July 24, 2013
The amendment lost by only a 12 vote margin. "I like all those no votes," Speaker John Boehner said as time on the vote ran out.
Tech gossip, Muni scowls, and bicyclist attacks. Behind the wheel of one of Silicon Valley's tech buses.
If you think these end in happily ever after, you haven’t been paying attention. Spoilers for Tangled, Mulan, Pocahontas and The Little Mermaid.
Playing an instrument makes you hotter, which gives these already attractive indie musicians an unfair advantage. Here are 50 guys who look as great as they sound.
And now this 11-year-old has an amazing story.
She may look innocent but looks can be deceiving.
Things are never quite as scary when you have a buddy at your side. Puff, puff, pass.
"This is an occasion for genuinely tiny knickers."
You're the best kind of gloomy grown-up now.
Can I borrow 100K? I totally need the copy of the The Wonderful Wizard of Oz in my life.
According to The Dirty, he last contacted the woman on the other half of his newest scandal earlier that month.
One's modeling for Louis Vuitton, and the other... isn't.
Hands-free iPhone carriage — in your bust!
He tells David Letterman that he will not return come fall on tonight's Late Show.
He also gave details about the Trayvon Martin Foundation, which seeks to advocate against senseless crime and gun violence, mentor boys and educate about Florida laws.
What are you doing this weekend? Oh, right ... another wedding.
Most of Facebook's new users come from emerging markets and don't generate as much money for the social network. As a result, Facebook has to find ways to make more money off its current users.
I'm a vegan. I love vegan food. I like some vegan people. But most people don't. Some vegans are ruining veganism for the rest of the human population. It's time to take a stand and stop the madness!
The telenovela "Amores Verdaderos," or "True Love" lives up to its name.
So we say this with love, Will and Kate, but the future king was buckled into his car seat all kinds of wrong. We know you want to be hands-on parents, so here are some safety tips from Alisa Baer, MD, a pediatrician in New York City known as The…
There will be more bad guys, Roy is headed for the dark side, and hopefully a lot more shirtless scenes between Oliver and Diggle. Warning: spoilers ahead!
Yes, eyes are totally a Thing now. Embrace the trend with these fab finds.
The San Francisco artist Alexis Arnold created a series of crystallized books as a commentary on materiality and text.
The cutest cuddle pile you'll ever see. They're basically feathered dinosaurs.
The social network surprised on the massive upside, outshining Google and Apple. Its mobile business is maturing at an even quicker clip than some aggressive estimates.
As evidenced by his boredom and blatant dislike for this interview.
Google's new TV device doesn't solve the only problem that matters. Until online content catches up, the hard tech barely matters.
"Don't judge a book by it's cover". "There's more than meet's the eye". All very appropriate sayings in this situation.
Is it weird that you now see where they were coming from?
God only knows what I'd be without you, alpacas/angora bunnies/sheep.
BuzzFeed challenged Richard Simmons, legendary ball of energy, to stand completely still for one full minute. Hey, someone had to do it.
Crop tops can be intimidating, but they hardly have to be the most revealing items in your wardrobe. Here's how to wear yours.
Because everyone knows that business is just what we imagined.
Anyone who really grew up in the '90s should have no trouble acing this quiz. You're not some kind of poser, are you?
Do these things and you will laugh more. Your friends, well, it depends on your friends.
Everyone knows Crif Dogs, everyone loves Crif Dogs, but rarely are any of those anyones clear-headed enough to determine which dog is actually the best at Crif Dogs. Because you deserve to know, we did all the delicious sober work for you, and…
With Top Chef Masters returning on Wed, July 24th, we decided to compile a list of all the restaurants opened (and shuttered) by the original show's cheftestants from seasons 1-10, and provide updates on what they're up to now. Pack your knives and…
"Both genders consider credit scores and overall financial responsibility when selecting a partner, but women are definitely more focused on those factors," says Ken Chaplin, senior vice president at freecreditscore.com. "Survey results show that…
You've seen Les Misérables and Chicago, but have you had a chance to check out more indie fare? Here are some semi-obscure modern movie musicals, presented in chronological order.
Because Zac Efron is a perfect individual and no one is like him.
Relax and sip on a child bear.
“For everyone who’s a valedictorian, there’s another 100 out there who weigh 130 pounds — and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert.”
Treasure the memories. With a big assist from Awkward Family Photos.
From toys to "Cars," monsters to bugs, Pixar has almost run the gamut on things to make come to life. Now with "Planes" coming to theaters, we have to wonder what their next move will be. Here are a few ideas that I think would make for great films.
