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June 7, 2012

Republican #IWantRepeal Campaign Goes Horribly Wrong

The NRCC launched a new anti-Obamacare campaign on Twitter and Tumblr on Thursday. Signees got to see their names printed, live, onto miniature paper petitions. It didn't take long for things to get out of hand.

Which Wax Figure President Is Worst?

Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, or Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle?

7 Minutes Of Unreleased "Return Of The Jedi" Film Surfaces

Seven minutes in heaven, indeed. Never before seen footage from the filming of Return of the Jedi in Buttercup Valley.

The DOs And DONT's Of Dollywood

The ultimate guide to one of my new favorite places, Dollywood.

Marry Me Please, Mr. Tech Billionaire

The media idolizes successful startup CEOs as an elite class of eligible bachelor, but are they really that different than regular old businessmen?

The Christian Backlash Against "50 Shades Of Grey"

The BDSM bestseller has been a much-vaunted hit among women, but there's one group who's not convinced. Some female Christian writers say the BDSM bestseller corrupts minds and destroys marriages, and they're urging the faithful not to read it.

Miley Cyrus: Engaged Check Out Her New Bling Photo

I am absolutely IN LOVE with the ring that Liam chose to give miss Miley. Miley Cyrus' engagement ring from Liam Hemsworth reportedly is a 3.5 carat cushion-cut diamond set in 18-carat gold with diamond floral motifs on the band by jeweler Neil Lane…

Pornhub Wants To Pay Chad Ochocinco To Change His Name

The Patriots have released the former star receiver, so maybe he should consider this.

25 Things You Didn't Know About "Mad Men" That Will Blow Your Mind

Just a few factoids to get you excited for Sunday's season finale.

Cookie Bear Is The Creepiest Spokesbear Ever

I thought Snuggle was the Anti-Christ. I was so very wrong.

WTF Is This Crazy Euro 2012 Soccer Thing: An FAQ

Euro 2012! It's like the World Cup, except only Europe. So basically, it's the World Cup.

A Tale Of Two Wilmas

Seems legit.

The 30 Most Iconic Movie Images

A countdown of the most iconic images in film history. This is why we love the movies!

America's First All-Female Race Was A Weird Publicity Stunt For Shaving Gel

This Saturday, the women's New York Mini 10K celebrates its 40-year anniversary. Here, a look back at the eccentric beginnings of a race that debuted as "Crazylegs" and brought in just 78 runners. Plus a few Playboy bunnies.

Tomorrow’s Right Wing “Obama Oral Sex Joke” Talking Point Today

While you were happily sleeping, someone tried to make the case that your drone-loving terror President made an oral sex joke at a gay fundraiser. The lone reporter there reports it like this: "He warmed up with some jokes about the first lady’s app…

Disney Ruins Teenage Tinkerbell's Dreams

This is so sad. She just wanted to be Tinkerbell :(

Campaign Coordination Laws Teeter On The Brink

Cash isn't the only area where campaign finance reform is falling apart. "You don’t even need a burner phone any more," says one oppo researcher.

Meet The Spider That's Causing India To Lose Its Mind

Awwww...it's kind of cute. This little guy might be a heretofore undiscovered type of tarantula, may be responsible for two deaths, and is undeniably causing a mass hysteria in India.

Do App Developers Need A Union?

Just ahead of WWDC, an odd attempt to get a better deal for iOS app developers. It's not clear how this would work, exactly, or if it's even real, but the App Developer Union manifesto raises a good point: app developers have no leverage.

Obama And Romney Both Thought Money Played Too Much Of A Role In Politics

Accusations have been flung from right and left that money plays too much a role in politics after Scott Walker's victory in the Wisconsin recall election Tuesday. Liberals have argued massive out of state money played a large role in Walker's victory, while Republicans have made the same argument about Obama's large fundraising advantage in 2008. And although both candidates now embrace SuperPACs this election cycle, in the past they both railed agains the influence of money in politics.

The Problem With NBA Refs

David Stern has to do something about these jerks.

