October 22, 2013
Celibacy Syndrome In Japan: Why Aren't Young People Interested In Sex Or Relationships?
A bizarre demographic chill has stolen over the Land of the Rising Sun. According to a fascinating and bewildering investigation in the Guardian by Abigail Haworth, Japanese young people are losing interest not just in marriage but in romantic…
Kanye West Just Proposed To Kim Kardashian, And It’s Already An E! Special
I’ve been under the weather the past few days, and now I know it was my body’s way of preparing me for the shitstorm of all shitstorms because Kanye West just proposed to Kim Kardashian which proves Kris Jenner is a powerful necromancer who promised…
100 Vision Boards To Learn Literature! Kohanim's Board Art
This is how I introduce/ review units in my Language Arts classes. I call them Philosophy Vision boards. Students offer a question that relates to what we are studying and we set aside one class period to go through the pictures on the board. It is erased at the end of the day and we keep moving through the unit. Kids dig it.
Hollywood Film Awards: A Parade Of Stars Vying For Oscar (Analysis)
The 17th Hollywood Film Awards, the first awards show of the 2013 film awards season, took place on Monday night at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. (Full disclosure: Dick Clark Productions, which shares the same parent company as THR, has an… The recipients of the Hollywood Film Awards are determined by founder and executive director Carlos de Abreu and an advisory committee. Thanks to the disclosure of this year's recipients in the weeks leading up to the gala ceremony, every big-name honoree showed up -- among them Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, Jake Gyllenhaal, Julia Roberts and Harrison Ford -- and many came with famous friends -- such as Robert Downey Jr., Jane Fonda and Sean Penn -- to present them with their awards. And some arguably advanced their case for even bigger awards to come by making the most of their moment on the red carpet and at the podium in front of a huge industry crowd. Here is a recap of some of the night's most memorable moments.
10 Superheroes Who Never Reached Their Potential
Some comic characters never reach the pantheon for which they were intended. For every Wolverine or Batman, there are many heroes that comic book companies had high hopes for only to be met with a collective yawn. These are the "could have been" of comics.
6 Creepy Glitches Hidden In Famous Video Games (Pt. 3)
We're talking about the random glitches that make you shit your pants. We've told you twice now about how video games can, essentially, go rogue at a moment's notice, so let's again take time to gaze into the horrors that can lurk beneath innocent…
NCAA "Abolitionist" Taylor Branch's Civil Rights Campaign Keeps Picking Up Allies
The Martin Luther King scholar is the heart of the new documentary Schooled's powerful case against "student-athlete" amateurism. NFL stars and prominent figures in and outside sports have taken up his cause as well — but will the courts and the wider public ever see things so radically?
19 "Awkward" Secrets Revealed By The Cast
Awkward is back for the second half of its third season — and things are about to take a dark turn. To get some hints about what's coming up, BuzzFeed spoke to Ashley Rickards (Jenna), Beau Mirchoff (Matty), Jillian Rose Reed (Tamara), Brett Davern (Jake), Molly Tarlov (Sadie), Greer Grammer (Lissa), Nikki DeLoach (Lacey), Mike Faiola (Kevin), and Desi Lydic (Val). Here's what they had to say about the next 10 episodes.
How Democrats Are Trying To Annoy Their Way Into The Majority
The DCCC has quietly dispatched staff to 17 districts and worked with local groups to pester and protest Republican members. Now they think they've nabbed their first retirement in Rep. Tim Griffin. Griffin cited his young family as the reason he won't run again.
8 Cartoon Voices You Didn't Know You Already Knew
In 1997, two new animated shows hit the air: Recess and King of the Hill. One featured tomboyish tough girl, the other featured a doughy, sensitive boy who "just ain't right." Both were voiced by Pamela Adlon, who you may also recognize as "Pamela,"…
Shawn Johnson On Retiring From Gymnastics, Her New Sport, And The NIke Fuelband
With Olympic gold and silver under her belt, and her Dancing With the Stars Mirrorball trophy to display at home, Shawn Johnson isn't done challenging herself. The retired gymnast (and AMAZING dancer!) has taken up a new sport: running. I had a…
Kim Kardashian Engagement Ring Kanye West; More Pictures
It definitely looks like a cushion-cut solitaire to me. (Although radiant-cut is also a possibility.) Earlier reports said it was a 15-carat diamond from Lorraine Schwartz, but E! pulled that line from its original story. The pulled news AND the…
Horrific Cost Of Taking Legal Highs: Mother Releases Shocking Picture Of Her Dying Son, 20, Who Suffered A Heart Attack After Smoking Herbal Substance
Message: Jimmy and his niece Zoe, 6, who idolised him. The keen sportsman suffered a heart attack and severe brain damage within hours of taking a legal high
Inside The Meeting Where Obama And Reid Vowed Not To Be 'Taken In By These Crazy People'
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama and Harry Reid needed to clear the air. The relationship between the president and the Senate majority leader had been deteriorating since 2011, with Reid losing respect for Obama's ability to negotiate with Republicans…
‘Revenge’: Nolan & Patrick Kiss — Season 3 Episode 4 Recap
The third season of Revenge is undoubtedly the best season yet, and the Oct. 20 episode was no exception. Emily (Emily VanCamp) discovered Daniel’s (Joshua Bowman) true motives, Jack (Nick Wechsler) tried to get in on Emily’s revenge agenda and two…
9 People You'll See In The Stands At Every College Football Game
There's always one or two guys sitting behind you at every football game who are fans of your team, but for some reason (probably a combination of alcohol and a poor upbringing) won't stop yelling things like "He throws like a girl!" "Hold onto the…
Kelly Clarkson's Wedding Dress: All The Details On Her Temperley Gown
Kelly Clarkson looked ultra-romantic when she said “I do” to Brandon Blackstock yesterday. Here’s a third pic from her wedding—click here to see the first photos she shared. Thnx Temperley 4 my beautiful dress! & thank you to my friend...
Silly Things People Have Said To Me When I Tell Them I'm Not Having Kids
I probably brought up the topic of kids on the second date -- it would have been a dealbreaker. My husband would make the world's greatest father. But that alone isn't reason enough for me to become the mother I've never wanted to be, take on…
Axe Men's Body Spray: What Happens When A Woman Wears It For A Week?
Probably if I had watched the commercials first, I would never have undertaken this whole stupid experiment. Axe commercials? Awful. They are the media equivalent of the fragrance itself. I mean, naked ladies covered in tiny congruent triangles…