"The bottom line is that the 'news' today is about my past life," he wrote to supporters. "New Yorkers don't quit, and I'll never quit on you."
You Can Play Project co-founder Patrick Burke writes that out LGBT and "publicly pro-gay" people should not boycott the Sochi Olympic games despite Russia’s anti-LGBT environment and laws. "Show the world that there are elite LGBT athletes who are not afraid to be themselves, on and off the playing field," he writes in this BuzzFeed op-ed.
When protesters chanted "Kill the gays!" LGBT activists shouted "Kiss the gays!" in response.
Chances are if you haven't sat next to one of these people, you're one of them.
The prestigious prize is open to writers from Britain, Ireland, and the Commonwealth who write full-length novels in the English language. The long list of nominees this year includes seven women, three debut novels, and a multimedia e-book series.
Sam Christopher Cornwell from England recorded one second of his son Indigo's life for a year and put together this lovely, sweet, adorable video. Just watch and enjoy.
The internet never misses an opportunity to make a quick buck from a political scandal.
In the first of several new economic policy speeches, Obama takes a victory lap — and says there's a lot more running to do.
One of them was pregnant.
You don't go into a Mrs. Carter show without expecting to leave a changed person. You just don't.
"Nothing is going to change, but now we’re gonna have a piece of paper so everyone else recognizes it."
When hilariously high tensions meet embarrassingly limited vocabulary.
Just like they drew it up.
Finding a new Earth is hard. These contenders were so close, but sadly humans cannot live on molten lava or plasma water...yet.
You have to see these to understand. By Chadwick & Spector.
Normally kept under wraps, we received a behind the scenes look at where Aston Martin houses their innovative designers.
Gym junkies spend more than $500 per year on their athletic club memberships, but can you stay in shape without one?
How a powerful PAC killed the efforts of a mother who lost her son to violent hazing.
The mayor's office says the chief is acting within his First Amendment right to express himself in his free time.
This genius website has made a comeback, turning websites into ridiculous slang. Here are the best.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have announced the name of their newborn son, the Prince of Cambridge.
It doesn't matter if you're Gandhi or a 3yr-old who just potty-trained... you simply don't drive past a restaurant called "My Dung" without giggling. So, presented without comment other than that comment, here's a worldwide look at…
"You also only got around to officially banning slavery this year. Yes, it's fair to say the state of your state sucks so hard, Alabama has a hickey." — John Fugelsang
James has emerged as a clear favourite for the name of the little Prince last night – at least among the betting public. At 2/1, it overtook the earlier leader George, now 5/1.
Fifteen nights in a palatial suite or 70 years in a run-down motel? A few bottles of bubbly or André for life? Would you splurge for a few of the best or settle for a lot of the bargain?
It all seems worth it when you graduate with a profound sense of self-respect. And a job.
Because there are only 8 weeks left of summer?! Check out the full list of weekend projects at thisoldhouse.com!
The beverage and snack company provided key highlights of its second quarter earnings in an easily digestible way.
Hear us out! There IS a relevant point here.
You want the definition of marriage? Go look it up.
…well probably not, because Cheesy Gordita Crunches were its best move ever. But dropping the kids' meal is a close 2nd.
Nothing really tops "Carlos Danger," though.
It's Amelia Earhart Day! "Adventure is worthwhile in itself." - Amelia Earhart
To paraphrase Shakespeare: "Methinks thou dost protest too much, shirtless stud."
The member of Parliament who spearheaded the U.K.'s proposed porn ban had her website briefly hacked. But she doesn't appear sure about the details.
A small sampling of the most unusual foods from Asia. Warning: may not be for the faint of heart or stomach.
It's via Portugal. And it's not kind to the United States.
Oh, this will end well.
Finally, a luxury brand makes golf seem even more pretentious.
God-commissioned bear attacks, praise of infanticide, and cannibalism? Yep, all in there.
I didn't even know it was possible to be this bad.
Even for a lion, nothing completes a birthday party like some great friends and some delicious cake! The Franklin Park and Stone Zoo in Massachusetts gave Christopher a 20th birthday to remember.
There comes a point in your twenties when you will mature past the simple joys of college life, but don't panic! You're still technically young until all your friends' Facebook photos become baby pics.
Conan O'Brien couldn't help but ask Aubrey about the scene in The To Do List where she pleasures herself. And it was just as awkward as you'd expect it to be.
Indian Police Arrest Headmistress Of School Where As Many As 23 Children Died After Eating Poisoned Food
She is at the center of one of India's deadliest food poisoning outbreaks.
This is the most inspiring combination of sports and music you will ever see.
The fight for the live internet — and its advertising dollars — is on.
Keep Calm and Don't Buy That Stupid Poster.
