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May 22, 2012

Barbie Gone Bad Photo - Buzznet

"On the surface, Barbie appears perfect. She’s beautiful, has great clothes, several good careers, and a perpetual smile on her face. As a child, I was always bothered by that smile- I put her through any number of tragedies, but no matter what befe…

Deval Patrick Defends Bain Capital: "Not A Bad Company"

Democratic Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick appeared on CNN and defended the Boston-based company Mitt Romney led, saying it wasn't "a bad company." Patrick added “I respect what Bain does and its role in the free market system," he said.

Sperm Brows, Waxing Mishaps, And More Tales Of Beauty Doom

As a beauty editor in a constant quest to find the best treatments and products on the market, I’ve had my whole face burned off, my brows sculpted into sperm, and my nether regions disturbingly waxed. Also, not only do butt-lifting creams never work, some smell embarrassingly bad.

Power Panel: Can Any Mormon Or Muslim Run For Office In This Country And Get A Fair Shot?

Cenk asks his Power Panel — Dean Obeidallah (who also happens to be a Muslim) and BuzzFeed’s McKay Coppins (who also happens to be a Mormon) — whether Obama adviser David Axelrod is right to say that Mitt Romney’s religion should be off limits for p…

13 Ways To Live Like NeNe Leakes

Here are some highlights from The Real Housewives of Atlanta star's spectacular Twitter feed.

Barrett TV Ad Buys More Than Doubled In Wisconsin Last Week

Dems ramp up their ad buys as the race increasingly leans toward Walker.

51 Things You Don't Have To Do

Ever feel like the world is pressuring you do to certain things or be a certain way? Well you don't have to!

Weird Things Your Favorite Teen And Child Stars Are Up To Now

In the recent months, we've learned that Alicia Silverstone is bird-feeding her kid, Mayim Bialik is still breast-feeding her three-year-old kid, and that Lark Voorhies looks absolutely nothing like she used to. I guess that means it's time to figure out which of our other fan favorites are doing weird things in 2012.

15 Incredibly Awkward Moments

Ugh, animals have absolutely no social skills. I honestly don't even know why we hang out with them sometimes.

Lobstah And Crafts! A Summertime Guide To Portland (The Real One, In Maine)

Portland, Maine, was my first city. I grew up outside it, in Cape Elizabeth, so I always think I know it, but every time I go home, I find it slowly turning into a better place than I remembered, maybe even the place I’ll want to return to someday. …

Pinterest Does Not Seem To Be Getting More Masculine

For proof, just look at Victoria's Secret's most-followed board.

"Marvel Heroes" Is Basically "Diablo" With Superheroes

And that's more than okay. Marvel's foray into the MMO sphere is being orchestrated by David Brevik, who created and developed the original Diablo title.

How Most People View Dieting Pie Charts

This makes perfect sense.

Anderson Cooper Calls The Human Barbie Dreadful, Cuts Interview Short

Today on "Anderson," Cooper halted an interview because he was too disgusted by his guest — Sarah Burge, a woman who calls herself the Human Barbie and promotes plastic surgery and botox to her young daughter — to continue. You go Anderson!

Fedoras And The Internet: A Torrid Love Affair

People on the internet love fedoras, but why?

Joffrey Baratheon Is The Perfect Target

Talk about cathartic release. Just not sure it was such a great idea to put this on a shirt.

Kate Gosselin: The Kids Want Another Reality Show

Kate Gosselin has no problem admitting that her children would love to be in the spotlight again. The mother of eight, whose TLC show Kate Plus 8 was cancelled last fall, told the Today show on Monday morning that her clan is ready for more reality …

Time-Lapse Video Shows The Staples Center's Many Transformations On Its Busiest Weekend Ever

In one weekend the LA arena played host to two different NBA playoff series and an NHL playoff series, all of which had multiple games. That makes for a lot of quick changes.

How The Internet Learned To Love Hillary Clinton

The media hated the First Lady and the candidate, but the Secretary of State is winning the social web. The first meme president?

Nicole Richie Wore A Mullet...Dress And Other Links

Hey, at least it wasn't her hair. Plus, MIT has solved the conundrum of ketchup getting stuck in the bottle and did you know we're fighting a war in Yemen?

And Here's Guy With A Handlebar Moustache Singing About My Little Pony

A soulful tune by the self-described manliest "brony" (adult man who likes the animated series My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic) in the world. This is a song from the show originally sung by the pony character Rarity.

