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WORDS & SEARCH (21 lists)

Best Quotes from Poplicks (01/11)

Words Of The Year from American Dialect Society (01/06)

Notable Quotables from Media Research Center (12/31)

Top 10 News Searches from Ask.com (12/27)

Top Searches from Yahoo (12/27)

Search Year In Review from AOL (12/27)

Lycos 50 from Lycos (12/27)

The 99 Top 9 from A9 (12/27)

Most Popular Search Terms from InfoSpace (12/27)

Quotes Of The Year from Newsweek (12/22)

Google Zeitgeist from Google (12/21)

25 Dumbest Quotes from About.com (12/20)

25 Funniest Quotes from About.com (12/20)

Top Searches from Yahoo (12/19)

Top Searches from AOL (12/15)

Words Of The Year from Merrian-Webster (12/13)

Plagiarism Round-Up from Regret The Error (12/13)

Banished Words from Lake Superior State University (12/08)

Hot Political Buzzwords from Global Language Monitor (12/06)

Word Of The Year from New Oxford American Dictionary (12/06)

Top Politically (In)Correct Words from Global Language Monitor (12/03)



DVD (22 lists)

Top Ten DVDs from JoBlo.com (01/09)

Best Vault Raiders from New York Times (12/31)

Best Of 2005 from Ultimate DVD Geek (12/31)

DVD Of The Year from DVD Bearer (12/31)

Top 10 DVD Packaging from DVD Talk (12/28)

Best Schlock from DVD Talk (12/28)

Top 10 Television Releases from DVD Talk (12/28)

Top 10 Independent Releases from DVD Talk (12/28)

Top 10 Documentaries from DVD Talk (12/28)

Top Ten Foreign Releases from DVD Talk (12/28)

Best And Worst DVDs from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

Best Behind The Scenes Goodies from Boston Globe (12/27)

10 Best TV DVDs from Barnes & Noble (12/27)

10 Best Movie DVDs from Barnes & Noble (12/27)

Most Impressive DVDs from DVD Talk (12/26)

Best Films Not in Theaters Or DVD from DVD Talk (12/26)

Favorite Music DVDs from Largehearted Boy (12/23)

Year's Best Music DVDs from The Guardian (12/18)

Top 10 Classic Rock DVDs from About.com (12/08)

Top 25 DVDs from Rolling Stone (11/29)

Best Of 2005 -- Customer's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Best Of 2005 -- Editor's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)



ONLINE (35 lists)

The Year In Tags from Tagsonomy (01/15)

Top Ten Privacy Stories from Electronic Privacy Information Center (01/03)

Top Ten Design Blogs from IF (12/31)

Top 20 Public Domain Files from Public Domain Torrents (12/31)

Worst Tech Moments from Wired News (12/30)

Top Ten Spam List from AOL (12/30)

Best Tech Moments from Wired News (12/30)

Top Viral Videos from iFilm (12/30)

Top 10 Viruses from Sophos (12/29)

Blogs Of 2005 from Modern Fabulous (12/29)

Top 10 Tech Transformations from New Media Musings (12/29)

Top Online Media Stories from Cyberjournalist (12/29)

The Best Links from Kottke.org (12/28)

Hot In The Blogosphere from Blog Pulse (12/27)

Top 10 Podcast Episodes from Learn Out Loud (12/27)

Top Ten Web 2.0 Moments from ZDNet.com (12/22)

Best Web Links from Eye.net (12/22)

Top 10 Spyware Tricks from ZDNet.com (12/22)

Top 10 Innnovative Web 2.0 Applications from Article Dashboard (12/21)

Top Ten Videos from National Geographic (12/21)

Top Ten Web Diversions from Amy Campbell (12/20)

Software & Hardware Battles Of 2005 from Tech News World (12/20)

Top 10 Moments In IT from Info World (12/19)

Favorite Web Tips from Poynter.org (12/19)

Most Blogged-About Books from New York Times (12/18)

Picks Of The Year from Yahoo (12/15)

Best Web 2.0 Software from WSJ2.com (12/15)

Top News Sites (According To Google News) from Newsknife (12/12)

Best Of The Web from Spastic Robot (12/12)

Best Of The New Web from Business Week (12/11)

Best Funny Videos from Goodiebag.TV (12/06)

Top 10 Most Confusing (Yet Widely Used) High Tech Buzzwords from Global Language Monitor (12/06)

Weblog Awards from Weblog Awards (12/06)

Top Ten Web Design Mistakes from Jakob Nielsen (11/20)

50 Coolest Websites from Time (11/20)



IDEAS (2 lists)

Best Ideas Of 2005 from Business Week (12/13)

The Year In Ideas from New York Times Magazine (12/11)



SEX (5 lists)

Best of '05: Best Flesh from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

Top 20 Adult DVDs from DVD Talk (12/28)

The Year In Sex & Sports from ESPN.com (12/19)

Bad Sex In Fiction Shortlist from The Guardian (11/30)

The 10 Worst Christmas Gifts from ShopInPrivate.com (11/29)



ADVERTISING/MARKETING (8 lists)

