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March 19, 2012

My Birthday Hello 18 Photo - Buzznet

My birthday was perfect, I was so happy, everything was so beautiful, I met so many nice people, got drunk, danced, ate a lot, it was wonderful! Check out the pics :)

Fired Up! GOP Must Stop Their War On Women, Focus On Job Creation

Are Republican leaders attacking women’s rights to distract us from their lack of a jobs plan? Jennifer Granholm takes on the latest battle in the “War on Women,” suggesting that this renewed focus on an “old, reliable issue” like women’s rights is …

TwitPic Theater: Playmates Sitting Pretty

Playmates sitting courtside, Playmates with bed hair, Playmates giggling over breakfast… Another week of TwitPic Theater!

Enormous Sculptures Of Books Exploding Out Of Buildings

There’s book art — many beautiful examples of which are cropping up every day — and then there’s extreme book art. The exhilarating work of Madrid-based artist Alicia Martín clearly falls into the latter category. In her dramatic Biografias series, …

Kony 2012: Fights, Mobs, Takedowns And Meltdowns, But Very Little Truth

I spoke to Jason Russell for the second time last week as one of my final interviews in over two months of reporting for a TIME piece on Joseph Kony, his Lord’s Resistance Army (L.R.A.) and the anti-L.R.A. activist group Russell co-founded with two …

30 Tragic, Beautiful Photos Of Teenage Prostitutes In Bangladesh

A brilliantly photographed series on the dangerous, grueling lives of teenage sex workers in Bangladeshi slums. Read more here.

Advertising For Internet Explorer Is Like Advertising For Tap Water

Microsoft's new ads for IE are all about how bad it used to be. The problem is, all they do is remind people how bad it used to be.

'Hunger Games' Clip: Katniss Says Goodbye To Gale (VIDEO)

"The Hunger Games" finally arrives in theaters on Friday! If you can't wait to see what the big-screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins's best-selling book, though, here's some good news: an exclusive new clip of Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) and Gale (L…

Oprah Winfrey's OWN Lays Off 30 In Network Restructuring

“It is difficult to make tough business decisions that affect people’s lives, but the economics of a start-up cable network just don’t work with the cost structure that was in place,” said OWN chief executive Oprah Winfrey, who was present in the ne…

Otters Who Look Like Benedict Cumberbatch

Some genius on Tumblr put together a whole series of Otters who look like Benedict Cumberbatch (the unfairly typecast actor from the UK’s Sherlock Holmes and soon to be the voice of Smaug in The Hobbit and the villain in the Star Trek sequel). If yo…

OP-ED: Online Passes Should Change How And When Online Servers Are Shut Down

EA Sports MMA, which has an online pass, is among the EA games going offline next month.

Twitter Accidentally Verifies Fake Hoobastank

First fake Wendi Deng got verified, now a parody of your favorite terrible early 2000s band. Seriously, who's running the verification process over there? (Thanks, @fart)

23 Expensive Gadgets Destroyed For Your Amusement

People these days are getting fed up with technology. Hopefully these videos will satisfy your urge to smash your gizmos so you don't have to.

Kathy Griffin Is Saddened By Kardashian-Branded Towels

Today's Twitter Buzz: The Kardashian Klan is everywhere —even on your beaches and pools. Plus, the first photo of Ben The Bachelor and Courtney in public, Ne-Yo's annoyed face, and Sophie Monk gets scolded for lying about being late for work.

Tulisa Contostavlos Sex Tape? Video Claims To Show X Factor Judge Performing Oral Sex

A tape allegedly showing X Factor Judge Tulisa Contostavlos performing oral sex on an unidentified man has emerged online. The video was featured on several websites, including one called NotTulisa, but it has since been taken down. A cached version…

"12 Different Types Of Hangovers" By Alex Watt

by Alex Watt on March 19, 2012

'Dancing With The Stars' Is Back -- Are You Looking Forward To Watching?

As Dancing with the Stars premieres tonight (at 8 p.m. ET on ABC), season 14 is already standing out from the others. Sure, the sequined costumes will be as flashy as always and the judges' comments will be spirited, per usual, but at first glance, …

Kate Hudson News - Is Kate Hudson Honeymooning? Actress Hits Cancun Beach In String Bikini Amid Wedding Rumors (PHOTOS)

It’s been less than a year since Kate Hudson gave birth, and she’s already got her bikini body back. The romcom actress hit a beach in Cancun, Mexico wearing a teeny string, striped bikini this past week.

Jessica Simpson News - Jessica Simpson Wears Curve-Hugging Snakeskin Dress At Her Baby Shower (PHOTOS)

Over the weekend, the 31-year-old singer showed off her very pregnant figure in a clingy blue snakeskin-print dress as she celebrated her baby shower surrounded by her family and famous friends in Los Angeles. Guests included fiance Eric Johnson, h…

JWoww & Snooki Wore Bikinis. Pregnant Snooki.

Here’s JWoww and Snooki filming their Jersey Shore spinoff, Ah, Fuck, The Danny DeVito One’s Pregnant in Cancun over the weekend which I’ll just assume was supposed to be an episode about the two of them getting whore-hammered with spring breakers u…

Amazing Photos Of Elijah Johnson's Dunk In The KU-Purdue Game

He levitates! What wizardry is this?!?!

