July 3, 2013
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Here's what THAT will do to your sleep.
After military ousts president, Obama treads lightly, but says foreign aid could be at stake. Update: Initial Congressional reaction takes a softer line with the military than Obama.
Fill the void in your life between Game Of Thrones seasons by purchasing as much G.O.T. memorabilia as humanly possible. The possibilities are endless.
There are so many cool websites on the Internet. It was hard to pick just 5.
The 36-year-old wunderkind will be the 17th coach in franchise history.
These logic puzzles will ruin your weekend, distract you from your loved ones, and make you realize you aren't as smart as you think you are. Sorry.
Plus the year in hot dog innovation, 13 pop stars who sang for dictators, and Frasier... with lasers.
I really didn't want to give this video a chance because I have seen so many lame hidden camera videos. But, this one actually had me laughing. Keep watching it and you'll notice yourself chuckling.
Justin Carter's mom says the joke was in bad taste. But he "wouldn’t hurt anyone, let alone a child." She said the teen has been assaulted numerous times in jail.
With more competition than ever, Vine borrows some important features from its parent company.
"Hi, @justinbieber my name is Maria, I'm 9 and I'm a fan from Brazil, watch out: it's 'we're here' not 'we here'"
There's nothing more patriotic than staying in and staring at your computer screen for four days. Here are some suitable suggestions from the Netflix Instant library.
"Holding nothing back. Time to be brave. Time to free my spirit and live my American dream."
You're going to be so productive today. So product-oh! A cute internet cat.
They're also known as honey bears, and for good reason.
For the fourth year in a row, the Nathan's Fourth of July contest will be without its original superstar, who'll be attempting a hot dog-eating world record 13 miles away. Read Emily Fleischaker's profile of Takeru Kobayashi and these stories from around the web.
To prepare for her role as Nicki in The Bling Ring Emma did some method acting and created a tumblr page as her character.
These computer games explain complicated experiences, and they are a delight to play.
D'awww they look so cute when they're plotting evil. The latest chapter in the digital comic Li'l Gotham series has a patriotic angle.
As she takes a break from her mainline collection, enjoy these examples of her wild and freewheeling work.
As more and more Egyptian women are sexually assaulted, volunteer groups help fight back.
Warning: this gets dirty.
A mystery redhead has been spotted riding in the car with Robert Pattinson. A new report shows that the woman is Riley Keough, the granddaughter of Elvis Presley.
Update: Adli Mansour was sworn in Thursday as the acting head of state.
If anyone knows how to make it in America, it's Prince Akeem and Michael Corleone.
Kentucky Senator thanked for bringing home $38 million in federal taxpayer funds for a local dirt track. The developer asked for $10 million. McConnell favors an earmark ban.
Yasel Puig deserves to be an All-Star and the fans know it — but will the players screw it up?
The UK's great hope is one step closer to a championship.
Lady Liberty’s first home was a Parisian neighborhood.
DJ Earworm is here to save everyone's summer.
Updated: Army says it was acting to ensure “confidence and stability are secured for the people.” Morsi calls the action “complete military coup." The head of the constitutional court is sworn in as interim head of state.
For the rugged, rough and tumble mountain man who has all the camping toys necessary to recreate Deliverance but no where to put them, there's SylvanSport GO.
When Jennifer Gabrielli got up to do her Maid Of Honor toast, no one was prepared for the serious level of dedication that she was bringing to the stage.
The problem is... it's only running in Japan...
In Neflix’s highly anticipated new series, Orange Is the New Black, a trans woman is actually played by...a trans woman.
1993 was a magical time when people listened to Radiohead's "Creep" by the pool and danced to both "Whoomp! (There It Is)" and "Whoot, There It Is."
Former Entourage star Adrian Grenier has a new documentary out about the war on drugs. He answers BuzzFeed's burning questions.
If a group of dogs can deal with cloth napkins, can't you?
In a world where basic rights end up a 5-4 vote, we need a SCOTUS we can trust. Besides, it's hard to believe some of our real justices even exist.
Including a massive one on hundreds of college diplomas.
What more do you want from the world than vacay and cute babies?
It all goes down on July 21, Belgium's independence day.
A message to the colonies from your new global overlord.
Just because they're adorable doesn't mean they won't eat your face off.
