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June 22, 2012

What Goth Originally Looked Like Photo

The very first Goths! I found an awesome gallery of Goths in the 80's and thought I'd share with you guys. It's fascinating how this subculture has survived and I love how other subcultures have borrowed elements of it and taken it many fascinating …

Inside The Koch Brothers' Undisclosed Location

From time to time, Charles and David Koch convene a secret powwow of wealthy conservatives. This weekend's conference, a source tells BuzzFeed, will be at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad, California, near San Diego. Let's check it out.

6 Inspiring Women In Science The European Commission Might Want To Learn About

The organization just released a widely panned, blatantly sexist video of "sexy" scientists wearing high heels and lipstick to encourage young women to pursue careers in the field. Well, they might want to try talking about real women who are actually succeeding in the field — and not just de facto examples like Marie Curie and Sheryl Sandberg.

Adorable Lemur Thinks He's People And Other Weekend Links

I say, it's a jolly day for a stroll in the park but we mustn't let the sun bring out our freckles. Plus these kids are geniuses (literally) and an in-depth look at dubious cleavage in video games.

Classic Movie Stars Spending Time With Their Pets

Classic movie stars were just glamorous, it's a fact! The same goes for their adorable pets.

Gay Rights Groups: Same-Sex Marriage Foe's Conversion Is Sign Of The Times

A prominent opponent of gay marriage just changed his mind. Is this evidence of a broader cultural shift?

Why I Like To Go To Strip Clubs

Most women stay far away from strip clubs. But one woman argues that they can be a lot of fun with the right friends.

Mark Cuban, Skip Bayless Engaged In Meaningless Twitter Feud

During Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took a cheap shot at ESPN personality Skip Bayless, who in turn invited Cuban on First Take.

Why Is Everyone Letting The Thunder Off The Hook?

OKC mailed in the second half and got blown out by a team that's probably only going to get better. Stop treating them like Little Leaguers who lost in extra innings!

"Arrested Development" Fan Art Is The Best Fan Art

Gallery 1988 has just announced their next show: "There's Always Money In The Banana Stand," a tribute to Arrested Development.

10 Straight People That Gay People Can Be Proud Of

Since June is gay pride month, here's a few straight people that have done things for the LBGT community that we can all feel good about. Hey, how come there's no straight pride month? [cue forehead smacking]

Labor Leaders Tell Obama To Use Executive Privilege More

"Jobs, jobs, jobs." Say the best way to defeat "one of the godfathers of outsourcing" is to start bypassing Congress more.

Fascinators Fly Everywhere (Literally) At The Royal Ascot

A sudden bout of strong winds and rain made wearing hats and dresses to the Royal Ascot quite treacherous. But this is the U.K. so they kind of had it coming!

The Death Of The Lebron No-Ring Meme

One of the Internet's favorite NBA memes — LeBron not having an NBA championship — has been killed. By these GIFs.

Mean Ol' David Letterman Picks On Justin Bieber

Cranky old Dave grabbed Bieber's arm where he had just gotten a tattoo the day before, scolded him, and then made fun of the fact that he thinks there's a "Sixteenth Chapel" on last night's Late Show. As you might expect, Bieber fans are PISSED.

23 GIFs To Explain The NBA Finals

The only GIF-based guide you'll need for basketball's biggest show.

29 Beautiful Yet Totally Horrible Wallpapers

Because every now and then people need to look at gorgeous pictures with horrible things written over them. Or not. No one's making you click through to see these.

Waiting For A Date

A reader wonders why you need to wait for a date when she's all over you right then and there.

People Who Are Pissed That Adele Covered 311

Just a few more glimmers of hope for humanity. There are still some noble souls out there who know that Lovesong is actually a 311 song and that Adele's version is just a cover.

Gay Mormon Men Open Up About Why They Marry Women

Earlier this month, Josh Weed came out to the world as a gay Mormon in a happy heterosexual marriage. Now, as more stories emerge of "mixed-orientation marriages," others like Weed are opening up about their reasonings and regrets.

