October 30, 2013
Kenosha News: Man Made Up Like Clown Accused Of Dangling Child From Overpass.
Based on the police report, it appears as though the headline writers in Wisconsin could have tweaked that to "Police: Drunk man in clown makeup dangled child from railroad overpass"—although I can't decide if that would make it more terrifying or…
"The Logic Of Stupid Poor People," Or, The Only Thing Worth Reading About The Barneys "Shopping While Black" Arrests
Recently, police at Barneys New York have been catching well-deserved heat for detaining and arresting black shoppers buying luxury items; also catching heat are the shoppers, particularly the nursing student Kayla Phillips, who bought her Celine… Tressie McMillan Cottom takes this issue on hard and perfectly: why "we hates us some poor people," because "first, they insist on being poor when it is so easy to not be poor. They do things like buy expensive…
Will Lawmakers Let Staffers Keep Their Health Plans Or Will They Sign Them Up For Obamacare?
Members have until Thursday at 5 p.m. to decide if their staff gets to keep their current health care plans or go onto the D.C. exchange. "Everyone in our office voted to reject enrollment," said Rep. Steve Stockman.
5 Weird Instruments That You Should Learn How To Play
Everybody plays the guitar or the piano. But how many people that you know play the sitar or the harpitar? Chances are, probably not that many. That's why you should be the first of your friends to learn to play one of these five weird instruments (given you can even find them. Hint, check eBay). Chances are you'll be the coolest person on your block if you can strum a nano guitar.
World's Tallest Man Married: Sultan Kosen's Wedding Held Sunday In Turkey
Sorry ladies, the world's tallest man is officially off the market. At 8 feet 3 inches, 30-year-old Sultan Kosen has the high honor of being the world's tallest man. And on Sunday, his 5-foot-9 girlfriend, Merve Dibo, offered him her (much smaller)…
Other Things I Would Like To See People Doing In LED Stick Figure Suits
First of all, get your mind out of the gutter. Last week we all saw one of the best Halloween costumes for a tiny, wobbly baby that we have ever seen, and this week the same people who made that baby costume (I assume?) (hahah) (no, I do think it…
Bigg Boss 7: Will Gauahar Khan Leave Kushal Tandon Behind And Enter The House Again?
We all witnessed the biggest tamashaa in the history of Bigg Boss yesterday when after roughing up VJ Andy, Kushal Tandon was dismissed from the house. But the drama didn’t end there. Kushal’s lady love Gauahar Khan also opted to walk out with him.…
Facebook Executive Comments Just Erased Its Share Price Gains
Facebook's stock rose 15% just after the report came out, but it gave back most of those gains during the earnings call. Still, it's the second quarter in which Facebook has delivered a blowout report, and the stock has more than doubled in the past year.
Can You Tell The Difference Between "The Snow Geese" And "Downton Abbey"?
The Snow Geese is a new Broadway play that tells the story of an aristocratic family living in a sprawling estate, dealing with the horrors of World War I. No, wait – that's Downton Abbey. The Snow Geese is the story of an aristocratic family living in a sprawling estate, dealing with the horrors of World War I.
Sports Questions to Obvious Non-Sports Fans (at the Cat Video Film Festival)
We attended the Cat Video Film Festival in Brooklyn last week, and decided to ask all the die hard cat fans a bunch of in-depth questions about the New York Knicks. Video by Mylo the Cat. Written by: Adam Schleichkorn, Dan Taft, and Mylo the Cat Produced by: Adam Schleichkorn, Dan Taft, and Tiffany LaByer. Huge thanks to all the people who let us interview them! Check out some of them here - Will Braden - http://www.henrilechatnoir.com Tamar Arslanian - https://www.facebook.com/ihavecat Catvidfest - https://twitter.com/catvidfest
Estos perros sacudiéndose en cámara lenta son asombrosos y divertidísimos
Carli Davidson recopiló los retratos increíblemente más adorables de perros haciendo lo que hacen mejor: sacudirse. Prepárese para tener una sonrisa permanente mientras se desplaza por algunas de las imágenes mostradas en su nuevo libro ''Shake''.
