August 1, 2012
Spoilers, spoilers everywhere. Seriously do not click if you want your Series Seven unspoiled.
Creating the leotards for Team USA's gymnasts is a process that takes a year and a half, thousands of Swarovski crystals, and many rounds of testing. Each one is like a wedding dress: a spectacular creation the ladies can't wait to debut on the big day.
Unbaby.me swaps out babies for awesome stuff (of your choosing). Apologies to all of BuzzFeed's overeager, photo-happy parents in advance.
Terrified of being left behind, Google has trapped its users in the present.
Moderates remain uninsulted, but give it a few hours.
Mia Love would be the first black woman in the House Republican caucus. BuzzFeed declined the fundraising ticker.
An argument for why making music sound like dying robots is actually crazy hard. Wub wub wub, bitches.
Keep your eyes on the road, you're gonna get us all killed! Plus an invasion of teddy bears and let's mash-up Julia Childs with Guns'N'Roses.
What is wrong with the people who ask to be retweeted? Everything.
Conservative groups train their cadres in Dallas, where it's one part Hayek, one part Alinsky, and one part Henry Ford. “We’re the salesmen and the production line," says FreedomWorks' Steinhauser.
The White House is under fire today for the news that staffers met in coffee shops and used private emails to avoid disclosure. In 2008, then Senator Obama attacked the Bush Administration for secrecy and promised to be transparent as president.
Sleazy messages are de rigueur on internet dating sites. At least sometimes they're creative.
Top Boehner Aide Used Private Email Address To Communicate With Jack Abramoff Aide While In The Bush Administration
President Obama has come under some fire from Republicans for a report in Politico that the White House used private emails and met with lobbyists at coffee shops to avoid disclosure. But a top political aide and former chief-of-staff to Speaker John Boehner, Barry Jackson, also did so during his time in the Bush Administration. Jackson used 2003 used a "georgewbush.com" email address to communicate with Neil Volz, an aide disgraced former lobbyist Jack Abramoff, about nominating one of Abramoff's Indian tribe clients for a Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Why would you taunt us like this? To be fair, two of these are actually in various stages of productions right now. But that doesn't mean they'll see the light of day.
The claim: A key Iowa supporter of Michele Bachmann, State Senator Kent Sorenson, "stole" a home-schooling group's email list from a supporter. Here's the suit, which names several to Bachmann aides, was filed in Polk County Court, and can be read in full below.
A report in Politico says that President Obama's campaigner Jim Messina, used private email address to conduct official White House business, and took meeting with lobbyists at a coffee shop to avoid disclosure. In a 2011 press conference, White House press secretary answering a question about private Google accounts said the White House conducted all emails on work accounts. Carney said today to reporters that Messina would forward his private emails to his public accounts to comply with disclosure laws.
Everyone can relate to these events. Especially the cat one.
The "Hardball" host laments that his "perfectionist" son's concerns with Gitmo places him to the "left of Obama" politically, something he vows to "work on a little."
It's not even an patent. It's a years-old educational video about how intellectual property works. This 17-minute video, which is being shown to the jury, will provide the basis on which they'll judge the knock-down, drag-out fight about the origins of the modern smartphone.
President Obama taken criticism for the negative tone of his 2012 campaign. In 2007, then Senator Obama said he hired oppo researchers for his campaign "to make sure that we know the records of all the candidates well enough that we can compare and contrast where we stand on issues and where others stand on issues, and that I think is essential to democracy – I don't think there’s anything wrong with that at all." But it is hard to see how Mitt Romney's singing voice fits into that frame.
My new favorite phrase, from Vivek Haldar: "The internet is full of productivity tips and techniques, more accurately known as productivity porn. Itâ€™s like McDonalds trying to sell you healthy food."
Thrash hard on this interactive map. OF METAL. But turn down the music until you can safely headbang solo.
Romney's back in the States after a glorious red eye from Poland. The countdown continues...