July 2, 2013
It's not too late to turn your life around, roomies! Looking at you, guy who never replaces the toilet paper.
The group, which sells health insurance plans to independent workers, has received $340 million from the federal health law to set up cooperatives. But in New York, they're trying to get their members out of some of the more expensive provisions.
"The GOP is just playing Obamacare politics," Nick Papas tells BuzzFeed.
Egyptian men protect female protestors in Cairo.
Businesses with more than 50 employees will have at least an extra year before they are required to provide workers with health insurance, as first reported by Bloomberg.
President Evo Morales flew out of Russia Tuesday after a trip in which he expressed sympathy for the former National Security Agency contractor. Bolivia denies that Snowden got on the plane with him.
It's like infinite glasses of Chardonnay in a black hole.
It's still unusual for Hollywood to make movies starring mostly women — and when they do, audiences often don't care. Can the cycle be broken?
A symbol of gratitude for their sacrifices to science. Without rodents, many breakthroughs would not have been possible.
Here's what happened today!
The city wasn't so different, as these 1896 photos from the New York Public Library's collections show.
According to this 1995 interview with Details magazine, EVERYTHING.
Sulcata tortoise by day, super hero by night. Waffles is saving the world, one adorable moment at a time.
No electricity? No problem.
In the mood for overpriced craft beer, pretentious tastes in music, and terrible attitudes? With the help of the new Yelp Worldmap, you'll know exactly the places to avoid in every major U.S. city.
Warning: You're about to fall down the rabbit hole. Say hello to your summer reading list.
"Pretty in pink" or "powerful in pink?"
Plus 14 terrifyingly awesome new state-fair foods, a way to beam ads straight into your skull, and the pilot that Conan O'Brien once wrote for Adam West.
Truly the pinnacle of human civilization.
Random guy gets attacked without mercy by tiny, relatively slow-moving spheroid.
Welcome to Warped Tour season, dudes.
It is often said that no adversity can equal the horror of being a cat left outside for five minutes or so.
The first step is admitting the problem. Hollywood's crippling CGI addiction is getting embarrassing.
First Pictures Of The 19 Elite 'Hotshot' Firefighters Who Perished In Wildfire On Arizona Mountain As Their Deployed Tents Reveal Their Desperate Last Bids To Save Themselves
The bodies of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew who perished as a ferocious blaze ravaged forests in Arizona on Sunday have been retrieved from the mountain where they died.
Including shrooms, fruit rugs and campy knee socks, because the French fashion scene knows how to get wild. Also, unfortunately, a small dose of transphobia.
If you can’t run with the big dogs, stay on the porch with the puppies.
That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
Monaé lets her hair down, literally, and dances for the ladies in her video for "Dance Apocalyptic."
If you work in an office that's WAY over-air-conditioned in the summer, it's time to start making a serious statement about it.
The New York City mayor and staunch gun control advocate hosts Manchin at his home later this month.
But really, this is advice for all of us. To celebrate Lindsay's birthday, let's reflect on the morals from her eclectic film career.
The Urban Outfitters-owned brand's performance is improving after lowering prices and adding more home goods, according to a Citigroup research report.
Before there was eHarmony, there was video dating, and it was awful.
"Sometimes there's a father and a father. Sometimes, both fathers are mothers."
Tens of thousands of people filled Tahrir Square on Monday to protest Egypt's President Morsi.
Johnny Depp joins a long line of white people who decided to take roles that were pretty out of their wheelhouse. A small sampling.
"Don't be up your own bum." Listen to Helen's words of widsom, Amanda and Lindsay!
You spent WHAT on face cream!?
He's taken to signing his name with a big 'ole exclamation point in certain key situations. !!!
"An angry Weiner head," al-Qaeda called him.
They built a TARDIS from scratch. My mind is blown.
There are more Poles than any other nationality remaining at Wimbledon. No joke.
Usually they make dumb crap. Here they make awesome video game crap.
These'll make storing, organizing, and wearing your stuff a snap.* *hahahahhahaa.
Fans couldn't believe that Fox never aired an engagement scene between Kurt and Blaine. So they took matters into their own hands.
"Extreme social policies have no place in Virginia leadership."
This 17,000sqft Underground House Near Vegas Is The Perfect Place To Wait Out A Nuclear Apocalypse, And It's For Sale
What do you do when you've got a boatload of cash thanks to working in the aerospace industry in the '70s, yet didn't think your products could properly defend our nation? Build a giant underground bomb shelter outside Vegas, which is covered by a…
Reddit is a football-memorabilia genie.
You probably need this right now.
Always with the leather arm cuffs!
Up until its last days, Google Reader sent far more referral traffic than Google+. Even weirder: Usage has increased over the last three months.
Beneath the former Groupon CEO's twangy guitar playing and scratchy lyrics is an introspective record about getting burned by the experience of going public. Unlike his jokey resignation letter, this is how he truly feels about getting fired.
Take a bite out of Anna Wintour's face. Literally!
Few creatures enjoy life as much as the sloth, so who better to get advice from?? That's right. No one.
