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September 14, 2012

The Essential 100, No. 31: Ultima IV From 1UP.com

Fortunately, the design lessons inherent in Ultima IV didn't go unnoticed. The game detonated within the RPG space with the force of a high-yield bomb. If Wizardry established RPGs as a genre, Ultima IV ushered in the shape of RPGs as we know them t…

The Top 5 Ways Social Media Has Completely Tainted Fashion Week

It's turned us all into a bunch of self-promotional robots who are sapping the meaning from the word "style." Maybe it's time to pull back from our tweets and our Instagrams and our pins and, you know — OURSELVES.

Wisdom Teeth | The Awl

I found the oral surgeon in the Yellow Pages. There wasn’t yet a website that rated medical professionals in a Useful, Funny, or Cool way, so that was how you made important decisions: alphabetically and arbitrarily. I was 22 and I didn’t have a lot…

6 Fabulous Gifts Kate And William Received On Their Jubilee Tour

The royal couple will return from their nine-day Diamond Jubilee tour through Southeast Asia with a lot of swag.

13 Hilarious Online Reviews Of Extremely Mundane Objects

"If you want to tape your dog (or cat) to the ceiling, Scotch Tape simply will not be sufficient."

The World's Oldest Gymnast And Other Weekend Links

Grandma's got game. Also, the world's most perfect video game and creationists take umbrage with Dr. Pepper.

Pumpkin Pie In A Glass (With Booze)

It's just about cold out which means: pumpkin season! We'll drink our way through this together.

Obama Extends Lead With Jewish Voters

A heated Israel debate has little impact.

9 Incredibly WTF Things That Happened When Lady Gaga Launched A Perfume

Gaga had a party, where she spent the night "sleeping" in a huge fake perfume bottle, getting her head tattooed. And some woman had a dead cat on her head.

Explained: Why Street Style At Fashion Week Is So Insane

For attendees, Fashion Week has become a race to get photographed more than everyone else. People who really got dressed up to go to these shows tell us what that's all about.

Ann Romney On The Media

"That is gonna get me in trouble if I answer that honestly," the wife the Republican presidential said in response to question from Neil Cavuto today about whether the media is fair to the Romney campaign. She added "we always feel like we are getting picked on more than anyone else, it's just what happens."

How To Get Dressed When You Have No Arms

This woman is awesome. Tisha UnArmed has shown us how she makes a sandwich, and now she shows us how someone without arms gets dressed.

YOLO: Adult Edition

You only live once kids. You only. Live. Once.

The 8 Creepiest Roles Of Philip Seymour Hoffman's Creepy Career

In honor of The Master, which teams PSH with director Paul Thomas Anderson for the fifth time, here are the eight creepiest roles in Philip Seymour Hoffman's creepy career.

Beautiful, Moving Photos From Neil Armstrong's Burial At Sea

NASA shared these images of Neil Armstrong's burial service today aboard the USS Philippine Sea. It looks like it was a beautiful service.

A Naked Lady Broke Into Bam Margera's House And Would Not Stop Masturbating

I know, right? That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

The Best Movie On Netflix About Zombie Chickens

Plus a Jackie Chan flick you've never heard of before.

In France, Perp Walk Photos Are More Scandalous Than Topless Pics

While photos of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest for sexual assault were "a violence," topless pictures of Kate Middleton are apparently not a problem.

H.P. Lovecraft Explains Why Cats Are The Best

From their "playful rollings" to their "bewitching grace," famous science and fantasy fiction author H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) once articulated perfectly why cats are greater than any other creature on the planet.

Frankie Muniz Is Now A Director

It's a music video for his band (yes! He's the drummer in the band).

Male Model Or Dude In An Indie Band?

The lines are blurring. But if you like staring at hot scruffy hipster guys, you probably don't care what these guys do. See if you can figure out which of these guys are models and which are in indie bands (scroll all the way down for the answer key).

'The Newsroom' Star Alison Pill Accidentally Tweets Nude Pic

The Newsroom star Alison Pill turned what was likely a private message to her fiance, Jay Baruchel, into a display she definitely didn't want the world to see. The 26-year-old actress -- best known for her roles in Milk, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World …

Eva Longoria Dating Mark Sanchez

Sometimes, it's difficult being a celebrity who is friends with talk show hosts. Eva Longoria found that out the hard way when she went to visit Mario Lopez on the set of Extra Thursday.

Dog Guards Master's Grave For Six Years // Current TV

An extremely dedicated dog has continued to show its loyalty, keeping watch on its owner's grave six years after he passed away. Capitan, a German shepherd,

10 Photos Of Lebanon Protesters Destroying A KFC And Hardee's

American fast-food chains were vandalized and set ablaze Friday in Tripoli. Part of the ongoing unrest in the Middle East over a U.S. filmmaker's offensive Muhammed movie.

