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

Brian Koerber
Brothers Take Selfie With Bald Eagle
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


2. Every selfie taken by these sorority girls.

Sorority Girls Can't Stop, Won't Stop Taking Selfies At Baseball Game
Sorority Girls Can't Stop, Won't Stop Taking Selfies At Baseball Game


3. This father's accidental vacation selfie.



4. The elphie.

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5. The proposal selfie.

Woman's Reaction to Selfie Proposal Is Priceless
Woman's Reaction to Selfie Proposal Is Priceless


6. The rat selfie.

Selfie-Taking Rat Startles Man Passed Out at Subway Stop
Selfie-Taking Rat Startles Man Passed Out at Subway Stop

7. That time Kimye endorsed Hillary Clinton for president via selfie.
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8. This gorilla GoPro selfie.

Gorillas Really Are Just Like Us
Gorillas Really Are Just Like Us

9. The zebra selfie.
10. Kim Kardashian's pregnancy selfie.

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11. When Weird Al took a selfie with a fan's phone at a concert.


12. The selfie this Redditor's grandparents framed.

13. This kangaroo selfie.


14. The oxygen mask selfies.


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15. The brelfie.



16. The smelfie.

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17. The quokka selfies.

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18. The long con selfie prank.

19. Tyra Banks's no-makeup selfie.

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20. This selfie mishap with Coolio.


21. Who needs a selfie stick anyways?



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