2016 Mid Century Modern Gingerbread House Competition Winners

A contest held the members-only MCM Facebook group challenged talented bakers to take a whack at creating their own Mid Century Modern Gingerbread Houses. Most all the entries were inspiring with a few standouts. Here’s a look at the winners and some notable entries. Read more

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Peacock Spiders Wish Us A Creepy Crawly and Cute Christmas!

Snake Buddies, whose mission is to promote reptile awareness and offer alternatives to wild-caught pets, took it upon themselves to turn footage by Jürgen Otto (aka Peacock Spider Man) into one of the cutest Christmas videos ever. And this is coming from a woman who is deathly afraid of spiders! Read more

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A Christmas Ornament That Tracks Your Holiday Packages!

This season, the U.S. Postal Service introduced an ornament, in a limited trial, that tracks your holiday packages! The Most Wonderful Ornament™ kit is an innovative Christmas bauble that tells you when your package has been sent, delivered and — for the first time ever — opened by the recipient. Read more

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Santa’s Workshop Made of 700,000 LEGO Bricks

For the past several years, the piazza in London’s Covent Garden has featured an annual LEGO Christmas build by Duncan Titmarsh and Bright Bricks. This year, it’s a life-sized Santa and his workshop, complete with Merry Elves. Read more

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This Year’s Immersive Christmas Tree at Claridge’s and The Seven Before It

The posh Mayfair hotel Claridge’s has unveiled its 2016 Christmas Tree, an annual tradition. Designed by Apple Chief Design Officer Sir Jony Ive and Industrial Designer Marc Newson, two of the world’s most respected and influential designers, this year’s was more than just a decorated tree, it was – in industry parlance – an ‘immersive’ experience. Read more

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2016 Yule Log 2.0 : 30 Beautiful Animated Shorts

Yule Log 2.0 is an annual collaborative effort in which various animation artists create short films that bring the traditional Yule Log into the digital age. This is the fourth year for the project and in addition to being a gift to the internet, it’s also a chance to make a difference. Read more

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Santa, Bring Me A Rose Gold Coated Private Plane For Christmas.

When it comes to putting items upon your Christmas Wish list, a private plane probably does not top many of yours. But for the elite few who can ask Santa for such a gift, this special Rose Gold coated edition of the Cobalt Valkyrie, The Cobalt Valkyrie X, priced at almost 2.5 times the price of the standard one at $595,000, is the epitome. Read more

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The Only Cat Cartoons I Can Endure: Simon’s Cat Christmas Collection

I can’t stand Garfield and I don’t laugh at Grumpy Cat. Even Morris The Cat bored me. But the online animated antics of Simon Tofield’s fat white cat always brings a smile to my face. I’m not the only one – Simon’s Cat is one of the most popular animated series on You Tube with over 4,150,000 subscribers and it’s the Christmastime episodes that are the best. Read more

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Corden’s Christmas Carpool Karaoke : Mariah, Elton, Adele, Gaga & More.

If this doesn’t get you in the Christmas Spirit, nothing will. On last night’s The Late Late Show with James Corden, viewers were treated to the ultimate Christmas Carpool Karaoke featuring many singing celebs having a wonderful time with the undeniably lovable Corden. Read more

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