Top New York Times stories for 2015 ranked by time readers spent looking at them

Here are the New York Times' 50 most interesting stories, measured by the total combined time readers have spent looking at them. I haven't read most of these, so I'm going to bookmark this page.

It's a mix of
ambitious investigative projects, big breaking news, features and service
journalism. You can see the big themes of the last year, like race, terrorism
and technology — but also the things we found captivating, like the tale
of a solitary man who died alone and a step-by-step guide for falling in
love. Leading the list is that Modern Love column, which people have
spent close to 900,000 hours reading. That's equal to roughly 100 years.