March 26, 2012
DAVIE, Fla., March 26 (UPI) -- Identity confusion between a new as-yet unnamed shark species and its look-alike cousin -- the hammerhead shark -- threatens both species, U.S. scientists say.
Having people spontaneously talk about your brand on social media sites is an advertiser's dream. Unless it's because your product happened to be linked to the Trayvon Martin shooting. On Twitter, people are demanding Skittles issue a statement on this hot button issue, accusing the company of profiteering off extra publicity from the death, and even threatening boycotts.
I had a hard time adjusting to the time difference in Miami, although it's only 3 hours, I never go to sleep till 3 in LA so that would be like 6 am in Miami..having to wake up 10ish for meetings and stuff…made me really grumpy. Day two started with…
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Geraldo's comments on Trayvon Martin's hoodie were reminiscent of the way people talk about rape victims' clothes. Ahead, advocates for rape victims' rights chime in on the Martin case.
Ronald Reagan: Our First Black President? Also: "Conservative Teen" hates "Glee." [UPDATE: After this post went viral, the magazine mysteriously disappeared from the Internet! Read more here.]
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.
Cleveland's finest, non-sexually suggestive carpet cleaners offering their services for an amazing, non-sexually suggestive price! So far as I can tell, this is real. All of it.
The identity of the 17th victim in Sgt. Robert Bales's alleged massacre in Afghanistan remained a mystery until earlier today, when the victim was identified as an unborn fetus. And because of a law inspired by the death of Laci Peterson, killing a fetus is a military crime.
Happy MDNA release day! Here's a look at the changing face of the world's most famous diva.
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.
The internet: We must be stopped. Scripted TV doesn't need Twitter.
Remember Angelina Jolie’s right leg on Oscar night? Of course you do. She thrust it out of the thigh-high slit on her Versace gown all the way down the red carpet, and then on stage while presenting an award. It was so obviously weird that the winne…
Today's Twitter Buzz: Miley's not engaged to her "Hunger Games" boyfriend, but she sure has been flaunting a topaz rock on her ring finger for what reason, exactly? Plus, Billy Eichner says what we're all thinking about James Cameron, Evan Rachel Wood has a shroom-y weekend, and OMG sloths!
This is the story of Rodney and Lynse Conradi, newlyweds who managed to find love shortly before Rodney lost his battle with cancer. Rodney proposed on Valentine's Day and they were married two days later. Within a day of their hospital basement marriage, Rodney was sedated. Within a month he was dead.
Diamonds are a girl's best friend, indeed. The Swiss really know how to impress a lady. This 150 carat ring will only cost the lucky recipient $68 million.
On last night's episode, Phaedra Parks threw a "dedication ceremony" for her son Ayden's first birthday and invited everyone she knew. Unfortunately, most of the people she knew felt like what they witnessed was a glorified version of the Eddie Murphy classic, "Coming To America."
In the new issue of Vogue, a mom discusses putting her 7-year-old daughter on a strict diet. But how will it affect her daughter down the road? Women whose moms criticized their weight and eating habits when they were young say it was traumatic.
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 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.
A photo from the Thunder guard's past reveals the answer.
Whoever owns this painting, please stand up. You get the Good Taste In Art Award.
Tiger Woods is back on the cover of the New York Post after winning his first tournament in more than two years. To celebrate, here are 36 covers from the last three years. Do they have "clever" headlines? You bet your ass they do.
This old postcard from a Texas giftshop is hilarious. I especially like how New England is referred to as "Yankee-Land," denoted by the thumbs-down symbol.
Oh thank God, she is human and not some flawless android sent to steal the hearts of men and women alike, but she's damn close. Plus one Hollywood heartthrob feels more like a babysitter than a boyfriend and journalists attempt to defend "pink slime."
The boys, who reportedly had 20 bodyguards each, were met with hordes of female fans at the packed-out Dallas stadium where they performed just four songs.
Dachshunds For Jesus. From a festival celebrating the patron saint of dogs, St. Lazaro, in Nicaragua.
Kentucky star Anthony Davis has a unibrow from which he draws all his power (probably). But now you can get a taste of what that feels like.
Democratic legislators in Albany are holding a news conference, dressed in hoodies, today. City Councilman Jumaane Williams sported a hoodie on Twitter yesterday.
A cut-off cockroach leg pretends to DJ "I Like to Move It, Move It." Cockroach Leg wants to have a '90s dance party.
"Things came out of my mouth that just werenât true, and over time, I couldnât even hear the difference myself." The one thing he doesn't apologize for is not apologizing sooner.
A week ago, "Jersey Shore" ended and if you still have a guido-sized hole in your heart, rejoice: "Brooklyn 11223" premieres tonight.
