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July 2, 2012

Wrong Number For Drug Deal Ends In Arrests

CLEVELAND, N.C., July 1 (UPI) -- North Carolina authorities arrested four people on drug charges after one suspect mistakenly called a deputy for a drug deal instead of a fellow suspect.

Exclusive: Meet Jacky, American Apparel’s New ‘Advanced’ Model

Is this American Apparel’s most shocking ad campaign to date? There’s no nudity or religious insensitivity, but the controversial clothing brand has done something we’ll admit totally caught us off guard: they featured someone other than the usual y…

9 Careers Where It's Still Not Okay To Be Gay

Some are hailing Anderson Cooper's decision to come out as a smart career move, but many fields have yet to see their first openly gay man or woman.

The Best Dancer In The Major Leagues

Now Munenori Kawasaki just needs to be a great player so he can go on TV and bring the Dancing With The Stars crown to the MLB.

56 Things I Learned At The Biggest Christian Music Festival In The World

100,000 Christians and I spent the weekend together at Mount Agape Farm in Western Pennsylvania for the 34th annual Creation Fest. Read this post and you can get a good idea about what that was like.

Which Potential Veeps Are Visiting Romney?

If you monitor the three airports closest to Romney's New Hampshire home, Laconia Municipal Airport, Mountain View Airport, Portsmouth International Airport, and Concord Municipal Airport, you can see which potential running mates might be visiting him this week from Miami, Cincinnati, New Orleans, or Minneapolis.

It Seems The Entire USA Men's Basketball Olympic Team Has Called In Sick

Strained knees, bad ankles, long-term alien-discovery projects: everyone's bailing. Buzzfeed Sports has the scoop.

Twitter's Free Speech Protest By The Numbers

Twitter's first transparency report tells us why the company takes down tweets, and who's asking for information. And it might be a form of dissent, too.

Mario Balotelli Didn’t Need To Win Euro 2012

Italy may have had its meatballs snipped off by Spain with a 4-0 loss in the Euro 2012 Final, but that doesn’t mean it’s all misery and depression

Local Gay Gay | The Awl

Sure thing, boss. And everyone who's ever asked Anderson Cooper straight up if he was gay and then taken flack for not being able to print it lifts a hearty gay middle finger! Eh, whatever, no hard feelings, God bless, let's all slide down the firep…

Rob Schneider Compares Vaccination Consent Law To Nuremberg Laws

It’s unfortunate that so much hocus pocus and magical gypsy thinking gets lumped in with legitimate progressivism, but if I had to explain why, it’s probably because so many outspoken “progressives” without college educations in LA love sitting arou…

Kanye West Gets A Taste Of His Own Medicine

Not that Taylor Swift was necessarily watching BET last night but it was nice to see Kanye get what was coming to him. Thank you, Jay-Z.

Justin Bieber Gets Mad And Hangs Up On Radio Host

I personally belieb Justin was in the right. That guy shouldn't have been bringing moms into it.

14 Stories That Prove Animals Have Souls

Animals are capable of so much more compassion, love, bravery, and ingenuity than most people realize. Here are 14 incredible stories that reveal their hidden depths.

Watch This Child Try To Steal The Olympic Torch

I mean what kid wouldn't want to hold a flaming torch, Olympic or otherwise.

Do Men Need Condoms Sent To Their Doorstep Every Month?

A crop of new online subscription businesses want to ship men razors, condoms, and other stuff you'd normally buy at the drugstore. But is it really a good business — or just a marketing ploy?

Will A Declaration Of Internet Independence Work?

In the wake of the successful SOPA and PIPA protests, a coalition of Internet companies and groups attempt to define "freedom" on the web.

Casket Company Truck Delivers Macabre Message To Texting Drivers

Actually, a bad business move, Batesville Casket Company.

