September 4, 2012
She may be 18 now but she's still not what the publication has in mind.
It's like "Platoon" but not.
They support Obama — but paid for buses that brought protesters to both conventions. Labor official says they didn't mean to. "Arrest Barack!"
Harry Reid rallies a minority with in a minority. "I wish Mitt Romney would stop talking about his religion!"
The temperamental hacker/activist/teen group Anonymous notoriously difficult â€” and riskyÂ â€” to report on. Adrian Chen takes one for the team.
Obesity experts say they're going about it all wrong.
The Women's Tennis Association has laid out its plans to eliminate grunting. But why do players grunt in the first place? And would it hurt them to try and stop?
An Obama surrogate makes one of the biggest gaffes of the summer, derailing Chicago’s well-crafted “forward” campaign narrative. How do they get beyond it? “An honest conversation,” says DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
The Newark mayor hits back at the Republican argument on taxes.
A provocative line in a DNC video. UPDATE: Obama campaign disclaims.
The son of a Chinese government official was killed in a car accident earlier this year — while half-naked. Unfortunately, he wouldn't be the first person to put himself in danger through sexual activity — or ill-advised stripping games — while driving.
They were seen at the FYF music festival this weekend together. Are they or aren't they? Someone wake me when you have an answer.
The first three covers interlock to form an awesome mural. After the blockbuster success of the Avengers movie, a new comic was only a matter of time.
Classic fantasy leagues and survivor pools are so 2008.
Like he's got to have some really deep-seated emotional problems.
Well kind of. At yesterday's Dodgers game, McKayla declared her superiority over both her fellow gymnasts and the pitchers mound.
The 1,500-pound body will be left on the beach to decompose. WARNING: Graphic images.
Having a rough day? Don't worry about it! You're just an atom in a molecule in a grain of sand on a tiny beach on the vast continent of the cosmos! You are small and the universe is indifferent!!!
Talk about a blast from the past. If you don't know why this is a big deal, are you even old enough to be on the Internet without supervision?
Turns out a lot of original dialog was dubbed over in post-production for the film. The original audio track has just been released, and the movie makes SO much more sense now.
In the wake of this summer's shootings, lots of Americans have been asking how mental health professionals can go about preventing violence. A new study offers one possible answer: a simple five-item scale.
The Marvel icon is unapologetically goofy. And that makes otherwise groan-worthy puns into endearing photo ops.
A racially charged moment outside the convention. Protesters camped out on a street corner, closer than they ever made it in Tampa.
The 2012 platform often mentions Republicans and Mitt Romney, a change from 2008. More mentions of jobs and the middle class, but also more mentions of Bin Laden and abortion.
Besides the stars of the worst box office opening in history? Plus, NYC nude model is vindicated with lawsuit win and a super ticklish meerkat.
With fashion, as most things, there are few, if any, new ideas.
Pfft. They have bigger problems Down Under. Bigger. And cuter.
From "a solid b-plus" in 2009 to three years of "incomplete."
Oscar Pistorius became a household name at the London Olympics for being the first double amputee sprinter to compete in the Olympics. Turns out he might not even be the fastest Paralympian.
Queen B turns 31 today. Happy B(ey)-Day!
When can we expect to see quality programming like this in the United States?
This would be funny if it wasn't so very, very sad.
The former Blossom star thinks we all need to stop watching Honey Boo Boo.
Heartbreaking. The Martinez family in Braithwaite, Louisiana, is putting the pieces of their fifth hurricane-destroyed home back together.
Sometimes a caption on a screencap lines up absolutely perfectly.
It's okay, guys. It'll all be over soon.
Here he is at the Paralympics, looking just as nothing ever happened. He might be even more animated than usual?
Why do online daters think it's cute to bring up rape?
Mitt Romney's running mate stretched the truth regarding his marathon time. Now he'll do the same for you! See how fast Paul Ryan would say you are.
He also went on some other rides and made a "sweatshirt face" but mostly he rode on a roller coaster.
Or whatever old beer you have lying around. Even if yours isn't made with honey from the White House's first-ever beehive to suit the president's tastes, you can still do something mighty delicious with it.
"Like much of America." Also: "Ted Kennedy changed my life."
Help us kick-off national nostalgia month by using this cool personal time machine. Throw yours in the comments!
Sorry about this! Plus, some really gross cocktails and the best for Ron Swanson's AMA.
"If it was a legitimate pushing, your body will find a way to shut out all the water."
The keeper of the Obama flame, or the "night stalker"? "I'm literally so late."
Ashton is filming Jobs in India, and took some time out to go to the Delhi NGO.
He's a regular Ron Swanson!
