61 Things 2013 Was "the Year of"S

As another year comes to a close, we must determine how it will be remembered by all of the generations who will come after us. Will 2013 be commemorated, as we predicted last year, as the Year of Meh? Far from it. We found at least 61 better options.

  1. the burger, pizza and ice-cream sandwiches in Silicon Valley
  2. the pretzel
  3. the pretzel bun
  4. the doughnut
  5. the bun
  6. quinoa
  7. the food bank
  8. the unemployed worker
  9. the Latino entrepreneur
  10. the activist investor
  11. the equity
  12. two markets
  13. the establishment
  14. crises which never were
  15. Candice Swanepoel
  16. Miley Cyrus
  17. Yoncé
  18. "Get Lucky"
  19. the tragic mea culpa
  20. tourism
  21. Bulgarian protest
  22. social protest and repression in Colombia
  23. iconic Mumbai property deals
  24. the voter in south Asia
  25. retail schadenfreude
  26. broken Obamacare promises
  27. the album-release stunt
  28. the designer track
  29. the sleaziest lyrics
  30. women at the box office
  31. the uninspired sequel
  32. Netflix
  33. the Horns' House
  34. the injury
  35. the backup quarterback
  36. the temper tantrums
  37. the mayor and the wannabe
  38. the quitter
  39. the hoax
  40. fear
  41. the deer
  42. the snake
  43. the weasel
  44. the cheetah
  45. the selfie
  46. the Hawaii farmer
  47. the "Movement Against Mansplaining"
  48. the very visible vagina
  49. the short story
  50. Luigi
  51. mass cloud computing extinctions
  52. Google
  53. phablets
  54. the pop-up
  55. the open letter
  56. the password apocalypse
  57. twerk
  58. the Bitcoin
  59. the zombie
  60. the person
  61. endless controversy