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March 7, 2012

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Loses Cross-Platform Play

Computer and PS3 players won't be competing against each other in Global Offensive.

Twitter Buzz: Adrianne Curry Shoves Meat Into Her Mouth

Nope, she is definitely not trying too hard with that joke. Plus, Damon Lindelof live-tweets the iPad announcement, Jessica Alba wants to know what you think of her look, and Colin Quinn apologizes for pretty much anyone he could have ever offended.

Meet Derrick Bell

BuzzFeed earlier today posted video of a young Barack Obama speaking at a 1991 rally backing Professor Derrick Bell's call for diversity on Harvard Law School's tenured faculty, and Breitbart.com has promised more video on the theme. Here's an introduction to Bell, a controversial academic figure who argued that questions or race and power should be central to the law. His criticism at times extended to other African-American academics, and remarked controversially at one point that "the ends of diversity are not served by persons who look black and think white." Here are five videos of Bell, who died last October.

Tila Tequila Heading To Rehab After 'Suicide Bid'

According to TMZ, the 30-year-old's close friend and manager says Tila will be treated for addiction to substance abuse and psychological issues.

Sad People Who Just Bought The iPad 2

Some unlucky chumps are upset they bought the iPad2 within the week before the iPad3 was announced. The ultimate tech nightmare: buying something the day before the new version comes out.

A Tech Documentary You'll Actually Want to Watch

After fathering triplets by in vitro fertilization, filmmaker Avi Zev Weider started wondering: What does it mean to be human? So, naturally, he wrote a letter to Ted Kaczynski. This is going to be good.

Jessica Simpson Is Naked And Pregnant On April’s Elle Cover

Elle‘s April cover just dropped, and it features a glowy, very pregnant, very naked Jessica Simpson. And her belly isn’t the only thing she revealed to the magazine: She told Elle she’s having a girl! Being the uber-girly girl, she must be so thril…

A Treasury Of The World's Worst Online Dating Stories

Since we gathered a truly huge pile of data from our online dating survey, we've published advice about how to improve online dating for everyone, for folks who date men and folks who date women. Now, in our final installment of this very special da…

Hero Cat Predicts Owner's Aneurysm, Gives Gift Of "Cat Scan" Puns

Headline writers everywhere are in your debt, Noah the Cat. As is your owner, Janet Batten. Noah began behaving strangely one day and sniffing Batten's head. Six months later, Batten suffered an aneurysm. This bit of diagnostic prowess earned Noah a coveted Animal Hero Award at the Virginia Veterinary Conference.

Why Isn't The iPad Getting Thinner?

The new iPad is both thicker and heavier than the last one. Why? It's Apple vs. Physics, and physics has the edge.

My Favorite Geek Tattoos Photo - Buzznet

“…because nerds like us are allowed to be unironically enthusiastic about stuff… Nerds are allowed to love stuff, like jump-up-and-down-in-the-chair-can’t-control-yourself love it. Hank, when people call people nerds, mostly what they’re saying is ‘…

Nickelodeon Is Bringing Back "Figure It Out"

I will be devastated if Summer Sanders isn't hosting.

GOP Has Lost Independent Women, And The Election, With Puritanical Attitudes Towards Sex

“I think the women of this country have seen that the Republican candidates don’t care about women,” Cohen says. “They don’t think women should have sex for enjoyment. It’s a really strange puritanical attitude that’s not consistent with 21st centur…

Ten Jokes To Make About The Upcoming Hulk Hogan Sex Tape

According to TMZ and every tabloid with TMZ on Google alert, a “secretly filmed” Hulk Hogan sex tape is being offered up for sale to the various high-end porn jockeys.

How To Resuscitate A Dead But Beloved Franchise

Deus Ex: Human Revolution wasn't simply one of last year's best games, it was a sequel to one of the most beloved PC titles of all time that managed not to alienate or infuriate most fans despite the complete lack of involvement of the original game…

Pitch Perfect "Party Rock" Parody

Guys, I think College Humor has spy cameras in my house. Not everyone goes out on the weekend. Many of us are home...alone...again.

10 Tantalizing Cloud City Illusions

Not quite castles in the sky, but close. Sometimes nature covers civilization in a blanket of fog, creating surreal floating skylines.

Slab City, A Squatter's Paradise In The Middle Of Nowhere

Imagine Burning Man erupting inside a permanent Hooverville and you're halfway to Slab City. A haven for homeless people and those who choose to live off the grid, Slab City is a commune on an abandoned military base in Southern California. I want to hang out with Purple and Two Horses.

