July 6, 2012
Looking for a big sedan? We compare the Dodge Charger SRT8 to the Mercedes-Benz CLS63 to find out which one comes out on top.
Pick me up, Mom! Also, Hollywood is already talking Spider-Man sequels and you can buy camel burgers now.
Investigative reporter John Stossel went undercover as a homeless man for a few hours, and he’s using that as a basis for why people shouldn’t give money to the poor. Cenk calls Stossel out for his appearance on “FOX & Friends,” where he said that d…
Photographer Billy Hunt modified a boombox to make a device that snaps a camera when the subject lets out a primal scream. His hope is to "offer a window through the inherently artificial process of portraiture into real human emotion." Just looking at these pictures feels cathartic.
Spurred by what happened at other Republican state conventions, Nebraska will beef up security measures at its own next weekend.
Looking at the magazine years ago, when I was 16, led to disordered eating that left me mentally and physically scarred into adulthood.
When are the wrenching sounds of human misery totally fun to hear? When they're played side-by-side with the music from the original Super Mario Bros. game. YAY CRYING!
How can you not be the Chosen Sweaty One in the heat? The Fashion Mailbag is here with some ideas.
Astra Woodcraft grew up in a family that was part of Scientology's strict Sea Org, and got married at 15. Feeling she had no other way to escape the difficult lifestyle, she got pregnant at a time when Church superiors instructed women not to have children.
TEHRAN, July 4 (UPI) -- Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps is prepared to hit 35 U.S. facilities in the Middle East early in a possible attack, a corps leader said Wednesday.
Think about it. You've never seen this crab and Batman in the same place at the same time, have you? No.
I love Rebel Wilson and you should too! Get to know her before she becomes a big celeb and stuff.
The course taught by the Supreme Court's Chief Justice is for only one credit and meets six times with a take home exam. "The Supreme Court In Historical Perspective" examines "how the role and operation of the Supreme Court have changed since the nation’s founding, with particular emphasis on the role of the Chief Justice."
Well, this. The magical cinema snowglobe.
Andy Murray is the first Brit to make the Finals in 74 years, and he'll have a chance to do what hasn't been done since 1936. Since then, a lot has happened. World War II, for example!
The New York Asian Film Festival is in full swing this week. If you aren't able to make it over there, though, there's plenty of options from Netflix to salve the pain.
Heidi Klum says, "I don't know if I'll get married again," while ex Seal rebounds with a beautiful brunette while vacationing in Italy.
The internet is basically dead today, so why don't you come play this game. Post your former-self in the comments. DO IT!
It's just a short clip but it packs a punch. If you aren't all caught up, you probably shouldn't watch this.
Lots of celebs were caught wearing this $220 Wildfox sweater. So we figured you'd want to join them, since it's the coolest sweater on the block right now.
"When I was running for State Senate, I could not afford television commercials," Obama recalled in Pittsburgh today. "And Michelle and I we used to go door to door and pass out fliers that had printed out at Kinko's, and march in 4th of July parades. It is was hard work." But according to an article that ran in the Hyde Park Herald Obama, raised a significant amount of his money for his primary, $60,000. He ran unopposed after petitioning to get his four primary opponents kicked off the ballot.
Summer wouldn't be complete without some new photography stunt to annoy all your friends with. Plus, superheroes that still need movies and deciphering cop speak.
The only two synchronized swimmers representing the U.S. at the Olympics are Mary Killman and Mariya Koroleva. Here they discuss their brutal training schedule and underwater cardio exertion, and how far people's perception of their sport differs from reality.
Ann Harris was "ecstatic" to meet the president.
BOSTON (TheStreet) -- Marlie Y. kicks off this week's Biotech Stock Mailbag: "Can you talk about the stocks that most interest you today and that may have big moves in the coming months? Thank you for your work and response to this question."
Things that never get old: 1. Pugs wearing hats. That's it, that's all that's on the list -- everything else gets old eventually.
Wonder what Susan Boyle, the British singing sensation, has been up to since her Britain's Got Talent days? Well, for one, she's looking terrific and receiving honorary degrees!
Thanks to this totally real and definitely not at all made up memo*, we know exactly what James Dolan is and isn't willing to do to re-sign Jeremy Lin.