What's the cast of the magical show up to now? NOT hanging out with cool, talking cats, I can tell you that much.
The latest installment of "Hey, Wasn't Aaron Paul In That Thing?" comes courtesy of The Tonight Show. (Jay Leno, we could have told you that Aaron Paul was on 90210. Have you seen his pops? Or his Price Is Right clip, for that matter?)
Whether you are heading to college for the first time or your heading back, here are some awesome posters that you won’t find in every dorm room you enter. . . No offense M. C. Escher!
A British woman was fined after she was told she couldn't bring her pony through the drive-thru at McDonalds and took the horse inside the fast-food restaurant instead.
This happened after the alleged incident where she started a fire in a random woman's driveway on Monday.
Perfect timing: the new Alexander McQueen campaign debuts. KMid did wear a McQueen wedding dress, after all.
If you know anything about UCLA's campus, you know that it's ever evolving.
The battle for Dell rages on, with founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners upping their offer to take the company private. The vote is now scheduled for August 2.
UPDATED: Edward Snowden has not yet been issued documents allowing him to leave a Moscow airport. Earlier reports said he would leave Wednesday.
She says industry only gives us what we want to see: size zero models, apparently.
A marine expedition recovered a record-breaking haul of silver bullion from a shipwreck three miles below the surface in the North Atlantic Ocean.
Crop tops are the look of 2013. They may have started their comeback slowly, but bare bellies are officially back in. In fact, stylish stars are showing their midriffs on such a regular basis, that it's hard to keep up! Do stylish stars like Miley…
All this talk about the baby and we have forgotten all about a very important part of the Royal Family: Lupo. He has an update...and it isn't too happy.
... and it was glorious. Truth bombs were dropped. Arguments were made. Friends were lost. In the aftermath I like to think we all learned something about ourselves. At the very least, we learned a hell of a lot about Harry Potter.
Because you never want to look stupid in front of your friends. "Two and a Half Men" fans need not apply.
This sea goddess from Clearwater, Florida is a movie star. But she still takes the time to wave a flipper to her fans.
K-Pop girl group SPICA has one of the best covers to the cup song EVER.
Nothing says "responsible adult" like One Direction posters plastered on your dorm room walls.
We barely see any comic books, Sci-Fi Fantasy movies or TV shows featuring black girls. Maybe Hollywood and the industry thinks there is no market but trolling the internet will prove them wrong.
And the ones you see at the grocery store might change again in a couple decades! What!
Japan seems to always have weirdest things happening to it. Here's a glimpse of Japanese people's everyday life. Created by Rinkya, your source for Yahoo Japan Auction items in English! Sign up for mailing list for latest updates, including our favorite Japanese kitten Wasabi-chan's news.
It would be easy to shake your head and lament the state of American parenting after reading thisÂ Craigslist ad in Philly.Â Or you can go ahead and Â name this poster the fucking parent of the year. Back in the day, when a boy showed himself a…
The best thing to come out of Venezuela since, well, ever.
A camper truck belonging to actor Steve McQueen goes up for auction this week.
If you are ever going to crash a party or buy your way in, these would be the most epic ones to do it for. No one said it would be easy, but it'll definitely be worth it.
Here's what you can buy at a random sample of 13 publicly traded companies for the price of one of their shares.
The royal baby isn't the only celebrity who blows out his candles on July 22. From Selena Gomez to Alex Trebek, a few other well-known figures share a birthday with the royal bundle of joy.
I don't trust any of these people as far as I can "throw" them.
Guy Dupuy of Team Flight Brothers went between the legs and dunked over a car. The middle part (of a convertible)!
Yikes! Yeah, we complain about all of the new facebook layouts, but at least they're all a step up from these.
See Beyoncé and Jay Z at the Trayvon Martin rally in NYC.
With a movie about undead policeman with an acronym title not only bombing but sucking, this weekend and the lead up to it offered the temptation of that perfect, once-in-a-lifetime apt acronym description, the siren song of which was just too much…
There's just something about those three boys from Jersey...
The Missouri Senator said her once-rocky relationship with the Clintons is on the mend. She's ready for Hillary.
One of Congress' best tweeters explains how it's done.
Definitive proof that books are the sexiest accessory of all.
Kate Middleton and Prince William are leaving the hospital! Here's a glimpse of the new royal heir to the throne.
Plus a look inside the first-ever Google Glass porn (starring James Deen!), photos of Queen Elizabeth before she was a great-grandmother, and a brief guide to the world of "Blurred Lines" YouTube parodies.
Some know Hal Lasko as Grandpa, but soon everyone will know him as artist.