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2013: The year of ________
Defining the year in a word or two is an impossible endeavor. Critics tried anyway.
Barbara Walters found Miley to be one of the most interesting things about 2013.
Barbara Walters found Miley to be one of the most interesting things about 2013. (Facebook/Miley Cyrus)
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ike every year since years were invented, it's impossible to perfectly define the last 12 months of human existence in a convenient word or two. That didn't stop writers from trying.

So here, in no particular order, is a short and mostly nonsensical list of a few of the ways we have already tried to proclaim 2013 the year of... something.

2013 is…

And last but not least...

Cheers to 2014.

Chris Gayomali is the science and technology editor for TheWeek.com. Sometimes he writes about other stuff. His work has also appeared in TIME, Men's JournalEsquire, and The Atlantic.

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