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December 11, 2014

BuzzFeed News Reporting Recognized With Major Award

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.

Here’s How Sony Plans To Fight The NFL On Its Upcoming Concussion Film

"CONCUSSION is going to piss off the NFL," a strategy memo recovered in a trove of hacked Sony Pictures documents reads.

45 Awesome Toys Every ’90s Girl Wanted For Christmas

The decade where Santa's workshop was overwhelmed with orders for pink gadgets.

The Messy Media Ethics Behind The Sony Hacks

The gray area where the leaked information resides — between public and private, prurient and illuminating — might not be the exception, but the new normal.

14 Inexpensive Alternatives To Trendy Jewelry Items

Beyoncé flawlessness without having to spend Beyoncé funds.

What Should You Do With Your Summer?

It's not too early to find out! (Hint: it involves celebrities and dancing robots.)

Democrats To Take Fight Over War Authority To The Next Congress

"We will complete the job. Not as quickly as I would like, but we will complete it."

No es la cámara que usas, sino cómo la usas

Las hermosas fotografías de Amy Touchette demuestran que la fotografía urbana está más que viva.

This Is What Happens When You Reply To Tinder Guys With Jane Austen Quotes

What's a girl gotta swipe to find her Darcy, am I right?

Prime Minister Hits Out At Sexist Attacks Against His Chief Of Staff

"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?"

"I Would Do It Again" Says Mexican Protester Who Interrupted Nobel Ceremony

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.

Pitch Perfect Is Actually One Big Conspiracy Theory

Does Anna Kendrick think we're stupid?

24 Struggles Only People Who Can't Spell Understand

Spell Check doesn't always work.

Harry Styles Goes Out Of His Way To Comfort A Fan Having A Panic Attack

Because he is an actual gift from god, with a heart made of rainbows and sunshine.

The Ultimate "Black Mirror" Would You Rather

Lean close to your screen and tell us everything. SPOILERS ABOUND.

12 Companies That Prove We're In A Tech Bubble

With more VC money than you can shake a steak at flooding the digital realm, a whole consortium of superfluous tech companies have sprouted up as a result. Allow me to present the case for why Techlandia is in a bubble.

Ask A Lesbian About Being Gay

Cameron Esposito explains the difference between gay and lesbian... it's the same.

Mother Of Washington Post Reporter Jailed In Iran Appeals To Ayatollah For His Release

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.

20 Emojis que necesitamos en el 2015

Para cuando eres el emoji de una patata frita en el mundo de las emoji-hamburguesas.

Greg James Doing Taylor Swift Was The Best Bit Of The BBC Music Awards

He also covered Nicky Minaj and Ed Sheeran. It has to be seen to be believed.

New Star Wars Trading Cards Reveal "The Force Awakens" Character Names

Yaaaaaaass, Ball Droid has a name. Er, I mean an alphanumeric ID.

Brennan Avoids "Rectal Feeding" In Defiant Press Conference On CIA Torture Report

The CIA chief makes no mention of some of the most shocking revelations in the Senate's report on CIA torture programs.

China's Counterfeit Disneyland Is Actually Super Creepy

“Disneyland is too far to go, please come to Shijingshan!”

14 Weddings That Were Too Hot To Handle

Is that love in the air I smell? Nope, just a lot of burnt hair.

What's The Craziest Thing You've Done To Get Out Of A Date?

Sorry, my best friend's nephew just got attacked by a robot...

Former NY Governor Says McCain Is Wrong, U.S. Doesn't Torture

"Yes, it's enhanced interrogation but it's nothing comparable at all to what McCain underwent in Vietnam."

Congressional Staffers Walk Out In Protest Of Michael Brown, Eric Garner Cases

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.

Congratulations To Greg Johnsen, John Stanton, And Kate Nocera

I sent this email to BuzzFeed's employees today.