The internet is about to get a lot fatter. Welcome to the trifurcated web.
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.
Think twice before coming that close to Dwyane Wade's face with your foot next time, Kendrick Perkins, lest you run the risk of Wade tying to burn a hole in the back of your head with his eyes.
She wants $1,000,000 for her broken nose. This is why we can't have nice things.
Jenna Talackova, who was recently disqualified from the Miss Universe Canada pageant for being transgender, is gorgeous. She's not the only one who wasn't born a woman who makes a beautiful one.
Food trucks? Old and busted. The new hotness? Food-delivering unmanned aerial vehicles that take orders by iPhone. Please welcome the TacoCopter. This is probably fake, but when asked, the supposed co-founder of TacoCopter Dustin Boyer replied, "Yes…
DIY time!!! I had these old boring stripper shoes sitting in my closet that I never wore so I thought I'd make them into something more decadent and interesting. Got inspired by Louis XIV for these babies! What you need: - random pair of shoes - fab…
Supermodel Doutzen Kroes was out in Miami yesterday, 90 percent naked, which showed off her rock hard stomach. Which is even more impressive considering that sheâs a mom. Does she do a thousand crunches a day? Or has this Doutzen come here from …
The former Massachusetts and Governor and presumptive Republican nominee campaigned as an abortion-rights candidate in 2002; became anti-abortion in 2005 but said he wold uphold Massachusetts pro-choice laws; then campaigned against abortion in 2008 and 2012. Here's a video history of his abortion evolution.
White girls trying to look like asian girls who want to be white girls. Circle (lens) of fail.
Grab a Mountain Dew and get in the mood to shred pipe with these totally extreme animals! Also, at the end there's a video of a skateboarding monkey.
In his press conference today, Tim Tebow said that he has been having text message conversations with Mark Sanchez since the news of the Jets trade broke. BuzzFeed Sports has uncovered one of those totally real, and most certainly not made up conversations.
Watch all these happy bears wave at you. Are you waving back? I hope so, because they are being pretty friendly.
Tim Tebow's really excited about being a Jet. Here's proof.
The NRA fought hard for legislation allowing people to shoot intruders in their homes and assailants on the street, legislation that's become intensely controversial around the Trayvon Martin shooting. Here are television ads for Southern candidates and for the NRA that give a glimpse of the emotional, and political, case for those laws.
This monster lives in Indonesia has jaws longer than its front legs. I hate it so much.
Much like Sue Sylvester on "Glee," A North Dakota woman named Nadine Schweigert married herself last week.
Just think -- there are thousands of people who belong to these.
WARNING: These are obviously disturbing images, so discretion is advised. An exile from Tibet immolates himself in New Dehli to protest the upcoming visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao. Tibet is currently under Chinese occupation and has been struggling for independence for decades. The protester survived and is in critical condition.
The names of 16 victims in the March 11 massacre in Afghanistan bring home the true horror of their deaths. But rape victims, who are often anonymous, don't get the same kind of personalized rage.
This explains everything. So were they born with this special vision or did they have to get corrective surgery after being sworn in?
Madonna's daughter smokes a cigarette and the world freaks out. Madonna asks a crowd full of youths if they're on ecstasy, and no one seems to care.
In the underbelly of Wikipedia is an exhibitionist subculture dedicated to one thing: Ensuring that their penis is the visual definition of penis. Meet Jiffman, one such exhibitionist. (This article is very probably NSFW.)
The best thing about the costuming on this show is that you'd look cool if you wore a lot of this stuff today.
The former Pennsylvania Senator lost his cool on Sunday. In 2008, working as a Romney surrogate, he attacked John McCain for doing the same.
El Papa! Here's Pope Benedict in Mexico swapping out one giant, funny hat for another.
Being the arm candy of a superhero should come with hazard pay. Nothing bad has ever happened from abusing your powers to save the one you love. This will end well.
To promote the launch of Angry Birds Space, Rovio and T-Mobile strapped a 300 foot tall slingshot to the 650 foot tall tower. Unfortunately, the bird will not be launched. (via laughingsquid.com).
"Come to Uncle Jesse!" Here's John Stamos auctioning off his supple lips for $5,000 at the GLAAD Media Awards.
EnemyGraph lets you add "enemies" on Facebook. Lms if you hate my guts.
All of last night's most gif-able moments, in one place.
Big building go boom fall down. Here are photos, and what looks to be a dangerously close video, of the Amway Arena in Orlando being demolished in a controlled explosion. That's some "Dark Knight"-exploding-hospital caliber stuff right there.
Accuses them of "gaming out unrealistic dark horse scenarios."
This is the opposite of food porn. When they start making TV dinners that actually look like they do on the covers, I'll know that we've advanced as a society.
