July 19, 2013
Joss Whedon screened the entire first episode of the ABC series during the show's Comic-Con panel. Obviously, SPOILERS ahead!
And there is video.
We've all signed up for things at work which we later regretted. Except these bros did it on camera.
The groups reportedly didn't interact on the one-year anniversary of the theater shooting.
For the first time a season -- or book -- will not be named for an element. While the first season focused on the technological advancement, the second appears to take a turn for the mystical.
You've spent so much time looking for the perfect man, but he was there all along.
Just another day, killing zombies and dealing with duplicitous backstabbing fellow survivors. You know -- same old, same old.
We put three to the test. See how they measured up.
Plus a mashup of Archer and Star Trek: The Animated Series, Helen Mirren the action hero, and an incredibly ill-conceived café in Indonesia.
Even if it doesn't always feel that way.
As nation sizzles, ice cream trucks available on demand.
Not even Tim Cook. And it'll be months before we do.
It's FRIDAY and here's what happened.
The 2008 financial crisis really hurt Detroit, but the city has been crumbling over the last six decades.
The film captures the Subway just seven months after it opened.
Riddick Smiddick. This is the news everyone will be talking about.
Dear Cynthia Rowley: can we trade?
This just may be the best day of her life.
Because it's really hot out.
You mean well but... stop it.
Some of these are early versions of things you still use...some are just plain insane.
The 24-year-old Norwegian woman was sentenced to 16 months in prison after she reported being raped.
IF NOT, GET OUT! (Kidding.)
The Attorney General says he will appeal.
These wonderful photos will transport you to beautiful pre-war Paris.
The creator and cast of Veronica Mars arrived at Comic-Con to tease the upcoming feature film, set to be released in early 2014.
This killer mech has a future as a babysitter. The only thing he's out to destroy is our ovaries.
A difficult time for the Tennessee Congressman.
Jorts are the world's single greatest item of clothing. But recently, they've succumbed to a terrible plague.
“Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Word.
It's a face-painted guy wearing a hoodie covered in penises, also holding a prosthetic penis. So yeah, it pretty much is.
"Thank you @BarackObama for the acknowledgment of our collective pain."
The countries objected because, you know, they have the actual Amazon in their backyards.
For nine months, this Utah ISP had a little black box in the corner, courtesy of the NSA. Its owner tells his story.
Listen up, people of the hot, hottt summer. This tastes really good and boozes you right up.
The first black president explains what it's like to be a black man in America.
"Detroit's not going into bankruptcy."
"Similar to Jeter only bigger and better."
"Obama has done more to divide races than anybody else."
His nickname is "Gorgeous" George Burgess because... duh.
They're both such inspirations.
Our childhood drawings are amazing and weird. And they're even more amazing and weird when they're real.
Vegetables deserve grill marks, too.
If you don't identify with Gen X, but don't feel like you belong to Gen Y either, you're part of the lost thirtysomething crew.
"I am going to be mayor of a township where there are 258 villages full of tough country people, who don't necessarily have much information on what's happening elsewhere, and have even less of an automatic sympathy with their gay mayor."
"That's fucking awesome," says Levine, pointing to a pair of (presumably fitted) pants.
UPDATED: BRB, crying forever.
"If a white male teen was involved in the same kind of scenario, both the outcome and the aftermath might have been different." President Obama makes a surprise appearance on Friday in the White House briefing room.
THIS IS REALLY GOOD.
That empty car? IT'S A TRAP.
Press play and consider your weekend ruined.
Don't let the cat out of the bag, ok?
"We're trying to find out what's going to happen before it happens," Litt says.
It's like watching Air Bud on drugs.
While shareholder activists were not able to get CEO Jamie Dimon to give up his chairmanship, they almost got David Cote and Emily Futter kicked off the board of directors. The bank announced today that they will be leaving on their own.
20th Century Fox and New Regency have bought the television rights to the actual greatest fantasy series of the last 10 years, The Kingkiller Chronicle. (Sorry, Game of Thrones.) These are DEFINITELY the actors and actresses who should be cast in The Name of the Wind TV show, should it ever happen. No arguing.
Apparently, people aren't super happy about their local law enforcement hanging out with pornstars.
There comes a time in everyone's life when they just have to face the facts.
She is one of the most beautiful women in the world.
This is the greatest dick move in the history of journalism.
Mood lighting: the best kind of lighting.
Besides rock climbing. That's a given.
Warning: This might also change how you view these people.
Find out which star was really a teenager and which one should have been playing the teacher.
The world may never know for sure why they're fighting. But we have an idea.
