Friday, January 2, 2009
Many of the year-end articles I read in the last few weeks lament that, overall, 2008 was a year with more misses than hits. Let's look on the bright side, shall we?
This is the most comprehensive "best of" list so far - you will notice many of the "best of" compilations manage to wrap-up some of the more negative moments (just skip the "top 10 crime stories", "scandals", or "fashion faux pas" for example...and do we really need a "top 10 breakups" category?):
> Top Ten Everything of 2008 - from Time Magazine
Enjoy! I especially like the arts and entertainment lists (if you haven't seen Wall-E by now, do it! Who knew a animated movie about robots could be so touching?), top green stories, and the top medical breakthroughs.
And Republican or Democrat, it's hard not to overjoyed at the thought of finally overcoming a racial divide in America with the election of Barack Obama. He's the magazine's "Person of the Year."