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February 17, 2014

The Best Pizzas In LA, By 'Hood

LA gets a lot of flack from New Yorkers for not having great pizza, to which we say: you're under a foot of snow right now and it's 80 degrees outside here. FACE. Oh, and also, we have a ton of great pizza, in literally every neighborhood in LA. To…

The Favorite Books of All 44 Presidents of the United States

Here’s every U.S. president and their preferred read.

Douglas The Wombat Really Loves Belly Rubs And It Is Adorable

He's just like a puppy! A fat, hairy puppy.

7 Days Of Working Out (Or Not)

The continuous struggle of getting that New Year's resolution (finally) in action.

The 15 Dopest First Ladies

Because the day after President's Day should be First Ladies' Day. Facts via firstladies.org

How Netflix And “House Of Cards” Are Turning The TV Marathon Into A Sprint

Fear of spoilers is making watching Netflix’s shows more of a pain and less of a pleasure. Warning: MAJOR SPOILERS for Season 2 of House of Cards ahead!

19 Everyday Sights In Australian Backyards

Spiders eating birds. Pythons eating wallabies. Just another day in the ‘burbs.

13 Celebrities Who Look Like Presidents

Besides Daniel Day-Lewis and Abe Lincoln, obviously.

15 zapatos que nunca pasarán de moda

¿Si tuvieras que usar los mismos zapatos por el resto de tu vida, cuales serían?

Proof That Musicians Are Less Lonely Than They Used To Be

A new study shows that artists feel less isolated than ever before. But that doesn't mean they're falling in love.

This Real Australian Language Map Will Blow You Away

Down Under we speak Aussie English and Strayan. Oh, and about 70 surviving Indigenous languages.

What "Trendy" Thing Would You Really Love If You Actually Tried It?

OK, so fads are dumb, but sometimes doing something a little hip is kind of fun.

Happy 23rd Birthday, Ed Sheeran!

In honor of Ed Sheeran's birthday, here is a list of the top 15 reasons why Ed is the most amazing and humble person around.

Six Days Before Closing Ceremony, LGBT Advocates Shift Focus To IOC Policy "After Sochi"

"IOC President Thomas Bach must learn the lesson from the anti-gay fiasco in Russia and ensure this never happens again."

27 Powerful Photos Of An "Immigration Is Beautiful" Mural Being Restored After It Was Defaced By Racist Graffiti

A Kansas community came together after a mural by Latino students, immigrants and undocumented immigrants was defaced with "KKK," "welfare" and "wetback."

Shia LaBeouf's Latest Stunt

More skywriting over Los Angeles on Monday.

Writers Association Opens Annual Book Fair To The Public After Writers And Publishers Protest

The Association of Writers & Writing Programs announced they were closing the final day of their large annual book fair to non-registered attendants, but after independent writers and publishers voiced their frustration, they have announced that they are opening it to the public.

Watch Former Political Prisoners Detail The Horrors Of North Korea's Prison Camps

A new Human Rights Watch video features rare interviews with former political prisoners who survived years of systematic abuse, torture, and starvation in the country's notorious prisoner camps. A UN report detailing the regime's atrocities also included a letter to Kim Jong-un saying he could face trial for "crimes against humanity."

10 Reasons Why Jimmy Fallon Is Your Ideal Boyfriend

Jimmy Fallon is what they like to call "the whole package." Who are 'they'? That's unclear but they are definitely right about this one.

This Is Real Footage Of Goats Having A Good Time

Prepare yourself for this shocking video. SHOCKINGLY CUTE, THAT IS.

Restarting Years-Long Process, Indiana Senate Passes Amended Marriage Ban

The soonest voters could decide on the matter is 2016.

11 Luxe Sweatshirts Under $70

It's official: This classic gym staple has made its way to the catwalk. From chic embellishments and prints to playful textures, here are 11 budget-friendly sweatshirts worth fetching.

Best Food References In Seinfeld

"Lewd, lascivious, salacious, outrageous!"

18 Things You Have To Explain To Out-of-towners About SF

At some point in your life as an SF resident, you're going to have friends and family come in from other cities, either to visit or move here, and you, as a denizen of this fair(-ish) city, are going to have to show them around. And part of that…

24 Magical Ways To Eat Strawberries

Tired of the old strawberry recipes? Here are 24 different ways to incorporate one of the best fruits EVER in the history of the Earth.

Miley Cyrus & Taylor Swift Might Go On A Double Date Of Olympic Proportions

American Olympians Nick Goepper and Gus Kenworthy took to Twitter to ask out their celebrity crushes Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift

Can The Intern Hamster Wheel Be Stopped?

