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June 19, 2012

8 Reasons Why Shoes Are The Most Dangerous Part Of Runway Modeling

The shoes that fashion designers force models to wear in runway shows have caused several disturbing injuries.

Marco Rubio Will Not Appear On Bryan Fischer's Show Tomorrow

The senator from Florida will appear on the controversial host's show tomorrow afternoon. Romney, who's said he's vetting Rubio for Vice President has condemned Fischer in the past. [Update: Rubio cancels.]

Kate Upton In GQ

Kate Upton is in GQ this month, and the photos do not disappoint.

Padma Lakshmi's Saucy Emmys Ad

Take it! Just, just take my vote!

11 Slinkys That Don't Seem To Care About Gravity

Waiiit a second, this is what happens when you drop a Slinky? What the hell, physics?

26 Kinds Of Instagram Photos The World Can Live Without

If Instagram is a reflection of life, then life is meaningless. Here is a list of all the mundane things that people feel the need to take a hazy photo of and transmit out into the world.

The Miss Large Beauty Pageant

A plus-sized pageant in Israel that only allows contestants over 176 pounds. Mazel tov, ladies!

Tim Tebow Following In The Footsteps Of Philanderers By Winning The Media Good Guy Award

If Tim Tebow models himself after previous Good Guy Award winners Tiki Barber and Brett Favre, expect a major sex scandal in his future.

Wayne Rooney's Pre-Match Playlist

Well this is not what I was expecting.

Justice League Scoliosis Epidemic

These guys are super lean. Thank you, thank you. I'll be here all week!

Meet Kate Upton's Beautiful Horse

Before she was a cover girl, Ms. Upton was a very successful competitive horseback rider involved with the American Paint Horse Association. Her Instragram is chock full of pictures of her gorgeous, spoiled horse, Zipped.

Reality TV Villains

Why She's Vile: Teresa Giudice has done it all, from chasing other Real Housewives of New Jersey around a country club and accusing numerous people of being strippers to literally flipping over a table in her rage. The reality star always has an opi…

Interview: Anna Anthropy On Gender Identity And Games From 1UP.com

However, her biggest point of contention appeared to be the games culture itself. "Once again, both "mainstream" and "indie" are identical in this regard -- they're both incredibly hostile to anyone outside of their established value sets. And again…

Video: Fiona Apple Performs Intense Live Version Of "Paper Bag"

I love that Fiona still does such awesome renditions of her classic songs. Last night at the Standard Hotel in New York, she played a short but fierce set of new and old tracks.

Inside A McDonald's Photo Shoot

I wish they always took this much care. Presentation is important.

Awful Women On OkCupid For Awful Dudes

We make fun of a lot of terrible men on internet dating sites. But terrible women are giving them a run for their money (lots and lots of money).

15 News Captions That Are Doing It Wrong

Or in some of these cases, doing it oh-so-right.

5 Things Following Mitt Romney's Bus Tour

Paid protesters, a giant pack of birth control pills, and a plane trail the Republican through swing states.

Paul Ryan, Social Star

Wis. Rep Paul Ryan is the subject of over 84% of the social conversation surrounding Romney's top VP candidates, according to data from the firm Attention.

Women Love Pinterest, Dudes Love Reddit

In other news: the sky is blue, grass is green. Still, this infographic from Information Is Beautiful does shed light on who's using what to socialize on the web. Notable: almost 100 million more female visitors per month are visiting the so-called "social web".

Holy Levitating Slinky!

In this series of slow motion clips, you can see that if you hold a Slinky by one end and drop it, the bottom end doesn't actually move until the top end catches up with it.

Are Furries Really So Bad?

I hung out with furries for 3 days straight. I kind of loved it.

Brown Says No To Kennedy Debate, Won't Propose An Alternative

Scott Brown nixed a debate at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for fear of a Vicki Kennedy endorsement. Won't suggest a new debate, but will cooperate with others.

Donald Duck's Family Tree

His sister Della might wanna contact the Maury show.

