September 26, 2012
"I am not just the head of the Catholic League...I am an artist too."
How do Googlers blow off steam? They make memes, for internal use only. Until now.
The University of California will end up paying close to $1 million in the settlement. But what about the memes?
Learn to cook these dishes properly and you can make practically anything.
Cenk talks to Prof. Robert Reich, former secretary of labor and author of “Beyond Outrage,” about income inequality in America. “Mitt Romney [is] the avatar, the sponsor of his class,” Reich says. “The middle class, the great vast middle class, and …
Is it the same shirt? Different copies of the same shirt? (Updated)
As “Haywire” star Gina Carano continues to establish herself as an action heroine with an upcoming turn in “The Fast and the Furious 6,” the former MMA fighter has become attached to topline an all-female riff on “The Expendables,” which is being se…
This is some meta klutz action, right here. Ryan Seacrest sums it up best by saying, "Of course THIS would happen to @ZooeyDeschanel on the red carpet at the Emmys."
The Brooklyn Nets released photos of the cheerleaders' outfits today. I might be Clueless, but haven't I seen those somewhere before?
Honest Trailers strikes again with a brutally honest look at the trailer for The Avengers. "The movie that put all of DC Comics on suicide watch."
Today Twitter users confessed their addictions to frozen peas, Q-tips, and giraffes, among other things.
Don't settle on being content. Here's some inspiration for how to live a happy life.
I love seeing how creative all the MoonChildren are and u know I'm all about DIY stuff so I'm starting a weekly tutorial feature but I want it to be about you guys, so I'm asking all the Moon babies to send in any DIY tutorial with instructions and …
Wilco has teamed up with Headcount and Patagonia to register voters at their concerts. In a rare interview, Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy opens up about why it’s important for young people to engage in the political process and vote.
And you thought those girls weren't getting any modeling work at all. You're about to see just how wrong about that you are.
She denies that it ever happened, but there's photo evidence. That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
Appearing here Wednesdays, Turning The Screw provides existential crisis counseling for the faint of heart. "Stone soup for your dark night of the soul!"
Hey Claudia I know math is really tough for you but even you should know that two dollars an hour for six hours means we’re at least twelve dollars short of what should be in the treasury i know how much twelve is, Kristy and i didn't take y…
"Collection of documents blaming the U.S. Senate and the Democrats for all problems," is probably not the description the Republican leadership of the committee had in mind.
Paramedic students in Kashmir staged a sit-in today to protest their grades. So policewomen beat them with batons (warning: some images are graphic).
The boots are for girls, though, so they probably won't be wearing them.
Oktoberfest revelers reach out to grab the ceremonial "first beer" on the opening day of the 179th Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany on September 22, 2012. This man is now legend.
I need these because of reasons. But not to cook in because they are too magnificent to stain.
Among Jeffrey Sinclair's numerous charges: possessing booze, porn and "engaging in conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman."
The height of interior design sure looked different forty years ago. Plus, why we christen ships with champagne and celebrities that have seen UFOs.
I suppose if you’re one of the two replacement refs responsible for the above image that will go down in infamy as one of the worst calls in NFL history, you’re probably going to want a drink. In case you’ve been mining for gold in the Arctic, Lance…
ScreenJunkies’ “Honest Trailers” series has been surprisingly good so far, and their latest edition celebrates today’s DVD release of The Avengers. Points include:
You know how some celebrities were ugly ducklings that blossomed into beautiful swans? This is not one of those stories. Jon Hamm has always been hot.
During the deposition for a civil suit against Quincy Jones, Lil Wayne deflects lawyer's questions with the sauciest attitude ever. Highlights are when he explains "I'm a superstar" and when he points out the lawyer is asking a matter of opinion, not fact.
"Bohemian Rhapsody" in Wayne's World is just the tip of the iceberg, people!
October 2nd can't come fast enough. Codex and the gang return with their numerous endearing neuroses.