You know what America *really* is: land of the free, home of the ultra-fab nails.
Or: 14 things you need to do right now with all your fireworks.
Where is that music coming from? Why are rainbows attacking the page?
Jason Heuser, aka Sharpwriter, is an artist and a true patriot.
Just a few of Herman Melville's many Dick jokes. It's like Ishmael says: "a good laugh is a mighty good thing."
Fuck yeah! Patriotism! And beer! Lots of beer!
Birthday etiquette is hard enough to navigate IRL, but the internet makes everything even weirder. Here's your guide to do online birthdays with social grace!
Not every startup turns to gold, and not every exit ends up generating millions of dollars in profit for the founders. Case-in-point, Friday's sale of Boxee to Samsung.
We caught up with Wilfred's resident girl next door to find out who her Hollywood crush is and the first CD she ever bought.
If asked to put together my own personal team of The Avengers it would probably end up looking a little something like this.
Gingers are beautiful. Ginger children are moar beatifuler.
Rich, relaxed, and hanging out in Aspen, the new T-Paw is loving life. He also really wants to know how much money I make.
"It was on looking over the store of articles which I became thus unexpectedly possessed of, that I discovered a bundle of letters, written in a bold, Cat-like style. Circa 1857.
I mean, it's a pretty fly outfit. Via Dallas News.
They would sound like Todrick Hall and IM5. Move aside One Direction.
For the fourth year in a row, the Nathan's 4th of July hot dog-eating contest was without its original superstar thanks to an ongoing, bilious contract dispute. It's hard to prove you're still the champ when you don't have any opponents, and it's hard to plan your future when your golden opportunity implodes in scandal.
Judging by seven major fall 2013 campaigns, designers are finally embracing a diverse group of models — not just white ones.
Sometimes, like when buying instruments, it doesn't benefit you to be frugal.
Yeah, see that guy above? He's a legend. And he's going to be playing somewhere in honor of our nation while fireworks and…
After a grueling day and a half of voting as 16 fierce and delicious competitors fought it out, the truth is mightily apparent: Atlanta's bearded wonder and Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie has created The Most America-est Hot Dog. It starts with…
Evidence that perhaps most of Johnny’s acting talent is based solely on his ability to make strange faces.
Disney movies? More like Disney our lives.
UPDATE: Presidential Spokesman Gehad El-Haddad has tweeted that Egypt is in the midst of a "full military coup." Mohammed Morsi says he remains committed to the idea of "roadmap" to reconciliation and a coalition government in Egypt, but he's not going anywhere.
Post-transplant, two HIV-positive patients from Boston are now showing no signs of the virus.
Nineteen firefighters were killed this Sunday battling a wildfire outside Yarnell, Ariz., in the deadliest event for firemen since 9/11. On Tuesday evening, thousands gathered in nearby Prescott to commemorate their lives.
"Valerie is someone here who other people inside the building know they can trust. (need examples.)" As reported in the forthcoming book This Town.
Do not mess with Lady Liberty. Not this week. Not ever. She is far too independent for you.
July 4th is celebrated as America's founding, but there are strong reasons to go with a different date.
This is it, people, we finally found it.
The Muslim Brotherhood's Gehad El-Haddad, the son of Egypt's foreign advisor, is defending the legitimacy of President Mohamed Morsi.
Grilled corn on the cob is excellent. But it's not the only way.
Technology fails the George Zimmerman prosecution.
For the bold, the proud, and the cooks who have a lot of mouths to feed. (Reminder: Happy animals raised and slaughtered in an environmentally conscious way will make for the best tasting BBQ.)
You should have asked Lindsay Lohan.
Jim Rash and Nat Faxon won an Oscar for writing The Descendants. A lot of bad luck and then some good timing led them to direct this weekend's The Way, Way Back, starring Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, and Toni Collette.
There's so much lesbian subtext in her videos it's not even subtext anymore. Just beautiful, beautiful text.
BillCosby.com hosts a bracket-style tournament between 32 of the best Cosby sweaters. The iconic threads are seeded into four categories: cardigans, pullovers, cashmeres, and argyles, and there are tough match-ups even in the first round, so get voting unless you want to lose out on Cliff's festive firework knit this early in the competition.
Wiretaps are at an all-time high. But the number of resulting convictions is at an all-time low.