The 5 Most Insane Examples Of Chinese Counterfeiting

Why? Because they're really, really good at it. The amount of work and creativity the Chinese underworld puts into their fakes is so damn impressive that you have to wonder why they'd ever need to steal other people's ideas. These are the people who…

Why Millennials Want To Be Rich

Contrary to middle-aged pundits' rants, Millennials are not inherently more selfish or materialistic than previous generations. It's just that we are seeing the middle class vanish before our eyes. Even before the recession, we heard the message lou…

The 6 Worst Free Things At SXSW 2012 From Dashiell Driscoll

If the alcohol is free (and for the most part it is) then so are the hangovers. They say your body is a temple, but mine felt more like a trashcan at Six Flags after my third day in the shit. My co-worker carried around a bottle of Advil that he ref…

Cute Love Note Goes Missing In Neighborhood

I'm sure whoever received that note is really crestfallen.

What Romney Should Say About Seamus

One of Mitt's supporters is sick of hearing about the dog — and suggests some rhetoric.

Bethenny Frankel Wears Pink Panties

We know this because on "Anderson" today, she was showing off her push-up talents when an "accidental" wardrobe malfunction occurred and her pink underwear was exposed for all to see. At least we got a good ol' Anderson Cooper giggle out of it.

New Anti-Smoking Campaign Is Hard Core

One more reason to legalize marijuana, right? The CDC is trying the "scared straight" approach to anti-smoking PSAs.

Black Widow Encounters Skin-Crawling Villain

Oh God, I'm itchy and grossed out just looking at this. I don't know what's going on in Secret Avengers #25 and I'm not sure I want to know.

Ashton Kutcher To Become The King Douche Of Space

Richard Branson announced today that Ashton Kutcher will be the Virgin Galatic's 500th passenger. Kelso in space!

Check Out The Hubcaps On This Politician

Her tour bus, people, her tour bus!

Star Wars Characters in High Fashion

What if "Star Wars" characters started shopping at Barneys? These drawings by artist John Woo (prints for sale on his Etsy site) answer that question.

12 Tips For Healthy Living Photo

living a healthy lifestyle can be easy & fun! i have put together my top 12 tips for healthy living.. we have to treat our body like a temple.. you wouldn't trash a temple, so why trash your body? xoxo

Tulisa Sex Tape: Singer Sends In Her Lawyers After 'Sex Tape' Hits The Internet

The 23-year-old has not denied the tape stars her, with her rep Simon Jones, telling the Mail Online: 'Tulisa has asked us not to comment on speculation about her personal life.'

"Hunger Games" Cast As "The Simpsons"

If you are wondering what Katniss, Peeta, Gale and the rest of the "Hunger Games" gang would like like if they lived in Springfield, this is it.

Karl Lagerfeld Reveals His Insane Daily Routine

We’ve already seen Karl Lagerfeld pretending to do the kind of mundane errands that normal people do–like go grocery shopping and drive a car–as a stunt for French Elle–but now we know what Karl Lagerfeld’s daily routine is actually like. And, unsur…

Super-Pregnant Jessica Simpson Wears Blue Snakeskin Dress At Baby Shower

Due to give birth very soon to a baby girl, she beams at the star-packed bash

Girl Doesn't Know How Long It Will Take To Travel 80 MPH -- Video

March 19, 2012 | Author: Bob | In: FAIL, Funny, Idiot, Video

Miss COED: Crystal Reneau [22 PHOTOS]

Crystal is a 23 year old model from Cleveland. She first started modeling when she won the opportunity to rep for her city in the 2010 Miss TropicBeauty Contest. Since then, she’s competed in the TropicBeauty 2011 World Finals and even secured a spo…

NASA Releases Composite Image Of The Night Sky And Other Links

Pictured: Over half a billion stars stitched together from 2.7 million images. Also, looks like "Jersey Shore" is getting a sixth season after all and a swimsuit model was busted for running a drug cartel. These and other Buzz we missed today await your clicking pleasure.

Google's Social Chief Would Like To Tell You About His Gun

The man behind Google+ really likes his handguns. Google VP Vic Gundotra tells the bizarrely detailed story of a home invasion that never was.

Bank Of America Needs To Earn Its $10 Spot

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Bank of America(BAC) shares are up 76% year to date as they try to regain $10, but questions remain about whether the bank can grow earnings at a sufficient clip to sustain the rally.

EXCLUSIVE: Cheapest Apartment In Manhattan Is A $55.01-A-month One-bedroom In SoHo

It’s the best rent deal in New York City: a SoHo one-bedroom that goes for the price of a porterhouse steak.

OK Go-Pid

Rock band OK Go announces the world's most fun and least successful dating site.

Why Europe's Long Vacations May Make Economic Sense

Sure, Europeans like their six-week holidays, but that doesn't necessarily make them lazy. Studies show that taking time off may actually make people more productive at work

PIC: See Rihanna's New Cross Tattoo

"We cut the color with water, so it'll end up being light -- like the "rebelle" tattoo on her neck," Bang Bang, 26, describes to Us Weekly about the star's new ink. He adds that she decided to place her tattoo on her collarbone because it's easy for…

"Marauder Shields" Becomes Unsung Hero Of Mass Effect 3

Good night, sweet Prince. Marauder Shields gave his life to save you from the Mass Effect 3 ending. (Warning: Mass Effect 3 Spoilers)

What's A Nipple Chain? [NSFW]

Upon seeing the headline "Teen Caught with Nipple Chain Down His Pants", my inquisitive senses perked up. I kinda knew what it was, but I just had to make sure.