Anti-Romney Protesters Say They're Paid To Heckle

Two protesters and an Obama official say "Good Jobs Now" protesters are compensated for their time. A protest leader denies it.

Three Zen Cats With Pots On Their Heads

If you need to de-stress, let the calming cuteness of Shiro, Tyatora, and Chibi be your guide. Om.

Joe Biden En Fuego

Here's a tiny taste of Biden's fiery speech at the AFSCME National Convention in Los Angeles today.

Avengers-Inspired Fashion

These outfits created by bforbel are the epitome of geek chic.

The DOs And DON'Ts Of Grindr

Your essential guide to the gay hookup app, Grindr. There is some NSFW language in this post. You've been warned.

Makeup That Survives A Day At The Beach And A Five-Mile Run

I tested a bunch of long-wear makeup and discovered a lot of it actually does what the brands who make it claim it does.

Ronan Farrow Disses Father Woody Allen On Twitter

Woody Allen might be in the news for defending Lindsay Lohan's acting talent, but there's one person you won't find defending him: his son, Ronan Farrow. The only biological child of Allen and former partner Mia Farrow, 24-year-old Ronan had a scath…

Fugelsang: Rodney King Wanted Something Good To Come From Failings

John Fugelsang says Rodney King was not saint and never pretended to be, but he was a “gentle man without a whiff of arrogance and zero anger who had been made to face his shortcomings in a public way and his setbacks as well, and he tried to use hi…

David Stern On NBA Conspiracies: "Bring It On"

When once again asked if his league is rigged, NBA commissioner David Stern prodded his critics to keep it coming, instead of ending the conversation.

Who Won Critics Choice Awards This Year?

Ah, Critics Choice: also known as the sole award show whose winners you might actually agree with.

Yoko Ono Launches Latest London Art Exhibition 'To The Light' At Serpentine Gallery

Personal touch: The exhibition, entitled To The Light, is the artist's first London-based exhibition in more than a decade and includes pieces featuring her late husband John Lennon

Wish You Were Here And Other Links

Full screen this image from Playa Flamenco, Cuba and just pretend you're on vacation. Also, turning baked goods into gory wounds and part of Denver is sick and tired of adorable children destroying the sidewalk with chalk drawings.

Oh No, Google, You Really Shouldn't Trust Us With This

Hideous custom themes were one of the reasons we all switched from Myspace to Facebook. The people aren't ready for fully custom Gmail themes, Google! I don't think we'll ever be ready.

Julia Stiles On Playing A Prostitute And The Real Problem With Roles For Women In Hollywood

Stiles says she was reluctant to play an escort because, "When you have a main character who is paid to have sex with people, obviously you're going to have to show some sex and I'm kind of a private person."

Bristol Palin's 'Life's A Tripp' Premieres

Ten months back, you may have seen a Youtube clip of Bristol Palin arguing with an angry man in a bar. He came off as mean-spirited. She appeared calm but ill-equipped to shut him down. The whole experience was awkward to watch. Sadly, that pretty …

Katy Perry's ACTUAL Video For "Wide Awake"

So to answer my own question, yes this was just an ad for Facebook. That said, the message behind this video is far superior to the military theme in "Part of Me".

OP-ED: Heroes And Heroines, Apples And Oranges From 1UP.com

In fairness, he was speaking the truth. The controversial scene in question appears at the end of Tomb Raider's most recent demo, which picked up at the end of last year's cave escape sequence and follows Lara through her first night of solitary sur…

Adele's "Rolling In The Deep" Wakes Up A Little Girl In A Coma

BRB, starting a new religion that worships Adele.

Nightmare Inducing "Alien" Costume Screen Test

Hope you had a good night's sleep recently because you'll never have one again. Even without the costume, Bolaji Badejo spindly frame combined with the music is eerie as all get out.

