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July 26, 2012

Sex At The Olympics

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

Tokyo Jungle Preview For PS3 From 1UP.com

For the best Previews of Tokyo Jungle for PS3, check out this page on 1UP.com

Can Minecraft And Makerbot Give Us A Star Trek Future?

We might never get our flying cars but what about our replicators? And what happens to an economy when scarcity of goods is no longer an issue?

Sports On TV: Full House's 20 Greatest Sports Moments

After the success of our first Sports On TV column (Saved By The Bell's 20 Greatest Sports Moments) I thought to myself, How do I follow up? The

Online Pimpstress Makes A Bad Witness

What not to do if you're accusing someone of forced prostitution: list your job title as "head pimptress in charge."

39 Celebrity Gossip Stories We Used To Care About

People Magazine's archives are an amazingly hilarious walk down memory lane. Especially knowing now how these stories ended up, you wonder how we didn't see it all coming.

The 11 Most Powerful Olympic Moments In GIFs

The Olympics are a hotbed for emotional and chilling stories. Here are some of the best, told in GIFs.

Inside The Olympics Opening Ceremony Dress Rehearsal

Spoilers abound, so don't read this if you don't want to know what those nine live geese and other livestock that have been cast for this momentous affair get up to.

Awesomely Adorable Pixel Art (Presented In GIF Form)

Warning: Most of these contain adorable cats and/or rainbows!

The Definitive Guide To Cheering Your Way Through The 2012 Olympics

Because with 12,000 Olympians competing over 17 days, you're going to need a little help.

These Are Kate Middleton's Feet

Are they everything you imagined and more?

A Possum Eating A Strawberry

Some people think America's only marsupials are no more than overgrown rats, but by the looks of this guy's adorable nom-ing, this stance needs to be re-evaluated... Pretty darn cute.

Horizon Pharma: Rayos FDA Approval Thursday Seems Likely

Perhaps the biggest risk to Horizon going into tomorrow's FDA approval decision is the stock's run from $4 to $7.50 over the past six weeks. That's a big move ahead of a major catalyst and can often lead to a significant sell off once Rayos' approva…

Choreographed Kites Dance To "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Most people are impressed when they can get a kite off the ground and keep it in the air for 5 minutes without tangling the line. These guys put us all to shame.

Obama Was Just Begging To Be GIF'd Last Night

The president offered up a bunch of GIF-able moments during his speech to the Urban League last night and we took the bait.

Pierce Brosnan's New Lame James Bond-Style Commercial

You're not Bond anymore. And you never should have been Bond. Oh, it's a commercial for an Italian online casino (lame).

Golden Retrievers Figure Out How To Get Their Own Ice

Next step: filling plastic baggies with poop.

A Must-Watch For Anyone Who's Ever Been Annoyed By A Wedding

"Objectively awful couple Ross Bird and Jessica Black want their upcoming wedding to be a true reflection of who they are as human beings," The Onion reports. "Sources claim that a reading of Walt Whitman's poetry, a bunch of candles and f*cking mason jars, and an Instagram photo booth will truly capture the essence of the insufferable pair."

Inside The Scott "Lord" Disick Super Fandom

They refer to themselves as peasants and revere the recently-lorded as a god. Here's proof.

How To Be An Egg

Twitter broke down this morning and then turned lots of avatars into eggs. And people had Feelings.

London Mayor Slams Romney In Front Of Giant Crowd

"I hear there's a guy called Mitt Romney who wants to know whether we are ready," London Mayor Boris Johnson said. "Are we ready? Yes we are!"

17 Of The Saddest Ex-Celebrities On Twitter

At the height of their prime these people would have at least a million twitter followers each. Now? Not so much.

Kevin Bacon's Adorable Pit Bull Lilly

Watch as the two compete in the 25 meter doggy paddle.

21 Puppy And Kitten Yearbook Photos, Revealed!

They didn't realize when they picked out these senior quotes that someday they would be famous. Athletes and media personalities have nothin' on these sassy graduates.

6 GIFs Of Kate Middleton Playing Ping Pong At The Olympics

I don't think anyone is having as much fun at the London 2012 Olympics as Princess Kate.

BuckyBalls Could Kill Your Kids And Other Links

For the first time in 11 years the Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a stop-sale order. Plus, bats are gross looking and Nielsen Ratings are officially useless.

