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July 5, 2012

Buzznet Exclusive: Amoeba Adventure With The Ready Set (VIDEO) On We've Got You Covered's Blog

Jordan Witzigreuter of The Ready Set joined Buzznet for an Amoeba Adventure to chat about some of his favorite albums and how they have influenced his life, his music and his tattoos. Jordan has a very eclectic taste in music, so we had a blast lear…

Romney May Be Running For US President, But He Reportedly Has Millions Stashed Abroad

“Mitt Romney is running for president of the United States of America — not of the Cayman Islands, not of the Bahamas, not Switzerland,” Cenk says. “What in the world is his money doing there? Our president shouldn’t be hiding his money in a differe…

Designing James Bond's Style

The London art center the Barbican is running an exhibit all about the design and style behind the James Bond movies. These two videos have fascinating interviews with costume and set designers from the '60s films.

How Animals See The World

It's all about your perspective on life. But also, animals sometimes seem to have a vastly better perspective than we do.

Matthew McConaughey Wrote His Own Song In Magic Mike

Dallas’ goodbye to ”Ladies of Tampa” (Part 1) In the original script, Matthew McConaughey’s character, club owner Dallas, did not have a stripping scene. But McConaughey not only wanted one, he knew exactly how it should play out: He’d begin by ser…

Six Pictures From Barack Obama's Trip To The Farmers' Market

After a campaign stop, the President took some time to buy some corn at the Bergman Orchards Farm Market in Port Clinton, Ohio.

Salon Offers Waxing Deal For Girls Under 15

They say they want waxing to become a fun family activity, "like going to the mall."

The Rise Of The "Girly" Narrative

Sheila Heti's How Should A Person Be?, an unconventional novel about two real-life friends, is getting some of the same mixed acclaim and criticism that marked the debut of HBO's Girls. But will "girliness" ever be taken seriously?

Texas A&M Students Block Westboro Baptist Protesters With Human Wall

When students heard that Westboro Baptist Church planned on protesting the funeral of a soldier, they formed a human barricade around the funeral service to block them out.

"Game Of Thrones" With Lightsabers

Now if only somebody will make the whole show like this. Season 1 spoilers, but if you haven't already seen season 1 what are you doing with your life?

11 Ways To Get Inspired Right Now

No matter what the situation, this post will get you pumped up to do whatever you have to do. And it's powered by some of the best moments in sports movie history.

25 Awesome DIY Ideas For Bookshelves

These easy and clever bookshelves look so much cooler than anything you can buy from a store. Finding creative ways to display books can be just as alluring as any kind of art.

Twitter Wonders Why, Of All The Towns In Ohio, Obama Visited Sandusky

The president's visit to the Ohio town comes on the heels of Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky's conviction for child sexual assault. This fact didn't escape Twitter users.

Man Wrecks T-Mobile Store As Methodically As Possible

This UK man got fed up with his T-Mobile bill and decided to tear the store apart. He was remarkably calm about it.

Man Has Conversation With His 12-Year-Old Self

Super easy to do: Just plan 20 years in advance, stay charming throughout, and, whatever you do, don't blink. This is the best thing on the Internet today, hands down.

25 Animals You Never Knew Could Be Cute

I'm tired of cats and dogs stealing the spotlight. OPEN YOUR MIND!

CNN Anchor's Epic Battle With Rep. Joe Walsh Over Tammy Duckworth Remark

Watch as Walsh's debate strategy of yelling, "Ashleigh!" fails miserably.

Catnip: Egress To Oblivion

BuzzFeed's continuing efforts to dissuade cats from abusing catnip have been boosted by the release of this "classroom educational video" on the dangers of the 'nip. "We've determined that there are many similarities between the catnip experience and schizophrenia."

Memorial Videos For Dead Sims Characters

R.I.P. fictitious video game person. People loved their fake Sims characters and made these sad videos after they fake died.

High-Tech Haute Couture Is 14 Dresses In One

French designer Franck Sorbier must have saved a fortune in fabric for his Fall/Winter 2012-2013 collection.

Mastering Kung Fu Takes A Toll On Your Hands

I dare you to make fun of his hands. Nothing but respect and a dash of awe for this martial artist.

Happy Birthday To The Bikini And Other Links

On July 5th, 1946 modern swimwear was forever changed. Plus, taking over a country isn't that hard after all and Taylor Swift is eyeing a new man.

71-Year-Old Justin Bieber Superfan Battles Cancer

They call him "Senior Biebs" and he is my hero. Rock on, brother.

