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June 21, 2012

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What Catherine Got Wrong From 1UP.com

ast summer, Catherine showed that you can mix a puzzle game with an unflinching look at interpersonal relationships and end up with a pretty fantastic product -- our own Jeremy Parish gave it an A in his review. And though the game features a succub…

Booth Babe: The Inside Story From 1UP.com

I don't get why people give so much hate to the booth babes. Men/Women that watch Football and Basketball get Cheerleaders and people find them to be appealing and never really complain about it. They are a staple for the sports events. So why the h…

Jerry Sandusky's Adopted Son Says He Was Abused

This story just keeps getting worse.

The Fate Of The U.S. Open Videobomber

This is why you don't make an ass of yourself on national TV.

New YOLO Slang Words

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Beyond Fashion - Creepers Photo

Beyond Fashion - Creepers I love fashion and I'm super interested in not only what's happening next but where fashion came from. There's always a distinct starting point and a reason for trends and I'm gonna start a new column that reveals the usual…

The Dugout: A Pussy Move

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon and Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson have spent the last few days insulting each other over an incident involving pine tar on Joel Peralta’s gloves.

Sex Ed 101 For Video Games From 1UP.com

As undeniably great as the works of these three artists are, I remain steadfast in the belief that video games have the potential to offer commentary on sexuality that simply cannot be found in any other medium. While a majority of its attempts have…

Is This Publicity Bad Publicity?

In our attention-addicted world, the notion of bad PR has become a quaint anachronism, like watching a TV show when it’s broadcast or publishing Katie Roiphe. But while you’d be forgiven for assuming that any appallingly newsworthy transgression is …

Meet Pillamina, The Human-Sized Birth Control Pill Pack Stalking Mitt Romney This Summer

"The costume is not that heavy, but it doesn’t bend very much (so sitting down can be difficult!) and it does get hot in the summer," a rep from Planned Parenthood Action Fund, which conceived (pun intended!) Pillamina, explains.

Women Over 50 Plagued By Eating Disorders, Body-Image Issues

In a new study, almost two-thirds of women over 50 surveyed across the U.S. reported that their weight or shape negatively impacted their lives. This is concerning not only for their own well-being, but also for its impact on their kids.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Amazing Goal Told Through GIFs

The goal, the celebration, a dancing girl: this is a story of its own.

The 15 Worst Types Of Sports Fans

Do you know these people? Are you these people? Which one are you? (Note: Sports fans can be annoying. All of us. These are some of our worst offenses.)

14 Reasons "iphones news" Is The Best Tech Site On Earth

"The latest news, informations and rumors." Meet the internet's most whimsical tech blog.

Shotgunning Beers With JEFF The Brotherhood

Their new single is called "Sixpack," so why not? Nashville's noisy twosome are touring in support of their upcoming album, Hypnotic Nights. They kindly invited BuzzFeed to Hoboken to share a few brews.

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Dear Overly Attached Girlfriend, Will You Go On A Date With Me?

It would be a lot of fun! We could go out for a bite to eat or see a movie. UPDATE: She responded!

35 Incredibly Powerful Hugs

Get the tissues ready...

Republican Is Ready For Any Health Care Ruling

Indiana Senate candidate Richard Mourdock accidentally released three videos on YouTube — one for each possible version of the big health care ruling anticipated for Monday.

Romney Vs. McCain On Amnesty 2008 Edition

The presumptive Republican nominee announced he will unveil a long term immigration reform solution, and has embraced the military service component of the DREAM act. In 2008, during his first run for the White House Mitt Romney tangled with John McCain over immigration, calling McCain's attempt at immigration reform "amnesty" and in one notable occurrence forgetting his ad called McCain's plan amnesty.

Bill Clinton Just Revealed His Favorite TV Commercial

It's not one of Barack Obama's campaign spots.

Queen Elizabeth II Is Getting A Raise

Last year, QE2 struck a deal to receive 15 percent of the profits from the Crown Estate, the largest landowner in the United Kingdom. Today, the Crown Estate posted a record profit of £240.2 million, which means that the Queen's pay is set to rise 20 percent next year to £36 million — or $45.3 million. The rest of her kingdom, still tangled in the fallout from the European debt crisis, isn't taking the news so well.

