Read

As a tradition, TIME Magazine comes out with an end-of-the-year top 10 list across categories ranging from top 10 best movies, worst movies, comebacks, scandals, tweets, memes and more. Here’s a comprehensive guide to what you spotted and what you missed throughout the year. Spend a good amount of time reading this and we are sure you won’t be disappointed.

Know

South Korea’s Psy is now a musical sensation all around the world. Gangnam Style has pushed Justin Bieber and Katy Perry to number 2 on YouTube. However, very few people know that ‘Gangnam style’ refers to the unique influence on Korean identity and culture that the district of Gangnam in Seoul has. A lot of international organizations have even heralded the song as an anthem, common to various races across the world!

Go

The Goa Arts and Literary Festival organized by prolific Hindi writer Mridula Garg and noted poet and novelist Eunice de Souza will take place from the 13th till the 17th of December at The International Centre, Goa. Writers such as Mitra Phukan, Amish Tripathi and Jeet Thayil will be present at the festival amidst a host of other writers, performers and artists.

Listen

Neel and the Lightbulbs is an acoustic rock band from Kolkata. Apart from singer-sonwriter Neel Adhikari (Gandu Circus, ex-Five Little Indians), the band consists of Roheet Mukherjee, Subhodip Banerjee and Avinash Chordia (The Supersonics). Their easygoing indie sound and beautifully worded lyrics make for those times you want to just want to lose your self in the music you hear. Featured here is their ‘House in a Car’ EP.

Watch

Getty Images is one of the world’s leading stock image providers. And what better way to advertise than use their product itself! Result? Entitled From Love To Bingo, this minute-long spot was created by copywriter Sophie Schoenburg and art director Marcus Kotlhar. It features eight hundred and seventy-three Getty images shown in rapid succession to tell a story. At 15 images per second the quirky video is a beautiful example for editing. Hit pause randomly to see something different every time.

DIY

There has to be a way of organizing all those shoes that you hardly wear but have lying around all the time. Probably some are reserved for special occasions and some are just too special to be thrown out! Well here’s a fun way to organize your shoes without giving them too much space well. Make your own shoe hangers in these simple steps!

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