Feeling bummed about your follicle-challenged crown? Well revel in this list of phenomenally awesome fellow bald dudes and remember, you don't need hair to be baddass
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.
The Discovery Channel personality who spends each episode doing a different type of manual labor appeared alongside Romney in Ohio.
One good thing about the cold weather is it means you won't sweat off all your eye makeup. But instead of just doing the same boring old dark gray smokey eye again next time you get dressed up, you should definitely consider something a little more disco.
Conservative Mormons circulate an e-mail calling for a day of fasting and prayer on September 30th for Romney to do well in the debates. Asking God to rain blessings on a struggling candidacy.
In 2004, students at Brandeis University had a lively debate about privacy, security and other issues with Facebook. And also talked about ConnectU!
A new device lets long-distance couples (sort of) have sex remotely. It's one of many inventions that purport to make long-distance love easier.
Imagine Tom Privitere and Brian Edwards' surprise when their image appeared on two anti-gay mailers in Colorado.
Whatever gets people to tune in, I guess! It was actually quite impressive.
Mundane life tasks have never been so difficult. Like, actually.
Since we heard our girl Miley Cyrus was slated to make a guest appearance on the CBS hit show Two and a Half Men, we've been eagerly awaiting the juicy details. The time has come: the first look at the 19-year-old former Disney star's appearance on …
Kristen Stewart ended up being completely right when she said that she and Robert Pattinson were "going to be fine." After a tense and estranged few months, it looks like the former couple has reconciled and moved back in together.
Betty White, Jennifer Aniston, and other famous faces belted out the classic tune to promote cancer research.
This move isn't meant to be tried at home without the oversight of a trained professional. LOLZ like you were going to watch it for that reason anyway!
Zombies and Call Of Duty are about as inevitable as death and taxes. Anyone else getting a serious Left 4 Dead vibe from this trailer?
A collection of top R&B singers - Natalie Cole, Patti LaBelle, The Temptations - released a collection of songs "inspiried by Garfield the cat. It's bad enough to make every day feel like Monday.
Romney probably wouldn't like the introduction for a segment on the Early Show in August fo 2009. He was still pushing Massachusetts health care reform as model for national reform back the.
Fans on Twitter were left wondering what the [bleep] just happened.
This lady is a dapper gentleman, your argument is invalid. Turning social norms on their head was just another day in the life of Vesta Tilley.
"I use psychic powers to answer questions like, 'Why do I have this particular fetish?' or 'Why am I attracted to S&M?'"
It's amazing how the guy in the one truck flies through the destroyed windshield and lands on his feet, with or without the assistance of a magic blankie (you be the judge).
Musicians have been trying to sneak references to getting high into their songs for years. Here are some very famous examples. What did we miss?
How to message the object of your internet affection. This is the correct way.
Great googly moogly, he was thiiiiiiiiiis close.
This November, North Dakotans will vote on an animal cruelty bill called Measure 5. Measure 5 will make the most extreme forms of animal cruelty a felony. Spread the word!
Julia Kozerski lost more than 160 pounds in one year. And she captured it all in the mirrors of dressing rooms.
Not everyone grasped that Paul Ryan isn't really going around referring to Mitt Romney as "Stench," as a Politico satire suggested. "Yes, the Stench!" exclaims O'Donnell.
Even in a fiercely competitive all-star season of Dancing with the Stars, someone has to be the first contestant to go. The three stars with the lowest scores after week one of ballroom dancing were Drew Lachey, Pamela Anderson, and Bristol Palin.
NYURBA, Russia, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A Russian diamond mining company said it has unearthed a rare 158.2-carat diamond worth more than $1.5 million.
CNN's chyron operator is having way too much fun with the Iranian president's speech to the U.N.
It's official: they're IN LOVE!
Belarusian soldiers found this baby squirrel close to death and brought it to their warrant officer, Pyotr Pankratau. He nursed the squirrel to health, feeding it every four hours. Now, two years later, Pankratau is a cab driver and the squirrel, Minsk, is never far from his side.
