Best of 2015
How deep is your lyrical knowledge?
What a year!
Here are the poetry collections — from newcomers and veterans alike — that we absolutely loved in 2015. (Ranked in no particular order.)
Oh Ed, how we miss you.
From Amy Schumer and Daisy Ridley to Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, here are the actors, filmmakers, and studios with reason to celebrate their 2015 — and others who likely are happy to see it go.
The BBC's Nick Sutton and Neil Henderson tweet the front pages of every newspaper every day of the year with the hashtag #tomorrowspaperstoday. Here are their most retweeted front pages this year. (Warning: this post contains upsetting images.)
The most purrfect cat of the year.
What a year to be alive.
Which meme sums up your year?
You’ll love them just as much as the kids will.
Black and Gold? Blue and White?
New year, new you.
We literally get paid to do this for a living...and yet...
The most important discoveries, stunning photos, and inspiring scientists of the year. (And the crappiest stuff, too!)
It's probably best to do your own photoshopping.
Goats are the coolest kids on Instagram.
2016 will be your best year yet.
All good things must end.
2015, what's good?
Auld bulge syne.
Some of the most imaginative uses of one of the oldest tricks in the book.
Against all odds.
So close, yet so, so far. H/T r/notreallyfamous.
The Underwear Expert recently posted a video in which they review New Year's Eve underwear traditions from around the world.
But seriously can we get Dollarydoos?
Smoking social media mates.
Don't worry world, we didn't get some of this shit either.
Because literally why not?
An exoneree trying to rebuild his life. A woman arrested for reporting her rape. Illegally imported execution drugs. The charismatic leader of a shady religious group. A cop accused of sexually assaulting a dozen women. A black man beaten in an Oakland Whole Foods. Bongs as the new banks. The mystery of an epidemic of murder in Detroit. Here are 15 of the most moving, unnerving, infuriating, revelatory, and memorable crime stories published by BuzzFeed News in 2015.
From BuzzFeedTasty to your belly.
A compilation of all the scary AF headlines from the past year.
In 2015, the future was still in beta.
"What the hell did I do? Killed them all, of course." — Robert Durst, The Jinx
OK, so, not all of these happened in Japan...
Holiday present idea for your parents: flip phones.
"Why do British people play baseball on horses?"
...in chronological order.
A flood of hilarity that will have you laughing your ass off.
Another year of ~fire~ tweets.
A lot has changed since 2010.
2015 was the year of the dad.
"It's like nothing you've ever seen on The Bachelor before." Yeah, right.
"I've been to paradise but I've never been to me."
Can you recall the year's biggest moments in pop culture?
In no particular order.
From our Sephora basket to yours.
Bitch better have our memes.
In no particular order.
Because no press is bad press.
Warning: this might make you crave grilled cheese.
::Prints out, uses as shopping list::
The app-iest place on Earth.
So cool. All images courtesy of Imgur.
Warning: mild spoilers, many feels.
BuzzFeed covered a lot of ground in 2015, from Ben Carson to Brother Orange and San Francisco to Somalia. Here's a chronological cross-section.
It had to be done.
Time to take inventory of every weird thing you did this year, and then never speak of it again.
In which miniature artists had their biggest year yet.
She is truly a gift to us all.
"When I hold you in my arms, I feel the warmth of a million monkey caps."
Lee Lin Chin for Prime Minister, Lee Lin Chin for life.
We're taking over.
In a year full of music, you can only be one.
Inspiration for everyone.
Wrestling can be ridiculous. But when it's done right, it's better than any show on television.
Here are the most exciting new voices in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry in 2015 (ranked in no particular order).
Sorry, but beer, wine, and soda don't count.
More like two thousand and YAS-KWEEN, amiright?
The only good people on the internet.
The year in Hollywood breakups.
YES, to all of these.
Oh what a year. WHAT A YEAR.
"Share in 10 Sec It will Bring GOOD Luck in Your Life."
We still need your guidance, Neil.
Done, finished, goodbye, smell ya later, that's enough.
More like Troye Slay-van.
Were you paying attention?
No matter who wins this poll, they all lose.
Don't you ever fuck with Anderson Cooper on Twitter. EVER!!!
Another year, another tragic misuse of technology.
You guys are the real MVPs.
André is a German model and probably the reason your jaw hurts so much.
*adds to playlist*
"Dubsmash is the app version of Shamitabh."
So many feelings.
"I'll take le tits now for 800."
In 2015, BuzzFeed News reporters and contributors went everywhere from Nova Scotia to Kazakhstan to China. Here is a selection of their stories, on the injustices, mysteries, phenomena, and fascinations we couldn't miss this year.
From new novels and sequels to dystopians and coming-of-age books.
The year in wrists.
Carrot Top was famous.
Animals just get us.
Because puppies are all that matter.
"Fuck these aliens got it bad."
"There's always next year"- You every year.
Good Lorde what a year.
"There's no way to travel two roads at once."