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Fewer than 1 million people live in Amsterdam, but almost 20 million visit each year. The city is working to crack down on "overtourism." Above, bicycles are parked outside the city's Sexyland nightclub. Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters hold signs near the White House during a protest about President Trump's immigration policies. A proposed presidential action would freeze immigration from mostly Muslim countries. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Clockwise from top left: Bad selfie; "tree man" disease; Hadza man eating honeycomb; toilet from Amber, India; mothers from Namibia's Himba tribe and deer tick. Clockwise from top left: SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Hadassah; Matthieu Paley/National Geographic; Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street; Jose Luis Trisan/Getty; Hadynyah/Getty; and Stephen Reiss for NPR. hide caption

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Clockwise from top left: SAIH Norway/Screenshot by NPR; Hadassah; Matthieu Paley/National Geographic; Zoriah Miller for Dollar Street; Jose Luis Trisan/Getty; Hadynyah/Getty; and Stephen Reiss for NPR.

NPR's audience were drawn to a wide range of topics in 2015, from music and politics to the lives of girls and the work of robots. Top, from left: Matt Rourke/Getty Images; Jane Greenhalgh/NPR; Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images. Middle, from left: Darren McCollester/Getty Images; Naftali Beder for NPR; Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central. Bottom, from left: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images; Claire O'Neill/NPR; Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Top, from left: Matt Rourke/Getty Images; Jane Greenhalgh/NPR; Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images. Middle, from left: Darren McCollester/Getty Images; Naftali Beder for NPR; Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central. Bottom, from left: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images; Claire O'Neill/NPR; Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

The mysterious, most-interesting, super-sexy North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. (And if you believe all that, you may be reading too many reports from Chinese media.) Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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George Carlin in 1981. The comedian's seven dirty words made the list of best lists. Ken Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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That's a meme: President Obama and gymnast McKayla Maroney struck her "McKayla is not impressed" pose when members of the Olympics team visited the White House in November. Pete Souza/The White House/Getty Images hide caption

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'Gangnam Style' And Other Best Memes Of 2012 Say Something About Us

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A demonstrator carries a sign calling people to "resist" President Barack Obama perceived socialist policies during a march of supporters of the conservative Tea Party movement in Washington. Nicholas Kamm /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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