"I just wish that being gay (or transgender, or asexual, or fill-in-the-blank here) was as unremarkable to the masses as being left-handed or blonde."
On this day in 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the landmark piece of civil rights legislation.
This is why you shouldn't watch porn at work. Only mildly NSFW.
There's a new poster, and a title for the season premiere, but what does it all mean in zombie land?! Warning: spoilers ahead.
There's no such thing as a "clutch gene." Except in the DNA that belongs to Bryce Harper.
It's for a song called "Ascension Millenium," a title which, of course, doesn't mean anything at all. Also, it's 13 years after the whole "millenium" thing happened.
You guys look so goofy. Sorry.
It's almost the Fourth of July, and that means fireworks. Some figures on the nearly $1 billion fireworks industry.
Babies, you know? YOU KNOW?!
Not that you were questioning it in the first place, but this GIF comparison is crazy.
When you share this on Facebook, it will be liked by friends from 12 different countries.
You may have had a losing record, but at least your socks were tie-dyed!
Prince William and Kate Middleton's child seems to be the first person to get a Wikipedia page before being born.
Style icon Olivia Palermo shares her fashion tips and tricks with Refinery29. Click to read and see Olivia's take on fashion!
Get ready to feel really, really smart...then really, really dumb.
Hey, you try getting photobombed every single day of your life.
Kiss, kiss, bang, bang.
It's not just giant robots beating up huge monsters. It's just mostly giant robots beating up huge monsters. Buzzfeed spoke over the phone to Pacific Rim creator and screenwriter Travis Beacham. (Warning: Spoilers!)
Levente Szabó's "Great Books Project" is a series of redesigns for some of literature's classic works. It was entirely made in Photoshop, and the letters are all handwritten.
Nothing is better than couture week. I repeat: NOTHING is better than couture week.
Will Billy's birthday cake kill him? Find out what's in the food you eat.
How outlets in the most Republican and Democratic states covered the Supreme Court's rulings last week on DOMA and Prop 8.
She's playing a kid in Despicable Me 2, but she's also serious about growing up.
Yes, dogs recreated Miley Cyrus' new song. Yes, you want to watch it immediately.
100% true facts from the woman whose hit show, Inside Amy Schumer, finishes its first season on Tuesday night.
Dennis Rodman, Still Looking For Attention, Tells "Sports Illustrated" He Could Win A Nobel Peace Prize
Here are five other insane things that the NBA Hall of Famer said in a new interview. (He's on the cover of the mag holding an eagle.)
In fact, there's a bidding war!
Let's agree that nuking a Hot Pocket doesn't count.
Dude's got some pretty great shots.
This fan is us. We are this fan.
It is a hilariously reprehensible ad stunt by betting site Paddy Power.
Just in case you forgot, Andy Pettitte is still pitching.
'All He Did Was Love Me': Police Shoot And Kill Rottweiler In The Street When The Dog Runs Over To Owner Being Arrested For Obstruction Of Justice
Leon Rosby was walking his dog in Hawthorne, California Sunday evening when he started filming a police scene. He put his 3-year-old dog in a parked car with the windows rolled down when officers came over to arrest him. The dog escaped and ran over…
Taking over a grandpa is easier than ever thanks to this helpful guide!
The adorable duo posed in ceremonial outfits with their new degrees from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in hand. These photos are the most cute, Hogwarts-y thing they've ever posed for!
Balloons bring instant joy and happiness to one's life. It's a fact.
They were the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage licence in the state of Washington, so it's only fitting they helped raise the huge flag.
Yesterday first lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the African First Ladies Summit, in order to promote continued economic investment for women in Africa.
Rogue Legacy, by Cellar Door Games.
Twitter Photoshop master @darth illustrated the suggestions from Twitter's #BooksWithaLetterMissing hashtag game.
Sometimes you look at your beard in the mirror and say "This can be better!" and that's exactly what these ten fellas did. They bid adieu to social norms, got out their razors and showed the world what was possible. If I could grow more than a lone chin hair, I would proudly display one of these masterpieces.
'Hardly Working,' Andrew Mason's album of motivational music for business executives dropped last night, complete with shout outs to Jack Welch, Steve Jobs, and Will Farrell.
The former government contractor has applied for asylum in more than 20 countries. UPDATE: Nearly a week later, Snowden has been formally offered asylum in Venezuela.
Here's everything we know so far about the wedding of the century.
The designers' new couture line hasn't even shown yet (it debuts in Paris tomorrow) and yet already half of the 20-piece couture collection has been snapped up by an "unnamed art dealer." Rolf Snoeren describes the work — their first haute couture designs in over a decade — as, “creativity for the sake of creativity." Yes please.
For hedge funds engaged in proxy battles, taking to Twitter can get costly. Legal fees, on average, run around $2,000 per tweet.
The road to good design is riddled with little annoyances.
The breakout star of the mockumentary series Model Files is the funniest thing in fashion right now.
Are these the best pictures of Bruce Willlis ever? Most likely, yes.
