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February 1, 2012

Newt Gingrich On The Obama Health Care Process A "Strong Presidents" With "Big Ideas" Has "To Be Assertive"

Newt Gingrich often attacks Obama's health care plan, but he respects the president's role in the process. In a June 2009 interview still early in the process Gingrich said "strong Presidents who have big ideas have to be assertive," because it would be unlikely Congress could pass such a bill on it's own.

Terrifying Photo Of The Ganges River

This is a real photo of a human skeleton and it is disturbing. No, seriously, don't look at this if you are especially squeamish.

The 25 Most Awkward Cat Sleeping Positions

These are all the major ones. Do not attempt any of them unless you have professional experience with (a) sleeping and (b) being some kind of a cat. (h/t The Frogman, for sharing this image.)

Top 12 Creepiest Photos Of Nic Cage And His Wax Figure

It's scary because it's hard to tell which one is real.

Diet Soda Linked To Stroke, Heart Attack

MIAMI, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Drinking diet soft drinks on a daily basis might increase the risk stroke, heart attack and vascular death, U.S. researchers said.

Rand Paul Says His Stock-Trading Law Isn't Just About Newt

But his calling out certain "historians" sure seems like a criticism of Gingrich.

Twitter Buzz: Ana Gasteyer's Crusade To Have Her Account Verified

Today, Ana Gasteyer begged and pleaded with the Twitter Gods to verify her account. Plus, Arnold Schwarzenegger is traveling the world, Samuel L. Jackson hangs with Michelle Obama, and Heidi Montag's been inhaling a bit too many fumes.

The Time President Obama Quoted Newt Gingrich On Health Care

The President doesn't make a habit of quoting the former Speaker, noting "I don't quote Newt Gingrich that often."

Adele Jokes


The Full Facebook IPO Filing Document

This is the SEC S-1 document that precedes an IPO -- which, in Facebook's case, will likely be several weeks from now.

Mitt Romney And Ron Paul Are Working Together In Nevada

The two campaigns are working together to ensure a smooth caucus on Saturday -- and it's going swimmingly. A consultant working for the Romney campaign says the mutual respect "exists at the top."

Taylor Swift Passed Over For "Les Miserables" Role

Meet Samantha Barks. The virtual unknown (in the USA) beat out the pop princess to play Eponine in the upcoming movie adaption of "Les Miserables". And with good reason: Barks has over a year of experience playing the character on stage.

Is Romney's Online Fundraising Stuck?

The dial isn't moving.

Hotties Of The Super Bowl

If you're like me, you know absolutely nothing about either team that's playing in the Super Bowl this year, but you're going to watch anyway. With that in mind, here are all the men you should plan on staring at come Sunday because they are fine as hell.

Puppets Party Hard

This is how the Muppets blew all their Sesame Street money. On hookers and beer.

What Was Leaking Down Christina Aguilera's Leg At Etta James' Service? (POLL X PHOTOS)

When the "Dirrty" singer paid tribute to the deceased soul legend with a rendition of her hit "At Last," Xtina's voice wasn't what had people talking. It was the mysterious liquid dripping down her leg!

John Boehner Calls Luke Russert A Loudmouth

A good-humored jibe at the NBC reporter during the House Republican leadership briefing this morning on Capitol Hill.

Iced Coffee Photo - Buzznet

Here it is! The first Iced Coffee on Buzznet. I received about 200 questions so I apologize for not being able to answer everything this time but hopefully you guys can relate to the ones I picked and have some kind advice to give. All for one, One …

What Movies Make You Ignore Everything Else?

It's been well documented that TV is a time-suck. One reason: the repeat showings of movies, some of which, even if you've already seen them a hundred times (and you might even own on DVD), you will stick with for the duration, through commercials, …

Seymour The Kitten's Tragic Story

Awww, these kitties are so precious. They're No. Frogman, why?!

Daniel Radcliffe Hates Full Brazilians And Other Links

Spider sex is violent but effective. Also, Russell Brand is trying to bang his ex-wife's doppelganger, this link round-up is all kinds of creepy sexy.

McDonald's Will No Longer Use Pink Slime In Their Hamburgers

Great news! McDonald's has finally agreed to stop using ammonium-laced pink goo in their food!