The gray wolf, (or canis lupus), subsists primarily on a diet of watermelon chutney, summer watermelon salad with feta and mint, watermelon rind relish, and watermelon margaritas. This rare picture shows one of these normally reclusive animals preparing his dinner.
Of course it's not a fully operational sea station yet. Also, J.K. Rowling is not living up to some expectations and Target is making movies now.
September 19, 2012 – "The hire comes as the fast-growing digital-media company aims to work with brands and agencies to develop innovative sponsorship ideas and ad units." -AdAge
September 17, 2012 – "With its newest section, Rewind, BuzzFeed takes users back to the decade of their choice by serving up archived content of classic images." -Digiday
September 14, 2012 – "Here’s a good chocolate/peanut butter combination: Buzzfeed, the click-factory that has figured out Facebook and Twitter, plus Ze Frank, the guy who figured out Web video back in its infancy." -AllThingsD
Tech Crunch: BuzzFeed’s First Acquisition Kingfish Labs Could Make Its FB Ads Go More Viral Than Football Cats
September 13, 2012 – "BuzzFeed sells sponsored posts about brands like Red Bull and injects them into its own homepage feed of cute kitten, ridiculous lists, and insightful journalism. Kingfish will help it buy Facebook ads that drive traffic to those sponsored posts." - TechCrunch
Warning: contains dildo flowers and other pieces of erotic art.
August 29, 2012 – "At its core, BuzzFeed is all about the data, which the site is constantly collecting through a publishing partner network." - Adweek
August 24, 2012 – "BuzzFeed...is the defining media outlet of 2012." -The New Republic
Nieman Journalism Lab: BuzzFeed With A Press Pass: What Happens When The GIF Kings Try To Take Washington?
August 21, 2012 – "We have this massive universe of peers. I want to beat all of them on everything. Maybe it’s BuzzFeed versus the Internet. Every day is us being as good as we can possibly be that day. " -Zeke Miller
August 13, 2012 – 'Commenting on a post and calling in to a show are "similar emotionally engaging experiences," [Ben Smith] said.' -AdAge
July 26, 2012 - "We're exclusively focused on creating shareable content for both brands, individuals and all different kinds of content that our editors create, so we're all about sharing and we're all about social." -Jon Steinberg, President & COO, BuzzFeed
July 24, 2012 – Take a look inside Jonah Peretti's memo, "The Top 7 Reasons Why BuzzFeed Is Killing It."
iMedia Connection: Tight Vertical Integration Is The Future Of Technology And Publishing And Social Advertising
July 3, 2012 - "Tight vertical integration isn't just the future of tech, it is the future of publishing and advertising as well." -Jon Steinberg, President & COO, BuzzFeed and Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
June 26, 2012 - "What you're seeing now is social media evolving to include original reporting, scoops, substantive articles, long opinion pieces... now it's really starting to encompass the whole range of different types of content" -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
June 22, 2012 - "Creating a viral phenomenon isn't just about getting people to click... BuzzFeed's business is built on getting people to go one step further and share on social networks like Facebook or email." -NPR
June 18, 2012 – "And the collaboration makes, initial WTF notwithstanding, a lot of sense. "We're looking to fuse the energy and the social awareness that Ben and his reporters have with a lot of our traditional reporting strengths and styles." -Jim Roberts, The New York Times Assistant Managing Editor.
June 2012 – "A lot of what works in social is the same as what works in journalism. People like it and share it because they think their friends will like it too." -Ben Smith, BuzzFeed Editor-in-Chief
May 29, 2012 – "I can't think of a better mobile news app right now....BuzzFeed makes it so easy to share its content with others in a humorous and fun way." -The Street
"It's a thousand billions!" Romney plays up one of the few issues where he still has an advantage over Obama.
