Don't let the huggers grind you down.
To celebrate Hollywood's first all-Asian cast in 25 years, here's a list of some of my favorite books by Asian and Asian American authors.
Some eye-opening, radical, and unputdownable books about gender, bodies, and identity.
Well that escalated quickly.
Start keeping lists of all the things that it'll be fun to look back on at the end of the year!
These changes may seem obvious but are highly underrated.
I'd like to speak to the person who's in charge of *vague hand gesture* all of this.
In this interview about his upcoming exhibition at the Louvre, the renowned Italian author discusses how lists have always been an important part of history and culture.
Plus every stunning look from Beyoncé's 14 new music videos, the year in volcanic activity, and 13 signs you've become "that annoying couple."
Corn-based or potato-based, we don't care, we pretty much love them all. But which variety is the best?
Madonna, Springsteen, Prince, Lady Gaga, Dr. Dre and more were robbed. Seriously, some of this is just galling.
We lose too much of what's great about living with music by playing the album-ranking game.
Instagram isn't just for useless, stupid pictures of your food or feet at the beach.
Cats like to sit in really weird places, like shoes apparently. Still, cats do seem to have quite an eye for a fresh pair of kicks.
It's only just begun, but some people have already declared today the worst Valentine's Day ever. Here are 20 such examples.
Don't underestimate the irrational rage of a Twitard. But do laugh at it!
The Macy's Thanksgiving Parade has been a tradition of Thankgiving for decades. It started out as a way for the employees of Macy's to say thank you to New York. Macy's started using balloons in their parade in 1927 and it has been tradition since. Here's part 1 featuring balloons from 1927 to 1968.
Beavis and Butt-head were pioneers. After a long hiatus, I'm glad they're back. Here was their best commentary from the old-school show.
Your favorite celebrity might not have been born with the name you think. Check out my list of most surprising names changes. If you want to make it in show business better change your name and make sure its cool!
At least Zapp Brannigan is kind of self-aware.
And cookies? Waaahhhhh! List regretfully screencaptured from this week's Jerz Shore.
Here is a helpful list of every line said by Tracy Jordan in season three of 30 Rock.
Ever wonder which of your favorite movie stars are killed off the most? It might not surprise you that Robert DeNiro tops the list with 14 deaths, but did you know that in 2 of Bruce Willis' 11 movie deaths the killer was his ex-wife Demi Moore?
I've already followed most of the advice on this list, though I'll still need a bit of work before I'm fluent in European.
Singularity Hub runs down the best robots of 2008, which is funny because while I was watching Wall-e with tears in my eyes, people were making ACTUAL FUNCTIONING ROBOTS.
Don't quite understand why your friends on Facebook keep writing these lists with '25 Random Things' about themselves? I don't either. But The New York Times is now alerting the masses about how much fun it is!
Because you know you were curious and I guess you could even call this safe-for-work porn?
Try not to judge me too much on this, but these were, legitimately, my favorite things that happened on the Internet this year.
Here's a fun list of 50 things science has taught us over the past year. #29 is unexpectedly terrifying; #31 is a perfect excuse for reading BuzzFeed at work; and #35 makes me feel really sorry for T-Rexes.
A comprehensive list of the best and worst people according to the online cultural zeitgeist. Add your own choices!
Who says all Christmas trees (and Hannukkah bushes -- if that's your thing) have to be evergreen? Here's a roundup of the weirdest trees the web has to offer.
But don't worry, after four eggnogs they'll be pretty tolerable. What category will you fall under?
Recession's got you scaling back on holiday gifts? The A.V. Club's has your solution: a roundup of this year's cheapest toys -- with perfectly reasonable explanations on why they make the perfect gifts.
Google Zeitgeist releases Google's fastest rising search terms of 2008, meaning the ones that rose the most in frequency as compared to 2007.