The Most Beautiful Music Video You'll Ever See About A Boat

Summer heat got you down? Director Houmam Abdallah's new video for Beirut's The Rip Tide is just what you need to float away.

How We Died In 1900 Vs How We Die Today

The New England Journal of Medicine just published a new study that looks back at the last 200 years of deaths and came up with this amazingly interesting chart.

The Crazy Netflix Movies You Should Watch Instead Of "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"

If Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter doesn't whet your appetite for history-based horror, we've got a bloodsucker Western with a familiar name. Plus: Paul Rudd pre-bromance and a head-spinning Japanese thriller.

Harlequin Shrimp Is Almost Too Pretty To Eat And Other Links

Almost. Also, now that Abraham Lincoln kills vampires, some other historical figures could use a reboot and a look at life if it came with a safety guide.

The Amazing Spider-Man Film Review: Caught In A Web Of Cliches

After the horrific behemoth that was Spider-Man 3, here’s an attempt by Sony Pictures to relaunch their most profitable franchise. It’s an efficient piece of corporate film-making, but nothing more.

Drinking While Pregnant

I found out that I was pregnant on Christmas Day, 2011. I am due on September 4. I had my first drink (not counting a sip of champagne on New Year’s) on March 25, 2012. It was a Michelob Ultra I received after finishing the Shamrock Shuffle 8K. I fi…

Anti-Obama Artist Strikes Again

Jon McNaughton, the artist who depicted Obama burning the Constitution, has a new painting. He's aiming to sell it to the highest bidder, between $50,000 and $100,000.

Why Do Women Really Leave Government?

In her Atlantic cover story, Anne-Marie Slaughter discusses her decision to leave the State Department to spend more time with her family. But a look at other women's resignations reveals that the administration's problem may be less about accommodating their families, and more about appointing women in the first place.

Chinese Soccer Fan Dies After Watching Games 11 Nights In A Row

The 26-year-old diehard fan of the English soccer team had been watching continuously since Euro 2012 started.

A 20-Year-Old Student Created The Best Outdoor Ad Of The Year

Jonathan Mak Long, who created a much-praised Steve Jobs Apple logo tribute last year, designed an arresting minimalistic poster for Coke.

OMG BuzzFeed On Late Night

Aside from it being in a terrible joke, Jay Leno gets a WIN for talking about McKay Coppins' scoop about anti-Mitt Romney protesters being paid for their time. Click to about 2:00. Oh, and Jay, it was in Michigan, not Chicago. But we forgive you.

13 GIFs Of People Who Have Left Us Due To A Higher Calling

We will miss you all, but understand that your people needed you more. Your time here will never be forgotten.

The Cab Is Opening Up For Maroon 5 On World Tour On Joeythunder's Blog

Dear friends, I am honored to announce we (The Cab) shall be doing a world tour with the very talented Maroon Five. Like almost everything special to a person, the diligence we have put into The Cab has not been easy. There are times when the sacr…

Summer Hairstyles That Work For Work — And Don't Require YouTube Tutorials

What's a good summer hair look for the office? The Fashion Mailbag uses photos of Hair Queen Jennifer Aniston to give you some ideas.

The Real Meaning Of The Movie Top Gun According To Quentin Tarantino

This just blew my mind. Warning: NSFW language in the video.

The Petition To Stop Petitions Prank

No better way to appeal to people who hate petitions than to get them to sign a petition to petition them. Sorry is that confusing? Just watch!

27 Worst Haircuts In Soccer

Soccer has a long, unfortunate history with hair. Here are some of the highlights.

15 Powerful Photos Of The Texas Drought

Texas photographer Wyman Meinzer documented the devastation in the state following a months-long drought. These images, which he took starting last June, show a scary, near-apocalyptic world of people and animals desperate for a drop of rain. Warning: some of these are graphic.

Allen West Also Blamed Gun Control For The Holocaust

Joe the Plumber isn't the only proponent of this theory. Allen West said it in 2010.

