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What's In and What's Out in 2015

Where have we been and where are we going? Here's 19 landmarks on our cultural GPS

  • Jimmy Fallon and Lindsay Lohan do Ice Bucket Challenge. Screen Shot of GoFundMe home webpage, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge   IN

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  • Cast of Modern Family television show. Cast of television show Black-ish, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Modern Family   IN Black-ish

    2 of 21
  • Former Baseball players Mark McGwire and Barry Bonds talking to each other steroids. Baseball Player Randy Johnson waving to the crowd, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Wondering why steroid-using sluggers are on Baseball Hall of Fame ballots   IN Anticipating Randy “The Big Unit” Johnson’s election to Cooperstown on his first try

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  • The Beatles wave to crowd at airport. Rolling Stones performing on stage, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Nostalgia for the Beatles’ first U.S. appearance in 1964   IN Anticipation of a Rolling Stones tour in 2015

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  • Woman playing Bingo. Senior man and woman dancing in room Senior Citizen Prom, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Bingo   IN Senior citizen proms

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  • Portrait of Bryan Cranston as Walter White Breaking Bad. Portrait of Kevin Spacey as Frank Underwood, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Methamphetamine kingpin Walter White in Breaking Bad   IN Murderous, Machiavellian President Frank Underwood in House of Cards

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  • Legs of a man wearing brown shoes. Man sitting wearing sneakers with suit, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT For men, brown dress shoes with a dark suit   IN Sneakers with everything

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  • Close up of various Cupcakes. Ice cream sandwiches on cutting board, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Cupcakes   IN Ice cream sandwiches

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  • Jay Leno talking to Jimmy Fallon. Stephen Colbert and David Letterman takes a photo together, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT David Letterman and Jay Leno   IN Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon

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  • Designer clothing store for women. Woman sitting and hand sewing etsy, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Discounted designer outfits at outlet malls   IN Handmade dresses on Etsy

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  • Micrograph of Ebola Virus. Close up of leukemia cells , 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Ebola   IN Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis

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  • George Clooney with wife Amal Alamuddin on boat ride. Close up of Liam Neeson, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT George Clooney’s bachelorhood   IN Liam Neeson’s bachelorhood

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  • Gluten free food items on table. Red Jello in glass Low Sugar food, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Gluten-free foods   IN Low-sugar foods

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  • Woman reading classified ads. Four hands giving money to one hand crowdfunding, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Looking for a postretirement part-time job   IN Crowdfunding for your own start-up company

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  • Male trainer in gym with female. Woman exercise with phone fitness app, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Hiring a personal trainer at the gym   IN Downloading a fitness-trainer phone app

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  • Close up of Renee Zellweger. Helen Mirren at movie premiere, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Tabloid speculation about celebs and plastic surgery   IN Looking gorgeous with no plastic surgery

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  • Woman texting with thumbs. Man voice texting on phone, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Texting with your thumbs   IN Hands-free voice texting

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  • Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at crowd, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Apple CEO Tim Cook   IN Apple CEO Tim Cook

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  • Hand holding smart phone with Uber app displayed on screen. Man renting Citi Bike at Bike Station, 2014/2015 Out/In List

    OUT Uber   IN Bike rental stations

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