October 10, 2013
Here, some pie charts analyzing 121 jokes.
This is what happened when two stories thought lost forever were recovered. Scroll to the end for a Sherlock teaser too.
How is this even possible?!
Because sometimes you can’t keep your hands to yourself.
Essential workers on the Hill won't see a paycheck until the shutdown ends. "If this goes past the end of the month, I'm fucked," an officer said.
"I obviously supported the repeal of Obamacare and I still would like to repeal that law ... repeal's not gonna probably work when the guy in the White House is still named Barack Obama."
Ten years ago this week, California held a recall election to remove Gov. Gray Davis from office, and movie stars, a porn star, and a future congressmen lined up to take his job. Here's what they're all doing now.
More than 6,000 medallions to commemorate the start of Pope Francis's papacy bore Lesus on them.
There are many happy moments in Happy Animal History, but these are the happiest. Makes you wonder why people even bother to study other kinds of history at all.
Oops, spilled a little on myself again. Oh, well.
The Golden State held a recall election in October 2003 to oust its governor. Here are some of the best moments showcasing American democracy at work.
Egyptians woke up Thursday to the news that President Barack Obama had decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid from Egypt's military.
If Michele Bachmann said it, it must be true. GAME OVER, MAN. GAME OVER.
Ohhhhhhhhhh. NSFW, obviously.
Here's what happened today!
One of the "Original 7" NASA astronauts died Thursday. "We're going to miss him," his wife said.
Ladies who love '60s style, this post is for you.
The Season of Roasted Food and Bottles of Red Wine has arrived. Rejoice and be glad.
Go on, shake it like a Red Nose. A Red Nose pitbull, that is.
Plus an amazing Top Gun homage by Archer, a Tom Hanks movie hair quiz, and, finally, a purse that can charge your phone.
Or risk losing a finger.
He will show his support for the LGBT community as well as for breast cancer awareness with pink gloves when he fights for the title on Saturday.
Ranked according to the very scientific method known as "my opinion," which has proven to be always correct.
They have to finish typing sometime, right? RIGHT?!
The definitive checklist.
When life gives you lemons...
"We should jam sometime."
Let your heart bleed a little bluer than usual.
Someone to you: "Is that like AP classes?" You: *murderous rage*
Because sometimes a kid's version of scary is the best kind.
Speaker: Speaker: Jonathan Perelman, Vice President of Agency Strategy and Brand Development, BuzzFeed 12:45PM Altman Building 135 West 18th Street New York, NY 10011
There's a lot of talk about what Twitter can do for TV. But here's what TV can do for Twitter.
Director Paul Feig explains how the sparks between four all-time great comedy duos ultimately led to Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock's pairing in last summer's hit comedy. Plus: an exclusive clip!
No Disney Princesses allowed. Sorry, I'm not sorry.
Being a grownup is just great, really.
After years of trying to connect with new shoppers, the retailer's planned new Manhattan steakhouse, "Makers and Merchants," represents a return to its core customers.
Ace your next exam with these essential tips and tricks.
Stop, drop, and find the nearest dark room to curl up in a ball.
It's been nearly 30 years since a black American man was at the end of the Paris runway. Meet Patrick Kelly.
One rules, one DGAF.
Get it right, CARTOON.
The crowd-funding site Fundrise did not believe that investments in recently shuttered Bushwick art collective 3rd Ward were a safe bet.
I have no idea how our ancestors raised kids without these things.
Some are morally ambiguous, but whatever, you're poor.
Apparently it was an act of protest.
Tired of the same old costumes? Spice things up with a little Cage.
A researcher source forwards along a photo of letter from the National Security Agency. The NSA was responding to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. The FOIA request was addressed the day before the shutdown, but was sent Wednesday.
The National Congress of American Indians juxtaposed a baseball cap for the Cleveland Indians alongside caps for fake teams called the New York Jews and San Francisco Chinamen.
