December 22, 2016
The United States currently has an estimated 7,000 nuclear weapons, while Russia has a stockpile estimated at 7,300.
Arctic sea ice is still at a historic low extent this winter, and a blast of balmy weather north of Iceland isn't helping anything.
These women dared to bare it all.
The president-elect vowed during the campaign to overturn Obama's restrictions on the 1033 program, which were put in place following the Ferguson riots.
"This was going to be a significant attack."
Access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube is reportedly being throttled in Turkey after an ISIS account posted a video of two Turkish soldiers being burned to death.
Toasted or not toasted? That is the question.
They always make you feel good.
This is the perfect challenge for a dare.
Because cheese is what makes life worth living.
The video of a woman and her daughter being arrested after they called police to report an alleged assault of a 7-year-old has gone viral. Fort Worth police say they're investigating.
A moment like thiiis.
This isn’t about a drug company’s share price. It’s about people’s hopes, fears, and dignity.
SPOILER: James loves the turtle emoji.
Here are the most moving, unnerving, infuriating, revelatory, and memorable crime stories published by BuzzFeed News in 2016.
All the apps, hacks, habits, and products that made our lives a little better in 2016.
Looking for a good read? Here is some of the best fiction we published in 2016.
Turkish officials have indicated that Pennsylvania-based cleric Fethullah Gülen was connected to the fatal shooting. He denied claims on Thursday.
♫ 'Cause she's 2,000 light years away ♫
"I am waiting for you."
A BuzzFeed News story prompted a senator to demand answers, but the Department of Health and Human Services says it can’t discuss ongoing matters.
"Get rid of your student loans now! Before it's too late and Obama is out of office," the Chymoji creator told her 10.6 million followers.
Para hacer la película más navideña, los colores rojo y verde aparecen en ~casi~ todas las escenas.
Experts say reaction to the attack in Berlin is just the beginning of an anti-Merkel effort.
Porque hasta en el peor de los años, la pizza es buena.
Protect Our Care, a coalition of over a dozen progressive organizations, is setting its sights early on Republican senators from states that rely on Obamacare subsidies.
No apto para personas con corazón blandito.
El aguinaldo se va a ir en un nuevo guardarropa.
Muchos corazones se rompieron en este año.
Los necesitas a todos en tu timeline, en serio.
No los tiene ni Obama, en 2018 los vamos a vender.
No hay mal que una michelada no arregle.
Joyas de sabiduría y erudición.
¿Te la viviste en el cine o debajo de una roca?
Perfect for Christmas dessert.
El cuadro de honor de los estudiantes más ingeniosos de este año.
"Your father is ruining the country," one of the passengers reportedly said to Trump.
Dale un toque de guapura a tu cuenta antes de que se acabe el año.
Algunas cosas realmente valen la pena la espera.
♫ It's a small world after all... ♫
The cat may have been drugged.
You can make anything work as long as you wear it with confidence.
Aprovecha las vacaciones para convertirte en un chef experto.
This has been a year, alright, celebrate leaving it behind in style.
Nah, mom you don't have to make food for me, I've got this. I've got my Easy Bake oven.
Airbnb is eight years old, valued at $30 billion, and active in 190 countries. But in cities around the world, hosts and guests are keeping the fact that they use it a secret.
The families of three young boys will receive $50 million in a tentative deal to settle wrongful death allegations.
Ropa interior rosada, telarañas y pollo frito.
"¡Vámonos a la verga, güey!"
Rank your suffering!
I'm a motherf****n' star bow.
That isn't your two front teeth.
Porque las #bodygoals no son las únicas metas.
«C'est une photo avec des flash, elle est donc très éclairée, mais elle n'est pas "blanchie" sur Photoshop», indique Benjamin Decoin à BuzzFeed News.
A quick and healthy meal between the holiday treats!
If you want to play with fire this Christmas.
Ayan kasi kaka-computer n'yo!
Deals at Mango, Free People, ModCloth, and more!
Justo a tiempo para los días festivos.
The weight loss company struggled for years before Oprah became a major investor and board member in 2015.
It's Mariah's world, y'all.
No, Aunt Ida, I'm not married yet.
¿Sabías que el café te ayudar a recordar más cosas?
The Trump Organization is expanding its glitzy real estate brand of hotels and towers across South America, projects that raise concerns the president-elect could use his political influence to speed up deals and enrich himself.
The 60-year-old son of a Holocaust survivor turned billionaire banking mogul is convinced that his remix of John Lennon's "Imagine" can save the world and that he can make his father's tragic story bigger than The Diary of Anne Frank. Ivan Wilzig, aka Sir Ivan, aka Peaceman, aka Mr. Mitzvah, has dedicated his life and a sizable chunk of his family's vast fortune to convincing literally anyone else.
