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May 16, 2012

School Desks Are Shrinking Before Your Eyes

BuzzFeed's Dave Stopera talks to the team at Right This Minute about all the things that will drive you nuts. Shrinking school desks, dying remote controls and trying to figure out why the letter E is left out of the grading scale. Dave has answers.

8 Reasons Why Newt Gingrich Would Make A Great Keebler Elf

Newt suspended his campaign earlier this month, meaning he'll have plenty of time to pursue other ventures. Hopefully this is what he'll settle on.

Being Really Tan Is So Over

Tan mom! Leighton! Lindsay! Your moment in the sun has passed. BuzzFeed Shift's Amy Odell reassures HLN's Christie Paul that it's ok to be pale.

31 Rock Stars' Sexual Prowess, As Rated By Groupies

Groupiedirt.com is a site that appears to be last updated around 2002 that catalogs what groupies say about different rock stars' sexual habits. We can't claim that any of these are actually true (although it did accurately know Lance Bass was gay before he came out), but they're funny as heck.

Violence Against Women Act Gives "Men's Rights" Its Moment

Some men say they're the real victims of the protections for immigrant women in the Violence Against Women Act. They say these women plot to falsely accuse men of domestic violence — and Republican legislators appear to be listening.

Here's A Questionnaire Some Dude Asks Dates To Fill Out About His Looks, Personality

Michael, a 24-year-old who works in finance and likes to collect data, apparently had a strange dating habit: asking women he went out with to fill out a worksheet about how he fared. Naturally, one such woman sent that worksheet on to Deadspin! Here it is for your enjoyment/embarrassment for all involved.

Avengers Kitties Are The Cutest Thing Ever

Here are the main characters from Avengers as adorable kittens. You're welcome.

Donald Glover Has Something To Say

And what better place to say it than Twitter, aye?

Mulling Arena Pharma's Future With Obesity Drug On Approval Path

SAN DIEGO (TheStreet) -- Thoughts, questions and reflections on Arena Pharmaceuticals(ARNA) following Thursday's FDA advisory panel, which voted 18-4 (with one abstention) to recommend the approval of lorcaserin for weight loss.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List: Jennifer Lopez Is No. 1

Who topped the 'Forbes' "Celebrity 100" list? Jennifer Lopez knocked Lady Gaga out of the No. 1 spot, with Oprah (No. 2) and Justin Bieber (No. 3) nipping at her high heels.

The Marc Jacobs Vs. Kidult War Rages On, Gets Real Meta

Late last week, Marc Jacobs and French graffiti artist Kidult were involved in a little tête-à-tête, if you will: It began when Kidult allegedly vandalized Jacobs’s SoHo storefront with his signature gigantic letters, spelling out the word ‘ART.’ In…

80 Year Old Grandma Raps About Family Values

Finally, a song for all the horny boys out there. Thanks, Granny G.

D.C. Dental Hygienist: Senators And Supreme Court Justices Need The Most Gum Work

"They come marching in – often quite late – and will be very demanding. They'll say they need to pick up their cellphones while they're in the chair. They act like it's such an inconvenience to get their teeth cleaned."

How To Walk The Red Carpet Like Bill Murray

No one walks the red carpet like Billy Murray walks the red carpet. NO ONE.

14 Designers Reimagine Queen Elizabeth's Crown

In honor of the upcoming Queen's Jubilee, the famous London department store Harrod's asked top fashion labels to envision an updated version of the Queen's royal crown. Here's what they came up with.

Will Kim Ng Be Baseball's First Female General Manager?

She's the most powerful woman in the sport right now, and lots of people think she'll be the first to head up a major league team. Because of her, she says, team owners can now conceive of a female general manager, something that was never on their radar before: “The thought process has changed.”

Floyd Mayweather Supports Gay Marriage

America's greatest active boxer has come out in favor of President Obama's remarks — unlike his arch-nemesis, Manny Pacquiao.

Nicolas Cage As The Star Of Everything

This is the greatest thing that has happened in the history of great things happening. Thank you Matheus Candido for making these.

Mermaid Tails And Excessive Trains Invade Cannes Film Festival

This is an overabundance of dress. Did they ladies all get together before the Cannes Film Festival and decide to cause a fabric shortage?

Indie Band Picks Up Hitchhiker Who Turns Out To Be John Waters

Here We Go Magic was driving through Ohio when they stopped to pick up John Waters, who was sticking his thumb out on an interstate highway. Oh, directors and their bizarre hobbies. This is now the single best thing for bands to look forward to while touring.

12 Kids Who Are Better At Sports Than You

These children are really, infuriatingly talented.

Math With Peter Dinklage

Two amazing actors, one formula.

