20 Best Lists of 2015
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Deride them as mere clickbait all you want, but Internet lists often reflect what a culture is talking about and what most fascinates it at any given moment. With that in mind, the below lists aren't just entertaining or enlightening — they often provided an odd and/or insightful little time capsule of what living in 2015 was like. Gun rights and McDonald's all-day breakfast, presidential campaigns and Jennifer Lawrence: Here are 12 months encapsulated in 20 fantastic ranked countdowns. Sometimes, they were fun — other times, they were as sobering as the world around us.