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May 23, 2012

The Nintendo Play Station: A Retrospective From 1UP.com

s we gear up for E3 2012, the biggest announcement expected to come out of the L.A. Convention Center this year is the latest generation of gaming's console goliath, the Play Station 4. Based on early reports from trusted third-party developers and …

What If Shigeru Miyamoto Had Become A Manga Artist? From 1UP.com

1979 -- Miyamoto the Manga Artist: Shigeru Miyamoto graduates from the Kanazawa Munici College of Industrial Arts and Crafts. Because Miyamoto's father is a friend of Hiroshi Yamauchi, he soon receives an offer to work for Nintendo. But Miyamoto is …

When To Say "Gay" Chart

Not sure if you're using the word "gay" correctly? Well, use this chart so you don't come off like a complete douche.

Fallen Princesses Photo - Buzznet

Dina Goldstein series Fallen Princesses place Fairy Tale characters in modern day scenarios. In all of the images the Princess is placed in an environment that articulates her conflict. The “…happily ever after” is replaced with a realistic outcome …

Target Is Selling Gay Pride T-Shirts

The shirts are only available online through June, and Target has donated thousands of dollars to an anti-equality political candidate in the past, but still... Up to $120,000 of profits from the shirts will go to support the Family Equality Council, an LGBT advocacy group. Multiple styles of the following 4 patterns are available.

Priscilla Chan Is Every Tiger Mom’s Dream Child

Countless Chinese American daughters probably sighed when the ZuckerChan nuptials were announced. Because they knew they’d be getting a call from their mothers wondering why they weren’t more like her.

What's Your Favorite Animal Meme?

You know what I'm talking about - memes with animals in them, like the one with the anteater pictured below! Help me out, because I am working on a "best of" post and I am lazy as hell. Also, this will be fun! What's your favorite?

Obama Courting Veterans And Military Families

BuzzFeed's Michael Hastings joined Hardball with Chris Matthews to talk about whether the president's courtship of military families will win over a group that has traditionally supported the GOP. "The Obama campaign has bent over backwards to make inroads with military veterans," Hastings said.

Most Pressing 1st World Problem Solved: Ketchup Pouring

A crack team at M.I.T. solved the most important technological problem in existence: getting ketchup out of the bottle. A safe coating called "LiquiGlideon the glass makes the ketchup slip right out. Now, if only we can stop people from saying "catsup".

How To Fix Phone Calls

It's time for a unified communications app. Everyone's close, but nobody's done it yet. Here's how smartphones should — and will — work.

Lolo Jones Is The Olympian Version Of Liz Lemon

Lolo Jones, a 29-year-old U.S. Olympic hurdler, recently tweeted that she's a virgin, and is waiting to find the right guy for marriage. On Twitter she's funny, smart, loves junk food, watches bad reality shows, and is totally self-effacing about her single status.

Epic Video Of A Slinky On A Treadmill

I had no idea a Slinky's adventures on a treadmill could be so dramatic or affecting. The stumble at ~1:43 is the most harrowing scene in film so far in 2012.

5 Animals Who Were The Last Of Their Species

There's plenty of species that have become extinct in the last century. Here are 5 species where the last survivor (called an "endling") was given a human name by scientists and zookeepers who attempted to care for them.

Unearthing Facebook's Lost Phone Numbers

Once upon a time, if you lost your phone, you made a group and asked your friends to post their phone numbers in the open. Those numbers are still on Facebook. So I texted some of them.

You Don't Have To Ditch Your Leather Dresses When You're Pregnant

A new blog, "Maternally Chic," documents how one pregnant stylist works things like her beloved leather Balenciaga pants into her wardrobe. While you probably don't have $2,000 pants to worry about or use the words "body con" with any regularity, her tips actually aren't bad.

At Last, An App For Brocial Networking

"Jaxx" is a new social networking app that allows men to organize their friends into "entourages" of friends. Features include the ability to "throw down" on bets or "roast" your fellow bros.

Maids In Singapore Seek Protection From Window Deaths

Nine maids, most of them Indonesian, have died this year in Singapore after falling out of high-rise buildings while hanging laundry or washing windows. Workers' rights groups want a ban on such tasks, but the Singaporean government is unwilling, and 80% of Singaporeans recently said in a poll that Singapore is "pandering too much to maids."

'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' Premiere & Lingerie Photo

Once again, ladies and gentlemen, it's the half-naked Kardashian sisters! To promote the new season of Keeping Up with the Kardashians (which premiered Sunday on E!), Kim Kardashian blogged this sexy photo of herself, Khloe and Kourtney modeling Kar…

Total Badass's Bob Ray Directed A Law Commercial

If you don’t remember Bob Ray, he’s the guy who directed a documentary about a batsh*t awesome Austin character named Chad Holt – you may remember when I posted the trailer a while back, with the headline “I took a year off to raise guinea pigs and …

'Call Me Maybe:" When Music Becomes Meme

The song that launched a thousand YouTube parodies: Has Carley Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" become the most interactive pop song ever?

Congressman: Photoshopping Mom A Brilliant Media Trick

Rep. Brad Sherman sent Jewish voters a picture of his family including his mother, while other voters got the same picture, minus mom. Today, he claimed it was a clever scheme aimed at forcing the press to print pictures of his family. He doesn't seem to be joking.

5 Hated Stocks That You Should Love

NEW YORK (Stockpickr) -- After moving steadily higher throughout the first quarter, the markets were roughly flat in April and have been sliding in May. Could they be gearing up for their next upward move? After all, earnings have been quite robust,…

Selena Gomez '50 Shades Of Grey' Parody

It seems like no one is immune to the charms of 50 Shades of Grey, not even Selena Gomez. The 19-year-old singer-actress has recorded a hilarious new Funny or Die sketch, titled "50 Shades of Blue," in which reading E.L. James' sultry tome gets her …

Miley Cyrus Wore This To The Billboard Awards

Normally I complain that girls don’t care enough to dress slutty at awards shows anymore, so Miley Cyrus should be commended for dressing slutty at the Billboard Awards in Vegas last night. The problem is a slutty version of Miley is still Miley.…

Behold MAC’s Massive New Permanent Nail Lacquer Collection

While MAC has a healthy-sized permanent makeup collection whose products inspire a lot of loyalty, we love the brand because of its frequent, creative collaborative and themed collections. The problem with these, though, is that if you fall in love …

The Zuckerberg Wedding Gown Is Going Viral

She may be an unlikely style icon but Priscilla Chan (aka the new Mrs. Mark Zuckerberg) is causing a bit of wedding gown feeding frenzy. After the couple’s surprise and low-key nuptials were announced via Facebook over the weekend, details about the…

Lauren Odes Says She Was Fired For Large Chest

NEW YORK, May 22 (UPI) -- A New Jersey woman who says she was first ordered to wear a bathrobe at work and then fired for having an overly large bust has sued a New York lingerie firm.

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