July 12, 2013
In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.
"This is Ethel, your friend, to whom you may turn in time of crisis."
We got our hands on this kinetic energy powered ball.
Remember the magic you felt from these movies of the '90s and early 2000s?
After the jump, we've got the full-length trailer for Lovelace for you to cram all two minutes of down your eye-throats (ENTENDRE!). From Howl directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, it stars Amanda Seyfried as the infamous star of Deepthroat,…
Who says a baby orangutan and a French bulldog can't be best friends?
You're familiar with the internet? Now, forget about that: here's the real thing.
She was reportedly a young Chinese girl. Check back for updates.
Hey, what's that behind you? It's Andre Drummond and you're dead.
While we tend to associate the '50s with sock hops, Elvis, and the Golden Age of Television, it also happened to be a decade that greatly improved our lives.
Bastille Day: It's not just an excuse to round up the six craziest French fries in America. It's also an excuse to round up the seven craziest French fries in America, which's why we're doing exactly that, criss-crossing the country to put together…
The documentary film, in theaters next week, details the dark side of keeping killer whales in captivity. That dark side also includes the mistreatment of humans.
Here is another quick, easy dinner idea. French Dip Crescents from Mandy's Recipe Box. French Dip is one of my all time fav's. I can't wait to make these for my family! http://www.madefrompinterest.net/
Do your parents say, "Don't Mock Trial me"? Do you say "objection" in regular conversation?
Eric Holder's report comes after criticisms over the Justice Department's seizure of Associated Press phone records. Update: The White House applauds Holder's report, signals a move away from criminal investigations of leakers.
That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
Here's a doll that will send you straight to therapy.
These are some of the members of Congress who have been the most vocal in support of limiting SNAP and the number of households receiving SNAP benefits in their districts.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner caught fire today, sending the stock into a tailspin. It happened after the company's faced months of problems with the new planes.
Airbrushing the side of a panel van is actually the coolest thing a human person can do. Here's what your band should be hauling your equipment around in this summer.
In a statement, Lionsgate trumpets its support of the LGBT community, and promises a "benefit premiere" for their feature film adaptation of Card's bestselling sci-fi novel.
Are you a human with vocal capabilities? Do you sometimes use those vocal capabilities to speak words that form sentences that form bigger ideas? Well Kanye wants you to stop.
Should you be having wine this early in the day, goat?
The Duchess of Cambridge's maternity wear has been consistently on point. As her pregnancy reaches its royal conclusion, here's a celebration of her finest style moments.
Nobody exercises in these — which is where all the trouble began.
These traditional Indian mehndi tattoos are only temporary, but you'll wish they weren't.
There's still a lot of work to do, of course, but these people have done more than their share.
"I just think this whole generation needs to eat a steak."
Surprisingly, being rude and impatient is NOT going to get you a table any faster.
With Joss Whedon's Much Ado in theatres and the release of a new book rewriting Star Wars, Shakespeare is back in style. But that got us thinking, what if Shakespeare wrote other classic movies?
The online video service, which generates nearly $700 million in annual revenue, is stuck in ownership purgatory.
The jury begins deliberating in Zimmerman's second-degree murder trial.
Have you ever asked yourself, "Am I a basset hound?" Well, here are some telltale signs that you do, in fact, have the best genes around.
"Some 29-year-old hacker" got the business Friday. So did his international friends.
It's Miley meets Comic-Con, for a crazy cosplay party. NSFW language
There's bad, and there's really bad. Then... there are these.
Spanning from Oregon to British Columbia and beyond, the Pacific Northwest provides a huge spectrum of features ranging from giant peaks, to glacial meadows and wild coastline. Here are five of the best day hikes of the Pacific Northwest...
While everyone continues to bash the Millennial generation for being "lazy and selfish", they should probably just include this Class of 1931 too. Humor is timeless.