10 Wild Reports About Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes' Marriage

With news of the TomKat divorce, all sorts of conspiracy theories about the former couple and their daughter are running rampant. Many of them stem from that wellspring of media sensationalism: Cruise's devotion to Scientology.

Ronald Reagan Riding A Velociraptor

Artist Jason Heuser, aka SharpWriter just released his most recent work of re-imagined presidential awesomeness. God bless America.

Buzznet Exclusive: The Word Alive Premiere 'Entirety' On We've Got You Covered's Blog

Check out this Buzznet exclusive premiere of The Word Alive's new song Entirety . The Fearless Records artists are gearing up to release a brand new album Life Cycles tomorrow, July 3rd. Take a listen to the new track below and check out this exclus…

UFO: Unusual Flying Objects And Other Links

This seems safe. Plus, that "Jesus" fish on your mom's car doesn't mean what she thinks and cell phone facial recognition has a long way to go.

Watch JT Snow And Darren Baker Reunite 10 Years Later

Nearly ten years after saving Darren's life at home plate, JT Snow and the now 13-year-old Baker reunited in San Francisco this weekend.

The Most Brofessional Music Video Ever

Feast your virgin eyes on the video for RI bro-rapper Mike Stud's single "Youth." Best laser-tag scene in recent musical history.

20 Shockingly Artistic Graffiti Penises [NSFW]

The country of Bhutan is filled with penis depictions which they believe ward off evil spirits. It's like that one scene from Superbad got its own kingdom.

Coming Out Could Be Anderson Cooper's Best Career Move Yet

A path blazed by a series of cable figures. And the ladies still love Don Lemon.

World's First Genetically Modified Humans Born // Current TV

The world's first geneticallymodified humans have been created, it was revealed last night. The disclosure that 30 healthy babies were born after a series of

30 Of The Greatest Movie Dogs

Nothing makes a movie better than having a really cute dog as the star (or supporting role). Here are 30 of the best doggies in showbiz in no particular order.

10 Beautiful Photos Of Gymnasts In Motion

Multiple exposure photography is neat. All of these are from this past week's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Team Trials in San Jose, California.

First Look! The Return Of Jean Grey

It's not a dream or an alternate reality. Six years after her death, the iconic telepathic ex-wife of Cyclops returns.

This Ice Climber Is Incredibly Lucky To Be Alive

I'll keep my thrills limited to buying things that are almost expired and leave excitement like this to the professionals.

The Internet Loves Drawing Anderson Cooper

Fun fact: There's a fairly big online community that draws cable news fan art, and boy do they love Anderson Cooper.

Superman Could Never Enjoy This Krypton Skeleton

Hold up, I thought krypton was green? Did comic books lie to us? My life is a lie...oh wait, krypton, not kryptonite.

Fashion At The BET Awards

Don't ask me why there were so many cars on the red carpet. Still, everybody looked pretty fly and stand in front of the Ford SUV's with dignity.

How To Handle Being Left Off The Olympic Team: A Guide By David Beckham

Kicking balls at refs. Scaring mascots. Being a douche. Posh must be so embarrassed today.

Popular Make-Up Artist Shows How To Cover Up Domestic Violence

Lauren Luke, Panacea81 on YouTube (111 million views), has some helpful tips for when you get your face smashed into the coffee table.

Maybe It's Time To Carry A Real Camera Again

As computer screens go super-high res, users are finding that their "good enough" cellphone pictures actually look kind of terrible. Long live the actual camera! Well, at least for a little while.

Coolest Furry/Brony Dad Ever

At Bronycon this weekend, I recognized two familiar faces and a distinctive dino suit. Indeed, this same father son duo were at the furry convention I attended just 2 weeks before.

What Is The Higgs Boson Particle?

Physicists working with the Large Hadron Collider are expected to announce evidence for the "God particle" on Wednesday . This is a perfect explanation of what the Higgs Boson is.

