Update: NextDraft will return to its normal weekday schedule — with a new logo, a new look, and a new app (hopefully) — on Monday. In the meantime, here’s a look back at some of the most fascinating stories from 2014, culled from the number 1 items that appeared throughout the year. And for the especially brave, here are the stories (all of them) that were included in the year’s bottom of the news section.

The history of the Internet has been marked by our sharing, oversharing, and sharing some more. But in 2014, we were reminded of the many risks associated with that behavior. We were also reminded that we might not be able to turn off the hose. We’re sharing even when we don’t know we’re sharing. Are the perils associated with tweeting, updating, posting, emailing, and picking up the phone more dramatic than we imagined? Here’s a new post from me. I Will Not Post This: The Coming Age of Self Censorship.

+ Sony is threatening to sue Twitter unless it removes tweets containing hacked emails. But once it’s out, it’s out.

+ The “abundance of people proffering rumors, and of journalists ready to publish them, has helped North Korea become the beating heart of a burgeoning rumor economy … This year was perhaps the best ever for the North Korean rumor economy, which is to say, the worst.” A Digg Original from Craig Silverman: Did You Hear The One About North Korea?

+ And in an interesting twist, Sony has announced that The Interview will indeed be screened at select venues on Christmas Day. The Interview will be in theaters. The Dow broke 18,000. My nearest Chinese restaurant is open on Christmas. You can’t keep America down.