El medicamento, llamado cabotegravir, requeriría solo una inyección cada dos meses, al contrario de la píldora diaria de Truvada.
Step aside, vegetarians. This post is for meat-eaters only.
De regalo se merecen un zape.
How much cash money is in your future?
¿Cómo lo hacen?
Happy birthday, Colo!
"I love sleep because it's like a time machine to breakfast."
Buenas noticias para Einstein, malas noticias para los que adoran las ardillas rojas.
This year was full of cursed children and fantastic beasts.
A book of poetry, Unicorn Gold toilet spray, Bigfoot socks, and 18 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.
Trump and his advisors had signaled that they might consider reinstating the national tracking program once he took office.
Eh oui, en 2006 il n'y avait pas encore l'iPhone!
"To the girl who shared the siege with me: I love you."
Twelve people died after a man driving a truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital on Monday. This is what we know so far about the victims.
Chacun sa route, chacun son chemin.
"Dejé el convento y me fui a una orgía".
Just call me Martha Stewart.
A year of pigs, buffalo, and Boris Johnson being "a pure fanny".
Amidst the ongoing wars over culture, truth and language that defined 2016, here are some of poems we read in order to find America's pulse.
The average price of a Christmas dinner is slightly higher than in 2015, according to data seen by BuzzFeed News.
Hmm, l'université d'Oxford est plus ancienne que les Aztèques. LES AZTÈQUES.
Obviously, spoilers ahead.
For years, ANTM fostered the kind of complex conversations about race, gender, and sexuality that are finally happening more widely in mainstream American TV and culture — even as the newest version of the show might leave them behind.
"On the outside I'm great, but inside, my body is trying to destroy itself."
This week marked the second known Chhaupadi-related death in Nepal this year. The practice is supposed to be illegal, but it's far from extinct.
Gracias por compartirlas, gracias por arruinarnos la vida.
Il y a (probablement) des œufs de mouches dans votre ketchup.
This revolution was, in fact, televised.
Les chiens = les êtres les plus mignons de l'univers.
Après une année comme 2016, cette liste pourrait presque vous redonner foi dans internet… presque… ATTENTION: ce post est évidemment NSFW.
Are you young at heart or basically an old person?
Michael Mann, known for his work on the "hockey stick" analysis of global warming, can proceed with defamation claims against writers who called him the "the Jerry Sandusky of climate science" and characterized his work as fraudulent.
¡Para gente que odia a la gente!
And I can't even get a text back.
"I hope that many people will love to have Able as an inspiration to them," his owner told BuzzFeed News.
Protect him at all costs.
The meme has taken over the internet.
Y alguien tiene que explicársela.
It's what he does.
AJ Woodson told BuzzFeed News: "It’s the small stuff that matters the most."
THIS BABY IS A SMOLER THAN AN ACTUAL BURRITO.
«Nos contenus ne serviront pas à alimenter les délires antisémites de la fachosphère», a indiqué Mouloud Achour, du site Clique, après la suppression d'un article qui critiquait le spectacle de Gad Elmaleh et Kev Adams.
Supprime mon numéro.
A European arrest warrant has been issued for Tunisian Anis Amri, who’s wanted for the Berlin truck attack. North Carolina's legislature failed to repeal an anti-transgender “bathroom law" after the Senate pushed a measure that fractured support. And Uber put the brakes on its self-driving car program in California after one week.
Some things are worth the wait.
No nos ha tocado el Gordo, pero por lo menos tenemos humor.
After fleeing from death threats in Syria, one Kurdish family tell BuzzFeed News about settling into a new home, their traditions and hopes for the future.
Le futur de la France est entre de bonnes mains.
I want to be Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi when I grow up.
"This comparison thread feels scarily accurate."
Did you start making your own coffee? Cook in bulk? We want to know!
When you're here, you're family.
Not a happy little Vegemite.
It is alleged he planned to join ISIS.
The Voice contestant's family claims security at the venue in Florida was too lax, allowing a fan to shoot her in June.
"I just hate guys — sometimes I wish I was a lesbian."
Can't we all just get along?
"I decided to brag about my past as a gymnast, then proceeded to do a backflip in the office lobby."
'Tis the season...to eat sweets for every meal.
The wireless earbuds sync to iOS devices with ease – but there’s a lot of room for improvement.
The reindeers are dying.
Whoever takes over as CEO of the embattled startup will have to try to turn it from a cash incinerator into a cash machine.
The Virginia wine producer is the latest Trump family business to seek foreign guest workers for US jobs.
How many will you have before you're old and crusty?
A Trump transition team member reportedly boycotted a briefing from Israel's deputy foreign minister in solidarity with a Swedish lawmaker from a party with "neo-Nazi tendencies."
Es el cuarto incendio en dos décadas. Los habitantes de la zona se preguntan si ya es tiempo de dejarlo.