This Liquor Store Has The Best Signs

Whoever writes the seasonal signs for this liquor store is an advertising genius.

Drag Queens Sing An Ode To Chick-Fil-A

This is the best Wilson Phillips spoof you will see all day. A+++++.

Love Letter To The SuperPAC: Santorum Campaign Makes Entire Ad Off Foster Friess Joke

Republican President Rick Santorum's campaign released a new ad, "Sad But True," today, largely based on a joke made by Santorum SuperPAC financier Foster Friess at CPAC. Others remember Friess better for a widely panned crack about "gals" using aspirin for birth control.

A Dress Made Of Dudes In Diapers

It's a fashion creation...don't bother questioning it. Because when I think of fashion, I think of a skirt held up by bloody man-slaves in thongs.

Did Mitt Romney Borrow His Wright Brothers Line From Newt Gingrich?

With Newt Gingrich all but irrelevant, is Mitt Romney channeling his inner grandiose?

Daniel Radcliffe Dressed In Character As Allen Ginsberg

Forget Harry. Hipster Potter is here to stay.

John McCain: Arizona Contraception Bill Should Be Vetoed

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said in an interview on Sunday that he opposes a controversial bill moving through the Arizona legislature that would let employers restrict health insurance coverage of contraception to only those cases when a woman can p…

Pretty Little Liars Season Finale Spoiler -- Aria & Ezra Breaking Up?

We know the March 19 season finale of Pretty Little Liars will bring an end to the “A” mystery — but will it also bring an end to a fan-favorite couple? “We have a lot of big boyfriend moments,” creator Marlene King tells HollywoodLife.com. “At leas…

Panda Poop Tea Will Set You Back $3,500

But the budget conscious can get a single cup of tea fertilized with panda poop for the low, low price of $200. Panda Poop was always my favorite flavor of Snapple.

This American Life, Mike Daisey, And The Danger Of Truthiness

Of course, fiction can inspire action too: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and The Jungle altered the course of American history. But labels matter. If Daisey had advertised his live monologue as a semi-fictional account, would the same number of people have purc…

Tim Cook iPad Unboxing Video From Funny Or Die, MikeHanford, David Ferguson, NickCorirossi, Brian Lane, And Michael Burke

Apple CEO Tim Cook opens up his new iPad for the first time and lets you in on the experience.

Tim Tebow's Imaginary Reactions To Peyton Manning Signing In Denver

As the world waits for Tim Tebow's actual response to Peyton Manning signing in Denver, here's how Tebow might be responding.

Starbucks Opens First Juice Bar, Spells "Vegetables" Wrong In Sign

I love a good Starbucks fail. Way to go, team!

Demi Moore's Awful Photoshop Job

Somebody went to town with the airbrushing tool in Photoshop, it seems.

A Happy Little Tree Painting Bob Ross

This is probably what all happy trees do when no one's looking. I totally want a painting of Bob Ross now.

Why Tim Tebow Is Better Than Peyton Manning In Every Way

By signing future Hall-of-Fame Quarterback Peyton Manning, the Broncos effectively swapped him for golden boy Tim Tebow. But did they make the right decision?

Max Berger: Welcome To The American Spring

But, last night I also saw the worst of America. The movement to restore democracy may find a willing public, but it will be violently opposed by Wall Street and their cronies in elected office. Instead of protecting, or celebrating, a generation of…

War Against Islam? Bin Laden’s Documents Show Obama Was Right, And Gingrich And Santorum Were Wrong.

Two years ago, President Obama changed the way the U.S. government talked about its conflict with Osama Bin Laden. The administration announced that we were at war not with “jihadists,” “Islamists,” or even “terror.” Instead, our enemy was al-Qaida,…

New Obama Executive Order Seizes U.S. Infrastructure And Citizens For Military Preparedness // Current TV

In a stunning move, on March 16, 2012, Barack Obama signed an Executive Order stating that the President and his specifically designated Secretaries now have

Gwyneth Paltrow Versus The New York Times Fact-Checking Department

A recent article in the New York Times about cookbook ghostwriters included a photo caption naming Julia Turshen as Gwyneth Paltrow’s ghostwriter on her cookbook, My Father’s Daughter. Sure! I mean, Gwyneth Paltrow is a movie star and a mother of tw…

6 Iconic Things You Won't Believe Began As Publicity Stunts

We're not exactly sure when that was, because some of the most iconic places and rituals in the world were started purely to create "buzz."

Flavorpill’s Favorite Discoveries From SXSW 2012

Javelin (Flavorpill day party at Lipstick24 and True Panther showcase at Cheer Up Charlie’s)

Apps Deserve Better Fonts

Super sharp screens need better fonts, and app developers are taking notice. "Working with apps is part of our business now," says a type designer.

Birds Are Bullies

What a flock of jerks.

'Mad Men's' Matt Weiner On Don Draper's Drinking, His Women And Dick Whitman In Season 5

Wwhy did Don Draper propose to Megan at the end of "Mad Men's" fourth season? Why did the show's creator, Matthew Weiner, spend that season purposefully destroying the successful facade of Madison Avenue's most suave ad man? How much change is Don -…

The World's First Cloned Pashmina Goat

Meet Noori, the world's first cloned Pashmina goat. I'm not even a goat person, but I find this picture excruciatingly precious.

