BuzzFeed Archive for September 1, 2013

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Kanye West Performs At Kazakh President’s Grandson’s Wedding

President Nursultan Nazarbayev, who has ruled the oil-rich Central Asian republic since before the collapse of the Soviet Union, reportedly paid Kanye $3 million to play.

Max Seddon

In Their Districts, Members Of Congress Demanded A Syria Vote

A quiet groundswell in the districts preceded the president’s reversal. Talk of impeachment.

Andrew Kaczynski

Skepticism Runs High On Capitol Hill After Classified Syria Briefing

«There’s a lot of memories of another time when the president’s people came in and said they had slam-dunk intelligence and that’s not an episode most members ever want to repeat,» said Rep. Jim Himes.

Kate Nocera

We Just Lived Through The Most Twerk-Filled Week In Human History

Internet interest in twerking reached a peak Tuesday, and by Thursday the words «twerk» or «twerking» were used on television more than a thousand times in a day. Congratulations, you made it through peak twerk.

Hunter Schwarz

Syria Splits The Professional Left

Progressive leaders and organizations are happy Obama is going to Congress — but to do what? «We are not united as a community,» says Jim Dean.

Evan McMorris-Santoro

33 Unbelievable Instagrams And Vines From Electric Zoo

The high-profile EDM festival was a raucous, nonstop party before tragedy struck.

Adrian Carrasquillo

Russian Activist Charged Under «Gay Propaganda» Law

Dmitry Isakov may become the first person convicted under a law banning «promoting non-traditional sexual relations.»

Max Seddon

11 Times Congress Has Declared War On Another Country, And Why

«Congress shall have power to … declare War» But Congress hasn’t actually declared war since World War II.

Benny Johnson

Obama’s Decision To Seek Syria Strike Support From Congress As Told By 20 Foreign Front Pages

«Iraq War Haunts Obama.» [Ed. note: Some of these translations may not been exact.]

Andrew Kaczynski

One Direction’s Concert Doc: Better Than Katy Perry, Worse Than Justin Bieber

UPDATED: One Direction: This is Us is neither the worst nor the best 3-D concert film at the box office, but it ultimately wasn’t strong enough to capture first place over the four-day Labor Day weekend.

Adam B. Vary

All The Great Mad Men Era Volkswagen Ads

Consider this the best advertising course you’ll ever take. 50 ads in chronological order, more or less.


30 Delicious Things To Cook In September

Cool enough to turn on the oven, but still warm enough for ice cream. September, you’re the best.

Christine Byrne

9 Awesome Uses For That Card Catalog You Scored

You have nabbed the holy grail for DIYers: a real, honest-to-goodness, genuine library card catalog. Now what do you do with it?

Jackie Reeve

EDM Festival Cancelled After Two Deaths

The Electric Zoo dance music festival held on Randall’s Island in New York City ended a day early after two concertgoers died from apparent overdoses of MDMA.

Hunter Schwarz

Everyone Should Look At This Footage From The New «Sherlock»

The new BBC One drama trailer has just been released. It features a sneak peek of series three.

Dan Martin

Journalist David Frost Dies At 74

Frost, known his 1977 interview with former President Richard Nixon, passed away Saturday.

Hunter Schwarz

8 Washi Tape Projects To Make Back-To-School Less Traumatizing

Sure, summer is over. But that doesn’t mean you can’t win at going back to school with these awesome washi tape DIYs.

Jackie Reeve

Samples From Syria Tested Positive For Sarin, Kerry Says

Updated: «Hair samples and blood samples have tested positive for signatures of Sarin,» Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday on «Meet The Press.» «This case is building and this case will build.»

Lisa Tozzi

Amanda Bynes Breaks Twitter Silence With «I Love Drake» Tweet

Of course she still does. :

Whitney Jefferson

21 Things Celebrities Did This Week

From the completely random to mundane, here are all of the noteworthy things that you probably missed for your viewing pleasure.

Whitney Jefferson

Fight LGBTs Like Russia Fought The Nazis, U.S. Anti-Gay Activist Tells Putin

In an open letter to the Russian president, activist Scott Lively tells Vladimir Putin his fight against the «homosexualist movement» has just begun.

J. Lester Feder

How To Offend Vegans And Not Really Apologize, By A United States Senator

«So sorry I offended so many vegans. In Missouri we raise pigs and cattle and chickens to eat them.»

Benny Johnson

This Dashcam Video Of A Landslide In Taiwan Is Absolutely Terrifying

Nothing good ever happens when you’ve got a dashcam. Nothing.

Tom Phillips

Hillary Clinton Stays Quiet On Syria

The former Secretary of State, who once pushed to aid and arm the Syrian rebels, has yet to weigh in on Obama’s plan for military intervention. A «lasting regret.»

Ruby Cramer

The Best Of The Internet’s Reaction To Obama’s Plans To Bomb Syria

The memes are running 10-1 against, Mr. President.

Benny Johnson

Cory Booker Walks Back Opposition To Military Intervention In Syria

After making an impassioned case earlier this week against another war, the senate candidate defers to Obama’s judgement. «I expect that the president will clearly delineate what the strategic objectives are,» says Booker.

Ruby Cramer