Best of 2015
How deep is your lyrical knowledge?
What a year!
Did you fall for any traps this year?
"If you water an apple tree with apple juice, is it forced cannibalism?"
Snapchat is truly the art form of today.
More glow than be!
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.
It's been another great year for social media fuck ups.
What a year to be alive.
Which meme sums up your year?
You’ll love them just as much as the kids will.
What a time to be alive!
Black and Gold? Blue and White?
All of the love songs we loved this year.
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.
This has been a tumultuous and difficult year for cats, but it has not been a year without cat triumph, cat perseverance, and – dare I say – cat redemption. These were the most important cats of 2015.
Can you even handle the cute?
A look back at some of the brightest ideas and most beautiful writing about food, health, style and more that we published in the past year.
Sometimes love is worth the risk.
Time to get the year-end trophies out.
"You've gone through so much trouble to be a woman. Don't be a stupid one. Be a smart one."
2016 will be your best year yet.
All good things must end.
2015, what's good?
Go weird or go home.
Auld bulge syne.
What did we do to deserve him?
Some of the most imaginative uses of one of the oldest tricks in the book.
Against all odds.
Janet and Janelle and Erykah, oh my.
How good is your (recent) memory?
So close, yet so, so far. H/T r/notreallyfamous.
It’s one thing using a seat for your bag, but a totally different thing using a seat for your typewriter lid.
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.
"Is it rude to moan my own name during sex?"
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
"Sorry, I'm not sorry."
Legitimately the only year-end list you need to see.
So many tiers of joy.
OK, so, not all of these happened in Japan...
Holiday present idea for your parents: flip phones.
Who needs a professional critique when just one line is enough.
"Why do British people play baseball on horses?"
...in chronological order.
"I'd love to lay Indira Gandhi."
A flood of hilarity that will have you laughing your ass off.
We are not worthy.
Another year of ~fire~ tweets.
A lot has changed since 2010.
2015 was the year of the dad.
Oh, we ship you so hard. So hard.
2015 was a golden year.
"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.
Yup, that happened. It all happened.
Here's to many more years of comics!
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::
Like regular comics, but on the web.
The app-iest place on Earth.
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Listed in no particular order.
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.
It's been an eventful year online.
"When I hold you in my arms, I feel the warmth of a million monkey caps."
It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.