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A 6-Feet Tall Inflatable Jabba Is The Perfect Lawn Decor For Any Holiday

You might look at this six-feet tall inflatable Jabba the Hutt and see the perfect way to decorate your front yard for Halloween. But look harder and you’ll see it’s actually perfect for any holiday or celebration — be it Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day, a wedding, or the arrival of a new baby.

The NSA's Official Love Notes Are Deeply Weird

The National Security Agency has created a line of shareable digital love note e-cards to send to your friends and family. Very normal, very cool, very NSA.

Happy Hour: How To Drink All Night At A Party And Not Be That Guy

Listen, drinking all night is not healthy. But it’s holiday party season, that perfect storm of open bar and your friends or colleagues waiting to see who will be this year’s obnoxious, puking, passed out and/or dead person at the party. Don’t be that guy.

These Festive Bots Are Just As Excited About The Holidays As You Are

Every year the Autonomous Systems Lab at ETH Zurich trots out its weird and wonderful robotic creations adorned with festive garb as one of the more entertaining video holiday cards you’ll see every year. At this point it’s almost as much a holiday tradition as watching Charlie Brown or the Grinch on TV, and though it’s different every year, you still know how it’s going to end — with the eventual enslavement of humanity.

Which Gadgets Get You Through The Holidays?

The holidays are a magical time. They can also be incredibly hectic and stressful, as you struggle to juggle your responsibilities at work with visiting family members, shopping for gifts, and the link. No matter what your seasonal stress, however, technology is there to help.

A Single Chinese Town Makes Most Of The World's Christmas Decorations

At this point in time, you’ve already hung your tinsel and decorated your tree with blinking lights. Maybe there’s even a glowing Santa statue on your lawn. But did you ever step back and think about where all of these holiday decorations come from? A factory in China is the easy answer. An entire town of factories specializing in Christmas cheer is the correct answer.

The World's Greatest Christmas Card Has An Amazing Animated Finale

Sometimes a simple card with a heartfelt message can have more impact than an expensive gift. But London’s Birdbox Studio’s holiday card isn’t simple. It’s actually one of the most impressive and complex pop-up cards you’ve ever seen.

The Ugliest Christmas Sweaters Use A Little Pixel Magic

Last year, our pal (and former NASA JPL engineer) Mark Rober whipped up the first digital ugly Christmas sweater. Technology being technology, they just got an upgrade.

El Día De Los Muertos And Other Fun Animations About Mexico Holidays

Here is a beautiful animation series by Filios. Called Loterias, the five short spots focus on holidays in Mexico like the Day of the Dead and Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. They’re fun to watch because of the unique style of the animation and quick and cute stories.

20 Fun Facts About The Way We Drink, As Told By A Breathalyzer

Do you remember that handy little breathalyzer we reviewed last year that synced with your smartphone via Bluetooth? The BACtrack Mobile, as it’s called, turns out to not just be a means of trying to outdo (or under-do) your friends’ drunkenness, but it’s also been gathering a whole lot of anonymous US-centric data over the last year, the fruits of which have just been released unto us.

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