This Woman Built A Bot That Tweets Out GamerGate Buzzwords And Guys Are Falling For It

Randi Harper was sick of fighting with trolls, so she built a computer program that does it for her.

23 Ways You Know You Went To College In Boston

Love that dirty water. Oh, and beer.

17 Surprisingly Adorable Piles Of Laundry

Who knew they could be so cuddly??

This Is The Real Photo That Comes Up When You Google Dick Cheney

There are a lot of photos of the former Vice President. Google is going with this one.

"Jane The Virgin" Star Hopes Other Latinos See Her Success And Say, "Why Not Me?"

"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.

Picture Proof That Boston Rocks In Every Season

Summer. Fall. Winter. Spring.

29 Hottest TV Sex Scenes Of 2014, Ranked From Worst To Best

There was a lot of shower sex in 2014. Not complaining, just saying!

The "Secret" Krabby Patty Formula Has Been Online This Whole Time

Plankton, you should have just googled it!

Which "Royal Tenenbaums" Character Are You?

You've always wanted to be a Tenenbaum.

17 gatitos a los que ya le está entrando el espíritu navideño

Si aún no te has entusiasmado con la Navidad... ahora te toca.

Restoration Hardware CEO: We're A "Lovestyle," Not Just A Lifestyle

Gary Friedman, Restoration Hardware's chairman and CEO, filmed an unusual video for Wall Street yesterday.

Penny Marshall To Direct Film About The First Woman In The Baseball Hall Of Fame

A biopic about legendary baseball executive Effa Manley will begin production in 2015.

Texas Congressman: Torture Report Supporters Suffering From "9/11 Amnesia"

"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."

19 Reasons Taylor Swift & Karlie Kloss Are The Ultimate #FriendshipGoals

Kaylor was the best thing to happen in 2014 and if you don't agree you are wrong.

You Won't Believe These Meals Are Actually Made Of Candy

Jessica Gaber's edible artwork is a sweet tooth's dream diet.

Por que Bolsonaro fala o que quer e nada acontece com ele?

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.

21 People Who Lost Their Selfie Stick Privileges In 2014

News flash: No one looks cool with a selfie stick.

This Week’s Signature Songs, State By State

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.

9 Classic Movie Musicals That Could Benefit From Black Actor Remakes

The updated version of Annie starring critical darling Quvenzhané Wallis is a good start. But we can do better, Hollywood.

21 Personas que se pelearon con sus peluqueros

Esperemos que ninguno de estos se ponga de moda.

Scientists Report Gay People Are The Best At Changing Minds On Marriage Equality

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.]

Former Supermodel Beverly Johnson Claims Bill Cosby Drugged Her Cappuccino

Johnson, the first black woman to appear on American Vogue, alleged that the comedian drugged her at his New York brownstone in the '80s.

"Pro-Cop Rally" Planned In New York Because #BlueLivesMatter

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.

Cleveland Mayor Denies Police Department Suffers Systematic Failure

Mayor Frank Jackson said he does not agree with findings in the report issued by the Department of Justice, but wouldn't offer specifics.

Obama Breaks With Liberal Base On Government Spending Bill

White House gets behind spending measure that rankles his base.

If American Food Were Described Like "Ethnic" Food

Served in the traditional American manner, with white bread and exotic bologna.

Can We Guess Which U.S. Region You're Actually From?

♫ From the Redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters. ♫

People Are Putting Strange Things In Their Shoes Because The Internet Is Weird

It's the hot new meme that is already old. "This is why we check our shoes..."

Con Ed Thinks I'm Stupid

Why is ConEd so ridiculous? And why don't I just move to France? Here's my newest quarter life crisis:

I Broke Up With My Boyfriend Only Using Taylor Swift Lyrics

I hated that stupid old pickup truck he never let me drive anyway.

Joe Biden And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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.

We Stalked U2's Most Dedicated Fan

To ask him some questions about the two (two!) cars he's used to express his love for the band.

CIA Director Defends Spy Agency After Torture Report Release

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.

Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Alex Borstein

The Getting On actress takes our Q&A!

27 Perfect Gifts For Every Seinfeld Fan

Give the gift of nothing.

35 Priceless Headlines From 2014

Everyone gets an A+ for the year.

30 souvenirs de Noël qui vous feront retomber en enfance

Ah, les catalogues de jouets que l'on recevait un mois en avance pour faire notre liste de cadeaux !

10 Things To Learn In 10 Minutes That Will Change Your Life

Beef up your brain. Cool hacks inspired by Quora.

17 Cats Who Are Secretly The Grinch

Dashing through the NO.

We Spoke To The UK's First Out Transgender Parliamentary Candidate

"People can often fear what they don't understand," Emily Brothers told BuzzFeed News.

34 Golden Globes Nominations That Surprised Us

Angelina Jolie got totally shut out, but hooray for Jane the Virgin and Transparent!

13 Uncomfortably Honest Texts From Parents

Parents text the darndest things.

Esta es la forma perfecta de educar a los niños acerca del bullying

Una lección simple con muy buenos resultados.

What's Your Most Embarrassing Fart Story?

"You don't have to be smart to laugh at farts, but you have to be stupid not to." — Louis C.K

Which Britney Era Are You?

It's your prerogative to know.

Police Drones To Patrol Delhi Streets After Alleged Uber Rape

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.

Which British Comedian Are You?

No one expected the Spanish Inquisition and no one can expect the results of this quiz.

24 Of The Most Beautiful Wedding Cakes Of 2014

They're almost too gorgeous to eat. Almost.

Descubre todo sobre la tendencia coreana de vestirte como tu pareja: el Matchy-Matchy

¿Te atreverías a vestirte como tu novio/a? Probablemente no, hasta que veas estas fotos.

Real Couples Re-Enacted Obscure Sex Positions And It’s Adorably Awkward

Who knew "30 Minutes on Hold With Comcast" was a sex position?

45 Surprising Facts About The Biggest Songs Of 2014

You know all the words but you don't know this.

Janet Mock Raised More Than $9,000 To Send Books To Trans People In Prison

And that's after meeting her initial goal of $5,000 in one day.

BuzzFeed WKND: 12.14.14

'Tis the season to make the most out of your weekend.

A Bunch Of Top Stars Have Kissed Each Other For A Series Of Moving New Short Films

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.

34 fotos que satisfarán a todos los perfeccionistas

Al final de esta publicación hay una persona pelando un melocotón y te va a encantar.

Digital Ad Company Will Pay $750,000 For Bypassing Browser Privacy Settings

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.

23 Things Your Kids Learn By Watching You

The way you act today is the way your kids will act tomorrow.

Which D&D Class Should You Choose?

In D&D, everybody has something to offer the group. Except for bards. Bards are useless.

The 21 Most Adorable Puppies Of 2014

To squee or not to squee? OK, go ahead and SQUEE.

Hoop Earrings Hall Of Fame

If you’re still in doubt about how amazing a pair of hoops can look or how to style them, check out our favourite sources of inspiration…

Goldman Sachs CEO: "Tensions Between Capital And Labor" Are "Fueling Anxiety"

The chief of the world's most powerful investment bank worries about the fate of labor in an economy tilted towards the already-wealthy.

31 Animal Smiles From 2014 That Will Make You Too Happy

Challenge: try not to smile during this post.

Enjoy Martin Freeman's "SNL" Promos

Watson boogies down with Kate McKinnon in the most inappropriate way but then also has a tea party, natch.

33 Insanely Clever Products That Came Out In 2014

Take a look at what the gods of gadgetry gave us this year...

This Is Why Baby Aardvarks Are The Creepiest Creatures In The World

Like a science experiment to combine a pig and a rabbit gone terribly wrong.

16 Shiny Things You Can Wear This Winter For Under $50

Why should the ornaments be the only things that sparkle?

