October 1, 2013
Every year, Universal Studios transforms the theme park for Halloween Horror Nights. As a diehard horror fan, I was thrilled to attend — and also kind of terrified. I ended up screaming, a lot.
Christy Karacas, creator of Superjail!, spills his guts about the show and its upcoming fourth season. It's a riot.
If you need a little bit of wonder in your life— watch this.
Plus famous authors who thought the government was incompetent, 6 of the first handheld video games, and 5 tips to avoid the dreaded Instagram fail.
All right, ladies, collaborate and listen.
The Pew Research Center released a survey of American Jews Tuesday. A Portrait of Jewish Americans survyed 3,475 Jews, including 689 who identify as having no religion, between February and June.
The Republican candidate for mayor of New York City accuses the frontrunner of a Rose Garden campaign. “This is reminding me of Where’s Waldo?”
He's that guy who was on SNL who said "Makin' copies." Oh, and he was the "You can do it" guy in The Waterboy.
Because if street style is going to be fierce, it might as well be fierce. Designer Pink Absinthe creates truly stunning one-of-a-kind pieces.
These ancient artifacts shed light on our unfortunate past.
Stephen Stokols and his company, FreedomPop, want everyone to have a smartphone. With a free plan, that is.
Believe it or not, all of these baked goods are both vegan and gluten free.
Marina Shifrin quits her video-making job in viral clip.
A little something to decorate your home when you're not busy traveling.
It's officially Halloween season! (I LOVE Halloween!) I decided to start it off with these fun, creepy Cheese Cloth Ghost Spirits. They are really easy to make and your kids will LOVE them! http://www.made
Get your shit together, Congress. (h/t: @larkreports)
Successful blog? Pinterest junkie? Crafting skills? Check, check, and check.
Majestic doesn't even begin to describe the spectacle you are about to witness.
It might be weird to say this about a bit from Sesame Street but the ABCs have never sounded so sexy.
Yes On D will air an ad Tuesday and formally launch its campaign Thursday.
This morning, comedian John Hodgman tweeted that young people should sign up for Obama's Affordable Care Act. He then received and retweeted dozens of intense personal stories about illness and health care.
He totally rocks his Great White Way debut. Here's 11 reasons why you should see The Glass Menagerie.
You’ll hear a lot of people saying this is a “standoff” or a simple case of two sides being unable to compromise. But it’s not politics as usual—it’s an unusual, and dangerous, hijacking of politics by a determined minority.
Sleepy Hollow's 18th century man did not fight in the Revolutionary War for this shit.
Warning: You'll probably want to read these books in private, since spontaneous maniacal laughter may ensue.
You are about to die/find your long-lost twin. Thanks, Robert Stack.
If you grew up in the '80s or '90s, there's a good chance you wore one of these masterpieces.
Joe Lhota says the fight over Obamacare "loses the forest for the trees." Using congressional tea partiers as a foil in the race against Bill de Blasio.
"Ted Cruz is to blame, and those in the House who stand with him have brought about this train wreck," he said.
What a government shutdown means is "nonessential" government services are no longer being provided. Some agencies will be able to survive for a few weeks based on leftover money, but the longer this goes on, the less they'll be able to do.
Think blue eyeshadow, puka shells, and "The Rachel."
Last Sunday, my girlfriend, my brother-in-law, my sister, and I piled into a white limo that was made to look like a Bentley in the cheapest way possible, and we struck out for six hours of beer-tasting at four breweries in San Diego.
Carl Icahn gave a post-game report on last evening's dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook on CNBC this afternoon. It was...interesting.
When kids do it, it's cute; when you do it you get arrested.
LOST and Kanye West have way more in common than you'd think.
You've heard of Linkstagram... but have you heard of Instaganon?
"I've never been, but witnesses say it's very nice," Sergei Naryshkin said, defending the climate for LGBTs in Russia.
The New York Daily News still knows how to do it.
Forget Ben Affleck, these are the casting choices Hollywood needs to consider. Thanks to Redditor Maxfieldo for starting it all!
It’s been a bizarre season so far in the NFL with unlikely stars stepping up to shine. We’re back to help you keep tabs on all your fantasy favorites as well as the best unlikely bets to stand out this in Week 5.
Can one universe handle this much snark? Potential League members must be able to kick ass and cut a biting retort at a moment's notice.
We know that his name is Bond (...James Bond), and that he prefers his martinis shaken, not stirred, but it turns out that this International Man of Mystery isn't such a mystery after all.
If you're interested in dismantling the patriarchy with a feminist beauty DIY or becoming the life of a party by means of cardboard One Direction cutouts, you are going to love tadelesmith SO MUCH.
A gang of bikers attacked a man driving a Range Rover and broke his leg Sunday after he accidentally hit one of them on Manhattan's West Side Highway.
The sublime world of GIF art. TEST PAGE WARNING: flashing images.
This first edition of Climate Denier Countdown examines five people who are paid to deny the science of climate change...and they aren't scientists. Funded directly or indirectly by coal or oil companies or just angry rich people, these people want your ear. Don't lend it to them.