Twitter isn't for the general public — not yet at least. And it's becoming an increasing important issue as it heads towards its IPO.
Do a Google Image search for "J.C. Penney logo." The retailer says it's changing its logo again.
This was a huge year both online and IRL. Show the world how up-to-the-minute you are with these easy costume ideas.
Get it together, guys. Haven't you heard about what curiosity will do to you?
The band asked to meet with Pepe Mujica personally because they're huge fans of him. They even gave Mujica an autographed guitar.
"I really, really, really messed up," Kwame Kilpatrick said after his sentencing.
When you first come out, gay men are eager to let you know that you're not alone, and that you have a seat at the table. Unless, of course, you're also fat, in which case, no, you can't sit with us.
WARNING: Don't watch this before bed.
She says she gets "unapologetic pressure" from Bill and Hillary.
Because honestly, the golden age is still the best age.
Immigration Equality's LGBT Asylum Program represents LGBT individuals fleeing Russia, Uganda, and countless other countries.
I will never look at a donut the same again.
Hi, welcome back. We missed you.
Speidi's back with a new series — the only catch is that it doesn't exist.
Finally, a quiz with real life lessons.
The future of Twitter is all about live events, video, news, and TV. But this future depends on one unexpected thing: notifications.
Yeah, it might be time to start looking elsewhere.
He, also, has an amazing mustache.
West Fertilizer Co. is being fined for 24 workplace violations after the April 17 explosion, which began as a fire.
Whether you're dressing up from head to toe or forgoing a costume entirely, let your fingertips get in on the Halloween action.
Two of the three ex-Naval Academy football players accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipmen will face a general court-martial.
In case you've run out of things to complain about.
Why are you playing Club Penguin anyway?
Holy green slime, here's Ferg Face and Sam from Clarissa, Sponge from Salut Your Shorts, plus the voices of Ren, Stimpy, Doug, and more.
Now that Kris is out of the picture, Bruce can FINALLY let his man hair shine.
This year, America's Team is from the Left Coast.
The despair is real.
Even if you hate Halloween, you can't deny the awesomeness of these costumes.
Alternate title: New York Shitty.
"She is a very brave woman and many others have been following her example," a friend says. UPDATE: She's been released.
Instructions Not Included just passed Pan's Labyrinth as the highest-grossing Spanish-language film, Latinos helped power Fast & Furious 6 to box office success, and Chavez — a film about the beloved Mexican-American labor leader — is coming soon. A look at Hollywood and a growing Latino influence.
Kanye West brought up the fact that Kim has been deemed "ineligible" for a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on Kimmel last night. Here's 12 reasons why that logic is archaic.
You're secretly a Halloween Grinch, and that's OK.
Janet Yellen made history this week by becoming the first woman to be nominated to chair the Federal Reserve.
It could happen to you.
Four gay men fled for their lives after a mob attacked and firebombed their home in St. James, a Jamaican LGBT group confirmed. The attack follows a summer of anti-LGBT violence in the Caribbean nation. Updated - 6:45 p.m. ET
It's a whole new era.
It's possible, according to a new state report. The investigation also revealed that correctional officers weren't watching the convicted kidnapper in the hours before he was found hanging in his cell.
Discover the magic.
There's a blog that replaces the bouquets in wedding photos with cats and it's pretty much perfect. (via BridesThrowingCats)
Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk's FX horror series is back and more twisted than ever. Here are some of the grossest, most shocking moments from the premiere of the third installment of the American Horror Story anthology series. WARNING: Spoilers for "Bitchcraft" and graphic content ahead.
These GIFs will melt your heart.
A Local News Reporter On Live TV Accidentally Ate Cat Vomit Off The Floor And Oh My God Was It Gross
Warning: This post contains images of a man accidentally eating cat vomit on live television.
From least to most goosebumps-inducing.
You want subtle, get out of here.
Lexicographers are eyeing up new words for the next edition of the OED. Via Wordability.
Trust fund pet$. Ranked lowest to highest, these animals actually have more money than you.