Today in propaganda: North Korea's leader has a new, majestic-sounding signature song.
That mane! That tail! Why is this horse so pretty and shiny? Is it photoshopped? I dunno, it's from some Russian horse site.
A new video from the Republican National Committee hits the President as out of touch for saying the latest jobs report were "a step in the right direction."
Kim Kardashian and Kanye west have officially been together 73 days. That's one day longer than her marriage to Kris Humphries. So here's a timeline comparison between the two relationships.
These are the cats they would be. This is the way all history should be taught from this day forward.
Not very much. Plus, finding true love on Twitter.
Chanel’s nail colors always cause a frenzy. The beauty world waits with bated breath every time there’s a show to see what kind of nail color magic the house’s makeup guru, Peter Philips, will conjure up. He threw us for a bit of a loop this past we…
Time Warner Cable is wisely capitalizing on the Magic Mike madness with a section in its On Demand offerings exclusively dedicated to Channing Tatum.
He is three hours behind me, and was just waking up in a suburban tract home located in the largest city in American history to ever file for bankruptcy. It is a long way from me, and a long way from where he grew up, in a haphazardly built house in…
Thanks to Steve Harvey, we now know you can act like a lady while thinking like a man. But a look at self-help and how-to books shows there are many more unexpected things one can do in a manly fashion.
Following protests, Seventeen magazine pledged not to alter models' faces or body shapes with Photoshop and to portray a more diverse image of beauty in its pages. A group of teens is now asking Teen Vogue to do the same — and says Victoria's Secret could be their next target.
For eight years, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic have traded the #1 ranking back and forth. In that time, pretty much every other sport has changed far, far more.
Should President Obama be worried? BuzzFeed's Ben Smith tells John Avlon on CNN's Out Front with Erin Burnett that he should. "They want donors to panic, they're trying to get Democrats scared about this election," Smith said. And don't miss the match game of politcos' high school photos at the end.
Motherboard journeyed out onto the streets of Williamsburg to see if the hipster on the street knew what the Higgs boson was. And he/she did not.
Happy Birthday, Bikini! In Honor Of The Invention Of The Two-Piece, Here Are The Most Iconic Bikinis In History
Forget America’s birthday (well, don’t really, but)… Today, we celebrate the birth of one of the most revered and feared items of clothing to ever exist: The bikini. Yes, 66 years ago today (in 1946), the very first bikini was introduced to the worl…
Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes Divorce 2012: Skinny Katie Can't Hide Her Shrinking Frame As Tom's Lawyer Accuses Her Of 'Playing The Media'
Her outing came as Tom's lawyer lashed out at Katie and her legal team, accusing them of 'playing the media'.
The mailings went out across Ohio during the heated 2008 primary, and hit Clinton for the individual mandate and penalzing those who don't buy health insurance. Hillary Clinton said the mailing was a lie and seemed "almost if the insurance companies or the Republicans wrote it."
Rosie vs Elizabeth, Oprah's wheelbarrow of fat, Tom Cruise on Oprah's couch, and we're just getting started...
BuzzFeed FWD's Matt Buchanan joined Poppy Harlow on CNN's Newsroom to discuss the fifth birthday of the iPhone. "Traditionally, what Microsoft is that they made software and other people have made hardware. But in order to match the experience that Apple has been delivering, what you see more and more is that these software companies...are also going to build hardware."
This picture is perfect. BE LIKE SHAQ AND ADD YOURS!
They're our precious future. Don't let them be beer pong losers later in life, give them a head start.
At least, they assume it's at least 800 lbs. since the scales used top out at 750 lbs. Plus, Bieber and Gomez are on the rocks and Andy Griffith's cause of death revealed.
It has everything you could want: someone falling down, a great reaction, and a Richard Gere doppelganger.
The founding fathers of the US had a mixed track record when it came to managing personal finances.
BuzzFeed's McKay Coppins joins CNN's Out Front with Erin Burnett to talk about whether Romney's promise to repeal ObamaCare on his first day in office, if elected. Coppins said, "This will be a long, drawn out fight in Congress."
Pretty much just a living dust bunny, but with a cute little face. Want to touch.
Take cover, millions of tween girls are really angry at you Drake Bell.
