The Best of ‘The Best of 2015′ Lists

The Best of ‘The Best of 2015′ Lists

2015 “Year-In-Review” lists you may have missed:

“The Best Snowshoes of 2015,” Berne Broudy, Outside

“The 30 Best Fashion Magazine Covers of 2015,” Chantal Fernandez, Fashionista

“The biggest tech turkeys of 2015,” Zack Whittaker and Jason Perlow, ZDNet

“The Top 10 Sports Media Feuds of 2015,” Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing

“The absolute worst ads of 2015,” Brad Reed, BGR

“The Biggest Selling Manga Issues of 2015,” Brian Ashcraft, Kotaku

“Top 10 museums that opened in 2015,” Designboom

“Top Healthcare Construction Projects of 2015,” Susan Morse, Healthcare Finance

“10 Best Green Buildings of 2015,” FastCoExist

“Top 10 motorhomes and caravans of 2015,” C.C. Weiss, Gizmag

“The Top Celebrity Homes of 2015,” Zillow, via Forbes

“The 17 Biggest Celeb Real Estate Stories Of 2015,” Marshall Bright, Refinery29

The Most Significant Title and Foreclosure Cases of 2015,” New York Law Journal via LI Business Group News

“Most Popular Baby Names of 2015,” Baby Center

“The Most Popular Dog Names Of 2015,” Kate Bratskeir, Huffington Post

“The 38 Most Awkward Dogs Of 2015,” Chelsea Marshall, Buzzfeed

“The Best Video Game Dogs of 2015,” Stephen Totilo, Kotaku

“Top 6 Freediving Videos Of 2015,” By Jennifer Palmer, Deeper Blue

“Top 10 Best Underwater Photographers in the World,” TopTeny

“Best of 2015: Top 10 PC Game Graphics,” Jonathan Leack, Game Revolution

“50 best healthcare quotes of 2015,” Emily Rappleye, Becker’s Hospital Review

“The 9 Donald Trump Quotes Of 2015 That Defied All Expectations & Brought American Politics To A New Low,” Hillary E. Crawford,  Bustle

“Top 5 Best Animes of 2015,” Natalie Duffy, Cultured Vultures

“Best Broadway or Theatre Books 2015,” Dom O’Hanlon, London Theatre

“The 10 Best Stand-up Comedy Specials of 2015,” Garrett Martin, Paste

“Top lobbying victories of 2015,” Megan R. Wilson, The Hill

“The 8 Best Publicity Stunts of 2015,” Graham Winfrey, Inc.

“The best and worst journalism of 2015,” David Uberti, CJR

“The Year in Fungi,” Nicola Twilley, The New Yorker

“The Best and Worst Oreo Flavors of 2015,” Nicole Perry, PopSugar

“Top 10 scientific discoveries of 2015,” Michelle Hill, UPI

“5 Most Important HR Stats of 2015,” David Creelman, HR Cloud

“Top 10 Queer and Feminist Books of 2015,” Autostraddle

“88 Things Disney Princesses Did in 2015,” Alex Rees, Cosmopolitan

“Top women in medical devices 2015,” Stacy Lawrence, Fierce Medical Devices

“The 16 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2015,” TIME

“GeekWire’s 2015 Newsmakers of the Year,” Taylor Soper, Geekwire

“10 of the Worst Cable News Moments of 2015,” Inae Oh, Mother Jones

“The 11 funniest New York Times corrections of 2015,” Becca Stanek, The Week

“The Best News Bloopers of 2015,” Olivia B. Waxman, TIME

“The best classical recordings of 2015,” John von Rhein, Chicago Tribune

“The 15 Best Videogame Soundtracks of 2015,” Nate Ewert-Krocker, Paste

“The Best Animal Videos of 2015,” Discovery News

“10 Best Music Videos of 2015,” Eric Ducker, Rolling Stone

An illustrated guide to the biggest music moments of 2015,” Jordan Waller, ShortList

“The 10 best Soccer Goals of 2015,” Jessica Lopez, Remezcla

“10 Worst WWE Gimmicks Of 2015,” Justin Seagull, What Culture

“”Best New Golf Courses 2015,” Golf Digest

“Best Bass Lakes of 2015,” Bassmaster

“The 5 Worst Marketing Fails of 2015,” Kim Lachance Shandrow, Entrepreneur

“The Best Music Marketing of 2015,” Jeremy Wilson, Ad Age

“The 27 Most Important Things Cats Did On The Internet In 2015,” Flo Perry, Buzzfeed

