BuzzFeed Archive for April 1, 2014

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20 Reasons Why Alan Chuor Is Awesome

Life is always more interesting with this one around…

ViolaWang

Immigrant X: On The Border Between Reality And Fiction

The stories told at Immigrant X are fictional. But does that make them any less true?

Nicolás Medina Mora

10 Life Lessons From Daniel Handler aka Lemony Snicket

The author proclaims he is «trapped in a windowless room but nonetheless willing to answer any questions» in his Reddit AMA. His answers were both incredibly inspiring and marvelously miserable.

Brad Esposito

42 Ways Bay Cities Sandwiches Are Literally Heaven On Earth

If you live in or have even visited L.A. and HAVEN’T BEEN, what are you even doing with your life?

Chelsea Marshall

These Inspiring Ads Show Two Women Taking Off Their Makeup To Reveal Their Beautiful Imperfections

«Don’t hide. There’s something wrong with everybody, nobody is 100% perfect.»

Maycie Timpone

84 Thoughts Every Mets Fan Will Have Over The Course Of The Season

As they say in Queens, everything that can go wrong — always goes wrong.

Matt Kiebus

Mississippi Approves Religious Freedom Bill, Governor Signs It Into Law

The Mississippi bill is the first of many varying «religious freedom» bills introduced in several states this year to advance to a governor since a more expansive bill was vetoed by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer in February. Update: Gov. Bryant signed the bill April 3.

Tony Merevick

When Makeup Changes Lives Leads The Daily Links

Plus the final episode of «How I Met Your Mother» airs, one guy gets into all 8 Ivy League schools (!!!), and the «Real Housewives of New York,» ranked by craziness.

Kelly Carey

How Long Would You Survive In A Zombie Apocalypse?

I’m guessing not as long as you think.

Justin Abarca

Which Children’s Book Character Are You?

There is no one alive that is youer than you.

Hannah Gregg

Guantanamo Defense Team Demands Release Of Full CIA Torture Report

The legal team defending one of the five 9/11 co-conspirators currently on trial at Guantanamo Bay is demanding U.S. military prosecutors hand over the complete version of a classified Senate report on the CIA’s controversial interrogation program.

Carlo Munoz

Introducing BuzzFeed Ideas

A note from the editor.

Ayesha Siddiqi

Riot Square Sanctificare

Beautiful women become victims of political conflict and their images become sainted.

Molly Crabapple

To Body Mod Away From Brownness And Back

Learning to be brown and bearded in Brooklyn.

Alok Vaid-Menon

A «Mindy Project» Roundtable

Three writers and fans of Mindy Kaling’s Fox show sit down to talk about Kaling’s take on race, gender, body image — and what it means for viewers who don’t often see themselves reflected in television.

Ayesha Siddiqi

21 Cuentas de Instagram que te harán querer viajar a Guatemala

Prepara tus maletas antes de leer esto, porque cuando mires que lindo es Guatemala, te vas a querer ir ahorita mismo.

Jessica Lima

Veja o que aconteceu no Instagram depois que Thaila Ayala postou uma foto tomando café na cama

A coisa foi muito além de «será que ela estava com James Franco?»

Manuela Barem

Russia Threatens Retaliation Against U.S. Embassy Over JPMorgan Blocking Embassy Payment

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says JPMorgan blocking the payment is «absolutely unacceptable, illegal, and absurd.»

Matthew Zeitlin

12 Neat Tips For Using Myspace

Don’t be left out of all the fun over the ‘space! Social networking is *Borat voice* very niiiice.

Katie Notopoulos

15 Ads Combatting Street Harassment On Philadelphia Transit

«My body is not public property.»

Krystie Lee Yandoli

The Definitive Ranking Of All The Songs On «Nashville»

Juliette Barnes is killing it out there.

Deena Shanker

Which ’80s Cartoon Series Are You?

Are you a natural leader like He-Man or a quirky individual like Rainbow Brite?