If we don't figure this out, creative industries are going to wither and die.

4-Year-Old Syrian Boy Crossing Desert Was Actually Just 20 Steps From His Family

The family was reunited by U.N. workers in Jordan. Update: The child was only a few feet away from his family, according to an UNHCR press officer who was on the scene.

Who The Sochi Bear Mascot Resembles

Some say adorable, some say "Nightmare Bear." You decide . . .

10 Of The Most Inspirational Quotes From US Presidents That You Can Own

Every once in a while a US President will say something that’s really inspiring. Here are a few of them!

Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Tom Sandoval

The sexy star of Vanderpump Rules and bartender at SUR takes our Q&A.

Department Of Justice Reveals Shocking Treatment Of Rape Victims In Montana County

Prosecutors in Missoula County allegedly told one woman whose 5-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted, "Boys will be boys."

What Kind Of Bird Are YOU?

Are you more of a wise ol' owl or a rockin' robin?

India's Hilarious, Adorable 8-Year-Old Dance Prodigy Performs On "The Ellen Show"

Since his India's Got Talent performance went viral last month, Akshat Singh's rise to fame has brought him to America.

Canada's Largest Newspaper Calls Ice Dancing "A Tawdry Whore Of A Sport"

"If the fix is not in against Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir in Sochi, then I’m the Princess of Wales."

15 Reasons Why You Need To Listen To 3lau Right Now

If you like electronic music and amazing artists he is the DJ for you

Take On Me: The Jimmy Fallon Edition

Jimmy Fallon's journey to The Tonight Show.

14 Reasons Why You Should Give 2014 Winter Olympics Another Chance

Despite the negative buzz surrounding Sochi's living accommodations, 2014 Winter Olympics is making history in more ways than one. It's a reminder we can achieve something greater and champion social causes near and dear to our hearts.

Charlie White And Meryl Davis Win USA's First-Ever Gold In Ice Dancing

The childhood friends edge out Canada and Russia for first.

Which Psychic Power Should You Have?

Haven't you always wanted to read minds, or to see the future? Time to find out which psychic skill is right for you.

Urban Outfitters Launches Activewear, Uses S.F. As Playground

We’ll be honest — our ratty gym clothes are giving us the workout blues. And surprisingly, unless you’re down to always reach for those tried-and-true yoga pants, it’s a lot harder to find cool activewear than you’d think. With that in mind, Urban…

Why Do We Have Hair?

The hairy truth.

25 Things You Should Know About America's First Ladies

“The first lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person: her husband.” -Lady Bird Johnson

Cute Kitten Chorus Line Dances Inside The Box

Dancing inside the box makes for a more easy delivery!

Facebook Secrets You Need To See

Turn yourself into an emoji!

Steven Holcomb Pilots U.S. To First Two-Man Bobsled Medal Since 1952

Holcomb and Steven Langton win bronze, breaking a 62-year drought for the Americans in the event.

16 Reasons We Love Fitzgerald Grant III

Once you get past the cheating and the murdering, what is there not to love about the beautiful POTUS?

22 Times Your Pet Was Sending You A Certain Message

Cue CeeLo Green's Song "F*ck You." Your pet curses a lot more than you thought.

19 Instant Drawings Of Everyday People

Tokyo-based illustrator Hama-House doodles people in everyday situations as they happen.

10 Policies To Increase The Impact Of The Arts (Charm City Edition)

All quotes are by Kip Bergstrom. Find the original list here: g/

10 Ways To Makeover A Cardigan

In honor of the first episode of Mr. Roger's Neighborhood, which debuted on Feb. 19, 1968, we're pulling those trusty cardigans out of the closet and showing them some serious DIY love!

11 Reasons You Don't Actually Want To Quit Your Day Job

After 3 months as a full-time writer, award-winning author, Gigi Pandian, says artists are better off keeping their day jobs.

Arkansas Man Fatally Shoots 15-Year-Old For Egging His Car

The teen and her friends were playing a prank on her neighbor.

South Korean Resort Collapses Under Snow, Killing At Least 10 University Students

About 560 students had gathered in the auditorium when the roof collapsed.

Movies With Small Budgets That Were A Big Success

A big budget doesn’t guarantee box office success

22 Tipos Diferentes de Resacas

Desde "me siento de maravilla" hasta "estoy bastante seguro de que el infierno es mejor que esto". Todos hemos pasado por eso.

Emma Thompson Was The Best Thing About The BAFTAs

She should be at every awards show in the history of awards shows.

