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May 15, 2012

DNC Won't Promise Cash In Wisconsin Recall

Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz will host a fundraiser for Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett. "We are confident that they will be here for us," says a Democratic Party spokesman.

Fantastic Or Freaky Photo - Buzznet

Ganguro literally means “black face,” in Japanese and has been a trend in Japanese street fashion for over 20 years now, peaking around the millennium. The staples of this look are extremely tanned skin, bleached or silver hair and heavy white make …

The Best Mascots In The NBA

Is it the Raptor? Harry the Hawk? An anthropomorphized deer? Find out!

11 Inspiring Quotes From Graduation Speeches

You don't have to be a graduating senior to benefit from the inspiring words of commencement speakers. No matter how old you are, you can learn from the advice of these writers, thinkers, and leaders.

Fantastic Time Lapse Map Of Europe, 1000

This time lapse covers more than 1000 years and shows the shifting national borders of Europe. There's also a slowed-down versi

19 Horses That Hate Their Lives

Be happy you aren't these horses.

The Best Boxer In The World Comes Out Against Gay Marriage

In the same week that Barack Obama and Jay-Z offered their support for same-sex marriage, famed boxer Manny Pacquiao offered a dissenting view.

Chuck Todd's Goatee On Everybody

BuzzFeed has liberated Chuck Todd's goatee so that it can fullfil it's destiny and take over television news once and for all.

"Zombie Murder Explosion Die!" Seems Accurate

Sometimes you just gotta dance, apocalypse be damned. We now live in a world where everyone has a zombie plan, so a more blasé approach to survival seems legit.

Chris Christie And Cory Booker Team Up For Web Video

A new web video from the Christie press shop parodies Cory Booker's heroic deeds and Chris Christie's vice presidential speculation.

What's Your Superhero Ability?

Go here to get your superhero description, then come back and share your powers in the comments below. It'll be fun!

The Best-Named Super PAC Ever?

Say hello to the "Howard Stern Fans For a Baba Booey Tomorrow, Tomorrow" PAC.

10 Fashionably Steampunk Tiny Top Hats

Can we all just agree to let miniature hats happen? Little Cassaroo is making it impossible to relegate these accessories to cosplay.

Lucky

Lucky poops in the house a lot, but she makes up for it by doing it really well.

Mitt Romney Has Found His 99%

The campaign turns its focus on the struggling masses. "We have 23 million questions for [Obama]," says a senior adviser.

A Bold New Frontier In Data Visualization

Statistically accurate butt plugs tell the story of the Republican primaries. Also, finally! A productive use for 3D printing!

Video Exclusive: "Raghead" Attack On Nikki Haley

"We got a raghead in Washington. We don't need a raghead in the state house," State Senator Jake Knotts said in this legendary, previously unseen 2010 video. The backlash against his comments helped elect Governor Nikki Haley.

What Was Your First Meme?

"Boom Goes The Dynamite" was the first viral video I can remember ever seeing, causing my friends to say things like "And Boom Goes The Dynamite" for months in college. What was your first viral thing? Add it in the comments!

Tyra Banks Is Silly To Celebrate Vogue's Anti-Eating Disorder Stance So Soon

Until we see healthier-looking models across the fashion industry, she probably doesn't have anything to get too excited about.

Starlet Wears VHS Ribbons To "MIB 3" Premiere And Other Links

This is just a bad week for red carpet fashion. Plus, we've got good news and bad news about teleportation and Kodak used to have a nuclear reactor because reasons.

The Not-So-Nice "Nice Guys" Of Online Dating

Self-described "Nice Guys" are mad you won't sleep with them. Because if they're nice to you in an online dating message, the least you can do is put out.

"Love Valley" Proves Nature Has A Dirty Mind

I am secretly twelve years old. Göreme, Turkey is home to perhaps the most...interesting...fairy chimney rock formations in the world.

The Thunder Aren't Heroes And The Heat Aren't Villains

America seems to crave a Thunder/Heat final that culminates in Kevin Durant standing victorious over a vanquished LeBron James. But why?

When Stealing Books Is Good For Authors

People don't talk about it much, but book piracy is booming — just check out the e-book section of The Pirate Bay. But Clay Johnson, author of The Information Diet, says he's fine with it.

Ron Paul Campaign Will Train Delegates To Behave Themselves

Campaign is working with its delegates on "decorum and respect" for the Republican National Convention. Consequences for Romney, and for Rand.

Mischa Barton Dances With Pandas

It's better than her last photoshoot photographer Tyler Shields.

Church Sign Win

What a dumb church sign to begin with, amirightguys?!

Should Everyone Learn To Code?

No: "Can you explain to me how Michael Bloomberg would be better at his day to day job of leading the largest city in the USA if he woke up one morning as a crack Java coder?" And of course: counterpoint.