Lady Gaga Wants Kids, Won't Be Giving Any Interviews For Awhile

At least that's what she told Oprah last night, anyway. Well fine, Gaga, we don't want to talk to you either!

Simone Farrow: The Bikini-Modeling, Penthouse-Posing, Meth-Dealing Bandit

That's quite the resume. Simone Farrow (aka Simone Starr), former Penthouse Pet and Ed Hardy swimsuit model, was arrested in Australia this past weekend after being a fugitive from the law for nearly three years. Farrow is accused of being the ringleader of an international drug racket, mailing high-grade crystal meth — hidden in bath salts — around the world.

6 Fast Food Mashups Worse Than The Doritos Taco

So the Doritos Taco from Taco Bell is pretty disgusting, but did you know there are things much, much, much worse? Like for instance, the McDonalds Ranch Chicken Snickers Bar Snack Wrap.

2012 NFL Free Agency -- Peyton Manning Picks Denver Broncos; Tim Tebow To Be Traded?

Peyton Manning will become the next quarterback of the Denver Broncos, barring a snag during intensified contract negotiations that have commenced under the instruction of the four-time MVP to his agent Tom Condon, according to multiple sources.

Two New Trailers For Prometheus, A Viral Clip, Cast Interview, Gifs, And WonderCon Updates

Lindelof suggests the Prometheus trailer be played again at the end of the panel. Charlize counter-suggests that she and Michael do a live reenactment.

TSA Subject Child In A Wheelchair To Invasive Airport Security Tests In Chicago

On his way to a family vacation in Disney, the terrified boy, who was in a cast for a broken leg, underwent an invasive pat down and was swabbed for explosive residue.

Casting The Old School VJs In Brett Ratner’s New MTV Movie

Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill

What Female Disney Characters Might Look Like In Real Life

Finnish designer Jirka Väätäinen imagines what many of Disney's greatest female characters would look like if they weren't animated. This version of Ursula looks like she could be a reality star.

The 15 Best Twitter Reactions To Peyton Manning Replacing Tim Tebow In Denver

With the news that Peyton Manning has chosen to sign with the Denver Broncos, it's become clear that the team will attempt to trade their former savior. These are the best reactions Twitter had to offer.

Justin Bieber Being Beaten To A Bloody Pulp

Here are some pictures of Justin Bieber getting the shit beaten out of him for Complex Magazine.

All Of John McCain's Bad Words In "Game Change"

We'd like to thank Ed Harris and "Game Change" for reminding us what the Straight Talk Express was all about.

Romney's PAC Featured Endorsement Of Santorum On His Website In 2006

Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney is hitting rival Rick Santorum for his 2008 endorsement of Romney, whom Santorum viewed as more conservative than John McCain. But Romney has also endorsed Santorum in the past. Romney's 2006 PAC, The Commonwealth PAC, website featured Romney's endorsement of candidates who shared "Governor Romney’s belief that government should be limited, responsive and affordable." Among those listed: Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania.

Greg Kelly Blatantly Laughs In Peter Yarrow's Face During His Performance Of "Don't Laugh At Me"

Enjoy the moment when Peter Yarrow — of the iconic Peter, Paul, And Mary — invites "Good Day New York" host Greg Kelly and guest-host Countess LuAnn deLesseps to sing along with him in a rousing rendition of his song "Don't Laugh At Me." Quite ironic!

George C. Marshall High School Student Told To Read Langston Hughes Poem 'Blacker'

A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for allegedly asking the only black student in the class to read a poem in a "blacker" manner. Jordan Shumate, a ninth-grader at George C. Marshall High School in Falls Church, Va., says …

PICS] Kristen Stewart Wore Robert Pattinson's T-Shirt To 'Snow White' Event

The world's most adorable couple show how much they love each other by sharing clothes AGAIN -- they're too cute! Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are

An Interactive Map Of Keith Haring’s Work In NYC

Yesterday, the Brooklyn Museum opened its doors for the first large-scale exhibition of pop artist Keith Haring’s early work, covering 1978 through 1982. The exhibition includes “155 works on paper, numerous experimental videos, and over 150 archiva…

Fiances Ben Flajnik And Courtney Robertson Make Their Public Debut

A week after The Bachelor's Ben Flajnik made it known that Courtney Robertson is the one for him, the pair has finally taken their romance public!

Affordable Housing Law Could Open Connecticut's 'Gold Coast' To The 99 Percent

They’re doing this by harnessing a state law that strong-arms towns into approving construction plans that include affordable housing. Under Connecticut law, towns in which less than 10 percent of the housing stock is affordable to people making und…

Global Initiative Seeks To Transform Schools By Teaching Empathy

Strong academic skills aren't enough to guarantee success for 21st-century students. Now, one group is looking to broaden what our children are taught. Ashoka Changemakers, a nonprofit that provides tools and resources to help people improve their c…

Katy Perry Covers "Niggas In Paris"

Presented without comment, but mostly because I can't pick my jaw up off the floor. Who knew Katy balled so hard? (Thanks Jaclyn!)

This Panda Loves To Dance

Or he's just reaching for an apple. Okay, fine, he's just reaching for an apple. Stop smothering my dreams! My wonderful, wonderful dreams of panda dancing!

Woman Proposes To Her Girlfriend At A Hockey Game

Watch Alicia propose to her girlfriend during a break at the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs game. The Bruno Mars is clutch.

