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Everything We Know So Far About the Bombing That Rocked New York City

Though no one was killed, 29 were injured in an explosion that put the nation's largest city on edge.<p>Saturday morning, a pipe bomb exploded in New Jersey during a charity marathon to benefit Marines and sailors. Then, around 8:30 PM, a volcano-like blast sent literal shockwaves through the Chelsea …

This burkini illustration highlights the double standards women face

LONDON — A French artist has created an illustration highlighting the double standards women face when it comes to their clothing choices.<p>The …

Illustration

The New Science of Single People

What are the most important differences between single people and married people? If you asked most people this question, they’d probably answer that …

The 20 Best Emotional Intelligence Books to Read Before 30

Are you an entrepreneur? CEO? Parent? Project or HR manager? There's a gold nugget for everyone here.<p>In my 20s--well before founding a company and writing about servant leadership--my library was mostly composed of books about sports, science fiction, and whatever young, self-centered men were …

Please Stop Marrying Fictional Characters to People They Met as Children, It's Creepy

Here’s a fun idea: if you’re writing a book where the protagonists are children, maybe consider <i>not</i> having them marry each other later in life.<p>This is …

Relationships

New Report: Millennials' Political Behavior Will Surprise You

When it comes to insights about Millennials, our most populous generation, the annual Millennial Impact Report never disappoints. Created by research firm Achieve and the Case Foundation, the Millennial Impact Report is the most comprehensive study of the millennial generation (born 1980-2000) and …

Sex Education And Conversation Will Change Culture Around Sexual Assault

,A couple weeks ago Buzzfeed published a letter a rape victim in Palo Alto, California read to the judge and her convicted rapist after the judge sentenced him to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have a “severe” impact on him. The rapist, 20-year-old Brock Turner, a former swimmer …

College & University

11 amazing photos of the world in motion

7 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Global Politics

The ways we look at geopolitics are hopelessly out of date. Military might and the power of nation-states aren’t what they used to be. Now it’s all about who’s the most connected.<p>Power in the 21st century means something very different than it did even a few decades ago. Military might, territory, …

Geography

Everyone Can Help Crack The Biggest Unsolved Art Heist In U.S. History

Have you seen these 12 paintings and a golden eagle?<p>"This is a robbery, gentlemen," one of two thieves allegedly told the pair of young security guards patrolling Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in the early morning hours of March 18, 1990.<p>Later that morning, two men walked out with 13 …

This Dad Did the Most Upsetting Thing to Try and Get Nudes From His Own Daughter

And that's not even the worst part.<p>A 41-year-old man in upstate New York pleaded guilty on child pornography charges after he created a fake Instagram account where he was posing as a teenage boy and used it to bully his 14-year-old daughter into sending him nudes and then started sexually abusing …

New York State

I Went Undercover at a Trump Rally, And What I Witnessed Was Horrifying

Pretending to Be a Trump Supporter Almost Broke My Brain<p>The first thing I saw of him was his hair.<p>I was sitting three rows up from the floor, stage right, not too far from his official arena entrance, and all I could make out at first was that hay-bale of his as it lingered and floated around …

The 11 Most Troubling Things Politicians Have Said About Women on the 2016 Campaign Trail

Many of these candidates live in a 1950s-era world, with deeply gendered notions of what a woman should act like.<p>At a forum at George Mason University on Monday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich told a crowd that he won his 1978 election because women "left their kitchens" to support his campaign. The sexist …

Here Are the Best News Photos of the Year

General News, 1st prize stories. Refugees arrive by boat near the village of Skala on Lesbos, Greece, Nov. 16, 2015.<br>Sergey Ponomarev for The New York …

Someone spent 6 hours paying for super cheap stuff at a Walmart that was going out of business to resell it on Amazon

And this brought to life a classic retail arbitrage scheme: Buy cheap stuff in a defunct store and sell it for a markup somewhere else.<p>From The Wall Street Journal:<p>Sam Cohen, owner of e-commerce company DWNY LLC in Ocean, N.J., sent three employees in a 26-foot truck to the nearest closing Walmart, …

Coolest teens ever sneak a protest banner into a Trump rally

Trump seems to have the power to make teenagers care.<p>Every once in a while, a group of adolescents will come up with a brilliant political prank that …

Donald Trump

21 of the most memorable photos from this weekend's historic snowstorm

More than two feet of snow fell in six states, while 14 states reported snowfall of at least a foot. Jonas was the single biggest snowstorm for six major locations — Allentown, Penn.; Baltimore-Washington International Airport; Harrisburg, Penn.; New York - LaGuardia Airport; New York - JFK …

Watch A Massive Amount Of Snow Fall In This Incredible Timelapse Video

A Virginia man filmed his back deck over 24 hours as it was blanketed by a massive amount of snow.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Time to get shoveling!<p>BuzzFeed News has reached out to Ryan McElhenny and will update this post if more information becomes available.

The rise and fall of Sarah Palin: plucked away from Alaska, she lost her soul

There was a time when Sarah Palin was normal by Alaska standards. Way back before the hoopla, and way before she endorsed Donald Trump, she made sense as a politician here. That’s not the case any more. I’m told she lives in Alaska most of the time, but she’s invisible in public life.<p>But back in …

Oil & Gas Industry

Saskatchewan school shooting: Gunman posted chilling social media message before killing four in Canada

“Just killed 2 ppl. Bout to shoot up the school.” That was the chilling message sent on social media by the suspected gunman who went on to murder at …

Social Media

The "Friends" Reunion Isn't Quite What You Think

UPDATE: On Wednesday, NBC announced the entire cast of Friends will appear on a two-hour special to honor the show's frequent director James Burrows. But now, Matthew Perry won't be able to.<p>Matthew Perry, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, and Lisa Kudrow will all …

A cricket star is in trouble after harassing a journalist on camera

In an interview with Network Ten journalist Mel McLaughlin, Melbourne Renegades cricket star Chris Gayle flirted with his interviewer.<p>After she complimented him on the game, he answered "I wanted to be interviewed by you as well. That's the reason why I'm here, just to see your eyes for the first …

This student's state barred her from its best public universities, so she went to the Ivy League instead

She was accepted into gifted classes and took more than two dozen Advanced Placement (AP) courses at Berkmar High School, a public school in Lilburn, Georgia, right outside Atlanta.<p>But that confidence began to waver when she was applying for colleges and realized that Georgia's best public schools …

10 TV shows in 2015 that didn't live up to the hype

While networks and streaming companies believe that floating name talent or exploiting the fondness we had for a hit movie or series will help the success of their shows, expectations can become too high and failure to meet them becomes that much easier.<p><b>From NBC's "Aquarius" to HBO's "True</b> …

The best weird and bizarre funny odd photos of 2015 - Telegraph

The Cosby Accusers Speak

Please note: Some of the videos contain graphic language and content<p>Cosby’s representatives have denied Cosby has drugged or had non-consensual sexual interaction with anyone. At the time of the alleged incidents, none of these women reported their alleged assaults to police or went to a hospital. …

7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak

Hackers who stole user information from the infidelity network AshleyMadison.com last month dumped their trove of email and street addresses, phone …

Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies<p>Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’<br>• Latest: Two suspected child suicide bombers attack Nigerian market<p>Hundreds of bodies …

Africa