Top Ad Music from Adtunes.com (01/15)

The 10 Worst Spins from Idea Grove (12/29)

10 Most-Watched Videos from Ad Age (12/20)

Ten 2005 Ads America Won't See from Ad Age (12/20)

Ten Worst PR Blunders from Fineman PR (12/13)

10 Best Blogs from Marketing Sherpa (12/10)

The Year In Swag from The Onion A/V Club (12/08)

Funniest Commercials from TBS.com (12/05)



ARCHITECTURE (6 lists)

Best Of 2005 from Archinect (01/06)

Highs And Lows from New York Times (12/29)

A Beautiful Year For Museums from Boston Globe (12/27)

Urban Blogging Awards from Gridskipper (12/12)

AR Awards from AR+D (12/12)

American Architecture Awards from The Chicago Athenaeum (12/12)



MEDIA (32 lists)

Year In Review from NPR Ombudsman (01/06)

Media Mensches Of The Year from The New York Observer (01/04)

Year In Review from Week In Review (01/03)

News You Missed from ABC's Good Morning America (01/03)

Most-Read Stories from Slate.com (12/30)

Most Predictable Stories from Wired News (12/30)

Best And Worst Punditry from Wired News (12/30)

The Good News from Fox News (12/30)

Top 20 Online Stories from Seattle Times (12/30)

Top 10 Wolf Files from ABCNews.com (12/29)

Top Political Stories from FoxNews (12/29)

Year In Events from CBSNews.com (12/29)

Year In Review from CNN.com (12/29)

Media Madness from Jossip (12/29)

The Year In Corrections from Regret The Error (12/29)

Memorable Moments from NPR (12/29)

Year In Review from ABCNews.com (12/29)

Most-Clicked Stories from SFGate.com (12/29)

Media Follies from Seattle Weekly (12/28)

Top 10 Newspaper Industry Stories from Editor & Publisher (12/28)

Year In Media from Boston Globe (12/27)

Year In Review from LexisNexis (12/27)

Most Clicked Stories from Wall Street Journal (12/23)

Year In Magazines from Folio (12/23)

Top Ten News Stories For Women from Ms. Magazine (12/23)

The Year In Journalism from Boston Phoenix (12/23)

Top Global Media Stories from Language Monitor (12/22)

The Year In Magazines from Washington Post (12/20)

10 Most Pathetic Media Meltdowns from Ad Age (12/20)

20 Dumbest Media Quotes from About.com (12/20)

Media Web's 2005 Awards from Marketwatch.com (12/16)

Media Person of the Year from I Want Media (11/21)



TOYS (4 lists)

Most Expensive Toys from Forbes (12/30)

Cheap Toy Roundup from The Onion A/V Club (12/08)

10 Most Dangerous Toys from World Against Toys Causing Harm (11/20)

Top Toys from National Retail Federation (11/18)



BOOKS (55 lists)

U.S. Top Sellers from Nielsen BookScan (01/08)

Bloggers' Favorite Books from Newley Purnell (01/08)

A Year In New Yorker Fiction from The Millions (01/05)

Best Books from The Onion A/V Club (01/02)

Best Books from Playback:stl Magazine (01/01)

Favorite Books from Largehearted Boy (12/31)

Year In Books from USA Today (12/29)

Best And Worst Books from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

Best Books Of The Year from Palm Beach Post (12/28)

Staff Favorites from Barnes & Noble (12/27)

Best Children's Books Of 2005 from Time (12/27)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/27)

Best Of 2005 Books from Newsday (12/26)

Maureen Corrigan's Favorites from NPR (12/23)

Top 10 Out-Of-Print Books from Bookfinder.com (12/22)

Top 10 Books Of The Year from Salon (12/21)

Best Books from New York Magazine (12/21)

Best Books Of The Year from San Francisco Chronicle (12/19)

Books Of The Year from The Independent (12/18)

10 Favorite Books from Entertainment Weekly -- Stephen King (12/18)

Raleigh Best Books from News & Observer (12/18)

100 Noteworthy Books from Kansas City Star (12/18)

Best Science Fiction, Fantasy And Horror from St. Louis Post-Dispatch (12/18)

Favorite Books from Rocky Mountain News (12/15)

Best Books from Blogcritics (12/15)

The Year In Books from Slate.com (12/15)

Best Children's Books from Kirkus Review (12/14)

25 Best from Kirkus Review (12/14)

25 Favorite Books from Village Voice (12/14)

Top Fiction Books from Mercury News (12/13)

Seven Great Books You May Have Missed from Time (12/13)

Books Of The Year from The Economist (12/12)

Books Of The Year from Washingoton Post (Jonathan Yardley) (12/12)

Not The Best Of The Year from CNN.com (12/11)

Best Fiction from Daily Telegraph (12/11)

Top 10 Literary Works from About.com (12/11)

Top 10 Books from Seattle Times (12/10)

Book Of The Year Awards from Ottakar's (12/08)

Favorite Fiction from L.A. Times (12/04)

10 Best Books from New York Times Books Review (12/04)

Favorite Nonfiction from L.A. Times (12/04)