Brian Galindo

17 Stunning Places In Brazil You Need To See Before You Die

Time to pack your bags and go visit one of the largest countries in the world.

Conz Preti

This Beyoncé-Inspired Ode To In-N-Out Burger Is Going To Give You All The Life You Need

«I just wanna give you them buns you like – fresh cut fries you like.»

Sarah Karlan

49 Thoughts Everyone Has While Taking A Selfie

Just show me that you care.

Leonora Epstein

If 13 Disney Movies Were Written For Twentysomethings

You’ve got a friend zone in me.

Jen Lewis

Obama Says The Administration «Didn’t Make A Hard Sell» For Obamacare

Media buys, death panels, Armageddon. The president announces the administration hit 7.1 million sign-ups in Obamacare.

Andrew Kaczynski

19 gatos que estão “por aqui” com as coisas

Se você está mal-humorado, então estes gatos estão como você.

Lindsey Robertson

69 Inventions Every Girl Wants, Needs, And Deserves

Girls just wanna have fun! But also a few other things, please.

Rega Jha

64 Completely True Facts Only Nerds Will Appreciate

These facts are amazing, uncanny, ultimate, spectacular, friendly neighborhood, and every other adjective that has ever preceded a comic book title.

Tanner Greenring

12 Incredible Paintings Of Your Favorite Rappers Set In The 17th Century

How ya livin’ Biggie Smalls? In palaces and horse-drawn carriages giving gold bullions to my friends and it feels stupendous.

Krystie Lee Yandoli

11 Things I Learned Being Killed Off On «Scandal»

This is what it feels like when you learn that creator Shonda Rhimes is going to have your character be brutally murdered and finally come to terms with what happened.

Dan Bucatinsky

Lorde Shares Her Own Before-And-After Photoshop Pictures

That story and more in today’s gossip roundup!

Whitney Jefferson

69 Inexplicable Questions Rewatching «Spider-Man» Raises

Tobey Maguire should be forever frozen in the early 2000’s.

Krutika Mallikarjuna

16 Things That Anonymous Virgins Want You To Know

«I’d rather be called a pot head than a hoe.» All confessions courtesy of Whisper.

Abe Forman-Greenwald

Lebanon Passes Anti-Domestic Violence Law But Leaves Out Marital Rape

«We see this as a quite historic moment for Lebanon in terms of trying to tackle violence against women. But the law that they have passed is far from perfect.»

Miriam Berger

Soccer Hooligans Unite For Ukraine

«Continuing any confrontations between fans at the present time would be a crime against the bright future of Ukraine.»

Max Seddon

68 pensamientos que pasan por tu mente en cada vuelo

Básicamente, todas las bebidas alcohólicas deberían ser gratis durante el vuelo.

Spencer Althouse

9 Fruit Hacks For A Happier Life

Fruit: It’s not just for eating.

Zach Kornfeld

29 músicas que nós sabemos que você já cantou errado

Quem nunca soltou a vó nessa estrada que atire a primeira pedra.

Clarissa Passos

A Long And Deeply Disturbing History Of Brad Pitt’s Transparent Sunglasses

It’s been 16 years of this travesty.

Lauren Yapalater

Congress Has An Obsessive Compulsion With Taking Photos In Hard Hats

HARD HAT = WORKING.

Benny Johnson

Is The U.S. The Only Party That Still Believes The Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Will Succeed?

It’s setback after setback in the U.S.-led Israeli–Palestinian peace talks. Can the U.S. still keep the peace process alive?

Sheera Frenkel

No One Uses The Mobile Web Anymore

Why Facebook’s WhatsApp purchase makes so much sense.

Charlie Warzel

Mindy Kaling Thought She Would Find Her Future Husband In Austin, Texas

The place where all the artsy cowboys gather.

Emily Hennen

8 Questions About The Epistemological Significance Of «Goat Simulator» That You Were Afraid To Ask

The internet is screaming about a new game in which you play as a psychotic goat. But what does it mean?

