A selection of weird nativity sets.
One of my favorite Christmas stories — ‘Twas the Overnight Before Christmas: The Merry Tale of How Air Cargo Deregulation Led To Amazon.
How robocalls became America’s most prevalent crime.
Darwin Awards: a cumulative list.
ICYMI, most recent links are here, and include advice from c. 1200 on surviving the winter (spoiler — lay off the purging and blood-letting, and keep your hands and feet covered in wolf grease), the anniversary of Australia’s Great Emu War, the pre-Seinfeld origins of Festivus, and a pairing guide for pop-tarts and fine whiskies.