I Don't Want To Have It All

A new cover story in The Atlantic wonders “Why Women Still Can't Have It All.” But why would anyone want to? "Having it all” sounds way too exhausting.

This Kangaroo Isn't Trying To Cool Off

It's trying to lure you to your death. Stay away from ocean bound marsupials, kids.

10 Summer Essentials

Another summer means another three months of work shirts drenched in sweat, awkward man sandals and hibiscus-print shirts fit for Boca Raton, right? Nope, not this year. What if there was a way to strip down your summer wardrobe to, say, 10 things t…

"Connecticut Girl Problems" Twitter Feed Makes The Whole State Look Bad

I grew up in Connecticut. I did not have these problems.

Batman Is Dead And Other Links

On the up side, Gotham City seems to have a pretty cemetery. Also, Valve want to help GLaDoS teach children and we might get a reality show on Mars.

"Sailor Avengers" Is The Geekiest Mash-Up You'll See Today

That sound you just heard was countless simultaneous nerdgasms. Artist Ann Marcellino created this beautiful mash-up of the Avengers and Sailor Moon. The awesome titles are hers as well.

TRAILER: Monsters University, Because I Always Wondered Where The Monsters Matriculated

I’ve always been a big Pixar supporter (I DON’T CARE WHO I PISS OFF BY SAYIN’ I LOVE WALL-E, I DIDN’T GET WHERE I AM BY BEIN’ AFRAID OF CONTROVERSY), but after a couple of Cars movies and Brave looking like the most uninspired of female-protagonist …

10 Safe-For-Work GIFs From Octomom's Bizarre Sex Tape

Something tells me that Nadya Suleman won't be enjoying a long, lucrative career in pornography. She did, however, remind me of all the chores I need to do around my house...

Amazing New Cat Technology

All you need is a standard hairbrush and a cat with an industrial strength motor.

Prince William Expected To Inherit £10million From Diana's Estate As He Turns 30 Today

The milestone means the Duke of Cambridge (pictured with his mother as a toddler) now has the option of taking control of half of a trust fund believed to be worth more than £20million.

The 20 Hottest Sets Of Famous Brothers

Amazing gene pools alert.

The Real Reason Twitter Went Down

Earlier today, Twitter was down for nearly an hour, and it's been on-and-off ever since. Here's Twitter's official account of what happened.

Romney's Cold War Strategy To Defeat Obama

Can the Republican spend him to death? "Our SuperPACs are our Star Wars."

OP-ED: Mainstream Gaming And The Male Gaze From 1UP.com

Bandii Grace stated in a recent interview on Gamasutra, "I wouldn't say there's something "wrong" with the triple-A games on the market today. Rather, I'd say they are like a man's best, custom-tailored suit -- a perfect fit for the intended audienc…

Dog Really Wants A Cookie

I mean, I can't be 100% sure that he is being sincere about this, but the vibe I'm getting here is that he does, in fact, really really want the cookie.

Here Are The Best Beer Ads Of The Year

Cannes Gold Lion-winning campaign via Australia.

Two Cool Metallic Bracelets You Can Make Yourself

One has spikes, one has chains, and both are great for layering with other jewelry. Vote for your favorite in this Craft Wars challenge.

10 Reasons Why Anthony Weiner Was The Ultimate Fox News Villain

Weiner's recent turn as a "Fox & Friends" expert for the New York Times got me praying that the cable-news gods might reinstate the former congressman to his rightful place as the most hated liberal willing to appear on the Fox News network.

Jeb Bush: "When We Find Common Ground We Shouldn't Fight Anymore"

Tells the National Association of Latino Elected Officials conference that he "gets in trouble" when he says these kinds of things.

In Defense Of Russell Westbrook Partying In Miami

IF this is actually a picture of Russell Westbrook partying in Miami the night before a pivotal Game 5, nobody should get on his back about it.