Plane Diverted After Crazed Woman Claims To Have BOMB Surgically Implanted Inside Her Body

The U.S. Airways flight 787 was traveling from Paris, France to Charlotte, North Carolina, Airline spokeswoman Liz Landau told local news. It had to be diverted to Bangor, Maine following an incident on board.

Famous Brand Logos Jumbled Into Tangrams

Can you figure out what each of these logos are?

The Unaired "Kings Of Catchphrase Comedy Tour 3" From The SNL Season Finale

This sketch didn't make the cut on Saturday night, but it needs to be seen. Don't you love when the entire cast gets to be in one sketch?

Marvel To Host Astonishingly Super Gay Wedding

Apparently the fictional world has become more tolerant than the real one. First DC announces this and now one of the X-Men is marrying his long time boyfriend. Congrats NorthStar and Kyle!

The Unabomber's 50th Reunion Notice

Not your ordinary #humblebrag. Ted Kaczynski's Harvard class of 1962 is celebrating its reunion in Cambridge this week.

Democrat Defends "Propaganda" Bill

Smith stands behind the amendment allowing domestic information campaigns. The argument: electoral accountability will be enough to safeguard against the spread of propaganda.

Men On The Internet Who Would Like To Have Your Babies

And they'll tell you all about it via online dating messages. Because nothing gets a young, single, fertile woman hot like mentioning pregnancy on OKCupid.

Stanford's Offensive Coordinator Is Now Called The "Andrew Luck Director Of Offense"

37-year-old Pep Hamilton Shaw will now be working a position named after a 22-year-old.

"The Dark Knight Rises" Gets A New Poster

Although it looks like any of the countless fan-made posters, this is legit. July seems so far away.

Possibly The Best Human Billboard Ad Of The Last 200 Years

One of the oldest forms of advertising, nicely re-imagined. For Amsterdam's Torture Museum.

40 Faces Of Homophobia Around The World

Do these people know how ridiculous they look?

Justin Bieber And Selena Gomez: Are The Teen-Dream Couple Over On El's Blog

After one and half years dating, are Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber officially over? Rumours were speculating last week when Justin Bieber posted a cryptic tweet about 'moving on'. He tweeted: “thank you for the time i had with you but i have to mov…

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Daisy Fuentes Still Looks Pretty Good

Remember Daisy Fuentes? You should, because you just read her name in the headline. Like 2 seconds ago. If you don’t you really need to lay off the weed. I’m saying this as a friend.

A Brief History Of All The Times Bain Attacks Didn't Work

Obama says he's not backing down from attacks on Romney's business record. But history shows this approach has rarely worked.

Every Rihanna Line In Battleship

This is one of those internet creations I see and think, “Dammit, why didn’t I think of that?” Those jerks at Vulture beat me to the idea I should’ve had, compiling every line of dialog spoken by Rihanna in Battleship. I still haven’t seen it, but j…

Howard Stern Made A Seven-Year-Old Cry

If Howard was really nice during his first week on America's Got Talent, he made up for it by causing a little kid to cry last night.

The Secret Message In The Periodic Table Of Elements

Whatever the chemical compound is that's made of these elements, it's probably big and notorious.

Kristen Wiig Sings "I Love Rock And Roll" With The Foo Fighters At The SNL After Party

Fellow (now former?) SNL'ers Jason Sudeikis and Andy Samburg sang backup. Amy Poehler and Will Forte also took their turn as rockstars.

Super Fun World Goth Day Playlist

Happy World Goth Day! Here's a special goth rock playlist to help you celebrate. Subcultures, Yay!

Ernest Hemingway Writes A Letter To The Miami Heat

Papa has a few words of encouragement for LeBron and co. before Game 5 against Indiana.

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10 Tips For Purchasing A Barbeque Pit

Make sure you get the right barbeque pit for the summer cookout.

Father, 56, In Critical Condition After Being Stabbed Trying To Shield Dying Son From Frenzied Attack By Hoodie Gang Outside Pub

'True gent' Luke Fitzpatrick was killed and his father Bernard, who threw himself on top of his son in a desperate attempt to shield him, remains in a critical condition in hospital after being stabbed four times.

How Sewing Bras For Victoria's Secret Is Helping Rural Women In India

Victoria's Secret has taken some criticism over the past year for using cotton picked by child laborers in terrible conditions to produce some of their merchandise. But in southern India, rural women are reaping major economic and lifestyle benefits from sewing such lingerie.