Millennials Aren't Inspired By Their Female Bosses

New research from Bentley University's Center for Women and Business finds that few millennials (that is, people born after 1981) want to follow in the footsteps of their female leaders at work. Only 20 percent of female millennials and 21 percent of male millennials surveyed said there is a woman at their current company whose career path they hope to emulate. Strangely, the research doesn't indicate whether the same question was asked about male bosses.

Two Artists, A Double Suicide And A Tumblr

When groundbreaking videogame creator Theresa Duncan and her boyfriend, video artist Jeremy Blake, killed themselves in 2007, no one understood why. Now, the couple's friend is trying to put the pieces together using Tumblr.

Is Anderson Cooper Really Gay?

BuzzFeed's research team has culled video evidence that proves Cooper is actually in love with a woman.

What Scientologists Actually Believe

This clip from South Park's 9th season feels particularly relevant in the wake of Katie Holmes filing for divorce from Tom Cruise. If you're unfamiliar with Scientology, consider this a quick refresher course.

A 17-Year-Old's Quest To Touch Two Baseball Players' Butts

Candice Sortino is a high school student in Omaha, Nebraska. Last week she attended the College World Series and decided that she wanted to get to "know" some of the outfielders. Here's her dash in photos.

19 New Rules For Women's Fashion

The twice yearly couture runway shows in Paris comprise the fanciest, most expensive, best-made clothes in the world. To qualify as couture, pieces must be handmade and certified couture by an overseeing body in France. These clothes — which commonly come with five-figure price tags — represent the pinnacle of fashion. Let's see what we can learn from the latest collections.

Rare Behind The Scenes Photos From The Abbey Road Cover Shoot

Here are some awesome candid photos from the day of the photo shoot for the Abbey Road album cover. Is that Ringo picking his nose?

Willow Smith's Surprisingly Deep New Song

Love you, Willow. Stay strong bb. YOLO.

Survey: Daters Hate Vegetarians, Picky Eaters, And Overbearing Orderers

A survey of single people found that a third of meat-eaters won't date a vegetarian, and pretty much everybody hates having someone else order for them.

Anderson Cooper Officially Comes Out As Gay

"The fact is, I'm gay." In an e-mail to Andrew Sullivan, published with permission, Anderson Cooper confirms what has long been rumored.

Charles Barkley Is The Best Storyteller In Sports

Listen to Chuck talk about NCAA violations, Scottie Pippen, and Dirk Nowitzki as a teenager.

British Singer Eliza Doolittle Tops The Morning Links

Mr. Higgins would not approve of whatever is going on here. Plus more Tom and Katie news because we will never reach over-saturation and Russell Brand may have a drug problem.

George Washington, American Badass

His facial expression is remarkably calm for a guy riding a screaming eagle while holding a bazooka. That's why he gets to be on money.

Sales Are Up 300% For Designer Of Priscilla Chan's Wedding Dress

Designer Claire Pettibone told us she had no idea that Priscilla Chan had bought one of her dresses for her wedding to Mark Zuckerberg. The designer says sales are still booming and that she may even have to move her Fall runway show to a larger venue.

Watch This Mad Man Destroy A T-Mobile Store In The UK

Although the video doesn't say why he is so upset, I can only guess it had something to do with the outrageous prices cell phone companies charge for service these days.

Alec Baldwin Got Married This Weekend

Alec Baldwin married girlfriend Hilaria Thomas this weekend in New York City and lots of famous people showed up.

The Firefox Phone Is Actually Happening

The first hardware will come from a Chinese company (TCL) and show up as a low-cost semi-smartphone around the world — but in the US, only on Sprint. The software is just a browser, though, so this is basically the Chromebook of phones.

69 Politicians As They Were In High School

Rob Portman had flowing locks. Rand Paul dissects a cat.

South Korean Teen Speaks Up About Inequality In Her Country

Nineteen-year-old Victoria Cho is representing South Korea at G(irls) 20, an international summit for young women and girls, and her focus is women's lagging economic participation in that country. She asks, "How can a country where education is provided for her sons and daughters in equal measure fail to mobilize half of her talent pool?"

