King Ying Low was one of America’s oldest Chinese restaurants when it closed in 2008. Its history is a story of perseverance and survival in the face of contempt and persecution.
Author Justin Taylor on why he loves the Grateful Dead and how his Jewish-American ancestry influences his writing.
Congress must now review the measure, which would decriminalize marijuana and eliminate jail time for most offenses in favor of fines.
Sufjan Stevens and hip-hop guys Son Lux and Serengeti have come together to make a catchy, moving album.
Meanwhile In San Francisco is a personal journey through the city of San Francisco, illustrated with Wendy MacNaughton's affectionate style.
From To Kill A Mockingbird to Moby Dick, House Of Ismay has just the brooch for you.
A timeline showing the rise and fall of the man who started Westboro Baptist Church.
16-year-old Justin Casquejo was arrested after he snuck past guards and construction workers to climb up to the tip of the spire on the Freedom Tower.
In a new post on Pottermore, Rowling has revealed interesting new details regarding the rules and history of Quidditch and the Quidditch World Cup.
No better time for a group selfie than after your arrest.
Teju Cole has a history of innovative story telling on Twitter and has now released a lengthy, straight-to-Twitter essay. BuzzFeed spoke with Cole about his new essay, the benefits of Twitter as a platform, and the injustices of the current immigration system.
Artist Allen Crawford has illustrated the entirety of Walt Whitman's iconic and moving collection of poetry.
Evan Hawkins got his friends together and created an animated tattoo, combining 11 different frames tattooed on 11 different people.
A contributing editor to Harper's Magazine and a writer for numerous other publications, Power was on assignment along the Nile River for Men's Journal when he unexpectedly fell ill and died.
After the 5 Pointz area was whitewashed last year, graffiti artists were in an uproar. This act of protest calls attention to what artists see as the further gentrification of New York City.
Pop Chart Lab explores the history of the typewriter in its latest graphic, from "the first Hammond in 1870 to the Remington Rands and Smith Coronas of the 20th century."
The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived isn't so different from your average fairytale except for the fact the knight marries the prince at the end. But it's also been drawing criticism from some conservative communities.
The opening to the Sochi paralympic games featured Russian President Vladimir Putin, a giant boat called "Peace," and teams from both the United States and Ukraine in attendance.
From goofy ideas that were born while high to heartbreaking tales of PTSD, the world of weed is full of stories. This site is basically the Yelp of pot.
John Darnielle has a book coming out, but he's actually been writing great fiction for years.