Maria Menounos Is Super Pumped For Tonight's Heat/Celtics Game Six

Maybe a little too pumped. She might attack something if the Celtics lose Game 6 tonight.

Craft Wars: How To Repurpose An Old Book

Because really, who reads things on PAPER anymore? In this installment of Craft Wars clever crafters find new uses for old paper stuff.

PHOTO: Does Jewel Make A Believable June Carter Cash?

Singer-songwriter. TV host. Children's book author. Jewel has racked up an interesting array of professional accomplishments, hasn't she? Next up: actress.

Kate Upton Says It’s A Wrap, I Believe Her

I want people to know that it’s perfectly ok to question and even criticize the merit of posting things like a new Kate Upton gif and bikini pictures. Because it’s not like I can actually hear you, and I rarely check my email. So go nuts.

If All TV Shows Had "Game Of Thrones" Sigils And Other Links

All hail, House Swanson! Plus, has Nintendo finally lost their mind and what STI has recently mutated?

Five Funny, Fake Undesirable Magazine Covers

Conceived by a London ad man to keep people from stealing his favorite magazine.

The Best Laid-Back Cat Remixes

This big little guy just keeps on winning. (Via @fernalfonso)

10 Reasons Why Joey Crawford Is The Worst Thing About The NBA

I made myself a promise before both NBA Conference Finals series began – do not get caught up in the officiating blame game. Right off the bat, with

Snow White & The 14 Increasingly Strange Decal Variants

Apple decals are the best way to express how much of a special snowflake you are. Just like everyone else.

Fun Science Lesson Of The Day!

The commercials of Vancouver's Science World centre are superb.

"Overly Attached Girlfriend" Is The Girlfriend Meme You've Been Waiting For

Overly Attached Girlfriends: Your cover has been blown.

Beautiful Star Wars Poster Campaign

Bleublancrouge, an advertising agency out of Montreal Canada, made these epic posters. Enjoy. You are welcome.

Lost Wormhole

Do not attempt to capture it unless you are down to ruin the space time continuum. You wouldn't want to do that now would you?

Listen To Mike O'Malley Repeatedly Ask Contestants To "Spill Their Guts"

And here I thought his most-loved phrase was "Let's take a look at the leaderboard, Mo!"

The 100 Best Nicknames In Sports Today

They've defined careers, molded reputations and set the sports world on fire with their creativity. They are the greatest athletic nicknames on Earth...

Ass-vertising (Safe For Work)

Six print ads that use ass imagery (not actual asses, sorry) to sell stuff. Why? Good question.

It's Time To Stop Overpaying For Your 401(K)

NEW YORK (BankingMyWay) -- The good news: new federal rules just now kicking in require full disclosure of fees investors pay for their 401(k)s. The bad news is that many workers will find they’re paying far more than they’d thought.   In fact, a re…

OMG BuzzFeed Hates The New Twitter Bird

"How can one little bird generate so much buzz," asks KGW in Portland. They deem The New York Times' headline "breathy" and say BuzzFeed calling Larry a jerk is "slightly less subtle." Well, he is a jerk in that hat.

Obama Campaign Downplays RNC Fundraising Win

"We knew this day would come," LaBolt says. Compares the Romney campaign to 2004 Kerry.

Lori Beth Denberg Resurfaces In An Episode Of "Workaholics"

Believe it: the former star of All That turned up in the latest episode of Comedy Central's Workaholics — and she was stoned as hell.

18 YouTube Comments That Completely Change The Video

YouTubers have a way of completely change a video with one small comment.

Neo-Nazi Viciously Attacks Female Politicians On Live Television

A warrant has thankfully been issued for his arrest. A spokesman for the Golden Dawn — a far right party which recently won seats in Greece's parliamentary elections — throws water in the face of one leftist politician, then repeatedly slaps the face of another.

Student Janitor Heading To Harvard

Last year, Dawn Loggins, an 18-year-old who had always lived in poverty, was abandoned by her family. The staff at her high school found her a place to live and gave her a job as the school janitor. Now the straight-A student is joining the freshman class at Harvard.