23 Insanely Fun Ways To Eat Cereal

Think outside the cereal box.

26 New Ways To Eat Chickpeas

Fifteen grams of protein per cup, what whaaaaat.

11 Photos Taken With The First Kodak Camera

Take a look at day-to-day life in the 1890s. Pictures courtesy of the National Media Museum.

This Is Potbelly’s Entire Super-secret Menu

Potbelly's menu? Good. Potbelly's secret (!?!?!?!?!?!?!) menu? Even better. The Chicago sandwich standby puts West Coast burger chain In-N-Out's secret menu to shame, with ELEVEN sandwiches and FOUR desserts, all of which you won't find in any…

Before They Were Oscar Nominees. . .

They were college students at these schools.

17 choses qui n'arrivent que dans les comédies romantiques

Une prostituée qui tombe amoureuse de son client ? Je ne crois pas non.

35 Insider Hacks For Taking Your Kids To Disneyland

Make sure your visit to The Happiest Place On Earth is a great one.

20 Home Furnishings That Are Borderline Magic

A shelf is just a shelf, UNTIL IT BECOMES STAIRS.

British Teenage Benedict Cumberbatch Lookalike Unwittingly Goes Viral In China

Tyler Mitchell does look like Cumberbatch and Chinese fans can't get enough of him, but he's not so keen on them.

23-Year-Old Woman Grows Beard, Says She Feels More Feminine Than Ever

Harnaam Kaur, from Slough, suffers with polycystic ovary syndrome, which causes excessive hair growth.

11 Fabulously Geeky Wedding Rings

These are the rings you are looking for.

Nine Years On, People Are Still Posting Ridiculous Fake Reviews Of This Tank On Amazon

It was first put on sale in 2005. But it's hardly surprising the internet loves it.

21 réalités dures à accepter

On vous a menti sur toute la ligne.

25 Things That Happen When You Fall In Love With A British Guy

You're not British, but your boyfriend is. WIN.

10 Reasons Why The Dough Collective In Sydney Is The Bee's Knees

I tried Dough Collective for the first time today. Sydney, we've found our baker.

Chef Creates 10-Course Meal Entirely Based On Radiohead's "Kid A"

It's the strangest, most arty menu you can ever eat.

In Indonesia, A Lightning Storm Illuminates An Erupting Volcano

A huge volcanic eruption on the Indonesian island of Java has sparked major evacuations. Photographers have captured terrifying photos of lighting striking the volcanic plume.

How The Best Director Winner Could Make Oscar History

Gravity's Alfonso Cuarón and 12 Years a Slave's Steve McQueen could be first Latino or black Best Director winner in Oscar history, respectively — which would be a huge deal for an industry that has been sorely lacking in diversity. UPDATE: Cuarón won! History was made!

6 Pies Baked In The Shape Of Album Covers

Because nothing says pop music like steak, veg and a load of pastry.

13 Things Celebrities Looked Like At The BAFTAs

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.

"Sesame Street Fighter" Is The Game To Brighten Your Monday

It teaches you important English skills while lovable characters beat the crap out of each other.

This Homeless Man Won £1.7m On The Lottery And Will Spend It Helping Rough Sleepers

Hungarian László Andraschek bought the ticket on the way to a meeting for recovering alcoholics.

37 Fotos que vão restaurar a sua fé nos Pit-bulls

A administração Obama acabou de se pronunciar contra a legislação para raças específicas, o que é um grande triunfo para vários cachorros e os donos que os amam. Aqui estão algumas fotos que fará você pensar diferente sobre pit-bulls. Lembre-se: "Julgue o feito, não a raça."

40 anillos de boda retro para morirse

No podemos dejar de pensar en esos anillos. De seguro que ahora no los hacen como antes.

The US Military Is Developing High-Tech Pizza That Lasts For Three Years

The dream of everlasting pizza may, finally, be within reach.

18 Tweets That Prove @Glitchr_ Is The Weirdest Thing On Twitter

You have never seen a Twitter account like this.

15 Pictures Of Ed Miliband Staring At Things

The Labour leader needs to make the most of his "blue steel" look.

143 Amazing FA Cup Facts!

143 mindblowing FA Cup facts

This XKCD Comic Showing How Often Things Happen Is Utterly Hypnotic

You could stare at Randall Munroe's latest effort for hours upon end.

10 Things English Majors Do Instead Of Writing Their Essays

Because no one hates an essay like an English major.