Christophe Claret X-TREM-1

A watch is a small mechanical wonder. In order to function properly, its tiny parts work together within the tiniest tolerances. Not surprisingly, many of those tiny metal parts are sensitive to magnetism. Naturally, the last thing you want to do is…

Tom Cruise Katie Holmes Divorce Photos

On June 29, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes shocked fans when they announced the end of their five-year marriage. "Kate has filed for divorce and Tom is deeply saddened and is concentrating on his three children," his rep said in a statement. "Please al…

Best Warped Tour Hair Photo - Buzznet

Okay enough about the music, who has the best hair on Warepd Tour!? Check out this gallery featuring our own Buzznet concert photography and comment on your favorite! Who has the best Warped Tour hair!?

Great Skin! Summer Skincare

Managing your stress is a great way to avoid triggering a psoriasis flare-up. What could be a more fun way to unwind than a relaxing trip? Unless, of course, the benefits of a vacation are outweighed by the stress of traveling there! “Traveling can …

Fashionista Week In Review: Kate Upton’s Wardrobe Malfunction Caught On Tape, Street Style Psychology And PETA’s Anti-Olsen Twins Crusade

Kate Upton’s Behind The Scenes Video: Banned from YouTube and Vimeo before finally calling GQ’s website home, a behind the scenes video from Kate Upton’s GQ feature by Terry Richardson made waves when it hit the web. Not surprisingly, her boobs are …

Cape Cod Holiday-makers Told To Beware As First Great White Shark Of The Season Spotted

The first great white shark of the Cape Cod summer season has been photographed just 50 yards from the coast off Chatham.

The 13 Worst Kickstarter Projects Of All Time

Attention all future web entrepreneurs: THIS IS WHY YOUR KICKSTARTER SUCKS

Murdoch Dissatisfied With "Weak" Romney, Allies Say

Before venting on Twitter, the News Corp. chairman grumbled behind the scenes. A particular irritant: Immigration.

Creation Fest Vs. The Gathering Of The Juggalos

In August 2011 I went to the Gathering Of The Juggalos. This past weekend I went to the nation's largest Christian music festival, Creation Fest. They are complete, total opposites. Jesus freaks vs. Juggalos.

Michelle Obama Is Picnic Perfect–But Who Is She Wearing?

President Obama and First Lady Michelle took time out of their busy day to show the world how handsome, smiley and generally perfect they are at yesterday’s Congress picnic on the White House’s Front Lawn. Michelle looks fabulous as usual, sporting …

Best Dressed: Emma Stone In Chanel, Michelle Dockery In Burberry And More

Emma Stone maintains her reign as red carpet queen as her seemingly never-ending press tour for Spiderman continues. Though, Blake Lively is giving her a run for her money this week with the stream of awesome outfits she’s been wearing to promote Sa…

Country Singer And Gay Activist Chely Wright Keeps The Faith Despite Angry Letters From Churches

She goes on: “I believe that I was able to come out because of my faith. I believe I’m here because God delivered me from my darkest hour and said, ‘Stand up. Stand up and talk.’”

Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorcing After Five Years

'This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family,' Holmes's lawyer Jonathan Wolfe said in a statement to People magazine.   More... Katie's $15million and a $35m mansion: What Holmes stands to gain from her ex-husband... and how she…

Watch: “Downistie,” A Sexy Dutch Soap Whose Actors Have Down Syndrome

Today’s Friday Free For All video (that’s our weekly non-film-related diversion) was an easy choice: Downistie, an actual Dutch soap opera starring an all-Down-Syndrome cast. I’m told it’s the Netherlands’ answer to our Keeping Up with the Kardashia…

The Ultimate Creation Fest Fashion Guide

Fab or drab? I break down this year's hottest fashions at Christian music's biggest festival.

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