I don't think that means what you think it means.
Let's do this!
The reality star opened up on about her feelings towards her recent marital problems. Sometimes social media is the best form of medicine!
You're definitely never bored.
They're just all so mesmerizing! Done by illustrator and graphic designer Jeca Martinez.
Dress to impress your most adorable audience.
It seems all girls' costumes are made with the same allotment of cloth. Via Reddit user kpthunder.
Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
You do what you can do, with a limited budget.
Everyone wanted to get their little bit of Turkey. It shows.
Rayanne Graff doesn't deserve you, beautiful boy.
We all remember at least one traumatic moment.
Well if this isn't the cutest homage I've ever seen.
Ridiculously cute. Via I_am_catlover.
The courtship of startups by venture capital firms is the greatest love story of our time.
And no, these aren't Halloween costumes.
From the classic cock and balls to the sardonic quip.
Breaking: Everyone has more friends than you and it's probably not a good idea to stalk people.
Malala Yousafzai, the girl who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, has beat Edward Snowden to win the EU's Sakharov human rights prize.
Printing error adds pages from sitcom star's biography to Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy.
Poor thing doesn't have a host star.
A former A&F employee shares juicy, shirtless details with Cosmopolitan. There are canapés!
A Swedish store was trying to tell customers that some of its costumes had sold out. But to any English speaking passers by, that's not exactly how it came across.
Want to see Patrick Stewart with hair or a teenage Naomi Campbell? Step right this way.
Students support ban on Page 3.
Canadian author Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2013.
These are so irritating.
It never gets old.
If you're having Walter withdrawal, salvation lies in the most unlikely of places.
This crazy person decided to visit them all without flying.
It's a cat calendar. What more needs to be said?
This bit is still good.
Cumberbatch plays the Wikileaks founder in The Fifth Estate. As this missive makes clear, Assange is not happy with the film.
These are incredible. Via Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez's Facebook page.
It must have taken days to have put this together.
Lon Snowden, father of Edward Snowden, has arrived in Moscow in hopes that he will see his son, who was granted asylum by the Russian government.
We're all in. 110%.
You just call out my name and you know wherever I am. I'll come running to see you again.
Even though the experiences can be so different, one thing unites them both. Alcohol.
Worship the fringe.
Finding animalsontheundeground will be your new favourite commuting pastime.
A woman's body found in the stairwell of a San Francisco hospital has been identified as Lynne Spalding, a patient who had been missing for over two weeks.
Man, what an interview.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan has made his first appearance in public after being kidnapped by armed men on Thursday. A former rebel group claimed responsibility for the abduction.
"Republicans in Congress say their government shutdown is an 'epic battle.' I fought in six epic battles, fighting the Nazis. Congressmen, your shutdown is not an epic battle. It's bad governance," 91-year-old veteran Redge Ranyard says. The partisan shutdown fight over veterans heats up.
Lonegan goes after Booker, Newark, and President Obama in the last New Jersey Senate debate. "The reality here is that's the kind of rhetoric that's going to drive further gridlock," says Booker.
"What the hell were you thinking?"
After his Twitter rant against the host several weeks ago, the rapper went on Jimmy Kimmel Live to set the record straight. He had a lot more to say after that.
The president slammed Republicans for the government shutdown in four television interviews conducted at the White House on Wednesday while defending the rollout of Obamacare, which has been plagued by technical problems.
Dance like no one is watching, even when everyone is.
These ladies scoff at your "Are you a good witch or a bad witch?" question. The real question is, "Are you a bad witch or the baddest?"
Obamacare is apparently a sign of the End Times.
Don't worry, the makers of NoDrizzyTine will have you listening to Kanye and feeling confident in no time -- maybe too confident.
The. Funniest. Ever.
Egypt experts also criticize the way the Obama administration handled the move. "We were kept completely in the dark,” a state department official says.
Heavy cream, vanilla extract, and sugar never tasted so horrible.