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Everything You Need To Know About The UK's Most Ridiculous Election

buzzfeed.com — Anyone can stand, as long as you have a hereditary title, and anyone can vote, as long as you're a member of the House of Lords. 92 hereditary peers (people whose only necessary qualification is a title given to them or inherited from their parents) still exist in the House of Lords.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @JamieRoss7: I've written a piece on today's absurd hereditary by-election in the House of Lords. One candidate is called Merlin. buzzfeed.com/jamieross/ever…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @JamieRoss7: I've written a piece on today's absurd hereditary by-election in the House of Lords. One candidate is called Merlin. buzzfeed.com/jamieross/ever…

Oct 21, 2014

Everything You Need To Know About The UK’s Most Ridiculous Election buzzfeed.com/jamieross/ever… via @JamieRoss7 --> insane

Oct 21, 2014

This is what democracy is all about. We could teach China a thing or two about self-perpetuating oligarchies: buzzfeed.com/jamieross/ever…

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"Basic" Is Just Another Word For Class Anxiety

buzzfeed.com — "My grandma's so basic she buys multivitamins at Costco," a friend joked with me the other day. "My grandma's so basic she reads the Parade inserts in the Sunday paper," he continued. "She's so basic she owns Harry Connick Jr.'s entire discography.
Oct 20, 2014

For those who've had a drink & are ready to class rumble, my piece on "Basic" and class anxiety: buzzfeed.com/annehelenpeter…

Oct 20, 2014

This article on the #hatorade around all things #basic explores consumerism, class and race. #WorthReading: goo.gl/o3K4aN

Oct 20, 2014

A racial dog-whistle to insult white women: buzzfeed.com/annehelenpeter… And a racial dog whistle to insult white men: gawker.com/douchebag-the-…

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The Television Industry's Red Wedding Is Here

buzzfeed.com — There will be blood. A lot of it. Last week made clear - between HBO and CBS announcing plans for a streaming service that bypasses pay-TV distributors and Netflix's failing to meet subscriber targets - that the television industry's "Red Wedding" is here.
Oct 21, 2014

How the future of the TV business is like the Red Wedding episode of Game of Thrones (hint: much blood will be shed) buzzfeed.com/peterlauria/th…

Oct 20, 2014

The slogan for what's about to happen to the pay TV industry? ALL MEN MUST DIE buzzfeed.com/peterlauria/th…

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The 15 Best High Heels For Your Penis

buzzfeed.com — Warning: This is literally pictures of penises in high heels. LITERALLY. NSFW! All from: Your Dick Looks Great In Those Heels. ..
Oct 20, 2014

jaw. on. the. floor. OMG OMG OMG RT @theseamar: i came to work, i saw, i cackled. can i go home now? buzzfeed.com/juliegerstein/…

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16 Completely Life-Changing Things Australians Can Thank Gough Whitlam For

buzzfeed.com — Free medical care and university education, Aboriginal land rights and the chance to vote at 18! ..
Oct 21, 2014

16 Completely Life-Changing Things Australians Can Thank Gough Whitlam For. AMEN buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/…

Oct 21, 2014

Whitlam also ended conscription, the death penalty, established legal aid, and gave us our own anthem buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/…

Oct 21, 2014

Gough Whitlam was also the first world leader to appoint a dedicated adviser for women’s affairs... buzzfeed.com/markdistefano/…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @fieldproducer: Former PM of Australia Gough Whitlam dies, list of his key achievements should be the gold standard for world leaders bzfd.it/1nxm5ov

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How YouTube Star Zoella Became One Of The Most Influential People In Britain

buzzfeed.com — David M. Benett / Getty/Zoella/Instagram That though seems certain to change as brands and the mainstream media in Britain finally wake up to the YouTube phenomenon. Sugg's squeaky-clean image makes her the perfect YouTube ambassador, but she told BuzzFeed News that there is significant pressure in being a role model to millions of impressionable fans, and there are days when the trolls get the better of her.

Where Do You Stand On The Issues That Divide Britain

buzzfeed.com — Who knew there were so many words for bread roll... ..
Oct 21, 2014

I'm like Marmite. People either love me or hate me or are indifferent in roughly equal measure buzzfeed.com/robinedds/wher… pic.twitter.com/ZEBnyLz4ym

Oct 21, 2014

VERY important survey: where do you stand on the issues that divide Britain? buzzfeed.com/robinedds/wher…

Here's The Truth About The "Silent, Stroking Clown" Of Portsmouth

buzzfeed.com — Mystery clown scaring children in Portsmouth by lurking silently in streets and stroking them http://t.co/Cz3Oy62gW3 One resident claimed the clown chased her through a street after she took a picture of him. "He started chasing me and kept asking me to pick up his juggling balls," she said.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @aljwhite: Here’s The Truth About The “Silent, Stroking Clown” Of Portsmouth buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/here…

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Gets $84 Million Pay Package

buzzfeed.com — Satya Nadella must have some great karma with Microsoft's board of directors, because they awarded the newly minted chief executive officer over $84 million in pay for 2014. Nadella was named Steve Ballmer's successor in February of this year.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @jonathanwald: Now that is good Karma. RT @tomgara Microsoft's Satya Nadella will get paid $84 million for his first year as CEO. bzfd.it/1FtgjKl

Oct 20, 2014

RT @acsifferlin: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gets $84 million for 2014.. Hmm wonder if he negotiated that.. buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin…

Oct 20, 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella gets $84 million for 2014.. Hmm wonder if he negotiated that.. buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin…

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21 Celebs Who Rocked Incredible Oscar de la Renta Gowns

buzzfeed.com — The legendary designer passed away Monday night , but his fashion legacy lives on. ..

