, he's earned a little floor time.

Bottomless Is The New Topless [NSFW]

It's the latest craze in fashion photography.

The Drunken Clam - Drink - East Village

There won't be any talking dogs at the Drunken Clam unless you drink their entire barrel of wine, but you should still find the underground clam bar that may or may not realize it's referencing Family Guy, and lies beneath a tofu house, which itself…

Endangered Monkey Rescued By Monkey Expert And Other Links

Born in captivity, woolly monkey Bueno was abandoned by his mother and adopted by zoo keeper.

These 7 New Reality Shows Sound Completely Insane

Divas For Jesus and Shoe Whores.

Jeb Bush Spokesperson Tells Charlie Crist To Stop Misquoting Him (Update: Crist Responds)

"Charlie Crist will say anything to make himself look good, even if it’s not actually true." Update: "I think he is embarrassed about his quote now," Crist responds.

The 40 Most Insane Things That Happened In Florida In 2012

2012 was another stellar year for Florida. Let's take a look and remember the good times.

The 21 Biggest Jerks Of 2012

These tweets are actually the worst.

The 30 Most Important Cats Of 2012

Warning: Some of these cats will break your heart.

Lindsay Lohan's Probation Has Been Revoked

That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

Looking To Pay For Sex On OkCupid

Online dating can get lonely. But OkCupid isn't Craigslist.

British TV Star Suspected Of A Staggering 199 Sex Offenses

Detectives in the UK began an inquiry into late BBC star Jimmy Savile 10 weeks ago, since then 450 people have come forward with allegations.

Heisman Winner Johnny Football Sucks At Bowling

A sign of weakness ahead of the Aggies' bowl game?

Everything Wrong With "The Amazing Spider-Man"

In less than two minutes. Even a beloved, or tolerated, reboot can commit movie-making sins.

15 Reasons To Let "The Mindy Project" Into Your Heart

Mindy Kaling's The Mindy Project is one of TV's sharpest, funniest, and warmest new comedies. If you haven't tuned in, here are several compelling reasons to give it a shot.

Jamie Foxx And Samuel L. Jackson Locked Lips

Or this is one of the most perfectly timed pictures ever.

Former Anti-narcotics Officer Tells Bill: ‘All Drugs Should Be Legal’

The War on Drugs is in the spotlight for Full Court Press with Neill Franklin, the executive eirector of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, or LEAP. Franklin is a police veteran with 33 years of experience in anti-narcotics task forces. He tells…

Russell Crowe Takes A Cigarette Break While On Top Of A Horse

It could have been for his role in the upcoming movie Winter's Tale, but it doesn't really look that way...

51 Seriously Adorable Gift Tag Ideas

You probably didn't even think it was possible to fit this much cuteness onto a tiny scrap of paper. Be sure to load up on ink cartridges because many of these are templates you just print onto card stock.

Our Long National TV Nightmare Is Coming To An End

On December 13th, obnoxiously loud commercials will become illegal. Here are 11 reasons why this is great, great news.

Fox News' Giant Middle Finger To MSNBC And CNN

Fox News has never been shy when it comes to boasting about their status as the reigning #1 cable-news network, but this web page from 2009 dedicated to taunting their competitors takes the cake. Updated.

17 Horrific Fad Diets Of Yore

People have done some really gross things to lose weight over the past two centuries. Please, don't eat tapeworms or baby food to fulfill your New Year's weight-loss resolution.

Kate Aurthur Joins BuzzFeed Radio To Talk About TV

Which of your favorite shows are getting canceled — and which will live on? Kate Aurthur has all the answers for you.

Google Builds A Porn Wall

For years, Google image searches for almost any term would turn up at least a few boobs. Today, Google made it much harder to find smut with its search engine. (The workaround, according to an official statement: be very, very specific.)

49 Things That Taste Like Christmas

Peppermint adds holiday cheer to everything.

Jack Moore Explains The Origins Of @SeinfeldToday

BuzzFeed Radio's EXCLUSIVE (!!!!) interview with the creator of Modern Seinfeld — host of BuzzFeed Radio, Jack Moore.

And, Here's The Worst Christmas 2012 Ad

Nothing funnier than dead dog humor. Via the UK.

