The 25 Most Important Things BuzzFeed Shift Learned This Year
From the silly (terrible music festival fashion) to the serious (Marissa Mayer on women in computer science), we learned — and laughed — a lot this year.
We figured out why women like "Fifty Shades of Grey" so much.
We worried about what everyone would wear to Coachella.
Festivalgoers disregarded our advice.
Fashion disasters were just everywhere.
The writing team of "Girls" addressed one TV executive's statement that we've reached "peak vagina" on television.
Pinterest became unavoidable, and we started a conversation about its assault on feminism.
We figured out how prom dresses got so revealing.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told us she hoped Hillary Clinton would run for president in 2016.
We discovered that the Amazon reviews of Bic's pen "for her" were particularly inspired.
We figured out how to stop doing 22 everyday things, like eating cupcakes, so very wrong.
Beyoncé's manicurist did our nails.
We found new ways to make gifts look gorgeous.
Priscilla Chan became the Kate Middleton of Silicon Valley.
And Chan was recognized as every Tiger Mom's dream child.
Shortly before becoming Yahoo's CEO, Marissa Mayer told us that she hoped more women entered her field.
The strongest woman in America inspired us all when she went to the Olympics.
Ryan Lochte shamelessly flaunted his fashion sense.
We learned the virtues of fabric softener as a hair product.
The queen celebrated her Diamond Jubilee, and we learned how to celebrate it properly.
We talked to fashion models who are fighting for things as basic as payment for their work.
We found DIY projects so simple that even we can do them.
We found out why some kids hate Halloween.
We noted that not as many women are as into facials as it seems.
We laid Navajo print, fringe, and peplums to peaceful and final rest.
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