“Post-Western World’s Books of the Year 2015,” Oliver Stuenkel, Post-Western World

“Best graphic novels of 2015,” Michael Cavna, Washington Post

“The 15 Most Epic Selfies of 2015,” Tess Koman, Cosmopolitan

“Top 10 Female Bodybuilders in 2015,” TopTeny

“The best Chinese research of 2015 in Genome Biology,” Dominique Morneau, BioMed Central

“Top Five Bodybuilding Blogs of 2015,” Sport 360

“The Top 10 Body Positive Moments of 2015,” Lindsey Murray, Health

“Best poetry collections of 2015,” Elizabeth Lund, Washington Post

“The 19 Best Autocorrect Fails Of 2015,” Erin Chack, Buzzfeed

“The Absolute Worst Pop Lyrics of 2015,” Wren Graves, Consequences of Sound

“Biggest Medical Stories of 2015,” Robert Lowes,

“The most ridiculous health claims of 2015,” Julia Belluz, Vox

“2015’s 5 Most Significant Cannabinoid Studies,” Monterey Bud,

“Top 10 Innovations 2015,” The Scientist

“The Top 8 Sneaker Collaborations Of 2015,” Nikara Johns, Footwear News

“The Top 10 Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015,” Lisa Calhoun, Inc.

“Biggest data breaches of 2015,” Tim Greene, Netword World

“The three biggest fiduciary stories of 2015,” Blaine F. Aikin, Investment News

“The Biggest MMA Turkeys of 2015,” Scott Harris, Bleacher Report

“The 10 Most Successful Kickstarter Campaigns of 2015,” Will Yakowicz, INC.

“The Biggest Startup Meltdowns of 2015,” Christine Lagorio-Chafkin, INC.

“5 Companies With the Worst Customer Service of 2015,” Josh MacDonald, LifeHack

“Best audiobooks of 2015,” Katherine A. Powers, Washington Post

“The Outstanding Comics of 2015,” R.C. Baker, Village Voice

“Funniest animated GIFs from 2015,” Muzli, Medium

“The Top 5 Most Romantic K-Drama Kisses of 2015,” Koreaboo

“The 14 Craziest Public Sex Stories of 2015,” Lane Moore, Cosmopolitan

“The Five Best Horror Films of 2015,” Mark Hofmeyer,

“The 25 Best Films You Didn’t See In 2015,” The Playlist

“12 Most Disposable Films Of 2015,” Ian Watson, What Culture

“Box Office 2015: Top 20 Highest Grossing Tamil Movies Of The Year!” Avinash Gopinath, FilmiBeat

“Top 10 Richest Bollywood Actors 2015,”

“The Ten Most Important Video Game Moments of 2015,” Malik Forté, Nerdist

“The Biggest Gaming Disappointments of 2015,” Reid Gacke, OnlySP

“The Five Best Drug Scares Of 2015,” Jacob Sullum, Forbes

“The Top 8 Drug War Stories of 2015,” Tony Newman, AlterNet

“The Best Trolls of 2015,” Dan Ozzi, Noisey

“27 Of The Most Brilliantly Irish Moments Of 2015,” Declan Cashin, Buzzfeed

“Mainstream Country’s 10 Worst Songs of 2015,” Amy McCarthy, Houston Press

“Top 15 Malayalam Songs Of 2015,” Akhila Menon, FilmiBeat

“The top 20 K-Pop tracks of 2015,” Taylor Glasby, Dazed

“Top 5 TV Theme Songs of 2015,” Chris Hansell, Cultured Vultures

“The Top 10 Earworms of 2015,” Kelly McClure, Maxim

“16 Of The Most Quotable Lyrics From 2015,” Kelley Dunlap, Buzzfeed

“2015: the top news stories of the year in numbers,” The Guardian

“Top 10 Best Street Photographers in the World,” TopTeny

“The Most Beautiful Data Visualizations of 2015,” Meg Carter, FastCoCreate

“The 21 best selfies of 2015. This is the world we live in.” Brian Koerber, Mashable