10 Quirky Things You Will Only See In Singapore

Unique icons from the Lion City which you will miss (or not) once you have left the country

13 Reasons Dylan MacKay Was Televisions Essential "Bad Boy"

Beverly Hills 90210's Dylan McKay laid the ground work for all TV "Bad Boys" to come but still remains the original and the best.

26 Signs You Were A "PBS Kids" Kid

A magical place made possible by contributions from viewers like you. Thank you!

Proof That You CAN Teach An Old Dog New Tricks

Indy the golden retriever is 13-years-old and this is the best game of ball I've ever seen.

Passengers And Crew Safe After Hijacked Ethiopian Airlines Flight Lands In Geneva

A hijacked flight from Addis Ababa to Rome was "forced to proceed" to Geneva International Airport early Monday morning.The arrested hijacker was actually the co-pilot of the plane.

Get 100+ Points In Flappy Bird With This One Weird Trick

Five minutes after my hack, I scored 89. A few attempts later I broke the 100+ barrier. It's surprising what a difference duct tape - the lifesaver - can make on a mobile game!

Job Search After College: Expectations Vs. Reality

No class in college could've prepared you for this...

A Pixar Artist Drew Classic R-Rated Film Scenes And Turned Them Into A "Children's" Book

Josh Cooley turned your favorite filthy films into an illustrated book, Movies R Fun. All photos from his website.

This Tribal Cover Of Frozen's 'Let It Go' Is Goosebump Worthy

I've never been so jealous of an 11 year old. sigh.

Snowden Reporters Win Top Journalism Award

Glenn Greenwald and three other journalists who reported on leaked documents from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden are among this year's George Polk Award recipients.

10 Reasons Why Buster Bluth Is The Perfect Man

And you should date him ASAP.

NBC Correspondent Repeatedly Asks Bode Miller About His Brother's Death During Post-Race Interview

Bode Miller was asked several questions by NBC reporter Christin Cooper about his recently deceased brother. Many viewers felt the questions were too invasive. UPDATE: Miller tweets that he doesn't believe Cooper was "trying to cause pain."

Twitter Responds To Michael Dunn Verdict With #DangerousBlackKids

On Saturday, a Florida jury declared a mistrial in the murder case against Dunn, a 47-year-old white man accused of killing black teenager Jordan Davis in 2012 because Davis' music was too loud. Sunday would have been Davis' 19th birthday.

11 Reasons Why Competing For A Date With Nick Goepper Is Worth The Embarrassment

if you haven't already bombarded the athlete with #iwanttodatenick you will after this

Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt Stun In Matching Tuxedos At The BAFTAs

In a Saint Laurent suit, Angelina Jolie gives a new take on feminine elegance for the BAFTA Awards.

Buzznet Instagram Takeover Recap Photo

As you may have seen yesterday, I took over the Buzznet Instagram. I wanted to give you all a closer look into my pink world.  Look through the gallery where you can see me get ready before the Breathe Carolina show!

Here’s Why Gus Kenworthy Is The Olympian Of Your Dreams

He won a silver medal, saved a bunch of puppies, and is insanely hot.

What Happened When India Decided It Was OK With Homosexuality — Then Violently Changed Its Mind

A violent police raid could signal things to come with the law criminalizing homosexuality back in effect.

What It's Like To Move Into Your First Apartment

Whether you move out of the dorms or out of your parents house, getting your first apartment can be tough.

Detroit Is Where All The Single People Are, Says Facebook

Facebook examined where its single users live.

6 Momentos Que Provam Que O Rei Pelé Nunca Deveria Atuar Fora Dos Campos

O Chaves estava muito errado quando disse que "preferia ver o filme do Pelé"

This Winter Wedding Was A Total Shocker

A winter wedding was a far cry from what Carli Lampley was imagining for her big day; Her husband Edward had proposed to her in the middle of a field of sunflowers last July. Almost as soon as the ring was on, the couple began planning their… So, in a drastic move, and with a little nudge from friends and family, the pair decided to forego their fantasy and move their wedding date up to the next time everyone would all be together: December. That meant the couple only had about two months to alert guests and to prep for the (new) big day. The “dream” was over, and crunch time was on. So, what was it like for this Brooklyn-based duo to trade plans and predictability for some spontaneity? Click through, they told us in their own words!

A Surprise Proposal - Her Reaction Is Priceless!

The element of surprise is the key to a great proposal. But at a comedy show? Who would've thought!?

The Sex Olympics

I needed a good laugh this week and this news report from The Onion about how the Olympic Village in Sochi was built with the athletes' sexual activities in mind was an LOL machine. NSFW.

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