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Year End Lists

It's A 2014 Icicle Listicle

Posted 12.25.2014 | Green

2014 was a year upon which many will have good reason to look back in contemplation, and to consider the many complicated strands of historical, polit...

Arthur Delaney

The Official Biggest Losers Of 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sometimes one's best effort is just not good enough. It's at those times that one is a loser. In no particular order, here are the b...

5 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for 2015

10,000 Small Businesses Program | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
10,000 Small Businesses Program

How can you use what you learned in 2014 to help you end the year the right way and improve your business in the year ahead? Here's a checklist to help you boost profits, trim budgets and streamline your company for 2015.

Yagana Shah

The 5 Best Moments For Those 50 And Older In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.22.2014 | Fifty

The "year of the boomer" is almost over and we have to say it's been an eventful one. Post 50s have been making headlines in all sorts of amazing ways...

Music Picks for 2014

Cliff Chenfeld | Posted 12.16.2014 | Entertainment
Cliff Chenfeld

For the last 11 years, I've released an annual list of my favorite albums, intended primarily for those who want to hear new music but have a hard time sorting through the hundreds of new titles that are released each year.

3 Year-End Questions Worth Asking

Debbie Gisonni | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact
Debbie Gisonni

In between the holiday shopping, cooking and entertaining lies the perfect time for reflecting on the year gone by and setting the tone for the year to come. You can keep it simple by asking yourself these three questions.

Is Your Year-End Financial Plan Missing Something?

Betterment.com | Posted 10.29.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

No question: Q4 is the carpe diem quarter. You've got nine months of the year behind you, the blank slate of 2015 around the corner -- and a small window of time to tackle financial chores before the holidays hit. Bonus: Now that it's almost open enrollment season, you can consider maxing out (or adjusting) your employee benefits.

15 Year-End Tax Moves to Lower Your Tax Bill

Betterment.com | Posted 12.22.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

Year-end planning is about finding the right year in which to earn additional income or to spend money on more tax deductions. Now is the right time to think about this year and next.

The Year of the List

Jordan Roth | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Jordan Roth

Just like blogging democratized op-eds, and Instagram democratized photography, list-making will expand beyond the hands of editors and reporters, and become a power of the people.

Gay List Daily's Favorite YouTube Moments of 2013

Cooper Smith Koch | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Cooper Smith Koch

It's been a good year for us gays, girls. YouTube tells us so! Gay marriage swept the land, and with it came videotaped proposals that rival Broadway productions.

My Favorites of 2013: 25 Albums, 50 Songs

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 02.15.2014 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

Between twenty-five albums and fifty songs, I figured I could a halfway decent job in sharing my favorite music of the year.

The Globalization 5 -- How Globalization Changed America in 2013, and What It Might Mean for 2014

Edward Goldberg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

Welcome to the age of Central Bank Power. Since the 2008 crash, the U.S Federal Reserve Bank has become a new type of global hegemon.

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 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 ...

2012's Biggest Winners -- And Losers

The Wrap | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment

This year, actors like Kevin Costner, moguls like George Lucas and prognosticators like Nate Silver saw their stock climb on the strength of risky bet...

Top 10 Sexist-Media Moments of 2012

Patricia Leavy, PhD | Posted 02.22.2013 | Media
Patricia Leavy, PhD

We have elected to share our top 10 sexist media moments of 2012 outside of the world of "entertainment" news.

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.

2012: The Year of 'Call Me Maybe'

Leonard Friend | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Leonard Friend

This was the first year in a long time that I bought and liked a LOT of records. There are so many to choose from! That being said, when somebody asks you what your favorite piece of music was in 2012, there is only one correct answer: "Call Me Maybe."

The 15 Best Songs Of The Year

Kia Makarechi | Posted 02.16.2013 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

The best songs of 2012 did more than please listeners' ears; they also advanced the genres they represented, whether it was pop, hip hop, rock, EDM or whatever we're calling Fiona Apple's music these days.

The 101 Best Tweets From Women In 2012

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 12.17.2012 | Women

Trust us, you're going to want to read every single one.

21 Best New TV Characters Of 2012

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 12.14.2012 | TV

A new year means new characters, whether on our favorite freshman shows or returning series. As 2012 draws to a close, HuffPost TV is looking back...

The 'Greatest Hip-Hop Song Of All Time' Is ...

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone, which recently named Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five's "The Message" the Greatest Hip-Hop S...

WATCH: 50 Pop Songs From 2012

Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

From "Gangam Style" to "Wild Ones" to "Payphone," 2012 has given us some pop gems. With the year coming to a close, mashup season has officially begun...

Who Were The Funniest People Of 2011?

Posted 01.02.2012 | Comedy

It's officially 2012, and that means it's time for us to say -- with great authority -- who made us laugh the most in 2011. Some people did it on p...

ASPCA Saves 52,484 Animals, Plus Other 2011 Accomplishments

Ed Sayres | Posted 03.01.2012 | Impact
Ed Sayres

As 2011 rapidly draws to a close, I marvel at all the great work that has been done by animal welfare organizations this year. Throughout the country, more individuals are volunteering, adopting and advocating for animals.