The Best Moments of 2013
- Destiny's Child reunites at the Super Bowl
Beyonce performs with old pals Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child, during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII.
- Netflix original 'Orange is the New Black' is totally binge-worthy
Netflix's 13-episode dump of Orange is the New Black in July gave viewers and critics alike something to talk about...after watching, of course.
- 'Selfie' gets legit
'Selfie' becomes Oxford Dictionary’s word of the year, beating out major contenders including 'twerk' and 'bitcoin.'
- Batkid and the city of San Francisco win our hearts
After battling leukemia since he was a year old, five-year-old Miles Scott is now in remission. One of his heroes is Batman, so to celebrate the end of his treatment, the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area granted his wish to become Batkid for a day.
- The world gets to know Grumpy Cat
Tardar Sauce, better known by her viral Internet meme name 'Grumpy Cat,' becomes an Internet sensation.
- DOMA is overturned
Plaintiff Edith Windsor wins her case in front of the Supreme Court overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, which allows states to refuse to recognize same-sex marriages granted under the laws of other states.
- Fey and Poehler host the Golden Globes
Tina Fey? Amazing. Amy Poehler? Incredible. Fey and Poehler back together hosting the Globes? The best thing since sliced bread.
- Malala's voice is heard around the globe
16-year-old girl Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating education for girls. On October's International Day of the Girl, we learned that it will take more than a cowardly act of violence to quiet her voice.
- Arrested Development comes back to TV...well, Netflix
The once gone-too-soon Arrested Development returns to life in form of 15 new episodes on Netflix. Bluth's Original Frozen Banana stand also sees a comeback as it comes to life on the show's promotional tour.
- Google Glass means the future is here
As if it was plucked from a futuristic sci-fi, Google Glass is the wearable computer of tomorrow.
- Everything Royal Baby
The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge, Cate and Will, welcome their highly anticipated baby boy, Prince George.
- The finale of all finales: Breaking Bad
After five seasons of gripping drama, suspense, and baby blue, Walter White and the characters of Breaking Bad say 'farewell'.
- Red Sox win the World Series
The Red Sox bring home the World Series, uniting the city and reinforcing 'Boston Strong.'
- Banksy's New York City Residency
Elusive British street artist Banksy leaves his mark on New York City as he spends October keeping NYC guessing where his work might turn up next.
- Stand with Wendy
Texas state senator Wendy Davis begins her 11-hour filibuster in the Senate chamber of a Republican-backed bill that would tighten regulations on abortion providers in Texas.
- Auburn vs. Alabama
Auburn's Chris Davis's 109-yard return of a missed field goal to beat Alabama was one of the Iron Bowl's and the season's most memorable plays.
- Everybody do the Harlem Shake
The Internet dance meme all but took over the world as it morphed from one video to the next.
- Jennifer Lawrence makes us 'fall' in love with her
Only Jennifer Lawrence could stumble and trip on her way up to accept her Oscar for Best Actress and turn it around as a lovely, funny moment.
- The Obama's welcome new puppy!
Bo's new little sister Sunny arrives at the White House. Just like Bo, she’s a Portuguese Water Dog, which, according to the White House blog "works great for the Obamas because of allergies in their family."
- You can now safely use your personal electronic devices whenever you want!
The FAA announces in October that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, meaning you can read your e-book, play games and watch videos gate-to-gate. 2014 is already look up!
Before we wrap-up 2013, we have to look at some of the most memorable moments of the year. From the memes that took over the web to the stories of triumph that overtook our hearts, 2013 was a year filled with memorable, joyful moments.