May 26, 2012 - "Social is really the new starting point for how we consume all new content," -Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed President & COO
May 21, 2012 - "With nearly 27 million unique visitors a month (according to Google Analytics in April), BuzzFeed is clearly a careful steward of its content ecosystem. It also tends to be way ahead of the viral curve." -iMedia Connection
May 18, 2012 - "Some, like Peretti, are banking on the success of the social Web and brands emulating publishers to connect on a more emotional level with consumers." -Adweek
May 18, 2012 - "Portals are about impressions, search is about queries and social is about sharing. It turns out that sharing is a richer, more human currency." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
May 17, 2012 - "BuzzFeed is a different story. The social content hub relies on sharing, not Googling and gets double the traffic from Facebook." - CNBC Squawk Box
May 15, 2012 – "It's a phenomenal company when you look at the level of engagement. And there's nothing to compare it to....I think they have a really bright future." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
The singer who popularized the Breakfast at Tiffany's tune died last night at age 84. Not many songs fall in the Venn diagram circle between R.E.M. and Clay Aiken.
May 7, 2012 – "BuzzFeed, the fastest-rising political news Web site in the country..." -New York Post
April 23, 2012 – "A lot of it comes down to understanding human behavior" he says, "which is why it's so quirky and interesting, and why it won't be reduced to a science." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
Season 2 looks more and more promising.
April 19, 2012 – "I contend that “The 21 Absolute Worst Things in the World” is an ingenious specimen of thisness." -The New Yorker
April 18, 2012 - "Whether it’s serious or substantive content with reporting or entertaining content, things spread through social channels now." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
AdAge: Digital A-List: BuzzFeed, 'Social Advertising' Play Is Luring Marketers Ranging From Pillsbury To K-Y
February 27, 2012 - "Of course, sponsored posts aren't exactly new. But Buzzfeed has managed to wrap the concept in social sheen, sprinkle in its pop culture-focused voice, and optimize distribution better than most." -AdAge
March 19, 2012 - "For those seeking to understand the anatomy of a viral hit, Peretti is their man. The 38-year-old entrepreneur has spent much of his career monitoring online social behavior and creating the most buzzed-about Web content." -Adweek
February 5, 2012 – "Mr. Peretti has high and low, news and fun, all ready for sharing" and "BuzzFeed is growing some serious news muscles." -The New York Times
January 25, 2012 - "People exposed via sharing had a significantly bigger lift in positive attitudes toward GE -- associating the brand with such things as creativity and innovation -- than people exposed via paid placements." -AdAge
January 12, 2012 – "We have a very smart audience. Although they came to BuzzFeed for lighthearted stuff, they are people who consume serious news elsewhere. A lot of them will be excited and refreshed that they can now get news in a format that they've loved, that BuzzFeed's provided for them." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
January 11, 2012 - "I think the era of one news organization thinking they have to cover everything in the world is over. We want to focus on things things that we think are important and do the best possible job with it." -Jonah Peretti, Founder & CEO, BuzzFeed
December 12, 2011 – "In a move that is sure to surprise the political and journalistic classes, the site is hiring Ben Smith, one of the foremost writers at Politico, to build a new breed of social news organization." -The New York Times
The pair was spotted on a movie date in Hollywood last night. Make of it what you will.
“Say Anything!” host Joy Behar tells The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove how her grandson almost caused an international incident while backstage when the Obamas visited the “The View.”
During a campaign stop on Tuesday, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, a devoted Green Bay Packers fan, compared the NFL replacement referees to President Barack Obama.
The first single from her upcoming seventh album is a mid-tempo ballad full of thinly veiled references to Ecstasy. Sorry to blow your cover, Rihanna!
Photoshoot From 1992. Before she was Posh, before she was Beckham, and before she was a beanpole.
MANDAUE CITY, Philippines, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- A parent of a Filipino high school student has accused a math teacher of forcing the class to eat notebook paper for being rowdy, an official said.
Many of October's biggest PS3 releases can be pre-ordered at a discount through PSN.