35 Horrifically Ugly Suits Worn By NBA Sideline Reporter Craig Sager

The NBA's most recognizable sideline reporter loves nothing more than to burn your eyes with his suits.

New Obama SuperPAC Ad Hits Romney For Ampad

A new ad from the pro-Obama superPAC Priorities USA features the testimonial of a former Ampad employee who lost her job as a result of the acquisition of Ampad by Bain.

Mitt Romney In 2002: "I'm Basically In The Investors Hall Of Fame"

Romney has come under fire this week from Democrats for his role leading the private equity firm Bain Capital. Romney, though, is proud of his work, as he said while running for governor: "I wish I could bat 1.000, I can't, but I'm basically in the investors hall of fame."

Are Creepy Cops Becoming A Nationwide Epidemic?

A San Diego police officer is in jail for assaulting women during DUI stops. Even scarier: He's not alone.

Reds Fan Catches Back-To-Back Home Run Balls

The odds of this happening are mind-blowing.

The Next Ten Years Of CGI In One Video

Before you see them in movies and video games, the most interesting new 3D, physics, and video effects get shown to pros at SIGGRAPH. Here's the amazing stuff they'll see this year.

The Los Angeles Kings Made An Infographic So People In LA Would Know Who They Are

Los Angeles' media has continuously struggled to talk about the Kings without getting confused or somehow bringing up Sacramento's similarly named basketball franchise. The team made this infographic to set things straight.

12 Amazing Notes Confiscated By A Middle School Teacher Over The Years

I hope text messaging doesn't ruin this sacred childhood art. PS: Do you like me? ____ yes _____ no _____ maybe

This Is The World's Largest Longest Mustache

At 14 feet, Ram Singh Chauhan of India has the world's longest mustache according to the Guinness Book of World Records. I wonder what kind of conditioner he uses?

How "House" Ended

The series finale of House aired last night and we've got video of the final minutes. Spoilers ahoy!

Is Batman Gay? Major DC Comics Character To Come Out Of The Closet

But at Kapow Comic Convention in London on Sunday, he revealed that an existing character - who was previously assumed to be straight - will become ‘one of our most prominent gay characters’, according to comic blog

Prince William Adorably Admits To Getting No Sleep Before His Wedding

But it wasn't just prenupital nerves that kept him awake. Blame the royal ruckus on the streets, which left the prince with just 30 minutes of sleep before his big day. Don't worry, Wills — we Americans were also up all night, but because we were waiting for the live stream to begin.

Casey Anthony Found In Hiding And Will Face JUDGE Again After Being Sued By 'Zanny The Nanny'

The 26-year-old, who has been vilified by the public after a jury found her not guilty despite a string of inconsistencies in her trial defence, was served a court order for a defamation case.

Kind Of Creepy Stock Photo Of The Week.

Mom looks concerned. Should she be?

Artur Davis Considering Congressional Bid In Virginia — As A Republican

Source close to the former Alabama Congressman says he's weighing a bid for Gerry Connolly's seat in 2014. "No need for me to declare affiliation" for now, he told BuzzFeed.

Jon Benjamin's Guide To Parenting

To be a good father, simply pretend that you're British. ...Or at least that's the advice I'm getting from this video?

The ORIGINAL Photo Of "Barack Obama" Throwing A Football

A conservative site thinks the image of President Obama throwing a football might be photoshopped. Fortunately, I managed to find the original version.***

60 Powerful Photos Of Joplin Rebuilding

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the EF-5 tornado that devastated the town of Joplin, Missouri. The tornado left behind is responsible for 161 deaths and hundreds of injuries, but one year later there are signs that the town is beginning to recover. Truly amazing stuff.

The Tonight Show Imagines Romney And Obama's "Call Me Maybe" Duet

Jay Leno showed us that whether you are a Democrat or Republican, "Call Me Maybe" makes you put all your differences aside and just dance.

Watch Selena Gomez Parody "50 Shades Of Grey"

Is this the best thing SelGo (that's apparently her nickname, according to Celebuzz) has ever done? Aside from sing "Love You Like a Love Song," which is damn catchy.

Romney Backer Says Bain Is Fair Game

...but that Obama's not being fair about it. Accuses the the Democrat's campaign of "cherry-picking" and "distortion."