Soccer Enters The Era Of Science!

FIFA approves goal-line technology; Premier League will follow suit.

EXCLUSIVE: Jack & Rian From All Time Low Switch Bodies (VIDEO) On Danivitale's Blog

What is there not to like about the All Time Low dudes?! Seriously, it looks like they have the best time ever waking up every day, hanging with friends, making and playing music, all while having a hysterically crude sense of humor on and off the s…

British Kids Keep Shocking Their Dad

This is the best thing to come out of England since the Peckham Terminator.

Huge BP London Olympics Billboard Vandalized

This just happened earlier today. The vandals did the job in the daytime.

How To Form The Greatest Celebrity Superband

These celebs not only can act (or be President of the United States) but also have real musical talents. Here's how to put together the best celebrity superband.

Just A Dolphin Playing With Some Bubbles

So you probably shouldn't look at this post if you hate dolphins or bubbles.

Moms Who Think Their Kids Are The Center Of The Universe Are Just Hurting Themselves

Experts (and armchair psychologists) have long worried that over-involved parenting produces helpless kids. Now research shows that making kids the center of their lives can be bad for moms too.

King For A Day, Tech Billionaire For Life

The recent attempts by tech billionaires to create utopian societies will have a high burn rate — if history is any guide. But it doesn't mean they'll stop trying.

Katie Holmes Hinted At Divorce In "Elle" Interview

Weeks before announcing her divorce from Tom Cruise, Holmes gave an interview for Elle's August 2012 issue. In the magazine, which has already been printed and hits newsstands on July 17, Holmes suggests that she is entering a "new phase."

Justin Bieber Reveals That He Is, In Fact, A "Butt Man"

The shocking revelations come from an interview with Q magazine. Here's what the King Of Pop had to say.

Watch Mitt Romney Pound A Cup Of Lemonade

He kind of grimaces at the end.

Call Mitt Maybe

Because there is only one way to make watching Mitt Romney's 4th of July parade footage even more enjoyable than usual.

This Dog Took A Train To Dublin Yesterday Morning

And thanks to the wonders of the internet, Patch was reunited with his owner just three hours later! Although one has to wonder if he just wanted to take a little vacation...

Best Of Breaking Bad Comics

Something about poorly drawn Walter White really gets to me. Warning: lots of spoilers and some NSFW language.

This Is What A Baby Duiker Looks Like

This little guy was born at the Virginia Zoo back on April 21. Duikers are the tiniest members of the antelope family, named for the Dutch word for "diver" because of their propensity for diving into the underbush when they are frightened. Also, they are ridiculously adorable.

The Best Video Of A Drunk Man Singing "Kiss From A Rose" To His Cat You'll Ever See

Please take a minute out of your day to watch this very, very important video.

The Trippiest Pool Ever

The bottom of this pool in India is designed to look like an overhead view of a city. Nothing like a little vertigo to help you cool off!

Tom Cruise Scraps 50th Birthday Plans Amid Divorce

The Top Gun actor turns 50 today, a birthday that should be marked by plenty of celebrations and "you don't look that old" comments. But instead of ringing in the big 5-0 by hiking and camping with his wife Katie Holmes in Iceland as he'd planned, P…

What The Hell Is A Higgs Boson And Why Should You Care?

Yay, we maybe kind of found the God Particle! Wait, what does that even mean? (For a quick primer, see BuzzFeed's earlier post.)

Matthew McConaughey Announces His Wife Is Pregnant Via Twitter

Congrats to the happy couple who are expecting their third child!

Your Router Knows Everything

Your router = the ultimate fly on the wall. A lovely art project from three German design students.

Life-Sized LEGO Forest

See life from the perspective of mini-figs. Part of Australia's year long LEGO 50th birthday project.

3 Ways To Help Your Child Build Great Credit

Wherever a parent stands on the issue, here are three easy ways to help your child build great credit from a young age. Follow these tips and your children should find themselves on financially sure feet relative to peers by the time they reach coll…

Two Ways To Turn Your Old Tees And Tanks Into Studded Masterpieces

In this installment of Craft Wars, two expert DIY-ers give plain, boring tops a facelift with some simple studs.

Cheeseburger At Sunset

Evening sky, glowing clouds, crashing tide, ten-patty cheeseburger. Why? America, that's why. Happy Fifth!

The Pauls' New Crusade: "Internet Freedom"

Defending the Internet — and the corporations that invest in it — from government regulation is the new "End the Fed," Paul advisors tell BuzzFeed exclusively. A new Paul manifesto: "This is our revolution."

