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July 9, 2012

Ron Perlman Pretty Much Won The Internet’s Man Of The Year

When I saw this story on Saturday, I wanted nothing more than to post it first thing this morning, but when I tried to start writing about it, I really couldn’t think of the right words to say. The story, of course, is that a young boy named Zachary…

In Praise Of Kate Upton

The pro-thin community on the Internet is hating on Kate Upton's body. But actually, unexpected supermodels like her are just what the fashion industry needs.

Sweden's Weird Rockabilly Car Festival

Every July, a classic car festival called Power Big Meet takes place in the town of Västerås, Sweden. "Raggare" are Swedes who love '50s Americana culture - Elvis, rockabilly music, greaser style, and a somewhat tone-deaf use of the Confederate flag. Here are photos from this year's fest.

What Is An iPad, Asks Tricia Lockwood, An iPad

I did not expect to read a fantastic and surreal poem about the iPad today, or ever. And yet: "I am supposed to run 98.6. I run sometimes as hot as 103. OH CHRIST I am burning up, in the lap of a techno-dad. OH CHRIST I burn up while I read him the news."

Learning And Sleep

Here's the crazy way in which you can learn while you sleep.

Kourtney Kardashian's Baby Girl Name

Kourtney Kardashian has had her baby girl, and according to People, the reality TV star and her boyfriend, Scott Disick, have named her Penelope Scotland Disick. We were kind of iffy on the name Penelope, which is a Greek name that means "weaver…

Texts From Jane Eyre | The Hairpin

JANE MY LITTLE SUNBEAM WHERE ARE YOU I NEED YOU BY MY SIDE I’m taking a walk be back for dinner AH YES MY CAGED SPRITE COMMUNE WITH NATURE AND UPON YOUR RETURN RELATE TO ME THE VAGRANT GLORIES OF THE  RUINED WOODS do you really want me to d…

21 Simple Ideas For Adorable DIY Terrariums

For even the most botanically inept, terrariums are super easy to make and incredibly low-maintenance. They also make pretty much the best gifts or party favors ever.

"Brave" Cosplay

This Brave cosplay is so good, I don't even need to see the movie now. Which is nice, because two hours of Billy Connolly is more hours of Billy Connolly than is strictly necessary, IMO.

Does Cindy Crawford Support Mitt Romney?

She endorsed Obama in 2008, but appeared in a video for Romney's fundraising software ComMitt this year. Her team says she's "not politically aligned." Meanwhile, Sarah Jessica Parker and Anna Wintour are firmly pro-Obama.

Saudi Arabia Won't Be Sending Any Female Athletes To The Olympics After All

No Saudi women will compete at the London Olympics, despite the government lifting the ban on female competitors earlier this year. Turns out, years of barring women from sports has left the country without any trained female athletes. The only realistic candidate was equestrian Dalma Rushi Malhas, whose injured horse left her unable to compete two weeks ago.

Your Cellphone Or Your Privacy

"Your cellphone is one of the most common ways you're going to encounter a law enforcement officer," according to the ACLU. And it's only getting worse.

Box Office News: America Hates Katy Perry

On Friday, I begged America to take a step in the right direction toward financial responsibility, and for the most part people listened. Katy Perry: Part of Me opened to a colossal fart noise, earning just $10 million. Overall, the film’s per scree…

8 Reasons Why Katie Holmes Would Make A Great Fashion Mogul

As Katie enters the Next Chapter of her life, she might be best off putting acting on the back burner while she focuses on her fashion brand. She's already been fairly successful with her clothing line so far — and could have a very promising future in the business.

Kate Upton Drinks, Dances To Journey At Detroit Tigers Game

I’m not one to narc on a beautiful woman having a good time, but here’s a clip of Sports Illustrated cover girl Kate Upton — 20-year old Kate Upton — enjoying a clear, yellow-ish beverage in a transparent plastic cup at a Detroit Tigers home game ov…

Lion Pose Is The Best Pose

Starts off serene, goes batshit crazy around 0:40, then settles down into serene again. Look up at your third eye and roar, everyone.

David Axelrod's 1980s Advice For Romney

The Obama strategist offered a bit of advice for then Democratic presidential candidate Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, that could double for advice for Romney today.

Lady Gaga Joins Instagram

BuzzFeed's Matt Stopera joins Mike Galanos on HLN to talk about the latest A-lister to join Instagram. Lady Gaga follows sharp tongued Rihanna and the most-followed user, Justin Bieber, on the photo sharing social network.

Tiny Pony Having A Dream

I don't presume to know what tiny ponies dream about, but if I had to guess, I would guess that it was about pony world domination. Which would be the cutest world domination of all time. Sign me up.

Two-Face Kitty

She's cute, but don't get on her bad side. Because her bad side is pure, adorable evil!

Important: "Justin Bieber As A Cat" T-Shirt

Now you can have both of the things that are obviously your favorite two things, all on one T-shirt. And it's called "Baby Baby Baby Meow," which is a clear sign that this was invented by a genius. (Thanks, Joel!)

BIBLE BRAWL

63-year-old Ina Garrett thought her pastor had a demon in him, so she threw a Bible at his head. I think I love this woman.

Urban Decay Won't Sell In China Due To Testing Requirements

The cosmetics brand had planned to sell its products in China, but the Chinese government requires animal testing. After customer backlash, the company — which has been animal-testing-free in the US for over 15 years — decided to put operations in China on hold until laws there change.

I'm In New Jersey Trick Photo Ashlee Holmes' Photos

MAMA! Here are a few photos of my first few days in New Jersey! I'm going to be in New Jersey for a little while for business --and to visit my family &friends of course. So far since I've been back east, I've gotten to see all of my family and frie…

Paths Of Glory: Metal Gear's Portrayal Of The Soldier From 1UP.com

Sympathy for the solider stands as the strongest theme of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, which couches the entire series and the back story of its most important figure in terms of betrayal by the United States government. The Boss, a powerful fem…

How’d You Get There, Standup Comic Kate Wolff?

Kate Wolff always knew she was funny, but when her classmates growing up told her she was going to be on "Saturday Night Live," she laughed and informed them she wanted to be a teacher. Well, life is funny sometimes. Teaching wasn't the dream job Wo…

Michigan's Crystal Spencer Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., July 6 (UPI) -- A southeastern Michigan woman is in serious condition in the intensive-care unit at a Detroit hospital with a rare, flesh-eating disease, her husband said.

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