Kate Middleton Gives Her First Public Address As A Royal

Beg your pardon...The Duchess of Cambridge gives her first public address as a royal. Here she is at the East Anglia Children's Hospice in Ipswich. She even has a lovely speaking voice. She's suspiciously perfect.

Santorum In 2008: Republicans "To Our Credit" No Longer Just About Small Government

Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum runs on a platform of smaller government and less spending. But he's also seen by some as a "big government conservative," and in a 2008 interview at the Republican National Convention, Santorum said: "Republicans, to our credit, have morphed away form the Goldwater idea that government just needs to be small."

A Portrait Of The Accused Army Shooter Of Kandahar

Now, about five years later, much has changed. Bales stands accused of being the bad guy, allegedly stealing out of his base near Kandahar, Afghanistan, in the early morning hours of March 11, and going house-to-house in search of people to kill. He…

Extended "Snow White And The Huntsman" Trailer

Now with 85% more Charlize Theron nudity. Thor and Bella co-star in what is looking more and more like a biopic about the Evil Queen.

The Dark Side Of Facebook Memes

In theory, Facebook could be the greatest tool in the history of human civilization. In practice, for now, it's great for sharing stuff from the internet. But what happens when Facebook makes its own memes?

2 Broke Girls Parody Trailer

Having seen this show a whopping one time, this seems about right. But where's the horse?

Lady Gaga: "I Do Not Intend To Speak To Anyone For A Very Long Time"

At least that's what Lady Gaga tells Oprah Winfrey during her one-on-one interview with the media mogul for Oprah's Next Chapter: Lady Gaga, which airs Sunday on OWN at 9/8c.

The Man Who Can't Stop Laughing

This is the story of a man who had a hip operation and ever since, he hasn't been able to stop giggling. He's adorable. What a cute couple.

Uniformed TSA Screener Busted In Drug Raid

A TSA screener at Newark Airport was recently busted in a major heroin den near her workplace — still wearing her spiffy, government-issued uniform, authorities said.

Foxconn: No Legal Action After Mike Daisey Story Retracted From 'This American Life'

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn Technology Group, the top maker of Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads, said on Monday it had no plans to take legal action over a U.S. radio program about its activity in China, parts of which have been retracted. …

Victoria Beckham News - Cute Kids Overload! The Beckham Bunch Steps Out In Santa Monica (PHOTOS)

Victoria and David Beckham took their large brood out for a St. Patrick’s Day lunch in Santa Monica this Saturday. Soccer player dad David was seen carrying the fam’s latest addition, baby Harper, in his arms as his three sons Brooklyn, Romeo, and C…

"The Great Gatsby" Movie Poster

Needs more Leo. (UPDATE: Apparently this is a fake.)

5 Insights From The Helm Of A Century-Old Company

John Rogers's company, Local Motors, is novel to say the least. It's an "open source" car company that will build and distribute their models in...

Obama On Iran In 2004: "We Need To Have All Military Options Reserved"

As President Obama attempts to exhaust all diplomatic options against a defiant Iran here's a 2004 interview in which the President said he'd prefer airstrikes to allowing Iran to have nuclear weapons. In this video, from his 2004 Senate debate with Alan Keyes, Obama says all military options need to be available to stop a nuclear Iran.

Jon Hamm Re-Addresses Kim Kardashian "Controversy" On The "Today Show"

During a group interview with the cast of "Mad Men" this morning, Matt Lauer singled out the Hamm to ask him to re-clarify his comments about Kim Kardashian being a "fucking idiot."

The Best Present A Mom Could Give [NSFW]

Kris Jenner celebrates her son's 25th birthday by posting a nude photo of her pregnant with him. OMG, so mortifying!

Charlie And His Sister, Catherine

They're the most adorable siblings I've ever seen.

Rick Perry's Facebook Gets Bombarded By Menstruation Questions

Angry Americans troll Rick Perry's Facebook page asking him for advice on women's issues. I just hope he gets back to them with the answers they need.

George Clooney: My First Call From Jail Was To My Mom

George Clooney's recent arrest has had his name on the tip of everyone's tongues as of late and when TMZ reporters caught up with the star, they had to ask what we've all been wondering: Who was on the receiving end of that infamous first phone call…

Maureen Ryan: 'The Walking Dead' Finale Recap

I'll be perfectly honest, even though the second half of this season showed signs of improvement, unless the finale was really satisfying, I was ready to write "The Walking Dead" off. The finale did a good job of reeling me back in -- I'm pleased to…

Oprah's OWN Network Cancels Rosie O'Donnell's Talk Show

The Oprah Winfrey Network needed a ratings boost, but apparently The Rosie O'Donnell Show wasn't it. The struggling cable network announced on Friday that it is cancelling Rosie O'Donnell's show after only one season.

Jailed Mob Don: I’ll Take Over The World!

This Canadian Godfather wants to rule the world.

Why Syria Won't Get The Libya Treatment From The West

That turned out to be a lucky break for NATO, according to RUSI. It says the Libya campaign was much more difficult than Western leaders revealed publicly at the time, making the prospect of a Syria campaign much more worrisome for politicians with …

Kony 2012's Jason Russell NEW Up-Close Naked Meltdown (VIDEO) // Current TV

As stated before, the previous released video did not show his face and was from far away and was blurred, but TMZ has obtained an up-close video of Jason

Sandra Lee Talks Dirty

She only talks that way to make her hands seem clean.

