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May 29, 2012

This Is What Mitt Romney's Birth Certificate Looks Like

...in case you were wondering. The campaign released a copy of it to Reuters the same day Romney planned to appear with noted birther Donald Trump at a Las Vegas fundraiser.

Sergey Brin Demos Google Glass Prototype

Google co-founder Sergey Brin wears his much-rumored Google Glass during an hour-long interview on The Gavin Newsom Show. After demonstrating how the glasses work, he and his wife, Anne Wojcicki—co-founder of 23andMe—discuss gene mapping for prevent…

Romney Campaigns In Las Vegas As Champion Of Tourism

"If I become the president... I'm going to remind people to come on out to Las Vegas. I love it here!"

Express' Crazy 90s Guide To "Street Slang"

In college, I dated a girl who applied for a job at an Express store in the mall. Part of her training involved something called the "Express You! Street Verbage [sic] Guide"—an almost unbelievably wrongheaded dictionary of street terms and slang th…

Witness: Face-Eating 'Zombie' Killer Was Growling

MIAMI, May 29 (UPI) -- A witness said a naked man who bit off parts of another man's face in Miami growled with pieces of flesh in his mouth before police fatally shot the attacker.

How Twitter Beat Facebook At Its Own Story

Why the biggest story in the history of Facebook didn't unfold there. The only winner in the Facebook IPO was Twitter.

Serena Williams Can Cry If She Wants To

The tennis player suffered a devastating upset today at the French Open, and appeared to have come close to crying near the end of the match. But the focus should have been on the loss, not that she got choked up.

Clothing Swap At Lola's House Photo

I've been in a crazy writing mode lately but decided to take Sunday morning off and do something fun. Lola had a clothing swap in her house and a bunch of girls showed up with cute snacks and bags full of unwanted and very awesome clothes. The rules…

Five Ways Companies Can Avoid E3 Embarrassment From 1UP.com

ost people think E3 only exists to show off the boldest and brightest innovations within our industry, but it offers many other possibilities -- namely, the chance for gaming companies to throw away thousands upon thousands of dollars on pure specta…

19 Hamsters Doing People Things

Because anthropomorphizing is next to godliness.

Meet The 6-Year-Old Who Qualified For The National Spelling Bee

She's the youngest child to ever qualify for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Poles Demand Obama Apology For "Polish Death Camps" Comment

The president referred to "Polish death camps" while awarding a posthumous Medal of Freedom to Polish professor Jan Karski, a hero of the anti-Nazi resistance. UPDATE: "The President misspoke," says Vietor. But Polish leader wants a "clearer" apology.

33 Ways To Tell If You're Addicted To Facebook

The first step is admitting that you have a problem.

26 Wild Things You Probably Didn't Know About Fast Food

This list will both educate you and make you insatiably hungry. Proceed with caution!

Zombie Apocalypse Begins In Florida

That man eating another man's face was only the end of an escalation. Based on completely scientific evidence, we are all going to die. Hope everyone finalized their zombie survival plan.

How To Have The Coolest Driveway

You know those glow-in-the-dark stones in your fishtank? They glow elsewhere, too.

I Don't Want To Be The "Nanny" At Work

Former New York Times Company CEO Janet Robinson was called "the Nanny" behind her back, according to New York Magazine. This is not a position I aspire to — but it's one that a lot of high-powered women find themselves in.

9 Celebrities Who Should Play Their Political Doppelgängers

Hollywood needs to get on this immediately.

39 Ridiculously Expensive Weird Items On Etsy

I think some of these Etsy sellers might be overestimating the actual market value of their work.

Ozzie Canseco: There's A Conspiracy Against My Twin Brother

The other Canseco tells BuzzFeed that Major League Baseball owes Jose $25 million and talks about the method to his brother's madness.

Honest Vet Sign

Sad but true.

Michael Fassbender Is A Total Geek And Other Links

Photo not relevant but still adorable. Plus some anti-drug PSAs don't seem to understand their purpose and kids are pretty horrible people.

When Will Microsoft Finally Buy Nokia (And Bury RIM)?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Last week on TheStreet, I put out notice: Buy Nokia, Prepare RIM's Grave : ... RIM has told investors, in no uncertain terms, that it has absolutely no plans to make any real change. The company intends to move forward with…

Prom 2012: Expectations Vs. Reality

Prom always seemed like a night filled with awkward dancing, weird hook-ups (and break-ups) and built-up expectations of a magical night shattered. This year I went to my senior prom and it was, surprisingly, not horrible!

25 Of The Best Catchphrases In Television History

There are many great catchphrases in the history of television (thanks writers!). Here are 25 of the greatest ones that will be repeating in your head all day. What's your favorite TV catchphrase?

