The 27 Year in Review Posts Gizmodo Did In 2015

For some publications, the two-week period that encompasses Christmas and New Year’s is a dead zone. There’s no news. Everyone is on vacation. The content spigot sputters and spurts until it freezes over entirely. There is no more content.

Not so here at Gizmodo. While writers and editors at other websites were commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, or using said event as an excuse to engage in heavy drinking and excessive eating, or just watching some fucking shows because whatever I hate my job and everyone else is on vacation anyways, the dedicated team at Gizmodo was writing lists summing up our previous year of coverage.


And what a year it was! Robots got weirder. Gadgets got cooler. The internet got less sucky. YouTube reviews of Quiznos sandwiches occurred. Apple whiffed pretty hard on multiple occasions. And enough time capsules were opened that it was possible to select the ten best from a larger pool of candidates.

To recap our recaps of 2015, I’ve assembled all of Gizmodo’s year-in-review lists. These are also available on a dedicated tag page, making this largely a duplicative effort but one that I refuse to apologize for. After all, it was a terrific year for Gizmodo and io9 — two sites now united as one! — and the strange and wonderful worlds we cover. Why not spend the last day of 2015 catching up? By clicking on every link listed below and scrolling through each page very slowly. Behold:

2015 in Technology

Everything Apple Introduced This Year Kinda Sucked

The 9 Most Disgraceful Crowdfunding Failures of 2015

The 20 Best Gadgets of 2015

The 6 Best Things That Happened to the Internet This Year

The 20 Best New Apps of 2015

The 10 Scariest, Coolest, Weirdest Robots of 2015

2015 in Entertainment

The Very Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books of 2015

The 20 Best Comics and Graphic Novels of 2015

The Best and Worst Television Moments of 2015

The 17 Most Unforgettable Movie Moments of 2015

The 10 Best and 10 Worst Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies of 2015

11 Times Science Fiction and Fantasy Gave Us Hope for the Future in 2015

2015 in Science

The Science Books We Loved Most in 2015

The Top Science Stories of 2015

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2015

The Coolest Science Stories You May Have Missed in 2015

The Most Notorious Science Scandals of 2015

The Most Overhyped Scientific Discoveries of 2015

These Are Our Favorite Earth Images of 2015

2015 in Other Marvelous Oddities

24 of the Most Delicious Food GIFs of 2015

The 10 Coolest Time Capsules of 2015

11 Books That Will Change the Way You Experience Cities

All the Paleofuture Stories from 2015 You Swore You’d Read Later

The 6 Greatest YouTube Reviews of Quiznos Sandwiches in 2015

76 Viral Images From 2015 That Were Totally Fake

2015 in Our Own Overall Excellence

The 100 Most Popular Gizmodo Posts of 2015

The 100 Most Popular io9 Posts of 2015

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