Angelina Jolie As 'Maleficent': Photo

At long, long last, the first image showing the future Mrs. Pitt as Maleficent, the title character in Disney's forthcoming updated version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, has arrived. And, with horns, blood-red lips and those creepy yellow eyes,…

Wow: Kate Upton Goes Topless, Sucks Suggestively On A Popsicle In GQ

Much to the excitement of every red-blooded man in America, Kate Upton is on the cover of GQ‘s July issue–and man, does she know what she’s doing. The shoot, lensed by Terry Richardson (obv), plays up every sexy-girl-next-door cliche possible–from s…

Poll: Should Progressive News Networks Stick To Progressive Hosts?

Politico reports that MSNBC may replace Dylan Ratigan — who is leaving the network next week — with a rotating set of co-hosts, including conservative commentator S.E. Cupp.

BuzzFeed Hires Washington Bureau Chief, Expands Political Team

John Stanton To Capitol Coverage As Washington Bureau Chief; Chris Geidner Joins BuzzFeed To Aggressively Cover LGBT Politics, Marriage

Super Cute "Avengers" Fan Art

Saving the world one adorable squeal at a time.

Kevin Nealon's Hilarious New Video For Homeless Pets

This is how to do a PSA, ad world. The former "Saturday Night Live" cast member is very active in animal rights.

Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer Continues To Out-Scumbag Himself

When reading this, remember he's representing someone who is on trial for molesting children.

The Best Of Hanksy

The street artist who got his start plastering Tom Hanks' face all over city streets has recently expanded his repertoire to include so many of our pop culture favorites. His latest, Will Ferrell-inspired cats, might be my new favorite.

Why African Americans And Latinos Are More Likely To Use Twitter

Social media's urban roots run deeper than you think.

At Romney Rally In Little Bavaria, Talk Is Of Immigration

"I don't know why they ever dropped Ellis Island and all that crap. Nothing wrong with it."

What's The Last Wikipedia Page You Visited?

Search your history and post yours in the comments. No shame!

Police, Occupiers Gird For Conventions

Romneyvilles, Obamavilles. "Surveillance is off the chain."

Cover Story: Gender, Sexuality, And Video Games From 1UP.com

1UP explores what games get wrong and right when it comes to one of society's trickiest topics.

Lollipop Chainsaw Review For PS3, 360 From 1UP.com

For the best Reviews of Lollipop Chainsaw for PS3, 360, check out this page on 1UP.com

14 Kids Getting Terrified By "Legends Of The Hidden Temple" Guards

Listen to their shrill screams. I wouldn't blame anyone if they wore diapers during this part of the show.

Solid Life Goal

I've always been more of a corn person myself.

15 Reasons Why This Chinese Film Starring NBA Players Will Be The Greatest Movie Of All Time

Carmelo Anthony, Scottie Pippen, Dwight Howard, Chinese actors, some sort of weird virtual reality narrative, and I just don't know.

Rhythmic Gymnastics Isn't "Just Dancing With Ribbons On The Carpet"

Rhythmic gymnastics has been an Olympic sport since 1984, but it's often misunderstood. Teenage gymnast and Olympic hopeful Rebecca Sereda explains that her sport is a lot more difficult than people give it credit for.

How Do You Get Rid Of Hiccups?

How do you do it?! Post your technique in the comments. I'm curious.

This Kid Really Hates The Miami Heat

YouTube: Helping parents be assholes to their kids since 2005.

The Ultimate Science Fiction And Fantasy Showdown

There can only be one. Choose wisely.

Two Different Kinds Of Baby Sloths Hug It Out

Sloths don't see number of toes, they know it's what's inside that counts.

14 Mistakes That Really Should Never Have Happened

You only had to do one thing. And you couldn't even get that right.

9 Sandwiches That Will Make Your Brown-Bag Lunch Sing

Being stuck in an office all day is detrimental to a few things — namely, our lunches and our tans. We’re here to help with the first. Prevent PB&J fatigue with these nine solutions to the boring brown bag dilemma. With any luck, it won't feel like you’re eating at your desk anymore.

Fifty Shades Of Grey Book Outstrips Harry Potter To Become Fastest Selling Paperback Of All Time

Fifty Shades of Grey has been Britain’s best-selling book for nine weeks, while the trilogy has held the top three spots on the UK paperback book chart for the past six weeks.

