March 4, 2013
Urban Baby is like Reddit for snooty New York City parents. The people who posted to a thread about what makes someone a "striver" will scare you.
Today he nominated the head of the Walmart Foundation to be his budget chief.
You can't spell "existential crisis" without "Easter." (Actually true, the letters are just scrambled.)
This video will make your friends think you're cheating at Words with Friends.
The author of American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men discusses the tragic murder of out gay mayoral candidate Marco McMillian and why "gay panic" is an increasingly irrelevant term.
The angst! The changing social patterns! The internetz!
Monday's edition of the important things from the celeb twitterverse.
"Madonna is one of the major reasons for AIDS."
Is Effie wearing couture work gloves? Would you be surprised if she was?
Shaggy was more than just a Mr. Lover, he was a Marine.You'll be surprised who has spent time serving our country.
Do not buy these. Unless you hate the parents in question. In which case, by all means proceed.
Pressure is mounting from PETA — and Morrissey, who accuses her of killing rhinos — for the diva to ditch animal skins.
Having the fam over for Easter this year? Use these tips and tricks to stay stress-free.
At a press conference Monday, the New Jersey Governor chastised lawmakers for their handling of the sequester. "Real leadership would get this fixed," Christie said.
The number-one reason to be a good tipper is because it makes you a good person. But these other reasons are pretty good too.
The world's greatest boxing trainer talks goon technique.
If you couldn't already tell from, you know, your entire feed.
In 2010, she compared a mining practice to rape.
It's like God said, "I can't decide between too much adorable or too much hot, SO HAVE BOTH." And thus, a sultry broadway stud was born.
Get ready to see the Iron Throne, Joffrey's crossbow, Renly's crown, and other Seven Kingdoms goodies.
At hospitals with more "likes" on Facebook, heart attack patients are less likely to die.
Everything makes so much more sense now.
Pictures that will make you say "Huh... This is kinda cool... I guess?"
The internet demanded to know just how horny he could get. We found out.
Find out why it's so fun to be bad, and if any of our favorite villains will soon be switching sides.
Just because you don't MC doesn't mean you can't have some serious street cred.
"It’s a magical world, Hobbes, ol’ buddy… Let’s go exploring!"
The NHL hasn't had ties since 2004.
Apparently, the company behind the controversial contest made it all up.
"You could call this about as close to a cure, if not a cure, that we've seen," said one doctor.
Last week the internet radio site announced it would be putting a cap on ad-supported mobile listening.
Check out these amazing dresses transformed from furniture, laser lights, and... other dresses!
Chris Baker is a youth pastor who runs a tattoo parlor. In his free time, he helps ex-gang members and sex trafficking victims erase painful reminders of their pasts.
If you want to be a star, like these queens, then you better get to werq!
A reminder that they really they don't make them like they used to.
After being scolded by the Girl Scouts for trying to sell them to her fans via facebook.
Apple could be preparing to release not one, but two models of the iPhone in August: one, dubbed iPhone 5S (an incremental update to the iPhone 5, much as the iPhone 4S was an update to the iPhone 4) and a cheaper iPhone aimed at China's expanding…
Here she is coming and going from court, where she told a bankruptcy judge that she's broke and basically a couch surfer. Welcome back to public life, Casey!
This is the closest to basketball greatness most of us will ever get.
"House of Cards"-- Vatican style.
This is real. Not a joke. Completely serious. Also (unintentionally) hilarious. LOL.
They might be amazing athletes, but these smiley, happy dogs are also completely adorable!
BECAUSE YOU BETTER BE.
Detroit's iconic Cass Technical High School was demolished in 2011. But before it was torn down, Detroit Urbex created a ghostly tribute to what it once was.
How do you keep a dying meme alive? By blowing people's minds.
The University of Mexico? Mexico State? Mexico Tech? Or just some confused television producer?
If you predict the tournament correctly, or come the closest to doing so, we'll send you a very special top-secret prize. UPDATE: Since voting is open on round one, the prediction bracket contest is now over. We will let you know when we crown a winner(s)!
We're putting the choice for the Next Big Animal in your hands. This is going to be the most adorable tournament of all time.
Stefan Struve celebrated his 25th birthday on Friday, one day before what was supposed to be his biggest win for his young UFC Heavyweight career. And he knew his matchup with Mark Hunt was going to be a big one, because a win would put him one step…
The petition to roll back a controversial change in law has the "full support" of the administration, says its creator.
Brilliant. An ad campaign that could save a generation.
Female authors are even less likely to get their books reviewed at The New York Times Book Review and other highbrow outlets than they were in 2010.
These are the greatest baseball cards in the history of man and dog-kind.
The clothing chain blamed the gaffe on a translation error.
Sure, we all remember Socks and Barney, and of course there is Bo, but Fala is the greatest presidential pet of all time.