Vinyl Record That Looks Like A Pizza

An '80s band called Wankers had the all-time best idea for its vinyl album art. With tracks like "Pizza Boy Massacre" and "Too Skinny For Love", this 1988 release was clearly seminal in the pizzawave genre.

4 Stocks Poised For Apple iPad 3 Boost

SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) -- Apple's major product launch on Wednesday could potentially spell good news for the tech giant's partners Qualcomm(QCOM), TriQuint Semiconductor(TQNT), Corning(GLW) and Nuance(NUAN).

Adidas Has Released Cowboy Boot Sneakers

Designed by fashion guru Jeremy Scott, Adidas is now selling a pair of basketball sneaker/cowboy booy hybrids.

Willow Smith Dyed Her Hair Green And Other Links

It's not easy being green, especially when you're a prepubescent fashion icon. Also, school cafeterias will totally take that ammonia laced meat and are men ready for their own line of pantyhose? These and other Buzz we missed await your clicking pleasure.

iPad Counter-Programming: Really, Truly Horrible Online Dating Stories

We don't really plan to do the crazy-tech-news-crush thing very often, but Apple product announcements are like once-in-a-lifetime events--they only happen every six months. (Sorry!) So read this: a collection of online dating horror stories. Nothing more human in technology than that.

Steve Jobs Spotted At A Bar In Pittsburgh?

Twitter user Andrew Spielberg had a possible Steve Jobs sighting at a bar in Pittsburgh. Do you believe?

The Hottest "Free-Agent" WAGs In Sports

Since then, she has admitted to sleeping with other athletes from several sports including married men. She apparently has no morals. That is my type of girl.

Valve Is Not Making A Game Console. It's Making Something Better

And it may make consoles obsolete altogether.

Stars With Skrillex's Do Photo - Buzznet

Skrillex's scary and nice beats have taken the world by storm. But there's a lot more epicness to Skrillex than just the music - his hair! Thank God he's not hiding under a Mau5 head or a LED helmet! We'd be missing out on his rockin' style. I found…

What Kind Of Stupid Jerk Fires Sue Simmons?

On the one hand, I am filled with sputtering rage at the news that NBC has chosen not to renew Sue Simmons' contract. Along with broadcast partner Chuck Scarborough, Sue Simmons has been the face of local news here in New York for literally as long …

PlanetSide 2 Preview For PC From 1UP.com

The main changes, besides the obvious fact that it looks like a game from 2012 rather than one from 2003, appear to be inspired by modern shooter design. Taking someone out or completing an objective splashes experience points on-screen. Being kille…

Why I Probably Still Won't Get An iPad

It hasn't become something I feel like I need... yet.

Elisha Cuthbert, Master Of Impressions

She really nailed her Ellen Degeneres and Renee Zellweger. Also in her catalog: her Mom (while driving and puking at the same time) and the weirdo who sat by her on a plane who slurped pudding from the packet.

Budnick's Hot Teenage Daughter

Actor Danny Cooksely, a.k.a. Bobby Budnick from "Salute Your Shorts", tweeted this picture of himself with his teenage daughter before her first school dance. Enjoy feeling both super old AND moderately dirty. P.S. did you know he's also a voice in "The Lorax"?

The iPad 2 Drops to $400

A nice gesture, but we'll pass.

Sailor Being Welcomed Home By His Boyfriend

Here's another adorable gay homecoming. It's so crazy to think this was totally not allowed a year ago.

Chef Wolfgang Puck's Weird Thank-You Videos

Celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck makes personalized "thank you" videos for seemingly anyone who compliments him over Twitter. He's probably the only person in the world who is MORE polite than ever thanks to social media.

The Never-Changing iPad Proposition

The new iPad is still just an iPad. And for now, at least, that's the point.

Dick Clark Has A Flintstones House And He's Selling It

All that's missing inside is Fred, Wilma, a woolly mammoth using its trunk as a shower, and a bunch of dinosaurs doing the dishes, mowing the lawn, acting as a garbage disposal. I would live here in a heartbeat.

Apple Launch Live Blog

Apple iPad 3 Live Blog

'Terra Nova' Canceled By Fox -- Which Other Shows Could Get The Ax?

It's tornado season on the network airwaves and even Steven Spielberg-produced dinosaurs aren't safe from the show-felling winds of bad ratings. On Monday, FOX canceled his prehistoric drama Terra Nova after only one season, despite relatively decen…

25 People Who've Said That Siri Is Their Best Friend

Minutes ago, Tim Cook was quoted as saying "Siri is your new best friend." This was met with much snark among techies and internet folk, but you'd be surprised how many people have actually made this remark in complete seriousness. Here are 25 of them.