Last time Bristol Palin was on Dancing with the Stars, she took some (unfair) heat for her weight gain. "She gained, like, 30 pounds a week. It was fantastic. She's like the white Precious," comedian Kathy Griffin joked after her 2010 stint on the s…
The latest viral buzz from teamcoco.com
Harry Potter himself was wandering the streets of Dublin, Ireland at 4 AM when Dublin's minor Gaelic Football team — who were celebrating winning the All Ireland title — saw him and invited him to their house party. Daniel accepted and partied with them for two hours.
When you think of a wardrobe malfunction, the last person on your mind is Taylor Swift. After all, the squeaky clean 22-year-old songstress, who spends her off-time knitting and baking with friends, doesn't really wear anything remotely revealing, o…
Haley Joel Osment as Mac! Xzibit as Sweet Dee! Yeah, I could get into this.
241 Athletes from 14 different countries gathered in Athens, Greece to participate in the Olympic Games for the first time in 1500 years! Here are some photos from the spectacular event.
These women aren't afraid to be seen in public wearing practically just their undergarments. Warning! You'll be appalled by these bawdy displays of bare legs.
5 'films' as they call them, that are guaranteed to strike your imagination.
The most re-tweeted man in all of London. At least the fashionable part of London.
The eccentric genius contains multitudes. Here's a quick primer in case you ever happen to run into him taking a turn about the park.
He invented the Diesel engine. You should probably at least know that.
Get off your horses and hop onto these four-wheelers! And even better, these automobiles will cut your travel times in half!
I go for mine. I got to shine. Now throw your hands up in the sky.
Smaller wheels and a straighter frame will make biking more fun than it's ever been!
Warning: your grooming products may be harmful to your health. That's because of what's being put into them. Here's how to understand the ingredients list.
Buzznet Exclusive: Alex Gaskarth & Jack Barakat Of All Time Low's Amoeba Adventure (VIDEO) On We've Got You Covered's Blog
Last week, the guys of All Time Low came to hang in our neighborhood, lucky us! While Zack Merrick and Rian Dawson crashed our show Music Notes -- Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat took us on an Amoeba Adventure! Schwing! Needless to say this adventure…
Bill thinks the late Apple founder was a credit-stealing non-inventor.
Despite the media attempts to create a sense of drama, the 2012 presidential election is so excruciatingly boring. (Didn’t you hear? Obama’s won already!) Luckily, there are elections happening all over this grand democracy. And it's the local races…
If you want to be a knight, you have to get a suit of armor. These are the top 14 styles right now.
If you can't tell the difference, it could probably be both.
Can't rationalize spending top dollar for premium protection? Check out some of this barely maimed-in secondhand steel!
Your favorite Dinos are busy filming season two of the show.
Run, don't walk, to these up-and-coming neighborhoods!
This was a lot cooler before the supercontinent started to rift. Rawr.
Mitt Romney’s 47% comment made Sister Simone Campbell want to weep. Was it ignorance?
The 2011 Romney trust return shows short-term trades in the Swedish krona, Norwegian krone, and Australian dollar. An unusual investment.
It's been more than a year since Justin Timberlake became an investor in fallen social media giant Myspace (and two years since he played one in "The Social Network"), and now the former boy-bander has finally tweeted out a preview to Myspace 2.0. T…
The secret to tighter more toned legs doesn’t come in a jar; it comes from creating more lean muscle mass and reducing body fat. Your lower half contains some of the biggest muscle groups in your body, which means you’ll burn more fat and calories w…
There are so many conflicting reports about the Kanye West sex tape that itâs hard to even keep up, especially since I don’t want to keep up because I’d rather picture my grandparents having sex than Kanye and various fat girls. But, for example…
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Mid-States Football League semi-pro team the Racine Raiders are having “Replacement Referee Night” at their next home game on Saturday, September 29, with costume contests, poor officiating prizes and proceeds going to absolutely nobody who can prop…
Is This The Funniest 'For Sale' Sign Ever? Owner Puts House On Market 'Because Neighbor's An A**hole'
This refreshingly honest placard appeared in New Jersey and is one of a collection of ill-advised for sale sign attempts by people trying to market their homes.