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July 16, 2012

Robert Downey Jr.'s Elaborate Comic-Con Entrance

He was there to promote Iron Man 3. The man can entertain.

Creepy Little Girls Photo - Buzznet

Zhang Peng and his creepy little girls I posted one of Zhang Peng's photos on my Facebook wall a while back but I just found a whole series he's done in 2006 and it's so cute/creepy I had to share with you guys! Zhang uses photography and painting t…

Buy Less But Pay More

Allen Tucker writes about how people should pay more for the goods and services they buy. I especially liked this bit on tipping:

Microsoft's "Modern" Office

Like everything else these days, the newest version of Microsoft Office has its head is in the clouds.

Video: Norfolk Tides Mascot RipTide Crashes ATV, Faceplants

A rough night for Norfolk Tides mascot, RipTide who took a tumble on his ATV on Sunday, July 15th as the Tides played the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. Not to worry…RipTide and the ATV were just fine.

A Tale Of Two Campaigns

BuzzFeed's Zeke Miller joins HLN's Christi Paul to talk about his story highlighting the starke differences between the Obama and Romney campaigns. Miller also responds to the New York Post's article about Obama's call for supporters add fundraising efforts through wedding registries. "I'd take the tupperware."

Why Instagram Was Destined For Success

The first photo posted on the service, two years ago today: a very cool dog. One of the only sure things, in the tech world or elsewhere.

Ron Paul Delegates Promise To Behave

Paul delegates in Massachusetts had a particularly turbulent fight with Romney backers. In a video, they speak directly to the camera and promise to behave in Tampa.

17 Items Rihanna Absolutely Must Include In Her New Clothing Line

Rihanna just announced she's creating a clothing line (finally!) for U.K. chain River Island. If there's one thing she's good at, in terms of dressing, it's pulling off things that are fabulously odd. Here are some of my favorites that I really hope she includes in this line.

Exclusive Premiere Of Pierce The Veil's Track 'Props & Mayhem' & Giveaway On We've Got You Covered's Blog

Check out the exclusive premiere of Pierce the Veil’s new song, “Props & Mayhem”! This will be the first listen to this track off their new album Collide With The Sky dropping tomorrow. Not only that, but two fans will be chosen to recieve a free co…

Jennifer Aniston Does Wacky Promos For "Ellen"

In preparation for her 10th season on the air, Ellen Degeneres teamed up with Jennifer Aniston to make some fun new promos for the show. Ellen is awesome, and it's so cool that she's friends with everybody.

Cover Story: 1UP's Essential 100, Part One From

We'l be publishing four Essential 100 cover stories throughout the remainder of 2012; 100 retrospectives in a single week was a little more than we (or you) could handle. This week kicks things off starting at the 100th most important game of all ti…

An Introduction To 7 Awesome Indie Nail Polish Labels

While perusing some nail blogs, I noticed an underground world of indie polishes, and a whole cult of girls who obsess over them. Nail polishes are kind of like "it" bags — I'd rather wear an interesting, mysterious shade than some hotly coveted, limited edition Chanel polish that anyone who reads any fashion rag can identify instantly.

What Marissa Mayer Will Miss Most About Working At Google

It's not the awesome cafeteria or the free dry cleaning. What she really might miss when she goes to Yahoo is how Google would accept her FedEx and UPS deliveries.

The Anthony Davis Unibrow Is Now A Nike Swoosh

Completing his transformation into a bona fide superstar, Anthony Davis signed with Nike today. Here's how his unibrow would've looked if he'd signed somewhere else.

Nathan Fillion Came Fully Prepared To Comic-Con

Knowing that he would be too busy to meet every one of his fans over the weekend, Fillion showed up with these.

Behold The Future Of Bacon And Eggs

Reddit user Caradem's invention of the bacon-basket is unquestionably going to change the world. But will it be for good or for evil? Only time will tell.

Obama Says The Wealthy AREN'T Responsible For Their Own Success

'There are a lot of wealthy, successful Americans who agree with me - because they want to give something back,' he said. 'They know they didn't - look, if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own.

The Retinapocalypse

It'll take a little while for super-high-resolution gadget screens to become the norm, and developers are going to have to design special "Retina" versions of their apps and sites in the meantime. This, though, isn't just about that — about what happens five years later, when low-res screens are dying, but not yet dead.

Kerry Washington Is Named Broomhilda Von Shaft In Django Unchained

No one is able to ride the line between awesome and terrible so consistently and brilliantly as Quentin Tarantino. Also, he talks a lot. Basically, he’s the perfect Comic-Con speaker.

How To Be The Most Stylish Baby Ever

A lesson in fashion by the trendiest baby — Rachel Zoe's little boy — Skylar Berman.