Former NSA contractor and wanted whistle blower Edward Snowden is looking for asylum in Russia. Here's ten Russians that would gladly take him in.
Seriously, what's going on in Zimbabwe?
Whether it's raining or you just feel like staying in your cozy little bedroom, here's the perfect soundtrack for warm weather homebodies.
RIGHT. NOW. Syfy should feel free to send royalty checks at their convenience.
Either we all had really awful taste when we were kids, or critics were being old, cranky idiots.
Because your college buddy with a pool will eventually catch on when you keep claiming to "be in the neighborhood" while drenched in tanning oil and wearing your swimsuit, we picked the five best swimming holes in and around LA not at your buddy…
I went to RottenTomatoes and pulled quotes from "Fresh" reviews of Pacific Rim, and "Rotten" reviews of the Transformers series. There are 8 from Pacific Rim and 9 from the Transformers series. Can you tell which is which?
The With Leather Interview: Mark Henry On Retirement, Training In The Dungeon, And Making You Subservient
With Leather sat down with WWE\'s World\'s Strongest Man Mark Henry to discuss retirement dupes, bad guys being reasonable and what What I Do does.
The Laramie Project has been performed in many theaters over the past decade, but this school's principal won't allow it.
OMG, LOOK AT HIS FACE. Cumberbatching totally needs to be a thing.
Cyanide is the Forest Gump of poisons. It is also one of history's most famous poisons, so it makes sense that many historical figures, both real and fictional, fell victim to its poisoning. Here are some examples of them and what exactly happened in the process.
The biggest threat facing America is not terrorism or obesity or even the Kardashians. It's kale.
"I have never imagined that I would be fortunate enough to see a film like this in my life."
Sometimes it seems like female artists get harshly criticized for wearing pretty much anything. It's ridiculous.
African-Americans, Mexicans, Scots, Chinese, Japanese, Native Americans — it's a melting pot of stereotypes. 1910 — 1976.
The price was (mostly) wrong for these tour pros attempting the ol' running drive.
A fresh start. Just a few minor issues to work out first.
UPDATED: "Dozens" wounded, 9 in critical condition after a deadly high-speed train derailment in the suburbs of Paris. "It is an apocalyptic spectacle," said one official.
The CEO of Yum Brands, which owns KFC, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut, told investors and analysts yesterday about a new challenge the company is facing: "a huge cloud over the hot pot category."
Hey, love monkey! Let these hilariously naughty toys spice up your sex life and show you the true meaning of monkey business.
Former New York Giants and St. Louis Rams safety Jason Sehorn has a pretty sweet life, as he doesn’t seem to have a job anymore and he’s married to Rizzoli & Isles star Angie Harmon, who still keeps it incredibly tight after 40 years and three kids.…
Sometimes vibrators can seem a tad intimidating. You know what's not intimidating? Flowers and cupcakes and Hello Kitty!!!
"Compared to the summer of 2010 when I had red-faced people threatening me that I was going to be drawn and quartered, I think explaining a delay is not going to be that bad," said Connecticut Rep. Jim Himes.
Appearing on the show just before the premiere of Showgirls, Jesse Spano did her best to inform David on the skills of strippers.
And Boomshakalaka goes the long jumper.
In an interview with BuzzFeed, Syfy's head of original programming says the network may re-air Sharknado during Discovery's popular "Shark Week" in August. The buzz around the movie underscores the importance of original programming for cable networks.
You read that right: a ukelele playing kitten. And he's playing a super nerdy love song!
Three Decades Of "Next Big Things": Who Lived Up To The Hype And Who's Sleeping In A Van Down By The River?
This LeBron guy turned out OK, at least.
Manny Ramirez returned to professional American baseball last week, having spent three months playing for a scandal-ridden league in Taiwan. How did his time there change him? Read about that, and other great stories from around the web.
The pair, Diego and Juan, will marry on July 24 under a ruling handed down by a judge in Bogotá. This is the beginning of the next phase of the fight for marriage equality in Colombia.
