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People Are Calling Group Selfies "Ussies" Now

buzzfeed.com — The word - sometimes spelled usie, sometimes ussie - has been showing up in written material since at least April 2013, according to Ben Zimmer, executive producer of Vocabulary.com and language columnist for The Wall Street Journal. Don't believe it's really a thing? Check out the USIE hashtag on Instagram.

This Could Be The Most Cringeworthy Corporate Video Of All Time

buzzfeed.com — If you can make it through the whole 6 minutes, then congratulations. ..
Jul 30, 2014

RT @Sathnam: OMFG RT @RossalynWarren: here is your painfully cringey corporate song-and-dance video for the day buzzfeed.com/rossalynwarren…

Jul 30, 2014

OMFG RT @RossalynWarren: here is your painfully cringey corporate song-and-dance video for the day buzzfeed.com/rossalynwarren…

Jul 30, 2014

Most cringeworthy coporate video ever. Truly extraordinary buzzfeed.com/rossalynwarren…

Jul 30, 2014

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Jul 30, 2014

RT @sirajdatoo: Srsly tho watch this RT @RossalynWarren: here is your painfully cringey corporate song-and-dance video for the day buzzfeed.com/rossalynwarren…

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How Much Britpop Icons Have Changed Since The '90s

buzzfeed.com — In the words of Liam Gallagher, slide away... ..

Before And After Satellite Images Reveal Extent Of Destruction In Gaza

buzzfeed.com — The United Nations Institute of Training and Research have collected images from the Pleiades satellite showing destruction in Gaza following Israel's Operation Protective Edge.
Jul 30, 2014

Before And After Satellite Images Reveal Extent Of Destruction In Gaza buzzfeed.com/matthewtucker/… via @Matt_Tucker

Jul 30, 2014

Before And After Satellite Images Reveal Extent Of Destruction In Gaza buzzfeed.com/matthewtucker/… via @Matt_Tucker @buzzfeed

Jul 30, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedWorld: Before And After Satellite Images Reveal Extent Of Destruction In Gaza bzfd.it/1rFDyZf

Jul 30, 2014

RT @BuzzFeedWorld: Before And After Satellite Images Reveal Extent Of Destruction In Gaza bzfd.it/1rFDyZf

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Why Don't British Singers Have British Accents When They Sing

buzzfeed.com — 4. When syllables aren't emphasized like they are in a normal speaking pattern, they become neutralized, Fioretta explains. So when Adele sings "never mind I'll find someone like you," the long "i" in "mind" becomes elongated, making it difficult to pronounce in a London clip.
Jul 30, 2014

Ah RT @DKThomp: Why don’t British artists sound British when they sing? Because singing neutralizes speaking patterns bzfd.it/UBz7nl

Jul 30, 2014

Why don’t British artists sound British when they sing? Because singing neutralizes speaking patterns. bzfd.it/UBz7nl

Jul 30, 2014

Finally. You’re a genius RT @jessmisener: Why don't British singers have British accents when they sing? I found out: buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener…

Jul 30, 2014

Why don't British singers have British accents when they sing? I found out: buzzfeed.com/jessicamisener…

Ugandan Constitutional Court Could Rule Thursday On Challenge To Anti-Homosexuality Act

buzzfeed.com — The Constitutional Court of Uganda opened arguments on Wednesday on a challenge to the controversial Anti-Homosexuality Act brought by a group of human rights activists, legal scholars, opposition politicians, and LGBT people.
Jul 30, 2014

Ugandan Constitutional Court Could Rule Thursday On Challenge To Anti-Homosexuality Act buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/ug… via @jlfeder

Jul 30, 2014

RT @PaulHamilos: Ugandan court could rule as early as tomorrow on a challenge to the controversial anti-LGBT law buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/ug… by @jlfeder

Jul 30, 2014

Ugandan court could rule as early as tomorrow on a challenge to the controversial anti-LGBT law buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/ug… by @jlfeder

Jul 30, 2014

Ugandan Constitutional Court Could Rule Thursday On Challenge To Anti-Homosexuality Act buzzfeed.com/lesterfeder/ug… by @jlfeder

Former Dominatrix Who Knew George Osborne Arrested

buzzfeed.com — The Metropolitan Police confirmed that a 53-year-old woman had been arrested at a residential address in Chelsea. A spokesperson for the Met told BuzzFeed the arrest was over an alleged incident which is said to have occurred last Thursday 24th July on the King's Road in Chelsea.
Jul 30, 2014

*CLICK*RT“@joncstone: confirmed: Natalie Rowe, the dominatrix who knew George Osborne in the 1990s, has been arrested buzzfeed.com/jonstone/natal…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @joncstone: confirmed: Natalie Rowe, the dominatrix who knew George Osborne in the 1990s, has been arrested buzzfeed.com/jonstone/natal…

Jul 30, 2014

confirmed: Natalie Rowe, the dominatrix who knew George Osborne in the 1990s, has been arrested buzzfeed.com/jonstone/natal…