Train Like An Olympian

Speedo Pace Club's new Goal Mapper lets you to track your swim route wherever you go! Think you could keep up with these guys? Where would you swim?

23 Things From Your Childhood You Can Never Unsee

You'll never be able to look at these things the same way.

New Scott Walker Ad: "I've Got Some Bad News For Tom Barrett"

New ad touts job numbers that Democrats say aren't true (Walker revised the numbers from his first year in office this week). The latest shot in the $18 million air war in Wisconsin.

Tilda Swinton's Flawless Versailles Look And Other Links

Parisians wish they looked this fierce. Also, Jim Henson passed away 22 years ago today and aquarium is dealing with the world's first vegetarian shark.

Justin Bieber Is Your New Startup Bro

Best of luck with all those tech investments, Biebs. Just... be careful. Society can only bear one Ashton Kutcher.

Cory Booker: Obama's Gay Marriage Shift Won't Affect Black Vote

The Newark mayor says he's seen "no evidence" that black voters won't vote for the president.

A School Of Devil Rays

Beautiful and terrifying and just totally alien. (More details on the origin of this amazing photograph here.)

Willie Geist Should Actually Grow A Goatee

In the impossible chance that you missed Way Too Early on MSNBC this morning, Willie Geist, a BuzzFeed reader, and his producers really embraced his Chuck Todd goatee. I'm feeling that look on you, Willie.

Michelle Obama Works Out To "Whip My Hair"

Her gym playlist also includes Beyoncé, and J. LO! But — Whip My Hair. Awesome. Let's all watch the video right here, right now.

Funny International Commercial Of The Day

It's a new spot for Staples, via South America.

15 Famous Characters With Their Creators

In honor of the 22nd anniversary of Jim Henson's death, here are some notable famous fictional characters with their loving creators.

Leaked Clip Of HBO's "Veep": Outtakes From Selina Meyer's Clarification

In the fictional world of HBO's Veep, the Vice President Selina Meyer recently had to issue a video cleaning up after a gaffe on Meet the Press. (Sound familiar?) BuzzFeed has obtained a clip of the outtakes from her "clarification."

Pastor Buys Starbucks To Pour Down A Sewer Because They Support Gay Marriage

This is seriously one of the dumbest things I have ever seen in my entire life. I can't even.

Pale Is The New Tan

Women around the nation are pressured to get tan to look hot. Getting married? Get a tan. Got a high school reunion? Get a tan. Well I'm here with some photos of some hot pale people to say go ahead and be your pale, natural-born self.

Retro Reality Brings 8-Bit Icons Into Our World

Man these graphics are really uneven. Photographer Lee Vidal transfers the essence of 8-bit backgrounds into the real world.

The Worst Album Covers Of All Time Photo

Yesterday my friend sent me this list of the worst album covers of all time made by Tastebuds.fm. Some of them are so funny and weird! Which one do you think is the worst and which one's the best? Be sure to check out Tastebuds.fm's blog for a few m…

Dwyane Wade Shoves Darren Collison, Criticizes Pacers

With less than 10 minutes to play in the 4th quarter of last night’s Game 2 matchup between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, Dwyane Wade got a little pissed. Pacers guard Dahntay Jones seemingly went up-and-down on Wade (I knew a girl in college w…

Howard Stern Surprises Everyone With His Kindness

Howard Stern's two episodes in to his new role as judge on America's Got Talent. So, how'd he do? Well, he was funny, honest and — maybe most surprisingly — nice! This supercut of his gentlemanly ways on the first two episodes of this season of AGT might make you tear up a little.

George Lucas The Latest Director Feuding With His Neighbors

The long and short of it is, George Lucas wanted to build a state-of-the-art production complex on his ranch in San Rafael, but one of those proto-fascist homeowner’s associations that tells people what they can and can’t do on their own property sh…

The Dictator Throws George Clooney's Ex-Girlfriend Overboard

Elisabetta Canalis was dumped into the ocean in a body bag following a spat with the dictator himself — Sacha Baron Cohen. Don't worry though, it was just a publicity stunt happening over at the Cannes Film Festival. No Italian models were actually killed.

"Game Of Thrones" Theme Played On A Bunch Of Floppy Drives

In related news, the world's nerdiest man has been found.

How Much Are Your Broken Electronics Worth?

When your phone breaks, do you bother trying to sell it on eBay, or just toss it out? Here are some prices for completed listings in "for parts or not working" condition on eBay that might surprise you.

Realistic Coachella Lineup 2013

This is what will most likely be happening at Coachella '13. Get ready!

The App That Cheats Time

Some of the coolest slow-motion videos you've ever seen have a secret: They aren't quite real.

Wheel Of Fortune Fail

Magic hand, band, yand, sand...