Men In The 1920s Vs Men Now

Oh how the times have changed.

10 Pop Culture Skirts Have My Fashion Sense Tingling

Alternate Title: These skirts are bigger on the inside. No matter what your entertainment of choice, Go Chase Rabbits has you covered.

George Zimmerman Reenacts The Killing Of Trayvon Martin

Chilling police video of George Zimmerman returning to the scene of the crime. The video was recorded the day after Zimmerman fatally shot Trayvon Martin and released this morning by Zimmerman's defense team.

"Reading Rainbow" Is Back, Baby!

Unfortunately it's just as an app. But any LeVar Burton is better than no LeVar Burton.

Australian Comedian 'Worms' British Celebrity

Australian funny men Hamish & Andy were having their go at being Paparazzi in London for their Euro Gap Year. Then Hamish thought he'd spice up the reaction from TV and Radio Presenter Fearne Cotten while Andy snapped away. See full story at www.hamishandandy.com/2012/fearne-worm

Jon Gosselin Apologizes To Ex-Wife Kate For Past Behavior

Jon Gosselin has something important to say to his ex-wife Kate Gosselin: "I'm sorry."

Obama Celebrity Fundraiser Barrage Worries Some In Hollywood

Barack Obama's recent barrage of Hollywood campaign fund-raisers is drawing backlash from an unlikely place: Hollywood. Some of the president's most ardent entertainment industry supporters quietly tell The Hollywood Reporter that while they realiz…

16 "Fifty Shades Of Grey"-Inspired Desserts

Yes, these cakes, cupcakes, and cookies are made with gray frosting and batter, specifically for Fifty Shades-themed parties. Don't those cookies that say "WHAT IS THE SAFE WORD?" look appetizing?

Photos Of Millions Of Mayflies May Make You Itchy

There isn't enough OFF! in the world. This mayfly orgy in Hungary only lasts a few hours every year and is a bit of a tourist attraction.

15 Ways The Sims Are Just Like You

Apparently people still play these games. They're more like you than you'd think.

Meet The She-Butcher Of Brooklyn

What it's like to be a woman in a field where sometimes, your male bosses try to get you to eat a raw eyeball. Handling meat "makes you feel really tough." (Warning: not vegetarian friendly.)

Make Your Own Card For Prince William's 30th Birthday

Want to add to the pics below? Upload your own photo from Facebook, move things around, add text, and then print this out and mail it to Prince William (or someone else having a birthday who you actually know). Have fun!

It's No Longer Safe To Be A Douchebag

One of man-kind's finest achievements FINALLY gets used in the right way.

Alec Baldwin Jokes With David Letterman About Paparazzi Run-In

Alec Baldwin jokes with David Letterman about his recent run-in with the paparazzi.

How Do You Differentiate Your Brand Of Orange Juice?

By talking about gorillas on the label instead of the juice, that's how.

The Perils Of Viral Charity

Karen Klein, a viciously bullied bus monitor whose story spawned a fundraising campaign that's topped $180k, deserves her vacation, or maybe even retirement. But the man who started the campaign is now promoting a fundraising campaign for himself. That's not how charity works, dude! UPDATED

Knives Out! The Best Knives In America

The knife is perhaps the most basic, essential piece of kitchen technology. These guys make the best ones you can get.

Congresswomen Lose Softball Game To A Bunch Of Reporters

The Bad News Babes, a team of female reporters, defeated a team of congresswomen in the fourth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game in D.C. The congresswomen's team was simply called "Congress."

An Interview With The Guy Who Hacked Whitney Cummings's Twitter

Whitney Cummings's Twitter was hacked this week. I wanted to know: were the hackers fans of her show?

Rumor: Newly Single Johnny Depp Already Bought A Horse For Another Woman

Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis just announced their breakup — and already the Daily Mail alleges he's hooking up with 26-year-old "bisexual actress" Amber Heard. (The two star together in The Rum Diary.) Apparently he also bought her a horse so they can "ride together." (Feel free to leave your puns about that in the comments.)

