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Best of 2014

Best of 2014

Don't be fooled by the locks that she's got.

A year in Drizzy.

The year's best new singers, songwriters, and producers. In no particular order.

Cuz the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate.

Love them or hate them, the barely legal basically ran 2014.

You might say these are ... uppercrust.

Let us be your DJ tonight.

Warning: This post will make you feel emotions.

The universe is an amazing place.

It wasn't just you. From Ukraine to Ebola to Gaza, it's been a year of big, horrifying international news stories that just wouldn't end.

Printed Nutella anyone?

The Fail Gods have been generous to us this year.

It was truly a great year to be a Directioner.

There can only be one king of late night. Or is it a queen?

It was a really cool and urban year to be a Britney Spears fan.

Exploring subjects from skateboarding to Sylvia Plath, and attempting to write your first novel to jumping into the sea, these are some of our favorite essays we published this year. *Ranked in no particular order*

"Imagine if you sneezed and then spoke another language for the rest of your life..."

You only need a few syllables to say goodbye

A selfie a day keeps the doctor away.

These were the top posts that made you feel the nostalgia.

*Popularity is important.

THEY'RE JUST LIKE US YOU GUYS.

It was a big year for robot penguins, snake penises, and space exploration. Sadly not all at the same time.

WHAT AN A+ HUMAN, YOU GUYS.

Grab a tissue.

"Now that I've become who I really are."

Playing it cool is overrated.

Bow-wow down.

These are the essay collections, memoirs, and nonfiction reads that we absolutely loved in 2014. *Ranked in no particular order*

It's time to sort the guardians from the gone girls.

A baby coming does not mean your style is going anywhere.

That you'll definitely want to play in 2015 and beyond. In no particular order.

It was a good year for girl power.

Pay close attention to the following over-the-top eye roll. Oh brother!

Sometimes you need a reminder that people really are wonderful.

In no particular order...

And we couldn't be happier.

"Okay?"

This was the year we learned that we really needed a hip-hop version of the Arthur theme song.

"Howyagarn?"

They didn't choose the pug life, but it certainly made 2014 way better.

A housewife who became the first woman to fly around the world. The boxer who integrated Louisiana. A deep-dive into the 60-word basis for the war on terror and an exploration of whether elementary schoolers should be locked up for plotting to kill their classmates. A debauched week in the world's largest retirement community, a weekend at a clown convention, and 36 hours on the fake campaign trail with Donald Trump. Here's a look back at some of the great feature stories BuzzFeed News published in 2014.

A woman who confronted her abusive stepfather. A man who bought a house in Detroit for $500. A 33-year-old who suffered and survived a stroke. Reflections on love, loss, and life in these great essays.

Such a good year.

These are the voices in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry that kept our eyes glued to the page. *Ranked in no particular order*

Praise the Lorde.

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