October 2, 2013
For the most part, they're services that help low-income women, children, and veterans. Oh, and science stuff too.
That video of a woman quitting her job via a viral video? A work-at-home mom just recreated it... "More years, less moves, same message."
The jury found the promoter not guilty of negligence in hiring Jackson's doctor.
"Sometimes you just want to punch these congressmen in the face."
NO LONG HAIRS OR CHELSEAS!!!!!
"Don't act awkward, don't act awkward, don't act awkward..."
A half-million dollar project claims to have new proof that Sasquatches exist.
To the YOLOest musician in the world.
You better get to work if you want to afford any of this stuff, bitch. (h/t MTV)
Don't you love scooping out pumpkin seeds?
A School District Paid $40,000 To Monitor Its Students’ Social Media And Here's A Sample Of What They Got For Their Money
The Glendale Unified School District in California has hired a firm to monitor students' social media accounts. These are the kinds of things teenagers tweet sometimes.
Privacy advocates worry about school districts snooping on their students' social media accounts, but the students at one California high school don't seem to mind.
Film productions that have been cursed.
Because clearly they're the only ones we can trust. With Game of Thrones succeeding with flying colors and American Gods in the works, maybe fans can dust off some old dreams.
Get to know The Legend of Kiko Alonso.
She was such a '90s girl!
Not that you need a ton of convincing.
Putin should win for "trying to stop the bloodshed" in Syria, said Iosif Kobzon, also a parliamentarian from Putin's United Russia party.
How a message to "TomClancy" in an AOL chat room led to a years-long mentorship with the recently deceased best-selling author.
You don't have to have a special diet to love cute shoes!
NO MASCARA COULD EVER ACCOMPLISH THESE HEIGHTS.
A tribute to Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner's beautiful friendship.
Plus a submarine in the streets of Milan, a beer made with meteorites, and a terrifying toothbrush that'll clean your teeth in six seconds.
SPOILER ALERT: He's still really hot.
Meet Rocco. He is gorgeous and so are his wigs.
The Coroners Service of British Columbia has issued its final report.
Silk Road Confessions: "We Were Not Harming Anyone. They Just Made Things Very Very Bad For A Lot Of People."
Panic in the land of Bitcoin.
Americans can travel without a visa to 172 countries; Iraqis can travel to 31.
Millennials are people too.
Seth Green shared a bonus Pacman sketch from the Season 6 Blu-ray (out on Oct. 8th) with BuzzFeed.
Westeros is even more rich and complex than you thought!
Her nails are always themed and she shares them with us on Instagram.
And other facts that prove how out of control real estate is getting.
And this is why every kid should grow up with a dog.
The most fun show on television had a packed Season 2 finale in May. From Billy Chambers to the Mysterious Man, here's a cheat sheet before Season 3 premieres on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.
While we're waiting for Twitter's S-1 filing to hit, here's the consensus opinion of the service from Urban Dictionary. Disclaimer: some of them are from the earlier days of Twitter.
Or at least one very seriously weird town.
You'll never find a more perfect costume. Don't even try.
Alex Owumi had a pretty interesting time playing ball in Libya.
"The Obama administration has decided they want to make the government shutdown as painful as possible, even taking the unnecessary step of keeping the Greatest Generation away from a monument built in their honor," RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said.
Skip the wig.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been in prison since his arrest April 19, following the Boston Marathon bombings.
For four years, highly sensitive communications, including cables, have been left vulnerable by bureaucratic intransigence, incompetent contractors, and a series of waivers, people who worked on the project say. "There is this attitude that security didn't even come into the picture."
"I'm working, I'll continue to be paid."
Drew shows us the power of mixing a chola brow with red lipstick.
Courtesy of Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake.
Here's the invitation. Update: Paul's office says he's not hoping for a solution to the shutdown, but a "ratcheting down" of rhetoric that's become "too personal." So far one Democrat has signed up. Update, Oct 8: Heinrich's office says the Democrat never planned to attend and didn't go.
And lo, the nutritional yeast rained down upon the popcorn. And lo, it was good.
Turns out sifting through trash can be quite lucrative.
The Department of the Interior has made "an accommodation for the Honor Flights and will grant access to the World War II Memorial," White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says.
Oh. My. Lord. Probably NSFW.
"I have 1,100 people at Nellis Air Force base that are sitting home. They have a few problems of their own," he said.
"Are Koreans really Chinese?" and other important queries. Search location set to United States of America.
It's time to cut Peach loose, buddy.
And it's YOLO themed.
The modern-day Big Brother.
