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Missing Links: Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling Recommend Books, Drunk History Christmas, The Dark Knight Rises

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Bill Clinton and Mindy Kaling Recommend Books Together, Just Because (Vulture)
The unlikely duo gives their (vastly-different) literary recommendations.

Drunk History Christmas with Ryan Gosling, Jim Carrey, and Eva Mendes (Funny or Die)
Ryan Gosling's holiday gift to the Internet.

The Dark Knight Rises Official Movie Trailer (YouTube)
For those who didn't catch the trailer before the IMAX screening of Mission Impossible 4.

19 Outstanding Words You Should Be Working Into Conversation (Mental Floss)
"Giabella," "badinage," "the Wheaton," and other colloquialisms to win friends and influence people.

'The Hobbit' Trailer: 'Lord Of The Rings' Prequel 'An Unexpected Journey' Gets First Look (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)
The first trailer for the highly-anticipated Peter Jackson prequel.

Remembering David Hickman: The last U.S. soldier to die in Iraq (The Week)
Honoring the North Carolina paratrooper who was the last man to sacrifice his life in the war.

What People Wanted for Christmas in 1975 (BuzzFeed)
The must-have items from Christmas past.

Stereotyping You By Your Favorite Album of 2011 (Flavorwire)
What your favorite album says about you.

—Maggie Mallon




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