"Hunger Games" For Math Nerds

And you thought you'd never use Venn Diagrams again. Katniss doesn't care about the things she says she cares about.

Eerie Abandoned Spanish Town And Other Links

Another casualty of the housing crash. Also, a look at ridiculous trends in album covers and things to do underwater besides swim.

The Most Bad Ass Wine Maker On The Internet

Informative and awesome. FYI, pinot noir and fish really can make an excellent pairing.

WHY, HELLO THERE

This is the new best picture on the internet. Bye!

Clinton And Obama Caught On A Live Mic At Ceremony For Slain Ambassador

A quick conversation between the president and the Secretary of State.

The Dos And Dont's Of Week 2 Fantasy Football

Let us take your hand and guide you through the scary, massive forest that is fantasy football.

This Is What Happens When You Let A Bunch Of Birds On Twitter

I mean Twitter's mascot is a bird, isn't it? It just makes sense.

Kate Middleton Topless Photos: William And Kate Launch Legal Action Against Publishers Of French Closer Magazine Which Printed Pictures Of Topless Duchess

The couple have launched legal action against Closer France, but managed to put their concerns to one side as they attended a tea party held in their honour in Kuala Lumpur.

Hockey Is Probably Going Away For A While And The NHL Doesn't Care

There's a good chance you won't be watching hockey this fall. And the NHL is okay with that.

Christian Conservatives Flee ObamaCare For Collectives

Religious families look for an alternative. The market at work.

Capitan The Dog Has Spent 6 Years Guarding His Owner's Grave

In 2006, Capitan's owner died and the German Shepherd ran away from home. A week later, he was found waiting beside his master's grave in a cemetery he had never been to before.

The Best Sign At A Baseball Game This Year

This little Phillies fan is the coolest. I still can't believe the Phillies couldn't get it done.

Why Mary Chapin Carpenter Makes John Darnielle Cry

The Mountain Goats frontman says that the country singer is a master of songwriting.

Tech Figures Raised At Least $27 Million For Obama Campaign

Leaked fundraising documents show Silicon Valley emerging as a key source of Democratic money and power. Valley money bests Hollywood.

Democrats Hope Obama Victory Would Mean Mandate For Compromise

“Come the lame duck we have the high ground … I think they’re much more likely to blink than we are," Sen. Chuck Schumer insists. Some conservatives worry that Boehner is ready to deal — but a leadership aide says "absolutely not."

Every iPhone Announcement Ever: Just The Adjectives

Revolutionary. Breakthrough. Revolutionary. Cool. So cool. Gorgeous. Zippy. Great. Fast. Fast. Faster. Thin. Fast. Fast. Fast. Fast.

Two Bears Who Support Mitt Romney

Some bears came out of the woods in New Hampshire to pose by a Romney for President sign. Bear-related Stephen Colbert joke goes here. ALSO: Two bears who are against Barack Obama.

Scandal! Kate Middleton Topless Photos From Vacation

Topless photos of Kate Middleton are currently plastered across the cover of French magazine Closer, and the Royal Family is livid. These aren't old cell phone pict

Creationists Go Apoplectic Over Dr. Pepper Ad

But, this Facebook ad has received 25,000 likes in less than 24 hours. We collected some of the best comments.

Did Katie Couric Accidentally Reveal The New 'American Idol' Judging Panel?

Katie assured her that the list had been announced. She then revealed that the new Idol judges are Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson. Now, we know that Mariah is definitely in, since she's the only judge who has been officiall…

James Van Der Beek Relives His Douchiest Moment @ TeamCoco.com

James is still self-conscious about his last chat with Conan -- 14 years ago!

Versace Might Be Wrong About The "Positive Energy" Of Their Kids' Line

I hate to think of what would happen on the playground to a little boy who showed up to school with tight blue pants or neon lettering on his back pocket.

The Pros And Cons Of PSY Signing With Scooter Braun

The Korean pop star made a game-changing move by announcing his partnership with Justin Bieber's manager. Here's what could go well - or horribly wrong.

Ze Frank Joins BuzzFeed As Executive Vice President Of Video

Web Pioneer To Build West Coast Team And Studio To Revolutionize Social Video

Can You Make It Through This Post Without Having Your Mind Blown?

Are you sitting down? You better be sitting down.

What Does Mitt Romney Wear To Bed?

We've got the answer to that and several other, um, interesting facts Mitt and Ann Romney coughed up during an interview with Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.

This Is What It Feels Like To Skydive On Mars

Using real imagery from the Mars Curiosity Rover landing, amazing editing and some clever sound effects, producer Bard Canning has given us all a chance to land on Mars. Absolutely incredible — make sure to watch in HD.

