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.
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.
They always make you feel good.
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.
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.
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.
Dançando como se não houvesse amanhã (e como se não fosse o vídeo da filha).
"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.
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.
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.
There was nothing better than a Hot Wheels Barbie Corvette.
Carga não pode ultrapassar, contudo, 44h semanais. Governo pretende reformar lei trabalhista por Medida Provisória e liberar FGTS de contas inativas. Governo também prometeu baixar juro do cartão de crédito, mas não explicou como.
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.
Because you can make your house feel like a home without having to spend a fortune.
Ropa interior rosada, telarañas y pollo frito.
"¡Vámonos a la verga, güey!"
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!
Justo a tiempo para los días festivos.
Enough already with the selfies from your sunrise hikes.
The weight loss company struggled for years before Oprah became a major investor and board member in 2015.
¿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.
How much cash money is in your future?
"I love sleep because it's like a time machine to breakfast."
1. Stop making plans on Monday evenings.
Buenas noticias para Einstein, malas noticias para los que adoran las ardillas rojas.
Erst den Baum schmücken, dann mit witzigen Tweets beruhigen.
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.
Os melhores presentes para o melhor nerd.
"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.
"Dejé el convento y me fui a una orgía".
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.
Calma, a gente tem o que você precisa para agradar aquele mulherão.
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."
"People be surprised when I tell em I have a 4.0 GPA while working & maintaining an active social life, but anything is possible when you lie"
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.
Spoilers ahead if you aren't caught up with ANTM
Il y a (probablement) des œufs de mouches dans votre ketchup.
This revolution was, in fact, televised.
Segundo Coluna do Estadão, Lúcio Funaro entregou R$ 1 milhão no escritório de José Yunes. Amigo de Temer, Yunes se demitiu de cargo no Planalto após BuzzFeed Brasil revelar que ex-executivo da Odebrecht delatar entrega de R$ 10 mi a pedido de Temer.
O escorpiano ainda está puto com o do ano passado.
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.
Du bist nicht komisch, sondern einfach nur ... anders.
We'll probably be talking about them next year too, tbh.
Die großartige Twitter-Seite „Bahnansagen” sammelt die witzigsten Dinge, die täglich in deutschen Zügen passieren.
And I can't even get a text back.
"It doesn't matter if you are gay or straight, the one thing that we can all agree on is that I am hot."
"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.
'Tis the season to masturbate over Santa Claus.
Twitter dokumentiert die großen Tragödien unserer Zeit.
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.
Gerade rechtzeitig zur Weihnachtszeit.
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.
Ich: ‘Was ist das?’ Und sie: ‘Das ist ein Stück von meinem Fuß.’
Some things are worth the wait.
The One Where I Learned Real Friends Don't Have to Live Across the Hall.
No nos ha tocado el Gordo, pero por lo menos tenemos humor.
A mixed bag of the some of this year's best fiction and non-fiction titles by Indian authors.
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."
When you're here, you're family.
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."
The company had been testing self-driving vehicles in San Francisco. On Thursday, Uber said it was sending a batch to Arizona.
"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.
"There's a truth in every charot!" — Booba, 2016
The wireless earbuds sync to iOS devices with ease – but there’s a lot of room for improvement.
Small changes that'll make a big difference.
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.
You'll never look at an inner tube the same way again.