Best Fiction from Christian Science Monitor (12/03)

Best Nonfiction from Christian Science Monitor (12/03)

World Fantasy Awards from World Fantasy Convention (12/02)

15 Favorite Travel Books from Longitude Books (12/02)

Dagger Awards from Crime Writers' Association (12/02)

Ten Best Works Of Literature from About.com (11/28)

Favourite Books Of The Year from The Guardian (11/27)

Best Children's Books from Publishers Weekly (11/25)

100 Notable Books from New York Times (11/25)

Best Of 2005 -- Editor's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Best Of 2005 -- Customer's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Best Of 2005 from Metacritic (11/05)

Booker Prize from Man Booker Prize (11/05)

Books Of The Year from National Book Awards (11/05)



FILM (115 lists)

Top Trailers from JoBlo.com (01/15)

Best Of Year from Critics' Choice Awards (01/11)

Best Of Year from Chicago Film Critics Nominations (01/11)

2005 Awards from New York Film Critics Circle (01/11)

The Best (And Worst) Movies from MTV (Kurt Loder) (01/11)

Best Movie Posters from Internet Movie Poster Awards (01/11)

Favorite Movie Moments from The Whine Colored Sea (01/11)

Great Small Performances from L.A. Weekly (01/09)

A Year Of Living Strenuously from The New Yorker (01/09)

Best Undistributed Films from Cinemarati (01/09)

Best Cinematography from Cinemarati (01/09)

Best Screenplay from Cinemarati (01/09)

Best Documentary from Cinemarati (01/09)

Top Films from New York Press (01/09)

Best Films from L.A. Weekly (01/09)

Best Films from L.A. Weekly (01/09)

Best Films Of The Last Two Years from Chicago Reader (01/09)

The Year In Film from Austin Chronicle (01/09)

The Year In Film from City Pages (01/03)

The Best And Worst Of '05 from L.A. Times (01/03)

Best And Worst from Boise Weekly (01/03)

Best Films Of The Year from CNN.com (01/03)

Best Moments In Film from Pittsburgh Live (01/02)

Worst Films from MSNBC (12/31)

Best Performances from Modern Fabulous (12/31)

Top 15 from GreenCine Daily (12/31)

2005 Film In Review from San Francisco Chronicle (12/31)

Best Films from African-American Film Critics Association (12/31)

10 Best Forgotten Films from Salon (12/31)

12 Best Films from World Socialist Web Site (12/31)

Movies Of The Year from The Oregonian (12/31)

Review Of The Year: Cinema from The Independent (12/31)

Top Films from NPR's All Things Considered (12/31)

Top 10 from Toronto Star (12/31)

2005 Film In Review from San Francisco Chronicle (12/31)

Top 10 The Worst Movies from About.com (12/30)

Top 10 Of Top 10 Lists from Reeler (12/29)

The 10 Best Movie Scenes from MSNBC.com (12/29)

Top 10 Films from MSNBC.com (12/29)

Top 10 Lists from Indie Wire (12/29)

Year In Film from City Paper (12/29)

Top Ten Unreleased Films from Film Brain (12/29)

Best Of The Year from Indy Weekly (12/29)

Ten Best Movies from Indy Weekly (12/29)

Year's Worst Miscues from Seattle Weekly (12/28)

Best And Worst Movies from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

10 Best Films from Seattle Weekly (12/28)

Top 25 Searched For Stars from IMDB (12/28)

The Year In Film from San Francisco Bay Guardian (12/28)

The 10 Best Movies from Salon (12/28)

Year In Movies from Boston Globe (12/27)

Year's Best Films from Boston Globe (12/27)

Ten Best Lists from Indie Wire (12/27)

Best Movies from Jam (12/27)

Best Films Of The Year from New York Times (Manohla Dargis) (12/26)

Year In Review from L. A. Times (12/26)

Best Trailers from Cinematical (12/26)

Ten Best Films from New York Times (A. O. Scott) (12/26)

Top Films from Critics Top 10 (12/26)

Take Seven: Film Critics Poll from Village Voice (12/26)

Best Films Of The Year from New York Times (Stephen Holden) (12/26)

Top Films from Ain't It Cool News (12/26)

Ten Worst Movies from St. Petersburg Times (12/26)

Twelve Months, Twelve Films from The Guardian (12/26)

Best Acting Ensembles from Cinematical (12/26)

Worst Movies from Cinematical (12/26)

Film Review from Telegraph (12/26)

Ten Best/Worst Unseen Films from Film Threat (12/23)

The Year In Film from The Onion A/V Club (Keith Phipps) (12/22)

Top 5 Films from SXSW (12/22)

Top 10 Overlooked Movies from The New Republic (12/22)

Best Films from The Post & Courier (12/22)

The Year In Film from The Onion A/V Club (Noel Murray) (12/22)

The Year In Film from The Onion A/V Club (Nathan Rabin) (12/22)

The Year In Film from The Onion A/V Club (Tasha Robinson) (12/22)

The Year In Film from The Onion A/V Club (Scott Tobias) (12/22)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/22)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/22)

