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June 25, 2012

Michael Jackson Through The Years

For the anniversary of the death of the King of Pop, here are amazing photographs of him from every year between 1961 up until his death in 2009.

WWTDD - Jessica Biel Is In A Bikini, Asstastic

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Meet The People Who Speak Up For Sex Offenders

With Jerry Sandusky just convicted of 45 counts of molesting children, it's a pretty terrible time to be on the side of sex offenders. But a small group of offenders' friends and family are advocating for big changes to the sex offender registry — and experts say they might have a point.

When Obama Wouldn't Get Specific

Mitt Romney has been under pressure in recent days for his failure give specific answers related to Obama's immigration policy change or the Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's immigration law. In 2008, Obama was often attacked by rivals for his reliance on feel good rhetoric, so much so he had to release an ad titled "Specifics."

Joe Biden In 2007: Let The States Experiment With Health Care Reform First

In 2007 during a campaign stop in New Hampshire, Vice President Biden, then a candidate for president in the Democratic primary said the states should experiment with health care reform first. Biden added that once a majority of the states have reformed health care "30, 35 states" the Federal government should cherry pick the best parts for national reform.

Lavender Town IS Real And Other Links

The hills are alive, with the sound of allergy sufferers sniffling in misery while their loved ones take photos. Also, it's time to branch out when it comes to apocalypse theories and great white sharks are headed to the Northeast.

How Many Times Did You Watch Jack Dawson Die Last Year?

According to new data from IHS Screen Digest, Titanic got more screen time on basic cable networks than any other movie in 2011, playing 55 times on five channels. Because of its 194-minute runtime, the 1997 film beat out 1995's Bad Boys, which was played 75 times on eight networks. The research proves two things: We'll never let go of '90s movies, and, yes, the same movies are always on.

A Tale Of Two Tennis Shirts

According to Google Maps, you have to walk 232.9 feet (17 seconds) to get from the Lacoste Boutique on Prince Street to the Fred Perry store on Wooster Street in Manhattan’s Soho neighborhood. Yet despite the fact that they're practically neighbors,…

The Rise And Fall Of The World's Most Beloved Music Player

It's hard to love iTunes and even harder to love Windows Media Player. But there was a time, back in the Napster days, when people actually loved their music players. I was a dedicated Winamp guy before I switched to Foobar (now I'm on Rdio), so Ars Technica's history of Winamp, written for the player's 15th anniversary, is a hell of a nostalgia trip.

3 Questions For Mitt Romney On Immigration

Romney's refusal to go into specifics has gotten increasingly conspicuous as immigration moves center-stage in the election. Here, three specific policy questions for the candidate.

Village Voice Writer: Gay Republicans Like "Jewish Nazis"

On his blog, nightlife writer Michael Musto calls the gay Republican group GOProud traitors for endorsing Romney. UPDATE: LaSalvia: "Have you seen Michael Musto lately? We aren't going to take serious political advice from a human Muppet."

Shopping In Your Underwear Is The New Black

Shopping in Europe is so much more liberated than the puritanical shopping we have here in the States. All of these photos are from last week's marketing stunt at Desigual stores in Spain and Germany.

Browsing Facebook With Open Arms

A new, hidden "Find Friends Nearby" feature hints at a wildly different future for Facebook. Get ready to make some friends on Facebook, finally.

Women Swoon For Kate Upton, Too

The July issues of Vogue suggests her career won't stop at men's magazine purgatory. Just look at how great she looks covered up in some of fall's most fashionable things.

New Gallup Poll On Sentiment Towards Romney's Church

BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins joined Craig Melvin on MSNBC's Weekends with Alex Witt to discuss the recent Gallup poll saying 18% of Republicans would not vote for a Mormon president. "I think actually [Romney's faith] could matter a great deal," Coppins said.

Video: Both Presidential Candidates Have Flip-Flopped On Health Care

The Supreme Court is expected to rule this week on the constitutionality of ObamaCare and its individual mandate, the portion require individuals purchase health insurance or pay a fine. In 2008 Romney advocated for the individual mandate, while Barack Obama and Joe Biden campaigned against it. Now the reverse is true, with Romney campaigning against the mandate on national level and Obama and Biden campaigning in favor of it.

"See Asia Like Asians Do" Ad Accused Of Racism

A lot of forethought and planning went into this ad, from inception to placement, but no one seems to have worried about that whole "maybe this is racist?" question. Which is kind of a big one. Thoughts?

Nokia's Weird "Content Company" Period

Dalton Caldwell explains Nokia's misguided efforts to win the phone wars with content rather than great software or hardware. I'd add this: Nokia was clearly taken for a sucker by Hollywood when it came to working out these content deals, but they were also tricked when it came to product placement. In the last five years, I've seen more Nokia smartphones in movies and on TV than I've seen in real life.

10 Things To Never Buy Used

Buying used can save a ton, but sometimes it's best to beware the repairs, replacements and other potential problems that accompany those savings.

HBO Show The Newsroom Is It Worth Watching

HBO's new series, The Newsroom, is an Aaron Sorkin project. For that reason alone, its premiere this Sunday at 10 p.m. ET is getting plenty of buzz. See the preview below:

Rielle Hunter Wanted To 'Help' Edwards

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., June 22 (UPI) -- Rielle Hunter, the former mistress of former U.S. Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., said she began their affair because she thought she "could help him."

Toddler Loses Fingertip To Piranha

CHICAGO, June 23 (UPI) -- A Chicago-area toddler lost the tip of a finger after she stuck her hand in her family's fish tank and was bitten by a piranha, police said.

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