“The 50 Best Christian Colleges and Universities 2015,”Michael Templeton, Christian Universities Online

“5 Most Disappointing College Football Teams of 2015,” Ty Duffy, The Big Lead

“Massively OP’s Best of 2015 Awards Most Underrayed MMO,” Bree Royce, Massively Overpowered

“The biggest Pinocchios of 2015,” Glenn Kessler, Washington Post

“15 striking findings from 2015,” George Gao, Pew Research Center

“The Top Ten Emoji Campaigns of 2015,” Kate Kaye, Advertising Age

“The Overlooked Books of 2015,” Slate

“What you should have been reading in 2015,” Amy Newson, Dazed

“The 12 best comic books of 2015, Alex Abad-Santos, Vox

“The 10 Most Underrated On-Screen Performances of 2015,” Michael Calia and Mike Ayers, Speakeasy

“Best Horror Movies of 2015,” Really Awful Movies

“Best Vines of 2015,” Vine

“21 Things White People Ruined In 2015,” Pedro Fequiere, Buzzfeed

“The Eight Best Extinct Species Discovered in 2015,” Becky Ferreira, Motherboard

“The 16 best wedding gowns of 2015,” Noelle Sciacca, Mashable

“20 Celebrity Breakups of 2015, Ranked From Least to Most Heartbreaking,” Cosmopolitan

“These are the 10 most popular Instagram photos of the year,” Kathleen Lee-Joe, Daily Life

“2015: the year of dangerous selfies,” Leo Benedictus, The Guardian

“The Top Quick-Service and Fast-Casual Restaurant Stories of 2015,” Barney Wolf, QSR

“12 Waffle Maker Snacks That Won 2015,” Melissa Harrison, Buzzfeed

“22 of Starbucks’s Best and Worst Releases of 2015,” Anna Monette Roberts, PopSugar

“The Most Popular Bar In Every State In 2015,” Annie Daly, Buzzfeed

“Top 10 Healthy Food Trends for 2015,” Yi-Jin Yu, Everyday Health

“”America’s 50 Best Steakhouses 2015,” Dan Myers, The Daily Meal

“The Worst Burgers in America 2015,” Eat This!

“The Best New Supermarket Snacks of 2015, Nicole Perry, PopSugar

“2015 Top 10 Pizza Restaurants in the US,” Guyot

“Sietsema’s Worst Dishes of 2015,” Robert Sietsema, NY Eater

“Best Mice of 2015,” TechSpot

“14 worst drone fails of 2015,” Brian Koerber, Mashable

“The 7 best samplers and grooveboxes of 2015,” MusicRadar

“10 Of The Best & Most Perfect Celebrity Winged Eyeliners Of 2015,” Natasha Patel,

“Top 10 Underwater Discoveries of 2015,” Ancient Origins

“Investopedia’s Top 10 Terms of 2015,” Will Kenton, Investopedia

“The 7 Worst Business Buzzwords of 2015,” Kimberly Weisul, Inc.

“Hangry, climatarian, piecaken: The top food words of 2015,” Husna Haq, Christian Science Monitor

“Best fast food news of 2015,” Jeanette Settembre,  NY Daily News

The 12 Worst Fast-Food Innovations of 2015, Ranked From Least to Most Disgusting,” Ryan Bort, Newsweek

“The 2015 Appellate Hot List: Winning Big Cases, Changing the Law,” National Law Journal

“5 Most Notable Indonesian Fashion Designers of 2015,” Jakarta Globe

“10 Most Improved WWE Wrestlers Of 2015,” Ross Tweddell, What Culture

“The Worst Sports Moments of 2015,” Josh Helmuth, Crave

“Most Popular How-To Guides of 2015,” Kristin Wong, Lifehacker

“The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2015,” Evan Williams, The Monthly

“The 22 Most Mesmerizing Space Photos Of 2015,” Alex Kasprak, Buzzfeed

“The least essential albums of 2015,” J.J. Anselmi , David Anthony , Randall Colburn , Marah Eakin , Corbin Reiff , Kyle Ryan , and Annie Zaleski, A.V. Club

The 10 Best Cassette Labels of 2015,” Michael Aniser, Electronic Beats

“The top five South African sports hashtags of 2015,” Times LIVE

“2015: The Year in Guns,” Brendan O’Connor, Gawker

“Best PowerPoint Templates 2015,”