BuzzFeed's Amy Odell joins HLN's Christie Paul during breaking news of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise filing for divorce. Amy discusses how social media response has been mired in humor. "The puns are going to get old fast," Odell said.
On the New Yorker's culture blog, Avi Steinberg dissects websites that are devoted to collecting mug shots, chalking their popularity up to our inherent desire to gossip about our neighbors: "At first glance, the online culture of mug-shot voyeurism would seem to be the logical extension of our eternal quest for celebrity cellulite. As it turns out, though, celebrity Schadenfreudians are minor players on the mug-shot scene. The most popular sites peddle a more homely stock: the disgraced images of our until recently anonymous neighbors."
"It doesn't have to be this way."
It's not just a bad month: Employment growth has "settled into a slower trend," writes former Obama Administration economist Jared Bernstein. "Today’s report suggests that the downshift looks real."
Thank the genius designer at Berlin Fashion Week who made this outfit.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed Russia and China's efforts to block the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at the Friends of Syria conference in Paris.
For fourteen years, the Chinese government banned all gay people from giving blood. But now it's lifted the ban for lesbians and celibate gay men. Men who are sexually active with other men, though, are still banned from donating.
Want your nail to look like they've been dipped in caviar? Or like daggers? Veteran beauty editor Aja Mangum stopped by the BuzzFeed offices to show nail art novices and Shift editors Amy Odell and Hillary Reinsberg three cool manicures that aren't quite as hard as they look.
In a dispute with Universal over compensation for digital downloads, Def Leppard is taking the extreme and fairly metal step of re-recording their entire back catalog so they can do what they want with the songs. Earlier, they recorded what they're …
Paris couture week is officially over. In case you were too focused on Raf Simons’ and Kimye’s couture debuts to take everything in, those dilligent couturiers showed some pretty great collections. Nothing compares to couture, a thriving and importa…
The Romney camp stays silent as Obama pours millions into Bain-bashing commercials. "Never let an attack go unanswered. It's a rule for a reason," says Wilson.
Katy Perry is having quite a summer! The pop singer dazzles Down Under in a strapless gold Versace dress at the premiere of Katy Perry: Part of Me in Sydney on June 30. Embellished with sequins and paired with jeweled pumps, this look lets Katy own …
Style Advice From A Dominatrix: Mistress Tetra On Her Most-Requested Shoe, How To Break In A Corset, And The Importance Of Lubing Up Before Wearing Latex
Ever since Fifty Shades of Grey began dominating (ha) the Best Sellers list, it seems like the whole world has been going BDSM. The dominatrix has always been a key figure in high fashion, but now that even soccer moms are getting in on the action–d…
Jane Pitt sent in a letter to the editor in support of Mitt Romney and against abortion and same-sex marriage.
Katie Holmes plotted her divorce from Tom Cruise in extreme secrecy -- yet she may have hinted in an interview that the breakup was coming. Holmes, 33, appears on the cover of the July issue of Elle magazine, accompanied by an interview that she gav…
SOLO, Indonesia, July 5 (UPI) -- An Indonesian zoo's orangutan may be moved to a small island with her mate to help her quit smoking, officials said.
Although it’s been a while since big fashion labels like Rag & Bone could put “Made in New York” on all of their tags, they and a few other companies have remained dedicated to producing at least some if not all of their goods here in the states, ev…
The Amazing Spiderman hits theaters today and we can’t wait to see what the new cast (goodbye, Tobey McGuire and Kirsten Dunst, hello Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone!) has to offer. Their whirlwind premiere tours have proven to be among the most styl…
Katie Holmes Lands Her First Big Glossy Cover Post TomKat, Plans To Make Her New York Fashion Week Debut
August isn’t typically a big newsstand sales month for fashion glossies but we figure Elle should do pretty well next month. Why? It’s got soon-to-be-ex-Mrs-Tom-Cruise–Katie Holmes on the cover. Here’s a peek at the cover (courtesy of Elle.com), wh…
Late last Friday, news broke that the Whole Earth 'Lectronic Link, an online discussion board and community commonly referred to as the WELL, was on the verge of being shut down. Founded in 1985 as a dial-up BBS, the WELL is an enormously important …
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 3 (UPI) -- A simple strategy, so-called self-distancing, can minimize anger and aggressiveness people feel when they are provoked by others, U.S. researchers suggested.