Chonosuke Okamura, Visionary. Or more likely, the most eccentric paleontologist Japan ever produced.
Orangutans are “Persons” in Argentina. A court case involving Sandra, a 29-year-old orangutan in Argentina may have ramifications for other apes, or even other non-primates. (via Metafilter)
The Drunkest Days in America.
The Teletubbies Sun Baby Revealed. (via reddit)
See the Exciting Life of Santa Claus, AKA the Most Interesting Man in the World. We have photo evidence that the Man in Red has no fear.
27 Holiday Desserts That Are Full Of Booze. Make one, and you’ll be asked to bring the dessert every year from now on.
10 Surprising Literary Facts for Christmas. Throw one of these interesting gems into the conversation when your family gathering starts to get politically tense.
Wild Elephant Seal Pup Crawls Onto Woman's Lap For A Nap. Best day ever!
'Tis the season for archaic English. Take a little grammar lesson on those dear old Christmas carols.
Where Candy Canes Come From. They evolved gradually, just like most of our holiday traditions.