Mitt Romney, Comeback Kid?

A campaign aide boasts that Romney has overcome huge poll deficits from Florida to Ohio. An upbeat spin on the Death Star.

Injured Baby Squirrel Wearing A Tiny Purple Cast

Okay, this is so cute it isn't even fair.

Jonah Hill Wears His Sunglasses Indoors For SNL

The promos for this week's "Saturday Night Live" seem promising enough to wash the awful, awkward taste of Lindsay Lohan's episode out of our collective mouths. Hooray!

Best Baby Photo Of The Day

This child is unimpressed and disgruntled ("unimgruntled"). Spotted in People Magazine's Real Beauty At Every Age Contest, which this child clearly wins.

"Community" Bite-Sized Animated Shorts Are Live

Abed has the power of the Master Key. New live action episodes don't start until March 15th, but these weekly shorts should tide us over and assuage fears of last second cancellation.

Ukulele iPad App

Futulele works on an iPad alone or with a special case that holds both iPad and iPhone. That's cool and all, but I have a feeling it might just be cheaper to buy a ukulele.

Peyton Manning And Jim Irsay Cry During Press Conference Announcing Manning's Release

Today the Colts officially announced that they are cutting ties with Peyton Manning. During the press conference both Manning and Colts Owner Jim Irsay got emotional.

Archie Comics Pay Homage To Joss Whedon

First KISS, then gay marriage, and now Whedon? Archie is really hitting it out of the pop culture park these days.

Romney Also Loves Ferragamo Ties

He likes his ties the same way he likes his cars.

Spider Web Forest Is Beautiful And Terrifying

That's not snow...THAT'S NOT SNOW! The severe flooding in Australia isn't just impacting humans, it's also forcing spiders to vacate their homes along swollen riverbanks. Here are creepily pretty photographs of a sort of spider refugee camp near an inland residential area.

Romney Camp Spins Struggles With The Base As A General Election Plus

The "anti-Obama" counties will come around in the Fall anyway, aides reason.

25 Smithsonian Photo Contest Finalists

For the past 9 years Smithsonian Magazine has been holding an annual photo contest. Here are 25 of this year's finalists. (via theantlantic.com).

More Iranians Strip To Protest Repression

These Iranian women, based in Europe, are reacting to the persecution of a popular actress, Golshifteh Farahani, who was filmed nude.

Romney Camp: Nomination An "Impossibility" For Newt, Rick

Confident campaign aides say it would take "an act of God" for them to lose at this point.

Watch Some Wild Food Porn From Jiro Dreams Of Sushi

Here's a newly-released clip from Jiro Dreams of Sushi, the documentary by David Gelb about 85-year old sushi chef Jiro Ono of Tokyo's three Michelin starred-restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro (see trailers here and here). The film had its premiere back i…

TSA Nude Body Scanners: Jonathan Corbett Video Exposes Loophole

Engineer Jonathan Corbett has published a video where he shows how he took a metal case through the TSA's $1billion fleet at two U.S. airports in a special side pocket stitched into his shirt.

Bill Daley Hits The Speaking Circuit

His price isn't public, but a source tells BuzzFeed he wants $50,000 a speech, through the Harry Walker Agency. That puts his value on the market somewhere between Joe Scarborough's and Haley Barbour's.

Jason Biggs Is REALLY Enjoying The Spotlight, Pies

Biggs was really hamming it up at last night's Australian premiere of "American Pie: Reunion" -- clearly, he was basking in the glow of being semi-relevant once again -- but even better was the absurd faces he made while digging into some pie a day earlier. Mmm, pie.

How Not to Announce Your Tech Product

There's no worse time to make a tech announcement than on the day of an Apple event. Here are 13 companies that are doing it anyway.

Body Parts That Are Exploited During The Primary Season

This graph explains Rick Santorum in a nutshell.

An iPad From 1935

This illustration from a 1935 science magazine shows an iPad prototype. Put on your best smoking jacket, sit back and relax with your giant microfilm reader contraption. Via Smithsonian's Paleofuture blog.

Prince Harry Goes To Jamaica: Hangs Out With Usain Bolt, Has Eye Sex With Locals

This guy has the fun-loving prince thing down. Now he should just work on not running like a goob.

At Harvard, Obama Dived Into Diversity Fight

In this video, not previously available online but licensed by BuzzFeed from a Boston television station, the future president speaks at a 1991 campus protest organized to demand tenure for minority and female law professors.