Joseph Bernstein

The 40 Most Upsetting Moments From Britney Spears’ Career

RIP so many things that could have been SO GREAT.

Matt Stopera

What Happens When You Don’t Take Carl Icahn’s Advice

Sometimes the billionaire activist pushed for a change that didn’t come, and companies fared better than if they’d heeded his advice, data shows. Most times, Carl Icahn made a lot of money.

Mariah Summers

The 25 Worst Things That Can Happen To A Person

Everything sucks.

Dave Stopera

What Career Should Your Cat Actually Have?

Is your cat secretly an artist, or is your cat a total suit? Find their true destiny within!

Summer Anne Burton

Photographing A Year In India’s Queer «Kothi» Community

Photographer Candace Feit has spent the last year documenting the lives of a community of people who call themselves «Kothi» in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

Saeed Jones

28 tragos sensacionales para beber durante el día

Lo que quiero decir es: ¿Cuándo podemos salir a tomar un trago?

Rachel Sanders

13 Things Only Siblings Understand

It takes one to know one.

Matthew Gustafson

20 Insanely Talented GIF Illustrators You Should Follow

From 8-bit humor to painterly moving comics, artists are using using GIFs in mind-blowing ways.

Kevin Tang

25 Ways To Eat Cupcakes For Every Meal

*passes out from excitement*

Jessica Misener

Cuban Dissident Yoani Sanchez: The Venezuelan Government Has Hijacked The Country

Yoani Sanchez said she’s learning from the protesters in Venezuela and thanked them for what they’re doing.

Adrian Carrasquillo

«I Don’t Feel Death Coming / I Feel Death Going»: 3 Poems By James Baldwin

Here are three poems excerpted from Jimmy’s Blues and Other Poems, out today from Beacon Press.

Isaac Fitzgerald

10 Things Learned From The New «Sex Tape» Trailer

Besides the fact that Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel had a lot of fake sex for this movie.

Emily Hennen

What Sea Creature Are You?

Wetter is always better.

Sam Stryker

24 celebridades cujas tatuagens deram totalmente errado

Fazer uma tatuagem na sua marquinha de biquíni não é legal.

Ellie Woodward

24 Suggested Reactions To Catcallers

In honor of Anti-Street Harassment Week, here are some tips on how to respond to unsolicited sexual attention.

Julia Pugachevsky

56 Thoughts Every Woman Has While Browsing OkCupid

Should I upgrade to A-list?

Kimberly Wang

Meet Sage The Gemini, The Bay Area Rap Scene’s Surprise Breakout Star

The “Gas Pedal” rapper might be the first genuine pop-crossover star to come from this tight-knit, influential community. But if he looks like he’s not enjoying the ride, it’s because he’s got a chip on his shoulder the size of Northern California.

Aylin Zafar

83 nuevas pruebas innegables de que los gatos son los mejores

Es un hecho conocido que los gatos son mejores que los perros. Este argumento ya no es tema de debate.

Sami Main

27 Alarming Barista Confessions

You might want to rethink ordering that Skinny Vanilla Latte. These baristas took to Whisper to serve up some of their steamiest secrets.

Madison Medeiros

21 Animals Who Watched Mulan Way Too Many Times

When will their reflection show, who they are inside?

Lindsey Robertson

55 Questions Everyone Asks After College

Should I know what the hell I’m doing with my life?

Lara Parker

11 Old-School Etiquette Rules You Don’t Need To Follow Anymore (And 3 You Do)

If you’re stressed about the right and wrong ways to sit, you can stop.

Arianna Rebolini

21 maneras en las que tus compañeros de habitación pueden enervarte

Nosotros no somos los mejores amigos. Somos compañeros de habitación. Éstas son las cosas que a todos nos vuelven locos.

Gabe Piscione

The Best April Fools’ Day Prank Already Happened In 1957

Well done, BBC.