2014 isn't too far away. Get it done, NBC.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs shake a leg to the King of Swing's hit song.
Reminder: we let teenagers vote in the U.S.
At least he got to humiliate the bartender on live television.
It's hard to have any great depression when there are cats to hug and to hold.
Cats and pretty girls go together like rum and coca cola. Some of the prettiest kitties the world has ever known!
Everyone's saying talkies are the bee's knees, but judging by these spiffy animated GIFs I'd say silent is here to stay!
Ol' Churchill is fighting the good fight against Hitler overseas, but here at home looks like American cats are getting in the fightin' spirit. Go get 'em boys!
America is reeling from the senselessly brutal death of Hollywood starlet, Elizabeth Short. Who was this woman who's life was cut short one January night?
Wife. Mother. Engineer. With our able bodied boys fighting overseas, the heavy lifting has been left in the capable hands of their wives.
Victor Alfred Lundy was an architecture student enrolled in the Army Special Training Program, and in 1944, with D-Day soon to come, he and his company were called up to the infantry. Lundy kept a running diary in his sketchbook, from basic training in South Carolina to the fields of France, and his swell drawings give you a sense of what it was like to be one of our boys in the army.
The decade of tons of terriers, plus, Navy dogs, and NYC chihuahuas wearing sweaters! We can do it, doggies!
How could anyone be at war when there are kitties in the world? The '40s were clearly the top decade for classic kids 'n' cats photos.
On Saturday, July 15, 1944—two years into her life in hiding, and even longer into a nightmarish world war—Anne Frank recorded in her diary a deeply-felt statement of her belief in humanity's essential goodness. She would die in the camps the following March, but her message still resonates powerfully.
Everyone's going nuts of the new "slinky", but have you tried untangling these monsters?
There's no crying in baseball – but there's a whole lot of yelling, smiling, posing, and playing hard. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was a women's baseball league founded founded in 1943 in order to keep public interest in baseball alive while the able-bodied male athletes were fighting the war abroad.
The technicolor fantasy is the must-see picture of the season, but how did they bring the story to life on silver screen?
R.I.P. you otherworldly creature. On September 7th, 1936 the captive animal succumbed to unknown causes.
The nation is plunged into mourning at such a senseless loss of life.
With the Hindenburg up in flames, the entire airship industry is kaput. But in less than 40 years, the zeppelin traveled the world and changed history.
Women are lining up at polling stations across the globe as more countries prohibit sex-discriminate voting. What's next — 18-year-olds?
Ruth Wakefield shares the accidental recipe that's making her a household name.
In doing research for this post, I have come to the important conclusion that dogs reached the height of their cuteness in the 1930s. Really, like a fourth of these dogs are wearing little hats.
The hottest place in the US for manufacturing and finance startups has a ton of new buildings for you to call your new home.
Every good rum-runner needs a slick gangster name, find out what yours is and throw it in the comments!
Bring a taste of Gatsby's eclectic mansion into your more humble abode.
Cecil Beaton began his long and illustrious photography career as a fashion and society photographer in 1920s London. Beaton was a member of a lavish and exclusive world occupied by the young aristocrats and socialites of the day who were referred to as "The Bright Young Things". This young and affluent set were notorious for their elaborate fancy dress balls, excessive partying, drinking and experimentation with drugs.
Black Americans were not allowed to play in Major League Baseball until Jackie Robinson was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1946. Before then, hundreds of gifted black baseball players competed against one another in successful Negro Leagues that formed all over America. There has been a great effort to remember and celebrate these great athletes, and many of them have since been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
These dames can kill with more than just their looks. They say behind every great man is a woman and that appears to hold true even into the criminal underground.
Both for and against the 18th Amendment to the Constitution.
But you didn't hear about it from us. Whatever you do, don't check out these completely illegal establishments.
Learn the steps and impress your friends at the next Fetes.
Boy howdy! These "meme" things sure are ducky!
The only thing that could make a boating accident more traumatic is dubstep.
Fist bumps all around. The touching reunion between Michelle Obama and Kal "Kumar" Pen at the Democratic National Convention. Kal Penn, if you didn't know, is a prominent supporter of President Obama and has worked with the White House on public engagement.
So long JNCO's, hello furry loin cloths and gender-neutral neon. At New York's Electric Zoo festival over the weekend, electronic dance music fans got fierce, to say the least.
Disabled Americans, "including members of Congress, work, improve their communities and serve their country," Rep. Jim Langevin says in response to comments by Rep. Jason Chaffetz.
Or so she said during a free-style on Lil Wayne's new mix tape. Who knows? You decide for yourself.