The 21 best selfies of 2015. This is the world we live in.

Brothers Take Selfie With Bald Eagle
As a culture, we have collectively mastered the art of the selfie.

Sure, last year we had the star-studded Ellen selfie and the first Instagram from space — but this year our selfies had purpose.

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From shutting down haters to making political endorsements, many of the viral selfies in 2015 carried a strong message. Then there were of course the selfies of animals — from rescued bald eagles to thieving gorillas and elephants. Overall, 2015's selfie game was on point.

1. The eagle selfie.

Bald eagle we set free from a trap. Quick selfie before it flew away

Posted by Michael Fletcher on Tuesday, November 24, 2015
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12. The selfie this Redditor's grandparents framed.
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13. This kangaroo selfie.
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14. The oxygen mask selfies.

15. The brelfie.

16. The smelfie.

17. The quokka selfies.

18. The long con selfie prank.

19. Tyra Banks's no-makeup selfie.

20. This selfie mishap with Coolio.
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21. Who needs a selfie stick anyways?


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