Fox News Analyst Offers Passionate Defense Of His Family Dog

It's his Goldendoodle, her name is Angel.

Lady Gaga's Meat Dress Returns

Gaga wore a dress made of what looked like meat, for the second time in her career. Fortunately, it's not the same one she wore two years ago.

Video: Canadian Empty Arena Lacrosse Brawl

If two Canadian Intermediate A lacrosse teams get into a bench-clearing brawl and nobody's there to see it, did it really happen? Yes. Yes it did.

The Coming Real Estate Disaster For White-People Brooklyn

So the Brooklyn baby boom for the white hipster crowd is in full amazing swing. Saturday in Carroll Gardens is Dadurday! So many bearded tattooed dads in cool kicks. And this crowd (ages 26 to 35, essentially) is relentlessly nuclear. These couples …

Patton Oswalt Tries To Find First "First" Commenter

Having first comment on anything is a great honor. Patton Oswalt tries to discover how this phenomenon originated.

What Not To Do As A Reporter

Today's lesson is brought to you by Bloomberg TV

Is This A "Lorax" Easter Egg Or Cry For Help?

Only the production team knows for sure. The phrase "Kill Me Now" certainly took a while to be noticed.

What It's Like To Get A "Happy Ending" Massage As A 66-Year-Old Woman

After her husband died, then-66-year-old writer Joan Price craved sexual release — but she wasn't ready for another relationship. So she decided to get an erotic massage. I talked to her about her experience in the hands of a masseur named Sunyata.

17 Steamy Animal Makeout Scenes

Getting to first base is a total coup for these frisky animals. The following gifs are rated Not Safe For Underage Animals.

27 Way More Awesome Things To Buy With $38 Than Facebook Stock

Facebook shares are going for $38 a pop. Is that really the best use of your hard-earned cash? Here's what you could be getting instead.

Will Smith Gives The Crappiest Presents

I guess it should come as no surprise that the guy who had two kids, naming one after himself and one after his wife (Jada, Jaden; Will, Willow), and shoving them into each of his two professions (Willow, Music; Jaden, Acting), would give crappy, se…

John Mayer Resurfaces After Two Full Years, Apologizes For Being A Douche

John Mayer showed up on today's "Ellen" and explained how his terrible behavior pushed him into hiding for two whole years: "It was a very strange time ... it was a violent crash into being an adult." I hadn't even noticed he was gone.

7 Awful Moments From Elizabeth Warren's Native American Heritage Debacle

The Senate race in Massachusetts has centered on questions about Warren's disputable 1/32 Cherokee heritage for nearly two weeks now. Below, damage control attempts by Warren's side that only made things worse.

Obama Hanging Out With Women

Today on the The View, Obama declared, "I like hanging out with women, what can I say?" We dug up some proof.

Looks To Try: Conceptual Eyeliner

For the more adventurous makeup aesthetes, here are 27 vivid ways to update your usual cat eye. Pair with a minimal outfit and an almost-bare face to get an exotic, avant-garde look without veering into Lady Gaga costume territory.

14 Memes To Explain The NBA Playoffs

The NBA's second season gets the full image macro treatment.

Wrong Man Was Executed In Texas, Probe Says // Current TV

We're a TV network available on DirecTV, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Dish Network, and more. Find us on your TV. While you are here you can watch videos from our TV shows, check our TV schedule, and participate in discussions with members of our c…

Has Someone Sent You A Blog Full Of Animated GIFs Recently?

There are thousands of these "what should we call it" blogs and they're well on their way to becoming the next "shit people say" meme. Which is unfortunate.

Mike Leach Calls Craig James A Douche, Escalates War Of Words

There is a quiet battle raging that features Craig James' name being dragged through the mud by Washington State football coach Mike Leach, and it is glorious. I don't have a final tally for you or update on the score, but Leach is winning...

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other ...

Answers below the pictures. See if you can get them all!

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sues Accuser For $1 Million

Strauss-Kahn is suing Nafissatou Diallo, the Manhattan hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault last year, for "malicious prosecution, abuse of process, false imprisonment, defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress." His lawyers are seeking at least $1 million in damages. Diallo's lawyer says, "One year to the day of his brutal sexual assault of Ms. Diallo, this is yet another example that personifies Strauss- Kahn’s misogynistic attitude.”

Watch The Full 4-Minute Super Preview Of "The Amazing Spider-Man"

Andrew Garfield + super Powers = awesome.

Kate Middleton Buys Her Own Clothes

Apparently she went shopping on Saturday at a French Connection store in London, where she tried on a top in two sizes. "She didn’t ask anyone to fetch it for her, she just seemed to want to be low key," a sales clerk said. Also, she was "very cheery, very smiley," this person added. And: she paid cash. So, everyone: FREAK OUT SHE DID SOMETHING.

