Animals March Madness, Round One: Otters Versus Lambs
It's time, people. Time to decide: otters or lambs. See the full bracket here, and find out how to vote at the bottom of this post!
How Much Should A Writer Be Paid, If Anything?
Spurred on by a blog post detailing one writer's interaction with The Atlantic after being asked to write a piece for free, literally THOUSANDS of editors and writers flocked to Branch to hash out an essential question of web publishing: How much should you pay? It's super inside baseball, but if you write things or read things online, fascinating nonetheless.
The Very Best True Facts
Fact: Angler fish, tarsiers, and Morgan Freeman all share one thing in common — they've been featured in the True Facts series. And happily, every single fact is a true fact.
The 29 Most Imaginative Drawings From Selfless Portraits
At Selfless Portraits, a stranger from some distant part of the globe will draw your Facebook profile pic, in exchange for you drawing someone else's. It's art that brings the world a little closer together.
The BuzzFeed Headline Quiz
Can you guess which of these BuzzFeed headlines are real, and which are just made up by our Headline GeneratorBot 2000? This is waaaaay harder than you'd think.
Scott's Favorite Buzz Of 2012
2012 will forever be remembered as the year the following things happened on the web. All other information will be deemed irrelevant by future historians. Trust me on this.
4 Firefighters Shot In Webster, NY
A gunman opened fire on emergency teams as the responded to a house fire in the western New York town of Webster. Two firefighters were killed. "It does appear that [the fire scene] was a trap that was set," said the local police chief.
Michael Jackson's Final Driver's License Photo
The King of Pop's 2005 California license: It's pretty rough. Compare to his license photo from the '80s.
Bushmaster's Shockingly Awful "Man Card" Campaign
The company that produces the semiautomatic rifle used in the Newtown, CT, shootings is currently running an online campaign based around virtual cards that "prove" the bearer's manliness. One specifically talks about how unmanly it is to be afraid of elementary-school kids.
Obama's Vigil Speech In Newtown: "These Tragedies Must End"
Watch the president's remarks at a vigil tonight in Connecticut.
He enjoys his time in the tub.
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now, #GivingTuesday. Today's a new holiday, focused on giving back. All across the country, millions of people are taking a minute today to give. Do whatever means the most to you -- for instance, join BuzzFeed in donating to the American Red Cross on behalf of Sandy victims.
Black Friday In 41 Absolutely Horrifying Photos
It's begun! While you were busy sleeping, enterprising Americans everywhere were getting good deals and not overthinking their life choices.
An innocent NATO photo has become the Web's favorite vehicle for commentary on the new General Petraeus/General Allen sex scandal. Please, do go on and add your own.
How To Cheer Up After The Election
You wanted Romney to win, but he didn't. The Internet is here to make it feel better.
The Empire State Building Announces Obama's Win
When the blue goes all the way to the top, it's over.
Aliens Power Loader Suit Baby Costume
...is the cutest aliens power loader suit ever! You've seen the picture, now see the suit in action.
5 Entries From The Onion Book Of Known Knowledge
If you've ever wanted to learn about stuff that exists in the world, then look no further, because The Onion has just published THE book for you. As these helpful entries demonstrate, this is literally the only book you'll ever need.
UnPolitic Your Feeds!
Are Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and your friends who like to talk about them DRIVING YOU INSANE? With a click of a button, you can replace the politics posts on BuzzFeed, Facebook, and Twitter with...cats!
Celeb Tweets Illustrated: What Makes Snooki's Baby Happy?
Good luck, little guy.