Let's Stop Saying "Impactful"

A hopeful plea for the death of tech's most pointless word.

Comic Artist Amanda Conner Says "There's A Lot Of Controversy About Boobs" In Her Work

Amanda Conner is a longtime comic book artist, and she's breaking into writing with an upcoming prequel to Watchmen. She talked to us about mean comic-store dudes, Game of Thrones, and why gigantic boobs can be important.

Autotuned Mister Rogers

This is incredible. Anyone else have goosebumps?

Mister Rogers Inspirational Auto-Tune Remix

The most pleasant thing you'll see all day.

Was Kim Kardashian's Dress Too Tight Or Too Cheap?

It burst open right before her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel. How it happened remains unclear, but we DO know she did not have to do the appearance wearing a shower curtain.

Gwyneth Paltrow Under Fire For Controversial Tweet On Rebeccafreeman's Blog

Uh oh! Gwyneth Paltrow has landed herself in major hot water with some of her fans on Twitter after the actress posted a racially-offensive term. Gwyneth was quoting a song by Jay Z and Kanye West while in attendance at the two rappers' concert in P…

This Headline Should Be Catchier, And Other Advice For Building Brand You

What it's like to take the advice of a "social media expert" seriously.

Ranked: Ridley Scott Films From Worst To Best

Tomorrow, Ridley Scott returns to his sci-fi roots for the first time in thirty years, with the release of the much-anticipated epic Prometheus. In tribute, we've ranked all of the meticulous auteur's films from worst to best.

Wasserman Schultz: Super PAC Money In Wisconsin "Truly Disturbing"

"That's what we're up against." Indicates that money lost the Democrats Wisconsin.

"Zombie Boy" Story Is Actually Pretty Sad

It's fascinating, but tragic. While the tale of a 2-year-old Brazilian who woke up at his own funeral might fit into the whole zombocalypse narrative, it doesn't have a happy ending.

Dave Mustaine Gets Pelted With Rocks By Croatian Metalheads

As part of BuzzFeed's continuing Dave Mustaine coverage, we bring you breaking news out of Croatia. The 'staine was shredding on stage when the crowd started tossing rocks at the Dave-man's noggin. Totally harsh.

Hot New Tumblr Alert: Celebrity Googly Eyes

The site may still be in its beginning stages, but it's already a favorite.

If Regis Philbin Were A Gay Hairdresser It Would Look Like This

That'll do, Hot In Cleveland. That'll do.

14 Reasons Roberto Cavalli Is The Best Fashion Designer On The Internet

Until he started tweeting, Facebooking, and blogging, Cavalli was best known for hist statement-making leopard-printed clothes. But now that he's all over the internet? He's a remarkably (for a fashion person) self-aware hurricane force of fun that cannot be stopped.

Amber Portwood Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Amber Portwood hasn't had an easy time since gaining fame on MTV's reality series 16 & Pregnant and the spin-off Teen Mom, and her life is not going to get easier any time soon. The 22-year-old mother has been sentenced to five years in prison by an…

How The Religious Right Seized Political Power

Editor's note: In recognition of LGBT Pride Month, The Underreported Story presents "Homophobia, the church and politics," a four-part look at the religious right's hijacking of political discourse, who's behind it, which religious voices are going …

Billionaire Selling Private Island

SEATTLE, June 6 (UPI) -- A Seattle billionaire who purchased the world's most expensive car for $35 million is now attempting to sell his private Canadian island for $75 million.

Maybe This Bus Will Make You Damn Kids Stay In School

Currently being driven around Colorado for the Summer.

The Top 25 Twitter Users On Twitter (Literally)

The only thing cooler than having a first name twitter handle like Jack, Ryan, Jessica or Samir is to be a number, or so I thought. Here are some interesting things about lucky twitter users @1-@25.

Polish Online Wrath Swamps Conservative Columnist

Debbie Schlussel wrote recently of Polish complicity in the Holocaust, a subject on which Poles demanded and won an apology from President Obama. In response, outraged Polish readers overran her Facebook Page and knocked her website offline.