VIDEO: ‘Abraham Linkin Park: Vampire Hunter’ And It’s NOT A JOKE.

When I first heard the title “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” I was vaguely interested. I know it’s not the first genre mash-up in the world, but I thought it was so silly that it could be, might be, just maybe, …fun. Then I saw the first trailer …

NBA Finals: Choose Your Side By Putting On LeBron's Headband Or Harden's Beard

With Game 4 of the Finals coming tonight, it's time to show who you're rooting for. If you've ever wanted to know what you'd look like with James Harden's beard or LeBron's comically over-sized headband now's your chance.

People You Need To Unfriend On Facebook Immediately

Who in their right mind takes the time to "like" these things?

Stephen Fry Bottle-Feeding A Baby Rhino

"I don't think I've ever done anything more satisfying." I don't think I've ever watched anything more satisfying.

The Best Nicki Minaj Impression You'll Ever See

I may not know what he's saying, but I like that he's saying it.

Hot Or Not Demi Lovato's New Pink Hair Photo Yasi's Photos

Demi Lovato is the latest celeb to join the brightly-colored hair club, debuting dip-dyed pink tresses at The X Factor auditions in Oakland on June 16. I kind of love how her hair goes from darkish roots to bright blonde to pale pink to bold pink al…

Which NBA Finals Players Follow Justin Bieber On Twitter?

How about Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, Drake, and Chris Brown? BuzzFeed investigates.

Aubrey Plaza Played The Sax On Conan

She also discussed why old people can get away with anything. She's pretty freakin' awesome.

Study: Asians-Americans Are Wealthier, Better-Educated, And Happier

Asian-Americans are better off than other American adults, according to Pew.

Brilliantly Insane Brazilian Coffee Ads

Brazilian art direction is always crazy, but often senseless. But, I think I like this completely batshit campaign.

First Look! Angelina Jolie As Maleficent

She looks perfect. Arguably more interesting and fleshed out than the princess whose story she appeared in, Maleficent is tentatively scheduled for March, 2014.

What It's Like To Use The New Microsoft Tablet

Microsoft's Surface is the most interesting tablet since the iPad. But how does it actually feel, you know, in your hands?

Shake Weight Pranking Is Epic

What happens when you shake weight in public? Hilarity.

The Proper Way To Live Your Life

If you aren't living by these words then you need to make some changes.

Spotify Is Your New Pandora

The unspoken problem with unlimited music services like Spotify and Rdio is that so much choice can be daunting; it can make finding the next song you want to listen to feel like a responsibility, and enjoying music feel like work. That's why Pandora is still so popular — and why Spotify, in its next app update, is becoming more like Pandora. Not everyone wants to be a radio DJ.

Adidas Pulls Shackle Shoe After Slavery Comparisons

Adidas has announced it will not release the JS Roundhouse Mid, after critics pointed out that its ankle shackles recalled the days of slavery. The company said, however, that any association with slavery was unintentional, and designer Jeremy Scott was actually inspired by a toy called My Pet Monster.

56 Images From Barack Obama's Early Career In Chicago

He was a community organizer, a civil rights attorney, then a law professor.

Packaging Vs. Reality

Introducing the SpongeBob SquarePants zombie-sicle.

After Prep School Sexual Abuse, Facebook Offers Catharsis

Thousands of older Horace Mann alumni shared personal stories in a private Facebook group when The New York Times exposed decades of sexual abuse at the school. As a younger alum, I was indoctrinated not to share personal information on the Internet. That may be my loss.