"The Senate should not aid and abet a European appeasement policy," Kirk says.
Stop taking a dang photo and help them!
Hear that? That's the sound of a thousand childhoods shattering. (NSFW language).
Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford was speaking on intelligence community furloughs on Fox News Wednesday.
Spoilers ahead, obviously!!!
The best football league in the world? The best football league in the world.
*Well, I guess it depends on how much you like baseball.
And he was polite enough to not draw actual penises while on national televison. What a good guy.
What are you even trying to say, vanity plate?!
Rain falling on a roof = kind of the best.
When one woman disowned her son for being gay, her own father schooled her on being a decent human being.
Just another reason to become an astronaut and live on the International Space Station.
She's the leader we need and the leader we deserve.
Federal funding provides nearly 40 percent of all government revenue.
The Reason I Jump is now the number-two best seller on Amazon.com. Jon Stewart interviewed some of the people behind it on his show last night.
Bravo, people. Bravo.
When questioned, an employee at a New Jersey store allegedly told a customer, "We don't cater to you people."
Britney to Congress: "Work b**ch."
Enterprising online food companies are offering you a way to personalize their products' flavors, and even give your creation a name. YUM.
A gallery in Rome has removed photographs of same-sex couples kissing in churches after the Vatican threatened legal action.
Founder Ross William Ulbricht is accused, among other things, of putting out a $150,000 hit on a Silk Road user. The FBI today shuttered Silk Road, a multibillion-dollar black market of drugs and other contraband, charging its proprietor with trafficking and conspiracy.
While the city of Dallas was celebrating a trip to the Super Bowl, Troy Aikman couldn't understand what was going on around him.
It's weirder than you ever imagined. And yes, he's a real doctor.
Christine Quinn's real problem was that she backed down. Tish James emerges.
Joe Lhota attacks the Associated Press while defending the controversial program in a BuzzFeed interview.
"Not long ago black-skinned people in America were slaves. Today they make statements about some sort of exceptionalism," says the man referred to as the "last dictator in Europe."
Rent-free spinning cube in the middle of NYC's Astor Square? Sign. Me. Up. UPDATE: Yeah, it's definitely a stunt by lululemon founder Chip Wilson.
A YouTube video of a writer living in New York City's Astor Place cube has been garnering attention. It was made by Whil, a venture started by Lululemon founder Chip Wilson and wife Shannon Wilson.
No matter that it's an ad for Intel. If you have/had a loved one dying of cancer, you will feel Andraka's story.
The demonstrators face up to 15 years in jail if found guilty.
Silk Road, the internet's largest black market, has been shut down. But its founder isn't the only one in serious trouble — small-time drug dealers, saddled with sudden debts, are now in over their heads.
For those who know the true, pre-Twitter meaning of DM.
The man jumped down a rabbit hole of sheer craziness — and stinky cheese — while making Man on the Moon, one of his most iconic movies. A co-star explains.
You know, like, sharks live in the deep end of the pool and babies are made when your parents kiss. Or was that just me?
They have surprisingly good reviews, too.
These funny photos might just change how you view the iconic rock star.
It's hard to tell if the Morning Joe host was taking a swipe at CNN's hologram technology, lamenting the production value of his own network, or both.
Walter Blanco, Jose (Jesse), Cielo (Skylar), Henry (Hank) and the gang are back in Metastasis!
Ivan Lewis cheated on his wife. His grand plan to win her back? A handwritten plea on Facebook.
Stephen Adler, the president and editor-in-chief of Reuters, announced that 5% of the newsroom would be laid off. That could mean 135 staffers will depart.
Owner arrested in San Francisco and accused of computer hacking, narcotics trafficking, money laundering, and hiring a contract killer. In an operation that's been going on since November 2011, undercover agents have made over 100 purchases of controlled substances.
Sly dig, Deutschland.
Hands down, the best part of fall and winter is bringing your socks out of hibernation. Up your footwear game with these guys.
Don't get too close to the water.
Feel again. Watch "Work Bitch."
Scaring Drive-Thru Workers By Pulling Up To The Window With A Skeleton Driving Your Car Is Hilarious
Freaking out people at the drive-thru will never not be funny.
"Work B**ch" is everything we ever wanted from Britney.
NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART.
This holiday won't happen again for 70,000 years. (Really.) So celebrate to the max: Manischewitz-brined turkey, pecan pie rugelach, a cornucopia of gelt, and lots more.