This Dog Loves The Air Conditioner More Than You Have Ever Loved Anything

This is the face of true happiness. Also... cutest dog ever?! Cutest dog ever.

Cleavage Is Out, Breastbones Are In

Hey, fashion designers? Our boobs aren't going to work in these dresses.

Here's What An Animated Font Looks Like

Everything is a title sequence! Now someone figure out a way to get this to work in Word.

Pug, Stroller, And A Baby

This is why we have and need an Instagram.

Katie Holmes Breaks Her Silence And Says She's Doing "Alright"

That was it. Not "fine" or "good" or "spectacular" or "happy" or "sad" or "distressed" or "broken," or "meh." Just "alright."

Old Redneck Uses Hannah Montana To Stop Raccoon Attacks

Look, I get it. Coons are a problem for all of us - a big problem. Sit back, relax, and let this mountain man solve all your problems.

Steve Nash Is A Classy Guy

After news broke of the sign-and-trade that would send him to Los Angeles, Steve Nash released a statement to his fans and the organization in Phoenix.

San Diego Really Screwed Up Their Fireworks Display

I swear this has never happened to me before. Last night's 4th of July celebration in San Diego didn't go according to plan. All the fireworks were set off at once, turning the planned 18-minute display into a brief (but awesome) 30-second show.

18 Strange Soviet Bus Stops

They were built to help make the Proletariat feel better about their lives. Shot by Christopher Herwig.

Exclusive: American Apparel’s New ‘Advanced’ Model Jacky Reveals Her Age, Tells Us How Her Controversial Campaign Came About

Earlier this week, we revealed American Apparel’s latest campaign. The retailer, known for courting controversy with their provocative ads, surprised everyone by casting an “advanced” model, Jacky O’Shaughnessy, as the face of their “advanced basics…

A "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Baby Boom?

"With the millions of copies it has sold it makes complete sense to assume that in nine months' time we are going see a baby boom," says a British culture professor.

Female Basketball Players Find Acceptance In Saudi Arabia

Over conservatives' objections, the basketball team Jeddah United continues to allow women and girls to play. Says team captain Leena Al Maeena, "Four years ago it was more of a taboo to talk about. Today, there's more acceptance. There's a lot more companies willing to support us. So, I really think as a society we are evolving."

Five Tactics The GOP Uses That Democrats Don't

Some people say it doesn't matter which party you vote for. Both sides are corrupted by money and power and greed. But the truth is, there are some clear, underhanded tactics the GOP regularly employs that Democrats just don't. And while the mainstr…

How Colors Get Their Names

On this day full of red, white, and blue in the US, it's interesting to note that, in a large number of languages, when colors start getting their own words, red is usually the first color defined after black and white (or light and dark), and that …

Years Of Refusal: Metal Gear Solid's Denial Of Standardized Controls From 1UP.com

Despite making concessions for modern audiences, the controls for the Metal Gear Solid series have become more complex. The labyrinth of Close Quarters Combat introduced in Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the contextual versatility of Metal Gear So…

OP-ED: Lost In Translation From 1UP.com

With people up in arms and the rape articles flying, I approached friends and colleagues male and female, to ask them for their take on things. While not all of them had seen the demo, in general they were all excited about the game. Well, cautiousl…

Mitt Romney Praised ObamaCare Mandate, Exchanges, Portability In 2010

Mitt Romney yesterday said in an interview with CBS News that the individual mandate was a tax, while the plan he put in place in Massachusetts was a penalty, and not a tax. In a video from April 2010, Mitt Romney praised some similarities between his plan and President Obama's. Romney said he liked the individual mandate, the portability of the insurance, the requirement that insurers cover people with a preexisting condition, and the similar exchanges. Romney said his plan was different because it was state plan and his plan did not raise taxes, and did not cut Medicare. (As a Governor, Romney had no authority to cut Medicare.)

Justin Bieber Shuts Down Radio Interview Over Mom Joke

Justin Bieber hung up on radio DJ Mojo after the radio personality jokes about a member of One Direction hitting on his mother. Did Bieber overreact? Listen to the recording and judge for yourself!

Sources: Steve Nash Will Be A Laker

The Suns have agreed to trade the star point guard to their conference rivals, the Los Angeles Lakers.

Cristiano Ronaldo Showers His Son With Kisses As They Soak Up The Sun In St. Tropez

Two years ago Cristiano Ronaldo stunned the world when he announced he had become a father to a child by an unknown woman.

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