The first woman to try out for the NFL was sidelined by a quadricep injury after two subpar kicks.
Add this segment to the list of reasons Chris Hayes' Up has become the most interesting weekend political show in America.
Conservative blogger Joshua Trevino's registration as a foreign agent raises questions about his colleagues. (Updated)
"I'd gladly participate in GAY CONVERSION WEEK." I almost can't believe this is real.
Listen, everything can't be all Zima and kitty cats all the time. Sometimes it's healthy to think realistically about the world.
And someone thought it would be hilarious if he was partnered with London's shortest bobby.
The president has gotten some pretty sweet #SWAG from foreign nations, according to the Federal Register. Too bad he's not allowed to keep most of it.
Julie Bowen, Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson were in Kansas City when they got stuck in an elevator for an hour.
Mulder and Scully are back on the case. In the capable hands of the show's creator, Chris Carter, the beloved series makes the jump to comic books
How else to explain her plain, previously worn outfit?
Canon's showing off a full-frame sensor that can see stars and turn moonlight into daylight.
Seriously, this pony has all the right moves.
Makes sense. This is basically Romania's Mother's Day, so why not treat mom to a slab of beefcake!
"I hope the Supreme Court will do the right thing, and let everyone enjoy the same rights. It's going to help keep families together. It's going to make kids feel better about who they are. And it is time."
Don't you dare watch this without sound. There's just so much to love.
The Church By The Sea in Tampa Bay, Florida, Looks exactly like a chicken. It's a miracle.
SAN DIEGO, March 4 (UPI) -- Mitt Romney says it "kills" him not to be U.S. president, and his wife, Ann, says she has cried over the loss and blames the news media at least in part for it.
Ricky Schroder posed for a photo with his TV parents at the Friars Club over the weekend.
March 31st is coming. Readers of the book series will find more than one iconic moment packed into the extra 21 seconds. (Spoilers inside!)
The Bonnie and Clyde of the new millenium... Sorry, Bey and Jay.
Plus an extra-special top-secret prize at the end!
It only took a half hour for him to realize that fans were not into him being called "Guwop."
The Caped Crusader, as it turns out, is British and could probably stand to lose a few pounds. An unidentified man in an ill-fitting Batman outfit escorted a wanted burglar to a police station in northern England, then disappeared awkwardly into the night.
Britney's 21-year-old little sis, Jamie Lynn, is tying the knot with her longtime boyfriend, who also shares the same name, Jamie Watson. The former Nick star made the announcement via Twitter.
From beautiful indie covers to demonic glitchy remixes, these based Mimi fans are not messing around.
What do Brittany Murphy, the word "oodles", and Tulsa, Oklahoma have to do with the undebatable noodle of the moment? To answer that, we dove deep into ramen's history in honor of National Noodle Month, or as healthy people know it, "March".
Based on Vatican rules, if you are a Catholic man, you can be elected Pope. So...think of all our amazing options?!
The house where Jeff Bush, 37, was sucked into the earth is in the process of being knocked down. Authorities hope to get a better look at the sinkhole and finally reclaim Bush, who is presumed dead. Demolition crews are attempting to save as many family keepsakes as possible during the sensitive operation. The demolition will be completed today.
With competitors such as Ex.fm and Whyd, it may not be the most original idea, but newly-launched Songdrop — which is perhaps best described as a ‘Delicious for music’ — is a fun and well designed take on solving the music discovery and sharing problem, at least for music fans that live outside of the paywalls of services such as Spotify. Today the company is announcing its first round of funding. SOIC Capital, a seed and early-stage fund that largely focuses on social fashion and music startups, has invested £100,000 (~$150k) in the burgeoning London-based company.
Find out which cast member can really make a bomb, and what a global blackout would mean for the Breaking Bad finale.
Shashank Tripathi, who goes by the Twitter alias @ComfortablySmug, started tweeting again on March 3.
Heavy snow this weekend on Hokkaido island in northern Japan killed eight people, including a family trapped in a buried car. The storm caused six-and-a-half-feet drifts and derailed a bullet train in Akita prefecture, south of Hokkaido.
These powerful photos were taken at the funeral that was held Sunday for a young Orthodox Jewish couple from Brooklyn who were killed in a car crash on Saturday. UPDATE: A community spokesperson says the baby has died.
The fate of Enlightened remains unknown, but its co-creator Mike White has a plan for Season 3 in the hope it's renewed. Here is the broad outline.
AIPAC didn't take a side — but its donors do. "A very bad guy."
She has never been shy about stripping off, and Coco continues to find new ways to flash the flesh.
Ehud Barak's remarks get scattered applause.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 already has two villains in Paul Giamatti’s Rhino and Jamie Foxx’s Electro. There was also that teaser photo that led many of us to believe that Venom may be involved, and while that would be awesome, this film doesn’t need…