Best Pictures from Phoenix Film Critics (12/22)

Best Films from Toronto Film Critcs (12/22)

Best Of The Year from Newsweek (12/22)

Ten Best Films from Boston Phoenix (12/22)

Definitive Guide To Music Movies from Tiny Mix Tape (12/21)

10 Hottest Minds In Hollywood from Fast Company (12/21)

10 Best Movies Of 2005 from Rolling Stone (12/21)

Best Movies from New York Magazine (12/21)

Bombs To The Bomb from Rotten Tomatoes (12/20)

Best Of 2005: Anime from Now Playing Magazine (12/20)

Top 10 Movies from AP Movie Critics (12/19)

Looking Back At '05 from IndieWire (12/18)

10 movies I Most Enjoyed from The Observer (12/18)

Best 10 Movies Of 2005 from Roger Ebert (12/18)

Best And Worst from Hollywood Elsewhere (12/16)

The Year In Review from Esoteric Rabbit (12/14)

Films Of The Year from Sight & Sound (12/14)

The Awards Scoreboard from Movie City News (12/13)

Year In Film from Slant Magazine (12/13)

SFFCC Awards from San Francisco Film Critics Circle (12/13)

Best Movies from New York Magazine (12/12)

Best Movies from Entertainment Weekly -- Stephen King (12/12)

AFI Awards from American Film Institute (12/12)

NYFCO Awards from New York Film Critics Online (12/12)

2005 Awards from New York Film Critics (12/12)

Our Top Tens from IFCTV.com (12/12)

Best Of 2005 from Firecracker (12/12)

2005 Award Winners from Boston Film Critics (12/12)

Best And Rest Of The Year from Newsweek (12/12)

BFCA Awards from Broadcast Film Critics Association (12/12)

2005 Award Winners from Los Angeles Film Critics Association (12/12)

The Best And The Rest from Newsweek (12/11)

The Frigid 50: The Coldest People In Hollywood from Film Threat (12/08)

Best Film Of 2005 from Art Forum (12/07)

Top HollyWORDS Of The Year from Global Language Monitor (12/06)

Best Movie Mistakes from Movie Mistakes (12/05)

Best Of 2005 from Metacritic (11/05)



SCIENCE (13 lists)

Year In Science from Seed (01/05)

Top Science Stories from Scientific American (01/05)

Biggest Discoveries from Wired News (12/30)

Breakthrough Of The Year from Science Mag (12/29)

Year In Science from USA Today (12/29)

Top 10 Strangest And Funniest Data Disasters from Physorg.com (12/29)

The Worst Jobs In Science from Popular Science (12/29)

Top 10 News Stories from National Geographic (12/28)

Year In Science from SMH.com.au (12/25)

Top 10 Little-Known Science Stories from ZDNet.com (12/22)

Year In Review from Chemical & Engineering News (12/19)

Biggest Stories In Bioscience from The Scientist (12/07)

Best Inventions from Time (11/15)



VISUAL ARTS (3 lists)

Highs And Lows from New York Times (12/29)

Best Artists from New York Magazine (12/21)

Best Art Of 2005 from Art Forum (12/07)



MUSIC VIDEOS (5 lists)

10 Best Music Videos from Entertainment Weekly (12/30)

Top 50 Music Videos from DoCopenhagen (12/29)

Top 20 Videos from Marathon Packs (12/13)

Best Videos from Antville.org (12/13)

Worst Videos from Antville.org (12/13)



COMEDY (23 lists)

Best Humor Writing from Splitsider (12/31)

Funny People We Lost from Splitsider (12/30)

Events That Inspired the Best Comedy from Splitsider (12/30)

Comedy Trends from Splitsider (12/30)

10 Moments of Unintentional Comedy from Splitsider (12/30)

10 Moments Comedians Made Us Think from Splitsider (12/30)

Gotcha Media's Favorite Videos of 2010 from Gotcha Media (12/30)

The Best of Shouts & Murmurs from The New Yorker (12/29)

Best Comedy Albums from A.V. Club (12/29)

Best and Worst from Time Out (12/25)

Top Ten Late-Night Jokes from Time (12/08)

Five Best Comedy DVDs from Punchline Magazine (12/30)

Funniest Political Moments from New York Times' Laugh Lines (12/28)

Year in Comedy from Las Vegas Weekly (12/26)

10 Best Comedy Albums from Punchline Magazine (12/23)

Best and Worst from Time Out (12/20)

Top 10 Late Night Gags from Time (12/12)

Top 10 Losers from Comedy Wire (01/02)

Best and Worst Comedy from Time Out New York (01/10)

Top 5 Comedians from Badger Herald (12/02)

Political Dot-Comedy Awards from About.com (12/20)

10 Funniest Political Video Clips from About.com (12/20)

Top 10 Political Humor Videos from About.com (12/20)



BUSINESS (8 lists)

100 Best Companies To Work For from Fortune (01/11)

Best Business Books Of 2005 from Fast Company (01/09)

Winners And Losers from Business Week (12/13)

100 Best Companies from Working Mother (12/10)

10 Best Real Estate Books from Mortgage 101 (12/10)

Top 25 Military-Friendly Companies from GI Jobs (12/07)

