December 14, 2012
Ian Lang finds that his fellow millennials need a serious dose of self-awareness.
Sometimes you need a reminder that people can do wonderful things.
Gun control advocates and supporters make an emotional case.
Shaquille O'Neal set this world record with RecordSetter, a video network featuring the best in human achievement.
A group of 750 mayors, led by Bloomberg, says "meaningful action" isn't good enough. A call for stronger background checks.
That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
It's still unclear why police took Ryan Lanza — the 24-year-old brother of the suspected Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza — into custody. At least 27 are dead in Newtown, Connecticut, including 20 children.
Finally available after months of hype, Lapka's actually four separate, artfully designed, sensor-packed dongles that individually hook up to an iDevice to "measure, collect, and analyze the hidden qualities of your surroundings". They can read…
Christie leaves policy aside as he addresses the Sandy Hook shooting Friday afternoon at a prescheduled event. "Ten days before Christmas, it's unthinkable..."
We examine what happens when even video game death dies.
"Our children rely on us to help define the world they live in," he wrote on Reading Rainbow's blog.
"Unless you're on this show and I say you're an Epic Chef, you ain't. You're just a broke-ass bitch."
Every battle scene in The Hobbit plays out like this: the good guys are surrounded, all hope is lost, and then the good guys win against all odds. There’s no rhyme or reason or progression, you’re just waiting for some inevitable deus ex machina to…
All over the Washington, D.C., and on federal buildings all over the nation, flags are lowered in mourning.
"This is not the gun's fault, but guns *do* make this sort of atrocity much, much easier to commit."
"Land of the free, BS!" The country's most famous athlete speaks out.
It's playoffs time, which means that these tips are at peak importance.
The flood of new donors is "notably different than any other day," a Coalition to Stop Gun Violence spokesperson tells BuzzFeed.
Organized labor came under fire from the state’s Republican-led House this week after the legislature passed the so-called right-to-work bill, which will severely limit the rights of workers to organize. The bill, which Governor Rick Snyder signed…
Tenth Of December, George Saunders' first collection of stories in six years, comes out January 8, 2013—if you missed it in The New Yorker, you can read the title story here. Below is the style sheet used in-house by the book's editors and…
"Stupid Hoe" and "Come on a Cone" make fury seem aspirational — and inspirational.
The president becomes overwhelmed when delivering a statement about the mass shooting in Connecticut, saying he relates most to the tragedy as a parent.
From Gen. Petraeus to John Travolta, this year saw a lot of allegations (and some confirmations) of bad behavior by the famous and powerful.
This is long overdue, and kind of awesome.
These are so fun for a holiday party or New Year's Eve. Equally fun as dinner in front of the TV on the night you finally refuse to go to any holiday parties.
"Nobody's willing to start talking about this stuff, so I asked the White House if we could," said one poster. One petition now has more than 6,200 signatures.
Amar'e Stoudemire was like, "YOU CAN'T SEE ME," and then Steve Nash was like, "OH GAWD, HI."
You don't have to put those string lights away after the holidays. There are so many elegant ways to incorporate string lights into your home decor.
An unidentified elementary school student wrote this adorable letter to Santa Claus.
Meredith Grey: Meredith's mother, who was a chilly and neglectful parent, has Alzheimer's. Meredith falls in love with a handsome surgeon, Derek, who breaks her heart when he reveals that he has a very beautiful wife, Addison, who is an even better…
The One Direction cutie planned a special surprise for Taylor's birthday -- which is just one reason why he's a keeper!
Is this the beginning of beautiful friendship? The lovable ladies (and their families) spent a fun-filled day together
“If the law doesn’t apply equally to everybody, then you don’t really have a system of law. And so you have a built-in defense for everybody in every drug case forever,” Taibbi says. “I mean, if you get caught with a stem of marijuana, how do you…
Well, that's not their version of the story. But it's one way to use it!
This year we all fell in love with the Aussie sprinter, her smile, and her extremely bouncy pre-race routine.
The queen surveyed gold bars, corgis, and swamp monsters with the same implacable gaze.
A student who was caught in the cross fire at the Sandy Hook shooting tells how he was saved by a heroic teacher.
