December 28, 2012
The X Spot, where he was arrested, is just a few blocks from where Fred Willard was also nabbed for the same crime. But it's just a coincidence we are assured.
Fireworks happen almost everywhere, but each country has its own set of New Year's traditions. How well do you know these cultures across the globe?
Cruise's rumored romance with the publicist-turned-restaurant manager probably has something to do with the fact that he has a new film to promote.
Sports movies often tap into the most treacly and cliched tendencies of storytelling. Here are 2012's weirdest examples.
Do you find yourself weeping in front of the television? I do. Here's my list of my biggest criers of the year. (A few spoilers ahead.)
If you can't find someone to smooch at midnight don't fret, the world of cinema provides plenty of 'aww' moments to give you the warm fuzzies.
The hashtag #2012HasTaughtMe brought together year-end reflections from around the twittersphere. These lessons probably won't apply to everyone.
There's a good chance the Cubs will be eating Alfonso Soriano's contract in 2013, but in the meantime let Chi's food folks point you toward more pleasant options.
It was roughly a year ago that rumors first surfaced regarding Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his alleged affair with voluptuous Playboy model Jessica Burciaga, and most of us thought for sure that Vanessa Bryant was going to take her…
Dhaou Fatnassi, 20, from Kairouan in north-east Tunisia, allegedly wagered a friend he could eat 30 raw eggs in a row, for which he would receive an undisclosed sum.
Data visualizations. Infographics. Maps. Information design. No matter how you call it, 2012 was the year data science and design started going steady.
2012 was a year of great highs (and lows). We've compiled a list of the most astounding #1s of the year.
Here's proof in "Lord of War" Rasheed Wallace and the awesomely flat-topped Iman Shumpert lighting up a Freeway mixtape.
Remember everything that made you feel old this year. Happy 2013!
It's a new year, and you're an adult. Your life may be a mess, but your closet will at least be neat and tidy.
Between Magic Mike, Killer Joe, The Paperboy, and Bernie, Matthew McConaughey had an amazing year. He also got naked -- a lot. (Some NSFW content ahead.)
And she knows it. In honor of Dame Maggie Smith's 78th birthday.
Fleetwood Mac on tour! Arcade Fire + James Murphy! Beyoncé at the Super Bowl! It's going to be a very good year.
There is a serious lack of cats and porn in this post. Available in 40 languages, Wikipedia searches can highlight culture divides.
I thought we'd all agreed that this was a terrible idea?
Remember when a famous dude showing up as himself in a movie was a novelty? Now you’re legally required to add in the random-famous-guy cameo scene to every Judd Apatow-produced script before it can be considered completed in the eyes of the law.…
Another year, another slew of New Year's resolutions. What would yours have looked like 20 years ago?
Why do everyone else's New Year's resolutions have to ruin your life?
No one saw the film on the big screen, but in illegal downloads it beats both The Avengers and Dark Knight. A theory: Aussies.
Presenting the FWD IRL FAQ: quick links to your most pressing Internet- and phone-related concerns. And apparently you guys are REALLY WORRIED about Facebook.
The Location Privacy Protection Act would protect consumers from apps that share their location with third parties without their consent. Here's why the bill's passage in 2013 is a good idea.
A whitehouse.gov petition to name the Mountain Goats front man and lyricist as poet laureate is in desperate need of votes. Here are 11 songs that will convince you of his lyrical greatness.
They're no longer puppies, but they're still lap dogs in their own minds.
More are getting help from hospitals and midwives.
From a DUI to fumbled fiscal cliff talks, there's no time for soul-searching in a leaderless party. "It's a shit show," says one Republican.
Sometimes, skiing is fun. Sometimes, it's the scariest thing ever. Sometimes, it's like this.
Robert Griffin vs. Tony Romo and Adrian Peterson going for the rushing record are among the highlights of a fantastic last weekend of the NFL regular season.
The agency documented an anonymous phone call to the New York Daily News that year warning that playwright Arthur Miller was a communist and Monroe had 'drifted into the communist orbit' after her marriage to him earlier that year.
I have never been a physically daring man. I'm afraid of heights such that my palms begin to sweat when I go up high flights of stairs in shopping malls. I'm awful at skiing, made slow and hesitant by an unyielding and morbid fear that I will propel…
Two weeks later, connecting with my hometown becomes too difficult and too easy at the same time.
The festival of Yomari Puni comes but once a year in Kathmandu, on a full moon day when the rice-flour delicacy Yomari is prepared and eaten.
A bunch of huskies kiss this man and it's wonderful!
The agency releases a rather pointed press release reminding everyone that it's not a Hollywood movie.
The world is finally taking note of Washington's inability to make a deal. [Ed. note: Some of these translations may not be exact.]