Turkish Women Are Sharing These Smiling Photos After A Politician Told Them Not To Laugh In Public

buzzfeed.com — Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc shocked many on Monday when he told a crowd that women should not laugh out loud in public because it was one of the causes of Turkey's worsening "moral corruption."
Jul 30, 2014

Turkish women share smiling photos after a politician told them not to laugh In public buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/t… @MiriamABerger @buzzfeed #haha

Jul 30, 2014

How little things make headlines - #Turkish women LOL in defiance of Deputy Prime Minister's 'no laughing' comments buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/t…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @schemaly: LOL Turkish Women Sharing Smiling Photos After Pol Them Not To Laugh In Public buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/t… #direnkahkaha

Jul 30, 2014

RT @schemaly: LOL Turkish Women Sharing Smiling Photos After Pol Them Not To Laugh In Public buzzfeed.com/miriamberger/t… via @MiriamABerger #direnkahkaha

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Border Patrol Agent Charged In $60,000 Money-Laundering Scheme

buzzfeed.com — When Border Patrol Agent Raimundo Borjas pulled into the Wilcox border check point along Arizona's deserted Highway 80 at 11:45 p.m., March 21, 2013, he likely assumed his colleagues would quickly wave him through. Instead, the Customs and Border Protection Agents at the check point took the 10-year CBP into custody.
Jul 30, 2014

Hits just keep on coming for the Border Patrol: Agent charged in $60K cartel money-laundering scheme buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/bo… via @dcbigjohn

Jul 30, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: Oh good. Border Patrol Agent Charged In $60,000 Money-Laundering Scheme buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/bo… via @dcbigjohn

Jul 30, 2014

Oh good. Border Patrol Agent Charged In $60,000 Money-Laundering Scheme buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/bo… via @dcbigjohn

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Activists Stage Capitol Hill Sit-In Demanding LGBT Inclusion In Immigration Reform

buzzfeed.com — A group of at least six LGBT activists said Wednesday they won't leave the office of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus on Capitol Hill until the caucus agrees to issue a statement urging President Obama to ensure LGBT inclusion in potential executive action on immigration.
Jul 30, 2014

Activists Stage Capitol Hill Sit-In Demanding LGBT Inclusion In Immigration Reform: buzzfeed.com/tonymerevick/a… by @tonymerevick

Jul 30, 2014

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A Glasgow Hostel Owner And Guest Were Locked In The Most Heated And Compelling Facebook Thread This Year

buzzfeed.com — 24. So who is Todd Pedersen? He moved from Canada to Scotland in the 1990s. As the Glasgow Evening Times reported in 2006, he was fined £600 after pleading guilty to punching a man to the ground. In 2006 he was accused of using his own flat as an overspill for the hostel, with investigators finding 14 bunk-beds in a three-bedroom flat.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @gandy: wow, there's bad #SocialMedia management and then there's this: buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/a… I think there's something faintly heroic about it...

Jul 30, 2014

This is great. Epic argument between Glasgow hostel owner and guest goes viral buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/a…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @psmith: I'm not sure the responses from this hostel owner will be going in the Great Customer Service Guide 2015 bzfd.it/1nH8Ek4

Jul 30, 2014

I'm not sure the responses from this hostel owner will be going in the Great Customer Service Guide 2015 bzfd.it/1nH8Ek4

Jul 30, 2014

In case you missed the Blue Sky Hostel comment thread meltdown on Facebook last night, here are the best bits buzzfeed.com/patricksmith/a…

This Is What A Raid By Hamas Fighters Into Israel Looks Like

buzzfeed.com — The video starts with a Hamas fighter just breaking the surface of a tunnel that snakes its way between the Gaza Strip and Israel. His breathing is heavy as he pushes his way out of the tunnel, and into a dry open field near the Israeli kibbutz of Nahal Oz.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: Hamas opens a new front in the propaganda war by releasing a video showing a tunnel raid on Israel buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/… by @sheeraf

Jul 30, 2014

RT @MiriamElder: Hamas opens a new front in the propaganda war by releasing a video showing a tunnel raid on Israel buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/… by @sheeraf

Jul 30, 2014

Hamas opens a new front in the propaganda war by releasing a video showing a tunnel raid on Israel buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/… by @sheeraf

Jul 30, 2014

RT @JDBmsnbc: Our guest @sheeraf's latest dispatch for @BuzzFeed: This Is What A Raid By Hamas Fighters Into Israel Looks Like bzfd.it/1AywbZx

Jul 30, 2014

What a tunnel attack into Israel looks like — and what the Hamas video means from @sheeraf buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/…

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US Economy Reverses Contraction, Grows 4% Annualized In The Second Quarter

buzzfeed.com — The US economy has successfully turned around from an unexpectedly deep contraction earlier this year. The Commerce Department today reported that the economy's gross domestic product grew at a 4% annualized rate in the second quarter, more than making up for a 2.1% contraction in the first three months of the year.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @MattZeitlin: yayy we're not contracting at the fastest non-recession rate every anymore! buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin…

Jul 30, 2014

yayy we're not contracting at the fastest non-recession rate every anymore! buzzfeed.com/matthewzeitlin…