SimCity 5 Finally Announced

It only took ten years. Everyone's favorite city micro-management game returns next year.

Baby Goats In Sweaters Running

You've goat to see this. (via laughingsquid.com).

Snooki's Ex-Boyfriend And Fiance's Twitter Fight

Snooki's baby papa drama is being carried out over Twitter. Snooki's ex, Emilio, has said he hopes she miscarries, and that the baby may not be Jionni's (her fiance). This morning, Snooki's men decided to step outside to fight, and by "outside" I mean on Twitter.

Twin Sisters, 73, 'Found Dead In Home From Natural Causes' Uncovers Former Showbiz Career As Detectives Hunt For Family

Former 1950s television stars Patricia and Joan Miller were found in separate rooms of their shared South Lake Tahoe home late last month while foul play has been ruled out.

Looking At The Future Of Video Games

Instead, 1UP's editors will each be tackling appointments, lectures, and interviews from their own individual perspective and reporting back to you on the angle they've each elected to explore. From the challenges of preparing for next-gen hardware …

Osama Bin Laden WAS NOT Buried At Sea, But Flown To US For Cremation, Leaked Emails Reveal

But in a particular set of emails given to WikiLeaks, the firm’s vice president for intelligence, Fred Burton, says he doubts the official White House version of what happened to bin Laden's body.

Jessica Simpson Pregnant And Naked On The Cover Of Elle

A pregnant pose. Instead of "pause." See what I did there? Never mind. And she's having a girl. Spoiler alert.

Mitt Romney Surrounded By Zombies

Dave Gilson's illustration for a Mother Jones article about "the fundamental reality of the Republican GOP 2012 death march" is totally worth the click through.

"Community" Meets "Arrested Development"

...and I die of happiness. Thanks, internet!

SNOOKI IS PREGNANT

THIS ISN'T SUPPOSED TO ACTUALLY HAPPEN.

Are Pinners The New Bloggers? First-Ever Collab Between A Fashion Company And Pinterest User Announced

Image pinning site Pinterest is the new darling in the social media world, and that means brands are trying to figure out how to use it to maximize exposure and ultimately, sales. While many brands already have their own boards on Pinterest, we just…

Rep. Steven Cohen: 'Bain Capital Owns Clear Channel, And You Can't Have A Leader Like That'

“I’m not going to buy any billboards or radio advertising from Clear Channel in my campaign unless they get Rush Limbaugh off,” Cohen says. “The fact is, Bain Capital owns Clear Channel. [Romney's] got a conflict of interest, and you can’t have a le…

The First Apple Press Conference Is Still the Best

In 1968, John Lennon and Paul McCartney announced the formation of Apple Records. Reading the event transcript, though, they may as well have been announcing a new iPad.

Miranda Kerr's Bejeweled Eyebrows

Fab, drab, or something out of our collective nightmares? Spotted at yesterday's Chanel's show at Paris Fashion Week.

Romney Faces Attack In A New Medium: Facebook Timeline

The "Romney Record" page uses the new feature to highlight Romney's most embarrassing and contradictory moments, from liberal issue positions to the dog on the roof of his car. It's courtesy of his good friends at the Gingrich campaign.

Robyn And Diddy Eat Crepes Together

Can we expect a musical collaboration between the two in the future -- or do you think Diddy was THAT excited to be chowing down crepes with Robyn that he just had to Instagram the moment?

Enrique Iglesias Explains Why He Won't Marry Anna Kournikova

Enrique Iglesias explains why he and Anna Kournikova haven't married after 11 years of dating.

Why Rick Won't Quit

The cost is high. But it's not about logic, or even winning, any more.

Fashion Month Through The Eyes Of The Models

Nowadays, you needn’t be a model to experience all the glitz, glamour (and, okay, uncomfortable shoes) of fashion month. All you need is a good internet connection, a steady roster of model Twitter accounts bookmarked in your browser and some free t…

How Being A Romney Supporter Is Like Being A Red Sox Fan

Every time victory seems within reach, bad luck or a bungle sends the game into extra innings. The Curse of the Rombino?

