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June 14, 2012

The Evolution Of 8-Bit Art

From it's roots in nostalgia, 8-bit is breaking free into a stand alone art form. PBS Off Book strikes again with another interesting mini-documentary on an aspect of internet culture.

The Colors Of Wes Anderson Movies

Somebody put together a color palette for The Royal Tenenbaums, Rushmore, The Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox and Moonrise Kingdom. Thanks, internet!

The Furry Lexicon

Furries are just like scientologists or doctors -- they use a bunch of weird terms they made up. Here's your pocket furry dictionary:

The Dugout: Matt Cain's Perfect Game

Last night, San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain threw a perfect game. The 10-0 victory over the Houston Astros was the first perfect game in Giants franchise history and only the 22nd in Major League Baseball history. Some are calling it the gr…

What She Said: So I Made A New Friend

So I made a new friend recently. But not in the real world. Because who even talks to people in the real world anymore? I made this friend on Twitter. I can usually tell if I’m going to like a person right away based solely on how much they like oth…

The Fix Is Always In

Conspiracy theories — like the ones flying about the NBA Lottery and Manny Pacquiao's loss — are an integral part of sports. Even though they're almost never true.

Old Dudes Love "Girls"

According to ratings data obtained by Vulture, HBO's 20-something comedy Girls is most popular among white men over 50. About 56 percent of the overall audience is male, and the median viewer age is 43. Compare that to 38, the median viewer age for Sex and the City, whose characters were a full decade older than Girls' characters when the series launched.

They Really Went All Out For The New Die Hard Poster

As you can see by this comparison of the new A Good Day to Die Hard poster taken yesterday at a licensing expo in Las Vegas, with the official poster for 2007′s Live Free or Die Hard, Fox is really going all out with their marketing efforts. Get it?…

Psychics: The New Therapists?

For some people these days, going to a psychic is about as normal as going to a yoga class. Though experts say psychic readings are a means of skirting problems, they might actually be better for some than a session with a lousy therapist.

What Is A Furry?

This weekend, BuzzFeed will be heading to Anthrocon, the largest furry convention in the U.S. For those who aren't familiar with the furry lifestyle, here's a primer.

Bacon Sundae Off: BuzzFeed Vs. CollegeHumor

The great bacon sundae massacre of 2012! BuzzFeed's best eater vs. College Humor's best eater in a knock down, drag out, winner take all, Burger King bacon sundae eat-off. Best non-puppy thing streaming live on the internet today, promise.

Winnipeg Currently Hates Rob Lowe

The actor is currently filming a biopic about Casey Anthony in Winnipeg and managed to upset everyone who lives there by calling it a "hellhole." Well, kind of.

The Most Peaceful Countries In The World

"If the world had been completely peaceful in 2011, the economic benefit would have been an estimated US $9 trillion." This is based on Vision of Humanity's interactive GPI map which can be viewed here.

12 Amazing DIY Nail Art Designs Using Scotch Tape

If you've ever wondered how girls get perfectly geometric nail art, the execution probably involved something as simple as cut-up Scotch tape. These simple visual tutorials show you how to make some striking designs without a trip to the salon.

Watch A Pitcher Become Immortal

Matt Cain threw the 22nd perfect game in Major League history last night. Watch the final at bat, and the celebration that followed.

Lawn Blister Is Vaguely Gross

This is what happens when water builds up under grass. Ugh, why would you stop filming before you popped it? We need closure!

Our Billionaire Philanthropists

In June of 1889, Andrew Carnegie published his essay "Wealth" in the North American Review: a famous document, as remarkable for the author’s delusional self-regard as it is for the case he makes for private philanthropy. The steel baron launched hi…

The Best And Worst Countries To Be A Woman

Taking into account factors like safety from trafficking, health resources, and workplace opportunities, a recent survey found that Canada and Germany were the best places to be a woman out of the 19 countries studied, all of which are considered large economic powers. Saudia Arabia and India ranked last, while the United States came in sixth.

Low-Carb Diets

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

Hot Or Not Katy Perry's Flapper Chic Photo Yasi's Photos

Katy Perry certainly likes to change it up fashion-wise. One minute it's pyro-technic cupcake bras, the next it's latex domme dresses. Her latest incarnation? 1920s flapper chic, as evidenced by the outfit she wore to the City Of Hope event in Los A…

A Tribute To Dad Fashion

They're the original purveyors of effortless cool and geek chic. Whether it's a frumpy cardigan or a dapper blazer, girls have to try way harder to pull it off. Here are 10 trends we've stolen from our dads and grandpas.

Four-Year Old Shot And Killed By Dad Suspecting He Was Gay

Self-proclaimed religious radical Peter Lucas Moses shot and killed his four-year old stepson in the head because he suspected he was gay. Cenk and Ana Kasparian argue that this shows how much further we have to go for gay equality.

Mitt Romney's Strategist In 1994: "Mormon Card" Beat Romney

Mitt Romney's current chief strategist, Stu Stevens, dissected his future boss's 1994 Senate defeat on C-SPAN that year. "The Kennedy campaign very insidiously played the Mormon card in Massachusetts, by simply saying over and over again they weren't going to talk about the fact that Romney was a Mormon," Stevens said. "This sort of worked. The Romney campaign should have reacted more quickly to it." The audio on this video cuts in and out a bit at the beginning.

Random Photo Fun - Buzznet

Hey Guys, I decided I have so many fun pictures and have yet to share any of them with you on here so...here is a gallery of just random photos that I thought you might like! xo

‘The Hobbit’ Will Also Have A Dwarf/Elf Romance Subplot

Evangeline Lilly (above) is playing a Woodland Elf named Tauriel in The Hobbit, a character created by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens for these two Hobbit movies. I was hoping, when they added a female character, she wouldn’t have to…

1st Picture Of Renesmee Cullen From Twilight Breaking Dawn 2

At long last, Summit Entertainment (via EntertainmentWeekly) has released our first glimpse at the telepathic vampire former fetus from The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2. Mackenzie Foy plays Renesmee, the hybrid fetus whose amniotic shake bring…

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Foy 'Twilight

If Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson had a baby girl, what would she look like? (Besides "gorgeous," obviously.) That's the question that Twilight producers had to answer when casting Renesmee, the ethereal half-vampire child who appears in Break…

All You Can Get: Ryan Yoon For Virgin Magazine Photo

Ryan Yoon is amazing anyway but I just found this epic editorial called All You Can Get that he shot for the premiere issue of Virgin Magazine a little while back. The editorial uses everyday objects like laundry detergent packs and coke cans to cre…

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