December 17, 2014
The inventor of the Cruise Control was blind... WHAT?!
Independent pro-wrestler Ace Perry asked a girl named Amanda, who has autism, to her junior prom in this adorable video.
"Brown people in the Australian media are apparently like Highlander: there can be only one."
Jill Zuckman lent public relations expertise to the legal team of Alan Gross, freed today after five years of imprisonment in Cuba.
Several news organizations, citing U.S. officials, reported Wednesday that North Korea was behind the Sony data hack. The revelation came on the same day the studio decided to cancel the release of The Interview.
In the wake of the studio deciding to pull The Interview from a theatrical release, members of the entertainment industry took to Twitter to express their frustrations.
There was a touching scene in Trafalgar Square this evening.
With a trio of attention-grabbing roles in 2014 — The Normal Heart, American Horror Story: Freak Show, and Unbroken — Wittrock has taken Hollywood by storm.
Stone Creek Yogurt: The probiotic you need to get your party going!
In Karachi, Pakistan, where I live, it's difficult to reconcile my antipathy toward religion with making friends.
"I'm never drinking again."
Kandee Johnson tiene algunas habilidades de maquillaje bastante alocadas.
IT'S NOT FAIR!!
Bono: La mayoría de estos están disponibles en Prime y todos son menos de 100 $. (¡Incluso el gadget que te permite llamar a tus llaves cuando no las encuentras!)
Before he was the repressive dictator scorned by the American public, he was just another tourist.
Here's guessing Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Franco never thought their North Korea assassination comedy would come to this.
Four were killed by decapitation, according to a new report.
"The problem in the Cuban system is that when foreign companies go in there, they write the check out to the account controlled by Fidel Castro and by his brother Raul."
"I'm asking that the governments of the world, including the United States government, be coherent in their principles of democracy," Rosa María Payá tells BuzzFeed News.
Happy Holidays, here is a gift.
The most difficult game for lovers of the world's most perfect town.
UPDATE: In a statement, the film studio said, "Let us be clear – the only decision that we have made with respect to release of the film was not to release it on Christmas Day ... It is still our hope that anyone who wants to see this movie will get the opportunity to do so."
Existen diversas alternativas para brindarle apoyo a las personas de tu comunidad.
That’s a wrap!
Bonne résolution pour la nouvelle année : visiter la planète.
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You and I are similar… even if we don’t live in the same country. An interactive visualization on global traffic.
Haz que las vacaciones pasen de la CRISIS a las NAVIDADES con estos sencillos consejos y trucos.
Lookin' like a boss though... in head-to-toe Costco.
Cuban-Americans expressed mixed reactions — some joyous and others furious — on social media to news that the U.S. will normalize relations with Cuba.
It's a Chrismukkah miracle!
"The last thing they need is a Taco Bell and a Lowe's—" "Toilet paper, toothbrushes—" "Right. But you know, it's one big idea and it all sort of comes together. And you wonder, are we about to get up in there and ruin that place?"
In refusing to grant Gov. Jan Brewer's request to stay a lower court's decision, the nation's high court on Wednesday cleared the way for thousands of young undocumented immigrants to apply for driver's licenses in Arizona.
Photographer Floriane de Lassée documents individuals who carry their livelihood upon their heads everyday. And the results are absolutely remarkable.
No, no estoy de mal humor, ¿OK?
"How many calories are in a Big Mac?"
A video surfaced of a Herbalife employee sharing some troubling thoughts and facts about the embattled nutritional supplement company. If you can't say something nice...
EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE PROBABLY.
Spoiler alert: It doesn't turn into muscle.
"What greater gift than the love of a cat," Charles Dickens once wrote. No really, what greater gift? Tell us.
Gotta shape them all.
"The perfect tampon for that thing that happens!"
Before Jay Z, there was Jay D. (Joan Didion. Sorry.)
Toda esta gente es más 'cool' que tú. O al menos es lo que ellos se creen.
A trove of email correspondences between Snapchat executives including Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton were leaked as part of the Sony Pictures hack.
Authored by Uber's Head of Global Safety, Philip Cardenas, the post lays out the company's plans to increase consumer protection in the next year.
Sério, que diabos você estava pensando?
"And I said HEY, hey! What a wonderful kind of day!"
"Papai Noel! Eu conheço ele!" Não como você pensava que conhecia.
The actress-turned-singer stops by BuzzFeed to play a round of Word Association.
"I'm so done with Twitter." – you at least once a day
"I gotta tell you, as an American, I should be able to travel anywhere I want to in the world."
Dedicado a los amantes de la maldad.
