Linguist: Kwanzaa, Sans Swahili
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Stranahan's 1,000th barrel of whiskey awaits bottling. After six years, the company's entire output barely equals a day's production at one of the big whiskey makers. Megan Verlee/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Local Liquor: Small Distilleries Find Their Niche
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Oprah Winfrey, shown during a visit to Sydney in December, is set to launch OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, on Jan. 1. Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images hide caption

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Oprah Launches A Network On Her OWN
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Swati embroidery is being revived "one stitch at a time" in the vocational institution established in a wing of Ahmed Zeb's home in Saidu Sharif, the old capital of Swat. The princess has taught hundreds of women "to stand up, avoid charity, [and] earn with dignity." Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Princess Revives Swati Culture One Stitch At A Time
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Mom's The Word: Annette Bening (left) and Julianne Moore play a comically yin-yang couple in The Kids Are All Right. Suzanne Tenner/Focus Features hide caption

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Mondello: For Movie Lovers, It Was A Very Good Year
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Best Unsung Movies Of 2010
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The Best Reads Of 2010
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Sports Paradise: College Football Fans Await 35 Bowl Games
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Cheers, Charles Dickens: In this illustration titled "Micawber in his element," Mr. Micawber makes punch after a dinner party thrown for him by David Copperfield. Charles Dickens, author of David Copperfield, was a punch aficionado. Fred Barnard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A Vintage Cocktail That Packs A Punch
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Wafaa Bilal implanted a webcam in the back of his head. The camera is taking a picture a minute for a year, and the images are being streamed live at Mathaf, the Arab Museum of Modern Art. Wafaa Bilal hide caption

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A Surgically Implanted Camera And More At New Arab Art Museum
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Bitter, sweet: Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams dance a wrenching two-step in Derek Cianfrance's relationship drama Blue Valentine. Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Three Unpretty Pictures Open Just In Time For Oscar
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Singer Britney Spears arrives at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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'Fame' Connects Joan Of Arc To Britney Spears
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Top 10 YouTube Videos For 2010
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Discord: Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams are a couple coming apart in the raw relationship drama Blue Valentine. Davi Russo/The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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