Sunday, December 23, 2007

Christmas Fun

Stormtroopers Arrest Santa!

Design Sponge has a video with instructions for making your own marshmallows. These, combined with homemade hot chocolate mix, make a thoughtful yet inexpensive Christmas gift for someone who doesn’t need any more doodads. (via Unique Daily)

The Five Best TV Commercials of the 2007 Christmas Season. The Oxfam Unwrapped spot is my favorite, for the aww factor.

Find out when your favorite Christmas movies are on TV at Christmas Crackers.

This kid had an unusual request for Santa, but he came through!

Gifts for the Breast Man.

Holiday Hacks: 12 Radical (and Slightly Naughty) Ways to Stay Productive. Who in their right mind would want to stay productive during the holiday season?

Handbell Hero challenges you to play holiday songs on your heyboard with your left hand. Since I’ve never played Guitar Hero, this reminds me of Dance Dance Revolution. If you play well, you get smiling faces. If you don’t, you get frowns, criticism, and your snowman keels over. Hint: start with Jingle Bells, it’s the easiest. (via Metafilter)

Pull the virtual lever at Holiday-O-Matic and generate a random but festive holiday message. My first one said “May your New Year be relaxing and filled with turducken.” Then you can send your greeting to friends via email. For each message sent, a donation is made to Rotary First Harvest, an organization that connects farmers and food banks. (via the Presurfer)

A roundup of the people who’ve been beating up Santa this year. Yeah, there’s that many.

The Tale of the Fourteen Christmas Ringers.

Top Ten Strange Santas from Japan.

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