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10 Year-End Lists for Knowledge Junkies

Miss Cellania
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This week and next, you'll run across a ton of year-end lists. It's inevitable on the web every year. Looking back at the old year helps us to put things in perspective and clear our minds for the new year. In addition to the major lists, there are quite a few that will feed your brain with something new.

1. Let's take a look back at The Associated Press' Top News Stories of 2007. These are the biggest, according to the U.S. editors and news directors belonging to the AP. But you already know the big stories. Learn something new by checking out The Top Ten Stories You Missed in 2007.

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