Electronic music artist Deadmau5 is apparently really angry at Madonna for appearing at the Ultra Music Festival this weekend. Like most adults, he took to Facebook to complain.
The former Senator sought to subsidize private insurance for the poor through tax credits.
Jenna Talackova (pictured) was thrown out the Miss Universe Canada beauty pageant when organizers discovered she had undergone a sex change to become a woman.
An Atlanta restaurant called Chops and Hops created a Carribean-spiced, bleu-cheese-topped sandwich based on Chris Brown and Rihanna's relationship for their menu, complemeneted by an insensitive and humorless joke. According to the restaurant's Facebook page, they wrote, "Chris Brown won’t beat you up for eating this unless your name starts with a R and ends with A."
The Clippers coach is barely hanging on, but his team continues to fall apart. So the question is simple: Is Vinny's time coming to an end? Kevin and I disagree. One of us will be right. The other will humiliate himself on YouTube. Everyone wins.
David Plouff shot back at criticism from conservative opponents over the president's comments about the slaying of the unarmed 17-year-old boy in Florida.
Stetsons and Dalek references and aliens, oh my!
This is what you call "unlimited range."
I made my parents drive me to the closest town with more than one movie theater so I could pay money to see this film.
Robert Howsare's Drawing Apparatus attaches a Sharpie to records spinning on a record player at different revolutions. It's a good thing this video is only 1 minute 45 seconds, because I could watch it for at least 17 minutes and 6 seconds, and real…
If you tuned into "Mad Men" last night, no doubt this song is stuck in your head.
Sgt. Robert Bales's wife gave her first TV interview today, in which she questions the US government's version of events.
BuzzFeed Shift grades the likability of some of TV's most intriguing fictional characters.
Some of these are incredibly skillful and well-planned; others are just one-in-a-million shots. But they all have a right-place-at-the-right-time thing going for them.
Morning Monologue: The Final Four Is Set, Tiger Returns To The Winners' Circle, And The Hawks Go 4 OTs With Utah
Our daily stroll through last night (or weekend's) action. On tap today: the Elite Eight, golf, the NBA, and more.
A decent people search: "We imagined what would Google and Facebook build together if they werenât at war."
Give Romney's campaign manager credit: His careful defense and kitchen-sink offense have delivered the Republican nomination to a moderate from Massachusetts. Now Romney and his "Terminator" need the vision thing.
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The 41-year-old actress was spotted by some nearby swimmers as she enjoyed her holiday with 13-year-old daughter Maya, who lay on the public beach while her mum took a dip in the water. More... Fighting fit: Patrick Schwarzenegger shows off his …
LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- A British study on the extinction of woolly mammoths found the last known population of the prehistoric animals did not die out because of inbreeding.
Kentucky just won the National Title, and everyone has the same question. Why does their star and presumptive NBA number-one pick Anthony Davis have a massive unibrow? BuzzFeed Sports and Twitter theorize.
The "pink slime" saga continues: The beef product, a low-cost ammonia-treated filler aka "Lean Finely Trimmed Beef" that ends up in ground beef and hamburger patties, is having a tough time these days. After an online petition led to a media frenzy,…
Now that ‘Hunger Games’ is a part of all of our lives (perhaps the biggest part) Jennifer Lawrence shouldn’t just roll out of bed and go to Whole Foods anymore. Like she did yesterday. Because Real Life Jennifer Lawrence looks absolutely nothing lik…
Kim arrived dressed-to-the-nines, wearing a black blazer, leather trousers and a bright blue blouse, but within minutes she looked more like a dowdy housewife after a kitchen mishap.
John and Frances Canning could hardly believe their eyes when her Majesty accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh walked into the room moments after they had tied the knot at Manchester Town Hall.
Among purchases, the network founded by Televangelists Paul and Jan Crouch, is accused of misappropriating its 'charitable assets' toward a $50 million jet, 13 mansions and a $100,000-mobile home for Mrs Crouch's dogs.
I guess if you’re going to try to get free press for your first relevant movie in four years, there’s no better way to do it than kicking a naked man while he’s down. American Reunion stars Jason Biggs and Seann William Scott stopped by WGN-TV on We…
With The Hunger Games poised to pick up the young-chick-lit-for-adults mantle from Twilight when the movie hits today, it’s time for Stephenie Meyer to ride her sparkly horse of abstinence off into the sunset, right? WRONG. Stephenie Meyer ain’t goi…
It's the sort of logic that he now condemns, but at this 2007 town hall Romney was hopeful expensive gas would lead to better fuel economy standards. The audio comes from a 2007 town hall.
The laws of thermodynamics never accounted for a dog chasing a ball tied to its own tail.