Here’s What Happened At Kanye West’s Show Today, Plus The First Review Is In

We weren’t at Kanye West’s show today, but in this age of Twitter, you almost don’t have to be anywhere anymore–just follow a few well-placed people and you’re all set. Plus it’s fun to piece it all together, sort of like a scavenger hunt. So, her…

My Quest To Get Rich From Viral Cat Videos

I am what you might call a casual cat-video viewer. There are people out there—I know a lot of them, and I’d wager you do, too—who spend hours plowing through YouTube and Buzzfeed, clicking from one cat video to the next and urging anyone within ear…

How To Handle The Internet's Worst Trolls

The latest viral buzz from 1up.com

In Ohio, Romney's Supporters Fill A Bar, Mostly

A dispatch from the election night festivities at Jimmy V's in Columbus.

In Oklahoma, Even Democrats Hate Obama

They showed up to vote against the president. Obama lost several counties to anti-abortion activist Randall Terry — who picked up a delegate, and called Dave Weigel to gloat — and ended the night with just 55% of the vote in an effectively uncontested primary. Yikes.

You Can Now Buy Kate Middleton’s Signature Nude L.K. Bennett Pumps

Her signature L.K. Bennett “Sledge” pumps have already caused a mini-shopping frenzy since they became available for purchase online at Nordstrom, according to SheFinds. You’ll remember that K.Mid’s love of the sensible L.K. Bennett shoe label has a…

Santorum Will Try To Kill Romney With RomneyCare

The candidate has been talking about Obamacare more and more these days, and advisers hint he'll rely on health care on the trail more from here on out.

Kobe's New Mask Is Cooler Than His Old Mask

Kobe has been wearing a mask since Dwyane Wade broke his nose during the All-Star Game, but last night he changed up the style. The Black Mamba has gone Zorro.

Office Behavior

Here are 10 things you only do if you work in an office.

Santorum's Son Patrick Bored By Dad's Super Tuesday Speech

Trust me, Patrick wasn't the only one yawning.

‘Men In Black 3′ Has A Real Trailer

It’s hard to believe this is same movie where Will Smiths insufferable ego made everyone miserable, and whose director admits that they started filming while the script was still being written, in fact they “didn’t have a finished second or third ac…

5 Reasons To Fear Ron Paul

Dig a little deeper and the libertarian ideology driving Paul's philosophy leads to some interesting platforms in the name of personal responsibility and freedom. Here are just five of the reasons to fear Ron Paul.

Twitter Stats Show Interest Flagging As Primary Wears On

Twitter graphed the growth in new followers for each Republican candidates. The numbers keep falling.

Clothing And Perception

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

George Washington McNugget Sells For $8,100 On eBay

Someone paid $8,100 for the above Chicken McNugget, which bears a passing resemblance to the profile of the first president of this great nation, George Washington. Nebraskan Rebekah Speight bought the nugget three years ago and has been storing it …

Nuns For Santorum

The Franciscan Sisters, Third Order Regular of Penance of the Sorrowful Mother from Toronto, Ohio sent a contingent to Santorum's primary night party tonight.

I Partied With Nick Swardson Photo

Every Saturday Hanna Beth throws a party at Lexington Social House. The lovely Jessi Jae Joplin and I have gone the past two Saturdays and have had an AMAZING time both times! Last Saturday Nick Swardson ended up joining the party! It was great. Che…

Watch Top Gear Season 18 Episode 6

Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May hit Donington in three stripped-out track cars – the KTM X-Bow, the Morgan Three Wheeler and the Caterham R500. Back at the Top Gear airfield, Jeremy recreates the Battle of Britain in an insane aero-en…

Why Is Barack Obama Winning Ohio?

In the early Super Tuesday results, Obama has more votes than all the Republican rivals combined — even though there's no Democratic primary. That could be a good sign for him in November. But it may have more to do with where the earliest votes are coming from: The Democratic stronghold of Cuyahoga County, where Democrats are turning out to vote in Congressional primaries.

Paula Deen And Her Brother Are Sued For Harassment And Racist Remarks

Paula Deen is in hot water! The Food Network star and her brother Bubba Hiers, who co-owns a Savannah restaurant with Deen, are being sued by a former employee of Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House.

Koch Brothers Aren't Just Buying Elections — They're Investing Big In Anti-science Think Tanks

Koch Industries spent $40 million in the 2010 election cycle, but they’ve vowed to spend $100 million this year. That’s not counting the money that goes to think tanks such as the Cato Institute or Americans for Prosperity to engineer research — suc…

Square Enix Localization Looks To The Future

From spoony bards to mog clocks, how Square is tackling the translation needs of the HD era.

"Shut Up, Ann..."

BuzzFeed didn't overhear this conversation between Mitt and Ann Romney, but after she got in trouble earlier this week for saying that she "didn't even consider herself wealthy," we're going to pretend we did.

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