Pregnant Jessica Simpson And Eric Johnson Step Out St. Patrick's Day Pictures

Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson grabbed lunch at Hals in Venice, CA yesterday.

St. Patrick's Day With Real Irish People: A Cautionary Tale

One of the nice things about writing for Cracked is the occasional contact with celebrities. The cease and desist letter from David Bowie's lawyers calling my constant references to him "borderline creepy" was certainly a thrill, but last week, some…

Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy "Looks Just Like" Dad Jay-Z

So who does little Blue look like lately? According Grammy-winning singer Melanie Fiona -- Jay-Z, 43, is her co-manager -- it's her papa!

Dog & River Otter Play: Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day (VIDEO)

According to its YouTube description, this river otter and dog have been slowly building a friendship over several months, and now they play together like this every evening. We especially love how the otter effortlessly jumps back and forth through…

Jessica Simpson Celebrates Star-Studded Baby Shower With Friends

On Sunday afternoon, the mother-to-be, 31, joined 50 of her close family and friends at a pretty-in-pink baby shower. In addition to her Texas relatives, celebrities like younger sister Ashlee Simpson and pals Ellen Pompeo and Jessica Alba attended …

One Woman Plays Every Single Law & Order: SVU Character In 3 Minutes

If you’re anything like me and you’re strangely obsessed with this incredibly morbid series, you’re going to love this video. It captures every single part of the show in 3 minutes and 3 seconds.  Not so shabby for a show that I’ve watched without m…

George Clooney Talks About Arrest, Sudan Crisis On 'Fox News Sunday,' 'Meet The Press' (Video)

The Oscar-winning actor was arrested on Friday after participating in a planned protest with his father and several congressmen outside of the Sudanese Embassy in Washington, D.C. He was released later that day, and spoke to the press soon after.

'The Walking Dead' Casts Sword-Wielding Heroine Michonne

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers about the season two finale of AMC's The Walking Dead, titled "Beside the Dying Fire."] A month after casting David Morrissey as iconic Big Bad The Governor, AMC's The Walking Dead has brought in Treme's …

Jennie Garth Opens Up About Peter Facinelli Divorce

"Being out here on my own with the girls is not going to be easy, but I know it's the right thing for us right now," the twice-divorced star says in a confessional. "I feel it in my heart. I'm excited about what's next."

Link Dump: Zach Galifianakis's Standup, Will Ferrell's Greatest Web Moments, And More From FOD Link Dump

Hope everyone has recovered from their wild St. Patrick's Day/SXSW/Purim parties. Here are some links to welcome you back to the real world.

Rob Kardashian News - The Kardashian-Jenner Family Celebrates Rob Kardashian's Birthday In Las Vegas (PHOTOS)

What a year it has been for Rob Kardashian! The Dancing With the Stars alum and entrepreneur rang in his big 2-5 with family and friends in Las Vegas. Rob was joined by his older sis Kim Kardashian, younger siblings Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and mom…

20 Reasons Why You Have To Go To The International Pizza Expo Before You Die

Can you imagine a place larger than the size of five football fields with nothing but pizza-related goods, equipment and services? A place where you can shop and sample and network with your peers from around the world? Well look no further...

'The Walking Dead' Dissection: Glen Mazzara And Robert Kirkman Spill On The Bloody Finale

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers about the Season 2 finale of AMC's The Walking Dead, titled "Beside the Dying Fire."] AMC's The Walking Dead capped its record-breaking second season in epic fashion Sunday, with a bloody finale that push…

Unpopular Games We Can't Help But Love From 1UP.com

1UP editors select the unloved games near and dear to their hearts.

Kylie Jenner News - Love The Look! Kylie Jenner Stuns At 'Mirror Mirror' Premiere (PHOTOS)

The brunette beauty blew us all away in a simple yet elegant ensemble at the premiere of Mirror Mirror this Saturday. Sporting an off-the-shoulder silky top and black skirt, the young fashionista looked simply chic as she strutted down the red carpe…

‘This American Life’ Retracts “Mr. Daisey And The Apple Factory”

Back in January, “This American Life” ran en episode entitled “Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory,” an excerpt from Mike Daisey’s one-man show The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, which presents an account of Daisey’s visit to an Apple manufacturing f…

Santorum Claims Illinois Primary Voters Have "A Unique Duty To Correct A Wrong On Tuesday"

I guess this a duty you fulfill by voting for Rick Santorum. The "wrong," he's said before, is giving us Barack Obama.

Jennifer Lawrence Tom Ford Dress Is The Best Thing Ever (PHOTOS)

It's official: Jennifer Lawrence gets fashion.

Meghan McCain: Bristol Palin's Claim About My Mother And Me Was 'A Total Lie'

In the book, Sarah Palin's daughter tells stories from the 2008 campaign trail and writes about her experiences with John McCain's daughter Meghan and wife Cindy. Per ABC News, Bristol said of the McCain women, "I'd never seen people with so much Lo…

Dharun Ravi Guilty Of Invasion Of Privacy In Webcam Spy Trial

A jury found Dharun Ravi guilty of invasion of privacy for spying on his Rutgers University roommate Tyler Clementi and other charges. The jury deliberated for 12 hours for more than two days and also convicted him of tampering with physical evidenc…

'The Walking Dead' Season 2 Finale Drinking Game And Signature Cocktail (VIDEO)

Season 2 of "The Walking Dead" is coming to an end (finale airs Sun., Mar. 18, 9 p.m. ET on AMC), but we can't say goodbye to the zombie drama without a couple of stiff drinks.

