Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Miss Cellania's Links

Things You Don't Know About Christmas Carols.

The Story of the Christmas Truce.

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Was Female?

Science Gangnam Style parodies. Well, they're all science-related except for the Klingon version.

Who Really Wrote “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas”? 

The Cromwell Wall family of England had a wax cylinder phonograph on which they recorded family events, including Christmas celebrations, from 1902 to 1917. The Museum of London obtained the cylinders in 2008, and now they are digitized for all to hear. (via Fark)

Cartoonist Kate Beaton illustrated the story of how she spent Christmas in 2005, working the night shift by herself in the tool crib at a mine, a long way from home. I've spent a few holidays like that myself.

Where is Santa from?

The Eggheaded, Noggin-Filling Story of Eggnog.

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