October 17, 2013
It happens to the best of them. And the worst of them.
During his concession speech to Cory Booker on Wednesday night, New Jersey Senate candidate Steve Lonegan brushed his wife's hand off his shoulder when she attempted to comfort him.
Itch-it-a-cop-it-a-Mel-a-ka-mys-ti-ca, find out which Hocus Pocus witch you are.
Some Brooklyn residents think he was too misogynistic and fat. Others are fighting to honor the Brooklyn-born performer who many consider the best rapper of all time.
Oh, yea, that thing over in the Middle East.
Plus eight other tweets you missed today!
The Simpsons is overflowing with important lessons. Chances are it taught you everything you need to know in life.
Diddy went to Bloomberg today for a charity event and used a Bloomberg Terminal. Mo' money, mo' monitors.
Kim Jung Il, Pokemon trainer. Safe for work, unsafe for sanity.
A startup you've never heard of sold out the Staples Center to fans of a franchise you've never played. The enormously weird and weirdly enormous cult of League of Legends.
The fight in Washington over funding the government may be over for now, but the political fallout for GOP incumbents has only just begun.
"What's this blue stuff I'm holding, mom?"
It'd be pretty fakakta not to.
I mean... It's supposed to be a learning experience, right? RIGHT?
Clarissa explains a few things.
Japan just may be the quirkiest country around. The "Zooey Deschanel" of countries if you will.
He tells BuzzFeed he is being thrown under the bus to help oust an assistant police chief who has made enemies in the force for scrutinizing overtime abuses.
The group Queer Montenegro plans a pride march for October 20, just three months after the Balkan nation's first pride march ended in violent protests.
Oh no, look out!
There may be a reason why Americans don't know very much about international news. The U.S. editions of Time magazine are often a little...different from the ones that go out to the rest of the world.
Plus an exclusive interview with Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson, 20 "healthy" costumes for Halloween, and sex advice from a fire artist.
Because drinking games are the redneck way. Just in time for the Season 4 finale, this Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT on A&E.
Take notes, new and expecting parents.
Slate writer Emily Yoffe says college women are always getting raped because of their "dangerous drinking habits." Drake is here to show us how ridiculous she is.
Teal Media was founded by a former member of Obama's campaign design team. The firm says it took down all reference to its work on HealthCare.gov "in consultation" with the administration. Update: Teal Media put Heathcare.Gov references back on their website following this report. The firm did not respond to a request for comment on the changes.
In case you needed more evidence that this is the most profound children's cartoon ever.
We were thisclose.
Meanwhile, one of Google's core important metrics, cost-per-click, continues to fall. But its overall advertising volume appears to be increasing.
Or one GIFset, because honestly that's it, that's the show.
Tools for surviving the third circle of hell in parenting.
Get ready for your skin crawl.
The clues have always been there, it's just taken until now to find them.
Being tired is your full-time job. If only it paid...
SPOILER ALERT: They're all headbands!
Super spooky. And cheap too!
If you've never dipped a Ritz cracker into a turkey-shaped cheese ball in front of a football game on Thanksgiving then you've got some living to do.
Low-carb doesn't have to be boring. It's amazing what you can do with a food processor, a head of cauliflower, and some cheese.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was a category on Wednesday's episode of Jeopardy, and everyone answered the questions right.
We all know Waffles is the best tortoise out there but did you know he also bakes? Let him show you how in 10 easy steps.
There are trolls, and then there's Todd Kincannon. Trigger Warning.
This. Changes. EVERYTHING.
Even more rapprochement between Beck world and FreedomWorks.
Where did the time go?
Cinnamon dolce oatmeal?? OK, I want that.
An Arabic rock musician and an American pop singer created this awesome cover of A.R. Rahman's Oscar-winning song, "Jai Ho," using only their voices and mouths.
100 fires are burning around Australia's biggest city. "As bad as it gets"
How are these even real?
When renting a truck, ALWAYS remember to get the insurance.
Our long national nightmare is over.
As American and European officials celebrate what they call a breakthrough in talks with Iran over its nuclear program, Israel is left on the sidelines.
The New York Court of Appeals has decided to hear the sugary-soda ban case.
This happens. (Safe for work!)
Because drinking's more acceptable when it's themed.
Tests to leave you salivating for more.
"He lifted seven guys up and tried to bite them," says Bay. This is not a story for The Onion, promise.
When will you be on CNBC again? #inflation
Just chewin' on his chewy toy sounding like Chewy.
Because the people of Los Angeles only *seem* super chill.
I actually can't hear you from up here.
None are available to stream legally. And just three are available for paid digital rental.
He's going to be a rock star some day.
Your art history prof would be proud. Maybe (Probably not).
That Lo-Fi filter turns everything into a goddamned bloody mess.
Party in the U.S.A.
We really missed out on a good buddy action-comedy.
Oh my god, it even has a typo. (h/t @nycsouthpaw)
1% of Park Slope parents seem to have it all. The other 99% are seriously pondering a move to Kensington after another crappy co-op shift.
