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July 25, 2012

Sally Rides' Sister, Bear, Weighs In

BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner joins The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur to talk about DOMA and domestic partnerships following the passing of Sally Ride. Cenk also talks to Bear Ride, Sally's sister.

15 Awesomest Boy Bands

BuzzFeed's Matt and Dave Stopera were featured on an E! special "15 Most Awesomest Boy Bands," breaking it all down from 98* to N'sync to O-Town. Here's some of our favorite moments. Noted: morphorotic is not a word.

Veep Speculation Continues

BuzzFeed's Zeke Miller joins HLN's Christi Paul to give an update on Romney's Veepstakes and why he'll most likely choose Tim Pawlenty or Rob Portman. "The Vice President has the compliment the ticket," says Miller.

Out Gay Candidates

BuzzFeed's Chris Geidner joins Full Court Press with Bill Press to talk his report on the record number of out gay Congressional candidates this year. Tammy Baldwin would be the first out Senator, should she win.

Mitt's Mormon Faith Factor

BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins joins John Avlon on CNN's Out Front with Erin Burnett about the role of Mormonism plays in Mitt Romney's life and how it affects the campaign. "If you're a Mormon and you watch Mitt Romney for 5 minutes, you will see about 7 tells that he's a Mormon," Coppins said.

Pageantry And Politics

BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins reported from Palmyra, NY at the annual HIll Cumorah pageant reenacting the original book of Mormon. This video report aired on The New York Times' TimesCast.

A Fashion Show For Female Condoms

While many fashion shows displaying outfits made from male condoms have been staged, a rare female condom fashion show walked at the AIDS 2012 conference.

Being The Only Girl In A Madden League From

But of course, Madden franchises are different. Perception is everything, and even more than most games, Madden is laden with the baggage of gender normative stereotypes and frat boys slamming beer cans against their forehead. I doubt that I'm the o…

Vice Sends Reporter To Cover Dog Show On Acid

A few months back, our former Uproxx colleague Matt Ufford went to the Westminster Dog Show with a mission to pet every dog there. From the similarly awesome ideas file, Vice sent a reporter there who’d never done acid before to experience the Westm…

7 Unusual Sex Philosophies

Lately, the practice of "karezza" — in which people have sex without orgasm in hopes of forming a deeper connection — has been getting increased attention. But it's not the first movement that tries to change the way we have sex. Others have included such unusual elements as giant wooden boxes, mass marriages, and masturbating on pictures of demons.

26 Reasons Miranda Cosgrove Is The Queen Of Tumblr

Tumblr users have a very strange relationship with Miranda Cosgrove: some people love her, some people hate her, some people love to hate her -- but everybody talks about her. Here's my conclusive research on why this is the case.

Two Cheetah Cubs Make Their Public Debut

At the Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington D.C. These three-month-old cubs have been hand-raised since they were born via risky but unavoidable cesarean section. The zoo is planning to name the brother and sister after the fastest American male and female athletes in the 100-meter-dash of the 2012 Olympics.

Bread Cats: A Guide

Britt Hammerberg and Brittney Sabo have collaborated on a very important work of academic illustration identifying every individual type of "bread cat." Not since Audubon started drawing birds has an illustrator made such an important contribution to animal identification...

Surprise, Surprise! Gisele Is Officially Pregnant

After months of is she or isn’t she, it looks like we finally have our answer: Gisele Bundchen is pregnant. Mrs. Tom Brady was photographed by x17 paparazzi on the beach with her son in Costa Rica, sporting a revealing bikini–and unmistakable baby b…

The Day You Get Your MFA In Poetry

Today, you get your MFA in poetry. Today all your hard work and determination and binge-drinking and late nights crying over the thesaurus have finally paid off. Today the world is your seafood dish of choice. Today your parents will call you long-…

9 Fashion Don'ts That Are Now Dos

Teva-esque sandals, waist-tied sweatshirts, and more sartorial faux pas are apparently in vogue (and Vogue). Are these trends the utmost perversion of the power of the world's top fashion designers or representative of the ingenious ways they make the ugly chic? You be the judge.

Twins In The '90s

Since 1991, twins have been going to Twinsburg, Ohio for a festival called Twins Day. Charles Robinson and his twin brother Jeremy have been documenting the festival since the beginning. Their pictures from the '90s are particularly awesome.

Sexy Hurdler Michelle Jenneke Asked To Pose Nude By

Last week (Jesus, has it only been a week?), we caused a viral Internet dancestorm when a clip of sexy Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke and the admittedly sorta tasteless follow-up of animated GIFs and slow motion video started showing up everywh…

When Sports Invade Other Genres From

I was SOO (and still am I guess) bad at the Snowboarding section of FF7, even after all of the countless times I've played that game. Still, the more I've played games the more I realize how well the sports mini-game fits so well into other genres. …

Flashback: Prince Joffrey Was In Batman Begins

Someone sent me this clip the other day, and I thought it was worth a quick post. Did you remember that Prince Joffrey from Game of Thrones (Irish actor Jack Gleeson) had a super-brief cameo in Chris Nolan’s first batman movie, Batman Begins? He sho…

12 Space-Saving Bike Rack Solutions

It's about time you started hanging your bicycle on the wall like a civilized person instead of letting it clutter up that hallway. Here are some DIY options, as well as some very nice looking bike racks you can purchase if you've got the budget for it.

Scotland Moves To Legalize Gay Marriage

Scotland could become the first part of the UK to legalize gay marriage — civil unions are currently allowed — under new legislation that would allow same-sex couples to marry in either religious or civil ceremonies. If the bill goes through, the first marriages could take place in 2015.

PODCAST: The Dark Knight Rises -- Righteous Or Risible?

If you're not tired of talking about The Dark Knight Rises with your closest friends, why not listen to us talk about it for you. IGN editors Justin Davis and Mitch Dyer join 1UP's Jose Otero and Marty Sliva in the studio to talk about spoilers for …

Report: U.S. General Ignored "Auschwitz-like" Conditions At Afghan Hospital

According to testimony today from three U.S. Army colonels, Lt. General William Caldwell stopped an investigation for political reasons into the conditions of an Afghan hospital described by a witness as "Auschwitz-like." "How could we make this request with elections coming," Caldwell reportedly said, referring to President Obama. "He calls me Bill."

The Teen Choice Awards: Best Makeup Photo

The Teen Choice Awards were today in sunny Los Angeles. All your favorites hit the pink carpet including: Taylor Swift, the boys of Twilight, all your favorite Pretty Little Liars, Selena Gomez celebrating her birthday and Demi Lovato the beautiful …

Miles Davis' Blind Listening Test

As part of an interview by Down Beat Magazine in 1964, Miles Davis listened to a bunch of unknown music in a blind listening test and offered his opinions.

Obama In 2006: Leaks Show Lack Of "Oversight"

Mitt Romney went after President Obama over national security leaks from his administration. In 2006, then Senator Obama did the same, criticizing President George W. Bush for the drip-drop of secrets, saying it showed a lack of "oversight" and "a notion of secrecy."

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