22 imágenes que demuestran que el 2014 es el maldito futuro

Ya sabes, al menos en cuanto a la tecnología.

17 Things Santa Claus Actually Wants For Christmas

Please buy them for me, so I don't have to!

El uso de los fuegos artificiales perjudica a los animales más de lo que te imaginabas

He aquí por qué podríamos dejar de usar tanta pirotecnia que a tantos perros afecta.

35 Ways Grandparents Totally Won Facebook In 2014

You'll never be as good at social media as they are.

17 Meerkats That Know Exactly What You're Going Through

Meerkats are basically tiny, furry humans with tails.

21 Reasons You Should Join The Wegmans Cult

We're not crazy, we just really love Wegmans. And you should too!

Uber Offers Customer £20 After She Reported Her Driver's Sexual Harassment

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.

When Your Favorite Writer Lets You Down

"If Vonnegut could see through myths about war, why couldn't he transcend myths about sexual violence?"

How Bernard The Elf In "The Santa Clause" Caused My Sexual Awakening

I still want to find Bernard under the mistletoe.

What's Your Favorite "Harry Potter" Quote?

"Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times when one only remembers to turn on the light."

Queen Lil Bub Has Blessed Us With A New Fireside Video

Press play and relax yourself into the holiday spirit.

Strongest Storm In Years Batters West Coast With Fierce Wind And Rain

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.

16 Times Deepika Padukone Owned 2014

Let this go down in history as the year of the Padukone.

Which Person On "Gogglebox" Are You?

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.

41 selbstgebastelte Geschenke, die Du am liebsten behalten willst

Süßer, billiger und persönlicher als im Geschäft gekaufte Alternativen.

Meet The Bruce Lee Lookalike Trying To Bring Hope To Afghanistan

“The only news that comes from Afghanistan is about war. I am happy that my story is a positive one.”

Suicide Bombing Kills One During A Theatrical Performance In Kabul

An explosion occurred at the Esteqlal School where the the French Institute of Afghanistan is located. The Taliban reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack.

21 choses que Jim et Pam vous ont appris sur l'amour

Le plus beau couple de l'histoire de la télé.

Spotify prédit qui seront les stars de la musique en 2015

Prenez de l'avance avec ces 18 artistes à suivre.

Robinhood Can Turn Every iPhone User Into A Trader

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 Has A Mission: Turn Tinder Into The Myspace Of Online Dating

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.

Which Carrie Underwood Hit Song Are You?

My new album Greatest Hits: Decade #1 traces 10 years of my journey so far. Every song tells a story, what's yours?

Labour Will Make Five Election Pledges And This Is The First One

Ed Miliband is going to keep cutting public spending in an attempt to appear economically credible.

Uber Apologizes For Alleged India Rape, Says It Might Address Background Checks

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.

The 26 Most ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Things That Happened In 2014

2014 was without doubt the year of the shruggie.

The 2015 Golden Globe Nominations Are In!

It's a good day to be a part of Birdman or HBO!

23 Faces Every Vegetarian Will Recognise

YES I GET ENOUGH PROTEIN, PLEASE STOP TALKING ABOUT PROTEIN.

34 fotos que vão satisfazer todos os perfeccionistas

O final deste post tem um pêssego sendo descascado, e você vai adorá-lo.

50 chiens prêts pour les fêtes

Si seulement les humains avaient l'air aussi mignons en costume du Père Noël.

Ebola Vaccine Tests Suspended At Geneva Hospital

The trial was put on hold after four patients complained about joint pain in their hands and feet.

9 Incredible Black Holes You Need To Visit Before You Die

Just don't get too close, or you'll be spaghettified and die before you get to visit the rest.

Los 40 corgis más importantes del 2014

La lista de "los más importantes del año" ha vuelto.