Keep the memory of your summer travels alive by displaying your photos (yes, physical printed photos) in one of these creative ways.
On Tumblr, there are no coincidences. Just like-minded individuals all working in perfect harmony with one another. (h/t Pleated Jeans)
Nothing beats a dip in the pool to help cool on those scorching summer days. But as we’ll see in this gallery, they’re also great places to strip down and get it on. The fantasy pool scene has become a go-to trope for Hollywood anytime it wants to…
Women aren’t getting less confounding any time soon, so you better up your chick-decoding game. Here’re 6 quickie insights into our female quirks.
You may know your giants and trolls, but do you know your Bonnacon's from your Bakhtak's? If not then watch 10 weird mythological creatures.
Finally, a graceful and elegant solution to Cheeto fingers!
Everyone has a wild side, these celebrities just happen to have a particularly funny one.
She just released a music video featuring Pitbull and, in her own words, she's "hotter than the tropics."
Update: And now Google owns them.
"I'm not going to tone down or change who I am just because I've gone to a different country."
"My daddy, my hero."
Literally one week after their public debut, Henry and Kaley have broken up. *Sheds tears of joy*
These ladies march to the beat of their own animal print, that's for sure.
If you think these tweets are great then you're just stupid.
JPMorgan Chase reported $6.5 billion in net income for the second quarter, a 31% jump from a year before. But loans and profits from them are down, so where is the money coming from?
Yo! Welcome to America's fifth largest city. Our rough and tumble town is more than cheesesteaks, Rocky, and throwing snowballs at Santa. Here are some stone cold facts that Philadelphians know to be true:
Peter Jackson posted an amazing photo of the Sherlock and Hobbit costars on set in New Zealand.
Both Napolitano and Obama talk about making the immigration system "fairer."
What to do if a bear attacks? This reporter tells all.
This is why your phone needs a password.
Mirren showed off some fine Lucite footwear on the red carpet last night.
All the noteworthy, funny, and completely random things that you probably missed — for your viewing pleasure.
Carl Icahn today made an offer to sweeten his bid to return value to the company's shareholders. With just a week to go, the deal shows no signs of having a clear outcome.
Just when you thought it was safe to go on vacation.
No, not really. At all. We compared rappers' alleged wealth as heard in their lyrics to their actual wealth.
This will make you yearn for the golden era of Bynes, filled with tube topped splendor.
York Maze pays to tribute to 50 years of Doctor Who.
In brightest day, in blackest night... These heroes would make great lanterns, right?
In a perfect world this list would be longer.
After selling Juicy Couture in 2010, founders Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor want to buy back it back, but are yet to find an investor. Juicy Couture has grown to include 75 specialty stores and 53 outlets, but has struggled to rebrand and distance itself from its image as a tacky tracksuit company.
Going to sleepaway camp or on a parent-free trip can be downright terrifying. Here's how to ease the transition and make sure your kid has such a good time, they'll beg to go back next summer.
A sudden change in the midst of a major national immigration debate.
Just 27 years old, Ryan Coogler has already won major awards for his debut movie, Fruitvale Station. It's only a small part of his story.
The images accompany a story by Plum Sykes about "a spartan Austrian spa for dramatic health makeovers." Karlie perches on a rock by a lake in the buff except for some body mud, white heels and a gold leaf head covering.
It's Summer in New York, so naturally you're drenched already, but here are a couple ways to get soaked the good way, thanks to mad Super Soakers our ranking of the top places to swim around NYC, from pools, to ponds, to other places groundskeeper…
NEW YORK (MainStreet) If you're looking to get a small business off the ground, you know just how daunting a challenge it can be. From the long hours to the start-up costs, entrepreneurship isn't easy, and there's always the chance your business…
It's Pablo Neruda's 109th birthday today! Let's see how the love poet of yore stacks up against our beloved songstress of modern romance.