"Game Of Thrones" Season 2 Recapped In Gifs

There's only one episode left, so here's some of what's happened so far. Beware: spoilers and decapitations ahead.

Guess Which Of These Ridiculous Headlines About Mark Zuckerberg's Honeymoon Are Real

The media's already had a field day with Priscilla Chan's "modest" $25,000 engagement ring. Now, they're focusing on the couple's allegedly cheap honeymoon in Rome. Some these headlines ran in actual publications, some are fake ones I made up. Click on each to see what's real and what's not.

12 Houses That Will Get You Through A Zombie Apocalypse

So, if you haven't heard, some guy ate another guy's face off and we're on the verge of a zombie apocalypse. Luckily, there are shelters around the world that will protect you. Buy them before it's too late.

Subject Lines Of Obama Campaign Emails That Sound Like A Stalker Wrote Them

"Five years ago, today" "Do you still live in Illinois?" "Something I'd like to ask you" "Join me for dinner?" "Me again" "What's stopping you, right now?" "Sometime soon, can we meet for dinner?"  "You must be at least a little curious" "I'…

Mitt Romney Spoke Out Against The Vietnam War In College

Romney's views shifted from being pro-war to anti-war along with those of his father.

Physics Are The New Graphics

The next time a game blows your mind, it will be because the way it moves, not the way it looks. Also: BeamNG's incredible soft body physics demo will ruin all your favorite racing games.

Deadmau5 Vs. Pauly D

I think it's safe to say that Deadmau5 wins.

Barry Bonds Has A New Name For Himself

In a new AP article, Barry Bonds says he'd like to work with the San Francisco Giants and that he's come to terms with certain changes that have happened in his life.

11 Image Macros To Explain The Heat-Celtics Series

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are playing well, while Chris Bosh looks high and out of his mind.

The Pauls Build A Libertarian Machine

From Kentucky to Texas, libertarian acolytes are poised to win primaries and take over their party. "We need reinforcements," says Rand.

Does Madonna's Cover Of "Born This Way" Prove It's An "Express Yourself" Knockoff?

At rehearsals for her concert in Tel Aviv, Madge segued from "Express Yourself" to "Born This Way" — but this doesn't quite read as a high five to Lady Gaga for making awesome music.

Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Throw Engagement Party

The very exclusive event took place in the backyard of stylist Estee Stanley (who collaborated with Justin on his home goods collection). A live blues band and DJ entertained the crowd, which reportedly included Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Amy…

Clint Eastwood’s Daughter Destroys A $100,000 Birkin With A Chainsaw In The Name Of ‘Art’, Pisses Everyone Off

Birkin bags cost a lot. When they’re made of alligator they cost even more. Like $100,000. Which is why lots of people are pissed that Clint Eastwood’s daughter Francesca, who stars on the new E! show “Mrs. Eastwood and Company,” was photographed ta…

Satan Is Making Tim Tebow Endorse Nike, Says Some Crazy Guy

Also, fun fact: every time you've purchased Nike stuff, it's because the devil made you.

Clint Eastwood's Daughter Burns $100K Handbag For Fun, Internet Gets Angry

Francesca Eastwood — daughter of Clint Eastwood and current reality star — is said to be receiving death threats after she was photographed by her boyfriend Tyler Shields destroying and burning a Birkin bag valued at over $100,000. Does she deserve the downpour of hate coming her way?

Insurance Fraud Fail At It's Finest

PSA: Do not be this guy.

What Cheating Looks Like On OkCupid

A look at some of the slimey slime-balls who use OkCupid to cheat on their spouses with you.

The Difference Between The Ages 29 And 31

Presented — in song — by Garfunkel and Oates.

Would You Wear This Lingerie?

The lingerie design competition at Tokyo's Bunka Fashion College included many zany 3D entries that often looked more like a pop star's stage costumes than underwear.

The 7 Best Pieces of Commencement Advice From One of TV's Most Groundbreaking Hosts

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry gave the commencement speech at Wellesley College on Friday. The TV host, professor and author had some wise and inspiring advice on speaking your mind, staying quiet, and being "thick."

1982: The Best Year For Summer Movies Ever?

According to many movie critics, it was. Let's examine the evidence.

The NBA's Refs Trended On Twitter During The Celtics-Heat Game Because They Were So Bad

I understand the need to keep the game in order, but those four technicals were ridiculous.

Arsenal FC Transfer News Update: Yann M'Vila, Clint Dempsey And Robin Van Persie

These articles are mainly a condensed version of all the biggest and latest transfer rumors and news surrounding a certain team. While it is mostly fact, I do on occasion add my opinion as to whether they should go through with the signing or steer …

Opening Beer Bottles Is An Art

At least according to these guys. Can you count how many bottles they open in two minutes?

