10 Maxim Posts You Absolutely Loved In 2018

Because we know what you like.

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(Photo: Gilles Bensimon/Maxim/Hennessey Performance)

(Photo: Gilles Bensimon/Maxim/Hennessey Performance)

In 2018, Maxim kept you up-to-date on some very important topics, from top models to the pros and cons of the Keto diet to 1,000-horsepower freak show muscle cars. As 2018 comes to a close, let’s revisit your favorite articles of the past 12 months. 

Here, the most read Maxim stories of 2018.

10. Top Cardiologist Says ‘No One Should Be Doing Keto Diet’

Image for ketogenic diet, focuses on proteins and fat
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The hottest diet trend of the year was, without a doubt, the keto diet. Sure, it helps shed pounds, but is it actually good for you? Dr. Kim Williams, a past president of the American College of Cardiology, says in the short term, it’s fine. But longer than a year or two, and it might actually a heart attack waiting to happen. 

Read it here.

9. Behold Every Maxim Hot 100 Winner Ever

2011 Hot 100 Winner Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

In 2000, Estella Warren topped the Maxim Hot 100 list, and in 2018, the honor was bestowed upon Kate Upton. This post had every Hot 100 winner ever.

Check out all of the Maxim Hot 100 winners here.

8. 12 Beautiful Women Who Aren’t Afraid to Go Nude on Instagram


From Emily Ratajkowski to Lindsey Pelas, these beauties aren’t afraid to bare it all on the ‘gram. Yeah, we went there.

Read it here.

7. The 217-MPH ‘Exorcist’ Camaro Is The World’s Fastest Muscle Car

(Photo: Hennessey Performance)

No wonder this absolute beast was the seventh most popular article of the year: This 1,000-horsepower Camaro has a top speed of 217 mph and does zero to 60 in 3.0 seconds.

Read it here.

6. Buttrcup Is the NSFW Answer to Instagram That You Never Knew You Needed

(Photo: Buttrcup)

“Pro-provocateur, anti censorship and judgement free,” Buttrcup is the risque social media platform for X-rated accounts that are too hot for Instagram. 

Read it here.

5. The DX-12 Punisher Is a Double-Barreled Shotgun Pistol from the Future

(Photo: Ivan Santic)

Creator Ivan Santic dubbed this pistol/shotgun hybrid “The Punisher,” but you won’t find this baby in stores just yet — the recoil from the 12-gauge shells and a short barrel might be too much to handle. Hope that recoil doesn’t injure your wrist.

Read it here.

4. Kate Upton Tops the 2018 Maxim Hot 100

(Photo: Gilles Bensimon/Maxim)

Topping this year’s Hot 100 is the goddess/slash/bombshell known as Kate Upton, who told Maxim: “You know, I work really hard on myself: on feeling good, working out, being strong. Being number one on the Hot 100 is a little reward for all of the hard work.”

Read it here.

3. 8 Nude Travel Accounts That Are Almost Too Hot for Instagram


While Instagram is notorious for banning nudity, but these sexy accounts have it all figured out.

Read it here.

2. Meet the Women of the 2018 Maxim Hot 100

It’s no surprise that Maxim’s annual list was a huge hit. See the rest of the list here.

1. This Train Conductor was Fired for Posting Seriously Steamy Pics on Instagram

Train conductors aren’t usually known for their sex appeal, but Canadian train conductor Stephanie Katelnikoff is so hot that her racy Instagram posts violated “CP Rail’s code of ethics and its internet and email policy,” and got her fired. But that didn’t stop plenty of people from clicking on this viral story.

Read it here.

Until next year, my friends.