February 19, 2014
Some men just want to watch the world burn.
The owner of Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic, Athleta, Piperlime, and Intermix said it will raise the current $7.25 minimum wage for its workers to $9 this year and to $10 in 2015. Update: Gap executive Art Peck tells BuzzFeed, "It's coinciding with the national debate, but honestly, this was a business decision."
"A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas." - Charles Dudley Warner
But don't worry, I'm sure that it will lead to a happy ending.
The headphones were freakin' pizza pies, man.
So like Spider-Man teams up with the cast of...Saturday Night Live? WTF?!
Faith in humanity restored.
Not everyone loves this year's nine Oscar nominees for Best Picture.
Protests have been taking place for over a week and are still going strong.
The messaging service is hugely popular outside the U.S., with over 450 million users. Facebook just bought the only app that could truly call itself a Facebook killer.
From their first Doctor Who camera test together, four years ago.
If only our politicians were small animals instead. Absurdist comics by Jeremy Kaye!
This is why we all peak at the age of 5.
"Today we moved to restrict visas, to ban visa issuance to some 20 senior members of the Ukrainian government and other individuals who we consider responsible for ordering or otherwise directing human rights abuses related to political repression in Ukraine," a Senior State Department official said Wednesday.
Don't forget to loop me on this one.
Hooray for flower power.
It's bloody funny. LOLOLOLOL :::faints from blood loss:::
Plus the SNL cast tearfully says goodbye to Seth Meyers, 8 of the most random secret video game characters ever, and a Redditor describes going to homecoming with Kate Upton.
On loving, and losing, your favorite childhood books.
The original coach has announced he won't be returning to the NBC series. For many reasons, this is less than Purrrfect, you guys.
"Harry Styles in the toilet am I right?"
Get a grip.
New York Police Department Rarely Provides Translation For Non-English Speakers, According To Lawsuit
The NYPD's failure to translate the warnings of a woman before she was murdered has lead to further scrutiny of the department's treatment non-English speakers.
10 New Zoolander-Style Poses, Including "Bewildered Giraffe" And "Slow Elevator," Demonstrated By Actual SI Swimsuit Models
BuzzFeed tested the raw modeling ability of two Sports Illustrated swimsuit models — Hannah Davis and Sara Sampaio — by having them come up with fictional signature poses on the spot.
"...I'm not being homophobic, you're just being too sensitive..."
No excuses, shimmy like a champ.
The world is a beautiful and complicated place.
"The Russians are the crack dealer," one Western diplomat said.
The classic 80s dark comedy is hitting New World Stages 25 years after its movie release. What's your damage, Heather?
...with only the illustrations as their guide. A for effort?
Bikini season can wait. Cannolis can't.
It's 2014. Do you know where your homescreen is? The most popular apps on your phone are fighting a different battle than you think.
Because gold, silver, and bronze is sooo 776 BC.
"What if we were to teach our children about the harsh realities that face so many in life?" Trigger warning: domestic violence.
Impersonation is the greatest form of flattery.
On Feb. 19 1963, Betty Friedan published The Feminine Mystique, a groundbreaking piece of feminist literature. We've made strides in the past 51 years, but some things still haven't changed for women.
Double, double, toil and trouble; fire burn, and cauldron bubble.
The Bob's Burger Experiment creates recipes from the Burger of the Day chalkboard, and they look even more delicious in real life.
Here's another great reason to get drunk and watch figure skating.
Christopher Roupe was shot point-blank in the chest by police after he answered the door Friday.
Uma prateleira é só uma prateleira, ATÉ VIRAR ESCADA.
"THE NIGHTMARE ... 'I can handle being a black, disabled, one armed, drug-addicted Jewish homosexual ... but please, oh dear God, don't make me a Democrat.'" A 2010 email forward from then Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker's then-chief of staff, Thomas Nardelli, to his deputy, Kelly Rindfleisch. Update: Another racist email.
His name is Gaston, and now you love him. It's that simple.
Hey there, spudmuffin.
Certifique-se de que a sua visita ao Lugar Mais Feliz da Terra será ótima.
A brief oral history of America's most famous bell.
Are you surprised?
Newtown, Conn., will apply to the Department of Justice for an 18-month grant, the Danbury News-Times reports. "This is a very costly endeavor to create," First Selectman Pat Llodra said Tuesday.
Unfortunately, we can't all be the Underwoods... Also, this quiz is relatively spoiler-free.
Too many pretty dresses to choose from.
Despite what '90s teen movies tell you, not all geekdom is populated by sweet underdogs.
Legislation that would protect those who discriminate against LGBT people based on religious beliefs either failed or faced major setbacks in South Dakota, Kansas, Idaho, and Tennessee. LGBT advocates say the failures are an "important repudiation" of the latest anti-LGBT tactics. Update: The Arizona Senate, however, approved a similar bill Wednesday.
Come on, it's uncanny.
Like slut-shaming, virgin-shaming involves making fun of someone for their personal choices regarding sex.
Todos ellos dejaran sus marcas en tu piel. ¡¡Pero que lindas marcas!!
U.S. Weighs Response To Anti-Gay Bills In Uganda, Nigeria As Activists Say Washington Didn't Do Enough
"We felt abandoned [by the international community] and we still feel that way," said leading Ugandan LGBT activist Frank Mugisha.
Turns out Jon Snow has the most important ancestry of them all.
It's so close and yet so far away. Whether you're planning on partying or headed home to the 'rents, you're just glad to be going outta town.
Who's there? You, melting.
