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Best of 2012

Best of 2012: The Athletes, Olympians, Paralympians, Volunteers of London 2012

Terry Lyons | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Terry Lyons

The most skeptic critic of the Olympic movement or the most analytical curmudgeon of a journalist could not find a single thing wrong with the Games of the XXXth Olympiad.

Our Favorite Things Women Said To Us Last Year

Posted 04.26.2013 | Women

One of the best parts of our jobs at HuffPost Women is getting to talk to amazing women all year long -- famous and unknown, young and old, experts an...

The 12 Best Songs By Women In 2012

Posted 12.31.2012 | Women

Though 2012 might have been the year of the boy band, women in music were making plenty of waves as well. Female artists dominated the major musi...

PHOTOS: See Who Got Married In 2012

Posted 12.31.2012 | Weddings

If you've been reading HuffPost Weddings this year, you know that every Monday we publish a roundup of real weddings submitted by our readers. We've g...

12 of 2012's Show-Toppers: Best Concerts of the Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Colorado concert calendar was filled with memorable shows in 2012, though the opportunity to go out of state for the Austin City Limits Music Fest...

2012 Year-End Remarks and Bests Of

Misha Lyuve | Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog: My 2012 has been a year of plentiful hard work and it has been a fruitful year. In fact on December 30th I will share some...

Yet Another Year-End List

Sean Carman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Books
Sean Carman

I don't read enough to claim to know the best books of the year, so this is not a definitive "best of" list. Instead, it names some of the writing (in whatever form) I most enjoyed this year and that might just be sufficiently out of the way to not have appeared on other lists.

The 24 Best Moments For Women In 2012

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 12.31.2012 | Women

Here are our 24 favorite -- including epic accomplishments in politics, sports, business and culture and advances in marriage equality.

Best Of The Web In Food, 2012

Food52 | Posted 02.27.2013 | Taste
Food52

Check out what got our taste buds going this past year.

LOOK: The 15 Most Important Pets Of 2012

Sarah Medina | Posted 12.30.2012 | Good News

It has been a truly epic year for Internet animal stars. In 2012, we were captivated by the cute Echidna rescued from the Australian outback, a da...

PHOTOS: Best Street Art Of LA 2012

Gregory Linton | Posted 02.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Linton

2012 has been a wild ride on the streets of Los Angeles. Melrose and Fairfax is proud to present 20 of our favorite shots for the Best of Los Angeles Street Art 2012.

The BEST Memes Of 2012

Posted 12.28.2012 | Comedy

2012 was a landmark year for memes -- and we could say that due to the Ikea Monkey alone -- but it's not always easy to remember everything that went ...

Best Film Books of 2012

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 02.26.2013 | Books
Thomas Gladysz

Despite those who proclaim the death of the book as well as death of film, it has been a great year for books about movies.

Best Local Album Releases Of 2012

Posted 12.28.2012 | Chicago

With 2012 nearing its conclusion, HuffPost Chicago reached out to some of city's most prolific trendsetters and thought leaders in style, music and cu...

LOOK: The Best Tumblrs Of 2012

Posted 12.26.2012 | Comedy

Tumblr users made all kinds of magic in 2012, from immortalizing McKayla Maroney (over and over again) to exposing how elderly people use Facebook and...

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Posted 12.26.2012 | Books

We’ve published all manner of articles in The Huffington Post Books section in 2012. We’ve followed the machinations of Amazon and the publishing ...

Our Favorite 2012 Travel Memories

Travelzoo | Posted 02.22.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

This year, the Deal Experts at Travelzoo touched every continent on our travels, and along the way forged new friendships, got a little lost, felt a million miles from home and grew eager to plan the next adventure.

My 2012 'McLaughlin Awards' (Part 1)

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome to the seventh annual homage (which sounds so much nicer than "blatant ripoff," don't you think?) to the television show The McLaughlin Group, since they have the most extensive year-end award category list of anyone around.

WATCH: 2012 Montage Will Give You Goosebumps

Sarah Medina | Posted 12.21.2012 | Good News

The year 2013 is almost here, which means that we'd like to take a second to look back at all the amazing, heartwarming, inspiring, uplifting, and hil...

Maureen Ryan

The Best TV Lines of 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 12.19.2012 | TV

It's that time of year again: It's time to recollect the funniest and most memorable lines we heard on TV this year. I've compiled a dozen lines f...

WATCH: 2012's Most Heroic Dogs

Oliver Noble | Posted 12.26.2012 | Good News

For indisputable evidence of just how heroic dogs can be, take a look at the team of Golden Retrievers who recently arrived in Newtown to help comfort...

WATCH: Every Viral Video Star Of 2012 In One Monumental 'Gangnam' Spoof

Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy

What better way to end 2012 than to bring all your favorite YouTube superstars together for one giant "Gangnam Style" lip dub? Answer: there's no bett...

The 16 Best Things That Happened To Food In 2012

Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste

As you might imagine, we've seen a lot of really great food stuff this year.

WATCH: The 15 Best 'SNL' Moments Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 12.26.2012 | Comedy

From its witty portrayals of the presidential election, to the celebration of its 100th digital short and the departure of one of its most iconic cast...