'Prometheus' Trailer: Ridley Scott Premieres New Trailer At WonderCon (VIDEO)

"Prometheus" follows the crew of the spaceship Prometheus in the year 2085, as they explore an advanced alien civilization in search of the origins of humanity. Scott originally conceived the idea for "Prometheus" as a prequel to his 1979 science fi…

Rick Santorum Protest: 2 Men Kiss During Rally, Crowd Jeers

Two men interrupted a Rick Santorum event in Illinois with a same-sex kiss, and were promptly ejected by security when the crowd turned on them. The fracas began in the middle of Santorum's remarks (at the 3:38 mark in the above video clip), when tw…

Savignac: Lettre à L'étudiant

Mouvement de mobilisation des étudiants en musique (MMEM) | Avis aux médias - Des étudiants en musique annonceront une action importante dans le cadre de la lutte étudiante

Geoffrey Dunn: "God's Will"?: Sarah Palin's Secret Plot To Capture The White House In 2012

Anyone who has watched Sarah Palin closely in recent months can only marvel at the "magical thinking" she embraces with respect to the potential outcome of the Republican Party primary for president. It's clear that Palin still has her sights set on…

Rolling In The Deep Played On A Chinese Zither

The latest viral buzz from collegehumor.com

Flavor Flav's House Of Flavor Now Open In Las Vegas

Rapper/reality star Flavor Flav is back in the restaurant business as his Las Vegas fried chicken restaurant, House of Flavor, opened its doors yesterday. Flav's previous restaurant, Flav's Fried Chicken, opened in Iowa last year but shuttered a few…

Russell Brand Arrested And Released In New Orleans

Looks like things haven't been so easy for Russell Brand in the Big Easy! Just days after the New Orleans police department issued a warrant for the 36-year-old comedian's arrest, he was taken into police custody last night -- it's unsure if he turn…

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony's Divorce: Did Smoking & Drinking Cause It?

Though Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony have kept quiet about their divorce and remained amicable in public, the actress is finally opening up about the heartache involved in her separation. In the new issue of Vogue, Lopez reveals how emotional the …

Rihanna News - Rihanna Gets A Cross Inked On Her Collarbone, See Her Many Tattoos! (PHOTOS)

The 24-year-old “S & M” singer has added a new addition to her many tattoos, as she showed off a cross on her collarbone on Twitter. Going to famous NYC tattoo artist Bang Bang, this would be RiRi’s 16th (!) piece of ink if we’re counting correctly.

Whitney Houston News - Source: Whitney Houston's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Engaged

It’s being reported that Whitney Houston‘s daughter Bobbi Kristina is engaged — to her “adopted” brother Nick Gordon. Although he was not legally adopted by the late singer, she took him in when he was just 12 years old. He’s lived with her ever sin…

Ernest Hemingway: How The Great American Novelist Became The Literary Equivalent Of The Nike Swoosh.

Ernest Hemingway would be aghast to see what has become of Ernest Hemingway. Against the gray obscurity that awaits most writers in death, his image, 50 years later, has become the literary equivalent of the Nike swoosh or golden arches. Who doesn’t…

Johnny Depp: ‘Dark Shadows’ Trailer!

Check out the newly released trailer for Johnny Depp‘s upcoming film Dark Shadows!

Neve Campbell: Pregnant!

Neve Campbell and her sweetheart, JJ Feild, are expecting a child, a rep for the actress confirms to JustJared.com.

Channing Tatum: Jonah Hill & I Went Skinny Dipping In Miami

Channing Tatum: Jonah Hill & I Went Skinny Dipping in Miami

J.Lo Thinks Some Things In Her Vogue Profile Were ‘Taken Out Of Context’

• Her new perfume, Glowing, will actually light up • She wears a diamond ring, given to her by her friend following her divorce, on which “I LOVE ME” is written (we assume, in diamonds) • Her American Idol co-host Steven Tyler, is turned on by her…

Why Samantha Cameron Doesn’t Have The Selling Power Of Michelle Obama Or Kate Middleton

As you’ve probably heard, the White House State Dinner took place Wednesday night and all anyone’s been able to talk about is Michelle Obama and British first lady Samantha Cameron’s complementary floor-length blue dresses (designed by Georgina Chap…

Singer Jeremih -- PELTED With Drinks For Lip-Syncing At Concert [VIDEO]

TOUGH CROWD on spring break this year -- singer Jeremih took the stage for a special performance in Texas Wednesday night ... and when the crowd realized he was lip-syncing, they BOMBARDED him with drinks ... driving him offstage. It all went down …

Padma Lakshmi’s Sex Life Is FASCINATING

Who doesn’t lie awake thinking “Salman Rushdie. A person that exists. A person who Padma Lakshmi slept with.” I mean, not Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, that’s for sure.

Cultural Alternatives To Getting Drunk On St. Patrick’s Day

Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill

Famous Designers Costume Pugs For Charity

Well, this has to be a first: We’re jealous of what a pug is wearing — and a stuffed pug no less! Spotted by thaeger, these tiny couture ensembles were created by big name fashion designers like Missoni, Viktor & Rolf, and Balmain, for a March 19th …

Pop Culture Reinterpretations Of Le Corbusier’s Famous Nude Photo

You know you’re a design legend when almost 50 years after your death, a really clever website hosts a collage competition in honor of an infamous nude photo of you defacing the pristine white villa of your friend and neighbor, Eileen Gray.