John Travolta Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Fourth Man

A fourth man has come forward to accuse John Travolta of making inappropriate sexual advances towards male massage artists. Michael Caputo, a former masseur at Manhattan's swanky Peninsula Hotel, claims that the actor was actually banned from the ho…

16 Crazy College Traditions Involving Sex, Booze, And Nudity

From school-sanctioned mass make-out sessions to naked runs across campus, here are 16 raunchy, drunken and just plain odd college campus traditions. We're not making these up – all are confirmed by recent graduates.

Romney: It's Gotten "Too Vicious" On Both Sides Of The Aisle

Dinging Obama for class warfare at a Florida fundraiser, Romney calls for cooler heads in the fairness discussion. His latest attempt to reframe the economic debate.

The Next Time Magazine Cover About Unhealthy Attachments

You've seen the Time Magazine cover from this week. Behold, a cover from the near future.

Meet Your "Minority" Collegiate Golf Champions

Neither the men's nor women's championship teams had a single African-American team member.

It's All Greek To Romney

As Republicans try to get average voters to care about the deficit, they may have found the perfect object lesson. It has nothing to do with prairie fires.

48 Things That Will Make You Feel Old

Prepare to have your mind blown.

Man Candles: Genius Or Gross?

For when you absolutely need your house to smell like a football field. Yankee Candle is reaching an untapped market. Or maybe they're just reaching.

Steve Carell And Ellen Degeneres Play Charades

Enjoy watching Steve Carell laugh until he cries while trying to act out a popsicle.

Sad LeBron Knows It: The Pacers Could Actually Beat The Heat

For Indiana to have any chance of pulling off an upset, they three things to happen. Guess what? They're all happening.

BuzzFeed Wins "Most Innovative Publisher" At Digiday Awards

BuzzFeed also named as finalist for BuzzFeed ButtFeed Takeover

Shocking Representation Of How Little Water Earth Contains

Just because it covers 70% of the planet's surface doesn't mean there's a lot of it. For a life giving substance and building block to life as we know it, H2O is spread a little thin.

Offensive Comedies

Some people like gentle comedies designed to provoke fuzzy feelings on life-affirming themes. This list contains nothing of the sort. Nope, this article is dedicated to movies that put the most vile, disturbing and controversial themes or images on …

We Can't Even Make This Up: There's Going To Be An Officially-Licensed 'Watchmen' Toaster

Before Watchmen isn’t the only Watchmen-related cash grab in town. Warner Brothers and Dynamic Forces (and not DC Comics, to be fair) are teaming up to release toasters this September which will be based on Warner properties like Watchmen, Friends, …

Why Car Sharing Services May Be A Lousy Deal

Despite car sharing's growing popularity in cities, issues such as taxes and insurance reduces its luster.

The Official Poster For "Anchorman 2"

Great Odin's raven, this sequel is really happening!

Man Upset Over Restaurant's "All-You-Can-Eat" Policy

"It's false advertising." God Bless America.

Exclusive! "New Crusaders" Trailer Drops

It's like Watchmen only with 100% less blue male gentitalia. Starting today, Red Circle Comics wants to introduce to the heroes that don't need to be super to save the world.

Louisiana Is The Prison Capital Of The World, And Its Own Sheriffs Are The Ones Who Profit

Ana Kasparian tells Cenk about the real (only) winners behind Louisana’s unfortunate designation as the “prison capital of the world”: the local sheriffs’ departments, which run the jails. One in 86 Louisana residents in jail — the highest in the U.…

Wikipedia Has The Weirdest Nicknames For Don Draper

Is this a spoiler for an upcoming episode?

Cats Vs. Dogs Feeding Frenzy Videos

Just a reminder, pet owners, that you're a heartbeat away from being dinner.

A GIF Of Charles Barkley Enjoying A Shake Weight

Having a bad day? My psychiatrist gave me a prescription for this GIF, but I'll just let you have it.

Three Years In The Life Of A Wikipedia Article

Pull the slider from left to right to speed through years of painful textual surgery.

Stephen Strasburg Got Some Hot Stuff "In His Place"

And by "in his place," he means "on his balls." So that's why he had such a bad first inning.

"Community" To Go On An 8-Bit Adventure

Okay, this actually looks more like 16-bit, but how cool is it that Community will turn into a video game in their 90-minute finale this Thursday night?

11 Things You Need To Know Before Entering The Real World

I wish someone had told me all this stuff before I graduated college — because then I probably wouldn't have freaked out so much.

Scandal: Dr. Oz's Penis Appears In The Pages Of "Good Housekeeping"

Sound the alarm, Dr. Oz is packing heat in his pants! I hope there are horny housewives who subscribe to the magazine all across America right now. (Via TMZ)

Texting Mistakes

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

From Grace Kelly To Angelina Jolie: The Most Memorable Red Carpet Moments At The Cannes Film Festival

The 65th Annual Cannes International Film Festival kicks off tomorrow, and of course we’re super excited to see what everyone will wear. Not only does the festival offer a perfect blend of Hollywood glamour and French insouciance, but whether it’s t…

How Common Is Your Birthday?

