April 6, 2012
Ryan Gosling Saves Woman's Life In NYC On Patty's Blog
When we aren't swooning and wishing we were the lucky lady on Ryan Gosling's arm, we're applauding our beloved Ry-Gos' superhero-like tendencies of saving people on the street. Remember last summer when the 31-year-old actor broke up a fight in the …
10 Works Of Art We Can’t Believe They Got Away With
In the context of our post last week on French yé-yé pop, we touched on France Gall’s “Les Sucettes,” an ostensibly innocent ditty written for her by Serge Gainsbourg, which came stuffed full of allusions to oral sex. The song’s questionable enough,…
Lady Gaga Is Taking Driving Lessons; Buys Herself Rare Audi R8 GT Capable Of Going 200 Miles-Per-Hour
Yes, you read that headline correctly, Lady Gaga - the world's biggest pop star - is taking driving lessons. It's no surprise that the 26-year-old singer doesn't have a driver's license though - she grew up in New York City and probably didn't have…
Paulina Gretzky Scores Some Serious Sideboob [PHOTOS]
Talk about marketing genius. Just when you stopped thinking about the amazing Twitter model that is Paulina Gretzky, she grabs your attention by partying in lingerie at STK in Los Angeles. “Oh you know, no big deal. Just partying in my underwear on …
Water, Water Everywhere: I Am Made Of Lake Michigan
Beside the Fox: mountains of coal, tankers docked, the groaning smokestacks of Midwest industry. On the upside they are dredging; they are trying to pull up the poison. My mother told me, though, long after I was grown, that she sometimes used to lo…
Stephen Hawking Corrects Sheldon's Math On 'The Big Bang Theory' (VIDEO)
Stephen Hawking has done several guest appearances on television shows over the years, but perhaps none of them felt quite as right as when he appeared as himself on "The Big Bang Theory" (Thu., 8 p.m. ET on CBS). After all, there is no bigger fan o…
Kardashians Release Season 7 Family Photo And Other Links
Yep, just an average family in a totally candid picture snapped during a picnic to celebrate their continued dominance of American pop culture. Plus some ironic news on the "Bully" documentary and kids paint the darndest space portraits. These and other Buzz that flew under the radar await your clicking pleasure
5 Terrifying Killers (That Turned Out To Be Mass Panics)
These imaginary attacks threw fuel to the flames of mass hysteria, until literally anyone was thought to be the Monster at the merest accusation. The local thieves and pickpockets happily exploited this by mugging people, then pointing at them and s…
Takeru Kobayashi Shatters Peep Eating World Record
And he kicks BuzzFeed's ass. Just in time for Easter, here's competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi (Kobe to his friends) mopping the floor with me in the Marshmallow Peep Thunderdome. The previous world record for Peeps in 30 seconds is 7. Kobayashi does slightly better. I do not.
Leaked: Tim Tebow's Really, Really Scared Of New York City
BuzzFeed Sports has obtained a copy of the Easter sermon Tim Tebow will preach at Celebration Church in Texas this weekend. Turns out, he and New York are NOT getting along. Thanks to our totally real, authentic tipster who definitely exists!*
10 Incredible Pictures Of The Navy Jet That Crashed Into A Virginia Beach Apartment
A Navy fighter jet based in Virginia crashed a few miles from its base into an apartment building on Friday afternoon. Both pilots ejected to safety, and so far, no fatalities have been reported from people living in the apartments.
The Plastic Bag War Is Moving Toward The Produce Aisle
At grocery stores across the country, the campaign to end the use of plastic bags has staked a claim on the checkout line. But in the produce department, plastic still reigns supreme. A selection of apples, a bunchy of kale dewy from the produce mis…
Amanda Bynes -- Arrested For DUI After Clipping Cop Car
Amanda Bynes was arrested for DUI in West Hollywood early this morning ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us, Bynes was attempting to pass a cop car in her black BMW ... when she sideswiped the right rear panel of the vehicle. She w…
Jet Crashes Into Apartment Building In Virginia, Photos And Video Emerge
Here are the first photo from the scene, taken just minutes ago. The two Navy pilots managed to successfully eject and, as of this writing, no one was killed. Three people, including the pilots, have been hospitalized with minor injuries. UPDATED: Video of the immediate aftermath has surfaced.
Wisconsin Governor Repeals Equal Pay Law
Wisconsin's Equal Pay Enforcement Act, which made it easier for workers to sue their employers for wage discrimination, was passed in 2009. Recently, the state's Republican-controlled legislature voted to repeal it -- and late last night, Gov. Scott Walker signed the repeal. Sara Finger of the Wisconsin Alliance for Womenâs Health calls this a "demoralizing attack on womenâs rights, health, and wellbeing," adding, "economic security is a womenâs health issue."
Nyan Cat Turns One Year Old, Throws Boozy Birthday Party
And fortunately BuzzFeed was invited. The Pop Tarted internet sensation debuted a year ago, and 21st Street Games — publishers of Nyan Cat Adventure — threw a brightly colored soiree. The guest of honor was Nyan Cat creator Chris Torres, whose iconic animation was originally Youtubed on April 5th, 2011.
Watch Jim Henson’s Original Pitch For ‘The Muppet Show’
From where we’re sitting, it’s kind of hard to imagine there was a time when Jim Henson had to sell someone on the idea of The Muppet Show. Laughing Squid tipped us off to the puppeteer’s original network television pitch reel that he sent to CBS ba…