These Porn Stars Have To Pleasure All Of Their Twitter Followers Now

Before the NBA Finals began, there was some talk about two adult film actresses who had pledged to perform oral sex on all of their combined Twitter followers if the Miami Heat won the championship. I didn’t bother looking to see who the two starlet…

Cleveland Weatherman Loses It On The Oklahoma City Thunder

It's pretty hard to do the weather without mentioning "Heat" and "Thunder."

12 Sneaky Staged Roller Coaster Photos

It's that time of year again. While perennial favorite Splash Mountain still gets the A-Game photobombers, newbies cut their teeth on less intimidating rides.

2013 Coachella Lineup Announced

Looks like this is the year you simply can't miss!

Immigration Divides Romney And His Church

Hispanic Mormons are torn. "Romney should listen to his church," says Salt Lake City's Yapias.

Beware Of The Assassin Spammer

Well, I guess if you're gonna spam, you may as well spam all the way.

What You Missed On The Premiere Of "Snooki & JWoww"

Snooki admits that she is both pregnant and engaged, JWoww may or may not have wiped with a bagel after she peed.

Kindergarteners Perform "Vogue"

BRILLIANT. A+++++++++.

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh Celebrated By Rapping With LMFAO

Someone sent me the above image of LMFAO “performing” during timeouts at Game 5 of the NBA Finals last night, and all I could think was: “This is Miami in a nutshell.” It’s overindulgence at its finest. I mean, they were celebrating during the game.…

18 Awesome Cats N' Dogs Of The 80's

How retro are these dudes?

Mitt Romney's Immigration Plan Largely Unchanged Since 2008

His 2008 plan contained the same provisions to reform our immigration systems as his current plan, the only differences being Romney called for punishing "sanctuary cities" for illegal in 2008.

Cyndi Lauper: Don't Say A Woman Looks Too Old, And Then Call Her A Cougar

The contradictions older female performers face are absurd, but Lauper says to just brush it off.

World's First Extreme Cyclist?

Like a boss sir. This gentleman may or may not be breaking the laws of physics.

15 Things I Learned From The Twitter War On Dan Gilbert

On the night LeBron left Cleveland, the owner of the Cavaliers famously wrote a screed that culminated in a prediction that the Cavs would win a championship before LeBron James. Last night, LeBron made a liar out of his former boss and Twitter was quick to let Gilbert know it.

How Blogs Broke The Fast And Furious Scandal

Before Fast and Furious made its way into the mainstream media, conservative bloggers kept the story alive. Here's how they did it.

Abraham Lincoln Vs. History's Vampires: Angelus

At first, it seems like an easy fight. Buffy’s beau has more weaknesses than Cassidy or Morbius. Garlic, decapitation, stakes to the heart, has to be invited in, and so on. Granted, in the Buffy universe, one teenaged girl is supposed to kick all…

Demi Moore Dating Joe Manganiello?

Is Demi Moore dating 'Magic Mike' hunk Joe Manganiello? In a radio interview with Ryan Seacrest, Manganiello says there is "zero truth" to the rumors.

In Honor Of Saint Laurent’s Brand Overhaul, We Took Some Liberties With Other Labels’ Logos

When news broke this morning that Yves Saint Laurent, would indeed be dropping the “Yves” to become Saint Laurent Paris, we have to say we were pretty stunned. And that got us thinking: What if other storied brands followed YSL’s suit, and ‘updated’…

Cat Refuses Oxygen After House Fire

Two cats and two dogs were rescued from a house fire in California yesterday. The cat was very uncooperative. Typical.

Can I Tell My Friend To Not Facebook Invite My Horrible Exes To Parties?

It's not that big of a deal, right? Also, how many times are you allowed to tweet per day?

The Brain-Numbing Beauty Of GIF Glitch Art

Sit back, pop an Advil and enjoy.