Obama Has A Bain Bundler

Mitt Romney's old venture capital firm, Bain & Co., has become a focus of political attacks this cycle, and its executive have underwritten Romney's SuperPAC. But they're not all backing Romney: Bain managing director Jonathan Lavine is an Obama bundler, the campaign confirms.

Stocks Up 1% On Manufacturing Growth

The latest viral buzz from

25 People Who Might Be Pregnant Because Of Pfizer

So, if you didn't already know, Pfizer has recalled over 1 million of their birth control pills. They should probably get in touch with some of these people.

"BattlePug" Is A Real Comic

Everyone know Pugs are the best dogs. This is a real comic that tells the tale of a fearless barbarian, his trusty and freakishly large pug, and evil baby harp seals.

Newt Gingrich Wants Brad Pitt To Play Him In The Movies

Can Newt get any more grandiose? Yes! Arnold!

Your GPS Can Sound Like Mr. Burns And Other Simpsons Characters

So apparently I need to buy a car. Then buy a GPS. Then buy these voice packs. That way I can be the blurst driver ever.

Behold Princess Bride Wine From The Alamo Drafthouse

Several locations of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, which is known for putting together quote-along movie feasts, are releasing two signature wines for Valentine's Day inspired by director Rob Reiner's 1987 cult classic The Princess Bride. "The Bottle…

Heidi Klum Tweets About Split From Seal

Heidi Klum has broken her silence on her surprise split from Seal, thanking her fans for their support via Twitter.

Kate Upton Takes Off Her Clothes For New Hardees/Carls Jr Ad

And now for the best thing you’ll read all day: an exclusive interview conducted by Fox News (of all people) about how Kate Upton is the new spokesperson for Hardees and Carls Jr. restaurants, featuring this thing about how she has to take off her c…

Rick Santorum Confuses Barack Obama With Mitt Romney

At a speech today in Lakewood, Colorado, Santorum attacked Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney for their previous support for mandates, cap and trade, and amnesty.

iPhone Gramophone

This fancy design allows you to amplify your iPhone without using any electricity. Perfect for any old-timey occasion.

Gwyneth Paltrow's Harper's Bazzar Cover

Even as lifetime member of Team Not-Gwyneth, I must say, homina homina, awoooga!

Giants Patriots Super Bowl Recipes

Whether you're rooting for the Giants or the Patriots, we've got Super Bowl party recipes that celebrate each team's region

Ian Abercrombie Of 'Seinfeld' Dies

Ian Abercrombie played a boss who was endlessly frustrating to work for -- but a lot of fun to watch. Abercrombie, a British character actor best known for portraying Elaine's boss Mr. Pitt on Seinfeld, passed away on Thursday at age 77 from complic…

LEGO Super Bowl Stadium

An awesome Lego scale model of Lucas Oil Stadium was unveiled at the Super Bowl in Indianapolis today. It took designer Brian Alano three years and 30,000 pieces to construct. The working video screens are an impressive touch.

Star Trek: TNG On Blu-Ray Is Giving Me Eyegasms

The difference is astounding. There's something meta about watching new technology make future fantasy technology look more future-y.

Romney's Florida Win, As Told Through 12 Newspapers From The Next States

This is what momentum looks like. As the candidates all turn to separate states, the one state campaign strategy comes to an end.

Rome Fashion Week's Uniboob Dress

I'm speechless. The bar for ridiculous fashion week dresses has been infinitely raised. [NSFW]

35 Geeky Valentine's Day Cards

Every year we post several geeky parody valentines before Valentine's Day. Yes, we're a couple weeks early, but that's not because it's an absurdly slow

Cool / Not Cool

The 2012 presidential election would already be over if politics was more like like American Idol and high school.

The Right Way To Place An Order At Sonic

All of this talk about cheesy tots, cherry limeade, and cheesecake bites is making me hungry. Props to the employee on the other end of the line for being such a good sport.

The 20 Best Things You Guys Said Last Month

Here are our favorite things Buzzfeeders said in the comments last month. For more, check out our ongoing Hall Of Fame feed!

Eli Manning Would Like James Van Der Beek To Play Him In A Biopic

Let's give a hand to "Access Hollywood" for asking Eli the pressing questions just days before the Super Bowl. Aw, self-aware Eli: "All those actors are too good lookin' to play me."