Thought-Provoking Photos Of A Young Girl Growing Up Fast

From Toddlers and Tiaras to middle-aged moms who look like teenagers thanks to the magic of plastic surgery, the line between little girls and mature women is quickly eroding. In a project that began when she was still in high school and has grown, …

Watch People Jumping Rope From The Perspective Of The Jump Rope

London-based artist and filmmaker Callum Cooper, whose work we first spotted over at Booooooom, creates incredible moving images with custom camera rigs hidden in unusual places. In Full Circle, he embeds a camera into a jump rope to create a short …

Beautifully Desolate Pop-Up Books By Andreas Johansson

Swedish multimedia artist Andreas Johansson, whose work we first discovered over at Collabcubed, creates oversize photo collage pop up books that are both beautiful and slightly disturbing. For his exhibit entitled From Where the Sun Now Stands, he …

Quiz: Can You Identify These Famous Writers By Their Distinctive Prose Alone?

Were he still with us, today would have been celebrated American novelist John Updike’s 80th birthday. One of our country’s best writers of any era (one of only three to have won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once), Updike is remembered n…

Will You Watch Felicia Day’s New “Indie Geek Culture” Channel?

Flavorwire: Cultural news and critique from Flavorpill

Taylor Swift Debuts 'Eyes Open' From 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack (Video)

Leading into the premiere of The Hunger Games, Taylor Swift gave fans another taste in anticipation of the franchise's March 23 film adaptation.

'21 Jump Street': What The Critics Are Saying

21 Jump Street, starring Oscar nominee Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, has been receiving good reviews from critics. Co-directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs), the film is based on the 1980s TV show -- which …

'Young Justice' First Look: Preview Season 2's Big 'Invasion'

Part of Cartoon Network's DC Nation animated block, Warner Bros. Animation's Young Justice is set to return next month with a vengeance.

George Clooney Arrested For Protesting In D.C.

The Oscar-winning actor and his father were arrested by police while protesting the humanitarian crisis in Sudan on the steps of the country's embassy in Washington.

How Many iPads Can Apple Sell?

Apple’s new iPad went on sale Friday morning, and as usual consumers lined up outside the tech giant’s retail stores to get their hands on the company’s latest gadget. Although Apple made only incremental improvements to the device — most notably do…

TIME Magazine Presents The Best Pictures Of The Week

From the conflict in Afghanistan and a tragic bus accident in Switzerland to Purim celebrations in Israel and the one-year anniversary of the Japanese tsunami, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

Jimmy Kimmel Live! | Late-Night Laughs: The 7 Best Comedy Clips Of The Week

This week, late-night comics brought on esteemed guests, like a Spanish-speaking funnyman and even a certain Muppet.

TIME’s South By Southwest Music Review: The 12 Best Bands

There’s no way to see thousands of bands in only five days at the South by Southwest Music Festival. And that’s kind of the point; here’s a fest too big to fully strategize for, organize or attend. You have to pick your favorites, be open to some su…

Rumor: That Air-Style MacBook Pro You’ve Been Hearing About? It’s In Production

If you’re not patiently waiting for Apple to update its MacBook Pro lineup (you know, like me), here’s another rumor to slake your thirst. Yes, it’s from those wizards of guesswork over at DigiTimes, the Asian news site with a penchant for channelin…

5 Wounded In Indianapolis Shooting

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Gunfire erupted as throngs were celebrating a mild St. Patrick's Day along a popular downtown canal in Indianapolis and at least five teenagers were wounded by shots, two critically, police said.

New Full-length Trailer For Prometheus From Wondercon

Ridley Scott and Damon Lindelof released the full-length trailer for Prometheus at Wondercon, and from the looks of it, it was BYOB. Bring Your Own (*BRAAAAAAAAHM*)

Is Jennifer Aniston Wearing An Engagement Ring?

Is Jennifer Aniston finally engaged? While driving with her boyfriend Justin Theroux in New York City yesterday the actress flashed a large gem on her ring finger that could be an engagement ring.

Friday Dopamine Dump: Funny, Bizarre Photos

March 16, 2012 | Author: Leo | In: Dopamine Dump, Funny, WTF

Fund It In The Crowd: Congress Moves Toward New Tools For Startups And Investors

The Senate has a plan to legalize crowdfunding for startups by making sure online fundraising platforms hold companies accountable.

Intermission: How A Jump Rope Sees The World

Klezinski, a design firm with offices in London and Melbourne, recently released "Full Circle," a short film that makes art out of the simple act of jumping rope. Callum Cooper's visuals and John Kassab's audio provide an original, creative persepct…

Ann Romney: It's Time To 'Coalesce'

Says it's time for Republicans to fall in behind Romney. Zeke Miller reports from Illinois.

Romney Gets His News From The Drudge Report

The dominant conservative news site has long offered a sympathetic take on the former governor. In an informal video out from his campaign tonight, he gives it a plug.

Firefighters Open New Front On Romney

The Illinois firefighters union attacks the Republican for opposing federal spending — notably, President Obama's stimulus — that went to public jobs, including theirs.

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