Environmentalists have applauded the move, which comes after years of mixed messages on fracking from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Josh Earnest: “I assume like many Americans he has seen that Cuba is a place where they have a beautiful climate and a lot of fun things to do. So if there’s an opportunity for the president to visit I’m sure he wouldn’t turn it down.”
Prank you very much. Get it? Do you get it? Do you? Like "thank." I hope you get it.
There's nothing better than a happy forever home.
Incurablylazydevil is opening our eyes to the real.
The three men were gunned down in separate locations in the Mid-City area as they attempted to flee, police said.
The boy's family believes it was meant to humiliate him for acting out at school.
Happy national maple syrup day! Please consume responsibly.
After at least 141 Pakistani children and teachers were killed Tuesday, New Yorkers gathered for a candlelight vigil to honor the fallen.
"So, as usual, he’s like one big self-inflicted wound."
8-bit Hill Valley is actually much darker than you'd imagine.
Forty-Niners GM Trent Baalke announced the termination of his contract on Wednesday.
In a surprise move, the Obama administration is about to make the biggest shift in policy towards Cuba in two generations. Here's what you need to know.
Bethany Mota can't legally drink, but she's already got a line with Aeropostale under her belt.
Omg let's go before McDonald's gets there.
N a O a N a E a S.
"Thank you for not forgetting me," Gross told the secretary of state, Rep. Jim McGovern says.
Bounce, bounce, bounce: You won't be able to look away.
The hottest new celebridog is here.
A bunch of people found love this year. Good for them. No really, good for them.
Besides licking your fingers after eating Cheetos, of course.
That's a wrap!
Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.
They're all gonna laugh at your outfits!
Ringing in the season on a high note.
More eggnog for you.
Over 100 Legal Aid Lawyers in NYC staged a walkout and die-in outside Brooklyn Criminal Court to protest what they say is a broken criminal justice system.
YOU. SHALL NOT. PASS!
"I anticipate we're going to have a very interesting couple of years discussing how you're going to get an ambassador nominated and how you'll get an embassy funded," Rubio says.
Meet them all here! A special BuzzFeed Music exclusive.
Manos arriba si lloraste con El discurso del rey.
The studio canceled the film's theatrical release after Regal, AMC, and Cinemark joined other chains in deciding not to screen the new Seth Rogen-James Franco movie. Theaters began dropping the film in response to threats mentioning the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
It's surprisingly easy to do along the Turkey–Syria border — good news for refugees and jihadis alike. BuzzFeed News' Mike Giglio saw for himself just how simple the process was.
These are some real stinkers.
Beyoncé, you ain't got nothing on these guys.
It's time to admit that maybe, just maybe you are a big ol' sniffer! Does this sound like you?
U.S. lawyer Michael Garcia spent two years investigating corruption in soccer's world governing body, only to complain that FIFA's summary of his ultimate findings was "incomplete and erroneous."
Make quick and cool latte-scented soap!
To dick pic, or not to dick pic?
We dreamed big this year. Maybe a little ~too~ big.
Photojournalists spend their lives taking amazing photos, but every once in a while they capture those WTF moments.
"¡Papá Noel! ¡Le conozco!" Como si no lo supiéramos...
We might have cracked this thing wide open.
Frank Warren's PostSecret project in a post-"Secret" world.
This Man Spent 17 Years In Jail For A Crime He Didn't Commit And The Government Is Chasing Him For Legal Costs
Victor Nealon spent years in prison because he refused to say he was guilty. Now his sentence has been quashed, but the Ministry of Justice refuses to compensate him.
"We're not getting what we need from the federal government."
There will never be a greater duo.
You can call me Daddy Christmas. ;)
En serio, ¿qué diablos estabas pensando?
That is, if you don't believe in Santa...
Poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that killed it this year. Ranked in no particular order.
President Obama will speak at noon Wednesday on the U.S. plan to normalize relations with Cuba.
Mais vraiment, à quoi pensiez-vous ?
The pope sent an extraordinary letter to both Obama and Castro over the summer. The letter "gave us greater impetus and momentum for us to move forward," the administration official said.
Further proof that Rihanna can do whatever she wants and it's (almost) always great.
"Você fala brasileiro?"
The reclusive film icon doesn't have email. Of course.
Figurative language is not their strong suit.
À lire ou à relire pendant les périodes de grand froid.
Darden Restaurants had its first earnings call since its board was completely replaced two months ago, on which it heavily emphasized to-go ordering at its largest chain. "Olive Garden has great food that travels very, very well."
2014 might have been the cutest year of all.
Atención: Este artículo puede hacerte más feliz de lo que hayas sido nunca. A través de /r/oddlysatisfying.
