Reading While Eating for December 7: Flying High

Wednesday's links look back on the year that was — while getting tossed in the air on a football field.

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People view the "Organismo", an art installation by Spanish artist Marina Nunez, being projected on the Niemeyer Center dome in commemoration of the Bicentennial of Cadiz in Aviles, Spain

Honoring the Fallen: As America remembers the Pearl Harbor attacks, take a look at rare, unseen photos from ground zero in 1941. (LIFE)

Wrap It Up: Get nostalgic for a year that hasn’t ended yet with our Top 10 of Everything for 2011. (TIME)

Staid Style: Culture is supposed to abruptly change every few decades. So why does today’s style and design look the same as it did in the 1990s? (Vanity Fair)

I ❤ U:  Goodbye, emoticons. Hello, actual images of smiley faces. (New York Times)

Got Alec’s Back: The Zynga game Words With Friends sent a clear message to support its biggest celebrity fan. (The Daily What)

Set Your DVR: Just when you thought all the new TV shows had a chance to air/fizzle out, here are 10 more to look for. (Flavorwire)

Viral Video: See what being a cheerleader is like — from her point of view. (Gizmodo)