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June 13, 2012

Liberty City Car Washes Get The Worst Yelp Reviews

A video aptly titled “This car was is a bit too abrasive” came to our attention. I’m not sure exactly how HelixSnake got GTA IV to do this, but now I want it to be DLC. And the timing was perfect, from someone yelling, “I hate people” just as Niko i…

Lady Gaga’s New Perfume Revealed

For the last few months Lady Gaga has not figured that prominently in our news feeds or in our thoughts–the occasional concert ban notwithstanding. But suddenly she’s everywhere! We learned yesterday that Mother Monster already shot the cover of Vog…

Scenes From The 2012 Baby Jumping Festival

El Colacho aka The Baby Jumping Festival is a traditional Spanish festival dating back to 1620 that takes place annually to celebrate the Catholic feast of Corpus Christi. A man dresses up as the devil and jumps over babies on a mattress. Enjoy!

What TV Character Have You Wanted To Be?

TV—we watch so much of it, it's only inevitable that eventually we'd want to be it too: time-traveling, crime-solving, vampire-slaying, endless-cheeseburgers-at-Luke's-Diner-eating heroes. Once while on a particularly grueling rowing trip on the Hud…

Unroll.me Does What Every Email Service Should By Default

Unroll.me, a free web app, rolls all your mailing list messages into a once-daily digest. More importantly, you can instantly mute any sender from within the app — none of that "reply with ______ to unsubscribe" nonsense. (It feels great.) Think of it like a Gmail Labs project that Google never had the balls to release.

Before Vegas Was Vegas And Other Links

That glittering strip of vice wasn't always so overwhelming. Also, Iceland is trying a different approach to bailouts and Peter Jackson is making more changes to The Hobbit.

3 Dividend Growth Stocks I Have Been Buying At Any Price

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- While I enjoy writing and debating about my more speculative positions, dividend-paying growth stocks comprise a majority of my portfolio. I own a few stodgy stocks, but, for the most part, you cannot call my dividend payers …

Dallas Is Back...And J.R. Ewing Is Alive And Well On TNT

On May 3, 1991, the iconic nighttime soap, Dallas, took its final bow after 14 seasons. On June 13, 2012, viewers will see Dallas resurrected on TNT (at 9 p.m. ET) -- with most of its core cast in place. Plus a new generation of conniving family mem…

Funeral For A Beached Whale

Sad and touching. Residents of White Rock, British Columbia gathered yesterday to pay their respects for a beached humpback whale.

Charlize Theron Shaves Her Head

So why the big change? Well, Theron's rep confirms to Us Weekly that the actress buzzed off her blond locks for her role as Furiosa in the upcoming post-apocalyptic action movie Mad Max: Fury Road. She stars in that long-awaited, long-delayed film o…

The Best And Worst Reactions To Carrie Underwood's Gay Marriage Endorsement

After Carrie Underwood endorsed gay marriage in an interview with The Independent this weekend, critics were wondering how her conservative fan base would react. Judging from her Facebook fan posts, reaction is mixed. There's definite backlash there, but there's also a ton of support. I doubt this is going to turn into a Dixie Chicks thing. History is on Carrie's side.

11 Sexist Tech Ads

The latest computers come with dual-core processors and a double helping of sexism.

The Secret Meaning Of The Lines On A Solo Cup

When some unknown ancient civilization invented the Solo cup, they placed several lines on the outside of the cup, seemingly at random intervals. Was it a star chart? A moon calendar? A representation of their water god? Recently internet memitician…

10 Luxury Gifts Dad Can’t Live Without

Forget neckties and barbecue tongs. Today’s dads want to be pampered on Father’s Day. We came up with 10 luxury items the dad in your life will thank you for throughout the year.

Terrifying And Amazing Video Of Child Thrown From Car

Miraculously, this toddler did not suffer any major injuries. An 18-month-old girl is ejected from a rolled SUV following a high speed police chase in Lubbock, Texas. The four teenagers in the vehicle, including the girl's parents, had just committed an armed robbery and are now in custody.