Gary Oldman Screams At NBA Players To Stop Acting

I guess he saw the trailer for Kevin Durant's Thunderstruck.

David Duke Endorses Charles Barron

Duke, former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, supports Charles Barron, the "Pan-Africanist" New York City Councilman running for Congress.

What Will Happen To The Bush Tax Cuts?

BuzzFeed's Zeke Miller joined The Young Turks Power Panel to talk about whether President Obama will let the Bush tax cuts expire. "Is it good policy is one question, good politics is a different one," Miller said.

The Most Embarrassing NBA Bloopers Of 2012

The 2012 Washington Wizards were a goofy, goofy team.

Ann Curry Back On Today Show After Reports She Will Be Fired As Co-host

'Dream job': Curry, pictured here with co-host Matt Lauer (left) and the show's weather anchor Al Roker (right) will be ousted after Today lost its coveted spot as the top-rated morning show to ABC's Good Morning America

Julie Bowen Won An Award In This Dress Tops The Morning Links

It's like the designer just crumpled a bunch of fabric together and then stapled it in place. Plus, Kris Jenner may have staged Kim's sex tape and another 90s boy band is getting back together.

Mischa Barton Strips For Noel Gallagher Video

Marissa Cooper is back, everybody — and she's running around in a leopard-print matching bra and panties in slow motion.

Matt LeBlanc Doesn't Want A 'Friends' Reunion

We won't get to ask Joey "How you doin'?" any time soon -- since Matt LeBlanc says he's not interested in a Friends reunion. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, LeBlanc, 44, says that bringing back Joey, Monica, Rachel, Chandler, Phoebe and R…

NBC Plans To Replace Ann Curry As 'Today' Show Host

According to the New York Times' Media Decoder, network executives are considering offering Curry a prestigious new gig in order to find Matt Lauer a new co-host. Curry, who was promoted to host after Meredith Vieira left the morning show in June 20…

Emmys 2012: Slay Belles: Portraits Of 7 Of TV's Most Gifted Comedy Actresses Gallery

Browse the Emmys 2012: Slay Belles: Portraits of 7 of TV's Most Gifted Comedy Actresses gallery on The Hollywood Reporter.

Adults Get Owned By Kids In Anti-Smoking Video

If this is on the up-and-up, this is one of the best ad stunts I've ever seen.

Giant Wombats Discovered In Ancient Graveyard

Approximately 50 of these rodents of unusual size were discovered in Australia. If they would have told me they were in the NYC subway system I would have believed them.

19 Canines Determined To Thwart The Dog Days Of Summer

You think you're hot? Trying dealing with this heat wave while wearing a fur coat.

Does Snooki Have "Pregnant Swag"?

She thinks that she does, whatever it means.

857 Empty School Desks

The desks represent the number of U.S. students who drop out of school every hour, every day. Powerful stuff.

Romney Campaign Billed Meeting Expense At Nightclub

A champagne bar in the bathroom.

Alec Baldwin Dropped His Pants On Letterman

And so did Dave! Almost makes us forget that other crazy thing Alec did lately. I can't even remember. What was it?

Watch Rob Portman Explain The Bush Budget Deficits

Republican Ohio Senator Rob Portman is considered a top choice to be Mitt Romney's running mate. One downside critics cite is his time serving as the Budget Director of Bush Administration. While Republicans hammer Obama for record deficits, Democrats argue Republican hypocrisy because of deficits created under President Bush. In this 2007 interview with Charlie Rose, Portman explains the Bush deficits and his plan for the budget.

Ann Romney's High Horse

Super Hit had Butorphanol, Delomidine, Romifidine, and Xylatine in its system at the time of his sale, according to court documents. Testified an expert: "In my 38 years of practice, I have never come across a drug screen such as this where the horse has been administered so many different medications at the same time."

Happy 30th Birthday, Prince William!

To send you good birthday vibes the good old fashioned American way, the BuzzFeed Shift editors made you this e-card with some of our favorite things. Feminine cats, Rihanna's Instagrams, Kate Middleton on Kate Upton's body, Eden Wood, etc.

