May 7, 2014
Show No. 231 with guests Michael St. John and Alan Rode
The House of Representatives voted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt because she refused to cooperate with an investigation into IRS targeting of tea party groups.
Original Airdate: Week of Apr. 23-28, 2014
Science and statistics were involved in the making of this quiz.
Geotagged tweets from the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign from April 23 to May 6. The Boko Haram terrorist network claimed responsibility Wednesday for the April 15 kidnapping of 276 teenage girls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria.
The best things in life never change.
The tech industry breaks its silence.
The NBA's current TV contract expires in two years, and as the only major sports league or property whose rights become available before 2020, the league is about to score a big-time payday.
And apparently she had an out-of-body experience.
When the U.S. first announced sanctions against Moscow over the conflict in Ukraine, Russia's pets spoke up. As pro-Russian rebel groups occupy government buildings in eastern Ukraine, cats, dogs, bunnies and even geese are taking sides.
An "intentionally set" fire in an exclusive Tampa neighborhood burned a mansion owned by the former pro-tennis player James Blake Wednesday morning. Investigators confirmed Friday that the father shot all members of the family in the head before lighting the fire, then shot himself.
Miami County Sheriff's office told TMZ that they have launched a criminal investigation. WARNING: This post contains footage of a girl being hit in the head with a shovel.
Can't figure out a name for that upcoming album of yours? Tell your record label to consider these options.
The two individuals, whose trial was scheduled to begin today, would be the first Ugandans ever to be tried for same-sex intercourse.
Good news. Marisa Miller has yet to find another job outside of swimsuit modeling. From the looks of these Polaroids, Marisa will be an active participant in creating draft images for SI, ultimately to be airbrushed, scraped, pixelated, nipples…
Louis C.K. masturbates. It's part of his identity. Comedian, father, masturbator. He talks about jerking off more than a nun at an all-boys Catholic high school. He's probably America's foremost masturbation expert who isn't a professional,…
The newcomer will not replace Short on ABC's Scandal. Shonda Rhimes tweets, "I've never heard of Eric West. Harrison is not being recast EVER."
That story and more in today's gossip roundup!
How well do you actually know your romantic partner? Find out with these questions.
The former secretary of state stressed that responsibility to rescue the girls lay "primarily" with Nigeria.
Oof. Now I truly feel old.
And with that comes plenty of homoeroticism. Stars Zac Efron and Seth Rogen and the men behind the movie talk about the plethora of penis jokes.
His house is clearly conspiring against him.
Today, the House of Representatives approved a commission to study the possibility of building a women's history museum on the National Mall by a vote of 383-33. Out of the 33 'no' votes, only two were women.
"I do not believe that there is any reason for it to continue in this way."
"Let's Move" Supporters Host Screening For Film That's Critical Of Michelle Obama's Anti-Obesity Efforts
Sen. Cory Booker and Rep. Rosa DeLauro are hosting the film Fed Up in the Capitol on Wednesday. The movie is not kind to the First Lady.
“They don’t wanna see a girl cakin’ like a millionaire, they just wanna see her eat the cake cuz they don’t really care.”
After announcing its growth had flatlined due to mounting competition in the organic grocery space, shares of Whole Foods stock plummeted more than 20% and dragged down its specialty grocery peers.
The 23-year-old grandson of Westboro founder Fred Phelps tells The Topeka Capitol-Journal he left the church in February and has found "empathy, unconditional love."
Emails obtained by BuzzFeed show a Russian diplomat disparaging Russian dissidents, praising Stalin, and talking about America's "homosexual authoritarianism."
"Stories need a hook," said a spokesperson for UNITE HERE Local 11. The union had been fighting the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Hotel Bel-Air for over a year, but it wasn't until LGBT activists got on board that their efforts found traction.
I've never in my years seen something this glorious.
Daniel Squadron, a New York state senator who represents parts of Brooklyn and lower Manhattan used a variety of song lyrics from artists like Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Kanye West, and Bruce Springsteen in a speech making the case for a bill that would stop the reselling of tickets to charitable events for profit. (h/t New York Observer)
Basically, skin is wobbly and tattoo guns are tiny, stabbing swords.
There is all sorts of advice online about how to do things, but this piece on wikiHow on how to stop your beloved from marrying someone else is easily the best/worst I have ever seen.
Now you can have an in-home selfie photo booth at your disposal for under $20.
And three of them you can only get after midnight...
This Guy Covered Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty To Me" In 20 Different Styles And The Results Are Amazing
From White Zombie to The Bee Gees, there is something here for every taste.
Incumbent Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst is in a runoff with state Sen. Dan Patrick. Dewhurst just released an ad attacking Patrick's past as a disc jockey. The ad is set to the tune of "Let It Go" from Disney's Frozen.