The 7 Best Fund Managers from MSN Money (11/29)

America's Best Leaders from U.S. News (11/05)



PEOPLE (37 lists)

50 Most Loathsome People from The Beast (01/23)

The Year In Culture from Slate (01/11)

The Whores Of The Year from Hollywood Bitchslap (01/03)

Mug Shots Of The Year from The Smoking Gun (01/03)

Personalities Of 2005 from Modern Fabulous (12/31)

Douchbag Of The Year from Daily Show Online (12/31)

Top 100 People from USA Today's Pop Candy (12/29)

Celebrity Scandals from Jossip (12/29)

La Dolce Musto from Michael Musto (12/29)

Year's Most Notable Video from ABCNews.com (12/29)

Most Outrageous Statements from Dirty Geek (12/29)

Entertainers Of The Year from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

100 Least Annoying from Am I Annoying (12/28)

100 Most Annoying from Am I Annoying (12/28)

10 Sexiest Geeks from Wired News (12/27)

Top Quotes Of 2005 from Boston Globe (12/27)

Best Of The Soup from E!'s The Soup (12/26)

Most Outrageous Statements from Media Matters (12/25)

New Yorkers Of The Year from New York Magazine (12/21)

The Maverick's Of '05 from Rolling Stone (12/21)

Asshole Of The Year from A.O.T.Y. (12/20)

Top 10 Bushisms from About.com (12/20)

The Year In Celebrity Babies from iVillage (12/19)

Biggest Romances from People (12/18)

Person Of The Year from Time (12/18)

A Fond Farewell from Time (12/18)

People Who Mattered from Time (12/18)

Top 20 Moments from E! (12/15)

Best Undressed from E! (12/15)

Person Of The Year from BET (12/15)

Weirdest Celebrities from The Year In Weird (12/14)

Best Leaders from Business Week (12/13)

25 Britons Who Wield Influence In America from The Times of London (11/30)

The 10 Most Fascinating People from Barbara Walters (11/29)

The World's Billionaires from Forbes (11/20)

Man Of The Year from GQ (11/20)

Out 100 from Out (11/13)



GADGETS (18 lists)

Engadget Awards from Engadget (01/15)

Best (And Worst) Gadgets from Wired News (12/30)

Top Underrated Apps from Lifehacker (12/29)

10 Greatest Gadget Ideas from New York Times (12/29)

A Dozen Mac Gems Unearthed In 2005 from Apple Matters (12/29)

Weirdest Tech from ZDNet.com (12/22)

Top 100 Products from C|Net (12/15)

Top 10 Products from C|Net (12/14)

10 Worst Products from PC Mag (12/13)

Best Products from Business Week (12/13)

Products Of The Year from PC Mag (12/13)

Best iPod-Related Products from Playlist (12/11)

2005 Gift Guide from Fast Company (12/09)

Gadgets Of The Year from Tech Digest (12/05)

Best Products For Videographers from EventDV (11/30)

100 Best Products from PC World (11/25)

Best Of What's New from Popular Science (11/18)

Best iPod Accessories from iLounge (11/05)



TV (22 lists)

Best And Worst from TV Squad (01/09)

Best And Worst from TV Squad (01/03)

Best And Worst from TV Squad (01/03)

Best Characters from New York Times (12/29)

10 Grossest Things We Saw On TV from Entertainment Weekly (12/29)

Year In Television from Seattle PI (12/29)

Best Serial Dramas from New York Times (12/29)

Best Shows Of The Year from New York Times (12/29)

Top 10 TV Moments from TV Scoop (12/29)

Worst TV Shows from New York Daily News (12/29)

Top 10 TV Moments from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

The Best In TV from Out (12/28)

Best TV from Palm Beach Post (12/28)

The Best And Worst In Television from Salon (12/28)

The Year In Reality TV from Reality Blurred (12/28)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/27)

Best & Worst HDTV List from TV Predictions (12/26)

Best Television from Modern Fabulous (12/26)

Top Reality TV Whores from Reality Blurred (12/23)

Sexiest Reality TV Stars from Reality Blurred (12/23)

Best TV from New York Magazine (12/21)

Top Television Buzzword from Global Language Monitor (12/06)



GAMES (18 lists)

10 Most Interesting People In Gaming from GamerGod (01/09)

Best Of 2005 from Jay Is Games (01/09)

Ten Best Kids Games from Game Daily (01/06)

Games Of The Year from The Guardian (01/02)

Best Games from The Onion A/V Club (01/02)

Top 10 Games from Game Tunnel (01/02)

Top 10 Games from All Download Games (12/30)

Top 20 Ultra-Violent Video Games from Family Media Guide (12/30)

Games Of The Year from Eurogamer (12/29)

Games Of The Year from IGN (12/29)

Year In Games from New York Times (12/29)

30 Finest Games from Next-Gen (12/23)

Games Of The Year from GameSpy (12/21)

Best Web Games from Jay Is Games (12/21)

Best Of 2005 from Metacritic (12/08)