Alexa Vega From "Spy Kids" Today

She updated her twitter avatar to a photo of her boobs, basically. All grown up!

This Is What Happens When You Ask People Not To Print Large Jobs

Bravo, whoever in Redditor svenonpaulus's office did this. Bravo.

The Ladies Of "Absolutely Fabulous" Break A Few Olympic Rules

Well, what else would you expect Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders to do when handed a bottle of bubbly?

Mitt Romney Dismissed England As "Just A Small Island"

Mitt's lack of enthusiasm for the U.K. predates his recent kerfuffle with David Cameron. Here's a choice quote from Romney's 2010 book, No Apologies.

The New England Patriots' Yearbook Cover Is A Weird Presidential Nightmare

Guess what, everyone: Tom Brady's the President, his offensive linemen are the Secret Service, and we're all going to die.

Eliot Spitzer: 'We Are Boycotting Chick-Fil-A'

Chick-fil-A makes a great chicken sandwich — and I used to like getting one, with their amazing lemonade — whenever I was in the South. Chick-fil-A’s are as numerous there as Starbucks on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. In fact, before I knew more…

The Pageantry Of Politics

Like pageants, elections are carefully orchestrated displays of candidates' poise and ability to connect with audiences. I think we can all agree that what this country's most important politicians are truly missing more than anything is the dramatic styling and beautiful makeup the glitz pageant competitors (as seen on such fine programming as Toddlers & Tiaras) have perfected over the years. Thanks to the power of retouching we can imagine how that would look.

25 Smart Spending Tips Worth At Least $1,000

Use these simple spending tips and a penny saved could become $1,000 earned, or more.

Jay Carney Pressed On Leaks, Calls Allegations “Preposterous”

At a press briefing today White House press secretary Jay Carney refused to comment on the two FBI investigations into national security leaks. Carney said it was "an insult and preposterous to suggest that the White House would leak classified information for political gain."

A Pair Of White Lion Babies

These fluffy little cubs were born at the Parque Loro Zoo in Puebla. They are only one-week old and they're already breakin' hearts with their fluffiness.

10 Now Defunct Olympic Events

Sadly, you won't be seeing these in London.

Clown Congress Looks Absolutely Horrifying

Hundreds of clowns descended upon Guatemala City and terrorized the local citizenry. Brings chilling literalism to the phrase, "Those clowns in Congress."

Greenland Ice Sheet Thawing At Alarming Rate

Oh the difference four days can make. Wait, what? Four DAYS? Scientists are scrambling to figure out the implications of such a rapid increase in melt.

Disney Captured In Magical Paintings

Beautiful paintings by Thomas Kinkade. I want to go there!

From Horse Cartilage To Waterproof Mascara, Olympian Beauty Tricks Revealed!

The world's top athletes undergo a variety of unusual grooming rituals so they can perform and look their best on-camera during the Games. More men shave for these things than you might think.

Superhero Squirrels

Saving the world, one acorn at a time.

Pigeons Playing Jazz

Better than some experimental jazz bands (*snapping fingers*).

Just Dr. Dre Hanging Out With A Bunch Of Eminem Impersonators

This goes to show that even Dr. Dre can't handle too much Eminem.

13 Things You Might Not Know About American Icons

History books like to portray American icons as pristine relics and flawless humans, but this is very far from the truth. Some of these facts may surprise you!

The Most Inspirational Comics You'll Ever Read

Zen Pencils is a beautiful and amazing webcomic done by Gavin Aung Than that illustrates some of history's most famous motivational quotes. Get ready to feel a lot of feels.

The United Arab Emirates And Uruguay Are Tied After Two Spectacular Goals

Underdogs the UAE took the lead first, but medal-favorites Uruguay struck back with a tremendous free-kick score.

This Pool Makes You Feel Like You're Flying

The glass-bottomed deep end of the Holiday Inn Shanghai's pool extends outward from the main body of the building... 24 stories above ground. Yikes.

From Meeting The Parents To Hitting A Red Carpet, A New Breed Of One Direction Fan Girls Create Outfits For Every Occasion

You’ve heard of One Direction, right? The British boy band composed of five “lads” between the ages of 18 and 20 (which makes crushing on them totally legal, just sayin’) was formed two years ago on the British version of the X-Factor after being re…

Susan Boyle And Newt Gingrich Are The Same Person

An image posted by a redditor raises the question: Are Susan Boyle and Newt Gingrich the same person?? I investigated.

