1. A big clue into why Pope Francis was named Time's Person of the Year? This:

    Time’s Person of the Year is the perfect choice for the Upworthy era

     

  2. For the second time, TIME chose Obama as the “Person of the Year.” Managing Editor Rick Stengel says the President was awarded this honor,¬†”for finding and forging a new majority, for turning weakness into opportunity and for seeking, amid great adversity, to create a more perfect union.”

    Reaction has been mixed. Some were annoyed with TIME's somewhat unoriginal choice.

    (Source: theweek.com)