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Hoverboards Are Ruining Christmas 

Plenty of people opened up a gift to find a hoverboard this year. A hearty chunk of that group has already crashed them. Combining an already combustible gimmick-toy with a day filled with alcoholic beverages and familial angst is a recipe for wiping out.

Hilarious Animation Pokes Fun Of The Silliness Of Santa Claus

Video: Christmas is great and the holidays are awesome but it’s still pretty funny that we all propagate the myth of Santa Claus. He’s a dude who dresses in a red jumpsuit while breaking and entering homes to steal milk and cookies and gain favour with children. Eoin Duffy made this animated holiday card showing what Santa Claus would be like in real life. Ho ho ho!

Getting A Games Console For Christmas Was The Best Thing Ever

Christmas 1992. I was 11 years old. I had literally stayed awake all night.

Why? Because I knew that, wrapped underneath the Christmas tree was a brand new Super Nintendo with Super Mario World, Street Fighter II and Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past.

That day was legit one of the greatest days of my life.

The Real Story Behind the 1914 Christmas Truce In World War I

It was 101 years ago that something miraculous happened along the Western Front. After months of bitter fighting, soldiers on both sides gathered in no-man’s-land in a spontaneous show of peace and goodwill. Here’s what happened on that historic day — and why it marked the end of an era.

Boston Dynamics' Robo-Dogs Pulling A Sleigh Is A Terrifying Glimpse Of The Future

Video: Boston Dynamics gives us a terrifying glimpse into a dystopian future where Santa’s reindeer have been replaced with (highly kickable) trotting robotic dogs.

NASA Catches A Glimpse Of The Christmas Eve Asteroid

‘Tis the night before Christmas, and Asteroid 2003 SD220 is making its closest approach to Earth. NASA managed to snap a few pics of this pickle-shaped asteroid, which the space agency says poses no threat to our planet whatsoever.

Silly Animation Skewers Our Obsession With Buying More Stuff During Christmas

Video: I have a problem. I spent the past few weeks scouring gift guides in hopes of stumbling into something that I could buy. The problematic part is that I don’t need anything. And yet, I kept looking and looking and looking. It’s because I’m dumb and stupid and want to buy stuff because that’s what the holiday season makes you want to do. But the truth is, don’t! Because you don’t need more stuff.

How Much Would It Cost Santa To Give Every Child A Present?

Only one more sleep until Christmas and there’s one man who has a busy night ahead of him: Old Saint Nick. Assuming Santa Claus had to let go of all his elf staff (because it was effectively slave labour), how much would it cost him to buy all the presents he needs to deliver to all the kids around the world? We find out.

We Need To Make Room For This Gingerbread Darth Vader in The Smithsonian

If the Smithsonian is where America keeps some of its greatest treasures, then it’s time to toss a few Muppets and pack away those ruby slippers to make room for what is clearly the greatest gingerbread creation of all time.

A Video Projector Is A Kick-Arse Way To Decorate A Christmas Tree

Before you buy a bunch of discounted LED lights for next year’s Christmas tree, you might want to consider putting that money towards a projector instead — one that will guarantee that your living room holiday decor will far outshine your neighbour’s.

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