Games Of The Year from The Morning News (12/06)

10 Most Violent Video Games from Family Media Guide (12/02)

Games Of The Year: Best Of E3 from Game Critics Awards (11/09)



SPORTS (9 lists)

Top Moments from NBC Sports (12/29)

The Year In Pictures from Sports Illustrated (12/28)

SportsNation Poll from ESPN.com (12/28)

The Year In Sports from Salon (12/28)

Top 10 Sports DVDs from DVD Talk (12/28)

2005 Pro Champions from Sports Illustrated (12/19)

Sport's Best Moments from The Observer (12/18)

Notable Sports Books from New York Times Books Review (12/04)

Turkeys Of The Year from Sports Illustrated (11/23)



PARANORMAL (2 lists)

Top Cryptozoology Stories from Loren Coleman (12/23)

Top Cryptozoology Books from Loren Coleman (12/19)



FOOD & Drink (8 lists)

Best And Worst Wines from South African Whines News (01/11)

101 Best Restaurants from New York Magazine (01/05)

Top 10 Wines from TCS Daily (12/29)

Top 100 Wines from San Francisco Chronicle (12/21)

Best Food Books from The Splended Table (12/13)

20 Best Food Books from Leite's Culinaria (12/08)

Best Beverages from BevNET.com (12/07)

Best New Restaurants from Esquire (11/05)



HEALTH (3 lists)

Year In Medicine from Time (12/13)

Best Of What's New from Popular Science (11/18)

Best Hospitals from U.S. News (11/05)



EDUCATION (1 lists)

America's Best Colleges from U.S. News (11/05)



PHOTOS (18 lists)

Photos Of The Year from World Press (02/12)

Best Photoshops from Fark (01/07)

The Year In Pictures from New York Times (01/02)

Best Photoblogs from Modern Fabulous (12/31)

Images From Biggest News Events from Wall Street Journal (12/30)

Year In Photos from CBSNews.com (12/29)

Year In Review from Yahoo News (12/29)

Year In Pictures from USAToday.com (12/29)

Year In Pictures from BBC (12/29)

Year In Pictures from ABCNews.com (12/29)

25 Most Interesting Web Cams from EarthCam (12/28)

Year In Pictures from MSNBC (12/23)

Pictures Of The Year from Reuters (12/22)

25 Funniest Political Pictures from About.com (12/20)

Best Photos Of The Year from Time (12/12)

50 Photos Of People Smiling from LowCulture (11/18)

Best Of What's New from Popular Science (11/18)

Best Photojournalism from National Press Photographers Association (11/05)



AUTOMOBILES (11 lists)

Top 10 Autos from Marketwatch.com (01/02)

Top 10 Car Dealer Scams from CarBuyingTips.com (12/30)

Truck Of The Year from Motor Trend (12/20)

The Worst Cars Of 2005 from Forbes (12/19)

The Best Cars Of 2005 from Forbes (12/19)

Cars Of The Year from Top Gear (12/10)

Best Cars from Kiplinger's (12/07)

Car Of The Year from Motor Trend (11/27)

Best Of What's New from Popular Science (11/18)

Best Cars from CNN Money (11/05)

Best Green Cars from GreenerCars.com (11/05)



THEATER (6 lists)

Year In Theater from Boston Globe (01/03)

Best Theater Of 2005 from Modern Fabulous (12/29)

Year In Theater: The Ensembles from New York Times (12/29)

Year In Theater: The Players from New York Times (12/29)

Year In Theater from Out (12/28)

Best Theater from New York Magazine (12/21)



COMICS (9 lists)

Top 50 Comics from The Comics Reporter's (03/26)

Best Graphic Novels from Splash Panel (01/09)

Political Cartoonists from NPR's Morning Edition (12/29)

The Year In Review from This Modern World (12/28)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/27)

Cartoons Of The Year from Newsweek (12/22)

Best Of 2005: Comics from Now Playing Magazine (12/20)

Best Webcomics Of 2005 from Webcomics Review (12/11)

Best Comics from Publishers Weekly (11/25)



MUSIC (182 lists)

Best Albums from Time Out New York (01/30)

10 Albums That Stank Up The Room from L.A. Weekly (01/09)

Music Of The Year from Vue Weekly (01/09)

The Overlooked Albums from Slate (01/09)

Top 10 Indie Albums: Forgotten Favorites from About.com (01/09)

The Best Songs Of 2005 from Tiny Mix Tape (01/09)

Best Songs from Poplicks (01/04)

Best Albums from Poplicks (01/04)

Best Songs from Poplicks (01/04)

Best Albums from Rate Your Music (01/04)

Best Music Of 2005 from cbs4denver.com (01/03)

The Year In Touring from The Big Picture (01/03)

Best Albums from Metromix (01/03)

Best Picks from Grand Rapids Press (01/03)

Best of '05 from Toronto Star (12/31)

Top 10 Revisited from BBC (12/31)

Best World Music from PRI's The World (12/31)

40 Best Albums from Spin (12/31)

Year's Best from Memphis Flyer (12/31)

Year's Best Music from The Courier-Journal (12/31)

Best Electronic Albums from Edmonton Sun (12/31)

Best Metal Releases from BW&BK (12/31)

Gems Of 2005 from Washington Post (12/30)

Top 10 Albums from New Times (12/30)

Top 10 Remixes from Stylus (12/30)

Least Essential Albums from The Onion A/V Club (12/30)

The Best Of 2005 from WFMU (12/30)

2005 Sounds Fine from Edmonton Sun (12/30)

Top 50 Albums from New-Noise.net (12/30)

The Top Discs from Rockford Register Star (12/30)

Italian Blog Music Awards from Il Pozzo di Cabal (12/30)

Top 24 Independent Albums Of 2005 from Donut Muse (12/30)

Best Of '05 from Boulder Dirt (12/30)

CDs Of The Year from The Globe And Mail (12/30)

Top 10 Albums from Pioneer Press (12/29)

The Year In News from Billboard (12/29)

Year's Best Albums from Baltimore Sun (12/29)

The Year In Touring from Billboard (12/29)

Critics' & Artist' Choices from Billboard (12/29)

Best of '05: Rock from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

Best of '05: Pop from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

Best of '05: Subterranean from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

Best of '05: Down South All-Stars from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

The Anti-"Best of 2005" from The Big Picture (12/29)

Best of '05: Hip-Hop from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

Top 50 Albums from Big Yawn (12/29)

The Year In Charts from Billboard (12/29)

Top 20 Albums from Stereogum (12/29)

Best of '05: MTV.com Staff Picks from MTV Overdrive (12/29)

2005 In The Mix from Seattle Weekly (12/28)

10 Really Good Jazz Albums from Village Voice (12/28)

Top 40 Singles from City Paper (12/28)

Favorite Albums from City Paper (12/28)

The Year In Music from City Paper (12/28)

The Best Albums from Exclaim.ca (12/28)

Top 10 Albums from Music Emissions (12/28)

The Top 10 albums from Orlando Sun-Sentinel (12/28)

Top 10 Jazz Albums from Village Voice (12/28)

The Best In Music from Out (12/28)

Listamania from Fader (12/28)

Top Tracks from Elbo.ws (12/28)

The best CDs Of 2005 from Times-Leader (12/28)

Top 10 Labels from Stylus (12/28)

Best And Worst Music from Entertainment Weekly (12/28)

Best Of 2005 from AOL Music (12/28)

Best In Music from Palm Beach Post (12/28)

Best Of 2005: The Albums from Palm Beach Post (12/28)

Hip-Hop Overview from Six Shot (12/28)

Best Of 2005: The Singles from Palm Beach Post (12/28)

Top 10 Jazz Albums from Village Voice (12/28)

Worst Albums from DC Examiner (12/27)

Best CDs from Boston Globe (12/27)

Top Albums from The Independent (12/27)

Best Jazz from Boston Globe (12/27)

Best Of 2005 from Time (12/27)

The Year In Music from Barnes & Noble (12/27)

10 Favorite Mash-Ups from Culture Belly (12/27)

Best Music From 2005 from Des Moines Register (12/27)

Top 50 Records from Indie Workshop (12/27)

Albums Of The Year from USA Today (12/27)

97 Best Of 2005 from WOXYQ (12/27)

Best Albums from East Valley Tribune (12/27)

30 Best from CMJ (12/26)

Top Albums: Reader List from Almost Cool (12/26)

Pop Music from Telegraph (12/26)

Best Avant Rock Records from The Wire (12/24)

Best Records from Aspen Times (12/23)

Best Albums from Billings Gazette (12/23)

Top 25 Tunes from Herald Today (12/23)

Best Albums from Pop Journalism (12/23)

The Best Of The Best from Inside Bay Area (12/23)

Top 10 from Filter (Gilles Peterson) (12/23)

Top 10 from Filter (Matt Tong of Bloc Party) (12/23)

Top 50 Records from The Wire (12/23)

Best Albums from Pop Journalism (12/22)

The Jazz A-List from Slate.com (12/22)

Best Music from IGN.com (12/22)

Best Music Of 2005 from NPR's All Things Considered (12/22)

Top 10 Albums from Philadelphia Weekly (12/22)

Best Albums from CTNow.com (12/22)

Top Ten Albums from Chattanooga Pulse (12/22)

Overlooked In '05 from River Front Times (12/22)

Best Albums from The Capital Times (12/22)

The Top 10 Albums from The Morning News (12/22)

Top Ten Songs from Chattanooga Pulse (12/22)

Year's Worst Music from News.com.au (12/22)

Best Of 2005 from Chart Attack (12/22)

Top 20 Album Covers from Tiny Mix Tape (12/21)

Top 50 Records from Rolling Stone (12/21)

Best Music from New York Magazine (12/21)

Hip-Hop 2005 from Rolling Stone (12/21)

Best Jazz from New York Times (12/21)

Best Songs of 2005 from Tiny Mix Tape (12/21)

Top 25 Albums from Tiny Mix Tape (12/21)

Top 10 Concerts from Travelers Diagram (12/20)

Top 50 Singles from Pitchfork (12/20)

Top 50 Albums from Pitchfork (12/20)

Best Reissues from PopMatters (12/19)

Staff Favorites from Res (12/19)

Best Electronic Albums from PopMatters (12/19)

Best 50 Albums from PopMatters (12/19)

Best Country Albums from PopMatters (12/19)

Best Jazz Albums from PopMatters (12/19)

Best Music Of 2005 from San Francisco Chronicle (12/18)

Best CDs Of The Year from Mercury News (12/18)

Chicago's Top 10 from Chicago Tribune (12/18)

Favorite Albums Of 2005 from More Cowbell (12/18)

Best/Worst Of '05 from Dose (12/18)

Top 10 Unsigned Bands/Artists from Crap Filter (12/18)

Most Notable Classical CDs from New York Times (12/18)

Top CDs Of 2005 from Boston Globe (12/18)

Top 100 CDs from InSound (12/18)

Best Albums of 2005 from Shanghaiist (12/16)

15 Worst Releases Of 2005 from Pitchfork (12/16)

Top Live Shows And Music Videos from Pitchfork (12/16)

Artists' Best of 2005 from Pitchfork (12/16)

Top 20 CDs from E! (12/15)

The Year In Music from The Onion A/V Club (12/14)

Year-End Recap from Other Music (12/14)

This Year from Chromewaves.net (12/13)

2005's Best Recorded Music from City Pages (12/13)

Music Of Note from The Minor Fall, The Major Lift (12/13)

Best Of 2005 from Chicago Public Radio (Jim DeRogatis) (12/12)

Best Of 2005 from Chicago Public Radio (Greg Kot) (12/12)

Albums Of The Year from Chicago Tribune (12/12)

Top Albums from Glide (12/11)

Top 10 Box Sets from About.com (12/11)

Ten Favourite Pop Moments from CD Times (12/11)

Top 50 Singles from Stylus (12/10)

Staff Top Ten from Tuft's Daily (12/09)

Top 10 from Filter (Darren Seltmann of the Avalanches) (12/08)

57 Best Albums from Product Shop NYC (12/08)

Best Records from East Bay Express (12/08)

Top 100 from Rough Trade (12/08)

Top 10 Classic Rock Box Sets from About.com (12/08)

Top 10 from Filter (Guillermo Scott Herren of Prefuse 73) (12/08)

Top 10 from Filter (Nick Harmer of Death Cab For Cutie) (12/07)

My 22 Favourite Songs from Said The Gramophone (12/07)

Top 65 from Driver2165 (12/07)

Best Music Of 2005 from Art Forum (12/07)

Best Of Year from New York Sun (12/07)

Top 10 from Filter (The Crystal Method) (12/07)

Top 10 from The Daily Evergreen (12/07)

20 Favorite Albums from DoneWaiting.com (12/06)

Best Albums Of The Year from ABC.net.au (12/05)

33 Hottest Bands In Canada from I Heart Music (12/05)

Top 10 from Filter (Ricky Wilson of Kaiser Chiefs) (12/04)

Top 10 from Filter (Jason Lytle of Grandaddy) (12/04)

Top 10 from Filter (Shirley Manson of Garbage) (12/04)

Top Records Of 2005 from Q Magazine (12/04)

Top 20 Albums from Crazy Monk (12/04)

New York's Best Jazz from AllAboutJazz (12/03)

Best Albums from The Strand (12/02)

Favorite Albums from Largehearted Boy (12/02)

Top 25 from Travelers Diagram (11/30)

47 Hottest Bands In The UK from Take Your Medicine (11/27)

Top 40 Bands in America Today from Information Leafblower (11/20)

Best Of 2005 -- Classical Editor's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Best Of 2005 -- Customer's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Best Of 2005 -- Editor's Picks from Amazon.com (11/09)

Top 100 DJs from DJ Magazine (11/05)

Best Of 2005 from Metacritic (11/05)



MISCELLANEOUS (19 lists)

Making A List from New York Times (01/09)

Top Ten Church-State Developments from Religion Claus (01/08)

100 Things We Didn't Know This Time Last Year from BBC (01/02)

100 Most Annoying Things from Retro Crush (12/31)

Top 12 Animal Stories from Human Society (12/30)

A Top 10 List Of Top 10 Lists from Cox News Service (12/30)

2005 Entry from Wikipedia (12/29)

Favorite Fonts from Typographica (12/29)

The Curbed Awards (Real Estate) from Curbed (12/29)

Top 10 Baby Names from Babycenter (12/29)

Most Frequently Reported Birds from Birdsource (12/29)

The Ten Best Top-Ten Lists from AlterNet (12/29)

Top 10 Grocery Lists from GroceryLists.org (12/29)

Ten Most Wanted from FBI (12/29)

Top 40 Weather Days from WXnation.com (12/21)

Shiny Style Shoe Awards from Shoewawa (12/20)

Top 10 Kitchen Utensils Of This Year from Utter Wonder (12/16)

Best Cast & Dogs from Dogster / Catster (12/09)

Countries With Largest Population from U.S. Census Bureau (12/07)



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