The surge in violence in Iraq has been linked to the rise of Islamist extremist groups fighting in Syria. (WARNING: Disturbing images)
House Republicans "demanded ransom just for doing their job," the president said from the White House on Tuesday. "That's not how adults operate."
These hairdos are elegant enough for a wedding and easy enough to wear everyday. No heat styling required.
Because those expressive little wrinkly faces make not only your life roughly a million times better, but your wardrobe too.
When your parenting skills (or lack thereof) get you down, read through these tweets and remember: You are not alone.
The One Guy Who Ever Played Ahead Of Peyton Manning Is Alive And Well And Running A Software Company
Branndon Stewart is the only player to ever challenge Peyton Manning for a starting spot, and almost two decades after their days at Tennessee, he's doing pretty well for himself too.
“I’m extremely disappointed that instead of working together to pass a reasonable funding solution, Congress has placed this burden on hard-working Americans," Rep. Tulsi Gabbard laments. Here in Hawaii, Volcano National Park is shut down.
If you're a drinker, chances are you're going to want to know these tips and tricks. Cheers!
And it's Pam's former fiancé from The Office!
Stories of women entering Syria on a "Sex Jihad" have taken the media by storm. But are any of them actually true?
Everyone knows candy is the most important part of Halloween, so store yours with style.
Roasted vegetables, welcome back to the regular dinner rotation.
A blow to Centre College is felt by Deutsche Bank. The college administrators won't talk — but Bob Brockman is "furious."
President Obama signed a bill ensuring members of the military will be paid during the government shutdown, but here are some other effects of the shutdown.
Because this is actually what matters in life. IMPORTANT: This system is based solely on whom I found most attractive when I was a pubescent teenager.
If Dan Cope can raise £500 for charity, he will film his jump wearing only a harness.
She's a 5-year-old Chihuahua with all the heart and spunk that's been missing from your life.
Somebody please tell me where I can get this sweatshirt now-ish? I'm severely allergic to cats and can't be anywhere near them, but I still want to show my support to these mystical creatures.
A poster for the biopic was placed near the entrance of the tunnel in which "The People's Princess" was killed sixteen years ago.
Here's hoping some of these guys make an appearance in whatever comes after Pokemon X and Y. Your move, Nintendo.
Unlike the rest of us, even in high school, she was drop-dead gorgeous.
I'm sorry for Instagramming that time you got diarrhea at Barnes & Noble. And I'm sorry for regramming it now.
Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is expected to tackle the controversy surrounding the George Washington Bridge lane closures in his speech Tuesday.
Bill Nye Eliminated On "DWTS," But We'll Always Have This Video Of Him Dressed As A Robot And Dancing To "Get Lucky"
Confirmed: Bill Nye The Science Guy still loves science.
If memory serves, WWII veterans have a bit of experience with storming a place and holding their positions.
Since everyone keeps talking about me like I'm not here
After a hoax letter turning down a seller of a toy car went viral on twitter, The UK used car buyer quickly set up a microsite for the PR win.
Because there's more to romance than what The Notebook can teach you.
"I just won the world series of being the fastest NASCAR driver."
No pain, no gain. This revolutionary method will help you lose weight by having a "Miracle Patch" sewn to your tongue. This is technically "safe for work" but it might be NSFL.
As told by Seinfeld. Don't ever forget your charger.
Biker asked friends and family wear costumes to the service. The results were both sad and sweet.
It's October... do you know what that MEANS?!?
"I’m hoping that Chelsea will see it, or know word of it, and that will just be some light and some comfort in her darkness, you know?"
And I mean really important.
You think you know the world? These maps will blow open your understanding of the globe.
The famous sports talk radio host gets the 1776 treatment.
You know his food, you know his face from the TV — hello, Iron Chef and The Chew — and if you happen to be from Cleveland he's probably one of your local heroes. Now find out which Hollywood icon is his "guy crush," what TV show he's currently mourning the loss of, and more in this Q&A!
They're baaaaaaack! It's October, which means that bros everywhere are migrating north to Nightmare Fear Factory in Niagara Falls looking for some thrills. Bros love thrills.
Fox News contributor, and frequent O'Reilly Factor guest host, Laura Ingraham told the team at Fox & Friends that Republicans will cave on the government shutdown after TV camera crews start broadcasting "sob stories" from military veterans.
They're looking for the love of their (after)life.
Kim Kardashian shared her daughter's gifts from her designer friends on Instagram and here's what she got.
The Internet: 1, John Boehner: -1000. Although now you have John Boehner's head on Miley Cyrus' body haunting you till the end of time.
Vineception is a trend where users layer their Vine with someone else's. Check out the #SongCollab hashtag on Twitter and be amazed.
Anyone who wants to feel good about themselves probably shouldn't attempt this quiz.
"Did you see the Giants game on Sunday?" he said. "They lost 31-7. Do you know what the Giants didn't say after that game? 'If you don't give us 25 more points by midnight on Monday, we will shut down the fucking NFL.'"