Paul Ryan: Maybe Mitt "Needs To Talk More About Himself And His Life"

The Republican vice presidential candidate speaking at the Value Voters Summit sang his running mate's praises saying Romney should talk about himself more and was "an honest man with a charitable heart."

54 Signs That Will Guarantee You Never Do Meth

A comprehensive look at the fight against meth around the USA.

How To Throw The Best Hobbit Birthday Party

Are you ready to celebrate in style? September 22nd marks the birthday of Middle Earth's two most famous Hobbits, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins.

How The Royal Family Is Turning Kate Middleton Into The New Diana

Royals typically have a policy against suing the press, but Kate's doing it. Just like Diana.

New App Could Help College Students Report Sexual Assault

Survivors of sexual assault face a lot of obstacles in reporting the crime — including the stigma they feel. But a new app puts help at their fingertips.

Chaos In Tunis As Protesters Attack Another U.S. Embassy

Fire, tear gas, and an ominous black flag. There are now anti-U.S. protests happening in 17 Middle Eastern countries, according to MSNBC.

Jay Carney: The Report That We Had Prior Intelligence Of An Attack Is False

The White House press secretary addressed a report in the British press that the U.S. had prior intelligence of an attack on the U.S. embassy in Libya saying the report was false.

Zac Efron + Wild Animals!

He posed for BlackBook with a Falcon! What a brave soul.

2012 TIFF Highlights

Almost 300 movies have their premiere on the glitzy red carpets at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and not all of them are artsy fartsy crap. Sure, one of the distinct pleasures of TIFF is to catch a film from a country you couldn’…

Why You're Going To See "Finding Nemo" In 3D

Even if you think you're not. Need to justify spending money on a movie you've already seen? Then get in here!

A New Monkey Has Been Discovered

The new species lives in central Africa and has been known to locals as lesula – the new formal name is Cercopithecus lomamiensis. Scientists began investigating these long-nosed, colorful guys in 2007 after researchers spotted the previously unknown species at a village home.

Poll: Outside U.S., Obama Support High

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A straw poll of people in more than 30 countries shows U.S. President Barack Obama would win by a landslide if they were allowed to vote in the U.S. election.

Why Does Jack White Owe Kenny Loggins $50?

Seriously, why? We have no idea. But I sure hope he pays up. You don't want to get on the wrong side of Kenny Loggins -- that's a highway to the danger zone.

State Department Denies Holding Up Blackwater Libya Contract

Academi, the company formerly known as Blackwater, was ready “two months ago” to go to Libya to protect diplomatic assets, a former Bush Administration official and another source say. "No truth to this," says spokesperson Victoria Nuland.

How Many Photos In A Row Can You Post On Facebook Or Instagram?

You have to wait an hour between each post. AT LEAST.

"Before Watchmen: Moloch" #1 Cover Revealed

Pick a card. The mysterious super-villain gets a backstory as Before Watchmen continues to to expand Moore's universe.

10 Reasons Rajon Rondo Is The Best Intern Ever

The Celtics star celebrated fashion week by getting a job.

Bachmann: Obama Most Dangerous President Ever On Foreign Policy

It's Bachmann's week as Islamic fundamentalism is once again a hot-button issue.

This Is The World's Tallest Dog

According to the upcoming Guinness Book of World Records for 2013, Zeus the Great Dane is the tallest dog in the world right now. Standing on his hind legs, Zeus measures 7'4.

Nick Lachey, Vanessa Lachey Name Baby Boy Camden

Nick and Vanessa Lachey have had their baby boy! According to People, Camden John Lachey was born yesterday at 6:54 p.m. and weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Look At These Giant Vegetables And The British People Who Love Them

Why anyone would strive for this is confusing. But also admirable.

LIVE From The Web: Asteroid To Fly By Earth Tonight // Current TV

Watch an impact caught on the planet Jupiter. This evening, an asteroid the length of three football fields will buzz by Earth at a rate of 7 miles per

Rare 100 Year Old Color Photos From Russia Tops The Morning Links

It's always weird to remember color existed before colorized photography. Plus spooky photos from a Berlin theme park and Google Goggles let you pretend to be a supermodel.

The Essential 100, No. 34: Baldur's Gate From 1UP.com

Baldur's Gate was a tremendous success. Along with Fallout, it cemented the return of a PC RPG genre that had all but disappeared. The series' four installments comprised the core of an era that produced some of the greatest and most creative role-p…

Craft Wars: Two New Ways To DIY With Chalkboard Paint

It's a great way to add an unexpected twist to home decor.

The Yankees Collapse In Crazy Taiwanese Animation

Who knew their real problem was having players who hang out on top of a grill?

Here's Bill Nye's High School Yearbook Photo

For some reason, it never occurred to me that his name could even be "William."

Kate Middleton Topless Photos: Duchess Puts On A Brave Smile After Picture Outrage

The royal couple are considering legal action against Closer in France, but had to put that to one side as they attended a tea party held in their honour in Kuala Lumpur.

