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Reindeer Kitchen Brush

Reindeer Kitchen Brush – $9.95 Nothing says happy holidays like a sink full of dirty dishes. This holiday season let Santa’s favorite reindeer give you hand with the cleaning with the Reindeer Kitchen brush from the NeatoShop. This adorable soft bristled brush is there is help you clean even after the rest of your family went to [...]

5 Questions: The ‘San’ta Quiz

Today’s 5 Questions quiz is no reindeer game: The ‘San’ta Quiz

Santa’s Eight Derpy Raindeer

There is something very wrong with Santa’s reindeer, like rabies or some sort of nerve related affliction, because they’re twitching out all over the place in these creepy cute animated GIFs by Mel Roach. They’re perfect for watching, looking at, or just plain ignoring as they flail around on your screen. Happy holidays! Link –via TheMarySue

Scandinavia’s Sami Reindeer Herders

There are only around 70,000 people of the Sami culture remaining in the arctic areas of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia. The Gaup family are some of the few who still herd reindeer for a living. National Geographic presents photos and a video by Erika Larsen, who spent three years living with the Sami reindeer [...]

Baby mammoth remains found in Arctic

The preserved remains of an infant mammoth have been discovered by a Russian reindeer herder. Its the second time a well preserved mammoth has been fo…


While reindeer racing is fun, hipsters crave something edgier … something like skateboarding with dogs. Behold, the new sport of Dogboarding by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert: Hit play or go to Link [Vimeo] – via Laughing Squid (No animals were harmed in the making of the video)

Reindeer Racing

YouTube link. Although it’s not as bizarre as yak skiing or horse boarding, residents in several Scandinavian countries race reindeer for fun. The video above shows the Inari Reindeer Race in Lapland, Finland. Previously in Neatorama: Running of the Reindeers (in Alaska).

Reindeer help Christmas trees grow

New studies have shown that reindeer directly benefit the scotch pine and other trees sold at Christmas. Normally reindeer are associated with Christm…

Norway’s reindeer fitted with reflectors

Reindeer in Norway have been fitted with reflectors this year to prevent them from being hit by cars. Over 200,000 animals will be tagged in this way …

Scientists Find Blood Vessel That Looks Like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

While studying a human brain, researchers at Newcastle University (UK) found a blood vessel that looks like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: Claudia Racca, of the Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University, who performed the experiment with colleague David Cox, said: “Biology can throw up things like this, but it was a nice surprise to find this [...]