Leonora Epstein

Kim Kardashian Scared By Elephant While Attempting To Take A Selfie

The lesson here is to NOT try to take photos with elephants. They simply don’t have time for it.

Whitney Jefferson

Giuliana And Bill Rancic Play «He Said/She Said»

The competition was tough, but glorious.

Whitney Jefferson

The Browser Extension That Turns The Internet Into A Terrifying And Hilarious Novel

It’s called «Mark Ditto Mark.»

Joseph Bernstein

26 Of The Most Ridiculous Minor League Baseball Logos You’ll Ever See

Some will make you hungry, others will just confuse the hell out of you.

Austin Hunt

This Globe Made Of Matchsticks Will Amaze You

Its coolness is unmatched.

Keely Flaherty

GOP Congressman Wants Answers On U.S. Plans For $400,000 Camel Sculpture In Pakistan

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who chairs the Oversight Subcommittee on National Security, fired off a letter to John Kerry requesting more documents relating to the purchase.

Kate Nocera

19 padres que están teniendo un peor día que tú

Las cosas podrían estar peor. Mucho, mucho peor.

Mike Spohr

19 Times «How I Met Your Mother» Restored Your Faith In Love

Kids, sometimes you gotta watch nine seasons of a CBS sitcom in order to really remember why this crazy emotional roller coaster is worthwhile.

Diana Bruk

You Can Rate D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray On His Facebook Page Like On Yelp

Averaging 2.5 stars. An odd Facebook feature!

Gideon Resnick

How A Beloved Social Media Pioneer Inspired Positive Impact Awards For Latinos

Louis Pagan, a blogger who helped start major Latino communities online and died suddenly at the age of 41 in 2013, inspired awards given to unsung individuals like himself.

Adrian Carrasquillo

The 17 Funniest Dog Pranks

Ranked by originality, follow-through and overall cuteness.

Chelsea Marshall

Conan O’Brien Would Make The Worst County Deputy Ever

«You gotta get your hands dirty. You gotta eat the beans and wear the jeans.»

Emily Hennen

David Ortiz Got A Samsung-Sponsored Selfie With The President And The White House Is Not Pleased

«The Big Papi Selfie» turned out to be a promotional stunt for Samsung, and the White House says its lawyers are looking into the issue. “It had nothing to do with no deals,» Ortiz said.

Mike Hayes

‘Emoji Nation’ Is Art History, According To The Internet

Your favorite works of art, updated for the online era.

Charlie Warzel

This Is The Most Tragically Romantic Guardian Comment Thread Ever

Well, there’s plenty more fish in the digital sea.

Patrick Smith

Gay Troop Leader Kicked Out Of Boy Scouts, Believes He’s First Removed Since New Policy Began

Geoff McGrath believes he is the first openly gay Scoutmaster to be removed since the BSA’s controversial ballot ruling last year that allowed gay youth — but not gay adults — to participate.

Sarah Karlan

Blue Jays Third Baseman Likes Butts

Who doesn’t?

Lindsey Adler

This May Be The Most Diabolical April Fools’ Day Prank Ever

Who knew mac and cheese could be so evil?

Spencer Althouse

21 frustraciones cotidianas que las personas bilingües entenderán

Ahora, ¿en qué idioma escribo nuevamente este artículo…? ?

Maddi Lewis

Should You Feed Your Mogwai?

Why haven’t you bookmarked this page yet?

Samir Mezrahi

Who Were You In A Past Life?

You always say you could have done great things in your past life. It’s time to find out the truth.

Adam Davis

51 Things You Simply Must Do In Brighton

So much to do, so little time.

Kimberley Dadds

Mindy Kaling On Backhanded Compliments

They’re just insults, people.

Emily Hennen

The Next Level Of The Anti-Koch Campaign: Treat David Koch Like A Candidate For Office

Digging deep into the 1980s! When a Koch brother called Social Security a pyramid scheme.

Evan McMorris-Santoro

There Was A Same-Sex Wedding On Television Set To A Musical, And It Really Was Something Quite Special

Towards the end you didn’t actually care that it was a musical, either.