“The 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2015,” Paste

“6 Most In-Demand Japanese Voice Actresses of 2015,”  Lynzee Loveridge, Anime News Network

“Top 15 Worst WWE Superstars of 2015,” Derrick Cantwell, The Sportster

“The Best Book Covers of 2015,” Matt Dorfman, The New York Times

“Worst Christian Book Covers of 2015,” Englewood Review of Books

“The 50 Best Sneaker Releases of 2015,” Nice Kicks

“NASCAR: The Five Worst Wrecks Of 2015,” Christopher Olmstead, Beyond theFlag

“The 10 wildest off-road vehicles of 2015,” C.C. Weiss, Gizmag

“10 Worst WWE Wrestlers Of 2015,” Ross Tweddell, What Culture

“What lies beneath? The top cyber security trends of 2015,” Martin Borrett, IT Pro Portal

“12 Worst Video Games Of 2015,” Scott Tailford, What Culture

“The 10 Best Board Games of 2015,” Keith Law, Paste

“The Worst Hedge Funds of 2015,” Jay Jenkins, The Motley Fool

“The 5 Best and Worst Trans Moments of 2015,” Samantha Allen and Nico Lang, Rolling Stone

“The 4 worst patents of 2015,” Larry Downes, Washington Post

“Top 10 Google Map Adventures of 2015: Photos,” Alyssa Danigelis, Discovery News

“The 25 Worst People of 2015,” Drew Magary, GQ

“The Best and Worst IPOs of 2015,” Rick Munarriz, Motley Fool

“Top 20 best WiFi airports in the world, 2015,” TravelDailyNews

“The biggest brand fails of 2015: Rape jokes, accidental porn tweets, Starbucks’ mocked ‘Race Together’ campaign and more,” Meg Wagner, NY Daily News

“The 25 Biggest Product Recalls of 2015,” Ben Taylor, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“The seven biggest PR gaffes of 2015,” Anna Reynolds, PR Week

“Microsoft’s biggest hits, misses and WTF moments of 2015,” Mark Hachman, PC World

“The Best Science and Tech Images of 2015,” Nicole Lou and Steph Yin, Popular Science

The best drone photography of 2015, from all over the world,” Jessica Plautz, Mashable

“Five fake photos that went viral in 2015,” Kate Abbott, The Guardian

“Top 5 Fake Songs of 2015,” Jerard Fegerberg, City Pages

“The Absolute Worst Songs of the Cursed Year 2015,” Jezebel

“10 Worst Tax Ideas Of 2015,” Howard Gleckman, Forbes

“Best and worst 2015 moments for Vegas bookmakers,” David Purdum, ESPN

“The Most Naked Red Carpet Looks Of 2015,” Madelyn Chung, Huffington Post Canada

“The 9 Dumbest Criminals of 2015,”  Alex Heigl, People

“The 10 Most Badass Motorcyles of 2015,” Dan Carney, Maxim

“Fox News’ 10 Most Cringe-Worthy Sexist Moments Of 2015,” Julie Alderman and Katie Sullivan, Media Matters

“The Best Beauty Products of 2015,” Ashley Weatherford and Kathleen Hou, New York Magazine

“The Most Hilarious Beauty Memes of 2015,” Rachel Alder, Glamour

“From Pizza Rat to Left Shark: 2015’s Top Memes,” Angela Moscaritolo, PC Magazine

“2015 Tumblr Year in Review.” Tumblr

“The Worst Tweets of 2015,” Gawker

“Firefighting’s best laughs and gaffs of 2015,” Will Wyatt, Fire Resue 1

“110 journalists killed in 2015, mostly in ‘peaceful’ countries,” Laurence Benhamou, AFP via Yahoo News

“For Americans, most important events in 2015: mass shootings and Islamic State atrocities,” Verena Dobnik, AP via Salt Lake Tribune

“11 Reasons Why 2015 Was a Great Year For Humanity,” Angus Hervey, Future Crunch

“20 Best Lists of 2015,” Tim Grierson, Rolling Stone

“The Best Of The ‘Best Of’ Lists,” Hayley Munguia, FiveThirtyEight


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