2011 Washington Post graphics

Not all our topics were deadly serious. From fixing gargoyles on the National Cathedral to a royal matching game to getting exercise at your desk, some of our best work was also fun. Comment below on your favorites! For a look at our biggest stories of the year, click here.

NEAR TO HOME

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POLITICS

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HEALTH AND SCIENCE

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SPECIAL PROJECTS

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FUN AND GAMES

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U.S. TriviaStates Royal wedding gamesRoyal wedding game

GRAPHIC: The Information Graphics Department - The Washington Post. Published Dec. 22, 2011