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Best of 2011

Grammy Preview: The Best Albums of 2011 From Top to Bottom

Michael Giltz | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

I've traveled to the future and can reassure you that Adele will have a fun night at the Grammys on Sunday. Her album is one of those inevitable triumphs at an awards show that feels right.

PHOTOS: The 7 Best (And 7 Worst) Hotel Views Of 2011

Room 77 | Posted 03.14.2012 | Travel
Room 77

With 2011 wrapped, the Room 77 staff took a look back at thousands of photos submitted by our users to find some real gems.

The Best Teams Of 2011

Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

What is it that makes a team great? Is it a consistent dominance from start to finish that simply suffocates opponents? The Green Bay Packers have...

The Year Of The Old Daredevil: The Top 5 Genre Collaborations Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

2011 was the year the old guard transfused young blood. From Lou Reed and Metallica's badly-received pipe dream to David Lynch's various casual flings...

11 Biggest Wedding Trends of 2011: Love 'Em Or Loathe 'Em?

Jennifer Lai | Posted 12.31.2011 | Weddings

Since our launch earlier this year, we've been at the forefront of all things Big Day-related. We brought you the latest news on celebrity nuptials, r...

Buck Wolf

It's Been A Very Weird Year: 2011's Oddest News Stories

HuffingtonPost.com | Buck Wolf | Posted 12.30.2011 | Weird News

While doomsday evangelist Harold Camping predicted the world would end May 21, we at HuffPost Weird News knew the truth -- our strange world was only ...

WATCH: 11 Best Internet Videos Of 2011

Posted 12.30.2011 | Comedy

Mark your comedy calendars: 2011 may be the last year that there's a difference between "TV sketches" and "Internet sketches." More and more, the ...

From 'Glee' To Gaga: The Best Gay Cultural Moments Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.30.2011 | Gay Voices

With 2011 having been a banner year for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, it makes perfect sense that LGBT culture also saw a considerabl...

The Biggest Deja Vu Moments Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

The past has never been as easy to cut and paste as it was in 2011. Two decades ruled this inaugural aught -- the 1990s and the 1960s. The 90s -- ...

PHOTOS: The Most Stylish Couples Of 2011!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.29.2011 | Style

Everybody knows that two is better than one -- so doesn't it hold that a pair of red carpet fashionistas is superior to just one? While some celebr...

The 11 Funniest 'SNL' Sketches Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.29.2011 | Comedy

With 2011 spanning over seasons 36 and 37 of "Saturday Night Live," we had two seasons' worth of hilarity to sift through to pick our 11 favorite sket...

The 25 Best Underplayed Songs Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

Despite what the radio might have you believe, Adele was not the only artist with a song out this year. As much as we've enjoyed hearing "Rolling in t...

The Coolest Green Innovations And Advances Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

2011 was an important year for green innovations and technological advances. In the world of fuels, a number of strides were made. President Obama ...

LOOK: 2011's Most Memorable (And Sometimes Hilarious) Mug Shots

Posted 12.28.2011 | Weird News

When the camera inevitably comes out for a rowdy ringing-in of 2012, we suggest you take measures to ensure that your best photo isn't taken by a cop....

LGBT Celebs And Allies Share Their Top Moments Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Gay Voices

From the repeal of "don't ask, don't tell" to gay marriage coming to New York, 2011 was an incredible year for the LGBT community. In honor of the ...

The Best Local Cause Marketing of 2011 (and 3 that Really Stunk)

Joe Waters | Posted 02.27.2012 | Impact
Joe Waters

Here are my picks for the best local cause marketing programs of 2011. In short, these programs inspired me and made me proud to be a cause marketer.

The Best New Twitter Accounts Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

Oh, Twitter. You just never stop giving, do you? While 2011 may have belonged to the likes of old vets like @robdelaney and @meganamram, it also sa...

The Best College Football Games Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

In a year that included the so-called "Game of the Century" it would seem an open-and-shut case to determine what was the best college football game o...

Best Comedy Albums Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.28.2011 | Comedy

2011 may prove to be a remarkable year for the health of the stand-up comedy album. It's the year that comedy podcasts really took off in populari...

WATCH: The Top Ten Fashions Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

As the end of 2011 draws near, it's important that we take stock of all the events, people and trends that made it so very special. And what better wa...

WATCH: Conan's Best Of 2011

Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy

We know all of the "Best of 2011" lists can get pretty overwhelming, but luckily comedy lends itself to video montages, so the LOLs flow much easier. ...

11 BLOCKBUSTER Blog Posts Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 12.27.2011 | Divorce

We love every single blog post we've published on HuffPost Divorce in the past year, from the personal essays to the helpful tips on everything from c...

WATCH: The Biggest Scandals Of 2011

Posted 12.26.2011 | Comedy

As the end of 2011 draws near, it's important that we take stock of all the events, people and trends that made it so very special. And what better wa...

When High Met Low In 2011

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home

The increasing proliferation of available outlets with which to celebrate, lampoon, meme-ify, discuss, and criticize every aspect of culture has offic...

My 10 Favorite Albums of the Year

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 02.21.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

While emotions may change and opinions shift, the relationship I have with the musicians in 2011 is drawing to a close. Of those who make up my list of ten, nine of them performed in D.C. this year.