30 People Who Think Mitt Romney's Name Is "Mick Romney"

As it turns out, a lot of people on Facebook and Twitter think Mitt Romney's name is "Mick". And they all have pretty strong feelings about him.

The Vampire Woman Of Mexico

Meet Mary Jose Cristerna, aka "The Vampire Woman," aka "The Woman Of Your Dreams." What kind of dreams is she the woman of? That's a Rorshach test only you can answer.

Joan Rivers Smokes From A Bong, Gets Stoned On TV

I didn't even realize they could show this kind of thing on TV. Apparently, they can: on the latest episode of "Joan & Melissa," Joan and her friend Lynne picked up some medicinal marijuana, a bong, and ended up having to call for help due to extreme highness -- all while the cameras rolled.

Soul Train's Don Cornelius Commits Suicide

Don Cornelius, the legendary host of long-running music show Soul Train, was found dead in his Sherman Oaks, CA home this morning. According to police it appears he committed suicide. As Reported by T

Alicia Keys Shuns Award Season For Getaway With Husband Swizz Beatz And Son Egypt

She wowed a week earlier with a stunning performance at the Producers Guild Awards. But the 31-year-old is now relishing a holiday with her 15-month-old son Egypt and husband Swizz Beatz.

Monsanto Quits GMOs In Britain Amid Intense Backlash // Current TV

The giant bio-tech firm Monsanto yesterday announced a major withdrawal from the UK amid intense opposition to genetically modified foods.The company, the

Are Jennifer Lawrence And Nicholas Hoult Dating?

The gorgeous star of "Hunger Games" and British the kid we've seen blossom from the child in "About A Boy" to the star of "Skins" are rumored to be seeing each other. Here are some cute photos of the duo playing basketball together over the weekend -- which toooootally means they're together, right?

Newt's SuperPAC Advisor: Dems Want To Abort Black Babies

Former Newt Gingrich spokesperson Rick Tyler battled Rachel Maddow and Rev. Al Sharpton over accusations that Gingrich was playing on the racial animosities of white conservatives during his concession speech in Florida last night.

High School Kid Scores Winning Basket For The Wrong Team

Luckily for him, I'm sure no one at school bothered him about it. Kids are discreet that way.

Mitt Romney Misquoted Thomas Paine In Victory Speech

Is his staff relying too heavily on The candidate did hedge, a bit.

Snooki Is Not A Chris Christie Fan

Uh oh. Chris Christie pissed off Snooki.

2012 Super Bowl Commercials: Sneak Preview

BOSTON (MainStreet) -- The Super Bowl is the biggest advertising event of the year, so even though the Boston/New York sports rivalry will be renewed, most viewers will instead be riveted by the latest commercials from Coca-Cola(KO) and Anheuser-Bus…

Taiwanese Animators Take On Lana Del Rey

The video begins with critics from Billboard, Pitchfork, and Spin literally beating the "Born To Die" album with pots and pans and features Del Rey wearing a crown that declares "Hipster Runoff." Close but not quite right. Still, it's worth watching for the animators' attempt at recreating a "gangster Nancy Sinatra" alone.

Epic Rap Battle: Master Chief Vs. 300's Leonidas

And all this time I thought Master Chief would be a country fan.

Channing Tatum's "SNL" Promos: Funny Or Not?

It's never a good sign when the talent carries the entire set of commercials for the upcoming ups, but when it's Fred Armisen, who can complain? Still, we're not sure this bodes well for an entire Tatum-themed episode...

Selena Gomez - Top 99 Women Of 2012

Yes, Selena Gomez is a former Disney Channel star, and we all know how those can turn out. And, yes, she's tween idol royalty, thanks to her current status as Justin Bieber's girlfriend. But you can't hold Gomez's relationship with the Biebs against…

A Dispatch From Couture Week With Harry Brant

Harry Brant is a 15-year-old fashion lover and man about town. You might know him as the son of supermodel Stephanie Seymour and publisher Peter Brant. We first met him at a Miu Miu Musing last year, wherein he and his older brother Peter (II) nearl…

Bad Lip Reading Does Rick Santorum

Of course there's some gay stuff, but mostly hilarity. "The zoo was all I believed in." An object lesson, by the way, in how easy it is to actually distort video.