Police Composite Sketch Of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Well this is...underwhelming. Using composite sketch software, The Composites recreates fictional literary characters.

Study: Mixing Alcohol And Caffeine Can Lead To Risky Sex

New research shows that college students who drink Red Bull or other caffeinated drinks with their alcohol are more likely to engage in dangerous sexual behavior than those who don't mix their booze with caffeine.

Ron Howard Tweets Photo Of Actual "Arrested Development" Script

Just in case the photos of the writers room weren't enough to convince you it was happening.

Anaheim Protests Rage Three Miles Outside Disneyland

Last weekend, police officers shot and killed two men in the heavily Latino city that's also home to the Happiest Place on Earth. There have now been five officer-related civilian deaths in Anaheim since the year began, and residents are fighting back.

Every "Harry Potter" Chapter Illustration

Love the chapter illustrations in the Harry Potter books? You're not alone. Redditor ajcfood compiled them all together in this one handy image, perfectly designed to induce a wave of nostalgia.

Mitt Romney Issued Comically Bizarre Cartoon-Mitt-Romney Olympic Pins

As head of the Salt Lake Olympics Mitt Romney became the first Olympic executive to approve a series of commemorative pins in his likeness. (They're in the news right now because they were made in China, but their mere existence is its own indictment of Romney's judgment.)

Harry Styles Gives Great Drunk Face

The One Direction-er was out parting until 3:30 AM in London, which is totally legal for him. But someone call the derp police, we've got a face over here!

Ruud Gullit Spends Quality Time With Joelle, 16, As He Goes Through Divorce From Third Wife Estelle

The former Chelsea player and manager seemed to be having a heart-to-heart with Joelle, 16, as they cooled off in the sea.

Eagle Scout Returns Badge In Protest

Talk about straight but not narrow. Eagle Scout Martin Cizmar recently turned in his Eagle Scout badge to protest the Boy Scouts of America's discriminatory anti-gay policies.

Salt Lake Mayor's Office Invites British PM To "Stop By Anytime"

City bites back after Cameron disses their Olympic Games. "Happy to send a map so he doesn't run into any trouble locating the middle of nowhere."

18 Pop Culture Hello Kitties That Need To Exist

Hello Kitty could be making a fortune here. They aren't even real (yet) and already I'm throwing my money at my monitor.

The Good Olympic Theme Song Is By A London Grime Rapper

Dizzee Rascal's "Scream" rocks pretty hard, and will get you pumped up. Isn't that what an Olympic theme is all about?

Let's Build A Happy Little Cloud: Bob Ross Remix

PBS has done it again, this time with The Joy Of Painting's Bob Ross. I predict that you will start this video chuckling and end up being super inspired. "Relax, let it flow."

Public Advocate Loves Chick-Fil-A, But Can't Spell It

We get it. You don't like gay people. Sheesh.

NyaRan, Japan's Travel Agency Spokes-Cat

Cats seem to really be afforded the respect and adoration they deserve over in Japan. NyaRan is the big name star behind these advertisements for Jalan, a travel booking company.

Olympians Like Fashion, Too: The Athletes Of Team USA Show Us Their Style

The Olympics start this Friday, and one of the best parts of any Olympics (besides ogling the male divers–admit that you do this) is getting to know the athletes and learning their stories as they progress through the games. We already met the women…

'Ron Paul Is A Rare Republican With Principle — Whether You Agree With Those Principles Or Not'

Cenk wouldn’t have voted for Rep. Ron Paul for president, but he can agree with Paul’s advocacy for Federal Reserve transparency. “On this issue, you go get ‘em, Dr. Paul,” Cenk says. “He’s actually a rare Republican with principle — whether you agr…

California Car Exploding Due To Heat Wave Tops The Morning Links

Isn't this sort of thing only supposed to happen in movies? Plus, whatever happened to MTV VJs and who are the most annoying people in your Twitter feed?

British Prime Minister Disses Romney's Salt Lake City Olympics

Cameron is mad at Romney for musing that London isn't prepared for the Olympics. It's a diplomatic flap to kick off the candidate's foreign trip.

Zach Galifianakis And Jimmy Fallon Do The Old Switcheroo

Last Night Zach Galifianakis Interviewed Jimmy Fallon As Jimmy Fallon (Jimmy got to play Zach.) Spot on.