Cat Breaks Into Fish Shop, Eats Over Thousand Dollars Worth Of Fish

VIDEO: A cat in Vladivostok, Russia, broke into the shop's display window at night and ate seafood worth 63 thousand rubles, which is over a thousand dollars. Guess the kitty was hungry, huh?

How Mindy Lahiri Are You?

"You believe 'best friend' is a tier."

Ces mecs décorent leurs barbes avec des boules de Noël

C'est festif et c'est pour la bonne cause !

A Small Child Just Beat The Education Secretary At Maths

Nicky Morgan was challenged twice by a primary school child and wouldn't answer.

Cette agence immobilière a construit un grand huit dans une maison

Chercher une nouvelle maison devient beaucoup moins chiant.

French Military Kills Terrorist Wanted By U.S. In Mali

Ahmed el Tilemsi was killed in a nighttime raid, army spokesman Gilles Jaron told multiple media outlets.

How Many Classic Movie Quotes Can You Remember?

How much of a film buff are you? Featuring playing cards designed by creative agency Human After All.

27 Faces All Best Friends Will Recognise

Including the “You Are My Hangover Angel” face.

Deja todo lo que estés haciendo y aprende este truco para envolver

Envolver regalos es ahora un poco menos estresante.

37 Times Benedict Cumberbatch Well And Truly Owned 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch basically just owned this year.

The 34 Most Satisfying Things That Happened In 2014

Warning: This post may make you happier than you've ever been before. Via /r/oddlysatisfying.

27 Sassy Shakira Faces For Everyday Situations

Her hips don't lie, and neither does her face.

Greenpeace Activists Are Facing Criminal Charges For Damaging The Nazca Lines In Peru

Activists from the organisation are accused of leaving footprints in the desert at the Unesco world heritage site.

This Guy Is Going Around Narrating Other People's Lives And It's Pretty Damn Funny

A compilation video of the interactions has been watched almost 1 million times.

This Is Why The Government Is Introducing A New Agency To Police The Internet

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 Christmas Song Describes Your Life?

What's your jingle bell rock?

32 Gifts That'll Make This Summer Even More Awesome

You know you've always wanted your own soft serve machine.

Kate Middleton est la reine du regard en coin

Ou peut-être la princesse.

17 People You'll Meet In Your First Year As A Parent

Where were they all hiding BEFORE you were pregnant?

How To Buy Your Perfect Pair Of Jeans

The process of finding a good pair of jeans is torture. That's not an overstatement. It's just a cold hard fact. But if you learn from your mistakes and pick up a few tricks on the way, you can find the perfect pair of jeans without the struggle.

The New Trailer For Pixar's "Inside Out" Is Here And It Looks Magnificent

You just know this film is going to be amazing.

A Few Facts About 'Sherlock' Actor Andrew Scott

There's more to Andrew Scott than playing Moriarty and hanging out with Benedict Cumberbatch.

Can You Speak Lancashire?

Sit thee down and 'ave a gander at this 'ere quiz. Will you be oreyt, or a load of tosh?

22 Bilder, die beweisen, dass 2014 die verdammte Zukunft ist

Zumindest, was die Technologie betrifft.

Russia Calls CIA Torture Report "Shocking" And Demands Inquiry

"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.

38 bébés de la Renaissance qui passent une journée de merde

Ils n'en peuvent tout simplement plus. Via le Tumblr Ugly Renaissance Babies (Bébés moches de la Renaissance).

How To Do A Quick And Easy Ombre Lip

Make your make-up pop.

Watch The Horrific Moment A Domestic Abuser Was Caught By Police After An Attack

The film was captured using Body-Worn Video (BWV). This video contains images some may find distressing.

There Are 48 Times More Pieces Of Plastic In The Ocean Than There Have Been Humans Ever

There are "at least 5.25 trillion plastic particles" in the world's oceans, a new study found.

Les 32 moments les plus hipster de 2014

Tous ces gens sont plus cool que vous. Ou du moins c'est ce qu'ils pensent.

More Than 5,000 People Killed In Jihadi-Related Violence During November

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.

