How The World Looked When Jesus Was Born, According to Roman Geographers.
Classic drunken fruitcake recipe: Check the whiskey. Pour 1 level cup and drink. Repeat.
A collection of downloadable templates for Star Wars snowflakes.
The 1914 Christmas truce.
Here’s what happens when a flamethrower does battle with a firehose.
ICYMI, Friday’s links are here, and include lots of ugly Christmas sweaters (plus instructions for making your own), a Klingon Christmas Carol, why Japan is obsessed with Kentucky Fried Chicken on Christmas, poinsettia and mistletoe (which literally means “dung twig”) science, and my personal favorite Christmas story: ’Twas the Overnight Before Christmas: The Merry Tale of How Air Cargo Deregulation Led To Amazon.