How many "regular" beers does it take to get the same punch as these monsters? The answers might surprise you.
Confirmed: Your cat is indeed a playa.
The girl just loves getting inked.
Gohmert ally Beck coming to the Texas Congressman's defense.
It's called butt bongos, and he was the human instrument when he visited the Capital Breakfast Show in London.
A.C. Slater, Otto Rocket, Al Bundy, Chalky Studebaker...they're all here.
Daniel Zamudio, a 24-year-old gay man, was beaten unconscious and had swastikas carved into his skin in the fatal 2012 attack. His death led to the passage of a hate crime law in Chile and energized LGBT rights movements across Latin America.
Well, not exactly. Here are some common arguments pundits make to claim Apple is on the decline, and why they aren't entirely true.
Bello Magazine did a lovely October feature on Sam, who plays Gunner on the T.V show. If possible, he gets more and more attractive every day.
McFly for life.
Once again proving they are the best cast on television.
Why bother with a store when they can bring it to your door?
She's looking easy, breezy, beautiful...and slightly bemused.
Because every night should be Italian night.
Maybe she was influenced by leaves or something?
Lots of talk of balls and RINOs.
Kenyan native Lupita Nyong'o makes her stunning feature film debut in director Steve McQueen's highly acclaimed chronicle of American slavery. How she got to this point is itself a Hollywood-friendly tale that is equal parts perseverance and great good fortune.
"I'ma watch you now, k?"
Someone's taken a few too many crazy pills.
"Oregon agencies must recognize all out-of-state marriages for the purposes of administering state programs," the state's chief operating officer wrote in a memo to state agencies.
Before Drew makes her debut as Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins in CrazySexyCool, VH1's biopic about TLC, on Monday, find out more about the actress in our Q&A.
The president tells Congress to ignore "the bloggers" and come together.
First they canceled the tour because of a family feud and now this? Walk it off, you guys. Walk it off.
Golf, golf, and more golf.
Danny McBride confessed on Jimmy Kimmel Live that he was terrible at sports, despite playing Kenny Powers, a Major League pitcher, on Eastbound and Down. Must be that T.V. magic!
The first look at Grand Budapest Hotel shows a charmingly original film chock-full of callbacks to the filmmaker's signature players and details.
We could go on for days.
Lots of alcohol, butts, and cats, obviously.
Next time you wish you had 38 million followers, don't. Warning: NSFW language.
A century of scare stories and distortions.
Looks like the two have worked out their differences.
"Everybody has the same mission, and the mission is we don't care about anything but the party." Amen to that, sister.
Sorry, Star magazine — you got this one wrong. Stereotypical gender norms ahead!
The Newark mayor is about to go from hands-on executive to lowest-ranking member of the country's slowest moving deliberative body. "He will have an awe-struck moment of frustration at some point."
Ducks take major issue with those selfies.
It must be said.
They should just call it SnapCat, amiright guys?
These kids have got it all sussed out.
Cue Wagner. Update: also cue lots of other things.
Up until now Peter has been best known for dubbing the voice of Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Now this can be his legacy. Please can he do some more?
His Out There documentary series aired in the UK this week.
Oh, you thought this season was just about witches? Witches were only the beginning. WARNING: Spoilers for "Boy Parts" and graphic content ahead.
"Call off the hunt for these pictures and let me get on with the job I was elected to do."
The bank's revenues are down 20% from a year ago thanks to "a period of slow client activity,” said CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
The government shutdown has ended, and the National Zoo's Panda Cam will be back today. The Smithsonian Museum will also reopen today, with the National Zoo will reopening tomorrow, Oct. 18.
Endia Beal's ongoing photography series, "Can I Touch It?," grew out of her own experiences of white folks meeting black hairstyles in the workplace.
This is truly revolutionary work.
Using nothing but natural light and a £200 camera, Michael Paul Smith takes extraordinary forced perspective photos of his model town, which he calls Elgin Park.
The actual cover of this week's magazine, presented without comment. OK, one comment: How did this get published?!?
New research has revealed that a yeti may just be an ancient brown bear.
This is outrageously cute.
But where's Naboo?
Don't worry, this can be our little secret.
Oh, internet. Not Safe For... well, anything, really.
Have I got wonderful local news headlines for you.
Listen up, London.
Of her ass, that is. I'm sorry, her fashionable ass.
A car bomb in northern Iraq has killed at least 13 people in an ethnic minority village.
"The Constitution would not have been written by Freemasons. They go against God!"
Why the battle in January could be much worse than the one that just ended.
"I could have written this story from day one. If you follow the Cruz plan, you end up exactly where we are," Rep. Adam Kinzinger said.
The Newark mayor beats Republican Tea Party candidate Steve Lonegan in the off-year special Senate race. Booker won't arrive in Washington until the state has officially certified the election results.
After the Senate votes to reopen the government, President Obama tries to move on from weeks of crisis.