Artist Miranda July has created a project called "We Think Alone," which shares personal emails from various celebrities, artists, writers, people of note, etc. Every Monday emails from these people that are 100% real and mostly out of context are sent out to anyone who has signed up for them.
Take a second, it's a tough one.
In these times of unrest and uncertainty, one thing is for sure: the inevitable (let's not be naive here) zombie apocalypse. Helping you prepare are the peeps over at Wish.co.uk, who've bogarted an abandoned shopping mall just outside of London, and…
While you can't swap a Bobby Bonilla for a Gregg Jefferies there (unless you go with some really cool people), Trading Post has something even better to offer: tons of rare whiskeys and towering plates of seafood in a three-floor landmarked building…
Spoiler alert: all the name combinations are amazing.
Warning: This post is NSFW.
And watch this news anchor's sublimely bewildered reaction to the reporter's performance.
She looks great. And she's actually smiling.
While you might think this is just a normal day for Franco, he's actually on the set of an upcoming movie, Good People.
Magna Carta Holy Grail seems like it should be a big deal, but it's kind of hard to get excited about it. Should I feel bad about that?
It's officially time to get everyone into the red, white, and blue spirit.
Also a shirtless Ian eating chinese food/ in bed/ looking good. (Mostly safe for work).
Oodera is a vaguely familiar looking viral news and pop culture site based in Nigeria. Gbam.
After a viral BuzzFeed story, a controversy is raging about the scientific basis for arguments that additives found in U.S. foods are toxic.
Nothing, except maybe the fried snickers on sale at the first, or the girls in roller-skates at the second, can rival those three things for sheer American-ness. So, in honor of the country's birthday, crimson-bearded Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie…
Their blood is medicine, their poop is made into tea, AND they're adorable.
No. Just no.
The entire cast from the wonderful 1996 movie reunited this past weekend. My only question, was there chocolate cake?
Jennifer Anniston's boyfriend Justin Theroux had a Jon Hamm moment as he jogged in Queens, NYC last Wednesday.
She and fiancé Tom Sturridge, like, totally need to get a room.
Sure, ad agencies use sex to sell cars, beer, WonderBras. But — no no — they do not stop there.
Get to know the Baltimore all star who has been turning baseballs to dust.
Grace Jones & Naomi Campbell, '90s
This weekend, the US will be marking their Independence Day by invading us right back …with delicious burgers! That's right -- the 4th & 5th of July will see the UK debuts for two of our America's most vaunted burger chains, and both of them in an…
Some people take themselves just a little too seriously.
Everybody was buzzing over the weekend because you could see up Selena Gomez’s skirt during her Boston concert. And, by everybody, I mean my oldest nephew who’s secretary-treasurer of his school’s A/V club and probably won’t get much higher. He’s…
Baby Elizabeth shows off her astounding swimming skills by crossing the pool by herself.
"Right, Rush, because a woman aging is always unpleasant and negative — a man’s is distinguished. And that’s a brilliant strategy, and should only backfire with voters who like their own moms." — John Fugelsang
If you’d like to know what happened on tonight’s WWE Raw but don’t want to read star ratings and wordy paragraphs to decipher it, With Leather is here for you. Here’s what happened on the July 1, 2013, episode of WWE Raw:
Kaley Cuoco and Henry Cavill are apparently having "a great time" getting to know one another.
A "silent majority" makes noise in Cairo. Morsi holds on.
Torn between City Hall and the campaign trail, Booker is vying for a seat in Washington during what he promised would be his most productive year in Newark. Don't worry, he's going to leave "a nice long letter on the desk of the next mayor."
Broken down in perfect video form.
How could we have forgotten about the animated treasure that was Hammerman?!
The singer gave birth to a boy, named Ace Knute Johnson. It's the second child for Simpson and her fiance, Eric Johnson.
Folk sure do like making signs, for pretty much any reason.
People were still creeps 100 years ago, but they were much more literate. Both Sugar Daddies and Sugar Mommas were wooed.
Plus obscenely expensive sushi for cats, a consideration of Melissa McCarthy's career arc, and 8 non-boring moments in Canadian history.
Tyler Cowen at Marginal Revolution picks up on a Reddit thread that asks "What's the most intellectual joke you know?" I've always been fond of this one:
Pamela Anderson may be celebrating her 46th birthday (well, most of her -- some parts are newer), but that doesn't mean she's not still a smokeshow. Here's a mashup of Pam to pay tribute to what she's best known for... her acting.
The hot dog is as American as Gladiators (the spandex kind) and apple pie, and since Chicago is clearly the apex when it comes to hot doggery, the Chicago-style hot dog is therefore the most American style of hot dog out there. So when we tapped…
You know that dude from Man vs. Food who goes around the country doing eating challenges? Well, it's about to be You vs. Man vs. Food, and you are going to win. Here's how: this definitive cheat sheet to winning every food challenge ever invented,…
The Beast, aka La Bestia, aka The Motherload -- the name alone should put you on notice that Michael White (Nicoletta, Marea, just-opened The Butterfly) does not eff around when it comes to the 4th of July, but the fruit of his labor that thankfully…