Christmas greetings from the International Space Station. Many good wishes and the secret to a fluffy hairdo.
Allie at Hyperbole and a Half tells about the time she decided to rewrite the story of the Nativity to give it more pizzazz. The production included a flying baby Jesus, two drunk wise men, and Kenny Loggins.
12 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Story (even though you’ve seen it 90 times). All of which should enhance your next viewing this weekend.
Rudolph, and Santa’s 27 Other Reindeer. We herd they were planning a trip this weekend.
10 Historically Bad Christmases.
The 6 most offensive and/or psychotic gingerbread houses we could find. (via The Daily What)
The 12 Psychology Studies of Christmas.
25 Examples of Christmas Decoration Abuse.
How Different Age Groups Celebrate Christmas. Since I am always 20 years behind, I fit exactly in the “30-somethings with kids” category, which is “pretty damn awesome”.
The children of St. Paul's Church of New Zealand acted out the Nativity on video. They stuck to the basic story, but their performances (and accents) are more than adorable.
Top 10 Funny Santa Claus Videos.
It takes a special kind of Santa to pose for pictures with stranger's cats. It takes a special cat to not freak out. #6 is the best of these 35 photos.
Santa answers questions from redditors.
Where Candy Canes Come From. Of course, they come from Santa’s workshop at the North Pole, but this post is about the history of candy canes.
Joel Veitch’s Christmas decorations this year are mainly kittens. His latest song is enhanced by turning the sound off.
The Singing Sewermen of east London sing a holiday song to remind people about what goes on down in the sewer. Make life easier for them and don’t put grease down your drains.
To the soldiers deployed this Christmas, thank you. The Brigade has a photo essay on what they are doing far away from their families. (via Gorilla Mask)
ing more than he is giving. (via Metafilter)