Monday, December 26, 2011

Hot Links: Holiday Hangover Edition


Afternoon, Ladies and Gents.  I hope everyone had a lovely and stress-free Christmas. Here are your bright and shiny Monday links.  Feel free to exchange them.

It's Giftcard Exchange Day!  Here's everything you need to know about this most glorious of holidays.  (BlogHer)

Here we have the 10 Most Hated Movies of 2011 - according to the staff at Wired.  (Wired)

You really could shoot your eye out with the guns featured in these retro Christmas ads.  Yikes.  (BoingBoing)

Speaking of guns and Christmas, because nothing goes together like holiday cheer and firearms, here's everyone's favorite gift giver performing Jingle Bells...with a handgun.

The best light shows aren't man made.  If you've got time this evening, go outside and look up.  (Neatorama)

Did you open up your presents yesterday to find something truly crappy?  Why not enter Gawker's Worst Christmas Gift Contest before returning it?  (Gawker)

Has your crazy conservative uncle gone home yet?  If not, here's a nifty guide to arguing with right-wing relatives without losing your mind.  (Salon)

I'f love to have been a fly on the wall at some of the classic Hollywood New Year's Eve parties featured in these photos.  (LIFE)

Tired of having to charge your iPhone or iPad so often?  Apple is working on a solution - Hydrogen fuel cells.  (Mashable)

Tired of the nitwits and famewhores who seem to influence our culture day in and day out?  You may appreciate this, then - 2011's Smartest Moments in Pop Culture.  (HowStuffWorks)

Apple's kicked off their 12 Days of iTunes.  Get on it, folks.  (engadget)

If you're anything like me, you're a social muncher.  I can't help it - put a drink in my hand and some appetizers in front of me and I just cannot stop.  Thank goodness these 12 Tips for Beating the Social Overeating Habit.  (zenhabits)

GQ has selected their 2011 Men of the Year.  Who'd they forget?  (GQ)

Here's the always eloquent Daniel Carlson's review of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.  I still haven't read the book.  Don't hate me.  (Pajiba)

Finally, here's an incredibly sweet collection of one father's recordings of his children coming down the stairs on Christmas morning.  Every Christmas morning for 25 years.  And now it's time for a nap.

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