Been too busy catching up on T.J. Hooker re-runs to make 4th of July plans? Well,…
"Excuse me, do you have this in another size?"
Because the couple that manicures together, stays together.
It's an ad for Beneful and oh my God is it adorable.
"O'er the laaaaaand of the [steak], and the home of the [$7.99 belly button rings]!"
Dogs love making their humans happy, but man, are they dumb sometimes.
John and his partner of 20 years, Scott Gill, were legally wed yesterday and shared the exciting news on twitter.
Just kidding! They're posed like that on purpose.
It's one of those days where the idea of dwelling in an igloo sounds positively romantic.
In New York City, the cronut craze is out of control. What exactly is in these things?
More kitten cuteness courtesy of Oscar, this time showing us that everything he does adorable. Watching him purr, nod and yawn is simply delightful.
Nikita was abandoned (when she was about 6 weeks old) by her mother and adopted by me and my fiance. Now she's a happy and healthy young cat :)
Jourdan Dunn is a 22-year old British runway model who was supposed to be appearing at yesterdayâs Dior couture show in Paris, but two things got in her way of that happening â her big, olâ boobies. Except, at 32A, her breasts arenât exactly…
"It's important that smart Americans realize, Lucky Charms celebrating the inclusion and equality of LGBT people in the human family — makes your kids gay." — John Fugelsang
The Muslim Brotherhood and the military head for showdown as clashes continue. "If the price of preserving legitimacy is my blood, I am prepared to pay for it," President Morsi says in defiant speech.
God bless the wonderful dialects of Britain. Click beneath each word to reveal its meaning.
Nickolay Lamm, who scared the shit out of us with images of the human face 100,000 years in the future, now takes on bony Barbara Millicent Roberts.
Seemingly casual occasions with your spouse's (or potential spouse's) family can be filled with make-or-break moments. Here's what you need to be able to do to pull it off.
Victoria Silvstedt always seems to be posed by the sea. Like a mythological creature. Or a navy port hooker. I imagine you could come back to these rocky shores in the Mediterranean a thousand years from now and Victoria would still be standing just…
It recently came to my attention that the vast majority of Brits are unaware of John Mayer. Well to borrow a line from the great Jay-Z, y'all gon' learn today.
If you look hard enough – like really, really hard – you'll find a dick, pretty much everywhere.
Bonus: Chris Hardwick is Luke Skywalker in this perfect, shot-for-shot remake of the "Death Star Trench Run" scene.
Roughly 607 million people around globe are living in places where same-sex couples have full marriage rights, an advocacy group announced. That's 8.6 percent of the world's total population.
Jesse Metcalfe, Hayden Panettiere, Zachary Quinto and more. Why were they there? Your guess is as good as ours (if your guess is "probably because they were paid," that is).
The Cincinnati Reds pitcher has recorded both of the last two no-nos in Major League Baseball.
Bad puns, "evil queens" and my favorite new adjective. I might not be wearing these clothes next spring, but I certainly will be saying "ass-paralyzing."
So Avril and Chad tied the knot! NOOOOOOOO.
Your favorite characters are almost unrecognizable in these early sketches and concept art.
Penis-shaped things everywhere, but never when you need one.
Everyone has a favorite dinosaur. But if it wasn't one of these, it probably got its ass kicked.
With a group of 276 new invitees, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has invited more women and people of color to join the Oscar voting pool. BuzzFeed crunched the numbers.
It was just me and Barack, but now Hoefler & Frere-Jones' web fonts are available to all.
In honor of the most patriotic of encased meats (FDR once served hot dogs to the King & Queen of England -- LOOK IT UP!), Thrillist tasked chefs from around the country with creating dogs worthy of being named the Most America-est Hot Dog EVER. In…
If you've always avoided wine tastings because you're afraid people will snap photos of you enjoying a nice White Zin OUTSIDE IN A GARDEN, fear not: we've found the seven best wine caves in the Napa area, all of which are fit for an extremely classy…
The Securities and Exchange Commission accused a former Dow Chemical executive of leaking news of an impending merger to a high school buddy. The Commission says he found out from his live-in girlfriend with whom he had "shared a relationship of trust and confidence." When it comes to insider trading, everything good about a relationship can be bad.
"We certainly find the statements made by several of the Houseguests on the live Internet feed to be offensive," the network says.