Challah in Thanksgiving stuffing: It's like this was always meant to happen. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
Wherein the noodle kugel of Hanukkah meets the sweet potato casserole of Thanksgiving and the results are very meaningful. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
Dear Brussels sprouts, mazel tov on your Bar Mitzvah. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
These are tangy, creamy and even more addictive than regular mashed potatoes, so please proceed with caution. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
This sauce is the new essential topping for latkes and turkey. It is killer. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
Because really, latkes should be part of every celebration ever. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
Worth a read.
This is the easy way to make every dish on your Thanksgiving table taste a million times better.
Yes, that means PURPLE TURKEY. But only until it's cooked; in the end it looks normal and tastes amazing. (See BuzzFeed's full Thanksgivukkah feature here.)
David Cameron addressed the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester this morning. Here's what we learned. (Not much.)
Time to share your expertise.
Some were confused, others laughed, and China was just sad.
Thanks to new rules, credit card issuers are limited in what fees they can charge. And they're actually charging fewer fees, especially to the riskiest borrowers.
Amy Poehler sent Cecily Strong, the newest Weekend Update gal, some flowers because Amy is the best at being the best.
If you see #CureForMiley online today, it's fake.
It's probably best he learns this now.
The prolific author of The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games, and other best-sellers has died at 66. A cause of death has yet to be announced.
Those colorful little rubber bands will steal your heart. AND YOUR LIFE.
Miley: The Movement chronicles the pop star's recent few months — including the surprisingly dramatic events surrounding her Video Music Awards performance — and we saw it first! Here are some of our favorite moments.
What it's like behind the wheel of a 27-foot hot dog? Franks for asking! (sorry)
The cat's out of the bag on these idioms.
Is there anything to see besides snow? How cold is it? Isn't it really expensive?
Because, seriously, who hasn't wished at least once to have a Pokemon for real?
Next Media Animation respond to Marina Shifrin's viral 'I Quit' video by creating a video of their own.
It's not just because she thinks it looks cool.
The world in all its explosive, magnetic, and melting glory. Warning: You won't be able to stop staring at some of these.
He dedicated his final collection, almost entirely composed of glitzy black clothes, to "the showgirl in us all."
Undoubtedly the most painful thing you'll ever experience.
The first poster featuring an older Idris Elba has been released.
You will not see a better Miley tattoo in your lifetime.
The speech was dull. Twitter made it better.
Ralph Miliband edition.
Britain's most creative, charming and good looking YouTube duo.
Our thoughts are with all the bottles of Chablis that had to be served at room temperature.
Talk about a close shave.
This was inevitable.
Wordplay at its finest.
Reddit user Nekofrog wrote "I was deployed in mid-2011. This was my dog's very first reaction upon seeing me over Skype."
Mail Deputy Editor Jon Steafel went on Newsnight to defend the paper's attempt to slur Ed Miliband's dad. Campbell went on the offensive.
"How bad can it be if it doesn't personally impact Sean Hannity?"
What 21 years of losing does to a man.
The Republican Senate candidate touts an internal poll his campaign leaked to the press and eyes the government shutdown as a rallying point. Booker turns his attention Tuesday to the one-time longshot.
Contrived play-in game aside, they deserve it.
The airport was shut down for five hours, when authorities found two suspicious packages inside the terminal and a parking garage. Two men were allegedly taken into custody.
A small Minnesota news outlet caused a storm when it ran a story claiming Syria's rebels carried out a chemical attack near Damascus in August. A look inside the murky world of Mint Press News.
Oh. my. gosh. can't. watch.
Find out whatever happened to the Lambert family. Also, is there really a second time around?
Comedian and breast cancer survivor Tig Notaro gives some sage advice about life... Like, it's okay to lie, as long as the lie involves a bunny farm.
They might tear down the barricades at the Lincoln Memorial next — and pee on the trees — to protest Washington dysfunction. "People here need to be thinking about serving their country and not their own sorry butts."
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a speech on Iran's nuclear program before the United Nations on Tuesday said President Rohani was "a loyal servant of the regime." Netanyahu also said he wished he could believe the president, but "the facts are that Iran's savage record flatly contradicts Rohani's soothing rhetoric."
Scott Lively will run for governor of the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriage as he faces trial in federal court for crimes against humanity. "The people of this state need ... a candidate who will tell the simple truth that abortion is murder, and homosexuality is condemned by God," Lively said.
GIFs GIFs GIFs, because Naomi Campbell is what GIFs are all about. Also, the show is great.
Twitter is expected to release its S-1 filing this week. Not all will be revealed, but there's a lot to dig through.
It's a new effort via the Mayor's Office dubbed "Poetiquette." Somewhere, Lord Tennyson is smirking.
This is like, a totally important video.