This petition certainly thinks so.
"When you are raped it takes a piece of your soul."
Guess he didn't like being called a "great bearded glacier." Author Neil Gaiman also made a surprise appearance at the Paul & Storm event to help smooth things over.
How many vacation days do Italians get? Does Canada work less than we do? Well...
"Wendy Davis stood up! Hey, hey, hey."
The creator of this Tumblr makes beats on his iPad and then Instagrams 15-second (NSFW) raps during his drive to work every day.
Andy Kaufman was considered an oddball in his day, an amusing weirdo. But really, he was a genius, one who pretty much made everything from alter-egos to cringe comedy possible.
Without the insanity that is peeling chickpeas.
You're not just from the Midwest — you're from Kansas City. The land of the free, and the home… of the… CHIIIIIEEEEEFS.
The @BuzzFeedAnimals Twitter asked -- and definitely received. Check out these pet selfies, and add your own pets in the comments below!
Zac is part of the jorticulture club and dang he looks good.
V. impressive stuff right here. Major props to these guys. I love you all.
Miguel Angel Jimenez has it all figured out.
"I have just four more questions... one is, do you have any favorite people that you act in?"
According to someone who only knows him as "that guy Tumblr loves." Happy birthday, whoever you are!
He also ribbed on Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer.
There is no law protecting the sale of the city's most prized art works that are worth billions of dollars.
I AM LITERALLY DRIPPING FROM EVERY PORE.
After 16 years, the proto-sports desk anchor for a generation of fans is back home. Why the pairing might actually work out this time.
Detroit became the largest U.S. city ever to seek bankruptcy protection on Thursday. This is what urban decay looks like.
The technology is here. We now have the technology to create the cutest children's birthday party ever.
When Amy Heckerling set out to make a modern-day retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma, few imagined that the director would create a new classic — and one of the most quoted films ever. The Alicia Silverstone comedy turns 18 years old today, but let’s be honest: Clueless is timeless.
Cooking delicious food doesn't have to be complicated or expensive! Share your tried and true go-to recipe in the comments. Bonus points for including pictures!
One koopa death is a tragedy. A million koopa deaths is a statistic.
Christian and Kelly Clancy, who manage the hip-hop collective Odd Future, may represent a new model: the business working for the talent, instead of the other way around. That and other great longform from around the web.
Shares of Microsoft, led by Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, ended the week on a dour note, down about 10%, after the software giant reported weak second quarter earnings that were impacted by the declining PC market and a nearly $1 billion charge for unsold Surface tablets.
Can the man who would be New York City comptroller quell his, um, impulses? NY1 reporter Josh Robin looks back on his years of covering Spitzer to find an answer.
She survived the crash, but not the emergency response, authorities said.
After all, there's more than one kind of Amazon princess. Even if it's only in cartoons, DC appears to be trying to add more ethnic diversity to their line-up.
Take this quiz, send it to your BFF, and compare answers!
THIS DOG IS TOO CUTE.
The casting photoshoot's theme is either an S&M dungeon sex party... or a Rihanna music video. Enjoy some Tyra reaction GIFs.
Hope this helps, guys.
Someone needs to take the Sartre away from these pups.
Because she knows best. Duh.
A day after he was sentenced to five years in prison for embezzlement, opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released Friday.
All the funny, noteworthy, and completely random things that you probably missed — for your viewing pleasure.
But, there they are. Safe for work.
Lil' Kim, 1999
The bloodiest edit wars of them all.
Help, help, I'm being repressed!
This 5-week-old burn victim has made a speedy recovery and is ready to capture your heart.
The long wait continues...
Has there ever been a sexier scientist?
The things we put up with in the name of a good time.
Nielsen SoundScan and Billboard released their annual mid-year report on the state of the music industry. The data shows that streaming music and digital downloads are moving in opposite directions.
While Odd Future are the face of hip-hop's DIY audacity and Frank Ocean is R&B's most compelling ascendant superstar, their managers (and guardian angels) are making the most of the music industry's slow implosion.
The New York Knickerbockers of the 1840s played the style of baseball that would later become the "preferred style of professional baseball."
Make that "law" "makers" at "work." 11 photos.
Sgt. Sean Murphy, a tactical photographer with the Mass. State Police, was relieved of his duty after releasing photos of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev manhunt to Boston Magazine Thursday.
Ads where ta-tas were employed to actually sell a product benefit.
"The message of the book is tolerance," said producer Roberto Orci at Comic-Con. But he gave no answer on the size of Orson Scott Card's role in the production.