Tomodachi Life is supposed to be about "all the dramatic ups and downs of life," but Nintendo has rejected pleas from fans to allow same-sex relationships in the game.
Be gone, ye awful memories!
Austin's 27-acre Community First Village will eventually house 250 formerly homeless and disabled people. Can they build a real "hobo's paradise"?
The NFL season may not start until September, but you can celebrate Thursday's draft with a cocktail honoring your favorite team. Warning: these drinks might make you wish football season were here.
One student agreed to share her story in the hope that others will feel safe enough to come forward if they're feeling harassed.
If you put the "p" in public, urine trouble.
Cruz goes after Obama on executive actions.
It is important that this is immediately brought to everyone's attention.
Can you smell my breath and rate its horribleness on a scale of 1-10?
To pee, or not to pee, is always the question.
Democratic Congressman Worries About NSA Having Access To Phone Calls With His Hypothetical Mistress
Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York was speaking at the House Judiciary Committee mark-up of the USA Freedom Act which would end the bulk collection of Americans’ communications records, when he commented on metadata being able to show calls to a "mistress if I had one." "You can learn a lot from metadata about a person and invade his privacy tremendously."
After more than thee years of fighting, rebels have agreed to Bashar al-Assad's demands to evacuate the old city of Homs.
The queen of all media reveals the Master Class words of wisdom — from Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Nicks, and others — that have struck a chord deep within her.
Alternate list title: "105 People Who Were Relevant 10 Years Ago But Not So Much Today."
No wonder people were worried — Iran's censor had said the messaging app had been banned because the owner Mark Zuckerberg was an "American Zionist."
Let's face it, stairs have never been that easy.
Artist Ant Lucia's popular pinup-inspired "DC Bombshells" will get their own run of comic book covers. The women of DC will be featured as variant covers for a number of DC's most popular titles this June.
Look at his eyes and fulfull your dreams.
Want to know the difference between fuckup and fuck up? The BuzzFeed Style Guide is the AP of the internet.
The USDA, working with the National Center for Lesbian Rights, is launching a campaign to address the needs and concerns of LGBT communities in rural areas. "This is part of the American dream and we are making sure that the LGBT community is covered in that American dream," a USDA senior official says of his office's work.
Oh Sorry, just wanted to show you a few inventions that you may not know are actually Canadian. So, so, sorry.
The training practices of other countries often go unnoticed, but it's time to bring awareness to some of the abusive conditions that Chinese Olympic Athletes are forced to train under.
The drunken woman was handcuffed on a flight from London to Las Vegas, after attendants had to break down the restroom door, following complaints about loud sex.
One small step for scissors, one giant leap for humanity.
Here's a video supercut of the New York state senate debating whether yogurt should be the official state snack.
Becoming a teacher nowadays is nothing like it was twenty, or even ten years ago. Between new teaching methods, larger class sizes, and more education requirements, becoming a teacher is tough. Even though the hours are long, the work is one of the most rewarding you can do. Check out this teacher time management infographic from Knewton, and decide for yourself whether a career as a teacher is right for you.
The actress admits she never thought she'd have children or fall in love. Read more of the interview here.
How do kids these days function without the classic DCOMs?
All of these were confessed on Whisper, the anonymous secret-sharing app.
Jason Wilson, Pinterest's lead designer, tells BuzzFeed in an interview how the social network's visual search engine was born.
The Boko Haram terrorist organization, who are also responsible for kidnapping 276 teenage girls last month, killed hundreds of people on Monday in a northeast remote region of Nigeria.
The Official Disney Fan Club shared these exclusive images with us ahead of the launch of its D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration roadshow.
So you're getting married, congratulations! Registries aren't what they used to be, especially since you have most of what you need by the time he pops the question. Here's a few revolutionary products that'll help keep you healthy and happy.
Spoiler: completely amazing. These are just illustrations, but let's make this happen, game designers.
Lionsgate Films is preparing a cinematic reboot of the series, which began 21 years ago.
You're a drama queen through and through. And he's basically you when you have deadlines.
Oh yeah, I wonder why people would be upset about that...
Nothing lost in translation here.
Her "West Coast" is all moody and in black-and-white, of course.
When I write songs, I tell stories about things that have happened in my life or how I'm feeling at the time. Let's find out which one is a perfect reflection of you.
The chain, founded by a former private equity associate at Wexford Capital, is winning fans with its "farm-to-counter" restaurants.
Sex, lies, drugs, teenage angst, lovable nerds, hot girls next door.... The proof is in the pool house!
Ya dormirás cuando estés muerto. Quizás.