As Candidate, Obama Promised To Raise The Minimum Wage Annually, But It Remains The Same

In 2008 candidate Obama promised to annually raise the minimum wage. But the federal minimum wage, controlled by Congress, today remains at $7.25 an hour, the same rate it has been since January of 2009 when the last round of wage increases signed into law by George Bush went into effect.

TNT's Intense Closeup Of The Lakers GM Last Night Was Hilarious

It was a bad night to be Mitch Kupchak.

Grey's Anatomy Actor Jesse Williams Says Losing Costars Was "Depressing"

As difficult a it was for Grey's Anatomy fans to watch two of their favorite characters exit the series during last week's season finale, it was even harder for the actresses' costars. Jesse Williams, who plays bedroom-eyed Dr. Jackson Avery, was sh…

Jimmy Fallon Makes Fun Of Kathie Lee And Hoda While On The Today Show

Fallon read some thank you letters to the cast of the "Today" show during an interview with Matt Lauer. They were so raw and emotional and true.

"Meet The Fokkens": 69 Year Old Twin Dutch Prostitutes

Here is the trailer to a new documentary,Meet the Fokkens, about twin sisters (their real last name is Fokken) working in the red light district of Amsterdam. I especially love the surreal scene where one sister is spraying mounds of whipped cream into her orange juice.

Let Bill Murray Give You A Tour Of "Moonrise Kingdom"

Not to be crude, but this is a Wes Anderson fan's wet dream.

11 Things You Should Never, Ever Do On Facebook

There are a lot of things you shouldn't do on Facebook! But especially THESE things. Otherwise nobody will be your friend. Ever.

14 Ineffective Car Alarm Notes

"Brick/rock through your windshield" is popular, but so, so expected. These people need to hire me. I'd give them creative causticity.

Tina Fey Gets In The Closet For "7 Minutes In Heaven"

Tina Fey joined Mike O'Brien in his latest episode of "7 Minutes in Heaven" where she revived her "Palin" with a spot on impression and also gave a sneak preview of Liz Lemon's cameo on "Breaking Bad."

What It's Like To Cover Celebrities Who Are So Famous They Travel By Minivan

One French photographer writes about covering Marion Cotillard at the Cannes film festival: "She walks around with twenty people at the minimum. It creates a sort of cloud around Marion."

In New Ad, Democrats Say Private Equity Isn't About Creating Jobs

A new ad from the DNC hits Romney for his role at Bain Capital saying his role in private equity wasn't about creating jobs, but money for his investors.

10 Things To Stop Wearing Right Now

Click here to follow AskMen Fashion on Twitter. There are few absolutes when it comes to style. After all, who would have predicted a rebirth of the double-breasted blazer or our recent obsession with bow ties? Fortunately, for guys who like to liv…

Watch: A Young, Blonde Lana Del Rey Designed Some Custom Keds In 2009 And Made A Video About It

Mulberry may have been the first high-end brand to cash in on Lana Del Rey’s sultry signature style, but it turns out that getting a $1,000+ namesake bag wasn’t the crooner’s first collaboration. A video from 2009 has recently surfaced of a young an…

Reminder From Obama Super PAC: Plenty Of Republicans Don't Like Bain

As Republicans gloat about Cory Booker's support for Bain, Priorities USA responds in kind. New ad shows Republicans attacking Romney's "vulture capitalism."

For Indian Women, Cell Phones Can Improve Marriages

Demand for cell phones may be on the rise among women in rural India, and with good reason. Women with cell phones are more economically independent and less likely to endure domestic violence or controlling behavior, according to a study. Cell phones also help newly married women keep in touch with faraway relatives — one young wife says her phone "made me feel less lonely in a new world.”

8-Bit Radiohead

Created by composer Quinton Song, here's two classic Radiohead albums rendered in glorious, glorious 8-bit. You can also download them at the links below. Have fun, be safe, etc.

Neil Gaiman's Commencement Speech Is The Must-Watch Thing Of The Day

Neil Gaiman addressed the graduating class of 2012 at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia last Thursday, and the video is now online so we can glean the wisdom all those other suckers had to pay $34,840 per year to hear. Wait, hold up. $34,84…

Douche Parking

I can't tell if the app featured in this video is imaginary or not, but it's a great theoretical solution to the problem of douche parking. Douche parking is basically parking like a douche, and is way more prevalent in Russia than in the US. The Vi…

Fashion Is Funny: A Look Back At Saturday Night Live‘s Best Fashion Impersonations

We may or may not have shed a tear during Kristen Wiig’s “Ruby Tuesday” send-off that capped this weekend’s Saturday Night Live season finale. Saturday’s show marked the comedienne’s bittersweet final performance at Studio 8H (until she inevitably/t…

GIF: Russ Westbrook's Absurd Circus Shot Knocked The Lakers Out

The and-one led to a game-clinching run by the Thunder that ended with Los Angeles out of the playoffs.

