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Doom Draws Nearer

A new day has dawned, and with it, a new draft of a new United Nations report on climate change has leaked unto the world. Like the turning pages of a calendar as one draws closer to death, the report brings tidings that grow worse, and worse, and worse. Read more...

Jason Momoa Brings Dothraki Hotness to Tonight’s Drunk History

On a special "Sports Heroes" episode in Drunk History's new timeslot—right after tosh.0, now that Nathan for You's finished up its great second season—there's not only Jason Momoa from North Shore, but also Zach "Matt Saracen" Gilford and Emily "The Other Sister" Deschanel. Read more...

Indian Woman Kills Attacking Leopard With Farm Tools, Tenacity

After being attacked by a leopard in the northern state of Uttarakhand in India, a local woman refused to admit defeat, instead returning blows and killing the animal in under a half an hour with only farm tools. Read more...

These Ridiculous Severe Weather Maps Won't Stick Around Much Longer

Earlier this year, the Storm Prediction Center announced that they're adding two new categories to their severe weather maps in an attempt to better convey the threat for severe weather to the public. They recently announced a date for the transition, sounding the death knell for ridiculous maps like we have today. Read more...

Prison Guards Union Boss Asks: Do You Want Shit Thrown in Your Mouth?

Rikers Island has been under scrutiny for its violent treatment of inmates lately, but Norman Seabrook, who heads the union representing New York's correction officers, wants you to know that guards don't exactly have it easy. Read more...

American Man Killed Waging Jihad for ISIS in Syria

NBC News just broke the fascinating news about a 33-year-old Southern Californian with a crazy Twitter account who has been killed in Syria fighting for ISIS, Al Qaeda's uglier, nastier little brother: Read more...

Sorority Song Trashes "Boring Chodes," "Poser Cunts" in Other Chapters

If there's anything to be learned from last year's "most deranged sorority girl email ever," it's that the internal communications of sororities are endlessly charming, fascinating, and full of the word "cunt." The Louisiana State University...Show More Summary

Big Boi Jamming to Kate Bush Is All of Us Jamming to Kate Bush

Happy Kate Bush Day! What did you get me? A remastered deluxe edition of The Dreaming? You shouldn't have! (But really, someone should.) In just a few hours, the real elusive chanteuse, singer/songwriter/producer/interpretive dancer/small...Show More Summary

Horse and Buggy Robbed by Masked Gunmen

A group of Amish riding in a horse and buggy along a East Lampeter Township, Penn. road were robbed at gunpoint by a man in a mask. The robber apparently drove up to the horse and buggy in a white minivan, swerving into the buggy's lane to force it to stop, got out, and demanded the wallets of all three people inside. Read more...

Middle-Aged American Volunteer Dies Fighting Pro-Russians in Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities quietly announced the deaths of four pro-government militia volunteers in heavy fighting with pro-Russian forces last week—including a Springsteen-loving, kindly bespectacled American with a tri-state accent and roots in the war-torn nation. Read more...

The Non-White Workers of Silicon Valley Get Screwed Every Day

It turns out, there's not a diversity problem in technology's heartland: the Googles and Facebooks are full of black and Latino workers. The problem is that they're doing the jobs nobody wants, for peanuts. Read more...

Town With Butt in Its Name Not Pleased With Bud Light Party Invasion

Residents of Crested Butte, Co.—a real place—discovered recently that their fair domain had been elected by Bud Light to be the host of a grand "Whatever" party over the the first weekend in September. Many are not pleased with this awesome, unprecedented surprise masquerading as an ad campaign. WHY. Read more...

Oregon Legislators Set to Apply Firm Yet Gentle Hands to Goats

Republicans and Democrats in the Oregon legislature are set to square off to see who has the strongest—yet most loving—hands when it comes to goats. Read more...

Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Drop New Music Video about Banging

The official video for the catchiest Beats by Dre commercial ever written washed over the Internet like a devastating sea of flames Tuesday, leaving thousands homeless and many more badly burned. It's "Bang Bang" by Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, and that one girl. Everybody loves it! Read more...

Want to Work for BuzzFeed?

Are you in the LA area and conservative and don't hate BuzzFeed? DM me! — Katherine Miller (@katherinemiller) August 26, 2014 Read more...

Security Guard Who Stopped School Stabbing Spree Fired for Being Old

The elderly security guard who took a knife to the chest while stopping a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school has been fired by his employer, a private contractor. John Resetar, 70, says he was told he was too old to do his job. Read more...

ISIS Wants $6.6 Million for 3rd American Hostage, a 26-Year-Old Woman

ISIS is demanding a $6.6 million ransom for an unidentified 26-year-old female hostage in Syria. She was reportedly kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian aid work. According to ABC News, ISIS is also requesting that the U.S. release prisoner Aafia Siddiqui, who was convicted in 2010 of trying to kill U.S. officials. Read more...

Worthless Teens Can't Even Change a Freaking Tire

Look at it. It's a tire. It's just a wheel on a car that you drive all the time. If it's flat, who's going to change it? Me and your mother? Learn something, for chrissake. Read more...

How Many St. Louis-Area Cops Are Members of "Patriot" Groups?

Late last week, reporters discovered a video of racist anti-government rantings by a St. Louis County police officer working the streets of Ferguson. Media scrutiny quickly focused on the officer's incendiary language and policing methods, but few paused to scrutinize the group to whom he was addressing his comments. Read more...

NYPD Harassment Stories: "Stopped for Walking With a Black Guy"

Given the substantial media attention surrounding the recent killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner by law enforcement, it can be hard to remember that not all police officers are bad. But the opposite proves just as true, however unpleasant the reality: not all police officers are good. Show More Summary

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