Aaron Paul's Lost Corn Pops Commercial

And now we know: before Jesse Pinkman was addicted meth on Breaking Bad, he was addicted to Corn Pops, just like the rest of us.

Rick Santorum Hits The Speaking Circuit

He'll make between $40,000 and $50,000 a talk, a source familiar with his plans tells BuzzFeed. "The Dawn of an American Renaissance."

Jewel To Play June Carter Cash Tops The Morning Links

As far as Lifetime movies of the week go, this is bound to be better than Lilo's Liz Taylor trainwreck. Plus Miley Cyrus's engagement ring is actually pretty and Megan Fox either has a baby bump or a burrito baby.

The Powerful, Controversial Final Email From America's Last Prisoner Of War

Private Bowe Bergdahl walked off his base in Afghanistan three years ago. In the final email he sent to his parents, he explains why: He was sick of the war, "ashamed to even be american."

The NBA "Style" Playoffs

Who's the most stylish dude in the NBA? Let's figure it out the only proper way: with a bracket.

Republican Literally Blows Away Health Care Law In New Ad

Arizona Congressional Candidate Ron Gould also suggests he'll patrol the border personally. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin took a similar approach to cap-and-trade.

A Tribute To Michael Cera's Mustache

George Michael turns 24 today. Here's to your 'stache.

Scott Walker, Rising Star, A Folk Hero

BuzzFeed's Ben Smith and Michael Hastings joined Piers Morgan to break down the Wisconsin recall Wednesday. "I think this really elevated [Walker] to be kind of a folk hero on the right. I think you'll see him with a big role at the convention," Smith said on the panel.

The Best Tattoo To Have If You're Getting Arrested While Choking A Dog

Texas police were amused when they discovered a tattoo on a man they arrested that read "Woody Wallace [the local constable] can *** my *****". Nice.

New Obama Campaign Ad Hits Do Nothing Congress

A new tv ad from the Obama campaign says "Congress refuses to act" on the President's jobs plan. Adding that the plan would be paid for by raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

Technology Is The New English

Today it seems like that no matter where you go, there is one language that is spoken everywhere: technology.

Joan Rivers: "I Hate Thin People"

Joan went on Morning Joe today to promote her book, I Hate Everything Starting With Me. Among her hates: thin people, like Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski.

Incredible Pictures Of The Biggest Radio Telescopes In The World

Your guide to the National Radio Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia.

The "Good Job, Good Effort" Kid Has Been Identified

NBC Miami — and I mean this from the bottom of my heart — good job, good effort.

Metta World Peace Did The Weather Forecast In Vancouver

"It's raining everywhere! It's amazing! Victoria! She sounds like she's hot!"

10 People Every Woman Needs In Her Life

This man (call him your “gay husband,” “gay boyfriend,” whatever) affirms your fabulousness, supports you in all your endeavors and helps you pick out the perfect outfit. He adds life and color to your universe and his male point-of-view offers a di…

Confusing Pro-Gay Billboard In Virginia

It could be read as an anti-gay billboard, right?

'Dead' Brazilian Boy Wakes Up At His Own Funeral And Asks For WATER Before Lying Back Down Lifeless

In a case that seems almost too incredible to be true, ORM claimed that Kelvin Santos stopped breathing during treatment for pneumonia at a hospital in Belem, northern Brazil.

10 Unbelievable Photos From The Freak Hail Storm In Colorado

This can't be normal. When hail falls from the sky it's not supposed to be as thick as snow, but last night in Colorado it was.

As Arranged Marriages Prevail In Northwestern Iraq, More Girls Committing Suicide

One possible explanation: increased access to satellite television and the Internet over the past year. Some say this "has given young women glimpses of a better life."

Library Of Congress Names Natasha Trethewey Next Poet Laureate

Trethewey, 46, is the author of three poetry collections, one of which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007. She's the first black Poet Laureate since Rita Dove in 1993, and the first Southerner to hold the post since Robert Penn Warren in 1944.

Romney And Obama Tape Introduction For Country Music Awards

"Boy, I thought the presidential election was a tough race, but it's nothing compared to the politics of the CMT Music Awards."