Iris Apfel And Tavi Gevinson Talk Style, Being A ‘Freak’, And Going To Fashion Jail

Early last week we told you that Iris Apfel and Tavi Gevinson would be sitting down at the Metropolitan Museum of Art to discuss what it means to be chic in the modern world. Well, yesterday they convened in an auditorium located just off the Egypti…

Buzznet Exclusive: Trace Cyrus Talks About Ashland High With Samii Ryan On Samii Ryan's Blog

Hey Loves!So I had so much fun interviewing my boy Trace Cyrus, he is the nicest guy and made this interview super fun and easy to do. Check out the video below and learn a little bit more about your boy in Ashland High!xoxoCheers Buzz the post if y…

Campaigning Gay: Kyrsten Sinema For United States Congress

If elected she would be the first openly bisexual member of Congress.  Her political coming out was after a Republican colleague made insulting remarks about gays and lesbians on the floor in 2005. Sinema responded, "We’re simply people, like everyo…

The Nine Most Offensive Attacks Against President Obama

Criticizing a president is nothing new, but many of the attacks on President Obama are violent and rooted in ugly and hateful racist imagery. And these aren't just one-offs. We've collected nine of the most offensive stunts by anti-Obama groups who …

So That Kate Upton GQ Cover Is Temporarily Down

… as it’s not supposed to be all over the Internet already. We get along with the nice folks over at GQ so we’re honoring their request. As an added bonus, they sent over a teaser video asking us to guess which model’s on that cover, and the logis…

ROFLMPGAO: A Look Inside The Mind Of A 17-Year Old At The U.S. Open

Before Thursday, only Beau Hossler’s closest friends and family knew who he was, as the rest of us probably would have guessed country singer or Dukes

My Attempt To Make The Perfect Nebraska Runza

I grew up in western Nebraska, not a part of the country known as a culinary paradise. While there were plenty of perfectly fine meals growing up, many others just involved beef put on a grill or recipes from the side of a box, like homemade Bisquic…

Origin Sale Hypocrisy Renders Executive Comments Worthless

After ruling out Steam-style sales on Origin, it now has games for more than 75% off.

Was Obama's Memoir Fiction Or Literature?

David Maraniss, author of Barack Obama: The Story, recalled discussing that question with Obama himself during an interview on C-SPAN's Book TV Sunday night.

The Only Post You Need To Read About Microsoft's New Tablet

Well, this isn't quite what people were expecting.

Some Surprising Things We Learned From Barneys’ Beauty Gurus

Barneys New York held their annual Beauty Breakfast last week in partnership with Harper’s Bazaar to celebrate some of the cosmetic industry’s rising talents. Bazaar‘s EIC Glenda Bailey, Simon Doonan and a slew of beauty industry stars set their ala…

Olympic Legends Carl Lewis, Michael Johnson And Jackie Joyner Kersee Unveil Nike’s Team USA Track And Field Uniforms

On June 14 in the West Village, despite the fact the entire neighborhood was on lockdown due to Sarah Jessica Parker and Anna Wintour’s Obama fundraiser nearby, Nike unveiled their new track and field uniforms for Team USA with the help of some marq…

Best Dressed: Emma Stone In Fendi, Kiernan Shipka In Miu Miu And More

Whites and florals were everywhere this week on red carpets all over the globe. From Kiernan Shipka looking cute as a button in pink Miu Miu to Ginnifer Goodwin in a pristine white Monique Lhuillier frock, the ladies were oh-so-pretty. Click through…

Hermes Employees Helped An International Crime Ring Make $18 Million In Knockoff Birkins

Hermes is not messing around when it comes to counterfeits. Last month, the legendary luxury label shut down 34 counterfeit sites–and won $100 million in damages–and now they’ve helped the French police bust an international crime ring that produced…

Tom Maynard Dead: Model Girlfriend Carly Baker Pays Tribute To Surrey Cricketer On Twitter

Underwear model Carly Baker revealed her heartache today after the death of her boyfriend (pictured), who was widely tipped as a future England star.

Haters To The Left: Channing Tatum’s Fellow Strippers Call Him A Fraud

When you become a Hollywood A-lister, you’re bound to draw old friends and acquaintances out of the woodworks hoping to hitch a ride on your fame train. But when you’re the “Hardest Workin’, Twerkin’, Lay It Down, Flip It, and Reversin’ It Man in Sh…

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