24 Surprisingly Divisive Pooping Habits

buzzfeed.com — During one of the dreadful late night conversations that freshmen in college have, my roommate casually mentioned something about the annoyance of taking off her shirt before pooping. Wait, what? "Um, you mean you DON'T take off all your clothes to poop? Isn't that gross?" She was completely shocked that other people didn't do this.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @peterlauria3: The third question here is flawed..it doesn't include an option for the ambidextrous..buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulo… @katienotopoulos

Oct 20, 2014

The third question here is flawed..it doesn't include an option for the ambidextrous..buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulo… @katienotopoulos

Oct 20, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of votes have been cast. This is the country (world?) you live in: buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulo…

Oct 20, 2014

i'm shocked and horrified by the blasé attitude of 7% of the population towards hand-washing buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulo… pic.twitter.com/2jNUfn0BZB

Oct 20, 2014

my office mates can attest that i just lost my shit over these absolutely absurd facts buzzfeed.com/katienotopoulo… via @katienotopoulos @buzzfeed

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After Meeting A Man Online, A Woman Got Stuck In His Chimney Trying To Break Into His House

buzzfeed.com — Ventura County Sheriff's Office 2. Nunez-Figueroa was discovered trapped inside the chimney of a two-story home in Thousand Oaks, California after neighbors called 911 when they heard screams coming from inside the chimney. 3.
Oct 20, 2014

RT @tinasusman: That must've been some first date: Woman Gets Stuck In Chimney Trying To Break Into House Of Man She Met Online buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/…

Oct 20, 2014

That must've been some first date: Woman Gets Stuck In Chimney Trying To Break Into House Of Man She Met Online buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/…

Oct 20, 2014

Riiight. “Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to break into home of man she met online bzfd.it/1vX6DoJ pic.twitter.com/wAjS4VifHt

Oct 20, 2014

RT @BuzzFeed: Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to break into the house of a man she met online bzfd.it/1vX6DoJ pic.twitter.com/wtXJ7M7yr2

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Toys 'R' Us Is Selling "Breaking Bad" Action Figures And They Come With Fake Meth

buzzfeed.com — I AM THE ONE WHO KNOCKS. Sorry, just needed to say that.
Oct 20, 2014

Toys ‘R’ Us is selling Breaking Bad action figures that come with fake meth bzfd.it/1r4EsgP pic.twitter.com/PRP9KJAGMj

Oct 20, 2014

RT @michaelhayes: Toys ‘R’ Us Is Selling "Breaking Bad" Action Figures And They Come With Fake Meth buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/were…

Oct 20, 2014

Toys ‘R’ Us Is Selling "Breaking Bad" Action Figures And They Come With Fake Meth buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/were…

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Ron And Rand Paul Do Not Agree About An Ebola Travel Ban

buzzfeed.com — On Ebola, it's OB/GYN Dr. Paul vs. ophthalmologist Dr. Paul. Speaking on NewsMaxTV's America's Forum Monday, former Republican Rep. Ron Paul said an Ebola travel ban from West African countries hit by the outbreak of the deadly disease came out of political not medical concerns.
Oct 20, 2014

Rand says a travel ban is “reasonable” & should be “considered.” Ron Paul says idea is “politically motivated.” buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk…

Oct 20, 2014

Ron Paul/Rand Paul don't agree on an Ebola travel ban. Guess which way the guy running for president is leaning: buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk…

Oct 20, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: "I would say a travel ban is politically motivated more than something done for medical purposes,” says Ron Paul. buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk…

Oct 20, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: "I would say a travel ban is politically motivated more than something done for medical purposes,” says Ron Paul. buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynsk…

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Apple's Booming iPhone Sales Lead A $42 Billion Quarter

buzzfeed.com — Apple said it sold 39.3 million iPhones in the first quarter that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were on sale. That's well above what analysts were expecting. While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus were only on sale for about two weeks, a small part of the quarter, analysts estimated that Apple would only sell 38 million iPhones.

Democrats: It's Your Fault We're Losing

buzzfeed.com — WASHINGTON - With two weeks until Election Day, Democrats are focused on two things: shoring up what polls show to be an increasingly dire electoral position and furiously blaming one another for what went wrong. The first battle is being fought on the ground, mostly in red states with incumbent Democratic senators.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @EvanMcSan: icymi: Democrats are blaming other Democrats like crazy ahead of Election Day buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/demo…

Oct 21, 2014

icymi: Democrats are blaming other Democrats like crazy ahead of Election Day buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/demo…

Oct 20, 2014

RT @alexcampbell: This is what "typical ass-covering" looks like, apparently: buzzfeed.com/evanmcsan/demo… via @evanmcsan @buzzfeed

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