Attorney General Eric Holder Vs. Rep. Darrell Issa

BuzzFeed's Zeke Miller joins The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur to discuss Attorney General Eric Holder's reluctance to turn over "Operation Fast and Furious" documents to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa.

Why Female Doctors Make Less

Female physicians earn about $12,000 less annually than their male counterparts, according to a new study that took into account common wage-gap causes — like amount of work hours and areas of specialty. Researchers speculate that this particular gap exists because women, when choosing a new job, are more likely to accept a lower-paying position if it means better job location and community.

The Irony Of Applebee's 'Life Is Better Shared' Ad Campaign

BuzzFeed SHIFT's Amy Odell joined HLN's Christie Paul and discussed Applebee's new ad campaign that is encouraging people to get offline and come drink at their restaurant — and then sends you to their Tumblr, Twitter and Pinterest accounts. "It's not really going viral which I think was the point so I think they missed the mark," Odell said. Also: "Girl's Night Out Goddess." Really?

Jenny McCarthy Won't Wax For Upcoming 'Playboy' Spread

The reality show host is excited about her upcoming photo shoot, but she isn't making it easy for audiences to see every single detail in the nude cover spread. When asked if she plans to show all of her body, McCarthy explained that not waxing down…

The 21 Best NBA Cat Puns

Last night NBA broadcaster Jeff Van Gundy revealed he had a cat named after former NBA player and current Thunder assistant coach Mo Cheeks. Almost immediately Twitter erupted with a #JVGcatnames hashtag. Things got a little punny.

Ten Bets You'll Never Lose

If you spend a lot of time in bars, you've probably seen some of these bets before, but if you haven't... The tomato in a glass

The Top 20 Designer Collaborations: A Timeline

When H&M announced its latest designer collaboration with Maison Martin Margiela, we’ll admit we were a little surprised. Margiela is so avant-garde, so cult-y, and with little name recognition (OK, more than a little thanks to Kanye) we’d have figu…

Bethenny Frankel's New Talk Show: What Did You Think?

Anyone familiar with Bethenny Frankel would agree that she is aptly named. Boy, is she frank. She's parlayed her frankness into a TV career that's included a stint on The Real Housewives of New York, a couple of Bravo spin-offs about her love life, …

Apple's 1986 Clothing Line

If you assumed that a catalog filled with Apple-branded gear would consist of black turtlenecks like the ones Steve Jobs used to wear, you would be wrong. So very wrong.

Lindsay Is Right On The Verge Of Doing Porn

- “I don’t drink, I don’t do drugs and I don’t lie. I love to act and write and be creative, and I want to help people by playing characters that can send a positive message out to whomever may need it.” - “I’d like to have my own charity, do work…

Where Do They Go From Here? From 1UP.com

For as massive as the Harry Potter empire is, it's a bit of a shame that the best video game adaptations have been Traveler's Tales' pair of Lego titles. Rocksteady has proven themselves adept at taking known universes and crafting dense, immersive …

Robin Roberts Reveals Bone-Marrow Disease MDS On 'GMA'

On Monday's Good Morning America, thr show's perennially cheery host Robin Roberts made an emotional announcement. Surrounded by her fellow news anchors (George Stephanopoulos, Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer and Sam Champion), Roberts fought back tears …

Meet Philip Salem, The 25-Year-Old Behind New NYC Boutique OWEN

Twenty-somethings opening happening boutiques in NYC are becoming a thing. A few months ago, 26-year-old Claire Distenfeld opened up her luxury retail space, Fivestory, and then just last week we trekked over to the Meatpacking district to celebrate…

The Best Nail Art Of The Week: Summer Pastels Edition

Some may call it frivolous, but nail art is really a reflection of what’s going on in a society. Don’t believe us? Check out our nail art galleries this week. The nails are summery and happy, and we saw tons of Queen’s Jubilee-inspired tips. If an a…

Crispin Glover’s 1989 Novelty Album About Clowns And Screaming

So far in this series on vanity projects, we've sampled the pleasant, the sad, and the surprisingly great, but now it's time to venture into the area most frequently associated with celebrity albums: the desperately weird. Crispin Glover has made a …

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