This Is Why You Don't Cross A Mama Falcon

Researchers needed to band and test peregrine falcon chicks living in a tower on the University of Toledo. Mama Falcon is not too happy with this.

Here's Everyone Who Hurt Themselves In May

Because there's nothing like a good ol' fashioned fail compilation.

Beyoncé Lost 60 Pounds And 12 Other Things To Know About Her First Post-Baby Concerts

Beyoncé returned to the stage in Atlantic City for her first concerts since giving birth to Blue Ivy to herald the opening of a new hotel, Revel. If you weren't there or spent your extra day off drinking instead of paying attention to #beyonce news on Twitter, here's a full recap of her four epic performances.

A Powerful Reminder Of The Cost Of War

These pictures put everything into perspective.

Justin Bieber Wanted By Police For Attacking A Photographer?

Did Justin Bieber assault a photographer? Police are seeking Biebs for questioning after he allegedly got into a scuffle with a paparazzo at an L.A. mall.

The Army Takes Their Pens Very Seriously

Lesson: Don't lose your pen, you will die.

Naked Man High On LSD Eats Face Off Victim Before Police Shoot Him In Miami

Brutal: Rudy Eugene, 31, pictured in an old police mugshot, was shot dead by police in Miami, Florida yesterday following the horrific attack where he ripped pieces of flesh from his victim's face

Proof That Kim Kardashian Went A Little Crazy During Her Divorce

How else can you explain all of the wigs? And the accents? And whole new personalities she created for herself? Video of all the cringeworthy moments ahead!

Here's A GIF Of Chris Bosh Looking Super High

It turns out life is good in Miami.

Apple Hasn't Killed Ethernet Yet

The fully wireless future isn't quite here, not even at Apple's own developer event. This is why it's hard to get rid of out-of-date legacy features in new hardware — and why most other companies wait so long.

The Worst Rapping NBA Players

You haven't lived until you've heard Kobe Bryant rap.

This Week In Awwwesome: Stray Dog Travels Across China With Cyclists

Chinese student Zhang Heng and some friends decided that they wanted to celebrate their recent graduation with a 1,833-kilometer (or roughly 1,136 miles if you’re normal) bike ride from the city of Kangding in the Sichuan province to Lhasa, Tibet. A…

The Latest "Royal Tell-All" Book Claims Prince William Didn't Want To Marry Kate Middleton

The unauthorized biography, called Prince William, Born To Be King, says that William was very hesitant to commit to Kate. It also explores his mother Diana's alleged eating disorders. When can we get a moratorium on unauthorized royal tell-alls, please?

Penis-Vertising

13 phallic-y print ads from recent years. Safe for work.

How To Pour Tea With No Hands

Forget everything you ever knew about pouring tea.

Dog For Gay Marriage

Can't argue with that.

Six-Year-Old Girl Is Youngest Ever National Spelling Bee Contestant

Lori Anne Madison made it to the national bee by correctly spelling the word "vaquero." She read her first book (Hop on Pop) before she was two. In addition to spelling, she likes "snails, slugs, tadpoles, water striders" and "baby snakes."

'Darth Vader' Robs Ohio Bank

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 28 (UPI) -- Authorities in Ohio said a man clad in a Darth Vader mask and black clothes robbed a bank with a semi-automatic pistol instead of a light saber and the Force.

How They Made It To The 1%

CNBC's Maneet Ahuja writes about the hedge fund industry's most prominent figures in her new book Alpha Masters. Here are 9 excerpts from the book.

Overalls Are Back! Here Are 10 Cute Pairs To Wear All Summer Long

One of my new favorite pieces for spring/summer is a pair of shorts overalls I bought at a thrift store in Denver. They feel effortless and cool and can be worn so many different ways. Since then, I’ve spotted them on a few other stylish ladies arou…

Cynthia Nixon And Christine Marinoni Wed

NEW YORK, May 28 (UPI) -- "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia Nixon married her girlfriend, education activist Christine Marinoni, in New York, officials say.

Jose Canseco: Governor Of Massachusetts?

The former baseball star contemplates an unlikely campaign on Twitter, and considers a presidential bid in a text to BuzzFeed. "Who are the haters screwing with the teachers?"

E3 Thoughts And Predictions Vol. 1: Nintendo From 1UP.com

or many people, the highlight of E3 each year isn't the flood of hands-on impressions and videos that emerge from the show floor over the course of the week. Those are great, of course, but the real event comes in the form of the three press confere…

Best Dressed: Kate Bosworth In Calvin Klein, Rashida Jones In Stella McCartney And More

For the second week in a row, we are amazed that any celebrities found clothes to wear outside of Cannes, but they did! Events for Calvin Klein, Stella McCartney and Coach drew particularly well-heeled crowds. From Agyness Deyn to Zooey Deschanel to…

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