December 12, 2012
Two books that change how you see technology. The internet, from the bottom up and the top down.
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.
It was a landmark year for crossovers in the NBA.
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…
Andrew Bynum takes his rehab seriously.
Today is 12/12/12, nine days before the Mayan apocalypse on 12/21/12. It's an easy mistake.
It's like Cookin' Soul did a mashup of my elementary and high school years.
"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.
I guess now that he's finally drafted a good player, he's earned a little floor time.
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…
Born in captivity, woolly monkey Bueno was abandoned by his mother and adopted by zoo keeper.
"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.
2012 was another stellar year for Florida. Let's take a look and remember the good times.
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.
The dangers of organized furry fights.
In less than two minutes. Even a beloved, or tolerated, reboot can commit movie-making sins.
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.
Or this is one of the most perfectly timed pictures ever.
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…
It could have been for his role in the upcoming movie Winter's Tale, but it doesn't really look that way...
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.
On December 13th, obnoxiously loud commercials will become illegal. Here are 11 reasons why this is great, great news.
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.
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.
Which of your favorite shows are getting canceled — and which will live on? Kate Aurthur has all the answers for you.
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.)
BuzzFeed Radio's EXCLUSIVE (!!!!) interview with the creator of Modern Seinfeld — host of BuzzFeed Radio, Jack Moore.
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
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.
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.
When these things happen, it makes me want to remove my eyeballs with a grapefruit spoon.
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…
Police identified Jacob Tyler Roberts, 22, as the masked gunman suspected of killing himself and two others Tuesday at Clackamas Town Center near Portland.
This is how RIM plans on getting people to switch back to BlackBerry. Uh-oh.
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.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Alex Cross and Battleship headline the worst movies of 2012.
"When an American production comes here, the attitude is to throw money at the problem until it goes away."
Well played, Smiling Sunglasses Man. Well played, indeed.
"That's ridiculous, I mean, that's ridiculous," Christie said during a segment for Walters' Most Fascinating People special.
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…
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.
And then it probably landed on the ground so he also littered.
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…
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…
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
The 18-piece spire completes the 104-story building. "A candle on top of a cake," the construction director told reporters.
Meet Jeff, the giant dinosaur on the course at the Australian PGA Championship.
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.
We spent 2012 scouring the Internet for the worst possible things. This is it. Serious NSFW warning.
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.
Obsessed with these two. I'm kind of bummed they weren't at City Hall, but whatever, they looked awesome.
Ham is the easiest, see? Here are step-by-step instructions plus dishes to serve alongside.
There's nothing quite like the roar of the crowd. And by crowd I mean Randy.
This is probably what you needed to get you through the rest of the week.
Baby polar bears snuggle with their mama bear in the snow.
If you like *NSYNC (which how could you not?), then you will definitely like this a capella medley by the group Pentatonix. Enjoy.
The London Zoo celebrated the holiday with stockings for monkeys and presents for all.
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.
We've seen the last of the great desktop apps. The end of one of computing's longest eras.
The holiday episode airs this Saturday with musical guest Paul McCartney.
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.
Channel Orange is the best R&B album of 2012, but Ocean's most impressive accomplishment is keeping total control of his image.
Victoria's Secret model: "Is it 'fa la la... la la la?'"
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.
Miley let her fans know on twitter about her dog Lila who died yesterday. It's never easy losing your best friend.
It was censored today because it "sexualised a child, as the model appeared to look under 16-years-old."
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!
The libertarian charges more than Mike Huckabee. Accepts fiat money.
He was deemed "Sexiest Mustache" by the magazine and we have to agree.
To be fair, there are some family vacations that are unbearably boring. (This doesn't look like one of them.)
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.
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.
Atlantis may still be a myth, but ruins of other civilizations have been discovered in oceans around the world.
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…
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…
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…
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!
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…
I haven't seen them all, so I can't say for sure. But it is about as bad as they come.
This off-season, the proverbial hot stove is turning out some steaming hot trays of horrible trades.
For its silver anniversary, we look back on the RPG series' golden sounds.
If you want to cheer for one of these teams, better put on a New York scowl.
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.
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…
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…
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 and her husband Marc Silverstein are expecting their second child, her rep confirms to JustJared.com.
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, 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.
Dozens of shots were fired at the Clackamas Town Center near Portland on Tuesday afternoon, according to reports. The shooter is dead, officials say.