October 16, 2013
Facts that will just down right creep you the hell out!
Muslims across the world celebrated Eid al-Adha or the Festival of Sacrifice which marks the end of the annual Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca. Cows, goats, sheep and camels are slaughtered to commemorate Prophet Abraham's readiness to sacrifice his son to show obedience to God. (WARNING: Some graphic images)
The company's CFO says it will be "the best office building ever built in the world."
"According to the Army Corps of Engineers, 160 million taxpayer dollars will be wasted because of canceled contracts if this language is not included," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, one of the authors of the language. The project has long had the backing of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as well.
The case's former prosecutor said he will ask a court to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the 2012 alleged assault of Daisy Coleman. A victory for "Justice For Daisy."
YOSO: You Only Shutdown Once.
Their victory is the latest twist in the country's winding struggle over same-sex marriage.
France finds Church of Scientology guilty of "organized fraud" despite "religious freedom" objections.
Because literally no one will take you seriously if you don't have a "The L Word" watch.
The piece was a huge WikiLeaks-inspired mural on the side of a tractor-trailer.
There is no question. (Breaking Bad spoiler alert, btw.)
If you have to wear pants, they may as well be LOTR-patterned.
Mud? Upside-down signs? Sad dogs? Check.
Now yer cookin'!
The New York City Republican Party gets the date of its mayoral candidate mixed up. Oops.
Although all Americans are glad the government shutdown is over, some are happier than others. BuzzFeed's Data Science Team used Facebook's Keyword Insights API to find out who talked the most about the shutdown.
The Republican civil war plays out on Fox News' primetime lineup.
Preventing cyber attacks is a national priority. So why doesn't the military's cybersecurity awareness program take itself seriously?
140 will make you wiggle your fingers, nod your head, and shake your butt.
He's basically a blueprint for great parenting.
You're weak for Disney and Square Enix, aren't you?
Is that in any way surprising to anyone, at all? No. No, it is not.
The United States government shutdown and near-debt default hit the front page in countries all around the world.
The Snuggle House is awaiting approval from Madison, Wis., officials before opening.
Strong words from the Arizona Senator.
It's a bit like if you took Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Monsters Inc. and shoved them in a TARDIS. BuzzFeed got an exclusive peek inside the art of this new series.
Paige Parkhurst, who was just 13 at the time of the attack in Maryville, Mo., is now speaking out about her sexual assault.
A wave of Indians born in America are reaching marriage age and having blowout weddings in the U.S. with a diverse group of guests. Both Indians and non-Indians are turning to new sari-rental websites for the latest fashions at a low cost.
Sixteen days after the shutdown began, Senate leaders have come to an agreement. It's unclear whether the House will pass it.
While analyzing President Obama's "mindset" on Fox & Friends, paid contributor Dr. Keith Ablow told host Steve Doocy, “I think the president — going back to when his dad abandoned him, when his mother left him with his grandparents...all of those things led him to feel victimized, hurt, and injured and he has extended it to this country.”
And the results are spectacular.
Spoiler alert: everyone lives. A parody trailer for all of us who have ever wanted to shake sense into horror protagonists.
Noeul Alba, 37, is going to jail after she was busted for pretending to be the aunt of Noah Pozner, a 6-year-old killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting.
This is on top of an additional $920 million it paid last month to four other regulators over the "London Whale" trade.
I believe in pink.
They call their new group the Bunny Boiler and the Low Bidder. Watch out, She & Him.
A stage filled with pure imagination.
"Everybody understands that we'll not be able to repeal this law until 2017. We have to win the Senate and win the White House. Right now, it is clear that this bill is not ready for prime time," CEO Michael Needham said. Needham's group has been a driving force behind Republican efforts to use the government shutdown fight to defund Obamacare.
DEVELOPING: One terminal at Miami International Airport has been evacuated after a bomb-sniffing dog detected something on a pallet.
About time too.
It's the height of tourist season in Egypt, but the pyramids, souks, and museums are empty. Can Egypt find a way to draw the tourists back?
An appeals court suspended Navalny's five-year sentence for embezzlement, a charge he says the Kremlin concocted to stop his anti-Putin activism.
An Australian tourist and three Tibetans have died in an avalanche on Mount Everest while touring a restricted area.
The bizarre assault comes after Dutch police arrested a Russian diplomat in his apartment in the Hague and amid rising tensions between the two countries.
Hillary Clinton was given the first founders award from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
In Japan a powerful typhoon triggered landslides, killing at least 17 people.
Known as the Arctic 30, these Greenpeace members are being held in Russia for scaling an offshore oil platform as an act of protest against Russia’s energy exploration in the Arctic. The group of 30, which includes two journalists and 28 activists, was charged with piracy, which carries a maximum 15-year jail term.
A resident of Russia's Jewish Autonomous Region asked the Kremlin to make sure the regional flag didn't violate the country's gay propaganda ban.
Immigration reform advocates plan an aggressive campaign to bring the issue back — and the White House has signaled it's on board. Can Obama emerge from the fiscal crisis with enough momentum to win the immigration fight?
Two Republican leaders are calling for the state's attorney general to revisit the alleged rape of Daisy Coleman. The county sheriff maintains the case was handled "flawlessly."
In Morris County, Reince Priebus lauds Steve Lonegan and calls for Republicans to come together. "We have to build unity all the time," Priebus says.
A majority of families of front-line fast-food workers are enrolled in one or more public programs, compared to 25% of the workforce as a whole, a new study by the University of California-Berkeley and University of Illinois reveals.
When the president calls, people answer.
Users no longer need a Square account to send money to someone.