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March 26, 2012

Dara-Lynn Weiss Won't Talk About Her Controversial Vogue Essay

Random House's Ballantine imprint will turn the piece into a book, which Galleycat describes as a "memoir about helping her seven-year-old daughter lose weight."

A Guide To The NBA's Best League Pass Teams

NBA League Pass has made it so that you can watch every single out of market game. So who's worth looking in on, when you feel like cheating on your home team? BuzzFeed Sports has your answer.

When Mitt Romney Wanted An "Energy Revolution"

Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney has shifted right along with the Republican Party on the question of global warming. The former Massachusetts Governor's energy plan mostly focuses on increasing domestic oil production and streamlining regulation. But during the 2008 Presidential cycle Romney often talked about fighting climate change and launching an "energy revolution" through developing renewable resources like wind, solar, clean coal, biodiesel, algae, biofuel, and ethanol to combat America's reliance on foreign oil. Here are eight examples.

The Disturbing "Pro-Ana" Boards That Pinterest Banned

Pinterest recently announced it would ban pro-anorexia pages and other potentially harmful content. Just how active was the "pro-ana" community on Pinterest? Here's a look.

Now Willow Smith's Hair Is Neon Yellow

First she shaved it all off, then dyed it green, and now her head is the color of a highlighter. Won't she just grow it back so she can whip her hair back and forth for us again?

Obama's Hint To Medvedev Rattles Poland

Obama's Republican rivals aren't the only ones alarmed by his hot mic suggestion that missile defense — implicitly, defending Eastern Europe from Russia — could be softened after his re-election. The headline in the largest Polish tabloid, Fakt: "Were they trading Poland? Puzzling Obama talk with Medvedev about the missile shield."

Twitter Verifies Fake Stephen Malkmus

Twitter continues to be duped by fake celebrity accounts, giving out verifications without asking for any proof. A publicist for Matador Records confirmed to BuzzFeed that the verified account for Pavement's frontman is a fake. UPDATE: Twitter has removed the verification.

Vote For The Astronaut?

In California, a law firm close to a Republican congressional candidate is challenging Democrat Jose Hernandez's plan to refer to himself as an "astronaut" on the state ballot. Even though Hernandez has, in fact, been to space aboard the Shuttle discovery. Here's the contested document.

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