<3 Leipzig <3
You + quick, impressive cocktails = GOD.
Have a hairy merry Christmas.
Dazed and ridiculously confused.
These make great last minute gifts thanks to your local bookstore and Amazon Prime.
He's only gone and become a freakin' ARMANI MODEL.
Who hangs up first?
This song sneaks up on you.
Darren used to be a member of the far-right, anti-Muslim English Defence League. Now he's a Labour party member and trade unionist. What caused his radical change of heart?
AWN QUE COISA MAIS FOFA.
Perfectos para cualquier estado de ánimo relacionado con la lectura.
L'époque des mini-jupes en jean et des casquettes Von Dutch.
Toni Spyras Kunst entsteht nicht im Atelier, sondern auf der Straße.
A day after gunmen stormed a school, killing hundreds, Pakistan mourns the victims.
La mejor manera de comenzar el año.
Personne n'ose vous parler.
It's 24 December. You've forgotten to buy a single present. You know exactly where you're headed: your local pound shop.
"Queria ir dormir, tô com sono, mas vou cagar".
Santa basically spent a decade delivering Game Boy Colours.
Is he open to proposals of marriage?
So much more than Guinness.
Part of the deal were prisoner releases and exchanges. Alan Gross, who was arrested and has been imprisoned for espionage in Cuba for the past five years, is on his way back to the U.S. There will also be a swap of alleged spies.
Los artículos con flamencos tienen algo. Quizás hasta te acaben gustando.
Studies show that levels of cringe in the atmosphere are at an all-time high.
"Is Dortmund a place or a football team?" Wir haben unsere Kollegen von BuzzFeed UK gebeten, eine Deutschlandkarte nach bestem Wissen auszufüllen
AfD = Alternativfichte für Dresden
Let's all learn the word "resist".
Five suicide bombers raided a branch of the New Kabul bank in Lashkar Gah, the capital of the restive Helmand province.
Six seconds of heaven.
Well this is exciting.
La forma en la que actúas hoy es la forma en la que tus hijos actuarán mañana.
American Psycho obsessive Brad or wrestlemaniac Nick?
Dawood Ibrahim, reportedly the only surviving ninth-grader, could have been one of his slain classmates if he had woken up for school on time on Tuesday morning.
Ces Pères Noël là ne sont pas un cadeau.
Scotland went to the polls while listening to patriotic music.
The 48-year-old is becoming the new Bishop of Stockport.
There will be bauble blood.
Major cities get brighter during holidays, according to a new analysis of satellite images from NASA.
Or: why you shouldn't ever ask a Decepticon for a selfie.
Henna Heals tiene la inspiradora misión de aliviar el estigma de la pérdida del pelo.
Dominique Harrison-Bentzen vowed to pay the man, known only as "Robbie", back after she lost her bank card.
Levez la main si vous avez pleuré pendant « Le Discours d'un roi ».
Pourriez-vous y passer plus d'une nuit ?
There is nothing better than Jollof rice.
"The zone is designed to resemble the bridge of a star destroyer with snazzy and futuristic display, equipped with Star Wars weapons, character figurines and inspired art," Abhishek Maheshwari, Disney India spokesperson.
Facile et pas cher !
"This is the city that I love, we are showing our best selves now."
More than 30 employees signed a letter to American Apparel's board in support of Dov Charney, who was officially fired Dec. 16. The letter, in full, is below.
At least she got a free packet of Burger Rings.
People are actually the best.
"A candidate gets to persuade."
Delta Sigma Phi members were accused of waving dildos, throwing eggs and yelling at passing marchers last month.
Une pipe au Nutella ? Écoute, pourquoi pas.
Lynton said in an email that he would make a good president for NYU because "the institution is so large and complex that it would benefit from professional and compassionate management."
Zahara Green's recent lawsuit against prison officials may reveal how the state is failing to protect transgender people — or even recognize them.
"Careful... red rocket!"
One size does not fit all, actually.
This is exactly what I do when I get in bed, too.
Always wear your Sunday best!
The truth is somehow easier to hear coming from an ugly sweater!
Reward yourself with this simple Italian classic.
Here's what happened today!
It was an EPIC year in #TBTs.
The best way to spread Christmas glee is to take this quiz for all to see.
What do people with color blindness actually see? We asked a few people to share the unique way they look at their world.
Complete with a 20-person brass ensemble and 13-person choir!
Alexis Templeton and Brittany Ferrell first met while demonstrating in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of unarmed Michael Brown and a grand jury's subsequent decision to not indict the police officer who shot him.
Will he apologize for making fun of Taylor Swift's cat?
Someone get this girl an MVP award!
Oh, I totally meant to do that.