'Anchorman 2' Teaser Trailer: Will Ferrell Stars

Dab on some Sex Panther, and get ready for a trip to Pleasure Town. That's right, world: Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Paul Rudd are back and more wildly inappropriate than ever in not one but two(!) new teaser trailers for Anchorma…

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Santorum, Romney Sex Toys Come In Handy For GOP Lovers

To get more intimately involved with the GOP primary, Matthew Epler launched Grand Old Party sex toys. From Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich to Mitt Romney and Ron Paul, each plug is molded based on their popularity poll and the, ahem, length of thei…

Andre Leon Talley And Ralph Rucci On Beyoncé’s Met Ball Gown And How Dressing Kim Kardashian Would ‘Bastardize’ A Designer

This weekend I had the privilege of visiting Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, where the university had a handful of exciting events on hand–from a fantastic student fashion show (more on that later) to an eye-opening exhibit of…

Black Democratic Stars Prove Fickle Allies For Obama

The "Joshua Generation" rose with the president, but some of the highest-profile have gone public with their doubts. "I'm not involved in supporting the Obama campaign," says Davis.

This Is What Kel From "Kenan And Kel" Is Up To Nowadays

HE'S NOT DEAD! He's just trying to get you drunk.

Style And Substance: 10 Ladies Who Have Proven You Can Have Both

If there’s one thing I’ve learned while working and meeting people in the fashion industry, it’s that the two are definitely not mutually exclusive. One of my favorite quotes about this comes from writer/director/style icon Sofia Coppola circa Marie…

"You Get On The Internet And Pretty Soon You’re Drunk"

While the ultra-Orthodox steadily streamed down the 7 train platform and onto the pavilion, a group of four teenagers sat around the big red New York Mets apple, waiting for their friends. This was last night, an hour or so before the Citi Field gat…

Breaking The Illusion: Not Playing By The Rules

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Can Aliens: Colonial Marines Free Itself From Prometheus' Shadow?

Based on this new clip, Gearbox seems to be hitting the mark. It's asking a lot for a developer to try and match the tone and visual splendor of a Ridley Scott film, but this trailer comes close. It's clear that they're trying to communicate that …

Kevin Smith's Anti-movie Review Show, Spoilers, Premiering On Hulu

Kevin Smith’s transition from cult filmmaker to one-man media empire continues this week as Hulu has announced that Smith’s “anti-movie review” show, Spoilers, will premiere on Hulu starting June 4th. SPOILER ALERT: He wears his hockey sweater in th…

Peter And Harry Brant On Doing A Reality TV Show, Being Like Hannah Montana, And Climbing Palazzo Walls

At Thursday night’s event celebrating Jitrois’ new pop-up store in SoHo (which is super chic and inviting, btw) I had the pleasure of talking to the hosts of the night: Brothers Peter and Harry Brant, who you may know as “the world’s luckiest teenag…

Best Dressed: Rachel Bilson In Chanel, Alexa Chung In Carven And More

Believe it or not, there was a little glamour to be found outside of Cannes this week. Rachel Bilson made a welcome return to the red carpet at The CW upfronts in Chanel (and, yes, Heart of Dixie has been picked up for a second season). Kristen Stew…

What If?: Gaming's Alternate Realities From

1UP is tackling the future by changing its approach to game coverage, and what better way to look to the road ahead than by contemplating the past? All week long -- across more than 25 articles! -- 1UP's What If? cover story looks at key moments in …

Why Does Vinyl Sound The Best? A Chat With A Musician Who Knows

This post is brought to you by Milk. Who needs imitations when you can have the real thing? Check out I have a confession: I don’t think I can rightfully be counted as among the new wave of vinyl fetishists. Sure, I own a turntable, li…

The P.T. Anderson Cult Movie Trailer Is Here, Oh My God

*SCREAMING* (Cult movie like, movie about a cult; not cult movie like "cult movie.")

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