The Most Metal Umpire In All The Land

When your kids strike out, he just wants to ROCK.

The Top Rated School For Cool Dogs

Why top rated? They have the best faculty and staff, clearly.

Introducing The Frogmouth

It's important that you get to know these adorably expressive birds. Not to be confused with owls, the frogmouth is a nocturnal bird native to Southeast Asia and Australia.

This Video For Outasight's New Song Will Make You Want To Run Up A Mountain

The clip for Outasight's new song "Now or Never" is inspiration overload. A BuzzFeed exclusive premiere.

The Most Undercover Cop You'll Ever See

If you examine the car closely you'll notice it isn't exactly what the sign says it is. Hopefully I didn't just blow their cover.

7 Very Bad Predictions About Americans Elect

The would-be third political force Americans Elect wowed elites with its promise to run an independent, centrist candidate, but instead it spent millions to go nowhere. Who could have seen that coming? Not these folks.

Adam Scott And Nick Offerman Are Down To Party In Your Dorm Room

On last night's "Late Show," Adam Scott told Dave all about the time he and the real-life Ron Swanson said yes after being stopped on the quad and asked to throw back a few beers with some college kids.

When Your Name Is Barack Obama, It's Always Tight

The View crew gets the president to admit that he's in for a close 2012 election.

"Halo 4" Cover Art Revealed

The Chief is back in town. Halo may no longer be in Bungie's hands, but 343 Industries seems committed to keeping the tone of the series alive.

Time-Lapse Map Of The Past 1,000 Years Of Europe

Cramming for that Western Civ final? Here's a video that shows the changing borders from 1000 A.D. - 2003. There! Now your studying is done and you can read BuzzFeed without feeling guilty. [Editor's Note: the video has been taken down from YouTube for a copyright claim; we're trying to find a new version for you!]

Zodiac Killer 'Is 91 And Still Living In California' Claims Lyndon Lafferty In Book

The Hunt: Lyndon Lafferty penned a book on his decades long hunt for the Zodiac called 'The Zodiac Killer Cover-Up' in which he adds an intriguing new theory as to who the killer was and why he was never caught

The 6 Weirdest Suitors On Last Night's Premiere Of "The Bachelorette"

I mean, some dude actually dressed up like an old lady only to reveal himself as a regular bro later. A classic Tobais Funke move.

How To Gain Muscle For Skinny Guys

I used to be skinny. Really skinny. In high school and up to my first year of college, I was a complete stick -- until I made the decision in my freshman year that I needed to put some muscle on. I had two basic reasons: I wanted to look good naked …

A Weirdly Moving Short Film About Plywood

Seven minutes ago I didn't understand the science, tech, and religion of plywood. Now I'm weeping in the building materials aisle at Home Depot. THANKS A LOT, guy who sounds suspiciously like Ken Burns.

Don Draper's Sno Ball Idea Was F*cking Terrible

Here are the competing ideas, side-by-side, from Sunday's "Mad Men" episode. Compare for yourself.

Have You Ever Wondered How Gmail Works?

The not evil folks at Google have been kind of enough to put together this video to show what happens to an email when you click send.

Republicans New Video Hits Obama For 2004 Deficit Criticism Of Bush

A new web video out by the Republican National Committee shows Obama in Senate debate criticizing President Bush as "most fiscally irresponsible administration" in recent memory. Obama calls the debt "an enormous problem.”

Kobe Bryant Was Really Honest Last Night

After the Lakers got blown out by the Thunder, Kobe was in no mood to sugarcoat things.

Dancing With The Stars Semifinals: Who Was Perfect & Who Broke Down?

It was an emotional semifinals night on Dancing with the Stars as two couples scored a perfect 30 and one took a tiny misstep that could ver well cost them the competition!

Quilted Watering Cans, Pink Hair, Karl In Plaid And More From Chanel’s Versailles Cruise Show

Kaiser Karl Lagerfeld has long been regarded as a king of fashion, and now he’s taken over an actual palace: He staged Chanel’s 2012 Cruise collection runway show on the grounds of Versailles this afternoon. But since we’ve been enjoying the lovely …

30 Years From Now: Some Predictions

Meet me back here in 2042 to discuss this, will yah?

Two Kids In A Car Sing Emotional Gotye Cover

This is the new best backseat "Somebody I Used To Love" cover. Better than the original.

Mitt Romney Made Fun Of Bill Clinton For Cheating On His Wife

Romney's showed the edgier side of his sense of humor when he visited the White House in 2002.

