December 11, 2014
Three BuzzFeed News stories were highlighted for offering "unforgettable" and "unsparing" coverage of the Authorization for the Use of Military Force. Greg Johnsen, John Stanton, and Kate Nocera received the Dirksen Award for Distinguished Coverage of Congress for the series.
"CONCUSSION is going to piss off the NFL," a strategy memo recovered in a trove of hacked Sony Pictures documents reads.
The decade where Santa's workshop was overwhelmed with orders for pink gadgets.
The gray area where the leaked information resides — between public and private, prurient and illuminating — might not be the exception, but the new normal.
"We will complete the job. Not as quickly as I would like, but we will complete it."
Las hermosas fotografías de Amy Touchette demuestran que la fotografía urbana está más que viva.
What's a girl gotta swipe to find her Darcy, am I right?
"Do you really think my Chief of Staff would be under this kind of criticism if her name was P-E-T-E-R as opposed to P-E-T-A?"
It wasn't over, it still isn't over.
A Mexican citizen jumped on stage as Malala Yousafzai was receiving her Nobel Peace Prize in Norway on Wednesday, protesting the disappearance and presumed killing of 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.
Spell Check doesn't always work.
Because he is an actual gift from god, with a heart made of rainbows and sunshine.
Largely via social media.
Lean close to your screen and tell us everything. SPOILERS ABOUND.
Cameron Esposito explains the difference between gay and lesbian... it's the same.
In an appearance on CNN Thursday, Mary Rezaian appealed directly to Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, to release her son, Jason Rezaian, who has been held for nearly five months.
Para cuando eres el emoji de una patata frita en el mundo de las emoji-hamburguesas.
He also covered Nicky Minaj and Ed Sheeran. It has to be seen to be believed.
Yaaaaaaass, Ball Droid has a name. Er, I mean an alphanumeric ID.
A crush is a crush.
The CIA chief makes no mention of some of the most shocking revelations in the Senate's report on CIA torture programs.
“Disneyland is too far to go, please come to Shijingshan!”
Is that love in the air I smell? Nope, just a lot of burnt hair.
Sorry, my best friend's nephew just got attacked by a robot...
Por el amor de Dios, ¡Paren!
"Yes, it's enhanced interrogation but it's nothing comparable at all to what McCain underwent in Vietnam."
The staffers raised their hands on the steps of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., to show solidarity with protesters and families of the black men who were killed by white police officers.
The results of our poll are in.
I sent this email to BuzzFeed's employees today.
GLOIRE AUX SCHOKO-BONS.
Randi Harper was sick of fighting with trolls, so she built a computer program that does it for her.
Sí, mi madre es mi BFF. Acéptalo.
Love that dirty water. Oh, and beer.
Who knew they could be so cuddly??
The end of the world as we know it.
There are a lot of photos of the former Vice President. Google is going with this one.
"When you make your dreams come true, you allow other people to dream and try to make their dreams come true," newly minted Golden Globe nominee Rodriguez, the star of The CW's Jane the Virgin, told BuzzFeed News.
There was a lot of shower sex in 2014. Not complaining, just saying!
Plankton, you should have just googled it!
You've always wanted to be a Tenenbaum.
Si aún no te has entusiasmado con la Navidad... ahora te toca.
Gary Friedman, Restoration Hardware's chairman and CEO, filmed an unusual video for Wall Street yesterday.
*cough* Asking for a friend.
A biopic about legendary baseball executive Effa Manley will begin production in 2015.
"There are some people in this country who don't like the military, don't like the intelligence community, and — as I saw a headline today say — they have 9/11 amnesia, like thinking it can't happen again."
Kaylor was the best thing to happen in 2014 and if you don't agree you are wrong.
Jessica Gaber's edible artwork is a sweet tooth's dream diet.
Ele confia no taco de ex-militar para dizer o que quer e se aproveita de ocasiões que vão fazer a polêmica ser esquecida logo, dizem especialistas.
News flash: No one looks cool with a selfie stick.
Here are the songs that defined America from Dec. 2 to Dec. 8, presented by BuzzFeed and Spotify. A state’s “signature song” is not its most popular, but its most distinctive — that is to say, the one that residents of that state streamed proportionally the most as compared with the U.S. as a whole.
Gotta get down on Friday.
The updated version of Annie starring critical darling Quvenzhané Wallis is a good start. But we can do better, Hollywood.
Esperemos que ninguno de estos se ponga de moda.
Science published the results of a study Thursday that finds gay people coming out while advocating for same-sex marriage dramatically increases lasting support. [Update: The study described in the article below was retracted in May 2015 after the lead author said his co-author faked data. BuzzFeed News reports here.]
Johnson, the first black woman to appear on American Vogue, alleged that the comedian drugged her at his New York brownstone in the '80s.