Miley Cyrus Suffers Heartbreaking Loss On AmehKristine's Blog

Miley Cyrus is suffering from a broken heart. The 20-year-old singer and actress had to say good-bye to her beloved Yorkie, Lila who passed away this week. Miley, who considers her brood of dogs:Ziggy, Floyd, Happy, Mary Jane and Penny Lane family,…   Lila's death

Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus' Dog Lila Dies: 'I Have Never Been So Hurt In My Life'

The starlet’s beloved dog Lila has passed away, and Cyrus took to Twitter on Tuesday to announce the heartbreaking news. “Can’t think of one good reason to get out of bed today…” she tweeted.

The Best Of "Gangnam Style"

There is nothing on Earth that can't be turned into a "Gangnam Style" parody. "Best" might not be the right word for this, but just roll with it.

24 Reasons Brunch Is The Absolute Worst

When these things happen, it makes me want to remove my eyeballs with a grapefruit spoon.

Florence Welch Stops A Fight At A Concert In Scotland

"Excuse me, all of you, stop it."

Watch Part 1: Granholm Sounds Off On Michigan Right-to-work Bill

During Jennifer Granholm’s eight-year tenure as governor of Michigan, she made it her priority to balance the rights of workers and union members while she and then–newly elected President Barack Obama got the manufacturing sector back on track for…

Here's What We Know About The Oregon Mall Shooter And His Victims

Police identified Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, as the masked gunman suspected of killing himself and two others Tuesday at Clackamas Town Center near Portland.

Here's What The Next BlackBerry Phones Are Going To Look Like

This is how RIM plans on getting people to switch back to BlackBerry. Uh-oh.

Nurse Left Suicide Note After Taking Kate Middleton Prank Call

Details continue to emerge about the suicide death of Jacintha Saldanha, the nurse who took the prank phone call from a pair of Australian DJs. Saldanha reportedly left a note before taking her own life.

Behold, The Absolute Very Worst Movies Of 2012

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Alex Cross and Battleship headline the worst movies of 2012.

37 Vintage Photos Of Sir Ian McKellen

Because he is just the best.

The Small-Town European Producer Who Worked On "Game Of Thrones" And The Local "Gossip Girl"

"When an American production comes here, the attitude is to throw money at the problem until it goes away."

9 Fun Christmas Ads

Ads for everything from a church to porn blocker software to Marmite.

Quiz: Is This A Bunny?

An exercise in bunny-positivity.

Movie Extra Photobombed The "Star Trek" Trailer

Well played, Smiling Sunglasses Man. Well played, indeed.

Barbara Walters Asks Chris Christie If He's Too Fat To Be President

"That's ridiculous, I mean, that's ridiculous," Christie said during a segment for Walters' Most Fascinating People special.

Taylor Charles Steak & Ice - Eat

Philly fans might outnumber Nats fans, but by next Summer they'll no longer outweigh them, thanks to Steak & Ice, a cheesesteak-ery from the Taylor boys. The house of melty, gooey goodness on H Street looks like, well... A street: graffiti, manhole…

Gerard Butler Is The Romantic Lead We Never Asked For

No matter how much trash he stars in, Gerard Butler keeps getting leading man roles. Here are some of the more damning reviews of his various missteps.

Justin Bieber Hurled A Mini Water Bottle At A Photographer

And then it probably landed on the ground so he also littered.

Valve Faces A Tall Task In Trying To Take Over The Living Room

Of course, some of this is contingent upon developers ensuring their games play nicely with Big Picture mode. When I tried Big Picture mode out in September, certain games (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Braid, and others) offered a hassle-free…

4 Ways Nature Brainwashes You Into Taking Care Of Babies

A baby is an anchor. I don't mean that in an abstract sense where it keeps parents grounded and appreciative of what really matters in life; I mean a baby is dead weight. In terms of pragmatic usefulness, a baby is about on equal footing with a…

Couples Worldwide Are Celebrating 12/12/12 With Mass Weddings

Most of us won't experience another repeating date in our lifetimes, making it a very memorable day to tie the knot.

Business Insider: Inside BuzzFeed: The Story Of How Jonah Peretti Built The Web's Most Beloved New Media Brand

December 11, 2012 – "Peretti's goal now is to create a great media company for the social age." -Business Insider

Freedom Tower At World Trade Center Gets First Piece Of Its Spire

The 18-piece spire completes the 104-story building. "A candle on top of a cake," the construction director told reporters.

Golf Course Adds A 26-Foot-Tall Roaring T-Rex Robot, Pisses Off Pro Tour

Meet Jeff, the giant dinosaur on the course at the Australian PGA Championship.