Mom Of First IVF Baby Dies At 64

Lesley Brown, who gave birth to the first-ever baby conceived through in vitro fertilization in 1978, has died. Her daughter Louise, whose historic birth set off a media frenzy in the hospital, is now 33 with a child of her own.

Does Hermès Burn Its Own Bags? – Fashionista

Everyone was really outraged a few weeks ago when hack photographer Tyler Shields destroyed and then lit on fire that $100,000 Birkin. But, according to Mulberry’s Emma Hill, Hermès may be setting their own bags on fire. In an interview with the T…

Romney's Son Matt Pranks Him With The Schwarzenegger Sound Board

Archival footage of Romney's son trying to trick his very hungry dad into believing that the famous Schwarzenegger soundboard was bestowing the real Governator's endorsement during the primaries.

Supermodel Signatures: What Makes A Model Stand Out From The Crowd

Supermodels are having a resurgence. Our faves from the 80s and 90s are still popping up on runways (Alexander Wang), editorials (Naomi Campbell in W) and campaigns (Linda Evangelista for Prada eyewear). Doing any one job for 20+ years is pretty im…

Is Yves Saint Laurent Going To Change Its Name?

It’s understandable for a new creative director to want to make a few changes at his new label–wouldn’t that kinda be why he was hired in the first place? But we just heard a rumor about a major change new YSL creative director Hedi Slimane is consi…

Los Angeles Lakers Rumors: Deals LA Should Stay Away From This Summer

The Los Angeles Lakers will need depth next season. There will be tons of offseason moves that they will consider, and everyone not named Kobe Bryant could be a target in the City of Angels.

2012 NBA Free Agents: Power Ranking The Top 50

While there are some superstars in this year's pool, complementary pieces—the players needed to polish off a contending roster or provide an added punch to reeling ones—reign supreme.

2 Stocks Under $5 To Buy, 2 To Sell

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Touting low-priced stocks -- it has become a rather lucrative industry. Sadly, very few people who cover the segment do credible and responsible jobs.

Are Mary-Kate Olsen And Olivier Sarkozy Fashion’s New Power Couple?

This image of 25-year-old Mary-Kate Olsen, strolling with her rumored 42-year-old boyfriend Olivier Sarkozy, and his tween daughter, has been making the rounds on the internet. And it’s not hard to see why. Reactions range from disbelief–Suri’s Burn…

Interview: Christine Love On Creating Inclusive Games From 1UP.com

Though Christine Love has been careful about assigning a gender to the protagonists in her games, the developer admits off-record that her silent "heroes' are usually heroines. "A lot of [my games] feature silent, featureless protagonists for the pl…

Chinese News Team Mistakes Pleasure Device For Mysterious Mushroom (Morning Links)

From a news report in China, village finds “mysterious mushroom” that’s actually a Fleshlight. “At the same time, we discovered this plant has many stories online.” Lady, you don’t know the half of it. “There is a rumor that Emperor Qingshi while lo…

Smart Car Twitter Response Is Brilliant

Internet users beware: Companies are watching what you say about them, and they are not afraid to strike.

Six Progressive Women Of Retro Gaming From 1UP.com

he 8-bit era of gaming established one hard-and-fast rule, largely borrowed from adventure-based fiction: women are for saving. Donkey Kong in particular set a narrative standard that would be plagiarized for years to come: your adventure starts at …

Pakistan's Supreme Court Fires Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani

For anyone hoping to see a Pakistani civilian government complete a full five-year term without any interruption, this verdict was sorely disappointing. On Tuesday, Pakistan’s Supreme Court ruled that Yousaf Raza Gilani can no longer continue as Pri…

Lawyer Sues "The Oatmeal" And Charities After Fans Raise $200K

The Oatmeal creator Matthew Inman first made waves when, in the face of a defamation suit from FunnyJunk.com and lawyer Charles Carreon, his fans raised $100K in less than a day. Now Carreon is actually taking him--and his charitable beneficiaries--…

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