Because they SUCK! 29 teams disemboweled, in alphabetical order.
Music speaks volumes about the listener and good music deserves to be shared. So, confess to BuzzFeed your top played track on iTunes (or Spotify) and feel the love.
Tory councillor and businessman Nigel Fletcher was asked if he wanted to advertise with the Daily Mail. This was his reply.
In 1981, a criminal gang in Spain sold huge quantities of olive oil containing the chemical - a yellow dye - in a catastrophic food fraud that left 20,000 sick and 400 dead.
Looking forward to these kids running the country in the not-too-distant future.
Tiny men, lots of action, and BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH AS A DRAGON. What more could you ask for?
High school seniors, you can forget SAT prep books*; re-watching your favorite Disney movies will earn you that 800 verbal in no time.
It was a good year for advertising. Five print ads, five TV spots. This is the beginning of a look-back ad series.
Cloning dinosaurs: are you for or against?
Halloween isn't just a time for girls to dress like skanks... it's also a time for us to torture our dogs and make them wear ridiculous outfits.
Guess who RiRi thinks is "gangsta" now. (Actually, you almost certainly won't be able to guess correctly.)
The government shutdown has been almost three years in the making. "I think this might be what finally brings us back from the brink of insanity," said one GOP congressman.
From Muggle to magic, how the Harry Potter series transformed a generation.
DJs Tom Neville and Zen Freeman have joined forces with Aaron Paul to create a "hyper kinetic dance floor gem," bitch!
Nerve signals sent to this man's missing leg are rerouted and now control a bionic leg instead.
I asked my Twitter followers, Facebook friends, and BuzzFeed colleagues to share their most painful communal living memories.
Temperatures are going up and there's going to be a lot more rain. But not everywhere.
New book The Making Of Return Of The Jedi takes us behind the scenes of the classic three-quel.
Underage teens? Check. Hen night? Check. Token pervert? Check.
The Big Bang Theory star proves she'd also make a very embarrassing pageant mom.
Democratic Congressman John Larson of Connecticut had harsh words for Republicans on the House of Representatives floor early Tuesday morning following the government shutdown.
Universe, meet Yummy Breakfast — the world's most adorable cat. This Scottish Fold enjoys dinner time, staring with giant eyes, and the general domination of your heart.
At 12:00AM on 1 October 2013, the United States Government entered a shutdown as mandated by the Office of Management and Budget. And, as always, Twitter was 100% on point. Here are 11 excellent tweets from the first 30 minutes of the Shutdown Experience.
Twitter went crazy in the hours before the government shutdown. Here's what you missed.
"The fact that they're being treated the same as the workers is a step in the right direction."
The commander-in-chief's message to the troops as the government shuts down: "You and your families deserve better than the dysfunction we’re seeing in Congress." The message was broadcast on Armed Forces Television at midnight Tuesday.
This post is SFTNCU (safe for those not caught up). No spoilers here! Just a few items we can never see without thinking of our beloved Walt or Jesse or Hank or Marie or Skyler or Flynn or Saul or...
Hey, it's been a long day.
Fellow twentysomethings, I know you feel me on this one.
View Photo 1- 5 Legendary TV Endings...& Why Breaking Bad Beats Them All
It's the one day of your life when you can cover everything in roses and peonies, so you may as well go all out!
Long before the age of save states, memory cards, GameFaqs and social media gamers lived in the best of worst times: the NES era. Games were awesome and creative but in order to make an otherwise short game longer they were also often ridiculously hard. If you had an NES you probably love and hate the following games.
You may think heading to the woods and looking at trees is an activity reserved for someone older than you. You, of course, would be incorrect.
Rumors spread that Miley Cyrus is pregnant with Juicy J's baby after she appeared at the 2013 BET Awards. She since shot down the rumors with a tweet.
Seriously, this show is the greatest. It makes you feel all the feels.
The president insists that when it comes to the Affordable Care Act, Republicans "can't shut it down." But the government shutdown could seriously impede the law's implementation.
Five hikers caught in a rock slide were killed Monday in the mountains of Chaffee County, Colorado. An injured girl was rescued but the others could not be reached.
These haunting photos are a product of early trick photography.
America's Olympic hopefuls sound off at the U.S. Olympic Committee's Media Summit.
Take time to indulge in some fun facts about the film that made Rex Manning a household name--at least in my household.
Cordell Broadus has no problem with USC's decision to fire Lane Kiffin.
The "Keeping Up With The Kardashians" star is no longer Khloe Kardashian Odom in the cyberworld.
On the House floor Monday night, Speaker Boehner reenacted a phone call he got from the president earlier in the evening. He then did a very brief Obama impression.
If anything is going to tell you how to live your life, it better have frosting on it.
When Emily Helck began treatment for breast cancer last September, she started taking a picture of herself every week. What she created was an incredibly moving document of her journey.
You heard it here first: Willie & Sheryl Crow sing a duet.