Nine Glamorous Kotex Ads From The 1950s

Ladies, let's return to the halcyon days of napkins and belts and clasps. Illustrated by Jon Whitcomb.

Romney: "I Don't Happen To Believe That America Needs New Gun Laws."

In the wake of the Aurora shooting, Romney says he doesn't support tighter gun control. Changing the law won't "make all the bad things go away."

19 Pictures Of Mitt Romney Meeting With British Leaders In London

The Republican Presidential candidate met with former and current British leaders Thursday during his visit to London.

Great Male Survey 2012: Modern Men On The State Of America

The results of AskMen's Great Male Survey are in. Here's what men think of politics and the economy in 2012.

29 Ideal Travel Bags For Your Next Trip

Trying to find the right size bag with the right number of pockets for trips gets so frustrating, especially when style is of concern. It's pretty much impossible to feel like a fabulous jetsetter when you're carrying 30 pounds of crap and standing in a long, miserable line — but investing in one of these cute bags might ease your pain somewhat.

US Beach Volleyball Team Really Wants To Meet Prince Harry

Says player April Ross, "We've tried as hard as we can to get in touch with Prince Harry. We've Tweeted him, we've stalked him Facebook. We thought because he was so into volleyball he would have got back to us. But no luck so far."

BuzzFeed Veepstakes: July 26, Let's Play Chicken

Day two of the Veepstakes, and the veep contenders are out and about today.

Great Male Survey: Technology And Relationships

We looked at the Great Male Survey results to understand a little more about how tech influences your sex life.

Vogue‘s 2012 September Issue Will Be Its Largest Ever

According to a spokesperson, this September’s Lady Gaga-covered Vogue will have 658 ad pages, which marks a nearly 14% growth from last year–that’s double digit growth on top of double digit growth for the last two years, thank you very much Anna Wi…

Surviving A Layoff

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

28 Drugs Facing FDA Approval In 2012-2013

Biotech and drug stocks below are listed in chronological order based on the closest regulatory catalyst. Amarin(AMRN) Drug/indication: Vascepa for triglyceride reduction Approval decision date: July 26 Horizon Pharmaceuticals(HZNP) …

"Moon Dust Is Icing Sugar" Photo

Moon dust is Icing Sugar - Daniel Sannwald for Pop Magazine Check out this amazing tutorial Daniel Sannwald shot for Pop magazine. I've been decorating my house all over the top candy colors so i'm really feeling these photos right now. I've been on…

Kristen Stewart And Rupert Sanders Issue Statements About Infidelity

So, uh… I wasn’t planning to write about this whole Kristen Cheated on Rob! story, but that was before the people involved started issuing official statements about it. A 22-year-old broad cheated on her boyfriend? STOP THE PRESSES! What’s next, her…

Obama To American Teens: Don't Watch "The Real Housewives" Or Play Video Games

"You're competing against young people in Beijing and Bangalore," the President said in his address to the National Urban League tonight. "You know they're not hanging out. They're not getting over. They're not playing video games. They're not watching 'Real Housewives.' I'm just saying, it's a two-way street."

Obama Tells Kids Not To Watch "The Real Housewives"

President Obama gave some advice to American students about competing with kids in other countries for success in the global economy.

Jenn Gibbons, 27, Charity Rower, Sexually Assaulted By Man Who 'Tracked Her Down From Her Blog' To Rape Her

On Sunday, she told the world that a man boarded her boat in Mueller Township in Schoolcraft County and assaulted her - and she's hoping that by reaching out about the ordeal, she can find her attacker and bring him to justice.

Maureen Dowd, Cub Reporter

It’s easy to look at our media industrial complex and forget that its members were once young and hungry, that they had to hustle, grease sources and report stories within an inch of life. One can imagine these scrappers delirious just to see a byli…

Summer Movie Mash-up: Every 3D Movie Is The Same

It’s a bit of a slow news day, but hella phatty props (sorry, I get tired of typing “kudos”) to Funny or Die for creating this mash-up trailer for Every 3D Movie Ever.

Chick-Fil-A Creates Fake Teenager To Defend Them In Gay Marriage Flap

The back and forth between Chick Fil-A and The Jim Henson Company continues this week, after Henson CEO Lisa Henson announced she was pulling Muppets toys from Chick Fil-A in response to Chick Fil-A President Dan Cathy’s comments in support of “the …

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