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June 7, 2012

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…

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.

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.

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?

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…

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.

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.

"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.

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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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