6 Times Obama Promised To Cut The Deficit

The President didn't manage to deliver on promises that he would restore fiscal sanity to Washington during the 2008. He blames Republican obstructionism, while it's become a major Republican talking point in the 2012 campaign.

High School Students Pledge Not To Tan For Prom

Over 200 students at Maynard High School in Massachusetts signed a pledge not to use tanning beds before their prom, in order to lower their risk of skin cancer. Says senior Allison Bosse, who started the pledge, "More people showed up with their natural skin color than in previous years, and everyone looked beautiful."

I Got Pejazzled And Lived To Tell About It

In which we send a BuzzFeed editor (me) to get his junk waxed and adorned with rhinestones. For science.

Apple Sucks

Another Fake Apple store in China. Android fans will appreciate this.

Interns On Internships: Why They’re Really Worth It

Internships have been at the center of a growing—and increasingly publicized–storm of malcontent lately, with protesters arguing that they should be paid and hours should be more tightly regulated. One unpaid intern is even suing Hearst. And yes, i…

Affordable Care Act Premium Rebate Checks Will Soon Be In The Mail. How Do You Like That Obamacare Now?

Cenk talks to Current TV’s Jacki Schechner and Michael Shure about rebates that many Americans will receive under the Affordable Care Act’s provision that health insurance companies must spend 80 to 85 percent of your premium on actual health care.

Is Kanye West The Murky Dismal To Kim Kardashian’s Rainbow Brite?

Last week, Kanye West took to Twitter to rant about his many fashion ‘hates’– but he noticeably left out something he apparently has a major problem with, or at least when worn by the people closest to him: Color. One of Kanye West’s personal assist…

Battlefield Getting A Call Of Duty Elite-Style Service Makes Perfect Sense

Battlefield Premium is rumored to be coming in early June.

'Swamp People' Star Mitchell Guist Dead At 47

NEW ORLEANS, May 14 (UPI) -- "Swamp People" star Mitchell Guist died Monday morning along Louisiana's Belle River, authorities said. He was 47.

Today Show Video: 3-Year-Old Genius Has To Go Poop

That was the setup when little Emmelyn Roettger made her TV debut. The 3-year-old genius is currently the youngest member of Mensa, the "high IQ" society, an honor that landed her on the TODAY show couch. From the moment the interview kicked off, it…

John Travolta Sexual Battery Case Headed To Trial?

It looks like at least one of John Travolta's accusers may have his day in court. John Doe No. 2, the second masseur to sue Travolta for sexual assault, is prepared to take his case to trial. But given the sensitive nature of the charges, his attorn…

Hairy Men

Cancel that waxing appointment. This woman can confirm that there are ladies out there who dig fur.

LIGHTS And Beau Bokan Get Married On We've Got You Covered's Blog

Congrats to LIGHTS and literally her beau, Beau Bokan, for tying the not today earlier this afternoon! The tattoo'd couple held their wedding ceremony at a backyard of a private residence. Donning a sweetheart neckline poufy white wedding dress, the…

Jessica Alba Feels Sexy Since Becoming A Mom

In her exclusive blog for the iVillage blog series CelebVillage, actress and mom (to daughters Honor, who turns 4 on June 7, and 9-month-old Haven) Jessica Alba writes about how motherhood has made her “feel more confident and secure than I ever did…

Kodak's Secret Nuclear Reactor

Up until 2007, Kodak operated a small nuclear reactor that contained 3.5 pounds of weapons-grade highly enriched uranium. The Dem

Sarah Jessica Parker On How The Fendi Baguette Changed Sex And The City

While Carrie Bradshaw’s style in Sex and the City may have been more varied and all over the place than any other television character in history, she did have a few staples. During season three in particular, Carrie and her Fendi Baguette bag were …

Shop The ‘Right Leg’ Trend: 12 Cute, Wearable, Slit-Up-To-There Outfits

Perhaps we’re crazy, but we’re starting to think the right leg trend, pioneered, or at least made famous by the meme-ification of Angelina Jolie’s 2012 Oscars dress, extends beyond skinny actresses and models who pose on red carpets. Slits were a ma…

Jessica Jung Of Girls Generation Throws Terrible First Pitch

The latest viral buzz from http://withleather.uproxx.com/

David Byrne Is 60 | The Awl

David Byrne, 60 years old today. Yep.

A Tour Of Korean Snack Foods

Recently, I visited H-Mart, a Korean grocery store chain headquartered in New Jersey (that ‘H’ stands for “Han Ah Reum,” which means “arm full of groceries”). I went in for laver seaweed, fermented rice booze and doenjang paste. I left with nearly f…

Peter Berg Calls Israeli Interviewer A Draft Dodger In Intense Interview

Peter Berg calls Israeli interviewer Jason Holt a draft dodger, talks nuclear Iran in intense Battleship interview.

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