Hong Kong Authorities Tear Down Protest Site, Arrest More Than 200

Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.

Who Said It: The “Pretty Little Liars” Edition

Two can keep a secret when one of them is dead.

33 Reasons Underwater Australia Will Ruin You For Life

There's a whole new world under there!

Who Is Your Inner Hero?

How would you save the world?

Indiana Donut Guide

You voted, I reported: check out many of the best donut shops in Indiana!

If Pop Stars Were Disney Women

The pretend women we adore and the women we love in real life combined. BAM.

5 Reasons Why You Need To Tune In To The Sing-Off Holiday Special

The Sing-Off is back for a two hour special airing on NBC next Wednesday (December 17, check your local listings). And though it's not a full season like we had hoped, two hours is infinitely better than zero hours. The math doesn't lie.

Here’s What Police Actually Planned To Say If Darren Wilson Was Indicted

"This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating."

A Small List Of Hot Male Actors: The Latin Edition

5- no 6 of the sexiest Latin men to grace the screen.

Recall For "Bath Milk" After Toddler Dies

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.

Dick Cheney Calls The Senate Torture Report "Full Of Crap"

Although the former vice president added that he had not read the 6,000-page report except for parts and summaries.

We Are All The Same

In the wake of "die-in protest" being held around our country, it is important to keep sending a message that as leaders, community members, and members of privileged groups we are responsible to work together to understand one another and move in a direction where we no longer have to be on the defense about the things that make us unique.

ISIS Is Trying To Sell The Body Of U.S. Hostage James Foley For $1 Million

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.

Why Nick Jonas Is Proud To Play Gay

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.

Women Try On Vintage Bras

We asked some brave women to try on old-time bras and corsets. This is what happened.

6 Untraditional Chanukah Dishes You Need To Try

Sure chocolate gelt is great and who doesn't like a good latke? But these six dishes will make your bubby proud and your taste buds shout for more.

19 Things That Go Through Every Commuter's Head

Everyone commutes and literally everyone hates it.

Scott Rudin On Obama's Favorite Movies: "I Bet He Likes Kevin Hart"

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.

Protesters Rally Worldwide For Human Rights Day

"Dozens" were arrested in Cuba, local human rights watchers reported.

33 Thoughts Every Woman Has In Target

"I went to Target and didn't find anything." —No one ever

Can We Guess What You're Really Attracted To?

What stokes the fire of your desire?

Should You Sit On Public Toilets?

Yeah, you should! Stop with the hovering!

Yes, I Am From Montana. Why Do You Ask?

Annoying Questions that Montanans are sick of hearing...

9 Celebrity Tweets You Missed Today

Here's what happened today!

Who Is Your Favorite Boy Band Member?

The ultimate battle. Photos taken from the height of their popularity.

12 Unique Survival Tips For Surviving A Horror Movie

So many have tried to survive horror movies, few have made it, here is what I've learned.

Can You Match The Lyric To Its Christmas Song?

Knowing the lyrics to Christmas songs is very important.

Situações Que Só Quem Tem Cabelo Muito Volumoso Entende

Meu Deus, isso tudo de cabelo que tem no chão é meu?

Powerful Storm Prompts Bay Area Schools To Call First-Ever Rain Day

Heavy rain and winds are expected to blast Northern California on Thursday, prompting the closure of schools in San Francisco, Oakland and surrounding areas.

The 20 Most Satisfying Cast Reunions Of 2014

It was a fetch year for nostalgic reunions that made us feel good.

Sand Spider Fails To Hide In Sand

"I cannot see you, that way you can't see me"

Hollywood By Way Of Vine

How young Hollywood talent is turning six-second videos into 15 minutes of fame.

Top 10 Things Australia Talked About Most In 2014, According To Facebook

You shared it, you liked it and you commented on it

Top White House Aide Leaving Ahead Of Possible Clinton Campaign

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.

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