Invitations posted on the internet say the demonstration on Dec. 19 is to show support for members of the New York Police Department. The owner of a Facebook page promoting it said the event is not about race. There are some questions about the legitimacy of the rally.
Mayor Frank Jackson said he does not agree with findings in the report issued by the Department of Justice, but wouldn't offer specifics.
White House gets behind spending measure that rankles his base.
Served in the traditional American manner, with white bread and exotic bologna.
Not today binary, not today.
Beynika Pt. II. We are never ready.
♫ From the Redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters. ♫
Life's a trip, que no?
Es decir, húmedo de tanto babear.
It's the hot new meme that is already old. "This is why we check our shoes..."
A parody inspired by Judith Viorst’s original children’s book from 1972, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Also inspired by Joe Biden looking sad and staring out a window.
To ask him some questions about the two (two!) cars he's used to express his love for the band.
CIA Director John Brennan held a rare news conference to address the Senate Intelligence Committee's recently released report on torture. He said it was "unknowable" if torture brought useful intelligence.
"That's where waterboarding comes from."
The Getting On actress takes our Q&A!
Give the gift of nothing.
A ver si aprenden de una vez por todas.
Everyone gets an A+ for the year.
Ah, les catalogues de jouets que l'on recevait un mois en avance pour faire notre liste de cadeaux !
Beef up your brain. Cool hacks inspired by Quora.
All those colors though.
Dashing through the NO.
"People can often fear what they don't understand," Emily Brothers told BuzzFeed News.
Angelina Jolie got totally shut out, but hooray for Jane the Virgin and Transparent!
Una lección simple con muy buenos resultados.
"You don't have to be smart to laugh at farts, but you have to be stupid not to." — Louis C.K
It's your prerogative to know.
Police announced that the drones, likely outfitted with thermal and night-vision cameras, will patrol the north district as early as next month. The decision to deploy them was made, in part, after an Uber driver was accused of raping a woman.
They're almost too gorgeous to eat. Almost.
¿Te atreverías a vestirte como tu novio/a? Probablemente no, hasta que veas estas fotos.
Who knew "30 Minutes on Hold With Comcast" was a sex position?
You know all the words but you don't know this.
And that's after meeting her initial goal of $5,000 in one day.
'Tis the season to make the most out of your weekend.
Hint: it's these three dogs!
Benedict Cumberbatch and Reese Witherspoon are among the celebrity smoochers rounded up by the New York Times in a feature of the best actors of the year.
Al final de esta publicación hay una persona pelando un melocotón y te va a encantar.
Two years after Google settled a lawsuit for the same practices — installing software on Apple products that bypass cookie blockers — PointRoll reaches a multi-state settlement, BuzzFeed News reports exclusively.
The way you act today is the way your kids will act tomorrow.
In D&D, everybody has something to offer the group. Except for bards. Bards are useless.
To squee or not to squee? OK, go ahead and SQUEE.
The chief of the world's most powerful investment bank worries about the fate of labor in an economy tilted towards the already-wealthy.
Challenge: try not to smile during this post.
Watson boogies down with Kate McKinnon in the most inappropriate way but then also has a tea party, natch.
Take a look at what the gods of gadgetry gave us this year...
Like a science experiment to combine a pig and a rabbit gone terribly wrong.
Ya sabes, al menos en cuanto a la tecnología.
Please buy them for me, so I don't have to!
He aquí por qué podríamos dejar de usar tanta pirotecnia que a tantos perros afecta.
You'll never be as good at social media as they are.
The customer said her driver offered her oral sex during her journey in London in March. Uber told BuzzFeed News on Thursday that it had kicked the driver off its service.
"If Vonnegut could see through myths about war, why couldn't he transcend myths about sexual violence?"
I still want to find Bernard under the mistletoe.
Une leçon simple mais efficace.
"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times when one only remembers to turn on the light."
The shadow chancellor had a balloon mishap.
¡Es la época más rara del año!
Age ain't nothing but a number.
Press play and relax yourself into the holiday spirit.
Electricity was cut in large portions of downtown San Francisco as a strong storm with high winds, torrential rain, and flooding hit the Bay Area. Passengers had to be evacuated from a train station that lost power.
Let this go down in history as the year of the Padukone.
Hey girl, hey.
You've seen them on television watching other people on television, and now it's the time to find out which one is most like you. We all can't be Silent Jay, you know.
Süßer, billiger und persönlicher als im Geschäft gekaufte Alternativen.
“The only news that comes from Afghanistan is about war. I am happy that my story is a positive one.”
An explosion occurred at the Esteqlal School where the the French Institute of Afghanistan is located. The Taliban reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.
Le plus beau couple de l'histoire de la télé.
Prenez de l'avance avec ces 18 artistes à suivre.
The mobile stock trading startup turns stock buying and selling into yet another thing to be done inside a mobile app. The target is young people that have turned away from traditional stockbrokers — or never had one at all.