Kate Middleton Topless Photos Cause Everyone To Freak Out

She was in France at a private resort and went topless on vacation. This is allowed, and actually not that crazy because she was in FRANCE where this is normal.

Video Dump: The Sexiest Melanie Iglesias Videos [So Far]

Sexy on the Internet brought to you by Melanie Iglesias.

Clueless Gamer: Conan O'Brien Reviews "Resident Evil 6" @ TeamCoco.com

Official site of Team Coco & Conan O'Brien - watch Conan full episodes, get the latest news about Conan on TBS, watch Conan videos, Conan on the intertubes, fan sneak peeks, plus sundry worthless hilarity.

Tokyo Jungle Review For PS3 From 1UP.com

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

Jesse Ventura On Bin Laden Killing: 'You're Telling Me George Bush Wouldn't Have Taken Credit?'

Cenk talks to former Minn. Gov. Jesse Ventura about some Navy SEALs and other conservatives who have attacked President Obama’s handling of the killing of Osama bin Laden. Ventura observes, “Why shouldn’t he take credit for the bin Laden raid? … You…

Google's Baconator Calculates Bacon Number, Degrees Of Kevin Bacon Sep

Capitalizing on the internet's obnoxiously loud love of bacon (seriously, hipsters, you like bacon, we f*cking get it), Google has introduced "The Baconator," which will now tell you the number of degrees of Kevin Bacon an actor is just by typing th…

iPhone 5 Exclusive Sneak Peek @ TeamCoco.com

Official site of Team Coco & Conan O'Brien - watch Conan full episodes, get the latest news about Conan on TBS, watch Conan videos, Conan on the intertubes, fan sneak peeks, plus sundry worthless hilarity.

Play Of The Day: Manny Machado Breaks Rich Thompson's Ankles (Video)

Manny Machado of the Baltimore Orioles fakes a throw to first and catches Tampa Bay’s Rich Thompson in a rundown between third and home. If this Orioles season doesn’t end with them winning game 7 of the World Series in the bottom of the ninth, Hol…

How To Get The iPhone 5 If You're Still Under Contract

Even if you're still under contract, there are ways to get the iPhone 5 today without too steep a penalty.

Top Democrat: 2012 Election Will Be Won By The Base

Forget swing voters. Governor Martin O'Malley has no time for "the micro-targeting and the pollsters and the tea leaves and the pixie dust...and all that bullshit."

Hot Or Not Dakota Fanning's Slinky Sexy Sparkly Evening Gown Photo Yasi's Photos

I have this theory that when people become famous at a young age, they generally stay young in your brain no matter how old they get. A good example of this phenom is Dakota Fanning, who as a child actress came into the public eye at the tender age …

Protestors Get Really, Really Personal With Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel @ TeamCoco.com

Mayor Emanuel likes Nickelback, and other horrible slanderous accusations.

BUZZNET Exclusive: LIGHTS Shares Her Top 3 Video Games For Beginners & Pros On LIGHTS' Blog

It's not a secret that LIGHTS is a video game and comic book enthusiast! In honor of National Video Game Day, the talented musician has given us her top three video game recommendations for both beginners and pros. Oh boy, take a look! Wonder what g…

Alexander Wang Spring 2013 Vs. Dion Lee And Tufi Duek

One of the standout shows so far this New York fashion week has been Alexander Wang’s sleek glow in the dark, rave inspired collection. The designer focused heavily on dresses and separates with cutout panels of fabric hanging together by sheer mesh…

Carmen Dell’Orefice: ‘All The Models I Cared About Are Gone’

While backstage at the Marimekko show yesterday, I noticed a few legendary names included in their run of show. In addition to Sessilee Lopez, Carol Alt, and Pat Cleveland, 81-year-old Carmen Dell’Orefice was in the lineup. Dell’Orefice snagged her…

Shhh! Brett's Talking Now: Wisconsin Is Paul Ryan's Plan B

Paul Ryan is running for vice president, but if you live in Wisconsin’s 1st District, you might have seen an ad that tells you Ryan is also running for Congress in Wisconsin. Brett Erlich has something to say about that.

Jessica Simpson Provokes Internet Backlash Over Snaps Of Daughter Maxwell

The 32-year-old star caused controversy by showing off a picture of little Maxwell wearing a miniature yellow bikini when she appeared on the Katie Couric's new chat show.

Acne Cures Through The Ages

1. Urine has been used as an acne cure and everyday cleanser since at least the 17th century. The Encyclopedia of Folk Medicine reports that "rubbing [a] baby's face with a recently wet nappy was practiced in the Highlands of Scotland to prevent the…

The Purse Pie | The Hairpin

Previously: The Next-Hug Pie. Ann Friedman is not a mom on the go.

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