Scott Bryan

15 Book Covers That Are More Flawless When You Add Beyoncé

Put a Lord of the Ring on it. Inspired by the #BeyonceBooks hashtag.

Krystie Lee Yandoli

Silicon Shore: How Newcastle Quietly Became A Tech Hub

Twenty years ago Newcastle was run down and destitute. Now it’s home to the U.K.’s second most vibrant tech sector behind Silicon Roundabout. And those involved see no reason it can’t be one of Europe’s brightest lights too.

Chris Stokel-Walker

13 Important Things Science Taught Us In March

Including why you shouldn’t pee in the pool.

Kelly Oakes

The Cast Of The Lion King Sang «Circle Of Life» On A Plane And It Was Awesome

Why do things like this never happen on my flights?

Arielle Calderon

Everything You Need To Know About Life And Love You Can Learn From Pizza

Pizza understands you.

Joanna Borns

Which «Peanuts» Character Are You?

Good grief.

Keely Flaherty

31 Unbelievable Facts That Make The «Harry Potter» Movies Even More Magical

The Harry Potter Studio Tour shows that the real magic is what happened behind the scenes.

Mackenzie Kruvant

33 poses increíblemente eróticas para fotografías en la alcoba

Deja que estos bombones te muestren el camino.

Peggy Wang

Les 20 supplices de la recherche d’appartement

C’est la chose la plus difficile que vous aurez à faire de toute votre vie. Sauf peut-être HABITER avec des gens.

Brad Esposito

Listen To The Parking Lot Champagne Toast Celebrating Obamacare’s 7 Millionth Enrollment

A top White House official ventured to the Maryland offices of QSSI to share some bubbly as Obamacare enrollment hit a big milestone.

Evan McMorris-Santoro

The 13 Sexiest Passages From Classic Literature

So many bosoms and cockpieces, so little time.

Diana Bruk

How One Jihadi In Syria Became A Twitter Sensation

Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Moheisini uses Twitter to publicize his exploits, seek recruits and funding, and, at least once, to launch an ill-fated rebel peace initiative.

Miriam Berger

Which Sweet Valley High Character Are You?

Life is sweet in Sweet Valley.

Kimberly Wang

25 Struggles Only Yo-Yo Dieters Will Truly Understand

Atkins. Check. South Beach. Check. Keto. Checkcheckcheckcheck.

Robyn Wilder

27 Signs You Should Quit Your Tech Job

Your whole life feels like a 500 error.

Dao Nguyen

Can You Guess This Model’s Famous Folks?

Quiche, very quiche.

Julie Gerstein

19 questions que les moustachus sont fatigués d’entendre

« Non, je ne fais pas partie des Village People. »

Matt Kiebus

Tell Us About Yourself(ie): Tim Simons

Veep‘s Jonah takes our Q&A!

Whitney Jefferson

The «Reasons My Kid Is Crying» Book Is Freaking Hilarious

«I wouldn’t let him play with the dead squirrel he found in the yard.»

Mike Spohr

13 Scandalous Wedding Confessions

When weddings go wrong.

Jessica Probus

How Many Classic Horror Films Have You Seen?

From Dr. Caligari to The Conjuring, here are more than 100 horror films that have defined the genre. Are you a horror obsessive or a scaredy cat?

Louis Peitzman

15 impresionantes ilustraciones de cuentos de hadas de la década de 1920

Hace mucho, mucho tiempo, las cosas eran realmente hermosas.

Ariane Lange

The 24 Weirdest Things Ever Seen On The London Underground

Please mind the didgeridoo.

Robin Edds

Train Surfing Is A Dangerous New Trend In South Africa

This short film shows men taking part in the incredibly risky activity, also known as ‘Staff Riding.’

Luke Bailey

This French Artist Has Just Entered A Bear

And he’s planning to live in it for two weeks.

Alan White

30 Bros That Are Bro-Ing WAY Too Hard

‘Sup bro.