Hinge, the fast-growing mobile dating app that looks to connect friends of friends (and their friends), just raised a fresh $12 million to expand.
My new album Greatest Hits: Decade #1 traces 10 years of my journey so far. Every song tells a story, what's yours?
EL ESPACIO MOLA UN MONTÓN.
Ed Miliband is going to keep cutting public spending in an attempt to appear economically credible.
The car service company claims it will audit its rider feedback and is "assessing" how it screens employees. Uber has been under fire in India and around the world after a woman said she was raped by a New Delhi driver.
2014 was without doubt the year of the shruggie.
It's a good day to be a part of Birdman or HBO!
LACROU O CU DAZINIMIGA
YES I GET ENOUGH PROTEIN, PLEASE STOP TALKING ABOUT PROTEIN.
O final deste post tem um pêssego sendo descascado, e você vai adorá-lo.
2014 was a big year for puns.
Now THIS looks like a fun thing to do in winter.
The trial was put on hold after four patients complained about joint pain in their hands and feet.
Just don't get too close, or you'll be spaghettified and die before you get to visit the rest.
La lista de "los más importantes del año" ha vuelto.
C'est festif et c'est pour la bonne cause !
Nicky Morgan was challenged twice by a primary school child and wouldn't answer.
Naren and Vlad 4ever <3 <3 <3
Chercher une nouvelle maison devient beaucoup moins chiant.
Ahmed el Tilemsi was killed in a nighttime raid, army spokesman Gilles Jaron told multiple media outlets.
Including the “You Are My Hangover Angel” face.
Envolver regalos es ahora un poco menos estresante.
Benedict Cumberbatch basically just owned this year.
Warning: This post may make you happier than you've ever been before. Via /r/oddlysatisfying.
Voir une faute dans votre propre tweet.
Her hips don't lie, and neither does her face.
This week, on Serial.
Activists from the organisation are accused of leaving footprints in the desert at the Unesco world heritage site.
A compilation video of the interactions has been watched almost 1 million times.
Downing Street says it has had enough of internet libertarians running web firms and wants to crack down on child abuse images. Just don't mention censorship.
What's your jingle bell rock?
You know you've always wanted your own soft serve machine.
Ou peut-être la princesse.
Where were they all hiding BEFORE you were pregnant?
Dear skin, ur-ine for a treat.
You just know this film is going to be amazing.
Sit thee down and 'ave a gander at this 'ere quiz. Will you be oreyt, or a load of tosh?
Zumindest, was die Technologie betrifft.
"This state of affairs doesn't add up with the U.S.'s pretensions to the title of 'touchstone of democracy,'" Russia's foreign ministry ombudsman said.
Ils n'en peuvent tout simplement plus. Via le Tumblr Ugly Renaissance Babies (Bébés moches de la Renaissance).
Make your make-up pop.
The film was captured using Body-Worn Video (BWV). This video contains images some may find distressing.
There are "at least 5.25 trillion plastic particles" in the world's oceans, a new study found.
Tous ces gens sont plus cool que vous. Ou du moins c'est ce qu'ils pensent.
New data from the BBC World Service and academics at King's College London shows that there were more than 600 attacks in 14 countries in the month of November alone.
Ah, les réunions de famille !
Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.
There's a whole new world under there!
"This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating."
Health officials say four other children became sick after drinking unpasteurized milk. UPDATE: Mountain View announced a voluntary recall of the "Bath Milk" product on Friday.
Although the former vice president added that he had not read the 6,000-page report except for parts and summaries.
Middlemen in touch with ISIS or its associates say the group has turned a grim new page in its deadly hostage trade — by trying to sell the remains of at least one of the U.S. citizens it has executed in Syria. BuzzFeed News’ Mike Giglio reports from the Turkey-Syria border.
In an exclusive interview with BuzzFeed News, the former boy bander talks about playing a gay character on DirecTV’s Kingdom, why he leapt at the opportunity, and how far he’s willing to go for the role.
It's more than just the home of Lorde guys, come on.
An exchange between Sony Pictures chair Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin turned into a riff on films they thought the president liked. UPDATE: Both Rudin and Pascal have apologized for the emails.
"Dozens" were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.
"I went to Target and didn't find anything." —No one ever
What stokes the fire of your desire?
Yeah, you should! Stop with the hovering!
Here's what happened today!
The ultimate battle. Photos taken from the height of their popularity.
Tis the season to be jolly.
A BuzzFeed Elusive Report.
Heavy rain and winds are expected to blast Northern California on Thursday, prompting the closure of schools in San Francisco, Oakland and surrounding areas.
It was a fetch year for nostalgic reunions that made us feel good.
Come on down, we don't bite...hard ;).
Marlon Marshall, a field operative with ties to the person who could manage a Clinton campaign, is leaving his role as a key White House aide.
How hard do you paleo?