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.
Beyoncé flawlessness without having to spend Beyoncé funds.
It's not too early to find out! (Hint: it involves celebrities and dancing robots.)
"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.
Because he is an actual gift from god, with a heart made of rainbows and sunshine.
Lean close to your screen and tell us everything. SPOILERS ABOUND.
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.
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.
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...
"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.
I sent this email to BuzzFeed's employees today.
Randi Harper was sick of fighting with trolls, so she built a computer program that does it for her.
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!
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.
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.
The updated version of Annie starring critical darling Quvenzhané Wallis is a good start. But we can do better, Hollywood.
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.
Beynika Pt. II. We are never ready.
♫ From the Redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters. ♫
Life's a trip, que no?
It's the hot new meme that is already old. "This is why we check our shoes..."
Why is ConEd so ridiculous? And why don't I just move to France? Here's my newest quarter life crisis:
I hated that stupid old pickup truck he never let me drive anyway.
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."
A ver si aprenden de una vez por todas.
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.
"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
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.
No one expected the Spanish Inquisition and no one can expect the results of this quiz.
¿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?
And that's after meeting her initial goal of $5,000 in one day.
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.
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…
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.
Why should the ornaments be the only things that sparkle?
Ya sabes, al menos en cuanto a la tecnología.
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.
Meerkats are basically tiny, furry humans with tails.
We're not crazy, we just really love Wegmans. And you should too!
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
YES I GET ENOUGH PROTEIN, PLEASE STOP TALKING ABOUT PROTEIN.
O final deste post tem um pêssego sendo descascado, e você vai adorá-lo.
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.
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?
Nicky Morgan was challenged twice by a primary school child and wouldn't answer.
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.
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.
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.
You know you've always wanted your own soft serve machine.
Where were they all hiding BEFORE you were pregnant?
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.
Dear skin, ur-ine for a treat.
You just know this film is going to be amazing.
There's more to Andrew Scott than playing Moriarty and hanging out with Benedict Cumberbatch.
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).
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.
Workers in Hong Kong dismantled barricades Thursday. A total of 209 people were arrested as demonstrators staged a sit-in protest.
The least you can do is wear a hat.
The pretend women we adore and the women we love in real life combined. BAM.
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.
"This is what due process looks like: it is messy, it can be long and it can be frustrating."
5- no 6 of the sexiest Latin men to grace the screen.
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.
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.
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.
We asked some brave women to try on old-time bras and corsets. This is what happened.
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.
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.
The ultimate battle. Photos taken from the height of their popularity.
So many have tried to survive horror movies, few have made it, here is what I've learned.
Knowing the lyrics to Christmas songs is very important.
Tis the season to be jolly.
Meu Deus, isso tudo de cabelo que tem no chão é meu?
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.
How young Hollywood talent is turning six-second videos into 15 minutes of fame.
Come on down, we don't bite...hard ;).
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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.