24 Photos That Changed The World in 2015

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Long-live pizza rat and left shark!

1. The image that started a movement of free speech and peace.

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2. The image of the album cover that would rock everyone's world.

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25 came at the perfect time. Thank you, Adele.

3. This image of Robert Durst still haunts us.

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And made us run to our TV to watch "The Jinx."

4. The Cecil the Lion image that broke all of our hearts.

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And had us rethinking what animals we need to protect.

5. From Furguson to #BlackLivesMatter this was the image that spoke volumes.

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6. This image that captured the excitement of finding a prehuman skull in South Africa

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Well hello there, Homo naledi.

7. The dress image that caught us all off-guard.

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Was it blue and black? Gold and white? We know the true answer but the debate lives on.

8. The image of a flag that decorated all of our Facebook profile pictures.

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9. The best Amy Schumer Instagram with a positive body message.

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"Beautiful, gross, strong, thin, fat, pretty, ugly, sexy, disgusting, flawless, woman."

10. This terrible image that captured just how significant and horrific the refugee crisis is.

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11. This image of left shark that helped create so many memes.

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Left shark

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12. The image that had us rooting for the little guy that took on something big.

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You follow your dream, pizza rat!

13. The Miss Universe mishap and the image that captures the whole awkward moment.

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Whoops!

14. This image of San Bernardino shooting that had us all holding our breathe over and over again.

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15. This Vanity Fair cover that started a worldwide conversation about being transgender in the U.S.

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16. When German Chancellor Angela Merkel was named person of the year by Time magazine.

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The first woman honored with this since 1986.

17. This image of Jon Snow that had "Game of Thrones" fans sobbing.

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18. The Nicki Minaj moment that practically has us thanking the gods we aren't Miley.

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“Miley, what’s good?” in our heads.

19. This image that let us Earthlings know that water on Mars does really exist.

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20. The image that started a movement of exposure for women in tech.

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21. The image of the U.S. women won the world cup.

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22. This image of the the president giggle over the most adorable Pope you ever saw.

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23. This image of the hug-full and tearful goodbye to Jon Stewart on the Daily Show.

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24. This image of the White House commemorating the historic legalization of same-sex marriage.

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Because love can't wait.

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