Now hiring: ‘Worst job in PR’

Ryanair is looking for a new head of communications, and the job ad is … unique. Plus, Pinners prep for Friday’s apocalypse, Ninjabread men, the fastest shipping retailers, an A-to-Z guide to 2012’s worst words, the year in YouTube, and more.

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Best job in the world? No-brainer. Hosting the “fourth hour” of NBC’s “Today” with Hoda and Kathie Lee. They’re paid to get plastered each morning. Worst job in the world? It’s debatable, but when it comes to public relations, Ryanair is peculiarly proud to stake its claim. In a press release announcing the departure of its current head of communications, the airline advertises a search to find another “brave soul” to take over the “high profile and incredibly overpaid position.” Applications close Dec. 21.

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Then again, why bother applying? Friday is supposedly the end of the world, after all. BuzzFeed details how Pinterest users are preparing for our impending doom.

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