The Tea Party Doesn't Matter In Nevada Anymore

Mitt, Newt, Rick, and Ron will battle for a state that was once the core of Tea Party politics, and is now a microcosm of its fall. Now the Right is divided and distracted: "Conservatives in this state just can't figure out how to row in the same direction," says Muth.

Idaho Man Finds Live Grenade

WALLACE, Idaho, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Authorities in Idaho said they successfully disposed of an old -- and live -- hand grenade, found as part of a deceased man's property.

Python Latches Onto Woman's Face

MADISON, Wis., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Police in Wisconsin said a woman who decided to take a python out of its terrarium during a book club meeting ended up with the serpent latched onto her face.

Habanero Salsa: Chase The Dragon

This is a most auspicious time. The Year of the Dragon is upon us, and as we venture boldly into 2012, towards the edge of the Mayan calendar, let’s turn up the heat with Yucatecan habanero salsa. The dragon is the symbol of transformational power, …

Rihanna - Top 99 Women Of 2012

In her memoir Bossypants, Tina Fey cheered Beyonce for "bringing back the leg meat." Well, Rihanna has taken that "leg meat" torch and run with it. Watching her dance makes us forget that we ever desired supermodels with sticks for legs. Even the …

What A Five-year-old Thinks About Famous Logos

Designer Adam Ladd asked his five-year-old daughter for her impressions of several well-known logos. This is great:

Will Namor Be The Villain In "Iron Man 3?" Probably Not.

Although it'd be better than another Evil Iron Man villain.

Tehmeena Afzal Sexy Super Bowl Pictures

In the pre-Super Bowl gratuitous T&A contest, Tehmeena has given the G-Men an early lead. Can New England respond?

Kourtney Kardashian Baby Bump Bikini Pictures (PHOTOS)

We all know Kourtney K. is pregnant, but now we've gotten an actual glimpse!  Kardashian pussycats Kim, Kourtney and Khloe were quite the early birds as they geared up for a spring swimwear

The Ron Paul Girl Is A Star

The lovely young woman standing behind Ron Paul as he delivered his Florida primary speech was quite emotive. Here are some of her best faces. Man...between this girl and his giant, Ron Paul has the best posse in politics.

Lovely Lady Links: Playmates, Body Paint, Beach Shots And More

TSJ ROUNDS UP 10 OF THE HOTTEST LADY LINKS FROM SOME OF OUR FAVORITE SITES AROUND THE WEB. Click the pics to access each gallery. 1. The 20 Hottest Photos of Destiny Papalia (Heavy) 2. Lais de Leon in Body Paint (Coed) 3. The 25 Hottest WAGs …

Romney Supporters Drilling In Nevada

Pizza and caucus training in Vegas to mark Florida win. Guess we shouldn't have expected booze.

Read Newt Gingrich's Talking Points After His Florida Defeat

A source forwards the campaign's official spin: "This will prove a pyric victory." They spelled Pyrrhic wrong, but the losing candidate will make the case that it's now grassroots vs. Establishment, "Ford/Reagan all over again." No mention of Rick Santorum.

Ever Heard Of The ‘Brazilian B’? A Firsthand Look Into The Widespread Popularity Of Boob Jobs In Brazil

While in Brazil for Sao Paulo Fashion Week, I had the strange experience of doing something that would be unthinkable in the United States: I went around asking young women about their breasts. Namely, if they were fake or not. Let me explain: We he…

OP-ED: Online Passes Aren't The Unfair Evil They're Made Out To Be

Are publishers being that unreasonable by expecting to make money from used game sales?

Santorum Fights For Newt's Right To Be A Lobbyist

To a nonplussed audience, he "congratulates" his rival for lobbying. An attempt to go positive falls a bit flat.

Gay Republican To File Complaint Against Conservative Union

Karger: "I am making history every day as the first openly gay candidate of a major political party to run for President of the United States." American Conservative Union, which hosts CPAC, says they will review.

Gingrich Wins Florida Panhandle, Romney Everywhere Else

Plus, a giraffe. Google Maps has a pretty nifty breakdown, county by county, of the results in Florida. Here is a screen grab, but you should click through for interactive electoral fun!