A trio of raccoons kept an eye out from the safety of a road grate in California.
A time line of the most moving moments and photos of the year for gay rights. 2013 is going to be a great year.
We asked New York's finest chefs, barkeeps, and more to boss you around like their name was Lumbergh and tell you exactly what you must ingest where in 2013. Now listen up.
Hot off of the sex tape scandal that absolutely nobody on this planet ever asked for – except maybe the “It’s still real to me!” guy – TNA Impact Wrestling superstar/general manager Hulk Hogan has proudly announced his next big step in choking the…
Stan Lee, what are you doing?! As Buzzfeed looked back at Lee's life, a dark truth emerged.
Robert Downey Jr., who stars as Stark in the third installment of Marvel's blockbuster and Avengers films, spoke with Nuts magazine about filming of Iron Man 3, which wrapped earlier this month.
Whether you're carrying a little clutch, a normal purse, or a giant bag, here's your packing list for the evening.
Social media freakouts don't usually convince people to leave services. But the latest privacy backlash seems to have left a mark on Instagram, and given a real boost to Flickr.
An increasingly anti-American sentiment in Russia has led to the passing of a new law that would ban American citizens from adopting Russian children. The bill puts into limbo the fate of 52 orphans who were in the process of being adopted by Americans.
The holidays are over, and that all-cookie diet might be taking its toll. We're not saying you have to start eating healthy yet. But when you're ready, it's here.
The deepest science facts about the saddest males in all of fishdom.
It's the second subway murder this month in New York City.
This ridiculous corkscrew of a kick defies physics, probability, and common sense, and it might be the longest without the aid of wind in the history of college football.
Jessica Simpson is on a roll with the Twitter pics from her Hawaii vacation. First the singer made her official pregnancy announcement by sharing a photo of baby Maxwell Drew with the words "BIG SIS" spelled out in the sand, and then she posted a…
Even as far as last-gasp desperation shots go, Darren Collison's buzzer-beater was gasp-y and desperate. And yet, the basketball gods do answer some prayers.
If you're planning to wear that trusty LBD on New Year's Eve, you're going to have to add a little sparkle. Time to get out the Bedazzler.
Rising numbers of Germany's elderly and sick are being sent overseas for long-term care because of sky-high costs at home. Critics have described the situation as 'inhumane deportation'.
Because you don't REALLY love Twitter until it says so on your caftan.
Harry proved he is the best boyfriend that Taylor has ever had by getting her a really unique and fun Christmas present, even while he was thousands of miles away from her! This Christmas, Harry St...
Poker pro Bob Voulgaris, who was featured as a basketball betting genius in Nate Silver's book The Signal and the Noise, gets a lot of crap on Twitter from haters, so he put on a masterclass in trolling.
Good ideas for starting or improving your garden — even if you don't have a lot of space. Also, finally something to do with your empty jars, milk jugs, and other things destined for the trash.
Those piles of data polluting meatspace might be more useful than we thought.
Last night, while Dwyane Wade was kicking Ramon Sessions in the balls on purpose and then acting all offended that someone could even insinuate that he’d ever commit a dirty foul, LeBron James was distracted by the Charlotte Bobcats’ No. 1 fan (I…
She had "too much principle" to work on Keystone, says Tittel.
Jennifer Aniston Slips Into A Bikini On Romantic Break With Tattooed Justin Theroux (And There's No Hint Of A Baby Bump)
Jennifer Aniston turned Christmas into a bikini fiesta while in Cabo, Mexico, with her fiance Justin Theroux.
From the addictive "Gangnam Style" to one of the most romantic proposals ever, take a look at the videos we couldn't stop watching this year
Every year millions of people die. It’s a hard truth, but that’s life. While some people will always remember where they were when Whitney Houston died; what about the dude who invented Marshall Amps, created the pinball machine or designed Darth…
This crochet dwarf helmet and beard (SO MUCH BEARD!) seems like a rather elaborate way to keep your tits warm, but I must admit that it is fetching. This is allllmost enough to make wish I’d learned to crochet. Me, I prefer crotchet. It’s like…
Milli Vanilli once won a Grammy for Best New Artist, but these favorite new Chi restaurants from 2012 are certain to have a better fate. Girl, you know it's true. Ooh. Ooh. Ooh...
Drive had Ryan Gosling, acclaimed indie director Nicholas Winding Refn, it-girl (I still don’t really know what that means, but it seems accurate) Carey Mulligan, and vroomy-vroom vroom getaway cars. Place Beyond the Pines has Baby Goose, acclaimed…
"That's my buddy. He don't talk. Don't make no smart comments," says Danny Hafley.
The videos you send through Snapchat and Poke are supposed to disappear in 10 seconds or less. Except a security flaw makes it easy to save them forever — without the sender ever knowing.