Reading While Eating for Dec. 31: Say Goodbye to 2012

In today's must-read links for your lunch break: you've been through the best movies and music of 2012, but how about the most popular Wikipedia articles or news bloopers? Send out 2012 in style.

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Fireworks light the sky over Victoria Harbour during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Hong Kong January 1, 2013.

A List of 12 Great End-of-2012 Lists. We wish this list could be included on its own list. (mental_floss)

These Are the Grinchiest Stories of the Holiday Season. Including a man who brought a TV home from K-Mart — instead of the 2-year-old he was watching. (

The Most-Read Wikipedia Articles From Around the World in 2012. Topping the list: Facebook. We don’t get it either. (BuzzFeed)

The Best of 2012 in Sports from Next Media Animation. For those of you not familiar with Next Media Animation, it’s a Taiwanese animation company that is seemingly dedicated to covering the best and worst of the day’s news in the most spectacularly ridiculous fashion possible. Enjoy. (Deadspin)

The 30 Best Movie Posters of 2012. Those of you who spend time in New York City subway stations are free to compile your own list. (Flavorwire)

A Brief TV Guide for New Year’s Eve. In short: Carson Daly or Ryan Seacrest. Pick your poison. (Warming Glow)

Have a Lot of Time on Your Hands? Check out Longreads’ Best of 2012 section. (Disclaimer: Reading all the articles will likely cause you to miss the entirety of 2013.) (Longreads)

Best News Bloopers of 2012. None of these quite match “Boom Goes the Dynamite,” but they get points for trying. (YouTube via The Daily What)