The Hottest Trends In Crossplay At Comic-Con

This season's trendiest looks for cross dressing costume play at the San Diego Comic Book Convention, or: CROSS COS AT COM CON! There weren't that many dudes dressing as women, but ladies love cool Thor.

Before Romney, Grenell Advised Fred Karger

"We California Republicans stick together."

Senate Dems Plan 'Midnight Vigil' For Campaign Finance Bill

Democrats hope to paint GOP as beholden to wealthy interests

The 17 Most Bizarre Kate Middleton Photoshops

You know what we might be able to take away from these? A lot of people on the internet really want Kate to pose nude (or, perhaps, gain weight).

The Adele/Animorphs Crossover You've Been Waiting For

Don't even pretend like you don't know what an Animorph is.

42 Things To Love About No Doubt

Bindis, braids, and oranges.

Ayelet Waldman, John Podhoretz Discuss Manual Labor

Her husband, Michael Chabon, is a "fix-it Jew." Photographic evidence!

M. Night Shyamalan "After Earth" Opaque Teaser

It's labeled "Viral Teaser" but that seems optimistic. This post-apocalyptic film stars Will and Jaden Smith but can we ever forgive Shyamalan for The Happening?

Sarah Silverman Makes Sheldon Adelson An Offer He Might Refuse

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has pledged Mitt Romney as much as $100 million for his presidential campaign, but Sarah Silverman would rather see him give the money to Obama. So she offers him "traditional lesbian sex" if he changes his mind.

If Facebook Were A Gossip Magazine

I'm definitely going to Kevin's, are you guys?

Using Rubber Bands To Explode A Watermelon

Brb buying a watermelon and 1,000 rubber bands.

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Sorority Rush

A former recruitment chair at a Southern sorority explains the behind-the-scenes drama that goes into sorority rush. "One girl got cut from all the sororities (no bid) and got her dad to pick her up in a helicopter, she was so upset."

Fehrnstrom's Appointment Flap

A play for a state pension? Dukakis was outraged.

Bizarre Pack Mules And Other Links

Something here doesn't seem right. Also, what happened to all of Bob Ross's happy trees and is YouTube the next big news platform?

Miley Cyrus Is Blonde Now

She's just being Miley?

The 31 Different Faces Of Barack Obama

Here the 44th President of the United States gives us the proper face to use for many common and everyday situations.

The First Woman To Represent Malaysia In Olympic Shooting Will Be Eight Months Pregnant

Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi, a 29-year-old logistics officer in the Malaysian Navy, isn't the first pregnant competitor in Olympics history, but she will be the most heavily pregnant athlete. She told the New York Times that someday she will tell her daughter, “You are very lucky, you’re not born yet and you already went to the Olympics.”

Tina Fey's Awkward Teen Years: An Appreciation

More proof that even the most awkward-looking teenagers can blossom into beautiful, kick-ass, super-famous people we all wish we could be.

Democrats Try, Yet Again, To Win With ObamaCare

The DCCC re-engages on the controversial legislation. "You're acting crazy," says Rep. Hunter; Rep Biggert opts for the hand-to-the-lens move.

31 Super Cute Photos Of Cosplay Kids

Earth's mightiest and tiniest heroes (plus a few adorable villains) from this year's Comic-Con in San Diego.

Joe Manganiello Gets Fought Over On Twitter

Yvette Nicole Brown (comedian), Octavia Spencer ("The Help") and Retta ("Parks and Rec") got into a hilarious twitter war over Joe Manganiello. Joe responded, and didn't let us down.

Why George Romney Released His Tax Returns

He initially resisted, then called a reporter back with a surprising offer. His son is resisting releasing past returns.

Thomas Jane Returns As The Punisher In Short Film

Thomas Jane and director Phil Joanou got together and made a short fan film starring The Punisher. It's totally awesome, super intense, and, of course, absolutely NSFW at all.

31 Things I Learned At San Diego Comic-Con

I went to Comic-Con last weekend, and I learned a lot about comic books, video games, open bars, and waiting in long lines. If you've never been, maybe this will help convince you to make it out to San Diego next summer. Seriously, there was something for everyone.

Pat Robertson: Dump Your Muslim Girlfriend

Dating advice from the 700 Club. She sounds very sweet but breaking up is the "Christlike" thing to do.

Olympic Security Farce: Now MI5 Sacks Systems Experts After Anti-terror Supercomputer Collapse

MI5 has sacked a firm of IT consultants after the company failed to meet deadlines to implement the new intelligence-checking system.

Breaking Bad: The Kickstarter Project

What if Walt and Jesse had turned to Kickstarter to fund their joint venture? Avery Edison at Slacktory gives us a look at what might have been.