Monty Python Previews The Germany-Greece Euro 2012 Game

It's being called a debt crisis grudge match, but if you really want to know what the Germany-Greece Euro 2012 quarterfinal game will be like, watch this classic Monty Python sketch.

Key-Lime Pie In A Cup — With GIN!

It's open season on frozen drinks. Here's a frothy refresher to get you started!

Justin Bieber And Jimmy Fallon Battle To See Who's More Awesome

They fought it out in a series of competitions to decide once and for all who can be called the awesomest.

Kids' Book Versions Of R-Rated Movies

Pixar illustrator Josh Cooley made a collection R-rated movie scenes in the style of children's picture books. How many scenes do you recognize?

Biotech Stock Mailbag: Osiris, Arena, Ampio

Updated with new email on Arena Pharmaceuticals. BOSTON (TheStreet) -- I took a vacation day Thursday (and live-blogged the Onyx Pharma(ONXX) FDA panel Wednesday) so I apologize for the abbreviated Biotech Stock Mailbag. Back to full strength nex…

"Skeptical Third World Kid" Meme, Hate It Or Love It?

This new meme has taken over the memosphere in the past few days, where it takes stereotypes of third world countries and what countries like the US are doing/have done over there. Hate it? Love it? Let me know!

Best Of The Queensland Rail Ads Meme

Some very considerate ads began popping up in Queensland, Australia recently. Then the internet came along and soiled them.

Joe Biden Was No Fan Of The Individual Mandate

The Vice President said a mandate made it easier for Republicans to health care reform is "a mandated socialistic system" during an appearance at a 2008 forum on health care reform. He was right.

Ann Curry: "I Don't Always Understand My Worth"

The 55-year-old Today anchor, who is reportedly being replaced by NBC, covers the August 2012 issue of Ladies' Home Journal. She told the magazine, "I don't always understand my worth. I think it's a chronic condition for women. I'm not talking about professionally. I'm talking about in our personal lives. We constantly punish ourselves with degrading thoughts when we look at ourselves in the mirror. We allow people to treat us poorly, we allow our husbands or boyfriends to get away with things or we have relationships with girlfriends or colleagues who don't treat us well. We don't defend ourselves as we would our own children." As for Today's recent loss in the ratings war to Good Morning America, she said, "It's hard not to take it personally."

How To Make Jorts Tutorial

Watching this video could save your life.

Six Romney Campaign Ads From 2008 Dealing With Illegal Immigration

Mitt Romney notably ran to the right on immigration in 2008, loudly attacking John McCain for his attempts at immigration reform, which he called amnesty. Now the Republican nominee is embracing some portions of the DREAM Act and promising comprehensive immigration reform.

Beautiful Gay Pride Short Films Via Google+

Just in time for Gay Pride weekend, Pride Toronto and Google+ just released a series of short films titled "Together." This is the trailer.

Rielle Hunter Says Being With John Edwards Was "Like A Rock Concert"

In a 20/20 interview airing tonight, she says that when he sat down on a hotel bed with her, "Something happened internally with me. I responded... I have not experienced it or felt what was happening before. Ever. An intensity like a rock concert. A lot of energy."

Darren Rovell Returning To ESPN As Skip Bayless’ Approval Rating Skyrockets

As has become the standard, news leaked on the Twitters yesterday that CNBC sports business reporter and host of Sports Biz: Game On, Darren Rovell, is heading back to the place where the smugness began, ESPN. The rumor made sense – Rovell’s sports …

Starving Greeks For Food In Their Thousands As Politicians Finally Form A Coalition Government... But How Long Will It Last?

Desperate Greeks lined up for free food handouts yesterday as a government was finally formed. The alliance vowed to renegotiate crippling bailout terms in order to ease the hardship faced by citizens.

Things Your Pets Do While You're Away

Have you ever wondered what your pets get up to while you're at work? This is what.

