The Internet has undeniably turned this era into the age of cats. So how the hell did a magazine like Cat Fancy disappear from shelves? From NY Mag: Who Killed Cat Fancy?

+ InFocus’ final installment of the year in photos.

+ Here’s the latest salvo fired in the quest to turn everything into part of the sharing economy. This startup wants to pay you to fly with strangers’ stuff in your luggage. What could be worse than that? How about a social alarm clock that lets you wake up strangers.

+ NPR’s favorite songs of 2014.