Love recycling and high fashion? New York City-based comedy collective SCORESBY has the answer for you--just in time for mid- to late summer!
Every great show needs a great cast! Check them out and watch them live.
It's pretty awesome, but it's got competition.
It's basically the Rich Kids of Instagram version of Lady Gaga's "Just Dance" video.
"But it's not too late, Justin. I'm rooting for you guy, because somewhere right now, a 12-year-old girl is listening to The Beatles 'Revolver' album for the first time and she's realizing — she just ain’t that into you." — John Fugelsang
Turn that song stuck in your head into a cool project for the home or to wear.
He may be a massive bumder but there's a piece of Will in all of us.
So you have decided that you and the gang are going to go on a camping trip.... Some people never learn.
There are action film stars like Bruce Willis and Harrison Ford who make us believe they could do almost anything. These ten wannabe action film stars only make us want our money back.
There's such a fine line between friendly sarcasm and legit cyber bullying. If you find yourself in need of some sassy trolling material, use these GIFs wisely.
The doubters thought it couldn't be done. "All these fans just embraced this crazy little movie we did and turned it into this thing," Anthony C. Ferrante says.
Our sacred Lady of Gaga seems to have had an epiphany post hip-break. Maybe all of the gigantic hats and metal limbs were too heavy for her healing bones to carry. But you know what they say, if you got it FLAUNT IT! (I don't know who said that...but you know what? I
"Lucy, you got some 'splaning to do."
Two years after he retired from baseball in disgrace, one of the greatest sluggers of his generation wound up playing on the other side of the world, the unlikely savior of a league whose reputation is as complicated as his own. And with a major league comeback possibly imminent, a half a season in Taiwan may have saved Manny Ramirez, too.
The SyFy channel's newest movie Sharknado, about a tornado that sucks sharks out of the ocean and into LA, is a hit thanks to the internet.
You know those creepy photo booths where you can see what you and your significant other's kid would look like? Yes, the ones that made you never want to have kids. It's like that, only with celebrities. (If these are at all accurate, little North West has a long and rough road ahead).
In this fun video, a baby does his very best to keep from falling asleep -- and makes us grin in the process.
The Dieline just named their winners for package designs of the year. Here's the best of the best. Plus, some great chocolate packaging.
This list is definitive proof that there was no better decade for toys than the ‘80s. (Note: toy lines are listed in no particular order.)
Take a look at 5 commercials from recent years. An ongoing series.
The lovely Dia Frampton came by for an acoustic session recently and blessed us with her incredible voice. Take a look at this exclusive performance of "Footsteps." We dare you not to fall in love with her! We will have even more soon! Watch Dia's cover of Icona Pop's "I Love It"
Hey you guys!! So... as SOME of you may already know.. the other day was my Aunt Caroline and Uncle Al's 29th wedding anniversary. ( How awesome --right?! ) Anyway, my Aunt Caroline asked me to put together a slideshow of some of her favorite photos…
Baby Stabbed 90 Times With Scissors By His Chinese Mother After He Bit Her As She Was Breastfeeding Him
An eight-month-old boy, from Xuzhou, in eastern China's Jiangsu Province, is lucky to be alive after he was stabbed 90 times by his mother, mostly in the face.
I am always constantly adding magical and DIY items to the Bubblegoth palace. After finding so much fun stuff at the local dollar store, including some amazing glitter roses, I wanted an awesome vase to put them in, and what better way than with a… Follow the
You know every Taylor Swift song and have stepped on too many Polly Pockets to count. Yes, you're a mom of girls
In honor of the company's 86th birthday, 7-Eleven will be giving out free Slurpees on Thursday, July 11th (7/11! Get it??). All you have to do is show up to a participating location (basically all) between 11a and 7p and they'll hook you up with…
First off, it's Manhattanhenge this weekend. So that's great. Watch it while…