I hate being common.

How To Fix Mitt Romney's Laugh

Yesterday, acting legend James Lipton offered Mitt Romney some unsolicited advice via New York Magazine on how to act human. Here's the highlight.

This Is The Best Gaming Setup Ever

Pete is a video gaming enthusiast from Austin, TX, and this is his collection. Warning: Jealousy may occur after viewing.

Chris Christie In 2008: "Being In This Country Without Proper Documentation Is Not A Crime"

It's a position that could starkly contrast with Mitt Romney's strict stance on illegal immigration.

How Masculine Or Feminine Are You?

Take this simple six question test from 1948 to find out, definitively, whether you're a man or a woman.

Does This Topless Photo Of Gisele Say "Health" To You?

Vogue editors' pact to photograph only healthy-looking models over the age of 16 from here on out will be marked in all June issues of Vogue with a "Health Initiative" editorial. For French Vogue that meant... Gisele in a bikini!

Colombian Communities Are Bringing The Girdle Back

In Colombia, fajas used to be used to help liposuction patients recover. But now they're being imported to the US for use as shapewear, and their popularity may be on the rise. Says importer Monica Arias, "In the beginning, it was almost only for Latinos and black women. Now the white people are asking for fajas.”

Feeling Sad? 13 All-Natural Ways To Boost Your Mood And Feel Happier Every Day

The texture and weight of what touches your skin -- especially soft, light things like stuffed animals, silky scarves, even gentle breezes -- can have an immediate impact on your level of happiness and contentment, according to a series of recent ex…

JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon Says We Shouldn't Blame The Industry For A Few Bad Banksters, But He's The One Running Bad Bets

Cenk tears into Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan who is supposedly the exception to the bankster rule. "It's a casino," Cenk says, "and he's the one running it. It turns out he didn't have it figured out."

Introducing The F*CK YOU Pizza From Pizza Hut

13,740 calories. "Warning: eating a whole F*CK YOU Pizza may cause human-looking poop babies."

More Details On Fairchild’s Acquisition Of NowManifest

Seemingly out of nowhere, Fairchild Fashion Media, the unit of Condé Nast that publishes WWD and Style.com, announced that they had acquired NowManifest, which “hosts” fashion blogs BryanBoy, Fashion Toast, Anna Dello Russo, Mr. Blasberg, and Style …

Princes William And Harry Sit Down For A Rare Interview About The Queen With Katie Couric

In a rare interview, Princes Harry and William sat down with Katie Couric as a part of the lead up to Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee and the footage will air on May 29.

Penis Print Pants Exist And They Cost $150

Looking for a new way to try out the mixed print trend? Here’s something that even the Man Repeller probably hasn’t tried yet. How about pairing your floral blouse with this new NSFW print: penises. Yes, penis print leggings–meaning leggings covered…

Britain's Got Talent 2012 Winners: Dancing Dog Pudsey Set For Hollywood

The Syco boss is already predicting big things for the winner of this year's BGT. Pudsey the capering canine worth an estimated £10million, has his own showbiz agent and is on his way to Hollywood.

Micaela Schaefer Made The ‘Men In Black 3′ Premiere Hot

Model and attention whore Micaela Schaefer went to the German premiere of ‘Men in Black 3’ in Berlin last night wearing little more than a belt and video tape. Which covered like a belt and video tape. But everyone seemed to love it, even German…

Gisele And Her Impossibly Perfect Sand-Covered Ass Covers Vogue Paris

You know it’s almost officially summer when you start seeing topless pictures of Gisele popping up on magazine covers. This morning Vogue Paris tweeted this picture of Gisele on their June/July “body special” issue. When you’re doing a body issue, G…

Transgender Model Lea T. Makes Her First Post-Op Runway Appearance

Lea T. took to the runway in São Paulo Saturday night in celebration of Elle Brazil’s 24th anniversary–but her turn on the catwalk marked an important personal landmark in the model’s career as well: According to Made in Brazil blog’s Juliano Corbe…

Kim Kardashian Tries Out A Short Wig In Corseted Dress For Sexy New Shoot

And there was no chance of anyone being distracted by the short brunette wig Kim was sporting for the shoot for Vogue Italia magazine.

How Three People Survive Living In The Middle Of Nowhere

I have a little bit of an idea. I grew up in Boise, Idaho, and almost every weekend, my parents dragged me to our cattle ranch two hours outside of the city, in a tiny town called in Ola. Activities included: cleaning out sheds, clearing cow manure …

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