I was waiting for you to bring up the Nets’ situation, so fine, I'll do it here. Jeremy Lin's been out for weeks with a hamstring injury. They're the only team tanking correctly and they're not actually tanking!

We will make a big push for progress in the reform of the social system.
n. 监牢,监狱,拘留所

You qualify as a type D personality if you scored 10 or higher on both Negative Affectivity and Social Inhibition scales.

Putin had positive things to say about the Russian economy, saying it has "passed the crisis -- at least, the peak of the crisis."

Gary Oldman on blistering form as Winston Churchill.
For almost everyone else, it was a year of frustration against a backdrop of better-than-average returns for the most popular index in the land.

James Bond Themes Honorable Mention: "We Have All The Time in the World" by Louis Armstrong