Five Businesses Who Say They Will Be Hurt By Taxes Going Up

Republicans warn that tax increases on the rich likely to take effect next year will hurt small business.The heads of some of America's mid-size franchise chains talked to BuzzFeed, about why tax increases, even, and sometimes especially on the top 2% of wage earners would be bad for their franchisees.

The 50 Worst Things On The Internet In 2012

We spent 2012 scouring the Internet for the worst possible things. This is it. Serious NSFW warning.

Walter Jackson's Relationship With Kenya Moore Is Fake, Created For TV

Walter Jackson has revealed that his relationship with Kenya Moore was created for Real Housewives of Atlanta...and all the puzzle pieces drop into place.

Seattle's Favorite Bearded Gay Couple Cleans Up Real Nice

Obsessed with these two. I'm kind of bummed they weren't at City Hall, but whatever, they looked awesome.

The Easiest Way To Cook A Delicious Christmas Ham

Ham is the easiest, see? Here are step-by-step instructions plus dishes to serve alongside.

Paul McCartney Is The New Singer Of Nirvana

At least for tonight, anyway. Foo Fighters singer Dave Grohl and bassist Krist Novoselic are teaming up with McCartney at tonight's 12.12.12 Concert in Manhattan for Hurricane Sandy Relief.

Professional Soccer Team Wins A Game In Front On ONE Fan

There's nothing quite like the roar of the crowd. And by crowd I mean Randy.

Five Glorious Minutes Of Baby Bulldog Prozac

This is probably what you needed to get you through the rest of the week.

Heartwarming Polar Bear Family Tops The Morning Links

Baby polar bears snuggle with their mama bear in the snow.

Awesome *NSYNC A Capella Medley

If you like *NSYNC (which how could you not?), then you will definitely like this a capella medley by the group Pentatonix. Enjoy.

8 Photos Of Animals Having Christmas At The Zoo

The London Zoo celebrated the holiday with stockings for monkeys and presents for all.

Two Clouded Leopard Cubs Arrive In San Diego

The critically-endangered species is being successfully bred in Nashville, and these two cuties arrived at the San Diego Zoo just in time for the holidays. What a gift.

2012: The Year The Desktop App Died

We've seen the last of the great desktop apps. The end of one of computing's longest eras.

What Christina Aguilera Taught Us About Haters In 2012

She's still a fighter all these years later.

Watch The Teasers For Martin Short's "Saturday Night Live" Episode

The holiday episode airs this Saturday with musical guest Paul McCartney.

10 Disney Songs Sung In The Characters' Native Tongues

If Disney characters were real, they wouldn't be singing in English. Here are 10 classic songs as they were meant to be heard -- maybe.

How Frank Ocean Transcended The Hype

Channel Orange is the best R&B album of 2012, but Ocean's most impressive accomplishment is keeping total control of his image.

First Look At Drew Barrymore's Baby Girl

The new mom and baby Olive cover this week's People.

Grumpiest Tattoo Ever

Grumpy Cat says, "you know that's permanent, right?"

Why You Should Never Hire Models To Memorize Lines, Song Lyrics

Victoria's Secret model: "Is it 'fa la la... la la la?'"

The Price Of All Your Sexts: About $50 Million

Conceptually problematic and laden with troubling privacy flaws, SnapChat is rumored to be receiving $8m in VC funding. That would make it worth about $50m dollars.

One Of Miley Cyrus's Dogs Passed Away

Miley let her fans know on twitter about her dog Lila who died yesterday. It's never easy losing your best friend.

American Apparel Ad Banned In The U.K.

It was censored today because it "sexualised a child, as the model appeared to look under 16-years-old."

27 Suitcases And Accessories That Ease The Pain Of Traveling

Because going to the airport is infinitely better if you have a carry-on you're proud of. Also, learn how to repurpose your old luggage!

Ron Paul Will Charge $50,000 To Speak

The libertarian charges more than Mike Huckabee. Accepts fiat money.

Nick Offerman Reacts To His People Magazine Beefcake Spread

He was deemed "Sexiest Mustache" by the magazine and we have to agree.

Look How Excited Scott Disick Is To Be Touring The Everglades

To be fair, there are some family vacations that are unbearably boring. (This doesn't look like one of them.)

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Left Suicide Note And 'Was Still Alive When Found Hanging In Her Flat'

Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found alive at her London accommodation on Friday and was still conscious when police and paramedics arrived - but they couldn't save her, it was claimed today.