Health Care Decision Didn't Drive Big Romney Money

$50,000 a plate fundraising events, not the Supreme Court's health care verdict, inspired donors to contribute to Romney Victory.

Even The Boxes Are Making Fun Of Unboxing Now

Seems like most Nexus 7 reviewers had the same question: how the hell do I open this box? A great reminder that it's waayyy past time to stop with the unboxings. There's never a surprise!

Twin Baby Panthers Have A Coming Out Party

D'awwwwwwww. Monday just got a little more tolerable.

The Ultimate Collection Of Will Ferrell Reaction GIFs

150 GIFs of the most gif-able person on earth. Why show emotion when these can do it for you?

Nikki Finke Threatens ICM, Bret Easton Ellis For Revealing Where She Lives

Nikki Finke’s Deadline (formerly Deadline Hollywood) does a lot of good work breaking entertainment news, which is one of the reasons people have heard of her. Another reason is that it’s impossible to read a sentence she’s written without imagining…

Beyonce Reading Her Love Letter To Michelle Obama

Remember that open letter Beyonce wrote about First Lady Michelle Obama? This is her speaking it, out loud, on camera, which was posted to Youtube by Obama's re-election campaign.

Lana Del Rey Vs. Jay-Z Mash-Up: "National Empire"

Prediction: This is the mash-up we won't be able to stop listening to all week.

America's Most Patriotic Drug Dealer

This brave man had his face painted for our nation's birthday this year. And he happened to be caught selling a bunch of Xanax. (via Miami New Times).

Drew Brees' New Contract Goes To Show How Lucky Quarterbacks Are

Drew Brees just signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints that includes a record $60 million guaranteed. Meanwhile, his Saints counterpart on defense, Jonathan Vilma, is suspended for the season.

Watch A Great White Shark Circle Two Divers

Why does anyone ever go swimming off the coast of Australia? Hasn't anyone there heard of a pool?

"What The F*** Is iCloud?"

It's coming time for Apple users to pay their cloud storage dues. One problem: a lot of them have no idea what that even means.

You Can Now Get Mashed Potatoes From A Slurpee Machine At 7-11

For one dollar, you can get a tub of potatoes at 7-11. Add one more dollar, and you get a Big Gulp. Add one more dollar, and I'm guessing you get handfull of sausage casings and spoonful of kitchen grease.

Dennis Kucinich's Second Act

Kucinich has started a PAC called "Kucinich Action." The Washington idea didn't work out, but now "people will be competing to get us involved."

BuzzFeed Special Report: The Hill Cumorah Pageant

This weekend saw the 75th annual Hill Cumorah pageant in Palmyra, New York, where thousands of Mormons gathered to reenact the founding of their religion. As McKay Coppins reports, the pageant this year was freighted with extra meaning as a Mormon candidate seeks the office of the President; meanwhile, Katie Notopoulos weighs in on what was Fab and what was Drab at the event.

Romney In 2002: I Was Wrong To Ask Ted Kennedy To Release His Tax Returns

"Senator Kennedy, when I was running against him I said, 'Boy you gotta release those income tax returns,' and he said, 'No I value my privacy,'" Romney said in this gubernatorial debate. "And I think he was right and I was wrong. As result I do share his view on this. I'm not going to release my income tax returns."

Mormons Struggle To Tell Their Story At Lavish Pageant

Romney won't talk religion, so the national press corps descends on the annual re-enactment. A risk and an opportunity for the church, and a confusing spectacle for the press.

Channing Tatum And George Clooney Are New BFFs

They were spotted on a boat (sadly with their significant others) on Lake Como in Italy, where George has a villa.

25 Baked Alternatives To Potato Chips And French Fries

Make healthy, baked versions of your favorite junk foods for something way more unexpected than your typical greasy potato-based sides. You might have never known that turnips, beets, and zucchinis could be so indulgent.

Jason Kidd's DWI Can Only Be Summed Up In One Terrible, Punny Headline

The Knicks' new point guard inspired a rare Daily News/New York Post double pun.

Everything You Need To Know About Henry Cavill, The New Superman

Introducing Henry Cavill. He — and a new teaser poster for "Man of Steel" — has got us all riled up about the latest installment of the Superman movies.

Christopher Nolan Delayed Dark Knight Rises For Marion Cotillard

Director Christopher Nolan tells the August issue of Vogue magazine he wanted to 'figure it out'.

Three Eagles, A Fox, And A Cat Walk Onto A Porch ...

Still working on the punchline to this one.

The 18 Worst Things For Left-Handed People

I can no longer be silent on the daily oppression of the left-handed community!