Ron Paul's Biggest Supporter Is A Bilderberger, International Financier

World's collide.The gay libertarian tech investor Peter Thiel, enthusiast of post-national ocean states, backed the SuperPAC.

Boy Bands: Then And Now!

The boy band (pictured in N.Y.C. in September 1998) that launched Justin Timberlake's career was a lot like him: likeable and stylish, with talent to spare. Formed in Orlando, Fla., in 1995, *NSYNC -- made up of (from left to right) Timberlake, Joey…

New York Media Stretches Meaning Of Tom Brady's Words

At a pep rally for 25,000 Patriots fans yesterday, Tom Brady said that he hoped to have a bigger celebration in one week, and people think that was too bold.

Some Guy Got A Tattoo Of Eli Manning Giving Peyton Manning A Noogie

And he got it on his butt. Why? His friend Derek told us, "Purely due to passion. He loves Eli and the Giants, and he's just insane enough to get a tattoo to represent that love."

Big Media Is About To Pull The Plug On Newt Gingrich

The suits are taking charge, and they're killing the travel budgets. Sorry Newt, Rick, Zeke!

What Has Ron Paul Been Doing Today?

While Mitt and Newt duked it out in Florida, Paul was off on a typically atypical schedule.

The Saddest Photo Of The Gingrich Defeat In Florida

This pretty much sums up Newt's fortunes in Florida. It's so desolate and lonely, like an Edward Hopper painting. Haunting. *shudder*

Hot Or Not Miley Cyrus' Mom Jeans Photo Yasi's Photos

In the world of fashion politics, super high-rise jeans are a hotly debated issue. Much like kitten heels or hats, not everyone (actually closer to no one) can pull off the waist-cinching, crotch-puffing look of these pants, but that doesn't seem to…

Every Avenue: Win Tickets + Signed CD On Every Avenue's Blog

Every Aveneue are gearing up for their US tour with We Are The In Crowd and we've got tickets to give away right here on Buzznet! One lucky winner will win a pair of tickets to the date of their choice AND a copy of 'Bad Habits' signed by the band! …

Kim, Khloe & Kourtney Kardashian Go Topless For Kardashian Kollection Ad

We've seen Kim Kardashian do naked photo shoots before, but now Khloe and Kourtney are getting in on the action! In a new ad for thier Kardashian Kollection denim line, the three photogenic sisters strike artful poses wearing nothing but blue jeans.

Chinese Oreos Are Tube-shaped

It turns out that if you didn't grow up with Oreos and develop an emotional attachment to the cookie, it can be a weird-tasting little thing. And this started a whole process in the Chinese division of Kraft of rethinking what the essence of an Oreo…

The Bill Star Colin Tarrant Dies After Suspected Suicide In Yet Another Tragedy For Hit ITV Show

Colin Tarrant, 59, who played Inspector Andrew Monroe in the ITV series, was found in the bathroom of his Bristol home.

Massive Brawl At Dekaney High School In Texas As Parents Demand It Be Shut Down

Police were called to the troubled Dekaney High School in Spring, Texas, on Friday after another major brawl erupted in the cafeteria - and parents say they have had enough.

Kate Moss And Lara Stone Are Cats And Rachel Zoe Is A Vampire In Love Issue 7

We’re always overcome with excitement when a new issue of Love is due out, but a couple of images that have been unveiled from the next issue have us even more intrigued than usual. What we know is that the theme of Issue 7, due out February 6, is “…

Competitive Dance Competition Action Movie The FP Gets Release

There’s no use pretending that I’m un-biased about this one, because I’ll be hosting a screening of The FP on February 17th as part of SF indie fest (7:15pm at the Roxie Theater). While I’ll save my full review, I can tell you that it’s probably the…

Mitt Romney Prank Phone Calls

Who knew that the Republican frontrunner had a fun side?

Negative Ads Already Taking Their Toll In Nevada

Nevada's GOP hotbeds a little less hot. A small consolation: "They actually won't have too long to attack each other here."

Newt Gingrich Will Never Drop Out

That, at least, is the message of his podium tonight. Reality may at some point intervene. ALSO: There are actually only 45 states, as Gingrich isn't on the ballot in Virginia.

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