WATCH: Matt Damon Impersonates Bill Clinton On Jay Leno

In an appearance on Jay Leno's "Tonight Show," "Promised Land" star Matt Damon shows off the amazing Bill Clinton impression we never knew he had.

7 Cities Found Under The Sea

Atlantis may still be a myth, but ruins of other civilizations have been discovered in oceans around the world.

Watch Us Break Down The Phantom Pain Trailer With IGN

A trailer announcement for a new game called The Phantom Pain drew a lot of attention at last Friday's Video Game Awards. Suspiciously, it looks a lot like a Metal Gear game, but Konami isn't talking about it yet. Yesterday, IGN's Mitch Dyer and…

North Korea's Missile Launch Scares Its Neighbors

The dictatorship, which has nuclear weapons, tested a ballistic missile Tuesday night. AFP's John Saeki's chilling graphic shows not just China and Japan, but countries as far as the Philippines and beyond, within range.

A Muslim 4th-Grader's Letter To Santa

This is just so on point. Good letter.

A Brand-New 'Harry Potter' Movie In The Works On Patty's Blog

It's time to celebrate with a batch of butterbeer! The Harry Potter movie series may have ended July 2011, but Potter fans rejoice: there's a ninth movie in the works! The film is being produced for theme park attractions at the Universal Studios…

T-Mobile End Smartphone Subsidies: Paying More For Your Phone Is Good For You.

Mobile phones have changed enormously over the past six years, but the mobile phone business model has not. You buy a magical device for practically nothing, then find yourself locked into a two-year contract with a baffling, shockingly expensive…

The Best Acoustic Ukulele Cover Of "Gangnam Style" By Two Delightful Teenage Girls

Just when I thought I never wanted to watch another interpretation of Psy again, along came the adorable Hope and Maggie. Also, watch for the black cat cameo!

Important News Update: Eagles Number One Woo

As the title mentions, KHQ sports anchor Sam Adams — no stranger to drunk people, I guess — got kissed on live television. But the most important thing you should take away from this video is that the Eagles are number one, and woo. EAGLES NUMBER…

Is This The Worst Basketball Shot Of The Year?

I haven't seen them all, so I can't say for sure. But it is about as bad as they come.

While You Were Watching Football, Baseball Went To Hell

This off-season, the proverbial hot stove is turning out some steaming hot trays of horrible trades.

Reflecting On 25 Years With Final Fantasy Composer Nobuo Uematsu From 1UP.com

For its silver anniversary, we look back on the RPG series' golden sounds.

The Many Faux-Tough Facial Expressions Of The Knicks-Nets Rivalry

If you want to cheer for one of these teams, better put on a New York scowl.

Novak Djokovic Buys All The Donkey Cheese In The World

While you ponder what that might be a euphemism for, I'll just tell you that in actual fact tennis player Novak Djokovic has purchased the entire 2013 supply of cheese made from donkey milk. Only £800 per kilo.

This Is Zoe’s Story (21 Photos) :

Before Zoe Lush was even born, there were signs of big trouble. Zoe's mother, Chelsea, got the news at her three month ultrasound. When the perinatologist gently pressed the wand down on Chelsea's belly, Zoe's soft skull curiously molded from a…

Kathy Freston: A Vegan Diet (Hugely) Helpful Against Cancer

This makes sense when you consider the research done by Drs. Dean Ornish and Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn; they found that a vegan diet caused more than 500 genes to change in only three months, turning on genes that prevent disease and…

Sex Texts Epidemic: Experts Warn Sharing Explicit Photos Is Corrupting Children

Children are now so sexualised the practice of 'sexting' has become ‘mundane and mainstream’. One girl told Channel 4 News: ‘I get asked for naked pictures at least two or three times a week.’

Busy Philipps: Pregnant With Second Child!

Busy Philipps and her husband Marc Silverstein are expecting their second child, her rep confirms to JustJared.com.

Frank Ocean, “Fake Plastic Trees”

Wow, you can really hear Frank Ocean entrancing the crowd with this version of Radiohead's "Fake Plastic Trees" that he played at the Ceder Lake Contemporary Ballet in New York City last week. When the video begins, people in the audience are…

Toronto Zoo Polar Bear Cubs Die After Being Born Underweight

TORONTO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Two polar bear cubs born in the Toronto zoo have died just days after their birth, though veterinarians don't know exactly why.

3 Dead After Oregon Mall Shooting

Dozens of shots were fired at the Clackamas Town Center near Portland on Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. The shooter is dead, officials say.

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