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5:10pm

Fri December 28, 2012
Best Books Of 2012

Courage And Curiosity: The Best Heroines Of 2012

Originally published on Sun December 30, 2012 10:45 am

Nishant Choksi

The most dangerous trait a woman can possess is curiosity. That's what myths and religion would have us believe, anyway. Inquisitive Pandora unleashed sorrow upon the world. Eve got us kicked out of paradise. Blight on civilization it may be, but female curiosity is a gift to narrative and the quality my five favorite heroines of the year possess in spades.

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10:24am

Thu December 27, 2012
The Two-Way

George Carlin, Van Halen & '27 Yankees Land On One Great 'Best Lists' List

Originally published on Thu December 27, 2012 12:54 pm

George Carlin in 1981. The comedian's seven dirty words made the list of best lists.
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We continue to be on the watch for the best of the year-end "best-of lists." This one from The New Yorker stands out in our mind:

"The Hundred Best Lists Of All Time."

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12:12am

Wed December 26, 2012

3:01am

Sun December 23, 2012
The Two-Way

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

Originally published on Fri March 21, 2014 2:03 pm

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.
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  • Rachel Martin talks with Don Caldwell about 2012's best memes

2:20pm

Thu December 13, 2012

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