Watch: Karlie Kloss Talks Prom, Ballet, Is Adorable In This W Screen Test

Karlie Kloss may be a fierce supermodel with legs for days, but she’s also a super adorable teenager from St. Louis. The W cover girl is featured in W Editor at Large Lynn Hirschberg’s latest “Screen Test,” in which she discusses being a teen model,…

Always Tired? Stomach Upset? Try This Diet To Find Your Food Sensitivities

It’s a common misconception to think that if you don’t break out in hives or stop breathing, you’re not really affected by a certain food. But, more than 37 million women suffer from food-triggered fatigue, joint pain, digestive upsets, headaches an…

How Can We Get Artists Paid On The Internet? A Chat With David Lowery

Little did I realize, when I popped over to the Urth Cafe on Beverly a few days ago to talk with the musician David Lowery about artist compensation in the music business, that within the week he would be at the center of one of those "Media Firesto…

Presenting The Unparalleled Joy Of The Miami Heat And LeBron James, NBA Champions

The ecstacy of winning and the agony of defeat, conveyed by GIFs and video.

Updated: Agyness Deyn Married Actor Giovanni Ribisi

Agyness Deyn, born Laura Hollins, is just full of surprises these days. This year alone, she revealed her real age (ok that wasn’t that much of a surprise), eschewed modeling for acting and now, apparently, she’s gotten married. And to a pretty famo…

Man's New Wife Is Perfect Kidney Match

DALLAS, June 20 (UPI) -- A Dallas man said it was a "miracle" when his new wife turned out to be a perfect match for the kidney transplant he needs to survive.

Old Lady Voicemail Says Manny Ramirez's Hair Causes Cancer

Manny Ramirez asked the Oakland Athletics to release him from his minor league contract on Friday, and they obliged. It looked like he was down there

Quantum Conundrum Review For PC, PS3, 360 From

For the best Reviews of Quantum Conundrum for PC, PS3, 360, check out this page on

White House Ally Takes Key Labor Job

Saunders' win means a giant union open its war chest for the president. Public workers looking to recover after a long Republican assault.

Hot Or Not Emma Stone's Vampy Gothy Look Photo Yasi's Photos

Okay Emma Stone. Enough. ENOUGH. I am already obsessed with you, with your cute raspy voice and your acerbic wit and your sparkly, tinkling laugh, so you can cut it out with all the awesome fashion already. Especially with this look that you wore to…

Charlie Sheen Blames Dave Chappelle For 'Two & A Half Men' Firing?

Even when he's not having a spectacular meltdown, Charlie Sheen is full of colorful theories. In his new Playboy interview, the actor talks about his belief in ghosts, reveals the origin of "tiger blood" -- and says he was fired from Two and a Half …

Wynonna Judd Reveals Ashley & Naomi Weren't Invited To Her Wedding

When country star Wynonna Judd said "I do" to drummer Cactus Moser on June 10, something was missing -- and it wasn't something borrowed or blue. Wynonna's very famous mother and sister, singer Naomi Judd and actress Ashley Judd, were conspicuously …

How To Build An iPad Competitor

It's funny. Or sad. Or predictable. It's predictably sadly funny that many tech media outlets are saying that Apple's iPad finally has a bonafide competitor in the Microsoft Surface. Set aside for now that Surface does look genuinely interesting, th…

Brian Stelter On Ann Curry Controversy

Brian Stelter, media reporter for The New York Times, sits down with Current TV host Joy Behar to discuss the unfolding controversy surrounding Ann Curry’s future as co-host of NBC’s “Today” show. Stelter ponders the shifting landscape of morning T…

Johnny Depp 'Buys Amber Heard A HORSE' Following Vanessa Paradis Split

And Johnny, who made an official announcement that he had split from partner of 14 years Vanessa Paradis on Tuesday, is even said to have bought Heard a horse so they can ride together, according to a report in Globe magazine.

Steven Seagal Talks About The Judo Gene Lebell Poop Story

The story of martial arts legend Judo Gene Lebell supposedly choking Steven Seagal out until he pooped himself (until Seagal pooped, that is) has been around almost as long as I’ve been alive, and has been covered twice before (here and here) on thi…

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