Watch A Triumphant Kevin Durant Hug His Mom On-Court

With 14 seconds still on the clock, Oklahoma City's ticket to the NBA Finals was all but punched. That didn't stop Kevin Durant from embracing his family before putting the San Antonio Spurs away.

Debunking: Snow White & The Huntsman As Feminist Storytelling

I saw Snow White & the Huntsman last week, but I never quite got around to a review, partly because I was busy writing reviews for more important movies (Moonrise Kingdom and Prometheus – stay tuned for those), and mainly because it didn’t feel wort…

Does This ‘Beauty’ Editorial Glamorize Domestic Violence?

Editorials featuring women looking like they’ve had the shit beat out of them are nothing new. Photographer Tyler Shields (the infamous Birkin bag arsonist) got into trouble back in 2011 for an editorial featuring Heather Morris dressed as a happy h…

Karl Lagerfeld’s Kitten Has Two Maids, A 600 Page Diary, And Refuses To Eat On The Floor

If you thought Karl Lagerfeld’s adorable 9 month old kitten Choupette was just your average household pet, lying around idly and eating out of dishes on the floor, then you don’t know very much about Karl Lagerfeld. In perhaps one of his best inter…

Team Obama Drops The "Neocon" Bomb

John Bolton wants to bomb Iran, but Obama would rather remind voters of Iraq. An Obama aide blasts Romney for “reckless neoconservative thinking.”

Fashion School Confidential: 10 Lessons I Learned As A Fashion Student

For the last several years, our contributor Misty Sidell has braved the sometimes-harsh elements of the fashion biz while simultaneously attending classes full-time as a student at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. Now, the recent gra…

Hey! Look At This Smiling Antelope

Today is going to be a great day.

Did President Obama Just Make A Blowjob Joke?

So says the pool report from his gay and lesbian fundraiser at L.A.'s Beverly Wilshire tonight. Incredibly awkward.

Foamhenge: The Only Stonehenge Made Of Styrofoam In The World

There's also a statue of Merlin with a dead guy's face there.

Name Of Thrones

If you watch this all the way through it means you already miss the show as much as I do.

23 Things You Do At Cabela's

Cabela's, otherwise known as the High Temple of Taxidermy, is a GIANT 250,000 square feet camping store 2 hours away from New York City. It's basically the Walmart of camping equipment with A TON of dead animals. I've never been anywhere quite like it.

BubbleGoth At E3 Photo - Buzznet

Me and my friends went to E3 last night. It's the the video game industry's largest annual trade show which opened Monday in Los Angeles. We were taking part of (Red) Rush Games that works towards an AIDS fee generation by 2015 so I played a little …

Is Elisabeth Moss Leaving 'Mad Men'?

When Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) resigned from the advertising firm in the May 27th episode of Mad Men, Don (Jon Hamm) kissed her hand tenderly. "Don't be a stranger," he said, and she fought back tears. We did, too. But we didn't think we were losing he…

A Eulogy For The Last Guardian

The latest viral buzz from 1up.com

Why You Have To Ask Her Father

If you don't, your failure to do so will haunt you forever. Here's why.

Bacon Recipes: Main Dishes, Desserts And More!

Love bacon? (Who doesn't?) We've got you covered with 31 delicious recipes for main dishes, sides, salads, appetizers and yes, even desserts (32 Photos)

E3 Monday Wrap Up: Halo 4, Far Cry 3, And Watch Dogs

The 1UP staff shares their picks for what impressed them the most on E3 Day 0.

Lindsay Lohan Wardrobe Malfunction: Star Falls Out Of Her Sundress In Dramatic New Scenes On Liz And Dick Set

Si it's hard to imagine Elizabeth Taylor suffering a wardrobe malfunction that would have exposed her modesty - unlike Lindsay Lohan.

Woman Finds Egg Inside Of Egg

ABILENE, Texas, June 4 (UPI) -- A Texas woman who cracked open a giant egg laid by one of her hens said the yolk was on her when she found another complete egg inside it.

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