Brad Esposito

9 Dream Castings That Would Be Perfect In A Reboot Of «The Wiz»

C’mon, Hollywood, let’s revisit Dorothy Gale in Harlem, N.Y.

Michael Blackmon

9 frases do Criolo que deixaram o Lázaro Ramos perplexo

«A alma flutua. O corpo precisa de alimento. Se não tem leite, a criança chora.»

Rafael Capanema

Un homenaje a todas las damas que lucen un corte rapado.

Advertencia: Es posible que sientas el impulso de tomar una maquinilla después de leer esto.

Sarah Karlan

67 Thoughts Everyone Has While Doing Yoga

This mat smells like feet.

Jemima Skelley

The Cast Of «The Lion King» Musical Sang On A Plane And It Was Like All Your Dreams Coming True At Once

«The Circle Of Life» has never sounded so good! Be sure to plan all future flights around the possibility of sitting next to these guys.

Brad Esposito

This Is The Text Message Parents Received After A Girl Was Crushed To Death By A School Wall

The girl was reportedly getting ready for a PE lesson when the wall collapsed.

Richard James

David Hasselhoff Is Auctioning Off KITT From «Knight Rider» And A Creepy Mannequin Of Himself

A shadowy flight into the dangerous world of a man who does not exist.

Alan White

Miley Cyrus And Avril Lavigne Wrestle For The Glory Of Canada

An instagram video for the ages.

Lauren Yapalater

Elton John Doesn’t Realise He Can’t Get Married Next Month

The singer and his long-term partner have said they want to get married in May. But English and Welsh law hasn’t quite kept up with expectations.

Jim Waterson

14 cosas que necesitas saber sobre como se obtiene tu tocino

Así es como en realidad se hacen las salchichas. (Advertencia: Esta publicación contiene fotos de animales muertos.)

Deena Shanker

30 Delicious Things To Cook In April

Time to ramp things up.

Christine Byrne

The 18 Worst People You Meet At The Gym

«You know, I’ve always considering mental fitness to be more important anyway.»

Patrick Smith

Death Toll Rises To 36 In Washington Mudslide

The number of people missing has been reduced to 10, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

Gavon Laessig

This Café Looks Like A Giant Vintage Camera And Is Utterly Beautiful

The building was built by a former army helicopter pilot.

Richard James

14 cosas que ocurrirán en tu primera clase de SoulCycle

¿Nunca has asistido a clases de SoulCycle? Tus celebridades favoritas sí, y aquí está lo que debes esperar del entrenamiento intenso y sumamente divertido.

Driadonna Roland

There’s A Website That Tells You How Much Time You’ve Spent Watching Your Favourite TV Shows

It’s enlightening and depressing at exactly the same time.

Scott Bryan

Did A Car Bomber Really «Blow Himself Up» After Forgetting The Clocks Went Forward?

The Irish Mirror is reporting the device placed on a vehicle in Dublin may have exploded prematurely.

Richard James

So #AfterSex Selfies Are A Thing On Instagram Right Now

Touching celebration of post-coital joy or one of the grossest things on social media? You decide…

Alan White

25 Problems Only Babysitters Will Understand

The best birth control there ever was.

Georgie Bradley

British Sniper Kills Six Taliban Insurgents With A Single Bullet

The 20-year-old took the shot from 900 metres away.

Richard James

This Granddad Accidentally Took A Passport Picture Of Himself With Atomic Kitten

At least it was with the classic AK lineup.

Patrick Smith

Why We Deserved More From The «How I Met Your Mother» Series Finale

We watched nine seasons for this?! WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!

Emily Orley

23 Ways The Hanson Brothers Will Bring Out Your Inner 13-Year-Old

1. THEY ARE COMING TO AUSTRALIA.

Jenna Guillaume

50 Australian Books To Read Before You Die

From classic Bryce Courtenay to Snugglepot and Cuddlepie.

Jemima Skelley