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Man Discovers That Santa He Visited 13 Years Ago Is His Father-in-Law

Chris Burd, 27, was engaged to his fiancée when he and his relatives were looking through his old childhood photos. They noticed that one of them, taken when he was 13 years old, showed him sitting on the lap of a mall Santa Claus. That Santa Claus was his own future father-in-law: “My mom was going through [...]

Under the Mistlestoe

Uh oh, indeed! In some cases, a kiss can be deadly. This comic is by Liz Climo of Hi, I’m Liz. Link -via Awesomphilia

How 11 Classic TV Stars Got Their Big Breaks

You never know which little role is going to lead to the first big one. Here are the defining moments that helped 11 stars of classic TV shows to land their first major breaks: 1. Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore had fired the imagination of many TV-viewing young men in the late 1950s when she had [...]

How to Make 30 Rock’s Cheesy Blasters

If you love 30 Rock and have always wanted to try Liz’s adored Cheesy Blasters, then you have to check out this great recipe that instructs you how to make your own. Link

10 Envy-inducing Video Game Bathrooms

The stereotype of the serious video gamer living in his parent’s basement, sitting in the dark covered in Cheeto dust only covers a small portion of gamers. Many have grown up with video games and eventually bought their own homes. Owning a home means you can surround yourself with decor that reminds you of your [...]

The Historical Gift Guide: 15 of the Greatest Gifts in the History of Presents

Do you have a pal who always leaves you scratching your head when it comes to gifts? Perhaps something in our Historical Gift Guide will sound like the perfect present for the person in your life who has everything—everything except a 69-carat diamond, an eagle made of beer can tabs, and fire. 1. For Friends Abroad: [...]

11 Impressive Thanksgiving Cupcakes

Thanksgiving is a time for traditional foods, but there’s no reason you can’t celebrate with cupcakes! These cupcakes are already traditional in two ways: they either taste like traditional Thanksgiving foods or they are decorated with traditional holiday imagery. We’ve got both kinds for you here today. 1. Pilgrim Cupcakes We know the Pilgrim hat with a [...]

Tweets in Real Life

Connecticut artist Ted Mikulski has a project in which he takes Tweets from various people and posts them in appropriate real-world settings. The result is often a clash between the idealism of our plans and the reality of the places they might take place. Link -Thanks, Liz!

Liz’s 1001 Albums

Liz says she knows nothing about music, but she is willing to learn. So she’s set herself a goal. There’s a book out there that I’ve had on my shelf for years but never really touched. It’s the “1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die”. They start with Frank Sinatra’s “In The Wee Small Hours” [...]

At the Libraries: Keith Richards, Library Savior

Every week, Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there’s something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment! Do you love perusing all those year-end “Best of” lists? If you do and are looking to find pretty much every single list out there, look [...]