A side-by-side comparison.
Impress and delight your favorite food lover with any one of these budget-friendly presents.
You've probably never heard of Immanuel Casto, but if you like FILTHY Italian lyrics, you're in for a treat. Here are some of his smuttiest hits. (Language is very NSFW, but mostly in Italian.)
Just head to 22nd and 3rd, and look for the 40-deep line of Christmas superfans milling about outside before they open at noon.
The bios on Twitter bot followers have gotten smarter. And by smarter, I mean more they look more like actual real annoying people you hate.
I guess she didn't go with the expletive-laden choice she made on last week's episode of RHOBH!
The country pop star basically dressed up as The Kills' lead singer for the "I Knew You Were Trouble" video. She kinda ripped off Lana Del Rey too!
Now I'm excited!! Let's get this baby born!
Food just tastes better when it looks all cute and Christmas-like. And the kids will be way more likely to eat something shaped like a snowman or reindeer.
The right way to email people when you're inviting them to a party. Also what happens when your mom follows your on Twitter? (Besides PANIC.)
Twitter responds to today's shooting in Connecticut.
A royal retrospective: babies, bangs, big hats, and, um, those unfortunate naked photos.
$812 for one meal? Media organizations are telling their credit card companies not to pay until they see a price breakdown.
Honestly, this is probably better than Bob Dylan's Christmas album.
Rob Parker went on the air and decided to question Robert Griffin III's "blackness."
Is Peter Jackson pissing off his core fans? Warning: There are spoilers in this review. Turn back now if you wish to remain unspoiled.
Vandalizing vandalism for the sake of the children. Sometimes, a little holiday cheer takes a vaguely illegal act.
This European brown bear had hours of fun unwrapping and playing with a bright orange ball.
Jelly beans come in a variety of divisive flavors: can you sort the gross from the great? And yes, there are wrong answers.
'Tis the season to wear as much glitter and shimmer as possible on your face. For the more timid, these tips will help you perfect the fine art of winged eyeliner and foolproof red lips.
We saw many happy reunions of things we loved from our past this year — these are the ones that made our hearts grow the most!
It's called "Ash Gon' Give It To Ya" and it is "the very best."
Chaos at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Twenty children are reportedly among the dead, along with six adults, the shooter and his mother.
The photo goes with a feature on Walmart's non-union workforce running in the Dec. 17 issue, and boy, is it creepy looking.
Ben Affleck, Honey Boo Boo and Prince Harry all made the list. What did you think of Walters' choices?
Hip-hop artist T.I. talks with “Say Anything!” host Joy Behar about how going to jail may have helped his career. T.I. also reflects on the relationship between Rihanna — whom he worked with on “Live Your Life”— and Chris Brown.
While your average Joe probably doesn’t know all that much about this French beauty, he will before long. For years, Bérénice, who was born and raised in Paris, was cast only in small roles on French TV. And then 2012 happened. That year, Bérénice…
Most seals live in ice cold waters, but the Hawaiian monk seal is a tropical exception.
Australian hurdling sensation Michelle Jenneke is back in the viral video game, hanging out with some random jerks from theCHIVE instead of me or Burnsy.
Barack Obama stole its mojo, and the once-dominant progressive group is looking for a second act. From a voice to a platform.
CONAN Highlight: Zachary gives us a sneak peek into the new "Star Trek" movie, J.J. Abrams be damned!
Items you've found playing Team Fortress 2 may be able to fatten up your Steam Wallet.
The first LA location of this Las Vegas-based mini-chain's a no-frills, plastic-on-the-tables, bibs-on-the-body crack-and-eat seafood boil-ery with a vaguely nautical theme.
Mother-of-two Jacintha Saldanha, 46, was found hanged at her work accommodation in central London on Friday morning and left a note for her family, it was claimed today.
“This just in, a lemur named Keanu attacked a mail carrier named Reeves, and now Tammie is sad because Sheriff Darrell put him in lemur jail ;-(”
With their little paws, these kitties are grinding herb, rolling spliffs, and getting baked. Thank you, people of Instagram, for this important documentation.
"It's important not to instigate the person you're interviewing," Fields says.