Once Upon A Garden
Once upon a garden ... A story in colors and sunlight. Dedicated to my lovely garden ... Petunias, Tulips, daises, lilac bush, lilies, roses, geraniums and more ... colors and sunlight in one beauty! Even the weeds were pretty in my garden! Visit my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ValsCuisineTravelandMore
13 Behind-The-Scenes Secrets Of "Hocus Pocus" From Billy The Zombie
While Doug Jones has had a long and varied career in films and television, he's still fondly remembered as Billy Butcherson, the good-guy zombie in 1993's Hocus Pocus. Jones spoke to BuzzFeed about the unusual audition process, the deleted scenes we never got to see, and the curse word that almost made the final cut.
The Story Of This Black Teen Who Protected A White Man From An Angry Mob Continues To Inspire
In a world where two men were insensitive enough to dress up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman for a Halloween party, and a black college student is arrested at a high-end luxury department store for buying a belt, this teen's story will…
Derek Hough: Sister Julianne's Blackface Costume 'Wasn't The Brightest Moment In Her Life'
Derek Hough says his sister Julianne is devasted by the controversy surrounding her decision to dress up as inmate character Crazy Eyes from Netflix show "Orange Is The New Black" for a Halloween costume party last weekend.
Gabrielle Giffords And Mark Kelly Are Glamour's Couple Of The Year For 2013
Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly are the Couple of the Year because... "They have inspired our nation with their commitment to making America a safer place. And their devotion to each other is an example to us all." —Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.)
Elliott Sailors Tells Us About Her Emotional Transition From Modeling Womenswear To Menswear
Elliott Sailors and her husband were posing at NYC's Antoine Verglas Studio on Monday for a photo shoot while wearing practically identical outfits: baggy blue jeans, dark knit sweaters, and loose tees. After changing back into her own clothes, the…
Bigg Boss 7: What Are Kushal Tandon And Gauahar Khan Doing In A Five Star Hotel In Lonavala?
Twists and turns in Bigg Boss 7 just seem to be never ending. According to the recent gossip coming from the alleys of the glass walled ghar, lovebirds Kushal Tandon and Gauahar Khan have been shown the exit door and the couple has been staying in a…
Top 10 3D Pumpkin Carvings...in The World
The TOH Pumpkin Carving Contest over at thisoldhouse.com showcased some of the best 3D, sculptural carvings we've ever seen. If they don't knock your socks off, thennn you're probably not wearing any socks. P.S. Show us your stuff by entering this year's Pumpkin Carving Contest -Tabitha Sukhai, thisoldhouse.com
In Honor Of Blake Lively's Cosmetics Contract With L'Oreal, Her Best Beauty Advice
If you missed the big news yesterday, Blake Lively signed on as the new face of L'Oreal Paris, which makes sense—this girl's beauty looks are pretty fantastic, so it was really only a matter of time before a makeup company was smart enough to scoop…
547 Year Old Cathedral Turned Into A Modern Bookstore
‘Waanders In de Broeren’ opened its doors with the sights of stained glass windows, pipe organ, ceiling paintings and expansive arches. What makes it very special is that the entire structure can be removed in one day in order to restore the church to its original design.
8 Things That Will Make You An Internet Pariah
The internet is a beautiful place where all the information in the entire world is at your fingertips, providing your wifi (or the neighbour's) is working. But it can also be a place of ridicule, torment and terror for those who use it incorrectly, or unwisely. By following these rules, the cyber highway should be a better, more wonderful place for all (especially me). Stay safe, you guys.
How Unjust Family Laws Are Keeping LGBT Parents Away From Their Children
Even as public perception shifts and marriage equality gains headway, LGBT parents, who are raising an estimated 6 million children in the U.S., face discriminatory parental and adoption rights. Many trans parents especially have to choose between retaining custody of their children and coming out.
Kerry Washington Pregnant, Expecting First Child With Husband Nnamdi Asomugha!
Kerry Washington, like her Scandal alter ego Olivia Pope, sure knows how to keep a secret. The 36-year-old actress, who married NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha in a super covert ceremony in June, has yet another surprise on the way -- a baby! As the new…
13 dark and spooky animals (and charities to help them)
This Halloween, spare a thought for all those dark and creepy animals that are often regarded with fear and repulsion in some cultures, but revered in others. I've also included links to charities that help protect their welfare, if you want to do more to help them.