As 2015 draws to a close, it's time to reflect on the year that was. It's amazing how much you can pack into 365 days; in fact, it can be a struggle to recollect it all. Thankfully The New York Times is here to help piece together our patchy memories. The popular daily newspaper collated the most-read stories of the year, but this time they compiled the list in terms of "total combined time readers have spent looking at them." The stories are a diverse mix of investigative news stories, breaking news, in-depth features, and service journalism. In total, we spent close to 900,000 hours reading them—the equivalent of 100 years. Impressive. Scroll down to read our top picks.
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