Boston Is Bitter About Ray Allen

This was apparently spotted on the streets of Boston this weekend.

Cow Tells Dog A Secret

Tough to say from this angle, but I think the secret is that the dog has cow slobber all over his ear.

Mormon Pageant: Fab Or Drab?

Fabness and drabness coexisted peacefully at the 75th Hill Cumorah Pageant, where 750 Mormons acted out the Book of Mormon.

What It Takes To Become Joseph Smith

The Hill Cumorah Pageant is an enormous yearly reeactment of the Book of Mormon, and this teenager landed the role of the most famous Mormon. The trick? Having the hair for it.

Sage Stallone Found Dead Of Possible Overdose

It’s not exactly the fun/silly/strange news we love to report here, but it happened so you might as well hear about it. Sage Stallone, Sylvester Stallone’s 36-year-old son from his first marriage, to Sasha Czack, was found dead in his home in Studio…

5 DJs You Don't Want Showing Up At Your Wedding

Wedding season is in full bloom. Be sure to choose your disc jockey wisely.

Wendy Kitty Cat

Just look at her.

Mike Huckabee Is No Fan Of Offshore, Cayman Island Bank Accounts

During the 2008 Republican primary, the former Arkansas Governor often attacked offshore bank accounts using it as an opportunity to potray his opponents as out of touch, and a reason to fix the tax code.

The Best Part About Madonna's New Video For "Turn Up The Radio"

It involves Madonna riding in the back of a convertible, legs akimbo, wearing leather shorts cut to granny panty proportions and a cross resting on her cleavage. But really — it gets interesting if you stick with it!

Best New Twitter Feed: KimKierkegaardashian

Brilliant. Well, partly brilliant.

8 Etiquette Tips For Aspiring Cosplayers

To be the best in the wide world of cosplay (short for "costume play") that you can be, you won't just need the best costume. You'll need manners — and deodorant. Comic-Con's best explain.

Penis Necks?

New creepy—technically safe for work—safe sex ads via perverted Germany.

The Walking Dead Vs. BuzzFeed

We bravely ran the zombie obstacle course at "The Walking Dead Escape" during Comic-Con. And by "bravely," I mean that we screamed like tiny children. Here are the embarrassing GIFs to prove it.

The 10 Worst Questions Reddit Users Asked Cory Booker

The Internet-savvy mayor of Newark did an "Ask me Anything" on Reddit yesterday. Booker answered a handful of questions, though none of the ones listed below; we may never know if he likes dinosaurs.

British Teen Wears "Borat"-Style Thong Mankini To Prom

Britain seems like a pretty chill place to be a teenager. Very nice.

Sam Raimi's 'Oz: The Great And Powerful' Trailer Debuts At Comic-Con

Disney released the trailer for "Oz: The Great and Powerful," at Comic-Con on Thursday, the Sam Raimi-directed flick that stars James Franco as magician Oscar Diggs, who finds his way to Oz via a rogue tornado.

A Puppy Named Baby Hope Diamond Got Married Yesterday In A $6,000 Wedding Dress

In an attempt to set the Guinness World Record for most expensive pet wedding, last night an itty-bitty Coton de Tulear named Baby Hope Diamond got married to a tie-dyed poodle named Chilly Pasternak. The cost of the ‘puptials’? A whopping $158,187.…

12 Most Progressive Governors: Health Care, Gay Marriage, More

Although the GOP's angry rhetoric tends to grab all the headlines, there are progressive governors hard at work in the United States. No single governor is progressive on every single issue, but understanding the value of multiple opinions is part o…

Syria Has Begun Moving Its Chemical Weapons Stockpile Out Of Storage, U.S. Warns

The country's undeclared stockpiles of sarin nerve agent, mustard gas and cyanide have long worried the U.S. officials and its allies in the region, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Do NOT Steal This Woman¿s Towel! Heavily Armed And Bikini-clad Female Israeli Soldiers ¿mingle¿ With Tel Aviv Beachgoers

Standing confidently on the beach, with a rifle casually slung over her shoulder, the woman is thought to be a solider and a member of the highly-trained Israeli Defence Forces.

French Demand Crown Jewels From The Queen For 1499 Murder Of Edward Plantagenet

Angers, which is in the Loire Valley west of Paris, was once the capital of the Anjou province and the House of Plantagenet and now it wants payment for the death of its last pretender to the throne.

32 Enviable Workspaces, Offices, And Studios

Most of us spend eight hours a day or more at our desks, and yet many never take the time to make that space as interesting, beautiful, comfortable, or personal as our living areas. Take these diverse work environments as inspiration for creating a space that fits you perfectly.

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