The big French bank is the controlling shareholder of the Russian bank Rosbank and has been hammered by a decline in the ruble along with "growing uncertainty concerning the environment and delayed performances."
A list that claimed to name 180 kidnapped girls was released over the weekend. But is publicizing the girls' names a good idea, or just playing politics?
And while there's obviously no way to score the exact same arms as Jessica, you can certainly be inspired by Jessica's fitness progress to work on your own guns. Have a go at the awesome arms workouts below to sculpt some amazing muscle…
"I owe a lot to the photos from Marky Mark's 1991 Calvin Klein underwear campaign."
We all know that pictures in textbooks never make any damn sense. Let's see if we can make some with the help of this thread.
OK, this is it. This is the one. We can all finally shut down the internet and go home after this.
The Russian president called for an independence referendum to be postponed and said Russia had withdrawn its troops from the border with Ukraine.
After a university hearing ruled a student committed sexual assault with penetration, he successfully appealed on the basis that the level of consent the board used was "too high." His accuser filed a formal complaint with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights on Wednesday.
The modern versions of "I'm afraid of commitment" and "It's not you, it's me."
This is a two-week detox plan that's actually realistic. You'll learn to eat healthy, feel awesome, and stay that way.
From their long necks to their tufty ossicones.
"I hope my parents never see this."
She and Taran Killam are masters of the craft, clearly.
Para todos los que celebran "Toma tu caja de hamburguesas vegetarianas para el día de la barbacoa".
The female friendships are really inspiring, okay?
The award is named for tennis player Arthur Ashe, who became an outspoken AIDS activist after contracting the disease from a blood transfusion.
Because you prefer to eat your raw fish at establishments that're sandwiched between a liquor store and an E-Z Check Advance, you're probably gonna want to read this: our handy guide to the nine best sushi spots in LA strip malls. (And yes, we're…
Robin Roemer shows the unique spirit of today's celebrities, YouTube stars, through the aesthetic of Old Hollywood glamour portraits.
Resulta que los elefantes que se ven en los circos no están teniendo tanta diversión como parece.
King.com reported its first-quarter earnings Tuesday. Though it beat expectations, it still needs to find life after Candy Crush Saga.
PS: on ne vous en voudra pas si vous n'avez pas vu Oncle Boonmee.
Wax Nostalgic features basically every character you've ever loved, rendered with nothing but good old-fashioned Crayolas.
They were on Fallon where they appeared in the latest episode of Ew!.
La vida es bastante predecible hasta que—¡OH MI DIOS!
After speculation about his whereabouts, the mayor spoke to the Toronto Sun to confirm he is in treatment for addiction.
"After 20 years in this business anyone who knows me, knows where I stand on diversity and inclusion, so to those I let down or feel betrayed, I hear you and I'm sorry," host Thomas Roberts said.
Her work as a writer, critic, activist, thinker, and radical feminist spans decades, and now her best pieces are available in one must-read collection.
The arrest is the latest in a series of controversies involving Ben Sullivan, president of the University of Oxford's debating society.
También conocido como las 24 horas más largas de tu vida.
Find out which services you should be getting.
Kendall Jenner took to Instagram on Monday to share several photos from her first-ever gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York Ciity.
Coast guard chief Kim Suk-kyoon originally said 174 survived the April 16 disaster. The is the most recent of many government mishaps that families of victims have criticized.
When the universe slaps you down, it hurts.
When Lieutenant Kyle Bandermann popped the question to his longtime boyfriend, he had no idea that one photo from the special day would quickly be seen by over 2 million people.
With the NFL draft just a day away, what would the English Premier League be like if teams had the chance to draft any player they wish.
Nuestros mejores amigos merecen algo de comida casera de vez en cuando. Algunos de estos premios incluso pueden ayudar a que tu cachorro se mantenga fresco en altas temperaturas.
The baby was born in the back of a car at the scene of the huge blaze.
Parfois, on a juste besoin d'un gros tas de poils contre lequel se blottir.
Seja o que for que você faça, NÃO escolha o efeito Toaster.
No livro Drawing Autism [Desenhando o Autismo], Jill Mullin, analista comportamental residente em Nova York, compila mais de 50 trabalhos de crianças e adultos que se enquadram no espectro do autismo.
Why do they always ask Jack for help? Does he get suitable overtime and healthcare benefits?
Many on the right are jumping at the chance to revisit Bill Clinton's sex scandal ahead of 2016 — but others worry about repeating the GOP's mistakes of the '90s. "If they throw out a bad pitch and you swing at it, then you're an idiot," says Norquist.
The U.S. National Security Agency is using cryptology in its tweets to attract bright would-be spooks.