Baby Praying Mantis received a "Purple Heart" badge on Mar 06 because they suffered bravely in the comments section. Someone was wrong on the Internet, but they would not let that stand, no matter what the danger. They have served BuzzFeed valiantly.
Baby Praying Mantis received a First badge on Sep 15 because they were the first person to post a thing even though maybe someone else posted that thing after them and got featured for no other reason than, like, sometimes a bunch of people post a thing and the first person to post the thing doesn't get the credit that they deserve. But now they are getting the credit! This is the credit!
Baby Praying Mantis received a "Mega List" badge on Sep 15 because they made a post with more than 100 entries. That's more than 3 times as many items in a list as there are Amendments to the Constitution. Plus, this list is waaaaaaaaay more interesting than that snorefest. Check it out: