The Things Of The Year

From a stunning dress and a deadly fruit to a newly discovered planet — the assorted memorabilia that helped define the past 12 months

DRESS

Kate's gown spawned a thousand princess dreams

WEAPON

The drone, which killed Anwar al-Awlaki and four other al-Qaeda leaders

PHOTOSHOP

Obama and Hu got to first base in Benetton's ad

PERCENTAGE

Hint: it wasn't the 1%

APOCALYPTIC NON-THREAT

The non-Rapture--again--on May 21

DUBIOUS VEGETABLE

Tomato paste, deemed a veggie by Congress

HAIR

The fiery locks of Rebekah Brooks, scorned U.K. tabloid editor. (Sorry, Trump)

DATE

It's all about the ones

11/11/11

EXHIBITION

Alexander McQueen's posthumous blockbuster show

ASSISTANT

Siri, what is the meaning of life?

VACCINE CONTROVERSY

HPV took center stage during the GOP presidential debates

PLANET

Kepler-22b, discovered in...

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