A Magnitsky Act-style bill would target those behind violence that has killed dozens of protesters in Ukraine. Updated with statement from McCain and Murphy.
Para ser justo, a moda na patinação no gelo é um negócio arriscado - independente da década.
Asegúrate de que tu visita al Lugar Más Feliz De la Tierra sea grandiosa.
And possibly benefited from.
And it's not Lolo Jones.
Dozens are dead amid the smoldering battleground of Kiev's Independence Square. At least 25 have been killed following a police raid on the anti-government encampment in the Ukraine capital.
"The law is also unconstitutional, ambiguous, and a strange priority in a country with so many real problems. Above all else, however, it is unjust."
The NSA appears to be image aware.
Rockstar's blockbuster action game turns into a harrowing survival horror epic.
The proposed $45 billion mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable put the spotlight squarely on Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler. The FCC and Department of Justice will conduct the merger review, looking at such factors as market concentration, pricing power, and broadband access, among other issues, to determine approval or rejection.
I hope these two can meet and work it all out together.
All that athleticism really works up an appetite.
Trate bem as suas gêmeas.
Born in the USSR, but raised in the U.S. of A.
De "eu me sinto ótimo" para "eu tenho quase certeza que o inferno é melhor que isto." Todos nós já passamos por isso.
Los diamantes no son los mejores amigos de todas las chicas, y eso esta bien.
If You Don't Want To Hear About The Time Elvis Stojko Watched Figure Skating With Chuck Norris, Don't Read This Interview
The '90s skating rebel is still keeping it real.
Well, an optical illusion happens, obviously.
That's almost one for each day in Black History Month!
Just your average Tuesday night, folks.
I can't think of better nap time friends.
Is it puppies or kittens? Either way, we're all going to die.
Às vezes é preciso que os animais nos lembrem de como sermos humanos.
El amor es dolor, por eso es tan divertido reírse de él. Aquí hay 58 de las mejores comedias románticas de todos los tiempos, presentadas en orden cronológico.
21st Century Russia.
Sponsorship of the Brit Awards? A lot of money. A Twitter hashtag marketing campaign gone horribly wrong? Priceless.
"We're too into this thing. I don't know how we got so into it."
In Politics, War, and Personality: Fifty Iconic World War II Documents That Changed The World, Kenneth W. Rendell curates a collection of some of the most revelatory letters and artifacts surrounding the war.
Sarajevo hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics but many of the venues were abandoned during the breakup of the former Yugoslavia. This is what remains.
Menos é mais.
Un estante es solo un estante, HASTA QUE SE CONVIERTE EN ESCALERAS.
Ever notice how car computer interfaces are incredibly distracting to use? Designer Matthaeus Krenn and his eyes-free concept.
NE ME REGARDEZ PAS PENDANT QUE JE MANGE.
Your kids know just how unwell you are.
Famous couples you want to be the middle spoon to, in chronological order.
Everything should be pizza. Why isn't everything pizza?
Every year, films like Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa earn Oscar nods, while others like Lee Daniels' The Butler are shut out. Test your Academy Awards knowledge.
Em homenagem ao primeiro episódio do seriado Mr. Roger's Neighborhood, que estreou em 19 de fevereiro de 1968, estamos tirando esses fiéis casaquinhos de lã do armário e dando uma séria estilizada neles ao estilo "Faça Você Mesmo"!
Algunas veces se necesita que los animales nos recuerden cómo ser humanos.
Apparently, Oregon and California are the places to be.
Almost none of these involve discovering that you're a wizard.
Because it's hard enough deciding what to watch.
Are we ever going to hang out again?
You've been sucked in, and there's no turning back now.
Payments startup Stripe's "capture the flag" annual event is designed to teach engineers how to handle intense, worst-case scenario situations before they arise.
The former Prime Minister offered his advice to the then News International CEO and Rupert Murdoch on how to react to phone hacking allegations.
Five days after admitting to choking, Ligety is an Olympic champion again.
Australian artist Freya Jobbins makes amazing art with old toys. Giuseppe Arcimboldo reincarnated in the NSW bush.
Another reason to absolutely #LoveCurling.
Hollywood can't seem to imagine anything outside New York and Los Angeles.
Don't believe everything you learned at school.
As the U.K. floods and the U.S. freezes, blame it on increased rainfall in the West Pacific, and some meandering jet streams. (And maybe blame climate change.)
Porque ¿quién no ama el amor?
The county may have been deluged, but these pictures of the devastation the floods have wrought are curiously attractive.
Guaranteed to make you smile. He couldn't be at the ceremony to pick up the trophy for Elle Man of the Year, so left this great video speech instead.
If this is true, anything is possible.
People on the parliamentary network are busy editing the encyclopaedia to make MPs and peers look better.
The past looks stunning.
An old underground shelter finds a new use as a greenhouse.
Missed the last 475 editions of the gameshow? No sweat.
He even took part in the Ardah (Saudi sword dance). The Prince Of Wales is currently touring the Middle East, where he is visiting Saudi Arabia and Qatar. On Tuesday he took part in the ceremony as part of a festival of culture in Saudi Arabia.
A group of about 20 armed men on motorcycles demanded the network's crew hand over their equipment. The journalists were unharmed in the incident, CNN said.
The anonymous illustrator of DrawnYourTweet has gained over 16,000 followers with just 25 (brilliant) tweets.
Nigel Cockerton, a forensic artist based in Scotland, took a bottle of Crystal Skull vodka and started to build layers of flesh on it. Believe it or not, it turned out anotomically correct (with a little bit of artistic license).